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Ben Kweller - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ben Kweller Starts His Own Record Label

Ben Kweller has started his own record company.

December 6, 2011
Bill Tapia
Bill Tapia, World’s Oldest Performer, Dies At 103

After a career that spanned more than 90 years, ukulele star Bill ‘Tappy’ Tapia has died at the age of 103.

December 6, 2011
James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Appears In Doco And Comedy

James Murphy, the brain behind LCD Soundsystem, will act in a comedy and appear in a doco on the act.

December 6, 2011
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Trent Reznor’s Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Giveaway

Trent Reznor gives away six tracks from the expansive The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo soundtrack.

December 6, 2011
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono Launches Globe Of Goodwill Project

Yoko Ono has launched the ninth Globe of Goodwill project to benefit the Icelandic charity The Benefit Society of Children With Disabilities in Reykjavik, Iceland.

December 6, 2011
Queen, Noise11, Photo
Queen Abort New Freddie Mercury Album

The planned Queen album made from unused Freddie Mercury recordings has been dumped.

December 5, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Releases More Tickets For Melbourne Sold Out Shows

Following the stage setup for Elton John’s show in Melbourne tomorrow night (December 6) extra tickets have just been released for the general public.

December 5, 2011
Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Owl Eyes, Emma Louise, Husky Make Triple J Next Crop List

Triple J has released its list of the 20 acts to watch in 2012 and Owl Eyes, Emma Louise and Husky are on the list.

December 5, 2011
Sleigh Bells
Sleigh Bells Release Album Teaser Trailer

Dance-punk hype band Sleigh Bells release a teaser trailer for their second album.

December 5, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Turned Down £200,000 Commercial

Dan and Pat from the Black Keys admit to knocking back £200,000 for a commercial in their early years.

December 5, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna To Perform At The Super Bowl

The NFL and NBC made it official tonight on Sunday Night Football when they announced that Madonna would be the performer for this year's Super Bowl on February 5 from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.

December 5, 2011
Cody Simpson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Cody Simpson, Perry Farrell, Rebecca Black, Neil Diamond And More

Cody Simpson’s doll tweets, Perry Farrell slaps stewards around, Rebecca Black has low name recognition with baristas, Neil Diamond in a rainbow sash and heaps more.

December 5, 2011
Hubert Sumlin and Pinetop Perkins SXSW 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Blues Great Hubert Sumlin Dies At 80

Hubert Sumlin, one of the last of the original Mississippi bluesmen, has died in New Jersey at the age of 80.

December 5, 2011
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
REVIEW: Foo Fighters Are Predictably Incredible

Dave and the Foo Fighters retain the mantle of Greatest Stadium Rock Band In The World with ease at AAMI Park on Friday 2 December.

December 5, 2011
Tom Morello - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Michael Jackson Videographer Sandrine Orabona Films Tom Morello At Occupy L.A.

Sandrine Orabona, videographer for Michael Jackson ‘This Is It’ has directed a new video of Tom Morello at the Occupy L.A. protest.

December 5, 2011
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Friendly Fires, Mark Ronson Lead Future Music Second Announcement

Following the New Order-led first announcement, Future Music add even more acts including Friendly Fires, Mark Ronson and Gym Class Heroes.

December 5, 2011
Michael Buble Christmas
Bublé Climbs To The Top Of This Week’s ARIA Chart

Michael Bublé's festive fanfare finally hits the top on this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

December 5, 2011
Earth Wind & Fire Presents Earth, Wind And Fire In Australia

Earth, Wind And Fire will perform sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne in April, presented by

December 5, 2011
Yes Presents Yes In Australia is presenting the Yes sideshows in Australia in 2012.

December 5, 2011
Roger Daltrey performs Tommy Presents Roger Daltrey Performing Tommy In Australia is proud to present Roger Daltrey perform The Who’s Tommy in Australia next April.

December 5, 2011
Ciaran Gribbin, INXS
INXS Debut Ciaran Gribbin To Australia In Fremantle

Australia got its first glimpse of new INXS frontman Ciaran Gribbin in Fremantle, Western Australia overnight.

December 4, 2011
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Kathy Griffin Wins $100 Bet With Dave Grohl Over Kylie Minogue

Comedian Kathy Griffin picked up $100 in Aussie bucks from Dave Grohl after enticing the Foo Fighters singer into her bedroom and using the time together to discuss the Dannii and Kylie Minogue.

December 4, 2011
Michael Jackson Thriller image photos
Michael Jackson Killer Conrad Murray Appeals Sentence

Dr. Conrad Murray has filed for an appeal on his involuntary manslaughter conviction for the death of Michael Jackson.

December 4, 2011
Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order Announced For Future Music Festival

The reformed (minus Peter Hook) New Order will return to Australia to co-headline the Future Music Festival in March, 2012.

December 4, 2011
Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Duran Duran Australian Tour Is A Goer

After a couple of false starts due to an ill Simon Le Bon the Duran Duran Australian tour is finally happening.

December 4, 2011
Lady Gaga. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
VIDEO: Lady Gaga’s Most Revealing Video Marry The Night

Lady Gaga has delivered a mini-movie in her new video ‘Marry The Night’.

December 3, 2011
Sade - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Sade In One Word … Amazing

I must admit I didn’t know what I was in for before going along to see Sade at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne last night (December 2, 2011).

December 3, 2011
The Black Keys El Camino
The Black Keys El Camino Jumps Atop iTunes Chart

‘El Camino’, the new album from The Black Keys, debuted at number one of the first day of release on the iTunes chart in Australia.

December 2, 2011
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Guns N Roses, Bieber, Cee Lo, Bette Midler And More

Gunners post audio-visual action, Bieber goes live with Busta Rhymes, Cee Lo Green covets bling, Bette Midler fights aging and heaps more.

December 2, 2011
The Roots
?uestlove of The Roots Regrets Michelle Bachmann Walk-On

The Roots’ drummer ?uestlove has said he regrets playing Lyin’ Ass Bitch on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann walked on.

December 2, 2011