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Watch Gunnar Nelson Salute Tom Petty

The number of tributes to Tom Petty over the last two days has been overwhelming from written words to performances of his songs in concert.

October 6, 2017
Moody Blues Days of Future Passed
Moody Blues To Release 50th Anniversary Days Of Future Past

On November 10, 1967, the Moody Blues released their second album and the first with a new lineup that pushed the boundaries of rock music and blurred them with classical.

October 6, 2017
Johnny Cash Unearthed
Johnny Cash 9 Disc Vinyl Collection To Be Released

In the last decade of a career that spanned half a century, Johnny Cash capped off his musical legend with a breathtaking final act, recording a series of raw, stripped-down albums with producer Rick Rubin. Those albums reestablished Cash as a vital artist, while adding a remarkable closing chapter to his incredible body of work.

October 5, 2017
Little Richard Heres Little Richard
Classic 1957 Little Richard Album Set For Release

Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Music, is pleased to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Here's Little Richard, with a deluxe reissue of the rock 'n' roll icon's 1957 debut full-length album.

October 5, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Live Performance In Australia Was Worth $1.43 Billion on 2016

Australia’s live performance industry registered $1.43 billion in revenues in 2016, and increase on the 2015 future.

October 5, 2017
Gilby Clarke
Former Guns ‘N Roses Guitarist Gilby Clarke Australian Dates

Former Guns ‘N Roses rhythm guitarist Gilby Clarke will play Australian dates in November and December.

October 5, 2017
Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eagles To Appear At Grand Ole Opry For First Time

SiriusXM announced today that the Eagles will perform a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Sunday, October 29.

October 5, 2017
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Leads MTV Europe Nominations

Taylor Swift is set for a big night at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) after coming top in the nominations with six.

October 5, 2017
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Serenades Crowd At Las Vegas Vigil

Keith Urban paid tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting horror by performing at a candlelight vigil in Tennessee on Monday.

October 5, 2017
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Bob Seger Postpones 19 Dates Due To Back Issues

Those of us who are getting older know all about how debilitating a bad back can be. Bob Seger has joined the rest of the mortals in that category.

October 5, 2017
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Talks Vegas Massacre On US TV

Katy Perry is calling for action following Sunday's Las Vegas festival massacre, insisting more needs to be done to address the tragedy.

October 5, 2017
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Denies Heart Seizure Story

Steven Tyler is ready to set the record straight about why he cancelled part of Aerosmith's South American tour and flew home for medical treatment.

October 5, 2017
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus To Tour Australia For First Time in 18 Years

Billy Ray Cyrus will be back in Australia in 2018 for his first tour in 18 years and 25 years to the day to when he first toured in March 1993.

October 4, 2017
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting To Release Live At The Olympia Paris DVD

Eagle Vision and Cherrytree Management today announced the release of Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris on November 10 on DVD, blu-ray and digital download.

October 4, 2017
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus and Adam Sandler Perform For Vegas Victims

Miley Cyrus teamed up with funnyman Adam Sandler for an unlikely duet in honour of victims of the Las Vegas massacre on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday.

October 4, 2017
Tom Petty
Tom Petty’s Daughter AnnaKim Posts Emotional Post About Her Dad’s Last Gig

Tom Petty's youngest daughter has poured her heart out on Instagram following the death of her father on Monday, recalling the last time she saw him perform in a sweet post.

October 4, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Leads Global Meditation For Vegas Victims

Lady Gaga will lead a global meditation session later this afternoon to "calm inflammation" in the world following Sunday night's horrific concert shooting in Las Vegas.

October 4, 2017
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Announce UK Dates

British Summer Time Hyde Park is proud to kick off festival announcements for 2018 with this world-class headliner and the promise of yet another legendary night in the park.

October 4, 2017
Australia Honours Americana As A Genre

Americana came of age in Australia this week with the first annual Australian Americana Honours Night.

October 3, 2017
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Family Issue Statement Following His Death

Tom Petty’s manager Tony Dimitriades has issued a statement on behalf of the Petty family following the singer’s death from a cardiac arrest at age 66.

October 3, 2017
The Faim with Mark Hoppus and Josh Dunn
WA’s The Faim Work New Song With Mark Hoppus and Josh Dun

Western Australia’s The Faim have been working in LA with Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and Twenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun.

October 3, 2017
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 5 August 2016 as part of their This Unruly Mess I've Made World Tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Macklemore Will Return To Australia In February

Macklemore will be back in Australia in February for East Coast shows.

October 3, 2017
Tom Petty
LAPD Retracts Tom Petty Death Statement

CBS News is reporting that the LAPD has retracted their original statement saying that Tom Petty had died in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest.

October 3, 2017
Tom Petty
Artists Pay Tribute To Tom Petty

As happens far too often, we wait to pay tribute to our heroes until after they are gone.

October 3, 2017
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Death Sends Shockwave Through The Music World

No-one expected Tom Petty to be next. Petty was in the prime of his career. He had just finished up a North America to mark the 40th anniversary of The Heartbreakers after being awarded MusiCares Person of the Year award in February.

October 3, 2017
Tom Petty
R.I.P. Tom Petty 1950-2017

Tom Petty, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer whose music was loved and admired by a number of generations of fans, has died at the age of 66.

October 3, 2017
Marilyn Manson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Marilyn Manson Cancels Nine Dates After Set Collapse

Marilyn Manson has cancelled nine dates on his North American tour after he was crushed by a large prop onstage in New York City.

October 3, 2017
Big and Rich
Big & Rich Recount Terrifying Experience During Las Vegas Shooting

Country duo Big & Rich have broken their silence about the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting that occurred hours after they hit the stage at the Las Vegas event.

October 3, 2017
Jason Aldean
NRA and America’s Gun Laws To Blame For 50+ Dead In Vegas

The insane logic of the America's National Rifle Association (the NRA) and the USA's archaic gun laws is to blame for 50+ dead at a concert in Las Vegas this week.

October 3, 2017
Glenn Hughes at Hamer Hall Melbourne on Friday 29 September 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Glenn Hughes Classic Deep Purple Live Delivers Rarely Heard Live Purple Songs

While former Deep Purple bass player Glenn Hughes is touring Australia with his Classic Deep Purple Live show for the very first time, Purple fans are being treated to some rare tracks.

October 2, 2017