2014 triple j Hottest 100 voting opens

Voting for the triple j’s Hottest 100 – aka the “world’s biggest music democracy” – has officially opened. That’s right, you can now play your part in ensuring that Lorde’s ‘Royals’ or Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ romps it in when the votes are revealed on Australia Day (January 26). Simply select up to 10 of … [Read the full story]

V8 Supercars race return for SMP

A racing return to Sydney Motorsport Park will feature on the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship calendar, set to be released later today. It was announced earlier this month that SMP will host V8 Supercars’ pre-season test for the next three years as part of the category’s’ new deal with the New South Wales Government to … [Read the full story]

Bluesfest 2014 lineup announced

“It’s our 25th Birthday! We are going to be celebrating this one as never before and will deliver you one hell of a line up and mark my words: This is only the beginning.” These are the words of promoter Peter Noble who has tonight revealed the first round of acts set to play Bluesfest … [Read the full story]

The Bennies leak Soundwave 2014 appearance

Someone obviously forgot to tell The Bennies that a particular festival you may’ve heard of was being announced this Friday (August 23). Melbourne’s self-described “psychedelic reggae ska doom metal punk rock” act “from hell” leaked their place on the Soundwave 2014 bill via social media. “We have some very exciting news to announce,” they wrote, … [Read the full story]

Big Day Out 2014 dates announced accidentally

Big Day Out have been forced to announce their dates early after an event poster accidentally went up early. According to the poster, we can also expect the first lineup announcement on Wednesday, July 31. The posters were supposed to go up Monday, but one was sneakily accidentally put up early underneath an overpass on … [Read the full story]

Will Ricciardo replace Webber at Red Bull?

In the wake of  rumors that Webber could sign for Porsche’s Le Mans effort, the signs that Sebastian Vettel will have a new teammate in 2014 have been growing. The early favorite was Kimi Raikkonen, but Red Bull’s driver manager Dr Helmut Marko insists he is in “no hurry” to make a decision. “Many drivers … [Read the full story]

Porsche dismiss Webber sportscar deal

Porsche have denied they have agreed a deal with Mark Webber for the Aussie to switch to sportscar racing in 2014. The 36-year-old’s future at Red Bull, and in Formula 1 in general, beyond the end of the current season was already uncertain even before the explosive events of the Malaysian GP last month when … [Read the full story]

Socceroos are top 20 in the FIFA world rankings

Australia rise two places and are the top-ranked Asian country. The Socceroos are also top seed in a 10-nation draw for the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying. World and European champions Spain remain top of FIFA’s rankings, while the Netherlands have regained second spot and Argentina return to the top 10. The Dutch, … [Read the full story]

Brazil won’t be ready for 2014 World Cup

Brazil won’t be “100 per cent ready” to host football’s 2014 FIFA World Cup, as work on two of the stadiums won’t be completed in time, former World Cup winner Romario has declared. “I think that Brazil won’t be 100 per cent ready. Of the 12 stadiums (that are to stage World Cup events), maybe … [Read the full story]

Would you fancy travelling to space…next to Doutzen Kroes?

Stunning Doutzen Kroes aims to be the first super model to travel to space…to raise money for charity. The Netherlands born beauty, an ambassador for HIV charity dance4life, has been given a ticket for the first Dutch commercial flight to space in 2014. “I cannot wait to go,” said the Vogue covergirl. by Sasha Dubronitz