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The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Flaming Lips To Perform At Oklahoma Tornado Benefit

Oklahoma City favorite sons THE FLAMING LIPS will join an all-star line-up of musicians with a special connection to the state of Oklahoma for the Rock For Oklahoma Benefit concert, which will raise money for victims of both F5 tornadoes that struck Moore, Oklahoma City, and surrounding areas this spring.

June 19, 2013
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Steven Tyler And Tony Hatch Among Inductees To Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame

Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner, J.D. Souther, Tony Hatch and Holly Knight were inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame on Thursday night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. Special awards also went to Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Berry Gordy, Benny Blanco and Sam Cooke's classic song A Change is Gonna Come.

June 19, 2013
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Jimmy Buffett Plays Free Beach Concert For 50,000

Jimmy Buffett challenged, but came up well short of an all-time record on Saturday when a free concert on Atlantic City's LandShark Beach drew 50,000 people.  The event is second only to a 1983 free concert by the Beach Boys the brought in 250,000 people.

June 19, 2013
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Fans Won’t Be Disappointed With New Eminem Album Reveals DJ Alchemist

Eminem will explore "new territories" in his new album.

June 19, 2013
Sigur Ros
Sigur Ros To Perform A Live 360 Degree Interactive Webcast Today

To celebrate the release of their new album Kveikur, Sigur Rós will play a selection of songs from the record live during a special 360-degree interactive webcast from Dresden, Germany.

June 19, 2013
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne
Sharon And Ozzy Osbourne Back Under One Roof

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have reportedly moved back in together.

June 19, 2013
Brian May
Brian May Is A Psy Fan

Brian May is sure Psy isn't just a "flash in the pan".

June 19, 2013
Jimmy Little and Buzz Bidstrup photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jimmy Little Honoured Through New Indigenous Managers Fund

The Jimmy Little Managers Fund is being lanched in Darwin on Friday, which aims to to invest in and empower Indigenous operators in the music industry.

June 18, 2013
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Thicke, Martin, Goodrem Outsell Craig

Exactly who did win The Voice? Judging by the Australian iTunes chart today, the winners were the guests and judges.

June 18, 2013
Gotye, Wally De Backer, arriving at the APRA Awards, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Sia, Tame Impala, Gotye Win 2013 APRA Awards

Sia, Tame Impala and Gotye were winners when the 2013 APRA Awards were handed out in Melbourne last night.

June 18, 2013
Paul Thorn - Pimps & Preachers
Paul Thorn Brings Pimps & Preachers To Australia

US singer-songwriter Paul Thorn's first Australian tour, "Pimps & Preachers Down Under", kicks off on Wednesday night in Kincumber and includes dates in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as this weekend's Broadbeach Music Festival. 

June 18, 2013
Art Garfunkel
Art Garfunkel Storms Off Stage After Audience Member Uses Mobile Phone

Art Garfunkel is back, playing a series of small shows, trying to rebuild his voice that has been out-of-order for almost three years.

June 18, 2013
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Black Sabbath Set For Major Debut In USA

Black Sabbath ‘13’ will deliver record first week sales for the legendary metal band with midweek sales suggesting the album could sell around 180,000 in America this week.

June 18, 2013
Alan Parsons Project
The Alan Parsons Project Team Up With Kip Winger For Gigs

The Alan Parsons Project will play a series of shows in Europe next month with singer Kip Winger fronting the band.

June 18, 2013
Pink Floyd
Fans Rise To The Pink Floyd Spotify Challenge

It only took fans four days to get Pink Floyd's entire catalogue on the Spotify service.

June 18, 2013
Black Sabbath Win At Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

The U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine held their annual awards ceremony on Monday night at London's Indigo2.

June 18, 2013
Black Star Riders Release Official Video for Hey Judas

After the death of Phil Lynott in 1986, Thin Lizzy (when they were together) refused to make another album as a tribute to their late leader.

June 18, 2013
Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bernard Fanning Departures Is 6th Fastest Seller Of 2013

Bernard Fanning’s second solo album ‘Departures’ has become the 6th fastest selling album of 2013 with 11,339 sales.

June 17, 2013
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Psy Imposter Has More Bodyguards Than Him

Psy says the worst thing about his impersonator is the number of bodyguards he employs.

June 17, 2013
Kerrang Awards 2013
Queen Honoured For Service To Rock At Kerrang! Awards

Britain's Kerrang! magazine held their 20th annual awards on Thursday night at London's Troxy Club, saluting both veteran artists and newer acts.

June 17, 2013
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50 Cent TV Drama Gets Green Light

50 Cent will star in a new TV drama called ‘Power’.

June 17, 2013
Farm Aid 2013
Willie Nelson Neil Young And John Mellencamp To Perform At Farm Aid 2013

The Farm Aid organization has announced that their annual benefit concert will be held on September 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.

June 17, 2013
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Belinda Carlisle Releases New Single

She knew it back in 1987, when Heaven Is A Place On Earth first sky-rocketed her solo career worldwide and added yet another string to her bow as lead singer of the Go-Gos, one of the most successful female bands of all time. And she knows it in 2013, with the digital only release of brand new single Sun via Edsel on the 1 July 2013.

June 17, 2013
Paul Stanley - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Stanley Assures Fans He Wasn’t Injured During KISS Show

Paul Stanley was supposedly hurt during a KISS show in Copenhagen, Denmark last Tuesday night, but that was news to him.

June 17, 2013
Linda Ronstadt,, Photo
Linda Ronstadt Autobiography Set For September Release

Linda Rondstadt's memoir, Simple Dreams, will be released on September 17 via Simon and Schuster.

June 17, 2013
Gotye, Wally De Backer, arriving at the APRA Awards, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Gotye To Present At APRA Awards

Gotye has been announced as a guest presenter at the 2013 APRA Awards to be held in Melbourne on Monday night.

June 16, 2013
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Welcome Daughter

Kayne West and Kim Kardashian are parents.

June 16, 2013
Adele images photo
Adele and PJ Harvey Awarded The MBE

Adele and PJ Harvey have been named for royal honours in the Queens Birthday list this weekend.

June 16, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Upload Australian Tour Footage To Website is featuring a slab of unseen footage from their recent Australian tour.

June 16, 2013
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