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Rolling Stones in Perth
Rolling Stones Cancel Perth Concert

The Rolling Stones first Australian concert in Perth tomorrow (Wednesday) has been cancelled following news of the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

March 18, 2014
SXSW tragedy
Third Person Dies In SXSW Tragedy

A third person has died following the SXSW car crash last week that took an initial two lives and injured 23 others.

March 18, 2014
Adalita Record Store Day release
Adalita Preps Vinyl Release For Record Store Day Australia

Adalita will release her self-titled album as a 2-disc vinyl release for Record Store Day Australia.

March 17, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Six Dead At Future Music Festival Asia, Day Three Cancelled

The Future Music Festival in Malaysia has had its third day cancelled after at six people died from suspected drug overdoses at the event.

March 16, 2014
Jimmy Kimmel at SXSW
Jimmy Kimmel Live Asks SXSW Fans About Bands That Do Not Exist

Jimmy Kimmel Live took to the streets of Austin, Tx this week to ask punters about artists who do not exist … and the crowd was clueless.

March 16, 2014
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue To Perform At The Logies

Kylie Minogue has been confirmed as a performer for the 56th TV Week Logie Awards in Melbourne on April 27.

March 16, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Is Happy With Top Album In Australia ARIA ALBUMS

Pharrell Williams climbs to No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week with his second album “G I R L”, now that his album has had a full week of sales (and the price dropped in some places to under $12), and thanks to his recent appearances at The Future Music Festival.

March 15, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Happy Becomes Equal Longest No 1 Hit Of The Decade ARIA SINGLES

Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” stays put for a tenth week at the top of the ARIA Singles chart, becoming the equal longest running No.1 for this decade, and it is now tied in equal second for longest running for this century.

March 15, 2014
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRADIO Creates Shamrock Radio For St Patrick’s Day

Australia’s iHeartRADIO has developed a uniquely Irish music channel for Tourism Ireland in time for St Patrick’s Day.

March 15, 2014
Rashad Owens
SXSW Killer’s Bail Set At $3 Million

The Austin court has made sure SXSW killer Rashad Owens does not do a runner by setting his bail at $3million, something he could not possibly afford.

March 15, 2014
Live Nation
Live Nation Australia And New Zealand Launches Family Division

Live Nation Australia and New Zealand has recruited The Wiggles touring manager Graham Kennedy to set up its new Family Entertainment Division.

March 15, 2014
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Launch Ghost Of Download At SXSW

Blondie have cracked the cork on their 10th studio album ‘Ghost Of Download’ with a showcase performance at SXSW in Austin, Tx on Thursday. The SXSW show was the official launch of the album released this week.

March 15, 2014
Lady Gaga on The Simpsons image
Lady Gaga Reveals Her Katy Perry Paranoia At SXSW

Lady Gaga argued she is not a sell-out and has “fuck all to do with Katy Perry” in her “its all about me” SXSW keynote address.

March 15, 2014
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Jumps The Shark At SXSW

Everyone is talking about the vomit stunt at the Lady Gaga SXSW show. No-one is talking about the music. Isn’t SXSW meant to be about music? Lady Gaga showcased at SXSW, the world’s biggest music conference, in Austin, Tx this week and all anyone is talking about is spew.

March 15, 2014
Soundgarden, Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Soundgarden Perform Superunknown For First Time Ever At SXSW

Soundgarden released their iconic album ‘Superunknown’ on March 8, 1994. This week, 20 years and one week on, they performed it live from start to finish for the first time ever at SXSW in Austin, Tx.

March 14, 2014
Rashad Owens
SXSW Killer Rashad Owens Was A Wannbe Rapper

Rashad Owens, the 22-year old man who killed two people and injured a further 23 in a collision on the streets of Austin during SXSW, wanted to be a rap star.

March 14, 2014
Austin police chief Art Acevedo holds press conference
Austin Venues To Stay Open Following SXSW Tragedy

Austin venues Mohawk and Cheer Up Charlie’s will stay open tonight and provide their scheduled entertainment during SXSW in order to avoid more serious safely issues.

March 14, 2014
Austin police chief Art Acevedo holds press conference
Austin Police Release Media Conference Video, Name SXSW Killer

Rashad Owens, a 22-year man from the Austin suburb of Killeen, has been named as the driver of the car that plowed into a crowded Austin street killing two people in the early hours of Thursday morning.

March 14, 2014
Austin police chief Art Acevedo holds press conference
SXSW Victim Was Dutch Man From MassiveMusic

Steven Craenmerh of MassiveMusic, Amsterdam has been confirmed as one of the victims of the SXSW massacre that killed two and injured a further 23 people.

March 14, 2014
Austin police chief Art Acevedo holds press conference
SXSW Murder Update, Statement, Service Details, Blood Donations Needed

Austin Police has yet to name the man who drove into a crowded Austin street killing two and injuring 23 during SXSW on Thursday. Police cannot name the suspect until he has been formerly charged.

March 14, 2014
Pono
Neil Young Pono Passes $2million In Kickstarter Funding

Neil Young targeted $800,000 in funding from Kickstarter for his Pono digital music player. It has now passed $2 million in just 24 hours.

March 14, 2014
SXSW tragedy photo by Austin Police
Drunk Driver Who Killed Two At SXSW Faces Death Penalty

The drunk driver who drove into a crowd of SXSW delegates in Austin, Tx early Thursday morning has been charged with two counts of Capital Murder and now face the death penalty under Texas law.

March 13, 2014
SXSW tragedy photo by Austin Police
Austin Streets Stay Shut While Police Investigate SXSW Deaths

Austin Police have advised that streets between 9th and 12th on Red River will remain closed this morning following the early morning tragedy where two people lost their lives after a car collided with the SXSW crowd around 12:30am.

March 13, 2014
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Damon Albarn Launches Everyday Robots At SXSW

Damon Albarn launched his first solo album Everyday Robots at SXSW in Austin, Tx on Wednesday night and gave the crowd a few songs from his other bands.

March 13, 2014
SXSW tragedy
Sounds Australia Confirms No Australians Injured In SXSW Tragedy

Sounds Australia, Australia’s artist representatives at SXSW, have confirmed that no Australian’s were killed or injured in the SXSW tragedy which claimed two lives in Austin, Tx early this morning.

March 13, 2014
SXSW tragedy
SXSW Tragedy, Police Call For Witnesses After Car Slams Into Crowd

Austin Police are calling for anyone who witnessed the horrific incident when a driver killed two people on Red River, Austin to contact them.

March 13, 2014
Michael Chugg
Michael Chugg Celebrates 50 Years In The Music Business

Michael Chugg, one of Australia’s most respected concert promoters, has clocked up 50 years in the music biz.

March 13, 2014
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Blows Pono Launch After Embarrassing CEO Gaff

Neil Young’s investor pitch SXSW presentation came to an embarrassing halt when CEO John Hamm failed to answer a simple question … “what’s your cut?”.

March 12, 2014
Cherry Bar buys Yah Yahs
Cherry Bar Buys Yah Yah’s

Melbourne’s iconic Yah Yah’s music venue has been bought by Melbourne’s icon music venue Cherry Bar.

March 12, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Preview New Songs At SXSW

Coldplay launched their new album ‘Ghost Stories’ with a one-hour showcase performance at SXSW in Austin, Tx on Tuesday night.

March 12, 2014