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Hunters & Collectors And Birds Of Tokyo To Play At The AFL Grand Final

Hunters & Collectors and Birds Of Tokyo have been announced as the acts to perform at the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne on September 28.

September 2, 2013
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Queenscliff Music Festival Announce Third Round Of Artists

The Queenscliff Music Festival in November has announced its third round of artists with Sticky Fingers and D At Sea making the list.

September 2, 2013
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Pearl Jam Announce Lightning Bolt Tracklisting

The Pearl Jam ‘Lightning Bolt’ tracklisting has been released by the band.

September 1, 2013
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The Game Actually Turns Up In Australia

Rapper The Game has finally landed on Australian soil to start is on-again, off-again Aussie tour.

September 1, 2013
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Sir David Frost Dead at 74

Sir David Frost, one of the greatest interviewers of a generation, has passed away at the age of 74.

September 1, 2013
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Lily Allen To Return To Active Duty

Lily Allen is making a comeback after taking a few years off to become a mother and a music executive.

September 1, 2013
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Glenn Shorrock, Catherine Britt, Casey Donovan To Perform A Night At The Rock Opera

Glenn Shorrock, Catherine Britt and Casey Donovan are just some of the stars coming together to perform for A Night At The Rock Opera to benefit the YWCA, New South Wales.

September 1, 2013
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Toby Keith To Play Australia For CMC Rocks The Hunter

US country superstar Toby Keith will perform for the first time ever in Australia next March when he heads down under for CMC Rocks The Hunter 2014.

September 1, 2013
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Mick Jagger To Make James Brown Biopic

Mick Jagger has cast Chadwick Boseman in the lead role of James Brown in the biopic he is making about the Godfather of Soul.

August 31, 2013
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ARIA Albums: John Mayer Lands Second Consecutive Number One Debut

John Mayer lands his second consecutive number one in Australia as his sixth studio album “Paradise Valley” debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week.

August 31, 2013
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ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Tops Chart For Second Week

Katy Perry’s “Roar” is at the top of the Australian charts for a second week, plus the song also achieves Platinum (▲) in sales this week too, whilst there are only two changes within the entire top six songs this week.

August 31, 2013
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John Bromell, Former Managing Director of Warner Chappell, Dies Age 71

John Bromell, former Managing Director for Warner Chappell Publishing and Rondor Music in Australia, has died in Coffs Harbour at the age of 71.

August 31, 2013
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Lady Gaga Drops One Minute Swine Sampler On YouTube

‘Swine’ is the new song by Lady Gaga. Gaga released a one-minute sampler of the new song from her ‘ARTPOP’ album on YouTube on Friday.

August 31, 2013
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John Mayer Tops Album Chart, Katy Perry Leads Singles

John Mayer ‘Paradise Valley’ has held a steady lead all week on Australia’s iTunes chart and coupled with instore reaction for physical disc sales will easily come in ahead of Avenged Sevenfold ‘Hail To The King’ this week.

August 31, 2013
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James Blunt Debuts Bonfire Heart Video WATCH

James Blunt will release his new single 'Bonfire Heart' on October 7. The song is the first single to be taken from his fourth studio album 'Moon Landing' which is released on October 21, through Atlantic Records.

August 31, 2013
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Chester Bennington Driven Stone Temple Pilots Prep EP

Stone Temple Pilots lead from Linkin Park's Chester Bennington have announced their debut EP will be titled High Rise, and will be released via Spinefarm Records on October 7th.

August 31, 2013
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Avenged Sevenfold Battle For Top Of UK Chart, Land At 2 In Australia

Avenged Sevenfold are fighting to land their first ever UK #1 with their new album 'Hail To The King' which was released this week.

August 31, 2013
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Wilko Johnson Confirms His Last Ever Performance

After a series of post-retirement performances Wilko Johnson's last scheduled performance will take place on Saturday (August 31) at Bingley Music Live in Bingley, West Yorkshire, England.

August 31, 2013
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Joan Jett Rules Out Runaways Reunion

Don't look for a Runaways reunion.

August 31, 2013
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GWAR To Release 13th Album Battle Maximus

GWAR will release their 13th studio album, Battle Maximus, on September 17 via Metal Blade Records.

August 31, 2013
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Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton Releases First Solo Song

Darren Middleton of Powderfinger has released the first song from his first solo album ‘Translations’.

August 30, 2013
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AWME Announces Local And International Showcase Artists

The Australian World Music Expo (AWME) has announced its first round of showcasing artists with Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Vanuatu and Reunion Island representing the first nations announced.

August 30, 2013
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Frontier Touring And Future Music Join Forces For Future Music Festival

Australia’s Future Music Festival has been given a fresh injection with the announcement of a strategic alliance with Michael Gudinski’s Frontier Touring Company.

August 30, 2013
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New Music Releases For W/C August 30, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 30th August, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below).

August 30, 2013
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Watch New Elton John Song Performed Live VIDEO

Elton John has released a video for the new song Mexican Vacation (Kids in the Candlelight) from his upcoming album The Diving Board.

August 30, 2013
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Boy George To Release First Album In 18 Years

Boy George is back with a new studio album of original material, his first in 18 years.

August 30, 2013
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Moby Releases Song With Wayne Coyne

The Perfect Life is the first single to be taken from Moby's forthcoming new album Innocents and will be released on September 30.

August 30, 2013
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Ozzy Osbourne Safe After Bacon Tries To Burn His House Down

For the second time this year, the Beverly Hills fire department has been called to the Osbourne residence.

August 30, 2013
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Ted Nugent’s Wife Arrested At Dallas Airport

Shemane Dezial, the wife of rocker Ted Nugent, was arrested on Thursday morning at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport for allegedly trying to take a gun through airport security.

August 30, 2013
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Joe Camilleri To Revisit Here Comes The Night For Sydney And Melbourne

Black Sorrows and Jo Jo Zep frontman Joe Camilleri will revisit his critically acclaimed show ‘Here Comes The Night: Songs from the Van Morrison Songbook’ for Sydney and Melbourne in November.

August 30, 2013