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New Zealand Musician Aaron Tokona of Weta Dies Aged 45

Aaron Tokona of the New Zealand bands Weta and Fly My Pretties has died at the age of 45.

June 22, 2020
Crosby Stills Nash and Young photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Crosby Pleads With Neil Young To “Forgive Me”

David Crosby has pleaded with Neil Young to end their feud and get back together in the lead-up to the American election.

June 22, 2020
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Kurt Cobain Guitar Sells For $6m

Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar has shattered records at auction.

June 22, 2020
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Takes Part In Virtual AIDS Walk

Bette Midler and Gloria Estefan are among the stars taking part in the virtual AIDS Walk: Live From Home livestream show, in support of those affected by HIV and AIDS.

June 22, 2020
Aretha Franklin in the 60s
Previously Unreleased Aretha Franklin Song Surfaces For Juneteenth

A previously unreleased version of Aretha Franklin’s Never Gonna Break My Faith has been dropped to mark the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery in America.

June 22, 2020
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Taylor Swift Makes Juneteenth Pledge

Taylor Swift has promised fans she will be a ferocious anti-racist moving forward as part of a statement released to mark America's Juneteenth.

June 22, 2020
Cliff Richard, Hamer Hall, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Sir Cliff Richard Recorded Once With Dame Vera Lynn

Cliff Richard is hoping his version of wartime anthem We'll Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn will finally get a release following the beloved singer's death this week.

June 22, 2020
Vika and Linda Akilotoa
Australian Charts: Vika & Linda Bull Score Their First No 1 Album With ‘Akilotoa’

Vika & Linda (Bull) land their first No.1 Album in their native Australia this week as their collection called "Akilotoa (Anthology 1994-2006)" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart.

June 21, 2020
Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Debuts Iso Version of ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’

Roger Waters has recorded an iso version of his Pink Floyd song ‘Two Suns In The Sunset’.

June 21, 2020
John Fogerty and Keith Urban photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Covers Bill Withers

John Fogerty and his sons and daughter Shane and Tyler (Hearty Har) and Kelsy have recorded a cover of Bill Withers’ classic ‘Lean On Me’ with a special message for the world.

June 20, 2020
Marty Stuart
Noise11’s Nick Kontonicolas Is Introduced to Country by Marty Stuart And His Congress Of Country Music.

Noise11’s New York-based Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas has been in discussions to expand Marty Stuart's Congress of Country Music in Mississippi.

June 20, 2020
Roger Waters Us + Them
Roger Waters ‘Us + Them’ DVD To Be Released In October

Roger Waters recent cinema event ‘Us + Them’, based on the world tour of the same name, will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray 2 October 2020.

June 19, 2020
Fleetwood Mac Then Play On
Fleetwood Mac’s Third Album Then Play On To Be Reissued

Fleetwood Mac’s 1969 album ‘Then Play On’ will be expanded and reissued in September.

June 19, 2020
Mick Thomas Roving Commission See You On The Other Side
Isolation Prompted Mick Thomas To Create A Whole New Album Quickly

Today’s release of Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission’s ‘See You On The Other Side’ is a byproduct of the creative surge the coronavirus has inspired in artists.

June 19, 2020
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Use Coronavirus Downtime To Record New Album

The members of Metallica have been hard at work on a new album via video conferencing platform Zoom during the coronavirus lockdown.

June 19, 2020
Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways
REVIEW: Bob Dylan ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’

Has Bob Dylan made the best album of his 60 plus year career?

June 19, 2020
Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda and Lil Nas Pair For Environmental Ad

Jane Fonda and Lil Nas X are fronting a new environmentally-conscious campaign for Gucci.

June 19, 2020
Haim, Photo By Serena Ho
Haim Address Music Industry Sexism On New Album

Haim have opened up about the sexism they've encountered in the music industry on their new album.

June 19, 2020
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Blasts Trump

Bruce Springsteen has demanded U.S. leader Donald Trump wear a face mask to show respect to the victims of the coronavirus.

June 19, 2020
Dame Vera Lynn
R.I.P. Dame Vera Lynn at Age 103

British music legend Dame Vera Lynn has died, aged 103.

June 19, 2020
Ceelo Green Is Thomas Callaway
Ceelo Green Has Made An Album With Dan Auerbach

Ceelo Green has recruited The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to create an album he says is “like if Al Green did a country album”.

June 18, 2020
Brian Mannix and the Androids
Brian Mannix Has Made An Album With The Androids

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant some people have too much time on their hands. Two of those people are Brian Mannix and Tim Henwood.

June 18, 2020
Australian Musician
Melbourne Guitar Show Presents Make Music Day Australia This Sunday

The Melbourne Guitar Show and Australian Musician will present Make Music Day Australia this Sunday to compensate for the lockdown lockout of the Melbourne Guitar Show which would have been on at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend.

June 18, 2020
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Is Loving Students Covering ‘I’m Still Standing’

Elton John has invited a class of British schoolchildren to a future concert after he was "blown away" by their version of his hit I'm Still Standing.

June 18, 2020
Yohan
28-year old Korean popstar Kim Jeong-hwan (aka Yohan) (요한)

Korean popstar Kim Jeong-hwan (aka Yohan) (요한) has been found dead at age 28. No cause of death has been announced.

June 18, 2020
Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky photo by Pia Johnson
Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky Team For ‘Please Leave Your Light On’ Album

Just one week after Paul Kelly released his iso album ’40 Days’ he is back with another album announcement. ‘Please Leave Your Light On’ with Paul Grabowsky will be released on July 31.

June 18, 2020
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Paris Jackson To Release Debut EP

Paris Jackson and her boyfriend Gabriel Glenn have set the release for their debut EP as The Soundflowers.

June 18, 2020
Lady Antebellum: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Lady Antebellum Meet With Lady A To Negotiate Name Change

The stars of Lady Antebellum have had a virtual meeting with the original Lady A to help them all move forward following their name change.

June 18, 2020
Grimes
Grimes and Elon Musk Confirm Kid’s Bizarre Name

Grimes and Elon Musk's legal name for their son has been confirmed in a birth certificate filing.

June 18, 2020
Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nile Rodgers Launches Youth To The Front Fund

Nile Rodgers is pushing to end systematic racism with his We Are Family Foundation's new Youth to the Front Fund.

June 18, 2020