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Tom Petty and Rick Rubin from Somewhere You Feel Free photo supplied by Trafalgar

‘Tom Petty Somewhere You Feel Free’ To Screen Worldwide In Cinemas

by Paul Cashmere

The Tom Petty documentary on the making of his album ‘Wildflowers’ ‘Tom Petty Somewhere You Feel Free’ will screen in cinemas around the world in October.

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Drummer Roger Taylor of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Queen’s Roger Taylor Debuts Solo ‘The Clapping Song’

by Paul Cashmere

Queen co-founder and drummer Roger Taylor has thrown out some frivolity as a taster for his solo album ‘Outsider’. Check out his new ditty ‘The Clapping Song’.

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Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Melbourne photo Noise11.com

Genesis Plays First Show Since 2007

by Paul Cashmere

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks played their first show as Genesis this week in Birmingham England.

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Rolling Stones Tattoo You

The Rolling Stones Debut ‘Living In The Heart Of Love’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones have debuted a video for ‘Living In The Heart of Love’, one of the previously unreleased songs coming soon on the expanded ‘Tattoo You’ reissue.

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Michael Stipe of REM 3 April 2005 at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman

Michael Stipe Rules Out R.E.M. Reunion

by Music-News.com

Michael Stipe says speculation of a R.E.M. reunion is “wishful thinking”.

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Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman

Duran Duran At Each Other’s Throats During Album Sessions

by Music-News.com

Duran Duran were “at each other’s throats” making their new album in lockdown.

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Richard H Kirk photo by Mute Records

Richard H. Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire Dead At 65

by Paul Cashmere

Richard H. Kirk, a founding member of UK electronic act Cabaret Voltaire, has died at the age of 65.

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Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015, photo Ros O'Gorman

Tony Hadley Announces Orchestra Shows

by Music-News.com

Tony Hadley has added four orchestral gigs to his 40th-anniversary tour.

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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com

The O2 Honor Prince

by Music-News.com

The O2 has unveiled a special piece of custom artwork commissioned to honour Prince and his record breaking ‘21 Nights in London’ residency at the venue in 2007, and has subsequently kick-started the ‘21 Club at The O2’ to celebrate any artist or performer who has played 21 or more dates at the arena.

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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

Guns N Roses Preview Another New Song

by Paul Cashmere

Slash has uploaded a video of what is expected to be a new Guns N Roses song called ‘Hard Skool’.

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The Rolling Stones, Ros OGorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena

The Rolling Stones Play First Show Without Charlie Watts

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones have played their first ever show without Charlie Watts in a warm-up gig for the upcoming remaining dates on the No Filter tour.

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The Rolling Stones, Ros O'Gorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena

The Rolling Stones Debut ‘Living In The Heart of Love’ Trailer

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones has debuted a trailer for ‘Living In The Heart Of Love’ ahead of their full video premiere later this week.

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Genesis

Phil Collins Withdraws From Genesis Tours After This One

by Music-News.com

Phil Collins has ruled himself out of future Genesis tours. Genesis – also comprising Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks – kick off their first tour since 2007 in Birmingham tonight (20.09.21), and the 70-year-old musician has insisted his ongoing health issues, which have rendered him unable to play the drums, mean it’s unlikely he’ll be back on stage with his bandmates after ‘The Last Domino?’ tour.

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Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Alice Cooper Launches Detroit Stories Tour In New Jersey

by Paul Cashmere

Alice Cooper has put the show back on the road with Atlantic City, New Jersey getting the premiere of the ‘Detroit Stories’ show this week.

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Paul Stanley of Kiss photo by Ros O'Gorman

Kiss Expand ‘Destroyer’

by Paul Cashmere

The Kiss classic ‘Destroyer’ is about to be reissued as an expanded box set.

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Island Records and UMe announce the 40th-anniversary vinyl release of “Gloria,” a limited edition 12” yellow vinyl EP to celebrate RSD Black Friday on Friday, November 26, 2021. Originally released as a single in October 1981, “Gloria” is the second single to be taken from U2’s second studio album October and has been a staple in U2’s live set to this day. This very special anniversary release includes the studio version of “Gloria” plus three live versions from three different decades.

U2 To Release ‘Gloria’ Rarities On 40th Anniversary Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

U2 will release a yellow-vinyl 4-track EP to mark the 40th anniversary of their ‘Gloria’ single including some rare versions of the song.

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David-Bowie-A-Reality-Tour-Concert.-Photo-by-Ros-OGorman

David Bowie Complete Catalogue Moves To Warner Music

by Paul Cashmere

The Warner Music Group and the Estate of David Bowie have signed a global deal to put the entire Bowie catalogue in the hands of the Warner group.

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Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Rod Stewart Debuts New Song ‘One More Time’ Ahead of ‘The Tears Of Hercules’ Album

by Paul Cashmere

Rod Stewart will release his 31st album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ in November. His new song ‘One More Time’ is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll.

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Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Elton John Postpones Show To 2023

by Music-News.com

Elton John has postponed his upcoming tour in the U.K. and Europe so he can undergo an operation on his hip.

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James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros O'Gorman

Metallica To Headline First Download Festival In Germany

by Music-News.com

Metallica are set to headline the inaugural Download Festival Germany.

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Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Rolling Stones Could Not Attend Charlie Watts Funeral

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood, were unable to attend the funeral of their drummer Charlie Watts due to Covid restrictions.

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Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul Kelly Debuts Song About Eddie Betts ‘Every Step Of The Way’

by Paul Cashmere

Paul Kelly’s new song ‘Every Step Of The Way’ is about football player Eddie Betts.

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IMAGE ABBA Digital Portrait Credit Industrial Light & Magic

ABBA Score First UK Top 40 Hit In 40 Years

by Music-News.com

Pop icons ABBA are back with a bang, earning their first Top 10 single on the UK Official Chart in nearly 40 years today.

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Elton John at Mt Duneed Winery 7 Dec 2019 photo by Jackson

Elton John Praises Metallica For ‘Nothing Else Matters’

by Music-News.com

Sir Elton John has called Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’ “one of the best songs ever written”.

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Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Brian May Is Interested In Making An Instrumental Album

by Music-News.com

Brian May wants to make a new solo album.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge and Abba

ABBA Score First Hits On Australian Chart Since 1980

by Paul Cashmere

The two new ABBA songs ‘Don’t Shut Me Down’ and ‘I Still Have Faith In You’ have made the Australian Top 40 giving ABBA their first chart hit in Australia since ‘On and On and On’ in 1980.

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The Hard-Ons with Tim Rogers photo by Michelle Young of Lantern Studio

Hard-Ons With Tim Rogers Debut ‘Lite As A Feather’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

Here is the video for the new Hard-Ons song ‘Lite As A Feather’ with Tim Rogers on vocals.

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Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Melbourne photo Noise11.com

Phil Collins To Sit The Drums Out For Upcoming Genesis Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Phil Collins has removed himself as drummer for the upcoming Genesis tour because, in his own words, “I can barely hold a stick”.

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Stevie Nicks ADOTG at Rochford Winery on Saturday 18 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Stevie Nicks Blasts Back At Lindsey Buckingham

by Paul Cashmere

Steve Nicks has broken her silence about Lindsey Buckingham after his sacking from Fleetwood Mac in 2018.

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Charlie Watts On the cover of Its Only Rock n Roll magazine wearing Edward VIII suit

Charlie Watts Wore King Edward VIII Suits

by Paul Cashmere

It turns out the Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts was the proud owner of the suits of King Edward VIII.

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