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Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Wants You To Know He Doesn’t Like The Strokes

It seems that Ryan Adams might be having a bit of a hissy fit towards the Strokes.

August 1, 2017
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn To Stream From His Studio All August

Neil Finn will be switching on the camera to allow fans to watch live performances from his Auckland studio all through August in a lead-up to his new album ‘Out of Silence’.

August 1, 2017
Rolling Stones Their Satanic Majestys Request
The Rolling Stones Their Satanic Majesties Request Given 50th Anniversary Make-Over

On December 8, 1967, the Rolling Stones released their sixth album (eighth in the U.S.), His Satanic Majesty's Request. To celebrate the album's 50th anniversary, ABKCO is releasing both a double vinyl LP and a double SACD (Super Audio CD). The new editions will be out September 22.

August 1, 2017
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour in Melbourne at Hamer Hall on Friday 26 May 2017 with Deborah Conway, Colin Hay, Mental As Anything, Black Sorrows.
Colin Hay Has A Video For ‘A Thousand Million Reasons’

We're all used to hearing Colin Hay on such uptempo gems as Who Can It Be Now? and Down Under but, there is a soft side to the singer, too.

August 1, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park at Rod Laver Arena 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Linkin Park Dominates Australian Chart Following Death of Chester Bennington

Linkin Park have four albums in the Australian Top 10 following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington.

July 31, 2017
AJ Croce
A.J. Croce Records Unknown Song By His Father Jim Croce

A.J. Croce has covered his late father Jim Croce for his new album on a song that Jim never released.

July 31, 2017
Nocturnal Tapes
Nocturnal Tapes Debut ‘Is It Too Late’

Yamba duo Nocturnal Tapes have previewed their upcoming ‘Visions IV’ EP with ‘Is It Too Late’.

July 31, 2017
Nick Barker, Bon Scott, AC/DC
Nick Barker’s The Heartache State Preps Last Of The Buffalo Album

Nick Barker’s band The Heartache State will release their second album ‘Last of the Buffalo’ in September.

July 31, 2017
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Set 2018 Australian Dates

Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club will return to Australia after five years to tour in March 2018.

July 31, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Blasts Dr Luke For “Manipulating The Truth”

Lady Gaga has accused Dr. Luke of trying to "manipulate the truth" after he subpoenaed the singer to testify in his ongoing legal battle with Kesha.

July 31, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park at Rod Laver Arena 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chester Bennington Funeral Service Conducted In California

Chester Bennington was laid to rest in a private funeral in California on Saturday.

July 31, 2017
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin To Be Given An Orchestrated Make-Over

First, it was two albums by Elvis Presley. Then, the family of Roy Orbison took a turn. Now, Aretha Franklin is following suit with new reimaginings of her Atlantic recordings with new arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

July 31, 2017
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Wants To Sing At A Boxing Match

Sinead O'Connor has offered to perform Conor McGregor's walk-on song as he prepares to fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr. next month.

July 31, 2017
Haim, Photo By Serena Ho
Haim Dared To Be Different For New Album

Haim felt excited by the range of "different vibes" they tried out in their latest music.

July 31, 2017
Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Malmsteen Fires Back At Criticism

An article recently published on Yngwie Malmsteen has caused a flurry of criticism.

July 31, 2017
David Nelson of New Riders of the Purple Sage
New Riders Of The Purple Sage Cancel Tour As David Nelson Fights Cancer

On Thursday (July 27) afternoon, the New Riders of the Purple Sage announced that they would be cancelling the rest of their shows for 2017 as founding member David Nelson fights cancer.

July 31, 2017
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Australian Charts: Lana Del Rey Puts Lust For Life At No 1

The fifth studio album for US chanteuse Lana Del Rey becomes her fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia, as "Lust for Life" enters the ARIA Albums Chart in the top position this week.

July 31, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Maintains Pole Position On ARIA Chart

The longest running foreign language No.1 song in Australian chart history maintains its pole position this week, as "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee with Justin Bieber hangs onto the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for an eleventh straight week and is now 4x▲Platinum in sales.

July 31, 2017
Michael Johnson
R.I.P. Michael Johnson 1944-2017

Michael Johnson, the singer-songwriter who had hits with Bluer Than Blue and This Night Won't Last Forever before crossing to the country charts, died on Tuesday (June 25) in Minneapolis after a long illness. He was 72.

July 30, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Chester Bennington Speaks

Chester Bennington's widow has poured her heart out to the late rocker in an emotional statement a week after he committed suicide.

July 29, 2017
Chris Lilley as S Mouse
Chris Lilley Slammed For Racist Video After Death of Aboriginal Boy

Comedian Chris Lilley is being slammed on social media after posted a video labelled ‘Squashed N**ga’, featuring him in blackface following the death of a 14 year old Aboriginal boy run over by a man who was then acquitted of manslaughter.

July 29, 2017
Shannon Noll, Red Hot Summer. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Moron Throws Lit Firecracker On Stage At Shannon Noll Gig

Shannon Noll has described the fool who threw a lit firecracker on stage at South West Rocks as a “fucking moron”.

July 29, 2017
Joe Camilleri Sax
Joe Camilleri’s Rare Sax and Guitar Stolen In Melbourne

Black Sorrows legend Joe Camilleri has been the victim of theft after a scum sucker broke into his car in Parkville on Saturday morning, stealing some of his most treasured instruments.

July 29, 2017
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Marcus Mumford To Hold Soccer Benefit For Grenfell Tower Victims

British folk rocker Marcus Mumford is to host a celebrity soccer match raising funds to help survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

July 29, 2017
Alan Parsons Project Eye in the Sky
Alan Parsons Project To Release Expanded Eye In The Sky

Legacy Recordings is expanding the Alan Parsons Project's 1982 album Eye in the Sky in celebration of its 35th anniversary of release. The new edition will be out on November 17.

July 29, 2017
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Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million From Jackson Estate For Unpaid Royalties

Quincy Jones has won his lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music over the cash haul of money they have received since Jackson's death.

July 29, 2017
Brandy, Noise11, Photo
Brandy To Return As Roxie Hart In Chicago

Brandy is about to return to Broadway in the role of Chicago's Roxie Hart.

July 29, 2017
The Lemon Twigs photo by Karen Freedman
The Lemon Twigs In Melbourne 25 July 2017 REVIEW

The Lemon Twigs is quite literally the first modern music act I’ve bothered to become excited about within the last almost 15 years.

July 28, 2017
Jesus Christ Superstar opens in The State Theatre Melbourne on Saturday 29 July 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company Creates A Thoroughly Modern Jesus Christ Superstar

For the 2017 version of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ The Production Company have excelled to create a totally modern version of the classic rock opera that is worthy of touring if they so desired.

July 28, 2017
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Has Just Released Two New Songs And He Is Getting Political

Mick Jagger has released two new songs and gets political with ‘Gotta Get A Grip’ and ‘England Lost’.

July 28, 2017