This past January, Blink-182 fans anticipating a new album and tour had their hopes dashed following news that the band’s co-lead vocalist Tom DeLonge had called it quits. However, it now seems that Blink-182 will live on, following a live performance in Los Angeles last night where the band’s existing members – Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker – banged out some hits with help from Alkaline Trio guitarist-vocalist Matt Skiba.
The performance was a beefy 24-track set,... read more
Diplo has remained cheeky while speaking on the overwhelming backlash he received after stating that “someone should make a Kickstarter campaign to get Taylor Swift a booty” back in November 2014.
Unsurprisingly, Diplo received a huge amount of criticism for the comments from Swift’s ‘ride or die’ fans – with Diplo’s pal Lorde even jumping in to comment that “he’s a big brother to me and one of my first friends in the industry, and part... read more
The fact that Rihanna is about to drop her eighth album at 27 years of age is extremely impressive – and with Kanye West behind the boards as Executive Producer, we’re thinking that this will be one of her best yet. While she’s hard at work on the upcoming full-length, she still has time to drop not one, but two new tracks for the Dreamworks animation Home.
First up we have electronic jam ‘Dancing In The Dark’, while the more magnetic ‘As Real... read more
The word ‘veteran’ has old person connotations but one still might use it to describe Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen’s presence in the fashion industry. She may not be grey and wobbly-kneed but the world’s highest-earning model has certainly made her mark, meaning her decision to leave runway behind is a monumental one.
We heard a faint rumour not long ago that might be so, however, Bundchen’s sister and representative Patricia Bundchen confirmed the calamity just yesterday.
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While the news that Game of Thrones will be airing simultaneously worldwide on April 13 (Straya time) has got us mighty pleased, we’re still feeling a little impatient. With the series just under a month away, two new short trailers have been released to hold us over. Boom! Also released yesterday was Catch the Throne: The Mixtape Vol. 2, which gave us plenty of tunes that... read more
Adidas Originals could announce a collaboration with just about anyone and we would blithely give it a shot. However, when the partnership occurs with someone we already rate, it’s like music to our ears. Japanese womenswear label HYKE IS the most recent brand to board the Adidas train, bringing along its well-known, simple, clean aesthetic and loaning it to the global sportswear gods. ... read more
A melting pot of Australia’s seasoned and emerging talents will be performing at this year’s APRA Music Awards, set to hit Carriageworks in Sydney this Tuesday, March 24. Among the performers will be Daniel Johns, fresh from releasing his long-awaited Aerial Love EP and the announcement that he will be a headline performer at VIVID Sydney. 2014 ‘Song of the Year’ winner Vance Joy will also be appearing before heading out on tour with Taylor Swift, while... read more
Favoured Australian label sass & bide is reinvigorating the traditional fashion week model by giving customers early access to the wears flaunted at London Fashion Week just weeks ago.
sass & bide will be releasing a limited edition collection exclusively from their Mojo-Kiko Fall 2015 collection, which debuted at London Fashion Week in February. Traditionally, we’ve waited up to six months to get our hands on the runway looks, but thanks to sass & bide, the wait is over... read more
Is it too early for an April Fool’s joke?
Reports are surfacing that Burger King Japan will be releasing a ‘flame-grilled’ fragrance to promote its new ‘Whopper Day’ (which falls on April 1st) – bottling all those delicious fast-food fumes into one sleek spray. Each bottle will cost 5,000 Yen (around $45) and come with a real Whopper for you to chomp on. This has to be seen to be believed, but if there’s one country which could make such a ludicrous... read more