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Oscars Snub Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Madonna

The music industry is completely in shock today after the Academy Awards only nominated two songs for an award for the Original Song category.

January 25, 2012
Joy Division Mickey Mouse t-shirt
Disneyland Release Joy Division Mickey Mouse T-Shirt

Joy Division's big hit was 1979's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'. They have now made their way into Disneyland.

January 25, 2012
(hed)P.E. Ask Australian and European Fans For Help

American funk-metal outfit (hed)P.E. have sent Australian fans a message about spreading the (hed)P.E. love.

January 24, 2012
Iva Davies, Icehouse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Icehouse Front Man Iva Davies Sells Australia From Homebake

Icehouse front man Iva Davies has filmed a video for Tourism Australia highlighting the importance contemporary music has played in the Great Southern Land.

January 24, 2012
Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Nickelback, Wiz Khalifa, No Age, M.I.A. And More

Nickelback get Dick, Wiz Khalifa does too, No Age procrastinate professionally, M.I.A. pulls out the big guns at immigration, and heaps more.

January 24, 2012
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Lizardskin Talent To Showcase New Artists In Melbourne

Paul Milnes’ Lizardskin Talent agency will showcase its acts this Friday night in Melbourne.

January 24, 2012
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Redcoats Sign Worldwide Universal Publishing Deal

Melbourne band Redcoats have signed a worldwide publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing.

January 24, 2012
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell Mouthed Off At Big Day Out Not Kanye West

Chris Cornell says that comments he made during the Soundgarden set at the Big Day Out in the Gold Coast on Sunday were directed at the BDO organisers, not Kanye West.

January 24, 2012
Lana Del Rey
Listen To Damon Albarn’s Remix Of Lana Del Rey

Gorillaz and Blur mastermind Damon Albarn has remixed flavour of the month Lana Del Rey.

January 24, 2012
Jim Keays - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jim Keays Gets Dirty Dirty

Masters Apprentices singer Jim Keays is about to release his greatest record in decades. ‘Dirty Dirty’ is Jim’s ‘Labour of Love’, his tribute to Garage Punk.

January 24, 2012
Noel Gallagher - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher To Get NME Godlike Genius Award

NME have announced that former Oasis lynchpin Noel Gallagher will be 2012’s ‘Godlike Genius’.

January 24, 2012
Jason Coleman - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Coleman To Launch Music Label

Ministry of Dance founder Jason Coleman is about to expand into the music biz. Coleman is preparing for a mid-February launch of his record label Groove Pill Records.

January 24, 2012
Die Antwoord - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Die Antwoord Release Horrific Album Trailer

South African rap crew/art project Die Antwoord reveal horror-themed trailer for their second album.

January 24, 2012
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin Calls Her Wedding Off

Less than a month after the announcement, the Queen Of Soul has called off her wedding with Willie Wilkerson.

January 24, 2012
Juliet Childs
8-Year Old Juliet Childs Clocked Up 1 Million YouTube Views Overnight

Since the story on hardcore 8-year old Juliet Childs yesterday, Juliet’s ‘My First Hardcore Song’ has clocked up another 1 million views on YouTube.

January 24, 2012
Garbage, music news,
Garbage Back With First Album In Seven Years

Garbage will release their first album in seven years independently in a few months.

January 24, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Completes Crazy Horse Album

Neil Young has completed work on a brand new album with Crazy Horse, their first album since 2003’s ‘Greendale’.

January 24, 2012
Seal - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seal and Heidi Klum Confirm Split

Seal and Heidi Klum have confirmed their split following the wave of internet stories over the weekend.

January 23, 2012
Tony Iommi - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Tony Iommi Has Written Two New Black Sabbath Songs

Tony Iommi is still plodding forward with Black Sabbath and has delivered another two new tracks despite his battle with cancer.

January 23, 2012
Kanye West
Big Day Out’s Ken West Says Stop Picking On Kanye West

Big Day Out founder Ken West has spoken out about inaccurate media reports today about the delay in Kanye West’s performance last night in Queensland.

January 23, 2012
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Will Adele Break Dire Straits’ ARIA Chart Record?

Adele's 21 has spent 26 weeks at the top of the ARIA Album Chart. We examine whether she’ll break the record.

January 23, 2012
Kevin Federline In Sydney Hospital Following Chest Pains

Kevin Federline, former husband to Britney Spears and the father of her children is apparently in hospital after suffering chest pains and a high pulse rate.

January 23, 2012
Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All
Odd Future Plug Pop-Up Store In Sydney

Hip-hop mischief-makers OFWGKTA announce a Golf Wang pop-up fashion store in Sydney.

January 23, 2012
Fatboy Slim, music news,
Fatboy Slim Sideshows Announced

Fatboy Slim will perform sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne when he returns to Australia for the Future Music Festival.

January 23, 2012
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
TwitBits: Wiley, Gene Simmons, Raekwon, Best Coast And More

Wiley needs weed, Gene Simmons embarrasses his son, Raekwon is now a painter, Best Coast need cosmetics advice from Australians, and heaps more.

January 23, 2012
Juliet Childs
8-Year Old Juliet Childs Becomes Hardcore YouTube Star

8-year old Juliet Childs from Brisbane is a hardcore rock star with thanks to YouTube.

January 23, 2012
Wayne Coyne Of The Flaming Lips Posts Studio Videos Of Ke$ha
Wayne Coyne Of The Flaming Lips Posts Studio Videos Of Ke$ha

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips has tweeted some.. uh… curious videos of Ke$ha in the studio.

January 23, 2012
The Black Lips
The Black Lips Add Supports For March Oz Tour

Atlanta’s nutty flower punks The Black Lips have announced uber-cool supports for their Australian tour.

January 23, 2012
Chris Cornell of Soundgarden
Big Day Out Posts Soundgarden’s Setlist

The Big Day Out have posted the setlist from Soundgarden’s Gold Coast slot.

January 23, 2012
Rob Mills
New Young Talent Time Draws More Than A Million

Over 1 million viewers tuned in to watch the first show of the new version of Young Talent Time last night.

January 23, 2012