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Hank Williams Jr Its About Time, music news,
Hank Williams Jr ‘It’s About Time’

'It's About Time' is the name of Hank Williams, Jr.'s 57th studio album. Only his second of this decade, after 2012's Old School New Rules, the new set will be out January 15.

October 28, 2015
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani Grilled Over Meaning Of ‘Used To Love You’

Gwen Stefani was left squirming during a live TV interview on Tuesday (October 27) when she was asked if her divorce from Gavin Rossdale had inspired her new song.

October 28, 2015
Boy and Bear, music news,
Check Out The New Boy & Bear Acoustic ‘Limit Of Love’ Video

Boy & Bear have quietly slipped out a new acoustic version of ‘Limit of Love’ the title track from their ARIA no 1 album.

October 28, 2015
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath Adds 18 North American Dates

Black Sabbath have just extended "The End" a little farther, announcing a second North American leg for their final tour.

October 28, 2015
Neil Diamond performs in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 27 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Neil Diamond Opens Australian Tour With All-Hit Show In Melbourne

Neil Diamond has returned to the Australian stage for the first time since 2011 and opened the Aussie leg of the tour at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night (27 October 2015).

October 28, 2015
Johnny Cash,, music news
Two Johnny Cash Albums Planned For Release

Two live albums by Johnny Cash, one from 1971 and the other from 1978, are set for release by Columbia/Legacy over the next four months.

October 28, 2015
Listen To Harts Cranking New ‘All Rise (Play It Cool)’

Prince protégé Harts has a new song ‘All Rise (Play It Cool)’.

October 27, 2015
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart
Russell Morris Signs With Alberts Publishing

Aussie songwriting legend Russell Morris has signed a publishing deal with Alberts.

October 27, 2015
Creative Victoria, music news,
Dave Graney, Kingswood, CW Stoneking Awarded Music Works Quick Response Grants

The Victorian government has announced another round of funding the for Music Works Quick Response Grants program with Dave Graney, Kingswood and CW Stoneking some of the acts to benefit from the Andrews’ Labor Government program.

October 27, 2015
Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour deluxe edition
Sam Smith Wants To Take A Break

Singer Sam Smith is taking a hiatus so he can go home and be "a 23 year old”.

October 27, 2015
Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Paul Dempsey To Open For Missy Higgins At Twilight At Taronga

Paul Dempsey will open at the Missy Higgins ‘Twilight At Taronga show at Sydney’s Taronga Park Zoo in February.

October 27, 2015
SXSW 2016, music news,
Toxic Hate Group Causes Cancellation Of SXSW Interactive Panels

SXSW has announced the cancellation of two advised session for Interactive next year due to harassment. Ironically, one of the cancelled sessions is “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games".

October 27, 2015
Melissa Etheridge, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Melissa Etheridge Added To Bluesfest

Melissa Etheridge is the latest name added to Bluesfest and she will also plays shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth while in the country.

October 27, 2015
Keith Richard by Ros O'Gorman, the Rolling Stones Melbourne 2014
Keith Richards Says His Songs Didn’t Come From Drugs

Keith Richards says drugs "never did anything" for his creativity.

October 27, 2015
UK Subs
U.K. Subs To Release Final Album

The British punk band U.K. Subs are about to record their 26th and final alphabetically named album.

October 27, 2015
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Ahead Of Their Time Says 5 Seconds Of Summer

Pop band 5 Seconds of Summer believe fellow Aussie group INXS was “way ahead of their time”.

October 27, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele ‘Hello’ Video Smashes Streaming Records

Adele’s comeback is off to a flying start with the video for new single Hello breaking the record for the most views in a 24 hour period.

October 27, 2015
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Song Paid Off Friends Mortgage

Singer Ed Sheeran is thrilled his single Thinking Out Loud has helped dig a close friend out of financial hardship.

October 27, 2015
Roy Orbison One of the LOnely Ones
Roy Orbison Estate Plans Massive Box Set

Roy Orbison left Monument Records 50 years ago this year.

October 27, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Has “A Discreet Romance”

Chris Martin's rumoured new girlfriend Annabelle Wallis is said to be as discreet as he is when it comes to their alleged love affair.

October 26, 2015
`Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Elton John Has A New Song ‘Looking Up’ LISTEN

Elton John will release his 32nd album, Wonderful Crazy Night, on February 5 and, late last week, put out the audio for the first single from the album, Looking Up.

October 26, 2015
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart
Russell Morris Releases Third Blues Album ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’

Russell Morris has released ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’ the third chapter of his blues trilogy.

October 26, 2015
Monique DiMattina, music news,
Monique diMattina To Launch ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’ At Bennetts Lane

One of Australia’s greatest jazz singers Monique diMattina will launch her new album ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’ at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club in Melbourne in November.

October 26, 2015
David Bowie Life On Mars, music news,
David Bowie To Release New Album ‘Blackstar’ In January

David Bowie will have a brand new album title ‘Blackstar’ in January 2016.

October 26, 2015
One For The Road, music news,
Aussie Stars To Play One For The Road For Shane Cooper and Mick Skelton

Australia’s biggest names will gather for a benefit concert for Shane Cooper and Mick Skelton in Sydney on November 23.

October 26, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Won’t Be Playing At Glastonbury

Adele has ruled out doing Glastonbury 2016.

October 26, 2015
Simon Cowell, music news,
Simon Cowell Quits Smoking For His Son

Simon Cowell doesn’t know what he would do if his son asked him to give up his “worst vice”.

October 26, 2015
Ariana Grande, music news,
Ariana Grande Demotes ‘Momager’

Pop star Ariana Grande reportedly wants to make her own career decisions like Taylor Swift and not rely on her mother as much.

October 26, 2015
Kelly Clarkson photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Kelly Clarkson Is Expecting A Boy

Singer Kelly Clarkson has confirmed she is expecting a baby boy.

October 25, 2015
Tina Arena, Noise11, music news
Tina Arena To Be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

Tina Arena’s 38 year career will finally be recognised by ARIA this year when Tina is inducted into the ARIA Hall of Hall.

October 25, 2015