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Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert Slips Out A New Song

Adam Lambert has unveiled his brand new single “Welcome to the Show”. The track was recorded recently in NYC on a day off from his ’ The Original High’ Tour.‎

March 18, 2016
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Pete Doherty Becomes Peta Doherty

Although fashion label The Kooples has listened to the public outcry and dropped angora wool, it still sells fur from raccoons, foxes and coyotes – and that's why Pete Doherty, who once designed a collection for The Kooples, sent a letter on PETA's behalf calling on the store to go entirely fur-free.

March 18, 2016
Kris Kristofferson, photo Ros O'Gorman
Kris Kristofferson Honored In Nashville

Some of the biggest names in country music came to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday night for The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson.

March 18, 2016
Dexys Midnight Runners. Photo by Chiko Ohayon
Dexy’s Return With New Albums

Dexys, formerly known as Dexys Midnight Runners, have announced a new album for release on June 3, Let The Record Show Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul.

March 18, 2016
Music Victoria
Music Victoria Updates Live Music Best Practice Guide

Music Victoria today released an updated version of the Victorian Live Music Best Practice Guide with new chapters on dealing with sexual harassment, hearing protection, hosting all ages gigs, planning law reform and copyright compliance.

March 18, 2016
The Wrens Charles Bissell
The Wrens’ Charles Bissell Reveals He Has Cancer

Charles Bissell, the lead singer and guitarist for the New Jersey band The Wrens, has revealed that he is suffering from cancer.

March 18, 2016
The Honeycombs 304 Holloway Road Revisited
The Honeycombs Revisited

If the address 304 Holloway Road is unfamiliar to you then perhaps you shouldn’t call yourself a music fan… that is, shall we say, if you are over 50 or 60 even.

March 17, 2016
Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty US Dates

One of the more interesting releases of last year was the AndersonPonty Band's Better Late Than Never.

March 17, 2016
Pride and Joy
‘Pride and Joy’, The Story Of Alligator Records Heads To DVD

After the release of his extremely influential 1991 film Deep Blues, a look at Mississippi blues culture which was funded by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics and involved a collaboration with legendary music writer Robert Palmer, acclaimed music filmmaker Robert Mugge received a phone call.

March 17, 2016
Deftones Replace Ray LaMontagne At SXSW

Ray LaMontagne is a last minute drop-out at SXSW and in somewhat of a bizarre program choice, metal band Deftones will take his slot.

March 17, 2016
Frank Sinatra Jr
R.I.P. Frank Sinatra Jr 1944-2016

Frank Sinatra, Jr., the son of Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra, died on Wednesday in Daytona Beach, FL after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.

March 17, 2016
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Bjork, New Order, Bon Iver To Perform At Vivid Live In Sydney

Bjork, Bon Iver and New Order will perform at Vivid Live Sydney for 2016.

March 17, 2016
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Performed Kylie’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head In Brisvegas

Madonna was having a bit of fun at her Brisbane show on Wednesday night. She even performed a Kylie Minogue song.

March 17, 2016
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Debbie Harry, Ian Hunter To Perform At Ivan Julian Benefit

Earlier this year, it was announced that Ivan Julian, guitarist for Richard Hell & the Voidoids, was suffering from cancer and, while the prognosis is good, he has been wracking up some major medical bills.

March 17, 2016
Justin Bieber Settles With Another Papparazzo

Justin Bieber is another lawsuit lighter after settling a dispute with a California paparazzo.

March 17, 2016
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Performs At Grand Ole Opry

Britney Spears' latest family reunion turned into a real tearjerker after joining sister Jamie Lynn onstage in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (15Mar16).

March 17, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Confirms Reality Show

Mariah Carey is planning to open the doors to her life in a new reality show.

March 17, 2016
Chris Brown, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Thug Chris Brown To Release Documentary

Celebrity thug Chris Brown is releasing a documentary titled Welcome to My Life.

March 17, 2016
Ne-Yo, music news,
Ne-Yo Is A First Time Father

R&B singer Ne-Yo and his model wife Crystal Renay have welcomed their first child together.

March 17, 2016
LL Cool J, music news,
LL Cool J Has Shortest Retirement In History

Rapper/actor LL Cool J retired from music on Monday only to unretire and announce a new album hours later.

March 17, 2016
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks To Take A Tour Bus

Tom Hanks is looking forward to the "rock and roll" experience when he hits the road for his wife Rita Wilson's music tour.

March 17, 2016
Ted Nugent, music news
Ted Nugent To Take His Show On The Road

Ted Nugent is taking his show on the road across predominately safe rednecks states of America.

March 17, 2016
Jon English performs at the Palais Theatre on 21 October 2007.
Jon English Public Memorial Planned For Monday April 4

A public memorial to honour the life and talent of Jon English will be held at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in April 4.

March 16, 2016
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Comedian Jim Breuer Says Brian Johnson Was Kicked Out of AC/DC

Comedian Jim Breuer has been a long time friend of AC/DC singer Brian Johnson with Brian even having contributed to one of Breuer's recordings.

March 16, 2016
Virgil Donati To Return To Taste For Guest Appearance

Taste’s original drummer Virgil Donati will rejoin the band for shows over the coming week in Bendigo and Melbourne.

March 16, 2016
Don Walker, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Don Walker Takes The Suave Fucks Back On The Road

Don Walker will hit the road again in May with his band The Suave Fucks with shows set for New South Wales and Victoria.

March 16, 2016
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Red Hot Summer Tour Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Jimmy Barnes Performs At Parliament House

Jimmy Barnes has rocked the house with a performance on the steps of Parliament to raise awareness of music industry hardships with politicians.

March 16, 2016
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna To Film Sydney Show For DVD

Madonna will film her two shows in Sydney this weekend for a project later in 2016.

March 16, 2016
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder To Perform Songs In The Key Of Life In London

British Summer Time Hyde Park brings one of the great albums live to London, Stevie Wonder's Songs In The Key of Life.

March 15, 2016
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Sony Does Billion Dollar Deal With Jackson Estate

Executives from Sony Corporation have struck a deal with Michael Jackson's estate worth $US750 million ($AU1,000,947).

March 15, 2016