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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
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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
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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
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End And John Butler Trio To Headline Queenscliff Music Festival

The Living End and John Butler Trio will perform at the Queenscliff Music Festival outside Melbourne in November.

June 24, 2013
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Glen Campbell’s Alzheimer’s Is Progressing

It has now been two years since Glen Campbell first revealed to the world that he was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Since that time, he has released a new album (Ghost on the Canvas) and gone on a final tour with yet another album coming soon, but the disease is starting to take its toll.

June 24, 2013
Philip Bailey, Earth Wind & Fire - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Earth Wind And Fire Release New Single

It has been eight years since Earth Wind and Fire released their last studio album, Illumination.

June 24, 2013
Mark Evans, Beasts Of Bourbon, Reclink Community Cup, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Mark Evans Joins Beasts Of Bourbon For AC/DC At Community Cup

Former AC/DC player joined Tex Perkins’ Beast of Bourbon to belt out the old AC/DC song ‘Ride On’ at the Reclink Community Cup in Melbourne on Sunday.

June 24, 2013
Ian Astbury, The Cult - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Cult To Tour Electric In Australia

The Cult will return to Australia in September and October to perform their 1987 classic ‘Electric’.

June 24, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
Troy Cassar-Daley And Adam Harvey Are Bigger Than Yeezus

Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey outsold Kanye West this week on the ARIA chart with a collection of country covers.

June 24, 2013
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke Outsells Harrison Craig Almost 4 to 1

The big winner of The Voice was without a doubt Robin Thicke. Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ outsold Voice victor Harrison Craig’s ‘Unconditional’ by almost 4 to 1 in the past week but also sold more than the Ricky Martin and Delta Goodrem sales added together.

June 24, 2013
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ray Davies And The Clash To Receive Silver Clef Awards

Nordoff Robbins has announced three more award winners for this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards.

June 23, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Live At Hollywood High To Screen In Theatres

Morrissey 25: Live at Hollywood High, the concert film that chronicles the singers March 2, 2013 show at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, will get a theater date across the U.S. before coming to DVD.

June 23, 2013
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Anthony Kiedis In Brawl With Rolling Stones Security

Red Hot Chili Peppers' front man Anthony Kiedis got into a brawl with security protecting the Rolling Stones.

June 23, 2013
The Tornados
Roger LaVern Of The Tornados Dies At 74

Roger LaVern, the keyboard player for the Tornadoes of Telstar fame, died on Saturday, June 15 (some reports are saying Monday, June 17) from cancer. He was 74.

June 23, 2013
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Aaron Neville Performs Under The Boardwalk With The Rolling Stones

Aaron Neville joined The Rolling Stones for their second last American 50 and Counting show in Philadelphia on Friday night.

June 23, 2013
Troy Cassar-Daly at Noise11
ARIA Update: Troy Cassar-Daley & Adam Harvey Debuts Above Kanye West and Empire Of The Sun

It was either going to be Kanye West or Empire of the Sun to take out the No.1 spot in Australia this week, but they land at No.2 and No.3 respectively, as local country artists Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey have teamed up and their collection “The Great Country Songbook” takes the new No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart this week.

June 22, 2013
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
ARIA Update: Robin Thicke Hangs On To Number One For 7th Week

With Robin Thicke in the country last week doing press and performing his song “Blurred Lines” on The Voice grand finale Monday night (20-June), it has kept his song at the top of the ARIA Singles chart for a seventh week.

June 22, 2013
Ray Manzarek, The Doors, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Krieger And Densmore Plan Manzarek Tribute

The passing of The Doors keyboard player Ray Manzarek has gotten founding Doors members John Densmore and Robbie Krieger talking again.

June 22, 2013
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Plays Red Sun In London

Neil Young is continuing to plant some rare live gems on his current European tour. The rarely played ‘Red Sun’ debuted in London on this tour.

June 22, 2013
Wendy Saddington
R.I.P. Wendy Saddington

Australian jazz and blues singer Wendy Saddington has passed away.

June 22, 2013
Missy Higgins photo by Ros OGorman
Missy Higgins Urges Australians To Register To Vote

With an election looming singer songwriter Missy Higgins is urging the 600,000 Australians not registered to vote to do something about it.

June 21, 2013