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Denise Matthews aka Vanity
R.I.P. Prince Protégé Vanity 1959-2016

Prince protégé Vanity has died at age 57 following a kidney disease.

February 16, 2016
Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Aussies Tame Impala, Hiatus Kaiyote, Keith Urban Miss Grammy Wins

Australian acts Tame Impala, Hiatus Kaiyote and Keith Urban has missed out of Grammy trophies at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

February 16, 2016
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Grammy Awards 2016 Complete Winners List

The Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles today (Monday, 15 Feb 16).

February 16, 2016
Kanye West
Kanye West Begs Mark Zuckerberg For One Billion Dollars

Kanye West has pleaded with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for financial help after revealing he's in $53 million (£33 million) of debt.

February 16, 2016
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jeff Beck To Clock Up His 50th Anniversary

Jeff Beck began his career in 1965 when he joined the already active Yardbirds, taking the place of Eric Clapton. To celebrate his fifty years in the business, Beck will play a special show on August 10 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

February 16, 2016
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar Says Fans Relate To His Lyrics

Rapper Kendrick Lamar is grateful he gets to express his inner conflict through music.

February 16, 2016
Phil Collins Going Back
Phil Collins Plans To Trim Back ‘Going Back’

Phil Collins has been busy in recent months adding archive material to the reissues of his catalog. That's not going to be the case with his last studio album, 2010's Going Back.

February 16, 2016
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Says Lionel Richie Is The Greatest

More than thirty years after they first collaborated together, Stevie Wonder still has nothing but praise for his friend and fellow superstar Lionel Richie.

February 16, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow On Good Terms

Blythe Danner is "so proud" of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin for making their conscious uncoupling work so well.

February 15, 2016
Air Supply
Air Supply To Clock Up 40 Years With Anniversary Tour

Australia’s most successful duo Air Supply will return home in June for their 40th anniversary tour.

February 15, 2016
Three Members Of Counterflux Killed In Car Crash

Three members of Dayton, Ohio band Counterflux have lost their lives in a car crash.

February 15, 2016
Bongo Starkie on Sunrise
Bongo Rules Out Skyhooks Mini-Series

Skyhooks co-founder Bob ‘Bongo’ Starkie has ruled out a Skyhooks mini-series admitting that the guys win the band were “pretty boring”.

February 15, 2016
Shane Howard performed in Forever Young - The Songs of Bob Dylan at Memo Music Hall: Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Darlow’s Reimagination Of Shane Howard Solid Rock Tops Australian Rock Radio Airplay

A new version of Shane Howard’s Goanna classic ‘Solid Rock’ was the most played track on Australian rock radio last week.

February 15, 2016
Ben Folds photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ben Folds To Play Australia With Chamber Ensemble yMusic

Ben Folds will return to Australia for live dates in August.

February 15, 2016
We Will Rock You cast
Brian Mannix Joins We Will Rock You 2016 Australian Cast

Former Uncanny X-Men frontman Brian Mannix has joined the 2016 Australian cast of We Will Rock You as the hippy/philosopher Buddy.

February 15, 2016
Bob Dylan image
Bob Dylan To Record Second Standards Album

Bob Dylan is back in the studio recording a second album of standards to followup his Shadows in the Night.

February 15, 2016
Lucian Grange
Penis Power Dominates Billboard Music Heavy List

Having a dick is as important as being in the male dominated music business. Only 11 of the Top 100 power brokers in the music industry are women, according to Billboard.

February 15, 2016
Janis Joplin
New Janis Joplin Doco Coming Soon

The documentary Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue is scheduled to air on the PBS series American Masters starting May 3 and, as of yesterday, you can download the original soundtrack with seventeen Joplin performances from the various digital services.

February 15, 2016
Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth Catalogue Given A Make-Over

All nine of the albums that Sonic Youth recorded for DGC/Geffen will be reissued starting on February 26 with three of their landmark albums and a 12" single.

February 15, 2016
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10 Tips For A Great White Night

Here are some tips from the White Night Melbourne team to make the most out of your night of discovery.

February 15, 2016
Rolling Stones South America
The Rolling Stones Security Increased After Guard Killed

The Rolling Stones are under 24-hour armed guard after a worker at one of their shows in Argentina was shot dead, according to a report.

February 15, 2016
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Lana Del Rey ‘Freak’ Has A Monet Vibe

Singer Lana Del Rey wanted viewers to feel like they had stepped into a French Impressionist artwork by painter Claude Monet while watching her new music video.

February 15, 2016
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Glenn Hughes Cancels Shows For Knee Surgery

Glenn Hughes has postponed his U.S. tour from March to August after undergoing a double knee replacement.

February 15, 2016
Ray Manzarek, The Doors, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Surviving Doors Pay Tribute To Ray Manzarek

Friday night, surviving Doors members Robbie Krieger and John Densmore held their long-in-the-planning salute to their late bandmate Ray Manzarek.

February 15, 2016
St Kilda Festival
440000 Attend St Kilda Festival

Melbourne St Kilda Festival can comfortably lay claim to generating the biggest music festival in Australia. Over 440,000 attended the festival on the weekend.

February 14, 2016
Viola Beach
Viola Beach Members Killed In Car Crash In Sweden

Big names in music and fans alike have joined with friends and family to pay tribute to British band Viola Beach after they were killed in Sweden.

February 14, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Now Kanye West Claims He Is $53 Million In Debt

Kanye West has declared that he is $53 million (£33 million) in debt in a series of posts on, just days after he launched his latest fashion collection and unveiled his new album.

February 14, 2016
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Glenn Tilbrook UK Dates

Glenn Tilbrook, one of the founding members of Squeeze and a solo artist in his own right, has set a 36-date tour of the U.K. for late in the year.

February 14, 2016
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Adele Performs Intimate Show In LA

Adele wowed fans and celebrities alike at a pre-Grammy Awards gig in Los Angeles on Friday (12Feb16), her first in the Californian city for four years.

February 14, 2016
ARIA Albums: Molly Is No 1

After the screening last Sunday night of the first of two parts for the TV mini-series “Molly”, the 3CD soundtrack set for the show leaps up eight places to land at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

February 13, 2016