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Henry Wagons, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Port Fairy Folk Festival Second Line-up Announcement

Wagons and Frankie J Holden with Wilbur Wilde have joined the Port Fairy Folk Festival line-up for 2015.

October 25, 2014
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN Foo Fighters The Feast And The Famine

Foo Fighters have released the second song from the Sonic Highways project 'The Feast and the Famine'.

October 25, 2014
Steve Smyth
Steve Smyth Cancels Shows After Thugs Break His Jaw

Singer songwriter Steve Smyth has been forced to postpone all of his Australia dates after thugs left him with a broken jaw on Sydney on Tuesday.

October 25, 2014
Alvin Stardust million dollar guitar
Alvin Stardust Guitar Was Insured For $2.7 Million, Engelbert Pays Tribute

Alvin Stardust was the owner of a guitar insured for $AUD2.74 million (£UK1.5 million).

October 25, 2014
Bob Seger, music news,
Bob Seger Covers Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson On New Album

Bob Seger has included a cover of Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson’s ‘Adam & Eve’ on his new album ‘Ride Out’.

October 25, 2014
Sophie Monk
Sophie Monk Follows Mel B Out The Door At 2DAYFM

Struggling Sydney Austereo station 2DAYFM has lost another breakfast show host with former Bardot pop star leaving the ailing station not long after former Spice Girl Mel B walked out the door.

October 25, 2014
Macy Gray, music news,
Macy Gray To Tour Australia In March

Macy Gray will return to Australia for dates in March 2015.

October 25, 2014
Clark McEntire
Clark McEntire Dead At 86

Clark McEntire, father of country music Hall of Fame member Reba McEntire, died on Thursday in Coalgate, OK at the age of 86. Clark had been a in a nursing home.

October 25, 2014
Slipknot, Soundwave Melbourne 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Slipknot To Debut At No 1 in USA

Slipknot is going to ruin Neil Diamond's chance at scoring only the second number 1 of his career.

October 25, 2014
Manhattan Transfer Tim Hauser
Manhattan Transfer Return To Stage After Death Of Tim Hauser

When Tim Hauser passed away last week, the remaining members of the Manhattan Transfer vowed to go on as it is what Hauser would have wished.

October 25, 2014
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon To Headline Phil Everly Tribute

The COPD Foundation will present "A Tribute to Phil Everly" on Wednesday, October 29 at the home of Syliva Roberts in Nashville, TN. Performing an acoustic set will be 12-time Grammy winner Paul Simon.

October 25, 2014
Shirley Bassey, music news,
Shirley Bassey Duets With Paloma Faith On New Album

Dame Shirley Bassey has recorded a cover of 'Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend' with Palona Faith for her new album 'Hello Like Before'.

October 25, 2014
Pink Floyd The Endless River
Pink Floyd The Endless River Aiming For Biggest Pre-order Release for Amazon

Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, has today become the most pre-ordered artist album of 2014 on Amazon.

October 25, 2014
U2 and Apple
U2 Apologises Again For Spamming Fans

U2 has used an interview with Rolling Stone to apologise, once again, for the Songs of Innocence / iTunes debacle and to detail what is coming in the next couple of years.

October 25, 2014
Glenn Campbell images photo
Glen Campbell Lands First Hit In 33 Years

Glen Campbell's touching final recording, I'm Not Going to Miss You, has struck a chord with fans, sending the singer into the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 33 years.

October 25, 2014
Whitney Houston, music news,
Clive Davies Says Industry Sank After Death Of Whitney Houston

Clive Davis thinks the music industry has suffered tremendously since Whitney Houston's death.

October 25, 2014
Bret Michaels. image by Carrie Reiser
Fake Bret Michaels Fools People Online

Bret Michaels is a victim of internet fraud but he isn't the actual money-losing victim. He just appears to be the perpetrator.

October 25, 2014
Bob Seger Ride Out
Bob Seger Debuts At 3 in USA

Bob Seger have set a new career record with a number 3 debut for his new album, Ride Out.

October 25, 2014
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Slipknot, Foo Fighters, AC/DC Line-up For iHeartRadio Music News

iHeartRadio Music News, powered by this week serves up the controversial new Foo Fighters song 'Something From Nothing' next to the song it is accused of ripping off Dio's 'Holy Diver'.

October 24, 2014
Amanda Palmer image
Amanda Palmer, Paul Kelly Announced For MOFO 2015

MOFO will return Hobart in January with Amanda Palmer returning to the event as well as Paul Kelly with a line-up once again curated by Brian Ritchie.

October 24, 2014
Dan Sultan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan, British India, Husky, Lanie Lane To Play Free Cup Eve Show

Dan Sultan, British India, Husky and Lanie Lane will perform a free show at Melbourne’s new Margaret Court Arena on Melbourne Cup Eve (November 3).

October 24, 2014
Bob Seger Ride Out
Bob Seger Has Highest Charting Album In 28 Years

Bob Seger's new album, Ride Out, has sold around 56,000 albums during it's opening week, good enough to put it at number 3 for the week.

October 24, 2014
Flaming Lips With A Little Help From My Fwends
Flaming Lips, Aretha Franklin Lead Weeks New Music Releases

Aretha Franklin's new album as well as The Flaming Lips take on Sgt Pepper leads the new music releases this week.

October 24, 2014
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson Says He Has Beaten Cancer

Wilko Johnson reports he has mastered his battle with cancer.

October 24, 2014
AC/DC Rock or Bust
AC/DC Rock Or Bust Predicted To Sell 250k-350k First Week

AC/DC 'Rock Or Bust' could sell over 300,000 copies in its first week making it one of the fastest sellers of the year despite a forecast half of the last album first week sales.

October 24, 2014
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin Wants To Work With Stevie Wonder And Smokey Robinson

Aretha Franklin thinks it's "ridiculous" she hasn't collaborated with Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson.

October 24, 2014
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Release Some Kind Of Monster 10th Anniversary Edition

Metallica will be releasing a ten-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray and DVD of their out of print, groundbreaking movie, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster on November 24, 2104.

October 24, 2014
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Culture Club Play London REVIEW

Culture Club revisited the scene of their inaugural London gig in 1982 last night for their first reunion in twelve years. Heaven nightclub was London’s hottest ticket and were ecstatic to be there.

October 24, 2014
James Brown photo by Tim Cashmere
James Brown Rare Albums Released Digitally

James Brown fans have a reason to rejoice. Universal has released seventeen rare Brown albums digitally on all of the major retailers and streaming sites.

October 24, 2014
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Cream Vinyl Box To Be Released

The entire output of the supergroup Cream will be compiled in a new vinyl box set Cream: 1966 - 1972. The set is due in November.

October 24, 2014