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Funeral Service For Usher’s Stepson

Usher's stepson's funeral is planned for this Friday.

July 27, 2012
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Plan B And Blur Kick Off This Week’s New Releases

In honour of the London Olympics (perhaps), the Brits lead a pretty thin week of new releases.

July 27, 2012
Katherine Jackson
Emotional Reunion For Katherine Jackson And Grandchildren

Katherine Jackson was reportedly "completely unaware" that her grandchildren were so disturbed by her absence.

July 27, 2012
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Issues Statement About Death of Darryl Cotton

Rick Springfield has posted a statement at his Facebook page commenting on the death of his former Zoot bandmate Darryl Cotton today in Melbourne.

July 27, 2012
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The Killers Release A New Video For ‘Runaways’

Las Vegas pomp-rockers The Killers preview their fourth album with a clip for new song ‘Runaways’.

July 27, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Has Passed Away At Age 62

Australian singer and actor Darryl Cotton has lost his battle with liver cancer at the age of 62.

July 27, 2012
Katherine Jackson
Katherine Jackson Home, Paris and Marlon Tweet, Family Torn Apart

Katherine Jackson has returned home to her house in Calabasas, California but the family is torn apart in a bitter feud.

July 27, 2012
Larry Hoppen of Orleans 1951-2012
Orleans Singer Larry Hoppen Dead At 61

Larry Hoppen, a founding member of the band Orleans, has passed away at the age of 61. Hoppen died on Tuesday in Florida. The cause of death is still under investigation.

July 26, 2012
Crystal Castles
Crystal Castles Sneak Out New Track ‘Plague’

Canadian electro-noise outfit Crystal Castles have posted up a new song online before their September album.

July 26, 2012
Martha Wainwright
Martha Wainwright Announces Come Home To Mama

Martha Wainwright’s new album features guest spots from Sean Lennon, Nels Cline, Yuka Honda and more.

July 26, 2012
Engelbert Humperdinck - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Engelbert Humperdinck Returns To The New Zealand Chart

‘Release Me: The Best of Engelbert Humperdinck’ is the no. 5 album in New Zealand this week.

July 26, 2012
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Drop New Single

Victorian surf-punk buzzband King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard drop raw new single ‘Elbow’.

July 26, 2012
Don Felder
Don Felder To Release First Album In 29 Years

Former Eagles member Don Felder will release his first album since 1983 in October.

July 26, 2012
Jack White, Photo Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: JACK WHITE, Festival Hall, 26 July 2012

Jack White, with all his might and an all-girl band and a deep catalogue, can't beat the gulag atmosphere of Festival Hall.

July 26, 2012
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Madonna Defends Her Swastika Stage Video

Madonna has defended the use of a swastika superimposed on a French politician's face in her MDNA tour video.

July 26, 2012
The Veronicas
LISTEN: The Veronicas Release Preview of Lolita

The Veronicas are trying something different with their new song ‘Lolita’. When you listen to the sample of the new song you will also notice a new sound for The Veronicas.

July 26, 2012
Butterfly Boucher
Butterfly Boucher Showcases For Sydney And Melbourne

Multi-instrumentalist Butterfly Boucher’s first single ‘5678’ from her eponymous album, received rave reviews and won her fans around the world.

July 26, 2012
Katherine Jackson
Katherine Jackson Speaks Out

Katherine Jackson has made her first public announcement since the current Jackson family circus started on the weekend when she called into ABC News Radio to tell her side of the story.

July 26, 2012
Kim Nekroman of Nekromantix
Nekromantix Book October Tour

Danish psychobilly leaders Nekromantix will head out to Australia this October.

July 26, 2012
Sarah Blasko
Sarah Blasko Returns To Australia With New Album

We track the progress of the new album from baroque pop songbird Sarah Blasko, who is back in Australia for August acoustic dates.

July 26, 2012
Jericco Announce New Single And Tour

After three years, 137 blistering shows, 11 festival appearances, two successful EPs and one live album, Melbourne-based alternative prog-rockers Jericco is set to release the second single from their forthcoming debut studio album, due late 2012.

July 26, 2012
ME will play Big Day Out 2013

In the past year, London-based Melburnians ME have played more than 100 shows in Europe and the UK, supporting Kasabian, Panic At The Disco and Evanescence, and are coming home for Australia’s Big Day Out 2013.

July 26, 2012
Emily Barker
Emily Barker Releases New Single ‘Little Deaths’

West Australian chamber-folkster Emily Barker has a new single out, much to the delight of her fans.

July 26, 2012
The Shins
REVIEW: THE SHINS, Festival Hall, July 23rd 2012, Melbourne

After a five year absence from the OZ tour scene, James Mercer returns with a new edition of his industrious indie act The Shins to wince the night away.

July 26, 2012
The Smart
The Smart Hands Of Shelter Tour

In what sounds like an interesting concept, The Smart is to perform QLD’s first Silent rock show at the Brisbane Hi-Fi .

July 26, 2012
Alice Cooper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Advises Fan On How To Do The Perfect Rock Scream

Alice Cooper says a guy with a "high whiny scream" sounds like he's "crying over stolen candy".

July 26, 2012
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Kate Hudson And Muse’s Matt Bellamy To Wed In London

Kate Hudson is reportedly planning to marry in London next year.

July 26, 2012
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Lana Del Rey Gets Covered By Boy George

Boy George has covered Video Games, the viral hit that broke Lana Del Rey worldwide.

July 26, 2012
Take That
Take That’s Mark Owen Becomes A Dad For The Third Time

Mark and Emma Owen have a new baby girl.

July 26, 2012
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Madonna To Stream Live From Paris Olympia Thursday

A live, intimate performance by Madonna at the Olympia in Paris will stream live tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at 10:15 PM Paris time, 4:15 PM ET. The stream will be presented at LoveLiveTV on YouTube and will be made available for viewing after the show.

July 26, 2012