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Metallica Reschedule US Show After James Hetfield’s Covid Sideline

Metallica pulled out of their concert in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday (03.09.23) after frontman James Hetfield tested positive for COVID-19.

September 5, 2023
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Drake Gifts Fan $50,000

Drake gifted a fan $50,000 (£39,700) during his concert over the weekend.

September 5, 2023
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus Ran Bangers Tour At Break-Even

Miley Cyrus has claimed she "didn't make a dime" from her 2014 Bangerz tour.

September 5, 2023
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Smash Mouth Singer Steve Harwell Given Days To Live

Steve Harwell, the lead singer for Smash Mouth, has days to live according to his manager Robert Hayes.

September 4, 2023
John Farnham The Age Music Victoria 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame Concert inducts Victorian music legends at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 20 November 2015. photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham Management Confirm No Payment Was Made For Use of ‘You’re The Voice’ For The YES Campaign

Contrary to suggestions by Nine Media, John Farnham has not charged the Yes campaign for the licensing of his classic ‘You’re The Voice’ for the upcoming referendum.

September 4, 2023
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AFL Officially Confirm KISS To Perform At Grand Final

In what has been the worst kept secret of 2023, KISS have finally been confirmed to perform at the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne on 30 September.

September 4, 2023
Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nile Rodgers Adds More Australian Dates

Nile Rodgers and Chic will perform more shows around Australia with dates now for Brisbane, Sydney and Perth added to the already revealed Melbourne and Adelaide festival shows.

September 4, 2023
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Boney M’s Maizie Williams Announces Final Boney M Australia and New Zealand Dates for 2024

50 years after co-founding Boney M in 1994, Maizie Williams has announced her last ever Australian Boney M tour.

September 4, 2023
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Elton John and Paul McCartney Remember Jimmy Buffett

Elton John and Paul McCartney are among the stars who paid tribute to Jimmy Buffett after the American singer's death on Friday.

September 3, 2023
John Farnham The Age Music Victoria 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame Concert inducts Victorian music legends at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 20 November 2015. photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham Speaks Up For The Voice Sharing You’re The Voice For First Nations

John Farnham has given permission for First Nations to use his classic ‘You’re The Voice’ in support of the Yes campaign.

September 3, 2023
Country Legend Jimmy Buffett Dead 76

Jimmy Buffett has died at age 76. A post on his socials says “Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dog. He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many”.

September 2, 2023
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Kylie Minogue Made Her New Album In An AirBNB

Kylie Minogue's upcoming album, 'Tension', was recorded in a fancy Airbnb.

September 2, 2023
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Travis Barker Leaves Blind-182 Tour For Urgent Family Matter

Travis Barker has rushed home from his Blink-182 tour due to an "urgent family matter".

September 2, 2023
Chris Rock and Diplo Rescued From Burning Man Festival

Diplo and Chris Rock had a lucky escape from the rain-soaked quagmire at the Burning Man festival after a fan with a truck gave them a lift to the airport.

September 2, 2023
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Metallica Postpone Show After James Hetfield Catches Covid

Metallica were forced to postpone a concert in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday after frontman James Hetfield tested positive for Covid-19.

September 2, 2023
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Kelly Asks ‘If Not Now’ For The YES Vote

Paul Kelly has released a new song asking 'If Not Now' for the Yes campaign for the Voice to Parliament referendum in Australia in October.

September 2, 2023
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The Rolling Stones Premiere Snippet of New Song ‘Don’t Get Angry With Me’

The Rolling Stones have further teased the new album ‘Hackney Diamonds’ with a snippet of what we now know will be the first single ‘Don’t Get Angry With Me’.

September 2, 2023
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Australian Album Chart Report 1 September 2023

The fifth album for Powderfinger "Vulture Street" returns to the chart at #1 this week as a deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition.

September 1, 2023
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The Soul Movers Premiere ‘Trucks’ Video

The Soul Movers have revealed the second video from the ‘Dumb Luck’ album with ‘Trucks’, a fun romp down a US freeway with lead singer Lizzie Mack channelling Blondie, and The B-52’s.

September 1, 2023
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015; photo Ros O'Gorman
Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp Named BMI Icon

Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet and now Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets has been named BMI Icon at the BMI London Awards.

September 1, 2023
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Roxy Music Co-founders Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera To Release Album Together

Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera, two co-founders of Roxy Music, have teamed up once again for the AM PM album due in October.

September 1, 2023
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Taylor Swift Eras Tour Is Heading To Cinemas

Taylor Swift has announced that a concert film of her Eras Tour will hit movie theatres in October.

September 1, 2023
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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical Australian Dates Revealed

‘Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’ Australia dates have been announced for 2024 following the Sydney opening in December 2023.

September 1, 2023
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Dire Straits Guitarist Jack Sonni Dies At 68

Dire Straits guitarist Jack Sonni has died at the age of 68.

September 1, 2023
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Alex Lahey Covers Skyhooks ‘Ego Is Not A Dirty Word’ For Mushroom 50th

Alex Lahey has recorded the 11th Mushroom 50th Anniversary tribute song with her cover of Skyhooks ‘Ego Is Not A Dirty Word’.

August 31, 2023
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Disturbed Given Key To The City of Tinley Park, Chicago

The members of Disturbed in their hometown on Tinley Park, Chicago with the Key to the City.

August 31, 2023
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Agnetha Faltskog of ABBA Marks 10th Anniversary of ‘A’ With ‘A+’

Agnetha Faltskog, ¼ of ABBA, will mark the 10th anniversary of her last album ‘A’ with a new edition ‘A+’.

August 31, 2023
Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Duran Duran to Release Danse Macabre Album For Halloween

Duran Duran have revealed details of their 16th studio album. ‘Danse Macabre’ is a Halloween themed album to be released on Halloween.

August 31, 2023
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RNB Fridayz Live Reveals 2023 Line-up

RNB Fridayz Live is returning in November with 10 acts heading to Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Auckland.

August 31, 2023
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Bastille Sign With EMI Records

Bastille have signed a fresh record deal with EMI and have "multiple projects" in the pipeline.

August 31, 2023