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James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Describe Lady Gaga As Fearless

Metallica - comprising James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich - joined forces with Lady Gaga for a performance of their track 'Moth Into Flame' at the 2017 Grammys.

August 14, 2020
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Donates Big For Beirut Relief Efforts

The Weeknd has donated $300,000 (£230,0000) to Global Aid for Lebanon to help the relief effort following last week's warehouse explosion that levelled a large part of Beirut.

August 14, 2020
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson Split

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson have split, according to new reports.

August 14, 2020
Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton On Not Allowing Elvis Presley To Cover ‘I Will Always Love You’

Saying no to Elvis Presley when he asked to cover one of her biggest hits was one of the hardest things Dolly Parton has ever had to do.

August 14, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jon Bon Jovi’s Son Recovers From Coronavirus

Jon Bon Jovi's son Jacob has "fully recovered" from an intestinal bout of the coronavirus.

August 13, 2020
Robbie Williams Heavy Entertainment Tour at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 24 February 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Considers A 20th Anniversary Rock DJ Make-Over

Robbie Williams is considering remaking his controversial 'Rock DJ' music video to mark its 20th anniversary.

August 13, 2020
CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
CeeLo Green Apologises for Cardi B Nicki Minaj Rant

Hip-hop star CeeLo Green has withdrawn his harsh criticism of female rappers Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, and Megan Thee Stallion, insisting his comments were taken out of context.

August 13, 2020
Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill’s Daughter Speaks Up About Trauma Growing Up

Lauryn Hill's eldest daughter has gone public with the "trauma" she suffered growing up with her strict mother, likening the hip-hop star's disciplinary methods to "slave" beatings.

August 13, 2020
Stevie Nicks ADOTG at Rochford Winery on Saturday 18 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nicks Compares Covid-19 To American Horror Story

Stevie Nicks fears she'll never sing again if she catches Covid-19, comparing the pandemic to American Horror Story: Apocalypse.

August 13, 2020
Jason Derulo - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo Thought Cats Was Going To Be A Hit

Jason Derulo took a role in mega-flop musical Cats as he thought the film would "change the world".

August 13, 2020
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn To Close AIM Awards 2020

The year’s AIM Independent Music Awards will close tonight with a tribute to the late, great drummer Tony Allen with a very special performance from long-time friends and collaborators Damon Albarn, Ezra Collective’s Femi Koleoso, Gorillaz’ Seye Adelekan and Remi Kabaka Jr., as well as Allen’s The Good, The Bad & The Queen bandmate Simon Tong.

August 13, 2020
Trini Lopez
Trini Lopez Dies From Coronavirus At Age 83

Tex-Mex singer Trini Lopez is a victim of coronavirus. The 60s star has died at the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs.

August 12, 2020
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Joins Brian Mannix and Kevin Hillier’s ‘Life of Brian … Mannix That Is’ Podcast

Alice Cooper has a few words with Brian Mannix and Kevin Hillier this week for episode 6 of the ‘Life of Brian … Mannix That Is’ podcast.

August 11, 2020
Courtney Barnett . Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett Covers Kev Carmody and Its Stunning

Courtney Barnett has made a music video for her cover of Kev Carmody’s ‘Just For You’.

August 11, 2020
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Duff of Guns ‘N Roses Joins Lily Cornell For Mind Wide Open Podcast

Guns ‘N Roses bass player Duff McKagan is Lily Cornell’s guest on Mind Wide Open this week.

August 11, 2020
Wangaratta National Jazz Awards
Submissions for National Jazz Awards Announced

Organised as part of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues, each year the National Jazz Awards focus on a different instrument. In 2020, the focus is on voice.

August 11, 2020
Art Music Awards 2020
Finalists for ART Music Awards Announced

The ART Music Awards will be virtual in 2020 with 278 nominees holding out for 13 awards.

August 11, 2020
Bad Religion
Bad Religion Remake 2020 Version of Faith Alone

Bad Religion have updated their 1990 track ‘Faith Alone’ for a locked down Covid world.

August 11, 2020
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple Might Top UK Chart This Week

Taylor Swift is on track for a third week at Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart this Friday, but two new entries from Glass Animals and Deep Purple aren’t missing out on the top spot without a fight.

August 11, 2020
2Chainz
2 Chainz Set To Release New Album

2 Chainz has confirmed he has a new record on the way entitled 'So Help Me God', and has told fans to expect plenty of content from him in the near future.

August 11, 2020
JIMI HENDRIX Both Sides of the Sky
Jimi Hendrix Guitar Sells For Over $200,000

Jimi Hendrix's Japanese sunburst electric guitar has sold for more than £160,000 ($209,000) at auction.

August 11, 2020
Corey Taylor
Corey Taylor Confirms Stone Sour Are On Hold

The Slipknot frontman has revealed his other band Stone Sour has "kinda run its course now" and he is instead focusing on Slipknot and his recently launched debut solo project.

August 11, 2020
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 Teases Biopic

Madonna has teased fans with a new film project, a music-orientated script she is developing with Tully screenwriter Diablo Cody.

August 11, 2020
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Apologizes To Culture Club’s Jon Moss

Boy George met with his former Culture Club bandmate Jon Moss after realising he needed to "apologise for some things".

August 11, 2020
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Brian May Evacuates Home Because of Fire

Brian May was forced to evacuate his home in Surrey due to a nearby forest fire.

August 11, 2020
Don Martin of Mi-Sex photo by Mi-Sex Facebook page
Mi-Sex Bass Player Don Martin Passes Away Following Cancer Battle

Don Martin, an original member and bass player of Mi-Sex has lost his battle with cancer.

August 10, 2020
Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky photo by Pia Johnson
Paul Kelly Gives Paul Grabowsky His First Ever Top 10 Album

Maestro Paul Grabowsky is finally a pop star. The Melbourne musician, composer and teacher is no 3 on the ARIA album chart via his collaboration with Paul Kelly ‘Please Leave Your Light On’.

August 10, 2020
Mick Thomas' Roving Commission
Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission Premieres ‘I Heard Sally Singing’ Video

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission has premiere a video for ‘I Heard Sally Singing’ from the ‘See You On The Other Side’ album, recorded during Isolation.

August 10, 2020
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Announces Tracklisting for ‘The Speed Of Now Part 1’

Keith Urban has offered up the tracklisting for his next album ‘The Speed of Now Part 1’ due in September.

August 10, 2020
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Cancel 25th Anniversary Tour

Foo Fighters have cancelled their upcoming 25th anniversary Van Tour.

August 10, 2020