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Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
ARIA ALBUMS: Coldplay Ghost Stories Debuts At No 1

Coldplay debut at No.1 with their sixth studio album “Ghost Stories” becoming the bands fifth chart-topping album on ARIA (their first album ‘Parachutes' spent four weeks at No.2), achieving Gold (●) in sales in its first week of release.

May 24, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
ARIA SINGLES: Justice Crew Spends Third Week At No 1

Justice Crew spend a third week at the top of the ARIA Singles chart with “Que Sera”, which now becomes their longest run in the No.1 spot, beating the two weeks that their previous chart-topper “Boom Boom” achieved back in early August of 2012.

May 24, 2014
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Turns 73, 8 Fun Facts About Dylan

Bob Dylan is 73 years old today and showing no signs of slowing down.

May 24, 2014
Paul McCartney with Newman
Paul McCartney Expected To Make Complete Recovery

Sir Paul McCartney is expected to be well again just days from now.

May 23, 2014
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
McVie, Cave, Odell Awarded Ivor Novello Prizes

Christine McVie, Tom Odell and Australia's Nick Cave are some of the recipients if the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards.

May 23, 2014
Michael Jackson Xscape
Black Keys Outsells Michael Jackson In USA

Black Keys 'Turn Blue' has outsold Michael Jackson 'Xscape' in the US for first week sales.

May 23, 2014
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam To Play Small US Tour

Pearl Jam has scheduled a short tour for October which includes the two weekends of the Austin City Limits Festival.

May 23, 2014
ZZ Top, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ZZ Top Celebrates 45 Years Together With New Best Of

"That little 'ole band from Texas", ZZ Top, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2014 with the release of the new career compilation The Very Baddest of ZZ Top.

May 23, 2014
Then and Now Australia Salutes The Beatles
Australia Salutes The Beatles With 50 Anniversary CD of Visit

The Beatles one and only Australian tour was in June 1964. The band touched down in Sydney on June 11, 1964 and played 20 shows on the tour.

May 23, 2014
Marianne Faithfull photo by Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo
Marianne Faithfull To Release Give My Love To London

Marianne Faithfull's new album Give My Love to London will be released in September 2014. The album is produced by Rob Ellis & Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood.

May 23, 2014
Royal Blood meets Jimmy Page
Royal Blood Meet Musical Royal Blood Jimmy Page

Royal Blood had musical royal blood present at their New York show when Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page came along to watch the UK duo.

May 23, 2014
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Adds More Australian Dates

Lady Gaga has added second Melbourne and Sydney shows for her upcoming Australian tour.

May 23, 2014
Crosby Stills Nash and Young 1974 Live
Crosby Still Nash & Young 1974 Live Box Tracklisting Revealed

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young long talked about 4 disc 1974 live box set is finally scheduled for release in July.

May 23, 2014
Neil Young A Letter Home
Neil Young, R.E.M. Lead New Releases For May 23 2014

Neil Young and R.E.M. lead the new releases for week commencing May 23, 2014.

May 22, 2014
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young – Four Songs You Didn’t Know Existed

Neil Young performed a number of songs around 1982 that never made their way to any of his albums.

May 22, 2014
Jason Mraz - photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Mraz Preps Fifth Album Yes!

Jason Mraz will release his fifth album titled ‘Yes!’ in July.

May 22, 2014
Scott Weiland - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Scott Weiland Ready For Next Record

Scott Weiland is ready to head back into the studio to make his first solo album of original songs since 2008’s ‘Happy In Galoshes’.

May 22, 2014
Adam Zwig photo by Travis Shinn
Adam Zwig Gathers Grammy Winning Producers For New EP

Americana singer-songwriter Adam Zwar has revisited the studio with Grammy Awards winning producers David Bianco and Stuart Sikes for his next release ‘Stones, Bones and Skin’.

May 22, 2014
Eagles at Rod Laver Arena. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Eagles To Tour Australia In 2015 With Bernie Leadon

Eagles will bring their ‘History of the Eagles’ tour to Australia and New Zealand in February 2015 with original member Bernie Leadon back in the band.

May 22, 2014
Baby Animals This Is Not The End
Baby Animals Release Deluxe Edition Of This Is Not The End

Baby Animals will release a deluxe edition of their third studio album ‘This Is Not The End’ in June.

May 21, 2014
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midweek Sales – Coldplay Looks Set For No 1 Debut

Coldplay should have the number one album in Australia this week and Justice Crew are looking like returning for a third week at the top of the singles chart.

May 21, 2014
Davey Lane photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Davey Lane Signs With ABC Music Publishing

Davey Lane has signed a publishing deal with ABC Music Publishing.

May 21, 2014
Bon Jovi 30th anniversary edition New Jersey
Bon Jovi To Release Original New Jersey Demos For Expanded Edition

Bon Jovi ‘New Jersey’ is about to get a make-over as part of the 30th anniversary of the release of the band’s first album and 13 songs left of the original album will be packaged into the new release.

May 21, 2014
Childish Gambino
Childish Gambino Sydney Sideshow Upgraded

Childish Gambino’s Sydney sideshow has been upgraded to a larger venue.

May 21, 2014
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Releases Spoken Word Version Of New Song Istanbul

Morrissey has released a second spoken word lyric video for his new single ‘Istanbul’. The track his from his upcoming album ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’.

May 21, 2014
Janelle Monae and Kimbra
Janelle Monáe Officially Cancels Australian Tour FULL STATEMENT

Janelle Monáe's first Australian and New Zealand tour has been officially cancelled after the US soul singer postponed her Sydney and Melbourne show due to illness.

May 20, 2014
Marvin Gaye Lets Get It On
Extra Lets Get It On The Life And Music Of Marvin Gaye Show Added

Room 8 has added one extra ‘Let’s Get It On - The Life and Music Of Marvin Gaye’ show for this Sunday.

May 20, 2014
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Announces Album Title And Release Month

Kimbra will release her second album ‘The Golden Echo’ in August.

May 20, 2014
Ash Grunwald
Xavier Rudd And Ash Grunwald Tackle Joint US Tour

Xavier Rudd and Ash Grunwald are about to embark on a joint tour of the USA.

May 20, 2014
Pink Floyd The Division Bell box set
Pink Floyd To Release The Division Bell 20th Anniversary Box

Pink Floyd have released details of the 20th anniversary of their final album ‘The Division Bell’.

May 20, 2014