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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Former Guns N’ Roses manager calls Angus Young ‘a dumbass Australian little hobgoblin’

Former Guns N’ Roses manager Alan Niven has referred to AC/DC legend Angus Young as ‘a dumbass Australian little hobgoblin’.

December 12, 2018
Prince
Prince estate to release three Prince albums on vinyl for first time

Prince’s ‘Musicology’, ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ will be released on vinyl for the first time ever as the next installment of the Prince reissues.

December 11, 2018
Suzie Mathers
Suzie Mathers to star in Australian production of Barnum the Circus Musical

Suzie Mathers will return to Australia to take up the role of Jenny Lind in the Australian production of ‘Barnum the Circus Musical’.

December 11, 2018
Rufus Du Sol
Rufus Du Sol to take Lastlings and Cassian on the road

Lastlings and Cassian will open for Rüfüs du Sol across Australia for the Solace tour of 2019.

December 11, 2018
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop to play Melbourne and Sydney shows

Punk Prince Iggy Pop will perform shows in Melbourne and Sydney in April including two shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

December 11, 2018
Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby
Evita, the political ‘Marilyn Monroe’ opens in Melbourne

The story of Eva Peron, as told by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, capsulizes the life of the Argentine first lady of the 40s and 50s, into two hours.

December 10, 2018
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Joan Jett to play one Australian club show for Melbourne in January

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will play their one and only club show for Australia at the Corner Hotel in January.

December 10, 2018
The Mixtures
Freddy Wieland of The Mixtures and The Strangers has passed away aged 75

Freddy Wieland, one time member of The Mixtures, has lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 75.

December 10, 2018
G Flip
Melbourne’s G Flip scores ARIA Emerging Artist Scholarship

Melbourne singer, songwriter, producer and drummer G Flip has received the 2019 ARIA Emerging Artist Scholarship.

December 10, 2018
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Five Jimmy Barnes and Joan Jett Red Hot Summer shows have already sold out

The Red Hot Summer tours for 2019 are selling quicker than ever before with the Jimmy Barnes and Joan Jett leg of series one already closing the doors for five shows.

December 10, 2018
Tony Martin Nazeem Hussain Sarah Bennetto
Tony Martin will be working between Christmas and New Years at MEMO Music Hall

Comedian, filmmaker and author Tony Martin has a gig at MEMO between Christmas and New Year.

December 10, 2018
Glenn Shorrock APIA Good Times Tour 2015
Glenn Shorrock reclaims legacy with ‘Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band’ album

Glenn Shorrock has decided to take back his legacy by re-recording his Little River Band classics for a new album ‘Glenn Shorrock Sings Little River Band’.

December 10, 2018
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominations

Kendrick Lamar looks set to dominate the 2019 Grammy Awards after receiving seven nominations on Friday.

December 10, 2018
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift home invader given jail sentence

Taylor Swift has one less home invader to worry about after a stalker pleaded guilty to breaking into her pad.

December 10, 2018
Chance The Rapper
Chance the Rapper takes a break to study the Bible

Chance the Rapper is taking a "sabbatical" from the limelight to study the Bible after becoming an uncle for the first time.

December 10, 2018
Russell Morris plays Hamer Hall Melbourne on Wednesday 26 July 2017.
You’re the voices Russell Morris, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham

Russell Morris, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham … collective age 208. Man are their voices in mighty fine form still!

December 9, 2018
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UK Charts: The 1975 score third no 1 album

Congratulations to The 1975, who land straight in at Number 1 on this week's Official Albums Chart with A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

December 9, 2018
A Star Is Born 2018
Australian Charts : A Star Is Born spends 7th week at no 1

It's now a seventh week at the top in Australia for the soundtrack to "A Star is Born" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, plus the set also holds for the same period in New Zealand too.

December 9, 2018
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Australian Charts: Ariana Grande ‘thank u, next’ number one for 4th week

Could the Ariana Grande track "thank u, next" become the final No.1 of 2018, as this week it lands a fourth week atop the ARIA Singles Chart, plus also a fourth stay in New Zealand and Canada and logs a fifth week atop the UK and Irish singles charts too.

December 9, 2018
Kevin Somers
Australian agent/booker Kevin Somers loses battle with cancer

Kevin Somers, the Australian agent/booker who worked with Jimeoin, Dave Hughes, Eric Bana and Vince Sorrenti over the years, has lost his battle with cancer.

December 7, 2018
Baker Boy
National Live Music Awards 2019

The National Live Music Awards were held across Australia on Thursday 6 December 2018. As part of the awards Magic Dirt were inducted into the National Live Music Hall of Fame.

December 7, 2018
Joe Creighton
Joe Creighton promises special guests at The Music of Van Morrison Christmas show at Memo Music Hall

Joe Creighton will be performing his ‘Into the Mystic – The Music of Van Morrison’ show at Memo Music Hall on 15 December and expect some special guests along for the show.

December 7, 2018
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Joan Jett label sues software company for ripping song off for advertisement

Joan Jett’s record label Blackheart Records Group is suing payroll software manufacturer Paycom for ripping off ‘I Love Rock and Roll’ for a television commercial.

December 7, 2018
Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd to Headline Summersalt on Bellarine Peninsula

Xavier Rudd has been announced as the headliner for the Summersalt music festival at Bellarine Peninsula on March 6.

December 7, 2018
Coldplay Live In Buenos Aires
New Music Releases 7 December 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Coldplay (Live), All That Remains, Cilla Black, Slipknot (re-issue), John Mellencamp, The Carpenters & RPO, Brett Young, Ice Cube, Van Morrison, Brothers 3, Wes Carr, Mel Parsons, Richard Swift and the Mary Poppins Returns soundtrack.

December 7, 2018
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake cancels all remaining 2018 shows

Justin Timberlake has cancelled his remaining shows for 2018 as he works on repairing his vocal cords.

December 7, 2018
Pete Shelley
Pete Shelley, formerly of Buzzcocks, dies aged 62

One-time Buzzcocks singer and songwriter Pete Shelley has died from a suspected heart attack at age 62.

December 7, 2018
Palace of the King
Palace of the King have a stack of dates over summer

Palace of the King has a stack of tour dates across December and January starting tonight in Emu Plains and finishing up on 25 January in Belconnen as they open for The Screaming Jets and a show with Living Color.

December 7, 2018
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue adds Sydney shows

Kylie Minogue will play an additional shows for Sydney on 6 March 2019.

December 7, 2018
Front row L-R: Denis Handlin AO (Chairman & CEO, Australia & New Zealand and President, Asia, Sony Music Entertainment), Christine Woodruff and John Woodruff (JWM) Back row L-R: Brett Oaten (Brett Oaten Solicitors) and Keith Welsh (JWM)
Denis Handlin signs Savage Garden back catalogue to Sony

The music of Savage Garden will be remarketed to the world in 2019 following a deal between Sony boss Denis Handlin and John Woodruff Management.

December 7, 2018