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Robert Plant to headline Bluesfest 2013

Robert Plant to headline Bluesfest 2013

Today Bluesfest announced its 3rd sensational Line-Up for 2013! Headlining this announcement is ROBERT PLANT, the legendary front man of the LedZeppelin, presenting Sensational Shape Shifters. Led Zeppelin came to Australia in 1972 and a Robert Plant Tour of Australia has been long awaited by his fans.  He last toured in 1996 with Jimmy Page....
Justin Bieber sued by man who claims he stole his credit card to pay for penis enlargement

Justin Bieber sued by man who claims he stole his credit card to pay for penis enlargement

Justin Bieber is being sued by a man who claims that the pop star stole his credit card and used it to buy himself penis enlargement surgery. The man from Michigan who has filed the lawsuit also claims to be the father of the singer and actress Selena Gomez, who is Bieber’s girlfriend. TMZ reports...
James Blunt quits music industry

James Blunt quits music industry

James Blunt has called time on his musical career, saying he wants to “take more time for himself”. Blunt, 38, sold 11m copies of his breathrough album ‘Back To Bedlam’ in 2005 aided by the worldwide hit ‘You’re Beautiful’. However, it seems that the former Queen’s guard, who saw action in Kosovo, has no interest...
Rolling Stones to bring 50th anniversary tour to Australia

Rolling Stones to bring 50th anniversary tour to Australia

Mick Jagger has suggested that The Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary shows this year will not be their last, and has said he’d love to take the band to Australia. Asked on the red carpet at the premiere of new Stones documentary Crossfire Hurricane in London on Friday evening (October 18) if they would be heading...
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic to headline Golden Plains 7 + lineup update

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic to headline Golden Plains 7 + lineup update

With the full lineup to be announced this Tuesday the 23rd of October for next years Golden Plains 7 and with Catpower already booked to play at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre event, today the festivals organizers have let slip that one of the most important musical minds in the world and the absolute king of...
Die Antwoord unveil Gaga 'piss take' video for Fatty Boom Boom

Die Antwoord unveil Gaga ‘piss take’ video for Fatty Boom Boom

After unveiling a trailer last week, Die Antwoord have upped the ante in their run of crazy videos with the highly entertaining visuals for “Fatty Boom Boom.” The clip begins with a Lady Gaga lookalike getting a typical South African tourist tour before she stumbles upon the Zef Crew as well as a number of...
Cloud Rap duo Main Attrakionz stream 'Bossalinis & Fooliyones' album here

Cloud Rap duo Main Attrakionz stream ‘Bossalinis & Fooliyones’ album here

Main Attrakionz hail from the west coast of the US – north Oakland, to be precise – so you can forgive them for sounding somewhat laid-back. In fact, the hip-hop duo are one of the main proponents of cloud rap – that hazy, drugged-out production-style that’s been working wonders for the likes of A$AP Rocky...
Stone Sour post 'RU486' track from new album online - listen here

Stone Sour post ‘RU486′ track from new album online – listen here

SlipKnot frontman Corey Taylor’s side-project Stone Sour have posted a new track from their soon to be released fourth album ‘House Of Gold & Bones, Part One’,  – and you can listen to it here. The track entitled ‘R U 486′ is the second track ‘leaked’ from the new album. HOG & B’s  is the first half...
2012 Independent Music Award winners

2012 Independent Music Award winners

The 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards took place last night and as with recent years punters have again questioned what is really ment by independent. On accepting yet another award for his highly successful sophomore album ‘Falling & Flying’, rapper 360 said, “This doesn’t feel right, but at the same time I’m feeling honoured.” 360 (aka Matt...
Van Morrison: 'Singing is my profession – there is no plan B'

Van Morrison: ‘Singing is my profession – there is no plan B’

On the release of a new album, Born to Sing: No Plan B, Van Morrison talks to Blue Note’s Don Was about learning his trade, mysticism in music and the distractions of the modern world. Read interview here.
Tame Impala 'Lonerism' album stream - listen

Tame Impala ‘Lonerism’ album stream – listen

For someone who says he spent a whole heap of time in his bedroom in Perth, which boasts of being the most isolated city in the world, Kevin Parker has attracted a pretty starry bunch of fans: the Flaming Lips, Mark Ronson and Noels Gallagher and Fielding all count themselves as adherents. Next week the...
ARIA 2012 Award nominations announced

ARIA 2012 Award nominations announced

With eight weeks until the 26th ARIA Awards, the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) today announced the nominees in all categories along with the details of the 2012 ARIA Awards to be staged at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Darling Harbour on Thursday, 29 November, 2012. Also announced today were the winners in three ARIA ARTISAN...