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Chuck D of Public Enemy. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Public Enemy Mark the 30th Anniversary of ‘Apocalypse 91’ Hardcover Novel

Public Enemy will release a hardcover graphic novel to mark the 30th anniversary of their fourth album ‘Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Back’.

January 3, 2022
Josh Pyke
Josh Pyke To Play First Twilight At Taronga for 2022

Josh Pyke fans may very well be treated to a sneak preview of some new music at Twilight At Taronga.

January 3, 2022
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Kick Off A 40th Anniversary Year With Red Hot Summer

When Hoodoo Gurus get back on stage for Red Hot Summer mid January, they’ll be working their way to the 40th anniversary of their first release.

January 3, 2022
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Mariah Carey Used Lockdowns To “Rest Her Voice”

Mariah Carey found the Covid-19 lockdown to be a blessing in disguise as she was able to rest her voice properly for the first time in years.

January 3, 2022
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Postpones Gig After Testing Positive To Covid

Rick Springfield has postponed his show this week after testing positive to Covid-19.

January 2, 2022
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Set To Drop New Album

The Weeknd is preparing to release a new album after teasing its all ready to go on Instagram.

January 2, 2022
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Previews New High Flying Birds Song

Noel Gallagher has shared a preview a demo of a new High Flying Birds album destined for his next album.

January 2, 2022
Vampire Weekend - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Vampire Weekend Close To Next Album

Vampire Weekend are "close" to having an "album's worth of songs".

January 2, 2022
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Australian Albums: Adele ’30’ End The Year At No 1

Adele's "30" set retained a sixth week at No.1 in Australia this past week, the set achieving a new sales certification of ▲Platinum in sales.

January 2, 2022
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Bernie Taupin and Spice Girl Melanie Brown Receive Queen’s New Years Honours

Elton John’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and Spice Girls’ Melanie Brown (Mel B) have been named in the 2022 New Years Honours list.

January 2, 2022
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Daniel Craig Made A Commander, The Same Title As His Bond Character

007’s ranking was Commander James Bond in the Bond movies. Now the outgoing Bond, Daniel Craig, has the same title. Craig has been awarded the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George honour in the Queen’s New Years honours list.

January 2, 2022
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Wakeman On Those Bowie Songs He Played On

Rick Wakeman was the keyboard player of choice on two of David Bowie’s best known song ‘Space Oddity’ and ‘Life On Mars’ and a lot of why those songs sound like they sound is because of Rick.

December 31, 2021
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Kicks Off Her Vegas Residency

Katy Perry’s ‘Katy Perry: Play’ has kicked off in Las Vegas.

December 31, 2021
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Prince, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and Queen Dominated Music Sales In 2021

One of the few ways to get an actual read on what is really selling is to look at the Vinyl chart. 2021 is a wake-up call for popular acts and the wake-up call is classic rock.

December 30, 2021
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Adele 30 Was The Only Real Million Seller In The USA In 2021

Adele’s ‘30’ was the only album in the USA to sell more than one million physical copies in 2021 but after the music biz gets to inflate the figures, the manufactured acts also look good with their manufactured sales.

December 30, 2021
Chuck Leavell photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chuck Leavell Calls 2021 Rolling Stones No Filter Tour “A Miracle”

The Rolling Stones musical director and keyboard player Chuck Leavell says the ‘No Filter’ tour of 2021 even happening was “a miracle”.

December 30, 2021
Parkway Drive photo by Tim Cashmere
Here Ye Here Ye Knight and Day Festival All Set For Kryal Castle

Parkway Drive, The Getaway Plan, Alex Lahey and The Chats are just a few of the acts about to see in 20222 at Ballarat’s Kryal Castle.

December 30, 2021
Jimmy Barnes by Gerry Nichols
Jimmy Barnes Plugs Into The AC/DC For Red Hot Summer Rehearsals

Jimmy Barnes has the band back working with the Red Hot Summer dates looming and AC/DC is warming up the band.

December 30, 2021
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Rush The Pinball Machine Is Coming Soon

Canadian band Rush are about to become pinball wizards. Stern Pinball has a Rush pinball machine on the way.

December 30, 2021
Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eagles Have No Plans For New Music

Don’t expect any new music from Eagles soon. Vince Gill says they haven’t even tried.

December 29, 2021
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour.
Madonna Accuses Tory Lanez of Illegally Sampling Her Song

Madonna has accused rapper Tory Lanez of illegally sampling her song Into the Groove.

December 29, 2021
Paul Weller photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller Wants Soul Singers To Cover His Songs

Paul Weller wants an album of soul singers covering his songs – but is worried it would seem “arrogant”.

December 29, 2021
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears IS In No Rush To Return To The Music Industry

Britney Spears has revealed the reasons why she doesn't want to return to the music industry.

December 29, 2021
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Ellen Foley and Karla DeVito Team For Their First Video Together

Ellen Foley and Karla DeVito have made their first ever video together. The video was for their duet ‘I’m Happy Just To Be Here’ from Ellen Foley’s recent album ‘Fighting Words’.

December 29, 2021
Hugh Jackman by Ros O'Gorman
Hugh Jackman Tests Positive To Covid-19

Australian Broadway star Hugh Jackman has tested positive to Covid-19 in New York.

December 29, 2021
Chris Martin, Coldplay, Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Sings Opera For Vocal Exercises

Chris Martin has been singing opera to better his vocals.

December 29, 2021
George Harrison
The Last Song The Beatles Recorded Was George Harrison’s ‘I Me Mine’

The very last song The Beatles recorded before they broke up was ‘I Me Mine’ but it wasn’t all of The Beatles.

December 28, 2021
The Academy
Announcement: The Academy Postpones January Seniors Course

The following is an announcement from The Country Music Academy in the lead-up to the 50th Tamworth Country Music Festival.

December 28, 2021
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Australian Albums: Adele 30 Maintains Its Chart Dominance

Adele's "30" becomes the last No.1 for 2021 by holding for a fifth consecutive week at the top of the ARIA Album Charts.

December 28, 2021
Arlo Parks photo by Alex Waespi
Arlo Parks Is Keen To Work With Thom Yorke

Arlo Parks wants to record a " big and emotional" song with Thom Yorke.

December 28, 2021