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Paul McCartney III
‘McCartney III’ Karen Freedman Reviews The New McCartney Album

Paul McCartney is my absolute hero. Does that make me biased when reviewing his latest release? Shit yeah. But that doesn’t mean I can’t be objective.

December 17, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots
Under The Southern Stars International Acts Have Been Granted Exemption To Perform In Australia

The international artists for Under The Southern Stars have been granted exemption by the Australian Federal Government to enter Australia in 2021 for the music festival.

December 17, 2020
The Avalanches
The Avalanches To Play Sidney Myer Music Bowl

The Avalanches will perform at the revamped Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne on 23 April, performing for the audience in an all-new formatted seating plan.

December 17, 2020
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Awarded Global Citizen 2020

Sir Elton John is to be honoured at the Global Citizen Prize ceremony.

December 17, 2020
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert and Duran Duran Join Bowie Birthday Line-up

Adam Lambert, Peter Frampton, and Duran Duran have been added to the line-up for an upcoming David Bowie tribute.

December 17, 2020
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Slash Discusses Eddie Van Halen

Slash has heaped praise on the late Van Halen guitar legend - who passed away after a battle with cancer in October - for his "phenomenal" technical ability and insisted there aren’t many other "rock'n'rollers” who have that level of nuance in their playing.

December 17, 2020
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin Knock out ‘My Shalom-a”

Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin have delivered the seventh performance from their 'The Hanukkah Sessions'.

December 17, 2020
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift On Track For UK No 1 This Week

Taylor Swift is in pole position for Number 1 on this week’s Official Albums Chart with her surprise-released ninth studio album Evermore.

December 16, 2020
The Hives perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday 6 December 2015. They are in Australia supporting ACDC on the Australian leg of the Rock Or Bust World Tour.
The Hives Plot World Tour Without Leaving Sweden

The Hives are planning to tour the world without leaving their native Sweden.

December 16, 2020
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Police Shut-Down Zayn Malik’s Sister’s Wedding Party

Zayn Malik's younger sister's wedding reception was halted by police on Saturday night, after breaking Covid-19 lockdown rules.

December 16, 2020
Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Says Christmas Songs Aren’t That Easy To Write

Dolly Parton has admitted writing Christmas songs is more challenging than anything else she's done.

December 16, 2020
Gwen Stefani photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gwen Stefani and her Three Sons Suffer from Dyslexia

Gwen Stefani and her three sons all struggle with dyslexia - a fact she believes is down to "genetics".

December 16, 2020
Faith No More by Jimmy Hubbard
Faith No More Reschedule Australian and New Zealand Tour for 2022

Faith No More will pick up their Covid-postponed Australian and New Zealand dates in 2022.

December 16, 2020
The Badloves Get On Board
The Badloves ‘Get On Board’ Set For First Ever Vinyl Release

The Badloves debut album ‘Get On Board’ will be released on vinyl for the first time ever in April 2021.

December 16, 2020
Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne Is Recovering from Covid

Sharon Osbourne is recovering from Covid-19.

December 16, 2020
Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick Has Recorded With Chance The Rapper

Dionne Warwick - who is dubbed the Queen of Twitter - jokingly trolled the pair on the micro-blogging site and now she's announced the release of their song, 'Nothing's Impossible', which will benefit the Hunger Not Impossible initiative.

December 16, 2020
Paul Weller photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller To Perform With BBC Orchestra

Paul Weller is set to perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican in London next year.

December 16, 2020
Joseph Wooten
The Wooten Brothers To Perform Christmas Holiday Special

The Wooten Brothers will gather at Rudy’s Jazz Room in Nashville this weekend for The Wooten Brothers Holiday Special.

December 15, 2020
Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman
Leo Sayer Signs Publishing Partnership With Primary Wave

British/Australian superstar Leo Sayer has signed a partnership agreement with Primary Wave Music Publishing for his songwriting catalogue.

December 15, 2020
Rocky Horror Show Craig McLachlan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Craig McLachlan Found Not Guilty of Assault

Craig McLachlan has been found Not Guilty on assault charges dating back to 2014.

December 15, 2020
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Check Out Dave Grohl Performing Bob Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women 12 & 35’

Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin have been dishing up a Hannakah feast this week. The latest instalment is their version of Bob Dylan's 'Rainy Day Women 12 & 35'.

December 15, 2020
Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Van Halen Cause of Death was a Stroke

Eddie Van Halen's death has been confirmed as a stroke, brought on by pneumonia and multiple cancers.

December 15, 2020
Jessica Mauboy
Jessica Mauboy Signs With Warner Music

Jessica Mauboy will head into 2021 as a Warner Music artist.

December 15, 2020
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Is After A Christmas No 1 in UK

Justin Bieber is making a last-minute bid for a U.K. Christmas number one after teaming up with the NHS Trust Choir to re-record his hit Holy.

December 15, 2020
Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton To Debut Fragrance In 2021

Dolly Parton will debut a perfume as part of a collection with Edge Beauty next year.

December 15, 2020
Jon Stevens performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jon Stevens, Daryl Braithwaite, Black Sorrows To Rock The Bowl In February

Live music is returning to Melbourne with Regional Touring announcing Rock The Bowl on 12 February at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

December 14, 2020
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
$30 Billion Loss Projected For Live Music Industry

The impact of Covid-19 on the American live music industry is expected to top $30 billion across 2020 alone.

December 14, 2020
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: AC/DC ‘PWR/UP’ Spends 4th Week At No 1

AC/DC's "Power Up" album remains the No.1 selling set in Australia for the fourth consecutive week, the longest run at the top by a local act since April of 2015.

December 14, 2020
Blue To Reform In 2021

Duncan James, Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe and Antony Costa are keen to reunite for the band's 20th anniversary next year, and they're eager to get plans in motion as soon as the coronavirus crisis eases.

December 14, 2020
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Elton John Praises Damon Albarn

Elton John has collaborated with a number of different artists this year but the most important for him was playing piano and lending vocals on ‘The Pink Phantom’ for Gorillaz’ latest project 'Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez' because he enjoyed working with the frontman so much.

December 13, 2020