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Survivor Eye of the Tiger
Survivor Want To Sue Jailed Homophobe Kim Davis Over Use Of ‘Eye Of The Tiger’

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was released today after spending a week in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, emerged from the courthouse to the strains of Survivor's Eye of the Tiger and member Frankie Sullivan is none too happy.

September 9, 2015
The Monkees,, music news
The Monkees To Give Head On Blu-Ray

The Monkees TV series and the movie 'Head' is coming to Blu-Ray.

September 9, 2015
Sam Smith Spectre
23 James Bond Themes And How They Charted

It was officially announced today that Sam Smith has recorded the theme for the 24th James Bond film, Spectre.

September 9, 2015
Jon Bon Jovi, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chinese Government Cancels Bon Jovi Concerts

Bon Jovi fans in Shanghai and Beijing who were scheduled to see the band on September 14 and 17 have been told that the Chinese government cancelled both shows.

September 9, 2015
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey Ill, The Who Cancels Upcoming Shows

Roger Daltrey is down for the count with a virus forcing the Who to postpone the first four dates of their fall North American tour along with their appearance at the iHeart Radio Festival in Las Vegas.

September 9, 2015
Sam Smith Plays BBC Theatre
Sam Smith Plays BBC Theatre

For those who haven’t had a chance to attend a concert at the BBC Radio Theatre, the venue looks cosy and is quite small, allowing a tiny crowd of just about a 100 people. It made this concert even more intimate, more emotional.

September 9, 2015
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons To Play Apple Music Festival

Mumford & Sons, Ellie Goulding, Carrie Underwood, Lion Babe, NAO and Jack Garratt join Apple Music Festival.

September 9, 2015
Sam Smith Spectre
Sam Smith James Bond Spectre Theme Song Confirmed

Sam Smith's rumoured James Bond theme has been confirmed.

September 8, 2015
Iron Maiden The Book of Souls limited edition
Lady Gaga Got Up At 5 To Buy Iron Maiden The Book of Souls Album

Lady Gaga was one of the first Iron Maiden fans in the world to buy their new album ‘The Book of Souls’.

September 8, 2015
Sam Smith Spectre ring
Sam Smith Hints At James Bond Spectre Theme Song

Sam Smith has fuelled speculation that he has recorded the theme tune to James Bond film Spectre.

September 8, 2015
The Specials Rico Rodriguez, music news,
Jools Holland Pays Tribute To Rico Rodriguez

Rico Rodriguez, who died on Friday at the age of 80, may be best known for his time with The Specials, but he spent much longer with Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra which he was with from 1986 to 2012.

September 8, 2015
Burt Bacharach by Ros O'Gorman
Burt Bacharach Musical ‘Close To You’ To Open In London’s West End

‘Close To You’, the musical featuring the music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David will move to London’s West End on October 15.

September 8, 2015
Ugly Kid Joe, music news,
Ugly Kid Joe To Release First Album In Almost 20 Years

Ugly Kid Joe will return with a brand new album ‘Uglier Than They Used Ta Be’ and it has some special guests including Australia’s Dallas Frasca.

September 8, 2015
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Says He Found Peace With Hillsong

Justin Bieber has credited the Hillsong Church in Sydney for helping him settle and find peace.

September 8, 2015
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Perform Queen Classic With Roger Taylor And John Paul Jones #VIDEO

As Dave Grohl said "the Foo Fighters, right now, are living out our rock 'n' roll fantasy with you tonight."

September 8, 2015
Northlane, music news,
Soundwave Add Fifth Act Northlane

Northlane is the latest act to be announced for Soundwave 2016.

September 8, 2015
The Audreys. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Audreys, Skipping Girl Vinegar Join AWME Line-up

Eight more acts including The Audreys and Skipping Girl Vinegar have been added to the Australian World Music Expo (AWME) line-up in Melbourne for November.

September 8, 2015
Suede, music news,
Suede Prep New Album For January

Suede will release their brand new studio album, Night Thoughts, on January 22, 2016.

September 8, 2015
Mary Hopkin, Noise11, Photo
Mary Hopkin’s Daughter To Play her Mother’s Music Live

British songstress Mary Hopkin has occasionally released archival and new material over the last decade but she has steadfastly turned down any live performances.

September 8, 2015
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones To Speak At London Literature Festival

Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival will welcome the award-winning Sir Tom Jones for an intimate evening of conversation and music to launch his first ever autobiography, Over the Top and Back (October 11).

September 8, 2015
Tove Lo, music news,
Tove Lo Will Show Nipples If She Wants To

Swedish singer/songwriter Tove Lo ' one of pop's most intriguing and successful recent global exports - is the third of five covers to be revealed for Notion Magazine's Issue 70.

September 7, 2015
Bryan Adams at The Palais
AFL Grand Final Once Again Snubs Australian Talent For Bryan Adams, Ellie Goulding, Chris Isaak

The AFL Grand Final in Melbourne has yet again turned its back on Australian talent instead opting for the safer, vanilla sounds of Bryan Adams, Ellie Goulding and Chris Isaak.

September 7, 2015
Miguel, Noise11, Photo
Miguel Says Don’t Confuse Race With Sound

Miguel is tired with people judging his music on his ethnicity.

September 7, 2015
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motorhead Cancel Even More Shows

Motorhead have been forced to cancel two more shows, putting the running tally at five, due to Lemmy Kilmister's altitude sickness...or at least that is what we are being told.

September 7, 2015
The Jacksons, Melbourne, Australia, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Jacksons Play New York State Fair #SETLIST

If you take out the two main spokes in a wheel, you would rightfully expect the wheel to collapse. Not so with the Jacksons.

September 7, 2015
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
One Direction Head Off In Every Direction

One Direction are reportedly feeling a "divide" ahead of their break.

September 7, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sol3 Mio Cover Ed Sheeran

As the UK gears up to host the Rugby World Cup, SOL3 MIO ' affectionately known as the 'All Blacks of Opera' ' prepare to release their eagerly-awaited second album On Another Note on 18th September.

September 7, 2015
Florence And The Machine perform at The Palais Theatre. Photo Zo Damage.
Florence + The Machine To Headline Open’er

Florence & The Machine will play Open'er Festival for the first time.

September 7, 2015
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Major Lazer ‘Lean On’ Was The No 1 UK Summer Hit

Spotify reveals the songs that came out on top for music lovers this summer, with Major Lazer's 'Lean On' (feat. MØ and DJ Snake) taking the number 1 spot, globally. Ranking in second place globally is OMI's 'Cheerleader', with Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' rounding out the top three.

September 7, 2015
The Specials Rico Rodriguez, music news,
R.I.P. Rico Rodriguez, The Specials 1934-2015

Rico Rodriguez, who played trombone with a long list of artists but most famously with The Specials, died on Friday at the age of 80.

September 6, 2015