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The Wombats
The Wombats to play Australian Show for War Child

The Wombats will be in Sydney on 27 November for a show to raise money for War Child, the charity supporting children whose lives have been torn apart by war.

November 2, 2018
Hall & Oates photo by Mick Rock
Hall & Oates Urge You To ‘Voate’

Hall & Oates have teamed up with communications platform Twilio to urge fans to ‘Voate’ for the midterms.

November 2, 2018
Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mike Myers says he had to Fight to get Bohemian Rhapsody in Waynes World

Wayne’s World star Mike Myers has revealed that Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ almost didn’t make it into his movie.

November 2, 2018
The Carpenters
Richard Carpenter Orchestrates The Carpenters at Abbey Road

Richard Carpenter has been working in London at Abbey Road studios on a project to orchestrate The Carpenters. The result, ‘Carpenters with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ will be released in December.

November 2, 2018
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra To Make Her Movie Debut In Daffodils

Kimbra will soon be seen on the big screen starring in the New Zealand movie Daffodils.

November 2, 2018
Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell Family Sues Doctor For Malpractice

The family of Chris Cornell is suing the late singer’s doctor Robert Koblin for negligence following the death of the singer from suicide brought on by drugs in May 2017.

November 2, 2018
Vance Joy
Vance Joy To Release Live At Red Rocks Album

Melbourne singer songwriter Vance Joy has traveled to the other side of the planet to record a live album at Colorado’s iconic Red Rocks.

November 2, 2018
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gilbey Clarke claims he turned down Guns N’ Roses reunion

Gilby Clarke missed out on lucrative dates with his former Guns N’ Roses bandmates because he couldn't miss his daughter's first Lollapalooza festival gig.

November 2, 2018
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Tribute Concert Planned for 2019

George Michael is to be honoured with a tribute concert on his birthday next year (19).

November 2, 2018
Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles moves forward Release following Kavanaugh Controversy

Singer Sara Bareilles was inspired to bring forward the release of her empowering single Armor following the sexual misconduct controversy surrounding the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

November 2, 2018
Eric Clapton Happy Xmas
New Music Releases 2 November 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Barbra Streisand, Samantha Jade, Tenacious D, Sick of it All, Bob Dylan, Swizz Beatz, Glades, The Eagles (GH), The Prodigy, Matt Corby, Jonas Blue, Opeth (live), Rosanne Cash, Dead Can Dance and Eric Clapton.

November 2, 2018
The Rubens Chucka Buckas
The Rubens Introduce New Music Live Initiative Chucka Buckas

The Rubens will take over The Botany View Hotel in Sydney to present a new live music initiative they called Chucka Buckas.

November 1, 2018
Vinyl Records
Public Hearing Inquiry into the Music Industry Set for Sydney November 2

ANNOUNCEMENT: The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will hold a public hearing in Sydney on Friday, 2 November 2018 for its inquiry into the Australian music industry.

November 1, 2018
Wagons to Play The Rise and Fall of Goodtown from Start to Finish

Wagons will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their ‘The Rise and Fall of Goodtown’ with complete album performances in February 2019.

November 1, 2018
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds Of Summer Cover Queen To Honor Freddie Mercury

5 Seconds of Summer have covered Queen’s ‘Killer Queen’ to honor Freddie Mercury and raise funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust fighting AIDS worldwide.

November 1, 2018
Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Birds of Tokyo To Open For Bon Jovi’s Australian Tour

Birds of Tokyo will open for Bon Jovi in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney in December.

November 1, 2018
Slipknot, Soundwave Melbourne 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Slipknot Slip Out ‘All Out Life’

Slipknot have released the new song ‘All Out Life’ with a video directed by the band’s M. Shawn Crahan.

November 1, 2018
Neil Young Songs for Judy
Neil Young To Follow-Up ‘Songs For Judy’ With Electric Counterpart

Cameron Crowe and Joel Bernstein have let slip that they are working on an electric counterpoint of the upcoming ‘Songs For Judy’ compilation of 1975 performances.

November 1, 2018
Annie Lennox 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Annie Lennox Releases First Original Song Since 2010

Annie Lennox has recorded a new song ‘Requiem for a Private War’ as the theme song for the movie ‘A Private War’.

November 1, 2018
Sampa The Great 13th AMP showcase Pop up at the Arts Centre Foyer Melbourne on a Flatbed Truck. Photo Ros O'Gorman
triple j Awards for 2018 Nominees are here

The triple j Awards nominees for 2018 are in and its a big year. Amy Shark, Courtney Barnett, Tash Sultana lead a strong female contingency for Album of the Year while the diversity of Sampa the Great to John Butler Trio makes for a wide Artist of the Year list.

November 1, 2018
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Red Hot Chili Peppers Play a Halloween Show at Chad Smith’s Kids School

The kids of Viewpoint School in Calabasas were treated to a surprise Red Hot Chili Peppers Halloween show today.

November 1, 2018
Christine and The Queens
Christine and the Queens To Play First Australian Headline Shows

Christine and the Queens will tour Australia for the first time as headliners.

November 1, 2018
Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett To Release ‘At The Edge of Light’

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will release his new album ‘At the Edge of Light’ in January.

November 1, 2018
Guy Sebastian
Guy Sebastian Joins Kram and Jen Boyce for Zany Simpsons Tribute

Guy Sebastian, Kram from Spiderbait and Jen Boyce of Ball Park Music are just some of the artists who Dan Cribb has gathered for a rollicking Simpsons tribute ‘The Worst Tribute Ever’.

October 31, 2018
Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jon Stevens is Glad Artists Motivated the Government to Act for Farmers

Jon Stevens says that all of the work being down by Australia’s musicians to help drought-stricken farmers is finally leading to some action by the government.

October 31, 2018
The Ocean Party
The Ocean Party Drummer Zac Denton Dies Aged 24

Zac Denton of Melbourne band The Ocean Party has died from a brain cyst at age 24.

October 31, 2018
Baker Boy
Baker Boy to Receive the Corner Award for 2018

Melbourne’s iconic venue The Corner Hotel has named indigenous hip-hop artist Baker Boy the recipient of its 2018 Corner Award.

October 31, 2018
PP Arnold
PP Arnold Joins the RocKwiz Revue

Soul legend PP Arnold has been added to the RocKwiz Revue in November and December.

October 31, 2018
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand to Appear on Carpool Karaoke

Cultural icon Barbra Streisand will take a drive with James Corden in an episode of Carpool Karaoke to air this week.

October 31, 2018
Jackson Hunter
Jackson Hunter, Son of Marc Hunter, to DJ at Melbourne Cup

Marc Hunter’s son Jackson Hunter has been announced to perform at the Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse next week.

October 31, 2018