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Nile Rodgers of Chic
Playground Weekender Cancelled Because of Rain

The Playground Weekender Festival due for Wisemans Ferry in New South Wales this weekend has been cancelled due to floods.

February 29, 2012
Sufjan Stevens Announced For Vivid LIVE

Detroit’s Sufjan Stevens is the first act announced for Vivid LIVE in Sydney in May.

February 29, 2012
Kevin Jacobsen with Bruce Springsteen
ABC Family Confidential To Probe The Jacobsens

The Jacobsen family will be under the spotlight of the ABC’s Family Confidential tomorrow evening.

February 29, 2012
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Doctor Orders Celine Dion To Take 2 Month Break

Celine Dion has cancelled her next two months of gigs in Las Vegas under doctor’s orders.

February 29, 2012
Children Collide - Photo By Damien Loverso
Ryan Caesar Leaves Children Collide

Children Collide have announced the departure of drummer Ryan Caesar just a month away from the release of their ‘Monument’ album.

February 29, 2012
Radio Ink - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Radio INK Release New Clip In Time For Aqua Tour

Glossy Sydney pop trio Radio INK offer a new single and video before their support of Danish pop champs Aqua.

February 29, 2012
Anton Newcombe
The Brian Jonestown Massacre And The Ravonettes Book Oz Tour

Trippy rock unit The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Danish duo The Ravonettes plan an Australian visit.

February 29, 2012
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Tickets Already On eBay For Over $600

Tickets for Radiohead’s Australian tour have already hit eBay, for more than quadruple the original price.

February 28, 2012
MS Fest
Launceston’s MS Fest Cancelled Days Before Event

Tasmania’s MS Fest has been cancelled due to low ticket sales, acts pulling out, and a bad weather forecast.

February 28, 2012
Billy Thorpe. photo by Ros O'Gorman
We Lost Billy Thorpe 5 Years Ago Today

Australian music legend Billy Thorpe died on this day in 2007.

February 28, 2012
All-Aussie Hip-Hop Festival Come Together Returns

Sydney’s Come Together announces an all-Australian hip-hop line-up, with 360, Horrorshow, Hermitude, Koolism and more.

February 28, 2012
Bon Iver
Bon Iver Launches Towers Video

Bon Iver has released the latest video for ‘Towers’ just prior to the Australian tour.

February 28, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Books National ‘Flying Tour’

Local hip-hop hero 360 books national dates as ‘The Flying Tour’ with Gossling, Hermitude and Bam Bam.

February 28, 2012
Jae Laffer, The Panics - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Naked And Famous and The Panics To Support New Order

New Order have chosen the special guests to support their Australian tour.

February 28, 2012
The Runaways, music news,
The Runaways Hint At Reunion

Bad blood may finally be behind former Runaways members Cherie Currie and Lita Ford, at least according to a post made last week by Currie on her official Facebook page.

February 28, 2012
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton Sing For Hubert Sumlin

On Friday night, an incredible group of musicians and artists came together to salute the late Hubert Sumlin at Harlem's Apollo Theater.

February 28, 2012
Mick Jones of Foreigner, music news,
Mick Jones of Foreigner Undergoes Heart Surgery

Mick Jones, founder and guitarist for Foreigner, undergone what has been called "urgent" heart surgery.

February 28, 2012
Santigold Says LMFAO Make Her Cry

In an interview, electro artist Santigold has said the success of “joke band” LMFAO makes her cry.

February 28, 2012
The Black Lips
Black Lips Add New Melbourne Show And Shift Sydney

Garage-rock nutters Black Lips have added another Melbourne show and upgraded Sydney.

February 28, 2012
Sex Pistols Never Mind The Bollocks
Sex Pistols Never Mind The Bollocks Gets 35th Anniversary Make-over

The seminal punk rock the Sex Pistols have inked a deal with Universal U.K. for the release of an expanded edition of their album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols.

February 28, 2012
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band To Play SXSW

Bruce Springsteen will be bringing the E Street Band to Austin to perform at SXSW ahead of the start of the world tour the following week.

February 28, 2012
ARIA, music news,
ARIA Reports Music Sales Down Slightly For 2011

The Australian Music Industry was still hammered by piracy in 2011 but the good news is that sales are starting to stabilize.

February 28, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Final Bluesfest Announcement John Fogerty To Play Second Show

Peter Noble has unveiled the final announcement for Bluesfest 2012 with John Fogerty added in for a second performance at the festival on Monday April 9.

February 28, 2012
Limp Bizkit, Noise11, Photo
Fred Durst Calls Big Day Out Promoter A Fucking Asshole

Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit has used the stage at Soundwave to mouth off at the promoters for the Big Day Out, calling them “fucking assholes”.

February 27, 2012
Muse in the studio Feb 2012
Muse Get Horny For New Album

Muse are using a horn section on their next album.

February 27, 2012
My Disco
My Disco Announce April Shows And Offer New Video

Beloved post-punk trio My Disco book four shows in April and reveal their first video.

February 27, 2012
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Keith Richards And Eric Clapton Perform For Hubert Sumlin

Keith Richards joined Eric Clapton onstage at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem for a benefit concert in the name of the late Hubert Sumlin to raise money for the Jazz Foundation.

February 27, 2012
Robin Gibb. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Undergoes More Cancer Treatment

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is back in a London hospital undergoing more treatment for liver and colon cancer.

February 27, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Add Sole US Date

What sounded like a one-off reunion of the original (or mostly original) Black Sabbath at this year's Download Festival has expanded, to one additional show.

February 27, 2012
Gotye image photos
Watch New Gotye Video Easy Way Out

Wally De Backer, a.k.a. Gotye, finally has a new song after ‘Something That I Used To Know’. ‘Easy Way Out’ is his latest single and video from ‘Making Mirrors’.

February 27, 2012