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Gotye and Kimbra Have Biggest Selling Song Of 2012

Melbourne’s Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Something That I Used To Know’ is the biggest selling song in the USA for 2012 so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

July 6, 2012
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Lady Gaga Gets A Knock Back From James Young

Cherry Bar owner James Young has turned down a visit from Lady Gaga at Melbourne’s famed music venue.

July 6, 2012
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Zakk Wylde And Wife Welcome Son

Zakk Wylde and his wife Barbaranne welcomed their new son into the world today. Sabbath Page Wielandt Wylde has come into the world.

July 5, 2012
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VVN Summary of The Andy Griffith Music Career

Yesterday, the world lost one of the most loved actors of the television era with the passing of Andy Griffith.

July 5, 2012
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Tommy Lee Warns Don’t Ask For A Photo

Tommy Lee recently went on the Motley Crue Facebook page to complain about what must be one of his biggest pet peeves, fans asking him for a picture.

July 5, 2012
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Peter Hook Announces Joy Division Book

In the frank, no-holds-barred style that has seen his previous book The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club reach critical acclaim, Peter 'Hooky' Hook takes us to the heart of Joy Division and the sound that defined an era and inspired a generation with propulsive bass guitar melodies such as 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'.

July 5, 2012
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Adele And Gotye Top Billboard’s Mid-Year Chart

According to Billboard, Adele and Gotye are the highest-selling artists for the first half of 2012.  

July 5, 2012
RUFUS Book National EP Tour

Rising Sydney indie dance trio RUFUS have booked national tourdates to plug their ‘Blue’ EP.

July 5, 2012
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Pink Announces Her New Album In A Video

Pink has announced the title and release date of her next album in a saucy little YouTube clip.

July 5, 2012
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Ainslie Wills Delivers New Single ‘Stop Pulling The String’

Indie chanteuse Ainslie Wills follows up the stunning ‘Fighting Kind’ with her new single ‘Stop Pulling The Strings’.

July 5, 2012
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Abby Dobson Remakes Leonardo’s Bride Classic In French

Leonardo’s Bride singer Abby Dobson has turned their 1996 hit ‘Even When I’m Sleeping’ into a French torch song as Baby et Lulu with Lara Goodridge.

July 5, 2012
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The Side-Tracked Fiasco Kick Off Tour In Port Macquarie

Sydney based FunkCore band The Side-Tracked Fiasco will kick off their Australian tour tonight in Port Macquarie.

July 5, 2012
Lady Gaga At Northcote Social Club. photo supplied by NSC
Lady Gaga Hits Northcote Social Club For After Party

At the end of her five-night reign at Rod Laver Arena, Lady Gaga chose the very indie NSC to have her after party.

July 5, 2012
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Stars Come Out In Force On Twitter To Support Frank Ocean

Flea, Ed Sheeran, Pete Wentz and scores more give their support to Frank Ocean following his “coming out” post.

July 5, 2012
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Muse Deliver An Olympic Video For ‘Survival’

The Olympic theme from epic Brit-rockers Muse now has an inspirational IOC-approved video.

July 5, 2012
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Rising R&B Star Frank Ocean Comes Out Of The Closet

OFWGKTA member and Kanye and Jay-Z collaborator Frank Ocean reveals his first love was a man.

July 5, 2012
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Icehouse Announce Primitive Colours Tour

Icehouse will hit the road in October to tour off the back of the reissues of their classic ‘Primitive Man’ and ‘Man Of Colours’ albums.

July 5, 2012
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Former D:Ream Keyboardist Prof. Brian Cox Gets Excited About The Higgs

Former D:Ream and Jimmy Page Band keyboardist Professor Brian Cox has been particularly excited about the Higgs boson's discovery being confirmed.

July 4, 2012
Grails Announce Their Full Australian Tour Dates

Portland instrumental rockers Grails are here for the This Is Nowhere fest and they’ll go up the East Coast.

July 4, 2012
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Shock To Distribute Razor & Tie In Australia

US music label Razor & Tie has signed a distribution deal with Shock Records in Australia for its rock releases.

July 4, 2012
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Gomez Announce October Tour

Inventive British blues-rock-pop guys Gomez return to Australia once again with setlist requests and after parties.

July 4, 2012
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Cat Stevens Moonshadow Musical To Head To London

‘Moonshadow’ featuring the music of Cat Stevens, will finish in Melbourne in August and then head to London’s West End as well as other territories.

July 4, 2012
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Def Leppard Covers Def Leppard

Def Leppard have gone back into the studio to rerecord some of their biggest hits in a move to regain control of their music from the record companies.

July 4, 2012
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Nas Reveals His Amy Winehouse Collaboration

Rapper Nas collaborated with Amy Winehouse on tracks in 2008 and he has just revealed one titled ‘Cherry Wine’.

July 4, 2012
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Julian Lennon Completes Song With Steven Tyler

Julian Lennon has downed tools on a brand new song he has been working on with Steven Tyler.

July 4, 2012
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Kylie Minogue Is Ready To Slow Down

Kylie Minogue said during a press conference following the Nordoff Robins Silver Clef awards on Friday that it might be time to wind things down. 

July 4, 2012
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Loon Lake Drip-feed Their New EP For Free Before Their Tour

Hooky indie pop kids Loon Lake will deliver their new EP for free, one track every week until their tour.

July 4, 2012
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Dave Grohl Honoured With Giant Drumsticks

His birthplace of Warren, Ohio, will honour Foo Fighters and Nirvana legend Dave Grohl with a giant drumsticks sculpture.

July 4, 2012
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Lamb Of God Singer Randy Blythe Still In Czech Jail

Authorities in Prague are keeping Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe in jail for another 10 days instead of allowing him out on bail.

July 4, 2012
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George Martin Documentary To Be Released

Produced by George Martin, a feature length documentary on the musical genius who crafted the sound of the Beatles and other English acts along with the music of America, will be released on September 11 on DVD and Blu-Ray via Eagle Rock Entertainment.

July 4, 2012