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Bruce Springsteen In Australia: ‘High Hopes,’ Punk Rock Covers And Tom Morello

Tom Morello, famed guitarist for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave (who records solo albums as The Nightwatchman), is filling the shoes of Little Steven Van Zandt on Bruce Springsteen‘s Wrecking Ball Tour of Australia. […]

03/19/2013

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Olivia Newton-John On Cancer Survival, Her New Cookbook “LivWise” And More

Olivia Newton-John is celebrating her 40th year in music and she shows no signs of slowing down. She called into the Dan Taylor show on WCBS-FM/New York this morning to talk about her new healthy […]

04/24/2012

Jimmy Buffett Out Of Hospital

Good news from Australia, parrotheads!  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimmy Buffett[/lastfm] has been released from the hospital after his fall.  If you heard the reports of his death from TMZ yesterday, know that they were false.  It’s RARE […]

01/27/2011

Jimmy Buffett Took A MAJOR Spill

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimmy Buffett[/lastfm] fell off the stage during a concert in Sydney, Australia Tuesday night.  Fans were actually instructed to LEAVE the concert while Jimmy was unconscious in the front row!

01/26/2011

“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”

No, this story has nothing to do with a Red Ryder BB gun.  It has everything to do with Hugh Jackman nearly losing an eye on the Oprah Show in Australia!

12/14/2010

Remembering Michael Hutchence, 1960-1997

Today we remember [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]INXS[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Michael Hutchence[/lastfm], who died on this day, November 22, back in 1997. Hutchence was one of the most charismatic and popular lead singers in rock ‘n roll; his band […]

11/21/2010

Remember When Gay Meant Happy?

I learned the Australian song “Kookaburra” in grade school.  Remember the lyrics?  “Laugh Kookaburra, laugh Kookaburra.  Gay your life must be.”  Yesterday, a story broke about a school who changed the word “gay” to “fun.”  […]

09/02/2010

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