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The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
iHeartRadio, Juno and ACM All Announce Award Winners

Could it be that we have just too many awards shows when three different ones are held on the same night?

April 5, 2016
Radio Birdman
Radio Birdman To Tour Europe

Radio Birdman will return to Europe for shows from June, following up their 2015 dates.

April 5, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Plays First Show On 2016 In Japan

Bob Dylan played his first live show of 2016 with two tracks from his upcoming album ‘Fallen Angels’.

April 5, 2016
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Dolly Parton And Katy Perry Perform Together At The ACM Awards

The ACM Awards, which were held last night, included 23 performances from mostly modern artists although Tim McGraw was on-hand to sing Humble and Kind, Keith Urban gave us Wasted Time and Kenny Chesney did Noise but one of the highlights of the night came from a duo by a country icon and one of modern day's biggest singers.

April 5, 2016
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa Is Returning To Australia

Joe Bonamassa will return to Australia later this year for his first shows since his joint album with Mahalia Barnes.

April 5, 2016
Nick Carter
Nick Carter Says Bar Brawl Arrest Was A Wake-Up Call

Pop star Nick Carter bar brawl arrest in January (16) served as a "wake-up call" for the Backstreet Boys singer to make better life decisions.

April 5, 2016
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jeff Beck To Release First Album Since 2010

Jeff Beck has announced that he will release a new studio album on July 15, 2016.

April 5, 2016
Record Store Day
Rockaway Records Brisbane Stocks Up For Record Store Day Australia

Rockaway Records in Australia will have a classic vinyl from Down, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, David Bowie. Motorhead, Easybeats and Augie March available for Record Store Day 2016.

April 5, 2016
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Records Theme For Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass

Pink has written a new song for the upcoming Disney movie ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’.

April 5, 2016
Cookin On 3 Burners
Melbourne’s Cookin’ On 3 Burners Have The No 1 Song In France

Melbourne soul trio Cookin’ On 3 Burners has the number one song in France today with ‘This Girl’.

April 5, 2016
James Morrison, Noise11, Photo
James Morrison To Perform For President Obama At The White House

Australian jazz great James Morrison will perform for President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House later this month.

April 5, 2016
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
The Rolling Stones Have 11 Songs Recorded For 2016 Album

Ron Wood has said that The Rolling Stones have already recorded eleven new songs for a new album.

April 5, 2016
Christian and Sean Combs
Puff Daddy Signs His Son Christian Combs To Bad Boy

Puff Daddy’s latest signing to Bad Boy is his youngest song Christian Combs.

April 5, 2016
The Monkees
Monkees Backing Band Member Sues Band

Aviva Maloney, a member of the Monkees' backup band for over twenty years, has sued Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Warner Music and others for being wrongly fired.

April 4, 2016
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller Photo Book To Be Published

Tom Sheehan first saw the young Paul Weller on stage with The Jam at the Finsbury Park Rainbow in May 1977. Unfortunately, on this day he didn’t take any pictures of the relative newcomers, as he was there to shoot the headliners, The Clash.

April 4, 2016
Redfoo Lets Get Ridiculous
Redfoo Sales Get Ridiculous, Delta Laughs All The Way To The Bank

If you thought Redfoo’s disastrous 144 sales debut was ridiculous last week well then this week it gets even worse. The man who handed out the critiques on Australia’s The X Factor sold just 51 copies of his ‘Party Rock Mansion’ in week two.

April 4, 2016
Kesha Claims She Was Offered Freedom If She Lied About Rape
Kesha Claims She Was Offered Freedom If She Lied About Rape

Kesha has revealed she was offered freedom from her Sony contract if she agreed to lie about her alleged abuse at the hands of mentor and producer Dr. Luke.

April 4, 2016
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Paul Simon Raves About Disturbed Version of ‘The Sound of Silence’

Paul Simon has posted a message on Facebook calling the Disturbed version of his song "Wonderful".

April 4, 2016
Record Store Day
Chris Stockley To Perform For Record Store Day In Melbourne

ARIA Hall of Famer Chris Stockley will perform for Record Store Day at Essendon CDs Records and Books on April 16.

April 4, 2016
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Genius Of Brian Wilson Performs Again For Melbourne

Brian Wilson was throwing in classic songs early in his show that 99% of other acts would have to save for their encore. With Brian Wilson in the room Melbourne was treated to a night of genius.

April 4, 2016
The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock
The Glory Days Of Aussie Pub Rock Has 14 Songs Never Before On CD

Warner Music’s epic 4CD ‘The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock Vol 1’ has 14 songs that have never before been on CD.

April 4, 2016
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Cancels Shows Due To Family Illness

Tom Jones has been forced to cancel six dates in the far east and one in Abu Dhabi due to what is being called a "serious family illness".

April 4, 2016
The Beatles Anthology
The Beatles ‘Anthology’ Made Available For Streaming

A little early April present for Beatles fans and streamers, alike. All three volumes of The Beatles' Anthology have been placed on all streaming services worldwide.

April 4, 2016
Cyndi Lauper at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 6 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch Cyndi Lauper Go Country With ‘Funnel of Love’

Cyndi Lauper has released the official video for the track Funnel of Love from her upcoming country album Detour.

April 4, 2016
The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism
Mick Taylor Slams Rolling Stones For Exhibitionism Snub

Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor has slammed the Rolling Stones for not inviting him to the opening of their Exhibitionism exhibition in London this week.

April 4, 2016
Record Store Day
Melbourne’s Basement Discs Lines Up Big Day In Of Record Store Day Music

Basement Discs in Melbourne will have a big day in for Record Store Day on April 16 with live music all day starting at 11am.

April 3, 2016
Jackson Browne at the Palais on Friday 1 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jackson Browne, Melbourne, April 1 2016 #REVIEW

A Jackson Browne show is never about the greatest hits because every Jackson Browne song is a stand-alone statement.

April 3, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Guns N Roses Play First Of The Reunion Shows In LA

Guns N' Roses made their reunion official on Friday night with a warm-up concert at L.A.'s Troubadour.

April 3, 2016
Zayn Mind of Mine
ARIA Albums: Zayn Has The No 1 Album In Australia

The debut album for former One Direction member Zayn (Malik) entitled “Mind of Mine” enters at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, just over one year since he first announced his departure from the former five-piece (late March 2015).

April 2, 2016
Lukas Graham
ARIA Singles: Lukas Graham ‘7 Years’ Is 7 Weeks At No 1

Lukas Graham is spending their seventh week at the top of the ARIA Singles chart with their similarly numbered song “7 Years”.

April 2, 2016