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Jimmy Webb photo by Ro O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Webb To Debut Orchestral Piece

Songwriter Jimmy Webb has written some of the biggest hits of the last five decades (By the Time I Get to Phoenix, MacArthur Park, Up Up and Away, Wichita Lineman) will see the world premier of a new classically based piece, Nocturne For Piano and Orchestra (Nocturne For "Lefty") on October 24 at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center in Bowling Green, KY.

September 23, 2016
Bruce Springsteen Chapter and Verse
New Music Releases For 23 September 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Bruce Springsteen, Passenger, Every Time I Die, Teenage Fanclub, Bowie box set, Insomnium, Kansas, Shawn Mendes, Jason Walker, Airbourne, Billy Bragg, the Trolls soundtrack and the Australian Cast Recording of the Bobby Darin Musical.

September 23, 2016
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Barbra Streisand Adds More US Dates

The latest Barbra Streisand tour has expanded by four dates.

September 22, 2016
Leonard Cohen You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen Releases First Song From ‘You Want It Darker’

Leonard Cohen will release just the fourteenth studio album of his 49-year recording career on October 21 with You Want It Darker.

September 22, 2016
Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney Has New(ish) Album On The Way

Kenny Chesney was all ready to release his new album when a new song dropped into his lap, one that he knew would be the cornerstone of his new effort.

September 22, 2016
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Line-Up Classic Vinyl Reissues

Since introducing himself to the world in 1994 with his genre-defying, multi-platinum debut, Mellow Gold, Beck has blazed a path into the future while simultaneously foraging through the past.

September 22, 2016
Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Zac Brown Band Announce Sydney And Melbourne Shows

The Zac Brown Band will perform Sydney and Melbourne sideshows in April as well as their Bluesfest show.

September 22, 2016
Bring Me The Horizon, music news,
Bring Me The Horizon Cancel Melbourne Shows

Bring Me The Horizon has cancelled their two Melbourne shows for tonight and tomorrow because of Oli Sykes illness.

September 22, 2016
Southern Cross Austereo
Southern Cross Austereo To Take On Triple J With Triple M Regional Expansion

Southern Cross Austereo is about to go to battle with the national broadcaster Triple J with the rebranding of 30 regional stations to Triple M in 2017.

September 22, 2016
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Gorillaz Tease New Album

Gorillaz musicians have unfurled a brand new Instagram account and website ahead of their mysterious album release.

September 22, 2016
Mary J Blige, Noise11, Photo
Bluesfest Second Announcement Features Mary J Blige

Mary J. Blige leads the second Bluesfest announcement for 2017.

September 22, 2016
Celibate Rifles
Celibate Rifles To Play One Show Only In Melbourne

Celibate Rifles, one of Australia’s most influential acts of the rock era, will perform another one-off show in Melbourne in November.

September 22, 2016
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Adele Dedicates Show To Branjelina

Adele dedicated her show on Tuesday night to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie after news broke of their shock split.

September 22, 2016
Curtis Hanson
R.I.P. Curtis Hanson 1945-2016

Eminem has paid tribute to 8 Mile director Curtis Hanson following his death.

September 21, 2016
Patti Smith
Patti Smith Adds Sydney And Melbourne Shows

Patti Smith has added second shows to Sydney and Melbourne in April.

September 21, 2016
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Signs Off And There Are No Plans Forward

And so it ends … AC/DC has hobbled past the post of the Rock Or Bust tour with a substitute singer and a foundation member saying farewell.

September 21, 2016
Cliff Williams ACDC, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cliff Williams Confirms His Retirement In New Video

AC/DC is officially down another member with Cliff Williams confirming his retirement in a new video.

September 21, 2016
Birds of Tokyo, Noise11, photo
Birds of Tokyo Debut Brace

Birds of Tokyo are heading in a ‘darker, dystopic, cinematic’ direction with their next album ‘Brace’.

September 21, 2016
John Butler performs at the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards held in Melbourne at the Meat Market on Thursday 22 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
John Butler Tells The WA Government To Frack Off

John Butler has organized a show to protest the Western Australian government's eagerness to profit from environmental destruction. The Frack Off Concert will raise awareness of the lunacy of the onshore gas industry in Western Australia.

September 21, 2016
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Bowie Plaque Stolen In Berlin

Thieves have stolen a plaque from the wall of David Bowie's Berlin, Germany home just weeks after it was unveiled.

September 21, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Vegas Residency Is Coming To An End

Mariah Carey will bow out of her Las Vegas residency in May after unveiling her final run of shows.

September 21, 2016
Calum Scott
Australian Singles: Calum Scott Stays Most Shazam’d Act For Second Week

Former Britain’s Got Talent contestant Calum Scott has remained the most Shazam’d song in Australia this week.

September 21, 2016
Bring Me The Horizon, music news,
Bring Me The Horizon Adelaide Show TUESDAY Cancelled

Bring Me The Horizon has cancelled the Adelaide show for tonight (SEPT 29) due to illness.

September 20, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Crowded House To Expand And Reissue Catalogue

The entire Crowded House collection has been expanded and remastered ahead of the band's induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

September 20, 2016
Josh Pyke, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Josh Pyke and Bob Evans Continue Their Bromance With Joint Tour

Josh Pyke and Bob Evans will expand their bromance with a new Australian tour across November and December.

September 20, 2016
Flaming Hands
Flaming Hands To Reform For First Show Since 1985

Flaming Hands will perform their first show in more than 30 years as special guest act for Sunnyboys in February.

September 20, 2016
Jeremy Oxley, Sunnyboys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sunnyboys To Perform Entire Set Of 1981 Songs

Sunnyboys will head out for dates in February 2017 performing an entire set of songs Jeremy Oxley wrote in 1981.

September 20, 2016
Peaceful Easy Feeling chardonnay
Jack Tempchin Eagles Classic Peaceful Easy Feeling Is Now A Fine Wine

A few glasses of Jack Tempchin’s best-known song will now really give you a ‘Peaceful Easy Feeling’.

September 20, 2016
Mike Nesmith, Noise11, Photo
Mike Nesmith Plays His Final Show With The Monkees

Michael Nesmith allegedly said his goodbyes to his former band The Monkees on Friday night at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, taking the stage for the majority of the show, the only time he has done it for this tour.

September 20, 2016
Jimmy Barnes Noise11
Jimmy Barnes And Magda Szubanski Articulate Australia While Fiona Nash Waffles Company Line

It took the words of a rock star and a comedy actress to demonstrate the lunacy and callousness of the Australia’s government reluctance to pass a marriage equality law.

September 20, 2016