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Dennis Smith (Left) with Jim Keays (centre) and Mike Brady (right) at Noise11. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Australian Entertainment Industry Pioneer Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith, one of Australia’s most loved and respected entertainment identities, has passed away.

January 4, 2023
Lenny Kravitz - Photo by Nadine Koupaei
Lenny Kravitz Pays Tribute To Earth, Wind & Fire’s Fred White

Lenny Kravitz has led tributes to Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White.

January 3, 2023
Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters To Continue Following Death of Taylor Hawkins

The Foo Fighters will carry on as a band following the death of Taylor Hawkins.

January 3, 2023
Gangsta Boo Enquiring Minds
Rapper Gangsta Boo Dead at 43

Gangsta Boo has died at the age of 43.

January 3, 2023
Fred White photo from EWF Facebook tribute
Earth Wind & Fire Drummer Fred White Dies Aged 67

Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White has died at the age of 67.

January 3, 2023
Billy Idol photo by Ros OGorman
Billy Idol To Receive Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Billy Idol will get his a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this Thursday, 5 January, 2023.

January 3, 2023
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Has Re-Recorded ‘Speak Now’

Taylor Swift is to release a re-recorded version of 'Speak Now' in the next "couple of months."

January 3, 2023
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Sir Brian May Is A Good Knight Sending A Thank You Message

The newly knighted Sir Brian May has sent a special message to fans following his knighthood by King Charles III in the New Year’s Honors.

January 2, 2023
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick Treat Fans To McCartney’s ‘Every Night’ For New Years

Kevin Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick serenaded their fans with a home-made acoustic version of Paul McCartney’s ‘Every Night’ for New Year.

January 2, 2023
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Tony Iommi Confirms Black Sabbath’s Tony Martin Albums To Be Released In 2023 Box Set

Black Sabbath co-founder Tony Iommi has confirmed that a box set featuring the five Black Sabbath albums with Tony Martin as lead singer will be released in 2023.

January 2, 2023
David Byrne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch David Byrne Join Miley Cyrus for New Years Eve Performance

David Byrne spent New Years Eve with Miley Cyrus and they knocked out a David Bowie classic, one of David’s solo songs and he also joined Sia for ‘Unstoppable’.

January 2, 2023
Peter Criss in Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Check Out Peter Criss Performing His Kiss ‘Dynasty’ Track ‘Dirty Livin’ On New Years Eve

Peter Criss gave a special performance of the Kiss ‘Dynasty’ track ‘Dirty Livin’ from his home on New Years Eve.

January 2, 2023
Anita Pointer memorial image from Pointer Sisters official website
Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters Dies At Age 74

Anita Pointer, the second oldest member of the Pointer Sisters, has died from cancer at the age of 74.

January 2, 2023
Jeremiah Green of Modest Mouse from the bands Facebook page
Modest Mouse Drummer Jeremiah Green Dies Aged 45 Days After Stage 4 Cancer Announcement

Jeremiah Green of Modest Mouse has died at the age of 45 just days after singer Isaac Brock announced that the drummer had recently been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.

January 2, 2023
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: Taylor Swift ‘Midnights’ Is First No 1 Album of 2023

The last week of sales for 2022 sees Taylor Swift's "Midnights" land an eighth week at No.1 in Australia.

January 2, 2023
David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen perform on stage during 2013 STONE Music Festival at ANZ Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Lee Roth Says Love Affair With Eddie Van Halen Was The Best He Ever Had

David Lee Roth says working with Eddie Van Halen was "better than any love affair".

January 2, 2023
Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
King Knights Queen, Arise Sir Brian May

Queen guitarist Brian May has been knighted by King Charles III and is now Sir Brian May.

December 31, 2022
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Spent 2022 Breaking The Rules

Melbourne’s King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard released their 19th studio album this year … and their 20th … and their 21st … and their 22nd … and their 23rd.

December 30, 2022
Ella Hooper
Ella Hooper Heads Home To Violet Town

Ella Hooper has been spending the break at home in central Victoria where she has recorded a stripped back acoustic version of ‘Love In The Time of Cowardice’.

December 30, 2022
Bono of U2 by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Receive Kennedy Honors

Bono once said “celebrity is nonsense, but it is currency and the band has spent its currency to show the usefulness of art in the world”.

December 30, 2022
Bobby Driessen in Young Talent Time
Bobby Driessen of Young Talent Time R.I.P. at 56

Bobby Driessen, a performer of Australia’s talent show Young Talent Time from 1979 to 1983, has died at age 56.

December 30, 2022
Ian Tyson AO official image
‘Four Strong Winds’ Songwriter Ian Tyson Dies Aged 89

Ian Tyson, half of the duo Ian & Sylvia, and the composer of the song ‘Four Strong Winds covered by Neil Young.

December 30, 2022
Vivienne Westwood tribute at her Facebook page
Punk Fashion Icon Dame Vivienne Westwood Dies At Age 81

Vivienne Westwood, the fashion icon credited with imaging the Punk movement of the 70s, has died at the age of 81 in the UK.

December 30, 2022
Jamie xx Falls festival promo shot
New Music From Jamie xx and Oliver Sim But There Is Nothing New for The xx

While Jamie xx and Oliver Sim have been knocking out solo new music in 2022 all is quiet so far for their collective The xx.

December 29, 2022
Guitar Wars with Dave Leslie, Simon Gosford and Tim Henwood
Tim Henwood, Dave Leslie and Simon Hosford Prepare for War

Three of Melbourne’s guitar virtuosos Dave Leslie, Simon Hosford and Tim Henwood are preparing for battle with Guitar Wars on three dates in January.

December 29, 2022
Isaac Brock Modest Mouse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Modest Mouse Drummer Jeremiah Green Diagnosed With Stage Four Cancer

Modest Mouse have made an official announcement to confirm drummer Jeremiah Green has been diagnosed with Stage Four cancer.

December 29, 2022
Genesis Owusu official Facebook photo
Genesis Owusu Sets Eyes On North America For 2023

Ghana born Australian rapper Genesis Owusu has his eyes marked for North America in 2023 with a series of dates across May and June.

December 29, 2022
Darren Middleton (right) with Kram of Spiderbait at the Recovery 20th Anniversary Reunion was held at Lulie Street Tavern on Sunday 31 July 2016
Darren Middleton Premieres New Song ‘For This’

Ex-Powderfinger guitarist Darren Middleton released a new solo track ‘For This’ just before Christmas.

December 29, 2022
CamelPhat image from Facebook
CamelPhat’s Latest Is ‘The Sign’ With Anyma

UK DJ’s Dave Whelan and Mike Di Scala’s latest collaboration is with Anyma.

December 29, 2022
Iain Cook of Churches and Protection photo by Ros O'Gorman Laneway Festival Melbourne at the Footscray Community Centre on the Maribyong River on Saturday 13 February 2016.
Chvrches’ Iain Cook Has A Side Project Called Protection

In 2022 Chvrches Iain Cook teamed up with Scott Paterson, ex-Sons & Daughters, for a new project called Protection.

December 29, 2022