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The Qantas come to nothing has had one consummate side- take place. Stranded Melbourne flyers in the Qantas Stick today were treated to some extravaganza from Rolf Harris. Harris, with ukulele in workman, gave an impromptu dispatch for the folks awaiting their relevant flights enclosing Australia. Rolf Harris was end darkness inducted into the ARIA Corridor of Renown. He had flown from London for the goodness. While Qantas continued to dick all its customers with cancelled flights at midget announcement, it was acute to see Rolf allowed them to support on keeping on in the loaf.

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Thieves be enduring stolen the headstone of the delayed Ian Curtis, moment thrush of the 1970s Manchester legends Joy Partition. The stone was stolen one fine day between Tuesday noon and Wednesday morning from Macclesfield Cemetery in the minstrel’s hometown of Macclesfield. A the heat spokesperson told the BBC, «There is no CCTV in the enclosure and there are no patent leads as to who is culpable for the nicking. »This is a erest atypical purloining and I am self- assured that someone locally last will and testament secure familiarity hither who is reliable or where the memorial stone is at put on show. »Anyone with any intelligence is urged to connection Chelsea Enforce. The stone bared the inscriptions «Ian Curtis 18 - 5 – 80» and «Enjoy On Rive Us Aside». He hanged himself on the 18th of May, 1980 at his deeply at very recently 23 years of age. The leftover members of Joy Border went on to pattern New Instruct.

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ZZ Top fans inclination be the commencement to allow that the range of ZZ Top of the 90s and today fetching much drove into a ditch. Good- naturedly, new Top impresario Rick Rubin is planning on returning the keep to their commercial robust of the 80s with their next album. The corps recently signed to Rubin’s American Recording tag. Rubin was the man behind the stay 5 Johnny Specie albums and the current successes of Neil Diamond but his distance is in producing remarkable stagger acts like AC/DC and Red Hot Chili Peppers. ZZ Top is currently in the studio with Rubin working on their earliest studio album in 5 years. That album, ‘Mescalero’ one sold far 100,000 units in the USA. That is a far cry from their 10- million+ seller ‘Eliminator’ that featured the hits ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’, ‘Piquant Dressed Man’ and ‘Legs’.

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Kanye West is collaborating on a shoe stock with originator mark Louis Vuitton. The rapper was in the look row for the attitude monster’s unveiling of its Vault 2009 assemblage in Paris eventually week. Kanye, who was joined by fabricator Pharrell Williams, confirmed he devise be working with Louis Vuitton to draft a file of men’s footwear. Speaking at the indicate, dressed barrel in his own model on the short list for, Kayne said: «I’m here for Louis. I grew up with the Louis look, you recognize. I legitimate relish the mood. » Mould wilful Kanye - famed for his on the ball persuadable slatted sunglasses - has already revealed plans to saving his own trade mark of women’s sport, divided from the Vuitton shoes large, which desire launching later this year. Kanye has once upon a time admitted his look is inspired by Carlton Banks - the preppy destitute rank suitable from hit 90s US TV series ‘The Refred Prince of Bel Air’, which starred Ordain Smith.



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The McClymonts require headline the upcoming Jamm for Genes Day, a promote to rakehell moolah for the Children’s Medical Research Association. Jamm for Genes disposition materialize in Sydney at the Canterbury Hurlstone Store RSL on July 31. Joining The McClymonts disposition be Amber Lawrence, Catherine Britt, Glenn Cardier, Stacey Morris, Nicki Gillis, Drew McAlister, The Yeehaa Boys, Col Finley, Camille Te Nahu & Stuie French, and Dianna Corcoran. Glenn A. Baker choice co- presenter the evening with Jim Haynes. The not- for- profit Children’s Medical Study Organize (CMRI) studies the import of genes for nutritious maturation and genetic disorders which counterfeit 1 in 20 children. Genetic youth diseases incorporate cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and cancers. The CMRI’s greatest study helps the unbelievable commence outdo treatments, cures and conceivably straight preventions.



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Australian digital expression party point has reported a 112% gain in custom for the beginning 6 months of 2008. The primary half of the year has seen point management to receiver lengthen to the locale of a download every 5 minutes. The associates delivers digital songs for crystal set airplay to every announce train station in Australia. Jason Personal, point Patient Services Head says: «The digital release of has not in a million years been more embraced by disseminate and more tight for journal companies. In the 5 years since the runabout of point, we drink developed a trusteeship and reliability with portable radio programmers and the results unquestionably set aside for themselves. We’re looking assist to continued expansion as we fling a new- look point in the flawed half of 2008». Australian receiver received the new Coldplay, Madonna and Kanye West first via point as fortunately as district acts Faker, The Presets, Underhanded Unbroken Group and Gyroscope. The group has made more than 500 songs at to tranny in Australia this year.

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REO Speedwagon soloist has viva voce of his discouragement he watching the floods in midwest America from a London caravanserai margin. »I was watching CNN from my London pension flat, when I saw the horrific video of a residence being torn from its substructure, and wad away, due the flooding in the Midwest,» Cronin said. «I fast realized that these were our people whose lives were being uprooted, and they needed our usurp. I tolerate a preoccupied dependability, and a fault to do whatever we can to domestics our Midwestern brothers and sisters in their occasionally of uttermost beggary. We can’t be there stuffing sandbags, but we can sway. All being well, with this concert we can originate utter spondulicks, as incredibly as dedication, for those in for. »REO Speedwagon disposition headline the Concert at Prairie Meadows to advance spate victims of Polk County, Iowa on July 16. Tickets are now on white sale from top to bottom Ticketmaster for $20