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April Wine with Steve Lang
R.I.P. Steve Lang of April Wine 1949-2017

April Wine bass player Steve Lang has died in Canada at the age of 67.

February 7, 2017
Folk Uke To Play Australian Dates With Dog Trumpet

Folk Uke, the duo featuring Willie Nelson’s daughter Amy and Arlo Guthrie’s daughter Cathy, will return to Australia in March for dates with Dog Trumpet, the band featuring Reg and Pete, the sons of Mr and Mrs O’Doherty.

February 7, 2017
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Is Allowed To Keep Her Name

Kylie Minogue has reportedly won a legal battle with Kylie Jenner over the trademarking of their shared first name.

February 7, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Boyfriend Cleared Of Singers Death

George Michael's on-off lover Fadi Fawaz has been cleared by police of any involvement in the singer's death.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Birds of Tokyo Set Harlequins Tour Regional Dates

Birds of Tokyo will hit the road again soon to take the Harlequins album live to regional areas.

February 7, 2017
Nikki Nicholls
Nikki Nicholls To Perform The Songs Of Carole King In Melbourne

Former Farnham backing singer Nikki Nicholls will honour Carole King with her ‘The Songs and Stories of Carole King’ show for one night only in March.

February 7, 2017
The Darkness: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Darkness To Play Shows In Australia April May

The Darkness will return to Australia in April for national headline dates.

February 7, 2017
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Withdraws All Support For The Demagogue

Kanye West had a complete change of heart about America’s demagogue, deleting all of his tweets pertaining to the fake President.

February 7, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Sunshine Coast Squeezes Out Another Big Pineapple Music Festival

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast will welcome back the Big Pineapple Music Festival in May with Birds of Tokyo, Peking Duk and The Veronicas in the bill.

February 7, 2017
Al Stewart
Al Stewart To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From BBC

Singer-songwriter Al Stewart has been chosen to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at April's BBC 2 Folk Awards.

February 7, 2017
The Game
The Game Reaches Plea Deal In Assault Trial

Rapper The Game has avoided jail time in his assault case after reaching a plea deal.

February 7, 2017
Blink 182
Blink-182 Set US Spring Dates

Blink-182 are on the road again this spring, this time playing a series of dates in the U.S. south and mid-west.

February 7, 2017
Gloria Estefan
Miami Sound Machine Classic Reissue Put On Hold

A little over a week ago, Vibe On Records announced a new, deluxe, version of the Miami Sound Machine's breakthrough English album, Primitive Love.

February 7, 2017
Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl
Watch The Super Bowl Lady Gaga Half Time Show

Lady Gaga performed her Super Bowl half time show solo unlike previous years where superstars joined the superstars.

February 6, 2017
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns n Roses Kick Off Australia and New Zealand Tour

Guns N Roses Australian and New Zealand tour is finally underway with the first dates in New Zealand now ticked off the list.

February 6, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Takes Fans Back Stage At The Super Bowl

Lady Gaga has shared a behind-the-scenes look at her rehearsals for the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

February 6, 2017
Sonny Geraci of Climax
R.I.P. Sonny Geraci of Climax 1947-2017

Sonny Geraci, whose voice can be heard on such classics as Time Won't Let Me by the Outsiders and Precious and Few by Climax, died on Sunday at the age of 69. He had been in poor health since 2012 when he suffered an aneurysm.

February 6, 2017
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Showtime To Screen Beach Boys Documentary

In 1966, while they were still known as the great surf music band, the Beach Boys released one of the greatest masterpieces of the rock era, Pet Sounds.

February 6, 2017
Trolls
Australian Charts: Trolls Is The Number One Album Again

The animated film "Trolls" sees its soundtrack climb back to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart for a third accumulated week at the top.

February 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Hangs On To Top Two ARIA Spots

For a fourth straight week Ed Sheeran occupies the top two spots in Australia (and the UK) with "Shape of You" at No.1 and "Castle on the Hill" at No.2.

February 6, 2017
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Documentary Is In Production

The Oscar-winning producers Lili Fini Zanuck (Driving Miss Daisy) and John Battsek (Looking for Sugarman) are joining forces to tell the story of Eric Clapton.

February 5, 2017
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Cuts Show Short And Then Cancels Next Gig

Metallica's James Hetfield knew that his voice was not good on Friday night at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Netherlands, but he managed to continue singing for much of the show.

February 5, 2017
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Malcolm Turnbull Gets A Name-Check In Saturday Night Live Opener

Saturday Night Live star Beck Bennett played Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in a hilarious show opener featuring Alec Baldwin as “little white bitch” Trump.

February 5, 2017
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Completing ‘Southern Blood’ Album

Gregg Allman has been pretty sick over the last few months, enough that he had to keep pushing back live shows.

February 5, 2017
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The Book of Mormon Opens With Australian Premiere In Melbourne

The funniest thing about The Book of Mormon is its subtlety. Imagine how many people in that audience laughing at the expense of the Mormons and their third testament don’t get that their own first and second testaments are just as silly.

February 5, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Refrains From Controversy At Second Melbourne Show

Bruce Springsteen stayed away from controversial comments at his second Melbourne show after making global headlines as an ‘embarrassed American” at his show earlier in the week.

February 5, 2017
Daryl Braithwaite performs at One Electric Day at Werribee Park in the grounds of the Werribee mansion on Sunday 29 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Daryl Braithwaite On The Road To Recovery After Tumour Removed

Daryl Braithwaite expects to return to active duty next weekend following his operation for the removal of a “golf ball size tumour”.

February 5, 2017
James Taylor: Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Taylor Plays His First Show Of 2017 In Auckland New Zealand

James Taylor is back on tour after kicking off the first show on his world tour in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday night before heading to Australia this week.

February 5, 2017
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath Have Just Played Their Last Ever Show

Black Sabbath is over. The iconic rock band played their last ever show in Birmingham on Saturday night. ‘Paranoid’ was the final song followed up a round of fireworks.

February 5, 2017
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey Sends F.U. To James Packer In New Video

Mariah Carey has reportedly burned the custom Valentino wedding dress she had purchased for her nuptials to former fiance James Packer in her new music video.

February 5, 2017