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WAMfest Returns For 2018

WAMFest is back for 2018 and packed with huge opportunities for West Australian artists! Last year over 300 artists performed to more than 40,000 punters and music industry delegates from all over the world, and this year it's all happening again from 31 October - 4 November (plus, regional & local council events in the weeks leading up, to be revealed).

June 15, 2018
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The Superjesus Reissue Sumo and Announce Tour

Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17.

June 15, 2018
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R.I.P. Jon Hiseman 1944-2018

British progressive-rock drummer and composer Jon Hiseman has died at the age of 73 from complications of surgery that he underwent in May to remove a brain tumor.

June 14, 2018
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Joe Henry Has Produced The Second Guy Pearce Album

Guy Peace is set to release his second album ‘The Nomad’ with production from Joe Henry.

June 12, 2018
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Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize

On Thursday, June 14th Metallica – along with fellow laureate Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, founder of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) – will be awarded the Polar Music Prize from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

June 12, 2018
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David Byrne To Tour Australia and New Zealand

David Byrne will tour Australia and New Zealand in November.

June 12, 2018
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Hard Yards 2019 Details Revealed

Victoria Bitter has proudly confirmed the return of VB HARD YARDS for 2018. Staunchly backing live Aussie rock, Hard Yards will head on tour this year, inviting bands to earn a spot in the tour van for four massive gigs throughout October.   

June 12, 2018
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Avicii Finally Laid To Rest

DJ Avicii has been laid to rest at a private funeral in Stockholm, Sweden.

June 12, 2018
Bobby Kimball
The Voice Of Toto Bobby Kimball To Play Solo Australian Dates

Bobby Kimball, owner of the iconic voice of one of the highest selling rock acts of all time, TOTO, will be returning to Australia for the first time in a decade to perform all the band’s big hits and more.  Joining him as Special Guest will be one of Australia’s favourite sons of rock, Mark Gable from the legendary Choirboys. 


June 12, 2018
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Ed Sheeran Commissions Nature Survey

Ed Sheeran has commissioned experts to search for newts around the estate where he's hoping to build a private chapel.

June 12, 2018
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Eminem Denies He Used Gunshot SFX at Bonnaroo

Eminem's representative has denied the rapper used gunshot sound effects during his set at the Bonnaroo festival.

June 12, 2018
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Benjamin Orr of The Cars Book To Be Published

Veteran music journalist Joe Milliken recently announced a publishing deal with the Lanham, Maryland-based publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to produce his first book, a biography about the late Benjamin Orr.

June 12, 2018
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Taylor Swift Guest Stars In Sugarland Video

Sugarland have enlisted Taylor Swift to star in their new video for song Babe.

June 12, 2018
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Ariana Grande Engaged

Ariana Grande is reportedly engaged.

June 12, 2018
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Ozzy Ozbourne and Judas Priest Receive Metal Hammer Awards

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2018 in association with Monster Energy was once again the ultimate celebration of the past 12 months of rock and metal from around the world.

June 12, 2018
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My Mate Brian Cadd Is Awarded The Order of Australia

It is such a thrill to see my mate Brian Cadd has been awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for his remarkable music career as well as his quiet achievements.

June 11, 2018
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Hall & Oates and Train Play Massachusetts #REVIEW

One of the best package tours of 2017 was the keen pairing of Philly-soul icons, Daryl Hall & John Oates (Hall & Oates) with another exceptional duo, Tears for Fears, which turned out to be both a critical and commercial success.

June 11, 2018
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Demi Lovato Cancels Concert Because Of Swollen Vocal Chords

Demi Lovato has cancelled her concert in England hours before she was due to hit the stage.

June 11, 2018
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Avicii’s Death Certificate Released

Tragic DJ Avicii's death certificate has reportedly been released.

June 11, 2018
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Taylor Swift Pays Tribute To Manchester Victims

Taylor Swift paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack during her gig in the city.

June 10, 2018
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Eminem Slammed For Using Gunshot SFX At Concert

Eminem is facing criticism for using the sound of gunshots during his performance at the 2018 Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee on Saturday.

June 10, 2018
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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Not Interested In NFL Team Anymore

Sean 'Diddy' Combs has no interest in becoming a team owner in America's National Football League following organisation officials' decision to make players stand for the national anthem.

June 10, 2018
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R.I.P. Danny Kirwan of Fleetwood Mac 1950-2018

Danny Kirwan, a guitarist for Fleetwood Mac from 1968 to 1972, died on Friday (June 8) at the age of 68. No cause of death has been announced.

June 10, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney and James Corden Are Up To Something In Liverpool

Paul McCartney hung out with talk show host James Corden in Liverpool on Saturday for what may be something special to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles ‘White Album’.

June 10, 2018
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Australian Charts: Kanye West Debuts At No 1 With ‘ye’

The eighth studio album for Kanye West simply entitled 'ye' becomes his second chart topping set in Australia, debuting at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 10, 2018
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Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer ‘Youngblood’ Is Still The No 1 Song

Local rock-pop act 5 Seconds of Summer hold for a third week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with the title track from their 15th of June due third studio album "Youngblood".

June 10, 2018
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Lil Kim Files For Bankruptcy

Rapper Lil' Kim has offered to sell her house to pay off the $4 million (£3 million) debt she owes to creditors in new bankruptcy court filings.

June 9, 2018
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Rose Tattoo Expand European Tour

A reinvigorated Rose Tattoo is currently enjoying a massive tour of Europe, culminating in their appearance this week at Sweden Rock Festival, a festival which is presenting one of the greatest hard rock line ups ever.

June 9, 2018
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Backstreet Boys Win A Country Music Award

Backstreet Boys are officially a little bit country. The American pop group has won a country music award for Performance of the Year with Florida Georgia Line.

June 9, 2018
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Spandau Ballet Announce New Lead Singer Ross William Howard

Spandau Ballet have made a rapturous return to the stage introducing their new singer Ross William Wild at a very special club show at London's Subterania to prove that as the song goes they no longer 'find it hard to write the next line'.

June 9, 2018