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Tim Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Split Enz To Release Forenzics Project In 2021

Tim Finn has confirmed a new Split Enz project Forenzics is being worked on for 2022.

September 22, 2021
Fugees
Fugees Reform For World Tour

Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel have reformed Fugees. The 90s hip-hop group has announced their first world tour in 25 years and first shows in 15 years.

September 22, 2021
Vanilla Fudge photo from VF Facebook
Vanilla Fudge Pay A Final Tribute To Tim Bogert

Members of Vanilla Fudge paid tribute to their late co-founder Tim Bogert at a private event in New Jersey this week.

September 22, 2021
Richard H Kirk photo by Mute Records
Richard H. Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire Dead At 65

Richard H. Kirk, a founding member of UK electronic act Cabaret Voltaire, has died at the age of 65.

September 22, 2021
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande Obtains Restraining Order Against Stalker

Ariana Grande has filed for a restraining order against an alleged stalker.

September 22, 2021
Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tony Hadley Announces Orchestra Shows

Tony Hadley has added four orchestral gigs to his 40th-anniversary tour.

September 22, 2021
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The O2 Honor Prince

The O2 has unveiled a special piece of custom artwork commissioned to honour Prince and his record breaking ‘21 Nights in London’ residency at the venue in 2007, and has subsequently kick-started the ‘21 Club at The O2’ to celebrate any artist or performer who has played 21 or more dates at the arena.

September 22, 2021
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Falls Out Of A Helicopter. Lucky It Was On The Ground

Liam Gallagher has cancelled his Belfast gig after he split his nose open falling out of a helicopter.

September 22, 2021
Brian Cadd and Glenn Shorrock perform at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on Sunday 24 June 2015 as part of the APIA Good Times Tour 2015 (photo by Ros O’Gorman)
Brian Cadd and Glenn Shorrock Get Together Again For Two Amigos Tour

Brian Cadd and Glenn Shorrock have been mates for more than half a century. 52 years ago they were in the band Axiom together. In 2022 they will be together again for another round of the Two Amigos tour across Australia.

September 21, 2021
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Guns N Roses Preview Another New Song

Slash has uploaded a video of what is expected to be a new Guns N Roses song called ‘Hard Skool’.

September 21, 2021
The Rolling Stones, Ros OGorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
The Rolling Stones Play First Show Without Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones have played their first ever show without Charlie Watts in a warm-up gig for the upcoming remaining dates on the No Filter tour.

September 21, 2021
Doja Cat
Doja Cat, Roddy Ricch, Metro Boomin Receive BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Doja Cat ‘Say So’ has been named BMI R&B/Hip Hop Song of the Year. Other awards have gone to Roddy Ricch and Metro Boomin.

September 21, 2021
The Rolling Stones, Ros O'Gorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
The Rolling Stones Debut ‘Living In The Heart of Love’ Trailer

The Rolling Stones has debuted a trailer for ‘Living In The Heart Of Love’ ahead of their full video premiere later this week.

September 21, 2021
Labelle with Sarah Dash right
Sarah Dash of Labelle Has Died At Age 76

Sarah Dash, a one time member of Labelle and backing singing for Keith Richards, has died at age 76.

September 21, 2021
Genesis
Phil Collins Withdraws From Genesis Tours After This One

Phil Collins has ruled himself out of future Genesis tours. Genesis - also comprising Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks - kick off their first tour since 2007 in Birmingham tonight (20.09.21), and the 70-year-old musician has insisted his ongoing health issues, which have rendered him unable to play the drums, mean it's unlikely he'll be back on stage with his bandmates after 'The Last Domino?' tour.

September 21, 2021
Tori Amos, palais Melbourne 2014, ros ogorman photo
Tori Amos Christens New Album ‘Ocean To Ocean’

Tori Amos' upcoming album is about being in her "own private hell" in lockdown.

September 21, 2021
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Damon Albarn Teases Gorillaz’s Bad Bunny Collaboration

Gorillaz have teamed up with Bad Bunny on an upcoming song.

September 21, 2021
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Debut Four More ‘Let It Be’ Rarities

The Beatles have four more rarities from the upcoming ‘Let It Be’ box for you to absorb.

September 20, 2021
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Launches Detroit Stories Tour In New Jersey

Alice Cooper has put the show back on the road with Atlantic City, New Jersey getting the premiere of the ‘Detroit Stories’ show this week.

September 20, 2021
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Plans A Return To Live Performance

Adele will make her live comeback in December.

September 20, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Replaces Ed Sheeran To Top of English Chart

Ed Sheeran goes straight to Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart with Shivers – knocking his own 11-week Number 1 single Bad Habits off the top spot in the process.

September 20, 2021
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn’s New Album Title Is Years Old

Damon Albarn chose his album title "years ago". Albarn has released his latest solo album, 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' - the follow-up to 2014’s 'Everyday Robots' - and explained he had singled out a line from poet John Clare's 'Love And Memory' some time ago with the intention of using it in a musical project one day.

September 20, 2021
Lauryn Hill
Fugees Planning Reunion

Fugees are in talks to reunite after 15 years. According to an insider, Fugees - comprising Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel - have been back in touch to discuss marking the 25th anniversary of their seminal 1996 LP 'The Score'.

September 20, 2021
The Violent Femmes onstage in St. Louis. (L-R Gordon Gano, Blaise Garza, BR, John Sparrow) Photo: KSPRZK
Brian Ritchie’s Violent Femmes Tour Diary No 4

The Violent Femmes will travel through New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and then Washington DC this week on their two month North American tour with Flogging Molly.

September 19, 2021
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Australian Charts: Drake ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Spends Second Week At No 1

Drake becomes the fifth act for 2021 to hold for a second week at No.1 in Australia, as his "Certified Lover Boy" claims another week atop the ARIA Albums Chart.

September 19, 2021
Paul Stanley of Kiss photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kiss Expand ‘Destroyer’

The Kiss classic ‘Destroyer’ is about to be reissued as an expanded box set.

September 18, 2021
Michael Buble at Rod Laver Arena, photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Buble Reheats The Christmas Turkey Yet Again

Michael Buble has gone back to the microwave to serve up yet another portion of his 2011 Christmas turkey ‘Christmas’.

September 18, 2021
BB King Photo by Damien Loverso Bluesfest Byron Bay
B.B. King Would Have Been 96 This Week

16 September would have been B.B. King’s 96th birthday. B.B. King died in 2015 but his company continues. The B.B. King estate is working with Gibson guitars on a new series of B.B. King guitars.

September 17, 2021
Placebo photo by Mads Perch
Placebo Are Back With New Music After Five Years

Placebo’s first new song in five year is titled ‘Beautiful James’.

September 17, 2021
Island Records and UMe announce the 40th-anniversary vinyl release of “Gloria,” a limited edition 12” yellow vinyl EP to celebrate RSD Black Friday on Friday, November 26, 2021. Originally released as a single in October 1981, “Gloria” is the second single to be taken from U2’s second studio album October and has been a staple in U2’s live set to this day. This very special anniversary release includes the studio version of “Gloria” plus three live versions from three different decades.
U2 To Release ‘Gloria’ Rarities On 40th Anniversary Vinyl

U2 will release a yellow-vinyl 4-track EP to mark the 40th anniversary of their ‘Gloria’ single including some rare versions of the song.

September 17, 2021