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Jesus Christ Superstar, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
REVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar, Melbourne, 14 June 2013

It has been 20 years since the last major production of Jesus Chris Superstar played for Australia. This current tour is the big budget, 21st Century London production featuring the UK’s main stars Tim Minchin, Ben Forster and Mel C.

June 16, 2013
Vicki Wickham
Vicki Wickham Awarded OBE

Music industry legend Vicki Wickham has been awarded the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in the UK.

June 16, 2013
Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Chart: Bernard Fanning Departures Debuts At No 1

The second solo album for former Powderfinger front-man Bernard Fanning becomes his second solo No.1 album, as “Departures” sails into the top spot on the ARIA Albums chart this week.

June 15, 2013
Harrison Craig, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Chart Report: Robin Thicke 1 Harrison Craig At 2 And 3

Robin Thicke with T.I and Pharrell spend a sixth week at No.1 in Australia, becoming the longest running No.1 single for 2013 (so far).

June 15, 2013
The Honky Chateau
Honky Chateau For Sale

An 18th Century castle in France where David Bowie, Elton John and the Bee Gees recorded some of their classic albums is up for sale.

June 15, 2013
Kim Deal, Pixies, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Kim Deal Quits The Pixies

The Pixies announced on Friday that bassist and occasional vocalist Kim Deal has left the band.

June 15, 2013
Joni Mitchell, Noise11, Photo
Joni Mitchell Calls Bob Dylan’s Voice “His Character”

Music legend Joni Mitchell suggests that a lot of Bob Dylan’s longevity has to do with his invention of “his character”.

June 15, 2013
Andrew O'Keefe
Andrew O’Keefe Forced To Leave Jesus Christ Superstar

Andrew O’Keefe, who has been playing King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, has been forced to leave the production because of a ruptured disc.

June 14, 2013
Howard Sattler with Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Howard Sattler Sacked From 6PR After Offensive PM Question

6PR shock jock Howard Sattler has been sacked from his radio station 6PR after asking the Australian Prime Minister in a live to air interview with her partner was “gay”.

June 14, 2013
Iva Davies house
Iva Davies Is Selling The House Great Southern Land Was Made In

Iva Davies is selling his Sydney home where he recorded ‘Great Southern Land', but with a couple of fireplaces this is no Icehouse.

June 14, 2013
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke To Release Blurred Lines Album

Robin Thicke will release his sixth album ‘Blurred Lines’ in Australia on July 12.

June 14, 2013
Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus, Mary Boukouvalas, Photo
Superjesus Resurrect After 10 Years

The Superjesus were one of the bands that encapsulated the post grunge sound of the 90’s and were Australia’s own to boot.

June 14, 2013
Janes Addiction Live In NYC cover
VIDEO: Jane’s Addiction Live In NYC Trailer

Jane’s Addiction have dropped a hint of what to expect with a trailer for their live DVD ‘Live In NYC’ due late July.

June 14, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Rocks The Colbert Report

"Last time we talked I wasn't that familiar with your work", joked host Stephen Colbert as he began his interview with Sir Paul McCartney.

June 14, 2013
Dylan By Ken Regan
Bob Dylan To Head Back On The Road

Bob Dylan and his band have announced a tour of Europe in the fall.

June 14, 2013
Ted Dwane, Mumford and Sons, Laneway, Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Mumford & Sons Update On Ted Dwane Operation

Mumford & Sons report that their bass player Ted Dwane is recovering well following his brain surgery this week and has now been discharged from hospital.

June 14, 2013
Judith Durham, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Judith Durham “Going Well and Resting Comfortably” Says Keith Potger

Seekers co-founder Keith Potger has confirmed singer Judith Durham is doing well but still recovering in a Melbourne hospital following her brain haemorrhage in May.

June 13, 2013
Cold Chisel - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cold Chisel Return To The Studio

Cold Chisel are back at work working on something new in the studio.

June 13, 2013
Splashh, Noise11, Photo
Splashh To Play With Rolling Stones In London

Splashh, featuring an Australian, two New Zealanders and a Brit, will share the bill with The Rolling Stones at London’s Hyde Park Summer Time show on July 6.

June 13, 2013
Paris Jackson
Paris Jackson Doesn’t Want To Be Involved In Michael’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Paris Jackson reportedly wants to be completely removed from her family's on-going lawsuit against AEG Live.

June 13, 2013
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fleetwood Mac Add More Melbourne and Sydney Shows

Fleetwood Mac have added more dates to their Australian tour. They will now performance two shows for Sydney and Melbourne.

June 13, 2013
Gary Clarke Jnr: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gary Clark Jr Special Guest At Rolling Stones In Boston Tonight

Singer, songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Gary Clark Jr. will appear as a special guest sitting in with The Rolling Stones during their show at the TD Garden in Boston, MA, tonight.

June 13, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Is A Fan Of Twitter Freaks

Steven Tyler loves to see "freaks" on Twitter.

June 13, 2013
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Offers L.A. Fans Refunds For Shortened Show

Fans of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers missed out on about one quarter of the band's show on Saturday night at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles when fire marshals deemed the venue was too full.

June 13, 2013
The Beatles, Noise11, Photo
The Beatles And Fleetwood Mac Sign New Deals

The Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. have signed a new agreement with Bravado, the worldwide merchandising branch of Universal Music Group, to handle the licensing of official Fab Four products in North America.

June 13, 2013
Paul Williams, SXSW, 2012, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Williams Pleads For Fair Pay For Songwriters

The new world of on-line streaming is being recognized by the music industry as a new source of income but the artists that support those companies are lagging behind in compensation.

June 13, 2013
Randy Travis
Randy Travis Releases Tribute To George Jones

Country's Randy Travis has recorded and released a new song, with the help of Joe Nichols, in a salute to the recently passed great George Jones.

June 13, 2013
Babi Floyd, Noise11, Photo
Babi Floyd Loses Battle With Cancer

Respected American session singer Babi Floyd has passed away after a battle with cancer.

June 13, 2013
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Cancels European Shows Due To Back Pain

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel shows in Vienna, Austria and Stuttgart, Germany due to reported severe back pain.

June 13, 2013
Harrison Craig, Noise11, Photo
It’s Harrison Craig Vs Harrison Craig For Top Of Next ARIA Chart

It could be a one-two hit at the top of the charts this week for Voice top-four finalist Harrison Craig as his original song “More Than a Dream” and his rendition of the classic “Unchained Melody” currently occupy the top spots on several download providers.

June 12, 2013