The big hair and the power ballad; no one did it with more unabashed cheesy panache than Michael Bolton in the late 1980s and early 90s. How Am I Supposed to Live Without You, Sittin’ On (The Dock of the...
After the phenomenal success of her self-titled debut album, Whitney Houston, in 1985, could anyone deliver a follow-up as good? You bet she could. I Wanna Dance With Somebody, the very first single off her second studio album, Whitney, soared to...
Love or loathe her sugary-sweet country pop songs, you have to admire the never-give-up attitude of 1990's hit machine Shania Twain. The Canadian superstar who gave us Smooth FM favourites You're Still The One, Man! I Feel Like A Woman!,...
OMG….where did that time go? It’s now 33 years since Bruce Springsteen plucked a then unknown 19-year-old Courteney Cox from the mosh pit to dance during the making of the video for his radio-friendly hit Dancing in the Dark. The 1984...
They were two of the most seminal music acts of our generation, whether performing solo, or as a duo with their chart-topping Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around. But above all else, said Stevie Nicks during the promotional rounds for November’s...
After their irreplaceable frontman pivoted off to politics and the other Oils split to do their own thing, hadn’t one of the greatest Australian live bands had its day? Judging by the popularity of their reunion for The Great Circle...
Although The Jackson Brothers were officially formed in 1964, the first cheques didn’t start rolling in until patriarch Joe rebranded his gravy train as the Jackson 5 three years later. Fifty years on, and surviving siblings in the original line-up...
“Some folks are 70-years-old. So am I Motherfuckers!” Patti shouts defiantly to delirious fans at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall in one of her final shows of her eagerly-awaited Australian tour. Reportedly, her sold-out eight nights here, including a finale at the...
After a long battle with dementia, Malcolm Young, the driving force behind the legend of AC/DC has died, aged 64. His brother and fellow band founder Angus, released the below statement on the band’s Facebook page: "Today it is with deep...
We don't know about you but we get a little misty-eyed at the demise of the movie soundtrack. The 80's were packed with them, hit-after-singalong-hit that were almost a compulsory accompaniment to the biggest films of our formative years. Sometimes you...