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Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pink Buys Marilyn Monroe Painting

Pink has splashed out $10,000 on a Marilyn Monroe painting which took minutes to create.

May 1, 2012
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Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin Sing For Rock of Ages

When Rock of Ages opened on Broadway, it contained a long list of 80's rock anthems performed by the actors who were, for the most part, unknown to popular music audiences.

May 1, 2012
Metric Book Splendour In The Grass Sideshows

They keep coming – now Canadian indie rockers Metric have announced Splendour sideshows in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

May 1, 2012
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Yellow Submarine To Screen Again In Theatres

The fully restored Beatles movie Yellow Submarine is about to get showcase theater showing at select theaters around the country prior to its June 5 release on DVD and Blu-Ray.

May 1, 2012
Lil Band O Gold Play Fats
Jimmy Barnes and Tim Rogers Sing For Lil’ Band O’ Gold

The new album for Louisiana supergroup Lil’ Band O’ Gold will feature both Jimmy Barnes and Tim Rogers on lead vocals on a few songs.

May 1, 2012
Dio Master of the Moon
Ronnie James Dio Gets The Picture

‘Master of the Moon’, the final Dio album, is getting a picture disc makeover.

May 1, 2012
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Ticket Sales Score A Plus

Ed Sheeran’s entire Australian and New Zealand tour has sold out.

April 30, 2012
Your Ticket Home
Your Ticket Home Score Red Bull Bedroom Jam Show

Melbourne’s Your Ticket Home is the latest act to feature of the Red Bull Bedroom Jam.

April 30, 2012
Major Tom and the Atoms
Tom Hartney Departs Little Red For Major Tom

Little Red singer Tom Hartney has quit the band he founded.

April 30, 2012
Kanye West in the studio with Justin Bieber from Kenny Hamilton Instagram
Kanye West Working With Justin Bieber

Kanye West has been working on the next Justin Bieber record.

April 30, 2012
The Afghan Whigs
The Afghan Whigs Book Splendour Sideshows

Cult soul-rock legends The Afghan Whigs do Australian shows for the first time ever.

April 30, 2012
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Thom Yorke And Nigel Godrich Play Atoms For Peace Songs

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich play songs from their supergroup Atoms For Peace during a DJ slot.

April 30, 2012
Louis Armstrong - 'Satchmo At The National Press Club'
Louis Armstrong’s Final Public Performance Unearthed

A recording of Louis Armstrong’s final public trumpet performance has been rediscovered and released.

April 30, 2012
Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae Hints At Prince Support

Will Janelle Monae support Prince on his ‘Welcome 2 Australia’ tour?

April 30, 2012
Band Of Skulls music news
Band Of Skulls Deliver Two Splendour Sideshows

British alt-rockers Band Of Skulls will play in Melbourne and Sydney while they’re in the country for Splendour.

April 30, 2012
Django Django - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Django Django Announce Splendour Sideshows

Scottish psych-rock sensation Django Django have a couple of Splendour sideshows with The Cast of Cheers.

April 30, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Hold Jack White Off The Top Of The Charts

One Direction has just held back Jack White from number one in this week’s ARIA Chart Wrap.

April 30, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Heads For His First Number One

Jack White’s solo album ‘Blunderbuss’ should give him his first ever number one album in America.

April 29, 2012
Gene Simmons meets the President of Peru
Gene Simmons Visits Palace In Peru

Gene Simmons has visited the Palace of the Government of Peru and met with Peru President Ollanta Humala.

April 29, 2012
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Chopper Read May Have Weeks To Live

Australian crim turned author Mark Brandon ‘Chopper’ Read says he may only have weeks to live.

April 29, 2012
Cody Simpson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cody Simpson To Star In Choose Your Own Adventure Film

Cody Simpson will star in a new choose your own adventure film to be called ‘Finding Cody’.

April 29, 2012
One Direction Hasbro dolls
One Direction Dolls Are On The Way

You’ve heard the song, bought the ticket and now prepare to get the doll. Toy maker Hasbro now has One Direction dolls on the production line.

April 29, 2012
Paul McCartney surprise cameo on 30 Rock image
VIDEO: Watch Paul McCartney Cameo On 30 Rock

Sir Paul McCartney made a surprise cameo appearance on 30 Rock this week and by surprise we mean even star Alec Baldwin did not know.

April 29, 2012
Todd Simko
Producer Todd Simko Drowns At Age 45

Canadian producer Todd Simko, best known for his work with Australia’s Xavier Rudd as well as Macy Playground, has died at the age of 45, presumed drowned.

April 29, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Spooned By 60-Year Old Granny

The Black Keys recruited a 60-year old Granny for their Aussie tour marketing and it has worked. The video has gone viral.

April 29, 2012
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart Reveal Strange Euphoria Box Set Tracklisting

For the first time, Heart receives a career spanning retrospective of their music on Strange Euphoria, out June 5 on Epic/Legacy.

April 29, 2012
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Bob Dylan To Receive Medal Of Honor

Bob Dylan has been selected as one of the 13 recipients of the 2012 Medal of Honor.

April 29, 2012
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
Hundreds Arrested At Creamfields Festival Melbourne

Police arrested 200 music fans at the Creamfields music festival in Melbourne yesterday (April 28) in a mass crackdown for drugs and alcohol.

April 29, 2012
Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street
Richard Branson To Make Exile On Main Street Movie

Entrepreneur Richard Branson has acquired the rights to the book ‘Exile On Main Street: A Season In Hell With The Rolling Stones’ and will adapt the story for the big screen.

April 29, 2012
Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler Is The Meat In The Burger King Bun

Hell has officially frozen over. Aerosmith legend Steven Tyler has reduced himself to a Burger King spruker.

April 28, 2012