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The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Amy Winehouse, Black Keys Lead This Week’s New Releases

The posthumous Amy Winehouse collection, and the new Black Keys, kick off this week’s new releases.

December 2, 2011
Foo Fighters awarded for 10 million sales
Foo Fighters Awarded For 10,000,000 Album Sales

Nielsen Entertainment has awarded Foo Fighters for 10 million album sales in the USA.

December 2, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Album Leaks, Back To Black Dress Sells

The new Amy Winehouse collection leaks, and the dress she wore on the cover of Back To Black sells at auction.

December 2, 2011
Adam Cohen
Adam Cohen Books First Australian Tour

Leonard Cohen’s son, Adam, brings his familial talent to Australia for the first time in March 2012.

December 2, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen To Deliver SXSW Keynote

Bruce Springsteen will be the keynote speaker at SXSW 2012 kicking off a year of activity for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

December 2, 2011
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Nominated For Seven Grammy Awards

Kanye West has scored seven Grammy nods, ahead of Adele, Foo Fighters, and Bruno Mars.

December 1, 2011
Portishead - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Harvest Festival Offers Refunds For Unused Bar Tickets From Melbourne

The Harvest Festival has offered refunds to agitated Melbourne punters who couldn’t use their tickets in time due to botched bar service.

December 1, 2011
Bryan Ferry
Most Excellent Bryan Ferry Becomes A CBE

Bryan Ferry was made a CBE at a ceremony in London yesterday.

December 1, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: B.o.B., Disturbed, Britney Spears, 360 And More

B.o.B. takes the internet very seriously, Disturbed are politically savvy, Britney builds Lego, 360 gets in a TwitFight and heaps more.

December 1, 2011
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Slipknot Book Soundwave Sideshows

Metal gods Slipknot have also booked their own sidewave shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

December 1, 2011
Rolling Stone Eddie Van Halen cover image photo
Eddie Van Halen Makes The Cover Of Rolling Stone

Eddie Van Halen is once again about to be on the cover of Rolling Stone.

December 1, 2011
Blonde Redhead
Blonde Redhead Singer Gets Interpol, Deerhunter and More for Japanese Benefit Album

Blonde Redhead’s enigmatic frontwoman Kazu Makino has put together a stellar list of diverse artists who have contributed previously unreleased or rare songs for a charity album to raise money for Japan’s recovery after their devastating tsunami earlier this year.

December 1, 2011
Thursday, Saves The Day And Circa Survive Book Sidewaves

Post-hardcore heroes book probably their last ever Australian shows with Saves The Day and Circa Survive.

December 1, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Announce First Festival Date For 2012

Radiohead are gearing up again with the first of what will no doubt be many festival appearances over the northern summer.

December 1, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Gets US iTunes Video Of The Week

Fast-rising star Kimbra has scored the feature spot on US iTunes.

December 1, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael’s Condition Improving

George Michael is on the mend.

December 1, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Australian Tour To Continue Despite Medical Emergency

Elton John will continue his Australian tour despite his partner David Furnish taking ill and having to fly to Los Angeles.

November 30, 2011
Gotye Wins Triple J’s J Award Album Of The Year

Gotye has won the 2011 J Award for triplej’s Album Of The Year, with Ball Park Music and Hermitude also nabbing gongs.

November 30, 2011
Julia Zemiro from Rockwiz image by Ros O'Gorman
Washington, Kasey Chambers, Vanessa Amorosi To Be Put In The Zoo

Melbourne Zoo has announced the line-up for Zoo Twilights 2012.

November 30, 2011
Def FX
Def FX Return For 2012 Tour

Fifteen years after their demise, 90s electro-punks Def FX have announced they will reform for shows in 2012.

November 30, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Cher, Bloody Beetroots, Flea, Kelly Clarkson And More

Cher can’t explain her success, Bloody Beetroots post a remix, Flea reminds us he was punk, Kelly Clarkson has hacker friends, and heaps more.

November 30, 2011
Crosby Stills & Nash
Crosby Stills & Nash Classic Guinnevere Becomes Guinevere

42 years after it was first released the Crosby, Stills & Nash classic ‘Guinnevere’ is getting a spellcheck. One ‘n’ is being dropped on the new version of the album and it will become ‘Guinevere’.

November 30, 2011
Okkervil River - Golden Opportunities 2
Okkervil River Offer Free Covers E.P.

Okkervil River have covered a bunch of songs by various artists and are giving it away on their site.

November 30, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Reports About George Michael Condition Vary Greatly In The Press

Reports on the health of George Michael from Britain are all over the place as to his current condition and prognosis.

November 30, 2011
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello “Unable To Recommend” His New Box Set

Elvis Costello has found himself in the unenviable position of being “unable to recommend” his new box set to fans.

November 30, 2011
Mastodon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Feist And Mastodon Plan To Cover Each Other On Vinyl

Metal masters Mastodon have revealed that they and Feist plan to cover each other for a vinyl 7-inch.

November 30, 2011
Daryl Braithwaite Live
Daryl Braithwaite Releases First Solo DVD

Daryl Braithwaite has released his very first live DVD.

November 30, 2011
George Harrison
The George Harrison Top 10 According To Billboard

Billboard has compiled a list of the Top 10 solo songs by George Harrison.

November 30, 2011
Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc Cancels Adelaide Show, Reschedules Melbourne Show

Soul sensation Aloe Blacc dumps the Adelaide date and scales down the Melbourne show of his January tour.

November 30, 2011
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo
Michael Jackson Doctor Conrad Murray Gets Four Years

Convicted Michael Jackson killer Dr. Conrad Murray has been sentenced to a maximum of four years in jail for the manslaughter of the singer.

November 30, 2011