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Bobby Driessen in Young Talent Time
Bobby Driessen of Young Talent Time R.I.P. at 56

Bobby Driessen, a performer of Australia’s talent show Young Talent Time from 1979 to 1983, has died at age 56.

December 30, 2022
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‘Four Strong Winds’ Songwriter Ian Tyson Dies Aged 89

Ian Tyson, half of the duo Ian & Sylvia, and the composer of the song ‘Four Strong Winds covered by Neil Young.

December 30, 2022
Vivienne Westwood tribute at her Facebook page
Punk Fashion Icon Dame Vivienne Westwood Dies At Age 81

Vivienne Westwood, the fashion icon credited with imaging the Punk movement of the 70s, has died at the age of 81 in the UK.

December 30, 2022
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New Music From Jamie xx and Oliver Sim But There Is Nothing New for The xx

While Jamie xx and Oliver Sim have been knocking out solo new music in 2022 all is quiet so far for their collective The xx.

December 29, 2022
Guitar Wars with Dave Leslie, Simon Gosford and Tim Henwood
Tim Henwood, Dave Leslie and Simon Hosford Prepare for War

Three of Melbourne’s guitar virtuosos Dave Leslie, Simon Hosford and Tim Henwood are preparing for battle with Guitar Wars on three dates in January.

December 29, 2022
Isaac Brock Modest Mouse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Modest Mouse Drummer Jeremiah Green Diagnosed With Stage Four Cancer

Modest Mouse have made an official announcement to confirm drummer Jeremiah Green has been diagnosed with Stage Four cancer.

December 29, 2022
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Genesis Owusu Sets Eyes On North America For 2023

Ghana born Australian rapper Genesis Owusu has his eyes marked for North America in 2023 with a series of dates across May and June.

December 29, 2022
Darren Middleton (right) with Kram of Spiderbait at the Recovery 20th Anniversary Reunion was held at Lulie Street Tavern on Sunday 31 July 2016
Darren Middleton Premieres New Song ‘For This’

Ex-Powderfinger guitarist Darren Middleton released a new solo track ‘For This’ just before Christmas.

December 29, 2022
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CamelPhat’s Latest Is ‘The Sign’ With Anyma

UK DJ’s Dave Whelan and Mike Di Scala’s latest collaboration is with Anyma.

December 29, 2022
Iain Cook of Churches and Protection photo by Ros O'Gorman Laneway Festival Melbourne at the Footscray Community Centre on the Maribyong River on Saturday 13 February 2016.
Chvrches’ Iain Cook Has A Side Project Called Protection

In 2022 Chvrches Iain Cook teamed up with Scott Paterson, ex-Sons & Daughters, for a new project called Protection.

December 29, 2022
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Arctic Monkeys Evolve To Classic Rock Band Status

Arctic Monkeys officially became ‘Classic Rock” this year after clocking up their 20th anniversary in mid-2002.

December 29, 2022
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Kelly Prepares To Get Back To Work For A Red Hot Summer

The Paul Kelly’s seemingly now Christmas obligations out of the way, the next major event will be his headlining tour for Duane McDonald’s Red Hot Summer.

December 27, 2022
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Reveal Three Brazil Dates To An Already Busy 2023

Hoodoo Gurus will head to South America for three shows in April 2023.

December 27, 2022
David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Stone Music Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
David Lee Roth Releases Yet Another Re-Recording Of A Van Halen Song

In 2022 David Lee Roth has been working his way through the Van Halen catalogue, knocking out solo versions of some Van Halen classics. The latest is ‘Everybody Wants Some’.

December 27, 2022
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Miley Cyrus Wants Out Of New Morrissey Album

When Morrissey announced his next album ‘Bonfire of Teenagers’ was coming in February he also announced an all-star cast including Iggy Pop, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and Chad Smith and Miley Cyrus. Now he says Miley wants to be taken off the album.

December 27, 2022
Barack Obama
Barack Obama’s Top Songs of 2022

President Barack Obama is continuing his end of year tradition with an all-new and personally curated playlist.

December 27, 2022
Ashley Henderson of Stylus
Stylus Bass Player Ashley Henderson Dies

Ashley Henderson, the bass player for Australian 70s soul band Stylus, has passed away.

December 27, 2022
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††† (Crosses) cover George Michael ‘One More Try’

††† (Crosses), the others band of Deftones’ Chino Moreno and Far’s Shaun Lopez, have released a surprise cover of George Michael’s 1988 hit ‘One More Try’.

December 27, 2022
Maxi Jazz of Faithless
Tributes Pour In For Maxi Jazz of Faithless

Tributes are flowing for Maxi Jazz (Maxwell Fraser), the British singer and rapper for Faithless, who died on December 23.

December 27, 2022
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce Ready For Her First Show In Five

Beyonce is set to give a concert for the first time in almost five years.

December 27, 2022
Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nile Rodgers Pays Tribute To Thom Bell

Nile Rodgers has hailed Thom Bell as "one of the greatest musical geniuses of our time".

December 27, 2022
Tiffany Is Working On Autobiography

Tiffany is working on her autobiography sharing her "struggle" in the music industry.

December 27, 2022
Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton On The Inspiration Behind Christmas Movie

Dolly Parton has opened up about the inspiration behind one of the songs in her TV special Dolly Parton's Mountain Magic Christmas.

December 27, 2022
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: The Christmas No 1 Goes To Taylor Swift

The last No.1 Album for 2022 is the Taylor Swift set "Midnights", logging a seventh overall week in Australia.

December 24, 2022
Elton John The Thom Bell Sessions
Legendary Philly Producer Thom Bell Dies Aged 79

Thom Bell, the legendary Soul Music producer from Philadelphia and one of the creators of what became known as The Sound of Philadelphia, has died at age 79.

December 23, 2022
Kate Bush
Kate Bush Supports Striking Nurses

Kate Bush backed Britain's striking nurses and recalled her sadness at the death of Queen Elizabeth II in a poignant Christmas message on Wednesday.

December 23, 2022
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Nico McBrain Of Iron Maiden Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in 2020.

December 23, 2022
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Kim Wilde and Hal Fowler Announce Divorce

British singer Kim Wilde has announced her divorce from husband Hal Fowler after more than 25 years of marriage.

December 23, 2022
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Journey’s Neal Schon Issues Cease and Desist Again Jonathan Cain

Journey’s Neal Schon has filed a cease and desist against bandmate Jonathan Cain for performing at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago.

December 23, 2022
Bob Dylan Heavens Door whiskey
Bob Dylan Offered Coronation Street Cameo

‘Coronation Street’, the long-running British TV soapie, might have a new character in 2023. Bob Dylan has been offered a part.

December 22, 2022