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The Break perform at Noise11
The Break Forced To Postpone Sydney Show

The Break have been forced to postpone their show in Sydney on Saturday due to a serious family illness.

June 20, 2013
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue Wouldn’t Reject A Judging Role On TV Talent Show

Kylie Minogue thinks 'there are no shortcuts to learning your craft'.

June 20, 2013
Billy Thorpe. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Thorpe 2013 Scholarship Announced

The Billy Thorpe Scholarship has been announced by QMusic in Queensland for 2013.

June 20, 2013
Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert
Toots And The Maytals Dates Cancelled Due To Head Injury From Thrown Bottle

Apparently the injury sustained by Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, leader of Toots and the Maytals, on May 19 was much more serious than originally thought.

June 20, 2013
Cher Would Have Snapped Up The Chance To Appear On The Voice

Cher would have loved to audition for The Voice when she was younger.

June 20, 2013
Chloe Demetria Bow Wow Wow
Bow Wow Wow Enlist New Singer And Tour US With Gene Loves Jezebel

After 32 years as the on-again/off-again lead singer of British new wave band Bow Wow Wow, Annabella Lwin left to work on her solo career.

June 20, 2013
Levon Helm
Levon Helm Get A Boulevard In Upstate New York

Grammy Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Levon Helm has had a road named in his honour.

June 20, 2013
Ahmet Zappa Because Im Your Dad
Ahmet Zappa Makes The New York Times Best Sellers List

Ahmet Zappa is a hit author. His children’s book ‘Because I’m Your Dad’ has made no. 10 on the New York Times Children’s Best Sellers List.

June 20, 2013
Slim Whitman
Slim Whitman Passes Away At 90

Most people today know him from late-night TV commercials hawking various packages but, for those listening to country from the 50's to the 70's, he was a regular visitor to the airwaves. Slim Whitman died earlier today after being admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after suffering heart problems. He was 90.

June 20, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Entire Rolling Stones Catalogue Remastered For iTunes

The Rolling Stones have had their entire catalogue of music remastered for iTunes users and released it on the site today.

June 20, 2013
Ash To Perform 1977 In Australia

Ash will return to Australia in August and perform their first official album ‘1977’ in its entirety.

June 20, 2013
Chet Flippo
Music Journalist Chet Flippo Dies At 69

Music, especially the country genre, lost one of its most important writers on Wednesday with the passing of Chet Flippo. Chet died early Wednesday from undisclosed causes. He was 69.

June 20, 2013
Cosmic Psychos
Cosmic Psychos Story Told In Blokes You Can Trust Documentary

A documentary has been made to tell the story of iconic Australian 80s punk band Cosmic Psychos.

June 20, 2013
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Paul McCartney Weird Al ZZ Top Setlists From Bonnaroo

Bonnaroo 2013, held last weekend, is now just a memory but we've managed to track down set lists for six veteran artists who played the festival, including Paul McCartney's epic 38-song/3-hour show on Friday night.

June 20, 2013
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Australian and New Zealand Dates Confirmed

Justin Bieber will tour Australia and New Zealand in November and December.

June 19, 2013
Emma Louise, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Offers Early Submission For 2014

Australian artists wishing to showcase at the South By Southwest Music & Media Festival and Conference in Austin in 2014 will be able to apply earlier this year.

June 19, 2013
Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gurrumul, Archie Roach To Play Boomerang Festival

Gurrumul and Archie Roach lead the first announcement for the inaugural Boomerang Festival, to be held in Byron Bay in October.

June 19, 2013
Harrison Craig, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Midweek Report: Harrison Craig Misses Out On No 1

The Voice Grand Finale screened across Australia on Monday night, and with the multiple performances from guest acts and judges, it seems like the winner Harrison Craig might not be able to secure himself the No.1 spot in the country this week with his newly released winners single “Unconditional”.

June 19, 2013
Michael Paynter, Dry July Launch, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Michael Paynter Sings In Dry July

Singer songwriter Michael Paynter sang in the official launch of Dry July this week to help raises funds to make the lives of people suffering from cancer a little better.

June 19, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink Announces Supports The Kin And Youngblood Hawke

The Kin and Youngblood Hawke have been announced as the support acts for the upcoming Pink Australian tour.

June 19, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Brad Paisley Joins The Rolling Stones In Philadelphia

Brad Paisley was the special guest of the Rolling Stones in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

June 19, 2013
Paris Jackson
Paris Jackson No Longer Celebrates Her Birthday

Paris Jackson apparently hasn't celebrated her birthday at all since her father Michael Jackson died.

June 19, 2013
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie To Tour US In September

Blondie has announced that they will mount the No Principals Tour this coming fall with special guest X.

June 19, 2013
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Signs Are A Distraction For Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift warns fans wordy signs are distracting during performances.

June 19, 2013
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
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
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
Jimmy Buffett, Noise11, Photo
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
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
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