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Paul McCartney Says Nirvana Project Was Unplanned

Paul McCartney says he had no idea he was heading to the studio to record with Nirvana when he was part of the Sound City project.

May 12, 2014
Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo
Bob Marley Heads To Court

Bob Marley will be the subject of a UK court case this week more than 30 years after his death.

May 12, 2014
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Disney Frozen At Top Of ARIA Albums Chart

The Disney soundtrack for “Frozen” holds for a second week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, and in doing so becomes the longest run for an animated feature at the top of the Australian charts.

May 10, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Top ARIA Singles Chart

Justice Crew blast into the charts and debut at No.1 with “Que Sera”, becoming the groups’ second No.1 single, plus the track sold enough in its first week that it debuts with a Gold (●) sales certification.

May 10, 2014
Morrissey Vauxhall and I
Morrissey Vauxhall and I Turns 20

Morrissey's 4th solo album 'Vauxhall & I' is about to turn 20.

May 10, 2014
Chrissie Hynde Stockholm
The Pretenders To Play The Butterfly Ball

American rock legend, Chrissie Hynde, and Pretenders guitarist, James Walbourne, are the latest act to be added to the star-studded line-up for this year's Butterfly Ball.

May 10, 2014
The Scorpions, music news, music
Scorpions Drummer Released From Jail

The Scorpions have announced that their drummer, James Kottak, has been released from a jail in Dubai and is on his way back to the U.S.

May 10, 2014
Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry Awarded The Polar Prize

Chuck Berry is to be awarded the music equivalent of a Bobel Prize, the Polar Music Prize in Sweden this August.

May 10, 2014
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon Makes First Appearance Since Arrest

Paul Simon has made his first public appearance since his arrest last week.

May 10, 2014
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Play Glastonbury

Metallica is the final Glastonbury piece in the puzzle.

May 10, 2014
Buddy Guy - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Buddy Guy Named BB King Entertainer Of The Year

Buddy Guy was named the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year at Thursday night's 35th annual Blues Awards held in Memphis.

May 10, 2014
Robert Plant, Australian Tour 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Robert Plant Wants No Part Of A Led Zeppelin Reunion

Led Zeppelin will never reform again, at least with Robert Plant. Plant wants nothing to do with a reunion.

May 10, 2014
The Empty Hearts
Clem Burke, Elliott Easton Form Supergroup The Empty Hearts

Clem Burke of Blondie and Elliott Easton of The Cars have teamed with Wally Palmar of The Romantics and Andy Babiuk of The Chesterfield Kings to form the supergroup The Empty Hearts.

May 9, 2014
Dr Dre, music news,
Dr Dre Becomes Hip-Hops First Billionaire

Dr Dre is set to become the first Hip-Hop billionaire after Apple agreed to buy his Beats Electronic Brand for $3.2 billion.

May 9, 2014
Gossling Covers Vance Joy, Signs US Deal, Releases eBook

Gossling (aka Helen Croome) has been busy this week. The singer songwriter has recorded her own version of Vance Joy’s global hit ‘Riptide’, signed a US deal and released an eBook.

May 9, 2014
Dan Auerbach, The Black Keys: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Black Keys, Tori Amos Lead The Weeks New Releases

Black Keys and Tori Amos lead the weeks new releases.

May 9, 2014
Jessica Mauboy, Noise11, Photo
Jessica Mauboy Greeted By Princess Mary Before Eurovision Performance

Jessica Mauboy was treated to a Royal encounter this week when she was introduced to another Aussie in Denmark. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

May 9, 2014
Led Zeppelin
Whole Lotta Aussies To Rock Led Zeppelin

A whole lotta Aussie rockers including members of Southern Sons and Stonefield will pay tribute to Le Zeppelin in May.

May 9, 2014
Vaudeville Smash
Vaudeville Smash Release Unofficial World Cup Anthem

Vaudeville Smash will release an unofficial anthem for the 2014 Fifa Wold Cup.

May 9, 2014
Glenn Wheatley
Glenn Wheatley To Rejoin The Masters Apprentices For The Go Show 50th Anniversary Show

The Masters Apprentices with one-time bass player Glenn Wheatley will headline the 50th anniversary of The Go Show in Hobart and Melbourne from July.

May 8, 2014
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRadio Australia Releases First Audience Figures

iHeartRadio, the Australian Radio Network’s digital music platform, has had an immediate success with over 300,000 downloads of the App in Australia and over 200,000 registered users.

May 8, 2014
Sub Pop Airport store
Sub Pop Opens Record Store At Seattle Airport

Seattle’s iconic Sub Pop Records has opened a record store at Seattle airport.

May 8, 2014
Josh Pyke, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Gympie Music Muster To Introduce Department Of Youth Day

The Gympie Music Muster has developed a new youth program to be introduced at the event this year.

May 8, 2014
James Reyne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, One Electric Day
James Reyne Brings Touring To A Crawl

James Reyne is about to embark on the next best thing to an Australian Crawl reunion. While a Crawl reunion is impossible due to the death of two members, a show dedicated to the music of Australian Crawl by the lead singer will happen in August.

May 8, 2014
Alanis Morissette, music news,
Alanis Morissette Makes A Musical Political Statement

Alanis Morissette has gone the political route with her new record, Today, writing it for California candidate Marianne Williamson who is trying to take the open spot vacated by Henry Waxman.

May 8, 2014
Boyeur Film One Take Video For Cupid

Melbourne duo Boyeur have released a clever one-take video for their new single ‘Cupid’.

May 7, 2014
Andy Strachan of The Pants Collective
The Living End’s Andy Strachan Reveals Side-Project The Pants Collective

Andy Strachan of The Living End has revealed his new side-project The Pants Collective.

May 7, 2014
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons To Play Gene Simmons In Welcome To Sweden

Gene Simmons will appear in the debut episode of ‘Welcome To Sweden'.

May 7, 2014
Lily Allen - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lily Allen Shapes Up For No 1 MIDWEEK SALES REPORT

Justice Crew could land their second No.1 single this coming weekend, as their new single “Que Sera” has been selling highly since it was released late last week.

May 7, 2014
Skrillex, Noise11, Photo
Skrillex To Headline Eden Sessions

Skrillex is the latest headliner to be confirmed for this summer's Eden Sessions, playing the main stage on June 25.

May 7, 2014