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George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman
George Clinton To Receive SESAC Legacy Award

George Clinton, the leader of the legendary Parliament-Funkadelic has been chosen to receive the SESAC Legacy Award.

April 5, 2017
Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
New Bee Gees Compilation On The Way

The Bee Gees have had a number of compilations over the years but Capitol/UMe has decided we need another one with the release of Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits, out April 21.

April 5, 2017
Foreigner Records Two New Songs For New Compilation

Foreigner has a brand new career compilation ready to celebrate their 40th anniversary.

April 5, 2017
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Darryl Hall Sues New York Town Over Venue Occupancy Limits

Daryl Hall is not happy with the town of Pawling, NY over their restrictions on how many people he can allow for an outside venue at his club.

April 5, 2017
John Lennon, music news,
Bones Ends With John Lennon’s Out The Blue

After 12 seasons the hit TV series ‘Bones’ has come to an end and John Lennon and Moby were there to play the cast off.

April 4, 2017
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Watch Macklemore Perform With Aerosmith In Phoenix

Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton alerted fans in Arizona that they would be in for some rare treats at the Phoenix show and the band did not disappoint. What he didn’t tell then was that Macklemore would be there too.

April 4, 2017
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters To Let Loose On ‘Nincompoop’ Trump With Dan Rather

Roger Waters has recorded his first solo album in 25 years and it is about the Trump administration. This week he will talk to Dan Rather about it on AXS TV.

April 4, 2017
Holy 2000 Batman Check Out The Line-up For Sing It Loud

Wheatus, Alien Ant Farm, Hoobastank, Lit and CKY …did someone set the DeLoren for 2000?

April 4, 2017
Beth Orton Kidsticks
Beth Orton Has More Australian Dates In June

Beth Orton will perform additional dates around Australia as well as her Vivid Live performance in Sydney.

April 4, 2017
Tonight Alive
Tonight Alive Premiere New Song World Away

Tonight Alive have premiered the video for their new song Tonight Alive alongside news that they have signed with UNFD for Australia and New Zealand.

April 4, 2017
Dustin Tebbutt and Lisa Miller
Dustin Tebbutt and Lisa Mitchell Head Out For National Tour

Lisa Mitchell has teamed with Dustin Tebbutt for the Australian tour they will be calling ‘Distant Call’.

April 4, 2017
Body Count
Ice T To Bring Body Count Back To Australia In June

Gangster-metal rappers Body Count will return to Australia in June for the first time in 22 years for shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

April 4, 2017
Evan Dando, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Evan Dando To Play Some Acoustic Shows Across Australia

Evan Dando is heading to Australia to perform acoustic shows to mark the reissue of his debut solo album ‘Baby I’m Bored’ from 2003.

April 4, 2017
Common Kings, music news,
Common Kings To Tour Australia In May

California’s Common Kings will return to Australia for three dates in May.

April 4, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Ed Sheeran Heads For Fifth Week At No 1 In UK

Ed Sheeran’s Divide looks pretty unshakeable as he prepares to top the Official Albums Chart for a fifth straight week. He leads the way at this halfway stage of the chart week with a tally so far of just over 50,000 over physical, download and streaming equivalent sales.

April 4, 2017
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Buys British TV Series Then Casts Himself In A Role

Drake is set for a return to acting in gritty British drama Top Boy, after buying the rights to the show.

April 4, 2017
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen And Gord Downie Win Seven Jonos Between Them

The Junos, Canada's biggest music awards, carried a somewhat somber tone as the late Leonard Cohen took two of the top prizes of the night while Gord Downie, who is suffering from terminal brain cancer, won five including three as a solo artist and two with his group The Tragically Hip.

April 4, 2017
Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Bjork Releases Stunning Video For ‘Notget’

We aren't going to promise you will understand the latest video from Bjork. You probably won't even understand the music and lyrics all that well but it's hard to overlook how cutting edge the visuals are for Notget.

April 4, 2017
Lonnie Brooks
R.I.P. Lonnie Brooks Chicago Bluesman 1933-2017

Chicago has lost another of their great bluesmen. Lonnie Brooks died on Saturday (April 1) in his hometown from an undisclosed cause.

April 4, 2017
Flume by Cybele Malinowski
Flume Wins Big At 2017 APRA Music Awards

Flume won three APRA Music Awards this week after a run in the past year that netted the electronica producer eight ARIAs and one Grammy.

April 3, 2017
Kungs vs Cookin’ On 3 Burners This Girl Is On An Italian Car Ad

Kungs vs Cookin' On 3 Burners hit song ‘This Girl’ is currently being heard as a Peugeot ad in Italy.

April 3, 2017
Melbourne Gathers For Mel Fest A Benefit For Melissa McNamara

The Melbourne music community will gather on Friday for Mel Fest, a benefit for Mel McNamara who is battling a third round of cancer.

April 3, 2017
Aled Jones
Aled Jones Will Return To Australia In October

Aled Jones will head back to Australia in October for his ‘One Voice – Live In Concert’ tour.

April 3, 2017
Tina Arena I Need Your Body
New Tina Arena Compilation Goes Back To The Provocative Years

Tina Arena goes back to her “coming of age” hit ‘I Need Your Body’ on her next compilation ‘Greatest Hits and Interpretations’.

April 3, 2017
PNAU photo by Ros O'Gorman images
PNAU Pick Up European Deals For New Music

Sydney wonky pop band PNAU has been signing up record deals across Europe ahead of a northern hemisphere tour mid-year.

April 3, 2017
In Hearts Wake
In Hearts Wake Debut Their New Song ‘Warcry’

Byron Bay metal band In Heart’s Wake have debuted their new song ‘Warcry’ and a stack of Australian dates for July.

April 3, 2017
Courtney Barnett . Photo by Ros O'Gorman
BIGSOUND Reveals $100,000 Music Prize Pool

BIGSOUND has unveiled a $100,000 music prize for artists who have used the event to showcase over the years.

April 3, 2017
Tash Sultana performs at The Age Music Victoria Awards held at 170 Russell on Wednesday 16 November 2016 during Melbourne Music Week. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tash Sultana Revealed As First Headliner For New Zealand’s Rhythm & Alps

Tash Sultana is heading to New Zealand at the end of 2017 as a headline act for Rhythm & Alps.

April 3, 2017
Dappled Cities
Dappled Cities To Take Red Riders On Tour

Dappled Cities have revealed the supports for their upcoming east coast tour with Sydney’s Red Riders signing up for tall three shows.

April 3, 2017
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave ‘One More Time Feeling’ Released On DVD

Nick Cave’s ‘One More Time Feeling’, the documentary about the making of his 16th album ‘Skelton Tree’, has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray.

April 3, 2017