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Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
Iggy and The Stooges To Play Bluesfest

Bluesfest 2013 is still six months away but is hearing a very strong rumour that Iggy & The Stooges will be on the list when the first announcement is made.

September 12, 2012
Florence + The Machine. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Florence Welch Performs At Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Wedding

Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively wed, and get serenaded by Florence Welch.

September 11, 2012
Missy Elliott, music news,
Missy Elliott Previews New Timbaland Track

It has been years, but Missy Elliott finally previews new music with Timbaland.

September 11, 2012
New Gods
Australian Indie Supergroup New Gods Offer Free First Single

New Gods, featuring members of Little Red, Eagle And The Worm and Ground Components, drop their first tune.

September 11, 2012
Band Of Horses
Stream Band Of Horses’ New Album Mirage Rock

Americana outfit Band Of Horses have popped their new album Mirage Rock up on Soundcloud.

September 11, 2012
Butterfly Boucher
Butterfly Boucher Announces First Headlining Tour And New Single

Hot on the heels of sold-out shows in Melbourne and Sydney, and a North American tour with Missy Higgins, Butterfly Boucher returns for her first headlining Australian tour.

September 11, 2012
Avril Lavigne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Avril Lavigne Finishes New Album, Featuring Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne has completed her fifth album, which features fiancé and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger.

September 11, 2012
Will And The People
Will And The People Return To Oz

London-based Will And The People took a risk in self-financing their first Australian tour earlier this year.

September 11, 2012
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Violent Soho Deliver New 7-Inch And Mini-Tour

Grunge revivalists Violent Soho return from the US, work on their third album, and are officially back in action.

September 11, 2012
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Snoop Lion Backs Obama, Says Bush “F**ked Up”

The newly Rastafied Snoop Dogg – Snoop Lion – backs a second term for Obama because George W Bush “fucked up for eight years”.

September 11, 2012
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Mumford & Sons Accused Of Smuggling Mexicans Over The Border

Mumford & Sons were once accused of trying to smuggle people over the Mexican border when they travelled in a vintage train across the US.

September 11, 2012
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens Curate Art Installation, Add New Sydney Show

Blues-rockers The Rubens celebrate their new album with an art installation in Sydney and an extra show.

September 11, 2012
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Wants To Do Duet Album With Gary Barlow

Robbie Williams would love to make an album of duets with Gary Barlow but admits it would upset the rest of Take That.

September 11, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Is Surprise Guest As Africa Express Terminates

Sir Paul McCartney joined Damon Albarn on stage over the weekend as a surprise special guest at the culmination of the Africa Express tour of the UK, held at London's King's Cross station.

September 11, 2012
Rihanna Tattoo
Rihanna Gets Tattoo In Tribute To Nan

Rihanna has had a new tattoo done in tribute to her late grandmother, 'Dolly', a large image of the Egyptian goddess Isis.

September 11, 2012
Dave Stewart performs for
Dave Stewart Hints At Eurythmics Reunion – And Musical

Dave Stewart recently spoke with Reuters on his new album The Ringmaster General.

September 11, 2012
Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Megadeth Plan Anniversary Version Of ‘Countdown To Extinction’

Megadeth’s 1992 classic Countdown To Extinction is getting the deluxe anniversary treatment.

September 11, 2012
D.A. Pennebaker
Music Filmmaker Pennebaker To Receive Honorary Oscar

D.A. Pennebaker, the filmmaker who made such classics as Monterey Pop and Don't Look Back, will be the first documentary maker to receive an Honorary Oscar from the Motion Picture Academy.

September 11, 2012
Evan Dando, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Evan Dando And Juliana Hatfield Add Second Melbourne Show

Indie heritage couple Evan Dando and Juliana Hatfield have booked another Corner Hotel show.

September 11, 2012
Mark Knopfler image by Ros O'Gorman
Mark Knopfler Asks For Help In Saving The Rhino

Mark Knopfler, whose new album Privateering was recently released in the U.K., is involved in the saving of African rhinoceros whose horns have become a highly prized item on the black market.

September 11, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Releases Second Album For 2012

Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release their second CD of 2012, after June's Americana, with Psychedelic Pill.

September 11, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Led Zeppelin Countdown Reaches III

Whatever Led Zeppelin are up to will be revealed in a few days but its looking like an official release of the O2 concert from five years ago is on the way.

September 11, 2012
David Humphreys
David Humphreys Farewell Set For Thursday

The funeral to bid farewell to Perth Arena and former Allphones Arena General Manager David Humphreys will take place on Thursday in Fremantle and then the following week in Sydney.

September 10, 2012
The Patriots
The Patriots Win Red Bull Bedroom Jam Buzz Chart

Newcastle four-piece The Patriots have topped the final Buzz Chart in the Red Bull Bedroom Jam competition.

September 10, 2012
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear Stream Their New Album Online

Brooklyn indie rock act Grizzly Bear have popped their new album Shields online for streaming.

September 10, 2012
Ke$ha Announces New Single, Tweets Nude Photo
Ke$ha Announces New Single, Tweets Nude Photo

Pop tramp Ke$ha has announced her new single ‘Die Young’ and tweeted a naked photo of herself.

September 10, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys “Start The Ball Rolling” On New Album

Akron rockers The Black Keys have hit the studio to start work on their new album, and drop a new video clip.

September 10, 2012
Dirty Projectors
Dirty Projectors Release Short Film ‘Hi Custodian’

Avant-garde Brooklyn rock band Dirty Projectors sew their songs together into a short film.

September 10, 2012
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Elvis’ Bible Sells At Auction For $94,000

A bible once owned by Elvis Presley has sold for £59,000 (US$94,000) at a British auction.

September 10, 2012
Poet and Kasey Chambers twitter pic
11 Month Old Poet Nicholson Clocks Up 30th Flight

Poet Nicholson, the 11-month old daughter of Shane Nicholson and Kasey Chambers, has just touched down from her 30th flight.

September 10, 2012