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Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Is Having A Prolific Songwriting Period

Noel Gallagher has hit a "purple patch" in his songwriting for his next album.

April 5, 2021
DMX, music news,
Rapper DMX On Life Support Following Heart Attack

Rapper DMX is on life support after having a heart attack allegedly induced by a drug overdose.

April 4, 2021
Justin Bieber Releases Surprise EP

Justin Bieber has released a surprise EP called 'Freedom'.

April 4, 2021
Skegss Rehearsal
Australian Charts: Skegss Have Australia’s Number One Album

Australian trio Skegss see their second studio album "Rehearsal" debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, becoming their third Top 10 and first No.1 set.

April 4, 2021
Bluesfest 2021
Bluesfest Shutdown Could Cost Over $10m In Losses For The Festival

Bluesfest is expected to face more than $10 million in losses following the snap decision by the New South Wales government to shutdown the iconic event with less than one days notice.

April 4, 2021
INXS and Baker Boy
INXS Have A New Video With Baker Boy

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy has collaborated with INXS for a new music video for their classic ‘New Sensation’.

April 3, 2021
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Queensland Opens Up And Rock Out With Red Hot Summer

The Brisbane lockdown in Queensland has had a adverse effect on Bluesfest but Queensland Red Hot Summer shows are in full swing.

April 1, 2021
Bluestone to Reunite For One-Off Melbourne Show

Bluestone will get back together for a one-off show in Melbourne in June.

April 1, 2021
Neil Finn photo by Ros OGorman
Crowded House Postpone UK Europe Tour

Crowded House have postponed their first European tour in a decade again.

April 1, 2021
Bob Geldof SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bob Geldof Is Going To Be A Grandfather

Bob Geldof's daughter Pixie is expecting her first child.

April 1, 2021
Shane Nicholson
Shane Nicholson Premieres Live and Acoustic ‘Harvest on Vinyl’

Shane Nicholson has premiered a live and acoustic version of his new Neil Young homage ‘Harvest on Vinyl’.

April 1, 2021
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Billy Gibbons Preps His Third Solo Album ‘Hardware’

ZZ Top legend Billy Gibbons has given us a sampler of his third album ‘Hardware’ with a new song ‘West Coast Junkie’.

April 1, 2021
Bluesfest 2021
Statement From The Australian Festivals Association Following Bluesfest Cancellation

The Australian Festivals Association has issued a statement following the last minute cancellation of Bluesfest.

April 1, 2021
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon Sells Catalog To Sony Music Publishing

Paul Simon has sold his entire songwriting catalogue to Sony Music Publishing for what is expected to be a deal worth over $200 million.

April 1, 2021
Bluesfest 2021
Bluesfest Update About Cancellation And Refund Details

Bluesfest was cancelled last minute today by the NSW Government.

March 31, 2021
Bluesfest 2021
Bluesfest 2021 Cancelled One Day Out of Event

The Bluesfest music festival in Byron Bay has been cancelled the day before it was due to begin.

March 31, 2021
Ed Kuepper and Jim White
Ed Kuepper and Jim White Announce Shows Together

The Saints’ Ed Kuepper and The Dirty Three’s Jim White will embark on an Australian tour together in May.

March 31, 2021
Dave Graney and Clare Moore
Dave Graney and Clare Moore Sets First Dates Since Feb 2020

Dave Graney ad Clare Moore are going back on the road to play their first shows in front of real people since February 2020.

March 31, 2021
David Gray, Palais Theatre Melbourne 2015, photo by Ros OGorman, noise11
David Gray Reschedules White Ladder 20 Anniversary Tour

David Gray’s ‘White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour’ has been rescheduled for 2022, exactly two years after the original dates.

March 31, 2021
ARIA, music news,
Australian Recorded Music Industry Grew 7.3% in 2020

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) says the Australian recorded music sector grew by 7.3% in 2020.

March 31, 2021
Bob Dylan
Memo Music Hall To Host Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Celebration

Memo Music Hall has revealed the line-up for its annual Bob Dylan Birthday bash, this year celebrating the 80th birthday of Bob Dylan.

March 31, 2021
Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo
Bendigo Red Hot Summer Is A Sell-Out

Eight months out Bendigo’s Red Hot Summer in November is a sell-out.

March 31, 2021
Kamahl at Big Day Out 2004 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Daryl Somers Apologizes To Kamahl Over Racist Remarks

Veteran Australian television host has apologized to Malayasian born, Australian based crooner Kamahl for the insensitive and racist comments he made on his show Hey Hey Its Saturday.

March 31, 2021
Mike Posner
Mike Posner To Climb Everest For Charity

Mike Posner is set to attempt to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for a justice reform charity in honour of his late father.

March 31, 2021
Gary Numan photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Hear New Gary Numan ‘Saints and Liars’

Gary Numan has released his new single, ‘Saints And Liars’.

March 31, 2021
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BST Hyde Park Cancelled

BST Hyde Park 2021 has been cancelled.

March 31, 2021
Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim Worked In A Cafe During Lockdown

DJ Fatboy Slim turned to helping out at the community cafe he owns when the Covid-19 lockdown forced him to scrap concert plans in 2020.

March 31, 2021
Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa To Perform At 2021 BRIT Awards

Dua Lipa and Griff have been announced as the first performers at the 2021 BRIT Awards.

March 31, 2021
Midnight Oil play the Bowl on their Great Circle Tour 2017 Monday 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The 2021 APRA Awards Nominations List

The 2021 APRA Music Awards nominees have been announced with Song of the Year in 2021 spread around Missy Higgins, Tame Impala, Midnight Oil, Amy Shark and Guy Sebastian.

March 30, 2021
Mark Seymour of Hunters and Collectors at Red Hot Summer Bendigo photo by Noise11
Mark Seymour Talks Gudinski, the White Label And Hunters & Collectors Ever Changing Sound

Mark Seymour made nine Hunters & Collectors albums. He has had 10 outside the band. When Michael Gudinski signed the band to Mushroom for their 1982 debut he create a new record label The White Label to launch them. Mark says that that was unnecessary.

March 30, 2021