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Magic Dirt Will Reform For Hotter Than Hell

Geelong’s magic Dirt will reform for the 2019 Hotter Than Hell festival around Australia.

June 26, 2018
Sheryl Crow at Margaret Court Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sheryl Crow Is Playing Around With New Digital Streaming Service

Sheryl Crow has turned her back on the major labels and will be releasing her new single via digital distribution service Stem.

June 26, 2018
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Kanye West Attempts To Clarify Idiotic Slavery Comment

Kanye West has defended his "slavery was a choice" comment, saying his sentiment was misunderstood.

June 26, 2018
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The The To Perform For Melbourne International Arts Festival

The The will head to Melbourne for the International Arts Festival in October, as well as two shows in Sydney.

June 26, 2018
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David Bowie Welcome To The Blackout Given General Release

David Bowie’s 1978 live album ‘Welcome To The Blackout’ will be granted a general release on 29 June 2018.

June 25, 2018
Skyhooks with Ross Wilson performed at the Rockwiz Live show at the Palais in Melbourne on Thursday 8 October 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Want To Be A RocKwiz Contestant? Brian Nankervis Wants YOU

RocKwiz adjudicator Brian Nankervis will host a night in Melbourne to find four rock trivia geniuses to be part of the next RocKwiz Salutes New York show being filmed in July.

June 25, 2018
Florence And The Machine perform at The Palais Theatre. Photo Zo Damage.
Florence + The Machine Named First Act For Next A Day On The Green Season

A Day On The Green have kicked off their first 2018/2019 season announcement with Florence + The Machine.

June 25, 2018
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Aimee Mann, Taylor Swift & Nick Cave Among Winners at A2IM 2018 Libera Awards

It was all about the Indies on Thursday, June 21st at the 2018 A2IM Libera Awards, presented by SoundExchange with a special celebration of Merlin’s 10 Year Anniversary, held at The PlayStation Theater in NYC.

June 25, 2018
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes To Headline Red Hot Summer 2019 With Joan Jett Also On The Show

Jimmy Barnes will headline the first series of Red Hot Summer 2019 with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts making their Australian return for the first time since 2011.

June 25, 2018
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The Beatles Let It Be Returns To iTunes Chart After Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke

Paul McCartney’s Beatles classic ‘Let It Be’ is sitting at no 30 today on the Australian iTunes chart following Sir Paul’s appearance on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke segment last week.

June 25, 2018
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Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite Add Intimate Brisbane Show

Brisbane Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite fans will have the chance to get up close and personal with a new show added at the Tivoli.

June 25, 2018
Robbie Williams Heavy Entertainment Tour at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 24 February 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Joins Taylor Swift In London

British pop star Robbie Williams has developed a "proper crush" on Taylor Swift after surprising fans by joining Taylor Swift onstage in London.

June 25, 2018
Imagine Dragons, Palace Theatre, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dan Reynolds Of Imagine Dragons Proud To Be A Mormon

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds finally feels comfortable speaking publicly about Mormonism after years of shame.

June 25, 2018
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Niall Horan Joins Taylor Swift For Duet

Taylor Swift shocked fans at London's Wembley Stadium on Friday night by bringing out Niall Horan for a surprise duet.

June 24, 2018
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer Have A No 1 Album

The third studio album for local rock-pop act 5 Seconds of Summer and "Youngblood" becomes their third successive No.1 studio album to debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 23, 2018
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Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer ‘Youngblood’ Spends 5th Week at No 1

5 Seconds of Summer log a fifth straight week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with "Youngblood", while the song holds for a third week in New Zealand and their same-titled album debuts at the top of the LP charts too.

June 23, 2018
Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead At 54

Tributes from rockers such as Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons (KISS), Duff McKagan (Guns'n'Roses), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath) and Dave Mustaine (Megadeth/Metallica) have been posted on Twitter after news broke that co-founder of thrash metal band Pantera, Vinnie Paul, has died.

June 23, 2018
James Corden and Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney and James Corden Deliver The Most Amazing Piece of TV You Will Ever See

Paul McCartney’s appearance for James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke segment was simply the best piece of television ever made.

June 23, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases 22 June 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Panic! at the Disco, Bebe Rexha, Street Dogs, The Sea Within, Dan + Shay, Marshmello, Nine Inch Nails, Ne-Yo, Indigo Girls (live) and Soulwax.

June 23, 2018
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Bruce Springsteen Slams Trump’s “Inhumane” Immigration Policy

Bruce Springsteen broke away from the script of his Broadway show on Tuesday night (19Jun18) to denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's "inhumane" illegal immigration policy.

June 21, 2018
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Bigsound Reveals First Artist Line-up for 2018

The Bigsound music conference and festival has announced the first 75 acts to play the the event for 2018.

June 21, 2018
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Amy Shark Shares New Song Psycho With Mark Hoppus of Blink-182

Amy Shark has shared her song ‘Psycho’, recorded in Los Angeles with Mark Hoppus of Blink-182.

June 21, 2018
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Darren Middleton To Release Third Solo Album ‘Tides’

Former Powderfinger guitarist Darren Middleton will release his third solo album ‘Tides’ in September.

June 21, 2018
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Suzanne Vega Speaks Paul McCartney Has Two New Songs Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist 21 June 2018

This week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com Suzanne Vega recalls stories of her Solitude Standing and 99.9 Degrees Fahrenheit albums ahead of her Australian tour in July and August for Lennard Promotions.

June 21, 2018
Mary J Blige plays Hamer Hall on Wednesday 12 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mary J. Blige Finalises Her Divorce

Singer Mary J. Blige is a single woman again after a judge signed off on her divorce from Kendu Issacs.

June 21, 2018
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Is Performing Midnight Oil’s Beds Are Burning On Her Current Tour

Patti Smith has added the Midnight Oil classic ‘Beds Are Burning’ to her current European tour.

June 20, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Releases Two New Songs

Paul McCartney has previewed his upcoming album 'Egypt Station' with two new songs ‘I Don’t Know’ and ‘Come On To Me’.

June 20, 2018
Harts, 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harts Follows Mentor Prince With Two Albums On The Way

Harts will release two albums this year, a reminder of how prolific his mentor Prince also was.

June 20, 2018
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Digital Distribution Service GYROstream Launches In Australia

New music distribution service GYROstream has launched in Australia.

June 20, 2018
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PiL The Doco Is Coming

In celebration of Public Image Ltd.’s (PiL) 40th Anniversary, Abramorama and Verisimilitude have released the first official trailer and poster of the new music documentary The Public Image Is Rotten. 

June 20, 2018