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Steely Dan - image By Ros O'Gorman

Steely Dan Booked For Nine Day Vegas Residency

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Steely Dan has joined the growing number of classic artists who are setting up residence in Las Vegas for a series of dates.

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Daryl Braithwaite performs at One Electric Day at Werribee Park in the grounds of the Werribee mansion on Sunday 29 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Daryl Braithwaite Taken To Hospital Cannot Do Red Hot Summer This Weekend

by Paul Cashmere

Aussie music legend Daryl Braithwaite has had to cancel his two performances this weekend for Red Hot Summer after taking ill and taken to hospital on Monday.

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David Bowie Blackstar

BRIT Awards Noms Announced

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The nominations for the BRIT Awards were announced on Saturday.

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Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Green Day Flame Trump In New Video

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The band that dubbed George Bush American Idiot is back with another shot at a U.S. leader with the lyric video for their new single Troubled Times.

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Dick Gautier

R.I.P. Dick Gautier, Hymie From Get Smart 1931-2016

by Paul Cashmere

Dick Gautier, best known as Hymie the robot in the 60s TV series Get Smart, has died at age 85.

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Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Trump Can’t Even Get Springsteen Cover Band To Play At His Party

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

One of the strongest voices against the presidency of Donald Trump has been Bruce Springsteen, so it was both perplexing and amusing when the Springsteen tribute group, The B Street Band, was signed to play at the Garden State Inaugural Gala.

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Cavern Club 60th

Liverpool’s Cavern Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In Liverpool, all music roads lead to 10 Matthew Street, the home of the Cavern Club.

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Ed Sheeran Divide

Ed Sheeran Fans Actually Purchased His New Songs

by Paul Cashmere

here is something you don’t see everyday. Music fans actually paying for their music. Ed Sheeran has shown true star pulling power with fans actually choosing to buy his two new songs rather than stream them.

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Alec Baldwin as Trump

Trump Chucks Another Wobbly Over New SNL Sketch

by Paul Cashmere

Donald J. Trump, the second most voted for politician at the 2016 American election, has once again gone into meltdown over a comedy sketch on Saturday Night Live.

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Trolls

Australian Charts: Trolls Soundtrack Is Australia’s No 1 ARIA Album

by Gavin Ryan

Like the singles chart this week, we also have a new record set on the albums chart this week, as the “Trolls” soundtrack holds for a second week atop the ARIA Albums Chart.

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Ed Sheeran Divide

Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Takes Top Two Spots On ARIA Singles

by Gavin Ryan

The charts are only three weeks into 2017 and we have two new records set this week, the first of which is Ed Sheeran becoming the first act to debut in the top two spots on the singles chart, the ultimate winner being “Shape of You” which also stepped into the No.1 spot in New

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Spice Girls images photo noise11.com

Victoria Beckham Is Blocking Spice Girls Using Her Songs

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Victoria Beckham has reportedly launched legal action to halt the remaining Spice Girls from singing the group’s famous hits.

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Larry Steinbachek

R.I.P. Larry Steinbachek of Bronski Beat 1960-2016

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Larry Steinbachek, a founding member of the band Bronski Beat, has died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 56. Reports say that he died in December but it was not announced publicly until now.

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Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Lady Gaga Drops Out Of Next Ryan Murphy Movie

by Music-News.com

Lady Gaga has dropped out of director Ryan Murphy’s upcoming American Crime Story drama, because she’s too busy.

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Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Madonna To Join Women’s March In Washington

by Music-News.com

Madonna will march for women’s rights in Washington, D.C. next week.

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Ed Sheeran Divide

Ed Sheeran Makes UK Chart History

by Music-News.com

Ed Sheeran has delivered the biggest comeback since Adele with a double record-breaking week on the Official Singles Chart, as his two new singles Shape of You and Castle on the Hill enter at Number 1 and 2, a first for any artist, and sets a new UK streaming record in the process.

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Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard

U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers To Play Bonnaroo

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The initial lineup for Bonnaroo includes U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers as well as Australia’s Flume.

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David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne To Debut New Show Joan Of Arc

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Byrne is becoming quite adept at writing musicals about women.

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Paris Jackson Pissed Off With Joseph Fiennes Playing Her Father In Telemovie

by Music-News.com

Filmmaker Ben Palmer has defended his decision to cast Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in a new British TV drama amid a backlash from the King of Pop’s family.

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Def Leppard, Noise11.com, music-news.com

Def Leppard Set US Dates With Poison

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

This could be one of the big tours of the summer as Def Leppard, Poison with Brett Michaels and Tesla are set for 38 dates from coast-to-coast.

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The Carpenters

Richard Carpenter Sues Universal Over Carpenters Royalties

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Richard Carpenter has pulled out the big guns and sued Universal Music Group, alleging that they owe him over $2 million in past royalties for the Carpenters music.

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Asia's John Wetton, music news, noise11.com

John Wetton Drops Out Of Asia As His Cancer Battle Continues

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In May, Asia vocalist and bass player John Wetton underwent surgery to remove a 2.2 pound cancerous growth.

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DAB radio

Europe Begins Phase-Out Of FM Radio

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Technology keeps marching on, leaving many of us behind and confused. Standard televisions are now HD TVs and they’ll soon be replaced by 4K models. Vinyl went to CDs which went to digital (and, to some extent back to vinyl). Movies went Beta/VHS to VHS only to DVD to Blu-Ray to digital. Each new iteration

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Weird Al Yankovich, music news, noise11.com

Weird Al Yankovic Has A Box On The Way

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

If parody is the sincerest form of flattery, then Weird Al Yankovic has flattered a LOT of music artists.

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Buddy Greco

R.I.P. Buddy Greco 1926-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Pop and Jazz singer Buddy Greco has died at the age of 90.

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Ed Sheeran Divide

Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist 13-19 January 2017

by Noise11.com

Ed Sheeran was an easy win for biggest selling song in the world this week. ‘Shape of You’ has topped the charts worldwide including Australia and his other new song ‘Castle On The Hill’ is number two.

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The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

New Music Releases For 13 January 17

by Gavin Ryan

New releases for the week of the 13th of January, 2017.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

Prince Estate Estate Details Revealed

by Music-News.com

There’s a lot of Prince news this week as the first anniversary of his death last April approaches.

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Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper Addresses Allegations Of Being Kanye Clone

by Music-News.com

Chance the Rapper wants to emulate Kanye West’s self-assurance but not his personality.

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Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Madonna To Direct Movie

by Music-News.com

Madonna is planning to return to the director’s chair for movie Loved, a big screen adaption of Andrew Sean Greer’s novel The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells.

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