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Kanye West Pays George Floyd’s Sons Education Fees

Kanye West has set up a college fund for the daughter of George Floyd as part of a generous donation drive.

June 6, 2020
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen ’41 Shots’ To George Floyd

Bruce Springsteen shared a powerful tribute to George Floyd during the latest episode of his weekly radio show.

June 6, 2020
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Is Selling MTV Award for Charity

Liam Gallagher is auctioning off an old MTV Europe Music Award from his Oasis heyday to raise money for hunger relief efforts amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

June 6, 2020
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Beyonce Asks Fans To Stay Focused During #BlackLivesMatter

Beyonce has urged fans to remain "aligned and focused" in the fight against racial inequality as Black Lives Matter protests hit global landmarks.

June 6, 2020
Christina Aguilera photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christina Aguilera Urges Fans To Support #BlackLivesMatter

Christina Aguilera has urged her Instagram followers to 'amplify black voices' amid ongoing protests in the US.

June 6, 2020
Madder Lake Live Adventures
Gil Matthews Aztec Records Releases Rare Madder Lake Live

Gil Matthews latest Aztec Record is a double CD of mostly previously unreleased live Madder Lake recordings.

June 5, 2020
The Angels play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Does The Deni Ute Muster Reveal Mean Music Is Back In Business?

The Deni Ute Muster at Deniliquin has revealed an all-Australian line-up and is moving forward with a “business as usual” approach unless otherwise told.

June 5, 2020
The Sweet with Steve Priest on the right
Steve Priest of The Sweet Dead at 72

The Sweet bass player Steve Priest has died at age 72.

June 5, 2020
Wilbur Wilde photo by Ros O'Gorman
Wilbur Wilde Tells Brian Mannix He Had A Sex Scene In Mad Max

Wilbur Wilde has told Brian Mannix a very funny story about his small part in Mad Max on Brian’s new Podcast with Kevin Hiller ‘Life of Brian … Mannix That Is’.

June 4, 2020
Moving Pictures Matinee
Moving Pictures ‘Matinee’ Is Finally Getting A Digital Release

Moving Pictures second album ‘Matinee’ will be reissued through digital services for the very first time on June 12.

June 4, 2020
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z To Take Out Full Page Ad For George Floyd

JAY-Z and his associates at Roc Nation have spent a fortune honouring tragic Black Lives Matter icon George Floyd in a series of full-page U.S. newspaper ads.

June 4, 2020
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Iggy Pop Goes In Fighting For Big Cats

Iggy Pop has called on Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to co-sponsor the proposed Big Cat Public Safety Act to protect tigers and other big cat species from animal abuse.

June 4, 2020
William Crighton
William Crighton & Friends To Sing For Jungala

William Crighton has rounded up mates from all over the world to record a song for Jungala (Tracker Pete), the respected Aboriginal elder and traditional dancer.

June 3, 2020
Sammy Hagar photo by Randee St Nicholas, Noise11, Photo
Sammy Hagar Knocks Out A Rocking ‘Keep A-Knockin’

Sammy Hagar has continued his Lockdown Sessions with a rocking ‘Keep A-Knockin.’ best known for the 1957 Little Richard version.

June 3, 2020
Grace Turner Half Truths
Grace Turner Debuts Half Light from Half Truths

Grace Turner has previewed her upcoming ‘Half Truths’ EP with a new song ‘Half Light’.

June 3, 2020
Babba
Babba Presents Abba To Stream From Memo Music Hall This Saturday

Memo Music Hall will present the live stream of dancing queen’s Babba performing the music of Abba this Saturday (6 June).

June 3, 2020
Rebel Yell photo by Rose Pure
Rebel Yell Debuts ‘Saving Grace’

Grace Stevenson (aka Rebel Yell) has released a second song ‘Saving Grace’ from the upcoming album ‘Fall From Grace’.

June 3, 2020
Jason Mraz - photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tiffany Haddish Joins Jason Mraz For ‘You Do You’ Video

Tiffany Haddish, star of The Carmichael Show, appears in Jason Mraz’s new ‘You Do You’ video.

June 3, 2020
Sting photo by Ros OGorman
Sting Pays Tribute To His Tour Manager Billy Francis

Sting has posted a touching tribute to his tour manager Billy Francis, who has passed away after a battle with cancer.

June 2, 2020
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
NOFX Frank Turner West Coast vs Wessex
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
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
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