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Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay Z Signs 10 Year Touring Deal With Live Nation

Rapper Jay Z has reportedly resigned a lucrative touring deal with bosses at Live Nation.

May 12, 2017
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend To Provide Prisoners With Business Investment

John Legend has launched a new initiative aimed at providing prison inmates with business opportunities.

May 12, 2017
Rami Malek
Rami Malek Talks About His Role Playing Freddie Mercury

Actor Rami Malek had the most nerve-racking first meeting with the members of Queen when they all sat down to watch him perform as Freddie Mercury.

May 12, 2017
LA Reid
L.A. Reid Departs Epic Records

Music wonder executive L.A. Reid is out as the Chairman and CEO of Epic Records.

May 12, 2017
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon 2012 Hyde Park Show To Become Live Album

Legacy Recordings has announced the June 9 release of Paul Simon: The Concert in Hyde Park, featuring Simon's July 15, 2012 performance in London.

May 12, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce and Jay Z Want To Trademark Daughter

Beyonce is facing a new challenge in her efforts to trademark the name of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

May 12, 2017
Paul Weller A Kind Revolution
New Music Releases For 12 May 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Harry Styles, Dead Letter Circus, Paul Weller, Paramore, Zac Brown Band, Dean Lewis, Machine Gun Kelly, Seether, Warrant and Lambert.

May 12, 2017
Robbie Souter
R.I.P. Robbie Souter of Dynamic Hepnotics 1949-2017

Robbie Souter, drummer for the Dynamic Hepnotics and at one point Mental As Anything, has died from liver failure at the age of 68.

May 11, 2017
Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Archie Roach And Tina Arena To Deliver Keynotes At BigSound

Australian icons Archie Roach and Tina Arena will deliver keynote addresses at BigSound 2017.

May 11, 2017
Michael Parks as Jean Renault in Twin Peaks
R.I.P. Singer Songwriter and Twin Peaks Actor Michael Parks 1940-2017

Actor and singer Michael Parks died on Tuesday (May 9) at the age of 77 from an unknown cause.

May 11, 2017
Barry Manilow, music news,
65th BMI Pop Awards Complete Winners List

The 65th BMI Pop Awards were handed out in Beverly Hills this week with Barry Manilow receiving the icon award and Shawn Mendes 'Stitches' awarded Song of the Year.

May 11, 2017
George Thorogood Party of One
George Thorogood To Release His First Ever Solo Album

For the first time in his career, George Thorogood is releasing an album without his Destroyers.

May 11, 2017
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Add Grandchildren On The Same Day

In a pretty long odds development, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith have become new grandfathers on the same day.

May 11, 2017
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Cancels Shows Due To Sciatica

Olivia Newton-John has been forced to postpone several concerts because of a "bad issue with her sciatica".

May 11, 2017
Apakatjah Of Alice Springs Release ‘Down The Road’

Alice Springs duo Apakatjah have released the new song ‘Down The Road’ from ‘In Between’, their debut album, ahead of their show with Midnight Oil.

May 10, 2017
Devil Electric
Devil Electric Tease New Music Ahead Of Debut Album Release

Melbourne metal band Devil Electric have let slip a dabble of new music from their upcoming debut album.

May 10, 2017
ZZ Top, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ZZ Top To Release Vinyl Box Of First Five Albums

ZZ Top’s first five albums, released between 1971 and 1976, will be released as the vinyl box set ‘Cinco’ in July.

May 10, 2017
Larissa Tandy
Larissa Tandy To Return To Australia For National Dates

Australian-born Canadian based Larissa Tandy is heading home to Australia for a series of gigs to support her new album ‘The Grip’.

May 10, 2017
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman photos
Snoop Dogg To Start A Music Festival In Mississippi

Rapper Snoop Dogg is interested in holding a festival in his father's hometown in Mississippi.

May 10, 2017
Robert Miles
R.I.P. Robert Miles 1969-2017

DJ and producer Robert Miles has died at the age of 47 in Ibiza, Spain.

May 10, 2017
Pink Floyd Pigs
Roger Waters Approves Of Trump Pig Protest In Chicago

Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are, You well heeled big wheel, ha ha, charade you are.

May 10, 2017
Superheist To Play A Run Of Aussie Dates In June

Superheist returned with new music after 13 years in 2016 and are now preparing for a run of Australian shows across June.

May 10, 2017
The Rolling Stones To Go Back On The Road

The Rolling Stones are going back on the road for a European tour.

May 9, 2017
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Won’t Be At SXSW 2018

Ed Sheeran will not be heading to SXSW in 2018 because he will be busy on tour in Australia.

May 9, 2017
Busby Marou - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image:
Jeremy Marou of Busby Marou Is Recovering From A Heart Attack

34-year old Jeremy Marou of Australia’s Busby Marou is recovering in Rockhampton after suffering a heart attack last week.

May 9, 2017
Taasha Coates
Taasha Coates Sets Solo Dates For Solo Record

The Audreys’ singer Taasha Coates will head out on a national solo tour to promote her solo album ‘Taasha Coates and Her Melancholy Sweethearts’.

May 9, 2017
This Wild Life photo by Rowan Daly
This Wild Life Cover Nirvana Heart Shaped Box

This Wild Life have recorded a haunting version of Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’.

May 9, 2017
My Friend The Chocolate Cake
My Friend The Chocolate Cake To Release 8th Album ‘The Revival Meeting’

It has been 28 years since David Bridie formed My Friend The Chocolate Cake.

May 9, 2017
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Debuts Second New Song ‘Deja Vu’

Roger Waters will release his first solo studio album in twenty-five years, Is This the Life We Really Want? on June 2 and, on Sunday, he released the audio for the song, Déjà Vu.

May 9, 2017