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Christina Aguilera photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christina Aguilera Has Been Out of Touch With Kanye West For Two Years

Christina Aguilera hasn't had any contact with Kanye West since 2016, when he helped to produce a pair of songs for her upcoming album.

May 4, 2018
Apple Store proposed Melbourne eye-sore
Anti-Apple Posters Pop Up In AC/DC Lane

Melbourne is starting to fight back at multinational corporation Apple after it was announced the company has been granted permission to build an Apple Store monstrosity in the heart of the city.

May 3, 2018
Jimmy Barnes Title Fight
Jimmy Barnes Portrait Wins The Archibald Prize

Artist Jamie Preisz has been congratulated by his subject Jimmy Barnes for his Archibald Prize winning portrait.

May 3, 2018
The Tea Party Jeff Martin at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne on Saturday 4 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australia To Honor America’s R.E.M.

R.E.M. will be honored in Australia with an all-star tribute band performing the catalogue of R.E.M. across the nation.

May 3, 2018
Ravi Shankar and George Harrison
George Harrison Estate Unveils New Label HariSongs

The estate of George Harrison has created the new record label HariSongs to issue George’s archive of Indian Classical and World Music.

May 3, 2018
Mark Evans, Beasts Of Bourbon, Reclink Community Cup, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Reclink Community Cup 2018 Set For June 24

The annual Reclink Community cup will return to Collingswood’s Victoria Park on Sunday June 24.

May 3, 2018
Todd McKenney presenting the nominations for the Helpmann Awards 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Helpmann Awards To Expand To A Two Night Event

Australia’s performance awards the Helpmann Awards will be held over two nights for the first time this year.

May 3, 2018
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Tries To Explain His Moronic Slavery Comment

Kanye West took to Twitter on Tuesday night in an attempt to explain his controversial suggestion that 400 years of slavery in America was "a choice" for many.

May 3, 2018
Jon Anderson, Photo Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Tony Kaye To Join Yes Tour

As Yes gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention.

May 3, 2018
Donna Summer On The Radio
Donna Summer On The Radio Gets A Coloured Vinyl Reissue

On June 22, the day after the first day of Summer, Island Def Jam/UMe is set to celebrate the very best of the 1970s chart-topping output of Donna Summer, the undisputed Queen of Disco and The First Lady of Love, with her classic, No. 1 album, On The Radio: Greatest Hits I And II.

May 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
Are Steven Adler and Izzy Stradlin Rejoining Guns N Roses?

There are not so subtle signs that there may, finally, be a complete reunion of the original lineup of Guns N' Roses.

May 2, 2018
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson Postpones Upcoming Shows For Back Surgery

Brian Wilson has announced that, because of ongoing back pain, his doctor has advised him to have immediate surgery which he hopes to relieve the problem.

May 2, 2018
Dame Vera Lynn
101 Year Old Dame Vera Lynn Nominated For Classic BRIT Award

The Classic BRIT Awards 2018 announces nominations for this year, with a new category and recognition for a phenomenally diverse range of incredible artists. 101 year old Dame Vera Lynn leads the accolades with two nominations to add to her Lifetime Achievement Award.

May 2, 2018
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
T.I. Surprised His Experimental Rap With Kanye West Was Released As A Single

Rapper T.I. was surprised after discovering Kanye West had released an "experimental freestyle" they had recorded while debating their differing political views.

May 2, 2018
Kanye West by Scott Marsh
Kanye West Mouths Off Over Slavery

Kanye West has angered fans yet again after suggesting 400 years of slavery in America was "a choice" for many.

May 2, 2018
Victoria Labor
Victorian Government Creates ‘Ticket Cop’ Police Force

The Australian music industry has had another victory this week in Victoria with the pro-active Dan Andrew’s Labor Government announcing new legislation to create a force of ‘ticket cops’ to enforce the illegal sale tickets at inflated prices.

May 2, 2018
Kesha Moves On With Life After Dr Luke

Pop star Kesha has assured fans she has not become a "sad sap" as a result of her bitter legal battle with her former producer Dr. Luke.

May 2, 2018
Bob Dylan Whiskey
Bob Dylan’s Latest Release Is A Whiskey

On Monday (April 30), Spirits Investment Partnership ("SIP"), in partnership with Bob Dylan, announced the debut of Heaven's Door, a collection of super-premium craft American Whiskeys.

May 1, 2018
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Talks About The “Taylor Swift Moment”

Kanye West was profoundly affected by the fall-out following his stage invasion at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, insisting it was one of the factors that led to his 2016 breakdown.

May 1, 2018
The Sword photo by Ros OGorman, music news,
The Sword Reveal Australian Dates

Austin, Texas metal band The Sword will tour Australia in September.

May 1, 2018
NSYNC, music news,
NSYNC Get Together For Walk Of Fame Star

*NSYNC fans camped out overnight in Hollywood to urge the boy band to reunite at their Walk of Fame induction on Monday (April 30).

May 1, 2018
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt Cancels Shows Due To Surgery

Due to an unexpected medical situation that requires immediate attention, Bonnie Raitt will no longer be able to join James Taylor & His All-Star Band for the first portion of their previously announced summer tour.

May 1, 2018
The Supremes Sing Holland Dozier Holland
The Supremes Sing Holland Dozier Holland Expanded

On June 15, in anticipation of the upcoming 60th anniversary of Motown and inspired by the album's own recent 51th anniversary, Motown/UMe is releasing a 2-CD Expanded Edition of The Supremes' tenth studio effort, the chart-topping The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland.

May 1, 2018
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison Goes Gold In The UK

30 years after his death Roy Orbison is a pop star all over again in the UK.

May 1, 2018
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton To Perform Complete ‘Goodbye Tiger’

Richard Clapton will perform his classic 70s masterpiece ‘Goodbye Tiger’ for one night only in Sydney in October.

May 1, 2018
Kanye West
Emma Gonzalez Unimpressed By Kanye West ‘Hero’ Comment

Kanye West was snubbed by shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez on Twitter on Sunday (29Apr18), after shaving his head as a tribute to the teenager.

May 1, 2018
Abba from ABBA The Official Photo Book, Noise11, Photo
Those ABBA Glastonbury Rumours Are Complete Bullshit

ABBA's manager has insisted the Swedish pop group will not be performing at Glastonbury Festival.

May 1, 2018
David Coverdale
Whitesnake Bump Next Album Into 2019

Whitesnake has been forced to postpone the release of their new album until 2019 due to "technical difficulties".

May 1, 2018
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus Retracts Decade Old Apology In Twitter Spree

Miley Cyrus retracted her apology for her controversial decade-old Vanity Fair shoot during a tweeting spree on Sunday.

May 1, 2018
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey Signs Up Again For Vegas

Mariah Carey is returning to Las Vegas for a new residency.

May 1, 2018