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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
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Disturbed ‘The Sound of Silence’ Is No 1 On iTunes Australia Chart

Disturbed have the most downloaded song on iTunes at the moment with their version of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ but they have also covered Tears For Fears, Genesis, Faith No More and U2.

April 2, 2016
Lukas Graham
Lukas Graham Releases New Song ‘Happy Home’ #LISTEN

Danish act Lukas Graham has returned a follow-up to ‘7 Years’ with a new song is ‘Happy Home’.

April 2, 2016
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
Iman’s Mother Dies Two Months After Husband David Bowie

David Bowie's widow Iman's mother has died, just two months after the music legend.

April 2, 2016
Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Simon Le Bon Says A Music Revolution Is Overdue

Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon says we are overdue for a musical revolution.

April 2, 2016
David Bowie
Night One Of The Music Of David Bowie Performed At Carnegie Hall

Last night was the first of two "The Music of David Bowie" concerts in New York with show one at Carnegie Hall.

April 2, 2016
Frances Bean Cobain
Frances Bean Cobain Faces Intruder At Hollywood Home

Frances Bean Cobain has compared her dramatic personal life to a telenovela after disturbing an intruder in her home.

April 2, 2016
Beatles Michelle Grammy
Recording Academy Takes Action To Stop Sale Of Lennon Grammy

When an artist wins a Grammy Award, the Recording Academy insists that a form be signed with the artist agreeing that they will not sell the Grammy. Failure to live up to the agreement allows the Academy to, in effect, repossess the award.

April 2, 2016
Record Store Day
Greville Records Melbourne To Host Bowie Day For Record Store Day

Greville Records in the Melbourne of Prahran will put on Bowie Day for Record Store Day on April 16.

April 2, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
Rolling Stones Refused Permission To Perform Outside London Exhibition

The Rolling Stones were banned from performing outside a London gallery to celebrate the opening of their exhibition.

April 2, 2016
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N Roses To Play LA Troubadour Show Tonight

Guns N' Roses posted a video showing the cities they would be visiting on a North American tour earlier this week but didn't include dates or venues.

April 2, 2016
Tyga Mourns Death Of Bodyguard

Rapper Tyga is in shatters after learning his friend and bodyguard died in a sudden accident on Wednesday.

April 2, 2016
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lars Ulrich Says Keith Richards Will Outlive Us All

Metallica star Lars Ulrich is convinced Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will "outlive us all".

April 2, 2016
BIGSOUND Welcomes New Programmer Maggie Collins

Band manager and Triple J presenter Maggie Collins has stepped in as co-programmer for BIGSOUND 2016.

April 1, 2016
Tom Petty
Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch 2 Is Coming In May

Mudcrutch was Tom Petty’s band before Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. When they broke up in 1975 Petty formed The Heartbreakers.

April 1, 2016
The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock
The Glory Days Of Aussie Pub Rock Is 4CDs Of History

Warner Music's latest Australian music compilation 'The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock' is 4CD and four decades of Australian music history.

April 1, 2016
Brian Frog Harris with Russell Morris
Songland Canberra To Celebrate Record Store Day For RSPCA

Songland Records in Canberra will out on its annual Pre-Loved Record Sale as a fundraiser for the RSPCA for Record Store Day 2016.

April 1, 2016
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Rhiannon Giddens, Primal Scream and Richard Clapton Visit Noise11 iHeartRadio

Grammy award winner Rhiannon Giddens, ARIA Hall of Famer Richard Clapton and Primal Scream’s Andrew Innes are at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week.

April 1, 2016
Paul McCartney Pure
Paul McCartney Preps 4CD Retrospective ‘Pure’

The solo career of Paul McCartney is about to get a new four-CD retrospective.

April 1, 2016
The Roots
The Roots Pull Out Of David Bowie Tribute Concert

The David Bowie tributes tonight and tomorrow night in New York just had their performers lists shortened with the exit of the Roots and their associated acts.

April 1, 2016
Thunderclap Newman Hollywood Dream
R.I.P. Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman 1942-2016

Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman has died at the age of 73.

April 1, 2016
Colin Hay at Noise11, Photo
Colin Hay Gives Ted Cruz Some Free Advice

Leave it to Colin Hay, the former Men at Work lead, to tell a candidate for U.S. President how he might better get votes.

April 1, 2016