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SXSW To Stream Grulkefest Live

Music fans all over the world will be able to watch Grulkefest streamed live when SXSW pay tribute to the late Brent Grulke on Saturday night (September 8, 2012) from 6pm.

September 8, 2012
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
David Byrne To Headline Mona Foma

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will head to Tasmania to headline the Mona Foma Festival in Hobart in January.

September 8, 2012
Far East Movement, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Far East Movement Cancel Australian Tour

Less than ten days out from their Australian tour, LA electro hip-hop crew Far East Movement cancel.

September 7, 2012
Morrissey. images by Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey’s Australian Tour Dates Leaked

The premier Morrissey fansite has posted up three New Zealand and Australian tourdates for the dour one.

September 7, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Alpine Score US Deal

Australia’s Alpine has scored an American deal with Votiv Records for the release of their debut album ‘A Is For Alpine’.

September 7, 2012
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Kanye West Airs New Song ‘Clique’ With Jay-Z And Big Sean

Kanye’s new tunes keep coming with the big, bumping ‘Clique’ featuring verses from Jay-Z and Big Sean.

September 7, 2012
Linkin Park. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Linkin Park Announce Sidewaves With Stone Sour

Nu-metal gods Linkin Park book two huge side shows with Stone Sour to accompany their Soundwave sets.

September 7, 2012
St Jerome's Laneway Festival 2013
St Jerome’s Laneway Festival Announces 2013 Dates

St. Jerome’s Laneway Fest has plugged in the dates for next year’s indie extravaganza and hinted at the line-up.

September 7, 2012
Angels & Airwaves - Love
Angels & Airwaves To Release Quadruple-Vinyl Of Love

Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 and his supergroup Angels & Airwaves plan a quadruple-vinyl release of their Love epics.

September 7, 2012
The Script, music news,
The Script Announce A Special Sydney Show

Irish pop-rockers The Script will appear in Sydney for a single show later in the month.

September 7, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan And The Presets Kick Off This Week’s New Releases

Folk icon Bob Dylan’s 35th album, and The Presets’ third, kick off a solid week in new releases.

September 7, 2012
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No Doubt Preview Their New Album Online

Revived ska-pop hitmakers No Doubt are previewing all the tracks from their comeback album online.

September 6, 2012
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Shannon Noll Adds More Dates To His Current Tour

Idol ocker Shannon Noll has augmented his 40-date national tour with another eight shows.

September 6, 2012
Genevieve "Genny B" Blackmore
RRR Announcer Genevieve Blackmore Loses Battle With Cancer

Melbourne community radio announcer Genevieve Blackmore has lost her battle with breast cancer yesterday (September 5).

September 6, 2012
Damn Terran
Damn Terran Release ‘Pills’ Featuring Shane From DZ Deathrays

Scuzzy Melbourne post-punk trio Damn Terran air the first taste of their debut album produced by Regurgitator's Ben Ely.

September 6, 2012
Beth Orton
Beth Orton Premieres New Video By Sigur Ros Collaborators

UK songstress Beth Orton returns with an evocative clip for ‘Magpie’, shot by Sigur Ros collaborators Arni & Kinski.

September 6, 2012
Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men Announce Australian Tour

After three sold-out tours of Australia, R&B legends Boyz II Men return in November.

September 6, 2012
Jim Jones Revue - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Henri From Jim Jones Revue Tears It Up At An Airport

The pianist from UK retro rockers Jim Jones Revue channels Jerry Lee Lewis on a piano while waiting for a flight.

September 6, 2012
The Sapphires, Noise11, Photo
The Sapphires Earns $10m At Box-Office

The Sapphires is by far the most successful Australian movie of the year with news it has now grossed over $10 million at the Australian box-office in four weeks.

September 6, 2012
Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
Rod Stewart Wishes You A Merry Christmas Baby

Rod Stewart will kick off his new contract with the Verve Music Group with his first holiday album, Merry Christmas, Baby.

September 6, 2012
Kylie Minogue The Abbey Road Sessions
Kylie Minogue To Release The Abbey Road Sessions

Kylie Minogue is about to release ‘The Abbey Road Sessions’, a brand new album including a re-recording of her classic song with Nick Cave.

September 6, 2012
Joe South
Joe South Dead At 72

Singer, songwriter and musician Joe South has passed away in Georgia at the age of 72.

September 6, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan’s New Album Tempest Streaming Online

The 35th album from folk icon Bob Dylan is streaming online before its release date.

September 5, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd, Daryl Braithwaite Head Up Memorial Concert For Darryl Cotton

A host of stars join forces to pay tribute to the life of late Australian pop star, actor and TV host Darryl Cotton.

September 5, 2012
Thin Lizzy, music news,
Phil Lynott’s Mum Upset At Use Of Thin Lizzy Song In Republican Campaign

A number of veteran artists have recently demanded that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan stop using their music at their campaign stops, but now we have the first case where the family member of a late musician has chimed in.

September 5, 2012
Seth Sentry at
M Phazes and Mantra For Sprung Festival After-Party

Brisbane’s Sprung Festival has announced it will extend the evening with an after-party featuring M Phazes and Mantra.

September 5, 2012
Damon Albarn, Noise11, Photo
Damon Albarn’s Travels Are A Bit Of A Blur On The 24 Hour Party Express

Damon Albarn admits his Africa Express shows are like a "24 hour party" due to the train he uses to tour on.

September 5, 2012
Jay-Z. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z To Perform At Paralympics Closing Ceremony

Jay-Z will perform at the Paralympics Closing Ceremony in London with Coldplay and Rihanna.

September 5, 2012
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Finds Replacement Bassist

After the death in mid-August of Bob Birch, the long-time bass player for the Elton John Band, a search was started for a replacement.

September 5, 2012
Usher,, photo
R&B Star Ushers In Vegan Lifestyle

Usher reportedly thinks that living a vegan lifestyle is 'the healthiest way to live.'

September 5, 2012