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Ian Cognito
Comedian Ian Cognito drops dead on stage after making dropping dead on stage joke

British comedian Ian Cognito (Paul Barbieri) literally became his own punch line after he dropped dead on stage in Bicester, UK minutes after joking about dying on stage.

April 13, 2019
NeilYoung at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Reunite for first album since 2012

Neil Young & Crazy Horse have reunited in the studio to create their first album since 2012’s Psychedelic Pill.

April 12, 2019
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The A Day On The Green Scorecard: Red Hot Chili Peppers Officially Fastest Selling Show

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ A Day On The Green show at Mt Dundeed near Geelong has gone on record as the fastest selling A Day On The Green show ever.

April 12, 2019
Alex Smith The Thread
New Music Releases 12 April 2019

Major new titles coming this week from: BTS, Iced Earth, Bruce Hornsby, LSD, Emma Bunton, Glen Hansard, Anderson .Paak, Sara Storer, Dan Sultan, The Aints!, John Schumann, The Chemical Brothers, Norah Jones, Band of Skulls, Melissa Etheridge, The Seekers, Glenn Cardier, Alex Smith, Andy Bell, Pet Shop Boys (live) and the Eurovision 2019 album.

April 12, 2019
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Hook to Orchestrate Joy Division In Australia

Former Joy Division/New Order founder Peter Hook will tour Australia with the Metropolitan Orchestra in August.

April 12, 2019
2017 Record Store Day Ambassador Anthony Albanese (aka Albo) at Red Eye Records handing over the Ambassadorship to the current ambassadors. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Record Store Ambassador 2017 Anthony Albanese MP spreads the word for 2019

Saturday 13 April 2019 is Record Store Day and while Federal MP Anthony Albanese is campaigning for the good of the nation, he is also campaigning for another successful Record Store Day.

April 12, 2019
Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition
2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition extends closing date to 2 May

The 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition has been extended until 5pm on 2 May 2019.

April 12, 2019
Singer Adam Lambert performs in Queen and Adam Lambert at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen add an extra Melbourne date

Queen + Adam Lambert will play a second Melbourne show at AAMI Park giving fans an extra 30,500 seats to fight over.

April 12, 2019
President Obama
President Barack Obama Honors Nipsy Hussle with memorial letter

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has honoured Nipsey Hussle in a letter read out at the slain rapper's Los Angeles memorial.

April 12, 2019
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Splendour In The Grass sideshows announced

The Splendour in the Grass sideshows have been announced.

April 12, 2019
Stormzy
Stormzy cancels Austria show over security concerns

Rapper Stormzy has pulled out of a festival gig in Austria after a member of his management team was roughed up by event security officials.

April 12, 2019
Avicii photo by Sean Eriksson
Avicii ‘SOS’ with Aloe Blacc released

A new song by Avicii featuring singer Aloe Blacc has been released almost a year after the DJ's death.

April 12, 2019
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele made a date to watch Beyonce Netflix Special

Soul star Adele has made a date with her friend to tune into Beyonce's highly-anticipated Coachella concert film on Netflix after freaking out at the news.

April 12, 2019
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Honors Nipsy Hussle at Memorial in LA

JAY-Z paid a touching tribute to Nipsey Hussle in the slain rapper's Order of Service, handed out at his marathon Celebration of Life event in Los Angeles on Thursday.

April 12, 2019
John Farnham, photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham and Dragon form bookends at Red Hot Summer with a common song

Dragon is opening season 3 of Red Hot Summer, John Farnham is closing. Together they have a song in common … Age of Reason.

April 11, 2019
A Tribute to Eric Clapton
Celebrate Eric Clapton’s 74th Birthday at Memo Music Hall This Weekend

Eric Clapton fans can join in for a 74th birthday celebration at Memo Music Hall in St Kilda this Saturday.

April 11, 2019
Michael Gudinski and Jay Marciano
Frontier Touring and AEG Presents join forces in Australia and New Zealand

American touring juggernaut AEG Presents has signed a joint venture with Australia’s largest independent touring company Frontier Touring to bring come of the biggest names in the world down under.

April 11, 2019
Amyl & The Sniffers
SXSW highlight Amyl & The Sniffers Debut Album is coming in May

Melbourne band Amyl & The Sniffers were the buzz band of SXSW 2019. In May they will release their debut album.

April 11, 2019
Kasey Chambers The Captain
Kasey Chambers to release 20th Anniversary Edition of The Captain

Kasey Chambers will release an expanded edition of her breakthrough debut ‘The Captain’ on 17 May, 2019, exactly 20 years to the day the original album was released.

April 11, 2019
ARIA Charts
ARIA to launch Vinyl Albums Chart on Record Store Day

ARIA will publish its first Vinyls Albums Chart this Saturday, April 13, coinciding with Record Store Day.

April 11, 2019
Mark Vincent and Tommy Fleming
Tommy Fleming to join Mark Vincent on tour in Australia

Irish folk singer will tour Australia with Mark Vincent in November.

April 11, 2019
John Farnham returns for Red Hot Summer 2019 photo Regional Touring
John Farnham has Three More Red Hot Summer Shows for Queensland

John Farnham has been playing sold-out Red Hot Summer shows across New South Wales and South Australia and will complete the tour with three more Queensland shows this month.

April 10, 2019
Stephen Cummings with The Sports at the Memo Music Hall in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stephen Cummings to Launch Prisoner of Love and Anthology at Memo Music Hall Friday

Australian rock legend Stephen Cummings will be performing songs from 20th solo album ‘Prisoner of Love’ and selections from his 4-disc career spanning Anthology at Memo Music Hall St Kilda on Friday.

April 10, 2019
The Seekers, Noise11, Press Conference, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Seekers Australian Story Sends Albums Back Into The Charts

The Seekers are Pop Stars again this week with five albums gracing the iTunes chart.

April 10, 2019
Harts, 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harts Graduates To Melbourne Recital Centre for his Harts Plays Hendrix Show

Melbourne guitarist Harts will perform the music of Jimi Hendrix at the Melbourne Recital Centre in May.

April 10, 2019
Rick Price
Rick Price to Play his (not so) Rarities Live

Rick Price will present his Rarities tour in May but never fear, those rarities aren’t that rare.

April 10, 2019
Donald Fagen and Steely Dan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan to Perform Five Shows featuring a Complete Different Album Each Night

Donald Fagen as the sole remaining member of Steely Dan will perform five Steely Dan / solo albums over five nights in Boston in October.

April 10, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ozzy Osbourne cancels all 2019 dates

Sharon Osbourne fought back tears as she opened up about the accident that forced her husband Ozzy to cancel his 2019 No More Tours II trek last week.

April 10, 2019
Garland Jeffreys and Bruce Springsteen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Garland Jeffreys To Retire From Touring

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys has announced he will be ceasing to tour after his next set of dates but that doesn’t mean he will stop writing and recording.

April 10, 2019
Punch Brothers image
The Punch Brothers Reveal 2019 Australian Dates

The Punch Brothers, mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny, and violinist Gabe Witcher, will tour Australia in July.

April 10, 2019