Internationally acclaimed UK pop star Olly Murs has excited Aussie fans with the news he will be returning in August for a nation-wide tour. Promoting his fourth album Never Been Better, Murs will kick off the tour in Perth before heading to Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney.
The long awaited return of Art vs. Science is finally here, with the premier of their new track ‘In This Together’ released on Triple J on Monday. The Sydney trio spoke on the radio program, also exciting fans with the news that they will be announcing tour dates next week.
‘In This Together’ will be the first single off the new album that is yet to be given a title by the band. The single will mark the first song released since last year’s EP Create/Destroy, while the upcoming album will be their first long-player release since their debut album The Experiment in 2011.
Online streaming service Netflix has announced that ‘House of Cards’ will return for a fourth season. With all 13 episodes of the third season being released in February, it was announced this week that the political drama would be renewed for another season to air in 2016.
Kevin Spacey, who stars as the homicidal US President Francis Underwood, will return with co-star Robin Wright, who plays the wife and first lady to the Whitehouse. The season renewal is no surprise with both actors receiving Golden Globes for their performances on the show. The show itself has had several Golden Globes nominations and won four primetime Emmys, which is the first time an online-only television drama has achieved this much acclaim.
Melbourne has born many of Australian music’s biggest names; Kylie Minogue, Vance Joy, and 360 to name a few, but a singer-songwriter from Northcote is taking the world by storm. Courtney Barnett is being heralded by music bibles NME and Rolling Stone as the next big thing, and all before her album is released.
Penning songs about Melbourne life, her upcoming album, Sometimes I Sit and Think… Sometimes I Just Sit is hotly anticipated, with slightly magnified stories from her everyday life making up the content of the record.
They may have only released their sixth studio album in May, however Coldplay front-man Chris Martin has confirmed that album number seven is already in the works, with plans to collaborate with Rihanna.
Three Rhode Island residents were charged on Sunday with allegedly hurling beer bottles and profanities at security officers outside of country-pop singer, Taylor Swift’s home. According to the Westerley Sun newspaper the residents – Michael Horrigan (29), Tristan Kading (28) and Emily Kading (26) were charged with disorderly conduct over the incident.
Social media giant Facebook has removed Slingshot from the App Store after prematurely launching the app on Monday. A Snapchat rival, the app allows users to snap a photo or record a video to share with friends. Just like its competitor, you can draw or write on images – meaning you are still able to draw a beard over the self-deprecating selfie you sent to your BFF.
This Thursday, Marvel fans will be flocking to cinemas for the release of ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Amongst the cast members to return for the Avengers sequel will be Scarlett Johansson, whose role as the Black Widow will mark the fourth movie she has played the character.
During a press day for the new Avengers film, Johansson spoke to Collider about the possibility of a solo Black Widow Film.
British actress Maisie Williams, best known for her role as Arya Stark on the HBO fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’, will guest star in the next season of Doctor Who.
The official Doctor Who Twitter account made the announcement on April 30, stating they were “beyond excited” that Williams would be joining the cast in a guest appearance. Williams was also thrilled with news of the role.
After recent speculation, it has been confirmed that British actor Ben Hardy will play the role of Angel in the new X-Men film.
Rumours started when director Bryan Singer posted production art of the character Angel on Instagram. Hardy had been repeatedly linked to the superhero sequel and Singer finally responded on Thursday in an interview with Empire Magazine.
After a week-long absence of the judge with the most glam hair, Keith’s finally back behind the panel’s desk after being covered by contestant-turned-guest judge, Adam Lambert, and he along with J-Lo and Harry are headed to Minneapolis hoping to find the next American Idol. Unfortunately, they don’t strike gold straight away (although there is a gold microphone involved).
Meet Kemil Casey. He carries a gold mic because it makes auditioning more realistic, he says…more than actually singing, I guess? He attempts a cover of Michael Jackson’s Human Nature and more than anything else, proved that some songs aren’t meant to be covered. It’s a no from the judges, but Jennifer reckons he’d make a brilliant manager.
Masked metal giants Slipknot has revealed plans for a world tour that will “definitely” include Australia, early next year.
Frontman, Corey Taylor said that the band is aiming for an October release for their as-yet-untitled fifth album, of which fans got an appetizer recently in the form of new track, ‘The Negative One’.
Compton rapper, Kendrick Lamar, aka K-Dot, has confirmed he will be collaborating with Dr. Dre on his forthcoming album. The release will mark the third to the 26-year-old rapper’s name, and follows on from his 2012 release, good kid, m.A.A.d city, which was executive produced by Dr Dre.
US rock outfit the Foo Fighters have announced the release date for their “as-yet untitled” eighth album. The new album is due out this November through Roswell/RCA, and is a follow up to 2011’s Grammy-nominated Wasting Light.