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 of Chris Cornell tonight by blacking out its most recognisable landmark, the Space Needle. Pictured above through the eye of the ‘Black Sun’ sculpture that is believed to have inspired Soundgarden’s hit ‘Black Hole Sun’,...

Chris Cornell’s death was by suicide, a preliminary autopsy reveals

A preliminary autopsy into the death of Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell has revealed that he took his own life. Cornell passed away on Wednesday night in Detroit, aged 52, with a statement made to the Associated Press by his representative Brian Bumbery labeling the death “sudden and unexpected”....

BREAKING: Chris Cornell has died, age 52

Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell passed away on Wednesday night in Detroit, aged 52. Cornell’s rep Brian Bumbery made a statement to The Associated Press, revealing that Cornell died a “sudden and unexpected” death. Cornell last spoke publicly on Twitter earlier today, as he arrived in Detroit for Soundgarden’s...

Did Tool’s classic ‘Stinkfist’ get ripped off by Seether on their latest single?

Tired of waiting around for that long-rumoured new Tool album? Don’t worry, because Seether have the next best thing. The South African band’s latest single ‘Let You Down’ was originally released in February, but it wasn’t until the album Poison The Parish dropped a few days ago that people really...

Tool just updated their website for the first time in 10 years, with some scary new visuals

It’s no secret that Tool are working on their first new album in over 10 years, with the news that Maynard has been in the studio laying down vocals, and the band are finally courting streaming services to bring their music online for the first time. It’s also an understatement...

Foo Fighters have made an old-school “mixtape generator”

In the new age of Spotify playlists, you don’t always feel like listening to an album – instead, you might be in a particular mood. Foo Fighters understand. Sometimes, you might feel like a bit of the heavier stuff, while at others times you’d rather slow things down.You might feel...

The most ridiculous world record in live music has just been broken

You might remember back in 2012 when Jay Z and Kanye were not only good mates, but also making an album together – and getting up to some ridiculous shit. Not only did they famously destroy a ridiculously-expensive Maybach luzury car just to make the video-clip for lead single ‘Otis’,...

Liam Gallagher’s latest Beatles ‘tribute’ is a Sgt Pepper clothing line

As everyone even vaguely familiar with Oasis and their cantankerous former-frontman Liam Gallagher knows, the man has a bit of a thing for The Beatles. Oasis were, of course, constantly labelled a ripoff of the legendary quartet, and it’s never been something that any of the members have ever shied...

Watch Mike from Stranger Things bust out some ’80s classics with his band

While we all know Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard as the lead of the ’80s-drenched sci-fi horror, it turns out that the influences of that particular era run deep with the young actor, to the point that he’s busting out classics from Gunners and New Order live on stage. We...

Harry Styles dropped a cool $11 million on his New York apartment

News has emerged that Harry Styles, musician and actor, bought himself a New York apartment last year, and the price has been revealed to be absolutely eye-watering. As realestate.com.au reports, despite public records showing that the 267sqm three-bedroom apartment at 443 Greenwich was sold for $US 8.71 million ($AU 11.78 million) nine...

Phoenix are bringing a merch vending machine along on tour

Have you ever been to a gig with plans to buy merch after the show, only to find long lines, and indescisve patrons? Well French rockers Phoenix seem to have answered your prayers with the newest addition to their touring entourage. As Pitchfork reports, Phoenix just kicked off a US tour...

Rapper B.o.B. did a Reddit AMA yesterday, and it immediately fell flat

US rapper B.o.B., best known to musicians for his 2010 it ‘Airplanes’, and best known to Internet commenters for his beliefs that the Earth is flat, did a Reddit AMA yesterday to promote his new album. As anyone who has used the Internet for more than 20 second could tell...

Phoenix play on a fake Italian TV show in the video for new single ‘J-Boy’

Fans keen for a follow-up to Phoenix’s 2013 album Bankrupt! may have just gotten an excitement overload, with the group releasing the video for the new record’s first single ‘J-Boy’. While the French rockers announced recently that their new record Ti Amo will be released in June, and after releasing the audio for...

Paramore covered The Strokes during a secret show in Nashville

You might recall a few months ago, Paramore’s new album was sort of announced due to fans noticing the band sneakily registered an album’s worth of tracks with ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) ACE Repertory. Well, the group’s penchant for secrets continued a few nights back as they...

At The Drive-In showcase their new album on first TV appearance in 17 years

Having performed a few sporadic tours over the last few years, music fans were very happy that At The Drive-In decided to finally release a new album, only 17 years after their last one. However, it’s not just between a 17 year gap between releasing albums, but also for TV...