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Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dave Grohl Fills In For Cage The Elephant Drummer

Foo Fighters mainman Dave Grohl continues his lifelong career of coolness by drumming for Cage the Elephant.

October 13, 2011
Kim Wilde
Shit Hits The Fan Over Rewind 80s Festival

The Rewind 80s festival is going down the S bend fast with punters angry that organisers have changed cities and won’t give a refund one week out from the show.

October 13, 2011
Jarvis Cocker, Pulp
Jarvis Cocker Takes Job As Book Editor

Jarvis Cocker has accepted a job as a book editor for Faber and Faber.

October 13, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind 80s Downsized And Moved

The Rewind 80s festival has been downsized and moved to Sydney.

October 13, 2011
The Damned
The Damned Aussie Tour Announced

The Damned will return to Australia in January.

October 13, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Jezabels Lead 2011’s AIR Award Winners

Sydney quartet The Jezabels scored two awards at the Jagermeister Independent Music Awards last night.

October 13, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna To Tour Australia

Madonna will tour Australia in April, 2012 according to a leaked Live Nation document.

October 12, 2011
Chocolate Starfish, Zoran Romich - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chocolate Starfish And Friends Play For Zoz

Last night Melbourne rocked when the friends of Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic gathered for the Concert for Zoz.

October 12, 2011
Iva Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Icehouse To Play For Entertainment Assist Fundraiser

Icehouse will perform in a small, intimate environment for the Entertainment Assist gala variety dinner fund-raiser ‘Gotta Have Heart’ on October 28.

October 12, 2011
Dum Dum Girls
Dum Dum Girls Book Sideshows For Australia

Vampy Californian indie pop sensation Dum Dum Girls book sideshows for the New Year.

October 12, 2011
Adele images photo
Adele Tops American Music Awards Nominations

Adele has scored big with four AMA nominations, followed by Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna.

October 12, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Plays 3000th Show

Elton John played his 3,000th show on Saturday night at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace during the current run of his show The Million Dollar Piano.

October 12, 2011
Dolly Parton
What Contest Did Dolly Parton Lose? Win Tickets To Her Show

Dolly Parton once went to a Gay Bar in Los Angeles and entered a contest. Who did she dress up as and lose?

October 12, 2011
Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson
Aesop Rock And Kimya Dawson Add More Special Guests

Indie rap king Aesop Rock and anti-folk hero Kimya Dawson add more guests to their extra-special Australian shows this week.

October 12, 2011
Boy & Bear
Gotye, Boy & Bear, Drapht Grab Seven ARIA Nominations

Gotye, Boy & Bear and Drapht have picked up seven nominations each for the 2011 ARIA Awards.

October 12, 2011
Scott McCreery Clear As Day
American Idol Scott McCreery To Top US Chart

18-year old country singer and 2011 American Idol winner Scott McCreery will debut atop the US album chart later this week.

October 12, 2011
Village Sounds
Village Sounds and The Atlas Agency merge

Village Sounds and The Atlas Agency, two of Australia’s biggest music agencies, have merged. The combined company will be known as Village Sounds.

October 12, 2011
Lanie Lane, Noise11, Photo
Lanie Lane Heads Up This Week’s New Releases

Hyped retro sylph Lanie Lane from Sydney kicks off an interesting week for new releases.

October 11, 2011
David Johansen, New York Dolls - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
70s New York Dolls Footage Coming On DVD

New York Dolls will release a DVD of footage shot in the 70s by rock photographer Bob Gruen and his wife Nadya.

October 11, 2011
John Farnham, music news,
John Farnham Sydney Shows Rescheduled

John Farnham’s first two Sydney shows have been rescheduled for later this month.

October 11, 2011
Phoenix, Thomas Mars - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Phoenix Documentary To Air In Europe

A doco of the year after the release of Phoenix’s Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix album will air in Europe this week.

October 11, 2011
Jon Spencer- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jon Spencer Gets Aggressive On New Blues Explosion Music

Jon Spencer has spoken about writing new, aggressive music for his Blues Explosion.

October 11, 2011
Sharon and Neil Finn of Pajama Club
Neil And Sharon Finn’s Pajama Club Release Third Single

Pajama Club, the offshoot band for Neil and Sharon Finn, popped out a third single this week.

October 11, 2011
Chocolate Starfish (l-r Zoran, Adam, Darren)
Benefit For Zoran Romic From Chocolate Starfish Tonight

Tonight (October 11), the Melbourne music community will be coming together for a benefit concert for Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic, who is undergoing treatment from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

October 11, 2011
Kanye West
Kanye West, Russell Simmons Visit Occupy Wall Street Protests

Kanye and rap mogul Russell Simmons have dropped in to check out the Occupy Wall Street protests.

October 11, 2011
Dropbears Return From The 80s

In the mid 80s Dropbears were THE Warner Music Aussie band.

October 11, 2011
Kate Bush, Noise11, Photo
Kate Bush Reveals New Single ‘Wild Man’

Enigmatic pop chanteuse Kate Bush offers up the first single ‘Wild Man’ from her forthcoming album.

October 11, 2011
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton Talks About Her Fans, Win Tickets

Dolly Parton will perform 12 shows across Australia from November 8. and Chugg Entertainment are giving you a chance to win tickets.

October 11, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bob Odenkirk Announces New Black Keys Album

Cult comedian Bob Oderkirk has appeared in a spoof used car commercial for the next Black Keys album.

October 11, 2011
Adele 21 image photos
Adele 21 Clocks Up 21 Weeks At Number One

Adele ‘21’ has now been on the top of the Australian chart now for 21 weeks.

October 10, 2011