Latest Empire Of The Sun News

Richie Incognito Touches Down In Miami For Ultra Music Festival 2014

By Michael West | 28th March 2014

Rich Incognito, the former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman who is currently a free agent, has arrived back in the city for the first time since January 1 to attend the Ultra Music Festival 2014. The...

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Ultra Music Festival 2014: Here's Why You Should Head To Miami

By Stephanie Chase | 24th February 2014

Ultra Music Festival 2014 will once again be bringing together the biggest names in EDM in Miami. Alongside big-name DJ's there's also a fantastically diverse range of live acts that are ready to set the...

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'Dumb And Dumber To' Release Date Announced: 9 Things We Know About The Sequel

By Lauren James | 19th November 2013

The long-awaited Dumber and Dumber sequel, titled Dumb and Dumber To, has finally been given a release date as filming for the follow-up to the oft-quoted 1994 movie continues. Set 20 years later, the movie...

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Breakaway Comes To Dallas Tomorrow With The Return Of Empire Of The Sun

By Holly Williams | 20th September 2013

Breakaway Festival will very soon arrive in Texas bringing music of all genres to the 21,000 capacity FC Dallas Stadium this weekend (September 21st 2013).Aussie glam-pop twosome Empire of the Sun will headline the event...

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Empire Of The Sun's Luke Steel Blasts Daft Punk

15th August 2013

Empire of the Sun claim they have better songs than Daft Punk.The duo's Luke Steele claims the success of the French electro duo's 'Random Access Memories' is down to marketing rather than their musicianship and...

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Hard Summer 2013 Hits La State Historic Park With Sets From Duck Sauce, Dog Blood And Knife Party

By Holly Williams | 19th July 2013

Due to hit the LA State Historic Park in a couple of weeks is the 2013 Hard Summer Music Festival featuring headline sets from several electro-house artists including Duck Sauce, Knife Party and Justice.The festival...

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Empire Of The Sun Moved To Tears

18th July 2013

Empire of the Sun's Nick Littlemore is moved to tears by his own music. The music producer says the track 'I'll Be Around' from the band's latest album 'Ice on the Dune' in particular makes...

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Luke Steele Wanted Death-by-shark After Bust-up

26th June 2013

Empire Of The Sun star Luke Steele paddled out into the middle of an ocean in the dead of night hoping he would be eaten by sharks after a furious bust-up with bandmate Nick Littlemore.The...

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A Week In Music - The Strokes Return With New Sound, Justin Timberlake Comeback Hits The Spot, Mumford And Sons Rumble On With New Video

By Hayley Avron | 18th March 2013

Recommended Albums... New York garage-rock new-wavers The Strokes are on album number five and Comedown Machine marks a return to form for Julian Casablancas & co. Whilst they may not be trying to replicate the...

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Elton John: Pnau Have Best Remixes

13th July 2012

Sir Elton John thinks Pnau are the first people to ever successfully remix his tracks. The 'Candle in the Wind' singer is a huge fan of the Australian dance duo and asked them to come...

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Usher Likes Hearing Himself Sing

10th June 2012

Usher loves listening to his own music.The 'OMG' hitmaker is always keen to explore new songs by different artists but admits his own work is a regular feature on his playlists.He said: ''Right now I'm...

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Usher Debuts New Material On Saturday Night Live

14th May 2012

Usher returned for his third stint on Saturday Night Live this weekend, debuting two new tracks from his forthcoming album 'Looking 4 Myself'. The R&B star began with the high tempo single 'Scream', though later...

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Electric Daisy Carnival Heats Up Las Vegas

26th June 2011

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL, billed by the media as the U.S's biggest rave, got underway this weekend in Las Vegas. Until this year, ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL had been held in Los Angeles, but following the overdose-related...

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Steele Sparks Worries For Empire Of The Sun

7th June 2010

Singer LUKE STEELE has sparked fears about the future of duo EMPIRE OF THE SUN after revealing he hasn't spoken to bandmate NICK LITTLEMORE since February (10).The collaborators formed the band in 2006 but Steele...

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The Things They Say 16323

30th April 2010

"It's so important to be on it! It's the Big MAC of festivals." EMPIRE OF THE SUN singer LUKE STEELE is excited about the band's upcoming appearance at Britain's legendary Glastonbury Festival this year (10).

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The Things They Say 16319

30th April 2010

"I go into the crowd and before you know it there's girls pulling their tops down going, 'Sign this one! And the second one!' And it's like, 'What am I supposed to do here?'" EMPIRE...

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Empire Of The Sun Reign Over Aria Awards

26th November 2009

The 2009 ARIA Awards belonged to Australian rockers EMPIRE OF THE SUN, who took home four trophies at the country's most prestigious music ceremony.The electronic music duo was honoured as the Best Group of the...

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Hat-trick Of Aria Awards For Empire Of The Sun

10th November 2009

Electronic duo EMPIRE OF THE SUN have won three Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards for their hit album WALKING ON A DREAM.The Aussie musicians, who worked with rapper Jay-Z on his latest album The...

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Empire Of The Sun's Steele Faces Solo Future

23rd September 2009

EMPIRE OF THE SUN singer LUKE STEELE is preparing to kick-off the duo's Australian tour on his own - he hasn't seen bandmate NICK LITTLEMORE for more than five months.The electro pair was signed to...

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Fascinating Fact 7839

13th August 2009

Hip-hop legend JAY-Z has teamed up with quirky electronic duo EMPIRE OF THE SUN for his latest album THE BLUEPRINT 3. He is reportedly set to release the duet with singer LUKE STEELE, WHAT WE...

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Empire Of The Sun Finish Fourth In Bbc Sound Of 2009 List

6th January 2009

Ambitious Australian duo Empire of the Sun have finished in fourth place in the BBC's Sound of 2009 shortlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break through in the next 12 months and was...

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Stiller Mortified By Spielberg Rage

12th August 2008

BEN STILLER is still haunted by the memory of upsetting STEVEN SPIELBERG as a child actor - when he called cut on a lengthy EMPIRE OF THE SUN scene after messing up his lines. The...

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The Things They Say 3349

15th November 2006

"(The girls were) all over me, boys wanted to fight me, and I was being asked to open fetes when all I wanted to do was ride my BMX bike in the woods." CHRISTIAN BALE...

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Bale Puts Batman Begins Star Power To Good Use

18th August 2006

British actor CHRISTIAN BALE is delighted with the star power BATMAN BEGINS has given him, because he can now attract financial backing for the smaller films he wants to star in. Bale, who first found...

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English Patient And Clockwork Orange Among Top Adaptations

19th April 2006

Desert romance THE ENGLISH PATIENT, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE and gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN have been included in a shortlist of the best 50 books to make it to the big screen. The list, compiled...

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Bale Bullied At School

13th June 2005

Hollywood actor CHRISTIAN BALE was bullied at school following his breakthrough success in STEVEN SPIELBERG's 1987 movie EMPIRE OF THE SUN. Bale, who this month (JUN05) becomes the latest actor to play the Caped...

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