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Ernest Borgnine in McHales Navy
Ernest Borgnine Dead At 95

Ernest Borgnine, one of America’s most loved and respected actors, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 95.

July 9, 2012
Ken West, Big Day Out
Big Day Out Red Hot Announcement Due Monday

Big Day Out will reveal their red hot line-up next Monday (July 16, 2012).

July 9, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman,, Photo
Bruce Springsteen’s Daughter Reprises Courteney Cox Dancing In The Dark Move

Jessica Springsteen joined her father Bruce Springsteen on stage on Thursday to reprise the dance role made famous by Courteney Cox in the 1984 'Dancing In The Dark' video.

July 8, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Natalie Maines Joins Ben Harper For Pink Floyd Mother VIDEO

Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines joined Ben Harper at the Hollywood Bowl this past week for a cover of the Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’ track ‘Mother’.

July 8, 2012
Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo image by Ros O'Gorman
Devo Use Kickstarter To Raise Money For Documentary

A feature film on Devo, Are We Not Men? The Devo Documentary, is closer to seeing release as the producers have successfully raised their goal amount via a Kickstarter campaign.

July 8, 2012
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN: Iggy Pop and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino ‘Let’s Boot and Rally’

Iggy Pop and Best Coast singer Bethany Cosentino have recorded a song for the ‘True Blood’ soundtrack.

July 8, 2012
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman photos
Bloc Festival In London Shut Down

East London's Bloc Festival has been forced to prematurely close down after just one night with Friday evening's festivities turning ugly with promoters forced to pull the plug.

July 8, 2012
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Bluesfest Wins Battle With Byron Council

Bluesfest will remain in Byron Bay.

July 8, 2012
Go Mason Go - Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Go Mason Go Win Red Bull Backyard Jam

Sydney band Go Mason Go have won the first Red Bull Backyard Jam in Australia.

July 8, 2012
Karise Eden My Journey images photos
Karise Eden Album Keeps Her Voice At No. 1

The Voice winner Karise Eden holds at No.1 for a second week with her collection of songs on “My Journey”, giving us two different reality show winners at No.1 in Australia this week, with Reece Mastin at No.1 on the ARIA singles chart.

July 8, 2012
Reece Mastin Shout It Out images photo
Reece Mastin Debuts At 1, Karise Eden Plummets

Reece Mastin debuts at No.1 with his third single entitled “Shout it Out”, which becomes the 97th No.1 debut in Australia and our 993rd No.1 single (1940 to 2012) plus it’s the 427th No.1 for ARIA (1983 to 2012).

July 8, 2012
Puddle of Mudd music news
Puddle Of Mudd Singer Wes Scantlin Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Wes Scantlin, lead singer of Puddle of Mudd, has pleaded guilty to a felony cocaine charge after being arrested in January and formerly charged in April.

July 7, 2012
Icehouse collection bundle image photo
Icehouse Release the Icehouse Tea Towel

We are all getting older and Icehouse knows their audience. You’ve worn the t-shirt; now do the dishes with the Icehouse Tea Towel.

July 7, 2012
Jackson Firebird
Jackson Firebird Debut Ballsy New Video

Dicks, cocks and balls. That's what you get with the new Jackson Firebird video for ‘Cock Rockin’.

July 6, 2012
Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb May Still Perform

When Maurice Gibb passed away in 2003, the remaining brothers in the Bee Gees, Barry and Robin, said that the group was no more. Over the years, they did do some shows and performed the songs of the group, but as either solo artists as as a brotherly duo.

July 6, 2012
Cher Bumps Tour For Plastic Surgery

Earlier in the year, Cher talked about both a new album and a new tour. Unfortunately, both have been delayed a bit and the singer has felt the pressure from her fans on Twitter.

July 6, 2012
Ian Astbury, The Cult - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Cult In Bus Crash

The tour bus taking the Cult on their European tour was involved in an accident while traveling in the early morning while traveling from Split, Croatia to Ljubijana, Slovenia.

July 6, 2012
Andy Griffith I Love to Tell a Story
Andy Griffith Statement From Rodney Dillard

Andy Griffith, who passed away on Tuesday morning, brought bluegrass music into the public eye when he brought the Dillards onto his show to play the backwoods family the Darlings.

July 6, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Ben Harper Australian Concert Tickets Pre-Sale Opens

Pre-sale tickets for Ben Harper’s ‘An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper’ East Coast Australian tour are now on sale.

July 6, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis Think Bigger
Cosmo Jarvis Is Back With Think Bigger

Cosmo Jarvis has returned with his second album ‘Think Bigger’.

July 6, 2012
Andy Jans-Brown and Cosmic Letting Go
Andy Jans-Brown & Coz*mic Is Music You Must Hear

Rarely does an album ever drop on my desk from a complete unknown and knock me out. This week in the mail I received a package from Andy Jans-Brown containing his double album ‘Letting Go’. You must hear it.

July 6, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Tops Mid Year Vinyl Chart

Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’ is the biggest selling vinyl album of the year so far.

July 6, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele 21 Tops US Mid-Year Chart

Adele ‘21’ is the biggest selling album of the year in the USA so far and the only album to have sold more than 1,000,000 units.

July 6, 2012
Gotye Has Third Biggest Digital Album Of Year In USA

Gotye ‘Making Mirrors’ is the third biggest selling digital album of 2012 so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

July 6, 2012
Gotye image photos
Gotye and Kimbra Have Biggest Selling Song Of 2012

Melbourne’s Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Something That I Used To Know’ is the biggest selling song in the USA for 2012 so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

July 6, 2012
Lady Gaga At Northcote Social Club. photo supplied by NSC
Lady Gaga Gets A Knock Back From James Young

Cherry Bar owner James Young has turned down a visit from Lady Gaga at Melbourne’s famed music venue.

July 6, 2012
Zakk Wylde, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Zakk Wylde And Wife Welcome Son

Zakk Wylde and his wife Barbaranne welcomed their new son into the world today. Sabbath Page Wielandt Wylde has come into the world.

July 5, 2012
Andy Griffith I Love to Tell a Story
VVN Summary of The Andy Griffith Music Career

Yesterday, the world lost one of the most loved actors of the television era with the passing of Andy Griffith.

July 5, 2012
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Lee Warns Don’t Ask For A Photo

Tommy Lee recently went on the Motley Crue Facebook page to complain about what must be one of his biggest pet peeves, fans asking him for a picture.

July 5, 2012
Peter Hook, Noise11, photo
Peter Hook Announces Joy Division Book

In the frank, no-holds-barred style that has seen his previous book The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club reach critical acclaim, Peter 'Hooky' Hook takes us to the heart of Joy Division and the sound that defined an era and inspired a generation with propulsive bass guitar melodies such as 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'.

July 5, 2012