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Testament and Newsted Team For Soundwave Sidewave Double

Former Metallica bass player Jason Newsted is heading to a St Kilda pub. Newsted will perform with his band Newsted at The Espy St Kilda with Testament also on the bill.

February 8, 2014
The Dead Daisies at The Gov Adelaide
The Dead Daisies Debut New Songs In Adelaide

The Dead Daisies played their first Australian shows in Adelaide on Thursday and shared new music for the first time with the audience.

February 8, 2014
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Rattles Setlist For Second Perth Show

Bruce Springsteen was true to form for his second Perth concert on Friday night. Once again the E Street Band performed a totally unique set peppered with rarities.

February 8, 2014
Adam Lambert - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Queen To Bring Back Adam Lambert As Lead Singer For Final Fling

Queen is gearing up for a whole tour with former American Idol Adam Lambert set to re-join the band as lead singer.

February 8, 2014
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Faces Massive Losses But Will Return

Big Day Out promoter AJ Maddah has confirmed that the Australian music festival will face massive losses from the 2014 event but the show isn’t over yet.

February 8, 2014
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John To Make Joseph And The Amazing Technocolor Dreamcoat Movie

Elton John's Rocket Pictures will produce and release an animated version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's second musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

February 7, 2014
Donovan Leith photo by Ros OGorman
Donovan To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Donovan Leith will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, according to Howard Stern.

February 7, 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Boat That Rocked
Robert Aaron Arrested In Philip Seymour Hoffman Case

Robert Vineberg, aka Robert Aaron, is one of four people arrested on Tuesday in the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death.

February 7, 2014
Neal Schon, Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Image
Steve Perry Talks Journey Reunion, Neal Schon Denies It

Steve Perry recently told The Pulse of Radio that he is working on reuniting with his former band Journey but management for the band say it's not going to happen.

February 7, 2014
Cher, Image, Rod Laver, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Cher Blames Warner Music For Album “Flop”

Cher is blaming Warner Music because he recent album 'Closer To The Truth' flopped even though in reality it did pretty good.

February 7, 2014
Abba from ABBA The Official Photo Book, Noise11, Photo
Abba, Roxette Added To First Sweden Music Hall Of Fame

Abba and Roxette were the two obvious names to enter the very first Sweden Music Hall Of Fame.

February 7, 2014
Yarra City Council Launches Room To Create Fund

Yarra City Council has launched a fund for local artists and arts organisations to help meet the cost of operating within the city.

February 7, 2014
Garland Jeffreys, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Adds Garland Jeffreys, Backsliders And More

Bluesfest has added another 12 acts including Garland Jeffreys and Backsliders and the Juke Joint stage is coming back as well.

February 7, 2014
Jarvis Cocker, Pulp, SXSW
Jarvis Cocker To Speak At SXSW

Jarvis Cocker will deliver an address at the SXSW music conference in Austin, Texas in March.

February 7, 2014
Lisa Marie Presley
Lisa Marie Presley To Tour Australia

Lisa Marie Presley will return to Australia in March for her first down under shows in eight years.

February 7, 2014
Curt Kirkwood of Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets To Play CherryRock014

Meat Puppets will head to Australia in May for the first time in over 20 years to play Melbourne’s CherryRock014.

February 7, 2014
David Crosby Croz, Noise11, Photo
David Crosby Has Best Debut In 43 Years in the USA

David Crosby's 'Croz' album has given the music legend his best debut in 43 years. However, the news is not so bright for Bruce Springsteen.

February 7, 2014
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Raise $3 Million For Fund

U2's new song Invisible raised more than $3 million for (RED) in 36 hours, by being downloaded free by over 3 million people around the world.

February 7, 2014
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young And Crazy Horse Heading To Iceland

Neil Young & Crazy Horse will perform their first ever show in Iceland on July 7, 2014.

February 7, 2014
Annie Lennox 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Watch Eurythmics Perform The Beatles Fool On The Hill

Eurythmics has released a preview of their version of The Beatles classic ‘Fool On The Hill’.

February 7, 2014
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn Leads New Music Releases For W/C February 7 2014

New Releases for week commencing Friday 7th February, 2014 (unless otherwise noted below)

February 7, 2014
MTKO Predicted For No 1 Album

MKTO look like having a number one debut album in Australia over this weekend while Pharrell could be struggling to keep the top of the singles chart with Christina Aguilera giving him competition.

February 7, 2014
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Plays First Aussie Show In Perth SETLIST

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have touched down on Australian soil and played their first Aussie show in Perth, Western Australia on Wednesday night.

February 7, 2014
The Dead Daisies, Marco Mendoza, David Lowy, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Dead Daisies To Record New Music In Sydney

The Dead Daisies will gather in a Sydney studio next week to lay down more new music.

February 7, 2014
Ball Park Music
Ball Park Music Complete Third Album

Ball Park Music, out of Brisbane, will return with their third album ‘Puddinghead’ in April.

February 7, 2014
Klaxons Have A New Single

Klaxons have announced details of a new single, 'There Is No Other Time', ahead of their forthcoming album.

February 5, 2014
The Beatles
Letterman Pays Tribute To The Beatles All Week

The Late Show With David Letterman will feature special tributes to The Beatles this week featuring performances by Sting with Lenny Kravitz, and the Flaming Lips.

February 5, 2014
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Flea Writes Letter To Fans Following Super Bowl

Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player, Flea, pens open letter to fans regarding their Super Bowl miming controversy.

February 5, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams To Perform ‘Happy’ At The Oscars

Following his appearance with Daft Punk at the Grammys, Pharrell Williams is playing at another awards night.

February 5, 2014
Marc Earley of The Growl
The Growl Bass Player Marc Earley Bashed In Sydney

Marc Earley, bass player for The Growl, was based in Sydney early Monday morning now leaving the band’s SXSW trip in jeopardy.

February 4, 2014