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The Presets Organise Sydney In-Store Signing

Electro gods The Presets have organised an in-store signing at Sydney’s Hum Records.

September 12, 2012
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce First Australian Tour

Canadian post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor book ATP side shows in February.

September 12, 2012
Velvet Underground by Warhol
Apple Versus Banana : Velvet Underground To Appeal

The members of the Velvet Underground were dealt a partial blow in their suit against the Andy Warhol Foundation over the licensing and use of the iconic Warhol banana used on their album The Velvet Underground and Nico.

September 12, 2012
Massive Attack - Blue Lines
Massive Attack Reissue Classic Album Blue Lines

The groundbreaking trip-hop classic from Massive Attack, Blue Lines, gets the deluxe reissue treatment.

September 12, 2012
Dick Wagner
Alice Cooper Bandmate Releases Memoirs

Dick Wagner has played with a long list of rock greats including Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Meat Loaf, Etta James, Rod Stewart and many more.

September 12, 2012
Robert Forster
Robert Forster Announces Solo Tour

Go-Betweens legend Robert Forster books his first solo tour in two years up the East Coast of Australia.

September 12, 2012
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie’s Magical Proms Experience

Kylie Minogue has described headlining the BBC Proms in the Park event on Saturday (08.09.12) as a "magical" experience.

September 12, 2012
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Is Lady Gaga Preparing For Venetian Wedding?

Lady Gaga is rumoured to be getting married in Venice.

September 12, 2012
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Steve Earle To Write Memoirs For Autistic Son

Steve Earle has revealed that he is going back on one of his old rules and is writing finally his memoir.

September 12, 2012
Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth To Release 1985 Live Album

It's been a long time coming but Sonic Youth will finally put out their vintage live album Smart Bar: Chicago 1985 on November 14 via Goofin' Records.

September 12, 2012
Lady Antebellum - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Lady Antebellum Offer Up Yuletide Release

Lady Antebellum have created a full Christmas album, which will be released in October.

September 12, 2012
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Justin Bieber : More Than A Teen Idol

Justin Bieber is vexed by people who write him off as nothing more than a teen pop idol.

September 12, 2012
Jennifer Hudson, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jennifer Hudson Forgives Her Murdering Brother-In-Law

Jennifer Hudson has forgiven her brother-in-law for murdering her mother, brother and nephew in 2008, saying it is "not his fault" that he shot them to death.

September 12, 2012
Peaches Geldof
Peaches Geldof Felt Paula’s Presence As She Wed

Peaches Geldof believes her late mother Paula Yates was watching over her as she married Thomas Cohen last weekend.

September 12, 2012
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Muse Defend Copyright Claim

Muse have issued a statement after it was claimed the band's 2009 album 'The Resistance' infringed copyright.

September 12, 2012
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
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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