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Bernard Fanning. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Powderfinger Turn Off Bernardi Music Stunt

Powderfinger is the latest act to tell Cory Bernardi to stop using their music.

January 18, 2018
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James Reyne Cancels Shows After Surgery

James Reyne has been forced to cancel all upcoming shows for next week after a recent surgical procedure.

January 18, 2018
Spotify Tells Cory Bernardi To Politely Go Fuck Himself

The backlash over extremist politician Cory Bernardi’s all-Australian Australia Day playlist continues. Even Spotify have washed their hands of it.

January 18, 2018
Derek Smalls
Spinal Tap Legend Derek Smalls To Release His First Solo Album

Guitar 'legend' Derek Smalls, both formerly and formally of Spinal Tap, will release his very first solo album in April and wow, look at the guests.

January 18, 2018
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Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore Is Recording John Cage Music

Composer John Cage (1912-1992) is one of the classical world’s best known experimental composers and theorists. Electronic Music for Piano is one of Cage’s least known pieces because the score is among his most enigmatic and, consequently, there are few commercial recordings of it. Written in Stockholm in 1964 on hotel letterhead, the notes ask the performer to select parts from Cage’s Music for Piano 4-84 and use electronic equipment. Everything else is up to the artist’s discretion.

January 18, 2018
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New Moody Blues Biography Published

The first biography about the Moody Blues, the founders of symphonic rock, has been published by Jacobs/Brown Press.

January 18, 2018
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Glenn Frey Sues Hospital Over Husband’s Death

Cindy Frey, the wife of the late Eagles member Glenn Frey, has filed a suit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles for wrongful death.

January 18, 2018
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Madonna Is Working On New Music

For many veteran artists, the time comes in our current musical times when it no longer makes sense to release new music. It is hard to get exposure and, while it's nice to have new music, it's rare that it sells in big numbers.

January 18, 2018
Jack Antonoff
Jack Antonoff Says He Isn’t Dating Anyone

Jack Antonoff has denied rumours he is dating his collaborator Lorde following his split from Lena Dunham.

January 18, 2018
Darren Hayes
Darren Hayes Puts Cory Bernardi’s Nose Out Of Joint

Extreme right-winged tragic Cory Bernardi was given a slap in his bass clef from international Australian songwriter Darren Hayes after using Hayes’ Savage Garden music to promote his fanatical agenda.

January 17, 2018
Alex Lahey
Alex Lahey Is Planning On Playing A Few Freebies

Alex Lahey will head out to play six free concerts around Australia in February and March.

January 17, 2018
Double J To Play Triple J Hottest 100 From 20 Years Ago

Double J will replay the Triple J Hottest 100 from January 1997 on the same day at the same time that Triple J will be playing its Hottest 100 for 2018.

January 17, 2018
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The Cranberries Music Takes Over iTunes Charts Worldwide

The music of The Cranberries is dominating iTunes charts worldwide following the death of singer Dolores O’Riordan. In Australia, The Cranberries have the top three songs and four albums in the Top 10.

January 17, 2018
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Death Of Dolores O’Riordan Is Being Treated As ‘Not Suspicious’

London police are treating the death of The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan as “not suspicious”.

January 17, 2018
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Freddie Mercury Biopic Gets A Release Date

Even with the firing of original director Brian Singer and the addition of replacement Dexter Fletcher, it appears that the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody remains on schedule for an end-of-year release.

January 17, 2018
Joe Walsh. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Joe Walsh Signs With Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Joe Walsh has signed over his songwriting catalogue to Sony/ATV Music Publishing for an undisclosed amount.

January 16, 2018
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Yellow Submarine Is Returning To The Big Screen

The Beatles cartoon classic ‘Yellow Submarine’ is heading back to the big screen for one day only.

January 16, 2018
Amy Shark
Amy Shark Is In The Studio With Mark Hoppus of Blink-182

Amy Shark is working on new music with Mark Hoppus of Blink-182.

January 16, 2018
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Carrie Underwood To Perform Her Sports Anthem The Champion At The Super Bowl

Carrie Underwood will perform her sports anthem ‘The Champion’ as the opening song for the 52nd Super Bowl on February 4, 2018.

January 16, 2018
Rose Tattoo Angry Anderson and Mark Evans. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rose Tattoo Reveal Australian Tour Guests and Euro Dates

Dallas Crane, The Hitman and Palace of the King are a few of the bands that will open for Rose Tattoo’s 2018 Blood Brothers tour across Australia.

January 16, 2018
Lindsay McDougall
Lindsay McDougall Given The ‘Gong For New Radio Gig

Frenzal Rhomb guitarist and former Triple J breakfast jock Lindsay McDougall will return to the airwaves at ABC Illawarra later this month.

January 16, 2018
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The Cranberries Members Issue Statement Following Death of Dolores O’Riordan

Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler of Irish band The Cranberries have released a joint statement following the death of their lead singer Dolores O’Riordan.

January 16, 2018
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R.I.P. Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries 1971-2018

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has died "suddenly" in London at the age of 46. She was in the city for a recording session.

January 16, 2018
Edwin Hawkins
R.I.P. Edwin Hawkins 1943-2018

Edwin Hawkins, the gospel great who brought the genre to the masses with the 1969 hit "Oh Happy Day", has died at the age of 74. According to reports, he had been ill for some time.

January 16, 2018
Danny Woods
R.I.P. Danny Woods of Chairman of the Board 1944-2018

Danny Woods, one of the co-founders of the group Chairmen of the Board, has died at the age of 73.

January 15, 2018
Nick Summerfield
Sydney’s Nick Summerfield Releases First New Music Since 2014

Australian electro-pop musician Nick Summerfield has released his first new music in four years.

January 15, 2018
Glass Candy
US Electronica Duo Sued Over Vanda and Young’s ‘Love Is In The Air’

The publisher behind ‘Love Is In The Air’ is suing US songwriters John Padgett and Lori Monahan over the alleged use of the song in an Air France television commercial.

January 15, 2018
Smith Street Band
Smith Street Band Have A Very Big Tour With A Real Lot Of Dates

The members of The Smith Street Band will be gainfully employed doing what they are trained to do, play as musicians, throughout March, April and May.

January 15, 2018
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Grace Jones Talks About Sexual Abuse On Her First Film

Singer and actor Grace Jones says that the producer of her first movie attempted to sexually abuse her.

January 15, 2018
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith Will Perform For iHeartRadio Australia This Week and Return In November

Sam Smith will be offering a morsel of his national tour later in the year when he performs for iHeartRadio in Melbourne later this week.

January 15, 2018