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Alicia Keys, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Alicia Keys Reflects On Vulnerability

Alicia Keys reflected on her vulnerabilities when she was writing music for her new album.

June 22, 2016
Korgis Compiled For New Release

It seems fitting that in the year of the Queen's 90th birthday, a band named after Her Majesty's favourite pets should have a full collection released.

June 22, 2016
Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Don McLean Divorces

Don McLean and his wife of about thirty years, Patrisha, have finalized their divorce.

June 22, 2016
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
New Britney Spears Music Delayed Due To Production Difficulties

Britney Spears' latest single is reportedly delayed due to problems with the singer's voice.

June 21, 2016
Irving Azoff, music news,
Irving Azoff Leads Charge With Coalition Of Artists For Copyright Change

Irving Azoff, one of the most powerful music men in the world, is taking charge of a coalition of artists including Don Henley, Bryan Adams and Rod Stewart, to take on Congress over Copyright change.

June 21, 2016
Fleetwood Mac photo by Ros O'Gorman
16th Helpmann Awards Nominees Revealed

Nominees for the 16th Helpmann Awards, honouring live performance in Australia, were announced on Monday night.

June 21, 2016
Graeme Bell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Joe Chindamo Joins Graeme Bell Jazz Hall of Fame

Australian jazz great Joe Chindamo is the latest recipient into the Graeme Bell Jazz Hall of Fame.

June 21, 2016
Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Newcastle Scores All-Star Live At The Foreshore

Newcastle will be flooded with classic Oz Rock when Live At The Foreshore brings 16 acts to the city in November.

June 21, 2016
Brian Cadd APIA Good Times Tour 2015
Brian Cadd Covers The Band Classic For RockWiz

Australian music legend Brian Cadd has performed The Band’s classic ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ for RockWiz.

June 21, 2016
Katie Noonan on QandA
Katie Noonan Gives Malcolm Turnbull A Good Kick Up The Arts

Singer Katie Noonan sent Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stumbling for an answer over Arts Funding on Q&A on Monday night.

June 21, 2016
Ritchie Blackmore
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Plays First Show Since 1997 And Just Check The Setlist

When Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow took the stage Friday night at Germany's Monsters of Rock Festival, it was the first time he had played straight rock music in nineteen years.

June 21, 2016
Blink 182
Blink-182 Deliver ‘Bored To Tears’ #VIDEO

Blink-182 have a video for their new song 'Bored To Tears'.

June 21, 2016
The Beatles
Watch Ron Howard’s Beatles Doco ‘Eight Days A Week’ Trailer

Academy Award-winner Ron Howard’s authorized documentary feature film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career, The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years, has set its World Premiere Date in London’s Leicester Square on September 15.

June 21, 2016
Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick To Tour Australia

Dionne Warwick will return to Australia for dates in November.

June 21, 2016
Grouplove To Release Third Album In September

Grouplove will return with a third album ‘Big Mess’ in September.

June 21, 2016
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Van Morrison Performs UK Show #SETLIST

Set within the picturesque confines of Hampton Court, Van Morrison treated the expectant crowd to a virtuoso performance, effortlessly easing through a set of 19 tracks from his extensive back catalogue.

June 21, 2016
Classics IV Kim Venable
R.I.P. Kim Venable of Classics IV 1944-2016

Kim Venable, the drummer for the late-60's/early-70's band The Classics IV, died on Sunday, June 12 at his home in Pike Road, Alabama.

June 21, 2016
Rita Ora, Noise11, Photo
Rita Ora Joins Atlantic Records

Rita Ora has signed a new deal with Atlantic Records following her long legal battle with Roc Nation.

June 21, 2016
Maroon 5 image by Ros O'Gorman
Maroon 5 Launch Charity Day For UNICEF

Maroon 5 has joined forces with children's charity UNICEF to launch #Maroon5Day.

June 21, 2016
The Who Quadrophenia And More
Quadrophenia II Director Claims He Is Not Making A Sequel

The director of the rumoured Quadrophenia 'sequel' has denied making a follow-up after The Who blasted the project.

June 21, 2016
Guvera Float Kneecapped By ASX

The Australian Stock Exchange has rejected plans by streaming company Guvera to float on the ASX.

June 20, 2016
Five Man Electric Band
R.I.P. Brian Rading of Five Man Electrical Band Aged 69

Brian Rading, the bassist for the 70's group the Five Man Electrical Band, died on June 8 in Hull, Ontario at the age of 69.

June 20, 2016
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Releases ‘I’m Amazing’ About Muhammad Ali #LISTEN

It has been a long time since we have had any significant new music from Peter Gabriel.

June 20, 2016
Led Zeppelin 2012
Led Zeppelin Turned Down $14m A Show To Play Desert Trip Festival

Showbiz 411 owner Roger Friedman is reporting that Led Zeppelin was offered $14 million to play at this October's Desert Trip Festival in Indio, CA but turned it down.

June 20, 2016
Jimmy Barnes Soul Searchin
Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Searchin’ Still The No 1 CD

Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Searchin’ is still the no 1 CD in Australia despite slipping to no 3 on the ARIA album chart.

June 20, 2016
Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Bernard Fanning Brand New Music ‘Wasting Time’ #LISTEN

Bernard Fanning will release his third solo album ‘Civil Dusk’ in August and has dropped a taster of the album with the track ‘Wasting Time’.

June 20, 2016
ZZ Top Live Greatest Hits
ZZ Top To Release Live Greatest Hits Album

With seven Billboard Top 10 albums to their name, multiple Platinum album certifications all over the world and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the legendary ZZ Top are officially the world’s longest running rock band with its original line-up intact.

June 20, 2016
Alejandro Feuntes
R.I.P. Mexico The Voice Singer Alejandro Fuentes Dies After Chicago Shooting

Alejandro Fuentes, a Top 10 finalist on La Vox (The Voice) in Mexico in 2011, has died after being shot in the head in Chicago in Thursday night. He died on Saturday.

June 19, 2016
Death Valley Girls
LA Punk Rockers Death Valley Girls Cover Skyhooks Classic ‘Horror Movie’

Punk band Death Valley Girls from the streets of Echo Park, Los Angeles, have sourced the far reaches of Australia to cover the Oz Rock Classic ‘Horror Movie’ by Skyhooks.

June 19, 2016
The Temper Trap Thick As Thieves
ARIA Albums: The Temper Trap ‘Thick As Thieves’ Is No 1

The third album for local rock act The Temper Trap entitled "Thick as Thieves" becomes the bands second consecutive No.1 album and third Top 10 set, entering at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

June 18, 2016