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LA Guns
Not Quite L.A. Guns To Play American Dates

L.A. Guns (or parts thereof) will play a few dates in America over the next few months.

November 24, 2015
Briggs. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Briggs, Ngaire Benefit From 2015 APRA Professional Development Award

APRA has announced the recipients of its 2015 Professional Development Awards with Tim Carroll of Holy Holy, Ngaire and Briggs just some of the artists benefiting from the APRA initiative.

November 24, 2015
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian Wilson, Promise of the Real, Taj Mahal Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

Bluesfest sideshows for Brian Wilson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Taj Mahal and more have been announced across Australia for March and April.

November 24, 2015
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono To Release Happy Xmas War Is Over Vinyl With The Flaming Lips

Yoko Ono will release a limited edition vinyl of her and John Lennon’s classic ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’ with The Flaming Lips.

November 24, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Barack Obama To Guest On New Coldplay Album

US President Barack Obama features on Coldplay's new song.

November 24, 2015
Sia, music news,
Sia Suffers Vocal Blunder At Jennifer Aniston Wedding

Singer Sia struggled to hit the high notes when singing at Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's wedding and her voice came out as a squeak.

November 24, 2015
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Pays Tribute To Victims Of Paris Attacks

Céline Dion paid tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks with an emotional performance at the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday (22Nov15).

November 24, 2015
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Announces 2016 World Tour

Singer Rihanna is going on tour with her rumoured boyfriend Travis Scott.

November 24, 2015
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
American Music Awards Complete Winners List

One Direction nabbed the top prize at the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday night (22Nov15), when they were named Artist of the Year for the second time in a row.

November 23, 2015
Jerry's Girls, music news,
Jerry’s Girls Is A Turning Point For The Production Company

‘Jerry’s Girls’, the latest production for The Production Company, may just be the show that sets the treasured Melbourne theatre company off in a new direction.

November 23, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Listen To Adele Carry Voice Alone And Its Remarkable

Adele’s remarkable voice can be appreciated by listening to the raw vocal feed from the Saturday Night Live desk this week.

November 23, 2015
Felix Riebl, music news,
The Cat Empire’s Felix Riebl Delivers Solo EP And Show Dates

Felix Riebl of The Cat Empire has stepped out solo for a four track EP and a couple of live dates.

November 23, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Miss Piggy Covers Adele ‘Hello’ VIDEO

Miss Piggy has covered Adele’s Hello’ during a commercial break in the American Music Awards.

November 23, 2015
Stereosonic Festival Anthems 2015, music news,
OneLove Releases 38 Track Stereosonic 2015 Compilation

Stereosonic will kick off the festival touring cycle this Saturday in Sydney and the 38 track ‘Stereosonic Festival Anthems 2015’ album has been released to coincide.

November 23, 2015
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Debut Free Saint Cecilia EP

Foo Fighters has released a free five-track EP ‘Saint Cecilia’ for fans to download.

November 23, 2015
Spiderbait To Head Out On 25th Anniversary Tour

Spiderbait will reform for a 25th anniversary tour in February 2016.

November 23, 2015
John Farnham The Age Music Victoria 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame Concert inducts 10 Victorian music legends. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC and John Farnham Added To Hall of Fame

AC/DC and John Farnham were two of 10 inductees for The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame for 2015.

November 23, 2015
Cold Chisel photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cold Chisel Play Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 19 Nov 2015 SETLIST

Cold Chisel continues to circle Australia on the One Night Stand national tour and Melbourne was the destination last week.

November 23, 2015
Jamie Lawson Wednesday 26 August 2015.
Jamie Lawson Will Return To Australia In 2016

Jamie Lawson will return to Australia and New Zealand for his third tour in as many years in 2016.

November 23, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele ‘25’ Certified Double Platinum In Australia In Three Days

Adele’s ‘25’ has been certified double platinum in Australia for sales of over 140,000 in just three days.

November 23, 2015
Eagles of Death Metal, music news,
Eagles Of Death Metal Speak Of Paris Terrorist Attack For First Time

Eagles of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme have spoken publicly for the first time about the terrorist attack at their show at the Bataclan in Paris a week ago where 89 people were killed.

November 23, 2015
Molly Soundtrack
‘Molly – Do Yourself A Favour’ Gets A 3CD Soundtrack

‘Molly – Do Yourself A Favour’, the mini-series about the life of Countdown star Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum, will be accompanied with a massive 3CD soundtrack featuring 60 songs.

November 23, 2015
Justin Bieber Purpose
Justin Bieber and One Direction Sold One Third of All Albums Last Week

Musical sales had purpose and direction last week when new titles from Justin Bieber and One Direction accounted for one third of the sales in the Top 500 albums.

November 23, 2015
Michael Hutchence, music news,
Michael Hutchence Died 18 Years Ago Today

November 22 2015 marks the 18th anniversary of the death of Michael Hutchence.

November 22, 2015
Conrad Sewell photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Awards Are All Pop With No Crackle

The 2015 ARIA Awards will be held in Sydney this Thursday. Once again the show is all about TV ratings and totally misrepresents the Australian Music Industry.

November 22, 2015
Ted Dwane, Mumford and Sons, Laneway Festival, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Mumford & Sons To Headline British Summer Time

Mumford & Sons are to headline the 2016 British Summer Time Hyde Park in London on Friday 8th July 2016.

November 22, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
ARIA Singles: Adele ‘Hello’ Stays At No 1 For 4th Week

For a fourth week Adele holds onto the No.1 spot on the ARIA Singles Chart with her track “Hello”, which could topple next week as her new album “25” came out on Friday, so people will be buying that and not so much the albums lead single.

November 21, 2015
Justin Bieber Purpose
ARIA Albums: Justin Bieber Beats One Direction To No 1

It was a big week of releases, but two acts battled for the top spot this week, One Direction and the eventual winner Justin Bieber with his fifth studio album “Purpose”, which becomes his third No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

November 21, 2015
Benjamin Clementine
Benjamin Clementine Wins Mercury Prize

Benjamin Clementine has been announced as the 2015 Mercury Prize winner.

November 21, 2015
Missy Elliott, music news,
Missy Elliott Receives Billboard Honor

Billboard has announced that Missy Elliott, who graces this week's cover will be honored with the brand's first ever 'Innovator' award at this year's Women in Music event, to be televised on Lifetime on December 18.

November 21, 2015