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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
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS Set To Dominate Australian Chart

The INXS mini-series aired its first half last Sunday night to 2 million+ viewers, which has stimulated most of their albums this week, plus their current No.45 single “Never Tear us Apart” could leap into the higher end of the Top 30 this weekend.

February 12, 2014
M-Phazes, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Adds M-Phazes To Australian Tour

Eminem has added M-Phazes to the Australian tour that gets underway in Melbourne next week.

February 11, 2014
Cloud Control - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cloud Control Release Acoustic Album And Tour Dates

Cloud Control have released an acoustic version of their ‘Dream Cave’ album.

February 11, 2014
The Dead Daisies Dizzy Reed Richard Fortus and Jon Stevens photo by Katrina Benzova, Noise11, Photo
The Dead Daisies To Play Pub Gig In Melbourne

The Dead Daisies, the Australian supergroup featuring members of Gun N Roses, The Cult, Thin Lizzy and Noiseworks will play their first ever Melbourne pub gig this Sunday night.

February 10, 2014
Glenny G, SXSW, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Meetup Details For Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

SXSW meet-ups will take place in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this week.

February 10, 2014
Justin Currie of Del Amitri, Noise11, Photo
Del Amitri Play London SETLIST

Del Amitri wrapped up their reunion shows in London.

February 10, 2014
Paul Rodgers becomes a Canadian
Paul Rodgers: The VVN Music Interview

Paul Rodgers has had a career that most would envy. In the 70's, he was the lead singer of Free and Bad Company.

February 10, 2014
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo, music news
Michael Jackson Estate Owes $700m In Backtaxes

The IRS has served notice that the estate of Michael Jackson severely understated worth and income and is demanding $700 million in back taxes and penalties.

February 10, 2014
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Vedder Opens Solo Tour In Perth SETLIST

Eddie Vedder shed Pearl Jam and stayed back in Australia after Big Day Out for his own solo tour.

February 10, 2014
Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Megadeth Cancel Soundwave

Megadeth have pulled out of Soundwave blaming the speeding of false information about Dave Mustaine’s relationship with Jason Newsted as the reason for the withdrawal. However, promoter AJ Maddah has a different view of the situation.

February 10, 2014
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Performs AC/DC In Perth

Bruce Springsteen channelled the hometown sounds of Perth last night when he opened his third Australian show with AC/DC’s ‘Highway To Hell’.

February 9, 2014
Simon Cowell, music news,
X Factor USA Cancelled

Simon Cowell's American X Factor has been terminated.

February 9, 2014
ARIA Albums: MKTO Debuts At Number One

MKTO has topped the ARIA Australian album chart.

February 9, 2014
A Great Big World
ARIA Singles: A Great Big World Lands Number One Song

A Great Big World featuring Christina Aguilera has replaced Pharrell Williams 'Happy' at the top of the ARIA singles chart.

February 8, 2014
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