Slideshows

16 Great Moments From Lepers And Crooks’ Huge Aus Tour

16 Great Moments From Lepers And Crooks’ Huge Aus Tour

Working almost as hard as they rock, Sydney favourites Lepers & Crooks recently embarked on their biggest tour to date, traversing our sun-kissed land’s often treacherous...

The 12 Weirdest Excuses For Cancelling A Gig

The 12 Weirdest Excuses For Cancelling A Gig

Living in the public limelight can’t always be easy. For the larger bands and artists across the globe they face unrelenting media frenzy, over the top...

The Origins Of Music Genres

The Origins Of Music Genres

Before a certain type of music is made into an official genre, like ‘punk’ or ‘rhythm and blues’, there’s just the music itself – a specific...

Rock Stars Imagined Wearing Tees Of Bands They Inspired

Rock Stars Imagined Wearing Tees Of Bands They Inspired

What if rock’s most celebrated and profoundly influential figures had survived – or at least were in their heyday – to meet those they had inspired?...

SXSW 2014, The 23 Bands You Need To See

SXSW 2014, The 23 Bands You Need To See

Each year, hundreds of artists descend on Austin, Texas for South By Southwest, transforming the city into a sprawling metropolis dedicated solely to music as bands...

What If Your Favourite Musicians Were Horror Movie Villains?

What If Your Favourite Musicians Were Horror Movie Villains?

A lot of rock stars have a taste for the theatrical, but there is that further subdivision of musician that seems to exude a quality that’s...

Hottest 100 History: The Most Popular Bands Ever

Hottest 100 History: The Most Popular Bands Ever

Australia Day typically involves surrounding ourselves with plenty of mates, a few snags, a few more beers housed in someones backyard – providing they’ve got the...

Hottest 100 History: Longest Songs Ever

Hottest 100 History: Longest Songs Ever

With voting now officially closed on this year’s edition of “the world’s biggest music democracy,” we take a look back at the poll’s long and illustrious...

Hottest 100 History: Shortest Songs Ever

Hottest 100 History: Shortest Songs Ever

As voting closes on this year’s edition of “the world’s biggest music democracy,” we take a look back at the poll’s long and illustrious history with...

The Best & Worst Academy Award Winning Songs

The Best & Worst Academy Award Winning Songs

The Academy Award nominations have been announced and it’s safe to say they’re notorious for sweeping its ‘Best Original Song’ category under the rug as if...

The Best Scene-Stealing Songs In Movies

The Best Scene-Stealing Songs In Movies

Few things can stop a cinema audience in their tracks than an attention-grabbing scene, and few snatch viewers’ breath away with edge-of-the-seat power quite like some...

A Music Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide 2013

A Music Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide 2013

Let’s be honest, Christmas shopping sucks. However, it’s a necessary evil if you want to have quality pressies flowing back your way, and so the kind...

Workin’ 9 To 5, The Highest Grossing Tours Of 2013

Workin’ 9 To 5, The Highest Grossing Tours Of 2013

From rock n roll veterans to spectacle straddling pop stars, 2013 has proven to be one of the biggest earning years for live tours on record....

Read Between The Lines: Songs With References To Books

Read Between The Lines: Songs With References To Books

Inspiration for lyricists can come from basically anywhere – or in Rebecca Black’s case, nowhere – but the prose of some of history’s great authors has...

25 Boutique Aussie Music Festivals You Need To Attend

25 Boutique Aussie Music Festivals You Need To Attend

Australian festivals aren’t just about Big Days Out or Splendours In The Grass. If you look a bit more closely, you’ll see there’s a growing swarm...

20 Of The Dumbest Band Names In Rock History

20 Of The Dumbest Band Names In Rock History

We all know that choosing a good band name is tricky, especially one that’s going to outlast the fickle trends of pop culture and the industry,...

37 Aussie Bands Done As MS Paint Portraits

37 Aussie Bands Done As MS Paint Portraits

It began as a joke, grew to a viral email and culminated in an art exhibition that has been labelled, “so good I lined up twice,”...


Aussie Music News, Daily To Your Inbox

Get the latest music news, opinion, interviews, freebies, tracks, videos and more delivered straight to your inbox at lunchtime every weekday.