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Chuck Berry in the 50s
Gene Simmons Gave The Eulogy At Chuck Berry Funeral

Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons praised Chuck Berry for "breaking down barriers" with his music at the funeral for the late singer on Sunday (April 9).

April 11, 2017
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
There Are Now Two Bands Called Yes

Forget ARW, the collaboration of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman. That name has officially been retired and they are now officially Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman.

April 11, 2017
Hue Blanes
Melbourne’s Hue Blanes To Launch H O L I D A Y

Melbourne singer-songwriter Hue Blanes is ready to reveal his new album ‘H O L I D A Y’.

April 11, 2017
Steve Van Zandt
Steven Van Zandt To Release First Album In 20 Years

After many, many tours playing guitar for Bruce Springsteen and a lot of side projects such as the Rascals reunion and his radio show, Steven Van Zandt has returned to the recording studio for his first solo album since 1999.

April 11, 2017
The Blurst of Times
Jack River Join The Blurst of Times

Brisbane’s The Blurst of Times now has Jack River on the bill.

April 11, 2017
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Forms New Record Label With Epic

Mariah Carey has a brand new record label, Butterfly MC Records, which she has formed in conjunction with Epic.

April 11, 2017
John Clarke
R.I.P. John Clarke 1948-2017

New Zealand-born comedy writer and actor John Clarke has died suddenly at the age of 68.

April 10, 2017
Robbie Miller
APRA Invites Aboriginal Songwriters and Musicians To Starting Ground Workshop

The Starting Ground workshop is heading back to Byron Bay and APRA AMCOS is inviting Aboriginal songwriters and musicians to attend.

April 10, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Divide Spends 5th Week At No 1

Five weeks and counting for Ed Sheeran and his "÷ (Divide)" album in the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart.

April 10, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Continues To Dominate ARIA Singles

Ed Sheeran creates another new chart record this week with his No.1 song "Shape of You", as it now holds for a record-breaking thirteenth week at No.1, now the longest stint at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for this century, and the equal-longest during the ARIA Chart history (1983 to 2017).

April 10, 2017
Peter Garrett and the Alter Egos perform at the Zoo Twilights Series Melbourne Zoo on Saturday 28 January 2017.
Midnight Oil Played A Surprise Gig At The Marrickville Bowlo

Those in the know were treated to a rarity on Sunday afternoon when Midnight Oil played their first show since 2009 at the Marrickville Bowling Club in Sydney.

April 10, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay Z Pulls Music From Spotify

Jay Z has pulled his entire music catalogue from Spotify.

April 10, 2017
Pipsy
Pipsy Debuts Why Can’t I Get What I Want For Once

Pipsy is a project by Melbourne-based artist and producer Paul Pouwels.

April 10, 2017
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears To End Vegas Residency In December

Britney Spears will reportedly end her Las Vegas residency in December (17).

April 10, 2017
Michelle Branch
Michelle Branch Is Ready For A Comeback

Michelle Branch is finally making her music comeback after a long break from the business.

April 10, 2017
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Launches Jewellery Collection

Rapper Kanye West has released a collection of gold jewellery his wife Kim Kardashian has been wearing on red carpets for months.

April 10, 2017
Jack Jones and Dami Im Hold Me In Your Arms
Jack Jones Re-Records Southern Sons Classic With Dami Im

Former Southern Sons frontman Jack Jones has done something he hasn’t done for a long, long time … sung a Southern Sons song.

April 9, 2017
Ian Molly Meldrum and Iggy Pop at Countdown
Old Countdown Studio To Be Turned Into A Woolies

The ABC’s iconic Elsternwick studio, home to Countdown, Recovery and more recently The Weekly and Mad As Hell has been sold to Woolworths.

April 9, 2017
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Splits With Husband Three Months After Birth of Baby

Janet Jackson and her husband have reportedly split three months after becoming parents.

April 9, 2017
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Setlists From Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony on Friday night at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, NY with an evening with a few surprises, just as many disappointments and a VERY long running time of four hours and fifty minutes.

April 9, 2017
Rickie Lee Jones and Daryl Braithwaite. Photo Ros OGorman
Daryl Braithwaite Sings The Horses With Rickie Lee Jones For First Time Ever

History was created at Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday night when Australian legend Daryl Braithwaite sang his iconic hit ‘The Horses’ with the lady who wrote the song, Rickie Lee Jones.

April 8, 2017
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens of the Stone Age Add Australian Dates Around Splendour

Queens of the Stone Age will play additional Australian and New Zealand shows when they head out for Splendour In The Grass.

April 7, 2017
Lisa Hannigan
Lisa Hannigan Sets Australian Dates Around Vivid Live

Irish singer Lisa Hannigan will play a series of national dates when she heads to Australia for Vivid Live in May.

April 7, 2017
Husky
Husky To Release Third Album Punchbuzz

Melbourne is once again proving to be Australia’s creative hub with Husky achieving musical excellence on their third album ‘Punchbuzz’.

April 7, 2017
Krons Quartet Folk Songs
Natalie Merchant Guests On Kronos Quartet Album

Natalie Merchant is one of the guest vocalists to appear on the upcoming Kronos Quartet album ‘Folk Songs’.

April 7, 2017
Middle Kids
Check Out The New Video For Middle Kids ‘Old River’

Middle Kids have returned home to Australia after a visit to SXSW ready to premiere their new video ‘Old River’.

April 7, 2017
Pond
Pond Debut Video For Title Track Of The Weather

Pond have a new video for the title track of their next album The Weather.

April 7, 2017
Mike and the Mechanics Let Me Fly
New Music Releases for 7 April 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Mike & The Mechanics, The Chainsmokers, Falling in Reverse, Sean Rowe, Tina Arena, Cold War Kids, Kendrick Lamar, Michelle Branch and Father John Misty.

April 7, 2017
Don Rickles
R.I.P. Don Rickles 1926-2017

Don Rickles, also known as Mr. Warmth and The Merchant of Venom for his biting comedy, died on Thursday (April 6) morning at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure. He was 90.

April 7, 2017
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Sir Elton John Named First Record Store Day Legend

Elton John has been named Record Store Day's first Legend.

April 7, 2017