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Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette Announces New Album, 25th Anniversary ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour (With Dates)

Canadian superstar Alanis Morissette has announced a huge tour through the US to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her seminal album Jagged Little Pill.

December 3, 2019
Mental As Anything Concert
R.I.P. Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith of Mental As Anything (1956-2019)

Mental As Anything co-founder Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith has passed away after suffering a heart attack yesterday (2 December) aged 63.

December 3, 2019
AWOLNATION Releases ‘California Halo Blue’ About the California Bushfires

Los Angeles based indie band AWOLNATION have released the song California Halo Blue inspired by the devastating California bushfires of 2018.

December 2, 2019
German Riff-Lords Kadavar Bring The Rock To Australia and New Zealand

No points for guessing the influences of Kadavar here. Fans of Black Sabbath and Kyuss might want to pay attention because the Berlin-based rockers are heading to Australia and New Zealand.

December 2, 2019
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Let’s “Moron” Security Have It In Perth

Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour only made it to night two before the superstar let loose at "moron" security guards removing a woman from the audience..

December 2, 2019
Official Download Festival Sideshows Announced

Metal fans in Brisbane and Adelaide, start exercising your horn-throwing muscles because the Download Festival is throwing out some headline shows for you!

December 2, 2019
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher Announces Australian Supports

Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has announced a bunch of acts who will warm up audiences around the country for him.

December 2, 2019
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer’s Final Setlist

Slayer played their final show in Los Angeles on Saturday November 30 and they won’t be back touring.

December 2, 2019
Stuart Fraser and daughter Liv. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Music Community Mourn the Passing of Stuart Fraser

The Australian music industry is mourning the passing of Noiseworks and John Farnham Band guitarist Stuart Fraser who died on Saturday (November 30, 2019) after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

December 2, 2019
Ashley Roberts Pussycat Dolls, music news,
Reunited Pussycat Dolls To Play Australia’s So Pop Festival

Moments after announcing their reformation today, Pussycat Dolls were announced as headliner for the So Pop Festival in Australia and New Zealand in 2020.

December 2, 2019
Tracy Morgan, Noise11, Photo
Tracy Morgan will tour Australia and New Zealand in 2020

Tracy Morgan will is heading back to Australia and New Zealand in 2020.

December 2, 2019
Tom Araya of Slayer at Download Melbourne 2019 photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Unlike Motley Crue, Slayer Say They Are Through For Good

Slayer - comprised of Kerry King, Tom Araya, Paul Bostaph, and Gary Holt - are currently touring the US on the final dates of their farewell tour, and their manager Rick Sales has said he’s “not sensing” any kind of reunion for them in the future.

December 1, 2019
Guitarist Stuart Fraser of Noiseworks performs as part of the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse on 23 January 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stuart Fraser of Noiseworks and John Farnham Band Has Passed Away

Australian guitarist Stuart Fraser has passed away. Stuart, a founding member of Noiseworks and longtime guitarist for the John Farnham band, announced he had lung cancer in 2017 after being diagnosed the previous year.

December 1, 2019
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Slipknot and Evanescence Forced To Cancel Knotfest Show

Slipknot and Evanescence had to pull the plug on their sets at Mexicos Knotfest Meets Forcefest event on Saturday (30Nov19) due to a broken stage barricade.

December 1, 2019
Queen and Adam Lambert
Brian May Thanks Adam Lambert For Keeping Queen Going

Brian May has heaped praise on the 'American Idol' star - who has joined Brian, 71, and drummer Roger Taylor, 69, and fronted the band live since 2011 - as he shared a clip of the 37-year-old singer belting out 'Blue Suede Shoes' after stumbling on the video through a fan page.

December 1, 2019
Coldplay Everyday Life
UK Charts: Coldplay Land Number One Album Ahead of Robbie Williams

Congratulations to Coldplay, who land straight in at Number 1 on this week’s Official Albums Chart with Everyday Life, fending off competition from Robbie Williams’s new festive collection The Christmas Present.

December 1, 2019
Coldplay Everyday Life
Australian Charts: Coldplay ‘Everyday Life’ Is The No 1 Album

Coldplay score their sixth No.1 album in Australia with their eighth studio album, a 2CD set of songs called "Everyday Life".

December 1, 2019
Tones and I
Australian Charts: Its 18 Weeks At No 1 for Tones and I

Four times ARIA Awards winner this past week was Tones and I, who again continues her reign at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week with her track "Dance Monkey", an unprecedented 18 weeks at No.1 now.

December 1, 2019
Kid Rock performs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 7 December 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kid Rock Tries To Back-Peddle After Foul-Mouthed Oprah Rant

Kid Rock developed his disdain for U.S. TV mogul Oprah Winfrey "years ago" after abandoning an attempt to appear on her popular talk show.

December 1, 2019
Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes Cancels Gigs Because of Laryngitis

Shawn Mendes was forced to cancel his gig in Brazil on Saturday after contracting laryngitis.

December 1, 2019
Keith Haring - A Pile of Crowns, for Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1988
Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat Works Appear In Melbourne

The works of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat - two of the most influential artists of late 20th century America - have arrived in Melbourne for a world-first exhibit.

November 29, 2019
Ngaiire Announces Australian Tour

Ngaiire, one of Australia's most noteworthy neo-soul artists, is set to return to the stage in February and March next year for a run of festival shows.

November 29, 2019
Grime Legend Stormzy Heads To Australia

Grime Superstar Stormzy is making a huge return to Australia in May 2020.

November 29, 2019
Hunters and Collectors in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Red Hot Summer Sells Out 14th Show For 2020

Red Hot Summer’s Swan Valley show at Sandalford Estate has sold out making it the 14th Red Hot Summer event to close the gates for 2020.

November 29, 2019
L7, music news,
L7 Return To Australia In May

Californian Riot Grrls L7 have announce their return to Australian shores in May 2020.

November 29, 2019
Memo Music Hall To Screen The Original Shaft Movie

“Who's the black private dick That's a sex machine to all the chicks? (Shaft) You're damn right”

November 29, 2019
TISM, music news,
Victorian State MP Introduces Bill To Name Freeway After TISM

David Limbrick MP, leader of the Victorian Branch of right-wing Libertarians, The Liberal Democrats, yesterday introduced a bill to State Parliament to rename the Mordialloc Freeway to the TISM Mordialloc Freeway.

November 29, 2019
REO Speedwagon, Noise11, Photo
Kevin Cronin Reveals ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’ Line That He Has ‘Copped So Much Crap For’

REO Speedwagon frontman and songwriter Kevin Cronin has revealed that the line ‘Its time to bring the ship into the shore’ in ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’ has given him non-stopped grief over the years.

November 29, 2019
Jack Howard
Jack Howard Has Reformed His Epic Brass Supergroup For Memo Music Hall

Hunters & Collectors trumpet player Jack Howard has created his own supergroup, Jack Howard’s Epic Brass, to perform the great horn hits of Australian Rock again at Memo Music Hall.

November 29, 2019
Berry Gordy
Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson Join Berry Gordy for opening of Berry Gordy Square

Sunset Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in Hollywood will hereby be known as Berry Gordy Square.

November 29, 2019