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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
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Talks World Madness At A Day On The Green

Sir Elton John has concluded his Australian tour and took the opportunity at his last show in Victoria’s Yarra Valley to talk about the madness of Trump and the insanity of Kim Jong-un.

October 2, 2017
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher Will Have New Albums Around The Same Time

The Oasis battle is about to gear up with both Noel Gallagher and Liam Gallagher releasing new albums a month apart of each other.

October 2, 2017
Marilyn Manson, Melbourne photographer ros o'gorman
Marilyn Manson Injured At Pittsburgh Show

Marilyn Manson is only three shows into the second leg of his Heaven Upside Down Tour but he has been injured twice.

October 2, 2017
The Killers Wonderful Wonderful
Australian Charts: The Killers Take Over No 1 Spot From Foo Fighters

The fifth studio album for Las Vegas band The Killers entitled "Wonderful Wonderful" becomes their second No.1 album in Australia, and first chart entry in exactly five years.

October 2, 2017
Post Malone
Australian Charts: Rapper Post Malone Has No 1 Song

After two weeks at the top, Sam Smith gives way to US rapper Post Malone and his new track "Rockstar", which debuted at No.8 last week and jumps up to No.1 in Australia giving him his first chart-topping single here, plus the track went to the top in New Zealand and Canada this week too.

October 2, 2017
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Slams Trump’s Idiotic Puerto Rico Comment

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Lady Gaga lead celebrities shaming President Donald Trump for his criticism of leaders and residents of devastated Puerto Rico on Saturday (30Sep17).

October 1, 2017
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day’s American Idiot Plays Australia January to April

Green Day’s American Idiot musical will travel Australia from January 2018.

October 1, 2017
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Wary of Burn-Out

Metallica's Lars Ulrich worries about members of the group potentially burning themselves out.

October 1, 2017
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Responds For ‘Taking A Knee’

The continuing dividing of the United States was played out for the world over the last week with many Americans taking sides over the recent trend of sports stars and, now, musicians "taking a knee" in protest of inequality.

October 1, 2017
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus Sing A Song Together

Miley Cyrus returned to her hometown, Nashville, Tennessee, for a rocking album release party on Friday (29Sep17) with family and friends.

October 1, 2017
Scooter Braun Was Advised To Dump Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber's 18-month run of bad behaviour and legal trouble was far worse than fans realised, according to the singer's longtime manager and mentor Scooter Braun.

October 1, 2017
The Killers photo credit Williams and Hirakawa
The Killers Make Political Statement Via Midnight Oil Song At AFL Grand Final

Australia’s favourite homophobe ex-PM was yelling at clouds over Macklemore this week telling the world sports shouldn’t be political and totally missed the slap down from The Killers going full-tilt political with a cover of Midnight Oil’s Forgotten Years.

September 30, 2017
A Tribute To Dan Fogelberg
A Tribute To Dan Fogelberg Gathers Garth Brooks and Eagles

Eagles and Garth Brooks are some of the acts paying tribute to Dan Fogelberg on ‘A Tribute To Dan Fogelberg’.

September 30, 2017
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie To Judge American Idol

Country star Luke Bryan and his "hero" Lionel Richie have officially signed on to join Katy Perry as judges on the American Idol reboot.

September 30, 2017
Elton John Concert
Elton John Announces His Diamonds Collection

Elton John has announcd the forthcoming release of Diamonds. Released on November 10th through UMe, Diamonds is the ultimate greatest hits collection from Elton John and will be available on 1CD, 2CD, 3CD limited edition boxset, 2LP heavy-weight gatefold vinyl and digital formats.

September 30, 2017
Glenn Hughes, Kings Of Chaos, Noise11, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Glenn Hughes Has Commenced His Classic Deep Purple Live World Tour In Australia

Former Deep Purple guitarist Glenn Hughes is performing a complete set of songs from his classic rock band for the first time ever in Australia.

September 29, 2017
Tony Abbott Is Macklemore’s Best Music Publicist

Former Australian Prime Minister the ousted Tony Abbott may very well be Australia’s best music publicist. He is certainly doing a great job for Macklemore sales. The extreme right-winged politician is responsible for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ 5-year old gay anthem ‘Same Love’ leaping back to no 1 in Australia.

September 29, 2017
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold
Foo Fighters Slam In Top Spot, Solo Nic Cester and New Velvet Addiction At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Foo Fighters open this week’s iHeartRadio Music News, powered by with a record breaking debut for 2017 on this week’s charts around the world.

September 29, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Expected To Be Announced For Super Bowl 2018

Justin Timberlake is reportedly poised to headline the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show, 13 years after he became caught up in Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe controversy.

September 29, 2017
Cher, Image, Rod Laver, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Cher’s Life To Be Turned Into A Musical

A musical based on Cher's life will open in Chicago, Illinois before its Broadway debut next year (2018).

September 29, 2017
The Smithereens
Smithereens Cancel Shows After Pat Dinizio Injury

Pat Dinizio, the singer and rhythm guitarist of The Smithereens, has been injured in a fall forcing the band to cancel one and possibly more shows.

September 29, 2017
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Suffered Seizure After Show

Steven Tyler reportedly suffered a seizure shortly after Aerosmith's gig in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Monday night (September 25).

September 29, 2017
Yes Topographic Drama
Yes To Release Topographic Drama Live Album

Newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Yes seem to be giving the Grateful Dead a run for the money for the title of classic artist with the most live albums.

September 29, 2017