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Todd Rundgren Adds 2nd Melbourne Show

by Karen Freedman

The first Todd Rundgren Melbourne gig has sold out, and a second show has been added for Tuesday 30 October at the John Curtin Hotel.

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Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Todd Rundgren And Todd-A-Roo Coming To Australia

by Karen Freedman

Great news for fans of the uber-talented Todd Rundgren. In 2008, for a week on the glorious isle of Kauai, in Hawaii, about 300 fans from all over the world joined the Rundgrens at their incredible home to celebrate his 60th birthday. This became known as ToddStock; a week of camping, drinking, singing and celebrating.

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Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo

Aretha Franklin Medical Mystery

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Aretha Franklin has been going through something serious medically the last few years, but nobody but her closest confidants know what it is.

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Cassidy Mug Shot

David Cassidy Arrested For Drink Driving

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Cassidy was arrested early Wednesday morning outside of Albany, NY for driving while intoxicated.

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Peter Cetera

Peter Cetera In Idaho Wildfire Nightmare

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Peter Cetera’s home in Ketchum, ID is currently being threatened by the wildfires that have spread to 126,000 acres in the area.

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Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Paul Simon 15 CD Complete Album Collection Coming In October

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The solo career of Paul Simon is chronicled on the upcoming 15-CD set The Complete Album Collection, due on October 15 via Legacy.

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Queen, Noise11, Photo

The Freddie Mercury Show Must Go On Without Sacha Baron Cohen In Lead Role

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sacha Baron Cohen had one vision for the biopic of Freddie Mercury while the other members of Queen had another.

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Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Elton John To Receive BRITS Icon Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Elton John has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural BRITs Icon Award.

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Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Wonder Makes A Stand Against State Of Florida

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict in Florida, Stevie Wonder has made the decision to avoid Florida and all other “Stand Your Ground” states until the laws are changed.

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Mott The Hoople

Marillion To Join Mott The Hoople On UK Tour

by Music-News.com

Mott The Hoople are pleased to announce that progressive rock legends Marillion will be the special guests for The O2 London show on their November 2013 UK tour.

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Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

Hyde Park Show Goes Ahead For Free After Elton John Cancels Due To Illness

by Music-News.com

Following Sir Elton John’s cancellation of all upcoming shows from his current European tour including his much anticipated show at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time, Hyde Park this coming Friday due to appendicitis, AEG Live and The Royal Parks confirm that the show will go on with the remaining stellar line-up for free and existing

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Julian Lennon

Paul McCartney Donates Signed Boxset To Julian Lennon Charity

by Karen Freedman

Julian Lennon’s White Feather Foundation charity has been gifted by a signed boxset from Paul McCartney to raise money to help people who are dying from lack of clean water and sanitation.

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Chicago in Chicago

Chicago Release Live Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Chicago will release the live album Chicago in Chicago on July 9 via iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and most other digital retailers.

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Tom Scholz

Boston’s Tom Scholz Loses Defamation Case

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Tom Scholz of the band Boston has found himself $132,000 poorer after losing a lawsuit for defamation.

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The Original Wailers

The Wailers To Perform Greatest Hits Concerts In The UK

by Music-News.com

Legendary reggae artists, The Wailers, once again invade the U.K in September and October 2013, bringing with them their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour, in which the band will perform the iconic album live on stage in its entirety.

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Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo

Leonard Cohen Postpones Gigs For Religious Reasons

by Music-News.com

When Leonard Cohen learned today that two of his U.K. concerts were scheduled on days of solemn religious observance, he respectfully asked AEG to move the dates.

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Lou Reed. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Lou Reed Rushed Back To Hospital

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Lou Reed was rushed to a Long Island hospital on Sunday after he became dehydrated.

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Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre

Ian Anderson Plays Thick As A Brick At Royal Albert Hall

by Music-News.com

Ian Anderson has never been a ‘normal’ rock star. His erstwhile band were named after the inventor of the seed drill and he is generally more interested in ‘Country Life’ than sex drugs and Rock & Roll but he is an enormously charismatic performer and his music has always had real depth and meaning.

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Ella Fitzgerald

From The BBC Vaults Come Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Recordings

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Ella Fitzgerald is regarded by many as the finest female jazz vocalist of all time, with a seminal body of work that continues to inspire multiple generations of fans around the world. So the discovery of a cache of never-before-released vintage Fitzgerald performances is a major musical event, and the release of that material marks

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The Beatles, Noise11, Photo

Beatles Sgt Pepper Misses Best Album List

by Music-News.com

They are the favourite argument starters on every entertainment site in the world. Along with those lists come a few certainties. Citizen Kane will be the greatest movie, Pele will be the greatest football player and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be the greatest album.

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Richie Havens, Noise11, Photo

Ashes Of Richie Havens Will Be Scattered At Woodstock

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It was the place where he became a major figure in music and now it will be his final resting place. The ashes of Richie Havens will be scattered at what was once Max Yasgur’s farm where the Woodstock festival was held in 1969.

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Al Stewart

Al Stewart To Play Benefit Gig To Raise Funds For Yorkshire Pub

by Music-News.com

Multi-platinum selling folk-rock star Al Stewart has joined the fight to save a West Yorkshire pub after hearing of the residents’ campaign to transform the boozer into a community hub.

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Earth Wind & Fire - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Earth Wind And Fire To Release New Album In September

by Music-News.com

Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Now, Then & Forever by the legendary group Earth, Wind & Fire. This marks the group’s first new studio album in eight years. Now, Then & Forever, will be available on September 9th.

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Rick Wakeman Journey

Rick Wakeman Returns To The Centre Of The Earth For 40th Anniversary Shows

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rick Wakeman will return to one of his greatest triumphs, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, via a series of 2014 concerts with the English Rock Ensemble and the Jules Verne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

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David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

David Bowie Museum Exhibit Goes On The Road

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It is getting to be a normal occurrence to have concerts and documentaries on music artists play in movie theaters for one night events, but we’ve never had a museum exhibit.

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Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo

New Elton John Album Set For September Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Elton John will release his first solo studio album in seven years, The Diving Board, on September 24 via Capitol Records. While Elton released The Union in 2010 with Leon Russell, his last solo effort was 2006’s The Captain and the Kid.

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Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff To Tour US In September

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jimmy Cliff will be on the road this September with his Many Rivers Crossed Tour.

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Rod Stewart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Rod Stewart Says His Children “Keep Him Alive”

by Music-News.com

Rod Stewart’s children are his “fountain of youth”.

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David Cassidy was arrested early Wednesday morning outside of Albany, NY for driving while intoxicated.

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