Peter Vincent

Peter Vincent


Henry Rollins' 'disdain' for Robin Williams gets panned on social media

Peter Vincent Punk icon, actor and writer Henry Rollins is facing an angry response for a harsh but typically uncompromising essay about Robin Williams' decision to take his life.


Los Angeles rapper Hopsin's subject matter is not the usual fare


Peter Vincent Los Angeles rapper Hopsin - aka singer, producer and actor Marcus Jamal Hopson - is on the phone to Shortlist, and he's feeling uneasy.


Soundwave 2015: more bands to come, but no headliner sideshows

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Peter Vincent If you're a Soundwave fan we've got good news and bad news.

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Super Bowl

Super Bowl 2015: Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay in pay-to-play offer

Rihanna performs at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.

Peter Vincent Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay have reportedly been approached to gauge their interest in performing at the Super Bowl half-time show next February, but have been asked to pay for the privilege.

Soundwave 2015: Australia's best-ever rock line-up?


Peter Vincent Could this be the best rock festival line-up Australia has ever seen? Controversial Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has named a stunning line-up of hard rock heavyweights for his 2015 showpiece.

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Taylor Swift laughs off critics, but can't match boy bands

Not as trendy as she might think ... Taylor Swift live streamed her new single, <i>Shake it Off</i>, after much Twitter hype using #TaylorSwiftYahooLiveStream.

Peter Vincent Taylor Swift's live stream of new single Shake it Off didn't get same Twitter response as 5 Seconds of Summer.


Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin written off as reality show flops

'We can't feel you' ... Is this the response Bob Dylan would have gotten on a talent show like <i>Idol</i>?

Peter Vincent Three American comedians have satirised everything about reality talent shows with a sharp skit, in which they suggest Bob Dylan (who plays in Melbourne tonight), Janis Joplin and Led Zeppelin would...

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Australian '80s music fans - your country needs you

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Peter Vincent Fans of Australian music, your country needs you. The National Film and Sound Archive has admitted to Fairfax Media it has a blind spot: '80s music – and it wants your help to set the record...

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360's resurgence against the odds

Facing his demons: Australian hip-hop artist 360 still faces a daily battle.

Peter Vincent September is shaping up to be the biggest month of 360's career.

Tour news

Missy Higgins announces national tour

Missy Higgins new album Oz will be out September 19.

Peter Vincent One of Australia's favourite singer-songwriters has announced an extensive national tour, which will begin next month and be her last for at least a year.

Texan band Spoon take their music to the streets

Spoon: (Left to right) Alex Fischel, Britt Daniel, Eric Harvey, Jim Eno and Rob Pope.

Peter Vincent The Texan five-piece manage to straddle critical and popular success.


Why Beyonce Knowles doesn't deserve MTV's vanguard award

Bigger isn't better ... Why Beyonce shouldn't get the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV awards.

Peter Vincent To reward the 32-year-old singer what amounts to a lifetime achievement award at this point in her career seems premature.

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Electronic music conference a boost for Kings Cross

Peter Vincent Kings Cross venues will get a boost after the commitment to stage Australia's Electronic Music Conference in the troubled inner-Sydney suburb for at least five years.


Schoolboy duped on fraud spree by former radio host Dene Broadbelt

Teen alleges Dene Broadbelt pressured him to be his chauffeur.

Peter Vincent The former South Coast radio host who allegedly ripped off small businesses across Australia to the tune of more than $140,000 also pressured a schoolboy without a licence into driving to Perth where...


5SOS, Iggy Azalea, Sia lead best year for Australian pop in US since 1981

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Peter Vincent The rise to the summit of the Billboard charts in the United States this week by Sydney band 5 Seconds of Summer has ushered in a new golden age for Australian pop stars across the Pacific.


Australian rapper Iggy Azalea cast in hit movie series Fast & Furious

Iggy Azalea with Vin Diesel for <i>Fast & Furious 7</i>.

Peter Vincent It was only a matter of time. Only months after she was a virtual unknown, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has apparently crossed over into Hollywood.


Stereosonic 2014 announces stunning line-up with Calvin Harris, Skillrex

Peter Vincent Electronic dance music festival Stereosonic has announced a big-name lineup for its travelling two-day event in November and December.


Dirty Harry jr - the music industry's cross-country conman

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Peter Vincent A cocky radio DJ-turned-conman from the south coast has gone to ground a few days shy of his 21st birthday, after his latest scam left several small businesses and young DJs thousands of dollars out...


Conman plays catch me if you can

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Peter Vincent A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground


The Presets to replace London Grammar at Splendour


Peter Vincent Sydney electronic duo The Presets will replace London Grammar at this week's Splendour in the Grass music festival, but organisers have also given some fans a small window to secure a refund.

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