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Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
85 Year Old Tony Bennett Tops US Chart

Tony Bennett has become the oldest living person ever to have a number one album in America.

September 29, 2011
Katy Perry The One That Got Away
Will Katy Perry Beat Michael Jackson Chart Record?

‘The One That Got Away’ is the 6th single release from the Katy Perry album ‘Teenage Dream’.

September 29, 2011
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lindsay Buckingham Preps Live CD and DVD

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsay Buckingham will release his first solo live CD and DVD in November.

September 29, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Washington, Jebediah Pay Tribute To The Wiggles

A host of Australia’s biggest alternative artists pay tribute to The Wiggles on a new album Rewiggled.

September 29, 2011
Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc Books Australian Tour

Californian neo-soul sensation Aloe Blacc books a tour alongside his Falls and Southbound Festival spots.

September 29, 2011
Katy B
Katy B Departs Parklife

UK garage electro siren Katy B has left the Parklife Festival due to “personal reasons”.

September 29, 2011
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Irish Farmer Shuts Down Rihanna’s Naked Breasts

The owner of an Irish field has objected to pop starlet Rihanna’s semi-nude video clip film shoot.

September 28, 2011
The Flaming Lips. image by Ros O'Gorman photos
The Flaming Lips Announce Harvest Fest Sideshows

Bona fide Oklahoma freaks The Flaming Lips have announced two sideshows for November’s Harvest Fest.

September 28, 2011
John Farnham The Acoustic Chapel Sessions
John Farnham Goes Acoustic

John Farnham has reinvented some of his greatest hits for his upcoming tour and has recorded an album of the songs before he hits the road.

September 28, 2011
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Offers Pharrell-Produced English Album

Gloria Estefan delivers her first English-language album in eight years, produced by Pharrell Williams.

September 28, 2011
Merrick Watts, Triple M
Merrick Watts Jumps Ship To Triple M

After hanging up his headphones at Nova, Sydney Merrick Watts has jumped ship to opposition station Triple M replacing Roy and HG.

September 28, 2011
Sly And The Family Stone
The Family Stone Book Harvest Fest Sideshows

Funk-soul legends The Family Stone team up with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble for Australian sideshows.

September 28, 2011
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Stream Their Neighborhoods To Your Neighbourhood

Blink-182 are streaming their new album Neighbourhoods and you get to listen to it with your neighbours.

September 28, 2011
Boyz In Da Hood Director And Ice Cube Talk N.W.A. Biopic

John Singleton, director of Boyz In Da Hood, is in talks with Ice Cube about making a documentary on notorious hip-hop crew N.W.A.

September 28, 2011
Steve Howe - Photo By Tim Cashmere
Steve Howe Goes From Classic Rock To Classical

Yes guitarist Steve Howe will pay homage to his classical roots with the album ‘Time’, to be released in November.

September 28, 2011
Emos Sign Austin Tx - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Austin’s Iconic Punk Venue Emo’s Sold

Emo’s, Austin’s legendary punk music venue, will close its doors at the end of the year but owner Frank Hendrix has a new home.

September 28, 2011
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Pig Flies Again

In celebration of the upcoming re-release of the Pink Floyd catalog, a new inflatable pig was put in flight above the Battersea Power Station to recreate the album cover from their LP Animals. 

September 28, 2011
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Heart, Guns n Roses and The Cure Make Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Shortlist

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have announced the fifteen nominees for possible induction as their class of 2012. Among the group are nine first-time nominees along with six who are making another attempt at getting in. 

September 28, 2011
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Debbie Harry Says She Would Be A Good Reality Show Judge

She was once a rebel but now thinks it might be time to go a little mainstream.

September 28, 2011
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Preview: The Bridge School Benefit Concerts: 25th Anniversary Edition – Various Artists (2-CD or 3-DVD Sets)

On October 24th, Reprise Records will release two very special and highly anticipated packages: a three-DVD set and a two-CD collection that feature unique live performances from many of the phenomenal artists who've performed at the beloved Annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts over the past 25 years.

September 28, 2011
Danny Widdicombe
Danny Widdicombe Benefit And New Album Announced

The friends of Brisbane musician Danny Widdicombe will come together on October 21 for a benefit concert for Danny, who is battling cancer.

September 27, 2011
Bliss N Eso. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Bliss N Eso Release Extreme Sports Video For ‘Coastal Kids’

Aussie rap stars Bliss N Eso have produced a gorgeous video project featuring extreme sports stars for their latest single ‘Coastal Kids’.

September 27, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pat Carney Denies Blakroc Sequel But Promises New Black Keys

Patrick Carney denies there will be a sequel to 2009’s hip-hop collab Blakroc but promises a new Black Keys album soon.

September 27, 2011
Angus & Julia Stone
Twilight Time For Angus and Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone has a song on the new ‘The Twilight Saga’ soundtrack ‘Breaking Dawn’.

September 27, 2011
Tom Waits - 'Bad As Me'
Tom Waits Releases ‘Back In The Crowd’ From New Album

Ramshackle bluesman Tom Waits delivers the second single from his forthcoming album Bad As Me.

September 27, 2011
Underground Lovers
Underground Lovers Reform For Two Shows

Undercover Lovers will reform to play a few shows in support of their new compilation ‘Wonderful Things: Retrospective’.

September 27, 2011
REM Farewell Fans With Final Compilation

REM fans are yet to hear three new tracks that will surface of their most comprehensive compilation ever, the 2CD ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011’ due next month.

September 26, 2011
Ciaran Gribbin, INXS
INXS Announce Ciaran Gribbin As New Singer

Irish singer/songwriter Ciaran Gribbin is the new lead singe of INXS replacing JD Fortune who recently departed the band for a second time.

September 26, 2011
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lou Reed and Metallica Reveal ‘The View’

Lou Reed and Metallica have given fans a whole song as a teaser to their upcoming collaborative album, ‘Lulu’, due at the end of October.

September 26, 2011
Chocolate Starfish (l-r Zoran, Adam, Darren)
Benefit Concert For Chocolate Starfish’s Zoran Romic Announced

On October 11, the Melbourne music community will be coming together for a benefit concert for Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic, who is undergoing treatment from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

September 26, 2011