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Beatles Michelle Grammy
Recording Academy Takes Action To Stop Sale Of Lennon Grammy

When an artist wins a Grammy Award, the Recording Academy insists that a form be signed with the artist agreeing that they will not sell the Grammy. Failure to live up to the agreement allows the Academy to, in effect, repossess the award.

April 2, 2016
Record Store Day
Greville Records Melbourne To Host Bowie Day For Record Store Day

Greville Records in the Melbourne of Prahran will put on Bowie Day for Record Store Day on April 16.

April 2, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
Rolling Stones Refused Permission To Perform Outside London Exhibition

The Rolling Stones were banned from performing outside a London gallery to celebrate the opening of their exhibition.

April 2, 2016
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N Roses To Play LA Troubadour Show Tonight

Guns N' Roses posted a video showing the cities they would be visiting on a North American tour earlier this week but didn't include dates or venues.

April 2, 2016
Tyga Mourns Death Of Bodyguard

Rapper Tyga is in shatters after learning his friend and bodyguard died in a sudden accident on Wednesday.

April 2, 2016
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lars Ulrich Says Keith Richards Will Outlive Us All

Metallica star Lars Ulrich is convinced Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will "outlive us all".

April 2, 2016
BIGSOUND Welcomes New Programmer Maggie Collins

Band manager and Triple J presenter Maggie Collins has stepped in as co-programmer for BIGSOUND 2016.

April 1, 2016
Tom Petty
Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch 2 Is Coming In May

Mudcrutch was Tom Petty’s band before Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. When they broke up in 1975 Petty formed The Heartbreakers.

April 1, 2016
The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock
The Glory Days Of Aussie Pub Rock Is 4CDs Of History

Warner Music's latest Australian music compilation 'The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock' is 4CD and four decades of Australian music history.

April 1, 2016
Brian Frog Harris with Russell Morris
Songland Canberra To Celebrate Record Store Day For RSPCA

Songland Records in Canberra will out on its annual Pre-Loved Record Sale as a fundraiser for the RSPCA for Record Store Day 2016.

April 1, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Rhiannon Giddens, Primal Scream and Richard Clapton Visit Noise11 iHeartRadio

Grammy award winner Rhiannon Giddens, ARIA Hall of Famer Richard Clapton and Primal Scream’s Andrew Innes are at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week.

April 1, 2016
Paul McCartney Pure
Paul McCartney Preps 4CD Retrospective ‘Pure’

The solo career of Paul McCartney is about to get a new four-CD retrospective.

April 1, 2016
The Roots
The Roots Pull Out Of David Bowie Tribute Concert

The David Bowie tributes tonight and tomorrow night in New York just had their performers lists shortened with the exit of the Roots and their associated acts.

April 1, 2016
Thunderclap Newman Hollywood Dream
R.I.P. Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman 1942-2016

Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman has died at the age of 73.

April 1, 2016
Colin Hay at Noise11, Photo
Colin Hay Gives Ted Cruz Some Free Advice

Leave it to Colin Hay, the former Men at Work lead, to tell a candidate for U.S. President how he might better get votes.

April 1, 2016
David Cassidy on ITV
David Cassidy Loses Licence For Five Years

David Cassidy certainly won't be driving the Partridge Family bus or any other vehicle for the next five years.

April 1, 2016
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Encouraged Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande was told to never give up on singing by Latin superstar Gloria Estefan when she was a child.

April 1, 2016
Lukas Graham
New Music Releases For 1 April 2016

Lukas Graham, Weezer, Bette Midler, Cheap Trick, The Last Shadow Puppets, Pet Shop Boys and BabyMetal lead the week's new music releases.

April 1, 2016
Mirusia Louwerse - Image By Damien Loverso
Mirusia Completes Album and Sets Solo Dates

Andre Rieu’s star soprano, Australia's Mirusia Louwerse, has completed her new album ‘This Time Tomorrow’ and will perform live across Australia.

March 31, 2016
Five Finger Death Punch, music news,
Five Finger Death Punch Cancel Australian Leg of Black Sabbath Tour

Five Finger Death Punch have been forced to cancel their Australian tour with Black Sabbath after singer Ivan Moody was hospitalized in Denver.

March 31, 2016
Steve Balbi and Mi-Sex- Photo Ros OGorman2012-10-05
Mi-Sex To Showcase New Songs For Melbourne And Sydney

Mi-Sex will return to Melbourne and Sydney this weekend to showcase new music.

March 31, 2016
Paul Young
Paul Young To Release First Paul Young Album In 19 Years

Paul Young has returned to the studio after 19 years to record an album of new songs with producer Arthur Baker.

March 31, 2016
Sneaky Sound System
Sneaky Sound System Have A New Song ‘I Ain’t Over You’ #LISTEN

Sneaky Sound System have returned with their first new music in five years ‘I Ain’t Over You’.

March 31, 2016
Kanye West by Scott Marsh
Kanye West Offers Cash To Sydney Artist To Remove Mural

Kanye West's management has reportedly offered an artist a "chunk of money" to paint over a controversial mural of the rapper.

March 31, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Live Motörhead Album ‘Clean Your Clock’ To Be Released

On November 20th and 21st 2015, at the Zenith in Munich, Germany, Motörhead recorded what happened to be the very last live shows ever recorded.

March 31, 2016
Jackson Browne interview on Tuesday 22 March 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jackson Browne Australian Tour Plays Brisbane

Jackson Browne played Brisbane on Wednesday night with another in-depth setlist spanning the 44 years since his debut album ‘Jackson Browne’ aka ‘Saturate Before Using’.

March 31, 2016
Dion DiMucci
Dion Releases Buddy Holly Tribute ‘Visionary Heart’

Legendary singer Dion will release the track Visionary Heart from his album New York is My Home on April 8.

March 31, 2016
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Broadway Show Gets A Soundtrack Album

Masterworks Broadway will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of On Your Feet!, the current Broadway hit chronicling the life of Emilio and Gloria Estafan.

March 31, 2016
Puddle of Mudd music news
Wes Scantlin Cracks It At Puddle Of Mudd Show

Puddle of Mudd's show in Doncaster, England was cut at about the halfway point when the band members walked off the stage leaving lead singer Wes Scantlin to fend for himself.

March 31, 2016
Keith Emerson
Carl Palmer To Pay Tribute To Keith Emerson

Drummer Carl Palmer will pay tribute to former bandmate Keith Emerson, who died on March 10, with his new tour "Remembering Keith Emerson and the Music of Emerson, Lake and Palmer".

March 31, 2016