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Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons And Shannon Tweed Marry

Gene Simmons has married Shannon Tweed, his lady of 28 years and mother to his two children Nick and Sophie.

October 3, 2011
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Promises A Tell-All Memoir

Courtney Love has scored a book deal to write a “tell-all” memoir to “set the record straight”.

October 3, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Flea And Thom Yorke Discuss Atoms For Peace Album

Flea and Thom Yorke have both talked about the album from their supergroup Atoms For Peace.

October 3, 2011
Stephen Merritt - Obscurities
Magnetic Fields’ Stephen Merritt Offers Obscurities

Magnetic Fields’ ringleader Stephen Merritt is set to release an album of rare early tracks.

October 3, 2011
Dean Turner of Magic Dirt
Laneway Festival Announces Dean Turner Stage

The Laneway Festival has honoured late Magic Dirt bassist Dean Turner with a new stage.

October 3, 2011
Adele 21 image photos
Adele Tops A Huge New Release Week

Adele still reigns supreme on the charts but twelve new entries break into the top 25 in this week’s chart.

October 3, 2011
Alice Cooper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper, Melbourne, September 29, 2011

What a band. Alice Cooper has Steve Hunter back in the band. Hunter played with Cooper on the ‘Billion Dollar Babies’ and ‘Muscle of Love’ albums. He is also the lead guitarist on the amazing opening for ‘Sweet Jane’ on Lou Reed’s ‘Rock and Roll Animal’.

October 2, 2011
Tim and Neil Finn They Will Have Their Way album cover
Washington And Lior Sing Tim And Neil Finn

The ‘She Will Have Her Way’ and ‘He Will Have His Way’ Tim and Neil Finn tribute albums have been combined into one double pack ‘They Will Have Their Way’ but with four new tracks.

October 2, 2011
Frank Sinatra, music news,
EMI Combines Frank Sinatra Capitol And Reprise Into One

EMI Records will release the first ever Frank Sinatra compilation combining songs from his Capitol Records and Reprise years in November.

October 2, 2011
Kanye West
Kanye West Parades His Ladies Underwear

Kanye West has made his Paris fashion debut by launching Yeezi, his new line of ladies underwear.

October 2, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen To Gather E Street Band For Meeting

Bruce Springsteen will discuss the decision to continue or not with the E Street Band at a band meeting later this month.

October 1, 2011
Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf Sucked At Grand Final

Meat Loaf’s performance at the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne is being called the worst Grand Final performance ever.

October 1, 2011
Bloc Party
Kele Okereke Addresses Bloc Party Split

Something is going on in the Bloc Party camp and singer Kele Okereke is being left in the dark about it.

October 1, 2011
Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Says Amy Winehouse Expected To Die

Tony Bennett thinks Amy Winehouse was aware she was in 'trouble'.

October 1, 2011
Sylvia Robinson
Sylvia Robinson, The Mother of Hip-Hop, Dies at 75

The woman that was know as the Mother of Hip-Hop for her involvement in Sugar Hill Records and the first rap hit, Rapper's Delight, has passed away at the age of 75. Sylvia Robinson died on Thursday in a New York hospital from congestive heart failure.

October 1, 2011
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Rolling Stones Live In Texas Heads To Cinema

NCM Fathom, More2Screen and Eagle Rock Entertainment are joining forces to present the Rolling Stones' Some Girls Live in Texas on over 300 screens in the U.S. on October 18.

September 30, 2011
Chris Cornell of Soundgarden
Big Day Out Is Twitter Top Tweet Of The Day

BDO2012 pretty much spend all of today as the top trending term on Twitter.

September 30, 2011
Mark Ronson, music news,
Mark Ronson Utilises Grunts And Thwacks For Olympic Soundtrack

Super-producer Mark Ronson does his bit for the London Olympics by sampling athletes’ noises.

September 30, 2011
Bon Iver
Bon Iver And Roky Erickson For Golden Plains 2012

Folk hero Bon Iver and psych rock legend Roky Erickson sign on for Golden Plains 2012.

September 30, 2011
Kasabian, music news,
Big Day Out Turns 20, Vivien Lees and Ken West Speak

The upcoming Big Day Out 2012 will mark the 20th year since the show began back in January 1992.

September 30, 2011
Dananananaykroyd Split

It is all over for Dananananaykrod. The six-piece Glasgow band have hung up their guitars.

September 30, 2011
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out 2012 Line-Up With Kanye West, Soundgarden and Kasabian

The Big Day Out 2012 line-up is official with the reformed Soundgarden, Kanye West and Kasabian announced as the Top 3 headline acts.

September 29, 2011
Pink Floyd
Roger Waters With Foo Fighters Performs On Jimmy Fallon Show

It's Pink Floyd week on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and the Tuesday night edition featured Roger Waters and the Foo Fighters performing In the Flesh from The Wall.

September 29, 2011
Opium by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Accused Of Plagiarism

Legendary songwriter Bob Dylan is facing a barrage of accusations accusing him of ripping of other people’s images for his own paintings.

September 29, 2011
Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
85 Year Old Tony Bennett Tops US Chart

Tony Bennett has become the oldest living person ever to have a number one album in America.

September 29, 2011
Katy Perry The One That Got Away
Will Katy Perry Beat Michael Jackson Chart Record?

‘The One That Got Away’ is the 6th single release from the Katy Perry album ‘Teenage Dream’.

September 29, 2011
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lindsay Buckingham Preps Live CD and DVD

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsay Buckingham will release his first solo live CD and DVD in November.

September 29, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Washington, Jebediah Pay Tribute To The Wiggles

A host of Australia’s biggest alternative artists pay tribute to The Wiggles on a new album Rewiggled.

September 29, 2011
Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc Books Australian Tour

Californian neo-soul sensation Aloe Blacc books a tour alongside his Falls and Southbound Festival spots.

September 29, 2011
Katy B
Katy B Departs Parklife

UK garage electro siren Katy B has left the Parklife Festival due to “personal reasons”.

September 29, 2011