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Guns N Roses Play Brisbane

Guns N Roses played their first show in Australia last night in Brisbane with a few modifications to the New Zealand shows.

February 8, 2017
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar, Krist Novoselic To Speak At SXSW 2017

SXSW has announced a new round of speakers with Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar and Krist Novoselic added for next month’s conference.

February 8, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Is A Celebrity Apprentice Finalist

Boy George has made the finals of The Celebrity Apprentice.

February 8, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna To Adopt Twin Girls

Madonna has won permission from court officials in Malawi to adopt twin girls, Esther and Stella.

February 8, 2017
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Pay Tribute To George Michael On His Radio Show

Elton John will use his online radio show to pay tribute to his "great friend" George Michael.

February 8, 2017
Ke$ha, Kesha
Dr Luke Claims Kesha Owes Him $1.3m

Music producer Dr Luke has launched a counterclaim against Kesha over unpaid royalties.

February 8, 2017
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Kicks Off His 57th and 9th Tour In Vancouver

Last week, Sting opened his 57th & 9th Tour at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC with a 22 song set that had a large helping of tracks from the new album along with some of a primer on the Police and the rest of his solo career.

February 8, 2017
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The Cranberries To Tour With String Quartet

The Cranberries will tour with a whole new format. They are taking a string quartet on tour.

February 8, 2017
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Diana Krall Announces New Album And Tour

Diana Krall has announced a brand new album and supporting tour for 2017.

February 8, 2017
April Wine with Steve Lang
R.I.P. Steve Lang of April Wine 1949-2017

April Wine bass player Steve Lang has died in Canada at the age of 67.

February 7, 2017
Folk Uke To Play Australian Dates With Dog Trumpet

Folk Uke, the duo featuring Willie Nelson’s daughter Amy and Arlo Guthrie’s daughter Cathy, will return to Australia in March for dates with Dog Trumpet, the band featuring Reg and Pete, the sons of Mr and Mrs O’Doherty.

February 7, 2017
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Is Allowed To Keep Her Name

Kylie Minogue has reportedly won a legal battle with Kylie Jenner over the trademarking of their shared first name.

February 7, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Boyfriend Cleared Of Singers Death

George Michael's on-off lover Fadi Fawaz has been cleared by police of any involvement in the singer's death.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Birds of Tokyo Set Harlequins Tour Regional Dates

Birds of Tokyo will hit the road again soon to take the Harlequins album live to regional areas.

February 7, 2017
Nikki Nicholls
Nikki Nicholls To Perform The Songs Of Carole King In Melbourne

Former Farnham backing singer Nikki Nicholls will honour Carole King with her ‘The Songs and Stories of Carole King’ show for one night only in March.

February 7, 2017
The Darkness: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Darkness To Play Shows In Australia April May

The Darkness will return to Australia in April for national headline dates.

February 7, 2017
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Withdraws All Support For The Demagogue

Kanye West had a complete change of heart about America’s demagogue, deleting all of his tweets pertaining to the fake President.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Sunshine Coast Squeezes Out Another Big Pineapple Music Festival

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast will welcome back the Big Pineapple Music Festival in May with Birds of Tokyo, Peking Duk and The Veronicas in the bill.

February 7, 2017
Al Stewart
Al Stewart To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From BBC

Singer-songwriter Al Stewart has been chosen to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at April's BBC 2 Folk Awards.

February 7, 2017
The Game
The Game Reaches Plea Deal In Assault Trial

Rapper The Game has avoided jail time in his assault case after reaching a plea deal.

February 7, 2017
Blink 182
Blink-182 Set US Spring Dates

Blink-182 are on the road again this spring, this time playing a series of dates in the U.S. south and mid-west.

February 7, 2017
Gloria Estefan
Miami Sound Machine Classic Reissue Put On Hold

A little over a week ago, Vibe On Records announced a new, deluxe, version of the Miami Sound Machine's breakthrough English album, Primitive Love.

February 7, 2017
Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl
Watch The Super Bowl Lady Gaga Half Time Show

Lady Gaga performed her Super Bowl half time show solo unlike previous years where superstars joined the superstars.

February 6, 2017
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns n Roses Kick Off Australia and New Zealand Tour

Guns N Roses Australian and New Zealand tour is finally underway with the first dates in New Zealand now ticked off the list.

February 6, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Takes Fans Back Stage At The Super Bowl

Lady Gaga has shared a behind-the-scenes look at her rehearsals for the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

February 6, 2017
Sonny Geraci of Climax
R.I.P. Sonny Geraci of Climax 1947-2017

Sonny Geraci, whose voice can be heard on such classics as Time Won't Let Me by the Outsiders and Precious and Few by Climax, died on Sunday at the age of 69. He had been in poor health since 2012 when he suffered an aneurysm.

February 6, 2017
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Showtime To Screen Beach Boys Documentary

In 1966, while they were still known as the great surf music band, the Beach Boys released one of the greatest masterpieces of the rock era, Pet Sounds.

February 6, 2017
Trolls
Australian Charts: Trolls Is The Number One Album Again

The animated film "Trolls" sees its soundtrack climb back to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart for a third accumulated week at the top.

February 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Hangs On To Top Two ARIA Spots

For a fourth straight week Ed Sheeran occupies the top two spots in Australia (and the UK) with "Shape of You" at No.1 and "Castle on the Hill" at No.2.

February 6, 2017
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Documentary Is In Production

The Oscar-winning producers Lili Fini Zanuck (Driving Miss Daisy) and John Battsek (Looking for Sugarman) are joining forces to tell the story of Eric Clapton.

February 5, 2017