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Thundercat photo by Rhys Newling
Thundercat Played Melbourne And Sarah Occhino Was There To Watch

If you’re a bit of a shred head but also crave that groove hit, there really is not a lot of getting past this modern day marvel. Thundercat. His solo works, the most recent of which entitled, ‘The Boyond/ Where the Giants Roam’, have earned him a secure place among modern day jazz giants.

February 23, 2016
Tim Minchin
Father Bob Is Not A George Pell Fan But Loves Tim Minchin

South Melbourne priest Father Bob Maguire added further to his comments about George Pell and Tim Minchin earlier this week clarifying his feeling for the Catholic Cardinal saying he is “not the greatest admirer (in Church matters) of Cardinal Pell”.

February 23, 2016
Big Country, Noise11, Photo
Big Country To Tour Australia and New Zealand

Big Country will tour Australia and New Zealand for the very first time in June.

February 23, 2016
Dr. Luke Denies He Had Sex With Kesha
Dr. Luke Denies He Had Sex With Kesha

Music producer Dr. Luke denies raping Kesha, while accusing the singer of lying under oath as she pursues a lawsuit against him.

February 23, 2016
Richard Ashcroft
Richard Ashcroft To Release ‘These People’ Album

Richard Ashcroft returns in 2016 with his fourth solo album ‘These People’, released on his new Righteous Phonographic Association label via Cooking Vinyl Records on 20th May.

February 23, 2016
Charli XCX
Charli XCX Raves About Her Own Album

Singer Charli XCX claims her new album will be “groundbreaking” for pop music.

February 23, 2016
New Order Music Complete
Watch New Order ‘Singularity’ VIDEO

New Order are proud to announce the release of their video for their latest single, Singularity, out on 25 March 2016.

February 23, 2016
AC/DC Its A Long Way To The Top
AC/DC ‘It’s a Long Way To The Top’ Video Was Made 40 Years Ago Today

40 years ago today on Monday February 23, 1976, AC/DC, complete with bagpipers, played ‘It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock and Roll) on the back of a flatbed truck down Swanston Street, Melbourne and made their historic music video.

February 23, 2016
Tim Minchin
Father Bob Calls Tim Minchin Pell Song ‘A Cry From The Heart’

Catholic priest Father Bob Maguire has dropped a bombshell on Cardinal George Pell by supporting Tim Minchin’s ‘Come Home (Cardinal Pell)’ song calling it “a work of art” and “a cry from the heart”.

February 22, 2016
Justin Burford in Rock Of Ages photo by Ros O'Gorman
End of Fashion To Reactivate For Perth Gig

End of Fashion have announced they will reform this Saturday for a gig in Perth.

February 22, 2016
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Jermaine Jackson Lashes Out At Donald Trump

Jermaine Jackson has attacked presidential hopeful Donald Trump for claiming his late brother Michael's talents were wrecked by botched plastic surgery.

February 22, 2016
Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Todd Rundgren To 13 Disc Early Album Set

Todd Rundgren will release his complete solo discography between 1970 and 1982 on the 13-disc box set The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection.

February 22, 2016
Lush Release First New Music In 20 Years

Lush have returned with their first new music in 20 years.

February 22, 2016
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Reynolds Spoofs Kanye West on SNL

The 39-year-old plays the anti-hero in Marvel's latest cinema release, and following its success fans have been campaigning for the character to host the popular late night show.

February 22, 2016
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Doesn’t Want To Return To The 70s

Sir Mick Jagger has great memories from the '70s, but doesn't want to be back there.

February 22, 2016
Phil Collins at Miami Country Day School in Florida
Phil Collins Has No Plans To Tour

Phil Collins wants to set the record straight on his new projects.

February 22, 2016
Usher,, photo
Usher To Play The White House

Usher and Demi Lovato are heading to the White House to perform in a musical celebration of the late Ray Charles.

February 22, 2016
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen To Spend Two Months In Europe

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are continuing to expand their The River tour in support of the deluxe version of the 1979 album.

February 22, 2016
Rob Thomas. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rob Thomas Further Explains Racist Slur And Agrees To Learn More About Aboriginal Culture

Rob Thomas will meet with indigenous photographer Barbara McGrady in Sydney this week to learn more about Aboriginal culture in Australia his poorly worked comments in Melbourne on Saturday night that came across as racist.

February 21, 2016
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Hayley Williams Of Paramore Marries Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory

Hayley Williams of Paramore has married Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory.

February 21, 2016
Rob Thomas. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rob Thomas Apologises For Racist Slur At Melbourne Show

Rob Thomas has apologised after slighting Indigenous Australians with a careless excess alcohol comment at Saturday’s Melbourne show.

February 21, 2016
Rob Thomas. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rob Thomas Insults Indigenous Australians And Owes Australia An Apology

I’m going to give Rob Thomas the benefit of the doubt after he slurred the oldest continuous culture on planet earth. Maybe his comment was just a bad joke from an ignorant tourist. Then again maybe a little racist streak just let loose for one blind moment.

February 21, 2016
ARIA Albums: Molly Remains The No 1 Album

After last weeks leap to No.1 for the “Molly” TV Soundtrack, it holds for a second week atop the ARIA Albums Chart this week after the second and final part of the mini-series screened last Sunday night.

February 20, 2016
Lukas Graham
ARIA Singles: Lukas Graham ‘7 Years’ Is No 1

Another week, and yet another new No.1 single in Australia, as Danish act Lukas Graham who debuted at No.20 last week with “7 Years”, this week leaping nineteen places to take out the top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart (and second week at No.1 in the UK too).

February 20, 2016
Carly Simon
Carly Simon Serenades Clive Davis At Grammy Party

Carly Simon was a surprise guest Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party on Sunday night in Los Angeles.

February 20, 2016
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Prepare Deluxe Editions Of Early Albums

On April 15, Metallica will release deluxe versions of their first two albums, Kill 'Em All (1983) and Ride the Lightning (1984) and when they say "deluxe", they mean it.

February 20, 2016
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Tom Waits Covers Blind Willie Johnson For Tribute Album

Tom Waits has lent his voice and soul to a stunning collection of performances celebrating legendary gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson.

February 20, 2016
Kesha Loses Case Against Sony

Singer Kesha broke down in tears after a judge dismissed a preliminary injunction she was seeking to end her contract with record label bosses at Sony on Friday (19Feb16).

February 20, 2016
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Ritchie Blackmore Claims He Was Banned For Hall of Fame Induction

Now that we may finally have the Chicago vs. Peter Cetera situation with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame settled it looks like Deep Purple vs. Ritchie Blackmore may be the next fight on the card.

February 20, 2016
Eric Clapton I Still Do
George Harrison Makes Guest Appearance On New Eric Clapton Album

The late George Harrison will be heard again on a new song from the upcoming Eric Clapton album ‘I Still Do’.

February 19, 2016