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Shannon Noll - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Shannon Noll Adds More Dates To His Current Tour

Idol ocker Shannon Noll has augmented his 40-date national tour with another eight shows.

September 6, 2012
Genevieve "Genny B" Blackmore
RRR Announcer Genevieve Blackmore Loses Battle With Cancer

Melbourne community radio announcer Genevieve Blackmore has lost her battle with breast cancer yesterday (September 5).

September 6, 2012
Damn Terran
Damn Terran Release ‘Pills’ Featuring Shane From DZ Deathrays

Scuzzy Melbourne post-punk trio Damn Terran air the first taste of their debut album produced by Regurgitator's Ben Ely.

September 6, 2012
Beth Orton
Beth Orton Premieres New Video By Sigur Ros Collaborators

UK songstress Beth Orton returns with an evocative clip for ‘Magpie’, shot by Sigur Ros collaborators Arni & Kinski.

September 6, 2012
Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men Announce Australian Tour

After three sold-out tours of Australia, R&B legends Boyz II Men return in November.

September 6, 2012
Jim Jones Revue - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Henri From Jim Jones Revue Tears It Up At An Airport

The pianist from UK retro rockers Jim Jones Revue channels Jerry Lee Lewis on a piano while waiting for a flight.

September 6, 2012
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The Sapphires Earns $10m At Box-Office

The Sapphires is by far the most successful Australian movie of the year with news it has now grossed over $10 million at the Australian box-office in four weeks.

September 6, 2012
Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
Rod Stewart Wishes You A Merry Christmas Baby

Rod Stewart will kick off his new contract with the Verve Music Group with his first holiday album, Merry Christmas, Baby.

September 6, 2012
Kylie Minogue The Abbey Road Sessions
Kylie Minogue To Release The Abbey Road Sessions

Kylie Minogue is about to release ‘The Abbey Road Sessions’, a brand new album including a re-recording of her classic song with Nick Cave.

September 6, 2012
Joe South
Joe South Dead At 72

Singer, songwriter and musician Joe South has passed away in Georgia at the age of 72.

September 6, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan’s New Album Tempest Streaming Online

The 35th album from folk icon Bob Dylan is streaming online before its release date.

September 5, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd, Daryl Braithwaite Head Up Memorial Concert For Darryl Cotton

A host of stars join forces to pay tribute to the life of late Australian pop star, actor and TV host Darryl Cotton.

September 5, 2012
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Phil Lynott’s Mum Upset At Use Of Thin Lizzy Song In Republican Campaign

A number of veteran artists have recently demanded that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan stop using their music at their campaign stops, but now we have the first case where the family member of a late musician has chimed in.

September 5, 2012
Seth Sentry at
M Phazes and Mantra For Sprung Festival After-Party

Brisbane’s Sprung Festival has announced it will extend the evening with an after-party featuring M Phazes and Mantra.

September 5, 2012
Damon Albarn, Noise11, Photo
Damon Albarn’s Travels Are A Bit Of A Blur On The 24 Hour Party Express

Damon Albarn admits his Africa Express shows are like a "24 hour party" due to the train he uses to tour on.

September 5, 2012
Jay-Z. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z To Perform At Paralympics Closing Ceremony

Jay-Z will perform at the Paralympics Closing Ceremony in London with Coldplay and Rihanna.

September 5, 2012
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Finds Replacement Bassist

After the death in mid-August of Bob Birch, the long-time bass player for the Elton John Band, a search was started for a replacement.

September 5, 2012
Usher,, photo
R&B Star Ushers In Vegan Lifestyle

Usher reportedly thinks that living a vegan lifestyle is 'the healthiest way to live.'

September 5, 2012
Jeff Martin: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jeff Martin Of The Tea Party Books Huge National Solo Tour

Jeff Martin has announced a mammoth national solo tour following the successful Tea Party reunion.

September 5, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Tunes Makes Horses Horny

Chris Martin claims Coldplay songs put horses in the mood for sex after an owner played 'Fix You' to one of its animals to get it to start breeding properly.

September 5, 2012
Rick Wakeman
Yes, Rick Wakeman Wins First Prog God Award

Prog Magazine who recently announced the first annual Orange Amplification presents the Progressive Music Awards are to honour the legendary Rick Wakeman as the first ever recipient of the Prog God Award.

September 5, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bee Gee Robin Once Investigated By FBI

Robin Gibb was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over death threats he apparently made to his first wife's lawyers.

September 5, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Can Keep Their Name

British boy band One Direction have been told they can keep their name following a legal dispute with an American group of the same moniker, who claimed they were called that first.

September 5, 2012
Plan B, Noise11, Photo
Plan B Delighted To Be In The Sweeney

Plan B was "surprised" to be cast in 'The Sweeney' but he was delighted to star alongside his "idol" Ray Winstone in the police drama movie.

September 5, 2012
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly, Bamboos, Lanie Lane To Perform At 2012 Independent Music Awards

Paul and Dan Kelly, The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, Lanie Lane, and more will perform at the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards.

September 5, 2012
The Beatles
The Beatles Top US Labor Day Radio Chart

The Beatles have topped the listeners-voted Labor Day 500 list compiled and played by WCBS-FM.

September 5, 2012
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
Suzi Quatro Recovers After Accident And Prepares For Her New Show

In April, Suzi Quatro fell while getting off of an airplane in Kiev, breaking her right knee and left wrist. Since that time, she has been recovering and, even though she continues to be in pain, she has put on her first show.

September 5, 2012
Hanson Release New Album In Australia Before Tour

Guitar pop brothers Hanson are about to release an album in Australia before their almost-sold-out tour.

September 5, 2012
Live Nation
Live Nation Australasia Appoints Bec Sutherland To Comedy Division

Live Nation Australasia has announced it is setting up a full-time comedy division with Bec Sutherland heading the new comedy division team.

September 5, 2012
Tom Ballard
Tom Ballard To Stand Up For Homebake

Homebake will revive its comedy stage for 2012 and Tom Ballard will tell a few gags.

September 5, 2012