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Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Serenaded By Fans After Show Cancellation

Fans of Green Day gathered outside the stars' Scottish hotel on Tuesday (04Jul17) to serenade the rockers after extreme weather prompted the cancellation of their Glasgow concert.

July 7, 2017
Midnight Oil, Peter Garrett, Waveaid, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Marco Gandolfi Reviews Midnight Oil In London

I last saw Midnight Oil in 1993 unplugged at Ronnie Scott's having been lucky in a radio phone-in. I never thought it would take me 24 years to see them again but here I am with the excitement of youth flowing yet again.

July 7, 2017
The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo
New Music Releases For 7 July 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: HAIM, Violent Femmes (live), Jay-Z and the Spider-Man: Homecoming and War for The Planet of the Apes soundtracks.

July 7, 2017
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Raised $1m For Cancer Charity

Britney Spears is set to have a new cancer care centre named in her honour after helping to raise $1 million (£773,000) to pay for the facility.

July 6, 2017
Dr Miles Gregory at the Shakespeare Gardens Pop Up Globe Announcement. The Pop Up Globe starts in September 2017 at the Myer Music Bowl. Photo by Ros OGorman
An Exact Replica Of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre To Bring Bill Back To Life In Melbourne

Australian audiences are about to witness Shakespeare plays exactly as they were originally staged in London from 1599-1614. An exact replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is to be built at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

July 6, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Purple Rain Is The No 4 Album In The USA

Prince and the Revolution are back in the top five with the new deluxe versions of the soundtrack to the film Purple Rain.

July 6, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Morrissey Claims An “Insane Police Officer” Questioned Him In Italy

Rocker Morrissey was left fearing for his life on Tuesday (July 4) after he was allegedly accosted by an "obviously insane" police officer in Rome, Italy.

July 6, 2017
Rick Parfitt Status Quo performing at Deni Bluesfest in Deniliquin on Sunday 31 March 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Rick Parfitt Claims Medical Negligence For Husband’s Death

The wife of late Status Quo rocker Rick Parfitt has alleged his death is a result of "medical negligence".

July 6, 2017
Simon Napier-Bell
Simon Napier-Bell To Speak At BigSound 2017

Former Wham and Marc Bolan manager Simon Napier-Bell will speak at the BigSound music conference in Brisbane in September.

July 6, 2017
South Australia Music Awards
South Australia Music Awards 2017 Entries Open

Music SA today opened the entries for the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards).

July 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Catalogue Now Outsells New Music Sales For First Half Of 2017

The sales and listening of recorded albums continues to drop according to Buzz Angle Music but, of the LPs that have been purchased or streamed, almost two-thirds were catalogue product.

July 6, 2017
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton To Hit The Road Again In September

Australian rock legend Richard Clapton will head out of another national tour in September, celebrating over 40 years on the road.

July 6, 2017
Jay Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z’s 4:44 Declared Platinum After 5 Days On Streaming Data

Jay-Z's new album 4:44 has officially been declared a hit after going platinum in five days.

July 6, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey’s Mother Denounces England Is Mine Biopic

In 1970’s Manchester, Steven Morrissey (Jack Lowden – Dunkirk, A United Kingdom, ’71), an introverted, uncompromising teenager, finds himself frustrated with his working-class existence.

July 6, 2017
John Blackwell and Prince
R.I.P. John Blackwell of New Power Generation 1973-2017

John Blackwell, Jr., the drummer for Prince's New Power Generation, D'Angelo and others, died on Tuesday, July 4 after suffering from cancer. He was 43.

July 6, 2017
My Friend The Chocolate Cake perform at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on 16 June 2017. Photo by Ros OGorman
My Friend The Chocolate Cake Debut Jeffrey Smart Video With Jeffrey Smart Artwork

My Friend The Chocolate Cake’s latest video is a homage to Australian artist Jeffrey Smart and features the artworks of Jeffery Smart with thanks to Stephen Rogers, archivist for the Jeffrey Smart estate.

July 5, 2017
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Debuts ‘Children of Destiny’ Video

Neil Young has made a video for ‘Children of Destiny’, his new song with Promise of the Real.

July 5, 2017
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Returns To Active Duty For 2017

Pink has returned to the stage with her first appearance for 2017 and first US appearance in three years at Summerfest in Milwaukee.

July 5, 2017
Elvis Costello, ADOTG, Photo By Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo
Elvis Costello Covers Paul Simon As The Imposter

Elvis Costello has released a stunning cover of Paul Simon’s ‘American Tune’ as The Imposter for the July 4 celebrations.

July 5, 2017
Wild Honey
The Preatures Guitarist Jack Moffitt Has Produced Song For Wild Honey

Jack Moffitt, the guitarist for The Preatures, has been working on a new album for Sydney band Wild Honey.

July 5, 2017
Mike Dirnt, Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Forced To Cancel Scottish Show

Green Day's Tuesday (July 4) show at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland has been cancelled after the promoters deemed impending weather too dangerous.

July 5, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Weighs In On Ed Sheeran Backlash

Lady Gaga has declared her love for fellow pop star Ed Sheeran after he was scared off Twitter following a barrage of nasty insults from her fans.

July 5, 2017
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Attempts To Silence His Haters

Ed Sheeran is determined to silence his cruel critics by continuing to build on his hugely successful career.

July 5, 2017
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Natalie Maines Files For Divorce From Adrain Pasdar

TMZ is reporting that Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines has filed for divorce from her husband of seventeen years, actor Adrian Pasdar. She has cited irreconcilable differences.

July 5, 2017
Michael Jackson Thriller vinyl
Sony To Return To Vinyl Production After Closing Plant In 1989

Sony Music hasn't pressed a vinyl LP since 1989 but they are getting back into the business.

July 4, 2017
Peter Andre
Blondie and Nile Rodgers Wins A Silver Clef Award

A host of stars came together Friday (June 30) to celebrate some of the biggest artists in music at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards, in support of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

July 4, 2017
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates and Tears For Fears Reviewed

I have to say that it was a stroke of genius by whoever had the idea to team up two of the best duos of all time, Daryl Hall and John Oates and Tears For Fears, and get them out on the road on a joint tour this summer, which performed June 24, 2017 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston.

July 4, 2017
Mel B
Mel B Accused Of Blowing Fortune In Divorce Case

Mel B was accused of squandering her Spice Girls fortune during a hearing held as part of her divorce case on Friday (30Jun17).

July 4, 2017
Depeche Mode, Noise11, Photo
Depeche Mode Play Italy REVIEW

Depeche Mode playing the San Siro stadium in Milano in the year 2017 is nothing short of a miracle in itself, considering the trials and tribulations of the band and especially Dave Gahan, but it’s fairly safe to say there is NO other band that hails from 1980 to evolve as much as DM have.

July 4, 2017
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes To Perform Working Class Boy Shows In Scotland And Band Shows For UK

Jimmy Barnes is heading back to his birthplace Scotland to perform the Working Class Boy show, the show about his heritage.

July 4, 2017