This Week's Cover Story

A Fist Full of Rock returns with a lineup of Aussie music legends

One of the country’s premiere rock offerings makes its return this year, and we’ve got to say, the lineup is pretty special, bringing together four...

Do the Funky Junky ‘cos Peter Andre and CBD are touring Australia together

Peter Andre is embarking on his first Australian tour in twenty years, since back when...

Goldfinger are back with their first album in almost a decade

Goldfinger have spent most of the past decade playing nostalgia shows with names like ‘Emo...

This is the drunkest metal band we’ve ever seen

Helsinki played host to the Steelfest Open Air Festival last weekend, and a ten-minute video...

Brian May reveals Freddie Mercury lost most of his foot during his AIDS battle

Brian May has given an in-depth interview to the Sunday Times — which he has...

Placebo are touring Australia this September

Placebo are the latest band to celebrate twenty years since the release of an album...

Blink-182 release a video for their dark tune, ‘Bottom Of The Ocean’

Blink-182 have released a lyric video for ‘Bottom Of The Ocean’, from the deluxe reissue...

Skunkhour’s ‘Feed’ 22 Years On: One Big Glorious Mess

Listeners tend to have an inbuilt resistance to genre-melding. Although we honour a select few...

Listen to Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ new song for the Brad Pitt film, ‘War Machine’

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have composed the soundtrack to Brad Pitt’s forthcoming film ‘War...

Ex-Foo Fighter Franz Stahl slams Chris Cornell for ‘selfishly’ taking his life

Despite having only briefly toured with the Foo Fighters for two years, and having never...

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes are coming to Australia

The world’s greatest covers band, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, are heading to Australia...

Multiple fatalities confirmed after reported explosions at Ariana Grande concert

UPDATE: Manchester Police have arrested a man at the Manchester Arena. There are conflicting reports...

Cher wore her ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’ outfit, and succeeded in turning back time

“Words are like weapons, they wound sometimes”, Cher warned us in her 1989 hit ‘If...

Listen to Frenzal Rhomb’s new song, ‘Classic Pervert’

Frenzal Rhomb have released a lyric video for the short, sweet ‘Classic Pervert’ – the...

Ryan Adams is playing a secret show in Brisbane tonight

UPDATE: Ryan Adams is playing tonoight at the Woolly Mammoth in Brisbane. Tickets are $5...

Watch Incubus’ Brandon Boyd perform ‘Black Hole Sun’ in moving tribute to Cornell

Alternative radio station KROQ celebrated its 25th annual Weenie Roast y Fiesta over the weekend, with...

How Soundgarden inspired Metallica to write their biggest hit, ‘Enter Sandman’

With the numerous tributes for musicians pouring in for Chris Cornell over the past days,...

At least six music festivals are expected to introduce pill testing this year

It’s a topic that’s been up for fierce debate in Australia (although the division often...

Premiere: Melbourne’s Belle Haven unveil their fierce post-hardcore thrash, ‘You.’

With Melbourne post-hardcore outfit Belle Haven about to release their second album You, Me And...

Bands can earn a truly insane amount of money from merch these days

The merch stand has been a part of every gig we’ve been to for as...

Peter Criss agrees with the Hall Of Fame snubbing non-original KISS members

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss was in Australia recently, for his “final” show, and spoke...

This week’s 13 awesome jobs in music that could be yours

Some of the Australian music world’s biggest names often leave doors of opportunity ajar, just...

Radiohead’s Johnny Greenwood has soundtracked Joaquin Phoenix’s new film

Radiohead’s Johnny Greenwood has once again stepped away from his role as the guitarist for...

Tonight’s discussion on mental health in music could not be more timely

It’s been a devastating week for music lovers across the world with the news that...

You can now buy a piano designed like the Millennium Falcon

If you are in the market for a new piano, and quite like the idea...

Netflix are making a film from the POV of Michael Jackson’s monkey, Bubbles

Netflix have greenlit the production of Bubbles, an odd Michael Jackson biopic which will be...

alt-J have just announced a tour of Australia and New Zealand

With their new album RELAXER only a week away, the indefinable alt-J have announced that...

Allday is throwing a bunch of free gigs for Perth and Adelaide

The official tour for Allday’s pretty awesome latest record Speeding may not be until July...

Watch Slash team up with Jack Black for a ridiculous version of ‘Welcome To The Jungle’

Jack Black has fronted plenty of rock bands over the years, but he may have...

Our guide to Snowtunes, the boutique Aussie music festival and ski trip in one

It wasn’t that long ago that the Australian winter was a complete dead-zone for music...

Meet the Aussies making it easier to book live bands

Depending on who you are and who you know, booking a band to play your...

Melbourne punks Cable Ties score triple j’s Feature Album with their debut LP

One of our favourite emerging bands in the country, Melbourne three-piece Cable Ties have have...

Harry Styles teamed up with Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks in LA for a secret show

Currently number one on the Aussie albums charts, Harry Styles is performing pretty well on...

Tom DeLonge teases new Angels & Airwaves music soon

In case you forgot that about it in the midst of all the constant conspiracy...

7 of the best moments from Chris Cornell’s illustrious career

Just a few days ago, we were shocked to learn of the tragic and untimely...

The MIDI notation for Twin Peaks ‘Laura Palmer’s Theme’ literally shows twin peaks

With TV lovers, David Lynch fanatics, and hipsters everywhere awaiting the return of the cult...

Shihad’s Tom Larkin spoke to The Project about issues affecting musicians

In the wake of Chris Cornell’s tragic and untimely passing, many musicians have come together...

Jack White is releasing a children’s book later this year

Just in case upholsterer, part-time actor, musician, vinyl revivalist, and record producer wasn’t enough, Jack White...

Franz Ferdinand welcome two new members into the band

With the departure of founding member Nick McCarthy from Franz Ferdinand last year, fans have...

Seattle’s landmark Space Needle will go dark tonight in honour of Chris Cornell

In a fitting tribute to one of its legendary musicians, Seattle is mourning the passing...

Carrie Brownstein to direct her first film: ‘Fairy Godmother’

Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag and Portlandia’s Carrie Browstein will make her directorial debut with a comedic...