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Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man
Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man Tour is Raw, Motivation and Brutally Honest

Imagine if Kurt Cobain or Michael Hutchence were around today to tell you what they went through. Imagine Elvis or Bon Scott or Janis or Hendrix standing on stage in 2018 and telling you blatantly “this is how I fucked up my life”.

April 29, 2018
J Cole KOD
Australian Charts: J Cole ‘KOD’ Debuts At No 1

The fifth studio album for US singer and rapper J. Cole entitled "KOD" becomes his first No.1 album in Australia and now his second Top 10 placing.

April 28, 2018
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Australian Charts: Ariana Grande Manchester Tribute Debuts At No 1

Five years after making her first chart appearance in Australia (1st of April, 2013) Ariana Grande returns to the chart this week with her first No.1 song, debuting at the top with "No Tears Left to Cry", also her first release since the bomb attack at her Manchester Show in May 2017.

April 28, 2018
Prince's Glove
Prince Glove Sells At Auction For $26121

A flamboyant glove worn by the recording artist Prince during his 1984 Purple Rain tour sold tonight for $26,121 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.

April 28, 2018
Alanis Morissette, Noise11, Photo
Alanis Morissette Plans Controversial Return To Israel

Alanis Morissette has lined up a controversial return to Israel.

April 28, 2018
Sean Mendes
New Shawn Mendes Song ‘Youth’ Is About Manchester

Shawn Mendes' new song Youth was inspired by his feelings after the terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's gig in Manchester, England.

April 28, 2018
Abba regroup in 2016
It’s Official: Abba Reform To Record Two New Songs

Abba have reformed. It’s official. The classic Swedish pop band of the 70s have recorded two new songs for the joint BBC and NBC TV special to air in December.

April 27, 2018
Kendrick Lamar
Damn Kendrick Lamar Is Touring Australia

Kendrick Lamar will play shows around Australia in July for Live Nation.

April 27, 2018
Charles Neville
R.I.P. Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers 1938-2018

Charles Neville, one of the four original Neville Brothers, died this morning at his home in Massachusetts at the age of 79. According to a source, he had been sick for some time.

April 27, 2018
Tom Bailey played Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 30 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tom Bailey To Release His First Pop Album In Decades

Over the last couple of decades, Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins has been involved in a wide variety of music styles including dub and world music but he has not recorded anything that would be considered "pop".

April 27, 2018
Muse play Rod Laver Arena 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Muse To Release Drones Live DVD

Muse have announced plans to release their ambitious Drones World Tour to cinemas worldwide on July 12 for one night only, through Trafalgar Releasing.

April 27, 2018
Neil Young Archives Roxy Tonights The Night live
New Music Releases 26 April 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Post Malone, Keith Urban, Missy Higgins, DMA's, Godsmack, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson. Foreigner, Matt Cardle, Anne-Marie, Janelle Monae, Kasey Chambers and Neil Young (live).

April 27, 2018
QOTSA, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Queens Of The Stone Age Reveal Australia and New Zealand Dates

Queens of the Stone Age will return to Australian soil in August with a few shows also planned for New Zealand.

April 26, 2018
Suzanne Vega, Noise11, Photo
Suzanne Vega Will Bring Her The Anniversary Tour Down Under In July

Suzanne Vega will tour Australia in July celebrating the 30th anniversary of her ‘Solitude Standing’ album and the 25th anniversary of ‘99.9F˚’.

April 26, 2018
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Def Leppard and Scorpions To Tour Australia and New Zealand Together

Def Leppard will tour Australia and New Zealand in November with Scorpions as special guests on their first ever Australian tour.

April 26, 2018
Vinyl Records
The Music Modernization Acts Passes The House Of Representatives

Veteran music artists just received a huge boost towards reclaiming the rights to their older recordings.

April 26, 2018
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fleetwood Mac Discuss New Members For The First Time

The new Fleetwood Mac line-up has given their first interviews since the departure of Lindsay Buckingham. Mick Fleetwood says “it was a like a marriage that came to an end and we had to move on”.

April 26, 2018
Meek Mill
Meek Mill Spends First Day Out Of Prison At Basketball Match

Rapper Meek Mill is hoping for a double celebration as he spends his first evening outside of jail since November (17) at a Philadelphia 76ers play-off game.

April 26, 2018
shaggy
Shaggy Breaks Royal Protocol At Queen’s Birthday Show

Sting feared he and his new collaborator Shaggy would be booted from Queen Elizabeth II's birthday concert on Saturday (April 21) after the reggae star ignored royal protocol during their performance.

April 26, 2018
Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons Settles Rape Lawsuit

Embattled rap mogul Russell Simmons has had a rape lawsuit filed against him dismissed after reaching an out-of-court settlement.

April 26, 2018
The Rolling Stones Studio Albums
The Rolling Stones To Release Vinyl Box 1971-2016

Whenever The Rolling Stones do anything, they do it with quality and gravitas. Having defined rock'n'roll in the '60s.

April 26, 2018
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Talks Up ‘Graffiti U’

Keith Urban's new album, Graffiti U, comes out this Friday (April 27).

April 25, 2018
Lance Bass
Lance Bass To Make A Documentary On Lou Pearlman

Lionized "boy bands" like *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys sold millions of records and performed to sold-out crowds of screaming young fans in the 1990s and 2000s, but behind this multi-billion-dollar, pop-idol empire was a con artist who established himself as a maverick entrepreneur and music producer.

April 25, 2018
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z’s Mother Gloria Carter To Receive Gay Rights Honor

JAY-Z's mother is to receive a major honour at New York's GLAAD Media Awards.

April 25, 2018
Paul Gray, Wa Wa Nee. Countdown Spectacular 2. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Paul Gray of Wa Wa Nee

Wa Wa Nee’s Paul Gray has lost his battle with myeloma at age 53.

April 25, 2018
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Reissue Their Works

Hoodoo Gurus have announced that their entire catalog of recordings will be reissued via their own imprint, Big Time Phonograph Recording Co., via streaming services, vinyl, CD and download.

April 25, 2018
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Prince Estate New Prince Album Of Unreleased Material

It has been said there was a wealth of new music in Prince's vaults when he died two years ago and it looks like we'll be hearing some this September.

April 25, 2018
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kanye West Spilts With Manager Scooter Braun

Kanye West has reportedly parted ways with music mogul Scooter Braun, weeks after cutting ties with his longtime manager Izvor 'Izzy' Zivkovic.

April 25, 2018
Meek Mill
Meek Mill Released From Prison

Rapper Meek Mill has been released from prison.

April 25, 2018
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Guns N Roses To Play For Record Crowd For Iceland

It's probably not one of the spotlight categories in the Guinness Book of World Records but, this summer, Guns N' Roses will play the biggest concert ever held in Iceland.

April 25, 2018