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Little Jimmy Dickens
Opry Legend Little Jimmy Dickens Has Radiation Treatment On His Vocal Cords

Little Jimmy Dickens, who has been a regular at the Grand Ole Opry for 66 years, will be missing a few weeks of performances while he undergoes radiation therapy on his vocal cords.

June 26, 2013
Elton John The Diving Board
Elton John Isn’t Chasing One Direction With Next Record

When Elton John releases his next album One Direction have nothing to worry about. “I’m not going to be chasing One Direction up the charts. I’m just making music I feel good about,” says Sir Elton.

June 26, 2013
Queen Mercury Tribute
Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert To Be Rereleased On 3 DVD Set And Blu-Ray

On April 20, 1992, surviving Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon performed at Wembley Stadium in London with a long list of guest performers, saluting the late Freddie Mercury.

June 26, 2013
Devo Something Else For Everyone
Devo Release 30 Year Old Live Show And Album Of Rarities

Devo will release an album of rarities from between 2006 and 2009 when they were recording the music that would become Something For Everybody.

June 26, 2013
Splashh, Noise11, Photo
Collarts Students Feature In New Online TV Show

Students from the College of the Arts (Collarts) in Melbourne have been working in collaboration to produce an online TV show.

June 26, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
Troy Cassar-Daley Sends Kanye West His Best

Troy Cassar-Daley isn't upset about the ARIA recount yesterday that robbed him and Adam Harvey of a number one album. As far as Troy is concerned, it is time for “another beer”.

June 25, 2013
Stephen Lynch, photographed by New York celebrity photographer Dale May.
Stephen Lynch To Return To Australia In August

Comedian and musician Stephen Lynch will return for Australia in August for a comedy tour.

June 25, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Museum Exhibit Goes On The Road

It is getting to be a normal occurrence to have concerts and documentaries on music artists play in movie theaters for one night events, but we've never had a museum exhibit.

June 25, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
New Elton John Album Set For September Release

Elton John will release his first solo studio album in seven years, The Diving Board, on September 24 via Capitol Records. While Elton released The Union in 2010 with Leon Russell, his last solo effort was 2006's The Captain and the Kid.

June 25, 2013
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd Say Pandora Campaign Is Deceptive

Pandora, the music streaming service, may be shooting itself in the foot with their major campaign to reduce rates paid to artists for playing their music.

June 25, 2013
Blondie Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Set To Release 10th Album

Following the amazing success of their current UK sell-out tour, Blondie have announced their tenth studio album ' Ghosts Of Download' is to be release in Autumn 2013.

June 25, 2013
Isle Of Man Festival
Isle Of Man 2013 Festival Cancelled

Due to an overall decline in ticket sales within a heavily saturated festival market, The Isle Of Man festival, despite a stellar line up that included; Primal Scream, Paloma Faith, Wretch 32 and Johnny Marr have sadly announced this afternoon that the festival scheduled to be held at Nobles Park, Isle Of Man on 6th July has been cancelled.

June 25, 2013
Jessie J
Jessie J To Have Ankle Surgery At Christmas

Jessie J will undergo ankle surgery at the end of the year.

June 25, 2013
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motörhead Cancels Dates Due To Lemmy Suffering Blood Clot

Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister is not having a good year. He recently had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator installed in his chest to give his heart a mini shock when it detects a irregular heartbeat.

June 25, 2013
Brian Ray Bayonets
McCartney Guitarist’s Bayonets Release Collaboration With Steven Tyler

Paul McCartney's guitarist, Brian Ray, releases a new single with his side project, The Bayonets next Thursday (4th July).

June 25, 2013
Arctic Monkeys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Arctic Monkeys Christen Album AM

Arctic Monkeys have christened their 5th album ‘AM’.

June 25, 2013
Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff To Tour US In September

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jimmy Cliff will be on the road this September with his Many Rivers Crossed Tour.

June 25, 2013
Lulu To Play First Headline Show In London In A Decade

Singer Lulu will play her first headline show in London in almost ten years on October 4 when she appears at Under the Bridge.

June 25, 2013
Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Bruce Springsteen, Barry Gibb, Tedeschi Trucks, Coldplay Nominated For Helpmann Awards

The 2013 Helpmann Award nominees have been announced With Bruce Springsteen, Barry Gibb, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Coldplay receiving nominations for Best International Contemporary Concert.

June 25, 2013
Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo
Jack Johnson And Pegi Young Join Farm Aid 2013 Line-up

Willie Nelson has announced the line-up for Farm Aid 2013 with Jackson Johnson and Pegi Young & The Survivors joining the founders including Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young with Dave Matthews.

June 25, 2013
Drake drinks from his Grammy Award
Drake Drinks From His Grammy

Rapper Drake received his Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for ‘Take Care’ in the mail this week and to celebrate drank out of it.

June 25, 2013
Slayer’s Dave Lombardo Guests On Sepultura Record

Dave Lombardo, the recently departed drummer for Slayer, will appear on the upcoming album for Sepultura.

June 24, 2013
Scott Darlow
Scott Darlow Covers Sold Rock With Shane Howard

Singer songwriter Scott Darlow has recorded a cover of Goanna’s ‘Solid Rock’ as a duet with Goanna’s Shane Howard.

June 24, 2013
Bobby Blue Bland
Blues And Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Bobby “Blue” Bland Dies At 83

Blues and R&B great Bobby "Blue" Bland has died at the age of 83.

June 24, 2013
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Parkinson Disease Association Slam Kanye West Track

Kanye West has been branded 'ignorant' for including lyrics about Parkinson's disease on his new album.

June 24, 2013
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Recount Places Kanye West At Number One

A discrepancy in the ARIA Chart sales figures over the weekend has incorrectly placed Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey’s ‘The Great Country Songbook’ at number one.

June 24, 2013
Professor Green
Professor Green Releases New Collaboration With Miles Kane

Professor Green builds on a career which has spawned two Top 3 albums and eight consecutive Top 40 singles ' including the massive hits, 'Read All About It' (#1), 'I Need You Tonight' (#3) and 'Just Be Good To Green' (#5) with the release of the brand new single 'Are You Getting Enough?' on July 22nd through Virgin EMI Records.

June 24, 2013
Rod Stewart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart Says His Children “Keep Him Alive”

Rod Stewart's children are his "fountain of youth".

June 24, 2013
Jake Bugg
Jake Bugg Releases Seventh Single From Debut Album

Jake Bugg returns with new single Broken, the latest track to be lifted off his platinum-selling debut long player 'Jake Bugg'.

June 24, 2013
The Zombies, music news,
The Zombies Open Their US Tour In Maryland

The Zombies opened their U.S. tour on Saturday at the Central Park SummerStage with an abbreviated set but played their full show the next night at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center in Rockville, MD.

June 24, 2013