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Levon Helm
Levon Helm Dies At 71

Levon Helm, one of the greats of music, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 71.

April 20, 2012
Blur, photo, Noise11
Blur Announce Imposing, 21-Disc Reissue Campaign

In their 21st, and probably final, year, Britpop legends Blur announce a mammoth reissue campaign and box set.

April 19, 2012
Radio Ink - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Radio INK Launch Their New Single In Sydney

Straight from Duran Duran and Aqua tours, Sydney electro-pop trio Radio INK book a launch party.

April 19, 2012
Hot Chip - In Our Heads
Listen To Hot Chip’s Rubbery New Tune ‘Night And Day’

UK indie dance oddballs Hot Chip have released a bouncy new funk workout ‘Night And Day’ from their forthcoming album.

April 19, 2012
Metric Announce New Album And Lou Reed Collab

Canadian indie rockers Metric will visit for Splendour, and reveal details of a Lou Reed collab on their next album.

April 19, 2012
Greg Ham
Men At Work’s Greg Ham Found Dead

Men At Work sax and flute player Greg Ham has been found dead at his home in Melbourne.

April 19, 2012
Judith Durham
“Australia’s Original Pop Princess” Judith Durham Announces Solo Tour

Icon of Australian music Judith Durham has announced her first solo tour in over a decade.

April 19, 2012
Double Take
Awful Viral Music Video Of The Week: ‘Hot Problems’

In the spirit of Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday, we bring you Double Take’s ‘Hot Problems’.

April 19, 2012
Levon Helm
Robbie Robertson Writes About Levon Helm

Robbie Robertson used his Facebook page to write about his friend and former bandmate Levon Helm. Helm's family announced yesterday that he was in the final stages of cancer.

April 19, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Add Another Melbourne Show

The Black Keys add an extra Sidney Myer Music Bowl show, with others selling fast!

April 19, 2012
Dick Clark
Dick Clark 1928-2012

The music world lost one of its greatest ambassadors today with the passing of Dick Clark. America's Oldest Teenager died at 82 from a massive heart attack. He had gone into St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica last night for what was reported to be an outpatient procedure.

April 19, 2012
Flight Of The Conchords
Flight Of The Conchords Add Arena Shows

Demand for Flight Of The Conchords tickets has been so nuts, they’ve added two arena shows.

April 19, 2012
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Announces Headlining Australian Tour

UK folky hip-hop star Ed Sheeran returns to Australia for his first true headline shows.

April 19, 2012
Gotye image photos
Gotye Is Number One In America

Gotye feat. Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has hit the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA.

April 19, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White, Smashing Pumpkins, Bloc Party, Lana Del Rey To Play Splendour In The Grass

The Splendour In The Grass line-up is out with Jack White as previously leaked the headline act.

April 19, 2012
Chocolate Starfish (l-r Zoran, Adam, Darren)
Chocolate Starfish Cancel Shows To Mourn Zoran Romic

Chocolate Starfish have cancelled their upcoming shows to mourn the passing of founding member and guitarist Zoran Romic.

April 18, 2012
Midge Ure of Ultravox
Ultravox First Listen To First Song In 28 Years

Midge Ure and Ultravox were the benchmark of the electronic sound in the 80s. 'Vienna' is a classic.

April 18, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Australian Tour Dates Announced

One Direction will be back in Australia for a national tour in later in the year.

April 18, 2012
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Gets His Guitars Back

The five guitars that were stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers while they were in rehearsals for their upcoming tour have been recovered.

April 18, 2012
Ben Lee
BigSound Announce Impressive First List Of Speakers and Artists For 2012

One of Australia’s premiere music industry conferences, BigSound have let the proverbial cat out of the bag listening a diverse and exciting first announcement of speakers and performers for their 2012 event.

April 18, 2012
I Will Survive
Frock Up For I Will Survive: Priscilla Auditions

The next Australia talent quest is a strange one. ‘I Will Survive: Priscilla’ is looking for a star to join the cast of the Priscilla stage show.

April 18, 2012
TZU Touring May and June

Aussie hip-hop will be once again live when TZU hits the road in May.

April 18, 2012
The Bamboos
The Bamboos National Tour Details

The Bamboos are now five albums into the career. With the release of ‘Medicine Man’, The Bamboos are heading out on an Australian tour.

April 18, 2012
Daniel Merriweather - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Daniel Merriweather Gets Intimate With His Fans

Aussie export Daniel Merriweather has announced some one-off intimate shows for Sydney and Melbourne.

April 18, 2012
Busby Marou at
Busby Marou Announce National Tour

Busby Marou will do a lap of the map in June and July.

April 18, 2012
New York Rocker Devin Books Australian Dates

The hyped New York hip-shaker Devin is on his way to Australia in May.

April 18, 2012
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Speaks Out For The First Time Since His Fall

Molly Meldrum has written a letter about the circumstances around his crippling December fall, and the avalanche of support he received .

April 18, 2012
Ted Nugent, music news
Is Ted Nugent Threatening To Assassinate Obama?

Mr Wango Tango has declared that if Obama gets re-elected he’ll “either be dead or in jail”.

April 18, 2012
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Axl Rose Pens Another Letter And Apologises To Cleveland

Axl Rose has been in a bit of a talkative mood during the last week. Last Wednesday, a letter that he wrote to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame turning down his induction was leaked to the media.

April 18, 2012
Levon Helm
Family Advise Levon Helm In Final Stages Of Cancer

Iconic drummer Levon Helm, one of the founders of The Band, is losing his battle with cancer.

April 18, 2012