Critics have panned the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic, but audiences are loving it. How could they be so out of step?
Fans of Freddie Mercury may be disappointed as the troubled biopic finally hits screens, presenting a sanitised, conservative view of an rock iconoclast.
The physical labour, the time away from home, the drugs — for the people who make live music possible, life can be challenging.
At the height of the Rolling Stones' musical acclaim, Mick Jagger retreated from the public eye in the UK and US, spending two months in and around the south-east NSW town of Braidwood.
One of this year's biggest musical surprises was the announcement by Fleetwood Mac that Lindsay Buckingham had been fired and was being replaced by Neil Finn. Here's how it came about.
The singer's new record, out this month, follows the international success of her first, which saw her nominated for a Grammy and collect a handful of ARIAs.
When the Frenzal Rhomb guitarist played dozens of AC/DC riffs back-to-back for a video project, one thing became clear: don't write off Malcolm Young's work as simplistic.
Yothu Yindi, Warumpi Band and a jingle from an ice coffee ad are among the NT's favourite tracks.
Fans are wishing Midnight Oil guitarist Jim Moginie a quick recovery, after the veteran Aussie rocker tripped and fell on stage, cutting short their Melbourne concert.
Secret documents reveal a deal hatched in an offshore tax haven to cash in on the myth, the aura and music of rock star Michael Hutchence.