Nathan Jolly

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain would have been 51 today – here are the five best Nirvana rarities

Kurt Cobain would have turned 51 today. There has been a lot – okay, way too much – written about every element of Cobain’s life,...

Cliff Burton

‘Cliff Burton Day’ announced in honour of the late Metallica bassist

If you happen to be in Castro Valley, California on February 10, you’ll be one of many music fans celebrating “Cliff Burton Day”, in honor...

City of Sydney

In a housing crisis, Sydney still offers affordable artist spaces

Rent is prohibitively expensive for the middle class in Sydney, let alone those struggling to make a creative career pay for more than public transport....

Looks like Arctic Monkeys are coming for Splendour

The Arctic Monkeys just released their first run of live dates since 2014, and it would appear they will be slotting a Splendour visit into...

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl onstage

Which Foo Fighters album is their absolute best?

With Foo Fighters back in action touring their ninth album Concrete & Gold across Australia, what better time to look back at their huge discography...

Foo beer

Foo Fighters pop-up bars, with ‘Foo Town’ beer open in Sydney and Melb. next week

“Australia… fancy a pint?” asked the Foo Fighters on social media, and I’m so excited by the prospect of a Foo Fighters branded bar and...

Daryl braithwaite in his video clip for 'Horses'

Daryl Braithwaite is headlining a free Australia Day concert in Parramatta

Daryl Braithwaite — best known for hits ‘One Summer’, ‘As The Days Go By’, ‘Summer Love’, ‘Howzat’, and no others that I can recall —...

AC/DC

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott slams AC/DC for continuing to tour

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott appeared on the podcast Life In The Stocks recently to discuss the thirty year anniversary of their mammoth Hysteria record....

Canned Heat playing live

Canned Heat’s greatest live moments, from Woodstock to the world

Canned Heat are one of the most beloved live bands of all time. They command a following every bit as dedicated as those Dead Heads...

Gurrumul

Gurrumul’s label releases statement regarding the use of his name and likeness

Skinnyfish Music, the label that released Gurrumul Yunupingu acclaimed body of musical work has released the following statement to media, regarding the use of the...

Ding Dong

Ding Dong Lounge is closing in a few weeks

Sadly, another legendary Australian music venue bites the dust. Billy Walsh, founding member of Cosmic Psychos, and publican of Cherry Bar, announced that after 15...

Unwritten Law

Unwritten Law are coming back to Australia, ‘cos we still feel lonesome

Can you believe next year will mark 20 years since you first saw the awesome video for ‘Lonesome’ where Unwritten Law stroll through the streets...

Limp Bizkit live pic fred durst

Limp Bizkit are playing Sydney and Brissy shows, y’all

Limp Bizkit’s music really chronicled that feeling of unspecified anger, where you just wanna break…stuff. You know the feeling? So you can get that cookie?...

Kirk Pengilly

Kirk Pengilly of INXS misses the days women took a butt-slap as a compliment

Kirk Pengilly of INXS was at a Movember charity event in Melbourne last night, because mustaches are clearly his bag. What’s also his bag is...

Polish Club Xmas

Watch Polish Club’s star-studded video for ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

Polish Club have just dropped a star-studded video for their cover of Mariah Carey’s perennial classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’, featuring the...

Nic Cester, Zefereli and Katie Steele

5 brilliant solo projects from beloved Aussie bands

Australian music was built on the backs of bands: groups of musicians that band together to create art, tour the country in beaten up vans,...

The Victims

Premiere: The Victims say good riddance to Charles Manson

“Charlie Manson is dead: goodbye and good riddance from The Victims.” That pretty much sums up the attitude of ‘Charlie’, a thrilling 72-second punk blast...

Michael Hutchence’s “biggest secret is still safe” according to his brother

Michael Hutchence’s brother Rhett has marked the 20th anniversary of his untimely passing by posting an open letter to Michael that slams ex-manager Chris Murphy,...

Brian Harvey East 17

East 17 singer Brian Harvey arrested for sending malicious tweets

Despite once promoting the idea of a house of love, in which everyone could dwell in harmony, East 17 vocalist Brian Harvey has been arrested...

Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen’s childhood home is for sale, so let’s snoop inside!

Bruce Springsteen had a difficult upbringing; an insular child with a rock star dream and the highway in his eyes, clashing with an angry, hard...