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Skepta Beats Bowie and Radiohead To Mercury Prize

Skepta has beaten out eleven other nominees, including David Bowie and Radiohead, for the Mercury Prize.

September 16, 2016
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Complete New Album Then Change It

Metallica announced on Thursday afternoon that they were finally done with their new album Hardwired...To Self Destruct. That would be the album that is scheduled for release on November 18.

September 16, 2016
Screen Music Awards Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen
The Chaser’s Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen To Host Screen Music Awards

The 2016 Screen Music Awards will be in Sydney this year and Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen of The Chaser will host.

September 16, 2016
Jay Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Calls On Politicians To Rethink The War On Drugs

Jay-Z has urged America's top politicians to "rethink" their approach to laws regarding controlled substances after declaring the War on Drugs is an "epic fail".

September 16, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Names Next Album ‘Joanne’

Lady Gaga has named her new album Joanne in tribute to her late aunt.

September 16, 2016
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Foy Vance Guests At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance tells stories behind the song on his new album 'The Wild Swan' at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week.

September 16, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Steven Tyler Considers A Guardians of the Galaxy Role

Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler may be offered a role in a third Guardians of the Galaxy movie by director James Gunn.

September 16, 2016
Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions
New Music Releases 16 September 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include Usher, Anthony Callea, Heaven Shall Burn, Willie Nelson, Remi, Led Zeppelin, Mac Miller, AlunaGeorge, Meat Loaf, In Flames, The Black Sorrows and the new Bridget Jones's Baby soundtrack.

September 16, 2016
Timbaland Quits Empire TV Series

Hitmaker Timbaland has departed his role as music supervisor on hip-hop TV drama Empire.

September 15, 2016
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting To Be Honoured As BMI Icon

Broadcast Music, Inc, announced today that world-renowned singer-songwriter Sting will be named the BMI Icon at this year’s BMI London Awards in recognition of his award-winning career and influence on popular music for more than four decades.

September 15, 2016
Mike Patton of Faith No More and Mondo Kane
Maynard Keenan and Mike Patton To Play Mona Foma 2017

Mona Foma has dropped a surprise announcement for 2017 with news that Maynard Keenan and Mike Patton will be in Hobart, Tasmania for next year’s event.

September 15, 2016
The Beatles Eight Days A Week
The Beatles Sued Over Beatles Movie

If the company Syd Bernstein Presents the Shea Stadium concert at the end of The Beatles Eight Days A Week movie may disappear fast.

September 15, 2016
Rick Parfitt Status Quo performing at Deni Bluesfest in Deniliquin on Sunday 31 March 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Parfitt Of Status Quo Ordered To Stand Down For Rest Of 2016

Rick Parfitt, the guitarist and vocalist for Status Quo (along with Francis Rossi) for over fifty years, has been ordered to rest for, at a minimum, the rest of the year.

September 15, 2016
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel Postpones MSG Show Because Of Sinus Problems

Billy Joel's record-breaking run of shows at New York's Madison Square Garden will take just a short time off while the singer undergoes endoscopic sinus surgery.

September 15, 2016
Snoop Dogg, Big Day Out 2014, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Snoop Dogg Says No To Biopic Yes To Dr Dre

Snoop Dogg won’t be jumping on any “bandwagon” by turning his life story into movie.

September 15, 2016
Darlene Love (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Darlene Love Has Found A New Home For Christmas

In 1963, Darlene Love released the song Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) as part of the album A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector.

September 15, 2016
Colleen Hewett
Colleen Hewett Returns To Godspell

Colleen Hewett will return to a new production of Godspell in Melbourne in October.

September 15, 2016
Phil Oakey of Human League photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Human League Massive Anthology To Be Released

The Human League will release a 3 disc anthology of their 40 years of recordings.

September 15, 2016
Jade Alice Melbourne Music Bank
Melbourne Music Bank 2016 Finalists Revealed

540 Victorian artists submitted entries for the Melbourne Music Bank 2016. 12 have been picked as finalists.

September 14, 2016
Yusuf Islam - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Cat Stevens Opens His Cat’s Attic 50th Anniversary Tour In Toronto

Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam has played the first show in his A Cat's Attic: 50th Anniversary Acoustic Tour at the Sony Centre For the Performing Arts in Toronto.

September 14, 2016
Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Tame Impala Leads Laneway Festival Line-up For 2017

Tame Impala will perform around Australia for the next Laneway Festival in 2017.

September 14, 2016
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga In Talks For Super Bowl 2017

Lady Gaga is reportedly in top secret talks to headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show in February (17).

September 14, 2016
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull The Musical

Last year, Ian Anderson brought his Jethro Tull: The Musical to a number of venues on the east coast of the United States. This October, he brings the presentation to the west.

September 14, 2016
John Farnham performs at One Electric Day Werribee Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham To Headline Next Red Hot Summer Dates

John Farnham will headline the next series of dates for the Red Hot Summer tour of 2017.

September 13, 2016
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Scores An Acting Job

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong leads an all-star cast in a candid and heart-warming comedy, ORDINARY WORLD released on DVD and Digital Download on 17 October via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

September 13, 2016
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Triple J Confirms January 26 Date For Hottest 100

Triple J has confirmed that the Hottest 100 will go ahead on January 26, 2017.

September 13, 2016
Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen Deaths Dateless Night
Friend’s Funeral Bring Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen Together For Album

Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen decided to work on an album together after meeting up at a friend’s funeral last year.

September 13, 2016
Dan Sultan at the Age Music Victoria Awards photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan Drops A Sampler Of First Song From Next Album

Dan Sultan has an album planned for 2017 and has shared a sampler of the first song ‘Magnetic’.

September 13, 2016
David Bowie Lazarus cast recording
Three New David Bowie Tracks To Debut On Lazarus Soundtrack

As the November 8 UK opening of Lazarus at London’s King Cross Theatre approaches, the cast and band of the original New York production will release their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album October 21 on ISO / RCA Records.

September 13, 2016
The Monkees
The Monkees TV Show Debuted 50 Years Ago Today

Fifty years ago today, September 12, 1966, The Monkees hit the TV airwaves for the first time.

September 13, 2016