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Toni Tennille
Toni Tennille To Release Memoir

Toni Tennille will release her new memoir, detailing her career and life with estranged husband Daryl Dragon, on April 1 via Taylor Trade Publishing.

March 20, 2016
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ARIA Albums : Matt Corby ‘Telluric’ Is 100th No 1 Australian Album

Australian singer/songwriter Matt Corby sees his debut studio album “Telluric” enter at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, almost seven years since his first singles chart entry.

March 19, 2016
Lukas Graham
ARIA Singles: Lukas Graham ‘7 Years’ No 1 For 5th Week

Lukas Graham remains the No.1 singles act this week for a fifth straight run at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with “7 Years”.

March 19, 2016
Jon English 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jon English Has A Top 20 Album For First Time Since 1980

Jon English is back in the Australian Top 20 albums for the first time since 1980.

March 19, 2016
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Re-Enters Australian Album Chart

Despite the Madonna ‘Rebel Heart’ Australian tour being a tabloid feast the fans have voted with their wallets and bumped three of her albums back onto the ARIA chart.

March 19, 2016
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SXSW Cancels Wolfmother and Coheed and Cambria Shows Due To Storm

A severe storm across Austin late Friday has caused the cancellation of the Wolfmother and Coheed and Cambria outdoor performance at Lady Bird Lake.

March 19, 2016
Coheed And Cambria. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Austin Severe Storm Warning Affects SXSW Events Including Aussie BBQ

Certain SXSW events have gone into shutdown mode as a severe storm warning is issued for the City of Austin.

March 19, 2016
Steve Young Seven Bridges Road
R.I.P. Steve Young 1942-2016

Singer-songwriter Steve Young, who was best known for writing the song Seven Bridges Road, died on Thursday, March 17 at the age of 73.

March 19, 2016
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Billy Joel Clocks Up 36th Month At Madison Square Garden

Billy Joel set the record last July for the most shows by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with performance number 64.

March 19, 2016
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Australian Media Is Out of Control

Australia’s mainstream media has lost its mind with reporting of Madonna’s Australian tour ranging from insane to ridiculous.

March 18, 2016
Strung Out
Strung Out To Play Album Shows In Australia

Californian punk band Strung Out will perform complete albums during some of their Australian shows.

March 18, 2016
Vera Blue
Vera Blue To Release ‘Fingertips’ EP In May

Vera Blue from central New South Wales has released a new song ‘Settle’ ahead of her ‘Fingertips’ EP due in May.

March 18, 2016
Lee Andrews and the Hearts
R.I.P. Lee Andrews, father of Questlove 1936-2016

Lee Andrews, the lead singer of the classic Doo Wop group Lee Andrews and the Hearts, died on Wednesday at the age of 79.

March 18, 2016
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Highly Suspect & James Guest At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

American rock band Highly Suspect are touring Australia for the very first time and James are back together with a new album. Hear both this week at Noise11 iHeartRadio.

March 18, 2016
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop Plays Massive 22 Song Set At SXSW

Iggy Pop served up a 22 song setlist at SXSW this week and while launching his new album ‘Post Pop Depression’ the audience was treated to song mainly his two classics ‘The Idiot’ and ‘Lust For Life’, both from 1977.

March 18, 2016
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases For W/C 18 March 2016

Primal Scream, Koi Child, Gwen Stefani, Tuka, Underworld, Iggy Pop, James, Violet Soho, The Common Linnets, The Drones and new So Fresh compilation and Batman vs Superman soundtrack lead the week's new music releases.

March 18, 2016
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert Slips Out A New Song

Adam Lambert has unveiled his brand new single “Welcome to the Show”. The track was recorded recently in NYC on a day off from his ’ The Original High’ Tour.‎

March 18, 2016
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Pete Doherty Becomes Peta Doherty

Although fashion label The Kooples has listened to the public outcry and dropped angora wool, it still sells fur from raccoons, foxes and coyotes – and that's why Pete Doherty, who once designed a collection for The Kooples, sent a letter on PETA's behalf calling on the store to go entirely fur-free.

March 18, 2016
Kris Kristofferson, photo Ros O'Gorman
Kris Kristofferson Honored In Nashville

Some of the biggest names in country music came to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday night for The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson.

March 18, 2016
Dexys Midnight Runners. Photo by Chiko Ohayon
Dexy’s Return With New Albums

Dexys, formerly known as Dexys Midnight Runners, have announced a new album for release on June 3, Let The Record Show Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul.

March 18, 2016
Music Victoria
Music Victoria Updates Live Music Best Practice Guide

Music Victoria today released an updated version of the Victorian Live Music Best Practice Guide with new chapters on dealing with sexual harassment, hearing protection, hosting all ages gigs, planning law reform and copyright compliance.

March 18, 2016
The Wrens Charles Bissell
The Wrens’ Charles Bissell Reveals He Has Cancer

Charles Bissell, the lead singer and guitarist for the New Jersey band The Wrens, has revealed that he is suffering from cancer.

March 18, 2016
The Honeycombs 304 Holloway Road Revisited
The Honeycombs Revisited

If the address 304 Holloway Road is unfamiliar to you then perhaps you shouldn’t call yourself a music fan… that is, shall we say, if you are over 50 or 60 even.

March 17, 2016
Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty US Dates

One of the more interesting releases of last year was the AndersonPonty Band's Better Late Than Never.

March 17, 2016
Pride and Joy
‘Pride and Joy’, The Story Of Alligator Records Heads To DVD

After the release of his extremely influential 1991 film Deep Blues, a look at Mississippi blues culture which was funded by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics and involved a collaboration with legendary music writer Robert Palmer, acclaimed music filmmaker Robert Mugge received a phone call.

March 17, 2016
Deftones
Deftones Replace Ray LaMontagne At SXSW

Ray LaMontagne is a last minute drop-out at SXSW and in somewhat of a bizarre program choice, metal band Deftones will take his slot.

March 17, 2016
Frank Sinatra Jr
R.I.P. Frank Sinatra Jr 1944-2016

Frank Sinatra, Jr., the son of Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra, died on Wednesday in Daytona Beach, FL after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.

March 17, 2016
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Bjork, New Order, Bon Iver To Perform At Vivid Live In Sydney

Bjork, Bon Iver and New Order will perform at Vivid Live Sydney for 2016.

March 17, 2016
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Performed Kylie’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head In Brisvegas

Madonna was having a bit of fun at her Brisbane show on Wednesday night. She even performed a Kylie Minogue song.

March 17, 2016
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Debbie Harry, Ian Hunter To Perform At Ivan Julian Benefit

Earlier this year, it was announced that Ivan Julian, guitarist for Richard Hell & the Voidoids, was suffering from cancer and, while the prognosis is good, he has been wracking up some major medical bills.

March 17, 2016