This Week's Cover Story

10 of the best Aussie surf bands to soundtrack your summer

Tubular tunes.

Crowd with their hands in the air, insert of girl in the middle of the picture with a lollie on her tongue

UK drug dealers tried smuggled drug-filled Kinder Eggs into a festival

"Those who attend must understand that if they sell drugs at the festival there is a significant risk of being caught and sentenced to lengthy prison terms."

Muse have released a new song about the “concept of memes”

Soooooo 2018

Beloved US piano-rocker Ben Folds, who performed at Melbourne's Zoo Twilights last night.

Ben Folds rocked the suburbs with a special Zoo Twilights performance

“It’s very nice of you to sit on the grass and listen to a lonely piano player."

Watch St. Vincent’s acoustic cover of a Pearl Jam classic

A match made in heaven

Marilyn Manson has had an “onstage meltdown”, fans chant “fuck you Manson”

Manson appeared to be extremely "wasted" according to punters

Cursed Earth speak about removal of vocalist Jazmine Luders

Following questions from fans regarding Cursed Earth's vocalist Jazmine Luders, the Perth-based metal act have released a statement.

Born Lion press shot

Album of the Week: Born Lion deliver their blistering sophomore LP ‘Celebrate The Lie’

An ARIA-nominated debut gets a brilliant sequel.

New Zealand alt-pop singer Lorde

US politician says Lorde’s gigs should be cancelled by law after Israel snub

“Florida has no tolerance for anti-Semitism and boycotts intended to destroy the State of Israel."

Music icon Prince performing live

Want to buy the songwriting credits to Prince’s debut single?

"Nobody has ever done anything like this before that I know of, so I understand why some people don't believe it."

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page performing live

Jimmy Page addresses Led Zeppelin’s 50th anniversary reunion rumours

"I really think the time has gone.”

High Tension and Make Them Suffer, the latest additions to the 2018 Download Festival

High Tension & Make Them Suffer join the Download Festival lineup

An already stacked lineup just got even bigger!

Luca Brasi have announced an intimate run of east coast Australian shows

The boys are taking their huge live show to some of the east coast's smallest venues!

Leon Bridges and more have been added to this year’s Bluesfest lineup

5 more stellar acts for this year's fest!

Gene Simmons, performing live with KISS

Gene Simmons is writing a new book about the 27 Club

Gene Simmons' new book is "about all the sadness with these people who killed themselves."

Indie-rock musician Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest and alt-rock band Smash Mouth

Car Seat Headrest & Smash Mouth are releasing a collaboration tomorrow

Plot twist.