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Tony Bennett photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Retires At 95

Tony Bennett has retired from performing. Bennett performed two sold-out shows with Lady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall in New York last week, but his son and manager Danny Bennett has revealed he's now decided to cease his on-stage shows.

August 15, 2021
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Live Nation Issues Coronavirus Policy

Live Nation will make everyone at their festivals and venues show proof of full vaccination or a negative coronavirus test from October.

August 15, 2021
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch Motorhead Ace Of Spades Played On Church Bells

On July 17, guitarist Jitse Zonneveld and keyboard player Frank Steijns went to Church. The pair recorded a “heavenly” version of the Motorhead classic ‘Ace of Spades’ in the centre of the city of Weert in the south of the Netherlands.

August 13, 2021
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Oasis Knebworth Film To Premiere In September

Oasis Knebworth 1996 will have a global cinema release in September.

August 13, 2021
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Matt Johnson’s The The ‘The Comeback Special’ Is A Step Closer with ‘The Beat(en) Generation’

Matt Johnson is building towards the major release of The The’s ‘The Comeback Special’ as a live album, film and book.

August 13, 2021
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Link Meanie’s New Project Is Bagful of Beez

Lindsay McLellan (aka Link Meanie of The Meanies) has a new project called Bag of Beez and the first song from the project, ‘Syco’.

August 13, 2021
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett Slips Out Another New Song ‘Before You Gotta Go’

Courtney Barnett is continuing to spoon feed her next album ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’, coming in November. The latest mouthful is ‘Before You Gotta Go’.

August 13, 2021
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Expanded Let It Be/Get Back Release Is Due In October

It looks like the expanded edition of The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ will be released on October, possibly on 15 October, the same day the ‘Get Back’ book is being released.

August 13, 2021
Melbourne Production of The Who’s Tommy Postponed Until 2022

The upcoming Melbourne production of The Who’s Tommy has been postponed until February 2022 due to Covid lockdowns.

August 13, 2021
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John and Dua Lipa With Pnau ‘Cold Heart’

Sir Elton John and Dua Lipa have teamed up for a new song.

August 13, 2021
Billy Idol photo by Ros OGorman
Billy Idol Release’s New Music Through George Harrison’s Dark Horse Records

Billy Idol’s new music is coming via Dark Horse Records, the record label founded by George Harrison in 1974.

August 13, 2021
George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman
George Clinton Successfully Defeats Defamation Suit

George Clinton has been successful in defeating a motion against him by music publisher and record company owner Armen Boladian, who claimed Clinton defamed him in his 2014 biography ‘Brothas Be’.

August 13, 2021
Ringo Starr photo by Ros OGorman
Ringo Starr Is Over The Album Format

Ringo Starr says he is over making albums. From now on it will be all about EPs.

August 13, 2021
The Black Sorrows
Joe Camilleri Clocks Up 50th Album And Brings Back Producer Peter Solley

The next Black Sorrows album ‘Saint Georges Road’ will be the 50th album for Joe Camilleri. The album also reunites Joe with producer Peter Solley, who worked with him on The Falcons’ ‘Screaming Targets’ and the hits ‘Hit and Run’ and ‘Shape I’m In’.

August 13, 2021
Steve Kilbey, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steve Kilbey Has Made Over 70 Albums (We Think)

When you add up all of his albums, Steve Kilbey has made probably over 70. I say “probably” because even he has lost count. Steve’s new album ‘The Hall of Counterfeits’ most likely sits as his 70 Somethingth album.

August 13, 2021
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David Duchovny Creates A Story In Every Song

Actor, author, singer David Duchovny has his total entertainment background to fall back on when he writes a song.

August 13, 2021
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Raise The Roof
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss To Raise The Roof With Second Album

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have reunited for a second album. ‘Raise the Roof’ is coming in November.

August 12, 2021
Phil Lynott
Phil Lynott Doco Will Launch Long Play Music Films

A documentary of Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott will launch Australia’s new music film company Long Play Music Films.

August 11, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Global Citizen Live Line-Up Announced

Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello will perform at Global Citizen Live.

August 11, 2021
Jason Isbell
Jason Isbell Will Only Have Vaccinated Fans At Concerts

Jason Isbell has made it compulsory that all audience members of his shows are vaccinated against COVID-19.

August 11, 2021
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Confirms New Music Is Coming Soon

Beyoncé has confirmed new music is on the way.

August 11, 2021
Billie Eilish photo by Kelia Anne MacCluskey
Billie Eilish Adds Extra London Dates

Billie Eilish has added an extra date to her extensive 'Happier Than Ever World Tour'.

August 11, 2021
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Leads Ivor Noms

Harry Styles leads the nominations at this year's Ivor Novello Awards.

August 11, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran To Play Intimate London Gig

Ed Sheeran has announced an intimate show in London next month.

August 11, 2021
All Things Must Pass George Harrison deluxe
Bobby Whitlock Tears Strips Off George Harrison’s 50th All Things Must Pass

George Harrison ‘All Thing Must Pass’ keyboard player Bobby Whitlock has slammed the Harrison Estate for the release of an over-priced, awfully remixed 50th anniversary edition of George’s iconic album.

August 10, 2021
Bob Dylan Shot of Love
Bob Dylan ‘Shot Of Love’ Came Out 40 Years Ago Today

On 10 August, 1981, exactly 40 years ago today, Bob Dylan released the last of his trilogy of Christian albums ‘Shot of Love’.

August 10, 2021
The Who Whos Next
The Who ‘Who’s Next’ Turns 50

‘Who’s Next’, the fifth album by The Who, turns 50 this week.

August 10, 2021
Fleetwood Mac photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christine McVie Sells Her Songwriting Catalogue

Christine McVie is the latest artist and member of Fleetwood Mac to sell her songwriting catalogue.

August 10, 2021
National Live Music Awards
Announcement: National Live Music Awards for 2021 Cancelled

Following the news that events like the Helpmann Awards and BIGSOUND would be taking a break for 2021, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Live Music Awards (NLMAs) have today confirmed that their 6th Annual event will be postponed to 2022.

August 10, 2021
Lizzo photo by Jora Frantzis supplied by Warner Music
Lizzo Confirms Cardi B Duet

Lizzo has collaborated with Cardi B on a new single titled Rumors.

August 10, 2021