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The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles Abbey Road Tops Vinyl Sales For 2011

The biggest selling album on vinyl in the USA in 2011 was The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’.

January 5, 2012
Phil's 1966 Fender Electric XII
Help Find Phil Gionfriddo’s Guitar

Dynamo/Chrome Nips/Bowers/Jacky Winter/millions of other bands guitarist Phil Gionfriddo is the latest victim of a guitar-jacking after his 1966 Fender Electric XII was stolen.

January 5, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Album Sales Up For First Time Since 2004

Album sales in the USA for 2011 increased for the first time since 2004.

January 5, 2012
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart
Ann And Nancy Wilson To Speak AT SXSW

Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson have been announced as speakers at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin in March.

January 5, 2012
Jason Derulo following neck fracture
Jason Derulo Fractures His Neck While Rehearsing

R&B wunderkind Jason Derulo has fractured his neck while rehearsing moves for his tour.

January 5, 2012
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Kanye, Chad Smith, KISS, The Sword And More

Kanye is back on twitter, Chili Pepper Chad Smith meets Rammstein, KISS actually make music, The Sword unveil epic t-shirt and heaps more.

January 5, 2012
Mary Poppins, Melbourne Australia - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mary Poppins Comes Home To Queensland

77-years after the Mary Poppins book was written by Queenslander P.L. Travers the world famous nanny is coming home.

January 5, 2012
Jim Ward at Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Friend Of Jim Ward Murdered, Cancels Sydney Show

Jim Ward has had to cancel his show in Sydney on Friday because a close friend of his Esme Barrera has been murdered.

January 5, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Black Keys Say Nickelback Are Proof That Rock Is Dying

Pat Carney of the Black Keys has said that the popularity of Nickelback proves that rock n’ roll is dying.

January 5, 2012
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Velvet Revolver To Reunite With Scott Weiland

Velvet Revolver have patched up issues with singer Scott Weiland and will reunite for one show only on January 12, 2012.

January 5, 2012
Allman Brothers, Noise11, Photo
Allman Brothers Set Dates For Annual Beacon Theater Run

The Allman Brothers have announced their annual Beacon Theater run for 2012.

January 4, 2012
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Release Beyond Magnetic On CD

Metallica will release the four-track ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP on CD at the end of the month.

January 4, 2012
Ke$ha, Kesha
Ke$ha’s New Mission: “Resurrect Rock And Roll”

Ke$ha has said that her new goal is to bring rock and roll back from the dead for her next album.

January 4, 2012
Kanye West
Big Day Out Partners With Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits

Australia’s biggest touring festival, The Big Day Out has announced a new partnership with C3 Presents, the company behind American juggernaut festivals Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Music Festival.

January 4, 2012
Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive
Peter Frampton Gets Lost Guitar Back 30 Years

Peter Frampton has reunited with an old friend, the guitar he played on ‘Frampton Comes Alive’.

January 4, 2012
Death Grips
Your New Favourite Artist: Death Grips

If you can handle it, welcome to the disturbing world of California’s glitch-hop terrors Death Grips.

January 4, 2012
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt To Release First Album In 7 Years

Bonnie Raitt will return with a brand new album called ‘Slipstream’ in April. It will be her first album since ‘Souls Alike’ in 2005.

January 4, 2012
Faker - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Faker Hard At Work On Next Album

After giving away the long-awaited Get Loved, Faker are already talking titles and tracks for their next album.

January 4, 2012
Bloc Party
Bloc Party Demoing New Album In New York

Kele Okereke has revealed that Bloc Party are working on demos for their fourth album in the Big Apple.

January 4, 2012
Thin Lizzy, music news,
Almost 700 Songs Discovered On Lost Thin Lizzy Tapes

Almost 700 unreleased songs by Irish rock legends Thin Lizzy have been unearthed and will be released as a box set.

January 4, 2012
Bryan Adams at The Palais
TwitBits: Christina Perri, Skrillex, Bryan Adams, Kings Of Leon And More

Christina Perri finds heaven, Skrillex wants to play to dogs, Bryan Adams watches prehistoric soccer coverage, Kings Of Leon and The Strokes start a book club, and heaps more.

January 4, 2012
Van Halen 2012
New Van Halen Song Titled Tattoo

Van Halen’s new song ‘Tattoo’ will surface on January 10 kicking off a year of activity for the band including their first album with David Lee Roth in 28 years.

January 4, 2012
Dead Meadow and Pink Mountaintops Head Around Australia

In very exciting news for fans of dreamy psych-pop, Dead Meadow and The Pink Mountaintops are heading to Australia together.

January 3, 2012
Paul McCartney, music news,
Paul McCartney Album To Be Called Kisses On The Bottom

Sir Paul McCartney has picked an unusual name for his next album.

January 3, 2012
Josh Groban, Noise11, Photo
New Josh Groban Album, Music Video and Movie On The Way

Josh Groban in a video blog featuring his brother Chris looking on announced that he is about to begin work on his sixth studio album and that he has a new music video on the way.

January 3, 2012
Australian College Of The Arts Adds Degree For Music Business
Australian College Of The Arts Adds Degree For Music Business

The Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) has added three new degree programs specialising in the music industry.

January 3, 2012
Record From Volta Laboratories, 1885 (Pic from Lawrence Berekeley National Laboraties)
Restoration Specialists Revive 130-Year-Old Records

Restoration specialists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA have used technology previously used in the field of particle physics to recreate recordings created by Alexander Graham Bell, his cousin Chichester Bell and Charles Sumner Tainter in the 1880s.

January 3, 2012
Miles Kane of The Rascals and Last Shadow Puppets
Miles Kane Says There Will be Another Last Shadow Puppets Album

Miles Kane says he and Alex Turner from Arctic Monkeys will get around to recording another album as The Last Shadow Puppets … eventually.

January 3, 2012
Kid Cudi for Heatwave Festival
Heatwave-Bound Kid Cudi Preps Rock Side Project WZRD

Hip-hop newbie and Heatwave visitor Kid Cudi is about to drop a rock side project featuring Empire Of The Sun.

January 3, 2012
Frenzal Rhomb's Jay Whalley
Frenzal Rhomb Kick Off 2012 Cartoon Style

Sydney’s favourite mischievous punk rockers Frenzal Rhomb have come up with a video that will make you laugh and cry at the same time.

January 3, 2012