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Soundscape Adds Aston Shuffle DJs And Twinsy In Second Line Up Announcement

Aston Shuffle DJs, Twinsy, Purple Sneaker DJs, Tyler Touché and triple J fave Lewi McKirdy have just been announced as the second round of artists for the new-look Soundscape Festival.

November 3, 2012
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Muse Video Reveals Free Download For Those That Follow

After today's earlier story about Muse's new lyric video for their latest single, Follow Me, keen-eyed fans have discovered a juicy little secret that leads the way to a free download of a live version of the song from the O2 Arena in London.

November 3, 2012
Alt-J: “We bloody won the Mercury!!!”

Alternative indie pop quartet, Alt-J, last night won the highly coveted U.K. Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album, An Awesome Wave.

November 2, 2012
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Gotye, Tame Impala Amongst First Round J Award Nominees For 2012

First round nominations for the 2012 J Awards have been announced today, with Tame Impala amongst the nominees for Australian Album of the Year and Goyte nominated for Australian Music Video of the Year.

November 2, 2012
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Muse ‘Follow Me’ Lyric Video Released

Muse premiered the video for 'Follow Me', the third single from their new album The 2nd Law, on their website and on YouTube today.

November 2, 2012
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LP’s Headline Show at L.A.’s Troubadour Sells Out Instantly

The author of several hit singles for other artists, LP is now emerging as a star in her own right, with her first official headline club show in Los Angeles on November 5th at the famed Troubadour selling out instantly. 

November 2, 2012
Rolling Stones 2nd Paris setlist
The Rolling Stones Play Second Secret Paris Gig

The Rolling Stones have played a second secret gig in Paris, this time at the 1800 seater Theatre Mogador.

November 1, 2012
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Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey’s Album

13-time Grammy winning producer, songwriter and rapper Eminem has signed on as executive producer of the hotly anticipated debut album from five-time Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Skylar Grey.

November 1, 2012
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Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Album Makes Chart Record

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar's album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, has had a huge week in the U.S., debuting with more than 241,000 in sales and giving him the highest selling album for a new artist in 2012.

November 1, 2012
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Kiss Release The Casablanca Singles as a Limited Edition Box Set

Kiss confirmed this week what has been rumoured for a while, with the announcement of The Casablanca Singles 1974-1982, a limited edition box set consisting of the band's 29 singles on legendary Casablanca label, to be released in December.

November 1, 2012
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Dan Auerbach To DJ After Black Keys Gig At Cherry Bar Tonight

The Black Keys played a capacity show last night at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl and tonight Dan Auerbach is going solo for a DJ set at the Cherry Bar.

November 1, 2012
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Taylor Swift Paints iTunes Red As Her New Album Debut Breaks Records

With over 1.2 million copies downloaded last week, Taylor Swift's latest album, Red, has scored the highest SoundScan sales week in over a decade and has set the record for the highest worldwide digital album sales debut in iTunes history.

November 1, 2012
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Jon Bon Jovi Cuts Short UK Promo Tour To Reunite With Family After Sandy

Jon Bon Jovi 'was desperate to be reunited' with his wife and children.

November 1, 2012
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Marcus Mumford Uncomfortable With Coldplay Comparison

Marcus Mumford says it's 'not appealing' to be hailed as 'the next Coldplay'.

November 1, 2012
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Led Zeppelin Albums Being Remastered For Box Set Releases Starting In 2013

Jimmy Page has revealed the he is working on remastering all of Led Zeppelin's albums and that they plan to release one box set per album, starting next year.

November 1, 2012
The Mark Of Cain
The Mark Of Cain Announce Australian Tour, Release New Album

Adelaide's The Mark of Cain are back with a tour announcement and a new record, and they're ready to show the kids how it's done.

November 1, 2012
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Steven Tyler Denies Split From Fiancée

Steven Tyler has dismissed reports he has split from fiancée Erin Brady.

November 1, 2012
Ke$ha ‘Inspired’ By Drinking Human Blood
Ke$ha ‘Inspired’ By Drinking Human Blood

Ke$ha felt 'inspired' when she drank human blood on stage.

November 1, 2012
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Walk Off The Earth Was Always Going To Be Released In Australia

Canadian viral sensations Walk Off The Earth got a little carried away the other day when they solicited fans via Facebook to protest Sony Australia for the release of their new E.P. ‘R.E.V.O.’ Sony Australia already had it scheduled.

November 1, 2012
Blake Shelton, music news,
Blake Shelton Thinks Time Apart From Wife Makes Marriage Stronger

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert would "kill each other" if they were together all the time.

November 1, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Go Live Around The World For One Night Only

Coldplay Live 2012, the band's first concert film/live album for nine years, is to get a special one-night-only release in cinemas around the world.

November 1, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Announce Australian Tour For 2013

The rumours have finally been confirmed. Pioneers of Heavy Metal, Black Sabbath, have announced their first Australian shows in nearly 40 years.

October 31, 2012
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Carly Rae Jepsen And Owl City’s Adam Young Sued For Alleged Copyright Infringement

Carly Rae Jepsen And Owl City's Adam Young are being sued over allegations of copyright infringement in a new lawsuit filed in California federal court.

October 31, 2012
Mark Tremonti
Soundwave Adds Mark Tremonti And Living With Lions To Their 2013 Line-Up

Mark Tremonti And Living With Lions are the latest acts to be squeezed into an already massive line-up for Soundwave 2013, that includes Metallica, Linkin Park and Blink 182. 

October 31, 2012
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Justin John Bieber Is Pissed At Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is angry. The 50-year old carpenter from Lewiston, Maine, USA is  sick to death of little girls trying to add him on Facebook.

October 31, 2012
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Clare Bowditch and Kutcha Edwards Prepare For AWME Showcases

Clare Bowditch will team up with Christine Salem of Reunion Island and Kutcha Edwards will perform with Boubacar Trare of Mali for the Australasian World Music Expo next week in Melbourne.

October 31, 2012
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deep Purple and Journey To Tour Australia and New Zealand In Early 2013

Deep Purple and Journey have given rock fans plenty to look forward to this summer, billed together for a tour down under in February and March next year.

October 31, 2012
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Rihanna’s New Album Available In $250 Executive Box

Rihanna will release a $250 limited edition version of her new album Unapologetic.

October 31, 2012
Darkness Descends on Live Nation
Darkness Descends On Live Nation Today At 10pm

What is Live Nation up to? A post at their Facebook page says an announcement will be made tonight at 10pm with the hastag #darknessdescends.

October 31, 2012
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Taylor Swiftly Moves On After Her Failed Kennedy Romance

Taylor Swift's romance reportedly failed as her boyfriend's family were concerned about his school work.

October 31, 2012