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IRON MAIDEN’S ADRIAN SMITH & WINERY DOGS’ RICHIE KOTZEN ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

IRON MAIDEN’S ADRIAN SMITH & WINERY DOGS’ RICHIE KOTZEN ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

News IRON MAIDEN’S ADRIAN SMITH & WINERY DOGS’ RICHIE KOTZEN ANNOUNCE COLLABORATIONIron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and Winery Dogs, Poison and Mr. Big’s Richie Kotzen  combine for an exciting new side-project.  Part-time LA neighbours, full time friends with a healthy mutual respect. Both artists are seasoned performers on the global stage, having honed their skills throughout their careers to create their own unique musical sound. READ MORE

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UMG ACQUIRES ENTIRE DYLAN CATALOGUE

UMG ACQUIRES ENTIRE DYLAN CATALOGUE

Greg Phillips Dec 07, 2020 Blog Universal Music Group (UMG), today announced the acquisition of Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of iconic songs by Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).  The deal covers 600 song copyrights including; “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lay Lady Lay,” “Forever Young,” “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” “Tangled Up In Blue,” “Gotta Serve Somebody,” “Make You Feel My Love,” and the Academy Award-winning “Things Have Changed.” VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS Bob Dylan is one of our culture’s most influential and groundbreaking artists. In the decades since he first burst into the public’s consciousness via...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RELEASE DOUBLE ALBUM ‘CYR’

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RELEASE DOUBLE ALBUM ‘CYR’

Greg Phillips Nov 26, 2020 Blog Formed in Chicago in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It’s that landmark double album that made the band one of the most revered in the world. The double album concept worked well for them back then, so in 2020 why not crank out another? Following the release of their latest critically acclaimed singles ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour Of Love,’ GRAMMY® Award-winning, alternative rock luminaries, The Smashing Pumpkins today release their eleventh studio album, titled ‘CYR,’ ...

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DAVE MASON: THE ‘ALONE TOGETHER … AGAIN’ INTERVIEW

DAVE MASON: THE ‘ALONE TOGETHER … AGAIN’ INTERVIEW

Greg Phillips Nov 02, 2020 Artists, Interviews To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his first solo album, Dave Mason has reimagined that iconic release with ‘Alone Together…Again’. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to Dave via Zoom about the album, his gear and his work on classic rock songs such as Hole In My Shoe with Traffic, All Along The Watchtower with Jimi Hendrix and Sympathy For The Devil with the Rolling Stones. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason’s career spans over half a century and encompasses producing, performing and song writing. Fans and critics alike hail Dave as one of...

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WATCH: METALLICA'S JAMES HETFIELD PRAISE MELBOURNE'S OPAL OCEAN

WATCH: METALLICA'S JAMES HETFIELD PRAISE MELBOURNE'S OPAL OCEAN

WATCH: METALLICA'S JAMES HETFIELD PRAISE MELBOURNE'S OPAL OCEANIn a huge coup, Melbourne based instrumental duo Opal Ocean have had their new album The Hadel Zone praised by Metallica's James Hetfield. Watch the Facebook clip HERE

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