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Nickelback perform at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 15 May 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nickelback And Michael Jackson Albums Awarded Diamond In USA

Michael Jackson 'Bad' and Nickelback 'All The Right Reasons' have been awarded the RIAA Diamond certification.

March 16, 2017
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
The Misfits Guitarist Stars In A Horror Flick

Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, the longtime guitarist for the Misfits, is taking his career in a new direction playing the part of "The Duke" in the remake of the 1973 cult horror classic Don't Look in the Basement.

March 16, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Starting Venture Capital Firm

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z is launching a new business venture to support innovative start-up companies.

March 15, 2017
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
Joni Sledge Died Of Natural Causes

Sister Sledge star Joni Sledge died of a pre-existing condition, according to law enforcement sources.

March 15, 2017
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
APRA Song of the Year Finalists Revealed

Amy Shark, Tim Minchin, Jackie Jacklin, D.D. Dumbo and Nick Cave are the five finalists for the APRA Song of the Year.

March 15, 2017
Jimi Hocking at Noise11
Jimi Hocking and Nick Charles Join Slim Jim Phantom and Bonnie Tyler For Blues On Broadbeach

The Blues On Broadbeach festival has expanded with over 35 more acts including Jimi Hocking and Nick Charles added to the line-up already featuring Bonnie Tyler and Slim Jim Phantom.

March 15, 2017
Tim Wheatley SXSW
Tim Wheatley Gathers The Eyes and Ears At SXSW

Australia’s Tim Wheatley picked up big interest at SXSW for his first showcase of the week at B.D. Riley’s on Tuesday afternoon.

March 15, 2017
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Adds Second Hobart Show After First Shows Sell In Minutes

Sir Elton John has added a second Hobart show after tickets for the Hobart, Mackay, Cairns and Wollongong sold out in eight minutes.

March 15, 2017
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Cancels All Dates For 2017

Gregg Allman's current health issues, which date back to last August when he went into the Mayo Clinic with "serious health issues", appears to continue to be a problem as he has cancelled the rest of his 2017 dates.

March 15, 2017
The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary edition
U2 Reveal Details of The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Edition

U2 had previously said that they had big plans for the 30th anniversary for The Joshua Tree which would include a tour and a new version of the album and, last Thursday, they made details known on the multi-disc set.

March 15, 2017
New Kids On The Block
New Kids On The Block Debut One More Night Video

The New Kids on the Block have released the official video for the song One More Night from their upcoming EP Thankful.

March 15, 2017
Y&T Joey Alves
R.I.P. Joey Alves of Y&T at Age 63

Joey Alves, the guitarist who played for Y&T from 1974 to 1989, died on Sunday from ulcerative colitis at the age of 63.

March 15, 2017
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Hook To Perform Joy Division and New Order Albums In Australia

Peter Hook easily makes my Top 10 bets concerts of all-time. Last time he was in Australia he played a special show on a vacant block in Melbourne’s Southbank called Testing Grounds.

March 14, 2017
Bob Evans
Bob Evans Has Six New Songs For Everyone Who Sees Show

Bob Evans, the alter-ego of Jebediah frontman Kevin Mitchell, will give a six-track EP full of brand spanking new songs to everyone who comes to one of his gigs.

March 14, 2017
Bad//Dreems
Bad//Dreems Have A Gutful Of Dates

Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems will lap Australia in June with a Gutful of dates to launch their new album.

March 14, 2017
Tom Burlinson and Melinda Schneider Young At Heart tour
Melinda Schneider and Tom Burlinson Combine the Music of Doris Day and Frank Sinatra

Country star Melinda Schneider and actor Tom Burlinson have joined together to create ‘Young At Heart’, a show featuring the music of Doris Day and Frank Sinatra.

March 14, 2017
Killing Heidi
Reformed Killing Heidi To Whip Around Australia

Killing Heidi have announced their first national tour in a decade.

March 14, 2017
The Gibb Collective
The Gibb Children Pay Tribute To The Bee Gees As The Gibb Collective

The children of Barry, Maurice, Robin and Andy Gibb have combined to tribute the music of their parents as The Gibb Collective.

March 14, 2017
Paul Young
80s Mania To Bring Wang Chung and Paul Young To Australia

Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung, Taylor Dayne and Paul Young will tour Australia in November 2017 for the national 80s Mania tour.

March 14, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Ed Sheeran ‘divide’ Will Have Record Second Week Sales

Ed Sheeran is on course for a second week at Number 1 on the Official Albums and Singles Chart as his latest album ÷ and lead single Shape Of You continues to rack up huge sales and streaming numbers.

March 14, 2017
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
Sister Sledge To Continue Following Death Of Joni Sledge

Sister Sledge has announced that they will continue to perform, with sisters Debbie and Kim, in the wake of Friday's passing of Joni Sledge.

March 14, 2017
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Adele Dedicates Song To Ill Fan

Adele dedicated a song to a fan who suffered a cardiac arrest at her Sydney show during a gig on Saturday (11Mar17).

March 14, 2017
Steely Dan - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers Join Classic East and West Festivals

Classic East and Classic West, the new bi-coastal festivals of classic rock artists, have just grown from two to six artists.

March 14, 2017
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Ray Cyrus Denies Miley and Liam Are Married

Billy Ray Cyrus has dismissed rumours his daughter Miley Cyrus has married Liam Hemsworth - speculation he started when he posted a picture of the singer in a white dress on his social media.

March 14, 2017
The Beatles
1958 Beatles Footage Surfaces

Paul McCartney's brother has confirmed an unearthed police recruitment video from 1958 could feature the first footage of the Beatles.

March 14, 2017
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge 1957-2017

Joni Sledge, one of four sisters who made up Sister Sledge, has died at the age of 60. She was found unresponsive at her home. No cause of death has been announced.

March 13, 2017
Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.
Inaugural A Weekend In The Gardens Draws 12000 To Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s newest music event A Weekend In The Gardens attracted 12,000 music fans to Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens on the weekend with an all-Australian line-up.

March 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
97,000 Ed Sheeran Fans Can’t Be Wrong

Ed Sheeran’s third album ‘divide’ has just delivered an incredible first-week sales figure in Australia. 97,014 copies were sold in the first week.

March 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Debuts At No 1

Ed Sheeran's third album "÷ (Divide)" debuts at No.1 this week, becoming also his third No.1 album in Australia, and his second to debut at the top of the Australian Albums Chart, plus the set sold enough in its first week to debut as 2x▲Platinum in sales.

March 12, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Has Top Two Songs On ARIA Singles

On Friday the 3rd of March Ed Sheeran released his third album "÷ (Divide)", which this week sees all sixteen tracks from the album enter the chart and land within the Top 40, but the lead singles from the album still occupying the top two spots on the ARIA Singles Chart again this week, with "Shape of You" now having stayed atop the chart for nine straight weeks now.

March 12, 2017