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The Stooges Steve Mackay, music news,
R.I.P. Steve Mackay, The Stooges, Violent Femmes 1949-2015

Steve Mackay, the saxophonist who played with the Stooges along with a wide range of other artists, has died at the age of 66.

October 12, 2015
Don Henley photo by Ros OGorman
Don Henley Launches ‘Cass County’ Live In Los Angeles #SETLIST

Don Henley brought his brand new Cass County Tour to the Forum in Inglewood, CA on Friday night with a show the included thirteen of the eighteen songs on the various versions of his new album along with a smattering of songs from earlier in his career and three interesting covers.

October 12, 2015
The Queen Extravaganza show at the Palais St Kilda on Saturday 10 October 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Queen Extravaganza Is Surprisingly Good

There is nothing like the words “cover” and “band” together to scare off serious rock fans. However, the Queen covers act The Queen Extravaganza does it remarkably well.

October 12, 2015
Dawn French, music news,
Dawn French Is Now Playing 22 Dates In Australia

Comedian Dawn French is now up to 22 dates for her upcoming Australian tour with Newcastle and Canberra now scoring shows.

October 12, 2015
Lifehouse Kick Off First Australian Show In Perth

Lifehouse are in Australia for a national tour and played the first show in Perth on Sunday night (11 October 2015).

October 12, 2015
Helloween, music news,
Helloween To Kick Of Australian Tour In Melbourne This Wednesday

Metal band Helloween will kick off their Australian tour in Melbourne this Wednesday.

October 12, 2015
Charlie A'Court, music news,
Robert Rigby Signs Charlie A’Court To Fanfare Records

Aussie record exec Robert Rigby, founder of Ambition Entertainment and the Fanfare Records label, has signed Canadian soul singer Charlie A’Court to Fanfare.

October 12, 2015
Courtney Barnett, music news,
Sugar Mountain 2016 Line-up Confirmed

The Sugar Mountain festival will return for the second year in Melbourne in January.

October 12, 2015
Florence And The Machine perform at The Palais Theatre. Photo Zo Damage.
Florence Welch Gives Dave Grohl Veggie Healing Advice

Florence Welch told Dave Grohl to eat broccoli to heal his broken leg.

October 12, 2015
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Elvis Presley Not Compromised In New Recordings, Says Priscilla

Priscilla Presley has vowed never to "compromise" Elvis' voice.

October 12, 2015
Keith Richard by Ros O'Gorman, the Rolling Stones Melbourne 2014
Keith Richards Calls Led Zeppelin “Hollow”

Keith Richards has branded Led Zeppelin "hollow".

October 11, 2015
Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Australian Tour Supports Will Be The Hives and Kingswood

Swedish band The Hives will tour Australia with AC/DC and local act Kingswood will open for the tour.

October 11, 2015
Amy Winehouse and Tim Cashmere at SXSW
Amy Winehouse ‘Amy’ Soundtrack To Be Released

Amy Winehouse “Amy”, the Original Soundtrack, will be released on October 30th.

October 11, 2015
Jim Diamond, music news,
R.I.P. Jim Diamond 1951-2015

Jim Diamond, best known for the solo hit ‘I Should Have Known Better’ and PhD’s ‘I Won’t Let You Down’, has died in London at age 64.

October 10, 2015
Triple J Like A Version 11
ARIA Albums: Triple J’s ‘Like A Version 11’ Stops Cold Chisel From Debuting At No 1

Another week, another No.1 debut, and another October, another “Like a Version” from radio station Triple J hits the top spot, this time Volume 11 of the popular series enters at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week, to become the third successive such compilation to debut in the No.1 spot.

October 10, 2015
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, music news,
ARIA Singles: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ‘Downtown’ Stays At No 1

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with their ensemble of 70’s, 80’s and 90’s funk masters remain at No.1 for a second week on the ARIA Singles chart with their track “Downtown”.

October 10, 2015
One Direction, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Treat Fans To Some Frivolity Ahead Of ‘Perfect’ Single

One Direction have announced their brand new single ‘Perfect’ with a little video gag.

October 10, 2015
Enrique Iglesias, music news,
Enrique Iglesias The Big Winner At Latin American Music Awards

Enrique Iglesias was the big winner at the inaugural Latin American Music Awards.

October 10, 2015
Garbage, music news,
Garbage Open 20 Years Queer Tour In San Diego #SETLIST

Garbage played the first show of their 20 Years Queer tour on Tuesday at Humphrey's Concerts By the Sea in San Diego, CA.

October 10, 2015
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert Releases Video For ‘Another Lonely Night’

After launching his new album ’The Original High’ with the 100 million+ streamed ‘Ghost Town’, Adam Lambert has unveiled the video for his brand new single ‘Another Lonely Night’.

October 10, 2015
John Lennon and Yoko Ono bed-in 1969
Yoko Ono Celebrates John Lennon’s 75th Birthday In Iceland

Yoko Ono will commemorate her husband John Lennon’s 75th birthday today, October 9, with the annual lighting of Imagine Peace Tower on the island of Videy, Reyjkavik, Iceland.

October 10, 2015
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie, NEW MUSIC Listen to ‘Blackstar’ From ‘The Last Panthers’

The opening credits for the new British series The Last Panthers includes the premier of David Bowie's new song Blackstar.

October 10, 2015
Skyhooks with Ross Wilson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Skyhooks With Ross Wilson Reunite For Rockwiz #VIDEO

Footage from the Skyhooks reunion for Rockwiz has popped up online.

October 10, 2015
Neil Young Bluenote Cafe
Neil Young Digs Back To 1988 For Bluenote Café Live Album

Neil Young’s next adventure into the archives will take fans back to 1988 for the live album ‘Bluenote Café’.

October 10, 2015
Adele, music news,
Adele Planning A Powerful Comeback

Adele is rumoured to be returning to music with an "epic release", which will see fellow artists clear the charts for her.

October 10, 2015
Madonna does stand-up on Fallon show, music news,
Madonna Says New Show Is A Journey For Fans

Madonna loves exploring the “sacred gift” of sex during her Rebel Heart Tour.

October 10, 2015
Seal - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seal Album ‘7’ Is About Early Struggles

Seal thinks it’s imperative to “pay your dues”, a viewpoint he tried to capture on his new album.

October 10, 2015
Rod Stewart, photo by Mary Boukouvalas Noise11
Rod Stewart Travels With His Toy Trains

Rod Stewart books extra hotel rooms for his model trains.

October 10, 2015
Eminem photo by Jeremy Deputat
Eminem Still Channels Tupac

Eminem has acknowledged late rapper Tupac Shakur as a musical “genius” in a new essay he wrote for Paper Magazine.

October 9, 2015
Ciara,, music news
Ciara Says Its All About Experimenting

Ciara is really impressed with current music, as she believes most artists “are really experimenting” with their creations.

October 9, 2015