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Sunnyboys and Grimes Lead Meredith 2012 Lineup

Canadian electro artist Grimes and Sydney’s proto-grunge legends The Sunnyboys lead the Meredith line-up announcement for 2014.

July 18, 2012
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Flea To Release EP With Patti Smith

Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a solo E.P. soon and Patti Smith has recorded the vocals.

July 18, 2012
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Listen: Major Lazer Remix Hot Chip’s ‘Look At Where We Are’

Diplo’s hyperactive dub project Major Lazer remixes a new track from UK electro kids Hot Chip.

July 17, 2012
Mark Wahlberg And Coheed And Cambria Team For Film

Actor Mark Wahlberg will produce a film adaptation of Coheed And Cambria frontman’s graphic novel.

July 17, 2012
Shihad Announce A Greatest Hits Album And Tour

Kiwi rock gods Shihad prepare their ‘meanest’ tunes and a career retrospective tour.

July 17, 2012
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The Orb Team Up With Lee Scratch Perry

UK ambient techno heroes The Orb collaborate with dub pioneer Lee Scratch Perry on a new album.

July 17, 2012
Kitty Wells
Country Star Kitty Wells Dies At Age 92

Country music legend Kitty Wells has passed away at the age of 92. According to family members, she passed away from complications of a stroke.

July 17, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan To Release Tempest

Bob Dylan has christened his new studio album ‘Tempest’ and it will be released in September.

July 17, 2012
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Sharon Jones Gets Letter From Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama has sent soul singer Sharon Jones a thank you note for a copy of one of Jones’ records.

July 17, 2012
Smash Mouth
Smash Mouth Announce New Album And Australian Tour

That band who wrote ‘All Star’ announce a new album and an October visit to our shores.

July 17, 2012
The xx
The xx Reveal New Song ‘Angels’

Brit indie darlings The xx are in Australia and deliver the first taste of their new Coexist album, ‘Angels’.

July 17, 2012
Bob Babbitt of the Funk Brothers
Bob Babbitt Of The Funk Brothers Dead At 74

Bob Babbitt, whose bass work can be heard on the majority of Motown hits of the late 60's and early 70's, passed away on Monday at a Nashville Hospice after suffering from brain cancer. He was 74.

July 17, 2012
Sammy Hagar
Sammy Hagar Rare Unreleased Track To Surface On Melodicrock Compilation

A previously unreleased and rare Sammy Hagar song has surfaced on a new compilation album from

July 17, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Drops His Hype Williams Video For ‘Freedom Of 21’

Check out Hype Williams’ muscle car chase video for Jack White’s ‘Freedom At 21’, with a cameo from Josh Homme.

July 17, 2012
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Gerald Casale Of Devo Tells Stories Of Silverchair and David Bowie

Devo founder Gerald Casale has a fascinating story to tell about Devo.

July 17, 2012
Oh Mercy
Oh Mercy Deliver Slinky New Video For ‘Drums’

Melbourne indie kids Oh Mercy get a little more rhythmic on their new single ‘Drums’ from their forthcoming album.

July 17, 2012
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Green Day Oh Love Full Song LISTEN

Green Day have released ‘Oh Love’, the first single from their upcoming trilogy of albums.

July 17, 2012
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No Doubt Release Settle Down Single

No Doubt have released ‘Settle Down’, the first taste of their reunion album ‘Push and Shove’.

July 17, 2012
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Jon Lord Tributes Roll In Following Death Of Deep Purple Founder

Musicians all over the world are paying tribute to Deep Purple founder Jon Lord who passed away today at the age of 71.

July 17, 2012
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Jon Lord Of Deep Purple Dead At 71

Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord has passed away at the age of 71. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer.

July 17, 2012
Mumford and Sons Babel
Mumford & Sons Release Babel Album Details VIDEO

Mumford & Sons have released a video trailer for their new album 'Babel' and the tracklisting.

July 16, 2012
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Sylvester Stallone Issues Statement About Death Of Son Sage Stallone

Sylvester Stallone has spoken for the first time about the death of his son Sage Stallone.

July 16, 2012
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Melissa Etheridge, Plenary Hall, Melbourne, 15 July 2012 REVIEW

Melissa Etheridge’s live show this week in Melbourne was exceptionally good.

July 16, 2012
Stylaz Fuego and 360
360 Tweets From The Studio About New Music

Aussie rap star 360 has been tweeting madly about making music for his new album.

July 16, 2012
Dizzee Rascal. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dizzee Rascal Tries Out New Material On Tour

New tunes from Dizzee Rascal seem eminent after the British rapper has added another one to his live set list recently.

July 16, 2012
Brian Canham, Pseudo Echo - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Pseudo Echo Mark 30th Anniversary With New Song And Tour

Pseudo Echo will mark their 30th anniversary with a brand new single release.

July 16, 2012
The Zoobombs
The Zoobombs Return To Australia

Japanese psych rock act The Zoobombs book a zippy tour for August on the back of their new album.

July 16, 2012
Flying Lotus
Thom Yorke Of Radiohead To Guest On New Flying Lotus Album

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke will do guest vocals on electro producer Flying Lotus’ next album.

July 16, 2012
Insane Clown Posse
The Geto Boyz, Biz Markie, Pharcyde and More for ICP’s Gathering 2012

According to tradition, the gathering of the Juggalos – that’s what we call Insane Clown Posse fans – is announced via spectacular infomercial and now the 23 minute announcement is out.

July 16, 2012
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Watch: Public Enemy’s ‘I Shall Not Be Moved’ Video

Hip-hop legends Public Enemy have dropped a new video clip for their single ‘I Shall Not Be Moved’ from their twelfth album.

July 16, 2012