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Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle
FIRST LISTEN: The Final Recording From Whitney Houston

Have a listen to the last recording Whitney Houston ever made.

May 22, 2012
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New Mumford & Sons On Brave Soundtrack

The soundtrack to the new Disney movie ‘Brave’ will feature a brand new song from Birdy with Mumford & Sons.

May 22, 2012
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Gets Pearl Jam, Passion Pit, Skrillex For His Festival

Jay-Z has named Pearl Jam, Passion Pit, Skrillex, Santigold, Janelle Monae and more for his Made In America festival.

May 22, 2012
Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand Play Four New Songs Live

Four new Franz Ferdinand songs, and a Donna Summer cover, have been captured by Irish concert-goers.

May 22, 2012
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Spotify Launches In Australia

Music streaming giant Spotify has officially launched in Australia.

May 22, 2012
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Watch: Hot Chip’s New Video Starring Terence Stamp, Lara Stone and Reggie Watts

Brit electropop act Hot Chip release a trippy space-monk clip for ‘Night & Day’ starring Terence Stamp, Lara Stone and Reggie Watts.

May 22, 2012
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Reef Cancel Australian Tour

The Reef Australian tour has been cancelled because of bereavement with a family member.

May 22, 2012
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Gurrumul To Perform At Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert

Indigenous star Gurrumul will perform a song penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gary Barlow at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert.

May 22, 2012
Sandi Thom
Sandi Thom Returns With Help From The Black Crowes

Former aspiring “punk rocker” Sandi Thom delivers album number four with help from Rich Robinson and other Black Crowes.

May 22, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Sang At Mark Zuckerberg Wedding

If Green Day was your favourite band you would probably have the DJ play a few Green Day songs at your wedding but when you are billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, you have the real thing. Well, almost.

May 22, 2012
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Michael Jackson 25th Anniversary Bad On The Way

Sony will mark the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ album with the anniversary three CD and one DVD edition of the album in September.

May 22, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Musicians Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb Of The Bee Gees

A broad range of musicians have tweeted their condolences and memories of Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who died today.

May 21, 2012
Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd Announces A Mammoth Tour For Spirit Bird

On the verge of his new album Spirit Bird, roots hero Xavier Rudd books a continent-spanning tour.

May 21, 2012
Jonathan Boulet
Jonathan Boulet Announces Details Of His Second Album

Sydney tribal folk auteur Jonathan Boulet introduces his second album with a title, tracklist and release date.

May 21, 2012
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The Black Sabbath Soap Opera Keeps Getting Sillier

Black Sabbath ‘Spinal Tap’ story just keeps on going. The latest episode in the band vs Bill Ward bickering comes after their first gig from Ward himself.

May 21, 2012
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Van Halen Coming To Australia In August?

After postponing their US tour, David Lee Roth has let it slip that Van Halen’s next plans are for Japan and Australia.

May 21, 2012
Pitbull
Pitbull and Taio Cruz To Tour Australia

Pitbull will tour Australia in August with Taio Cruz.

May 21, 2012
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Tops This Week’s ARIA Chart

The Voice pushes Keith Urban’s new compilation to the top (and contestants debut well) in this week’s chart wrap.

May 21, 2012
John Butler
John Butler Settles Over Advertising Rip-Off

John Butler has settled with USA advertising agency Poptent after the company ripped off one of his songs for a yoghurt commercial.

May 21, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bee Gees Star Robin Gibb Dies At Age 62

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62.

May 21, 2012
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REVIEW: Black Sabbath O2 Academy Birmingham

It was simply amazing! I have to admit I had low expectations especially of Ozzy and his vocal abilities. But they were super tight and he nailed it, a great frontman even now in his 60s.

May 21, 2012
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Florence and the Machine, Melbourne 20 May 2012

Fire-haired Florence Welch and her machine deliver an excitable 90 minutes of anthemic power pop.

May 21, 2012
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top
Billy Gibbons Brews His Own Beer

Billy Gibbons has his own beer. Billy’s Ocho Suerte is a Tex Mex-Vienna style lager with Texas soul.

May 20, 2012
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UNBELIEVABLE: Black Sabbath Remove Bill Ward Images From Band Website

Check out the Black Sabbath photo gallery at Blacksabbath.com. Drummer Bill Ward has been erased from history.

May 20, 2012
Go Mason Go
Go Mason Go Showcase On Red Bull Bedroom Jam

Ella Hooper of The Verses/Killing Heidi introduces unsigned Sydney band Go Mason Go in the latest Red Bull Bedroom Jam.

May 20, 2012
Richard Clapton Past Hits and Previews
Richard Clapton To Perform Past Hits and Previews

‘Past Hits and Previews’ released in 1978 was Richard Clapton’s first compilation album.

May 20, 2012
Hard-Ons
Hard-Ons Guitarist Hospitalised After Attack, Benefit Gigs Planned

Peter “Blackie” Black of legendary Sydney punk band The Hard-Ons is in hospital suffering a fractured skull and bruising of the brain after being attacked earlier this week.

May 20, 2012
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Wins The Voice

And the winner of The Voice is … Keith Urban who has scored his first ever Australian number one debut off the back of a reality show.

May 20, 2012
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VIDEO: Neil Young and Crazy Horse Clementine

Neil Young has released the third video from his ‘Americana’ album.

May 20, 2012
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Prince Gives Brisbane Cut Down Show

Prince did a really short show for a Prince show in Brisbane last night but again it was completely different to the previous four concerts in Australia so far.

May 19, 2012