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The Monkees To Score Highest Billboard Debut In 48 Years

When the Billboard charts come out next Tuesday, there is going to be a name in the top twenty that has been seen since 1968, The Monkees.

June 4, 2016
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone Lands Record Deal At 87

Italian composer Ennio Morricone has signed to Decca Records in a major new record deal celebrating his professional career which spans 60 years and 600 compositions.

June 4, 2016
Mac Cocker
R.I.P. Mac Cocker ABC Double J Triple J Radio Pioneer

Mac Cocker, a long-term broadcaster for ABC Radio in Australia and the father of Jarvis Cocker, has died.

June 3, 2016
Melbourne Guitar Show
Melbourne Guitar Show Returns With Borich Manning And The Major Music Brands For 2016

After a stunning debut season in 2015 the Melbourne Guitar Show will return with an expanded line-up, more exhibitions and more demonstrations that last year.

June 3, 2016
Opiuo Debuts Ominversal Ahead Of Splendour Date

Electronic producer Opiuo will use the Splendour In The Grass stage to debut love music from his new album 'Omniversal'.

June 3, 2016
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Resurrects The 80s For US Tour

Rick Springfield has announced a thirty date summer tour that will include other major 80's artists at almost every stop.

June 3, 2016
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave Has A New Album and a Feature Film Coming

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will release their seventeenth studio album, Skeleton Tree, on September 9. It is the followup to 2013's Push the Sky Away which was their first number 1 album in Australia and the group's highest charting album in the U.S., going to 29.

June 3, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Autopsy Results Reveals Accidental Death from Pain Killers

Prince died from an overdose of pain killers his autopsy results reveal.

June 3, 2016
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Jimmy Barnes Talks Soul Searchin’ This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Jimmy Barnes tells the stories behind the songs from his new album 'Soul Searchin' at iHeartRadio Music News powered by

June 3, 2016
Tribute Mania
Beatles, Elton John, Queen, Spice Girls And Abba Covers Bands Group For Melbourne Show

Tribute bands from The Beatles, Elton John, Queen, Spice Girls and Abba will gather for Tribute Mania, a festival of covers bands.

June 3, 2016
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R.E.M. To Reissue Early Works On Vinyl

R.E.M. has teamed with Capitol/UMe for the July 29 reissue of three of the band's I.R.S. Records releases: Lifes Rich Pageant, Dead Letter Office, and Eponymous.

June 3, 2016
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Spice Girls Talk Up 2017 Reunion

Spice Girls star Melanie Brown has confirmed the girl group is in talks to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reunion tour.

June 3, 2016
Dead & Company Tour 2016
Dead And Co To Donate NC Concerts Proceeds To Hyman Rights Campaign

Dead & Company, the ongoing offshoot of the late Grateful Dead, have posted a statement saying that they are going ahead with their June 10 show in Charlotte, NC but will be donating $100,000 to organizations fighting the state's HB2 bill.

June 3, 2016
Jimmy Barnes Soul Searchin
New Music Releases For 3 June 2016

Jimmy Barnes leads the weeks new music releases along with Tegan & Sara, Paul Simon, Rolling Stones, Roxette, Train, Michael Franti & Spearhead and The Kills.

June 3, 2016
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Red Hot Summer Tour Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
One Electric Day Puts Jimmy Barnes and Icehouse On The Same Bill For The First Time

Jimmy Barnes and Icehouse will appear together on the same bill for the very first time for One Electric Day in November.

June 2, 2016
Avalanches Frankie Sinatra
The Avalanches Debut ‘Frankie Sinatra’ #VIDEO

The Avalanches have delivered their first new song in 16 years. ‘Frankie Sinatra’ is the first taste of the forthcoming album for The Avalanches ‘Wildflower’.

June 2, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Was In Talks To Play Glastonbury

Late music icon Prince was in negotiations to perform at the 2016 Glastonbury Festival before his death.

June 2, 2016
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Ray Cyrus Offers To Affiliate At Miley and Liam Wedding

Miley Cyrus' father Billy Ray has offered to serve double duty at his daughter's wedding - as father of the bride and officiant.

June 2, 2016
Calvin Harris: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift Split

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have called time on their 15-month romance, according to a report.

June 2, 2016
One Direction, Niall Horan, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
One Direction’s Niall Horan To Go Solo

Niall Horan is reportedly set to be the first of the One Direction four-piece to release solo material.

June 2, 2016
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Donald Trump Is So Stupid He Didn’t Understand Billy Joel Jibe

Donald Trump failed to get that Billy Joel wasn't complimenting him when he dedicated his song 'The Entertainer' to the failed reality star wanna be President of the USA.

June 2, 2016
Ball Park Music
Ball Park Music Debut Video For ‘Nihilist Party Anthem’

Ball Park Music have a music video for 'Nihilist Party Anthem'.

June 2, 2016
Glenn Shorrock APIA Good Times Tour 2015
Glenn Shorrock and Davey Lane To Perform Tribute To George Martin

Little River Band’s Glenn Shorrock has teamed with You Am I’s Davey Lane to pay tribute to the late Sir George Martin with ‘George Martin The Fifth Beatle A Live Celebration’.

June 2, 2016
A Day On The Green 2016
A Day On The Green Kicks Off Season With All Australian Line-up

A Day On The Green has delivered a 5 Star 5 Band All-Australian line-up for its first announcement of the 2016/2017 season.

June 2, 2016
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William Shatner and Sebastian Bach In Bizarre Twitter Showdown

William Shatner is a very active poster on Twitter but it doesn't look like he knew what he was getting into when he sent an innocent emoji to rocker Sebastian Bach.

June 2, 2016
Chris Slade drummer for AC/DC performs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday 6 December 2015. They are in Australia on the final leg of their Rock Or Bust World Tour.
AC/DC Reschedule Postponed US Tour Dates

AC/DC have finally set the new dates for their postponed U.S. Rock or Bust tour shows.

June 2, 2016
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Barbra Streisand Is Off To The Tonys

Barbra Streisand only appeared in two Broadway shows during her very long career yet she is regularly seen as a standard bearer of The Great White Way.

June 2, 2016
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Next Metallica Album Complete But Not Out Until 2017

It has now been eight years since Metallica released their last album, 2008's Death Magnetic and there's a chance it will become nine before anything new hits the market.

June 2, 2016
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Paul McCartney Says Oasis Screwed Up Claiming To Be Bigger Than The Beatles

Paul McCartney believes Oasis harmed their careers by predicting they'd be "bigger" than The Beatles.

June 2, 2016
Bad Company
Bad Company Head Out On ‘Swan Song’ Tour

Bad Company have announced what they are calling their "Swan Song Tour" of Great Britain, but don't get worried because of the name.

June 2, 2016