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Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Cranky Old Lady Roseanne Barr Calls Lorde A Bigot

U.S. television star Roseanne Barr has added her voice to the Lorde Israel controversy calling the New Zealand popstar a “bigot”.

December 27, 2017
Westlife Prepare For A 2018 Reunion And Ed Sheeran Will Write Some Songs

Westlife manager Louis Walsh says Westlife are close to announcing a 2018 reunion and he has Ed Sheeran lined up to write for them.

December 27, 2017
U.S. Senate Passes Legislation To Increase Artist Streaming Royalties

Senate Judiciary Committee Member Orrin Hatch of Utah and Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) of Georgia, the Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Courts and the Internet, introduced legislation to apply free market principles to music licensing and ensure songwriters are fairly compensated for their work.

December 27, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chester Bennington’s Ex-Wife Files Claim Against His Estate

Chester Bennington's ex-wife has filed a claim of more than half a million dollars against the late singer's estate.

December 27, 2017
Snoop Dogg, photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Snoop Dogg Is Considering A Gospel Album

Snoop Dogg is looking to enter the gospel genre as he prepares to transform his image yet again in 2018.

December 27, 2017
Muse perform at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Monday 18 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Matt Bellamy Of Muse Gets Engaged

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy is celebrating his engagement to model Elle Evans.

December 27, 2017
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Buys Pregnant Fan A House

Taylor Swift once made a pregnant fan's dreams come true by reportedly helping her buy a house and fill it with baby items.

December 26, 2017
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Backlash After Cancelling Israel Show

Pop star Lorde has pulled out of a concert in Israel after a backlash from fans who support a cultural boycott of the Jewish state.

December 26, 2017
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Serenades Newly Engaged Couple In Austria

Ed Sheeran serenaded a couple who got engaged at a recent concert in Austria.

December 26, 2017
Paul McCartney performs at AAMI Park Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Joins End The Silence Campaign

Sir Paul McCartney joins charity campaign End The Silence by Hope and Homes for Children, as it is revealed The Beatles’ music is the UK’s most popular childhood musical memory.

December 26, 2017
Meghan Trainor, music news
Meghan Trainor Engaged To Daryl Sabara

Meghan Trainor is engaged to her boyfriend Daryl Sabara.

December 26, 2017
Lady Antebellum: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum Is A Dad

Lady Antebellum star Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli are celebrating the birth of their second child.

December 26, 2017
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey To Return To Live Performance On New Year’s Eve

Mariah Carey is set to make a return to the stage in New York for New Year's Rockin' Eve.

December 26, 2017
Heather Menzies-Urich in Logans Run
R.I.P. Sound of Music Star Heather Menzies-Urich At Age 68

Heather Menzies-Urich, who played Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 film The Sound of Music, has died from brain cancer at the age of 68.

December 26, 2017
Jordan Feldstein
R.I.P. Maroon 5 Manager Jordan Feldstein at Age 40

Jonah Hill's brother Jordan Feldstein, who managed rockers Maroon 5, has died at the age of 40.

December 26, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Family Posts Statement To Mark His First Anniversary

One year ago today on December 25 2016 the world lost George Michael.

December 26, 2017
Pam the Funkstress
R.I.P. Pam The Funkstress, DJ for Prince, at 51

Pam Warren, better known as Pam the Funkstress during her time with the group The Coup, died on Friday (December 22) at the age of 51. She had been in the hospital for over a month after undergoing transplant surgery.

December 26, 2017
Ringo Starr To Become Second Beatle To Be Knighted

Ringo Starr (aka Richard Starkey) will be knighted in the Queen’s New Years honors making him the second Beatle to be awarded the royal title.

December 25, 2017
Eminem Revival
Australian Charts: Eminem Revival Is The No 1 Album

The ninth studio album for Eminem "Revival" becomes his ninth No.1 album on the ARIA Albums chart this week, debuting at the top as the last No.1 for 2017.

December 25, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Has A Perfect No 1

The final No.1 for 2017 remains Ed Sheeran and Beyonce's duet of "Perfect", which logs its third week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart.

December 25, 2017
Led Zeppelin, music news,
Led Zeppelin Planning Surprises For 2018

Not too long ago, Led Zeppelin completed their reissue campaign with deluxe editions of their studio albums filled with rarities and live performances.

December 25, 2017
American Idiot soundtrack Green Day
New Music Releases 22 December 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Green Day, Petula Clark (GH) and Machine Gun Kelly.

December 22, 2017
Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett Departure Examined in New Pink Floyd Book

Available February 15, 2017 from Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Bill Kopp's new book Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon is a celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon.

December 22, 2017
Augie March
Augie March Debut Video For Bootikins

Augie March have revealed a video for their new song ‘Bootikins’ days before Christmas.

December 21, 2017
EasyFever with Tim, Chris, Phil, Tex and Kram at the Forum Theatre Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
All Star EasyFever Supergroup Keeps The Easybeats Alive

When promoter Marc Christowski put together an Australian supergroup to honour the music of Vanda & Young and The Easybeats he went top shelf.

December 21, 2017
Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons Talk At Friar’s Club Cancelled Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The Friar's Club wants nothing to do with KISS rocker Gene Simmons.

December 21, 2017
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Jackson Browne To Be Awarded Les Paul Innovation Award

The NAMM Foundation has announced that singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 33rd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Anaheim, CA.

December 21, 2017
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson To Play More Pet Sounds Dates In 2018

When Brian Wilson announced his tour that would include his final performances of the Beach Boys album Pet Sounds, nobody expected that "final" would be at least two years out.

December 21, 2017
Insane Clown Posse
U.S. Court Considers Insane Clown Posse Fans “A Gang”

The Juggalos, fans of the group Insane Clown Posse, will continue to be considered a gang after ICP and a group of followers lost their court case.

December 21, 2017
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Elvis The Auction – Now You Can Own a Piece of Presley

After the record-breaking auction during the 40th anniversary Elvis Week this past August, there will be another opportunity to own a piece of music history as highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the upcoming “Auction at Graceland” were announced today along with registration information and catalog ordering details.

December 21, 2017