Music

Tue 27 Oct 2020

Ashton Irwin opens up on booze, drugs and body dysmorphia

Premium Content Ashton Irwin opens up on booze, drugs and body dysmorphia

As part of the world’s biggest pop bands, life for 5SOS drummer Ashton Irwin can be great. But as his new solo album reveals, it can also be seriously lonely.

Pop sisters The Veronicas sell Sunshine Coast rural retreat

Premium Content Pop sisters The Veronicas sell Sunshine Coast rural retreat

Brisbane singing sensations The Veronicas have sold their rural retreat in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Amy Shark wins over crowd with INXS surprise

Premium Content Amy Shark wins over crowd with INXS surprise

Within seconds of six-time ARIA Award winner Amy Shark opening her 10 minute set at the NRL Grand Final, social media commentators split into three camps.

Sat 24 Oct 2020

Midnight Oil’s power and passion rages  in new protest album

Premium Content Midnight Oil’s power and passion rages in new protest album

Jessica Mauboy and Tasman Keith’s howls of frustration reignite the fight for indigenous rights on Midnight Oil’s new record.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Amy Shark gears up for NRL Grand Final debut

Premium Content Amy Shark gears up for NRL Grand Final debut

Amy Shark shares how her homemade video got her noticed by Blink 182 years before she found fame.

Fri 16 Oct 2020

‘I need to survive’: Kate Ceberano escapes Melbourne

Premium Content ‘I need to survive’: Kate Ceberano escapes Melbourne

Singer Kate Ceberano is a proud Melburnian, but she’s had to go into quarantine to find work in Sydney to survive, and she’s given us an exclusive video glimpse into...

Thu 15 Oct 2020

If Trump wins, Australia gets The Boss

Premium Content If Trump wins, Australia gets The Boss

On the eve of the release of his new record and doco, The Boss reaffirms his love affair with Aus and declares he’s “on the next plane” if Trump is re-elected.

Shock twist as Australia’s most streamed songs revealed

Premium Content Shock twist as Australia’s most streamed songs revealed

The top 50 most streamed songs in Australia have been released, with some surprise additions that will baffle industry pundits.

Wed 14 Oct 2020

Revealed: Veronicas’ weird date confessions

Premium Content Revealed: Veronicas’ weird date confessions

Pop duo The Veronicas have revealed some of the weird moments that come from being identical twin sisters, including a bizarre date offer.

Aussie rules prodigy making debut of a different kind

Premium Content Aussie rules prodigy making debut of a different kind

A North Queensland muso who starred on reality TV show The Voice has released his debut EP Watch Me Fall.

Thousands of entertainment jobs to be lost

Premium Content Thousands of entertainment jobs to be lost

More than 79,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the events industry will be lost in 2020, with promoters warning the federal government urgent assistance is needed...

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Massive shake-up as ARIA Awards nominees revealed

Premium Content Massive shake-up as ARIA Awards nominees revealed

It’s been a bad year for live music but a landmark year for new releases by Australian artists with an eclectic field emerging for the 2020 ARIA Awards.

‘Oh, you’re f***ed’: Sia on being suicidal and adopting

Premium Content ‘Oh, you’re f***ed’: Sia on being suicidal and adopting

She may prefer to be concealed on stage, but as Sia prepares to release a film she both wrote and directed, she finds herself unmasked like never before.

Mon 12 Oct 2020

AFL Grand Final music stars revealed

Premium Content AFL Grand Final music stars revealed

A diverse line-up of Australian music stars has been booked to perform at the AFL Grand Final in Brisbane. See the list and have your say.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

‘Gave you chills’: Aussie rockers pay tribute to Van Halen

Premium Content ‘Gave you chills’: Aussie rockers pay tribute to Van Halen

Australian musicians have hailed guitar hero Eddie Van Halen, who has died aged 65, as a rock game-changer. Was he the best guitarist of all time?

Van Halen’s wife’s heartbreaking note

Van Halen’s wife’s heartbreaking note

Eddie Van Halen’s wife of 11 years has written a devastating tribute to the late guitarist, saying her heart has been “shattered into a million pieces”.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Barnesy’s bombshell AFL Grand Final promise

Premium Content Barnesy’s bombshell AFL Grand Final promise

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes has booked himself in for a Grand Final concert and will do it for free - but only if a certain team is playing.

AC/DC leads all-star album avalanche for Xmas

Premium Content AC/DC leads all-star album avalanche for Xmas

AC/DC have confirmed their new record Power Up will soon be released, joining a raft of A-list rock and pop stars releasing albums in time for Christmas.

Tue 6 Oct 2020

SHORT, FAST, LOUD: Female rockers take control

Premium Content SHORT, FAST, LOUD: Female rockers take control

Salt and Steel are back with a new single that is short, fast, loud and all about living the life you want, not the one someone else wants you to.

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Adam Lambert: ‘I know my place in Queen’

Adam Lambert: ‘I know my place in Queen’

The year started with soaring highs for Adam Lambert, but the pandemic has offered the Queen frontman time for new music.

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