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Lost Prophets at Soundwave Ian Watkins photo Ros O'Gorman
Lostprophets Singer and Paedophile Ian Watkins Attacked In Prison

Paedophile Ian Watkins, the former lead singer of Lostprophets, has been taken to hospital after being bashed in prison. His condition is listed as serious.

August 7, 2023
Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne
Melbourne’s Iconic Sing Sing Studios South Yarra Shuts Up Shop

Sing Sing Studios, the Melbourne recording studio, where literally hundreds of artists have recorded thousands of songs, has closed its doors and will soon for knocked down to make way for a high rise apartment building.

August 7, 2023
Sinead O'Connor at Point Nepean, Victoria 2008 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sinéad O’Connor Funeral To Be Held Tuesday 8 August

Sinéad O’Connor’s funeral will take place in Ireland on Tuesday.

August 7, 2023
Paul McCartney performs at AAMI Park Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Adds A Second Sydney Got Back Show

Paul McCartney has announced another show for Sydney on his upcoming Got Back tour.

August 7, 2023
DMA'S Photo by Kalpesh Lathigra
DMA’s Have Added A Whole Lot of Guests To Their Line-up

DMA’s have announced a whole lot of special guests for their Australian tour and it’s a long list.

August 7, 2023
The Kinks Lola vs Powerman
The Kinks’ John Gosling Keyboard Player Dies At 75

The Kinks' John Gosling has died at the age of 75. The band have taken to social media to announce the passing of the keyboard player, who joined the group in 1970.

August 7, 2023
Winger Cancel Australia and New Zealand Tour

Winger’s upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand for September has been cancelled.

August 6, 2023
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Red Hot Summer Tour Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Jimmy Barnes Performs Legends on the Lawn Show In Queensland

Jimmy Barnes is back pumped and live with a headline performance for Legends on the Lawn in Queensland this weekend.

August 6, 2023
Paul McCartney performs at AAMI Park Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
How Many Beatles Songs Does Paul McCartney Do Live? Expect These On The Australian Tour

For those who haven’t been to a Paul McCartney show before and wondering how many Beatles songs he does, based on his most recent setlist from Glastonbury in 2022, the answer is 23.

August 6, 2023
Buffy St Marie Power In The Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie Has Announced Her Retirement from Performance

Legendary Canadian indigenous folk singer Buffy Sainte-Marie has announced her retirement from performing.

August 6, 2023
Metallica photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Kick Off American Leg of M72 World Tour

Metallica have kicked off the North American leg of the M72 World Tour and there were a few omissions.

August 6, 2023
Crosses †††
††† Crosses Premiere ‘Invisible Hand’

††† Crosses, the band featuring Chino Moreno (Deftones) and producer and Far member Shaun Lopez, have a new song ‘Invisible’.

August 5, 2023
Models To Hit The Road For 40 Years of Motion

Models first big hit ‘I Hear Motion’ was released on 20 September, 1983. Sean Kelly, Andrew Duffield, Mark Ferrie and Ash Davies will take Models back on the road to celebrate ’40 Years of Motion’.

August 5, 2023
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Extends Eras Tour

Taylor Swift has added more dates to her Eras Tour. Swift announced on Thursday that she had added several new North American dates to her world tour.

August 4, 2023
The Warriors
Lin-Manuel Miranda Plans To Turn The Warriors Into A Musical

Lin-Manuel Miranda has set his sights on the 1965 movie ‘The Warriors’ by Sol Yurick as his next musical project.

August 4, 2023
Nicki McBrain of Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Iron Maiden’s Niko McBrain Speaks Out Following Stroke

Iron Maiden’s drummer Nicko McBrain has spoken out for the first time since suffering a stroke in January.

August 4, 2023
Dan Sultan photo by Clint Peloso
Dan Sultan and Julia Stone Get Together For ‘Fortress’

Dan Sultan and Julia Stone have recorded the song ‘Fortress’ together for Dan’s upcoming ‘Dan Sultan’ album.

August 4, 2023
Mark Seymour and the Undertow perform at the National Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour Covers Leonardo’s Bride For Mushroom 50th

Mark Seymour has covered the Leonardo’s Bride hit ‘Only When I’m Sleeping’ as part of the celebration of Mushroom Records 50 years.

August 4, 2023
Travis Scott - Utopia
Australia’s Album Chart Report for 4 August 2023

The fourth studio album for Travis Scott titled "Utopia" debuts at #1 this week, becoming his second chart-topping album in Australia.

August 4, 2023
Brian Mannix, Barry O'Callaghan and Brian Cadd
Russell Morris and Brian Cadd Present Seven Stars For Barry O’Callaghan

Russell Morris and Brian Cadd will perform a benefit show for their friend Barry O’Callaghan and they’ve brought some of their friends along to help.

August 4, 2023
Lizzo photo by Jora Frantzis supplied by Warner Music
Lizzo’s Dancers Hit Back Following Her Statement

Lizzo's former backup dancers have hit back after Lizzo broke her silence following the lawsuit they filed against her earlier this week.

August 4, 2023
Lizzo Insists She Is Not “A Villain”

Lizzo has issued a lengthy statement in response to an "outrageous" lawsuit filed by three of her former dancers earlier this week.

August 4, 2023
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Sister Shares Update On Celine’s Health

Celine Dion's older sister has shared an update on the singer's health following her recent diagnosis with Stiff-Person Syndrome (SPS).

August 4, 2023
Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood art
Thom Yorke And Stanley Donwood To Host Art Exhibition In London

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and artist Stanley Donwood have announced an art exhibition in London this September.

August 3, 2023
Beatles Red and Blue albums
Penn Jillette Confirms Details of Upcoming Beatles Song

The final song for The Beatles is definitely on the way. Penn Jillette of comedy duo Penn & Teller has heard the song and talked about it in his recent Podcast.

August 3, 2023
The Butterfly Effect
The Butterfly Effect To Tour For 20th Anniversary of ‘Begins Here’

The Butterfly Effect will mark the 20th anniversary of the release of their debut album ‘Begins Here’ with an Australian tour in February.

August 3, 2023
Ms Lauryn Hill To Play Two Australian Shows In October

Ms Lauryn Hill will perform shows in Sydney and Melbourne in October to mark the 25th anniversary of her solo album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’.

August 3, 2023
Linkin Park. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park To Speak At BigSound in Brisbane

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park will head to Australia in September as a guest speaker for the BigSound music conference.

August 3, 2023
James Blunt, Plenary Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman photography
James Blunt Finishes Of Seventh Album ‘Who We Used To Be’

James Blunt announced his new album, 'Who We Used To Be', whilst "locked in a cupboard".

August 3, 2023
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Pays $300,000 After Fans Destroyed Cushions At Concert

Metallica got charged hundreds of thousands of pounds for cushions destroyed by fans at Long Beach Arena.

August 3, 2023