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Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nickelback Add A Second Sydney Arena Show

International rock megastars Nickelback are so popular in Sydney that they’ve added another arena show.

July 31, 2012
Ride 20th Anniversary Reissues

Late '80s British shoe gazers Ride are giving their classic album ‘Going Blank Again’  the 20th Anniversary treatment, as well as reissues for their five other albums; ‘Smile’, ‘Nowhere’, ‘Carnival of Light’, ‘Tarantula’ and ‘OX4-The Best Of’.

July 31, 2012
Animal Collective
Animal Collective Release Hyperactive New Tune ‘Today’s Supernatural’

Baltimore psych nutters Animal Collective release their third single from their next album and announce radio show.

July 31, 2012
Frank Zappa, music news,
Frank Zappa Catalogue Finally Released On Digital

Back home, where it belongs, the music of Frank Zappa is now back in the hands of the Zappa Family Trust.

July 31, 2012
Billy Corgan - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Corgan Talks About His Forthcoming Memoir

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan hints at stories, involving Marilyn Manson, Lou Reed and Neil Young, from his memoir on Australian morning TV.

July 31, 2012
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kinks Set To Release New Best Of

The Kinks will release a new two-CD compilation that combines their own songs with a number from founding member Ray Davies' solo career.

July 31, 2012
360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story
Columbia Records Celebrates 125 Years With New Book

Columbia Records is about to turn 125 years old and will celebrate with the new book 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story.

July 31, 2012
Paul McCartney, music news,
Paul McCartney And Other Olympic Performers Paid Only One Pound

It has been revealed that the Olympic Opening Ceremony performers received a measly pound for their services.

July 31, 2012
Bret Michaels. Photo by Carrie Reiser (
Bret Michaels Splits From Fiancée

Bret Michaels has called off his engagement with long time girlfriend Kristi Gibson.

July 31, 2012
Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg Announces National Tour

Legendary troubadour Billy Bragg books his Australian tour covering Woody Guthrie and his own work.

July 31, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan Tempest Tracklisting Announced

The titles for Bob Dylan’s 10 new songs from the upcoming ‘Tempest’ album has been announced.

July 31, 2012
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie To Play Homebake

Blondie will play Homebake.

July 31, 2012
Skyhooks 2012 photo by Serge Thomann
Skyhooks Reform For Bob Starkie’s 60th

Friends of Bob Starkie had a special treat on Saturday in St Kilda. Skyhooks reformed for Bob’s 60th birthday party.

July 30, 2012
Review: Zulu Winter / Howler / Friends, Corner Hotel, 24th July 2012

A buzz band triple bill at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel provides a sensational Splendor side show experience!

July 30, 2012
Thurston Moore - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Billy Bragg, Shellac and Members of Sonic Youth for Melbourne Festival 2012

Shellac’s first Australian shows in nearly two decades, Billy Bragg paying tribute to Woody Guthrie and Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo are just some of the musical artists playing at the Melbourne Festival in 2012.

July 30, 2012
Dappled Cities
Dappled Cities Book In-Store To Launch New Album Lake Air

Sydney indie-pop veterans Dappled Cities will launch their new album Lake Air with a Red Eye instore.

July 30, 2012
Bret Michaels. image by Carrie Reiser
Poison’s Bret Michaels Considers Making A Biopic

Poison frontman and reality TV vet Bret Michaels is talking about making a film about his life.

July 30, 2012
Bob Mould
Bob Mould Announces New Album Silver Age

Sugar and Hüsker Dü frontman Bob Mould announces his new solo album Silver Age, inspired by recent Foo Fighters shows.

July 30, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Funeral To Be Held Wednesday

The funeral of Darryl Cotton will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday, August 1.

July 30, 2012
musiq soulchild
Musiq Soulchild Announces Australian Tour

Musiq Soulchild has released his sixth album ‘MusiqintheMagiq’ and now an Aussie tour is on the way.

July 30, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Ben Harper Announces Fourth Sydney Opera House Show

Soulful roots hero Ben Harper adds a fourth and final Opera House show following unprecedented demand.

July 30, 2012
Geoff Tate Stakes Claim To Queensrÿche Name

Tate is no longer a member of the group but filed suit claiming control of the band name.

July 30, 2012
SXSW 6th Street Photo Ros O'Gorman
SXSW 2013 Registration Starts August 1

Registration for SXSW 2013 will open on this Wednesday, August 1.

July 30, 2012
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Who’s Roger Daltrey Receives Degree

Worldwide star Roger Daltrey CBE, founder and lead singer of globally successful rock band The Who, has been given an honorary degree by Middlesex University, London.

July 30, 2012
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Matt Bellamy Muses About Playing On Another Planet

Matt Bellamy would love to play a show on a mysterious planet.

July 30, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Niall Dating Harry’s Ex

One Direction's Niall Horan is reportedly experiencing 'a classic case of sloppy seconds.'

July 30, 2012
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Fans To Launch Charity App

On a mission to unite U2 fans world-wide to determine the greatest U2 song of all time, two executive entrepreneurs and co-authors of U2itude, The Ultimate Handbook for U2 Fans, are raising money on to build U2itude, the Ultimate Mobile App for U2 fans.

July 30, 2012
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Announces His Next Australian Visit

On the eve of an Australian and New Zealand tour, UK star Ed Sheeran has already announced dates for 2013.

July 30, 2012
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Inspires Wife Nicole

Nicole Kidman is constantly "inspired" by her husband.

July 30, 2012
Tom Jones photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Cancelled Olympics Performance

Tom Jones was forced to pull out of his Olympics performance in London's Hyde Park on Saturday due to doctor's orders.

July 30, 2012