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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
Norah Jones
Norah Jones To Flash Her Little Willies Again

The Little Willies will release their second album in January, 2012.

September 23, 2011
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon Reissues Today

EMI Records is releasing the most comprehensive package of the classic Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ this week.

September 23, 2011
Joe Camilleri, The Black Sorrows
It’s A Girl For Joe Camilleri

Joe Camilleri is a father again. 63-year old Joe and his partner, signer Atlanta Coogan, welcomed daughter Aurora Lily into the world earlier this week.

September 23, 2011
Shine On Music Festival Line-Up Announced

Victoria will play host to music festival Shine On in Victoria’s Pyrenees Ranges in November.

September 23, 2011
Brous To Launch EP

Sophia Brous is planning a run of interstate dates for the launch of her debut EP.

September 22, 2011
The Amity Affliction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Amity Affliction Sign With Roadrunner Worldwide

Queensland band The Amity Affliction will be released worldwide through Roadrunner Records.

September 22, 2011
Jason Mraz. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jason Mraz Streams New Song At His Website

A brand new Jason Mraz song has gone live at his official website.

September 22, 2011
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift To Release Live CD And DVD

The next Taylor Swift album will be a live album from her current Speak Now World Tour.

September 22, 2011
Alice Cooper
Ke$ha And Lou Reed Guest On Alice Cooper Album

The new Alice Cooper album ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’, the sequel to his classic 1975 ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’, features guest appearances from Ke$ha, Lou Reed and the original Alice Cooper Band members Denis Dunaway, Michael Bruce and Neal Smith.

September 22, 2011
Ozzy Osbourne
Jack Osbourne Makes Ozzy Osbourne Documentary

The story of Ozzy Osbourne will be told via his son Jack. Jack Osbourne is the producer of ‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’, the official documentary of the iconic Black Sabbath singer.

September 22, 2011
REM Announce Breakup

After 30 years, REM have decided to call it quits.

September 22, 2011
Queen Audition For Queen Covers Band

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is holding auditions to put together a Queen cover band to mark the 40th anniversary of the band.

September 22, 2011
Clem Burke from Blondie
Sex Pistols, Blondie, The Cult And Supernaut Become The International Swingers

It is time to toss the “supergroup” word around again. This time the band is The International Swingers, made up of members of Blondie, The Sex Pistols. The Cult and Supernaut.

September 20, 2011
Live Nation
Live Nation and Universal Create Joint Venture

The world’s largest record company has joined forces with the world’s biggest touring and management company. Live Nation and Universal Music have done a deal.

September 20, 2011