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Empra Weezer cake
Weezer Cake Scores Empra A Possible Support

Melbourne band Empra are being considered for the Weezer support because they baked a cake.

August 1, 2012
Youth Lagoon
REVIEW: YOUTH LAGOON, Corner Hotel 29 July 2012

The atmospheric and soothing sounds of Youth Lagoon with the moniker of fresh-faced 22-year-old Trevor Powers proved to be a minimalist invitation for dreamers to close out the weekend.

August 1, 2012
Blacklevel Embassy
Blacklevel Embassy Announce New Album, Shellac Support

Melbourne rock bruisers Blacklevel Embassy reveal details of their third album and their Shellac support.

August 1, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Is Taylor Swift Dating RFK Grandson?

Taylor Swift is reportedly dating a younger man.

August 1, 2012 photo by Ros O'Gorman : Making Recycling Cool wants to make recycling 'cool' to appeal to younger generations.

August 1, 2012
Tom Waits, Noise11, Photo
Tom Waits To Announce Something Pirate-y

Living legend Tom Waits has something “coming August 7”. And he’s dressed as a pirate.

August 1, 2012
Jim Marshall
Original Marshall Amp Tours Europe And UK

Following a historic European tour worthy of rock legends, The Marshall Amplification's first Amp has made a pit stop at The Vault after hitting the annual Hard Rock Calling festival in Hyde Park in July.

August 1, 2012
Bobby Brown Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi
Whitney Houston Daughter Ends Engagement

Bobbi Kristina Brown has reportedly called off her engagement to Nick Gordon.

August 1, 2012
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood’s Ex Calls Him A Rotten Bastard

Jo Wood says her ex-husband Ronnie Wood was a "rotten bastard" when they were together.

August 1, 2012
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman photos
Watch: Snoop Dogg’s Jamaican Documentary Trailer

Snoop Dogg’s reinvention as reggae artist and Rastafari Snoop Lion is tracked in a new documentary titled Reincarnation.

August 1, 2012
Killing Joke
Jaz Coleman AWOL : Killing Joke Release Statement

"A statement was posted on Facebook, reputedly by our singer, maligning both The Cult and The Mission and pulling us out of the shows.

August 1, 2012
Jay Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z And Beyoncé Rent Home In The Hamptons

Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles have splashed out $400,000 to rent a holiday home for the whole of August.

August 1, 2012
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie And Jimmy Buffett Duet In Detroit

There was a bit of an odd show in Detroit over the weekend.

August 1, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna And Drake Lead MTV VMA Nominations

MTV have announced the nominees for their Video Music Awards and Rihanna is all over them.

August 1, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman,, photos
Bruce Springsteen Plays His Longest Set Ever

Bruce Springsteen has played the longest show of his career, it is thought, after just finishing a four-hour set in Helsinki this evening (July 31, 2012).

August 1, 2012
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
David Guetta Unveils New Sia Collaboration

Dance superstar David Guetta has played another collaboration with Sia titled ‘Falling To Pieces’ live.

July 31, 2012
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