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Announcement: Details of the State Memorial for Michael Gudinski

The Victorian Government has announced details for the State Memorial for Mushroom founder Michael Gudinski.

March 16, 2021
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Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick About The Day AC/DC Dropped By His House

Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen says Angus and Malcolm Young, Bon Scott and Cliff Williams of AC/DC dropped by his house in 1979 and some interesting collaborations that were never officially released happened.

March 16, 2021
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Lil Baby Makes Black Lives Matter Statement At The Grammy Awards

Rappers Lil Baby and Killer Mike addressed police brutality with a stirring rendition of The Bigger Picture at the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

March 16, 2021
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R.I.P. Doug Parkinson Dies At Age 74

Australian soul singer Doug Parkinson has passed away at age 74.

March 15, 2021
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Red Hot Summer Reactivates For 2021

Live music is back and rocking with the Red Hot Summer tour reactivating for 2021 in Tasmania over the weekend.

March 15, 2021
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The 2021 Grammy Awards Winners List

The Record of the Year at the 2021 Grammy Awards has gone to Billie Eilish while Taylor SWift takes home Album of the Year.

March 15, 2021
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Megan Thee Stallion Wins First Ever Grammy

Megan Thee Stallion was among the winners during the pre-ceremony for the 2021 Grammy Awards, where several of the smaller categories were announced ahead of the main show which takes place later on Sunday (14.03.21) night.

March 15, 2021
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Australian Charts: Kings Of Leon ‘When You See Yourself’ Debuts At No 1

Kings of Leon land a fourth Australian No.1 album this week as their eighth set "When You See Yourself" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

March 15, 2021
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Beyonce Isn’t Performing At The Grammy Awards

Although Beyonce has been nominated for nine awards at the ceremony – which will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday (14.03.21), Beyoncé will not be among the performers, Recording Academy interim chief executive Harvey Mason Jr has confirmed.

March 15, 2021
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R.I.P. Melbourne Guitarist Dion Hirini

Melbourne guitarist Dion Hirini died suddenly overnight from a heart condition on his way back from a gig.

March 13, 2021
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Harry Styles To Open Grammy Awards

Harry Styles is to open the Grammy Awards this Sunday.

March 12, 2021
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Zoot Are Working On First New Music in 50 Years

A new batch of Zoot songs are being worked on, the first from the band in over 50 years, but its uncertain at this stage if they’ll be released.

March 12, 2021
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Crowded House Dedicate Don’t Dream Its Over To Michael Gudinski

Neil Finn dedicated his Corwded House classic ‘Don’t Dream Its Over’ to Mushroom founder Michael Gudinski at the first Crowded House show of 2021 in New Zealand this week.

March 12, 2021
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney To Release Paul McCartney III Reimagined

Paul McCartney will release a completely new version of 2020’s ‘McCartney III’ titled ‘McCartney III Reimagined’.

March 12, 2021
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Andrew Farriss Will Have An INXS Surprise At His Shows

Andrew Farriss is planning on reinventing one of his INXS classics on his upcoming Australian tour.

March 12, 2021
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Madness To Have Their Own TV Series

Madness past and present members Chris Foreman, Mike 'Barso' Barson, Lee 'Thommo' Thompson, Graham 'Suggs' McPherson, Daniel 'Woody' Woodgate, Mark 'Bedders' Bedford and Carl 'Chas Smash' Smyth - will have their incredible music career documented in a new three-part series, titled 'Before We Was We: Madness by Madness', which will debut on BT TV on May 1.

March 12, 2021
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Sir Kenneth Branagh Recruited for a new Bee Gees Movie

Sir Kenneth Branagh will reportedly lead the way for the Paramount Pictures' movie focused on the life and career of the Bee Gees from their humble beginning to pop superstardom.

March 12, 2021
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Beyoncé Sends A Message To Meghan Markle-Windsor

Beyoncé has sent a message of support to her friend and former Suits star Meghan Markle after the controversial Oprah interview knifing the Royal Family.

March 11, 2021
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Wolfmother and C.W. Stoneking Join Blues On Broadbeach

Wolfmother and C.W. Stoneking are just a couple of names added to Blues on Broadbeach in Queensland in May.

March 11, 2021
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Ed Kuepper Has Three Retro Albums On The Way

Former The Saints, Laughing Clowns and The Aints guitarist Ed Kuepper will mark his 45 years as a recording artist with three retro albums.

March 11, 2021
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Melbourne Broadcaster, Photographer and Artist Pierre Baroni Loses Battle With Cancer

Pierre Baroni, a one-time member of The Ponys and The Aliens, has died after an 18-month battle with cancer.

March 11, 2021
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DZ Deathrays Debut All Or Nothing Video

DZ Deathrays have started to preview with 2021 album ‘Positive Rising Part 2’ with a video for the all-new song ‘All Or Nothing’.

March 11, 2021
Alice Cooper ‘Detroit Stories’ Is A Hit Album All Over The World

Alice Cooper has had a good week. His ‘Detroit Stories’ album has been a Top 10 album in 10 countries.

March 11, 2021
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Chocolate Starfish Cover 4 Non Blondes’ ‘What’s Up’

Melbourne’s Chocolate Starfish have found another song to cover. This time its 4 Non Blondes 1993 hit ‘What’s Up’.

March 11, 2021
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Silk Sonic Confirmed For Grammy Awards After Bruno Mars Tantrum

Bruno Mars' new band Silk Sonic will perform at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, after bosses took heed of their pleas.

March 11, 2021
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Pink Floyd Reunion Dashed As David Gilmour Says He Is Done With Touring

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour insists he "absolutely" doesn't want to go back to the group and play stadiums again, as he enjoys being able to be "free to do" what he wants.

March 11, 2021
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Rod Stewart Teams With New Zealand In American Cup Effort

In an act of unity and support, 100% Pure New Zealand has invited rock music icon, Rod Stewart to surprise America's Cup teams with a "dock out" serenade of his hit song, Sailing.

March 11, 2021
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The Weeknd Nominated For Six Juno Awards

R&B superstar The Weeknd is aiming to strike gold at the 2021 Juno Awards after landing six nominations.

March 11, 2021
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Dave Grohl Takes The BBC On A Tour Of His Life

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will join host Dermot O’Leary for an in-depth look back at his career to date in the latest instalment of BBC Two’s Reel Stories.

March 11, 2021
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Machine Gun Kelly Wants To Reinvent Himself

Machine Gun Kelly is keen to keep reinventing himself every time he releases new tracks and he wants to be so "polarising" that people feel like they have to listen to his music.

March 11, 2021