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Henry Wagons Calls Bob Dylan A Cheeky Bastard

Melbourne singer/songwriter Henry Wagons has called Bob Dylan “a cheeky bastard”.

January 10, 2012
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Pulp Offer Cryptic Return To The Spotlight

After Pulp’s hugely successful tour during 2011, many fans wondered if it would be the last time, but with the Coachella announcement it looks like the band is gearing up for a busy 2012.

January 10, 2012
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TwitBits: Bieber, 50 Cent, Roseanne Cash, Girl Talk And More

Justin Bieber hits the studio, 50 Cent gets bitchy about Blue Ivy Carter, Roseanne Cash discovers the exact date of her menarche, Girl Talk is sneaky, and heaps more.

January 10, 2012
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The Cherry Bar To Host Benefit For Adriano Ox Tiatto

This just in from James Young at the Cherry Bar in Melbourne.

January 10, 2012
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Snoop Dogg Busted With Weed In Texas

Snoop Dogg has been arrested over the weekend for possessing less than half an ounce of marijuana.

January 10, 2012
Van Halen 2012
LISTEN: Van Halen Release 90 Second Sampler of New Song

Van Halen have placed a 90 second sampler of their new single ‘Tattoo’ on iTunes.

January 10, 2012
Meporter And Meporter Partner For Citizen Journalists has teamed up with Arlington, Virginia based technology company Meporter to allow anyone with an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android Phone to become a music reporter.

January 10, 2012
Sisters of Mercy
Sisters of Mercy Announce Single Headline Show

Melbourne Goths rejoice, the Sisters of Mercy are playing their only Australian headline show at the Corner Hotel this February!

January 10, 2012
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Debut AC/DC Single Sells For $1225 On eBay

One AC/DC fan has paid $1225 a copy of ‘Can I Sit Next To You Girl’, the debut single from AC/DC.

January 10, 2012
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Refused Release Statement About Coachella Reunion

Swedish hardcore icons Refused have released a statement about their reunion performance at Coachella.

January 10, 2012
Coachella 2012
Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr Dre, Snoop To Headline Coachella

This year’s Coachella hosts big names, and some massive reunions in the form of At The Drive-In and Refused.

January 10, 2012
Walk Off The Earth Gotye Video Scores 7m Views In Four Days

Canadian band Walk Off The Earth’s cover of the Gotye featuring Kimbra hit ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has now clocked up over 7 million views on YouTube in just 4 days.

January 10, 2012
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Hear Jay-Z’s Song To His New Newborn Daughter Blue

Jay-Z has already released a song about the birth of his and Beyonce’s new daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

January 10, 2012
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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Cancer

Some bad news in the Black Sabbath camp as the band prepares to reform for a new album and world tour this year.

January 10, 2012
At The Drive-In
Influential Post-Hardcore Act At The Drive-In To Return

The massively influential post-hardcore band At The Drive-In, that spawned The Mars Volta and Sparta, will “break their silence”.

January 10, 2012
Bleeding Knees Club
Bleeding Knees Club Tour The UK Before Their Debut

Gold Coast surf-rock brats Bleeding Knees Club book a UK tour before releasing their debut album.

January 9, 2012
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The White Stripes Offer Unreleased Outtakes On Vinyl

The White Stripes are offering two “markedly different” versions of previously released tracks on vinyl.

January 9, 2012
First Aid Kit
Swedish Folk Duo First Aid Kit Reveal New Video

Much-buzzed Swedish folk sisters First Aid Kit give us the first taste of their new album.

January 9, 2012
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Brian Cadd Takes Morning Of The Earth On The Road

The legendary Brian Cadd will take the iconic Morning Of The Earth movie soundtrack on the road from January 19.

January 9, 2012
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So Frenchy So Chic, France Comes To Werribee

The Melbourne suburb of Werribee will be transformed into a feast of French music this weekend when So Frenchy So Chic In The Park heads to Werribee Park Mansion.

January 9, 2012
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Elen Levon To Perform In Beijing

Elen Levon is the sole Australian representative to perform at the Gala World Music Festival in Beijing this week.

January 9, 2012
Paul McCartney Standards album mixing at the Capitol Studios
Paul McCartney Kisses On The Bottom Album Details

Paul McCartney has recorded an album of mostly standard pop songs that he remembers from his childhood and which influenced him musically. 

January 9, 2012
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Adele Returns To The Top Of The ARIA Chart

Adele returns to number one in 2012, in this week’s uninspiring (apart from Foster The People) ARIA chart.

January 9, 2012
Richard Kingsmill
Richard Kingsmill Takes A Break

Triple J’s stalwart music programmer Richard Kingsmill is taking 6 months off.

January 9, 2012
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Working On 3D Movie

Metallica have plans to release a 3D movie later this year.

January 9, 2012
The Simpsons
The Simpsons About To Turn 500

The 500th episode of The Simpsons will air in February and now the show is planning on taking out a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

January 9, 2012
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Gotye Cover Inspires Russell Crowe To Pitch To Walk Off The Earth

Russell Crowe has pitched his songbook to Canadian band Walk Off The Earth after they created a viral hit with their Gotye and Kimbra cover.

January 9, 2012
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Ted Nugent To Run For US President

Look out President Obama, Ted Nugent is out to get your job.

January 8, 2012
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Beyonce and Jay-Z Welcome Baby Daughter

Ivy Blue Carter has arrived, the first child for Beyonce and Jay-Z.

January 8, 2012
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David Bowie Reaches Retirement Age

David Bowie turns 65 today (January 8, 2012). Happy birthday David Bowie, you may officially retire (but please don't).

January 8, 2012