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Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Pay Tribute To Rolling Stones Charlie Watts

The surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have paid tribute to Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer who has died at age 80.

August 25, 2021
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Dead At 80

Charlie Watts, the drummer and backbone of The Rolling Stones, has died at 80 years of age.

August 25, 2021
The Production Company
The Production Company Documents Its Australian Theatre History Online

As Covid-19 hit at the start of 2021, The Production Company was preparing for a final show in 2020. It never happened. However, what did happen prior to 2020 was an incredible run of 64 musicals and more than 500 performances for the people of Melbourne.

August 24, 2021
Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains at Download Melbourne 2019 photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Jerry Cantrell Preps US Dates For 2022

Former Alice In Chains’ guitarist Jerry Cantrell is taking the show back on the road in America in 2022.

August 24, 2021
Joey Kramer with Aerosmith photo by Ros OGorman
Aerosmith Sells Catalogue To Universal

Aerosmith has pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars after selling their iconic catalogue to Universal Music Group.

August 24, 2021
Richard Pleasance Crooked River cover
Richard Pleasance To Release His First Album Since 1995

Former Boom Crash Opera member Richard Pleasance will release his first non-soundtrack studio album ‘Crooked River’ in September.

August 24, 2021
Daptone Super Soul Revue Live At The Apollo
Daptone To Release 20th Anniversary Live At The Apollo

Daptone Records will release up a 32 track feast of soul to mark the 20th anniversary of the label.

August 24, 2021
Sam Teskey photo by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff (photo Mushroom Group)
Sam Teskey Preps Solo Album ‘Cycles’ for October

Sam Teskey will release his debut solo album ‘Cycles’ in October. Same summoned his love of the ‘Meddle’ era of Pink Floyd as a template to create ‘Cycles’.

August 24, 2021
Kacey Musgraves (photo suppiled by Universal Music)
Kacey Musgraves ‘star-crossed’ Movie To Premiere In September

Kacey Musgraves has created a 50-minute movie version of her upcoming album ‘star-crossed’. The movie will premiere on Paramount+ in September.

August 24, 2021
Beatles Recording Session 1969 Paul McCartney Photographer Linda McCartney supplied by Random House
Paul McCartney’s The Lyrics Songlist Revealed And It Includes A Surprise

On 2 November 2021, 154 of Paul McCartney’s songlyrics will be published in the book ‘The Lyrics’. 153 of the songs you will know. One, ‘Tell Me Who He Is’, is an unrecorded and unreleased Beatles song.

August 24, 2021
UB40’s Brian Travers Dies At Age 62

Brian Travers, the saxophone player and founding member of UB40, has died from cancer at the age of 62.

August 24, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo Sour Patch
UK Charts: Its Lorde Vs Olivia Rodrigo Battling This Week

Olivia Rodrigo’s record-breaking debut album Sour is on course to return to Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart following its release on vinyl.

August 24, 2021
Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman
Duran Duran To Play Small Homecoming Venue

Duran Duran have announced two small hometown shows in Birmingham.

August 24, 2021
John Lydon, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Lydon Loses Sex Pistols Lawsuit

John Lydon has lost his lawsuit against his Sex Pistols bandmates.

August 24, 2021
James Reyne at Red Hot Summer Bendigo 2020 photo Noise11
Hope Rocks In New South Wales Postponed To February

The Hope Rocks show at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley has been postponed until February 2022.

August 23, 2021
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Country Artists Pay Tribute To Tom T. Hall

Artists from the country community have paid tribute to Tom T. Hall who died last week.

August 23, 2021
KISS photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kiss Kick Off US Tour While Australian Dates Disappear From Their Website

Kiss have hit the road in the USA and we now know the setlist Australia won’t here this year because all Australian dates have disappeared from the Kiss website.

August 23, 2021
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Has A Rarities Sequel On The Way

Nick Cave will release a second edition of ‘B-Sides and Rarities’ in October. The first edition was released in 2005.

August 23, 2021
Don Henley and Joe Walsh of the Eagles. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eagles To Release 1976 Concert on Vinyl With A Blank Side 4

At 1976 Eagles concert, ‘Live At The Forum’ will be released on vinyl but side 4 will be blank.

August 23, 2021
Corey Taylor
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Very Ill With Covid-19

Corey Taylor has tested positive for Covid-19.

August 23, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
UK Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Visiting Hours’ is Heading For No 1

The Official Chart: First Look offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports.

August 23, 2021
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David Crosby On Working With His Son James

David Crosby has never had a "more fulfilling work relationship" than the one he has with his son.

August 23, 2021
Robert Plant presents Sensational Space Shifters photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robert Plant Says He Is Now At Peace With Never-Ending Led Zeppelin Questions

Robert Plant has accepted that questions about Led Zeppelin reuniting will never go away.

August 23, 2021
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand Wan’t Impressed With Beyonce’s ‘The Way We Were’

Barbra Streisand wasn't dazzled by Beyoncé's first take on her hit song The Way We Were at an event back in 2008.

August 23, 2021
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R.I.P. Rock Legend Don Everly 1 February 1937 to 21 August 2021

Don Everly of The Everly Brothers has passed away at age 83.

August 22, 2021
Luke Hemmings When Facing The Things we Turn Away From
Australian Albums: 5 Seconds of Fame’s Luke Hemmings Debut Album Is No 1

Lead singer for 5 Seconds of Summer Luke Hemmings sees his debut solo album "When Facing the Thing We Turn Away from" debut at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

August 22, 2021
Tom T Hall
Tom T Hall (25 May 1936 – 20 August 2021)

Country singer Tom T. Hall has died at age 85.

August 22, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Announces His Bootleg Series and Withdraws from Farm-Aid

Neil Young will release as series of Bootleg albums starting with a 1970 Carnegie Hall recording recorded in April 1070.

August 20, 2021
Delta Goodrem photo by Ros O'Gorman
Delta Postponed Due To Delta

Delta Goodrem’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Dreams’ tour has been postponed to 2022 due to the #Gladyscluster and the Delta strain.

August 20, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Debuts Song for Michael Gudinski ‘Visiting Hours’

Ed Sheeran’s new song ‘Visiting Hours’ was written about his friend and mentor, Australian music executive Michael Gudinski.

August 20, 2021