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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Acquitted In New Zealand Court

Phil Rudd, drummer for AC/DC, has been acquitted in a New Zealand court of lying about a drug conviction.

March 7, 2014
Guy Garvey, Elbow, 2011-07-27, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Elbow, Jason Singh Tops New Releases For W/C March 7, 2014

Elbow top the album releases this week while former Taxiride frontman Jason Singh tops the single releases.

March 7, 2014
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
Deni Blues & Roots Festival Playing Times Revealed

The second annual Deni Blues & Roots Festival will he held in Deniliquin, NSW over Easter with an all-star line-up featuring John Mayer, Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Dr John, Russell Morris and Elvis Costello.

March 7, 2014
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nine Inch Nails And Queens Of The Stone Age Play First Australian Show SETLIST

Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age kicked off their Australian tour in Sydney this week with both bands giving a musical snapshot of their entire recorded careers.

March 7, 2014
Hotei Makes The Rolling Stones Respectable In Tokyo

The Rolling Stones welcomed Japan’s guitar great Tomoyasu Hotei as their special guest to perform ‘Respectable’ at their final show in Tokyo tonight.

March 6, 2014
Spandau Ballet
Spandau Ballet Added To SXSW Lou Reed Tribute

Spandau Ballet will perform at the Lou Reed tribute show at SXSW in Austin, Texas next week.

March 6, 2014
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pink Re-Signs With RCA

Pink has signed a new recording contract with RCA Records that will see her with the labels for many more albums to come.

March 6, 2014
140304Simon Burke and Todd McKenney star in La Cage Aux Folles photo by Ros OGorman
The Production Company Launches 2014 Season

The Production Company Chairman Jeanne Pratt, Artistic Director Ken Mackenzie-Forbes and Executive Director Rachel Taylor have launched the 2014 season in a lavish function in Melbourne’s historic Raheen mansion.

March 6, 2014
Welcome To The Jungle – Navigating the Music Business In Australia by Andrew Watt
Want to learn how to navigate the music business in Australia?

Entertainment and media lawyer, journalist, and the founder of InPress, Andrew Watt has released his guide to the Australian music industry titled ‘Welcome To The Jungle – Navigating the Music Business In Australia’.

March 6, 2014
James Williamson
James Williamson Re-Records Rare Stooges

Iggy & The Stooges guitarist James Williams has re-recorded some rare 70s Stooges song for the new album ‘Re-Licked’.

March 6, 2014
Birds of Satan
Taylor Hawkins And Friends Become Birds Of Satan

Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and friends have a new project they call The Birds of Satan.

March 5, 2014
Big Scary, music news,
Big Scary Win Australian Music Prize

Big Scary have been named victorious for the 9th Australian Music Prize for their ‘Not Art’ album.

March 5, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Set For No 1 Album And Single MIDWEEK SALES

With Pharrell Williams in the country this week for the Future Music Festival, plus his appearance at The Oscars over the weekend, and not mention his new album GIRL being released at the start of the week, it looks likely that he will holding for a ninth week at No.1 in Australia with his song “Happy”.

March 5, 2014
Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers And Shane O’Mara Team For Tour

Tim Rogers and Shane O’Mara will team up across March and April for the Rogers Sings Rogerstein tour.

March 5, 2014
Lizotte’s Goes Up For Sale

Lizotte’s, one of Australia most loved and most frequented music establishments, is up for sale.

March 5, 2014
Frente Reform For 21st Anniversary Dates

Frente will reform to mark the 21st anniversary of their first album ‘Marvin The Album’.

March 5, 2014
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Calls For Oasis Album Boycott

Liam Gallagher has called for a boycott of the upcoming Oasis ‘Definitely Maybe’ reissue, urging fans not to buy the special edition remastered album.

March 5, 2014
Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Tame Impala Set European Summer Dates

Tame Impala have announced further UK shows this summer, following on from recent news of their T In The Park, Benicassim and Latitude sets and London Arctic Monkeys support slots.

March 5, 2014
The Rolling Stones, Noise11, Photo
Rolling Stones Play Silver Train For First Time In 40 Years SETLIST

The Rolling Stones threw a curve-ball to fans in Tokyo on Tuesday night playing the Goats Head Soap classic ‘Silver Train’ live for the first time in 40 years.

March 4, 2014
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting To Play Rainforest Benefit

Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, have set April 17 as the date for the 25th Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert.

March 4, 2014
Bob Casale, Devo, SXSW 2009, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Devo Ask For Donations For Bob Casale

Michael Pilmer, the webmaster for the official Devo website,, has started a campaign on to help the family of the late Bob Casale financially.

March 4, 2014
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana Still Working With Original Band

When Carlos Santana announced the upcoming release of Corazon, an album with numerous Latin stars guesting on vocals, it was assumed that his project reuniting the original Santana band had somehow fallen through the cracks.

March 4, 2014
Gotye, Wally De Backer, arriving at the APRA Awards, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
APRA Awards To Head To Brisbane

Brisbane, home of Australia’s biggest music conference BigSound, will host the APRA Awards in June.

March 4, 2014
Darlene Love (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Darlene Love Given Standing Ovation At The Oscars VIDEO

The little move that could about the the background singers that sometimes do, 20 Feet From Stardom, took home the Academy Award last night for best documentary, but it was Darlene Love who brought the house down.

March 4, 2014
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple Made In Japan Given A Make-Over

Deep Purple's iconic 1973 live album 'Live In Japan' has been given a complete make-over.

March 4, 2014
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Frozen’s Let It Go Is Oscar Song Of The Year

‘Let It Go’, from the movie Frozen, has won Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

March 3, 2014
Thirty Seconds To Mars, Jared Leto, Video, Music Interview, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jared Leto Is An Oscar Winner VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars singer Jared Leto has won an Academy Award for his role as transsexual Rayon in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.

March 3, 2014
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Boy George Heads To Brisbane For Big Gay Day

Boy George will be in Australia this weekend to headline Big Gay Day in Brisbane.

March 3, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Reveal Ghost Stories Album

Coldplay have revealed they will release a new album to be titled ‘Ghost Stories’ in May.

March 3, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Scores His Highest UK Debut Ever

Beck has managed to score his career best on the U.K. Albums chart with a number 4 debut of Morning Phase.

March 3, 2014