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Paul McCartney Pens Letter To UN Leaders Requesting Meat-Free Mondays

Paul McCartney has sent a letter to Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, and Mr H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President-Designate for COP 18, who are leading the Conference of the Parties climate change conference in Doha, asking them to acknowledge the impact of the livestock sector on global warming.

December 7, 2012
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Amanda Palmer Australia And New Zealand Tour Postponed

The Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra Australia and New Zealand tour, due to start next month, has been postponed.

December 7, 2012
Kraftwerk - Man Machine (Image courtesy of Sprueth Magers, Berlin and London. © Kraftwerk)
Kraftwerk To Perform Eight Different Shows In London

German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will play eight live performances in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall from 6 - 14 February 2013, their first London dates since 2004.

December 7, 2012
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Adele’s Concern For Her Pet Dog

Adele is reportedly "really worried" her dog feels left out following the birth of her son.

December 7, 2012
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Mark Evans and Dave Tice To Play Their Last Sando Show Ever Saturday

AC/DC’s Mark Evans and Buffalo’s Mark Tice, as the dynamic duo Tice & Evans, will perform their last ever show at the Sandringham Hotel in Sydney on Saturday afternoon.

December 6, 2012
Hungry Kids of Hungary
Hungry Kids Of Hungary Announce Second Album

Hungry Kids of Hungary will release their second album in February, 2013.

December 6, 2012
Ben Sollee
Watch Missy Higgins And Ben Sollee Perform Together In Colorado

At a recent show in Colorado Missy Higgins joined Ben Sollee and hosts Nick and Helen Foster of eTown on stage for an intimate evening of music and conversation.

December 6, 2012
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
The Stone Roses Add Future Music Sideshows

The Stone Roses will perform Future Music sideshows in Australia in March.

December 6, 2012
Mariah Carey
5400 More Mariah Carey Seats Go On Sale For Melbourne

Tickets for Mariah Carey’s Melbourne show in January were snapped up much faster than expected so the promoter has opened up a new level of seating for the Etihad Stadium show.

December 6, 2012
Pure Pop Records
Pure Pop Kicks Off Summer Of Classic Albums Series Of Gigs

Now this is an in-store! Pure Pop in Melbourne’s St Kilda is showcasing classic albums live by Aussie artists over this summer.

December 6, 2012
Gotye and Kimbra
Gotye Nominated For Grammy Record Of The Year

Australia’s Gotye has been nominated for the big Grammy ‘Record Of The Year’ along with The Black Keys, Kelly Clarkson, fun and Frank Ocean and Taylor Swift.

December 6, 2012
Midge Ure
Midge Ure To Tour Australia

Midge Ure, the voice of Ultravox, will perform in Australia in April.

December 6, 2012
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Johnny Depp Recruits Keith Richards And Tom Waits For Pirate Album

Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski have recruited Keith Richards, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop and Nick Cave (to name a few) for a new “pirate” compilation.

December 6, 2012
The Wilson Pickers
Danny Widdicombe Returns To The Wilson Pickers

There is great news from The Wilson Pickers today with the word that Danny Widdicombe will return to the band.

December 6, 2012
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens And Alpine Are Heading To SXSW

More artists have been announced for the SXSW music conference in March next year with The Rubens and Alpine making the second-round list.

December 6, 2012
Dave Brubeck
Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Dies At Age 91

Dave Brubeck, the jazz legend best known for the song ‘Take Five’, has died from heart failure in a Connecticut hospital at age 91.

December 6, 2012
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John Release Creepy Boot Scootin’ Christmas Video

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have released a Christmas video that can be described as “creepy” at best.

December 6, 2012
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Bruce Springsteen Australian Tour Dates Confirmed

Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen has finally confirmed his 'Wrecking Ball' tour will come to Australia ending weeks of speculation.

December 6, 2012
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Engelbert Humperdinck Burns The Midnight Oil With The Break

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck has re-recorded one of his 60s songs 'Ten Guitars’ with The Break, featuring members of Midnight Oil and Violent Femmes.

December 5, 2012
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dave Grohl Sound City Movie To Debut At Sundance

Dave Grohl will premiere his Sound City documentary at Sundance in January.

December 5, 2012
Yothu Yindi
Mandawuy Yunipingu Rushed To Hospital

Yothu Yindi singer Mandawuy Yunupingu has been rushed to hospital after collapsing at his home in the Northern Territory today.

December 5, 2012
Atoms for Peace - Amok
Thom Yorke Confirms Atoms For Peace Album Details

Thom Yorke has revealed more details of the upcoming Atoms for Peace album, including track listing, cover art and release date.

December 5, 2012
Billy Joel She's Got a Way
Billy Joel To Release Love Songs Compilation

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Sony Legacy will release She's Got a Way: Love Songs, a collection of 18 classics about love by Billy Joel.

December 5, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Asks To Take Time Off For Baby

Rihanna has apparently asked her record label for 'time off' so she can have a baby with Chris Brown.

December 5, 2012
Charlie Simpson
Charlie Simpson Enters Guinness World Records For Playing Coldest Gig

Charlie Simpson and his three-strong support team travelled for four days to reach the remote Siberian village known as the 'pole of cold,' famed for being the coldest, permanently inhabited place on the planet to perform the World's Coldest Concert.

December 5, 2012
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant To Release Comeback Single

Iconic pop star Adam Ant returns with his comeback single 'Cool Zombie' - his first release in 17 years - on Monday (Jan 21).

December 5, 2012
Annie Nightingale
Legendary BBC DJ Receives Honorary Doctorate

The legendary broadcaster Annie Nightingale - the UK's first female disc jockey - and the longest-serving presenter on BBC Radio 1 has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Westminster at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

December 5, 2012
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Confirms U.K. Woodlands Tour

Blondie has confirmed a very special tour of the nation's woodlands next summer performing their hits as part of the Forestry Commission's annual concert series Forest Live.

December 5, 2012
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr Announces U.K. Dates For His First Ever Solo Tour

The mesmerising return of Johnny Marr - one of the most celebrated and influential guitarists in the history of contemporary music ' gathers pace with the news that he will follow the February 25th release of his debut solo album 'The Messenger' with his first ever solo tour.

December 5, 2012
Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne Thrilled That Kelly Is So In Love

Sharon Osbourne wouldn't be surprised if her daughter Kelly "married tomorrow".

December 5, 2012