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Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Named MusiCares Person Of The Year

The Recording Academy has named Lionel Richie as the 2015 recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.

August 20, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Says She Is Ready To Mix Up The Setlist

Taylor Swift says her 1989 tour gives her a lot of freedom.

August 20, 2015
One Direction, Liam Payne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Payne Says He Isn’t Homophobe

Liam Payne insists he is 'in no way, shape or form' homophobic.

August 20, 2015
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Plays Pop-Up Shows In America

Stevie Wonder was a very busy man yesterday as he played three short pop-up concerts in three cities.

August 19, 2015
Jane Henson with The Muppets, Noise11, Photo
The Muppets Take On NWA To Become MWA

While their cousins over on Sesame Street recently announced that they sold their souls to HBO, the Muppets have gone in the opposite direction by getting down with some N.W.A.

August 19, 2015
Pat Benatar, music news,
Pat Benatar Cancels All Upcoming Shows

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have been forced to cancel the balance of their current tour after Neil had to have emergency eye surgery.

August 19, 2015
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Gillan Of Deep Purple Turns 70

Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan is 70 years old today (August 19).

August 19, 2015
Disturbed Immortalized, music news.
David Draiman Explains How Disturbed Kept Reunion Secret

Disturbed decided to reform and make a new record in January, 2014 and no-one knew until a few weeks ago.

August 19, 2015
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Is Most Influential Artist Under 25

Ed Sheeran has topped the list of the top 25 most influential young artists under the age of 25 who are taking the music industry by storm.

August 19, 2015
Henry Wagons, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Henry Wagons, Emma Donovan Set To Play AWME 2015

Henry Wagons and Emma Donovan lead the talent list for the 2015 Australian World Music Expo in Melbourne in November.

August 19, 2015
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo Calls Southwest A “Bullshit Ass Airline”

Jason Derulo thinks Southwest Airlines is a 'bullshit ass airline'.

August 19, 2015
New Order Music Complete
New Order, New Video Watch ‘Restless’

New Order have unveiled the official video for 'Restless', the first single to be taken from their new album Music Complete.

August 19, 2015
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Was Dumped By The Voice For Boy George And He’s Not Happy

When word came down last week that Boy George would be replacing Tom Jones on The Voice UK, there was no discussion on why the change was made; however, Jones has used social media to express his disappointment in how everything went down.

August 19, 2015
Alanis Morissette, music news,
Alanis Morissette Explains How To Destress

Alanis Morissette is convinced unwavering forgiveness is the best mindset to undertake.

August 19, 2015
Bob Johnston with Bob Dylan
R.I.P. Bob Johnston, 1932-2015

Bob Johnston, a record producer who helmed some of the most admired albums of the 60's and 70's from the likes of Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Simon and Garfunkel, died Friday in a Nashville hospice at the age of 83.

August 19, 2015
Dave Davies photo by Ian Heath
Dave Davies Has A Live Album On The Way

Dave Davies' triumphant two-night stand last November at New York's City Winery is the basis for his new album Rippin' Up New York City: Live at the City Winery.

August 19, 2015
The Chemical Brothers, music news,
Chemical Brothers Release ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’ #VIDEO

Chemical Brothers have a video for 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted'.

August 18, 2015
Jimmy Iovine
Jimmy Iovine From Music Man To Business Man

Jimmy Iovine is a cultural powerhouse. He engineered albums by John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen. He produced Stevie Nicks and U2.

August 18, 2015
Tom Morello - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rage Against The Machine To Release Live DVD

Rage Against The Machine will release 'Live At Finsbury Park' as a stand alone DVD.

August 18, 2015
Enrique Iglesias, music news,
Enrique Iglesias Has First Latin Music Vid To Top 1 Billion Views

Enrique Iglesias is have a pretty great year (not counting the hand injury from trying to grab a drone during a show).

August 18, 2015
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
New Music For The Dead Weather ‘I Feel Love’ #LISTEN

The Dead Weather, featuring Jack White, Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence, has announced the release of the new album. 'Dodge and Burn' the band's third album and first full-length release in five years.

August 18, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Jimmy Barnes Issues Statement From Thailand After Bangkok Bombing

Jimmy Barnes has issued a statement from Thailand after being about 50 metres from the Bangkok bombing with his family last night.

August 18, 2015
Rolling Stones Its Only Rock and Roll, music news,
Kenney Jones Explains Why He, Not Charlie Watts, Played On Stones Classic

Kenney Jones of The Faces is the drummer on The Rolling Stones classic ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It)’, not Charlie Watts.

August 18, 2015
Melbourne Music Bank 2015, music news,
Melbourne Music Bank Calls For Last Entries

The Bank of Melbourne’s Melbourne Music Bank is calling for applications for the 2015 event and you have two more weeks to apply.

August 18, 2015
Kinky Friedman performs at Caravan Club. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kinky Friedman To Release First Album In 39 Years

The last time Kinky Friedman released an album of new material, Gerald Ford was president.

August 18, 2015
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Sign With Dave Matthews’ ATO Label

Melbourne’s retro rockers King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will release their next album in the USA via ATO Records.

August 18, 2015
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party To Perform The Edges Of Twilight For 20th Anniversary

The Tea Party will perform their iconic album ‘The Edges Of Twilight’ from start to finish in Australia in November.

August 18, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Barnes Family Okay After Bangkok Bomb Blast

Jimmy and Jane Barnes and family are fine this morning and out of danger after being just 50 metres from a bomb blast in Bangkok overnight.

August 18, 2015
The National, Harvest Festival 2011, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Boomerang Festival Folded Into Bluesfest

Boomerang, the indigenous music festival, will become part of Bluesfest in 2016.

August 18, 2015
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder To Tour Songs In The Key of Life Again

Stevie Wonder is extending his Songs in the Key of Life tour with dates running from September 30 through November 24.

August 18, 2015