Rock legend Rod Stewart has announced that he will be returning to Australian shores in March 2015 for a string of arena shows. The tour comes off the back of an epic summer of sold-out shows, as well as a stint at this year’s Commonwealth Games which saw the 68-year-old perform for a worldwide audience of more than 1.5 billion viewers.
Word on the street is that Nicki Minaj will drop her forthcoming album The Pink Print this November.
According to Billboard, the album is set for release on November 28. Although the tracklist for the album is yet to be confirmed, the ‘Super Bass’ rapper has recently given fans a taste of the album’s flavour, unveiling her catchy Dr Luke produced track ‘Pills N Potions’ and ‘80s-sounding ‘Anaconda’.
Sony Music has confirmed that Dublin pop rock outfit The Script will return to Australia this October for an exclusive promotional tour.
The trio, comprised of Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power, will take the stage at Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Tuesday October 14 for a special set, as well as a brief stint at Melbourne’s Caulfield Guineas Day.
UK pop-rock quartet The 1975 has once-again proved their status as one of this year’s biggest break out bands; selling out their show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion.
Following the success of their brief stint at this year’s Splendour In The Grass, the awesome foursome are set to return to Aussie shores in January 2015 for their headline tour.
Word on the street is that the queen of pop, Madonna, may be hitting Australian shores for a promotional tour this November.
The material girl broke fans’ hearts when she cancelled the Australian leg of her MDNA tour in 2012, claiming that she would be an “irresponsible parent” if she were to continue with the tour.
Deadmau5 has been issued with a cease and desist order by Ferrari, after the progressive powerhouse put his beloved ‘Purarri’ up for sale earlier this year.
From customised plates to badges and stickers of the colourful Nyan Cat internet meme, the Italian automakers were not ‘feline’ Deadmau5’s (a.k.a. Joel Zimmerman) alterations. Hence, a lawyer for Ferrari USA forced Zimmerman to have the supercar’s custom vinyl and badges removed – returning his beloved 458 to its “original vanilla-white paint.” And so, the Purrari is now just a plain ol’ Ferrari.
Canberra’s experimental rock outfit, Hands Like Houses have announced the support acts for A Tour Of Outer Suburbia this September and October.
Fresh off the back of a mostly sold-out run of shows in Australia earlier this year, as well as stints in the UK and US, the six-piece will be joined on the road by Sydney pop-punk act Forever Ends Here, who have toured with the likes of Neck Deep, Tonight Alive and Heroes For Hire. With a sound that is reminiscent of pop-punk heavyweights All Time Low, the spiky-haired quartet have garnered over 54,000 hits on YouTube for their single, ‘100 Times Over’.
Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy has announced that he will serenade his way across Australia over March 2015. His ten-date national tour comes off the back of his debut album, Dream Your Life Away, which was released last week, and will see the singer perform in major cities, as well as smaller towns.
Country-pop sensation Taylor Swift is reportedly stopping by for an episode of The Voice, to serve as an adviser to the show’s contestants.
Sharing the stage with judges Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, the ‘Red’ singer will offer her singing wisdom to all contestants and not one judge’s team, specifically.
Melbourne singer-songwriter Andrew De Silva has released his new six-track EP, Now That I Believe. Best known for his inclusion in the Australian R&B group CDB, Silva rose to prominence after winning the 2012 edition of Australia’s Got Talent.
Overcoming physical obstacles life threw his way, from cancer to a serious stutter, the release marks Silva’s first musical effort as an independent artist. Now That I Believe includes six inspiring tracks that touch on Silva’s faith; a topic that he holds particularly close to his heart.
The zombie apocalypse is upon us, with the fifth season of The Walking Dead creeping up on viewers, and two new trailers currently teasing hungry fans online.
According to the show’s producers, The Walking Dead is upping the ante this time around, which means more action and viewer’s lingering questions will be answered.
The AFL has unveiled that Welsh crooner Tom Jones and British hit-maker Ed Sheeran will kick off this year’s grand final game at the MCG.
Despite being Aussie football’s day of days, the AFL has decided to look abroad for this year’s musical entertainment. They will also stick to the pre-game performance slot, to avoid an awkward repeat of Meatloaf’s cringe-worthy half-time performance three years ago.
Aussie hip-hop heavyweights Hilltop Hoods have announced a run of dates across the country to promote their highly anticipated seventh album, Walking Under The Stars.
The rhyme-spitting trio will play 21 dates across this great southern land this October, in both capital cities and rural towns, as part of their Cosby Sweater Australian Tour.
Word on the street is that Beyoncé and hubby Jay Z will be bringing their On The Run tour to Australia.
It is yet to be officially confirmed by either party, however, after appearing on a Ticketek waiting list on a post which wrote: “Be the first to hear Beyonce and Jay Z coming to Australia – login and register your interest” we are reading this sign as little nudge, nudge from a reliable industry source.