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Angus & Julia Stone
Twilight Time For Angus and Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone has a song on the new ‘The Twilight Saga’ soundtrack ‘Breaking Dawn’.

September 27, 2011
Tom Waits - 'Bad As Me'
Tom Waits Releases ‘Back In The Crowd’ From New Album

Ramshackle bluesman Tom Waits delivers the second single from his forthcoming album Bad As Me.

September 27, 2011
Underground Lovers
Underground Lovers Reform For Two Shows

Undercover Lovers will reform to play a few shows in support of their new compilation ‘Wonderful Things: Retrospective’.

September 27, 2011
REM Farewell Fans With Final Compilation

REM fans are yet to hear three new tracks that will surface of their most comprehensive compilation ever, the 2CD ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011’ due next month.

September 26, 2011
Ciaran Gribbin, INXS
INXS Announce Ciaran Gribbin As New Singer

Irish singer/songwriter Ciaran Gribbin is the new lead singe of INXS replacing JD Fortune who recently departed the band for a second time.

September 26, 2011
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lou Reed and Metallica Reveal ‘The View’

Lou Reed and Metallica have given fans a whole song as a teaser to their upcoming collaborative album, ‘Lulu’, due at the end of October.

September 26, 2011
Chocolate Starfish (l-r Zoran, Adam, Darren)
Benefit Concert For Chocolate Starfish’s Zoran Romic Announced

On October 11, the Melbourne music community will be coming together for a benefit concert for Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic, who is undergoing treatment from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

September 26, 2011
Face The Music, The Push
SXSW’s Brent Grulke Coming For Face The Music

At this year’s Face The Music conference in Melbourne, I will be hosting the keynote address with international guest Brent Grulke, the creative director of SXSW.

September 26, 2011
The cast of Rockwiz
Rockwiz First Three Seasons To Be Released On DVD

Madman are set to release the first three seasons of Rockwiz, uncut, on DVD.

September 26, 2011
Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Richard Wright
Roger Waters To Join Foo Fighters On Jimmy Fallon Show

Jimmy Fallon will hand his show over to Pink Floyd this week to mark the reissue of the classic ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ album and on Tuesday night Roger Waters will perform with Foo Fighters.

September 26, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Launch New Season Of Saturday Night Live

Radiohead were the first musical guests for the new season of Saturday Night Live on the weekend.

September 26, 2011
Adele 21 image photos
The Jezabels Threaten Adele On The Charts

Sydney quartet The Jezabels run right up to Adele in this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

September 26, 2011
The Flaming Lips
Listen: The Flaming Lips Debut 6 Hour Song

The Flaming Lips have put their 6 hour song ‘I Found This Star On The Ground’ on Soundcloud for you to listen to.

September 26, 2011
CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cee Lo Green, Jordan Sparks For Sparkle Film

Cee Lo Green and Jordan Sparks have been cast for the movie ‘Sparkle’.

September 26, 2011
The Jezabels
The Jezabels Debut At No. 2

Congrats to indie band The Jezabels who have debuted at no. 2 on the ARIA chart with their debut album ‘Prisoner’.

September 26, 2011
Sly and the Family Stone
Legend Sly Stone Homeless And Living In Van

Soul and funk legend Sly Stone is now homeless and living in a van on the streets of Los Angeles.

September 26, 2011
Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde Added To Rewind 80s Festival

Kim Wilde will head back to Australia at the end of October for the Rewind 80s Festival.

September 26, 2011
Vesta Williams
Vesta Williams Found Dead At 53

R&B singer Vesta Williams, who hit the R&B top 10 with Sweet, Sweet Love and Congratulations, was found dead Thursday in a Southern California hotel room. She was 53.

September 26, 2011
Tony Bennett Duets 2
Tony Bennett Scores His First Ever Number One

After 60 years and more than 70 albums, Tony Bennett is poised to have his first number 1 album. According to Hits Daily Double, Duets II will sell between 160 and 170,000 copies outdistancing Lady Antebellum who will move 140 to 150,000 copies of their album which is in its second week of release.

September 26, 2011
George Harrison, The Beatles, Martin Scorsese
George Harrison Classic Interview With Paul Cashmere

In 1994 I had the pleasure of interviewing George Harrison. It was the only interview he did with Australia in the decade before his untimely death in 2001.

September 26, 2011
Universal Music
Universal Music Counts On An Ad Driven Recovery

The Universal Music Group is planning on increasing music sales the good old-fashioned way … by advertising. 

September 25, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Unveil Their Latest Remixes

Radiohead release the final instalment of their remix vinyls on Monday.

September 25, 2011
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Is Bono The New INXS Singer?

INXS have a new song at their website and the lead vocal sounds a lot like U2’s Bono.

September 24, 2011
Aerosmith Album Update

Tom Hamilton, bassist for Aerosmith, has posted a video on the band's site updating everyone on the status of the new album.

September 24, 2011
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Coming Legacy Box Coming

Following closely on the heals of the announcement of the Billy Joel box set comes word of an even bigger set for Leonard Cohen.

September 24, 2011
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Guns n Roses Announce US Tour

Guns N' Roses are hitting the road in the U.S. for the first time in five years.

September 24, 2011
Last REM Performance – Watch It Here

When R.E.M. completed their Accelerate tour on November 18, 2008 in Mexico City, nobody would have imagined that it was their last performance.

September 24, 2011
Rebecca Black
Why Is Rebecca Black Is Coming To Australia?

Someone should tell the good people at Australia’s biggest telco Telstra that Rebecca Black’s 15 minutes of fame ended … well 15 minutes after we first heard of her.

September 23, 2011
Baron Wolman
Meet Veteran Music Photographer Baron Wolman In Melbourne This Weekend

Baron Wolman, the original music photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, will be at The Raw Gallery in South Melbourne for the start of his Every Picture Tells A Story exhibition.

September 23, 2011
Joe Camilleri, The Black Sorrows
Joe Camilleri, Shane Howard, John Schumann To Play Healesville Track

Music at the Healesville Track is returning for its second year with Joe Camilleri, Shane Howard and John Schumann as well as Mick Thomas, Rebecca Barnard, Monique Brumby and Damian Howard.

September 23, 2011