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Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White’s Third Man Records Wants To Play First Vinyl Record In Space

Jack White's Third Man Records are planning to play the first vinyl record in space, and have built a "space proof" turntable called the "Icarus Craft" in order to do it.

July 28, 2016
The Who, Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend . Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who To Play Tommy Acoustic

To celebrate the 100th show performed for Teenage Cancer Trust at The Royal Albert Hall, raising vital money for young people with cancer, The Who will play a new acoustic presentation of Pete Townshend's Rock Opera Tommy.

July 27, 2016
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Morrissey Is Touring Australia … Apparently

Morrissey is touring Australia in October apparently, according to the site.

July 27, 2016
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2, Usher, Billy Idol Line Up For iHeartRadio Music Festival

For the sixth year, iHeartMedia will present the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

July 27, 2016
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Man Arrested After Touching Up Justin Timberlake On Golf Course

An overzealous fan was arrested last weekend after touching Justin Timberlake's neck at a golf tournament in California.

July 27, 2016
Tkay Maidza
Bigsound To Deliver 150 Acts Over Three Nights In Brisbane

Bigsound has gathered its biggest collection of acts to showcase at the 2016 event in Brisbane.

July 27, 2016
The Crucible, White Night Melbourne, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
White Night Invites You To Be Part Of The 2017 Event

Want to be part of White Night 2017? Expressions of interest are now open to participate in White Night Melbourne in February 2017 and Ballarat in March 2017.

July 27, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Nominated For 11 MTV Video Awards

Beyonce can treat herself to a big glass of Lemonade after receiving 11 MTV Video Music Awards for her latest record-breaking album.

July 27, 2016
Lenny Kravitz, music news,
Lenny Kravitz Says Guns N Roses Have Become ‘Chill’

Lenny Kravitz says "chilled" Guns N' Roses no longer party like they used to.

July 27, 2016
Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanucka and Nas Collaborate For Baz Luhrmann Series

Michael Kiwanuka and Nas have collaborated to soundtrack Baz Lurhmann’s new Netflix drama series, The Get Down.

July 27, 2016
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
The Rolling Stones To Play Charity Concert For Jagger Children Fund

The Rolling Stones have added a one-off show for Las Vegas after the Desert Trip in Indio in October to raise urgently needed funds for Mick Jagger's growing family.

July 27, 2016
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Is Doing It All Over Again On Vinyl

On September 30, Sting will release The Studio Collection, a career-spanning vinyl LP box set featuring all of his seminal solo studio albums brought together for the first time.

July 27, 2016
Sandy Pearlman
R.I.P. Sandy Pearlman 1943-2016

Producer and manager Sandy Pearlman, who worked with artists like Blue Oyster Cult, the Clash and the Dictators, has died in the aftermath of a cerebral hemorrhage that he suffered in December. He was 72.

July 27, 2016
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lauper Crow Mellencamp Heart Usher Groban Tell Politicians ‘Don’t Use Our Song’

John Oliver did a lengthy bit of his show on HBO last night on the use of popular music by politicians, highlighting not only the numerous complaints over the last week, but also historical incidents such as Ronald Reagan's use of Bruce Springsteen's rather non-patriotic Born in the USA.

July 26, 2016
The Production Company 2016
Funny Girl Is The Show But The Production Company Is The Star

The Production Company will deliver its 50th show this season and Saturday night saw a spectacular launch of the 2016 season with ‘Funny Girl’. More on that in a moment.

July 26, 2016
The Cure photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Cure Play Give Sydney 3 Hours Rock History

The Cure’s Australian tour is underway with their first stadium show at Sydney’s Qudos Arena on Monday night.

July 26, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Wins Helpmann Award

Prince has won the Helpmann Award for Best International Contemporary Concert handed out in Sydney on Monday night.

July 26, 2016
Public Enemy action figures
Whoever Said Chuck D Isn’t A Doll Hasn’t Seen These…

Chuck D, Terminator X, Flavor Flav and Professor Griff aka Public Enemy are dolls … well, the politically correct term is Action Figures.

July 26, 2016
Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Garrett’s Message Of Hope Vs Corporate Greed With It Still Matters Video

Peter Garrett has released a biting message to Australia about Hope vs Corporate Greed in his ‘It Still Matters’ video.

July 26, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
30 Arrested At Guns N Roses New Jersey Show

Over Thirty people were arrested on Saturday night at a Guns N' Roses show in New Jersey.

July 26, 2016
David Bowie Who Can I Be Now
David Bowie Who Can I Be Now Box Tracklist Revealed

On September 23, Parolphone will release the new twelve-CD box set David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now?

July 26, 2016
Yes Tales of Topographic Oceans
Yes To Reissue Tales From Topographic Oceans

Yes will release a new version of their 1973 set Tales of Topographic Oceans as the fifth in a series of remixed and expanded albums by Steven Wilson.

July 26, 2016
Dr Dre, music news,
Police Handcuff Dr Dre Outside His Malibu Home

Police have handcuffed Dr Dre outside his Malibu home after someone was blocking his drive.

July 26, 2016
Marlon Williams at 2014 Leaps and Bounds Launch. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Out On The Weekend Returns With Marlon Williams and Robert Ellis

Out On The Weekend, one of Australia’s most unique music festivals, will return in October with Marlon Williams and Robert Ellis leading a full day of pure entertainment.

July 25, 2016
Shakin Stevens
Good Lordy Shakin’ Stevens Is Back

Shakin’ Stevens has returned with his twelfth studio album, Echoes Of Our Times, due in September 16.

July 25, 2016
Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse To March On The FBI

Insane Clown Posse has called on all their Juggalo supporters to march on Washington.

July 25, 2016
Bill Graham & the Rock and Roll Revolution
Bill Graham Exhibition Heads To Philadelphia

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia will be the exclusive East Coast venue for Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.

July 25, 2016
Alfie Arcuri
The Voice Winner Alfie Arcuri ‘Cruel’ Sells Less Than 500 Second Week

‘Cruel’, the winning song by The Voice Australia winner Alfie Arcuri, has tumbled down the chart with second week sales of less than 500.

July 25, 2016
Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Don McLean Pleads Guilty To Domestic Violence

Don McLean has plead guilty to a number of charges related to his domestic violence incident in January.

July 25, 2016
Joe Perry Merry Christmas
Joe Perry Returns To Hollywood Vampires

Joe Perry has returned to the stage with his band the Hollywood Vampires weeks after he collapsed during a concert.

July 25, 2016