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R.E.M. Deliver Final Fan Club Holiday Singles

After breaking up earlier this year, R.E.M. have delivered their final ever fanclub singles.

December 19, 2011
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Dizzee Rascal Works With Benji From Good Charlotte

Benji Madden from Good Charlotte reveals he’s working on UK grime breakout artist Dizzee Rascal’s new album.

December 19, 2011
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Bublé Holds Off Reece Mastin On The ARIA Chart

Michael Bublé’s Christmas album holds off Reece Mastin’s debut on this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

December 19, 2011
Google Let It Snow Easter Egg
Make Google Let It Snow For Christmas

Google has added a new, fun ‘Easter Egg’ for Christmas. Type Let It Snow into your Google search engine and watch what happens.

December 18, 2011
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Ray Davies Attends School Play

The Kinks former frontman Ray Davies joined students at Coniston Institute in Cumbria in the North of England on Friday.

December 18, 2011
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Molly Is Still Here, That’s The Good News

Every day we wake up and hear that Molly Meldrum is still with us is a good day.

December 18, 2011
Why Should England Wait For Gotye Album?

The Gotye featuring Kimbra ARIA award winning song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ will be released in the UK in February. The question is why?

December 18, 2011
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Darren Hayes Needs Your Video Concept

Darren Hayes is asking his fans input to come up with a video for the album track 'Siren's Call' - the stunning final track on his brilliant new album 'Secret Codes and Battleships' (out now).

December 17, 2011
Etta James
Etta James In Final Days

R&B great Etta James is said to be terminally ill with the leukemia that she has been fighting for some time.

December 17, 2011
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Brian Wilson Confirms Beach Boys To Reform

It’s official. The Beach Boys will reform with Brian Wilson for their 50th anniversary in 2012.

December 17, 2011
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Ian Molly Meldrum Had A Good Night

Ian Molly Meldrum got through last night with no deterioration in his condition, his manager Mark Klemens has announced.

December 17, 2011
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Britney Spears To Marry For Third Time

Britney Spears will marry her former agent Jason Trawick.

December 17, 2011
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David Campbell To Host Morning Show For Channel 9

David Campbell has scored a gig on the small screen. The singer and former Adelaide Cabaret Festival director has been announced as the host of Channel 9’s new morning show set to replace Mornings With Kerri-Anne.

December 17, 2011
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New Madonna Album Completed

Madonna has downed tools on her next album and first album in five years. The yet-to-be titled album is the first of three albums Madonna will release on Interscope Records, via Universal after leaving Warner Music.

December 16, 2011
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Wagons Hosts EMI Christmas Viral Ad

EMI have created a Christmas ad showing off their Australian roster, hosted by Wagons and starring Ricki-Lee, 360, Oh Mercy and Papa vs. Pretty, who have their first taste of egg-nog.

December 16, 2011
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Molly Meldrum To Be Kept In Coma Until Next Week

Doctors at The Alfred Hospital will keep Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum in an induced coma until next week so that bruising to his brain can stabilize.

December 16, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron
Gil Scott-Heron Autobiography On The Way

Gil Scott-Heron’s autobiography will see a release this January, eight months after he passed away.

December 16, 2011
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Hear New Sleigh Bells Song ‘Born To Lose’

Brooklyn electro-punk duo Sleigh Bells reveal their first sounds from their forthcoming album in the form of 'Born To Lose'.

December 16, 2011
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TwitBits: MC Hammer, Lady Gaga, Catpower, Tommy Lee And More

MC Hammer hangs with Kurt Russell, the Lady Gaga gibberish continues, Catpower yells about new tunes, Tommy Lee doesn’t understand pills, and heaps more.

December 16, 2011
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Molly Meldrum Stable But Not Out Of The Woods Says Brother

Molly Meldrum’s brother Brian has told the media that ‘he’s not out of the woods”.

December 16, 2011
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Former Getaway Plan Tour Manager Gets 12 Year Minimum For Child Rape

Former Getaway Plan tour manager John Zimmerman (26) has been sentenced to sixteen years with a minimum of twelve in the big house for crimes including rape and stalking.

December 16, 2011
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Adam Lambert Announces His Second Album

Glamorous former Idol Adam Lambert previews his new single and announces his next  album featuring Pharrell, Bruno Mars and more.

December 16, 2011
Bush Announces Sideshows With Staind

UK grunge tail-enders Bush announce Soundwave sideshows with Staind and Cherri Bomb.

December 16, 2011
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Kid Rock To Donate 1200 Meals To Detroit’s Needy

Kid Rock has bought 1200 meals which will be distributed to Detroit’s needy this holiday season.

December 16, 2011
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Michael Paynter Acoustic Album Hits No.2 On iTunes

Michael Paynter has a hit record on his hands for an album that he has had sitting on the shelf for a year. ‘Money On Your Tongue’ is Michael’s acoustic record.

December 16, 2011
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Amy Meredith Unveils Pick Up Your Tricks Video

Sydney band Amy Meredith have released their video for their new indie single ‘Pick Up Your Tricks’.

December 16, 2011
Ice-T, Chuck D and Jello Biafra Appear In Blowfly Documentary

Blowfly may well be the filthiest rapper that ever lived, but his career encompasses so much more than childish rewordings of classics songs and now that has been captured in a documentary on his life.

December 16, 2011
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Lana Del Rey Aussie Shows Sell-Out In Two Minutes

Two minutes! That is how long it took to sell out Lana Del Rey’s two Australian shows this morning.

December 16, 2011
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Julia Gillard And Anna Bligh Tweet For Molly Meldrum

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a tweet of support to Ian Molly Meldrum who is still in a coma at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.

December 16, 2011
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A Slew Of DVDs Lead This Week’s New Releases

Music DVDs comprise the majority of new releases this week, but there are a few interesting albums.

December 16, 2011