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Australian Album Chart: Drake “Certified Lover Boy” Is Back At No 1

Drake regains the No.1 spot in the country this week as "Certified Lover Boy" rises back for a third overall week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

October 9, 2021
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Joe Dolce’s 1980 Novelty Hit Shaddup You Face Makes It Way Into ‘Morning Wars’

Joe Dolce’s no 1 novelty track ‘Shaddup You Face’ has been given some acceleration this week with placement in the hit Apple TV series ‘Morning Wars’.

October 9, 2021
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David Briggs Formerly of Little River Band Scores An Addams Family Windfall

Former Littler River Band guitarist David Briggs has just scored a windfall with one of his songs. The LRB classic ‘Lonesome Loser’ is included in the new ‘Addams Family 2’ movie.

October 9, 2021
Genesis
Genesis Postpone UK Dates Due To Band Members Testing Covid Positive

The final dates of the Genesis UK tour in Glasgow and London have been postponed after members of the band (unnamed) have tested positive to Covid-19.

October 9, 2021
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple Have Another Album After What They Thought Was Their Final Album

In 2020 Deep Purple release the ‘Whoosh’ album. They fully expected it to be their last album. Then Covid happened.

October 8, 2021
Bjork photo Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones
Bjork To Perform Cornucopia Dates In California and Iceland in 2022

Bjork has a handful of dates planned for 2022. The ‘Cornucopia’ shows feature the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

October 8, 2021
Red Hot Chilli Peppers Big Day Out Showgrounds Melbourne Australia Jan 26th 2013 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce World Tour For 2022

Red Hot Chili Peppers will hit the road again in 2022 for what is being called a World Tour but at this stage only North America and Europe dates have been announced.

October 8, 2021
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The Rolling Stones Have Dropped Brown Sugar From the Set After 50 Years

One song missing from the current Rolling Stones setlist is the classic ‘Brown Sugar’.

October 8, 2021
Tears for Fears
Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith To Release First Tears For Fears Album In 17 Years

Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have returned to the studio together as Tears for Fears for a new album. ‘The Tipping Point’ will be the first Tears For Fears album since ‘Everybody Loves A Happy Ending’ in 2004.

October 8, 2021
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Releases Song With Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Nick Cave has released a live version of ‘Push The Sky Away’ with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

October 8, 2021
Martha and the Muffins
Martha & the Muffins Are Back With A Brand New Song

Here’s something I never thought I’d say in 2021. Martha & The Muffins have a new song.

October 8, 2021
Diplo
Diplo Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse Allegations

Diplo has issued a lengthy statement to deny allegations of sexual misconduct.

October 8, 2021
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Spice Girl Mel B Was Bedridden With Covid

Mel B has been left bedridden by Covid-19 as she battles the virus for the fifth week.

October 8, 2021
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Bob Dylan Premieres ‘Licence To Kill’ Featuring Historic Footage With Mark Knopfler and Mick Taylor

Bob Dylan fans have discovered an all-new release with a video for his ‘Licence To Kill’ appearing on the Dylan YouTube channel.

October 7, 2021
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Olivia Newton-John Expands ‘Physical’ For Its 40th

Olivia Newton-John’s ode to cardiology ‘Physical’ will turn 40 next week with an expanded edition coming as well.

October 7, 2021
Soft Cell
Soft Cell To Release First Album In 25 Years

Marc Almond and David Ball will release their first Soft Cell in 25 years in February. The album will be called ‘Happiness Not Included’. Take a listen to ‘Bruises On My Illusion’.

October 7, 2021
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger Turns 30

‘Badmotorfinger’, the third and also breakthrough album for Soundgarden is 30 years old.

October 7, 2021
Cold Chisel Ringside
Cold Chisel To Release Ringside of Vinyl

Cold Chisel’s 2003 live album ‘Ringside’ will be released on vinyl for the first time.

October 7, 2021
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Tina Turner Has Sold her Catalogue To BMG

Tina Turner has sold the rights to her solo back catalogue to BMG.

October 7, 2021
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Reveals Big Tour For Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand will be included in the Billie Eilish ‘Happier Than Ever’ World Tour despite currently being in lockdown.

October 7, 2021
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran and Elton John To Release A Christmas Song

Ed Sheeran and Sir Elton John are set to release a Christmas duet this December.

October 7, 2021
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna ‘Madame X’ Documentary To Premiere On MTV

Madonna’s highly anticipated documentary film, MADAME X, will debut Friday 8th October at 10pm on MTV UK.

October 7, 2021
Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest (supplied)
Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest Suffers Ruptured Aorta

Richie Faulkner, the guitarist for Judas Priest is lucky to be alive today after suffering a ruptured aorta.

October 6, 2021
James Reyne at Red Hot Summer Bendigo 2020 photo Noise11
Announcement: Valley Sounds Postponed Until 2022

With the ongoing uncertainty around lockdowns and capacities for live music due to the pandemic, Valley Sounds, the Yarra Valley's first Acoustic Festival, will move to Sunday March 27, 2022.

October 6, 2021
Donald Fagen and Steely Dan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Donald Fagen Cancels Upcoming Steely Dan Shows Due To Pandemic

Donald Fagen has put his upcoming Steely Dan shows on hold because of the upswing in Covid numbers in the USA.

October 6, 2021
Motorhead Everything Louder Forever
Motorhead Clock Up 50 Million Views of Their David Bowie ‘Heroes’ YouTube Video

Motorhead released ‘Under Cover’, their covers album in 2017. One of those covers, David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ has just clocked up over 50 million views of YouTube.

October 6, 2021
Melanie Candles In The Rain
Melanie ‘Candles In The Rain’ Gets A 50th Anniversary Update

Melanie’s classic ‘Candles In The Rain’ has been remastered and will be reissued in November to mark its 50th anniversary.

October 6, 2021
Depeche Mode Speak and Spell
Depeche Mode ‘Speak and Spell’ Turns 40

‘Speak and Spell’, the debut album for Depeche Mode, was released on 5 October 1981, exactly 40 years ago.

October 6, 2021
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Announces Her Fourth Album On the Day She Turns 33 and a Third

Adele has confirmed her fourth album is on the way and ahead of that we get to hear 15 seconds of the track ‘Easy On Me’ coming October 15. Hey we may be reading too much into the relevance of the day but today she turned 33 1/3.

October 6, 2021
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Reschedule Shows Into 2022

Hoodoo Gurus will get their show back on the road in April 2022. The 40th Anniversary Tour will now start in Perth on 2 April, 2022.

October 6, 2021