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The Frogs
Dennis Flemion Of The Frogs Presumed Dead

Dennis Flemion of 90s band The Frogs is presumed dead from drowning after not returning from a boating trip in the weekend.

July 10, 2012
James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LCD Soundsystem May Record Again For Soundtrack

James Murphy from defunct New York indie dance act LCD Soundsytem says they may record for a soundtrack.

July 10, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Third Man To Release Vinyl Of White Stripes First Ever Show

Third Man Records just keep giving, with the latest Vault offer including vinyl of the first White Stripes show.

July 10, 2012
Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys Is Set To Return To Melbourne In 2013

Smash-hit musical Jersey Boys will return to Melbourne next year for a limited season.

July 10, 2012
Chumbawamba Announce “The End” Of The Band

Anarchist music collective and tubthumping one-hit-wonders Chumbawamba break up.

July 10, 2012
The Sapphires, Noise11, Photo
The Sapphires’ Soundtrack Songs Announced

Classic Motown and soul songs will soundtrack The Sapphires film, sung by Jessica Mauboy and the original stars.

July 10, 2012
Rick Astley images photo
Rick Astley Tickets Go On Sale, Supports Announced

Pop icon Rick Astley will be joined by Wa Wa Nee and The Chantoozies on his forthcoming Australian tour.

July 9, 2012
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No Doubt Release ‘Settle Down’ Teaser

Ska-pop veterans No Doubt return with a video clip teaser for new tune ‘Settle Down’.

July 9, 2012
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West To Release New Solo Album Before Year’s End

Chicago producer No I.D. says that Kanye West will have a new album out before 2012 finishes.

July 9, 2012
Gotye Lends A Song To The 40 Hour Famine

Gotye has provided the soundtrack to this year’s 40 Hour Famine campaign to prevent world hunger.

July 9, 2012
Cro-Mags (Flanagan, centre)
Cro-Mags Members Stabbed By Former Bassist At Festival

The former bassist for New York hardcore act Cro-Mags has shown up at a CBGBs festival and stabbed his ex-bandmates.

July 9, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Ben Harper Announces Second Sydney Show

Ben Harper will perform a second acoustic show for Sydney on his upcoming ‘An Evening With Ben Harper’ tour.

July 9, 2012
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson
Kasey Chambers And Shane Nicholson Plan New Album

Husband and wife duo Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson will release their second collaborative album in September.

July 9, 2012
Amy Winehouse
Two More Amy Winehouse Albums May Be Released

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has revealed that there is more music to come from the late singer.

July 9, 2012
Karise Eden My Journey images photos
Karise Eden Beats Hillsong 45k to 10k

Karise Eden easily won the battle for number one this week blocking Hillsong Live from the top of the chart.

July 9, 2012
Tame Impala image photo
Tame Impala Announce Album And Free Song

Tame Impala will release their second album ‘Lonerism’ in October and with it comes a free download.

July 9, 2012
Ernest Borgnine in McHales Navy
Ernest Borgnine Dead At 95

Ernest Borgnine, one of America’s most loved and respected actors, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 95.

July 9, 2012
Ken West, Big Day Out
Big Day Out Red Hot Announcement Due Monday

Big Day Out will reveal their red hot line-up next Monday (July 16, 2012).

July 9, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman,, Photo
Bruce Springsteen’s Daughter Reprises Courteney Cox Dancing In The Dark Move

Jessica Springsteen joined her father Bruce Springsteen on stage on Thursday to reprise the dance role made famous by Courteney Cox in the 1984 'Dancing In The Dark' video.

July 8, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Natalie Maines Joins Ben Harper For Pink Floyd Mother VIDEO

Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines joined Ben Harper at the Hollywood Bowl this past week for a cover of the Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’ track ‘Mother’.

July 8, 2012
Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo image by Ros O'Gorman
Devo Use Kickstarter To Raise Money For Documentary

A feature film on Devo, Are We Not Men? The Devo Documentary, is closer to seeing release as the producers have successfully raised their goal amount via a Kickstarter campaign.

July 8, 2012
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN: Iggy Pop and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino ‘Let’s Boot and Rally’

Iggy Pop and Best Coast singer Bethany Cosentino have recorded a song for the ‘True Blood’ soundtrack.

July 8, 2012
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman photos
Bloc Festival In London Shut Down

East London's Bloc Festival has been forced to prematurely close down after just one night with Friday evening's festivities turning ugly with promoters forced to pull the plug.

July 8, 2012
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Bluesfest Wins Battle With Byron Council

Bluesfest will remain in Byron Bay.

July 8, 2012
Go Mason Go - Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Go Mason Go Win Red Bull Backyard Jam

Sydney band Go Mason Go have won the first Red Bull Backyard Jam in Australia.

July 8, 2012
Karise Eden My Journey images photos
Karise Eden Album Keeps Her Voice At No. 1

The Voice winner Karise Eden holds at No.1 for a second week with her collection of songs on “My Journey”, giving us two different reality show winners at No.1 in Australia this week, with Reece Mastin at No.1 on the ARIA singles chart.

July 8, 2012
Reece Mastin Shout It Out images photo
Reece Mastin Debuts At 1, Karise Eden Plummets

Reece Mastin debuts at No.1 with his third single entitled “Shout it Out”, which becomes the 97th No.1 debut in Australia and our 993rd No.1 single (1940 to 2012) plus it’s the 427th No.1 for ARIA (1983 to 2012).

July 8, 2012
Puddle of Mudd music news
Puddle Of Mudd Singer Wes Scantlin Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Wes Scantlin, lead singer of Puddle of Mudd, has pleaded guilty to a felony cocaine charge after being arrested in January and formerly charged in April.

July 7, 2012
Icehouse collection bundle image photo
Icehouse Release the Icehouse Tea Towel

We are all getting older and Icehouse knows their audience. You’ve worn the t-shirt; now do the dishes with the Icehouse Tea Towel.

July 7, 2012
Jackson Firebird
Jackson Firebird Debut Ballsy New Video

Dicks, cocks and balls. That's what you get with the new Jackson Firebird video for ‘Cock Rockin’.

July 6, 2012