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Divinyls are reforming, without Chrissy, for a gig at a fashion show

In the most high-profile Australian case of “just leave it the fuck alone” since INXS decided to replace their obviously...

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Cat Stevens announces his new album, ‘The Laughing Apple’

Whether he is known as Cat Stevens, Yusuf, or The Man Being Followed By A Moon Shadow, there is no...

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Appetite For Destruction turns 30: An argument for 1987 Guns N’ Roses as coolest-looking band ever

Do bands look cool anymore? I don’t think they do. They are too concerned with other things, like looking like...

Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch calls Chester Bennington’s suicide “cowardly”

News has broken this morning that music has lost another great, as Linkin Park’sĀ Chester BenningtonĀ has died. “Shortly after 9 a.m....

Late music legend David Bowie

David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ set to be reissued as a limited edition picture-disc single

One of musical legend David Bowie’s most powerful and enduring songs, ‘Heroes’, is set to be reissued as a limited...

Simon Holmes, guitarist and vocalist of Sydney rockers The Hummingbirds

The Hummingbirds’ Simon Holmes has passed away

Simon Holmes, guitarist and vocalist of the legendary Sydney indie-rockers The Hummingbirds, has passed away this week, his family has...

US rock group The White Stripes

A rare White Stripes record is up for sale for a huge amount of money

Just a week ago we spoke about some of the most expensive records to have ever sold, and they made...

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Most-anticipated albums for the rest of 2017

The year might be getting away from us despicably fast, but there are still (almost) six long months left before...

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Client Liaison are touring Australia next month – and then the world!

Melbourne’s favourite ’80s throwback (and synth-pop talents) Client Liaison have just announced their first ever world tour, including some Aus/NZ...

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Rock just lost its place as America’s favourite music genre for the first time

Nielsen are the go-to name for reporting on popularity, whether it’s TV ratings or music genres, and their latest report...

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Metallica fans will get a kick from this seriously impressive infographic

Every band has obsessively dedicated fans, but it takes a special sort of fan with a serious passion for statistics...

Baggage damaged by QANTAS

Jimmy Barnes’ daughter slams QANTAS for damaging her band’s gear

There are horror stories every year about artists touching down in a city to perform that night, only to find...

James Van Der Beek holds a sign saying "Yep it's me Diplo"

Diplo is getting the piss taken out of him by the actor playing him on TV

In a brilliant marketing ploy for his new show What Would Diplo Do?, actor James Van Der Beek (of Dawson’s...

Watch a two-hour Gorillaz set from Demon Dayz Festival

Gorillaz have released an officially produced concert video from their two-hour set at the inaugural Demon Dayz Festival. The festival...

‘The Heroin Diaries’ by Nikki Sixx is being made into a graphic novel

The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time, detailing a hedonistic life too...