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Dion Blues With Friends
Dion Gathers Rock Icons For His ‘Blues With Friends’ Album

Rock and Roll legend Dion has gathered up his famous friends for his next album ‘Blues With Friends’.

May 1, 2020
SXSW 2020
Class Action Over Non-SXSW Cancellation Refunds Escalates

SXSW is facing increased pressure to refund delegates who registered for the 2020 music conference and festival which could potentially bankrupt the organization.

May 1, 2020
Melbourne Recital Centre
Why Are Victorian Government Venues Still Selling Tickets After July 1?

Government-owned venues in Victoria are still selling concert tickets for shows scheduled after July 1 despite a very clear message from the Premier and the Chief Medical Officer suggesting it will be a long, long time before the music industry is allowed to return to normal.

May 1, 2020
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Slams The Release Of Oasis Song ‘Don’t Stop’

Liam Gallagher is pissed off at this brother Noel for making an unreleased Oasis song available to all.

May 1, 2020
Dan Andrews, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Victorian Government and Mushroom Group Launch Streaming Service Victoria Together

Michael Gudinski’s Mushroom Group has partnered with the Victorian Government to launch a new streaming entertainment service called Victoria Together.

May 1, 2020
Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith On His Third Album

Sam Smith's new album will explore their "queerness".

May 1, 2020
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban On How The Pandemic Effects Him

Keith Urban says he has been struggling to cope amid the global health crisis, as staying indoors as part of the new social distancing guidelines has meant his “artistic confidence” has been stifled.

May 1, 2020
The Backstreet Boys perform at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Friday 8 May 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Backstreet Boys Officially Postpone Australian Tour

The Backstreet Boys have postponed the Australia/New Zealand leg of their DNA World Tour until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

May 1, 2020
James Reyne at Red Hot Summer Bendigo 2020 photo Noise11
James Reyne To Perform Virtually For Coopers Live Loud & Local

James Reyne will perform a rare (these days) live show for Coopers Live Loud & Local on May 2.

April 30, 2020
2017 Record Store Day Ambassador Anthony Albanese (aka Albo) at Red Eye Records handing over the Ambassadorship to the current ambassadors. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Delayed Record Store Day To Be Spread Over Three Dates

Record Store Day will now happen on Saturday August 29, Saturday September 26 and Saturday October 24.

April 30, 2020
Eminem photo by Craig Mcdean
Eminem Is Selling His Sneakers For Covid-19 Fund

Eminem fans have a chance to walk in Marshall Mathers’ shoe. The rapper is auctioning off a pair of his Jordan 4 Retro Eminem Carhartt sneakers to the World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

April 30, 2020
Briggs. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Briggs To Host Virtual APRA Awards

Australian rapper, writer, hip hop artist and actor Briggs has been revealed as the host of the 2020 virtual APRA Awards.

April 30, 2020
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Release Third Downloadable Yellow Submarine Colouring In Book

The Beatles have issued a third Yellow Submarine colouring in book for your isolation fun.

April 30, 2020
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Oasis Drop Previously Unreleased Track ‘Don’t Stop’

Oasis have released the previously unreleased song ‘Don’t Stop’.

April 30, 2020
Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Working On New Music During Quarantine?

The heavy metal group's drummer has revealed he and his bandmates - James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett - have been discussing "how we can just be a band again" post-lockdown and he also teased that if they are still stuck at home in six months' time, they are bound to make their first record since 2016's 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct'.

April 30, 2020
Avril Lavigne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Avril Lavigne and Justin Bieber Had A Lyme Disease Chat

Avril Lavigne once reached out to fellow Canadian popstar Justin Bieber over his battle with Lyme disease.

April 30, 2020
Beyonce Sends Lizzo A Happy Birthday Greeting

Lizzo turned 32 on Monday (27.04.20), and to celebrate the special occasion, fellow singer Beyonce took the time to send her a congratulatory message, whilst also raising awareness for the current coronavirus pandemic.

April 30, 2020
Linkin Park photo by Ros O'Gorman
Linkin Park Planned New Music Before COVID-19 Came Along

The coronavirus outbreak has forced rockers Linkin Park to press pause on the band's first new material since the death of frontman Chester Bennington.

April 30, 2020
Eminem 2018 by Craig Mcdean
Eminem Says Fame Quarantined Him Decades Ago

Eminem isn't struggling to adjust to the coronavirus lockdown because fame has had him "quarantined" for years.

April 30, 2020
Lewis Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan Are Working On New Music Together

Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan have become good friends and they've been using their time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic to catch up on video conferencing app Zoom while laying down some ideas for new songs.

April 30, 2020
Cherry Bar Owner, James Young at the unveiling of the Bon Scott Sculpture in AC/DC Lane Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Op-Ed: Melbourne Venue Owner James Young’s Plea To The Victorian Government

When the proposed Victorian Lockdown Laws were initially proposed it was the live music sector that was hit first and hit the hardest.

April 29, 2020
James Reyne Toon Town Lullaby
James Reyne To Release Toon Town Lullaby His First Album In Eight Years

James Reyne has downed tools for his first studio album in eight years ‘Toon Town Lullaby’.

April 29, 2020
NeilYoung at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young ‘Road of Plenty’ Album Features Charley Drayton As A Bass Player

Neil Young has announced another archive called ‘Road of Plenty’ and Charley Drayton is the bass player on the record.

April 28, 2020
Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pet Shop Boys Have A Lyric Video For ‘I Don’t Wanna’

Pet Shop Boys have a lyric video for the new (and timely) ‘I Don’t Wanna’.

April 28, 2020
Michael Spiby of The Badloves photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Badloves Debut Video For First New Song In 20 Years ‘Soulbrothertruckin’song’

The Badloves have a video for ‘Soulbrothertruckin’song’, their first new song in 20 years.

April 28, 2020
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave and Paloma Faith Call On UK Government For Arts Bailout

Paloma Faith, Nick Cave, and Johnny Marr are among the stars who have put their names to a letter calling on the U.K. government to bail out arts organisations amid the Covid-19 crisis.

April 28, 2020
The Victims
Dave Faulkner Flicks Out New Music From The Victims

Dave Faulkner has reunited his 1970’s Perth punk band The Victims AND there is new music.

April 28, 2020
Lennon Stella
Nashville TV Star Lennon Stella Debuts ‘Older Than I Am’ Video

Lennon Stella has a new video for her song ‘Older Than I Am’ from her upcoming debut album ‘Three Two One’.

April 28, 2020
The Seekers Hidden Treasures
The Seekers to Release Rarities Album

An album of rarities from The Seekers will be released in May.

April 28, 2020
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Miranda Lambert To Celebrate First Responders In CMT TV Special

Country superstars Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, and Florida Georgia Line are set to salute essential workers in a new TV special.

April 28, 2020