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Amy Lehpamer (Sherrie) and Justin Burford (Drew), Rock Of Ages - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sydney Bones Rock of Ages

The Rock Of Ages musical has been dropped for Sydney due to poor ticket sales.

October 27, 2011
Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS
KLOS Los Angeles Fires The Last DJ Jim Ladd

Legendary DJ Jim Ladd, the subject of Tom Petty’s ‘The Last DJ’, has been dumped by Los Angeles radio station KLOS.

October 27, 2011
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Claims Kanye West And Drake For Next Album

Justin Bieber will be working with Kanye and Drake on new music, and Tyler The Creator wants in as well.

October 27, 2011
Midnight Juggernauts - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Juggernauts To Soundtrack Retro Filmreels

Melbourne psych-dance group Midnight Juggernauts will perform a score to classic UK filmreels at ACMI.

October 27, 2011
Foster The People. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Simple Plan, Foster The People, The Hives, Muscles And More

Simple Plan beg for a million, Foster The People are bushed, The Hives promise new videos, Muscles rehearses Nick Cave, and heaps more.

October 27, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay An Easy Number One For USA

Coldplay will easily have the number one album in America next week with ‘Xylo Myloto’.

October 27, 2011
The Jezabels - 'The Man Is Dead' cover photo by Christopher Doyle
Christopher Doyle Presents The Jezabels – An Exhibition

The Jezabels' cover artist and internationally-acclaimed designer Christopher Doyle presents an exhibition on the band in Sydney.

October 27, 2011
Tom Waits, Noise11, Photo
Tom Waits To ‘Take 5’ On TripleJ

Tom Waits will do his only Bad As Me radio interview, worldwide, on triplej tomorrow morning.

October 27, 2011
John Lennon and Yoko Ono bed-in 1969
Patti Smith And Jackson Browne Perform For John Lennon Tribute Album

The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute concert, featuring performances from Jackson Browne and Patti Smith, will be released as a live album to raise money for the Japanese Red Cross and Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Efforts.

October 27, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
VIDEO: The Black Keys’ New Song ‘Lonely Boy’

The Black Keys shoot a funky dancer getting down to their new single ‘Lonely Boy’.

October 27, 2011
Nas - Photo By Damien Loverso
Super-Producers Pair With Unlikely Collaborators For Re:Generation Doco

Skrillex, The Doors, Nas, Mark Ronson and more are part of the collaboration project and doco Re:Generation.

October 27, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu
VIDEO: Metallica And Lou Reed Talk Lulu

Metallica and Lou Reed have put together at 12-minute video about the origins of their joint album ‘Lulu’.

October 27, 2011
Paul Rodgers becomes a Canadian
Paul Rodgers Becomes Canadian Citizen

Free, Bad Company (and one-time Queen singer but we won’t mention that) Paul Rodgers has been nationalised as a Canadian citizen.

October 27, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Died From Lethal Dose Of Alcohol

Amy Winehouse drank a lethal amount of alcohol the night of her death the coroner has revealed.

October 27, 2011
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Bono Hints At A U2 Split

Bono has revealed that the future of U2 is uncertain and that after all these years it may be over for U2.

October 26, 2011
Flo Rida
Flo Rida Responds To Drug Raid And Festival No-Show

US rapper Flo Rida has responded to claims about a drug raid and a festival non-appearance in Australia.

October 26, 2011
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue Crushes On Cosmo Jarvis

Kylie Minogue has tweeted her new crush on UK singer Cosmo Jarvis after he covers ‘Spinning Around’.

October 26, 2011
Casting Crowns
Baptist Ministers Casting Crowns Knock Adele From Top In USA

Casting Crown, a band of Baptist Ministers, have knocked Adele from the number one spot on the US album chart this week.

October 26, 2011
Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Your New Favourite Artist: Husky

The brooding, pastoral folk on the debut album from Melbourne man/band Husky is sure to break hearts.

October 26, 2011
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Cher, Diplo, Lionel Richie, Josh Freese And More

Cher gets angry at DWTS, Diplo gets Santigold in the booth, Lionel Richie gets his other daughter on twitter, Josh Freese gets a cheap shot in on Coldplay, and heaps more.

October 26, 2011
Face The Music, The Push
Paul Mac, Henry Wagons, Jon Toogood To Speak At Face The Music

The Face The Music conference in Melbourne next month will feature musicians offering first hand advice for industry newbies.

October 26, 2011
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton Takes You To The Set Of The New Video. Win Tickets

In episode 9 of the Dolly Parton webisode series Dolly Parton takes you to the filming on the first single from her new album ‘Better Days’.

October 26, 2011
Hot Chelle Rae
Hot Chelle Rae To Perform For School

Hot Chelle Rae will perform at a Nevada school to help combat bullying.

October 26, 2011
Florence + The Machine. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Florence + The Machine Live Clips Hit The Net

Clips from last night's London album launch show by Florence + The Machine are already appearing online.

October 26, 2011
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Soundwave Melbourne Leg Sells Out

The Melbourne leg of Soundwave has sold out in record time, with Brisbane and Sydney to follow.

October 26, 2011
Iron Maiden. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Kids’ Label Releases Iron Maiden Lullaby Album

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rockstar has just released an album of lullaby covers of Iron Maiden classics.

October 26, 2011
Fac. Dance
Factory Records Dance Rarities Comp Coming Soon

The Factory Records label, pivotal to the Manchester sound, deliver a compilation of dance mixes and rarities.

October 26, 2011
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello To Release Limited Edition Box Set

Elvis Costello will release a limited edition live box set from his Wiltern shows earlier this year.

October 26, 2011
Glee The Music The Christmas Album Vol 2
Another Glee Christmas Album On The Way

The Glee cast will release yet another album in November. ‘Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 2’ will be the 10th album from the cast of Glee in just three years.

October 26, 2011
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Have Started Work On Their New Album

On the eve of releasing their Lou Reed collaboration, Metallica reveal they’re already writing and recording.

October 26, 2011