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Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Outselling No 2 by 3 to 1

Holding for a fourth straight week in the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart is "÷ (Divide)" by Ed Sheeran.

April 3, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Continues to Dominate Singles Chart

Ed Sheeran has now been atop the ARIA Singles Chart for twelve consecutive weeks with "Shape of You", making it now the equal longest No.1 for this decade, and it is now 4x▲ Platinum in sales too.

April 3, 2017
Pete Murray
Pete Murray Recruits Trails For New Album Camacho

Pete Murray is experimenting with his sound on his next album ‘Camacho. Murray brought in Trails (A.B. Original) to give the album a different sound to his previous works.

April 3, 2017
Rosie Hamlin
R.I.P. Rosie Hamlin of Rosie & The Originals 1947-2017

Rosie Hamlin, the lead singer of the early-60's group Rosie and the Originals, died on Thursday at the age of 71.

April 3, 2017
The Avalanches
The Avalanches To Present Since I Left You Block Party At Vivid Live

Vivid Live will play host to The Avalanchces Since I Left You Block Party on May 27 and 28.

April 3, 2017
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Finally Handed His Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan has finally received his Nobel Prize for Literature after several months of delay.

April 3, 2017
Suge Knight, music news,
Suge Knight Claims Doco Reveals 2PAC’s Killer

Rap mogul Suge Knight has endorsed a new Tupac Shakur death documentary, revealing the filmmakers have nailed the truth about the hip-hop legend's murder.

April 3, 2017
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Even Elton John Got Sick of Ed Sheeran

Elton John urged Ed Sheeran to take a career break after becoming sick of seeing the pop star's face following the huge success of his 2014 album X.

April 3, 2017
Lucy Cliche
Repressed Records Expands Its 15th Anniversary Vivid Live Party Line-up

Newtown vinyl record store Repressed Records has exapaned its Vivid Live line-up to include Miss Destiny, Lucy Cliche, Kitchen’s Floor, Fake (BV / Cassius Select), Angie, Francis Plagne, Skyline and Horse Macgyver (Live Visuals).

April 3, 2017
The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Perform Tommy For First Time Since 1989

For the first time since 1969, the Who have played Tommy in its entirety in concert.

April 3, 2017
Big Sean
Big Sean Becomes Youngest Person Awarded Key To Detroit City

Big Sean has become the youngest ever recipient of the key to the city of Detroit, Michigan.

April 3, 2017
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey Says Democrats Threw The Election

Four months after the election and two months after Donald Trump took office, a number of classic rockers are suddenly offering up new opinions on the state of American politics.

April 1, 2017
Pearl Jam, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall Of Fame Presenters Named For 2017 Inductions

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame holds their induction ceremony next Friday night (April 7) in New York and more information on the show has emerged.

April 1, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Gravesite To Be Kept Private

George Michael's fans won't be able to visit the late singer's grave.

April 1, 2017
Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon, Noise11, Photo
Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon Console Sold For $1.8m

A ten-foot wide forty-track recording console that was used to make Pink Floyd's classic The Dark Side of the Moon album has been sold at auction for $1,807,500 (£1,441,842).

April 1, 2017
Jimmy Buffett, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Buffett Serenades Opening Of His First Margaritaville In California

Jimmy Buffett has opened his first Margaritaville has opened in California.

April 1, 2017
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Foo Fighters Ed Sheeran To Headline Glastonbury 2017

You've got your Coachella and your Bonnaroo and about a thousand other festivals every year, but very few can approach The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts.

April 1, 2017
Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers Cancels Byron Due To Rain

Tim Rogers has cancelled his Byron Bay show tonight because of the floods and torrential rain in Queensland.

March 31, 2017
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Guests On The New Paul Weller Album

Boy George will perform with Paul Weller for the very first time on Weller’s upcoming album ‘A Kind of Revolution’.

March 31, 2017
The Bar-Kays
Larry Dodson Sr To Retire From The Bar-Kays

Larry Dodson Sr, the lead singer of legendary soul group The Bar-Kays for he past 47 years, will retire at the end of 2017.

March 31, 2017
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Concerns For Eric Clapton Over Wheelchair Pic Posted

Eric Clapton fueled reports he's struggling with health issues after photos of the rocker in a wheelchair hit the Internet on Wednesday (March 29).

March 31, 2017
Noise11 iHeartRadio
Noise11 iHeartRadio Special Bluesfest Edition Playlist

In the lead-up to Bluesfest iHeartRadio Music News powered by features 18 of the acts performing at Australia’s biggest music festival (with a couple of Thorpie’s thrown in at the end just because).

March 31, 2017
Jon Stevens performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases For 31 March 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Bob Dylan, Arch Enemy, Body Count, Nelly Furtado, Mastodon, Jamiroquai, Goldfrapp, Polish Club, The Mavericks, Jimmy Barnes & The Wiggles, Jon Stevens and Tei Shi.

March 31, 2017
Streams Kickstarts Music Biz With Biggest Gain In 19 Years

The music industry is on a new high after seeing their retail revenues grow 11.4% in 2016.

March 31, 2017
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Van Morrison Bang Collection To Be Released As 3CD Set

Van Morrison fans and musicologists are about to get a real Easter month present with the definitive collection of the singer's music while at Bang Records.

March 31, 2017
Robert Lamm. Photo by Ros O’Gorman
Chicago’s Robert Lamm To Release Solo Collection

Robert Lamm, who has been a member of Chicago since 1967, has also had a successful solo career on the side that has produced twelve albums.

March 31, 2017
Peter Garrett and the Alter Egos perform at the Zoo Twilights Series Melbourne Zoo on Saturday 28 January 2017.
Midnight Oil To Return To Roots With Selina’s Show

Midnight Oil will return to where it all began with a warm-up show at Sydney pub Selina’s on April 13.

March 30, 2017
Lana Del Rey, music news,
Lana Del Rey Recycles Iggy Pop Album Title For Lust For Life

Lana Del Rey has reached way back to 1977 to borrow the title of her new album from the Iggy Pop classic ‘Lust For Life’.

March 30, 2017
Daryl Braithwaite rocks Parliament House
Australia’s Rock Royalty Rock Parliament House

Australia’s rock royalty including Daryl Braithwaite, Diesel, Megan Washington, Ross Wilson (Daddy Cool/Mondo Rock), Montaigne and Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe) took to the steps of Parliament House in Canberra last night to emphasis the importance of copyright protection.

March 30, 2017
Tired Lion
Luke Boerdom of Violent Soho Has Produced The New Tired Lion Song ‘Cinderella Dracula’

The man behind the new Tired Lion song ‘Cinderella Dracula’ is Luke Boerdom of Violent Soho.

March 30, 2017