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Labor To Dismantle Brandis Vanity Fund Catalyst And Support Sounds Australia

The Australian Labor Party was vowed to dismantle the George Brandis vanity fund Catalyst and restore Arts Funding back with the Australia Council.

June 7, 2016
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Tim Henwood Is Working With Emma Hewitt

Palace of the King’s Tim Henwood has been in the studio working on new music for former Missing Hours singer Emma Hewitt.

June 7, 2016
Guvera ASX Float Terrifies Investors

The planned IPO of music streaming company Guvera on the Australian Stock Exchange has sent a terrifying chill through the investment community with some financial experts wondering exactly what the ASX is doing.

June 7, 2016
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Culture Club Open World Tour In Adelaide

Culture Club have performed their first show with the complete original line-up in Australia for the first time in 16 years.

June 7, 2016
Bill Ward
Bill Ward Has A New Band Day Of Errors

Bill Ward, the original drummer with Black Sabbath, has announced the formation of a new band.

June 7, 2016
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Corey Taylor Shows Off His New Bandage After Spinal Surgery

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor has gone under the knife for spinal surgery and now has the bandage to prove it.

June 7, 2016
Flume by Cybele Malinowski
Flume Sells Almost As Much ‘Skin’ In Australia As The USA

Flume’s ‘Skin’ album is the number one album in Australia this week and also looks like debuting in the American Top 10 with very similar sales figures.

June 7, 2016
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The Monkees ‘Good Times’ Will Debut In US Top 10

The Monkees will return to the US Top 10 for the first time in 48 years this week.

June 7, 2016
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ABBA Reunite and Perform One Song To Mark 50th Anniversary

The four members of ABBA were together at Berns Salonger in Stockholm this week and performed together for the first time since 1986.

June 7, 2016
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Makes First Live Appearance Since Wife’s Death

Tom Jones only realised that his wife was "the most important thing in my life" after her death.

June 7, 2016
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Boom Crash Opera Debut Andrew De Silva And Two New Songs

Boom Crash Opera have broken in new singer Andrew De Silva with shows in Albury and Mulwala over the weekend. The band also debuted two new songs.

June 6, 2016
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Michael Buble Vocal Surgery Was A Success

Michael Buble has been discharged from hospital following an operation of his vocal chords.

June 6, 2016
Soweto Gospel Choir
Soweto Gospel Choir To Return To Australia

Soweto Gospel Choir will return to Australia in July.

June 6, 2016
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Faith No More To Reissue Debut Album We Care A Lot

Faith No More’s rare 1986 debut ‘We Care A Lot’ will be reissued in August.

June 6, 2016
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Performs At Fan’s Wedding

Taylor Swift made a fan's nuptials unforgettable when she made a surprise appearance at their wedding reception.

June 6, 2016
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Jon Stevens To Play Australia’s Newest Music Festival Sandstone Rocks

Queensland will host Australia’s newest music festival Sandstone Rocks featuring Hoodoo Gurus and Jon Stevens at Sandstone Point north of Brisbane in September.

June 6, 2016
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Mike Nesmith Performs With The Monkees Via Skype

Mike Nesmith was back performing with The Monkees last week but he wasn’t in the room … he was on Skype.

June 6, 2016
Jack Black photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jack Black Hacked To Death By Twitter

Jack Black suffered the worst celebrity death of all on the weekend … death by hacker.

June 6, 2016
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Johnny Rotten Shares Passion For Bee Gees and Bingo

Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten is getting too old for unabashedly brazen hobbies.

June 6, 2016
Bobby Curtola
R.I.P. Bobby Curtola 1943-2016

Canada lost one of its biggest early rock teen idols with the passing of Bobby Curtola on Sunday.

June 6, 2016
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Paul McCartney Talks About His Racist Upbringing

Sir Paul McCartney was unintentionally racist in his youth.

June 6, 2016
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Eight Diana Krall Albums To Be Issued On Vinyl

As part of Verve Records' ongoing 60th anniversary celebration, Verve/UMe is proud to announce the July 15 release of eight essential Diana Krall albums in 180-gram, 2-LP vinyl reissues. The renowned pianist and vocalist has called Verve home for the vast majority of her career, and these new versions of her recordings originally released between 1996 and 2009 showcase many of her finest moments in lustrous vinyl format.

June 6, 2016
Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bono Doesn’t Think People Find Him Funny

Bono worries people don't find him funny, as they didn't see the humour in him suggesting Amy Schumer and Sacha Baron Cohen should fight ISIS.

June 6, 2016
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Dixie Chicks Start US Tour

For the first time in ten years, the Dixie Chicks are on the road in the U.S. for a full tour.

June 6, 2016
Patrick Roberts
Patrick Roberts To Debut ‘Legacy’ At Forum Show In Melbourne

Patrick Roberts has announced that he will perform the world premiere of his new single ‘Legacy’ at his Forum Theatre show in Melbourne in July.

June 5, 2016
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The Avalanches Debut New Songs Live At First Show Since 2011

The Avalanches performed their first show with a sample fuelled three-song set at Primavera Sound in Spain on Friday night.

June 5, 2016
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Johnson May Have Found A Hearing Loss Solution

Former AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson may be on the road back to better hearing with a revolutionary new device.

June 5, 2016
The Monkees Good Times
The Monkees Good Times Debuts At No 20 In Australia

The Monkees have just scored their highest album chart position in Australia in nearly 50 years.

June 4, 2016
Flume by Cybele Malinowski
ARIA Charts: Flume Has Australia’s No 1 Album

The second album for Flume entitled "Skin" becomes his second successive album to debut in the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart.

June 4, 2016
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ARIA Singles: Calvin Harris ‘This Is What You Came For’ Makes Its Way To No 1

After four weeks at No.2, the Calvin Harris and Rihanna track "This is What You Came for" climbs to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming the second No.1 for Calvin and now the tenth in Australia for Rihanna.

June 4, 2016