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Justin Timberlake Man of the Woods
New Music Releases For 2 February 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Justin Timberlake, Long Distance Calling, Shannon Noll, Simple Minds, Tim Hart, Newton Faulkner and the Ministry of Sound 2018 Annual.

February 2, 2018
Craig McLachlan in Rocky Horror Show; Photo Ros O'Gorman
Craig McLachlan Is Suing The ABC, Fairfax and Christie Whelan-Browne And It Is Going To Get Ugly

Actor/singer Craig McLachlan is going after the ABC, Fairfax Media and fellow actor Christie Whelan-Browne for assassinating his career in what we be a very ugly legal battle.

February 2, 2018
The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey To Perform Tommy Across The USA

Daltrey is taking The Who's Tommy on the road again but, this time, with a twist. He'll be performing with a local symphony orchestra in ten cities across the U.S.

February 2, 2018
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 Are Going After Merch Counterfeiters

Iron Maiden has had it with people counterfeiting their merchandise on-line.

February 2, 2018
DMX, music news,
DMX Has Been Sent Back To Jail

Last July, rapper DMX was charged with 14 counts of tax fraud for unpaid taxes back to 2000 totaling $1.7 million.

February 2, 2018
Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots Reveal New Song With New Singer Jeff Gutt Roll Me Under

Stone Temple Pilots have revealed a second song with their new lead singer Jeff Gutt.

February 1, 2018
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Awarded Diamond Status For Royals

NZ pop princess Lorde has picked up a Diamond certification for 10 million sales of her song ‘Royals’ in the USA.

February 1, 2018
Wayne ‘Rabbit’ Bartholomew Drops A New Australian Music Festival

Australia is being treated to a new music festival around the World Surf League Championship tour.

February 1, 2018
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Honored By Adele Tribute

Dolly Parton was "knocked out" when she saw a picture of Adele dressed up as her on social media.

February 1, 2018
Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Zac Brown Side-Project Sir Rosevelt Treats ’12 Strong’ Soundtrack To New Music

Sir Rosevelt, Zac Brown’s side-project, has written music for the new war drama ’12 Strong’.

February 1, 2018
Dan Sultan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan and Dog Trumpet Join The Bluesfest Line-up

Dan Sultan and Pete & Reg’s Dog Trumpet are two more acts added to Bluesfest this week.

February 1, 2018
Shania Twain, music news,
Shania Twain Schedules In A Trip Down Under

Shania Twain will play her first shows in Australia since 1999 in November and December.

February 1, 2018
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John First Dates For Farewell Tour

According to Elton John, he is retiring from the road but not before doing a three-year, 300 performance "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour.

February 1, 2018
Neil Portnow
Grammy Boss Neil Portnow Thinks His Female Comment Is Being Taken Out Of Context

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has expressed his regret after suggesting female artists need to "step up" if they want to win more Grammy Awards.

February 1, 2018
Chuck Berry in the 50s
Chuck Berry Estate Authorizes Biography

Chuck Berry's widow has signed a deal to bring the rock pioneer's life story to the screen in a documentary and biopic.

February 1, 2018
Charli XCX
Charli XCX Weighs In On Grammy Boss Strange Female Comment

Charli XCX took to Twitter on Monday night (29Jan18) to express her anger about the Recording Academy president's defence over the lack of female representation at the Grammy Awards.

February 1, 2018
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Takes Out Full Page Ad In NZ Paper After Grammy Snub

Lorde has taken a full-page advert out in the New Zealand Herald newspaper to thank her fans for "believing in female musicians".

February 1, 2018
Quincy Jones photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Quincy Jones Calls Taylor Swift Songs ‘Hooks’ Not ‘Songs’

Quincy Jones has slammed Taylor Swift's music, describing her tracks as "hooks" rather than songs.

January 31, 2018
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Finish Strong After The Audience Eventually Got In

Foo Fighters fans were left wondering if they would see the start of the show in Melbourne last night after enduring queues of up to 1km long before getting through the gates.

January 31, 2018
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon Is The Latest Legend To Say “Farewell”

Paul Simon has announced a farewell show for London in July. Simon’s Hyde Park show in July is billed ‘Homeward Bound: The Farewell Performance’.

January 31, 2018
Les McKeown
Oh Goody Bay City Rollers Are Coming Back To Australia

The Bay City Rollers are coming back to Australia in July but don’t be confused by the name, it is just one of them.

January 30, 2018
Chris Frantz at WPKN
Chris Frantz The Talking Head Reveals His Influences In Radio Show

Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club co-founder Chris Frantz have curated a very tasty playlist for his Chris Frantz the Talking Head program in WPKN in Connecticut.

January 30, 2018
Cold Chisel photo by Ros O'Gorman
What Are Cold Chisel Up To?

Cold Chisel fans are wondering what the iconic Australian band is up to following a series of cryptic tweets in recent days.

January 30, 2018
Amy Shark
Amy Shark To Perform At The Commonwealth Games

Amy Shark has been selected to headline one of the Festival 2018 events for the Commonwealth Games.

January 30, 2018
Josh Pyke. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Josh Pyke Reveals His Fifth Josh Pyke Partnership Grant

Australian singer songwriter Josh Pyke will run the Josh Pyke Partnership for the fifth year.

January 30, 2018
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Wore A Feminist Poem To The Grammy Awards

Lorde decorated her Grammy Awards dress with a feminist poem attacking "oppressors" after she was denied a performance slot at the ceremony on Sunday.

January 30, 2018
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Groovin’ The Moo Nabs Grinspoon, Paul Kelly and Alex Lahey For 2018 Festival

The Groovin’ The Moo line-up has been revealed with Grinspoon, Paul Kelly, Alex Lahey and The Amity Affliction from Australia paired with Royal Blood, Portugal The Man, Aminé and Duke Dumont from OS.

January 30, 2018
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Slept Through The Grammy Awards and Missed His Two Wins

Ed Sheeran didn't stay up to see if he had won any prizes at the 2018 Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

January 30, 2018
Nelly, music news,
Nelly Hit With Two More Sexual Assault Allegations

The details of two new sexual assault allegations against rapper Nelly have been leaked, with one reportedly taking place last month.

January 30, 2018
Symphonica: Armand Van Helden and the MSO. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Gave Melbourne Its Biggest Rock Show This Week

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra gave Melbourne its most powerful shows this week AND they did it with a DJ.

January 29, 2018