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Chris Cornell of Soundgarden
Big Day Out Is Twitter Top Tweet Of The Day

BDO2012 pretty much spend all of today as the top trending term on Twitter.

September 30, 2011
Mark Ronson, music news,
Mark Ronson Utilises Grunts And Thwacks For Olympic Soundtrack

Super-producer Mark Ronson does his bit for the London Olympics by sampling athletes’ noises.

September 30, 2011
Bon Iver
Bon Iver And Roky Erickson For Golden Plains 2012

Folk hero Bon Iver and psych rock legend Roky Erickson sign on for Golden Plains 2012.

September 30, 2011
Kasabian, music news,
Big Day Out Turns 20, Vivien Lees and Ken West Speak

The upcoming Big Day Out 2012 will mark the 20th year since the show began back in January 1992.

September 30, 2011
Dananananaykroyd Split

It is all over for Dananananaykrod. The six-piece Glasgow band have hung up their guitars.

September 30, 2011
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out 2012 Line-Up With Kanye West, Soundgarden and Kasabian

The Big Day Out 2012 line-up is official with the reformed Soundgarden, Kanye West and Kasabian announced as the Top 3 headline acts.

September 29, 2011
Pink Floyd
Roger Waters With Foo Fighters Performs On Jimmy Fallon Show

It's Pink Floyd week on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and the Tuesday night edition featured Roger Waters and the Foo Fighters performing In the Flesh from The Wall.

September 29, 2011
Opium by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Accused Of Plagiarism

Legendary songwriter Bob Dylan is facing a barrage of accusations accusing him of ripping of other people’s images for his own paintings.

September 29, 2011
Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
85 Year Old Tony Bennett Tops US Chart

Tony Bennett has become the oldest living person ever to have a number one album in America.

September 29, 2011
Katy Perry The One That Got Away
Will Katy Perry Beat Michael Jackson Chart Record?

‘The One That Got Away’ is the 6th single release from the Katy Perry album ‘Teenage Dream’.

September 29, 2011
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lindsay Buckingham Preps Live CD and DVD

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsay Buckingham will release his first solo live CD and DVD in November.

September 29, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Washington, Jebediah Pay Tribute To The Wiggles

A host of Australia’s biggest alternative artists pay tribute to The Wiggles on a new album Rewiggled.

September 29, 2011
Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc Books Australian Tour

Californian neo-soul sensation Aloe Blacc books a tour alongside his Falls and Southbound Festival spots.

September 29, 2011
Katy B
Katy B Departs Parklife

UK garage electro siren Katy B has left the Parklife Festival due to “personal reasons”.

September 29, 2011
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Irish Farmer Shuts Down Rihanna’s Naked Breasts

The owner of an Irish field has objected to pop starlet Rihanna’s semi-nude video clip film shoot.

September 28, 2011
The Flaming Lips. image by Ros O'Gorman photos
The Flaming Lips Announce Harvest Fest Sideshows

Bona fide Oklahoma freaks The Flaming Lips have announced two sideshows for November’s Harvest Fest.

September 28, 2011
John Farnham The Acoustic Chapel Sessions
John Farnham Goes Acoustic

John Farnham has reinvented some of his greatest hits for his upcoming tour and has recorded an album of the songs before he hits the road.

September 28, 2011
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Offers Pharrell-Produced English Album

Gloria Estefan delivers her first English-language album in eight years, produced by Pharrell Williams.

September 28, 2011
Merrick Watts, Triple M
Merrick Watts Jumps Ship To Triple M

After hanging up his headphones at Nova, Sydney Merrick Watts has jumped ship to opposition station Triple M replacing Roy and HG.

September 28, 2011
Sly And The Family Stone
The Family Stone Book Harvest Fest Sideshows

Funk-soul legends The Family Stone team up with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble for Australian sideshows.

September 28, 2011
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Stream Their Neighborhoods To Your Neighbourhood

Blink-182 are streaming their new album Neighbourhoods and you get to listen to it with your neighbours.

September 28, 2011
Boyz In Da Hood Director And Ice Cube Talk N.W.A. Biopic

John Singleton, director of Boyz In Da Hood, is in talks with Ice Cube about making a documentary on notorious hip-hop crew N.W.A.

September 28, 2011
Steve Howe - Photo By Tim Cashmere
Steve Howe Goes From Classic Rock To Classical

Yes guitarist Steve Howe will pay homage to his classical roots with the album ‘Time’, to be released in November.

September 28, 2011
Emos Sign Austin Tx - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Austin’s Iconic Punk Venue Emo’s Sold

Emo’s, Austin’s legendary punk music venue, will close its doors at the end of the year but owner Frank Hendrix has a new home.

September 28, 2011
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Pig Flies Again

In celebration of the upcoming re-release of the Pink Floyd catalog, a new inflatable pig was put in flight above the Battersea Power Station to recreate the album cover from their LP Animals. 

September 28, 2011
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Heart, Guns n Roses and The Cure Make Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Shortlist

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have announced the fifteen nominees for possible induction as their class of 2012. Among the group are nine first-time nominees along with six who are making another attempt at getting in. 

September 28, 2011
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Debbie Harry Says She Would Be A Good Reality Show Judge

She was once a rebel but now thinks it might be time to go a little mainstream.

September 28, 2011
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Preview: The Bridge School Benefit Concerts: 25th Anniversary Edition – Various Artists (2-CD or 3-DVD Sets)

On October 24th, Reprise Records will release two very special and highly anticipated packages: a three-DVD set and a two-CD collection that feature unique live performances from many of the phenomenal artists who've performed at the beloved Annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts over the past 25 years.

September 28, 2011
Danny Widdicombe
Danny Widdicombe Benefit And New Album Announced

The friends of Brisbane musician Danny Widdicombe will come together on October 21 for a benefit concert for Danny, who is battling cancer.

September 27, 2011
Bliss N Eso. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Bliss N Eso Release Extreme Sports Video For ‘Coastal Kids’

Aussie rap stars Bliss N Eso have produced a gorgeous video project featuring extreme sports stars for their latest single ‘Coastal Kids’.

September 27, 2011