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Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Died From A Heart Attack

The official coroner's report has been issued on the death of Mike Scaccia of the bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis. 

December 28, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Technology Writers Take Note The CD Is Far From Dead

Despite the ‘death of the CD’ stories that technology writers love to constantly regurgitate, the truth is that in Australia they are completely wrong.

December 28, 2012
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
Fontella Bass, Rescue Me singer, Dead At 72

Fontella Bass had a massive hit in 1965 with ‘Rescue Me’. She died following a heart attack this week in her hometown of St Louis, Missouri.

December 28, 2012
Megadeth Christmas Card
Megadeth Fooled By Fake Christmas Card

Megadeth have named their annual Christmas Card winner only to find out afterwards that the fan who submitted the card may have plagiarised the concept.

December 28, 2012
Jarvis Cocker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN New Pulp Song After You

Pulp have recorded a new studio version of ‘After You’, a song they originally demoed for the 2001 album ‘We Love Life’.

December 28, 2012
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention Freak Out
Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention Singer Ray Collins Dies at 76

Ray Collins, the singer for the first Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention album ‘Freak Out’ has died in California.

December 28, 2012
INXS, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
INXS Singer Ciaran Gribbin To Play Sydney With Angry Anderson On New Years Eve

Recent INXS singer Ciaran Gribbin is still in Australia and will perform on New Years Eve with Angry Anderson in Sydney.

December 27, 2012
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Jack Ponti Addresses The Devaluation of Music

Music has been criminally devalued to the point where our own government doesn't see the truth, and that truth is mass theft.

December 27, 2012
Rolling Stones with Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga Announces Documentary

Lady Gaga has announced via Twitter that a documentary about her life and new album ‘ARTPOP’ is in production.

December 27, 2012
War Horse photo by Ros OGorman
Melbourne To Host War Horse Australian Premiere On New Year’s Eve

The Australian premiere of the Tony and Olivier Award winning production of ‘War Horse’ will take place at the Arts Centre State Theatre in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve.

December 27, 2012
Lana Del Rey
Unreleased Lana Del Rey Songs Surface Plus One From Cheryl Cole

New Lana Del Rey music has surfaced with two unreleased Lana Del Rey songs surfacing online plus a cover written by Lana and sung by Cheryl Cole getting a release.

December 27, 2012
Thunderbirds Creator Gerry Anderson Dies At 83

Gerry Anderson, the creator of the 60’s British science fiction puppet TV series ‘Thunderbirds’, has died at the age of 83.

December 27, 2012
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N’ Roses And ZZ Top To Tour Australia

Guns N’ Roses and ZZ Top will head to Australia for a double header in March.

December 27, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Finishing Album And Then Touring For A Year

Black Sabbath are nearing completion of their first album with Ozzy Osbourne in 35 years and then they will spend most of 2013 touring.

December 27, 2012
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson To Marry Billionaire Boyfriend

Janet Jackson is engaged to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, according to reports.

December 27, 2012
Capital Steez The Pro Era
Rapper Capital Steez Takes His Life

19-year old Brooklyn rapper Capital Steez has died, presumed by suicide.

December 26, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele 21 About To Pass One Million Sales In Australia

It is possible Adele ‘21’ has become the first album since Delta Goodrem ‘Innocent Eyes’ to sell over 1,000,000 copies in Australia. ‘21’ is currently certified 14x Platinum by ARIA for sales of 980,000.

December 26, 2012
George Martin
Sir George Martin To Be Honored By Music Producers Guild

Sir George Martin will receive the Award for Outstanding Contribution to U.K. Music from the Music Producers Guild at their annual ceremony, February 7, at the Cafe de Paris in London.

December 26, 2012
Jack Klugman and Charles Durning
Hollywood Titans Charles Durning And Jack Klugman Both Died On Christmas Eve

Hollywood has lost two of America’s best known and loved actors this holiday break with the death of both Charles Durning and Jack Klugman on Christmas Eve.

December 26, 2012
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Four Weddings And A Funeral Composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Dies

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, best known for his score to ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ and ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ has died at age 76.

December 26, 2012
Marva Whitney
Legendary Funk Diva Marva Whitney Passes Away

Marva Whitney, one of the greats of funk and soul and the woman whom James Brown called “Soul Sister #1", passed away last night (December 23, 2012). She was 68.

December 24, 2012
Jake Sheers and Queens of the Stone Age
Jake Shears To Guest On Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Queens Of The Stone Age have been working on their first album in five years and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters has revealed he has been in the studio with the band.

December 24, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Has A Christmas Sing-A-Long With Australia

Michael Buble ‘Christmas; has been the biggest selling album of the Christmas season with 123,384 taking home ‘Christmas’ this Christmas. And that is just the December figures so far.

December 24, 2012
Chas Foote outside Foote's Music Store
Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason Saves Foote’s Music Store

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has invested in the London music shop where he bought his first drum-kit.

December 24, 2012
Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Collapses And Dies While Performing In Texas

Mike Scaccia, guitarist for metal bands Ministry, Rigor Mortis and the Revolting Cocks, collapsed while playing on stage Saturday night in Fort Worth, TX. He was 47.

December 24, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Spends Christmas At Number One In Australia

Michael Buble holds at No.1 for a third straight week on the ARIA Albums chart, becoming the eighth non-consecutive week that his “Christmas” album has spent at the top (five weeks last Xmas, three {so far} this year).

December 23, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend 4th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles Chart

Thrift Shop for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis holds for a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming the fourth longest running number one song for the year, but if it stays atop for a fifth week it will tie for third longest of the year. 

December 23, 2012
PSY Gangnam Style Passes One Billion YouTube Views

PSY ‘Gangnam Style’ has been viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube.

December 22, 2012
Iron Butterfly
Iron Butterfly Bass Player Lee Dorham Found Dead At 70

Lee Dorman, bass player for Iron Butterfly from 1967-1969, has been found dead in his car in California, aged 70.

December 22, 2012
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Reunite Especially For You

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan have performed their number one duet together again for the first time since the 80s.

December 22, 2012