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Live Nation
Live Nation Buys Michael Coppel Presents

US touring giant Live Nation has acquired Australian promoter Michael Coppel Presents and Michael Coppel will take over as the company President and CEO.

April 5, 2012
Cold Chisel No Plans
Cold Chisel And Nicki Minaj Lead This Week’s New Releases

Cold Chisel and Nicki Minaj head up a really interesting week in new releases.

April 5, 2012
Megan Washington. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Megan Washington Named Ambassador For Record Store Day Australia

Melbourne singer/songwriter Megan Washington has become an Ambassador for Record Store Day Australia.

April 5, 2012
Marilyn Manson - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Preview: Marilyn Manson No Reflection Video

Here is your preview of the new Marilyn Manson video ‘No Reflection’.

April 5, 2012
Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barnes and Ian Moss - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Watch: Cold Chisel Everybody Video

“All I want to be is idiot free and out of here with you”, sings Jimmy Barnes on the new Cold Chisel song ‘Everybody’.

April 5, 2012
Hanni El Khatib
Dan Auerbach Of The Black Keys Will Produce Hanni El Khatib

The Black Keys frontman will work on LA greaser rock sensation Hanni El Khatib’s second album.

April 4, 2012
Limp Bizkit, Noise11, Photo
Fred Durst Wants To Sack Limp Bizkit Members

Limp Bizkit record-scratcher DJ Lethal has revealed that Fred Durst is planning on sacking two original members.

April 4, 2012
Dannii Minogue. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dannii Minogue And Kris Smith Split

Dannii Minogue and her partner Kris Smith have announced their break-up.

April 4, 2012
Gotye image photos
Watch The Full Glee Cover Of Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’

Glee’s cover of Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has hit the web in full. Watch it. If you like.

April 4, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young To Trademark High-Quality Audio Format

Canadian rock icon Neil Young has filed trademark applications for a “studio quality” audio format to challenge mp3s.

April 4, 2012
Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins Teases Her New Single And Album

Platinum Australian songstress Missy Higgins has unveiled a making-of video for her long-awaited third album The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle.

April 4, 2012
James McCartney
Paul McCartney’s Son Discusses A Beatles Next Generation Group

Paul McCartney’s son, James, likes the idea of a new generation Beatles group with the sons of Ringo, George and John.

April 4, 2012
Garbage, music news,
Garbage Deliver Surrealist ‘Blood For Poppies’ Clip

Shirley Manson gets her eyeball sliced in Garbage’s surrealist clip for their comeback single.

April 4, 2012
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Bruce Springsteen Telepromoter Defended By Nils Lofgren

Last Friday (March 30), the Washington Post ran an article by Paul Farhi about Bruce Springsteen's use of a teleprompter. People have been critical of the devices from their use by guests on Saturday Night Live to the regular usage by President Obama throughout his term.

April 4, 2012
Jimmy Little - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jimmy Little Tribute From Graham ‘Buzz’ Bidstrup

The Angels/Gangajang drummer Graham ‘Buzz’ Bidstrup was also the manager of the great Jimmy Little who passed away on Monday.

April 4, 2012
Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Tony Bennett, Regent Theatre Melbourne, April 2 2012

Tony Bennett is one of the last performers of his generation. The American superstar is a contemporary of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. He has been performing for more than 60 years and now at age 85 still has the voice.

April 3, 2012
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
Fiona Apple Returns With Album Art And Tracklist

Baroque pop waif Fiona Apple is back with The Idler Wheel and has revealed album art and a tracklist.

April 3, 2012
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Anthony Callea To Perform On Young Talent Time

Anthony Callea will head to the studios of Network Ten to perform his new song ‘Last To Go’ on Young Talent Time on Friday.

April 3, 2012
Brian Setzer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, Melbourne 2 April

The show begins not at the chime of the clock but on the way to the venue. The young (and not so young) ladies in their wiggle skirts, cropped cardies and animal print tights, and gentlemen in their rocker jeans and tees showing retro prints, stroll by Pellegrini’s making diners believe they’ve been captured in some kind of time warp.

April 3, 2012
Earth Wind & Fire
Justin Timberlake and Curate Earth Wind and Fire

Earth, Wind and Fire’s ‘Now, Then & Forever’ is a compilation of songs curated by some of the world’s biggest names including Justin Timberlake and

April 3, 2012
Ricki Lee Coulter - image By Ros O'Gorman
Ricki-Lee Goes Pantsless In New Video

Popstress Ricki-Lee gets skimpy and colourful in a new clip for the streetwalking ‘Do It Like That’.

April 3, 2012
Lanie Lane, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Lanie Lane Sells Out And Adds More Shows

Rockabilly princess Lanie Lane has sold out her Melbourne and Sydney shows, so she's kindly added some more.

April 3, 2012
Watch The New, Tom Cruise-Heavy Rock Of Ages Trailer

Movie musical Rock Of Ages have delivered a new trailer, featuring a lot of Tom Cruise as rock star Stacee Jaxx.

April 3, 2012
Adele images photo
Adele Promises A New Song But Is Cagey On Next Album

Adele has revealed that she’ll have a new song out this year, but an album is still a while away.

April 3, 2012
Serj Tankian, System Of A Down, Soundwave 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Serj Tankian From System Of A Down Finishes Third Solo Album

Frontman for experimental nu-metal act System Of A Down, Serj Tankian, has finished his third solo album Harakiri.

April 3, 2012
Rocket Juice and The Moon
Supergroup Alert: Damon Albarn And Flea Are Rocket Juice And The Moon

Introducing Rocket Juice and The Moon, another “supergroup” for you.

April 3, 2012
Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle
Watch Whitney Houston Sparkle Trailer

Watch the trailer for ‘Sparkle’, the final movie for Whitney Houston.

April 3, 2012
Patti Smith
Patti Smith Delivers The First Single From Her New Album

Patti Smith delivers the first single, ‘April Fool’, from her forthcoming album, featuring songs for Johnny Depp and Amy Winehouse.

April 2, 2012
Ciaran Gribbin, INXS
INXS Announce Huge Regional Tour

Rock legends INXS have booked a mammoth tour, hitting regional spots up the East Coast and into South Australia.

April 2, 2012
Jimmy Little - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jimmy Little Passes Away at 75

Australian music legend Jimmy Little has died peacefully at his home at the age of 75.

April 2, 2012