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Mastodon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mastodon Book Soundwave Sideshows

Metal heroes Mastodon have booked their own Soundwave sideshows with Gojira and Kvelertak.

December 9, 2011
Reece Mastin - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Reece Mastin Kicks Off This Week’s New Releases

It’s a slow week, but X Factor winner Reece Mastin will do best with the release of his debut.

December 9, 2011
Lamb Of God
Lamb Of God Announce Their Sidewave Shows

Virginia metallers Lamb Of God have booked two sideshows with In Flames and The Black Dahlia Murder.

December 9, 2011
Marc Martel, Queen Extravaganza Tour
Roger Taylor Announces Queen Extravaganza Band Winners

Queen founder and drummer Roger Taylor has picked the finalists to perform in The Queen Extravaganza Tour.

December 9, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Bookie Backs Amy Winehouse For Christmas Number One

Bookies William Hill make the Amy Winehouse album their 4/7 favourite to take the coveted Christmas number one album spot on the 25th. Her nearest challenger is Michael Buble at 11/8 with Rihanna & One Direction 7/1 shots.

December 9, 2011
The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap Working On Album Two

The Temper Trap have gathered up 19 new songs to take to the studio for album number two.

December 9, 2011
The Afghan Whigs
Afghan Whigs Reform For All Tomorrows Parties

Cincinnati’s Afghan Whigs are getting back together for the first time in 12 years.

December 8, 2011
One Direction
TV Host Defends Her Relationship With One Direction Teen

UK Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack defends her relationship with teenage member of boyband One Direction, Harry Styles.

December 8, 2011
Clarence Clemons
Clarence Clemons Christmas Songs Discovered And Released

The world lost the big man, Clarence Clemons, back in June but they have something new to look forward to in this holiday season. 

December 8, 2011
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N’ Roses Grudge May Spoil Hall Of Fame Induction

Gunners drummer Steven Adler worries that Axl Rose’s grudge may ruin their Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction.

December 8, 2011
Ringo Starr 2012
Ringo Starr Preps 17th Solo Record

Ringo Starr will release his 17th solo album ‘Ringo 2012’ in January.

December 8, 2011
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Meredith Is Upon Us! Here Are Some Last Minute Tips.

Heading to the Meredith Music Festival tomorrow? So am I. So while I’m running around my house like a headless chicken today, I thought I’d share some preparation tips with you.

December 8, 2011
Hubert Sumlin and Pinetop Perkins SXSW 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mick Jagger And Keith Richards To Pay For Hubert Sumlin Funeral

The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will pay for the funeral of blues great Hubert Sumlin.

December 8, 2011
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
TwitBits: The Black Keys, Pusha T, Meat Loaf, A-Trak And More

The Black Keys hit Letterman, Pusha T goes Samson, Meat Loaf gets another injury, A-Trak plans electro-psychobilly, and heaps more.

December 8, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Plots ‘Boys Like You’ National Tour For 2012

Mischievous rapper 360 has announced his ‘Boys Like You’ tour for February and March next year.

December 8, 2011
Spiritualized Announce New Album ‘Sweet Heart Sweet Light’

Iconic British space-rockers Spiritualized announce their seventh studio album Sweet Heart Sweet Light.

December 8, 2011
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman images
Matt Corby Announces National Tour

Rising troubadour Matt Corby has announced a national tour for his new ‘Into The Flame’ EP.

December 8, 2011
Air - Le Voyage Dans La Lune
Air Offer New Music From Forthcoming Soundtrack

Atmospheric French pop duo Air deliver new music – a soundtrack song with Victoria Legrand from Beach House.

December 8, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bliss N Eso, Kimbra, Busby Marou Are SXSW Bound

More Australian acts including Bliss N Eso, Kimbra and Busby Marou have been announced to showcase at SXSW 2012.

December 8, 2011
Guns n Roses. image by Ros O'Gorman
Beastie Boys, Guns n Roses, Chili Peppers For Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Even though the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame originally announced that they would be announcing their updates on December 15, the list was released early to the public.

December 8, 2011
Mitch Ryder
Mitch Ryder Returns After 28 Years

Mitch Ryder, the man who put Detroit on the rock-and-roll map, is about to release his first new studio album in the U.S. since 1983.

December 8, 2011
Gwar Cory Smoot
GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot Died From Coronary Disease

The family of GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot have confirmed that Cory died from coronary disease.

December 7, 2011
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Justin Townes Earle and Pond Head Up Boogie Six

Australia’s newest favouritest boutique festival Boogie has returned for the sixth year running.

December 7, 2011
Barbara and Roy Orbison
Barbara Orbison, Widow Of Roy Orbison, Passes Away

Barbara Orbison, the widow of Roy Orbison, has died 23 years to the day she lost her husband. She was 60.

December 7, 2011
San Cisco
Your New Favourite Artist: San Cisco

Get on board early with ultra-cute Perth indie-poppers San Cisco.

December 7, 2011
Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barnes and Ian Moss - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cold Chisel To Headline Bluesfest

The mighty Cold Chisel have been confirmed as headliners of the already impressive Byron Bay Blues Festival in April 2012.

December 7, 2011
Dobie Gray
Dobie Gray Dies At Age 71

Dobie Gray, best known for the hit song ‘Drift Away’ has died at the age of 71.

December 7, 2011
Lostprophets Announce Sidewaves

Welsh rockers Lostprophets announce Soundwave sideshows with Kids In Glass Houses and VersaEmerge.

December 7, 2011
Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Plays A Night Of Music History For Melbourne

An Elton John show is not so much as a walk, more of a jog through music history. With a career spanning more than 40 years there is so many songs to get through.

December 7, 2011
Trailer Park Boys
Trailer Park Boys Announce Australian Stage Tour

The loveable lowlifes from Canadian mockumentary series Trailer Park Boys hit Australian stages in 2012.

December 7, 2011