Hans Zimmer

Film Review: The Lion King is beautiful to watch but lacks the full roar

July 17, 2019

We all know that Disney reworking its own animated films into “live action” remakes is purely for the box office dollars. Those of us old enough to remember the originals, having seen them in the cinema, and blasting the soundtracks into our subconscious and poring over every bit of dialogue, are all too aware. What […]

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Celebrated film composer Hans Zimmer to return to Australia

June 6, 2019

After a huge arena tour back in 2017, composer Hans Zimmer will return to our shores for three massive shows later this year. With stunning visuals, an expansive lightshow, and, of course, iconic movie music, Hans Zimmer Live will wow audiences in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne this coming October. “Performing a concert series likeHans Zimmer […]

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Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding (Yellow) Fingers: Behind-the-scenes where The Simpsons and Planet Earth II are scored in Los Angeles

April 16, 2018

It’s a hot afternoon in Los Angeles. The Oscars just passed by a few days earlier. I’ve jumped into an Uber to an address given to me in Santa Monica. Like so many buildings in Los Angeles, I arrive at something of a non-descript location; nothing but a door in front of a building that […]

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Planet Earth II to tour Australia with a live symphony orchestra and Eric Bana

March 1, 2018

Sir David Attenborough’s acclaimed BBC Earth series Planet Earth II is coming to Australia with live concert performances scheduled in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney from 27 April to 4 May. Promoted as “an immersive experience for the senses” and three years in the making, Planet Earth II’s stunning visuals will be projected on a giant […]

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Review: Hans Zimmer and his orchestra reach celestial highs with emotional live show in Sydney

May 5, 2017

Since the 80s, many blockbuster films have owed much to the work of Hans Zimmer. It’s likely none of them would have been the same without tapping into the intricacies that have come to define the renowned composer’s treasured work, resulting in scores that have gone far beyond the screen and stood on their own […]

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Coachella closes up their 2017 festival with Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and Australia’s What So Not

April 25, 2017

The second weekend of the 2017 Coachella Music & Arts Festival wrapped up in Indio, California last night, with an eclectic mix of performances around the festival. On the main stage, New Zealand pop star Lorde and headlining rapper Kendrick Lamar closed the festival with big budget sets full of pyrotechnics, fire and a slew […]

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Legendary composer Hans Zimmer is touring his classic soundtracks in Australia in less than three weeks

April 13, 2017

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music […]

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Seven acts not to miss at Coachella over the next two weekends

April 13, 2017

The iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival will be taking over Indio, California’s Coachella Valley over the next two weekends, and just like in past years, the eyes of the world are on the event as we anticipate the live stream and all the surprises that come along with what is one of the world’s […]

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Composer Hans Zimmer has announced his retirement from superhero films

April 1, 2016

Hans Zimmer, puller of violin and heart strings alike has announced his retirement from “the superhero business”. Following his most recent work on  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zimmer sat down with the BBC to discuss his decision to retire from composing music for superhero films. “This one was very hard for me to do, […]

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