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Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Tied The Knot Last Year

Janet Jackson has revealed she secretly married last year.

February 27, 2013
Brian May
Brian May To Perform At St Pancras For Tiger Conservation

Rock music icon Brian May and West End Sensation Kerry Ellis are set to kick off Tiger Tracks in spectacular fashion on Friday 1 March.

February 27, 2013
Emeli Sande
Emeli Sande Sees Surge In Social Media After BRITS

New figures reveal that Brit Winners saw a significant rise in new social media fans following her win and performance at the BRIT Awards ceremony.

February 27, 2013
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
Iggy & The Stooges Release Follow-Up 40 Years Later

Better 40 years later than never: The follow-up to the first record ever to bear the Iggy and the Stooges logo - the immortal proto-punk masterpiece Raw Power - will finally be out April 30, when Fat Possum Records releases the all-new Iggy and the Stooges studio album, Ready To Die.

February 27, 2013
Jason Whalley minus tapeworm
Jay From Frenzal Rhomb Reveals Tapeworm Brought Down Tour

Frenzal Rhomb’s Jason Whalley has revealed that a tapeworm he may have picked up in Central America years ago grew to give me an infection that caused two seizures that took the band off the road in January.

February 27, 2013
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Shows She’s On Team Kutcher

Madonna is reportedly 'firmly on side Ashton [Kutcher]' and has dissed her good friend Demi Moore.

February 27, 2013
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Confirms Collaboration With Marcus Mumford

Justin Timberlake is working on a duet with the frontman of Mumford & Sons.

February 27, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Plays First Show With Complete Album

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are performing the entire ‘Push The Sky Away’ album as part of their current Australian tour.

February 27, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Play Three Club Dates Before SXSW

Green Day have booked in three small warm-up shows before their official live comeback during SXSW.

February 27, 2013
The Vaudeville Smash perform at
The Audreys, Alpine, The Rubens To Play Aussie BBQ At SXSW

The Aussie BBQ, one of the most popular events at SXSW, will feature The Audreys, Alpine and The Rubens this year.

February 26, 2013
David Bowie The Stars Are Out Tonight
David Bowie Rocks With The Stars (Are Out Tonight) VIDEO

David Bowie has just released the video for ‘The Stars Are Out Tonight’, his second new song in a decade.

February 26, 2013
Rodriguez: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Star Rodriguez Wins Oscar

Rodriguez now has an Academy Award to his name after ‘Searching For The Sugarman’ won Best Documentary in Hollywood.

February 26, 2013
Shelley Segal, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australia’s Shelley Segal To Play San Francisco Atheist Conference

Australian singer songwriter Shelley Segal will perform in San Francisco at NAP CON 2013 before heading to Austin for SXSW.

February 26, 2013
Adele, music news,
Adele Aims To Be A Member Of The EGOT Club

Adele has joked she could win the prestigious collection of industry awards if she could bring herself to do a musical.

February 26, 2013
The Beach Boys 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys To Play Esteemed U.K. Henley Festival

The glamorous Henley Festival, in partnership with BMW, is proud to announce a series of extraordinary evenings featuring exciting headline performances from an array of world class acts.

February 26, 2013
Simon Cowell, music news,
Simon Cowell On The Lookout For A New Girlfriend

Simon Cowell is keen on finding a woman to establish a long-term relationship with.

February 26, 2013
Katie Melua
Katie Melua Plays Special Gig For Troops In Afghanistan

Singer Katie Melua has described a concert for British troops serving at a remote base in southern Afghanistan as a "special gig".

February 26, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens To Return To Australia For Headline Tour

The Rubens are currently making their UK and European concert debut and next month will perform at showcase event at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

February 26, 2013
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Adrian Belew Is New Nine Inch Nails Guitarist

Trent Reznor has announced that former King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew is the new guitarist for Nine Inch Nails.

February 26, 2013
Shirley Bassey, music news,
Shirley Bassey Takes Credit For Catherine Zeta-Jones Oscar Performance

Dame Shirley Bassey has joked she taught Catherine Zeta-Jones "everything she knows".

February 26, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
And The Academy Award For Cutest Kid Goes To… Elton John’s Son

Sir Elton John's toddler son high-fived Bono at a star-studded Oscars party last night.

February 26, 2013
Kelly Clarkson photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Kelly Clarkson Accuses Clive Davis Of Bullying

Kelly Clarkson has released a statement clearing up what she called “misinformation” spread by music mogul 80-year old Clive Davis in his autobiography.

February 26, 2013
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Bring Red Hot Chili Peppers And Deftones To Orion Festival

Metallica have announced the line-up for their second annual Orion Music + More Festival for Detroit on June 8 and 9.

February 26, 2013
Dave Graney at photos images
The Moodists To Reform for Hoodoo Gurus Dig It Up

The Hoodoo Gurus talked Dave Graney and Clare Moore into getting The Moodists back together for Dig It Up.

February 26, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Perform At SXSW

Green Day will make their live concert comeback at SXSW in Austin, Texas next month.

February 26, 2013
Adele, music news, noise11
Adele Wins Academy Award For Best Original Song

Adele has picked up the Academy Awards for Best Original Song for her theme from ‘Skyfall’.

February 25, 2013
George Harrison, photo by Paul Cashmere
George Harrison The Youngest Beatle Would Have Turned 70 Today

George Harrison, 'The Quiet Beatle', would have turned 70 today, the 25th February (although it is said he was actually born 10 minutes to midnight on the 24th, something he discovered much later).

February 25, 2013
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue To Play Two Sydney Shows At Easter

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have added a second Sydney show over the Easter long weekend.

February 25, 2013
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Preps A Week Of SXSW Showcases Plus Canadian Music Week

Australian rapper 360 is one of the artists to watch at SXSW this year and then it is off to Canada for more showcases.

February 25, 2013
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Changes His Surname To Jacksun

Jermaine Jackson's official request to alter his surname has been sanctioned.

February 25, 2013