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Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Slipknot Book Soundwave Sideshows

Metal gods Slipknot have also booked their own sidewave shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

December 1, 2011
Rolling Stone Eddie Van Halen cover image photo
Eddie Van Halen Makes The Cover Of Rolling Stone

Eddie Van Halen is once again about to be on the cover of Rolling Stone.

December 1, 2011
Blonde Redhead
Blonde Redhead Singer Gets Interpol, Deerhunter and More for Japanese Benefit Album

Blonde Redhead’s enigmatic frontwoman Kazu Makino has put together a stellar list of diverse artists who have contributed previously unreleased or rare songs for a charity album to raise money for Japan’s recovery after their devastating tsunami earlier this year.

December 1, 2011
Thursday, Saves The Day And Circa Survive Book Sidewaves

Post-hardcore heroes book probably their last ever Australian shows with Saves The Day and Circa Survive.

December 1, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Announce First Festival Date For 2012

Radiohead are gearing up again with the first of what will no doubt be many festival appearances over the northern summer.

December 1, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Gets US iTunes Video Of The Week

Fast-rising star Kimbra has scored the feature spot on US iTunes.

December 1, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael’s Condition Improving

George Michael is on the mend.

December 1, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Australian Tour To Continue Despite Medical Emergency

Elton John will continue his Australian tour despite his partner David Furnish taking ill and having to fly to Los Angeles.

November 30, 2011
Gotye Wins Triple J’s J Award Album Of The Year

Gotye has won the 2011 J Award for triplej’s Album Of The Year, with Ball Park Music and Hermitude also nabbing gongs.

November 30, 2011
Julia Zemiro from Rockwiz image by Ros O'Gorman
Washington, Kasey Chambers, Vanessa Amorosi To Be Put In The Zoo

Melbourne Zoo has announced the line-up for Zoo Twilights 2012.

November 30, 2011
Def FX
Def FX Return For 2012 Tour

Fifteen years after their demise, 90s electro-punks Def FX have announced they will reform for shows in 2012.

November 30, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Cher, Bloody Beetroots, Flea, Kelly Clarkson And More

Cher can’t explain her success, Bloody Beetroots post a remix, Flea reminds us he was punk, Kelly Clarkson has hacker friends, and heaps more.

November 30, 2011
Crosby Stills & Nash
Crosby Stills & Nash Classic Guinnevere Becomes Guinevere

42 years after it was first released the Crosby, Stills & Nash classic ‘Guinnevere’ is getting a spellcheck. One ‘n’ is being dropped on the new version of the album and it will become ‘Guinevere’.

November 30, 2011
Okkervil River - Golden Opportunities 2
Okkervil River Offer Free Covers E.P.

Okkervil River have covered a bunch of songs by various artists and are giving it away on their site.

November 30, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Reports About George Michael Condition Vary Greatly In The Press

Reports on the health of George Michael from Britain are all over the place as to his current condition and prognosis.

November 30, 2011
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello “Unable To Recommend” His New Box Set

Elvis Costello has found himself in the unenviable position of being “unable to recommend” his new box set to fans.

November 30, 2011
Mastodon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Feist And Mastodon Plan To Cover Each Other On Vinyl

Metal masters Mastodon have revealed that they and Feist plan to cover each other for a vinyl 7-inch.

November 30, 2011
Daryl Braithwaite Live
Daryl Braithwaite Releases First Solo DVD

Daryl Braithwaite has released his very first live DVD.

November 30, 2011
George Harrison
The George Harrison Top 10 According To Billboard

Billboard has compiled a list of the Top 10 solo songs by George Harrison.

November 30, 2011
Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc Cancels Adelaide Show, Reschedules Melbourne Show

Soul sensation Aloe Blacc dumps the Adelaide date and scales down the Melbourne show of his January tour.

November 30, 2011
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo
Michael Jackson Doctor Conrad Murray Gets Four Years

Convicted Michael Jackson killer Dr. Conrad Murray has been sentenced to a maximum of four years in jail for the manslaughter of the singer.

November 30, 2011
High Tea
Melbourne Band High Tea Pay Tribute To Physicists Richard Feynman and Carl Sagan

Melbourne band High Tea have released an E.P. paying tribute to the iconic physicist Richard Feynman and using artwork from cosmologist Carl Sagan.

November 29, 2011
Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose Bites Back At The Daily Telegraph

VJ Ruby Rose is getting into a public catfight with Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph after it was written that she cannot sing.

November 29, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Two More Unreleased Amy Winehouse Songs Emerge

In preparation for the new collection of unreleased Amy Winehouse tracks, two more have popped up online.

November 29, 2011
Real Estate
Indie Pop Act Real Estate Announce Sideshows

Buzzy New Jersey band Real Estate have announced a tour around their Golden Plains appearance.

November 29, 2011
Ross McManus aka Day Costello
Ross McManus, Father Of Elvis Costello, Dies At 84

Elvis Costello’s father Ross McManus (aka Day Costello) has passed away at the age of 84.

November 29, 2011
Tom Brousseau And John C. Reilly
Actor John C. Reilly Records Country For Jack White

Jack White’s recording projects continue, with comic actor John C. Reilly releasing some country tunes on Third Man.

November 29, 2011
George Harrison
George Harrison, Ten Years On

Ten years ago today, George Harrison lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 58, ending one of the most influential musical lives ever led.

November 29, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 5 US Dates in 12

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are preparing to hit the road in North America for the first time in five years to promote their new album, I'm With You.

November 29, 2011
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood Sneaks Into Sydney

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has flown to Sydney to visit his granddaughter.

November 29, 2011