Chuck Berry recorded a version of ‘Johnny B. Goode’ from his wife’s perspective

‘Johnny B. Goode’ is possibly the one rock anthem to stand above all others, almost single-handedly spawning an entire genre of music and going down as one of the all-time classics. Its creator, too, has gone down as a rock immortal, and while Chuck Berry has sadly left us, his...

Watch Tool play ‘Eulogy’ for the first time in over 15 years

It’s happening, we can feel it… Tool are gearing up for their first album in a decade, and it’s exciting. Before that happens, though, they’ve given fans something else a long time in the making. Filmed in Hershey, PA, fresh sound and footage has emerged on Ultimate Guitar of the...

Gareth Liddiard announces new band, Tropical Fuck Storm

Gareth Liddiard has announced his latest project, Tropical Fuck Storm, which also features Fiona Kitschin from The Drones, Lauren Hammel from High Tension and Erica Dunn from Harmony. The band haven’t released any music yet, but have signed to booking agency Village Sounds, and will debut in America this September,...

Watch Guns N’ Roses cover Black Hole Sun live in Ireland

Understandably, the tributes keep pouring in for the late, great Chris Cornell, and one of the more high profile ones comes from a man who operates in a similar vocal register, Axl Rose. Rose led Duff, Slash, and co. through a stirring rendition of Soundgarden’s most-known song ‘Black Hole Sun’,...

Watch Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Neil Young, Tom Petty and more rehearsing

An intriguing video has been doing the rounds of rock geek forums, showing Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tom Petty and Roger McGuinn practicing Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages.’ The footage was shot in October 1992, ahead of Dylan’s 30th Anniversary Concert at Madison Square Garden. As...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are bringing back Gizzfest for 2017

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are arguably the hardest working band in the country. With sold-out shows across the world, five records to be released this year, and immense critical acclaim for everything they do, you’d think by now they’d deserve a break, right? Not a chance. After having already...

It looks like Radiohead could be releasing a ‘new’ single this week

Radiohead are set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic record OK Computer by releasing a deluxe reissue on June 23rd, but it looks like fans might be getting a taste of the record a little earlier than expected. The 20th anniversary edition of OK Computer, titled OKNOTOK, will feature a remastered edition...

Seven of Chris Cornell’s albums are in the ARIA charts this week

The tragic and untimely death of legendary rock musician Chris Cornell over a week ago has lead to a huge number of music fans either discovering or rediscovering the late rock legend’s music this week, as seven albums that feature Cornell’s work have charted on the current ARIA album charts....

Rock legend Gregg Allman has passed away, aged 69

Gregg Allman, leader of influential rock group The Allman Brothers Band, and a pioneer of the genre of ‘southern rock’ has passed away, at the age of 69. As Rolling Stone reports, Allman passed away at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted on his official Facebook...

Ariana Grande issues full statement on Manchester attack, announces benefit show

Following on from the devastating attack on concertgoers at last week’s Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the singer has released an official statement on the events, and announced a benefit show for the victims. Following last week’s attack which claimed 22 lives and left 59 injured, Grande took to Twitter...

Rock’s biggest names came out to farewell Chris Cornell at private LA funeral

Following on from the tragic and untimely death of legendary rock musician Chris Cornell over a week ago, a private funeral service has been held in Los Angeles to farewell the rock star, attended by some of Cornell’s closest musical friends. As The Associated Press reports, Cornell was laid to rest...

The Avalanches just announced a third album is on the way

The Avalanches have just dropped some pretty exciting news: they’re releasing an album, and won’t be making us wait quite so long this time around. Speaking to FBi Radio ahead of their block party appearance at the Sydney Opera House for Vivid LIVE, the pair were chatting about their work...

Chris Cornell’s wife posts heartbreaking open letter to her late husband

Vicky Cornell has written a heartbreaking open letter to her late husband, with whom she has two children Toni, and Christopher Jr. She has previously stated she believes that the prescription drug Ativan may have influenced Cornell’s decision, with the family’s attorney pointing out the drug can cause paranoid or...

Even System Of A Down’s drummer doesn’t get why they haven’t released an album in over a decade

When System Of A Down released two albums in 2005, it seemed like the band were hitting a prolific streak. Then they disappeared for 12 years without a peep. Last year, news came out that the band had over a dozen songs completed for a new album, but despite a...

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

Peter Andre is embarking on his first Australian tour in twenty years, since back when Isla Fisher was killing it on Home and Away, and the entire nation was doing a dance called the Funky Junky on the regular. Oh, what a time! Helping you relive those days is the...