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Straightjacket Fits
Andrew Brough Of Straightjacket Fits Has Died

Straightjacket Fits singer, songwriter and guitarist Andrew Brough has passed away in New Zealand.

February 4, 2020
Tones and I
Tones and I Makes the ‘1,000,000,000 List’ for Dance Monkey

Tones and I’s ‘Dance Monkey’ has now been streamed over 1 billion times across various platforms qualifying the Victorian musician for the prestigious APRA AMCOS ‘1,000,000,000 List’.

February 4, 2020
Shakira Uses Super Bowl Profile To Announce World Tour

Shakira has gone straight home from her Super Bowl performance to bang out an announcement for a new world tour.

February 4, 2020
Ladies Who Sing Leonard
Ladies Who Sing Leonard Cohen To Perform At Memo Music Hall This Week

Devorah, Gabriella Cohen, Alma Zygier, Sophia Tuv (Israel), Galit Klas, Bonnie Love, Shkolnik and Laure Lauren Glezer N Glezer are the Ladies Who Sing Leonard.

February 3, 2020
Mark Seymour and Jack Howard of Hunters and Collectors at Red Hot Summer Bendigo photo by Noise11
Sydney’s Two Red Hot Summer Shows This Weekend Have Sold Out

The two Red Hot Summer shows at Cockatoo Island in Sydney this weekend have sold out.

February 3, 2020
New Abba Music Now Due 2 ½ Years After First Being Announced

Abba fans will have to wait until at least September 2020 for the new music they were expecting in 2018.

February 3, 2020
David Bowie and Ivan Kral
Ivan Kral of Patti Smith Band Dies Aged 71

Patti Smith Band member Ivan Kral has died at the age of 71.

February 3, 2020
Nick Mason
Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason To Release Live Saucerful of Secrets

Pink Floyd co-founder Nick Mason will release a live album of his ‘Saucerful of Secrets’ show.

February 3, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots Premiere New Song ‘Perdida’

Stone Temple Pilots have released the title track of their upcoming ‘Perdida’ album ahead of the albums release this Friday 7 February, 2020.

February 3, 2020
Rose Tattoo Outlaws
Rose Tattoo Have Recorded Three Rare and Unreleased 70s Songs For New Album

Angry Anderson has resurrected two rare and unreleased Rose Tattoo songs from the 70s for inclusion on the band’s new album ‘Outlaws’.

February 3, 2020
Billie Eilish When We Fall Asleep
Australian Charts: Billie Eilish Album Is Back At No 1

Thanks to a slew of Grammy Awards this past week, the debut album for Billie Eilish called "When We all Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" reclaims the No.1 spot in Australia for an eighth overall week at the ARIA Albums summit.

February 2, 2020
Gang Of Four
Andy Gill of Gang Of Four Passes Away Aged 64

Producer and Gang of Four co-founder Andy Gill has died at age 64.

February 2, 2020
Sampa The Great 13th AMP showcase Pop up at the Arts Centre Foyer Melbourne on a Flatbed Truck. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Australian Music Prize Shortlist Revealed

The nine finalists for the Australian Music Prize have been announced. They are:

February 2, 2020
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour.
Madonna Cancels London Shows Due To “Multiple Injures”

Madonna has cancelled her London shows on 4 and 11 February due to “multiple injuries”.

February 1, 2020
Elton John starts Rochford Winery show in 40 degree heat
Elton John Rochford Winery Show Shut Down After Torrential Rain

Crowded House said it best with their song about Melbourne weather ‘Four Seasons In One Day’. Elton John experienced just that with his Rochford Winery A Day On The Green show when torrential rain brought an end to the show.

January 31, 2020
Gengahr Release Third Album Produced By Bombay Bicycle Club’s Jack Steadman

When London rock band Gengahr began the process of recording their third album they recruited an old friend, Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club, as their producer.

January 31, 2020
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Apple Rooftop Concert Was 51 Years Ago This Week

51 years ago this week, The Beatles performed their final concert. The Beatles Apple Rooftop concert was filmed for what was originally the Get Back project but eventually became the ‘Let It Be’ film.

January 31, 2020
The Stranglers in Australia photo by Ros OGorman, music news,
The Stranglers Aren’t Ready To Retire Just Yet

With reports out of the UK that The Stranglers are about to mount their last ever UK tour, co-founder Jean-Jacques Burnel tells that does not mean they are retiring. In fact, there may even be new music on the way.

January 31, 2020
George Benson photo by Tim Cashmere
George Benson Adds A Third Sydney Show

George Benson will play a third show in Sydney after selling out two State Theatre shows.

January 31, 2020
Icehouse photo by Serge Thomann
Icehouse To Perform ‘Flowers’ At St Kilda Festival

Icehouse will perform their iconic debut album ‘Flowers’ at the St Kilda Festival on 9 February.

January 31, 2020
Tame Impala credit Matt Sav
Tame Impala Share ‘Lost In Yesterday’ Video

Kevin Parker has shared the new Tame Impala video ‘Lost In You’.

January 31, 2020
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette To Perform Jagged Little Pill In Sydney and Melbourne

Alanis Morissette has expanded her Bluesfest performance with two additional shows for Sydney and Melbourne in April.

January 31, 2020
SXSW 2020
105 More Acts Added To SXSW

SXSW has added a further 105 acts to the 2020 music festival.

January 31, 2020
China Crisis
China Crisis To Tour Australia and New Zealand For First Time Ever

China Crisis will be performing their first ever Australia and New Zealand shows in August.

January 30, 2020
Butterfingers Release First New Music In 14 Years

Butterfingers will release their first album in 14 years in March. The first single ‘Dancing (To The Beat Of My Drum) came out today.

January 30, 2020
Andrew Farriss of INXS photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS Legend Andrew Farriss On His Recent Australia Day Honor

INXS co-founder Andrew Farriss was extremely humble in talking about his recent Australia Day honor when he was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

January 30, 2020
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Premiere ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants (Mach II)’ Video

Pearl Jam have debuted a big budget video for ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants (Mach II)’.

January 30, 2020
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Gorillaz Tease New Music Project

The virtual band - created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett - have announced plans for the mysterious new project after posting a cryptic teaser video for something titled ‘Gorillaz present Song Machine’.

January 30, 2020
Natasha Stuart
Loved Backing Singer Natasha Stuart Has Lost Her Battle With Cancer At Age 43

Natasha Stuart, the loved backing singer who has worked with Leo Sayer and Richard Clapton has passed away at age 43.

January 30, 2020
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel’s Motorcycles Trashed In Robbery

Billy Joel's motorcycles have been destroyed after thieves broke into the star's Long Island home.

January 30, 2020