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REVIEW: Prince At Rod Laver Arena May 14 2012

Prince is equal parts Elvis Presley and James Brown. He is part Michael Jackson but Jackson needed a producer and didn’t play an instrument. Prince is also Jimi Hendrix. He is all of the above.

May 15, 2012
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Ivy League Signing The Rubens Release New Song

The Rubens, from Menangle NSW, are the newest signing to Ivy League Records.

May 14, 2012
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360 Likes His Haters

360 has sent a message to his “haters” thanking them for boosting his ‘Likes’ on Facebook.

May 14, 2012
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Adele Is Two Weeks Away From Dire Straits Record

Adele ‘21’ is number one again in Australia making it 32 weeks in total on top of the Australian chart.

May 14, 2012
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VIDEO: Watch Donald Duck Dunn’s Best Moments

Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn was on tour in Japan with his long-term muso mate Steve Cropper when he died suddenly in the early hours of Sunday morning.

May 14, 2012
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Joey Ramone Posthumous Second Solo Album Due Next Week

‘Ya Know?’, the posthumous second solo album for Joey Ramone is set for a release in the USA next week.

May 14, 2012
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Children Collide Singer Johnny Mackay Relocates To New York

Johnny Mackay of Children Collide is relocating from Melbourne to New York next week but it isn’t permanent.

May 14, 2012
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The Black Keys Film Their Bromance

An upcoming documentary on The Black Keys will primarily focus on the relationship of members Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney.

May 14, 2012
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CSI Miami Axed, David Caruso Takes Off The Shades

After 10 seasons David Caruso is hanging up his shades. CSI Miami has been axed.

May 14, 2012
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Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn Friends React To His Passing

The music world has been reeling from the sudden death of bass legend Donald "Duck" Dunn. While Dunn wasn't a household name for those outside the music community, his influence and greatness can easily be seen by the comments from his peers.

May 14, 2012
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Berklee Honours Eagles and Alison Krauss As Doctors

The Berklee School of Music has honoured Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit and Joe Walsh along with Alison Krauss and Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke with honorary doctor of music degrees.

May 13, 2012
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Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn, A Discography

The songs and albums Donald 'Duck' Dunn played on read read like the history of music.

May 13, 2012
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Stax Legend Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn Dies At 70

Stax music legend Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn has passed away in his sleep in Toyko after finishing two shows in Japan.

May 13, 2012
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Steve Cropper Announces Death Of Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn

Details are sketchy at this time but, according to a Facebook post by Steve Cropper, legendary sessions bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn passed away Sunday morning in Tokyo.

May 13, 2012
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Seal and Flava Flav Join Prince At Sydney After Show

Seal and Public Enemy’s Flava Flave joined Prince on stage for his after show show at Sydney’s Ivy Club in the wee small hours of Sunday morning.

May 13, 2012
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Jessie J Acting Like Diva

Jessie J is reportedly 'getting far too big for her boots.'

May 13, 2012
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Lily Allen Takes It To The Edge

Lily Allen reportedly wants to work on getting her "edge" back after becoming a mother for the first time.

May 13, 2012
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Blur’s Graham Coxon To Release 8th Solo Album

2012 is going to be yet another a huge year for Graham Coxon.

May 13, 2012
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Black Sabbath To Release Iron Man Best Of

Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward,' four names that resonate throughout Rock's recorded history as clear and sublime as the bell that tolls the opening to the bands eponymous debut album from 1970.

May 13, 2012
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Coldplay To Play East Coast Shows With The Temper Trap

Coldplay will be in Australia in November with The Temper Trap and Alabama’s The Pierces but only on the East Coast.

May 13, 2012
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Prince Plays Completely Different Second Sydney Show

Prince really shook the setlist around for the second night of his Australian tour with a completely different setlist from the night before.

May 13, 2012
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Berklee Music Students Perform For The Eagles

The Eagles, along with Alison Krauss and Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke, will be awarded honorary doctorates at the Berklee College Of Music this weekend. On Friday night the students performed a concert for the honorees at Boston University.

May 12, 2012
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Family Of Whitney Houston Sign Reality Show Deal

Meet the Houstons. Less than three months after the death of Whitney Houston her family has signed a deal to appear in a reality TV show.

May 12, 2012
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Prince Plays First Show For 2012 In Sydney SETLIST

Prince has opened his Welcome2Australia tour with full coverage of his career dating back 1981’s ‘Controversy’ album.

May 11, 2012
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Prince To Play After Show Show In Sydney

Prince will keep with tradition and play an after show show at Sydney’s Ivy tomorrow night (Saturday, May 12).

May 11, 2012
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Britney Spears To Judge X-Factor

Britney Spears, who doesn’t even sing live in her own shows, is going the judge those who do.

May 11, 2012
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Aerosmith To Perform On American Idol

If Steven Tyler’s judging role wasn’t enough for Aerosmith fans then the final show will have all the guys.

May 11, 2012
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Bill Walsh Sells His Share of Cherry Bar

After 12 years, Bill Walsh of Cosmic Psychos fame has sold his share in Melbourne’s iconic Cherry Bar.

May 11, 2012
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Mick Hucknall Debuts As Solo Artist

Mick Hucknall, the voice of Simply Red and recent lead for the b, has announced his first solo show for Royal Albert Hall in London on September 18.

May 11, 2012
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Unauthorised Jimi Hendrix Biopic Goes Ahead

The Jimi Hendrix biopic, All is By My Side, starring Andre 3000, will go forward with production; however, Experience Hendrix, LLC is not on board. This means that the film, which is supposed to concentrate on Hendrix' time in London in 1966 and 1967, can not contain any of Jimi's music.

May 11, 2012