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Ed Kuepper Archives Reissues Will Include An Unreleased Album

Ed Kuepper, the punk pioneer and co-founder of The Saints, The Aints and Laughing Clowns, has started his archives reissue journey with his first and fifth solo album out again on vinyl. ‘Electrical Storm’ (1985) and ‘Honey Steel’s Gold’ (1991) have kickstarted the project.

June 28, 2023
Kevin Rowland of Dexys Midnight Runners performs at the Harvest Festival at Werribee Park on 11 November 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kevin Rowland Says Dexy’s ‘The Feminine Divine’ Album is 30 Years In The Making

‘The Feminine Divine’, the new album for Dexy’s Midnight Runners took a creative cycle of 30 years to make. Dexy’s co-founder Kevin Rowland says the first song on the album is 30 years old but it is only now it started to fit a Dexy’s project.

June 28, 2023
10cc in Melbourne 25 June 2023 photo by Winston Robinson
10cc Announce UK Dates For 2023

10cc are heading out on 'The Ultimate Ultimate Greatest Hits Tour' in Spring 2024.

June 28, 2023
Lewis Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi Pulls Out Of Australian Dates

Lewis Capaldi has cancelled all of his upcoming Australian dates including Splendour In The Grass after being unable to finish his Glastonbury set last weekend.

June 27, 2023
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Watches Guns N’ Roses Perform ‘Live And Let Live’ At Glastonbury

Paul McCartney watched Guns N’ Roses perform his song ‘Live And Let Die’ at Glastonbury on the weekend and seemed to be enjoying it.

June 27, 2023
Rick Astley photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Astley Performs A Complete Setlist of Smiths At Glastonbury

Rick Astley performed an entire set of Smiths covers with The Blossoms at Glastonbury on the weekend and quite frankly … it was very good.

June 27, 2023
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Supergroup 3rd Secret Release 2nd Album

3rd Secret, the US supergroup featuring members of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Nirvana, has released a second album.

June 27, 2023
Blondie, Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Thursday 6 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Debbie Harry Gives Glastonbury 2023 The Blondie Experience

Debbie Harry was billed as Blondie at Glastonbury even through these days its just Debbie and Clem Burke left.

June 27, 2023
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Beyoncé and SZA Win Big at The BET Awards

Beyoncé and SZA were the big winners at the 2023 BET Awards on Sunday night.

June 27, 2023
Elton John at Mt Duneed Winery 7 Dec 2019 photo by Jackson
Elton John Breaks BBC Glastonbury Viewing Record

Record overnight audiences tuned into the BBC’s live Glastonbury TV coverage this weekend, with Elton John’s epic performance watched by a peak audience of 7.6 million on BBC One.

June 27, 2023
Hayley Williams of Paramore photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paramore Announce Australia and New Zealand Dates

Paramore will return to Australia and New Zealand in November. The band was last in Australia in 2018.

June 27, 2023
Tina Turner Private Dancer
New York Plans Tina Turner Tribute

The late Tina Turner is set to be honoured in New York City at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular next month.

June 27, 2023
10cc in Melbourne 25 June 2023 photo by Winston Robinson
Graham Gouldman Keeps The Legend of 10cc Alive Through The Greatest Hits Tour

10cc legend Graham Gouldman had clocked up enough hits for others to put a deposit down for a house before 10cc even started. The Yardbirds ‘For Your Love’, ‘Herman’s Hermits ‘No Milk Today’ and The Hollies ‘Bus Stop’ were Graham Gouldman compositions.

June 26, 2023
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Throws Away The Farewell Setlist For Something Completely Different At Glastonbury

Elton John has played his last ever UK show for the people at Glastonbury and diverted from the setlist he has been playing around the world for the last five years.

June 26, 2023
Yusaf - Cat Stevens at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Monday 27 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cat Stevens Channels George Harrison At Glastonbury

Cat Stevens used his stage time at Glastonbury to pay tribute to George Harrison with his version of ‘Here Comes The Sun’.

June 26, 2023
Grease Rise of the Pink Ladies
Grease Reboot Rise Of The Pink Ladies Dumped By Paramount+

Streaming service Paramount+ has not only cancelled the Grease spin-off ‘Rise of the Pink Ladies’ after one season but to add further insult to injury, the network is also taking season one off its streaming service.

June 25, 2023
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The Weeknd Covers John Lennon For The Idol

Abel Tesfaye (aka The Weeknd) has covered John Lennon’s great song ‘Jealous Guy’ for his shit show ‘The Idol’.

June 25, 2023
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Cate Blanchett Joins On Stage At Glastonbury

Australian actress Cate Blanchett was a surprise dancer for Sparks at their Glastonbury show on the weekend.

June 25, 2023
The Angels at The Palais St Kilda Symphony of Angels 23 June 2023 photo by Bron Robinson
The Angels and Australian Stage Orchestra Present Symphony of Angels #REVIEW

The Angels and the Australian Stage Orchestra have performed the show originally set for November 2022 on Friday 23 June 2023.

June 25, 2023
Rick Astley photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Astley Plays Some Fun In the Sun At Glastonbury

Glastonbury has again dished up an ‘all things to all people’ line-up with Rick Astley joining the likes of Guns N Roses, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, The Chemical Brothers and Lana del Rey.

June 25, 2023
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Churnups Were Foo Fighters At Glastonbury

Glastonbury’s mystery out The Churnups turned out to be The Pretenders at Glastonbury over the weekend.

June 25, 2023
Lizzo photo by Jora Frantzis supplied by Warner Music
Lizzo Plays Glastonbury And Gives Us A Preview Of What To Expect In Australia

Lizzo performed at Glastonbury over the weekend giving fans for her next month of shows a preview of what to expect.

June 25, 2023
Pretenders ADOTG at Rochford Winery on Saturday 18 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chrissie Hynde Throws Out The Pretenders Hits But Brings Out The Guests At Glastonbury

The general rule at music festivals for classic rock bands is to play the hits because the audience didn’t come to see you … but Chrissie Hynde has never been one to follow the rules.

June 25, 2023
ARIA Album Chart Report 23 June 2023

The third studio for local act The Teskey Brothers called "The Winding Way" becomes their second #1 in Australia this week.

June 23, 2023
Felix Riebl of The Cat Empire photo by Ros O'Gorman
New The Cat Empire, Here’s ‘Money Coming My Way’

The Cat Empire have a new song ‘Money Coming My Way’ and an album coming their way in August.

June 23, 2023
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Ozzy Osbourne Is Full of Bull

The City of Birmingham UK has named its Commonwealth Games Bull sculpture in honour of the city’s favourite son Ozzy Osbourne.

June 23, 2023
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Gorillaz Cancel US Tour

Gorillaz have cancelled their entire US tour before it began citing “scheduling conflicts” as the reason for the no-show.

June 23, 2023
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David Bowie ‘Life On Mars’ Given 4K Upgrade For 50th Anniversary

To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars?’, the video for the song has been upgraded to 4K.

June 23, 2023
The Beatles Get Back
Paul McCartney Confirms New Beatles Song Is NOT AI

Paul McCartney has put to rest all of the incorrect write-up about the next Beatles song being made with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

June 23, 2023
Nicki McBrain of Iron Maiden with Greg Phillips
Australian Musician Editor Greg Phillips Takes Ownership of the Magazine

In exciting news for Australian Musician magazine, the Australian Music Association (which has published the magazine since 1995) has announced that it will transition ownership of the title to current editor and magazine co-founder Greg Phillips (trading as Mediaville) from July 1, 2023.

June 23, 2023