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Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Surviving Motorhead Members Are Planning A Tribute

The surviving members of Motorhead are regrouping for an upcoming tribute to late band leader Lemmy.

January 12, 2018
Bon Jovi, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bon Jovi Prepare For A Run Of 2018 Dates

The album This House is Not For Sale is, by most accounts, not a milestone in the career of Bon Jovi. The set debuted at number 1 and then took the largest drop from the top of the charts in history, all the way to 43 in its second week.

January 12, 2018
Fast Eddie Clarke
R.I.P. ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke of Motorhead 1950-2018

"Fast" Eddie Clarke, the last of the members of the classic lineup of Motorhead that included Lemmy Kilmister and Phil Taylor, has died after battling pneumonia. He was 67.

January 12, 2018
Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Was Billy Gibbons Sold A Lemon To Come To Australia?

Billy Gibbons has cancelled his disastrous Australian tour and dragged his sorry arse back to the USA but maybe this isn’t all his fault. In fact, it isn’t.

January 11, 2018
Amy Shark
SXSW Adds 14 More Australian Acts

Amy Shark, Big League, Big White, Calan Mai, Childsaint, Daggy Man, Death Bells, Divide and Dissolve, Juanita Stein, Lime Cordiale, ORB, Pretty City, Slum Sociable are the latest Australian acts added to the 2018 SXSW line-up.

January 11, 2018
The Breeders
The Breeders Reforms 80% Classic Line-up Of 25 Years Ago

Kim and Kelley Deal, Jim MacPhearson and Josephine Wiggs (but not Tanya Donnelly) have reformed The Breeders classic line-up of the early 90s.

January 11, 2018
Jen Cloher at the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards held in Melbourne at the Meat Market on Thursday 22 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
APRA Delivers Its Strongest Song of the Year Shortlist In Years

With APRA AMCOS the barometer of Australian music you can rest assured that Australian music is in fine shape, even it doesn’t make the ARIA annual Top 10.

January 11, 2018
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Here Is The New Vance Joy Song ‘We’re Going Home’

Vance Joy has released a taste of the upcoming ‘Nation of Two’ album with the video ‘We’re Going Home’.

January 11, 2018
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White Just Slipped Out Two New Songs

Jack White has dropped two new songs for his fans signalling preview of his next album ‘Boarding House Reach’.

January 11, 2018
JBLZE Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Experience
Jason Bonham’s Led Zep Australian Tour Postponed

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience Australian down hase been bumped into May.

January 11, 2018
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Opens Up About His Loss Of Hearing

It's a fact of life. The older we get, the harder it is to do the things we love. That's where Eric Clapton is, admitting to hearing loss and hands that aren't working as well as they used to.

January 11, 2018
Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin Married Longtime Partner Jwan Yosef

Ricky Martin has confirmed reports he's a married man.

January 11, 2018
Eagles 2017
Eagles Add More US Dates

Remember when Joe Walsh revealed that the Eagles would be doing 40 to 50 shows in 2018? Well, they've achieved that goal with the latest announced shows putting them at 41.

January 10, 2018
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Cancels More Shows Due To Throat Infection

Celine Dion cancelled her concert in Las Vegas on Tuesday night (January 9) as she continues to battle throat inflammation.

January 10, 2018
Billy Gibbons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Wollongong Venue Distances Itself From Billy Gibbons Australian Show Disaster

Anita’s Theatre in the Wollongong suburb of Thirroul has distanced itself from the Billy Gibbons debacle after the ZZ Top legend performed just three songs on his first night and four the second night at the venue on the weekend.

January 10, 2018
Black Eyed Peas Street Livin
Black Eyed Peas Release First New Song in Seven Years ‘Street Livin’

Black Eyed Peas are back together. ‘Street Livin’, their first song in seven years was recorded for the Marvel Comic ‘Masters of the Sun’.

January 10, 2018
Rocky Horror Show Craig McLachlan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Frank N Furter Understudy Adam Rennie Replaces Craig McLachlan In The Rocky Horror Show

Craig McLachlan’s understudy Adam Rennie will play Frank N Furter in the remaining performances of The Rocky Horror Show in Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.

January 10, 2018
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler To Launch Charity Janie’s Fund Gala

Aerosmith legend Steven Tyler will launch his charity Janie’s Fund first gala on 28 January.

January 10, 2018
Tash Sultana performs at The Age Music Victoria Awards held at 170 Russell on Wednesday 16 November 2016 during Melbourne Music Week. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tash Sultana, Alison Wonderland and Rufus Du Sol To Play Bonnaroo

Australian acts Tash Sultana, Alison Wonderland and Rufus Du Sol as well as Alex Lahey have been chosen to play at Bonnaroo 2018 in Manchester, Tennessee.

January 10, 2018
Dan Sultan at the Age Music Victoria Awards photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan And The Jezabels Line Up For St Kilda Festival

Australia’s largest free music festival, the St Kilda Festival, has scored The Jezabels and Dan Sultan for the 2018 line-up.

January 10, 2018
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Beeb Birtles Discusses Nearly Every Day of His Life At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Australian music legend Beeb Birtles tells his story at iHeartRadio Music News powered by this week.

January 10, 2018
Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Husky Release Final Single From Punchbuzz

Melbourne band Husky has revealed that ‘Walking In Your Sleep’ will be the final single from their current album ‘Punchbuzz’.

January 10, 2018
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Queen, Tina Turner, Neil Diamond To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Recording Academy will honor Queen, Emmylou Harris, Neil Diamond and Tina Turner with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

January 10, 2018
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson Cuts Show Short After Suffering Breathing Issues

Willie Nelson took the stage on Saturday night at Harrah's Resort SoCal in San Diego but only started his opening number, "Whiskey River", before calling off the show.

January 10, 2018
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
David Byrne Reunites With Eno For His First Solo Album In 14 Years

It's been fourteen years since David Byrne has released a true solo album.

January 9, 2018
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Demo Release To Mark 71st Birthday

A demo recording of David Bowie doing "Let's Dance" has been released as a celebration of what would have been his 71st birthday today (January 8).

January 9, 2018
Craig McLachlan, Rocky Horror show, Frank N furter
Craig McLachlan’s Career In Tatters Signals An Industry In Desperate Need Of Change

Sexual misconduct allegations against entertainer Craig McLachlan have signalled the urgent need for the Australian entertainment industry to clean its act up.

January 9, 2018
Chet Faker aka Nick Murphy photo by Ros O'Gorman
Check Out The New Nick Murphy Mini Film ‘Missing Link’

Nick Murphy (the artist formerly known as Chet Faker) has released a mini-film to go with his E.P. ‘Missing Link’.

January 9, 2018
Buster Stiggs
R.I.P. Buster Stiggs of Models and The Swingers 1954-2018

Buster Stiggs, the drummer for New Zealand’s The Swingers and then Australia’s Models, has lost his battle with multiple myeloma at age 63.

January 8, 2018
Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues
R.I.P. Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues 1941-2018

Ray Thomas, the singer and multi-instrumentalist for the Moody Blues, died on Thursday (January 4) after a multi-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 76.

January 8, 2018