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David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Bowie ‘I Can’t Give Everything Away’ Video Released

An animated visual interpretation of I Can’t Give Everything Away from David Bowie’s ★ created by the album's designer Jonathan Barnbrook has been unveiled.

April 7, 2016
Merle Haggard
A Look Back At The Life Of Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard, one of country music's greatest and most honoured artists, died on Wednesday, his 79th birthday.

April 7, 2016
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Cancels Tour “To Start A Family”?

Janet Jackson has, once again, postponed her Unbreakable world tour but, unlike in the past, it isn't about illness. This time she says she is planning her family.

April 7, 2016
Merle Haggard
Stars React To The Passing Of Merle Haggard

Dolly Parton, Kiefer Sutherland, Tanya Tucker and the Oak Ridge Boys have joined in paying tribute to country superstar Merle Haggard.

April 7, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Aerosmith Plan Farewell Tour

Steven Tyler has fuelled speculation Aerosmith's next tour will be their last.

April 7, 2016
Merle Haggard
R.I.P. Merle Haggard 1937-2016

Merle Haggard, one of country music's greatest and most honoured artists, died on Wednesday, his 79th birthday.

April 7, 2016
Walter Trout Alive in Amsterdam
Walter Trout Live Album To Be Released

Two years ago, it was unknown whether Walter Trout would be alive to record any more music much less tour.

April 7, 2016
Ke$ha, Kesha
Kesha’s Case Against Dr Luke Thrown Out Of Court Again

Pop star Kesha has never been a "Sony slave", according to a judge.

April 7, 2016
Tinashe Cancels Australian Tour

American singer, songwriter and actor Tinashe has cancelled her Australian tour citing “recording commitments” as her reason for no longer coming down under.

April 6, 2016
Bullet For My Valentine
Bullet For My Valentine Move To Caroline

Bullet For My Valentine will release their next album via Universal’s Caroline imprint, ending a decade long association with Sony’s RCA/Jive labels.

April 6, 2016
The Hiding
The Hiding Video ‘Karma My Life’ Features The Work Of Fatmir Mura

Melbourne band The Hiding have debuted the video for their new song ‘Karma My Life’ and it features hand-crafted sand images by sand artist Fatmir Mura.

April 6, 2016
Everlast Orders Trump To Stop Using House Of Pain Song

House of Pain rapper Everlast has ordered Donald Trump to stop using the band's hit Jump Around at his rallies.

April 6, 2016
Big Star All-Star Tribute To Be Filmed For DVD

An all-star tribute concert to Big Star will be filmed and released on DVD and CD for 2017.

April 6, 2016
Record Store Day
Record Store Day To Be Celebrated By Music Stores Across Australia

Music stores right across Australia are preparing celebrations and event for Record Store Day 2016.

April 6, 2016
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett Wins APRA Songwriter of the Year

Melbourne’s Courtney Barnett has been honoured with the coveted Songwriter of the Year award at the 2016 APRA Music Awards.

April 6, 2016
Goo Goo Dolls
Goo Goo Dolls To Release New Album ‘Boxes’

Following their announcement of an extensive North American tour for 2016, the multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls have unveiled details of their upcoming new album Boxes, via Warner Bros. Records.

April 5, 2016
The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
iHeartRadio, Juno and ACM All Announce Award Winners

Could it be that we have just too many awards shows when three different ones are held on the same night?

April 5, 2016
Radio Birdman
Radio Birdman To Tour Europe

Radio Birdman will return to Europe for shows from June, following up their 2015 dates.

April 5, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Plays First Show On 2016 In Japan

Bob Dylan played his first live show of 2016 with two tracks from his upcoming album ‘Fallen Angels’.

April 5, 2016
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Dolly Parton And Katy Perry Perform Together At The ACM Awards

The ACM Awards, which were held last night, included 23 performances from mostly modern artists although Tim McGraw was on-hand to sing Humble and Kind, Keith Urban gave us Wasted Time and Kenny Chesney did Noise but one of the highlights of the night came from a duo by a country icon and one of modern day's biggest singers.

April 5, 2016
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa Is Returning To Australia

Joe Bonamassa will return to Australia later this year for his first shows since his joint album with Mahalia Barnes.

April 5, 2016
Nick Carter
Nick Carter Says Bar Brawl Arrest Was A Wake-Up Call

Pop star Nick Carter bar brawl arrest in January (16) served as a "wake-up call" for the Backstreet Boys singer to make better life decisions.

April 5, 2016
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jeff Beck To Release First Album Since 2010

Jeff Beck has announced that he will release a new studio album on July 15, 2016.

April 5, 2016
Record Store Day
Rockaway Records Brisbane Stocks Up For Record Store Day Australia

Rockaway Records in Australia will have a classic vinyl from Down, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, David Bowie. Motorhead, Easybeats and Augie March available for Record Store Day 2016.

April 5, 2016
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Records Theme For Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass

Pink has written a new song for the upcoming Disney movie ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’.

April 5, 2016
Cookin On 3 Burners
Melbourne’s Cookin’ On 3 Burners Have The No 1 Song In France

Melbourne soul trio Cookin’ On 3 Burners has the number one song in France today with ‘This Girl’.

April 5, 2016
James Morrison, Noise11, Photo
James Morrison To Perform For President Obama At The White House

Australian jazz great James Morrison will perform for President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House later this month.

April 5, 2016
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
The Rolling Stones Have 11 Songs Recorded For 2016 Album

Ron Wood has said that The Rolling Stones have already recorded eleven new songs for a new album.

April 5, 2016
Christian and Sean Combs
Puff Daddy Signs His Son Christian Combs To Bad Boy

Puff Daddy’s latest signing to Bad Boy is his youngest song Christian Combs.

April 5, 2016
The Monkees
Monkees Backing Band Member Sues Band

Aviva Maloney, a member of the Monkees' backup band for over twenty years, has sued Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Warner Music and others for being wrongly fired.

April 4, 2016