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Passerby and HaHui in Times Square
Gilad Segev (aka Passerby) and HaHui Grace The Big Screen At Times Square

Israel’s Gilad Segev (aka Passerby) with the Chinese singer HaHui stood tall at New York’s iconic Times Square this week, when they were displayed on the big screen highlighting their collaboration in English and Chinese of the song 'Be There'.

June 2, 2020
David Woodward
Rest In Peace Australian Music Manager David Woodward

The Australian music industry is saddened to hear about the passing of music manager David Woodward who has died from a heart attack at age 40.

June 2, 2020
Joey Image of The Misfits
Early Misfits Drummer Joey Image Dead At 63

Joey Image, drummer for The Misfits over 1978 and 1979, has died at age 63.

June 2, 2020
Judy Collins
Judy Collins Gathers The Global Virtual Choir For World Health Organisation’s Solidarity Fund ‘Amazing Grace’

Two weeks ago Judy Collins put the call out for contributors to the Global Virtual Choir for a new version of ‘Amazing Gace’. The message was heard by the likes of Steve Earle, Judith Owen, Beth Nielsen Chapman and others resulting in something very special to benefit the World Health Organisation’s Solidarity Fund.

June 2, 2020
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NOFX and Frank Turner Cover Each Other For Shared Album

LA punks NOFX and UK punk Frank Turner have made an album together where they each cover the others songs.

June 2, 2020
Bat Out of Hell The Musical
Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell Musical Rescheduled for Australia

‘Bat Out Of Hell – The Rock Musical’ will now take place in Australia in 2021.

June 2, 2020
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Sends Support To The USA

Lorde has assured fans in an email that she is taking "true action" to help support the Black Lives Matter movement.

June 2, 2020
Jewel photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jewel Is Enjoying Her Virtual Concerts

Jewel misses singing in front of a live audience, but has found performing for fans virtually "very satisfying".

June 2, 2020
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Harry Styles Donating Post Bail Funds To US Protest Organisers

Harry Styles is donating post bail funds to arrested protest organisers as a means of calling for justice following the death of George Floyd.

June 2, 2020
Elton John and Nigel Olsson perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Takes $75m Hit Because of Coronavirus

Elton John has reportedly been left "bereft" after taking a significant $75 million (£60 million) hit after coronavirus forced him to cancel his farewell tour.

June 1, 2020
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Lady Gaga Drops Album Party Because of American Violence

Lady Gaga pulled the plug on a planned virtual album playback party on Friday because the violence in Minnesota had left her raw and emotional.

June 1, 2020
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Taylor Swift Supports US Protestors

Taylor Swift has condemned U.S. leader Donald Trump for threatening violence in the wake of anti-police brutality protests in Minnesota.

June 1, 2020
Australian Albums: The 1975 ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Debuts At No 1

The fourth studio album for English group The 1975 called "Notes on a Conditional Form" becomes their second No.1 on the ARIA Albums Charts this week.

May 31, 2020
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John Fogerty Releases ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ E.P.

Creedence Clearwater Revival legend John Fogerty has released ‘Fogerty’s Factory’, a homage to his CCR classic ‘Cosmo’s Factory’ on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

May 29, 2020
Tea for the Tillerman
Cat Stevens Reimagines ‘Tea For The Tillerman’ 50 Years On

Yusuf/Cat Stevens has revisited his classic ‘Tea For The Tillerman’ 50 years on to record a new version of the album to mark the title’s 50th anniversary.

May 29, 2020
Mick Thomas' Roving Commission
Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission and His Musical Mates Deliver Epic ‘See You When I’m Looking At You’

Mick Thomas has used isolation to round up his Roving Commission and then commission a dozen of his musical mates to create ‘See You When I’m Looking At You’.

May 29, 2020
Nic Cester at Memo in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nic Cester Debuts Live Video For ‘God Knows’

In 2017 Nic Cester released his first solo album ‘Sugar Rush’. Next comes the live album ‘Live Across Europe’.

May 29, 2020
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David Crosby Performs 1971 Song ‘What Are Their Names’ For Stephen Colbert

David Crosby has performed a stark acapella version of his 1971 track ‘What Are Their Names’ for Stephen Colbert.

May 29, 2020
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Donates $100000 To Charity After Album Release

Lady Gaga is turning her album release into a charitable affair by donating up to $100,000 (£81,000) to a hunger relief fund.

May 29, 2020
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand To Headline Joe Biden Fundraiser

Barbra Streisand and John Legend will lend their support to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at the politician's forthcoming fundraiser.

May 29, 2020
Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Peter O’Doherty’s Dog Trumpet Song ‘Stay For Too Long’ Harks Back To Childhood

Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty reached back into his past when he was a kid to create ‘Stay For Too Long’ on Dog Trumpet’s new ‘Great South Road’ album.

May 28, 2020
Emma Swift Blonde of the Tracks
Australia’s Emma Swift Records Bob Dylan Tribute ‘Blonde On The Tracks’

Nashville based Australian country star Emma Swift has recorded a tribute to Bob Dylan she calls ‘Blonde on the Tracks’.

May 28, 2020
Lucky Peterson
Blues Great Lucky Peterson Dies At Age 55

Child prodigy Lucky Peterson has died at the age of 55.

May 28, 2020
Thelma Plum
Thelma Plum Covers Powderfinger’s These Days

Thelma Plum has covered the Powderfinger classic ‘These Days’.

May 28, 2020
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James Blunt and Jason Mraz Australian Tour Cancelled

The James Blunt and Jason Mraz joint Australian tour in November has been cancelled. The shows will not be rescheduled.

May 28, 2020
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Rosanne Cash Stands Up To Nashville Thug

Singer Rosanne Cash is disgusted by the behaviour of a man in Nashville, Tennessee after he verbally attacked her daughter for wearing a face mask at the grocery store.

May 28, 2020
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Travis Barker Is Collaborating With Post Malone

Travis Barker is spending a week songwriting with rapper Post Malone after teaming up for a virtual Nirvana tribute concert.

May 28, 2020
Ice Cube at the Australian Premiere of Ride Along 2. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Ice Cube Calls For Action Against Minneapolis Policeman/Murderer For The Late George Floyd

Rapper and actor Ice Cube has repeated his call for action in police brutality crimes against African-Americans after a Minnesota officer allegedly suffocated a black man by kneeling on his neck.

May 28, 2020
Geri Halliwell Geri Horner
Spice Girl Geri Horner To Teach Creative Writing

Geri Horner is heading back to school to help young students with their creative writing.

May 28, 2020
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Pays Tribute To Larry Kramer

Elton John has paid a poignant tribute to late playwright and leading AIDS activist Larry Kramer, remembering him as a "giant of a man".

May 28, 2020