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Les McKeown
Former Bay City Roller Les McKeown To Release Album Of Lost Songs

When the Bay City Rollers were at the top of their popularity, singer Les McKeown would sit around in hotel rooms composing new music and recording it on a cassette recorder.

August 5, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Plays One Final Time For The Obamas

Beyonce, Jay Z, and Usher will join U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday to help him celebrate his last birthday at the White House.

August 5, 2016
Ringo Starr Now Has One Million Twitter Followers

Ringo Starr has passed the milestone 1,000,000 Twitter followers and celebrated with a special Peace & Love fruit salad.

August 5, 2016
The Earthmen
The Earthmen Release New Music On New Compilation

Melbourne 90s guitar pop band The Earthmen have recorded four new songs for an upcoming compilation.

August 5, 2016
The Monkees
Mike Nesmith To Reunite With The Monkees Today

Original Monkees member Mike Nesmith will perform live with the band again tonight in Monterey.

August 5, 2016
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros O'Gorman
Peter Hook To Publish Book On New Order

Having detailed the rise and fall of ‘Madchester’ in The Haçienda and Joy Division’s short career in Unknown Pleasures, legendary bassist Peter Hook tells the third, arguably the most important and certainly the most controversial part of his story: the New Order years.

August 5, 2016
Prince Purple Rain
Four Classic Prince Albums Re-Released On Cassette

Prince is back the way you remember him in the 80s. With all the charming hiss of the cassette format.

August 5, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Nominated For Mercury Prize

David Bowie received a posthumous nomination for the Mercury Prize.

August 5, 2016
Montaigne, music news,
New Music Releases 5 August 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Montaigne, Skillet, Storm the Sky, Dustin Tebbutt, DJ Snake, Dinosaur Jr', and the soundtracks for Ben Hur, Sausage Party and Suicide Squad as well as Prince '1999' on cassette.

August 5, 2016
Conor Oberst
Conor Oberst To Release Solo Album Ruminations

Conor Oberst, sometimes known as frontman for Bright Eyes, at other times under his own name, will release his seventh solo album ‘Ruminations’ in October.

August 4, 2016
Rosie Waterland
Rosie Waterland Reschedules Australian Tour

Comedian Rosie Waterland has rescheduled her Australian tour after postponing because of the death of a close friend.

August 4, 2016
Brian McKnight
Brian McKnight To Tour Australia and New Zealand in October

R&B star Brian McKnight will return to Australia and New Zealand in October.

August 4, 2016
Britney Spears dances for Jimmy Kimmel
Britney Spears Pranks Jimmy Kimmel In The Middle of the Night And Dances In His Bedroom

Britney Spears and some very undressed male dancers pranked Jimmy Kimmel at home this week.

August 4, 2016
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Southbound 2016 Line-up Features Catfish & The Bottlemen and Ladyhawke

Southbound 2016 is heading west in December with a line-up set to be different from Falls Festival for the first time.

August 4, 2016
Holy Holy
Listen To New Holy Holy Song ‘Darwinism’

Holy Holy have a new song ‘Darwinisn’.

August 4, 2016
Dylan Lewis, Jane Gazzo and Leigh Whannell at the Recovery 20th Anniversary Reunion. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Recovery Cast Reunite To Mark 20th Anniversary

For three hours every Saturday morning across Australia, Recovery tapped into the music culture of the country. Last Sunday the original cast and crew reunited for a few memories and a few more beverages.

August 4, 2016
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand Opens Encore Tour In LA #SETLIST

It was a big show Monday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as Barbra Streisand took the stage for the first of nine shows on her current tour.

August 4, 2016
The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
U2 Delay Next Album To 2017

Remember back in 2014 when half the world was excited about getting a free U2 album and the other half were trying to figure out how to get it off their iPhone.

August 4, 2016
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
That Day Jonah Hill Emailed Drake His Food Diary

Jonah Hill once mistakenly emailed his food diary to Drake instead of his nutritionist.

August 4, 2016
Viola Beach
Viola Beach Score Posthumous UK No 1

Viola Beach's posthumous debut album looks set to enter the Official UK Album Chart at Number 1 on Friday.

August 4, 2016
John Newman, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
John Newman To Take Time Off For Further Brain Surgery

British singer John Newman has confirmed he is battling a brain tumour for the second time and will take time off in 2017 to have surgery.

August 4, 2016
The Archies
The Archies Box Set To Be Released

Over the last few years, there have been a number of large box sets that collect the recorded output of some of music's most iconic artists.

August 4, 2016
Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Wants To Sing With Beyonce For His Birthday

Tony Bennett has just one wish for his 90th birthday - to sing with Beyonce.

August 4, 2016
Iggy Azalea, music news, Photo, Noise11
Iggy Azalea Signs Second TV Deal

Rapper Iggy Azalea is expanding her TV resume by signing another production deal.

August 4, 2016
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ozzy Osbourne Treated For Sex Addiction

Ozzy Osbourne is undergoing treatment for sex addiction as he fights to save his marriage to wife Sharon Osbourne.

August 4, 2016
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
Justin Bieber Has Michael Jackson Issues Says 50 Cent

50 Cent described Justin Bieber as having "Michael Jackson issues" when it comes to dealing with fame.

August 4, 2016
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zayn Malik Is Developing TV Series

Zayn Malik is reportedly using his experience as a member of One Direction to develop a new TV series about a boy band.

August 4, 2016
Tony Bennett Turns 90
Tony Bennett Turns 90

A huge happy 90th birthday to a true musical icon, Tony Bennett.

August 4, 2016
Lauryn Hill, Noise11, photo
Lauryn Hill Sets US Dates

Back in April, Ms. Lauryn Hill put on the Diaspora Calling! Festival at the King's Theatre in Brooklyn, NY.

August 3, 2016
Melissa Etheridge, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Melissa Etheridge To Release Album Of Stax Covers

Talk about taking a sharp right turn. Singer Melissa Etheridge, who has been know for years as a fine rock singer/songwriter, is branching out with an album of soul classics.

August 3, 2016