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Vika and Linda Bull on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Vika & Linda Delivered Three Albums In One Year, Twilight At Taronga Is Next

Vika & Linda Bull had their most productive period ever recording during Covid. The stay at home rules gave the sisters the chance to deliver three albums and in that achieved their first number one and two number twos.

January 5, 2022
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Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit Dismissed

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Nirvana by the man who featured on the cover of their album Nevermind as a baby.

January 5, 2022
Ronnie James Dio photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie James Dio Doco On The Way

The Ronnie James Dio documentary is set to be released this year. It was announced in 2020 that a tell-all documentary about Dio was in the works with Don Argott and Damian Fenton at the helm.

January 5, 2022
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David Lee Roth’s Vegas Run Comes To An End Due To Covid

David Lee Roth's farewell Vegas residency has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

January 5, 2022
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Kanye West Working On Donda Sequel

Kanye West has begun working on a sequel to his 2021 album Donda.

January 5, 2022
Winston Surfshirt
Winston Surfshirt To Headline A Twilight At Taronga Gig

Winston Surfshirt formed in the Sydney suburb of Manly in 2015. Later this month they’ll venture 7ks down the road to Mosman for a headline gig at Twilight At Taronga.

January 4, 2022
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David Bowie Catalogue Sold For $250 Million

The David Bowie estate has sold Bowie’s music publishing catalogue for an estimated $250 million to Warner Chappell Music.

January 4, 2022
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The ARIA Chart, It Has Become A Joke

A funny thing happens when you eliminate streaming from the ARIA sales figures. The manufactured pop machine disappears.

January 4, 2022
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Cowboy Junkies Launch Podcast Series

Cowboy Junkies have a new podcast series for 2021 focused on one song per episode.

January 4, 2022
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Tony Iommi Teases New Music On The Way

Tony Iommi is planning more music "in the vein" of his 'Scent of Dark' song.

January 4, 2022
The Weeknd
That Rumoured The Weeknd Album Is Coming Friday

The Weeknd plans to release a new album on Friday (07.01.22).

January 4, 2022
Even Postpone Adelaide Album Launch

Even have postponed the launch of the ‘Reverse Light Years’ album for Adelaide this Saturday but the Sydney date on Friday (January 7) is still on.

January 4, 2022
Bryan Adams Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bryan Adams Wants To Direct A Movie

Bryan Adams wants to direct a movie. Adams has also carved out a successful career as a photographer and he thinks his skills would be transferable to filmmaking too.

January 4, 2022
Christina Aguilera photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christina Aguilera On Her 2021

Christina Aguilera is grateful for the "excitement and new adventures" she had in 2021.

January 4, 2022
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Says South Park “Ruined His Life”

Ed Sheeran has reflected on the South Park episode that "ruined" his life.

January 4, 2022
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Denis O’Dell, Beatles Movie Producer, Dead at 98

Denis O’Dell, the Beatles’ movie producer who worked on ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Magical Mystery Tour’, has died in Spain at age 98.

January 3, 2022
Chuck D of Public Enemy. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Public Enemy Mark the 30th Anniversary of ‘Apocalypse 91’ Hardcover Novel

Public Enemy will release a hardcover graphic novel to mark the 30th anniversary of their fourth album ‘Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Back’.

January 3, 2022
Josh Pyke
Josh Pyke To Play First Twilight At Taronga for 2022

Josh Pyke fans may very well be treated to a sneak preview of some new music at Twilight At Taronga.

January 3, 2022
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Kick Off A 40th Anniversary Year With Red Hot Summer

When Hoodoo Gurus get back on stage for Red Hot Summer mid January, they’ll be working their way to the 40th anniversary of their first release.

January 3, 2022
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Mariah Carey Used Lockdowns To “Rest Her Voice”

Mariah Carey found the Covid-19 lockdown to be a blessing in disguise as she was able to rest her voice properly for the first time in years.

January 3, 2022
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Postpones Gig After Testing Positive To Covid

Rick Springfield has postponed his show this week after testing positive to Covid-19.

January 2, 2022
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Set To Drop New Album

The Weeknd is preparing to release a new album after teasing its all ready to go on Instagram.

January 2, 2022
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Previews New High Flying Birds Song

Noel Gallagher has shared a preview a demo of a new High Flying Birds album destined for his next album.

January 2, 2022
Vampire Weekend - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Vampire Weekend Close To Next Album

Vampire Weekend are "close" to having an "album's worth of songs".

January 2, 2022
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Australian Albums: Adele ’30’ End The Year At No 1

Adele's "30" set retained a sixth week at No.1 in Australia this past week, the set achieving a new sales certification of ▲Platinum in sales.

January 2, 2022
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Bernie Taupin and Spice Girl Melanie Brown Receive Queen’s New Years Honours

Elton John’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and Spice Girls’ Melanie Brown (Mel B) have been named in the 2022 New Years Honours list.

January 2, 2022
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Daniel Craig Made A Commander, The Same Title As His Bond Character

007’s ranking was Commander James Bond in the Bond movies. Now the outgoing Bond, Daniel Craig, has the same title. Craig has been awarded the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George honour in the Queen’s New Years honours list.

January 2, 2022
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Wakeman On Those Bowie Songs He Played On

Rick Wakeman was the keyboard player of choice on two of David Bowie’s best known song ‘Space Oddity’ and ‘Life On Mars’ and a lot of why those songs sound like they sound is because of Rick.

December 31, 2021
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Kicks Off Her Vegas Residency

Katy Perry’s ‘Katy Perry: Play’ has kicked off in Las Vegas.

December 31, 2021
The Beatles Abbey Road
Prince, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and Queen Dominated Music Sales In 2021

One of the few ways to get an actual read on what is really selling is to look at the Vinyl chart. 2021 is a wake-up call for popular acts and the wake-up call is classic rock.

December 30, 2021