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Ray Parker Jr and Fran Strine
Ray Parker Jr and Chicago Form Chicago’s Finest

Ray Parker Jr, Danny Saraphine and Bill Champlin have formed Chicago's Finest, a brand new group to celebrate everything Chicago, including the band and the city.

May 17, 2017
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Glenn Frey’s Deacon To Join Eagles Upcoming Shows

Even though there were strong signs that the Eagles were done after the death of Glenn Frey, they announced that they would be playing the Classic East and West Festivals in July but the question was who would be taking Frey's place (if anyone).

May 17, 2017
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Loretta Lynn Moved to a Rehabilitation Facility

The full condition of Loretta Lynn has not been revealed but, based on the fact that she is now in a rehabilitation facility, it appears that there must have been some damage from the stroke she suffered on May 4.

May 17, 2017
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark To Release The Punishment Of Luxury

The resurgence of OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) continues with the September 1 release of their new album The Punishment of Luxury.

May 17, 2017
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Paris Jackson Has Written A Song She Wants Paul McCartney To Sing

Paris Jackson has written a song she'd like music veteran Paul McCartney to sing.

May 17, 2017
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The Zombies Play Boston SETLIST

Hard to believe that several of rocks most iconic albums are celebrating their silver anniversary this year.

May 17, 2017
Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes Deliver Video For ‘Fool’s Errand’

Fleet Foxes have delivered the video for the second track from their next album 'Crack Up'.

May 16, 2017
2017 Australian Jazz Bell Awards held at Birds Basement in Melbourne on Monday 15 May 2017.
Albert Dadon Celebrates 15 years of The Jazz Bell Awards

Albert Dadon’s Australian Jazz Bell Awards celebrated 15 years on Monday night honouring Australia’s jazz community with its most prestigious awards night.

May 16, 2017
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Johnson Returns To The Stage With Paul Rodgers and Robert Plant

Paul Rodgers played his Free Spirit UK Tour show on Sunday night at the New Theatre in Oxford, England.

May 16, 2017
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Open The Joshua Tree Tour In Vancouver SETLIST

It was definitely a night of early U2 music when the band opened "The Joshua Tree Tour 2017" on Friday night at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC.

May 16, 2017
Mazzy Star Keith Mitchell
R.I.P. Keith Mitchell of Mazzy Star

Keith Mitchell, the drummer for Mazzy Starr who played on all of the band's albums, died on Sunday from an unknown cause.

May 16, 2017
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Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne Open Dog Care Centre

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is reportedly opening a dog care centre on his estate in England.

May 16, 2017
Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper Issues Apology After Social Media Faux Pas

Chance the Rapper has apologised to fans after appearing to approve of an Instagram user shaming larger women online.

May 16, 2017
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Reconnects With Mother After A Decade

Elton John wrote a touching Mother's Day post to his mum on Sunday (May 14) after ending their long-running feud.

May 16, 2017
R.I.P. Pierre DeMudd of The Dazz Band

Pierre DeMudd, trumpeter and vocalist for the Dazz Band during their biggest years, has died. No details are available.

May 16, 2017
Justin Hayward
Justin Hayward To Play His First Solo Shows Ever For Australia

Moody Blues legend Justin Hayward is coming to Australia to perform solo for the very first time.

May 15, 2017
Remi photo by Ros OGorman
REMI and Boxwars Added To Melbourne Community Cup

The Melbourne leg of the Community Cup has had REMI and Boxwars added to the bill.

May 15, 2017
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Tommy Emmanuel Sets Aussie Dates

Tommy Emmanuel will return home to Australia in September for dates in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

May 15, 2017
Ollie Olsen
Ollie Olsen To Curate The Class of 2018 for Leaps and Bounds

Australia’s post-punk, electronica legend Ollie Olsen will curate the Class of 2018 event for the Leaps & Bounds festival for the City of Yarra.

May 15, 2017
Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Bernard Fanning and The Presets Set For Sunshine Coast Music Festival

Bernard Fanning and The Presets will perform at the Sunshine Coast’s Maroochy Music & Vis Arts Festival.

May 15, 2017
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Mothers Day Fails To Create Music Sales Upswing For First Time

The week leading into Mother’s Day is traditionally a big week for music sales. Not this year. Music was definitely not the gift of choice for 2017.

May 15, 2017
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Todd Rundgren Warns Trump Supporters Not To Come To His Shows

Todd Rundgren says he doesn't want Trump supporters to come to any of his shows and doesn’t understand why they would want to come anyway.

May 15, 2017
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Green Day Revolution Radio Unmoved After Australian Tour

Green Day have wrapped up two weeks across Australia playing arenas along the way to over 100,000 fans but the tour did nothing for their current album ‘Revolution Radio’.

May 15, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Divide is Back At Number 1

After a single away from the #1 spot, returning this week to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart is Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" album.

May 15, 2017
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Australian Charts: Bieber Boosts DJ Khaled Into Second Week Topping Singles Chart

For a second week the ensemble of DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber and rappers Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil' Wayne retain the No.1 spot in Australia with their track "I'm the One".

May 15, 2017
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Faith Evans Says Police Know Who Killed Her Husband Notorious B.I.G.

Hip-hop superstar Faith Evans has stopped throwing money at investigations into her late husband's murder, because she's convinced Los Angeles police bosses already know the truth.

May 14, 2017
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Van Morrison To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Americana Music Association has selected Van Morrison to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award For Songwriting.

May 14, 2017
Paul McCartney in Pirates of the Caribbean
Paul McCartney Is A Pirate In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Paul McCartney returns to the movie theater on Friday, May 26 as a pirate in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

May 14, 2017
The Beach Boys Mike Love 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys Add 100 More Dates For 2017

The Beach Boys, the "official" lineup of the band with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, have an extremely heavy touring schedule for the summer and fall with 100 dates over a six month period.

May 14, 2017
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Health Status Updated By Her Daughter Chloe Lattanzi

Olivia Newton-John's daughter has thanked fans for supporting her mother after the singer had to cancel a series of concerts.

May 14, 2017