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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Greendale tour Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Covers Bob Dylan For The Times

Neil Young has recorded Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ for his next release, ‘The Times’ EP.

August 31, 2020
John Lennon
John Lennon Gets An Upgrade

The John Lennon catalogue is going through another upgrade. 2020 mixes of his classics are on the way.

August 31, 2020
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen ‘Hallelujah’ Used Without Permission At Republican Convention

Representatives from the estate of Leonard Cohen are "surprised and dismayed" after they "specifically declined" Republican Party officials' request to use his song Hallelujah at their National Convention.

August 31, 2020
Mick Jagger in The Burnt Orange Heresy
Mick Jagger “Studied” For His Last Movie Role

Mick Jagger was careful to do his homework before starring in his new movie The Burnt Orange Heresy because he felt rusty after two decades away from acting.

August 31, 2020
Elton John at Mt Duneed Winery 7 Dec 2019 photo by Jackson
Elton John Doesn’t Listen To Elton John

BBC Radio 6 Music's Matt Everitt chatted with Sir Elton John about Record Store Day on Mary Anne Hobbs’ show.

August 31, 2020
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Wants To Write An Album For A Female Artist

The Weeknd is keen to write a whole album for a female artist to balance out his past misogynistic lyrics.

August 31, 2020
The Killers photo by Olivia Bee
Australian Charts: The Killers ‘Imploding The Mirage’ Debuts at No 1

The Killers see their sixth studio album called "Imploding the Mirage" become their third No.1 album in Australia this week, while the set also becomes their sixth consecutive #1 in England (a first for a non England based band).

August 30, 2020
Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman
Leo Sayer Sends Heartfelt Message To Melbourne With ‘My City In Lockdown

Leo Sayer has written one of his most poignant songs ever with a message for Melbourne ‘My City In Lockdown’.

August 30, 2020
The Lemon Twigs photo by Karen Freedman
Brian D’Addario of The Lemon Twigs Talks Songs for the General Public with Karen Freedman

Those poor Lemon Twigs. There they were, ready to bring out a new album, with a release date of 1st May and a bunch of shows booked across North America. And then, 2020 happened.

August 29, 2020
Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup
The Rolling Stones Debut The Killers Remix of Scarlet

The Rolling Stones have handed their song 'Scarlet' over to The Killers to reimagine, and they have done it well.

August 28, 2020
The Casanovas
The Casanovas Discuss AC/DC As ‘Reptilian Overlord’ Is Released

AC/DC’s fifth album ‘Let There Be Rock’ came just two years and one month after the release of their debut album. The Casanova’s fifth album (counting the first EP) comes 20 years after the first. The Casanova’s Tommy Boyce and Damo Campbell’s minds were blow by that fun fact.

August 28, 2020
Diesel at Red Hot Summer
Diesel Connects Connects The Sunset With Suburbia On New Album

Diesel’s latest album ‘Sunset Suburbia’ is about the connection between the romance of sunset with the harsh reality of suburbia.

August 28, 2020
Jimmy Barnes Killing Time
Jimmy Barnes ‘Killing Time’ Due In October

Jimmy Barnes’ new book ‘Killing Time’ will be released on 7 October 2020.

August 28, 2020
Mike Noga of The Drones photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mike Noga of The Drones Has Died Aged 43

Mike Noga, the former drummer for The Drones, has passed away at the age of 43.

August 28, 2020
The Smashing Pumpkins
The Smashing Pumpkins Spring Two New Tracks On Us

The Smashing Pumpkins have just slipped out two new tracks ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour of Love’.

August 28, 2020
R.Kelly, music news,
R. Kelly Moved To Solitary Confinement

R. Kelly has been placed in solitary confinement in a Chicago, Illinois prison after he was beaten up in his cell by a fellow inmate.

August 28, 2020
The Rolling Stones, Ros OGorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
The Rolling Stones To Release A New ‘Scarlet’ By The Killers

There's a Killers edition of 'Scarlet coming after The Rolling Stones dropped the original, which features Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and Blind Faith's Ric Grech on bass, last month and now another version is set to arrive on Friday (28.08.20).

August 28, 2020
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Chucks A Wobbly Over Ohio Snub

Kanye West is suing Ohio's elections chief after he was denied a spot on the state's presidential ballot.

August 28, 2020
Nas - Photo By Damien Loverso
Nas Was Too High For Notorious B.I.G.

Nas has recounted that he missed out on recording in New York with Notorious B.I.G. in the early 1990s because he got too high in the studio.

August 27, 2020
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John ‘Chart Music Isn’t Real Music’

Elton John has deplored the current state of the music industry, professing he isn't a fan of modern pop.

August 27, 2020
Kanye West photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Fails At Wyoming Nomination

Kanye West has failed to get on the ballot for the U.S. presidential election in his adopted home state of Wyoming.

August 27, 2020
Power Trip
Riley Gale of Power Trip Dead At 34

Riley Gale, singer for Dallas thrash-metal band Power Trip, is dead at age 34.

August 27, 2020
Mick Hart
Australian Singer Songwriter Mick Hart Has Passed Away

Mick Hart, the ARIA nominated Australian singer songwriter, has passed away. No further details are available.

August 27, 2020
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.
Record Store Day Ambassador Ross Wilson Takes You On A Tour Of His Jukebox

Daddy Cool, Mondo Rock legend Ross Wilson is the Record Store Day 2020 Ambassador.

August 26, 2020
Justin Townes Earle at, music news,
Justin Townes Earle Cause of Death Likely Was An Overdose

The Cause of Death for country singer Justin Townes Earle was most likely a drug overdose, according to Nashville Police.

August 26, 2020
The Falls Festival, Noise11, Photo
Falls Festival 2020 Cancelled

Falls Festival has been cancelled for 2020.

August 26, 2020
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Wakeman Wants To Perform On Mars

Rick Wakeman's latest LP, 'The Red Planet', is a concept record about the planet and though he's looking forward to performing it at Starmus, Brian May and scientist Garik Israelian's biannual festival of music and symposiums, he's also worried about social distancing measures still being in place, so has a unique promotional idea in mind.

August 26, 2020
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Rules Out Collaboration With Damon Albarn

Noel Gallagher was asked by his Twitter followers if he'd be up for teaming up with his former band's biggest Britpop rivals Blur's lead singer, but the Gallagher was less than impressed.

August 26, 2020
Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell Estate Distances From Biopic

A representative for Chris Cornell's estate has distanced his family from Black Days, an upcoming biopic focusing on the tragic star's demise.

August 26, 2020
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman
Van Morrison Urges Artists To Revolt Against Restrictions

Van Morrison has called on fellow musicians and industry folk to "speak up" to get full-capacity gigs back up and running again.

August 26, 2020