How does 'Weird Al' Yankovic get away with it?
How does 'Weird Al' Yankovic get away with it?

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're…

How Shakira became Facebook's most popular celebrity
How Shakira became Facebook's most popular celebrity

Shakira has become the world’s most liked celebrity on Facebook, setting the record with over 100million fans.

Head Like a Hole to play free Auckland show
Head Like a Hole to play free Auckland show

Head Like a Hole are set to play a typically rawkus one-off show in Auckland - and it's free for iHeartRadio listeners. The…

[VIDEO PREMIERE] Las Tetas: The Plains
[VIDEO PREMIERE] Las Tetas: The Plains

Watch the new video from Auckland band Las Tetas, The Plains , directed by Orlando Stewart.

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AC/DC drummer to release solo album
AC/DC drummer to release solo album

Tauranga-based AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is about to release his first solo album. The album, titled Head…

Video Premiere: Flip Grater - The Smell Of Strangers

Watch the new video from Flip Grater, The Smell Of Strangers, taken from recent album Pigalle.

Where has Rick Astley's 'RickRoll'd' video gone?

Rick Astley's viral music video has been removed from YouTube, leaving hundreds of so-called ‘rickrollers’ broken-hearted…

Lorde producer pops question

The man behind Lorde's music is engaged.

Classical review: Doric String Quartet, Auckland Town Hall
Classical review: Doric String Quartet, Auckland Town Hall

The Doric String Quartet's Town Hall concert fully deserved the crowd that Auckland mustered for Saturday's…

Malcolm Forbes, Ryan Anderson: Jagger a poster boy for Darwinian peacock theory

What is it that makes rockstars so attractive to the opposite sex? Turns out Charles Darwin had it pegged years ago - and…

Star's crotch-grabbing charges

The Script frontman Danny O'donoghue filed a sexual assault complaint against a concertgoer who grabbed his genitals during…

Watch Jaz Coleman scream at Shihad in new studio footage

Footage has been released of producer Jaz Coleman conducting Shihad in York Street Studios - the final album recorded in…

Fifty Shades of Grey teaser released - by Beyonce

Beyoncé has published a trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey on her Instagram, suggesting that she is to have some involvement…

Concert review: Tristan und Isolde, Auckland Town Hall
Concert review: Tristan und Isolde, Auckland Town Hall

Reviewer: Annalena Persson History was made on Saturday with an event that would have been unthinkable…

Finn's NZ tour with Bic Runga

Neil Finn is heading out on a national tour in September for his latest album Dizzy Heights and he's taking Bic Runga…

Midnight Youth frontman talks solo debut [+album stream]

When I first met Jeremy Redmore in 2009, he was the charismatic 23-year-old lead singer of up-and-coming Midnight Youth…

Questioning every sound and decision

Britain's Doric String Quartet, in town for Chamber Music New Zealand, first visited us in 2010 when they gave us superlative…

Janet McAllister: Hunker down in the bunker

Forget your old churches and your wine cellars, the most atmospheric place to make music in Auckland - save traditional…

Jagger discusses death of L'Wren Scott
Jagger discusses death of L'Wren Scott

Sir Mick Jagger has said that throwing himself back into his work as a performer has helped him deal…

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