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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
Cate Blanchett and Sparks Noise11
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
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
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
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Says Guns N’ Roses Glastonbury Headliner Is Crazy

Noel Gallagher thinks Guns N' Roses headlining Glastonbury is "crazy shit".

June 23, 2023
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John is Planning Special Guests For His Glastonbury Performance

Sir Elton John will have four special guests for his Glastonbury show.

June 23, 2023
Kate Bush Running Up That Hill
Kate Bush Thanks Fans As ‘Running Up That Hill’ Hits One Billion Streams

Kate Bush has thanked her fans after 'Running Up That Hill' hit one billion streams on Spotify.

June 23, 2023
Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix
Andre 3000 of Outkast Is Working On A Solo Album

Andre 3000 is reportedly working on a new album. Andre 3000 is said to be preparing to release his first ever solo album after his guest spot on Killer Mike's 'Scientists and Engineers', which marked his first track since appearing on Kanye West's 2021 song 'Life of the Party'.

June 23, 2023
M. Ward
M. Ward Has Two First Aid Kit Collaborations on New Album ‘supernatural thing’

M. Ward recruited Swedish duo First Aid Kit for two songs on his new album ‘supernatural thing’.

June 22, 2023
Sarah Snook
Sarah Snook Returns To The Stage For ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

Succession star Australia’s Sarah Snook is heading back to theatre for the UK production of ‘A Picture of Dorian Gray’, starting 23 January 2024 in London.

June 22, 2023
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Billy Idol Expands His Debut Album

Billy Idol's debut self-titled album has been remastered and expanded.

June 22, 2023
Rod Stewart at Rod Laver Arena 14 March 2023 photo Bron Robinson
Rod Stewart Says He Isn’t Quitting Performing and Isn’t Quitting Ad Will Keep Playing The Hits

Rod Stewart has corrected media reports that took comments from a recent interview to mean that he would be retiring his hits after his current tour. Not true Rod says.

June 22, 2023
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Announces World Tour To Mark 40th Anniversary

Morrissey has announced the '40 Years Of Morrissey' global tour.

June 22, 2023
Dr Dre To Receive First ASCAP Hip-Hop Icon Award

Dr. Dre is set to be bestowed with the first-ever Hip-Hop Icon Award at the ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Music Awards' Celebration of 50 Years of Hip-Hop.

June 22, 2023
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Thom Yorke Releases ‘Bending Hectic’ From The Smile

The Smile have their first new music for 2023 in ‘Bending Hectic’. The Smile is Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, and Tom Skinner.

June 21, 2023
Graham Parker photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Graham Parker Gets Novel With ‘Them Bugs’

Graham Parker has released his first novelty song. ‘Them Bugs’ is very odd new music from Graham and his first new music in five years.

June 21, 2023
Jarvis Cocker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Check Out Jarvis Cocker ‘Dear Alien (Who Art In Heaven’

Jarvis Cocker has contributed new music to the new movie 'Asteroid City' by Wes Anderson.

June 21, 2023
Aerosmith Greatest Hits
Aerosmith To Release Carrier Spanning Greatest Hits

Aerosmith have a career spanning Greater Hits on the way ahead of their Peace Out final tour with The Black Crowes.

June 21, 2023
Billy Ocean by Bron Robinson
Billy Ocean Reunites Fans With Their 80s Memories In Melbourne #REVIEW

There was a time on radio in Australia in the mid to late 80s where you were never more than 60 minutes away from a Billy Ocean song.

June 21, 2023
Rose Tattoo play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Angry Anderson Anoints Next Rose Tattoo Tour ‘Southern Sons’

Rose Tattoo will head out again around Australia with the newly anointed ‘Southern Sons’ tour.

June 21, 2023