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Vance Joy and Conan
Vance Joy Sings For Conan O’Brien

Vance Joy was the musical guest of Conan O'Brien this week.

December 17, 2014
Michael Chugg
Big Sky Blues And Roots 2015 Festival Cancelled

The Big Sky Blues and Roots Festival for Deniliquin next Easter has been cancelled for 2015.

December 17, 2014
Modest Mouse - Strangers To Ourselves
Modest Mouse To Release First Album In Eight Years

Modest Mouse last released the album ‘We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank’ in 2007. The new album Strangers To Ourselves will be released in February.

December 17, 2014
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Cancel London Show Due To Daltrey Illness

The Who Hit 50 this year but they might have to rename their tour The Who Hits 51 by the time they get to play their shows in London.

December 17, 2014
Rob Potts - CEO of Rob Potts Entertainment Edge - 2014
Rob Potts Reappointed To CMA Board For 13th Year

Rob Potts, CEO of Rob Potts Entertainment and the man behind events such as the CMC Rocks Qld festival and tours by Zac Brown Band and Big & Rich, has been reappointed the CMA board for the 13th year.

December 17, 2014
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Van Morrison Moves To RCA Records

Van Morrison has a new record label. The Irish icon has signed with RCA to release his next album, the 35th of his career.

December 17, 2014
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
The Smashing Pumpkins, Steel Panther Added To Soundwave

Soundwave has expanded its 2015 line-up to include The Smashing Pumpkins and Steel Panther.

December 17, 2014
Noel Gallagher: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr To Guest On New Noel Gallagher High Flying Birds Album

Noel Gallagher's second album with the High Flying Birds will feature an appearance from Johnny Marr.

December 17, 2014
Lou Reed. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young, Lou Reed Recordings Added To Grammy Hall of Fame

Twenty seven new titles, including recordings by Lou Reed and Neil Young, have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame (15 singles, 12 albums), recognizing their "qualitative or historical significance".

December 17, 2014
Augie March, music news,
Bluesfest 5th Artist Announcement With Charles Bradley And Augie March

Bluesfest has expanded the 2015 line-up with new additions Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires.

December 17, 2014
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly Gets A Radio Show

Paul Kelly will hit the airways of Double J over Christmas with his own radio show.

December 17, 2014
The Decemberists
The Decemberists Finish 2014 With The Wrong Year Lyric Video

The Decemberists have a new song The Wrong Year to preview their 2015 album ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’.

December 17, 2014
Pond Reveal Sitting Up On Our Crane Video

Perth’s Pond have released a video for ‘Sitting Up On Our Crane’ as a preview to their 2015 album ‘Man It Feels Like Space Age’.

December 17, 2014
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan To Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have announced their inductees for 2015 with Green Day and Stevie Ray Vaughan making the cut.

December 17, 2014
KC and the Sunshine Band Feeling You
KC and the Sunshine Band Remake The 60s On Feeling You

KC and the Sunshine Band will release an album of 60s covers fresh for 2015.

December 17, 2014
Marilyn Manson - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Marilyn Manson Works With Film Composer Tyler Bates For New Album

Marilyn Manson’s next album ‘The Pale Emperor’ is a collaboration with film composer and producer Tyler Bates.

December 17, 2014
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
David Byrne To Be Honored At Music Of Concert for Music Education

David Byrne will be honored to benefit music education.

December 17, 2014
Alt-J, Ian Laidlaw, Photo, Gwil Sainsbury
Falls Festival Announce Playing Times

Falls Festival has released the timetable for the Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron Bay festivals over New Years.

December 16, 2014
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
De La Soul Join Damon Albarn In Sydney

De La Soul performed with Damon Albarn at his two Sydney Opera House shows on Tuesday night

December 16, 2014
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Tops 25-39 Demographic In Sydney and Melbourne

ABC youth network Triple J has does the unthinkable topping the ratings for the 25-39 year old demographic in Australia’s two largest markets Sydney and Perth.

December 16, 2014
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
APRA Awards Given Early Start For 2015

The 2015 APRA Awards will happen three months earlier than this year. The event has been moved from June to March.

December 16, 2014
Tom Odell at Noise11, Photo
Tom Odell To Tour UK Forests

Tom Odell has announced a very special tour of the nation's forests for 2015.

December 16, 2014
Bombay Bicycle Club credit Jo McCaughey
David Gilmour Joins Bombay Motorcycle Club In London

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour was back on stage on Saturday night in London performing his Floyd classic 'Wish You Were Here' but not as Pink Floyd.

December 16, 2014
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn Sydney Show Postponed

Damon Albarn has postponed his appearance at the Sydney Opera House after gunmen took a number of patrons hostage at the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.

December 15, 2014
Judas Priest Defenders of the Faith
Judas Priest 30th Anniversary Defenders of the Faith Coming in 2015

Judas Priest will mark the 30th anniversary of the Defenders of the Faith album with a deluxe edition in March.

December 15, 2014
Angus and Julia Stone
Angus & Julia Stone Add Hobart, Geelong and Darwin Dates

Angus & Julia Stone have expanded their 2015 tour to include Geelong and Hobart and have added a second Darwin date.

December 15, 2014
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Opens Hottest 100 Voting

Voting is now open for Triple J’s Hottest 100 of 2014.

December 15, 2014
Macy Gray, music news,
Macy Gray Joins Blues Mountains Music Festival

Macy Gray will perform at the first Blues Mountains Music Festival in March.

December 15, 2014
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hamer Hall, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Engelbert Humperdinck Takes On Iron Maiden For UK Chart Battle

The UK is facing one of its biggest chart showdowns of all-time with music legend Engelbert Humperdinck in battle again metal icons Iron Maiden for the number one spot on the English chart next week.

December 15, 2014
Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Waifs, Paul Dempsey To Play First Peninsula Picnic

The Waifs and Paul Dempsey will headline the first Peninsula Picnic at Mornington in Victoria in March.

December 15, 2014