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Jimmy Barnes by Gerry Nichols
Australian Albums: Jimmy Barnes ‘Flesh and Blood’ Tops ARIA Chart

It's been two years and one month since Jimmy Barnes hit No.1 in Australia, and this week his 19th studio album "Flesh and Blood" becomes his 13th chart topping set locally.

July 11, 2021
The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Suggests The Who Recording Era Is Over

Pete Townshend isn’t sure if there'll be another album by The Who because of the “old fashioned way that they work”.

July 11, 2021
Bellamy Brothers
Actor Dennis Quaid Records Billy Swan Song With Bellamy Brothers

Actor/singer Dennis Quaid is living out his childhood dreams after landing a collaboration with country duo The Bellamy Brothers.

July 11, 2021
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison Documentary In The Making

Gunpowder & Sky (69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez, Lil Peep: Everybody’s Everything), a fast-growing indie studio, along with JAM Inc., managers of the Jim Morrison Estate, and Jeff Pollack, announced today that together with the Jim Morrison estate, they will bring the poetry and artistry of The Doors’ frontman to life in a new documentary.

July 11, 2021
Billie Eilish photo by Kelia Anne MacCluskey
Billie Eilish Teases Second Album

Billie Eilish says it was "fun" stepping out of her "comfort zone" on her latest single, 'NDA'.

July 11, 2021
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015; photo Ros O'Gorman
Gary Kemp Releases First Solo Material In 25 Years

With the demise of Spandau Ballet and Nick Mason off the road with ‘Saucerful of Secrets’, Gary Kemp has been at work on his first solo record in 25 years.

July 10, 2021
Tex Perkins, Beasts Of Boubon. Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tex Perkins Has An New Album With His Fat Rubber Band On The Way

Tex Perkins has gone a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll for his new album with The Fat Rubber Band.

July 10, 2021
George Harrison
George Harrison Estate Premieres Previously Unreleased ‘Cosmic Empire’

The previously unreleased George Harrison song ‘Cosmic Empire’ has been reissued ahead of the 50th Anniversary edition of ‘All Things Must Pass’, coming in August.

July 10, 2021
Bon Scott photo from Bon Scott estate
Bon Scott Would Now Be 75

AC/DC’s iconic singer Bon Scott would have turned 75 today.

July 9, 2021
Jimmy Barnes by Gerry Nicholls
Jimmy Barnes Scores 13th Number One And Dedicates It To Michael Gudinski

Jimmy Barnes ‘Flesh and Blood’ is the number one album in Australia and Jimmy wants to thank Michael Gudinski for the success.

July 9, 2021
R.E.M. Photo by Ros O'Gorman,, music news
R.E.M. To Reissue ‘Radio Free Europe’ Single from 1981 on Vinyl

A rarity for R.E.M. titled ‘Stand Still’ slipped through this week.

July 9, 2021
Claptone Album To Feature Seal and Barry Manilow

DJ Claptone has summonsed Seal and Barry Manilow for some help on his third album ‘Closer’.

July 9, 2021
Shane Nicholson
Shane Nicholson Reveals ‘Living In Colour’ Album

Shane Nicholson has previewed his next album ‘Living In Colour’ with another song digging into his past ‘And You Will Have Your Way’.

July 9, 2021
Darlinghurst To Launch Debut Album At Gympie Music Muster

Melbourne’s Darlinghurst will launch their debut album at the Gympie Music Music in August.

July 9, 2021
Peter Andre
Peter Andre Is Recording Again

Peter Andre's first album in six years is to feature a companion track to his mega-hit 'Mysterious Girl'.

July 9, 2021
Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury Would Still Front Queen If He Were Around

Brian May believes Freddie Mercury would still be playing with Queen if he were here today.

July 9, 2021
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Settles Lawsuit With Ex-Employee

Mariah Carey has agreed a settlement with a former assistant she accused of blackmail.

July 9, 2021
50 Cent photo by Ros O'Gorman
50 Cent Is Developing New TV Rap Shows

50 Cent is working on a new hip-hop competition show, titled Unrapped.

July 9, 2021
Spice Girls
Geri Horner Recalls Spice Girls ‘Wannabe’ 20 Years On

Geri Horner has recalled buying her Spice Girls bandmates a gold ring each like the one on the 'Spice' album cover.

July 9, 2021
In Hearts Wake
Full Tilt Festival Reschedules Sydney and Adelaide Dates

The Full Tilt Festival in Adelaide and Sydney has been rescheduled.

July 8, 2021
The Offspring
And Here Is ‘This Is Not Utopia’ The New Video For The Offspring Just Because

Here is a new video from The Offspring just because it rocks. ‘This Is Not Utopia’ is simply 2 minutes and 40 seconds of The Offspring sounding like what The Offspring used to sound like.

July 8, 2021
Singer Brian Canham Pseudo Echo performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pseudo Echo Reschedule Non-Victoria Tour Dates

Pseudo Echo have had to change their upcoming ‘1990 The Lost Album Demos’ tour dates outside of Victoria into 2022 because of Covid restrictions.

July 8, 2021
Jakob Dylan by Yasmin Than
Jakob Dylan To Release First Album For The Wallflowers In Nearly A Decade ‘Exit Wounds’

Jakob Dylan will release his first album with The Wallflowers in almost a decade this week. ‘Exit Wounds’ comes nine years after 2012’s ‘Glad All Over’.

July 8, 2021
Sarah Blasko As Day Follows Night
Sarah Blasko To Celebrate Belated 10th Anniversary of ‘As Day Follows Night’

Sarah Blasko is preparing to finally get her 10th anniversary ‘As Day Follows Night’ tour underway, slightly delayed because of her Seeker Lover Keeper 2019 tour followed by the birth of her second child … oh, and something called a pandemic.

July 8, 2021
Courtney Barnett . Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett Says She Has A New Album

Courtney Barnett will release her third album (not counting the Kurt Vile one) and it will be called ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’.

July 8, 2021
Baker Boy
NIMA Nominees Revealed

The Kid Laroi, Baker Boy and Sycco lead the 2021 National Indigenous Music Awards nominations.

July 8, 2021
Shihad Reveals 10th Album ‘Old Gods’ Is On The Way

New Zealand powerhouse Shihad will release their 10th album ‘Old Gods’ in August.

July 8, 2021
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UK Charts: Olivia Rodrigo Has Biggest Selling Single and Album of 2021 So Far In UK

Olivia Rodrigo cements her status as the year’s biggest breakthrough star as she claims the UK’s biggest song and album of 2021 so far.

July 8, 2021
Diplo Faces Another Sexual Assault Charge

Diplo has been hit with another sex assault lawsuit from a woman who claims he coerced her into performing oral sex – and recorded it.

July 8, 2021
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears’ Conservator Is Receiving Death Threats

Britney Spears's co-conservator, Jodi Montgomery, has requested round-the-clock security after receiving death threats following the latest hearing in the popstar's personal saga.

July 8, 2021