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Talking Heads Stop Making Sense
Talking Heads Stop Making Sense Added To National Film Registry

Talking Heads live concert film ‘Stop Making Sense’ has been added to the National Film Registry in the USA.

December 15, 2021
The Hard-Ons at the Link and Pink Woy Woy photo by Mark Fraser
The Hard-Ons Slipped The Sausage In Woy Woy

The new line-up of The Hard-Ons, featuring You Am I’s Tim Rogers on vocals, played their first live show last Friday in New South Wales under the name Clandestine Sausage.

December 15, 2021
Brian Cadd at Apia Good Times 2021
Brian Cadd To Play His Final Melbourne Show Of 2021 This Friday

With the Apia Good Times show now at an end for 2021, Australian music legend Brian Cadd has just four more shows to do in 2021 including one last show for Melbourne.

December 15, 2021
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Bragg Confirms His Australian Tour With Added Adelaide and Fremantle Dates

Billy Bragg’s Australian tour for 2022 has been confirmed with new dates added for South Australia and Western Australia in Adelaide and Perth.

December 15, 2021
Adele 30
Australian Albums: Adele Spends Third Week at No 1

With very little competition for this week, Adele's "30" holds atop the ARIA Albums Chart for a third straight week.

December 15, 2021
The Wiggles
OG and Current Wiggles ReWiggle The Classics With Famous Friends

The original ‘OG’ Wiggles Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt and Greg Page, have joined the current Wiggles Anthony Field, Simon Pryce and Lachy Gillespie and new members Tsehay Hawkins, Evie Ferris, John Pearce and Kelly Hamilton and their famous friends for a reWiggling of their classic hits.

December 15, 2021
George Benson photo by Tim Cashmere
Bluesfest Opens Up To International Acts

The first of eight international acts have been added to the Bluesfest line-up for 2022 with sideshows included.

December 15, 2021
Britney Spears Celebrates Engagement at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. (PRNewsFoto/Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino)
Britney Spears Calls Out Diane Sawyer Over 2003 Interview

Britney Spears has spoken out about her 2003 interview with Diane Sawyer following her break-up with Justin Timberlake.

December 15, 2021
James Brown photo by Tim Cashmere
James Brown Estate Sells Music Catalogue for $90 Million

James Brown's music assets have been sold for $90 million (£68 million).

December 15, 2021
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn, Bastille Set For BRIT Events

Damon Albarn, Bastille and Anne-Marie have announced shows as part of BRITs Week for War Child.

December 15, 2021
Badfinger Straight Up
Badfinger ‘Straight Up’ Turns 50

‘Straight Up’, the fourth and most successful album for Badfinger, has turned 50 years old.

December 14, 2021
Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sixx:AM Have No Plans To Tour

Sixx:A.M. have no current plans to tour or release new music.

December 14, 2021
Foo Fighters Scrap Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Plans

Foo Fighters had to scrap their Abu Dhabi Grand Prix gig, due to "unforeseen medical circumstances".

December 14, 2021
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
Early Bowie Recording Could Fetch The Big Bucks

An unheard early David Bowie and The Lower Third record is expected to sell for up to £12,000 at auction.

December 14, 2021
Mike Skinner - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Streets Axe More Dates

The Streets have cancelled all gigs next year following the "worst week" of Mike Skinner's life.

December 14, 2021
John Nolan of Powder Monkeys and Bored! Has Passed Away

The Powder Monkey’s and Bored! guitarist John Nolan has died.

December 13, 2021
Alex The Astronaut by Jamie Heath
10 Australia and Two More New Zealand Acts Added To SXSW

With a expected near normal 2022 on the way, SXSW has revealed its second round of artists with 10 Australian acts an a couple of Kiwis added for the 2022 Music Festival in Austin, Texas next March.

December 13, 2021
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Joe Camilleri, Black Sorrows. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The 2021 Australian Music Prize Has Been Revealed

The list of Australian artists and albums vying for Australian Music Prize has been announced with 110 of the 450 entries making the longlist.

December 13, 2021
Megan Thee Stallion
Megan The Stallion Is Finally A College Graduate

Megan Thee Stallion is a college graduate. On Saturday, Megan (The Stallion) Pete took to Instagram to share a slideshow of photos showing herself in the lead-up to the ceremony at Texas Southern University.

December 13, 2021
Garth Dennis
Black Uhuru Co-founder Garth Dennis Dead at 72

Garth Dennis, a co-founding member of Jamaican reggae act Black Uhuru, has died at the age of 72.

December 12, 2021
Joseph Wooten
Joseph Wooten To Bring Young In A Million To His Funky Birthday/Christmas Jam In Nashville This Sunday

Nashville bass player Joseph Wooten turns 60 this weekend and is celebrating with a special event with friends at the Analog Room of the Hutton Hotel in Nashville Sunday (12 December). Some of those friends are Nashville’s Young in a Million.

December 12, 2021
Mike Nesmith
Michael Nesmith of The Monkees Dies At Age 78

Michael Nesmith, one of The Monkees, has died at the age of 78, his family have announced.

December 11, 2021
Faith No More by Jimmy Hubbard
Faith No More Cancel Australian Tour

Faith No More will no more be coming to Australia and New Zealand in 2022.

December 10, 2021
A Day In The Gardens in the Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017. Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham each performed a set for the first A Day In The Gardens held over the March 2017 Moomba long weekend in Melbourne. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bellarine Music Festival Adjusts Its Line-up Due To A Quarantined Artist

The Bellarine Music Festival this weekend featuring Brian Mannix & The Androids, The Chantoozies and Taxiride and had to be cancelled due to a Covid quarantine.

December 10, 2021
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Police Share Christmas Version of ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’

A previously unseen music video for The Police’s 1980 UK Number One hit ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’ has been unearthed from the band’s archives after 41 years. The video has now been released for Christmas 2021.

December 10, 2021
Stereophonics photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Stereophonics Postpone Shows Due To Covid

Stereophonics have postponed their homecoming shows due to COVID.

December 10, 2021
Bronski Beat photo from Bronski Beat Facebook page
Steve Bronksi of Bronksi Beat Dead at 61

Steve Bronski, a co-founder of Bronski Beat with Jimmy Sommerville, has died at the age of 61.

December 10, 2021
Emma Donovan and Dan Sultan join Archie Roach in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Music Victoria Awards Complete Winners List

The Music Victoria Awards have been handed out for 2021.

December 9, 2021
Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley To Headline Deni Ute Muster 2022

US country legend Brad Paisley will headline the Deni Ute Muster for 2022.

December 9, 2021
Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute To Charlie Watts In London

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood have finally had their chance to farewell Charlie Watts in a memorial gathering in London.

December 9, 2021