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Motorhead Clock Up 50 Million Views of Their David Bowie ‘Heroes’ YouTube Video

Motorhead released ‘Under Cover’, their covers album in 2017. One of those covers, David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ has just clocked up over 50 million views of YouTube.

October 6, 2021
Melanie Candles In The Rain
Melanie ‘Candles In The Rain’ Gets A 50th Anniversary Update

Melanie’s classic ‘Candles In The Rain’ has been remastered and will be reissued in November to mark its 50th anniversary.

October 6, 2021
Depeche Mode Speak and Spell
Depeche Mode ‘Speak and Spell’ Turns 40

‘Speak and Spell’, the debut album for Depeche Mode, was released on 5 October 1981, exactly 40 years ago.

October 6, 2021
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Announces Her Fourth Album On the Day She Turns 33 and a Third

Adele has confirmed her fourth album is on the way and ahead of that we get to hear 15 seconds of the track ‘Easy On Me’ coming October 15. Hey we may be reading too much into the relevance of the day but today she turned 33 1/3.

October 6, 2021
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Reschedule Shows Into 2022

Hoodoo Gurus will get their show back on the road in April 2022. The 40th Anniversary Tour will now start in Perth on 2 April, 2022.

October 6, 2021
Announcement: APRA AMCOS Open Applications for Professional Development Awards

APRA AMCOS is proud to announce the 2022 APRA Professional Development Awards, a career boosting initiative which has helped further the musical success stories of Gotye, Ecca Vandal, Eric Avery, Gordi, Morgan Evans, Beatrice Lewis, Michael Yezerski, and many more.

October 6, 2021
Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Ronan Keating To Release An Irish Album

Ronan Keating is set to pay homage to his homeland of Ireland on his upcoming album, 'Songs From Home'.

October 6, 2021
ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award nominees 2021
Announcement: ARIA Reveal Music Teacher Of The Year Award Nominees

ARIA is excited to announce the nominees for the 2021 ARIA Music Teacher Award.

October 6, 2021
Justin Bieber Launches His Own Cannabis Line

Justin Bieber has launched his first-ever cannabis line.

October 6, 2021
Motor Ace Five Star Laundry
Motor Ace To Tour ‘Five Star Laundry’ 20 Years On

Motor Ace will hit the road in 2022 for belated 20th anniversary tour to mark the release of their debut album ‘Five Star Laundry’.

October 6, 2021
Dave Gahan by Spencer Ostrander
Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan Drops Cat Power Composed ‘Metal Heart’

‘Metal Heart’, the first song from Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan’s solo album ‘Imposter’ was written by Chan Marshall (aka Cat Power).

October 5, 2021
Andrew Farriss and his APRA AMCOS award
Andrew Farriss Clocks Up Over 1 Billion Streams For Dua Lipa’s ‘Break My Heart’

‘Break My Heart’, the Dua Lipa hit based around Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence’s INXS classic ‘Need You Tonight’ has been streaming over one billion times earning Farriss a round thing from APRA.

October 5, 2021
Singer Brian Canham Pseudo Echo performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Canham Gets Pseudo Echo Active In the Studio Again

Brian Canham has revealed he has another new Pseudo Echo album on the way.

October 5, 2021
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Bragg To Guest Judge Australian Music Prize

Billy Bragg has agreed to be the guest international judge for the 2021 Australian Music Prize.

October 5, 2021
The Rolling Stones, Ros O'Gorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
The Rolling Stones Trek Show Three of No Filter Into Pittsburgh

The Rolling Stones No Filter tour has made its way to Pittsburgh, PA and the setlist is getting very predictable.

October 5, 2021
Natalie Gauci
Natalie Gauci Wears The David Bowie Spacesuit For ‘Blackstar’ For Her ‘Pictures of Mars’ Video

Australian singer Natalie Gauci has a surprisingly soulful new song on the way. In the video for ‘Pictures of Mars’ Natalie is wearing the same space suit David Bowie used at the start of his ‘Blackstar’ video.

October 5, 2021
William Shatner, music news,
William Shatner Is Going On A Real Star Trek

William Shatner is about to go where no 90-year old has gone before … into space.

October 5, 2021
Missy Higgins AWITG on Sunday 19 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Summersalt Line-up For Tasmania and Western Australia Unveiled

The Summersalt music festival will return in 2022 for Tasmania and Western Australia at this stage.

October 5, 2021
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Threatened To Cancel Texas Concert Due To Abortion Laws

Billie Eilish considered dropping out of a Texas concert over the weekend due to the U.S. state's restrictive abortion laws.

October 5, 2021
The Script, music news,
UK Charts: The Script On Track For A No 1 Album

The Script are set to gain their sixth UK Number 1 album this week, with their greatest hits collection Tales From The Script - Greatest Hits.

October 5, 2021
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Named National Album Day Ambassador

Kylie Minogue has been named an ambassador for National Album Day 2021 and is marking the 20th-anniversary of her iconic album, 'Fever', with limited-edition re-issues.

October 5, 2021
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl Hints Nirvana Nevermind Cover May Change

Dave Grohl has hinted the cover of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' may change.

October 5, 2021
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish To Play Glastonbury

Billie Eilish has been announced as one of the headliners of the 2022 Glastonbury Festival.

October 5, 2021
Supergroup Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar To Perform at Super Bowl

The Super Bowl LVI entertainment for 2022 will feature a supergroup featuring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar.

October 4, 2021
David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen perform on stage during 2013 STONE Music Festival at ANZ Stadium on April 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Lee Roth To Retire From Music

David Lee Roth's next stop is Springfield, USA. He is off to join Grandpa Simpson at the Springfield Retirement Castle.

October 4, 2021
Yes The Quest
Yes Debut 21st Album ‘The Quest’

Yes has delivered their 21st studio album ‘The Quest’ with the line-up of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Billy Sherwood and Jon Davison.

October 4, 2021
Joe Matera performs at Memo in St Kilda on Friday 17 June 2016.
Slade’s Don Powell Joins Australia’s Joe Matera New Song ‘Inside Looking Out’

Slade legend Don Powell has been revealed as the drummer on the upcoming song from Melbourne guitarist Joe Matera ‘Inside Looking Out’.

October 4, 2021
Jack Chrome
The Russell Morris Rick Springfield Project Debut ‘Carmelita’s Dance’ Video

On 15 October Russell Morris and Rick Springfield will release their musical work of art ‘Jack Chrome and the Darkness Waltz’.

October 4, 2021
Even Reverse Light Years
Even To Release A Double Album ‘Reverse Light Years’

Even To Release A Double Album ‘Reverse Light Years’ in late October and have gifted you the track ‘Cherry Afterglow’ to start.

October 4, 2021
Girl From The North Country to open in Sydney in January 2022
Bob Dylan Musical ‘Girl From The North Country’ To Open In Sydney

‘Girl From The North Country’, a musical based on the music of Bob Dylan, will open in Sydney in January 2022.

October 4, 2021