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James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica and Dave Matthews To Play For California Fire Victims

Rockers Metallica are hosting a benefit concert to help the victims of the deadly wildfires in California.

October 27, 2017
Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kenny Rogers Ends His Touring Career With All-Star Show

Kenny Rogers ended his regular touring career last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with the "All in For the Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration".

October 27, 2017
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The Rolling Stones Finish No Filter Tour In Paris

The Rolling Stones have completed their touring duties for 2017.

October 26, 2017
The Rubens
The Rubens Preview Third Album With ‘Million Man’

The Rubens are preparing for their third album by slipping out the first preview 'Million Man'.

October 26, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Documentary Sends Catalogue Soaring

Following the screening of the George Michael documentary ‘George Michael: Freedom’ George’s catalogue has returned to the pointy end of the album charts.

October 26, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Debuts New Song ‘I Wish You Lonely’

Morrissey has revealed a new track from Low in High School, the second to be taken from the record. I Wish You Lonely is out now as an Instant Grat and available on all DSPs. Marrying synths with crunching bass the lyrics rage “Monarchy! Oligarch! Head of State! Potentate!”

October 26, 2017
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Robbie Williams Placed In ICU With Mystery Illness

Robbie Williams was rushed to hospital after receiving 'very worrying' test results which forced him to cancel the final dates of his stadium tour.

October 26, 2017
Fats Domino
R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017

Fats Domino, one of the ten inaugural inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an early architect of rock music, has died at his daughter's suburban New Orleans home at the age of 89.

October 26, 2017
Roy Orbison
Hologram Roy Orbison To Tour UK

A promoter who handled Roy Orbison tours in the 60's is taking him out on the road again in the form of a hologram.

October 26, 2017
Nic Cester
Nic Cester Has His Sugar Rush After Jet

Nic Cester has returned to active duty with his first solo album ‘Sugar Rush’ and like the first Jet album he has achieved a blend of music genres and eras to create his own unique sound. However, it has been a long time coming.

October 25, 2017
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Elvis Presley Wanted To Tour Australia But Colonel Parker Stopped Him

Elvis Presley wanted to tour Australia but his manager Colonel Tom Parker wouldn’t let him.

October 25, 2017
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Marilyn Manson Fires Twiggy Ramirez Over Rape Allegations

Marilyn Manson has decided to fire his long time bassist Twiggy Ramirez after he was accused of rape by a former girlfriend and cohort of the Manson band.

October 25, 2017
The Sports reformed to play three shows at the Memo Music Hall in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Sports’ Martin Armiger To Receive Distinguished Services To The Australian Screen Award

Martin Armiger, former member of The Sports and long-time television and movie composer will be honoured at the upcoming Screen Music Awards with the Distinguished Services award.

October 25, 2017
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
Apple Creates Sam Smith Making Of The Album Doco

Sam Smith will be sharing some of his songwriting secrets with fans in a documentary about the making of his new album, The Thrill Of It All.

October 25, 2017
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Kid Rock Admits His Senate Run Was A Joke

There's a wide swath of America breathing a huge sigh of relief today while another swath is greatly disappointed. Kid Rock has said that his run for the United States Senate was just a joke.

October 25, 2017
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Billy Joel Is A Third Time Father At 68

Billy Joel has become a father for the third time, after wife Alexis Roderick gave birth to a daughter on Sunday night.

October 25, 2017
Jay Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Raises $3.7m for Disaster Victims

Jay-Z and Jennifer Lopez helped to raise $3.7 million (£2.8 million) for the victims of recent hurricanes and earthquakes.

October 25, 2017
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Is Not Banned From The Super Bowl

Janet Jackson is not banned from the Super Bowl, the bosses of the National Football League (NFL) have insisted in a statement.

October 25, 2017
Bobby Liebling of Pentagram
Pentagram’s Bobby Liebling Jailed For Abusing Elderly Person

Bobby Liebling, one of the co-founders of the death metal band Pentagram, has been sentenced to eighteen months in prison for "abuse/neglect of a vulnerable adult-custodian".

October 25, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Listen Without Prejudice Reissue Heading For UK No 1

George Michael is on track to get a posthumous number one album on Friday (October 27), 10 months after his sudden death.

October 25, 2017
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Extend 2018 Touring Schedule

The Foo Fighters are doing both makeup dates and extending their Concrete & Gold Tour in the middle of 2018.

October 24, 2017
Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kenny Rogers Sets Retirement Date

Kenny Rogers insists he's all ready for retirement after ticking a Music City Walk of Fame induction off his bucket list.

October 24, 2017
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton’s Parents Inspired Her Attitude Towards Money

Country legend Dolly Parton doesn't see the point in splashing her fortune on diamonds when it won't change who she is.

October 24, 2017
Slipknot’s Joey Jordison Debuts New Band VIMIC

VIMIC, the acclaimed heavy rock band founded by Grammy Award-winning Slipknot co-founder and heavy music luminary Joey Jordison, has signed a global deal with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and T-Boy Records, UMe's label partnership with veteran rock manager Andy Gould.

October 24, 2017
Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Tame Impala To Release Collectors Edition Of Currents

Tame Impala will release a deluxe collectors edition of the ‘Currents’ album in November.

October 24, 2017
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear Leads A Festival Called Panama Line-up

Queensland’s A Festival Called Panama has scored Grizzly Bear as headline act for 2018.

October 24, 2017
Jackson Browne interview on Tuesday 22 March 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jackson Browne and Seal Join Bluesfest 2018 Line-Up

Jackson Browne and Seal lead the second line-up announcement for Bluesfest 2018.

October 24, 2017
Rob Halford, Judas Priest - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Judas Priest Battle Eurythmics For Hall of Fame Spot

There's a horse race for the fifth position on the fan's ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame between The Eurythmics and Judas Priest.

October 24, 2017
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Bob Seger Is Recovering From Surgery

In early October, Bob Seger postponed nineteen dates of his Runaway Train Tour due to reported back problems.

October 24, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Confirmed For Super Bowl 2018

Justin Timberlake has promised there won't be any nipple flashing when he headlines the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show in February.

October 24, 2017