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Adele Ties With Saturday Night Fever And Purple Rain In USA

Adele ‘21’ has returned to the number one spot on the American chart this week equalling her weeks at number one with the Saturday Night Fever and Purple Rain soundtracks.

June 13, 2012
Mark Kozelek
REVIEW: Mark Kozelek, Melbourne 11 June 2012

Mark Kozelek presents an evening of gentle memories and broken embraces.

June 13, 2012
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Sydney’s Iconic Venue The Basement Is For Sale

One of Sydney's most loved music venues The Basement is for sale.

June 12, 2012
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George Michael And Pete Townshend To Play Olympics

Last week we learned that Paul McCartney will be playing the opening ceremonies for the London Olympics and it has now been revealed that the Who and George Michael will be playing for the closing ceremonies.

June 12, 2012
1952 Les Paul Goldtop guitar
Les Paul Auction Nets $5m

The Les Paul Foundation and Julien's Auctions held their auction of instruments, equipment and memorabilia from the estate of the late-Les Paul last Friday and Saturday, bringing in almost $5 million for the foundation.

June 12, 2012
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Grow Up Madonna

Madonna is, undoubtedly, one of the most popular entertainers of the last quarter century and for good reason. She has had a very long run of hits that are varied in style and, most of the time, her live shows are exciting and extremely entertaining.

June 12, 2012
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John Fogerty Completes Album With Friends

John Fogerty makes his Vanguard Records debut on October 9 with the duets album Wrote a Song for Everyone.

June 12, 2012
Frank Zappa Weasals Ripped My Flesh
Frank Zappa Catalogue Moves On To Universal

The Zappa Family Trust, the "corporation" that handles all things having to do with Frank Zappa, have announced that they have signed a new contract with Universal Music Enterprises which will see 60 of Frank's albums get rereleased.

June 12, 2012
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Tommy Chong Says He Has Prostate Cancer

Tommy Chong of the comedy duo Cheech & Chong announced on Saturday that he is suffering from prostate cancer.

June 12, 2012
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Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr Attend Dhani Harrison Wedding

Dhani Harrison, the only child of Beatle George Harrison, married on the weekend and former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attended.

June 12, 2012
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No Doubt Christen New Album

The next No Doubt album has a name.

June 12, 2012
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Ricki-Lee To Play Live In Melbourne And Sydney

Dancefloor diva and ex-Idol Ricki-Lee books a couple of gigs to showcase her new album Fear & Freedom.

June 12, 2012
Hunting Grounds
Hunting Grounds Book Launch Tour For In Hindsight

Victorian indie rock unit Hunting Grounds announce a national tour to launch their debut album In Hindsight.

June 12, 2012
Tammy Wynette
Tammy Wynette 70th Birthday Marked With Dance Mix

The 70th anniversary of the birth of country great Tammy Wynette will be marked with a dance mix of her biggest hit ‘Stand By Your Man’.

June 12, 2012
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Soul Asylum Announce New Album Delayed Reaction

Alt-rock veterans Soul Asylum are back with their first album in six years, titled Delayed Reaction.

June 12, 2012
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Listen: Justin Bieber Goes Dubstep With Big Sean

Check out a new electro dubstep-style single from Justin Bieber with a Big Sean guest verse.

June 12, 2012
Mark Lanegan
Ding Dong Relaunches With Mark Lanegan And Stonefield

The Ding Dong Lounge has been renovated and will relaunch with exclusive Mark Lanegan and Stonefield shows.

June 12, 2012
Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys
Janie Hendrix To Introduce Jimi Hendrix Tribute Show In Melbourne

Janie Hendrix, the sister of Jimi Hendrix and President and CEO of Experience Hendrix LLC, will visit Melbourne to introduce the Jimi Hendrix Tribute Fundraiser for the Official Hendrix Park in Seattle.

June 12, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Second George Michael Melbourne Show Added

George Michael has added a second Melbourne show after the first at Rod Laver Arena sold out.

June 12, 2012
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Tori Amos Turns Classics Into Classical

Tori Amos has taken her classics and turned them into classical for her 13th album ‘Gold Dust’.

June 12, 2012
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Kimbra To Headline In USA After Foster The People Tour

Kimbra will do a headline tour of the United States and Canada right after she finishes up dates with Foster The People.

June 12, 2012
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Macy Gray Australian Tour Dates Announced

Macy Gray is heading to Australia for her first tour down under in 12 years.

June 12, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Films New Video In London

George Michael's latest promo shoot saw the crew 'mesmerised' by a zebra.

June 11, 2012
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The Black Sabbath Download Setlist

Black Sabbath closed Download Festival last night in Donnington UK with many of the obvious songs but also left out some of the better-known ones.

June 11, 2012
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John Paul Young Receives Queen’s Honour For Charity Work

Australian pop star John Paul Young, best known for his hit ‘Love Is In The Air, has been named in this year’s Queen’s Honours List.

June 11, 2012
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Lady Gaga Hit In The Head At New Zealand Show

Lady Gaga suffered a slight concussion after receiving a hit to the head while performing in Auckland last night.

June 11, 2012
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Rolf Harris Awarded Order Of Australia

Queen Elizabeth II has honored veteran Australian Rolf Harris with the Officer of the Order of Australia as part of her birthday honours.

June 11, 2012
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Paul Brandoli Reinvents Natalie Gauci Via Tune In Tokyo

Melbourne producer Paul Brandoli has single-handedly reinvented former Australian Idol winner Natalie Gauci via Tune In Tokyo.

June 11, 2012
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APRA CEO Brett Cottle Awarded Queen’s Honour

Brett Cottle, the Chief Executive for the Australian Performing Rights Association, has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) by Queen Elizabeth II in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

June 11, 2012
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Missy Higgins Debuts At One With 15k Sales

Missy Higgins has the number one album in Australia this week after 15,321 fans went out and bought her ‘The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle’ album in the past week.

June 10, 2012