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Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet
Dog Trumpet Reversed ‘Led Zeppelin’ To Come Up With ‘Great South Road’ Album Title

Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty says he decided to “reverse Led Zeppelin” to come up with the title for ‘Great South Road’.

May 7, 2020
Rivers Cuomo and Scott Shriver Weezer at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Weezer Release Second Song From ‘Van Weezer’

Weezer have released the second song from their upcoming 14th album ‘Van Weezer’.

May 7, 2020
Travis McCready
America’s First Concert Back Is Travis McCready With A Greatly Reduced Capacity

Live Nation will test the first concert since the COVID-19 outbreak with Travis McCready in Arkansas on May 15.

May 7, 2020
Kraftwerk photo by Ros O'Gorman
Florian Schneider of Kraftwerk Dies Aged 73

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider has died at age 73 following a battle with cancer.

May 7, 2020
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Eyes Simpsons Cameo

The Weeknd has set his sights on landing a "dream" cameo in The Simpsons after poking fun at himself on animated TV hit American Dad.

May 7, 2020
NSYNC, music news,
‘NSYNC Do A Sort of Reunion for Lance Bass Birthday

'NSYNC had a mini online reunion to mark Lance Bass's 41st birthday on Tuesday.

May 7, 2020
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Shows Off Slim New Figure

Adele turned 32 on Tuesday (05.05.20) and when she took to Instagram to thank fans for their well-wishes on her special day, she included a new picture of herself, revealing her slim figure.

May 7, 2020
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Plan ‘Month of Giving’

Metallica will be promoting worthy causes via their Month of Giving initiative this month.

May 7, 2020
Millie Small
60’s Pop Star Millie Dies At Age 73

60s pop star Millie Small has died at age 73 from a stroke.

May 6, 2020
I Still Play tribute to Bob Hurwitz
‘I Still Play’ Pays Tribute To Bob Hurwitz

11 Nonesuch Records artists have recorded a tribute to former label President Bob Hurwitz.

May 6, 2020
Henry Wagons. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Recharge Is Victoria’s Newest Streaming Festival

Victoria will introduce Recharge on 17 May, a streaming media event.

May 6, 2020
Australian True Crime
Australian True Crime To Stream Virtual Live Event

The popular Australian True Crime podcast will become a virtual live event.

May 6, 2020
The Lemon Twigs photo by Karen Freedman
The Lemon Twigs Release Surprise Live Album

Whilst fans of The Lemon Twigs eagerly await the release of their third album, Songs For The General Public (which was due for release 1st May to coincide with a North American tour, and is now rescheduled to come out on 21st August in light of the COVID-19 pandemic) they can have their appetites whetted by a surprise live album they dropped through Bandcamp this week.

May 5, 2020
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dixie Chicks Debut New Song ‘Julianna Calm Down’

Dixie Chicks have released another new song called 'Julianna Calm Down' ahead of their first album in 14 years 'Gaslighter'.

May 5, 2020
Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett Australian Dates Rescheduled

Steve Hackett's Australian tour will now happen in May 2021.

May 5, 2020
Custard by Lyndal Irons
Bluey’s Dad Bandit’s Band Custard Have A New Song

Custard have a new song ‘The Min Min Lights’, an album ‘Respect All Lifeforms’ on the way and singer David McCormack is a hit with everyone 5 and under as the voice of Bandit in ‘Bluey’.

May 5, 2020
Marlon Williams at 2014 Leaps and Bounds Launch. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Marlon Williams To Debut Live at Auckland Town Hall With Q&A On YouTube

Marlon Williams will premiere the full live concert film from his acclaimed 2019 release Live at Auckland Town Hall this weekend, sharing the 109 minute show for free across YouTube and Facebook, followed by a live Q&A with fans.

May 5, 2020
David Greenfield of The Stranglers
David Greenfield of The Strangers Dies From COVID-19 At Age 71

The Stranglers’ keyboard player David Greenfield has passed away at the age of 71 after contracting COVID-19 in a UK hospital.

May 5, 2020
Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers Kim Wilde’s ‘Kids In America’

Billie Joe Armstrong has recorded a cover of Kim Wilde’s ‘Kids In America’ as a birthday gift for bandmate Mike Dirnt.

May 5, 2020
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
Wiz Khalifa On The Importance Of Being Your Own Boss

Wiz Khalifa has urged up-and-coming rappers to "be the captain of your own ship", stressing the importance of having unique ideas in order to sustain success over a period of time.

May 5, 2020
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Unheard Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Song To Be Auctioned

An unheard song penned by Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr is expected to be sold for around £20,000 at auction.

May 5, 2020
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Explains Why Culture Club Weren’t On Live Aid

Boy George has revealed his band were asked to perform at the landmark concert - which was held on July 13 1985 to raise money for the Ethiopian famine - but organisers “didn’t follow up” on the request because of George’s battle with a drug addiction.

May 5, 2020
Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dog Trumpet Perform Live From Home To Launch Great South Road Album

Peter O'Doherty and Reg Mombassa's Dog Trumpet spent one hour from home on Saturday night launching the new album 'Great South Road'.

May 4, 2020
Birds of Tokyo Human Design
Australian Charts: Birds Of Tokyo ‘Human Design’ Is The No 1 Album

The sixth studio album for Perth band Birds of Tokyo called "Human Design" becomes the bands second No.1 album as it debuts at the top of the Australian Albums chart.

May 4, 2020
Sammy Hagar and the Circle
Sammy Hagar Rock Out Whole Lotta Rosie For Lockdown Session 5

Sammy Hagar has gathered The Circle to whack down AC/DC’s ‘Whole Lotta Rosie’ for his Lockdown Sessions No 5.

May 4, 2020
Diesel at Red Hot Summer
Diesel Sets Release Date for ‘Sunset Suburbia’ Album

Diesel has used isolation finishing off his next album at his Sydney home. ‘Sunset Suburbia’ is the name of the record and you can expect it on 28 August.

May 4, 2020
John Fogerty photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Sits Around The Campfire And Tells A Few Stories

John Fogerty has ventured outside home with his sons and daughter to tell a few stories around the campfire.

May 4, 2020
The Rubens
The Rubens Announce Revised Dates For Postponed Tour

The Rubens will now start their 'Live In Life' tour in September.

May 4, 2020
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Conservatorship Extended

Britney Spears' long-time care manager Jodi Montgomery has had her role extended until at least August 22 following an order by judge Brenda Penny.

May 4, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ozzy Osbourne Remains In Good Spirits Since Parkinsons Diagnosis

Ozzy Osbourne revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's - which is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination - earlier this year, and his wife Sharon Osbourne has insisted he’s “doing good”.

May 4, 2020