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Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell To Release Songbook Album

Chris Cornell will release an acoustic album of his best songs with his various bands in November.

October 21, 2011
Westlife Split

Oh no, Westlife have broken up. Gasp!

October 21, 2011
Rolling Stones Some Girls
Rolling Stones To Finally Release No Spare Parts On Some Girls

The Rolling Stones ‘Some Girls’ album is about to get a make-over with a bonus disc including a song never-before released but widely bootlegged song ‘No Spare Parts’.

October 21, 2011
Tom Petty Kiss My Amps
Tom Petty To Released Limited Live Vinyl Album

Record Store Day, normally held in April every year, is getting a mid-year counterpart for the second time with the Back to Black Friday Record Store Day on November 25.

October 21, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen Collection Placed In Uni

Monmouth University in New Jersey will house The Bruce Springsteen Collection, a gathering of 14,900 documents about Springsteen from 44 countries.

October 21, 2011
Paul McCartney, music news,
Paul McCartney To Release Post 911 Documentary

Sir Paul McCartney is about to release ‘The Love You Make’, a documentary shot on the streets of New York just after the destruction of the World Trade Centre.

October 20, 2011
Steven Tyler and Chelsea Tyler
Steven Tyler Launches Fashion Label

Now every dude can look like a lady. Steven Tyler has launched his own fashion label.

October 20, 2011
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Chris Cornell, Melbourne, October 20, 2011

Listening to Chris Cornell perform so many classic songs the way they were originally written was indeed a rare treat.

October 20, 2011
Marilyn Manson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Bad Religion And Staind In Soundwave Second Announcement

Bad Religion, Staind and you might like to add Wednesday 13 to round two of the Soundwave line-up.

October 20, 2011
Your New Favourite Artist: Mutemath

Try something new: super funky New Orleans soul-rock quartet Mutemath.

October 19, 2011
Michael Gudinski. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski Joins The Board of MCM

Michael Gudinski, Mushroom Records founder and now Chairman of the Mushroom Group of Companies, has joined the board of MCM Entertainment Group Limited (MEG).

October 19, 2011
Rock Of Ages - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rock Of Ages Announces Final Melbourne Show

Classic rock stageshow Rock Of Ages is winding up its Melbourne run in less than three weeks.

October 19, 2011
Anthony Callea at
Anthony Callea Gets Into Some S&M At Noise11

You have got to check out Anthony Callea’s “blokey” version of the Rihanna hit ‘S&M’.

October 19, 2011
Megan Washington. photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Gene Simmons, Steve Aoki, Slash, Washington And More

Gene Simmons posts wedding pics, Steve Aoki recommends tunes, Slash hits the studio, Washington streams her EP and heaps more.

October 19, 2011
The Project: Dave Hughes, Charlie Pickering, Carrie Bickmore
The 7PM Project Changes Name And Moves Timeslot

From October 31, The 7PM Project will be known as The Project and move to 6.30pm on Network Ten. Oh, and yeah, George Negus’s ‘6.30’ has been axed.

October 19, 2011
Kanye West
Syl Johnson Sues Kanye And Jay-Z Over Sample

Soul singer Syl Johnson has taken exception to a sample in a bonus track on Jay and ‘Ye’s Watch The Throne.

October 19, 2011
Pete Rock - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Hip-Hop Legend Pete Rock Tours Australia

Iconic DJ and producer Pete Rock has booked a trip to Australia at the beginning of the New Year.

October 19, 2011
All Eight Abba Albums Back On Vinyl

Universal Music released all eight of ABBA's studio albums today on vinyl.

October 19, 2011
Architecture In Helsinki
Architecture In Helsinki Reveal Wiggles Cover

Architecture In Helsinki have posted a video of their ‘Wiggly Party’ cover for the Rewiggled tribute.

October 19, 2011
Frank Fairfield
Frank Fairfield Announces First Oz Tour

Acclaimed US folk throwback Frank Fairfield has booked his first Australian Tour.

October 19, 2011
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Prepares Collaborative Christmas Album

Christmas always comes too soon, but not for Bieber, who delivers a theme album featuring Usher, Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey and more.

October 18, 2011
Alex Lloyd. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alex Lloyd Nominated For Screen Music Award

Alex Lloyd has been nominated for a Screen Music Award for his song ‘Won’t Look Back’ from Mad Bastards.

October 18, 2011
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Brown Says Stone Roses Reunion Is Happening

After many furious denials, reports have emerged that the reunion of Madchester kings The Stone Roses is finally happening.

October 18, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Homebake Adds 360, Ratcat, Big Scary

The second line-up announcement for Homebake adds in rapper 360, alt-rock 90s band Ratcat and buzzband Big Scary.

October 18, 2011
Daniel Widdicombe
Gin Club, Wilson Pickers, Evil Eddie Play Daniel Widdicombe Benefit

This Friday sees a benefit and album launch for Wilson Pickers member and solo artist Daniel Widdicombe.

October 18, 2011
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Review – Meat Loaf, Melbourne, October 14, 2011

Meat Loaf’s performance at Rod Laver Arena on Friday wasn’t bad at all. That’s a good thing, because his Grand Final performance was bloody awful.

October 18, 2011
Dolly Parton
What Is Dolly Parton Most Proud Of? Win Aussie Tour Tickets

Dolly Parton is one of the most successful country singers of all-time but singing isn’t what she is most proud of.

October 18, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Launches Debut EP In The US

Soul-pop starlet Kimbra launches her career with an EP and Gotye showcase in the US.

October 18, 2011
UB40, Noise11, photo
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