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Dead Meadow and Pink Mountaintops Head Around Australia

In very exciting news for fans of dreamy psych-pop, Dead Meadow and The Pink Mountaintops are heading to Australia together.

January 3, 2012
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Paul McCartney Album To Be Called Kisses On The Bottom

Sir Paul McCartney has picked an unusual name for his next album.

January 3, 2012
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New Josh Groban Album, Music Video and Movie On The Way

Josh Groban in a video blog featuring his brother Chris looking on announced that he is about to begin work on his sixth studio album and that he has a new music video on the way.

January 3, 2012
Australian College Of The Arts Adds Degree For Music Business
Australian College Of The Arts Adds Degree For Music Business

The Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) has added three new degree programs specialising in the music industry.

January 3, 2012
Record From Volta Laboratories, 1885 (Pic from Lawrence Berekeley National Laboraties)
Restoration Specialists Revive 130-Year-Old Records

Restoration specialists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA have used technology previously used in the field of particle physics to recreate recordings created by Alexander Graham Bell, his cousin Chichester Bell and Charles Sumner Tainter in the 1880s.

January 3, 2012
Miles Kane of The Rascals and Last Shadow Puppets
Miles Kane Says There Will be Another Last Shadow Puppets Album

Miles Kane says he and Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys will get around to recording another album as The Last Shadow Puppets … eventually.

January 3, 2012
Kid Cudi for Heatwave Festival
Heatwave-Bound Kid Cudi Preps Rock Side Project WZRD

Hip-hop newbie and Heatwave visitor Kid Cudi is about to drop a rock side project featuring Empire Of The Sun.

January 3, 2012
Frenzal Rhomb's Jay Whalley
Frenzal Rhomb Kick Off 2012 Cartoon Style

Sydney’s favourite mischievous punk rockers Frenzal Rhomb have come up with a video that will make you laugh and cry at the same time.

January 3, 2012
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Lost Radiohead Song Turns Out To Be A Fake

A supposedly unearthed Bends-era Radiohead tune was actually written and performed by a Canadian baker.

January 3, 2012
Steven Tyler
Aretha Franklin And Steven Tyler Get Engaged

Soul legend Aretha Franklin and Aerosmith lothario Steven Tyler both sign up for their third marriages.

January 3, 2012
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Vertebra Operation A Success

Ian Molly Meldrum has made a further step to recovery after doctors operated on his vertebra.

January 3, 2012
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Australia Preps 46 Acts for SXSW 2012

Australia has 46 artists preparing for SXSW 2012.

January 3, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Tracklisting And Album Title Leaked

Madonna fans just can’t keep a secret. A studio image featuring the full tracklisting and apparent album title for the new Madonna album has found its way online.

January 3, 2012
CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cee Lo Green Pisses Off John Lennon Fans With New Imagine Lyric

Cee Lo Green has a Twitter backlash on his hands after changing the lyrics to John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’.

January 2, 2012
Butterfly Boucher
Butterfly Boucher Produces Third Missy Higgins Album

The upcoming third studio album for Missy Higgins was produced by Adelaide singer songwriter Butterfly Boucher.

January 2, 2012
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AC/DC, Angels, Hush, Choirboys Members Become The Dinosaurs

Sydney is brewing up a new supergroup. The Dinosaurs features members of AC/DC, The Angels, Hush, Gangajang and The Choirboys.

January 2, 2012
Shirley Strachan Skyhooks (photo from
Shirley Strachan Would Have Been 60

Skyhooks singer Shirley Strachan would have turned 60 today.

January 2, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
LMFAO And Michael Buble Score First Number Ones Of 2012

Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ is the first number one album of 2012 and LMFAO ‘Sexy And I Know It’ the first number one single of 2012 in Australia.

January 2, 2012
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2011 What A Pathetic Year For Australian Music

Gotye ‘Making Mirrors’ was the biggest selling Australian album of 2011 and the only Australian album to make the year’s Top 10.

January 2, 2012
Primal Scream Mani and Bobby
Mani Vacates Primal Scream For Stone Roses

Primal Scream bass player Mani played his final gig on New Years Eve to start the new year back in The Stone Roses.

January 2, 2012
Van Halen 2012
Van Halen Album Cover Unveiled In Times Square

Van Halen took advantage of the estimated 1,000,000 people descending on Times Square in New York and the 100 million watching on TV on New Year’s Eve to unveil what is believed to be the album cover for the new album.

January 2, 2012
Steve Lillywhite CBE
Steve Lillywhite Awarded CBE

Producer Steve Lillywhite has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II.

January 1, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
ARIA 2011 Top 100 Album Complete List

Adele's '21' topped the ARIA Top 100 chart and was the biggest selling album of 2011 in Australia.

January 1, 2012
LMFAO Top ARIA Singles Chart For 2011

LMFAO 'Party Rock Anthem' was the biggest selling song in Australia for 2011.

January 1, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele Tops ARIA Album Chart, LMFAO Top Singles Chart

Not surprisingly Adele ‘21’ was the biggest selling album in Australia this year and LMFAO had the number one single with ‘Party Rock Anthem’.

January 1, 2012
Billy Corgan - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Corgan To Open Tea House

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is planning to open a Tea House in Chicago in the New Year.

December 31, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Improving But It Will Take Time

Ian Molly Meldrum is gradually improving day by day but it will be a long time before he is back on his feet.

December 31, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi is alive
Jon Bon Jovi Death Hoax Started By Minutia Musician

A bitter Pennsylvania musician was the one who started the Jon Bon Jovi is dead rumour just before Christmas.

December 31, 2011
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Katherine Jenkins And Gethin Jones Split

Katherine Jenkins and Gethin Jones have split.

December 31, 2011
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Are Beyonce and Jay-Z Parents?

Beyonce and Jay-Z have a new daughter, according to UK press reports.

December 31, 2011