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PREVIEW: Slash Video You’re A Lie

Slash has premiered the new video for You're A Lie.

May 16, 2012
360 Charity Mickey Mouse Jacket Tops $4K On eBay

Rapper 360 has donated a signed Mickey Mouse jacket, which has accrued over $4000 on eBay within four hours.

May 16, 2012
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Chuck D and Flava Flav Join Prince On Stage In Melbourne

Prince’s second Melbourne show last night featured special guests Chuck D and Flava Flav.

May 16, 2012
Motorcycle Accident Postpones Gyroscope Benefit Gig

Zoran Trivic of rockers Gyroscope has broken both his legs in a motorcycle accident, postponing their Perth benefit show.

May 16, 2012
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FIRST LISTEN: Tom Cruise Pour Some Sugar On Me

Will Tom Cruise be the next Rock God? Cruise will soon be seen as Stacee Jaxx in the Hollywood version of the Broadway hit musical ‘Rock Of Ages’.

May 16, 2012
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Check Out The Toot Toot Toots’ Fun New Video

Rollicking outlaw country act The Toot Toot Toots deliver an ultra-camp video for ‘Gomorrah Fields’.

May 16, 2012
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Mark Ronson Says “The Adele Thing” Freaked Amy Winehouse Out

Producer Mark Ronson says that Adele’s success upset Amy Winehouse, making her "competitive" and "restless".

May 16, 2012
Japandroids Announce Their Second Album

Canadian punk rockers Japandroids announce their follow-up to the acclaimed debut Post-Nothing.

May 16, 2012
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The Celebrity Apprentice Winner Is Here

Channel 9’s website nineMSN has made a major stuff-up by announcing the winner of The Celebrity Apprentice this morning before the show airs tonight.

May 16, 2012
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Walk Off The Earth Gotye Video Passes 100 Million YouTube Views

The Walk Off The Earth version of the Gotye feat. Kimbra hit ‘Somebody That I Used To Know” has now been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube making it the most viewed cover version of all-time.

May 16, 2012
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Bill Ward Makes His Black Sabbath Departure Official

Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward will not be participating in the reunion of the original lineup of Black Sabbath.

May 16, 2012
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Madonna Setlist Leaks

The Madonna MDNA World Tour will kick off in Israel on May 31 and in true Madonna fashion, the setlist has been leaked.

May 15, 2012
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Prince Is Not At The Palace Tonight

Prince will not be at the Palace tonight in Melbourne and that’s official.

May 15, 2012
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Emmylou Harris Australian Tour Dates

Emmylou Harris will return to Australia in November.

May 15, 2012
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Alan Rickman To Star In CBGB Movie

Alan Rickman is set to play Hilly Kristal in the film about the New York club he founded, CBGB.

May 15, 2012
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Bret Michaels Settles Over Tony Injury

Three years ago at the Tony Awards, Bret Michaels was exiting the stage after performing with the Rock of Ages cast when a piece of scenery being lowered from the rafters struck him on the head. Ten months later, he was hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage which he alleges tied back to the injury at the awards.

May 15, 2012
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Scott Weiland Says He’s Back In Velvet Revolver, Slash Says No

Former Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland says he’s reunited with the band, but Slash says he hasn’t.

May 15, 2012
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A Rolling Stone Gathers No Rolling Stones For Saturday Night Live

Mick Jagger has gathered no Rolling Stones for his hosting role on Saturday Night Live this weekend but he does have Jeff Beck.

May 15, 2012
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VIDEO: Neil Young She’ll Be Coming Around The Mountain

Neil Young and Crazy Horse has made another video for 'Americana'. This time its for 'She'll Be Coming Around The Mountain'.

May 15, 2012
Joe Jackson
Joe Jackson Reinterprets Duke Ellington On Tribute Album

Joe Jackson brings in Iggy Pop, Sharon Jones, Questlove and more for his tribute album to Duke Ellington.

May 15, 2012
Animal Collective
Animal Collective Announce Centipede Hz With Album Trailer

US indie experimentalists Animal Collective announce their new album Centipede Hz with a trippy trailer.

May 15, 2012
Tonight Alive
Aussie Pop-Punks Tonight Alive Score Two Kerrang! Award Noms

Sydney pop-punk upstarts, Tonight Alive, have been nominated for two Kerrang! Awards just before their national tour.

May 15, 2012
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Jay-Z Wants Barack Obama For His Music Fest

Rap mogul Jay-Z has announced his Made In America music festival and wants President Obama to join in.

May 15, 2012
Sigur Ros
Sigur Ros Announce International, Day-Long Listening Party For Valtari

Icelandic post-rock icons Sigur Ros will stream their new album globally on May 17 for ‘Valtari Hour’.

May 15, 2012
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REVIEW: Prince At Rod Laver Arena May 14 2012

Prince is equal parts Elvis Presley and James Brown. He is part Michael Jackson but Jackson needed a producer and didn’t play an instrument. Prince is also Jimi Hendrix. He is all of the above.

May 15, 2012
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Ivy League Signing The Rubens Release New Song

The Rubens, from Menangle NSW, are the newest signing to Ivy League Records.

May 14, 2012
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360 Likes His Haters

360 has sent a message to his “haters” thanking them for boosting his ‘Likes’ on Facebook.

May 14, 2012
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Adele Is Two Weeks Away From Dire Straits Record

Adele ‘21’ is number one again in Australia making it 32 weeks in total on top of the Australian chart.

May 14, 2012
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VIDEO: Watch Donald Duck Dunn’s Best Moments

Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn was on tour in Japan with his long-term muso mate Steve Cropper when he died suddenly in the early hours of Sunday morning.

May 14, 2012
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Joey Ramone Posthumous Second Solo Album Due Next Week

‘Ya Know?’, the posthumous second solo album for Joey Ramone is set for a release in the USA next week.

May 14, 2012