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Jack White Denies Blunderbuss Is About Divorce Or White Stripes Break-up

Jack White has specified that his solo debut isn’t about his break-up with Karen Elson or Meg White.

May 4, 2012
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Watch Hilltop Hoods’ ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Clip With Chali 2na

Hilltop Hoods get Jurassic 5’s Chali 2na in on their video to new single ‘Speaking In Tongues’.

May 4, 2012
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Marilyn Manson And Andrew Wishart Kick Off New Releases

A nice mix of new releases this week, with Marilyn Manson, X-Factor’s Andrew Wishart, Carrie Underwood, Damon Albarn, Celtic Thunder and more.

May 4, 2012
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Adele 21 Overtakes Michael Jackson Thriller Sales In UK

It's official. Adele '21' is now a bigger seller than Michael Jackson 'Thriller' in the UK.

May 4, 2012
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Mick Jagger To Host Saturday Night Live

Mick Jagger will make his debut as a TV show host on May 19 for Saturday Night Live.

May 4, 2012
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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Bitten By Spider

Fourteen months ago, we reported that Jeff Hanneman, guitarist for Slayer, would be dropping out of the group's upcoming tour after a spider bite turned into necrotising fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease.

May 3, 2012
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Smashing Pumpkins Announce Splendour Sideshows

Smashing Pumpkins announce some big sideshows from Splendour In The Grass.

May 3, 2012
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Dave Stewart And Ringo Starr Collaborate On Movie

Musical legends and friends Ringo Starr and Dave Stewart are producing the new film Hole in the Fence which is being based on their music and story ideas.

May 3, 2012
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Marvin Priest Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Universal

Singer / Songwriter Marvin Priest has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.

May 3, 2012
Rhonda Burchmore
Rhonda Burchmore To Perform The Songs Of Julie London

Rhonda Burchmore will bring her show ‘Cry Me A River: The Songs Of Julie London’ to Melbourne in August.

May 3, 2012
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Depeche Mode To Release New Album

Get ready for a lot of new Depeche Mode in 2013. Dave Gahan spoke with Spinner about the group's future plans once he and Martin Gore are done with their side projects.

May 3, 2012
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Alanis Morissette Reveals Full Details Of Her New Album

Multi-platinum-selling artist and Grammy-winner Alanis Morissette discusses her long-awaited seventh album, Havoc And Bright Lights.

May 3, 2012
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Lynyrd Skynyrd Prepare New Album Last Of A Dying Breed

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd prepare for their first album in three years Last Of A Dying Breed.

May 3, 2012
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Edith Bliss Passes Away Aged 52

80s pop star Edith Bliss has passed away at the age of 52.

May 3, 2012
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Tim Rogers Stars In New Bamboos Video

You Am I’s Tim Rogers appears in a bad-ass video for 'I Got Burned' from soul-rockers The Bamboos.

May 3, 2012
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John Fogerty Records With Alan Jackson And My Morning Jacket

John Fogerty’s ‘Wrote A Song For Everyone’ is developing nicely. Fogerty was joined by My Morning Jacket in the studio in Nashville today and yesterday he laid down a song with Alan Jackson.

May 3, 2012
Tenacious D
Tenacious D Stream The Whole Rize Of The Fenix

To combat all those leaks, acoustic metal also-rans Tenacious D stream their new album in full.

May 3, 2012
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Barry O’Farrell Names Jimmy Little JC Williamson Award Recipient

The late Jimmy Little AO has been announced as a recipient for the JC Williamson Award to be presented at the Helpmann Awards in September.

May 3, 2012
Mark Gardner of Ride
Mark Gardener To Perform Ride Songs In Australia

Ride frontman Mark Gardener is heading to Australia to perform the classic Ride songs.

May 3, 2012
Stonefield To Headline Pure Pop Records Benefit

Sisters will be doing it for Pure Pop Records with Stonefield announced as the headline act for the PurePop Raise The Roof benefit next week in St Kilda.

May 3, 2012
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George Michael Rescheduled Australian Symphonica Dates Confirmed

The postponed Australian George Michael Symphonica dates have been rescheduled for November.

May 3, 2012
George Harrison Early Takes Volume 1
George Harrison Early Takes Volume 1 Released

What a surprise to find an album of George Harrison rarities on my desk today.

May 2, 2012
Nelly Furtado
Nelly Furtado Delivers First Single From New Album

Nelly Furtado readies her first English-language album in six years, drops a single, and has tweeted a sneak peek of a cover art photo shoot.

May 2, 2012
Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins Adds Extra Melbourne And Sydney Shows

Missy Higgins sells out Melbourne and Sydney shows for her first Australian tour in five years, and adds more.

May 2, 2012
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Matt Corby Stoked At APRA Nomination

Matt Corby has called his APRA Song for the Year nomination "a privilege".

May 2, 2012
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Gotye, Kimbra, Matt Corby, Lanie Lane and The Beards Nominated for APRA Song of the Year

Kimbra will compete against Gotye featuring Kimbra as well as Matt Corby, Lanie Lane and The Beards for the APRA Song of the Year.

May 2, 2012
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DevilDriver Cancel On The Eve Of Their Australian Tour

US metallers DevilDriver have had to cancel their May Australian tour with Darkest Hour and Six Feet Under.

May 2, 2012
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Dave Grohl Enlists Music Royalty For Sound City Documentary

Dave Grohl reveals the trailer for a doco on legendary studio Sound City, featuring Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, Trent Reznor and more.

May 2, 2012
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Lana Del Rey Announces Splendour Sideshows

In Australia for Splendour In The Grass, broody sensation Lana Del Rey books a couple of theatre shows.

May 2, 2012
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VIDEO: Neil Young And Crazy Horse Oh Susannah

The first video from the Neil Young & Crazy Horse album 'Americana' has been unveiled.

May 2, 2012