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Mamma Mia Will Be Back On Australian Stages From November

Mamma Mia the musical will return to Australian stages in November.

May 6, 2017
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Loretta Lynn Suffers A Stroke

Country icon Loretta Lynn has been admitted to a Nashville hospital after suffering a stroke.

May 6, 2017
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Keith Urban ‘Ripcord’ Clocks Up One Year In Australian Top 30

New Zealand country artist Keith Urban this week clocks up 52 weeks in the Australian Top 30 album chart.

May 6, 2017
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Meat Loaf Slags Off Sony Over Another Bat Out Of Hell Reissue

Meat Loaf’s classic ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ is about to be reissued and Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman are furious about it.

May 6, 2017
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Lars Ulrich Gets A Show On Beats1

Apple's Beats 1 on-line radio station is about to get a bit of classic hard rock.

May 6, 2017
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Bret Michaels Records A Song For His Daughter

Bret Michaels likes to write music for his children.

May 6, 2017
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Richie Sambora Has Made An App For A Charity

Rocker Richie Sambora has launched a mobile app that allows users to share photos and news to help raise money for charity.

May 6, 2017
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Bruno Mars Adds Fourth Melbourne And Third Sydney Show

Bruno Mars had the hottest ticket in town this week with over 300,000 tickets selling nationally in the first three hours after going on sale.

May 5, 2017
Grandaddy Kevin Garcia
R.I.P. Kevin Garcia of Grandaddy

Kevin Garcia, the bassist for the California-based indie rock band Grandaddy, died on Monday (May 1) after suffering a massive stroke. He was 41.

May 5, 2017
Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett To Perform At 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will perform an informal show for a few hundred fans at the Melbourne Guitar Show in August.

May 5, 2017
Shannon Noll, Red Hot Summer. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Shannon Noll Premieres Southern Sky VIDEO

Shannon Noll has premiered his new video ‘Southern Sky’ with stunning views of regional New South Wales.

May 5, 2017
The Damned
The Damned To Release First Album In A Decade

The classic British punk band The Damned have signed a new deal with Search and Destroy, a joint venture between Raw Power Management and Universal's Spinefarm Records, for their first studio album in almost a decade.

May 5, 2017
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Bros and Colin Hay Are At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Matt and Luke Goss of Bros talk about the early fame, the departure of Craig Logan and the legal issues with their then-manager Tom Watkins ahead of their one-off show in Sydney this November for their reunion world tour.

May 5, 2017
R.I.P. Saxa From The Beat 1938-2017

Saxa, the Jamaican saxophonist who was a member of the British band The Beat (known in the U.S. as The English Beat), died on Wednesday at the age of 77.

May 5, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Deliverance EP Still Blocked From Release

Things just got a little more interesting in the fight over the release of the Prince album Deliverance.

May 5, 2017
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New Music Releases For 4 May 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Kasabian, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (GH), Motionless in White, Shannon Noll, Pond, At the Drive-in, Blondie, Diana Krall, Logic, San Cisco and Dappled Cities.

May 5, 2017
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Ed Sheeran Plays Personal Gig For Ill Superfan

Ed Sheeran made a seriously ill 10-year-old's dreams come true by performing privately for her at London's O2 Arena.

May 4, 2017
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Manager of Alanis Morissette Sentenced To Six Years Jail

Jonathan Schwartz, the manager who embezzled millions of dollars from singer Alanis Morissette along with a number of other celebrities, will spend the next six years in prison.

May 4, 2017
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Nick Murphy Teases New Music

Nick Murphy, the artist formerly known as Chet Faker, has thrown some new music into a trailer for his upcoming Missing Link project.

May 4, 2017
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Rumour Mill Goes Wild With A Led Zeppelin Reunion But Don’t Count On It

There's talk all over the internet that Robert Plant is about to announce a reunion with Led Zeppelin. We wouldn't count on it.

May 4, 2017
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Paul McCartney Is UK’s Richest Musician, Adele Richest Under 30

Adele is the richest musician under 30, according to the new edition of The Sunday Times Rich List, to be published this Sunday, May 7. The 160-page special edition of The Sunday Times Magazine reveals the wealth of the 1,000 richest people in the UK.

May 4, 2017
A.B. Original wins The 12th AMP. Presented by Dan Rosen. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
A.B. Original Debut ‘Report To The Mist’ VIDEO

A.B. Original have debuted their fourth and final song from the ‘Reclaim Australia’ album ‘Report To The Mist’.

May 3, 2017
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I To Tour Together

Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I collectively have 19 albums. That is not even counting side-projects and solo projects.

May 3, 2017
Tash Sultana performs at The Age Music Victoria Awards held at 170 Russell on Wednesday 16 November 2016 during Melbourne Music Week. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tash Sultana Set For First World Tour From June

Melbourne singer-songwriter Tash Sultana will start her first world tour in Amsterdam in June.

May 3, 2017
Tired Lion
Tired Lion Debut Video For ‘Cinderella Dracula’

Perth’s Tired Lion have a video for their song ‘Cinderella Dracula’.

May 3, 2017
PJ Harvey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Check Out The New PJ Harvey Songs ‘A Dog Called Money’ and ‘I’ll Be Waiting’

PJ Harvey has released the double A-sided vinyl single ‘A Dog Called Money’ and ‘I’ll Be Waiting’.

May 3, 2017
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Radiohead Confirms Expanded OK Computer With Bonus Disc

Radiohead's OK Computer is about to become a 2-CD set for its 20th anniversary.

May 3, 2017
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Metallica To Live Stream Rehearsals

Metallica have announced “Now That We’re Live,” a live rehearsal special from Baltimore that will stream exclusively on Facebook Live on Tuesday, May 9th at 9:00 PM EST, the eve of their inaugural show for the North American leg of the WorldWired Tour 2017.

May 3, 2017
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Nominated For A Tony Award

Bette Midler completed the triple crown with her nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for the Tony Awards. She has previously received nods for the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards.

May 3, 2017
Susanna Hoffs
Susanna Hoffs Has Covered Prince ‘Take Me With U’

Susanna Hoffs has released a very interesting acoustic take of Prince's Take Me With U that she recorded along with a string quartet.

May 3, 2017