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Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John To Compose Music For ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical

Elton John is getting ready to return to the theatrical stage, co-writing a musical version of the book and movie The Devil Wears Prada.

January 31, 2017
Steve Miller Band perform at the Deni Blues and Roots Festival. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton To Tour US Together

Just hours after we reported the combo of Deep Purple, Alice Cooper and Edgar Winter touring together this summer, there's another package announcement with Peter Frampton and the Steve Miller Band.

January 31, 2017
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple To Tour US With Alice Cooper and Edgar Winter

Deep Purple will bring their "The Long Goodbye" tour to North America this August and September with special guests Alice Cooper and the Edgar Winter Band.

January 31, 2017
HMV Pitt St Sydney
HMV Canada Goes Into Receivership

Just as there seemed to be some hope for stabilization in the retail market for physical music, HMV in Canada has gone into receivership.

January 30, 2017
Geoff Nichols
Ozzy Osbourne Pays Tribute To Geoff Nichols

Ozzy Osbourne has led tributes to his former Black Sabbath bandmate Geoff Nicholls, who has died at the age of 68.

January 30, 2017
The Black Sorrows
Apia Good Times Tour Reveals 2017 Line-up

The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull, Colin Hay of Men At Work, Mental As Anything and Deborah Conway will lap Australia for the Apia Good Times Tour of 2017.

January 30, 2017
Peter Garrett and the Alter Egos perform at the Zoo Twilights Series Melbourne Zoo on Saturday 28 January 2017.
Peter Garrett Talks Down Trumpinstan At Melbourne Zoo Twilights

It is great to have Peter Garrett active on stage. His comments about Trumpinstan and Turbullstan carry far greater weight at a rock concert than from a political party room.

January 29, 2017
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Slams Trump’s Muslim Ban

Twitter has gone into meltdown since American demagogue Donald Trump signed an order putting a four-month block on entry to the United States for anyone from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia and Libya (on Friday January 27).

January 29, 2017
Kasey Chambers Dragonfly
Australian Charts: Kasey Chambers ‘Dragonfly’ Is The No 1 Album

The eleventh studio album for Kasey Chambers entitled "Dragonfly" becomes her fifth No.1 Album in Australia by entering at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

January 29, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Maintains His ARIA Singles Dominance

Ed Sheeran's two current singles occupy the top two spots on the ARIA Singles Chart for a third straight week, with "Shape of You" followed by "Castle on the Hill" at No.1 and No.2 respectively.

January 29, 2017
Jet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Reformed Jet To Play Warm-up Show At Melbourne’s Gasometer

Reformed Jet will play a warm-up show in Melbourne on Tuesday ahead of their shows on the Bruce Springsteen Australian tour.

January 29, 2017
Lea Michele
Lea Michele Says Fuck It If People Don’t Like Her New Album

Lea Michele sat down with Billboard for an exclusive interview discussing her new album, "Places."

January 29, 2017
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Plans A Return To Acting

Rapper Drake is planning a return to his acting roots.

January 29, 2017
Jackson Browne interview on Tuesday 22 March 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young and Jackson Browne To Present Hall of Fame Inductions

The first presenters have been announced for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

January 29, 2017
Pete Tong
Peter Tong Spends Nine Weeks At No 1 In UK

Congratulations to Pete Tong, who today earns his first Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart with his latest collection Classic House.

January 29, 2017
Timothy B. Schmit, Eagles - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Timothy B. Schmit Sets Solo US Dates

With there being little to no chance of another Eagles reunion, Timothy B. Schmit has struck out on his own with new music and tours.

January 29, 2017
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder and Tom Petty To Play New Orleans Jazz Festival 2017

Stevie Wonder and Tom Petty are just two of the major named on the New Orleans Jazz Festival for 2017.

January 29, 2017
Geoff Nichols
R.I.P. Geoff Nichols of Black Sabbath Band 1948-2017

Geoff Nichols, the keyboard player for Black Sabbath from 1979 through the reunion tour, died Saturday after suffering from lung cancer. He was 68.

January 29, 2017
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Sets European Summer Dates

Celine Dion has announced she’s set to tour Europe and the United Kingdom this summer in an humorous bilingual video.

January 28, 2017
Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Barry Gibb Will Perform At Salute To The Bees Gees Concert

2017 is the 40th anniversary of the movie Saturday Night Fever and its soundtrack album, so the Recording Academy has decided to put on a special night saluting the Bee Gees.

January 28, 2017
UK Supergroup QSP Has First Hit In Australia

QSP, the supergroup featuring Suzi Quatro (Q), Andy Scott of The Sweet (S) and Don Powell of Slade (P) has made their first chart appearance in Australia.

January 28, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Mura Masa and PNAU Slide Ahead On Ed Sheeran ‘Castle On The Hill’ On Shazam Chart

Ed Sheeran’s two new songs were separated by PNAU and Mura Masa in the past week.

January 28, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: The Chainsmokers Slip In-between The Two Sheeran Songs On Streaming Chart

Ed Sheeran ‘Shape Of You’ is still Australia’s most streamed song but ‘Castle On The Hill’ has slipped into third place behind the new Chainsmokers song.

January 28, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran’s Two New Songs Stay Top Downloads

Ed Sheeran has dominated the download chart again this week with his two new songs ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle On The Hill’.

January 28, 2017
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Mixes It Up For Third Perth Show

The third Bruce Springsteen show for Perth was again a completely different performance by The Boss.

January 28, 2017
David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
David Crosby Finishes Third Album In Two Years Sky Trails

David Crosby only released his fifth solo album ‘Lighthouse’ in October 2016 and has already finished his next album titled ‘Sky Trails’.

January 28, 2017
Mirusia Louwerse - Image By Damien Loverso
Mirusia Spends Two Weeks Atop Classical Chart

Brisbane classical vocalist Mirusia has spent the past two weeks topping Australia’s classical chart with her solo album ‘This Time Tomorrow’.

January 28, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Funeral Delayed As Investigation Continues

George Michael's funeral has reportedly been delayed as the coroner is still awaiting the results of toxicology tests on the singer's body.

January 28, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Demagogue Calls Madonna ‘Disgusting’

U.S. demagogue Trump has fired off at Madonna for revealing she thought about blowing up the White House after he was elected President in November.

January 28, 2017
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Is The Latest Artist To Sing Against Demagogue Trump

Music legend Carole King is the latest artist to post a musical demonstration against Demagogue Trump.

January 27, 2017