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Hunters and Collectors in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Mount Gambier Gives Red Hot Summer Its 16th Sellout

The Mount Gambier Gaol Red Hot Summer show is the 16th Red Hot Summer show for 2020 to sellout.

December 23, 2019
Harry Styles Fine Line
Australian Albums: Harry Styles Has The No 1 Album

Harry Styles sees his second solo album called "Fine Line" become his second successive No.1 album in Australia, as it lands at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

December 21, 2019
Tones and I
Australian Charts: Tones and I Clocks Up 21st Week At Number One

It's a 21st week at No.1 for the smash single "Dance Monkey" for Tones and I.

December 21, 2019
Andrew De Silva Purple Prince
Andrew De Silva To Perform The Music of Prince At Memo Music Hall

Andrew De Silva will pay tribute to Prince with his Purple Revolution show at Memo Music Hall on Saturday night (21 December 2020).

December 21, 2019
Piers Morgan Wags The Naughty Finger At Stormzy

Conservative mouthpiece Piers Morgan has wagged the naughty finger at Stormzy for telling a school kid the British Prime Minister is "a bad man".

December 20, 2019
Angie McMahon
Australian Music Prize Nominees Announced

The annual Australian Music Prize - one of the most lauded awards in Australian music - has announced their shortlist for 2019 and there are some amazing records on it.

December 20, 2019
Casey Barnes
Casey Barnes Covers Tones And I ‘Dance Monkey’

Casey Barnes has created his take on the 2019 hit of the year ‘Dance Monkey’ by Tones and I.

December 20, 2019
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jerry Lee Lewis Immortalised In Mississippi

Legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis has been given a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail, which will be displayed outside of his ranch in Nesbit.

December 20, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne performs at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 15th March 2008 photo by Mandy Hall
Ozzy Osbourne Debuts ‘Under The Graveyard’ Video

Ozzy Osbourne has debuted an autobiographical video detailing his drunken, drug-fucked early years with his new video ‘Under The Graveyard’.

December 20, 2019
MMM Hard N Heavy
Triple M Shut Down Aussie DAB+ Station And No-One Seemed To Notice

The Triple M network closed down its all-Australian Aussie DAB+ station at the end of September and hardly anyone noticed.

December 20, 2019
Shane Nicholson Sleeping Dogs
New Music Releases for 20 December, 2020

Major new titles coming this week from: Shane Nicholson, but it’s mainly soundtracks this week for the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats (2019), 1917 and Guy Ritchie’s new gangster film ‘The Gentlemen’.

December 20, 2019
Yeasayer Is No More

Yeasayer have split and the Australian tour has gone down the toilet with the band.

December 20, 2019
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Sets Sights On Movie Career

Billie Eilish wants to become a filmmaker once she's conquered the world of pop.

December 20, 2019
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Discusses Human Dynamics Within Aerosmith

Steven Tyler spent "many years" feeling angry at his bandmates and management for forcing him to get sober.

December 20, 2019
Amy Winehouse photo by Haylee Cashmere
Grammy Museum To Open Amy Winehouse Exhibit

An Amy Winehouse exhibition is to open at Los Angeles' Grammy Museum next month.

December 20, 2019
Jarvis Cocker, Pulp
Jarvis Cocker C**ts Are Still Running The World On Track To Be UK’s No 1 Christmas Song

The attempt to make Jarvis Cocker’s ‘C**ts Are Still Running The World’ the number one song in the UK looks like it may just pay off.

December 19, 2019
Evelyn Champagne King
Australia Missed Evelyn Champagne King But She Is Coming Down Anyway

Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King was one of the big stars of disco in the USA in the 70s and 80s. At the time, Australia totally missed her altogether. However, in 2020, she will perform in Australia for Golden Plains.

December 19, 2019
Pinch Points
Golden Plains Adds Final Acts For 2020

Pinch Points and Bufiman are the final two additions for Golden Plains 2020.

December 19, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne To Spend Christmas Apart

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are spending Christmas apart for the first time in 40 years, after doctors ordered Ozzy not to fly.

December 19, 2019
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Bret Michaels Delivers $20000 in Christmas Gifts To Bahamas

Bret Michaels has teamed up with The Paradise Fund to help 200 families in need in the Coopers Town village on Abaco island, which was one of the places devastated by Hurricane Dorian, last year and Bret, 56, will fly his own plane to the island to personally deliver the gifts and supplies.

December 19, 2019
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey ‘All I Want For Christmas’ is Finally No 1 In The USA

Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' has finally topped the Billboard Hot 100 - 25 years after it was first released.

December 19, 2019
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Says Johnny Depp Would Rather Be A Musician Than Actor

Alice Cooper says his mate Johnny Depp would rather play music than act.

December 19, 2019
Eric Bogle and Claymore Celtic Christmas
Eric Bogle and Bobby Valentine To Perform Christmas Shows At Memo Music Hall This Weekend

This weekend Christmas Memo Music Hall has two Christmas events in the lead-up to midweek holiday.

December 18, 2019
Regent Theatre Dec 18 2019
Melbourne’s Historic Regent Theatre Unveils $19.4 million Refurbishment

Theatre operator Marriner Group has unveiled its $19.4 million make-up of the historic Collins St, Melbourne theatre, The Regent.

December 18, 2019
Ich Bin Ein Esel Why
Cosmic Psychos Spin-Off Ich Bin Ein Esel Release Limited Edition Vinyl

Ich Bin Ein Esel, featuring Cosmic Psychos guitarist Mad Macka, Dr Rock from Boondall Boys and Larmo Cusack from The Dangermen, have released a very limited edition of their 2008 album ‘Why?’.

December 18, 2019
Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Ros OGorman
Japanese Rock Star Yoshiki Joins Kiss For Toyko Encore

Japan’s Yoshiki, lead singer of X Japan, joined Kiss for their two-song encore in Tokyo on 11 December.

December 18, 2019
Magic Dirt Life Was Better
Magic Dirt To Reissue 1994 EP ‘Life Was Better’ In 2020

Magic Dirt’s second EP ‘Life Was Better’ will be reissued in January 2020.

December 18, 2019
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mikkey Dee of Motorhead Urges ‘Vote For Rock’ For Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Motorhead are not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Neither are MC5, Thin Lizzy, Judas Priest, Soundgarden.

December 18, 2019
Pet Shop Boys Hotspot cassette
Pet Shop Boys To Release ‘Hotspot’ Album on Cassette

‘Hotspot’ will become the first Pet Shop Boys cassette since ‘Release’ in 2002. All Pet Shop Boys albums from their debut ‘Please’ in 1986 through to 2002’s ‘Release’ were released on cassette.

December 18, 2019
Peking Duk
Peking Duk and Client Liaison To Play New Grand Prix AusGP Sessions

Peking Duk and Client Liaison have been announced to perform at a brand new Grand Prix event, the AusGP Sessions.

December 18, 2019