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Ben Folds Symphony Dates

Ben Folds will once again front an orchestra. This time it will be the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

July 4, 2006
Lil Kim Released From Prison
Lil Kim Released From Prison

Rapper Lil' Kim walked free from a Philadelphia prison early Monday morning after spending nearly 10 months behind bars.

July 4, 2006
Japanese PM Performs Karaoke For Bush
Japanese PM Performs Karaoke For Bush

With backing band The Dempseys, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi performed a rousing rendition of the Elvis tune ‘I Want You, I Need You, I Love You' for George and Laura Bush in Memphis.

July 4, 2006
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Killing Heidi To Split

Platinum-rockers Killing Heidi are reported to split.

July 4, 2006
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Robbie Watts Of Cosmic Psychos Dies

Robbie Watts, guitarist for legendary Australian pub rockers Cosmic Psychos, died after a show on the morning of July 1.

July 4, 2006
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Splendour In The Grass Release Additional Tickets

Splendour in the Grass have done what they swore they wouldn't do, and released more tickets to the general public.

July 4, 2006
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will.i.am Sunglasses for Sale

Stars from last weeks B.E.T. Awards including Will.I.Am, Lil Jon and Chamillionaire have donated their swag bag to a charity auction to benefit AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

July 4, 2006
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Dallas Austin Pleads Guilty In UAE

Star producer Dallas Austin has pleased guilty to charges of cocaine possession in the Middle Eastern city of Dubai.

July 4, 2006
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Darren Hayes Gives Download To Charity

Former Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes has a free download of ‘Unlovable' at his website and wants fans who download the song to donate to the charity Positive Kids.

July 4, 2006
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Adam Brand New Album and Tour

Multi-award winning country rascal Adam Brand will release a new album on July 8.

July 3, 2006
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Shane Warne Upstages Coldplay

The familiar shouts of ‘encore' were replaced by the repetitive drone of ‘Warnie' after Coldplay's first Melbourne show last Saturday night.

July 3, 2006
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Cirque Du Soliel Perform The Beatles

Surviving Beatles members Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney attended the premiere of the Cirque Du Soliel spectacular ‘Love' on the weekend.

July 3, 2006
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Britney Spears Seeks Legal Action

Britney Spears is again considering legal action against tabloid ‘Us Weekly' after the magazine published holiday photos of the singer and husband Kevin Federline.

July 3, 2006
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Guns N Roses Shows Go On

Guns N' Roses manager Merck Mercuriadis has had a dig at the Stockholm police, claiming the incident in which Axl Rose was jailed for a day after allegedly biting a hotel security guard was “tantamount to being held for ransom”.

July 3, 2006
Old Man River East Coast Dates
Old Man River East Coast Dates

Ohad Reid, a.k.a. Old Man River has announced an East Coast tour of Australia, beginning in July.

June 30, 2006
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Vince Gill To Release 4CD Set

Country star Vince Gill's next album will be a mammoth 4CD set or new and original material.

June 30, 2006
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Neil Young Wants Your Protest Song

Neil Young is offering artists the chance to contribute protest songs to his Living With War website, a part of neilyoung.com

June 30, 2006
Lucinda Williams, SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Anne McCue Rounds Up Guests For Album

Ex-pat Aussie Anne McCue has arranged a stunning line-up of guests for her forthcoming album ‘Koala Motel'.

June 30, 2006
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Something For Kate See The Lights

Well-loved Melbourne gloom-rockers return with a spritely new album in ‘Desert Lights'.

June 30, 2006
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Black Eyed Peas Party Brawl

Britain's Sun newspaper reports that a huge brawl erupted during a party in Berlin after their performance at the football world cup.

June 30, 2006
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Ashlee Simpson Won’t Pose Nude

Ashlee Simpson had turned down a $4million offer from Playboy to appear naked in the men's magazine.

June 30, 2006
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Kiss Take On Starbucks

Starbucks look out, you have new competition. Kiss have opened by their first Kiss Coffeehouse, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

June 30, 2006
Jeff Buckley You and I, music news, noise11.com
Jeff Buckley Biopic Being Made

9 years after the death of singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley, a movie is going to be made on his life.

June 30, 2006
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Britney Spears Shows Her Mummy Tummy

Six month pregnant pop star Britney Spears will show the world to motherly bulge on the front cover of Harper's Bazaar' August edition.

June 30, 2006
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Nelly Furtado Debuts At No 1

Nelly Furtado has made an impressive comeback with her new album ‘Loose' debuting at No. 1 this week in the USA.

June 30, 2006
The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who To Broadcast Hyde Park Show

The Who's upcoming performance at Hyde Park on Sunday 2 July will be made available as a pay-per-view download.

June 28, 2006
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Bob Dylan Baseball Show Now In Hall of Fame

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, has added to its archive the ‘baseball' episode from Bob Dylan's show on XM Satellite Radio, ‘Theme Time Radio Hour'.

June 28, 2006
Pavarotti Cancels UK Dates

Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti has cancelled dates in the U.K. after being plagued by back problems.

June 28, 2006
Arcade Fire Return To The Studio

According to a message left on the band's official website, Montreal natives Arcade Fire have shackled themselves up in a studio in their hometown to record up to fifteen new songs.

June 28, 2006
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The Flaming Lips Lash Out At Richard Ashcroft

The Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne has hit out at former Verve singer Richard Ashcroft for pulling out of a taping of the recently axed show ‘Top Of The Pops', according to pr-inside.com.

June 28, 2006