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Don Williams
R.I.P. Don Williams 1939-2017

Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Williams has died after a short illness at the age of 78.

September 9, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Wife Of Chester Bennington Shares Family Photo Days Before Singers Death

Talinda Bennington, the wife of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, has shared a private family photo just days before the death of her husband.

September 8, 2017
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
Why New Artists Won’t Get Heard On The Radio

Ever wondered why your new song is ignored by radio even though it sounds pretty shit hot to you and all your mates? The answer is simple. Radio is being flooded with new music at the moment.

September 8, 2017
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
The New Sam Smith Song ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ Is Here

Sam Smith slipped a new song out today. ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ is Smith’s first new song since his James Bond ‘Spectre’ theme ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ in 2015.

September 8, 2017
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Announce Gizzfest Adelaide

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have revealed the Adelaide date and line-up for their upcoming GizzFest.

September 8, 2017
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Answers ‘Why’ About What Happened For Dr Phil

Sinead O’Connor will answer the questions about why she locked herself away in a New Jersey hotel room and tell all about her battle with depression, her suicidal thoughts and her mother, in a confronting program from Dr Phil.

September 8, 2017
Hitchhiker Neil Young
New Music Releases For 8 September 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Anthony Callea, Nothing But Thieves, Arch Enemy, Neil Young, The Dream Syndicate, Dustin Lynch, Jack Johnson, Tori Amos, Mutemath, Sparks, Living Colour, the Twin Peaks 2017 soundtrack and a new So Fresh.

September 8, 2017
Niall Horan
Niall Horan To Play Australia June 2018

Niall Horan, the one from One Direction who actually has talent, will make his solo debut in Australia in June 2018.

September 8, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
New George Michael, U2 and an Interview With Culture Club At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Roy Hay of Culture Club says that the band’s long overdue album ‘Tribes’ will be released in 2018.

September 8, 2017
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Q Awards 2017 Nominees Revealed

Q Magazine, one of the UK’s biggest music magazines, has unveiled the nominations for the Q Awards in association with Absolute Radio.

September 8, 2017
Michael Jackson Scream
Michael Jackson’s “Scary” Songs Compiled For Scream Album

On September 29, Epic/Legacy Recordings, in collaboration with The Estate of Michael Jackson, will release Michael Jackson SCREAM, a collection of 13 of his all-time most electrifying and danceable tracks including Ghosts, Torture, Thriller, and Dirty Diana.

September 8, 2017
Nick Lachey
Debbie Gibson and Nick Lachey Are Heading To Dancing With The Stars

Three music stars are set to compete on season 25 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

September 8, 2017
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Former AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd To Release His Second Album

Phil Rudd is, according to Modern Drummer magazine, "the very definition of rock drumming". Malcolm Young co-founder of AC/DC describes his long term bandmate as “the real deal”.

September 8, 2017
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Anthology
There’s A 50th Anniversary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Album On The Way

Continuing the celebration of the legendary Americana band's 50 years of making music together, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's extraordinary career is encapsulated in the new retrospective two-disc set, Anthology, due September 29 via Capitol Nashville/UMe.

September 7, 2017
George Michael Fantasy
New George Michael Song Fantasy Debuts But Its Not That New

The new George Michael song happens to be nearly 30 years old. ‘Fantasy’ popped up around the world today (7 September) but it turns out it was recorded in the late 1980s.

September 7, 2017
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Placebo End Their First Australian Show With A Kate Bush Cover

Placebo played their first Australian show in Adelaide on Wednesday night after the sudden last-minute cancellation of what was to be the tour opener in Perth on Monday due to illness.

September 7, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
New George Michael Song Will Premiere Tonight

New George Michael music from the stars final sessions will premiere later today (7 September 2017).

September 7, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake and Paul McCartney Are On The New Foo Fighters Album

Justin Timberlake and Paul McCartney will feature on the new Foo Fighters album 'Concrete and Gold'.

September 7, 2017
Holger Czukay
R.I.P. Holger Czukay 1938-2017

Credited with giving the German psychedelic rockers their driving rhythm section, Holger Czukay, was found at his apartment.

September 7, 2017
Joe Camilleri Sax
Joe Camilleri’s Stolen Gear Has Been Recovered

Most of the equipment and personal items stolen from the car of Black Sorrows founder Joe Camilleri has been recovered.

September 6, 2017
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Foo Fighters and Weezer To Tour Australia and New Zealand Together

Foo Fighters will bring along Weezer for their 2018 Concrete and Gold Australian tour.

September 6, 2017
Power Stations Studios
Iconic New York Studio Power Station To Be Restored

New York’s iconic Power Station studios, the only studio in New York capable of recording a full orchestra, will be restored to its former glory by its new owner The Berklee College of Music.

September 6, 2017
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Live Nation and Frontier Are Working On Drake Together

In what seems like a case of strange bedfellows Live Nation and rival Frontier Touring have teamed up to deliver the Drake tour across Australia in November.

September 6, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce and Barbra Streisand To Perform At Houston Benefit Hand In Hand

Houston native rapper Bun B has teamed up with SB Projects founder Scooter Braun to present Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

September 6, 2017
Queen
First Look At Rami Malek As Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

The movie won't be released until a year from this coming Christmas but the internet is all wound up in the first picture of Remi Malek as Freddie Mercury.

September 6, 2017
Ritchie Valens
Section Of California Highway 5 To Be Named After Ritchie Valens

The great Ritchie Valens, who died in the same plane crash as Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper, has had a section of California's 5 Highway named after him.

September 6, 2017
Squeeze
Squeeze To Release New Album The Knowledge

"Innocence In Paradise", with its pedal steel and cinematic atmosphere evoking images of the mythical western, is the first single from Squeeze’s upcoming album, The Knowledge (released October 13).

September 6, 2017
Smash Mouth
Smash Mouth Singer Taken To Hospital

Steve Harwell, the lead singer for the band Smashmouth, was hospitalized on Thursday after having breathing difficulties during the soundcheck for a show in Memphis.

September 6, 2017
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Lil Wayne Released From Hospital

Rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been released from the hospital after suffering multiple seizures in his hotel room over the weekend.

September 6, 2017
Bruford
Bill Bruford To Release Bruford Box Set

Drum legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford, best known for his work with Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and his prolific solo career, is releasing the definitive boxed set Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago.

September 6, 2017