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Sharleen Spiteri of Texas
Texas To Tour Australia For The Very First Time

Scottish band Texas will tour Australia for the first time ever in December.

July 11, 2017
Tom Petty
Stevie Nicks Joins Tom Petty At London Show

The sixth and final sold-out show of this year’s Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park was headlined by the legendary American rockers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

July 11, 2017
Molly Hatchet Jimmy Farrar
Jimmy Farrar of Molly Hatchet Suffers Multiple Heart Attacks

Jimmy Farrar, who was the vocalist for Molly Hatchet from 1980 to 1982, has suffered three heart attacks since May 17, 2017 and is in need of financial help.

July 11, 2017
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Blackstar Has Won Another Award

David Bowie's last album, Blackstar, earned him a posthumous prize at the 2017 South Bank Sky Arts Awards on Sunday (July 9).

July 11, 2017
Iggy Azalea, music news, Photo, Noise11
Iggy Azalea Blames Record Label Because Her Record Sucks

Iggy Azalea has taken to Twitter to vent her frustrations over her record label's decision not to release any more singles from her upcoming album Digital Distortion.

July 11, 2017
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Brian May Approves Of Rami Malek For Freddie Mercury Biopic

Rocker Brian May has stepped back from the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic because he's convinced he's found the right guy to play the late Queen leader.

July 11, 2017
Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams
Linda Ronstadt Classic ‘Simple Dreams’ To Be Expanded

Either there just isn't a lot of archive material in the vaults or someone is waiting to do a descent job of expanding the Linda Ronstadt catalog.

July 11, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Sets US Tour Dates

Hip-hop icon Jay-Z is going out on the road for a two month tour of North America that will run right up against Christmas.

July 10, 2017
SXSW Artist Submissions Are Now Open For 2018

SXSW artist submission for showcases opened two weeks ago and already 30 Australian and New Zealand acts have applied to showcase.

July 10, 2017
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes To Join Matt Condon For Q&A At Byron Writers Fest

Rock God and best selling author Jimmy Barnes will join journalist Matt Condon in conversation at the Byron Writers Festival in August.

July 10, 2017
Pedro Aunion
Mad Cool Festival Organisers Release Statement After Death Of Acrobat

Organisers for Spain's Mad Cool festival have released a statement following the death of acrobat Pedro Aunion before a set by Green Day.

July 10, 2017
White Summer
White Summer Release ‘Zero In Tennis’ Ahead Of Live Dates

Victorian band White Summer have released the first taste of their debut album with the song ‘Zero In Tennis’.

July 10, 2017
Jon Stevens and Dave Stewart
Jon Stevens Releases A Video For ‘Feel Like Letting Go’

Jon Stevens has released a video for ‘Feel Like Let Go’, the second single from his 10th solo album ‘Starlight’.

July 10, 2017
Jet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jet + The Bloody Beetroots Release ‘My Name Is Thunder’

Italy’s The Bloody Beetroots have released a rollicking rock song ‘My Name Is Thunder’ with Australia’s Jet.

July 10, 2017
Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Issue Statement Following Death At Mad Cool Festival

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has issued a statement following the death of an acrobat prior to the band’s performance at the Mad Cool Festival in Spain.

July 10, 2017
Francis Rossi Status Quo photo by Ros O'Gorman
Francis Rossi Reflects On His Days With Rick Parfitt

Status Quo has announced a new series of "plugged in" shows but admit it won't be the same without Rick Parfitt.

July 10, 2017
Northlane, music news,
Northlane Australian Dates Announced

Sydney hard-core band Northlane are going out on the road for another national tour in October.

July 10, 2017
Rise Against, music news,
Rise Against Announce Australian and New Zealand Dates

Rise Against will return to Australia and New Zealand in 2018 for their first shows in three years.

July 10, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Clocks Up 15th Week With No 1 Album

Ed Sheeran remains at No.1 for a fifteenth broken week with his third studio album "÷ (Divide)".

July 10, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: That Luis Fonsi Thing Is Still No 1 But Noah Cyrus Stiffs

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee along with added vocals by Justin Bieber are at No.1 for an eighth straight week with their Spanish infused hit "Despacito", becoming Justin's longest run at the top in Australia now.

July 10, 2017
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015; photo Ros O'Gorman
Steve Norman Says Spandau Ballet Will Continue Without Tony Hadley

Spandau Ballet will continue despite lead singer Tony Hadley’s sudden statement that he was leaving the band this week.

July 9, 2017
Bon Scott, music news,
Bon Scott Would Have Been 71 Today

Bon Scott was born on this day in 1946. He would have been 71 years old today.

July 9, 2017
Hugh Warner and Marilyn Manson
R.I.P. Hugh Warner Father of Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson’s father Hugh Warner has died.

July 8, 2017
Paul McCartney Japan 2017 photo by Karen Freedman
Paul McCartney Has Just Played Miami And Given Florida A Stunning Setlist

Paul McCartney performed in Miami on Friday night and the setlist gives Australian fans a glimpse of what to expect in December.

July 8, 2017
Christopher B Stubblefield of Stubbs BBQ
Austin’s Iconic Stubb’s BBQ Forced To Change Its Name

Stubb’s BBQ, the iconic Austin music venue and restaurant, will have to change its name.

July 8, 2017
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Halts Taylor Swift Story Tabloid Bullshit In Its Tracks

Lorde has addressed a comment she made after appearing on Channel 7 Australia’s tabloid TV show Sunrise as beat-up bullshit.

July 8, 2017
Ringo Starr Turns 77, Announces New Album and Re-Records Back Off Boogaloo

Today is happy 77th birthday for Ringo Starr and he celebrated the day by announcing his new album, Give More Love.

July 8, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Opens Hospital Wing In Malawi

Madonna has publicly thanked everyone who helped to build a new hospital wing named after her adopted daughter Mercy James in the child's native Malawi.

July 8, 2017
12 Inch Dance 80s Australian Pop
Classic Australian Pop Remixes Compiled Into Three Disc Set

Rare extended mixes of classic Australian pop hits of the 80s have been made available again for the first time in decades on the new Warner compilation ’12 Inch Dance: 80s Australian Pop.

July 7, 2017
The Smith Street Band
National Live Music Awards Moves To Melbourne

The National Live Music Awards gala event for 2017 is moving from Sydney to Melbourne.

July 7, 2017