Category Archives: Music News

The Third Anniversary of Michael Jacksons Death

The third anniversary of Michael Jackson's death passed yesterday. CNN Reports about the tweets and tributes which appeared to mark the event.  But what should really mark the event is Michael Jackson's music. Whatever you think about his strange and … Continue reading

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Rockwiz Hits the Road

Rockwiz Live, at a Venue Near You Take 40 reports that the popular SBS music show, Rockwiz, will be touring Australia later this year, hitting all the major cities and a few regional centres. Fresh from her European jaunt for … Continue reading

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Bee Gee Robin Gibb Loses his Battle with Cancer

I did promise to have some more uplifting news on this site in my last post. But sadly cancer has beaten me to it and beaten Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees. Robin joins his twin brother Maurice who passed … Continue reading

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Donna Summer Loses Her Battle with Cancer

I promise to post some more uplifting news very soon, but The New York Times has reported the passing of another great music icon today. Donna Summer, undeniably the Queen of Disco in the 1970′s, lost her battle with cancer … Continue reading

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Stax Legend Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn Dies in Tokyo

A new week sadly another obituary. The New York Times reports that Donald 'Duck' Dunn died on Sunday in Tokyo. Although his name may seem humourous and unknown to many, it is very well known and revered among fans of … Continue reading

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Pioneering White Rapper Loses Cancer Battle

Sadly, obituaries are becoming all too common on this site this year. But the New York Times reports that the pioneering white rapper Adam Yauch, also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, died on Friday aged 47 after a … Continue reading

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Molly Meldrum’s life has changed forever.

The ABC reports that Molly Meldrum's life has changed forever since his fall from a ladder at his home in Melbourne before Christmas last year.  The veteran Australian music presenter sustained life threatening injuries while putting up Christmas decorations, but … Continue reading

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Levon Helm Joins The Band in the Sky

Drummer from The Band Calls Time Levon Helm lost his battle with cancer yesterday and joined that great band in the sky. Not just his former band mates in the legendary 70's group The Band, but all those other great … Continue reading

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Monkee Davy Jones Dies at 66

Another star of the pop music world passed away this week. Davy Jones the “lead singer” and front man of the 1960’s TV group The Monkees suffered a massive heart attack at his home in Florida. The Monkees were highly … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston Dies in the LA Hilton

Another great music artist has passed this week, once again, it seems, due to addiction to drugs. Unkind comments have been popping up in various places on the web and other media, by people that seem to have no understanding … Continue reading

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