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Madonna Has Another Dig At Gaga

Madonna has appeared to take another swipe at Lady Gaga, saying "imitation is the highest form of flattery".

September 18, 2012
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Animal Collective Book Melbourne And Sydney Shows

Freaky Baltimore psych act Animal Collective have put together two Big Day Out sideshows.

September 18, 2012
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Kenny Rogers Writes His Own Autobiography

Classic country singer Kenny Rogers will release his autobiography, Luck or Something Like It, on October 2 via William Morrow.

September 18, 2012
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Usher Was Born To Be A Father

Usher claims he was "born" to be a father and has refuted claims by his ex-wife Tameka that he is an "absentee" da

September 18, 2012
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Julio Iglesias’ Home Devastated By Fire

Enrique Iglesias' father Julio is "devastated" after his Marbella estate was damaged in the recent forest fires in Spain.

September 18, 2012
Sleigh Bells
Sleigh Bells Bring DZ Deathrays For BDO Sideshows

Brooklyn riff-machine Sleigh Bells announce Big Day Out sideshows with scuzz-rock champs DZ Deathrays.

September 18, 2012
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The Killers Wish The King Was Still Around To Advise Them

The Killers wish rock 'n' roll singer Elvis Presley was still alive so he could offer them career advice.

September 18, 2012
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Justin Bieber Falls Ill Just Before His Tour

Justin Bieber is sick and is having a "chill" day to try and make himself feel better.

September 18, 2012
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Adele Confirmed As Singer Of New Bond Theme

Adele has recorded the theme for new James Bond film 'Skyfall', ending months of speculation she would be behind the track.

September 18, 2012
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Jessie J To Go Bald For Charity

Jessie J has announced she is going to shave her head for charity Comic Relief in 2013.

September 18, 2012
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Big Day Out Sideshows For Killers, Band Of Horses And More

A new round of Big Day Out sideshows has been announced for The Killers, Bloody Beetroots, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Band of Horses, Alabama Shakes and more.

September 18, 2012
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Einstürzende Neubauten Announce Australian Tour

German industrial post rock icons Einstürzende Neubauten have announced an Australian tour surrounding their appearance at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Melbourne next February.

September 18, 2012
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Chet Faker, 360 Lead Independent Music Award Nominations

The seventh annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards nominees have been announced with Chet Faker leading the list with five nominations and hip-hop star 360 close behind on four.

September 17, 2012
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Watch: Lana Del Rey’s Lynchian New Commercial For H&M

Lana Del Rey sings ‘Blue Velvet’ in a curious new commercial for fashion chain H&M.

September 17, 2012
Elaine Paige
Elaine Paige Says Chess Is Still A Favourite

Elaine Paige has performed in many of the great musicals but says Chess is still one of the one’s closest to her heart.

September 17, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Joins Keith Urban On American Idol

American Idol gets its fourth judge in the form of Nicki Minaj, alongside Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban.

September 17, 2012
Save The Sando
Save The Sando Commonwealth Bank Protest This Tuesday

The Australian music industry, fans and supporters including former members of AC/DC, The Angels and The Choirboys, will protest against the Commonwealth Bank in support of the Sandringham Hotel tomorrow to try and Save The Sando.

September 17, 2012
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Frank Ocean Enlists John Mayer For ‘Pyramids’ Video

Neo-R&B sensation Frank Ocean releases a strip club drug-haze clip for ‘Pyramids’ featuring John Mayer.

September 17, 2012
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John Taylor Goes Back To Brum Hometown To Talk About His New Book

Co-founder and bass guitarist of pop rock band Duran Duran, John Taylor, returns to his hometown of Birmingham and the institution at where he studied next week, to promote his new autobiography.

September 17, 2012
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Todd Rundgren And Iggy Pop Lead All Star Who Are You Tribute

Cleopatra Records has assembled a pretty amazing group of classic rock artists to salute the Who on Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to the Who.

September 17, 2012
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Sarah Blasko Releases Title Track From New Album ‘I Awake’

Revered songbird Sarah Blasko has released the title track, cover art and release date for her fourth album I Awake.

September 17, 2012
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Toto’s Mike Porcaro Fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease

On February 26, 2010, a press release was issued announcing that Toto's bass player, Mike Porcaro, was fighting Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.

September 17, 2012
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Billie Joe Armstrong Wants List Of His Songs Written On Gravestone

Billie Joe Armstrong wants a list of "all the songs [he] has written" engraved on his tombstone.

September 17, 2012
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez’s Tough Decision To Split

Singer Jennifer Lopez had to think about her twins before calling it quits with Marc Anthony.

September 17, 2012
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Harry Styles Claims “I’d Go Out With Liam”

Harry Styles thinks Liam Payne would make a great boyfriend.

September 17, 2012
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Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Music Collaboration ‘Doubtful’

Gwyneth Paltrow doubts she will ever collaborate on music with her husband.

September 17, 2012
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Foundation Donates £232,000

In its first year of operation, the Amy Winehouse Foundation has donated £232,000 to disadvantaged youth.

September 17, 2012
Nanci Griffith
Nancy Griffith Forced To Postpone US Dates Due To Surgery

Nanci Griffith has been forced to postpone a number of shows for the balance of September after having surgery on her hands.

September 17, 2012
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J Lo Sells Out Melbourne And Sydney, Adds More Shows

Pop superstar J Lo sold out her Melbourne and Sydney, and has added second and final shows for both cities.

September 17, 2012
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Biffy Clyro ‘Filled The Canvas’ With New Double Album

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil says the group's seventh album will be completely different to their last.

September 17, 2012