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TwitBits: MC Hammer, Lady Gaga, Catpower, Tommy Lee And More

MC Hammer hangs with Kurt Russell, the Lady Gaga gibberish continues, Catpower yells about new tunes, Tommy Lee doesn’t understand pills, and heaps more.

December 16, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Stable But Not Out Of The Woods Says Brother

Molly Meldrum’s brother Brian has told the media that ‘he’s not out of the woods”.

December 16, 2011
John Zimmerman
Former Getaway Plan Tour Manager Gets 12 Year Minimum For Child Rape

Former Getaway Plan tour manager John Zimmerman (26) has been sentenced to sixteen years with a minimum of twelve in the big house for crimes including rape and stalking.

December 16, 2011
Adam Lambert. images by Ros O'Gorman.
Adam Lambert Announces His Second Album

Glamorous former Idol Adam Lambert previews his new single and announces his next  album featuring Pharrell, Bruno Mars and more.

December 16, 2011
Bush Announces Sideshows With Staind

UK grunge tail-enders Bush announce Soundwave sideshows with Staind and Cherri Bomb.

December 16, 2011
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Kid Rock To Donate 1200 Meals To Detroit’s Needy

Kid Rock has bought 1200 meals which will be distributed to Detroit’s needy this holiday season.

December 16, 2011
Michael Paynter - image by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Paynter Acoustic Album Hits No.2 On iTunes

Michael Paynter has a hit record on his hands for an album that he has had sitting on the shelf for a year. ‘Money On Your Tongue’ is Michael’s acoustic record.

December 16, 2011
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Amy Meredith Unveils Pick Up Your Tricks Video

Sydney band Amy Meredith have released their video for their new indie single ‘Pick Up Your Tricks’.

December 16, 2011
Ice-T, Chuck D and Jello Biafra Appear In Blowfly Documentary

Blowfly may well be the filthiest rapper that ever lived, but his career encompasses so much more than childish rewordings of classics songs and now that has been captured in a documentary on his life.

December 16, 2011
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Lana Del Rey Aussie Shows Sell-Out In Two Minutes

Two minutes! That is how long it took to sell out Lana Del Rey’s two Australian shows this morning.

December 16, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Julia Gillard And Anna Bligh Tweet For Molly Meldrum

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a tweet of support to Ian Molly Meldrum who is still in a coma at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.

December 16, 2011
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A Slew Of DVDs Lead This Week’s New Releases

Music DVDs comprise the majority of new releases this week, but there are a few interesting albums.

December 16, 2011
Tom Petty 2012 tour poster
Tom Petty Rules Out Australian Tour

Tom Petty has confirmed Australia is not in his immediate touring plans for 2012.

December 16, 2011
Sublime With Rome
Sublime With Rome Are Heading To Australia

Sublime have recently announced a reformation tour with new singer/guitarist Rome and now Australian dates have been added to the list.

December 16, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Critical But Stable

Doctor’s have Ian Molly Meldrum in a critical but stable condition after the music guru fell from a ladder at his Richmond home yesterday (December, 15, 2011)

December 16, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Looking Good For Full Recovery

Ian Molly Meldrum is looking good for a full recovery and will end the day with nasty broken ribs after falling off a ladder at his home today, his manager Mark Klemens has said.

December 15, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Our Favourite Molly Meldrum Moments

While we wish our pal Molly Meldrum all the best and get well soon, lets watch a few fav Molly moments.

December 15, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Critical In Coma

Music guru Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum is in a coma and listed as critical after falling off a ladder at his home in Richmond today (December, 15, 2011).

December 15, 2011
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Push Over 2012 Announces Bands, Moves To Abbotsford

Underage music festival Push Over is heading to Abbotsford in 2012 where some of the best local acts will play to the crowd for a freaking bargain.

December 15, 2011
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Justin Townes Earle Announces Australian Tour

Regular visitor, gritty Americana balladeer Justin Townes Earle, books a wider 2012 trip.

December 15, 2011
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Mumford & Sons Dub Their Next Album ‘Doom Folk’

‘Doom folk’. It’s not the title of the new Mumford & Sons album, it’s the genre.

December 15, 2011
Billie Jo Spears I Will Survive
Country Singer Billie Jo Spears Dies Aged 73

Country star Billie Jo Spears, who had a no. 1 American country hit with ‘Blanket On The Ground’ in 1975, has passed away at the age of 73.

December 15, 2011
Van Walker
Van Walker Heads Around Australia With “Introductory Album”

Melbourne alt-country singer/songwriter Van Walker will hit 2012 running with a big Australian tour, it was announced today.

December 15, 2011
Cancer Bats
Cancer Bats Reveal Teaser For 2012 Album

Canadian hardcore outfit Cancer Bats have dropped a hint at how their fourth album might sound.

December 15, 2011
Roger Daltrey performs Tommy
Roger Daltrey And Yes Presented By On Sale Tomorrow

General public tickets for Roger Daltrey performing The Who’s Tommy and Yes will go on sale tomorrow at 9am (Friday, December 16).

December 15, 2011
Angels Amp Fail
Rick Brewster Suffers Amp Death During Angels Classic

The Angels’ Rick Brewster suffered every guitarist’s nightmare this week … amp death.

December 15, 2011
Michael Rother
Krautrock Pioneer Michael Rother of NEU! Heads To Australia

Michael Rother of brilliant krautrock pioneers NEU! Will head to Australia in March for a string of shows around the country.

December 15, 2011
Nicki Minaj
TwitBits: Weezer, Ted Leo, Nicki Minaj, Megadeth And More

Weezer and the Fonz, Ted Leo gets cheeky with Titus Andronicus, Nicki Minaj introduces Pope John Paul II, Megadeth give away a guitar and heaps more.

December 15, 2011
Watch Goldfrapp’s Video For New Single ‘Yellow Halo’

UK electropop duo Goldfrapp deliver a video for their new song from a forthcoming singles collection.

December 15, 2011
James Mercer of The Shins
The Shins Announce New Album ‘Port Of Morrow’

Indie stars The Shins have announced their fourth album Port Of Morrow to be released early next year.

December 15, 2011