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Travis Barker Leaves Blind-182 Tour For Urgent Family Matter

Travis Barker has rushed home from his Blink-182 tour due to an "urgent family matter".

September 2, 2023
Chris Rock and Diplo Rescued From Burning Man Festival

Diplo and Chris Rock had a lucky escape from the rain-soaked quagmire at the Burning Man festival after a fan with a truck gave them a lift to the airport.

September 2, 2023
Metallica photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Postpone Show After James Hetfield Catches Covid

Metallica were forced to postpone a concert in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday after frontman James Hetfield tested positive for Covid-19.

September 2, 2023
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Kelly Asks ‘If Not Now’ For The YES Vote

Paul Kelly has released a new song asking 'If Not Now' for the Yes campaign for the Voice to Parliament referendum in Australia in October.

September 2, 2023
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The Rolling Stones Premiere Snippet of New Song ‘Don’t Get Angry With Me’

The Rolling Stones have further teased the new album ‘Hackney Diamonds’ with a snippet of what we now know will be the first single ‘Don’t Get Angry With Me’.

September 2, 2023
Powderfinger photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Album Chart Report 1 September 2023

The fifth album for Powderfinger "Vulture Street" returns to the chart at #1 this week as a deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition.

September 1, 2023
The Soul Movers
The Soul Movers Premiere ‘Trucks’ Video

The Soul Movers have revealed the second video from the ‘Dumb Luck’ album with ‘Trucks’, a fun romp down a US freeway with lead singer Lizzie Mack channelling Blondie, and The B-52’s.

September 1, 2023
Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015; photo Ros O'Gorman
Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp Named BMI Icon

Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet and now Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets has been named BMI Icon at the BMI London Awards.

September 1, 2023
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Roxy Music Co-founders Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera To Release Album Together

Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera, two co-founders of Roxy Music, have teamed up once again for the AM PM album due in October.

September 1, 2023
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Eras Tour Is Heading To Cinemas

Taylor Swift has announced that a concert film of her Eras Tour will hit movie theatres in October.

September 1, 2023
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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical Australian Dates Revealed

‘Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’ Australia dates have been announced for 2024 following the Sydney opening in December 2023.

September 1, 2023
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Dire Straits Guitarist Jack Sonni Dies At 68

Dire Straits guitarist Jack Sonni has died at the age of 68.

September 1, 2023
Alex Lahey
Alex Lahey Covers Skyhooks ‘Ego Is Not A Dirty Word’ For Mushroom 50th

Alex Lahey has recorded the 11th Mushroom 50th Anniversary tribute song with her cover of Skyhooks ‘Ego Is Not A Dirty Word’.

August 31, 2023
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Disturbed Given Key To The City of Tinley Park, Chicago

The members of Disturbed in their hometown on Tinley Park, Chicago with the Key to the City.

August 31, 2023
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Agnetha Faltskog of ABBA Marks 10th Anniversary of ‘A’ With ‘A+’

Agnetha Faltskog, ¼ of ABBA, will mark the 10th anniversary of her last album ‘A’ with a new edition ‘A+’.

August 31, 2023
Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Duran Duran to Release Danse Macabre Album For Halloween

Duran Duran have revealed details of their 16th studio album. ‘Danse Macabre’ is a Halloween themed album to be released on Halloween.

August 31, 2023
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RNB Fridayz Live Reveals 2023 Line-up

RNB Fridayz Live is returning in November with 10 acts heading to Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Auckland.

August 31, 2023
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Bastille Sign With EMI Records

Bastille have signed a fresh record deal with EMI and have "multiple projects" in the pipeline.

August 31, 2023
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Beyonce Made Honorary Mayor of Santa Clara

Beyoncé is set to be named the honorary mayor of Santa Clara, California.

August 31, 2023
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Looks For The Unexpected When Putting Together A Show

Every Alice Cooper tour has one or two songs the real longtime fans would never expect to hear. On his recent tour, Alice reintroduced ‘Snakebite’, off the 1991 ‘Hey Stoopid’ album. It was a song he hadn’t done in nearly 30 years.

August 30, 2023
Extreme Prepare To Introduce New Music For Australian Shows

Nuno Bettencourt says Extreme are faced with a good problem to have being that the audience is loving the new music, but still wants to hear the old live. It means the band has to think hard about the setlist.

August 30, 2023
50 Cent photo by Ros O'Gorman
50 Cent Postpones Phoenix Show Due To Excessive Heat

50 Cent has been forced to postpone his Phoenix show due to extreme heat.

August 30, 2023
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There Is Another Cash Grab Bob Dylan Compilation On The Way

Sony will release yet another Bob Dylan compilation in October and it is completely uneventful.

August 30, 2023
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John Oates Has Shared A Tease of A New Song With Keb Mo and Taj Mahal

John Oates is up to something musical. He has been in the studio working on new music with Keb Mo and Taj Mahal.

August 30, 2023
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John Paul Young and Warren Morgan with Jack Thompson Support The Voice Yes Vote

John Paul Young, Warren Morgan and Jack Thompson have released a video ‘From The Heart’ in support of the Yes vote for Indigenous Australians at the upcoming referendum.

August 30, 2023
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Chemical Brothers To Play Sydney, Brisbane and Geelong in February and March

The Chemical Brothers will be back in Australia on February and March 2024 for shows in Brisbane and Sydney as well as A Day On The Green for Victoria in Geelong.

August 30, 2023
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The Rolling Stones Set Date For Hackney Diamonds Album Launch

The Rolling Stones have revealed the launch date for the new album Hackney Diamonds will be next Wednesday 6 September.

August 30, 2023
The Who Roger Daltrey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Plant Trees At The Charles Estate In Sandringham

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend planted trees on the Royal Sandringham Estate to mark their Heritage Live concert.

August 30, 2023
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There Exists An Unfinished Post Malone Bob Dylan Collaboration

A Post Malone-Bob Dylan collaboration was once in the works but got shelved by Dylan’s team.

August 30, 2023
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Murray Cook Praises Keith Richards For Inspiration On New Soul Movers Track Dumb Luck

Murray Cook of The Soul Movers has praised Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones for the inspiration for the new Soul Movers song ‘Dumb Luck’.

August 29, 2023