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Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Considers Making Wonderful Crazy Night His Last Album

Sir Elton John is preparing to retire from music as he approaches his landmark 70th birthday.

September 20, 2016
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Set North American Dates With Trombone Shorty

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have set the first 24 dates of their 2017 touring schedule with shows across North America.

September 20, 2016
The Beatles Eight Days A Week
The Beatles ‘Eight Days A Week’ Is Heading To DVD

Less than a week after the premiere of Ron Howard's new documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years, it has been announced that the film will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on November 18.

September 20, 2016
Timothy B. Schmit, Eagles - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Timothy B Schmit Has A New Song Called Red Dirt Road

Timothy B. Schmit will release his new solo album ‘Leap Of Faith’ later this week. Check out his new song ‘Red Dirt Road’.

September 19, 2016
Charmian Carr
R.I.P. Charmian Carr, Leisl In The Sound of Music, 1942-2016

Charmian Carr, best known as the character Leisl in the 1965 movie The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 73.

September 19, 2016
Eagles Bernie Leadon photo by Ros OGorman
Eagles Snub Felder, Leadon and Meisner From Kennedy Honors

Despite a year-long campaign by a fan, the Kennedy Center has decided not to include Don Felder, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner as part of the Eagles' Kennedy Center Honors.

September 19, 2016
John Farnham performs at One Electric Day Werribee Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham Red Hot Summer Mornington Sells Out In 6 Minutes

John Farnham’s headline Red Hot Summer show in Mornington, Victoria sold out in six minutes this morning prompting promoter Duane McDonald of Regional Touring to add a second show.

September 19, 2016
Patti Smith
Patti Smith, Bonnie Raitt, The Lumineers Announce Bluesfest Sideshow Dates

Patti Smith, Bonnie Raitt and The Lumineers are the first acts announced for Bluesfest sideshows for April 2017.

September 19, 2016
Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Cancels First Four Shows Of Tour

Green Day has been forced to cancel three of the first four shows of their new tour after both band and crew members have come down ill.

September 19, 2016
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Counting Down The Hits Is Coming For Christmas

Liberation will release a 3CD volume of 'Molly Counting Down The Hits' for Christmas 2016.

September 19, 2016
Terry Jacks
Terry Jacks and Susan Jacks Medical Condition Update

Terry and Susan Jacks, the married couple who were at the front of the Canadian group The Poppy Family, are both hospitalized with serious medical conditions.

September 19, 2016
Neil Diamond performs in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 27 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Neil Diamond To Release For Fourth Christmas Album

Neil Diamond certainly loves singing about the season to be jolly. His fourth Christmas album is on the way.

September 19, 2016
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Nick Cave ‘Skeleton Tree’ Debuts At No 1

The sixteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds entitled "Skeleton Tree" debuts in the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, making it back-to-back No.1 studio albums for the Australian group.

September 19, 2016
The Chainsmokers
ARIA Singles: The Chainsmokers Spends Sixth Week At No 1

The Chainsmokers and Halsey are sitting at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth straight week with their current US and UK track "Closer".

September 19, 2016
The Beatles Eight Days A Week
Paul McCartney Liked Ron Howard as Richie in Happy Days

Paul McCartney says he was a fan of Happy Days and that helped Ron Howard get the job as director for the movie ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years’.

September 18, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Crowded House To Perform Encore Shows At Sydney Opera House

Crowded House will return to the steps of the Sydney Opera House in November to mark the 20th anniversary of their iconic Farewell show in 1996.

September 18, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan To Perform At Prince Tribute Concert

Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and Chaka Khan will be among the friends and fans of Prince who will honour the tragic music icon at an official tribute in his native Minnesota next month.

September 18, 2016
Coolio, Noise11, Photo
Coolio Arrested With Stolen Gun At LAX

Coolio and his bodyguard are living the Gangsta's Paradise after being arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday afternoon after a gun was found in one of their bags.

September 18, 2016
R.I.P. Jerry Corbetta of Sugarloaf at 68

Jerry Corbetta, the lead singer for Sugarloaf, died Friday in Denver, CO at the age of 68. He had been suffering from Pick's Disease for a number of years.

September 18, 2016
The Avalanches
The Avalanches Will Perform Australian Shows In January

The Avalanches will finally activate for live shows in January.

September 17, 2016
Mac Miller, music news,
Australian Albums: Mac Miller Leads First Day Sales

The new Mac Miller album ‘The Divine Feminine’ is leading first day sales for album releases in Australia but Nick Cave’s ‘Skeleton Tree’ will capture the week.

September 17, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Streaming: The Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ Is Still Most Listened To Song

The Chainsmokers and Halsey ‘Closer’ is the song most Australias streamed last week.

September 17, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles: The Chainsmokers Block Sia and Calum Scott From Number One

The momentum of The Chainsmokers and Halsey hit ‘Closer’ is blocking every potential new hit from reaching the number one spot in Australia.

September 17, 2016
Neil Young at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Releases ‘Indian Giver’ For Native American Protesters

Neil Young has released a video for the song Indian Giver in support of the Native American and Canadian protesters who are opposing oil pipelines on their lands.

September 17, 2016
BB King Photo by Damien Loverso Bluesfest Byron Bay
New B.B. King ‘The Rainy Day Blues’ Released For His 91st Birthday

A newly released song featuring B.B. King is being released tomorrow, September 16, 2016, for what would have been the King of the Blues' 91st birthday. The Rainy Day Blues performed by B.B. King and the band DizzyFish is an instant classic even though it was originally recorded some 25 years ago.

September 16, 2016
The Pixies From left: Paz Lenchantin, David Lovering, Black Francis, Joey Santiago
The Pixies Release Statement About Condition Of Joey Santiago

The Pixies have released a statement about the condition of founding member and lead guitarist Joey Santiago.

September 16, 2016
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting To Perform At AFL Grand Final Melbourne

Sting, the AFL’s worst kept secret, has been officially confirmed.

September 16, 2016
R.I.P. Michael Shrimpton Creator of Countdown

Michael Shrimpton, the man who created Countdown, has died after a battle with cancer.

September 16, 2016
Depeche Mode, Noise11, photo
Depeche Mode To Release Complete Video Anthology

Depeche Mode will release a massive 3DVD video anthology starting with their first hit ‘Just Can’t Get Enough’.

September 16, 2016
Pesky Bones
Peter Farnan Debuts Paul Kelly and Rebecca Barnard Collaboration Now That Our Babies Have Grown

Peter Farnan of Boom Crash Opera has been working on a remarkable project ‘Pesky Bones’ and has debuted the feature video.

September 16, 2016