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Duke Bootee, Composer of ‘The Message’, Dead At 69

by Paul Cashmere

Edward G. Fletcher (aka Duke Bootee) has died at the age of 69. The rapper was best known for writing the Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five hit ‘The Message’.

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Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Mick Fleetwood Sells His Recording Rights

by Paul Cashmere

Mick Fleetwood is the latest superstar to sell his catalogue. Fleetwood, the co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, has handed over his future royalties from his recorded works to BMG.

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Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull Is Making An Album With Australia’s Warren Ellis

by Music-News.com

Warren Ellis from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Marianne Faithfull have confirmed details of their upcoming ‘She Walks In Beauty’ collection – which is set to be released on April 30 – and she has been eyeing up the project for a long time.

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Neil Young Way Down In the Rust Bucket

Neil Young To Release ‘Way Down In The Rust Bucket’ In February

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Young’s next archive release will be a 1990 concert from the Ragged Glory tour.

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Ronnie James Dio photo by Ros O'Gorman

Black Sabbath’s Iconic Ronnie James Dio Albums Set For Expansion

by Paul Cashmere

‘Heaven and Hell’ and ‘Mob Rules’, the initial two Black Sabbath albums with Ronnie James Dio on vocals, will be expanded with rare and previously unreleased music.

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Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Melbourne photo Noise11.com

Phil Collins Ex To Become Reality Star

by Music-News.com

Phil Collins’ ex-wife Orianne Cevey is reportedly being lined up for a potential reboot of the Real Housewives of Miami.

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AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

AC/DC Debut Sydney Built ‘Realize’ Video

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC are set to unveil their next video for the ‘PWR/UP’ song ‘Realize’ and its Australian made.

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Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen photo by Ros O'Gorman

Eddie Van Halen To Be Honored With Guitar Collection

by Music-News.com

Eddie Van Halen’s own brand – which bares his initials – has announced the release of nine guitars for the reimagined 5150 series.

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Sex Pistols Biopic Goes into Production

by Music-News.com

FX has ordered Pistol, a six-episode limited series about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, it was announced today by Nick Grad, President, Original Programming, FX Entertainment.

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Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman

Duran Duran Cover David Bowie’s ‘Five Years’

by Paul Cashmere

Duran Duran, pop, rock, 80s, UK,

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Bowie Music Added to Tik Tok

by Music-News.com

David Bowie – who died in 2016 after a secret cancer battle – will now be available for TikTok users to incorporate into their videos.

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David Bowie Blackstar

David Bowie Did Not Consider Blackstar His Farewell Album

by Music-News.com

Musician Donny McCaslin – who worked with David Bowie on his final record ‘Blackstar’, which was released just two days before his death in January 2016 – has dismissed the idea the LP was a “farewell”.

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

Queen’s Brian May Releases Fragrance For Charity

by Music-News.com

Queen rocker Brian May is taking on the fragrance market with his own scent, Save Me.

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman Awarded $450000 From Nicki Minaj Rip-Off

by Paul Cashmere

Singer Songwriter Tracy Chapman has been awarded $450,000 after rapper after the ‘famous for being famous’ Nicki Minaj ripped off Tracy’s ‘Baby Can I Hold You’ for her 2018 hit ‘Sorry’.

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Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Lars Ulrich Recalls First Metallica Gig

by Music-News.com

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, who made his debut on stage with Metallica in 1982, has reflected on the buzz he felt getting behind his kit on that fateful night.

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Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman

Bruce Springsteen Writes Off Touring For 2021

by Music-News.com

Bruce Springsteen doesn’t anticipate touring until 2022 – but he does have “a big surprise” in store for fans in the meantime.

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John Fogerty photo by Ros O'Gorman

John Fogerty Debuts New Music For 2021 ‘Weeping In The Promised Land’

by Paul Cashmere

Creedence Clearwater Revival legend John Fogerty has a new song ‘Weeping In the Promised Land’.

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Berlin

Terri Nunn Apologizes For Performing Berlin At Mar-A-Lago

by Paul Cashmere

Berlin singer Terri Nunn has apologized to fans after performing at the Mar-A-Lago hotel in Florida on New Years Eve.

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Warren McLean

Ex-Divinyls Drummer Warren McLean Dies

by Paul Cashmere

Warren McLean, a one-time drummer for Divinyls and I’m Talking, has died in Bali.

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Wham Last Christmas

Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ Has Finally Made It No 1 In UK

by Music-News.com

George Michael’s classic Wham! hit Last Christmas has become the U.K.’s first number one of 2021.

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Berlin

Berlin Orchestrate Their Oldies

by Paul Cashmere

Founding Berlin members Terri Nunn, John Crawford and David Diamond, have reimaged their old songs with an orchestra.

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Dave Dobbyn

Dave Dobbyn Becomes Sir Dave Dobbyn In New Zealand New Year’s Honours

by Paul Cashmere

Dave Dobbyn, best known for his 1986 no 1 song ‘Slice of Heaven’, has been knighted in New Zealand as part of the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

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Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman

Hoodoo Gurus Doco To Stream To Mark 40th Anniversary

by Paul Cashmere

Hoodoo Gurus frontman Dave Faulkner has produced a documentary to mark the 40th anniversary of the formation of Le Hoodoo Gurus.

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Paul McCartney III

Paul McCartney Sparks Vinyl Revival

by Paul Cashmere

Paul McCartney has pushed up vinyl sales in the United States.

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Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Patti Smith To Perform NYE Show On Billboards in London and New York

by Music-News.com

Patti Smith will ring in 2021 in style from high above London’s Piccadilly Circus.

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Master P

Master P Makes Bid Doe Reebok

by Music-News.com

Rap mogul Master P and former basketball player Baron Davis are in talks to buy sportswear company Reebok for $2.4 billion.

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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

Slash Teases New Guns ‘N Roses Album For 2021

by Music-News.com

Slash is hopeful he will drop two new albums in the new year, one with Guns ‘n Roses and another with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

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Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder Covers Bruce Springsteen On Matter of Time EP

by Paul Cashmere

Eddie Vedder has recorded Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Growin’ Up’ for a surprise EP ‘Matter of Time’, released on Christmas Day.

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Whodini

John ‘Ecstacy’ Fletcher of Whodini Dead at 56

by Paul Cashmere

John ‘Ecstacy’ Fletcher of US rap group Whodini has died at age 56. A cause of death has not been announced.

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Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Sells For $22 Million

by Paul Cashmere

Michael Jackson’s infamous Neverland Ranch has been purchased for $22 million.

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