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The Kinks
Bowie Never Heard A Kinks Song He Didn’t Like

David Bowie loves the Kinks, saying "I've never heard a Kinks song I didn't like."

September 16, 2014
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Deborah Harry Calls Blondie A ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Band

Debbie Harry says Blondie is a "do-it-yourself" kind of band.

September 16, 2014
Stevie Nicks: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
WATCH Brand New Stevie Nicks Lady VIDEO

The new Stevie Nicks album, 24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault, will be out on October 7.

September 16, 2014
Yusuf Islam, Moonshadow - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Yusuf aka Cat Stevens Returns With Rick Rubin Produced Album

Yusuf, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, has signed with Legacy Recordings and will release his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone, on October 27.

September 16, 2014
Mark Vincent
Mark Vincent To Play Billy in Dirty Dancing

Former Australia’s Got Talent winner Mark Vincent has scored the role of Billy in the upcoming Australian production of ‘Dirty Dancing’.

September 16, 2014
Rob Carlton To Host 2014 Screen Music Awards

Rob Carlton, who played Kerry Packer in the biopic ‘Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo’, has been named as host of the 2014 Screen Music Awards for Sydney in November.

September 16, 2014
Steve Kilbey: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Church Reveal 25th Album Details

The Church will released their 25th studio album ‘Further/Deeper’ in October.

September 15, 2014
Tim Hiddleston To Star In Hank Williams Story I Saw The Light

Elizabeth Olsen has joined Tom Hiddleston in I Saw the Light, the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams.

September 15, 2014
Brian Setzer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Setzer Guitar Placed In Museum

Brian Setzer's guitar is about to get one of the most prestigious honors possible. The instrument is going into the Smithsonian Museum.

September 15, 2014
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Evacuated During Sydney Hospital Bomb Threat

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes was one of many patients evacuated after evacuations in four Sydney hospitals today.

September 15, 2014
Steve Nieve, Deni Blues 2014, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello Drills Into The Heart Of The Song

Elvis Costello keyboard player Steve Nieve is in Australia performing the songs of Elvis Costello in their most stripped down form ever.

September 15, 2014
When The Sun Sets Over Carlton
Melbourne’s Counterculture 70s Rock Scene Compiled On 2 CDs

The formative years of Melbourne’s rock music scene of the 70s are about to be heard on the 2CD compilation ‘(When The Sun Sets Over) Carlton’.

September 15, 2014
John Butler Trio
Broken Wrist Halts John Butler Trio Queensland Tour

John Butler Trio have cancelled their upcoming Queensland dates after bass player Bryon Luiters broke his wrist.

September 15, 2014
Amy Winehouse photo by Haylee Cashmere
Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled In UK

On her 31st birthday, family, friends, neighbours and fans gathered to pay an emotional tribute to Amy Winehouse today and unveil a permanent statue at Camden's Stables Market.

September 15, 2014
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Cancels Shows After Death Of Nicole Kidman’s Dad

Keith Urban has cancelled a number of his upcoming shows to fly to his wife, Nicole Kidman's, side as she deals with the sudden death of her father Dr. Antony Kidman.

September 15, 2014
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Explain The Sonic Highways Project

Every song on the new Foo Fighters album ‘Sonic Highways’ was made in a different studio from all over America.

September 15, 2014
Jeff Lynne, music news,
Jeff Lynne Returns To The Stage For First Time In 28 Years

Jeff Lynne took the stage at the Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park festival on Sunday with the BBC Concert Orchestra for his first full concert in 28 years.

September 15, 2014
U2 The Miracle of Joey Ramone
Tyler The Creator Rants At U2 For Spamming Album

Rapper Tyler The Creator has spewed obscenities at Bono on Twitter after finding the spammed U2 album on his phone.

September 14, 2014
Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix
Andre 3000 On The Pitfalls Of Being Jimi Hendrix

André 3000 has compared playing the guitar left handed like 'walking backwards'.

September 14, 2014
Royal Blood, noise11
Royal Blood, Damon Albarn Nominated For Mercury Music Prize

Damon Albarn and Royal Blood are two of the 12 nominees for the Mercury Music Prize this year.

September 14, 2014
Vince Gill, Noise11, Photo
Vince Gill Named BMI Country Icon Of 2014

Vince Gill has been named the 2014 Country Icon by BMI.

September 14, 2014
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp Schedules 80 Dates For 2015

John Mellencamp will play a lengthy eighty-date tour of North America starting in January.

September 14, 2014
Survivor Jimi Jamison
Survivor Cancel Tour After Singer’s Death

Survivor has announced that they are cancelling their October and November dates in the wake of the passing of lead singer Jimi Jamison.

September 14, 2014
Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour, Noise11, Photo
Michael Jackson Immortal Tour Outsold Michael Jackson Tours

Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson 'Immortal' tour has ended after three years and outselling any previous Michael Jackson tour.

September 14, 2014
Country Star Lynn Anderson Charged With DUI

Country singer Lynn Anderson was arrested on Thursday night in Nashville for DUI after being involved in a traffic accident.

September 14, 2014
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Tom Jones To Neil Young’s Play Bridge School Concert

Neil and Pegi Young's annual Bridge School concert has another top shelf list of acts for 2014 including Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Sir Tom Jones.

September 14, 2014
Dan Sultan, The Whitlams And Sarah Blasko Top Riverboats Music Festival Lineup

The Riverboats Music Festival continues to cements its place as one of Australia’s best boutique events with another outstanding lineup for 2015.

September 14, 2014
Joe Sample
Joe Sample Dead At 75

Jazz legend Joe Sample of The Crusaders has died at age 75.

September 13, 2014
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Vance Joy Dream My Life Away Debuts At 1 On ARIA Albums

Local singer/songwriter Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) takes his debut album “Dream Your Life Away” straight into the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

September 13, 2014
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Racks Up Three Weeks On Top of ARIA Singles

Taylor Swift spends her longest run at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week, as her second No.1 “Shake it off” racks up a third consecutive week at the chart pinnacle.

September 13, 2014