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Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Plays Second Hyde Park London Show for 2023

It was an epic penultimate day at BST Hyde Park on Saturday with headliner BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND dazzling audiences for the second time this week.

July 9, 2023
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Talking Heads Premiere ‘Cities’ Ahead of Stop Making Sense Expanded Release

Talking Heads have previewed the upcoming expanded edition of ‘Stop Making Sense’ with the rare ‘Cities’, not included on the original album.

July 9, 2023
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Harry Styles Has Another Hit – This Time To His Face

Harry Styles was seemingly hit in the face by an object while performing in Vienna on Saturday. S

July 8, 2023
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Albums Chart Report 7 July 2023

Taylor Swift dominates the top five positions on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, a first for the chart, as her "Midnights" set leads the pack.

July 7, 2023
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Taylor Swift Dominates UK Chart

Taylor Swift is set to dominate the Official Singles Chart Top 10 following the release of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version).

July 7, 2023
Snoop Dogg photo by Ros O'Gorman
Snoop Dogg Starts His High School Reunion Tour

Entertainment icon and rapper Snoop Dogg kicked off his High School Reunion Tour with Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Warren G, and Berner, featuring special guest DJ Drama at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC. Celebrating 30 years of greatness, the music mogul delighted fans by performing ‘DOGGYSTYLE’ debut album hits and classics like “Gin and Juice” and “Who Am I” in addition to “The Next Episode”.

July 7, 2023
Emma Donovan and William Barton with MSO photo by Laura Manariti
Melbourne Symphony Pay Respect To The Music of Archie Roach with One Song

‘One Song – The Music of Archie Roach’ was possibly one of the most reverent events ever showcased by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. It was indeed a spiritual evening.

July 7, 2023
The Edge and Bono of U2 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Las Vegas Switches On U2 Venue Sphere

Las Vegas has switched on its newest venue ‘Sphere’, where U2 will soon take up residency.

July 7, 2023
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Disney Star CoCo Lee Dies Aged 48

Chinese star CoCo Lee, best known for her lead role in Disney’s ‘Mulan’, has died at age 48.

July 7, 2023
Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eagles Announce Their Final Tour

When Eagles announced the Farewell I tour in 2004 the title was a pisstake on all the acts like Kiss and Cher that announce farewell tours and then keep touring. That tour title was never meant to be taken seriously. The new one ‘The Long Goodbye’ farewell tour is. Get the headstone ready. It will read ‘Eagles 1971-2025’.

July 7, 2023
William Barton and Nduduzo Makhathini
William Barton To Collaborate With Blue Note’s Nduduzo Makhathini At Melbourne

International Jazz Festival distinguished award winning Indigenous artist and 2023 Queenslander of the Year William Barton collaborating with South Africa’s Nduduzo Makhathini as part of this year’s line-up.

July 7, 2023
Journey debut album
Journey Co-Founder Dies Aged 76

Former Journey rhythm guitarist and co-writer George Tickner has died at 76.

July 6, 2023
Dan Sultan photo by Clint Peloso
Dan Sultan Cites Father John Mister As Influence For ‘Ringing In My Ears’

Dan Sultan says Father John Misty (Joshua Tillman of Fleet Foxes) started the journey for his upcoming self-titled album and the song ‘Ringing In My Ears’.

July 6, 2023
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Nelly Cashes Out Catalogue

Grammy-winning rapper-and-singer Nelly has reportedly sold 50 per cent of his solo music catalogue for a whopping $50 million, according to TMZ.

July 6, 2023
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Billie Eilish Will Be A Barbie Girl

Billie Eilish has announced that she will be releasing a song for the Barbie soundtrack.

July 6, 2023
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Drake Teases New Album

Drake teased fans on the opening night of his joint tour with 21 Savage that he has a new record "coming soon".

July 5, 2023
My Morning Jacket
My Morning Jacket Perform The Beatles and The Rolling Stones

My Morning Jacket performed The Beatles’ ‘The Ballad of John and Yoko’ and The Rolling Stones ‘Happy’ at their Scranton, PA show on July 1.

July 5, 2023
Coldplay perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Friday 9 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Covers Elton John, Welcomes Roger Federer To The Stage

Coldplay flipped things around in Zurich this week when tennis chap Roger Federer joined the band for ‘Don’t Panic’ and Chris Martin covered Elton John’s ‘Your Song.

July 5, 2023
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Björk’s Solo ‘Debut’ Was Released 30 Years Ago Today

5 July 1993 saw the release of the first Björk solo album ‘Debut’.

July 5, 2023
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Died Pretty Cancel October Tour Due To Illness

Died Pretty have had to cancel their upcoming Australian tour as two of their members, Ron S. Peno and Chris Welsh undergo cancer treatment.

July 5, 2023
Russell Morris The Real Thing Symphonic Concert
Russell Morris Performs Career Highlight With Symphony Orchestra

When you have been around for 50 something years, an artist like Russell Morris will have career highs and lows. In Melbourne last night, Russell’s performance with the Southern Cross Symphony was a career highest of highs.

July 5, 2023
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Blur Cancel French Festival Headline Show Due To Injury

Blur have cancelled their headline slot at Festival Beauregard after drummer Dave Rowntree suffered an injury.

July 5, 2023
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Neil Young Performs Third Solo Show With Some Minor Changes

Neil Young has played the third show on his west coast Coastal Tour. Show three featured ‘Vampire Blues’ from 1974’s ‘On The Beach’ and ‘Rocking In The Free World’ from 1989’s ‘Freedom'.

July 4, 2023
Yazoo You and Me Both
Yazoo’s Second and Final Album ‘You And Me Both’ Turns 40 Today

The Yazoo (Yaz in the USA) album ‘You and Me Both’ is 40 years old today. ‘You and Me Both’ was released on 4 July, 1983.

July 4, 2023
The Kominsky Method
Alan Arkin Was Once A Pop Star

Academy Award winning actor Alan Arkin once had a hit song.

July 4, 2023
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel Reveals Another ‘i/o’ Song ‘So Much’

Peter Gabriel has premiered another song from the upcoming ‘i/o’ album, again on the full moon.

July 4, 2023
Lily Rose Depp and The Weeknd Abel Tesfaye in The Idol
Thank God That Piece Of Shit The Idol Has Finished

WTFing Fuck was The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) thinking when he made that piece of shit ‘The Idol’.

July 4, 2023
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Image by Damien Loverso
The Brian Jonestown Massacre To Tour Australia

The Brian Jones Massacre have announced Australian dates for 2023. It is the first Australian tour for The Brian Jonestown Massacre since 2018.

July 4, 2023
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Surprises Young Musicians At Recital in Boston

Ed Sheeran surprised young musicians in Boston by stopping by during their recital over the weekend.

July 4, 2023
Culture Club at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 30 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Joins Rod Stewart For The Killing of Georgie

Boy George has been joining Rod Stewart at his UK shows to perform Rod’s classic ‘The Killing of Georgie’.

July 4, 2023