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Johnny Cash,, music news
Two Johnny Cash Albums Planned For Release

Two live albums by Johnny Cash, one from 1971 and the other from 1978, are set for release by Columbia/Legacy over the next four months.

October 28, 2015
Listen To Harts Cranking New ‘All Rise (Play It Cool)’

Prince protégé Harts has a new song ‘All Rise (Play It Cool)’.

October 27, 2015
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart
Russell Morris Signs With Alberts Publishing

Aussie songwriting legend Russell Morris has signed a publishing deal with Alberts.

October 27, 2015
Creative Victoria, music news,
Dave Graney, Kingswood, CW Stoneking Awarded Music Works Quick Response Grants

The Victorian government has announced another round of funding the for Music Works Quick Response Grants program with Dave Graney, Kingswood and CW Stoneking some of the acts to benefit from the Andrews’ Labor Government program.

October 27, 2015
Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour deluxe edition
Sam Smith Wants To Take A Break

Singer Sam Smith is taking a hiatus so he can go home and be "a 23 year old”.

October 27, 2015
Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Paul Dempsey To Open For Missy Higgins At Twilight At Taronga

Paul Dempsey will open at the Missy Higgins ‘Twilight At Taronga show at Sydney’s Taronga Park Zoo in February.

October 27, 2015
SXSW 2016, music news,
Toxic Hate Group Causes Cancellation Of SXSW Interactive Panels

SXSW has announced the cancellation of two advised session for Interactive next year due to harassment. Ironically, one of the cancelled sessions is “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games".

October 27, 2015
Melissa Etheridge, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Melissa Etheridge Added To Bluesfest

Melissa Etheridge is the latest name added to Bluesfest and she will also plays shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth while in the country.

October 27, 2015
Keith Richard by Ros O'Gorman, the Rolling Stones Melbourne 2014
Keith Richards Says His Songs Didn’t Come From Drugs

Keith Richards says drugs "never did anything" for his creativity.

October 27, 2015
UK Subs
U.K. Subs To Release Final Album

The British punk band U.K. Subs are about to record their 26th and final alphabetically named album.

October 27, 2015
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Ahead Of Their Time Says 5 Seconds Of Summer

Pop band 5 Seconds of Summer believe fellow Aussie group INXS was “way ahead of their time”.

October 27, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele ‘Hello’ Video Smashes Streaming Records

Adele’s comeback is off to a flying start with the video for new single Hello breaking the record for the most views in a 24 hour period.

October 27, 2015
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Song Paid Off Friends Mortgage

Singer Ed Sheeran is thrilled his single Thinking Out Loud has helped dig a close friend out of financial hardship.

October 27, 2015
Roy Orbison One of the LOnely Ones
Roy Orbison Estate Plans Massive Box Set

Roy Orbison left Monument Records 50 years ago this year.

October 27, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Has “A Discreet Romance”

Chris Martin's rumoured new girlfriend Annabelle Wallis is said to be as discreet as he is when it comes to their alleged love affair.

October 26, 2015
`Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Elton John Has A New Song ‘Looking Up’ LISTEN

Elton John will release his 32nd album, Wonderful Crazy Night, on February 5 and, late last week, put out the audio for the first single from the album, Looking Up.

October 26, 2015
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart
Russell Morris Releases Third Blues Album ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’

Russell Morris has released ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’ the third chapter of his blues trilogy.

October 26, 2015
Monique DiMattina, music news,
Monique diMattina To Launch ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’ At Bennetts Lane

One of Australia’s greatest jazz singers Monique diMattina will launch her new album ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’ at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club in Melbourne in November.

October 26, 2015
David Bowie Life On Mars, music news,
David Bowie To Release New Album ‘Blackstar’ In January

David Bowie will have a brand new album title ‘Blackstar’ in January 2016.

October 26, 2015
One For The Road, music news,
Aussie Stars To Play One For The Road For Shane Cooper and Mick Skelton

Australia’s biggest names will gather for a benefit concert for Shane Cooper and Mick Skelton in Sydney on November 23.

October 26, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Won’t Be Playing At Glastonbury

Adele has ruled out doing Glastonbury 2016.

October 26, 2015
Simon Cowell, music news,
Simon Cowell Quits Smoking For His Son

Simon Cowell doesn’t know what he would do if his son asked him to give up his “worst vice”.

October 26, 2015
Ariana Grande, music news,
Ariana Grande Demotes ‘Momager’

Pop star Ariana Grande reportedly wants to make her own career decisions like Taylor Swift and not rely on her mother as much.

October 26, 2015
Kelly Clarkson photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Kelly Clarkson Is Expecting A Boy

Singer Kelly Clarkson has confirmed she is expecting a baby boy.

October 25, 2015
Tina Arena, Noise11, music news
Tina Arena To Be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

Tina Arena’s 38 year career will finally be recognised by ARIA this year when Tina is inducted into the ARIA Hall of Hall.

October 25, 2015
Joe Smith, music news,
R.I.P. Joe Moss, Manager of The Smiths, Aged 72

Joe Moss, the manager of The Smiths and Johnny Marr, has died at the age of 72.

October 25, 2015
Ghost The Musical
Rob Mills Heads ‘Ghost The Musical’ Australian Cast

Rob Mills will play Sam Wheat in the upcoming production of ‘Ghost The Musical’.

October 25, 2015
Gary Numan, music news,
Gary Numan Is Not An EDM Fan

Gary Numan doesn't care about current electronic music.

October 25, 2015
Amy Winehouse and Tim Cashmere at SXSW
Amy Winehouse’s Mother Says No To Any More Releases

Janis Winehouse thinks a posthumous Amy Winehouse release would tarnish her reputation.

October 25, 2015
Dean Ray, music news,
Dean Ray To Rock Out At One-Off Cherry Bar Show

2014 X-Factor finalist Dean Ray is about to leave his reality show comfort zone behind for his ‘coming of age’ gig at Melbourne’s rockhaus The Cherry Bar.

October 25, 2015