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Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Kiss Fan Has A Kiss Themed Funeral

A 43-year old Kiss fan who died in a car accident on November 6 had mourners at his funeral dress in Kiss costumes.

November 20, 2011
New 2012 Jeff Wayne War of the Worlds production starring Liam Neeson
Jeff Wayne Recruits Liam Neeson For New War Of The Worlds

Jeff Wayne and actor Liam Neeson held a press conference on Friday morning in London to announce an updated version of Wayne's arena spectacle The War of the Worlds. A new album of the work will be released next June with a world tour set to start next November.

November 20, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Guy Sebastian, Missy Higgins To Perform At ARIA Awards

The Living End, Guy Sebastian and Missy Higgins will perform at the ARIA Awards in Sydney next weekend.

November 20, 2011
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Tinnitus Sufferer Takes Life After Them Crooked Vultures Concert

A 52-year old father of two has taken his own life after suffering from tinnitus for three months after a Them Crooked Vulture concert.

November 20, 2011
Bonnie Pointer mug shot
Bonnie Pointer Arrested On Drugs Charges

Bonnie Pointer, a founding member of the Pointer Sisters with her siblings, was arrested on Friday morning in Los Angeles for felony drug possession.

November 20, 2011
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Announce First Reunion Dates

For those who couldn't believe it was real, the reformed original Black Sabbath have set the first twelve dates of their reunion tour.

November 20, 2011
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John Fogerty Tells The History of Green River

John Fogerty has been a very active user of Twitter over the years and, Friday night, he used the social network to fill in his audience at the Beacon Theater, and the rest of the world, on a history of the album Green River.

November 20, 2011
Van Halen sign with Interscope. Photo by Robert Yager
Check Out The Van Halen Official Interscope Photo

Van Halen have officially signed with Interscope Records and this week had the official photo taken.

November 18, 2011
Soundwave 2012 Announce Their Third And Final Line-Up

Soundwave has added even more acts to their monster bill, including Bush, In Flames, and The Black Dahlia Murder.

November 18, 2011
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Rihanna Leads This Week’s New Releases

Rihanna, Stan Walker, Nickelback, Snow Patrol and more all have new albums out today.

November 18, 2011
Noel Gallagher - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher “Absolutely Crestfallen” His Phone Wasn’t Hacked

Noel Gallagher says he is “absolutely crestfallen” that he wasn’t worthy of having his phone hacked by News of the World.

November 17, 2011
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TwitBits: Ted Nugent, Diddy, Vanilla Ice, The Rapture And More

The Nuge ships venison jerky to the troops, Diddy thanks God for surgery, Vanilla Ice is in an Adam Sandler film, The Rapture’s new clip and heaps more.

November 17, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Silverchair and Living End Singers Team Up To Save Rabid Dogs

Silverchair’s Daniel Johns and The Living End’s Chris Cheney have teamed up with the WSPA to help prevent the killing of rabid dogs.

November 17, 2011
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Jon Stevens Testifies There Is A New Noiseworks Album Coming

Noiseworks are working on their 4th album and first in 20 years.

November 17, 2011
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson Book Out This Week

Lady Gaga has her first official book in collaboration with fashion photographer Terry Richardson.

November 17, 2011
Bill Wyman
Bill Wyman To Host Radio Show

Former Rolling Stones bass player Bill Wyman will host a show on Sirius Radio.

November 17, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Beyonce’s People Reject Chris Martin Song

Coldplay’s Chris Martin has said that a song he wrote for Beyonce didn’t make the cut.

November 17, 2011
Gorillaz - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Gorillaz Plan Singles Collection And Converse Collab

Gorillaz are preparing a singles compilation, designing sneakers for Converse, and doing a collaborative tune.

November 17, 2011
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard Responds To Radio Ban

While Sir Cliff Richard was in London yesterday to promote his new Soulicious DVD managed to grab some time with the living legend to point some questions.

November 17, 2011
Moogy Klingman
Moogy Klingman of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Loses Cancer Battle

Moogy Klingman, the keyboard player for Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, has lost his battle with cancer at age 61.

November 17, 2011
Pauley Perrette
Pauley Perrette Records Track With Darryl DMC McDaniels

Former Run-DMC member Darryl "DMC" McDaniels has released a new single, Attention Please! / Rock Steady, from his upcoming album Rock Solid.

November 16, 2011
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Adele Blogs Following Her Throat Surgery

Soul-pop superstar Adele has posted a blog on her site, saying she’s “chilling out” after throat surgery.

November 16, 2011
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Australia’s Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy In Second SXSW Announcement

South by Southwest has announced a new batch of artists from around the world, including Australia’s own Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy.

November 16, 2011
Shabazz Palaces
Your New Favourite Artist: Shabazz Palaces

Have your brain warped by the hypnotic witchcraft of Seattle avant garde hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces.

November 16, 2011
Pusha T
Clipse’s Pusha T Delivers Solo Album With Megastar Guests

Kanye West and The Neptunes produce Pusha T’s first official solo album, with Diddy, 50 Cent, Pharrell and others appearing.

November 16, 2011
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Crosby Still & Nash, The Specials Join Bluesfest Line-up

The second announcement for Bluesfest features the return of Crosby, Still & Nash to Australia as well as UK ska band The Specials.

November 16, 2011
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul And Jessica Mauboy To Play For President Obama

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Jessica Mauboy will perform for Barack Obama tomorrow when the US President flies into Darwin.

November 16, 2011
Sepultura Get A New Drummer

Brazil’s biggest metal export, Sepultura, has got a new drummer.

November 16, 2011
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard Banned By UK Radio Station

Despite racking up 7 UK number one singles and 34 UK top ten hits in the 1960's, Sir Cliff Richard, who's sold around 250 million records worldwide during a career spanning over fifty years, has been banned from the playlist of a new radio station dedicated to that era, before it's even been launched.

November 16, 2011
Billy Corgan - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Billy Corgan, Bruno Mars, Pete Yorn, Ice Cube And More

Billy Corgan jokes about drugs, Bruno Mars hates puppies, Pete Yorn duets with Scarlett Johansson, Ice Cube goes to Vegas, and heaps more.

November 16, 2011