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Adam Yauch Of Beastie Boys Dead At 47

Adam Launch, the 47-year old founder of Beastie Boys, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 47.

May 5, 2012
Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour Book Headline Shows This Weekend After DevilDriver Cancel

Despite the unfortunate DevilDriver tour cancellation, Darkest Hour are still playing Australia this weekend.

May 4, 2012
The Vasco Era
The Vasco Era Book Final Show For 2012

Melbourne indie-rockers The Vasco Era farewell frontman Sid O’Neil with a Corner Hotel show.

May 4, 2012
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Michael Jackson Canned By Pepsi

Pepsi and the estate of Michael Jackson have announced a new partnership for a new campaign that will encompass music, live events, special edition merchandise and Jackson's image on over one billion special edition cans.

May 4, 2012
The Wanted
The Wanted Record Ice Age 4 Song

The next song from The Wanted will be the main song from the next Ice Age movie ‘Ice Age 4: Continental Drift’.

May 4, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael To Be First Act For Perth Arena

West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has announced that George Michael will be the first act to play the new Perth Arena.

May 4, 2012
Dave Larkin. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Larkin Talks 67 Special Out Of Retirement

The Dave Larkin Band is back another go and 67 Special have reformed for the ride.

May 4, 2012
BIGSOUND Extends Live Showcase Applications

BIGSOUND has extended the deadline to apply for a showcase for this year’s event until May 11.

May 4, 2012
Graeme Bell. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Australian Jazz Bell Award Winners Announced

The Australian Jazz Bell Awards celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala dinner and awards ceremony last night at Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom.

May 4, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Denies Blunderbuss Is About Divorce Or White Stripes Break-up

Jack White has specified that his solo debut isn’t about his break-up with Karen Elson or Meg White.

May 4, 2012
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch Hilltop Hoods’ ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Clip With Chali 2na

Hilltop Hoods get Jurassic 5’s Chali 2na in on their video to new single ‘Speaking In Tongues’.

May 4, 2012
Marilyn Manson - Born Villain
Marilyn Manson And Andrew Wishart Kick Off New Releases

A nice mix of new releases this week, with Marilyn Manson, X-Factor’s Andrew Wishart, Carrie Underwood, Damon Albarn, Celtic Thunder and more.

May 4, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele 21 Overtakes Michael Jackson Thriller Sales In UK

It's official. Adele '21' is now a bigger seller than Michael Jackson 'Thriller' in the UK.

May 4, 2012
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Mick Jagger To Host Saturday Night Live

Mick Jagger will make his debut as a TV show host on May 19 for Saturday Night Live.

May 4, 2012
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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Bitten By Spider

Fourteen months ago, we reported that Jeff Hanneman, guitarist for Slayer, would be dropping out of the group's upcoming tour after a spider bite turned into necrotising fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease.

May 3, 2012
Smashing Pumpkins - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Smashing Pumpkins Announce Splendour Sideshows

Smashing Pumpkins announce some big sideshows from Splendour In The Grass.

May 3, 2012
Dave Stewart performs for
Dave Stewart And Ringo Starr Collaborate On Movie

Musical legends and friends Ringo Starr and Dave Stewart are producing the new film Hole in the Fence which is being based on their music and story ideas.

May 3, 2012
Marvin Priest at
Marvin Priest Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Universal

Singer / Songwriter Marvin Priest has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.

May 3, 2012
Rhonda Burchmore
Rhonda Burchmore To Perform The Songs Of Julie London

Rhonda Burchmore will bring her show ‘Cry Me A River: The Songs Of Julie London’ to Melbourne in August.

May 3, 2012
Depeche Mode, Noise11, Photo
Depeche Mode To Release New Album

Get ready for a lot of new Depeche Mode in 2013. Dave Gahan spoke with Spinner about the group's future plans once he and Martin Gore are done with their side projects.

May 3, 2012
Alanis Morissette, Noise11, Photo
Alanis Morissette Reveals Full Details Of Her New Album

Multi-platinum-selling artist and Grammy-winner Alanis Morissette discusses her long-awaited seventh album, Havoc And Bright Lights.

May 3, 2012
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd Prepare New Album Last Of A Dying Breed

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd prepare for their first album in three years Last Of A Dying Breed.

May 3, 2012
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Edith Bliss Passes Away Aged 52

80s pop star Edith Bliss has passed away at the age of 52.

May 3, 2012
The Bamboos
Tim Rogers Stars In New Bamboos Video

You Am I’s Tim Rogers appears in a bad-ass video for 'I Got Burned' from soul-rockers The Bamboos.

May 3, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Records With Alan Jackson And My Morning Jacket

John Fogerty’s ‘Wrote A Song For Everyone’ is developing nicely. Fogerty was joined by My Morning Jacket in the studio in Nashville today and yesterday he laid down a song with Alan Jackson.

May 3, 2012
Tenacious D
Tenacious D Stream The Whole Rize Of The Fenix

To combat all those leaks, acoustic metal also-rans Tenacious D stream their new album in full.

May 3, 2012
Jimmy Little - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Barry O’Farrell Names Jimmy Little JC Williamson Award Recipient

The late Jimmy Little AO has been announced as a recipient for the JC Williamson Award to be presented at the Helpmann Awards in September.

May 3, 2012
Mark Gardner of Ride
Mark Gardener To Perform Ride Songs In Australia

Ride frontman Mark Gardener is heading to Australia to perform the classic Ride songs.

May 3, 2012
Stonefield To Headline Pure Pop Records Benefit

Sisters will be doing it for Pure Pop Records with Stonefield announced as the headline act for the PurePop Raise The Roof benefit next week in St Kilda.

May 3, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Rescheduled Australian Symphonica Dates Confirmed

The postponed Australian George Michael Symphonica dates have been rescheduled for November.

May 3, 2012