Start Your Engines – F1 2020

F1 2020 – Game of the Month More

Going With The Glow

We catch up with Sydney three-piece rockers DMA’S to wax lyrical talk about their hugely-anticipated third album, THE GLOW. They give us this exclusive track-by-track lowdown… More

Resident Evil 3

Capcom isn’t just polishing up the visuals of survival-horror classic Resident Evil 3, it’s redoing the whole game with a modern spin. More


As Brisbane four-piece band VIOLENT SOHO release their fifth studio album, Everything Is A-OK, this month, singer-songwriter LUKE BOERDAM takes us through it track by track… More

State of Play – January 2020

With all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. More

Cyberpunk 2077 is Breathtaking

The famed developer of The Witcher series, CD Projekt Red, has a new IP coming out in 2020 that’s taking the RPG to the next level. More

State of Play – December 2019

With all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. More

The Man Who Made AC/DC

Malcolm Young was the founder and rhythm guitarist of legendary Aussie rock band AC/DC. More

Adventure in The Outer Worlds

It’s a case of Fallout meets Mass Effect with the style of BioShock in this all new game from legendary RPG developer Obsidian Entertainment. More

State of Play – November

With almost 100 million consoles sold, all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. Big This Month Death Stranding Few games have been more shrouded […] More

Revving up for Street Outlaws

Street Outlaws, the reality TV series that documents the world of street racing, is landing on consoles with a game focused on car culture. More

Zombieland’s Got Game

As a sequel to cult movie classic Zombieland takes a bite out of cinemas, so too do the undead shamble onto PlayStation 4, Switch and Xbox One. More

Keep Calm

As Melbourne four-piece band CITY CALM DOWN embark on yet another must-see national tour, lead singer Jack Bourke takes us through their hotly anticipated third album, Television, track-by-track… More

State of Play – October

With almost 100 million consoles sold, all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. More

Start Your Engines

There’s a host of great new games for petrol sniffers and rev heads this month, and we’ve got the best of them covered right here. More

Home Run

Playing sold out shows around the country and with an upcoming US tour locked in, brilliant rising Aussie band THE TESKEY BROTHERS are wowing music fans everywhere. So, we got the boys to take us through their new album, Run Home Slow, track-by-track to see what all the noise is about… 1“Let Me Let You […] More

State of Play

With almost 100 million consoles sold, all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. More

The 10 Biggest PS4 Announcements of E3

With almost 100 million consoles sold, all the biggest gaming franchises, a catalogue of killer exclusives and the futuristic experience that is VR, Sony’s PlayStation 4 is a gamer’s paradise. Each month we catch up on the latest and greatest PS4 news and announcements. More

F1 2019

It’s been a hard start to 2019 for Daniel Ricciardo, but you can set the Aussie on course for the championship he desires in Codemasters’ official Formula 1 video game. Game Name: F1 2019 Developer: Codemasters Genre: Racing Formats: PC, XBO, PS4 Release: June 28 It’s the pinnacle of motorsport. As Australians we may have […] More

Get Over Here!

Developer: NetherRealm Studios Genre: Fighting Formats: PC, XBO, PS4, Switch Release: April 23 Since way back in 1992, Mortal Kombat has been ripping the spine out of the fighting genre and spitting fire on its corpse. The original badass of video gaming is still very much badass. It’s still delivering incredibly tight one-on-one 2D fighting […] More

Devil May Cry 5

Devil May Cry 5 is an explosive, mind-blowing, button-mashing serving of fun from start to finish. Famed Japanese developer Capcom is no stranger to over-the-top action, but even if you’ve already caught the demon-hunting DMC series before, you’ll still be surprised by just how next-level the stylish hack ‘n’ slashing has become. More

Krix Audio World Record

When you think of home theatre audio, international mega-brands like Yamaha, Sony and Bose may come to mind. But it’s actually in South Australia where you’ll find the best in audio innovation, and a little Aussie battler called Krix breaking records and setting new standards. More

Man From Atlantis

Best known for his role as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, this month American actor, model, director, writer and producer JASON MOMOA embarks on his biggest gig yet – playing the lead in the latest epic DC Comics superhero installment Aquaman… More

Rico’s Riotous Return!

The Just Cause series is awesome. If you haven’t experimented with Avalanche Software’s riotous brand of open-world action yet then you’re missing out. More

Drink Up

Already making huge waves overseas, rising Australian country music star MORGAN EVANS takes us through his debut album, Things That We Drink To, track by track… More

Stuff of Legend

Leatherman, the legendary multi-tool  makers, and world-leading portable light experts from Ledlenser have done it again with these top quality essentials… More

Surf Punks

Byron Bay based Aussie surfy-garage-punk trio SKEGGS take us through their debut album, My Own Mess, track by track… SONGS BY BEN REED “UP IN THE CLOUDS” “This song is about coming to terms with the uncertainty of some things and accepting that it’s just a part of life. The sky’s not clear every day.” […] More

Building a New Spider-Man Universe

Insomniac Games set out with a singular mission. To provide gamers with a platform through which they could truly experience what it is like to be Spider-Man. To live in that suit and swing around New York City. Mission complete! More

Getting Dark

Why the British actor’s turn as the sadistic Commander Waterford in The Handmaid’s Tale is the most challenging role of his career… More

Chromeo: Head Over Heels

One of the big buzz bands from Coachella, and touring Australia for Splendour in the Grass this month, iconic Montreal funk duo Dave 1 (David Macklovitch. left) and P-Thugg (Patrick Gemayel) — aka CHROMEO — have released their new album and take us through it track by track… More

The Leading Man

Former Home and Away star DAN EWING is gearing up for multiple upcoming big-screen appearances and it all starts this month with the release of the new alien invasion Aussie action film Occupation… More

Monkeys Business

Creator, producer and director of the 12 Monkeys TV series TERRY MATALAS talks time travel, season finale and spinoffs… More

Xavier Rudd

Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Xavier Rudd, releases his ninth studio album Storm Boy this month and is here to take us through it track by track… More

City Calm Down: Echoes In Blue

Melbourne four-piece CITY CALM DOWN have just released their highly anticipated second album Echoes In Blue. Frontman Jack Bourke takes us through it track-by-track… More

DMA Track-by-Track

Sydney trio DMA release their second album, titled For Now, this month. Lead singer Johnny Took gives us the track-by-track lowdown… More

God of War

Game of the Month More

DZ Deathrays

Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley, aka ARIA-award-winning Aussie punk-rock duo DZ Deathrays, take us through their latest album… More

The Wombats

The English rockers have released their fourth studio album, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, and and lead Liverpudlian vocalist and guitarist Matthew Murphy tells us all about it – track by track… More

Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington plays an FBI agent on the trail of a terrorist in the critically-acclaimed series Manhunt: UNABOMBER More

What’s Happening On PlayStation

The PlayStation 4 is the most popular video game console this generation, and whether you bought it on day one, or have upgraded to the 4K-capable PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR headset, there’s been no shortage of fun experiences. Here is what’s hot on PlayStation this month… More

From Gamer To World Champion

The seventh instalment in the beloved Gran Turismo series turns in a new direction, offering an endgame you will not believe… More

Project Cars 2

Jump into the driver’s seat in a racing game that will test you in all conditions… More

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3

If you are looking for a great sniper experience, who you gonna call? Ghost Warrior! More


Today’s MAXIM men are inherent leaders, adventure seekers and ambitious. MAXIM readers are Alpha Males: peer-group leaders who are confident, successful, and voracious consumers of products and services. Their friends turn to them for advice on which car to buy, what the hottest shows, films, fashion trends and looks. These men are the business leaders, […] More

Hilltop Hoods

To celebrate the release of their latest album, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung, we chat to MC SUFFA and DJ DEBRIS from HILLTOP HOODS before they undertake their biggest domestic tour to date playing arenas in five AUSTRALIAN capital cities More

Quentin Tarantino

The illustrious writer, director, producer, and sometimes alright actor, talks about his film The Hateful Eight, his ‘Tarantino Superstars’, Australian folk songs, and what he’s learnt about love More

Peter Griffin

With over 15 seasons under his very large belt, we sit down with Family Guy patriarch, and father of the year, Peter Griffin for a quick chat More

California Streamin’

As the subscription music service spotify defends its business model to industry naysayers, the company’s artist in residence, D.A. Wallach, is the man in the middle More

Fetty Wap

New Jersey hip-hop star Fetty Wap’s single, “Trap Queen,” was one of the 2015’s biggest hits. Can he keep the momentum going?

Callan Mulvey

From roles in Australian dramas such as Underbelly and Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms to big-screen hits like Zero Dark Thirty and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Callan Mulvey is heating up Hollywood fast. He chats to us about his job, women, and his latest gig as a wealthy beach club owner in the […] More

Tame Impala

Musical mastermind Kevin Parker spends a few days with us talking all things Tame Impala More

Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

Do You Have the Guts to Play Resident Evil VII: Biohazard in VR? The legendary horror series Resident Evil is bringing back the scares for its latest entry, and only the brave will tackle it on PlayStation VR. Releasing on January 24 to PC, XBO and PS4, Resident Evil VII Biohazard isn’t anything like the […] More

Ricky Gervais

Two hours after Donald Trump won the US election we conducted our prearranged phone interview with comedian Ricky Gervais to discuss his latest home entertainment release David Brent: Life On The Road. Here’s what unfolded… More

The Duel

Australian actor, writer and director Kieran Darcy-Smith is best known for his role in the critically-acclaimed crime film Animal Kingdom, but now he’s here to talk to us about directing Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth in his Western drama The Duel. More

Diego Luna

After a string of movies like Y tu mamá también, Elysium and Milk, Mexican actor Diego Luna chats to us about landing the biggest role of his career – the lead character in this month’s first stand-alone Star Wars Anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story More


We investigate MuzeRoom, a Sydney based start-up which lets you setup a personalised feed of music news, new releases, and music videos – but only for the artists you like and listen to. More

Win thanks to ‘The Magnificent Seven’

To celebrate the release of The Magnificent Seven in cinemas on September 29, we have some awesome prizes to give away! More

Jimmy Barnes

The return of Barnsey More

Drone Army

We road test some of the best flying machines out there More

The Rubens

Elliott Margin (keys/vocals) from Aussie band The Rubens reveals how he wrote their hit tune “Hoops”, voted number one on this year’s Triple J’s Hottest 100 More

John Boyega

Previously known for playing Moses in his 2011 film debut Attack The Block, the world now best knows British actor John Boyega as Finn from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. More


Vince Vaughn leads an all-star cast as the boss of a small company desperately trying to secure a make or break contract in Ken Scott’s cutting edge comedy Unfinished Business – available on Blu-ray and DVD from August 12. More

Charli XCX

The hard-driving 22-year-old pop phenom Charli XCX is one of the brightest stars in the music business. And she’s just getting started More

Not-So-Happy Chappie

To celebrate the release of Chappie on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital, we chat with Nick Howden, CEO of AI company Real Thing, to discuss all things Artificial Intelligence (AI)… More

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain never really liked explaining himself. but with an unprecedented look at the work he left behind, a new documentary finally does the job More

Dolph Lundgren

Best known for his 1985 breakthrough role as russian boxer ivan drago in rocky iv, dolph lundgren has appeared in over 40 movies including, universal soldier and, more recently, the expendables trilogy. This month the swedish actor, director, and martial artist releases the action drama skin trade (which he also wrote and produced) and decided to stop by for a chat

Faith No More

After 18 years since their last record, the San Francisco rockers return with their long-awaited seventh studio album. Jon Hudson, Mike Bordin and Roddy Bottum talk us through fnm’s comeback More

Jason Derulo

The American singer, dancer, and songwriter of hits like “Wiggle”, “Talk Dirty”, and “Want To Want Me” discusses his final day on Earth More

The Making of Netflix

NETFLIX is finally here in Australia. We give you the lowdown behind the multi billion-dollar company… More

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is America’s sultriest and edgiest pop-music sensation. But who is she really? More

Guy Pearce

After years of keeping quiet about his passion for music, instead dominating the big and small screens, Guy Pearce finally releases his debut album Broken Bones More

Cuban Fury

Pascale Salsette has been teaching and performing Salsa and Samba for 13 years, appearing in both the national and world championships of Salsa in that time. She explains the rigours and fast-paced fun of dance More

The Science of the Movies

Check out what our experts have to say about the realism (or complete lack thereof) in these 10 classic movie scenes… More

The MAXIM Horror Awards

Feast your eyes on the 30 scariest, freakiest, most effed-up flicks ever made, then run to your Netflix account and press play. More

WIN! RoboCop

Thanks to the release of RoboCop on Blu-ray and DVD, you could win an array of tech swag More

Stafford Brothers

Some of the people integral to their rise tell the tale of australia’s biggest dj duo. More

Party Playlist: Major Lazer

Production deity Diplo offers up his ultimate Jamaican-tinged jams for a reggae rager More

Party Playlist: Avicii

The Swedish super DJ and producer offers his ultimate inspirational jams More

Ron Burgundy

As Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues hits screens, America’s classiest newsman recalls the best presents he’s ever opened. As told to writer-director Adam McKay More

The Paul Devro Playlist

The DJ and creative director for Diplo’s label Mad Decent shares some warm weather tunes More

Party Playlist: Paramore

Tennessee hottie Hayley Williams offers up the feel good tunes she turns to for the ultimate BBQ bonanza More

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost

The British duo from the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy discuss the importance of making a smart comedy and pub culture More

Need For Speed: Rivals

The legendary racer returns with next-gen GUTS More

Peter Griffin

Everyone’s favourite depraved dad talks fame, fortune, and Family Guy porn. More

Feeling fishy

TONY TODD, of colourful crime drama Sushi Girl, talks about thigh tattoos, action figures, and what not to order at a Japanese restaurant

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters

The story you were into as a kid has been given a potent injection of testosterone, the
Rage Virus, and human growth hormone. Here’s a rundown More

Harvest Review

The inaugural Harvest bucked the trend, with a mindblowing experience headlined by Beck and Sigur Rós More

Far Cry 3

The tropical paradise you didn’t expect to visit this Christmas More

Ted – Drunk Game

Help keep Ted balanced on his drunken stumble home. More

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II makes brave but brilliant changes to the legendary series More

1:1 with Admiral General Aladeen

Admiral General Aladeen, Sascha Baron Cohen’s latest provocative character and star of The Dictator, lends us some of his precious time. More

That’s My Boy – Games

Danny McBride – Kenny Powers

Eastbound & Down star Danny McBride talks mullets, donkeys, and breast milk. F—k, yeah! More

Guns N Roses – Duff McKagan

Private planes, oceans of booze, mountains of drugs, and wall-to-wall women – for the 12 years Duff McKagan played bass in Guns N’ Roses, life was a rock & roll dream. The original Duffman tells how a life lived too close to the edge nearly ended him More

Getting Tangled in Homebake – Article

Homebake is a music institution in Australia. Since its debut in 1996, the event has remained a key fixture of the Australian summer of music, kicking off the season at the beginning of December with a lineup chockfull of the very best in new, established and veteran Aussie acts. More

Limitless – DVD Review

Bradley Cooper is a struggling writer who takes a drug that allows him to access his full potential. More

Sucker Punch – DVD Review

A quintet of brothel-enslaved babes who kick major arse? Check. More

Captain America – Film Review


Entourage Season 7 – DVD Review

Vince has gone off the rails. More

Green Lantern – Mark Strong Interview

The villain is ugly and powerful. More

Cameron Diaz

It’s not every day one of the world’s biggest movie stars offers to fulfil your schoolboy fantasy More

The Living End

The Living End frontman Chris Cheney (centre) is big in Japan and taller than the Son of God. More

BlackBerry PlayBook – Tech Review

The businessman’s iPhone More

HTC Desire S – Tech Review

Regarded as one of the finest handsets you can jam in your pocket More

The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D – Games Review

We put The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D to the test More

Captain America – Games Review

We put Captain America: Super Soldier to the test. More