Music

Wed 14 Oct 2020

Aussie rules prodigy making debut of a different kind

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A North Queensland muso who starred on reality TV show The Voice has released his debut EP Watch Me Fall.

Thousands of entertainment jobs to be lost

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More than 79,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the events industry will be lost in 2020, with promoters warning the federal government urgent assistance is needed...

Tue 13 Oct 2020

Massive shake-up as ARIA Awards nominees revealed

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It’s been a bad year for live music but a landmark year for new releases by Australian artists with an eclectic field emerging for the 2020 ARIA Awards.

‘Oh, you’re f***ed’: Sia on being suicidal and adopting

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She may prefer to be concealed on stage, but as Sia prepares to release a film she both wrote and directed, she finds herself unmasked like never before.

Mon 12 Oct 2020

AFL Grand Final music stars revealed

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A diverse line-up of Australian music stars has been booked to perform at the AFL Grand Final in Brisbane. See the list and have your say.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

‘Gave you chills’: Aussie rockers pay tribute to Van Halen

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Australian musicians have hailed guitar hero Eddie Van Halen, who has died aged 65, as a rock game-changer. Was he the best guitarist of all time?

Van Halen’s wife’s heartbreaking note

Van Halen’s wife’s heartbreaking note

Eddie Van Halen’s wife of 11 years has written a devastating tribute to the late guitarist, saying her heart has been “shattered into a million pieces”.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Barnesy’s bombshell AFL Grand Final promise

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Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes has booked himself in for a Grand Final concert and will do it for free - but only if a certain team is playing.

AC/DC leads all-star album avalanche for Xmas

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AC/DC have confirmed their new record Power Up will soon be released, joining a raft of A-list rock and pop stars releasing albums in time for Christmas.

Tue 6 Oct 2020

SHORT, FAST, LOUD: Female rockers take control

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Salt and Steel are back with a new single that is short, fast, loud and all about living the life you want, not the one someone else wants you to.

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Adam Lambert: ‘I know my place in Queen’

Adam Lambert: ‘I know my place in Queen’

The year started with soaring highs for Adam Lambert, but the pandemic has offered the Queen frontman time for new music.

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Kyle offends star in awkward interview

Kyle offends star in awkward interview

Kyle Sandilands accidentally offended rapper Machinegun Kelly during his on-air introduction, leaving a long, awkward silence.

‘A pioneer for Aussie artists’: Helen reddy remembered

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Music guru Molly Meldrum has hailed the late Aussie musician Helen Reddy, who has died aged 78,who helped open the door for other great Aussie female voices.

Singer Helen Reddy dead at 78

Singer Helen Reddy dead at 78

Australian singer Helen Reddy, best known for her hit song I Am Woman, has died aged 78 in Los Angeles, her family has revealed.

The ARIA Award nominees still at school

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Two teachers from NSW are up for the Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award – one from the outback and another from western Sydney.

The ARIA Award nominees still at school

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The Veronicas surprised the Queensland nominee for the ARIA Music Teacher Award who has created one of the country’s biggest school choirs and concert bands. And a tiny...

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Mystery girl who inspired biggest Oasis song

Mystery girl who inspired biggest Oasis song

As (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? turns 25, it continues to find new fans. Here are some of the secrets behind the landmark album that defined Britpop.

Mon 28 Sep 2020

Live entertainment plots post-COVID recovery

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As restrictions ease allowing Australians to enjoy live entertainment after a six-month drought, promoters hope to entice international artists to our “safe haven” with...

Fri 25 Sep 2020

Surprise special guests on new Midnight Oil song

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You haven’t heard Peter Garrett sing like this before. The rocker harmonises with one of Australia’s much-loved indigenous superstars on the latest track from their...

Wed 23 Sep 2020

What the 2020 ARIA Awards will look like

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It’s been a tough year for Australia’s artists and music workers so the 2020 ARIA Awards will go ahead to lift spirits.

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