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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Have Final No. 1 Song Of 2012

The last ARIA Singles chart for 2012 sees Macklemore and Ryan Lewis remain at No.1 with their “Thrift Shop” escapades.

December 30, 2012
Tony Greig
Cricket Legend Tony Greig Dies From Heart Attack At 66

Cricket legend Tony Greig has died at age 66 from a suspected heart attack.

December 29, 2012
Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Yellow Submarine Remake Officially Canned

Director Robert Zemeckis will no longer be remaking The Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’.

December 29, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Solo Album In Deleted Scene From This Is 40

A scene with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong talking about a fictional solo album was deleted from the ‘Knocked Up’ sequel ‘This Is 40’.

December 29, 2012
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Plans Two Albums For 2013

Beck fans can expect two new albums in 2013, including the completion of his unfinished 2008 record.

December 29, 2012
Harry Carey Jr
Western Veteran Harry Carey Jr Dies At 91

Legendary veteran Western actor Harry Carey Jr has passed away ay the age of 91.

December 29, 2012
Capital Steez The Pro Era
WATCH Capital Steez Final Freestyle Video Recording

Just prior to his death on Christmas Eve, rapper Capital Steez filmed a freestyle for the Ethik Clothing Company in New York.

December 29, 2012
Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne Airport Campaign Launched In Birmingham

A campaign has begun to have Birmingham International Airport named Ozzy Osbourne Airport.

December 28, 2012
Randy Gane of Queensryche
Queensryche Keyboard Player Randy Gane Suffers Heart Attack

Randy Gane, keyboard player for Geoff Tate’s version of Queensryche, is recovering from a heart attack, which he suffered on December 26. His condition is currently unknown.

December 28, 2012
Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Died From A Heart Attack

The official coroner's report has been issued on the death of Mike Scaccia of the bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis. 

December 28, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Technology Writers Take Note The CD Is Far From Dead

Despite the ‘death of the CD’ stories that technology writers love to constantly regurgitate, the truth is that in Australia they are completely wrong.

December 28, 2012
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
Fontella Bass, Rescue Me singer, Dead At 72

Fontella Bass had a massive hit in 1965 with ‘Rescue Me’. She died following a heart attack this week in her hometown of St Louis, Missouri.

December 28, 2012
Megadeth Christmas Card
Megadeth Fooled By Fake Christmas Card

Megadeth have named their annual Christmas Card winner only to find out afterwards that the fan who submitted the card may have plagiarised the concept.

December 28, 2012
Jarvis Cocker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN New Pulp Song After You

Pulp have recorded a new studio version of ‘After You’, a song they originally demoed for the 2001 album ‘We Love Life’.

December 28, 2012
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention Freak Out
Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention Singer Ray Collins Dies at 76

Ray Collins, the singer for the first Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention album ‘Freak Out’ has died in California.

December 28, 2012
INXS, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
INXS Singer Ciaran Gribbin To Play Sydney With Angry Anderson On New Years Eve

Recent INXS singer Ciaran Gribbin is still in Australia and will perform on New Years Eve with Angry Anderson in Sydney.

December 27, 2012
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Jack Ponti Addresses The Devaluation of Music

Music has been criminally devalued to the point where our own government doesn't see the truth, and that truth is mass theft.

December 27, 2012
Rolling Stones with Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga Announces Documentary

Lady Gaga has announced via Twitter that a documentary about her life and new album ‘ARTPOP’ is in production.

December 27, 2012
War Horse photo by Ros OGorman
Melbourne To Host War Horse Australian Premiere On New Year’s Eve

The Australian premiere of the Tony and Olivier Award winning production of ‘War Horse’ will take place at the Arts Centre State Theatre in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve.

December 27, 2012
Lana Del Rey
Unreleased Lana Del Rey Songs Surface Plus One From Cheryl Cole

New Lana Del Rey music has surfaced with two unreleased Lana Del Rey songs surfacing online plus a cover written by Lana and sung by Cheryl Cole getting a release.

December 27, 2012
Thunderbirds Creator Gerry Anderson Dies At 83

Gerry Anderson, the creator of the 60’s British science fiction puppet TV series ‘Thunderbirds’, has died at the age of 83.

December 27, 2012
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N’ Roses And ZZ Top To Tour Australia

Guns N’ Roses and ZZ Top will head to Australia for a double header in March.

December 27, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Finishing Album And Then Touring For A Year

Black Sabbath are nearing completion of their first album with Ozzy Osbourne in 35 years and then they will spend most of 2013 touring.

December 27, 2012
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson To Marry Billionaire Boyfriend

Janet Jackson is engaged to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, according to reports.

December 27, 2012
Capital Steez The Pro Era
Rapper Capital Steez Takes His Life

19-year old Brooklyn rapper Capital Steez has died, presumed by suicide.

December 26, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele 21 About To Pass One Million Sales In Australia

It is possible Adele ‘21’ has become the first album since Delta Goodrem ‘Innocent Eyes’ to sell over 1,000,000 copies in Australia. ‘21’ is currently certified 14x Platinum by ARIA for sales of 980,000.

December 26, 2012
George Martin
Sir George Martin To Be Honored By Music Producers Guild

Sir George Martin will receive the Award for Outstanding Contribution to U.K. Music from the Music Producers Guild at their annual ceremony, February 7, at the Cafe de Paris in London.

December 26, 2012
Jack Klugman and Charles Durning
Hollywood Titans Charles Durning And Jack Klugman Both Died On Christmas Eve

Hollywood has lost two of America’s best known and loved actors this holiday break with the death of both Charles Durning and Jack Klugman on Christmas Eve.

December 26, 2012
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Four Weddings And A Funeral Composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Dies

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, best known for his score to ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ and ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ has died at age 76.

December 26, 2012
Marva Whitney
Legendary Funk Diva Marva Whitney Passes Away

Marva Whitney, one of the greats of funk and soul and the woman whom James Brown called “Soul Sister #1", passed away last night (December 23, 2012). She was 68.

December 24, 2012