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Chris Brown Probation Revoked

Chris Brown is once again the trouble with the law. This time his probation has been revoked.

December 17, 2013
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Birds Of Tokyo Lanterns Most Played Radio Song Of 2013

Birds of Tokyo’s ‘Lanterns’ was the most played song on Australian radio during 2013.

December 17, 2013
Band Of Horses
Band Of Horses To Release Acoustic Album

Band Of Horses announce the release of 'Acoustic at the Ryman', a 10-song album featuring acoustic renditions of songs from their catalogue.

December 17, 2013
The Rubens
The Rubens’ Self-Titled Debut Goes Platinum

Ivy League has announced that The Rubens’ debut album has been certified platinum.

December 17, 2013
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Bands Continue To Pull Out Of Orlando Seaworld Shows

Orlando's SeaWorld continues to lose acts for their 'Bands, Blues and BBQ' event with Cheap Trick, REO Speedwagon, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride and .38 Special all cancelling their appearances.

December 17, 2013
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James Cotton Blues Band Add Bluesfest Sydney Sideshow

James Cotton, the Grammy Award winning and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, will perform his own show at Sydney’s The Basement during his first Australian visit in April.

December 17, 2013
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Beyoncé Is iTunes Fastest Ever Seller

The new Beyoncé album is the fastest selling album on iTunes ever.

December 17, 2013
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Morten Harket Of A-Ha To Play Solo Dates

A-Ha singer Morten Harket will perform solo shows in Europe in May.

December 17, 2013
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Elen Levon Has A Hit In Italy

Elen Levon, the 19-year old Sydney singer, has made it into the Top 20 in Italy this week.

December 16, 2013
Dirty Jeans
Early Australian Rock Documented With Dirty Jeans

The birth of alternative Australian rock has been documented in ' Dirty Jeans: The Rise of Australian Alternative Rock', the latest heritage compilation from Warner Music.

December 16, 2013
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The Rolling Stones Sell-Out Australia In 10 Minutes

The Rolling Stones tickets for the upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour have sold out.

December 16, 2013
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Taylor Swift, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, December 14, 2013 REVIEW

Taylor Swift is the first female artist to play stadiums in Australia since Madonna 20 years ago in 1993. This is the big time for the 24-year old star.

December 16, 2013
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The Dead Daisies Shortlisted By Classic Rock Magazine

The Dead Daisies 2013 song ‘Lock N Load’ has been shortlisted by the UK’s Class Rock Magazine as one of the Songs of the Year.

December 16, 2013
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Birds Of Tokyo Announce First 2014 Dates

Birds of Tokyo have locked in some very different shows for their first dates for 2014 in February.

December 16, 2013
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Ace Frehley House Goes Up In Smoke

Ace Frehley, the former guitarist for Kiss, lost his house in a fire on the weekend.

December 16, 2013
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Foo Fighters Return To Active Duty

Foo Fighters are officially out of hiatus. The band played three shows in the past week including two official shows in Mexico City and a secret gig in Moorpark, Los Angeles.

December 15, 2013
Dennis Wilson, Beach Boys
Dennis Wilson Biopic Stopped

Dennis Wilson, the deceased drummer for the Beach Boys, has had his story placed on hold.

December 15, 2013
The Beatles
The Beatles, Kris Kristofferson Receive Grammy Lifetime Awards

The Beatles and Kris Kristofferson are just two music legends announced as recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

December 15, 2013
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Mark 50th Anniversary With Photo Exhibition

The Who will be the next major heritage act to turn 50. The first single for The Who 'Zoot Suit' was released on July 3rd, 1964.

December 15, 2013
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ARIA Albums: Michael Bublé Christmas Is Top Of The Tree

Michael Bublé creates ARIA Albums chart history by reaching the top for the third consecutive year with his now deluxe re-packaged (with four bonus tracks) album “Christmas”.

December 14, 2013
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ARIA Singles: John Legend Stays On Top

John Legend stays at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart for a second week, helped by his current tour alongside Alicia Keys, with the track also picking up a Platinum certification too.

December 14, 2013
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Keith Richards Yet To Nail Jumping Jack Flash Live

Keith Richards says he is yet to “nail” ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ live and calls the song “the beautiful challenge”.

December 14, 2013
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The Rolling Stones Were A Blues Band, Mick Jagger Tells Lee Simon

The Rolling Stones were initially billed as a blues band but Mick Jagger says they were always really a rock band.

December 14, 2013
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The Beatles U.S. Albums To Be Released On CD

The Beatles US album releases will be finally released on CD in January, 2014.

December 14, 2013
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Richie Sambora Open To Bon Jovi Reunion

Richie Sambora is maintaining that his departure from the Bon Jovi tour earlier this year was not because of a disagreement with the band but all about family.

December 14, 2013
Martina McBride, Noise11, Photo
Martina McBride Forms Her Own Label

Martina McBride is recognized as one of the greatest voices in country music today, but record companies seem to be more interested in promoting the newcomers than those with proven talent.

December 14, 2013
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Morrissey, Jake Bugg Perform For Nobel Peace Prize Event VIDEO

Morrissey was in Norway this week to perform for at the Nobel Peace Prize concert. The all-star concert also featured Jake Bugg, Mary J. Blige and James Blunt.

December 14, 2013
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Beyoncé Releases Surprise New Album

Beyoncé fans, you have a brand new album to check out. Without warning Beyoncé has released ‘Beyoncé’, her fifth album.

December 13, 2013
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New Releases For W/C December 13, 2013

A Matt Corby CD, Cold Chisel downloads and Katy Perry on vinyl lead this week's new releases.

December 13, 2013
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AMP Release Final Longlist Additional Artists

AMP, The Australian Music Prize, released the final 10 artists for the Longlist.

December 13, 2013