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13 Feb 2015

Watch This Aussie Maniac Drum Foo Fighters’ Entire Discography In 5 Minutes

It’s times like these that make you wanna learn to drum again. Notorious Newcastle-based skin belter Kye Smith has resurfaced with a brand new self-produced drumming chronology. The Aussie drumlord, who has previously won over the internet with similar 5-minute mashups of big bands including Green Day and Blink-182, has

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13 Feb 2015

The New Coal Chamber Album ‘Rivals’ Is Just A Few Months Away

Reformed nu metal stalwarts Coal Chamber are continuing their comeback with a brand-new album, dubbed Rivals, due to drop in the first half of this year. The band’s first record in over 13 years was tracked, in part, at Florida’s renowned Audiohammer studios, with producer Mark Lewis (Devildriver, Cannibal Corpse)

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13 Feb 2015

Lose Yourself To This Super-Addictive Daft Punk Sound Pad

Sometimes it feels like French dance duo Daft Punk must have stumbled onto some sort of formula that helps them create successful hit after successful hit, and now an American web developer has come pretty darn close to cracking the code with Stronger, an interactive Daft Punk sound pad. Simple in conceit and

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13 Feb 2015

John Butler, The Medics & More Join Fossil Fuel Reduction Movement

Green-leaning grass-roots movement Amplify Divestment‘s regiment of famous supporters has grown again, with venerated Aussie troubadour John Butler, veteran muso David Bridie, vocal activist rockers The Medics and more among the newest group of musicians to lend their voices and faces to the cause. If you missed our original report back in December, Amplify Divestment

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13 Feb 2015

Influential Electronic Music Pioneer Passes Away Aged 55

Welsh musician Steven John Harrington — better known as Steve Strange, the magnetic frontman of ’80s synthpop icons Visage and a chief architect of the then-blossoming New Romantic movement — has passed away at the age of 55, it has been confirmed by his record label. As Wales Online reports, Marc Green, the manager of Harrington’s

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12 Feb 2015

British India Announce Album Release Date, Unveil New Single

Stalwart Aussie indie outfit British India have announced that they are set to release Nothing Touches Me, their fourth studio full-length, and their first since 2013 LP Controller, next month. Before the “tour and support” leg of the album cycle steals all their time, though, they’re kicking off the celebrations

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12 Feb 2015

Chris Slade Is Officially AC/DC’s New Touring Drummer

Australian hard rock legends AC/DC have unveiled a run of shows in North America planned for August and September but, more excitingly for the rest of us, they’ve also confirmed the return of former drummer and Grammys fill-in Chris Slade to the kit as their touring percussionist. As Billboard reports,

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12 Feb 2015

TISM Frontman Says He’ll Perform At Eurovision, For A Price

TISM frontman Humphrey B. Flaubert (real name Damian Cowell) has responded positively to theincreasingly popular petition to get TISM to reform and represent Australia at Eurovision 2015, whichAustralia will now compete in. “I do not wish to comment on behalf of TISM out of respect for my colleagues and the

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11 Feb 2015

Hear The First Song From Florence + The Machine’s New Album

Florence + The Machine have given the general public its first taste of their still officially untitled third studio album, with a cinematic music video for the luscious and heavily orchestrated track How Big How Blue How Beautiful. Directed by Tabitha Denholm and Vincent Haycock, the How Big How Blue

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11 Feb 2015

I, Valiance Join Soundwave Melbourne

The final cherry has been added on top of the Soundwave 2015 Melbourne bill, with locals I, Valiance announced as the lucky last lineup addition. The “digital chicken metal” peddling Victorians have been included thanks to the triple j Unearthed Soundwave competition, which gives one emerging band from each state

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