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Joe Walsh. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Joe Walsh Creates Music Festival To Benefit Veterans

Joe Walsh has announced the very first VetsAid concert, to be held at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA on September 30.

July 18, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
Six Months After Death Of George Michael Fadi Fawaz Says Life Is Hell

George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz is still going through hell six months after the singer's tragic death.

July 18, 2017
Sheryl Crow - Image By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sheryl Crow Talks Songwriting Development

Sheryl Crow feels she has become a stronger songwriter over the years.

July 18, 2017
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp’s Son Speck Arrested Again

Speck Mellencamp, the son of John Mellencamp, has been arrested again after a fight.

July 18, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Signs His First Record Deal Since 1995

At 56 years old, Boy George never thought that he would be putting his name on the dotted line for a new recording contract.

July 18, 2017
Aaron Carter mug shot
Aaron Carter Issues Statement Following Arrest

Aaron Carter is probably still hurting from his arrest on Saturday (July 15) night in Georgia for DUI and other charges and he isn't in the mood for brotherly support, at least in the form of a tweet.

July 17, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party Discovered Evolution In Transmission

The Tea Party became a constantly evolving band after their fans accepted their fourth album ‘Transmission’.

July 17, 2017
The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston at Deni Blues and Roots Festival on Sunday 20 April 2014.
Setlists For Doobie Brothers Eagles and Steely Dan at Classic West Fest

This year's super festivals of classic rock, Classic West and Classic East opened on Saturday with their West Coast show at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

July 17, 2017
Red Symons
Red Symons Taken To Hospital Following Fall

Former Skyhooks guitarist, now ABC Melbourne breakfast announcer Red Symons, has been rushed to hospital after being injured in a fall.

July 17, 2017
Don Henley photo by Ros OGorman
Eagles Perform First Show Without Glenn Frey

Eagles have played their first show since the death of founding member Glenn Frey.

July 17, 2017
Alice Cooper photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Show Upsized For Melbourne and Brisbane

The Alice Cooper shows in Melbourne and Brisbane have been upsized.

July 17, 2017
Missy Higgins photo by Ros OGorman
New Music Event Summersalt To Debut In November

Summersalt is a new outdoor music event set to debut this November.

July 17, 2017
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen and Gord Downie Up For Polaris Prize

The short list has been announced for the Polaris Music Prize and it contains two veteran artists, one who recently passed away and one who is terminally ill.

July 17, 2017
Beccy Cole at
Queenscliff Music Festival Reveals Second Line-up Announcement

Here is the second line-up announcement for the Queenscliff Music Festival.

July 17, 2017
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Kid Rock Wants To Increase Number of Clowns In Senate By Becoming A Senator

Kid Rock has once again expressed his intention to run for the U.S. Senate with a rambling statement on his website.

July 17, 2017
Robin Zander Cheap Trick, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cheap Trick To Release A Christmas Album

Cheap Trick are really on a tear lately in the recording studio.

July 17, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Spends 16th Week At No 1

There's no stopping the Ed Sheeran album "÷ (Divide)" from leaving the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, notching up its sixteenth overall week at the top.

July 17, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Is Still No 1 After Nine Weeks

For a ninth straight week the song "Despacito" has claimed the top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart for Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, plus the song is once again at the top in England, Ireland, America, Canada and New Zealand, and returns to the top of the Digital Sales chart here after one week off, and retains its No.1 streaming position too.

July 17, 2017
Fresh Kid Ice
R.I.P. Chris Wong Won Of 2 Live Crew 1964-2017

Chris Wong Won, who was known as Fresh Kid Ice as a member of the band 2 Live Crew, died earlier today (July 13) in a Miami hospital at the age of 53. He had suffered from a number medical problems over the years including strokes in 2009 and 2010.

July 16, 2017
Carlos Santana, Santana, Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 11 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carlos Santana Wants To Bring Back Woodstock For 50th Anniversary

Rocker Carlos Santana wants to regroup with his original bandmates and return to the site of the legendary 1969 Woodstock music festival to celebrate its upcoming 50th anniversary.

July 16, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce Confirms Twins Names Are As Stupid As The First Kid’s

Beyonce shared the first picture of her newborn twins on Instagram on Friday (14Jul17) as she marked their one-month birthday.

July 16, 2017
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Leading US Tours Guns N Roses Takes Global Lead

Pollstar is out with their mid-year analysis of the touring business and, so far in 2017, business is flat.

July 16, 2017
Chris Bell I Am The Cosmos
Chris Bell Reissues Are On The Way

Chris Bell was a member of Big Star during their short but influential run before recording numerous solo tracks leading up to his death in 1978 in a car accident.

July 16, 2017
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Kid Rock Says His Senate Run Is Not A Hoax

Kid Rock has hit back at claims his planned run for Senate is a publicity stunt.

July 16, 2017
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.
Guns N Roses Cancel Sightseeing Trip To Jerusalem

Guns N' Roses have scrapped a sightseeing trip to Jerusalem ahead of a Saturday night (July 15) concert in Tel Aviv following a terror attack.

July 16, 2017
Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia Here We Go Again To Premiere July 2018

Mamma Mia! was a worldwide hit both in the theater and on film. Just in the United States, the movie took in $144 million and is number 6 on the list of all-time live action movie musicals while, throughout the world, it took in $600 million.

July 15, 2017
Adrenaline Mob
One Dead In Adrenaline Mob Truck Crash

One person has died after a truck slammed into the RV of metal supergroup Adrenaline Mob in Florida on Friday.

July 15, 2017
The Sand Dollars
The Sand Dollars Release Their Nikita Miltiadou Produced EP

Melbourne’s The Sand Dollars have released their EP ‘I Like The Look Of Your Sweater Can I Have Your Number’, with Tash Sultana’s producer Nikita Miltiadou.

July 14, 2017
Prince Purple Rain
Universal’s $31 Million Prince Deal Declared Void By Court

Universal’s $31 million deal with the Prince estate has been declared void in court.

July 14, 2017
Michael Jackson Halloween
Animated Michael Jackson Halloween Show To Air In October

The music of Michael Jackson will be the basis of a new one-hour animated special coming this October to CBS.

July 14, 2017