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Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Named Hip Hops First Billionaire

Jay-Z has made history as hip-hop's first official billionaire, according to Forbes magazine.

June 4, 2019
Palace of the King
Palace of the King and The Poor set tour dates

Palace of the King will be heading out with The Poor for ‘The King Met The Poor’ tour of 2019.

June 3, 2019
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New City and Colour Song ‘Astronaut’ has just gone live

Dallas Green’s new City and Colour song ‘Astronaut’ debuted today (3 June 2019).

June 3, 2019
Motor Ace
Motor Ace to play One-Off Show at The Espy

Motor Ace will reunite for one show at Melbourne’s Espy in honour of the first ever vinyl release of their 2002 album Shoot This.

June 3, 2019
Jack Jones
Southern Sons To Play First Shows in 25 Years for One Electric Day

When Southern Sons reform for One Electric Day in November it will be their first shows in 25 years.

June 3, 2019
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Attends Son’s Graduation

Britney Spears brushed aside her ongoing legal drama over her conservatorship to attend her eldest son's school graduation.

June 3, 2019
Meek Mill
Meek Mill receives formal apology from Las Vegas hotel

Rapper Meek Mill has received a public apology from bosses at The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas after he was refused entry to the venue last weekend (25-26May19).

June 3, 2019
Fergie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fergie and Josh Duhamel file for divorce

Fergie has filed for divorce from Josh Duhamel, almost two years after they split.

June 3, 2019
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John’s Half-brother Unhappy with how Father Portrayed in Rocketman

Elton John's half-brother has attacked the rocker's new biopic for its portrayal of their dad.

June 3, 2019
John Farnham One Electric Day Sunday 26 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Electric Day Expands Nationally with John Farnham

Duane McDonald’s baby One Electric Day is going national for 2019 with the much loved Melbourne event expanding to Launceston, Sydney, Brisbane and the Barossa.

June 2, 2019
Vince Gill
Vince Gill previews ‘Okie’ album with ‘When My Amy Prays’

Vince Gill is preparing for the release of his next album ‘Okie’ as he tours Europe with Eagles.

June 2, 2019
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
UK Charts: Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber I Don’t Care spends 3rd week at no 1

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber claim a third week at Number 1 on this week’s Official Singles Chart after a close battle all week with Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road.

June 2, 2019
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John says Brexit makes him Ashamed to be British

Elton John is "ashamed" to be British due to his countrymen's decision to leave the European Union (EU).

June 2, 2019
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus is Selling Condoms as Merch

Miley Cyrus is selling condoms as merchandise for her new She Is Coming EP.

June 2, 2019
Rocketman Elton John biopic
Elton John rejects the removal of Rocketman sex scene for Russia

Elton John has hit out against Russian distributors for removing gay sex and drug trafficking scenes from his new biopic Rocketman.

June 2, 2019
Rocketman Elton John biopic
Did Elton John Really Play Crocodile Rock at his First Troubadour Gig or is Rocketman Bullshit?

On August 25, 1970, Elton John performed his very first American show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood. In the new Rocketman movie, the first song he performs is ‘Crocodile Rock’. Did he really?

June 1, 2019
Billie Eilish
Australian Charts: Billie Eilish Album Returns to No 1

Billie Eilish has taken advantage of a quieter release week and has regained the No.1 spot in Australia with her album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" for a third run at the top and a fourth overall week at the summit of the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 1, 2019
Billy Ray Cyrus
Australian Charts: Old Town Road by Lil Nas X is no 1 for sixth week

The song "Old Town Road (I Got Horses in the Back)" for rapper Lil' Nas X and country artist Billy Ray Cyrus holds for a sixth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week.

June 1, 2019
Roky Erickson at SXSW 2008 photo bt Ros O'Gorman
Austin Legend Roky Erickson has died at age 71

Roky Erickson, one-time lead singer of psychedelic band 13th Floor Elevators, has died in Austin, Texas at the age of 71.

June 1, 2019
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Apple Pensions Off iTunes

After 18 years of faithful service iTunes is set to retire.

June 1, 2019
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have a New Album and a Stack of Dates

Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have released their third album ‘And Now For the Whatchamacallit’ ahead of their world tour dates.

May 31, 2019
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 Sue Ion Maiden Video Game for $2 million

The band Iron Maiden have launched legal action against the creators of computer game Ion Maiden for trademark infringement.

May 31, 2019
Jeannie C Riley The Music City Sessions
Unreleased Jeannie C Riley Rarities Surface as ‘The Music City Sessions’

An album of previously unreleased Jeannie C Riley songs recorded by Elvis Presley’s guitar player Scotty Moore has been released with a Sam Phillips connection.

May 31, 2019
Art vs Science
Art vs Science debut ‘Zeus’

Sydney’s Art vs Science have unveiled the first taste of their most recent sessions. ‘Zeus’ comes with a music video by Alex Roberts.

May 31, 2019
Live Throwing Copper
Live To Release Live Woodstock ’94 Album

The band Live will release their 1994 live Woodstock set for the first time as part of the 25th anniversary reissue of ‘Throwing Copper’.

May 31, 2019
CJ Ramone
CJ Ramone of The Ramones 89-96 Sets Australian Dates for David Roy Williams

CJ Ramone will head to Australia in September for David Roy Williams and you will be treated to a swag of Ramones classics.

May 31, 2019
Noel Gallagher: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Check Out New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds ‘Rattling Rose’

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds released two new songs today coinciding with news of their support for U2 in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

May 31, 2019
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Live Nation To Introduce New Ticketing Technology For U2 Australian Tour

U2’s upcoming Australia and New Zealand tour will introduce the roll-out of new ticketing technology.

May 31, 2019
Harts plays Hendrix
Harts Plays Hendrix may very well be one of the next big theatre shows

When Melbourne guitarist and Prince protégé Darren Hart (aka Harts) turned his hand to the music of Jimi Hendrix he quickly gathered support from The Hendrix Estate.

May 31, 2019
Dennis Quaid and Jamie James photo by Joe Gromelski for Stars and Stripes
Dennis Quaid Performs Song for his Mother at Memorial Day Parade

Actor Dennis Quaid has performed his song ‘On My Way To Heaven’ during the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington this week.

May 31, 2019