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Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Revolution Radio Unmoved After Australian Tour

Green Day have wrapped up two weeks across Australia playing arenas along the way to over 100,000 fans but the tour did nothing for their current album ‘Revolution Radio’.

May 15, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Divide is Back At Number 1

After a single away from the #1 spot, returning this week to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart is Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" album.

May 15, 2017
DJ Khaled Justin Bieber and co
Australian Charts: Bieber Boosts DJ Khaled Into Second Week Topping Singles Chart

For a second week the ensemble of DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber and rappers Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil' Wayne retain the No.1 spot in Australia with their track "I'm the One".

May 15, 2017
Notorious BIG
Faith Evans Says Police Know Who Killed Her Husband Notorious B.I.G.

Hip-hop superstar Faith Evans has stopped throwing money at investigations into her late husband's murder, because she's convinced Los Angeles police bosses already know the truth.

May 14, 2017
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Van Morrison To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Americana Music Association has selected Van Morrison to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award For Songwriting.

May 14, 2017
Paul McCartney in Pirates of the Caribbean
Paul McCartney Is A Pirate In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Paul McCartney returns to the movie theater on Friday, May 26 as a pirate in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

May 14, 2017
The Beach Boys Mike Love 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys Add 100 More Dates For 2017

The Beach Boys, the "official" lineup of the band with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, have an extremely heavy touring schedule for the summer and fall with 100 dates over a six month period.

May 14, 2017
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Health Status Updated By Her Daughter Chloe Lattanzi

Olivia Newton-John's daughter has thanked fans for supporting her mother after the singer had to cancel a series of concerts.

May 14, 2017
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Original Alice Cooper Band To Release Three Songs On New Album

Alice Cooper has rounded up the members of his original band for three songs for his next album ‘Paranormal’.

May 13, 2017
The Offspring
Dexter Holland Of The Offspring Earns A PH.D. In Molecular Biology

The Offspring’s frontman Dexter Holland is now a doctor after graduating with a PH.D. in Molecular Biology.

May 13, 2017
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Sydney Rebel Heart And Melbourne Tears of A Clown Shows Head To DVD

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ tour, captured live in Australia, is heading to DVD and Blu-Ray and will be released as a live album.

May 13, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Launches Emoji Collection

Lady Gaga is taking advantage of the emoji craze by launching her own collection of quirky graphics.

May 12, 2017
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No Desert Trip 2017 Also Means No Led Zeppelin

When you have a two-day festival featuring Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the Who, Neil Young and Roger Waters, it's hard to find equal talent to hire for an encore.

May 12, 2017
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Opens Tour In Baltimore SETLIST

Metallica have kicked off the latest leg of their Worldwide Tour in support of Hardwired...To Self Destruct with an 18-song show at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

May 12, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Smiths Movie To Close Edinburgh Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce that ENGLAND IS MINE will close the 71st edition of the Festival on Sunday 2nd July, 2017 at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.

May 12, 2017
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
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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