News -
The Cat Empire
The Cat Empire To Play 1000th Show

The Cat Empire will celebrate their 1000th show with a free concert in hometown Melbourne on March 21.

February 20, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Channels INXS and The Easybeats For Sydney

Bruce Springsteen’s first Sydney concert on Wednesday night was a Australian Oz Rock classic feast with covers from The Easybeats, INXS as well as his previously recorded Saints cover and a Johnny O’Keefe classic.

February 20, 2014
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams To Tour Australia In September

Robbie Williams will return to Australia for dates in September but once again Adelaide has been left out of the tour.

February 20, 2014
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Australian Dates, Adelaide Not Included

Lady Gaga will visit Australia in August but Adelaide has not been included on the tour.

February 20, 2014
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midweek Sales: INXS Continue To Dominate Albums And Singles

INXS look like having the number one album again this week with thanks to the Never Tear Us Apart TV documentary.

February 19, 2014
Ella Hooper: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ella Hooper To Roadtest In Tongues

Ella Hooper will take the songs from her first solo album ‘In Tongues’ on the road.

February 19, 2014
Newsted Cancels Soundwave

Newsted is the latest act to pull-out of Soundwave.

February 19, 2014
The Smith Street Band
Push Over Replaces Festival With Free Moomba Show

A Push Over Pop Up Stage during Melbourne’s Moomba has been announced to replace the cancelled Push Over Festival.

February 19, 2014
Bob Casale, Devo, SXSW 2009, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Devo Guitarist Bob Casale Dead At 61

Devo founder and guitarist Bob Casale has died at the age of 61 of a heart attack.

February 19, 2014
Kylie Kiss Me Once
Kylie Minogue Faces First Flop

Kylie Minogue is facing the first major flop of her career after her single ‘Into The Blue’ stiffed on the Australian charts.

February 18, 2014
Shannon Noll - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Shannon Noll Cancels Invincible Tour

Shannon Noll has been forced to cancel his ‘Invincible’ tour because of an ear infection.

February 18, 2014
Lime Cordiale, BIGSOUND 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gossling and Lime Cordiale To Play Aussie BBQ LA

The Aussie BBQ in Los Angeles has been locked in for March 9, 2014 with Gossling and Lime Cordiale confirmed to perform.

February 18, 2014
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Australian Dates Announced

Kanye West will return to Australia in May for Live Nation.

February 18, 2014
Ross Wilson, Daddy Cool
Mondo Rock To Reunite For Chemistry Live

Mondo Rock will get back together to perform their classic ‘Chemistry’ album live in June.

February 18, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Threaten To Not Play At Hall Of Fame

Paul Stanley of Kiss is threatening to boycott the Kiss Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in April.

February 18, 2014
Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC To Start Work On New Material

AC/DC was officially forty years old on the last day of 2013, so the band figures it is appropriate to celebrate their anniversary with a new album and a tour.

February 18, 2014
David Cassidy, music news,
David Cassidy Takes Time Off To Get Sober

David Cassidy is withdrawing from public life to clean up his act.

February 18, 2014
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Culture Club Working On New Material

Culture Club have new music on the way.

February 18, 2014
David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
David Crosby Has Heart Surgery, Shows Postponed

David Crosby has been forced to postpone some of his solo dates to promote his new album Croz after doctors recommended he go through a cardiac procedures.

February 18, 2014
Colin Hay photo by Ros O'Gorman
Colin Hay Is Up To Funny Business

Colin Hay will perform a comedy show for the Melbourne Comedy Festival in April.

February 18, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Performs Born To Run Album In Melbourne

Bruce Springsteen treated fans in Melbourne to a complete live performance of his 1975 classic ‘Born To Run’ album on Sunday night.

February 18, 2014
The Espy
The Espy For Sale

Melbourne’s iconic music venue The Espy has a price on its head. The Esplanade Hotel, aka The Espy is for sale.

February 18, 2014
Dead In A Second
Dead In A Second And Jericco Prepare For Swarm Fest

Sydney’s Dead In A Second and Melbourne’s Jericco have teamed for dates under the banner Swarm Fest.

February 18, 2014
Dead Daisies, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Dead Daisies Crack ARIA Album Chart

Australian supergroup The Dead Daisies’ debut album has been an immediate success on the ARIA chart with the self-titled album entering the Australian Artist chart at number 13.

February 18, 2014
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS In Reality Is Number One ARIA ALBUMS

INXS climb to the No.1 spot with their compilation “The Very Best”, which hits the chart pinnacle in its 77th week within the Top 100, the longest climb to the top on the ARIA Albums chart, ever!

February 16, 2014
Pharrell Williams
ARIA Singles: Pharrell Williams Happy Returns To Number One

Pharrell Williams is back at number one on the ARIA Singles chart.

February 16, 2014
Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder Joins Bruce Springsteen For AC/DC In Melbourne

Eddie Vedder singing AC/DC with Bruce Springsteen and Tom Morello is about as good as it can get on an Australian stage.

February 16, 2014
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon And Sting First Show First Setlist

Paul Simon and Sting opened their "On Stage Together" tour on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX with a show that proved they were serious when they said they would be collaborating on their music.

February 14, 2014
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Goes Prince Harry And William Over Hunting

Morrissey has written an open letter slamming Prince William on a hunting trip the day prior to his launching a campaign to save endangered animals.

February 14, 2014
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
New Releases For W/C February 14, 2014

New Releases for week commencing Friday 14th February, 2014 (unless otherwise noted below).

February 14, 2014