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Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Rainbow To Name Patio After Lemmy

When Lemmy Kilmister was in Los Angeles, he could often be found at the Rainbow Bar and Grill.

June 14, 2016
Roxette's Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle entertain fans at Rod Laver Arena, photo Ros O'Gorman
Roxette Debut Video For ‘It Just Happens’

The group that is, perhaps, Sweden's second biggest musical gift to the world, Roxette, have released a new album, Good Karma, in much of the world.

June 14, 2016
Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons Brings African Foster Child To US For Surgery

Gene Simmons doesn't always make news for his wide ranging opinions.

June 14, 2016
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tributes To Bowie At Isle Of Wight Festival

Thousands of people turned out at the main stage yesterday afternoon to celebrate the life of David Bowie on the third day of the Isle of Wight Festival.

June 14, 2016
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Suffers Nerve Damage

It's getting harder every day for Eric Clapton to play his guitar.

June 14, 2016
Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Wilson Releases Australia’s First Rock Song Real Wild Child As Community Cup Theme

“I believe this was the first genuine Australian rock and roll song ever written by the great Johnny O’Keefe. I’m talking about The Wild One, Real Wild Child,” Ross said introing the song at a rare, intimate Flying Saucer Club gig in Melbourne on Sunday night.

June 13, 2016
Kate Ceberano performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kate Ceberano Awarded Order of Australia

Kate Ceberano now carried the initials AM after her name as a recipient of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

June 13, 2016
Primal Scream - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bobby Gillespie Injures Back In Stage Fall

Primal Scream singer Bobby Gillespie has fallen from a seven-foot stage injuring his back whilst performing at Switzerland’s Caribana Festival.

June 13, 2016
Richard Marx played Melbourne on Saturday 11 June 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
With Richard Marx What You See Is What You Get #REVIEW

Richard Marx is in a good place at the moment. His new song “Last Thing I Wanted’ is being played on radio in the US next to Selena Gomez. Richard joked that it wasn’t that long ago his mentions on radio usually consisted of “that was Richard Marx and coming up next Bette Midler ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’.

June 12, 2016
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zayn Malik Cancels Gig Because Of Anxiety Issues

Zayn Malik has left his fans disappointed yet again after pulling out of a concert at the last minute due to anxiety.

June 12, 2016
Christina Grimmie
Christina Grimmie A Victim Of America’s Insane Gun Laws and That Lunatic Society The NRA

Blame the NRA for the death of Christina Grimmie along with the nutter who killed her.

June 12, 2016
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Rod Stewart Becomes The Latest Knight Out For The Queen

Rod Stewart is the latest good knight to be had by all ... well if all is The Queen.

June 12, 2016
Christina Grimmie
R.I.P. The Voice Star Christina Grimmie 1994-2016

Christina Grimmie, the 22 year old third place winner in Season 6 of The Voice in the USA, has died after being shot after her concert in Orlando earlier today.

June 11, 2016
Jimmy Barnes Soul Searchin
ARIA Albums: Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Searchin’ Is His 15th No 1

The sixteenth studio album and fourth soul album for Jimmy Barnes debuts at No.1 this week entitled "Soul Searchin'", and the set becomes his eleventh No.1 album in Australia, the most for a local artist, and the equal second best of all time here.

June 11, 2016
Calvin Harris: Photo Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles: Calvin Harris and Rihanna No 1 For Second Week

There are thirteen stable positions within the Top 50 this week (for a 13th of the month chart too) and four of them occur within the Top 10, most notable of course are the top two spots which are on hold this week, Calvin Harris and Rihanna are on hold at No.1 for a second week with "This is What You Came for" (#1 DL/#2 Str).

June 11, 2016
Ross Wilson Mondo Rock, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Wilson Has A New Greatest Hits Album

When Daddy Cool released ‘Eagle Rock’ in May 1971 The Beatles had only broken up five months earlier. ‘Eagle Rock’ was 45 years ago and even then Wilson was onto his third or fourth band.

June 11, 2016
Christina Grimmie
Christina Grimmie Of The Voice Shot After Concert

Christina Grimmie, a former contestant on the US edition of The Voice, is in a critical condition after being shot following her concert in Orlando on Friday night.

June 11, 2016
The Hellacopters
The Hellacopters Reform For First Gig Since 2008

Sweden’s The Hellacopters have reformed and have played their first gig in eight years.

June 11, 2016
Kids In The Kitchen Shine Again #REVIEW

When Kids In The Kitchen reformed for Pure Gold Live it was their first shows together in 28 years.

June 11, 2016
Culture Club Concert
Culture Club Melbourne June 10 2016 #REVIEW

Culture Club fans came to reminisce but as Boy George told them “this isn’t a retirement tour”. The juggle was weighing fan expectations with George’s desire to prove 21st century relevance.

June 11, 2016
James Cordon Lemonjames
James Corden Plans All-Star Sing-A-Long For Tonys

James Corden is hoping to get musical icon Barbra Streisand to do karaoke when he hosts the Tony Awards.

June 11, 2016
Ellie Goulding Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ellie Goulding Puts Album On Hold

Ellie Goulding is too “snowed in” with her Delirium World Tour duties to think about new music.

June 11, 2016
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Says Prince and Bowie Death’s Were His Wake-Up Call

Lionel Richie is living his life with meaning following the deaths of fellow superstars David Bowie and Prince.

June 11, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince’s Paisley Park Estate Pitched As Tourist Attraction

Prince's estate officials are considering opening up the late icon's fabled Paisley Park studios to the public.

June 11, 2016
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Iron Maiden Deftones Alice Cooper Honored At Kerrang

The classic British music magazine, Kerrang!, held their 23rd annual music awards on Thursday night at The Troxy in London.

June 10, 2016
The Strokes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Julian Casablancas Says Fame Lasts One Day

This week on Beats 1, Julian Casablancas from The Strokes spoke to Zane Lowe on new material, Cult Records, Eps v albums and festivals.

June 10, 2016
Madonna and President Obama
Madonna Performs Borderline On Obama Fallon Show

Madonna was a special guest of Jimmy Fallon's The Late Show along with President Obama and performed 'Borderline' on the President's show.

June 10, 2016
Obama and Fallon
Barack Obama Slow Jams With Jimmy Fallon

President Barack Obama was a guest of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon this week and performed a Slow Jam for the audience.

June 10, 2016
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
The Stones Roses Release Second New Song ‘Beautiful Thing’ #LISTEN

The Stone Roses have released their second dose of new music in a month and this one 'Beautiful Thing' is much better than the last one 'All For One'.

June 10, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler’s Long Delayed Country Album Gets Release Date

After a couple of leading singles and a lot of rumors, Steven Tyler will finally release his country debut on June 15 via Dot Records/Big Machine.

June 10, 2016