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Tones and I, Hilltop Hoods, Jimmy Barnes Win APRA Music Awards

The APRA Music Awards were announced tonight with a virtual event during COVID-19 lockdown.

May 25, 2020
Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Reg Mombassa Has Some Cheerful References in Dog Trumpet’s ‘Overseas and Elsewhere’

Reg Mombassa says that despite his dark lyrics on most of his songs he does occasionally write something cheerful.

May 25, 2020
The Victims
A Piece of Perth Punk History Resurrected With The Victims

Before Hoodoo Gurus, Dave Faulkner was Dave Flick in Perth punk band The Victims.

May 25, 2020
Russell Morris photo by Ros O'Gorman
Russell Morris To Headline First Drive-In Concerts Live Event

Russell Morris has been announced as the headline act for Drive-In Concerts Live in Brisbane on 13 June.

May 25, 2020
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival Still Plans To Go Ahead for 2021

The Port Fairy Folk Festival will go ahead as planned in 2021.

May 25, 2020
Eminem photo by Craig Mcdean
Eminem Invites Fans To Online Listening Party

Rap icon Eminem is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his hit album The Marshall Mathers LP with an online listening party.

May 25, 2020
Teskey Brothers Live at the Forum
Australian Charts: The Teskey Brothers Have The Number One Album

The third chart entry for local group The Teskey Brothers becomes the bands first No.1 Album as "Live at The Forum" enters at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

May 25, 2020
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Lana Del Rey Has The Final Word Of Controversial Instagram Post

Lana Del Rey has spoken out for the final time after attracting criticism for her “controversial post” on Instagram earlier this week.

May 25, 2020
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John Lydon To Host Quarantine Listening Party

John Lydon will host a virtual party on Sunday morning, June 7th, at 7pm EST Australia www.facebook.com/pilofficial to celebrate the initial digital release of the feature documentary, The Public Image is Rotten.

May 25, 2020
Dizzee Rascal. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dizzee Rascal Distributes Food Parcels Around East London

Dizzee Rascal has been helping kids in his old east London neighbourhood by distributing food parcels during the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 25, 2020
Neal Schon, Journey, Noise11, photo
Randy Jackson Rejoins Journey

Journey frontman Neal Schon has welcomed former bassist Randy Jackson back into the band as part of the rockers' "new chapter".

May 25, 2020
John Prine
John Prine Covered By Recording Academy Members

Zac Brown Band musician John Driskell Hopkins has helped to record a cover of folk legend John Prine's Angel From Montgomery to raise coronavirus relief funds.

May 25, 2020
SugarLips
Long Lost Australian Pop Treasure From SugarLips Recovered

Back in the year 2000 Australia was on the verge of a new pop band called Sugarlips ready to break big. Then Festival Records got Murdicked around and the SugarLips story was erased from the story of Australian pop.

May 24, 2020
Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger photo by Ros O'Gorman
Over 360,000 Powderfinger Fans Watch Reunion Show

Powderfinger performed their first show in 10 years on Saturday night and over 360,000 fans turned up for the show.

May 24, 2020
Fantastic Negrito photo by Lyle Owerko
Fantastic Negrito’s Stephen Colbert Appearance Was The Best Performance of the Week

Xavier Dphrepaulezz aka Fantastic Negrito performed one of the week’s most pulsating performances when ‘Chocolate Samurai’ rolled out for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

May 23, 2020
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Bjorn Ulvaeus Still Expects New Abba Music For 2020

Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus says he still thinks we will hear Abba’s two new songs in 2020.

May 23, 2020
Nic Cester at Memo in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nic Cester Locks Down With Dozen of Fans for ‘Hard Times’

Jet’s Nic Cester has been keeping busy during lock down with a new song ‘Hard Times’ featuring contributions from dozens of fans via video.

May 21, 2020
The Angels play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Angels To Release First New Music In Six Years

The Angels next release will be the five track EP ‘Under The Stone’.

May 21, 2020
Vika and Linda Akilotoa
Vika & Linda To Release ‘Akilotoa’ Anthology

Mushroom’s Bloodlines will release the first compilation from Vika & Linda Bull in June.

May 21, 2020
Marianne Faithfull photo by Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo
COVID-19 Survivor Marianne Faithfull Thanks Hospital Workers

Marianne Faithfull has broken her silence after her coronavirus ordeal to thank the healthcare professionals who aided her recovery.

May 21, 2020
Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts Cancel Farewell Tour

Country stars Rascal Flatts look set to bow out as a trio without one final hurrah after having to cancel their farewell tour due to the coronavirus pandemic.

May 21, 2020
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears ‘Baby … One More Time’ Named Greatest Debut Single

Britney Spears was left stunned on Tuesday after her tune ...Baby One More Time was named the greatest debut single ever by Rolling Stone magazine.

May 21, 2020
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Prepares Third Album

Lorde is "truly jazzed" for fans to hear the new music she's been working on during the coronavirus lockdown.

May 21, 2020
Calvin Harris: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Calvin Harris Reveals Emergency Heart Surgery From 2014

Calvin Harris has revealed his health problems back in 2014 were so serious that he had to have his heart restarted.

May 21, 2020
George Ezra
George Ezra Fears COVID-19 May Bring The End To Music Festivals

George Ezra is worried the Covid-19 pandemic may mean the end of huge music festivals.

May 21, 2020
Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Why Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet Is A “Gloomy Catastrophist”

Dog Trumpet’s Reg Mombassa has a simply description of himself, with thanks to his wife.

May 20, 2020
Backstreet Boys perform at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Friday 8 May 2015. The first Australian show of 2015. Ros O'Gorman photo
Backstreet Boys Australian Tour Rescheduled For 2021

Live Nation has put new dates for Backstreet Boys in Australia on sale for May 2021.

May 20, 2020
Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother, 2013, Music Bowl, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Hoodoo Gurus, The Angels, Wolfmother Join State of Music Episode 4

Hoodoo Gurus, The Angels and Andrew Stockdale of Wolfmother will join Jane Gazzo at State of Music this Friday.

May 20, 2020
Victorian Government
Victorian Government Names Bonnie Dalton For Music Industry Liaison Role

Bonnie Dalton, the general manager of the Victorian Music Development Office, has accepted a newly created position within the Victorian Government as Music Industry Liaison.

May 20, 2020
The Meanies photo by Peter Wheeler
The Meanies Debut “Kooky Horror” ‘Cruel To Be Caned’ Video

The Meanies will have a new album in July. Right now you are being treated to the “kinky horror” video for the new song ‘Cruel To Be Caned’.

May 20, 2020