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James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
First Book Of 90s Metal ‘Survival of the Fittest: Heavy Metal in the 1990’s’ To Be Released

Since its inception in the late 1960's, heavy metal has experienced quite a few ups and downs in popularity.

July 22, 2015
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carlos Santana Wins American Book Award

Carlos Santana is not only an award winner for his music, but he has also now been honored for his writing.

July 22, 2015
Catfish and the Bottlemen
DZ Deathrays To Replace Catfish and the Bottlemen At Splendour In The Grass

DZ Deathrays are a last minute addition to Splendour In The Grass this weekend after Catfish and the Bottlemen cancelled due to illness.

July 22, 2015
Korn, Soundwave 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Korn To Perform Debut Album From Start To Finish

On October 11, Korn will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album.

July 22, 2015
Ron Sexsmith, music news,
Ron Sexsmith Announces Australian Dates

Ron Sexsmith will tour Australia in November.

July 22, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Bogan Australia Goes Into Jimmy Barnes Attack Mode

Members of Reclaim Australia are showing their true colours with a series of verbal attacks on Jimmy Barnes after the rock star told them to stop using his song at their racist rally.

July 22, 2015
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Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips Creates Museum Piece In Baltimore

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips has created a visual artwork for an exhibition at Baltimore’s American Visionary Art Museum.

July 22, 2015
Kurt Vile, Photo By Ian Laidlaw
Kurt Vile Debuts New Song, Reveals Album Details

Kurt Vile will release his 6th album ‘b'lieve i'm goin down...’ in September.

July 22, 2015
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Donald Trump Scheduled To MC Def Leppard Concert

Donald Trump's star may be on the rise among those running for the Republican Presidential nomination, but he may need a bit of a boost in Iowa where he ran nine points behind Scott Walker in today's caucus.

July 22, 2015
The Zombies, music news,
The Zombies Plan US and UK Tour

The four surviving members of the Zombies from the 60's are reuniting for a fall tour of the U.S. and U.K. where they will play the classic Odyssey & Oracle in its entirety.

July 22, 2015
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R.I.P. Perry ‘Buddy’ Buie, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classics IV 1941-2015

Perry "Buddy" Buie, who was the main songwriter of the hits of the Classics IV and the Atlanta Rhythm Section, died on Saturday in an Dothan, Alabama hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was 74.

July 22, 2015
James Bay, music news,
James Bay Plays London #REVIEW

James Bay walked onto the Somerset House stage with little fanfare. All in black, trademark hat atop of his slender frame the singer wasted no time in launching into ‘Collide’.

July 22, 2015
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The Rolling Stones Release Live At The Marquee Club

In 1971, before the overblown stage sets and oxygen tents backstage, before the Stones were a tribute to their past with no hope for the future, The Rolling Stones were probably the most exciting and visceral band in the world.

July 21, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Jimmy Barnes Tells Reclaim Australia To Stop Using Khe Sanh

Jimmy Barnes has sent a strong message to minority group Reclaim Australia to stop using Cold Chisel’s ‘Khe Sanh’ at their rallies.

July 21, 2015
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Take That Join Wear The Rose Campaign For English Rugby

O2 is inviting rugby fans to Wear the Rose and show their support for the England Rugby Team by hosting the Official England Rugby 2015 Send Off with the RFU on 9th September.

July 21, 2015
Naughty By Nature, music news,
Naughty By Nature Australian Tour Dates

Naughty By Nature will return to Australia in November marking 20 years since their first Aussie tour and their 25th anniversary.

July 21, 2015
Melbourne Music Bank 2015, music news,
Bank Of Melbourne’s Melbourne Music Bank Returns For 2015

Melbourne Music Bank, the music initiative by the Bank of Melbourne, is back for 2015 with prizes aimed at nurturing talent, not rewarding celebrity.

July 21, 2015
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Watch New Stereophonics I Wanna Get Lost With You #VIDEO

Following on from first single 'C'est La Vie', which has been heralded as one of the songs of the year so far, Stereophonics release second single 'I Wanna Get Lost With You' on September 11th on their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.

July 21, 2015
Lily Allen at music news
Lily Allen Cooper Juggles Family With Work

Lily Allen will always work at being in love.

July 21, 2015
Miley Cyrus, Rod Laver Arena photo by Ros OGorman
Miley Cyrus To Host VMAs

Miley Cyrus announced her MTV VMAs hosting duties while dressed as a green alien.

July 21, 2015
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Phil Rudd Orders Paparazzo Intruder Away From Home

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was forced to evict a paparazzo intruder from the front of his home when he returned from court on Monday.

July 21, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Jimmy Barnes Final Flesh & Wood Show Already A Sell-Out

Jimmy Barnes is wrapping up one of his most successful tours ever with new that the final 'Flesh & Wood' show this Friday on the Gold Coast is already a sell-out.

July 21, 2015
The Meanies, music news,
The Meanies To Release First Album In 21 Years

The Meanies have completed their first album in 21 years. ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ is coming in September.

July 21, 2015
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Goldie Guitarist Dave Black Killed By Train

Dave Black, the guitarist for UK band Goldie, has died after being struck by a train in Cullercoats in the North East England on Saturday night.

July 21, 2015
The Waifs, music news,
The Waifs Debut New Song 6000 Miles

The Waifs new song ‘6000 Miles’ is about the distance between Perth, Western Australia and Utah in the USA.

July 21, 2015
Blake Shelton, music news,
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Divorce

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton's divorce is officially complete.

July 21, 2015
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Meat Loaf Unretires For US Tour

Meat Loaf has unretired. The Bat Out Of Hell hit maker will return to the stage after announcing in 2013 that he would never tour again.

July 21, 2015
Mastodon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mastodon Cancel All Upcoming Dates Due To Family Matter

All upcoming shows for Mastodon have been cancelled.

July 21, 2015
Wayne Carson, music news,
R.I.P. Wayne Carson, Composer of The Letter, 1942-2015

Songwriter Wayne Carson, whose long list of credits run from rock classics like The Letter to the country crossover smash Always on My Mind, died earlier today (Monday, July 20) after a long illness at the age of 73.

July 21, 2015
Rod Stewart, photo by Mary Boukouvalas Noise11
Holiday Inn Lifts Ban On Rod Stewart After 40 Years

Rod Stewart can return to Holiday Inns for the first time in forty years.

July 21, 2015