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Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Will Play Four More Shows Then Retire

It's not unusual for an artist to say they are retiring and then drawing out that final tour for years.

November 29, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay To Perform At The X Studio For Nova’s Red Room

Coldplay will drop by The X Studio in Kings Cross, Sydney in December for a up close and special invite only show for Nova listeners.

November 29, 2016
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R.I.P. Australian Composer Dr Allan Zavod 1945-2016

Australian composer Dr Allan Zavod has died at the age of 71.

November 29, 2016
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New Music Preview: Who’s This ‘Cosmic Nihilistic’

Who’s This? band to watch in 2017.

November 29, 2016
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Kasey Chambers And Bernard Fanning Team For 2017 Tour

Kasey Chambers will head out on the road with Bernard Fanning in 2017.

November 29, 2016
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Princess Beatrice Slices Ed Sheeran’s Face With Sword

Ed Sheeran reportedly had his face sliced open by Princess Beatrice.

November 29, 2016
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyoncé Dominates Soul Train Awards

Beyonce took home four gongs at the 2016 Soul Train Awards.

November 29, 2016
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Drake A No-Show For Abu Dhabi Gig

Rapper Drake reportedly left fans disappointed after he didn't show up for a gig in Abu Dhabi.

November 29, 2016
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Kate Bush Is Heading For First UK No 1 In 30 Years

The dawning of Kate Bush's first Number 1 album for 30 years is on the horizon in this week’s Official Albums Chart.

November 29, 2016
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Metallica Falls Short Of UK No 1 Debut

Metallica failed to claim their fourth number 1 album in the U.K. this week as Little Mix took the top spot with Glory Days.

November 28, 2016
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Rick Astley Nominated For UK Album Of The Year

Ahead of the BBC Music Awards 2016 on Monday December 12 , Radio 2, which with 15.14m listeners is the biggest radio network in Europe (RAJARs, Q3, 2016), has today revealed the full shortlist for BBC Radio 2 Album of the Year: a new award for this year’s star-studded ceremony celebrating the best albums of the past twelve months.

November 28, 2016
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John Legend Looks To Marvin Gaye For Inspiration

Ahead of the release of his fifth studio album, 'Darkness and Light' on Friday (2nd December), John Legend has covered Jocks&Nerds in a great shoot.

November 28, 2016
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
One Electric Day Is Melbourne’s Best Run Music Festival

In the five or so years that One Electric Day has been around it has become one of Melbourne’s most treasured music events.

November 28, 2016
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Shaggy To Headline Ragamuffin 2017

One World’s reggae fest Ragamuffin will resurrect for 2017 for Sydney and Melbourne.

November 28, 2016
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Issues Replaces Of Mice And Men On A Day To Remember Tour

Atlanta band Issues has replaced Of Mice and Men who have dropped off the A Day To Remember Australian dates due to illness.

November 28, 2016
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David Essex Plays Last Show But Denies Retirement

British singer David Essex will perform his final solo tour show tonight at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England; however, it is not the end of his career.

November 28, 2016
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Tinie Tempah Is Play Australian Dates In March

Tinie Tempah is heading back to Australia for dates in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney in March.

November 28, 2016
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Phil Collins Daughter Lily Sings For New Movie

Rocker Phil Collins was left beaming with pride after his actress daughter Lily stunned him by singing in her new movie Rules Don't Apply.

November 28, 2016
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David Bowie Planned Blackstar Follow-Up

David Bowie was planning to make another album before losing his battle with cancer, according to saxophonist Donny McCaslin.

November 28, 2016
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Mel B Offers Reward After Car Burgled

British popstar Melanie Brown is offering a $5,000 (£4,000) reward to anyone who can help catch the thief who broke into her car in the early hours of Friday morning.

November 27, 2016
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Australian Charts: Metallica ‘Hardwired’ Slams With ARIA No 1 Album

The top four albums this week are all debuts, but taking out the No.1 spot with their tenth studio album is Metallica and "Hardwired... to Self Destruct", the bands sixth No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

November 27, 2016
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Australian Charts: ARIA Still Reflect James Arthur As No 1 Song

James Arthur was in the country this past week on a promotional tour, and appeared and presented at this weeks ARIA Awards, which helps keep his song "Say You Won't Let Go" at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a seventh straight week.

November 27, 2016
Rodriguez performs at the Plenary in Melbourne on Friday 25 November 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rodriguez Plays The Plenary Melbourne 25 November 2016

A Rodriguez performance is special. His original songs are thought provoking, his covers are inspiring and his message about the environment and politics is articulate.

November 27, 2016
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R.I.P. Craig Gill of Inspiral Carpets 1971-2016

Craig Gill, drummer for 90s Manchester band Inspiral Carpets, has died at the age of 44.

November 26, 2016
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Australian Charts: Metallica ‘Hardwired To Self Destruct’ Owned The Week

Metallica has easily taken away the top spot on the Australian album chart this week with possibly the highest selling debut of the year.

November 26, 2016
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Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Is No 1 Download Of The Week

The download chart was all about the new Clean Bandit song ‘Rockabye’ this week.

November 26, 2016
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Australian Charts: Rae Sremmurd ‘Black Beatles’ Was Most Shazzamed Song This Week

Mississippi hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd has fans checking out their song ‘Black Beatles’ via Shazam.

November 26, 2016
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Australian Charts: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Is Week’s Most Streamed Song

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ was the most streamed song in Australia this week.

November 26, 2016
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The Monkees Steer 50th Anniversary Tour Into Rhode Island

The Monkees, who have truly made a grand comeback in 2016 to celebrate their 50th anniversary, have really returned in style.

November 26, 2016
Gavin Rossdale, Bush: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Gavin Rossdale Calls Tom Jones An Institution

Gavin Rossdale considers Sir Tom Jones more of an institution than royal residence Buckingham Palace.

November 25, 2016