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Paul McCartney with Newman
Paul McCartney Postpones US Dates

Paul McCartney continues to suffer the effects of a virus that hit him while touring Japan last month and doctors have advised that he get more rest.

June 10, 2014
Rik Mayall
R.I.P. Rik Mayall Dead At 56

Rik Mayall, best known for his role as one of The Young Ones, has died at age 56.

June 10, 2014
Garry Frost and Shannon Noll
Garry Frost Of Moving Pictures Awarded Queen’s Birthday Honour

Garry Frost, guitarist and songwriter for Moving Pictures, can add the OAM to his name.

June 9, 2014
The Strokes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Strokes Play First Shows Since 2011

The Strokes are live again for the first time since 2011.

June 9, 2014
James Blunt, Plenary Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman photography
James Blunt, Melbourne, June 8, 2014 REVIEW

Ignore the music snobs. James Blunt’s live show is of world class standard.

June 9, 2014
Richard Wilkins Black Ties Red Carpets Black Ties
Richard Wilkins, Angela Catterns, Keith McGowan Awarded Queen’s Honours

Television entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins and radio broadcasters Angela Catterns and Keith McGowan have been named in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.

June 9, 2014
The Kinks
Dave Davies Shoots Down Kinks Reunion Story (For Now)

While England’s Telegraph reports “The Kinks Set To Reunite For New Album And Tour’ founding member Dave Davies has put the brakes on the story.

June 9, 2014
Paul Grabowsky
Paul Grabowsky Awarded Order Of Australia

Jazz pianist, composer and conductor Professor Paul Grabowsky has been awarded the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to music as a performer, composer, educator and mentor and through significant contributions to the arts as an administrator”.

June 9, 2014
The Seekers, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Seekers Receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Seekers, Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Bruce Woodley and Keith Potger, have each received The Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

June 9, 2014
Doc Neeson, Melbourne Countdown Spectacular, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Three Angels Albums Return To ARIA Chart Following Death Of Doc

Three Angels album have moved up the ARIA albums chart this week following the death of Doc Neeson on Wednesday.

June 8, 2014
Beastie Boys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Beastie Boys Win $1.7 million Case

The Beastie Boys have been victorious in their fight against Monster Energy to the tune of $1.7 million.

June 8, 2014
Casey Kasem
Casey Kasem In Critical Condition

Classic announcer and voice actor Casey Kasem is in critical condition in a Washington hospital with his daughter Kerri saying that his health is in decline and he "won't be with us much longer."

June 8, 2014
YaYa Costa
YaYa Costa To Play Whitney Houston In Biopic

Yaya DaCosta, a model who originally came to prominence in the third season of America's Top Model, has been cast to play Whitney Houston in the Lifetime biopic.

June 8, 2014
Tom Petty
Listen to Brand New Tom Petty American Dream Plan B

Tom Petty has released a preview song for his upcoming 13th album ‘Hypnotic Eye’.

June 8, 2014
Doc Neeson, Countdown Spectacular 2, Melbourne 2007, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Doc Neeson’s Final Recording Walking In The Rain Comes Full Circle

Doc Neeson’s final recording brought him full circle with his original producers Vanda & Young. Doc's final song is his cover of the Flash and the Pan's ‘Walking In The Rain’.

June 8, 2014
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, Noise11, photo
The Rolling Stones Play PinkPop Festival SETLIST

The Rolling Stones have played another Festival gig, this time at PinkPop in the Netherlands on Saturday night.

June 8, 2014
Tracy Morgan, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Mack Dead, Tracy Morgan Critical After Crash

Comedian Jimmy Mack (James McNair) has been killed in an horrific accident on the New Jersey Turnpike which has also left 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan in a critical condition.

June 8, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Spend Third Week On Top Of ARIA Albums

Coldplay stay for a third week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart with “Ghost Stories”.

June 7, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Top ARIA Singles For 5th Week

Justice Crew maintain a fifth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart this week with “Que Sera”.

June 7, 2014
Elvis Costello at Letterman
Elvis Costello Performs Song He Wrote This Week VIDEO

Elvis Costello wrote the song 'The Last Day Of My Youth' on Wednesday and performed it on the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday.

June 7, 2014
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
The Rolling Stones And Bruce Springsteen Perform Tumbling Dice VIDEO

Bruce Springsteen joined The Rolling Stones at the Rock in Rio concert in Lisbon, Portugal this week.

June 7, 2014
Charles Jenkins image by Ros O'Gorman
Charles Jenkins Digs Up Melbourne’s Past For One Night Only Show

Charles Jenkins has written 10 new songs to tell the story of the history of Melbourne.

June 7, 2014
Mat McHugh at Noise11
Mat McHugh Reactivates The Beautiful Girls

Mat McHugh will release his next album under The Beautiful Girls moniker.

June 7, 2014
Tex Perkins Rockdogs 2014
Tex Perkins To Coach, Tim Rogers To Captain Rockdogs For Community Cup Game

Tex Perkins has been selected as coach of the Rockdogs for Melbourne’s best loved annual music sporting event the 2014 Reclink Community Cup.

June 7, 2014
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Guns N Roses Perform Angels Classic As Doc Neeson Tribute

Guns N Roses performed The Angels ‘Marseilles’ as a tribute to Doc Neeson at their show in Las Vegas last night.

June 6, 2014
Elvis Costello at Letterman
Elvis Costello Performs Song Written Yesterday On Letterman Today

Elvis Costello has performed a brand new song on Letterman written one day and played the next. The song is so brand new he only wrote it Wednesday.

June 6, 2014
Tom Petty
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers To Release 13th Album

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 13th studio album ‘Hypnotic Eye’ will be released in July.

June 6, 2014
Sheppard, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Sheppard Christen Debut Album

Sheppard have christened their debut album ‘Bombs Away’.

June 6, 2014
Led Zeppelin Set
Led Zeppelin, Jack White Leads New Releases For W/C June 6, 2014

Led Zeppelin 1, 2 and 3 and Jack White have the big new releases this week.

June 6, 2014
Gary Glitter
Gary Glitter Charged With Sex Crimes

Gary Glitter, who had eleven top ten hits in the U.K. during the 70's including the stadium anthem Rock and Roll (Part 1), has been charged with eight sex offences.

June 6, 2014