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Queen To Feature In UK Stamp Series

Queen the band (as opposed to Queen the old lady) will be displayed on a series of British stamps.

June 23, 2020
Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell’s Daughter Pays Tribute To Her Dad On Father’s Day

Chris Cornell's teenage daughter paid tribute to the late singer by sharing touching memories of her time with him on Father's Day.

June 23, 2020
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Justin Bieber Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

Justin Bieber has hit back at an allegation of sexual assault recently made against him on social media.

June 23, 2020
Prince
Prince Guitar Sells For Over $500000

The long-lost guitar Prince played on during his Purple Rain, Sign o the Times, and Diamonds and Pearls tours has stunned auction experts by selling for over $563,000 (£456,000).

June 23, 2020
Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways
Bob Dylan On Track for UK Number One

Bob Dylan is on course for his ninth Number 1 on the UK’s Official Albums Chart with Rough and Rowdy Ways.

June 23, 2020
Brian Yale, Matchbox Twenty, Photo By Ros O'Gormam
Matchbox Twenty US Tour Rescheduled for 2021

Matchbox Twenty will reform in 2021 for make-up dates for the cancelled 2020 mad COVID season.

June 22, 2020
Murray Cook of the Wiggles at the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards held in Melbourne at the Meat Market on Thursday 22 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wiggles Drew Three Times More Than Trump In Tulsa

Australia’s The Wiggles managed to generated a three times bigger crowd with their audience purchasing tickets to a BOK Center, Tulsa show that Trump drew to his freebie ticket rally on the weekend.

June 22, 2020
Amy Shark
Regional Touring Activates New Event ‘To The Point’ For Queensland For November

Regional Touring will present Amy Shark, The Cat Empire, John Butler, The Beautiful Girls and Stella Donnelly for To The Point on 7 November.

June 22, 2020
Mick Thomas Roving Commission See You On The Other Side
Mick Thomas’ ‘Round Fourteen Two Thousand Nine’ Came From A Retro Footy Match In Lockdown

When Mick Thomas gathered his Roving Commission for the “lockdown” album ‘See You On The Other Side’ he created one song from the perspective of being served retro football matches on television while the current season was put on hold.

June 22, 2020
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Estate Issues Cease and Desist To Trump Campaign

The Estate of Tom Petty has issued a Cease and Desist order against the Trump campaign after Petty’s song ‘I Won’t Back Down’ was used without authorization at Trump’s Tulsa rally.

June 22, 2020
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Beyoncé Releases ‘Black Parade’ for #BlackLivesMatter

Beyoncé has slipped out a surprise new song ‘Black Parade’ for #BlackLivesMatter.

June 22, 2020
Weta
New Zealand Musician Aaron Tokona of Weta Dies Aged 45

Aaron Tokona of the New Zealand bands Weta and Fly My Pretties has died at the age of 45.

June 22, 2020
Crosby Stills Nash and Young photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Crosby Pleads With Neil Young To “Forgive Me”

David Crosby has pleaded with Neil Young to end their feud and get back together in the lead-up to the American election.

June 22, 2020
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Kurt Cobain Guitar Sells For $6m

Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar has shattered records at auction.

June 22, 2020
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Takes Part In Virtual AIDS Walk

Bette Midler and Gloria Estefan are among the stars taking part in the virtual AIDS Walk: Live From Home livestream show, in support of those affected by HIV and AIDS.

June 22, 2020
Aretha Franklin in the 60s
Previously Unreleased Aretha Franklin Song Surfaces For Juneteenth

A previously unreleased version of Aretha Franklin’s Never Gonna Break My Faith has been dropped to mark the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery in America.

June 22, 2020
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Taylor Swift Makes Juneteenth Pledge

Taylor Swift has promised fans she will be a ferocious anti-racist moving forward as part of a statement released to mark America's Juneteenth.

June 22, 2020
Cliff Richard, Hamer Hall, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Sir Cliff Richard Recorded Once With Dame Vera Lynn

Cliff Richard is hoping his version of wartime anthem We'll Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn will finally get a release following the beloved singer's death this week.

June 22, 2020
Vika and Linda Akilotoa
Australian Charts: Vika & Linda Bull Score Their First No 1 Album With ‘Akilotoa’

Vika & Linda (Bull) land their first No.1 Album in their native Australia this week as their collection called "Akilotoa (Anthology 1994-2006)" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart.

June 21, 2020
Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Debuts Iso Version of ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’

Roger Waters has recorded an iso version of his Pink Floyd song ‘Two Suns In The Sunset’.

June 21, 2020
John Fogerty and Keith Urban photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Covers Bill Withers

John Fogerty and his sons and daughter Shane and Tyler (Hearty Har) and Kelsy have recorded a cover of Bill Withers’ classic ‘Lean On Me’ with a special message for the world.

June 20, 2020
Marty Stuart
Noise11’s Nick Kontonicolas Is Introduced to Country by Marty Stuart And His Congress Of Country Music.

Noise11’s New York-based Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas has been in discussions to expand Marty Stuart's Congress of Country Music in Mississippi.

June 20, 2020
Roger Waters Us + Them
Roger Waters ‘Us + Them’ DVD To Be Released In October

Roger Waters recent cinema event ‘Us + Them’, based on the world tour of the same name, will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray 2 October 2020.

June 19, 2020
Fleetwood Mac Then Play On
Fleetwood Mac’s Third Album Then Play On To Be Reissued

Fleetwood Mac’s 1969 album ‘Then Play On’ will be expanded and reissued in September.

June 19, 2020
Mick Thomas Roving Commission See You On The Other Side
Isolation Prompted Mick Thomas To Create A Whole New Album Quickly

Today’s release of Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission’s ‘See You On The Other Side’ is a byproduct of the creative surge the coronavirus has inspired in artists.

June 19, 2020
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Use Coronavirus Downtime To Record New Album

The members of Metallica have been hard at work on a new album via video conferencing platform Zoom during the coronavirus lockdown.

June 19, 2020
Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways
REVIEW: Bob Dylan ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’

Has Bob Dylan made the best album of his 60 plus year career?

June 19, 2020
Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda and Lil Nas Pair For Environmental Ad

Jane Fonda and Lil Nas X are fronting a new environmentally-conscious campaign for Gucci.

June 19, 2020
Haim, Photo By Serena Ho
Haim Address Music Industry Sexism On New Album

Haim have opened up about the sexism they've encountered in the music industry on their new album.

June 19, 2020
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Blasts Trump

Bruce Springsteen has demanded U.S. leader Donald Trump wear a face mask to show respect to the victims of the coronavirus.

June 19, 2020