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A Spice Kids Album Could Be On The Cards

Mel B has said that a pop-group featuring the children of Spice Girls members could actually happen.

October 18, 2013
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The Lion King To Become The First Broadway Show To Hit $1 Billion

It's been almost twenty years since Elton John and Tim Rice wrote the music for Disney's The Lion King, now the stage show is about to hit $1 billion.

October 18, 2013
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Cold Chisel To Release Series of Live Albums

Cold Chisel will start to release a series of live albums in November beginning with ‘The Live Tapes Vol 1, Hordern Pavilion, April 18, 2012’.

October 18, 2013
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New Releases For W/C October 18, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 18th October, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

October 18, 2013
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ATP Release The Bats Announces Set Times

Held at both the Palais and the Prince Bandroom, Melbourne's Sold Out Release The Bats event has just announced its playing times.

October 17, 2013
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Wilco Side Project The Autumn Defense Amongst First SXSW Announcements

One-third of Wilco, John Stirrat and Patrick Sansone, will play SXSW with their side project The Autumn Defense.

October 17, 2013
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Simple Plan Will Perform A One-Off Show In Perth

Simple Plan will play Perth's Challenge Stadium in December with special guest Tonight Alive!

October 17, 2013
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Van Halen Sues Ex-Wife Van Halen

Alex and Kelly Van Halen divorced over 20 years ago, yet Kelly has kept Van Halen as her surname. Now the company that controls the group's name is suing her for trademark infringement.

October 17, 2013
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Vale Motown’s Maxine Powell

Motown's etiquette coach, Maxine Powell, has died at age 98.

October 17, 2013
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A Tribe Called Quest Split For A Second Time

Following the recent announcement that A Tribe Called Quest would open for Kanye West during two New York shows in November, the hip hop legends have announced that the shows will be their last.

October 17, 2013
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James Blunt And Busby Marou Australian Dates Announced

James Blunt and Busby Marou will tour Australia and New Zealand in 2014.

October 17, 2013
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Vance Joy, The Chevelles To Play SXSW

Six Australian acts have been announced to play SXSW in 2014 including a return to Austin for both Vance Joy and The Chevelles.

October 17, 2013
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Tony Iommi Wishes Bill Ward A Speedy Recovery After Surgery

Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath has sent his former drummer Bill Ward his best wishes after learning that Ward had undergone a major operation.

October 17, 2013
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Midweek Chart: James Blunt Is Looking Good

James Blunt’s promo visit here and subsequent appearance on X-Factor and last Sunday’s returning Graham Norton show could give James his first No.1 single in Australia with “Bonfire Heart”, just ahead of his album “Moon Landing” (18th Oct) being released.

October 16, 2013
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Chopper Read’s Plastic Jesus Released For His Family

Chopper Read’s version of ‘Plastic Jesus’, the 1957 folk song written by Ed Rush and George Cromarty and immortalised by Paul Newman in the 1967 movie ‘Cool Hand Luke’, has been released to benefit his wife and young son.

October 16, 2013
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Bluesfest Announces KC & The Sunshine Band And Sideshows

Bluesfest has announced the first of its sideshows for including dates for the not yet announced KC & The Sunshine Band.

October 16, 2013
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The Temper Trap To Host Charity Photo Exhibition In Paris

The Temper Trap have partnered with Twins For Peace to display the Face For Hope photo exhibition in Paris.

October 16, 2013
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Stan Walker Replaces Iggy Azalea On Beyoncé Sydney Shows

Iggy Azalea is off three of the four Beyoncé Sydney and Stan Walker is in.

October 16, 2013
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Don Was To Lay Down South Rail Tracks

Americana rock band South Rail will head to the studio with Rolling Stones producer Don Was.

October 16, 2013
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John Mayer Australian Headline Sideshows Announced

John Mayer will perform shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide as well as his festival dates for Bluesfest, the Deni Blues & Roots Festival and West Coast Blues & Roots in April, 2014.

October 16, 2013
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The Flaming Lips Release Songs For Ender’s Game Film

The Flaming Lips have recorded a 6-track E.P. featuring music for and inspired by the film ‘Ender’s Game’.

October 16, 2013
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John Fogerty Plays The Greek SETLIST

John Fogerty gave Los Angeles fans a complete working of the classic Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmos Factory album on Saturday plus his greatest hits.

October 16, 2013
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Nathan Williams Of Wavves Is A Comic Book Author

Wavves founder Nathan Williams has published his first comic book.

October 15, 2013
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Deadmau5 and Astralwerks Form Mau5Trap Partnership

Deadmau5 has launched a partnership with EMI’s Astralwerks. Under the deal the new label Mau5trap has been created and the Deadmau5 catalogue will now go through Astralwerks.

October 15, 2013
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Melbourne’s Kingswood Record In Nashville Then Head To NYC

Melbourne four-piece Kingswood have just finished recording their debut album in Nashville and will spend the rest of the week showcasing in New York City.

October 15, 2013
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Unreleased Bryan Ferry And Dave Stewart Alphaville Sessions Surface

Songs from the unreleased Dave Stewart produced Bryan Ferry album have began to surface on YouTube.

October 15, 2013
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Conrad Murray To Be Released From Prison

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray will be released from jail on October 28 after spending two-years of a four-year sentence for the manslaughter of Michael Jackson.

October 15, 2013
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Peter Noble Responds To Ernest Ranglin’s Noise11 Statement

Bluesfest boss Peter Noble given an additional response to the withdrawal of Jamaican reggae star Ernest Ranglin from the festival following a statement Ranglin made Noise11 on the weekend.

October 15, 2013
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The Paper Kites Complete Fan Featured Young Video

The Paper Kites have released their ‘Young’ music video featuring 350 fans lip-synching the lyrics.

October 15, 2013
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Todd Rundgren Named For Next Les Paul Award

Songwriter, producer Todd Rundgren has will be awarded the Les Paul Award in January.

October 15, 2013