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Juliet Childs
Juliet Childs Hardcore Success Generates YouTube Copies

In less than one week Queensland kid Juliet Childs has generated over 15 million views on YouTube and now the copy videos have started.

January 26, 2012
M.I.A. To Debut New Song Monday

M.I.A. will debut her new song ‘Bad Girls’ next Monday (January 30) and release the song the following day.

January 26, 2012
Engelbert Humperdinck - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
James Morrison, Dan Wilson and Martin Terefe Write Engelbert Humperdinck Song

Engelbert Humperdinck has been working on a brand new song called ‘Real Love’ written specifically for the music legend by Dan Wilson, James Morrison and Martin Terefe.

January 26, 2012
Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know Passes 50 Million Views

Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has now been viewed more than 50 million times on YouTube. The video passed the 50m benchmark overnight.

January 26, 2012
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue To Float Down Sydney Mardi Gras

Kylie Minogue has announced she will perform at Sydney’s Mardi Gras Parade this year.

January 26, 2012
Geoffrey Rush - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Geoffrey Rush Named Australian Of The Year

Geoffrey Rush has been named Australian of the Year and will be presented with the title tonight in Canberra by the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

January 25, 2012
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Celebrates 25 Years In The Business With K25

K25 – the swanky name thought up to promote Kylie’s 25th anniversary in the music industry – is set to kick off at 6am (AEST) tomorrow (Jan 26).

January 25, 2012
1965 Recording Of John Belushi’s Band The Ravens Gets Reissued

Back in the 60s, actor John Belushi was in a band called The Ravens whose music is finally going to see a wide release.

January 25, 2012
Cobra Starship
Cobra Starship Books Soundwave Sideshows

Synth-punk kids Cobra Starship take other ‘kids’ bands out for their Soundwave sideshows.

January 25, 2012
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Azealia Banks Replaces Lady Gaga At Mugler Fashion Show, Hints At Australian Tour

Azealia Banks gave a new song to Mugler, the brand behind Lady Gaga’s outlandish fashion creations who premiered it at a Paris fashion show.

January 25, 2012
Hear Ladyhawke’s New Single ‘Black, White & Blue’

Electro-pop sensation Ladyhawke returns with her first single from her long-awaited second album Anxiety.

January 25, 2012
Etta James
Etta James Funeral Plans Revealed

Funeral arrangements for the late Etta James have been announced.

January 25, 2012
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen And E Street Band Announce Tour Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band will hit the road earlier than expected with dates in the U.S. before starting their European Tour.

January 25, 2012
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Ed Nash Won’t Duet With Sister Kate For Bombay Bicycle Club Anytime Soon

Don’t expect Ed and Kate Nash to duet on a Bombay Bicycle Club song anytime soon. It isn’t going to happen.

January 25, 2012
Judas Priest
Former Judas Priest Guitarist To Build Luxury Hotel In His Backyard

Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing has plans to open a hotel in the grounds of his home.

January 25, 2012
Ellen Awards Walk Off The Earth Guitars and Amps
Ellen Gives Walk Off The Earth Guitars And Amps

Walk Off The Earth won’t have to use just one guitar when they perform Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ anymore. Ellen Degeneres has given the five players of the Gotye cover brand new Fender guitars and amps.

January 25, 2012
Juliet Childs
YouTube Star Juliet Childs Has More Viewers Than Young Talent Time

Juliet Childs is the 8-year old kid from Queensland who in the past week became a YouTube sensation by generating more viewers than Young Talent Time.

January 25, 2012
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
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
Mz Wood
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