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Reggae Hitmakers UB40 Declare Bankruptcy

Despite scores of hits and tens of millions of albums sold, four members of reggae megastars UB40 declare bankruptcy.

October 18, 2011
Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Eddy Current Suppression Ring Deliver Rarities Compilation

Melbourne garage rockers Eddy Current Suppression Ring are about to release a singles and rarities collection.

October 18, 2011
Koko, Red Dog
Red Dog Wins At US Film Festival

‘Red Dog’, the Australian hit movie of the year, has picked up a $100,000 cash prize at the Heartland Film Festival in Indiana.

October 18, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind Cancelled – What A Surprise

The Human League, Kim Wilde, Kool and the Gang need not come to Australia. The disastrous Rewind 80s Festival for Australia has finally been cancelled.

October 17, 2011
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Leaves Soundwave Due To Limp Bizkit

Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah tweets that Courtney Love has cancelled Hole’s slot because of Limp Bizkit.

October 17, 2011
Rick Ross
Rick Ross Suffers Two Mid-Air Seizures

Kanye and Diddy collaborator Rick Ross suffered two seizures on separate flights today.

October 17, 2011
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
Lady Gaga And Usher Play Bill Clinton’s Charity Birthday

Lady Gaga jokes and Usher splits his pants at Bill Clinton’s charity birthday festivities.

October 17, 2011
Cody Simpson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Cody Simpson, Skrillex, Ricky Martin, Swizz Beatz And More

Cody Simpson hits Japan, Skrillex posts a snide article, Ricky Martin cheers a Hollywood coming out, Swizz Beatz offers Kanye remixes and heaps more.

October 17, 2011
Tex Perkins of The Cruel Sea. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Cruel Sea Return For A Mini-Tour

Surf-blues legends The Cruel Sea have booked three shows for November.

October 17, 2011
Adele 21 image photos
Adele Beats Out Chris Isaak And Evanescence

Adele holds off strong showings from Chris Isaak and Evanescence on this week’s chart wrap.

October 17, 2011
Thurston Moore - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sonic Youth Founders Thurston Moore And Kim Gordon Split

Husband and wife rock couple Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth have split after 27 years of marriage.

October 17, 2011
Black Lips
Golden Plains Sixxx Reveals Lineup

This morning Golden Plains organisers finally let loose the remainder of their lineup. You thought Bon Iver and Roky Erickson were exciting? Well, prepare to lose your collective shit (HINT: Scroll to the bottom if you just want a list of bands).

October 16, 2011
Bo Diddley
Son Of Bo Diddley Arrested In Florida

Bo Diddley’s son Elias has been arrested in Gainesville, Florida for trespassing in a plaza named after his dad.

October 15, 2011
Charlie's Angels
Charlie’s Angels Axed

ABC in the USA has shutdown production of the remake of the classic 70s show after it failed it raise interest from the audience.

October 15, 2011
Hal David
Hal David Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Legendary lyricist Hal David turned 90 this year and has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

October 14, 2011
Air Supply
The Roots To Back Air Supply On Jimmy Fallon Show

One of Australia’s most successful exports Air Supply will head to New York in November for an appearance on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’, backed by The Roots.

October 14, 2011
Evanescence - Evanescence
Adele Vs Evanescence For Next Week’s Chart

The big question for the US chart next week is will it belong to Adele or Evanescence.

October 14, 2011
Dolly Parton
Who Did Dolly Parton Model Her Look After? Win Tickets

If you ever wondered who Dolly Parton modelled her like after, then you might be in for a surprise when you hear the answer.

October 14, 2011
Ron Peno Died Pretty, EG Awards Prince Bandroom - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Future Of The Prince Bandroom In Doubt

The future of one of Melbourne’s oldest music venues The Prince Bandroom in the Prince of Wales hotel in St Kilda is questionable after the property was sold this week to a restaurateur.

October 14, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna Tour Dates Were A Hoax

Yesterday’s “leaked” Madonna 2012 tour dates were a hoax.

October 14, 2011
Big Boi of Outkast, Noise11, Photo
Big Boi Takes Plea On Drug Charge

Outkast rapper Big Boi has taken a plea on his August drug charges and tweeted about it.

October 14, 2011
Joel Taz Digregorio of Charlie Daniels Band
Charlie Daniels Keyboard Player Killed In Car Crash

Joe ‘Taz’ DiGregorio, a member of The Charlie Daniels Band for over 40 years, died in a car accident in Tennessee on Wednesday (October 12, 2012).

October 14, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Plan To Record New Music

Radiohead have revealed that they have new songs and studio time booked.

October 14, 2011
Hanni El Khatib
Hanni El Khatib Announces Sideshows

Hyped LA retro rock artist Hanni El Khatib has announced New Year sideshows.

October 14, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind 80s Under Investigation By Department of Fair Trading

The Department of Fair Trading is now investigating the Rewind 80s festival after the promoter not only switched venue but also switched cities and won’t give refunds less than two weeks out from the event.

October 14, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu
Watch The Metallica and Lou Reed Lulu Trailer

Lou Reed and Metallica have released a trailer for their upcoming collaboration ‘Lulu’.

October 14, 2011
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dave Grohl Fills In For Cage The Elephant Drummer

Foo Fighters mainman Dave Grohl continues his lifelong career of coolness by drumming for Cage the Elephant.

October 13, 2011
Kim Wilde
Shit Hits The Fan Over Rewind 80s Festival

The Rewind 80s festival is going down the S bend fast with punters angry that organisers have changed cities and won’t give a refund one week out from the show.

October 13, 2011
Jarvis Cocker, Pulp
Jarvis Cocker Takes Job As Book Editor

Jarvis Cocker has accepted a job as a book editor for Faber and Faber.

October 13, 2011
Kim Wilde
Rewind 80s Downsized And Moved

The Rewind 80s festival has been downsized and moved to Sydney.

October 13, 2011