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Lady Gaga To Appear On Simpsons Finale

Lady Gaga is coming to Springfield. She will meet the Simpsons on the season finale to air in the USA on May 20.

May 10, 2012
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George Michael Fans Furious At eBay And Scalpers

Tickets for George Michael’s Australia tour went on sale at midday today and by 12:15pm almost 50 tickets were being scalped on eBay for up to 300% above face value.

May 10, 2012
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Mudhoney Announce A Sole Splendour Sideshow

Grunge pioneers Mudhoney will play a single Splendour In The Grass sideshow in July.

May 10, 2012
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Live Nation Acquires Creamfields Music Festival

The company behind Creamfield’s, the world’s big electronic music festival, has been acquired by Live Nation.

May 10, 2012
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Foo Fighters’ “Million Dollar Demos” Leaked

Songs from the One By One sessions dubbed by the Foo Fighters as the “million dollar demos” have leaked online.

May 10, 2012
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Listen: Previously Unreleased Millencolin Song ‘The Downhill Walk’

Swedish pop-punk royalty Millencolin prepare a massive b-sides collection with two new tracks and a DVD.

May 10, 2012
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ZZ Top Debut New Song In Beer Ad

ZZ Top have used the old Candid Camera format to launch their new song ‘I’ve Got To Get Paid’ via a beer commercial for new brew Jeremiah Weed.

May 10, 2012
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EXCLUSIVE: Train To Play At AFL Football Match

US rock band Train will perform at an AFL football match during their upcoming Australian tour.

May 10, 2012
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Miike Snow Book Splendour Sideshows

Bright synthpop Swedes Miike Snow announce two sideshows and post a Dirty South remix.

May 10, 2012
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Listen: New Future Of The Left Song ‘I Am The Least Of Your Problems’

Welsh rock bullies Future Of The Left tease their new album with a punchy new tune and hilarious song titles.

May 10, 2012
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Lana Del Rey, Band Of Skulls, Kimbra Headline Spin Off Fest

Lana Del Rey, Band Of Skulls, Friends, Kimbra, Last Dinosaurs and more come to Adelaide for the Splendour Spin Off.

May 10, 2012
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Kate Miller-Heidke And Anthony Callea Feud Dates Back Years

The sudden feud between Anthony Callea and Kate Miller-Heidke actually dates back to 2005 when Kate wrote a song titled ‘Australian Idol’.

May 10, 2012
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Metallica Play Entire Black Album Backwards

Metallica put a new twist on the complete album performance. For the first time ever on Monday they played their iconic self-titled ‘Black’ album from end to beginning instead of beginning to end.

May 9, 2012
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Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen’s Playing Turned Into Art

Def Leppard’s legendary one-armed drummer Rick Allen has had his playing turned into art pieces.

May 9, 2012
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Lupe Fiasco Promises A Double Album

Brainy Chicago rap upstart Lupe Fiasco says his next album will be a double and a sequel to his debut.

May 9, 2012
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Bret Michaels Thanks Barrows Institute For Saving His Life

Poison star Bret Michaels has thanks Barrows for saving his life.

May 9, 2012
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The Temper Trap Reveal New Songs And Discuss Album

Epic indie-rockers The Temper Trap air snippets of new songs and discuss their forthcoming album.

May 9, 2012
Passion Pit
Passion Pit Reveal New Single ‘Take A Walk’

Electro-pop sensation Passion Pit return with a new song ‘Take A Walk’ from their second album Gossamer.

May 9, 2012
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Poor Timing Beastie Boys Sued Day Before Adam Yauch Death

One day before Adam Yauch passed away, the Beastie Boys were served with a lawsuit over samples that they used on their albums License to Ill (1986) and Paul's Boutique (1989).

May 9, 2012
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Bobby Brown To Release First Album In 14 Years

After years of problems and controversy, Bobby Brown is finally releasing new material. The Masterpiece, his first album in 14 years, will be out on June 5 via Ingrooves.

May 9, 2012
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VIDEO: Neil Young Journeys Trailer

Director Jonathan Demme's third documentary on Neil Young, Journeys, premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival and will open in theaters on June 29.

May 9, 2012
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Gotye Video Passes 200m YouTube Views

Gotye feat. Kimbra’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ video has passed the 200,000,000 YouTube views benchmark.

May 9, 2012
Tom Gabel Of Against Me! Plans To Live As A Woman

Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel has revealed that he is transgender and plans to start living as a woman.

May 9, 2012
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The Tea Party Will “Definitely” Make New Music

A fully reunited Tea Party tell Noise11 that their return will “definitely” result in new music.

May 9, 2012
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The Afghan Whigs Announce First Show In 13 Years

The Afghan Whigs will return to the stage for the first time in 13 years at the Bowery in New York on May 23.

May 9, 2012
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Emma Louise Set To Sparkle

New artist to watch Emma Louise will perform East Coast shows in Australia leading into Splendour In The Grass.

May 9, 2012
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Amanda Palmer Could Raise $1 Million For Next Record

When Amanda Palmer took to to raise money for next album she raised over $100,000 in the first week. One week in, she has raised $598,142. Before the end of this month, Amanda Palmer may very well raise $1,000,000. That is a lot more than what a major label would put up these days.

May 9, 2012
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Andre Rieu Protégé Mirusia Announces Solo Tour

Australia’s Mirusia Louwerse, seen globally on the Andre Rieu world tour, will perform her own shows in Australia in July.

May 9, 2012
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Jakob Dylan Reforms The Wallflowers

The Wallflowers hiatus is over. The Wallflowers have reformed and are already working on their next album at Dan Auchbach’s Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville.

May 9, 2012
Jewel To Play June Carter Cash

Jewel will play June Carter Cash in the Lifetime Network biopic based on the book Anchored in Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash by her son John Carter Cash.

May 8, 2012