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Ed Sheeran Divide
Catalogue Now Outsells New Music Sales For First Half Of 2017

The sales and listening of recorded albums continues to drop according to Buzz Angle Music but, of the LPs that have been purchased or streamed, almost two-thirds were catalogue product.

July 6, 2017
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton To Hit The Road Again In September

Australian rock legend Richard Clapton will head out of another national tour in September, celebrating over 40 years on the road.

July 6, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z’s 4:44 Declared Platinum After 5 Days On Streaming Data

Jay-Z's new album 4:44 has officially been declared a hit after going platinum in five days.

July 6, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey’s Mother Denounces England Is Mine Biopic

In 1970’s Manchester, Steven Morrissey (Jack Lowden – Dunkirk, A United Kingdom, ’71), an introverted, uncompromising teenager, finds himself frustrated with his working-class existence.

July 6, 2017
John Blackwell and Prince
R.I.P. John Blackwell of New Power Generation 1973-2017

John Blackwell, Jr., the drummer for Prince's New Power Generation, D'Angelo and others, died on Tuesday, July 4 after suffering from cancer. He was 43.

July 6, 2017
My Friend The Chocolate Cake perform at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on 16 June 2017. Photo by Ros OGorman
My Friend The Chocolate Cake Debut Jeffrey Smart Video With Jeffrey Smart Artwork

My Friend The Chocolate Cake’s latest video is a homage to Australian artist Jeffrey Smart and features the artworks of Jeffery Smart with thanks to Stephen Rogers, archivist for the Jeffrey Smart estate.

July 5, 2017
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Debuts ‘Children of Destiny’ Video

Neil Young has made a video for ‘Children of Destiny’, his new song with Promise of the Real.

July 5, 2017
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Returns To Active Duty For 2017

Pink has returned to the stage with her first appearance for 2017 and first US appearance in three years at Summerfest in Milwaukee.

July 5, 2017
Elvis Costello, ADOTG, Photo By Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo
Elvis Costello Covers Paul Simon As The Imposter

Elvis Costello has released a stunning cover of Paul Simon’s ‘American Tune’ as The Imposter for the July 4 celebrations.

July 5, 2017
Wild Honey
The Preatures Guitarist Jack Moffitt Has Produced Song For Wild Honey

Jack Moffitt, the guitarist for The Preatures, has been working on a new album for Sydney band Wild Honey.

July 5, 2017
Mike Dirnt, Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Forced To Cancel Scottish Show

Green Day's Tuesday (July 4) show at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland has been cancelled after the promoters deemed impending weather too dangerous.

July 5, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Weighs In On Ed Sheeran Backlash

Lady Gaga has declared her love for fellow pop star Ed Sheeran after he was scared off Twitter following a barrage of nasty insults from her fans.

July 5, 2017
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Attempts To Silence His Haters

Ed Sheeran is determined to silence his cruel critics by continuing to build on his hugely successful career.

July 5, 2017
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Natalie Maines Files For Divorce From Adrain Pasdar

TMZ is reporting that Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines has filed for divorce from her husband of seventeen years, actor Adrian Pasdar. She has cited irreconcilable differences.

July 5, 2017
Michael Jackson Thriller vinyl
Sony To Return To Vinyl Production After Closing Plant In 1989

Sony Music hasn't pressed a vinyl LP since 1989 but they are getting back into the business.

July 4, 2017
Peter Andre
Blondie and Nile Rodgers Wins A Silver Clef Award

A host of stars came together Friday (June 30) to celebrate some of the biggest artists in music at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards, in support of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

July 4, 2017
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates and Tears For Fears Reviewed

I have to say that it was a stroke of genius by whoever had the idea to team up two of the best duos of all time, Daryl Hall and John Oates and Tears For Fears, and get them out on the road on a joint tour this summer, which performed June 24, 2017 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.

July 4, 2017
Mel B
Mel B Accused Of Blowing Fortune In Divorce Case

Mel B was accused of squandering her Spice Girls fortune during a hearing held as part of her divorce case on Friday (30Jun17).

July 4, 2017
Depeche Mode, Noise11, Photo
Depeche Mode Play Italy REVIEW

Depeche Mode playing the San Siro stadium in Milano in the year 2017 is nothing short of a miracle in itself, considering the trials and tribulations of the band and especially Dave Gahan, but it’s fairly safe to say there is NO other band that hails from 1980 to evolve as much as DM have.

July 4, 2017
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes To Perform Working Class Boy Shows In Scotland And Band Shows For UK

Jimmy Barnes is heading back to his birthplace Scotland to perform the Working Class Boy show, the show about his heritage.

July 4, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Manager Defends Jay-Z Anti-Semitism Allegations

Madonna's manager, Israeli-born Guy Oseary, has defended JAY-Z from accusations his lyrics are anti-Semitic.

July 4, 2017
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End To Play For The Animals In Melbourne

The Living End will perform a benefit show for the Animal Rescue and Sanctuary Centre in October.

July 4, 2017
Glenn Hughes, Kings Of Chaos, Noise11, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Glenn Hughes To Perform Classic Deep Purple Live In Australia

Glenn Hughes will return to Australia to play 'Classic Deep Purple Live' in September.

July 4, 2017
Paul McCartney Japan 2017 photo by Karen Freedman
Paul McCartney Adds Second and Final Sydney and Melbourne Shows

Paul McCartney has added new dates for Sydney and Melbourne for the One On One tour.

July 4, 2017
Phil Collins
Phil Collins Tired Of Retirement

Phil Collins returned to performing live as he missed his fans too much.

July 4, 2017
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Concert Cancellation Halts Live DVD Plans

Adele's decision to cancel her concerts at London's Wembley Stadium (01-02Jul17) has reportedly wrecked plans for a live DVD.

July 4, 2017
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tony Hadley Leaves Spandau Ballet

Tony Hadley has announced that he is no longer a member of Spandau Ballet.

July 4, 2017
Ja Rule photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fyre Festival Founder Arrested

Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland has been arrested and released on bail.

July 4, 2017
Jeff Lynne
Electric Light Orchestra Play London REVIEW

Jeff Lynne wasn’t really planning to tour the Electric Light Orchestra again until Chris Evans persuaded and badgered him into headlining the Radio 2 Hyde Park gig in 2014 almost 30 years after they had last toured. I’m sure he can afford to buy his own, but a lot of people owe Evans a pint for that (but maybe not after they’ve shelled out £5.50 each for one here!, come on Wembley, be fair!!).

July 4, 2017
Mary J Blige plays Hamer Hall on Wednesday 12 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mary J Blige Complains About Spousal Support Payment At Show

Mary J. Blige publicly protested her estranged husband's spousal support request during her headlining set at the 2017 Essence Fest, questioning why she should have to pay for his alleged infidelities.

July 4, 2017