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Robbie Williams Heavy Entertainment Tour at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 24 February 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Joins Taylor Swift In London

British pop star Robbie Williams has developed a "proper crush" on Taylor Swift after surprising fans by joining Taylor Swift onstage in London.

June 25, 2018
Imagine Dragons, Palace Theatre, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dan Reynolds Of Imagine Dragons Proud To Be A Mormon

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds finally feels comfortable speaking publicly about Mormonism after years of shame.

June 25, 2018
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Niall Horan Joins Taylor Swift For Duet

Taylor Swift shocked fans at London's Wembley Stadium on Friday night by bringing out Niall Horan for a surprise duet.

June 24, 2018
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer Have A No 1 Album

The third studio album for local rock-pop act 5 Seconds of Summer and "Youngblood" becomes their third successive No.1 studio album to debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 23, 2018
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer ‘Youngblood’ Spends 5th Week at No 1

5 Seconds of Summer log a fifth straight week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with "Youngblood", while the song holds for a third week in New Zealand and their same-titled album debuts at the top of the LP charts too.

June 23, 2018
Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead At 54

Tributes from rockers such as Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons (KISS), Duff McKagan (Guns'n'Roses), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath) and Dave Mustaine (Megadeth/Metallica) have been posted on Twitter after news broke that co-founder of thrash metal band Pantera, Vinnie Paul, has died.

June 23, 2018
James Corden and Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney and James Corden Deliver The Most Amazing Piece of TV You Will Ever See

Paul McCartney’s appearance for James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke segment was simply the best piece of television ever made.

June 23, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases 22 June 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Panic! at the Disco, Bebe Rexha, Street Dogs, The Sea Within, Dan + Shay, Marshmello, Nine Inch Nails, Ne-Yo, Indigo Girls (live) and Soulwax.

June 23, 2018
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Bruce Springsteen Slams Trump’s “Inhumane” Immigration Policy

Bruce Springsteen broke away from the script of his Broadway show on Tuesday night (19Jun18) to denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's "inhumane" illegal immigration policy.

June 21, 2018
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Bigsound Reveals First Artist Line-up for 2018

The Bigsound music conference and festival has announced the first 75 acts to play the the event for 2018.

June 21, 2018
Amy Shark
Amy Shark Shares New Song Psycho With Mark Hoppus of Blink-182

Amy Shark has shared her song ‘Psycho’, recorded in Los Angeles with Mark Hoppus of Blink-182.

June 21, 2018
Darren Middleton, Powderfinger, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Darren Middleton To Release Third Solo Album ‘Tides’

Former Powderfinger guitarist Darren Middleton will release his third solo album ‘Tides’ in September.

June 21, 2018
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Suzanne Vega Speaks Paul McCartney Has Two New Songs Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist 21 June 2018

This week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com Suzanne Vega recalls stories of her Solitude Standing and 99.9 Degrees Fahrenheit albums ahead of her Australian tour in July and August for Lennard Promotions.

June 21, 2018
Mary J Blige plays Hamer Hall on Wednesday 12 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mary J. Blige Finalises Her Divorce

Singer Mary J. Blige is a single woman again after a judge signed off on her divorce from Kendu Issacs.

June 21, 2018
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Is Performing Midnight Oil’s Beds Are Burning On Her Current Tour

Patti Smith has added the Midnight Oil classic ‘Beds Are Burning’ to her current European tour.

June 20, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Releases Two New Songs

Paul McCartney has previewed his upcoming album 'Egypt Station' with two new songs ‘I Don’t Know’ and ‘Come On To Me’.

June 20, 2018
Harts, 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harts Follows Mentor Prince With Two Albums On The Way

Harts will release two albums this year, a reminder of how prolific his mentor Prince also was.

June 20, 2018
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Digital Distribution Service GYROstream Launches In Australia

New music distribution service GYROstream has launched in Australia.

June 20, 2018
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PiL The Doco Is Coming

In celebration of Public Image Ltd.’s (PiL) 40th Anniversary, Abramorama and Verisimilitude have released the first official trailer and poster of the new music documentary The Public Image Is Rotten. 

June 20, 2018
Meek Mill
Meek Mill Awaits New Trial

Rapper Meek Mill has been made to wait a little longer to find out if he will be granted a new trial over his decade-old drug and gun conviction.

June 20, 2018
Marvin Gaye
Dr Dre Is Developing A Marvin Gaye Movie

Rapper Dr. Dre is reportedly working on a movie about late singer Marvin Gaye.

June 20, 2018
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Lenny Kravitz Misses Out On Big Little Lies Role

Lenny Kravitz is convinced he lost out on a role in hit TV show Big Little Lies because producers felt uneasy about casting a black actor as the villain.

June 20, 2018
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Brandon Lee Wants To Pay For Dad Tommy Lee’s Therapy

Tommy Lee's son is offering to pay for his father to undergo "treatment" of his own after the rocker revealed he took care of Brandon Lee's rehab bill.

June 20, 2018
Screaming Jets
The Screaming Jets Cover Australian Rock Classics For Gotcha Covered

The Screaming Jets have curated a tasty list of Australian rock classics for the album ‘Gotcha Covered’.

June 19, 2018
Rose Tattoo Angry Anderson and Mark Evans. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rose Tattoo Set Rock N Roll Outlaw 40th Anniversary Tour Dates

Rose Tattoo will tour for the 40th anniversary of the classic ‘Rock N Roll Outlaw’ around Australia from September when they return from the European tour.

June 19, 2018
Gang of Youths
Gang Of Youths Tapped To Resurrect MTV Unplugged In Australia

MTV Australia will resurrect the Unplugged template in Melbourne in July with Gang of Youths.

June 19, 2018
XXXTentacion
R.I.P. XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Florida 1998-2018

20-year old rapper Jahseh Onfoy (aka XXXTentacion) has been shot dead in Florida.

June 19, 2018
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Kingswood Set Another Tour In Motion With Mane

Kingwood have one more tour for 2018 (not counting their State of Origin II performance on June 24.

June 19, 2018
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Changes Announce Music Passport Program for 2018

In its inaugural year, CHANGES unites talent from America to unpack the varying facets of how Australia and the US have built such a fruitful relationship over music. To deliver crucial insight into the state of the international music business, CHANGES is hosting a series of dedicated discussions as part of the Music Passport program.  

June 19, 2018
Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Mighty Mighty Bosstones Reactivate

Remember The Mighty Mighty Bosstones? They became the ambassadors of the 90s ska explosion (the third wave of SKA) by forging new territory and being one of the first, if not the first band to cross high-energy ska with hardcore punk. Over a 30-year career Boston’s best dressed band has built, and continue to build, a devoted following with their unique brass-infused brand of punk rock.  

June 19, 2018