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Lorde Pure Heroine Is Spotify’s Most Streamed Debut Album

‘Pure Heroine’ by Lorde is the most streamed debut album ever for Spotify.

October 10, 2013
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Dave Davies Of The Kinks Rock N Roll Journey Movie To Be Made

Dave Davies of The Kinks is planning to go back on the road and create a documentary along the way.

October 10, 2013
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Queens Of The Stones Age And Nine Inch Nails Australian and NZ Tour Announced

Queens of the Stone Age will tour Australia and New Zealand with Nine Inch Nails in March 2014.

October 10, 2013
Elton John The Diving Board
Elton John The Diving Board Fades Like A Candle In The Wind In Australia

Elton John ‘The Diving Board’ has failed to impact with his Australian fans despite being his most successful album in over a decade in the UK and over 30 years in the USA.

October 9, 2013
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Mark Brandon Chopper Read Dead At 58

Mark Brandon ‘Chopper’ Read has lost his battle with liver cancer at the age of 58.

October 9, 2013
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Lorde Outsells Haim, Hunters And Timberlake Combined

The Lorde ‘Heroine’ album has become the second fastest selling album of 2013 in Australia outselling the next three albums by Haim, Hunters & Collectors and Justin Timberlake.

October 9, 2013
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We Are Scientists Set Australian Tour Dates

American band We Are Scientists will perform in Australia in January.

October 9, 2013
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Vaudeville Smash Spook Up For Halloween

Melbourne’s Vaudeville Smash has delivered three new songs with a Halloween feel.

October 9, 2013
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Ex-Sugababes Mutya Keisha Siobhan Cover Lorde’s Royals

The reformed original members of Sugababes have laid down a cover of Lorde’s number one hit ‘Royals’.

October 9, 2013
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Dallas Crane Reactive

Melbourne’s Dallas Crane have reformed, reactivated and are recording.

October 9, 2013
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Sinead O’Connor Chastises Miley Cyrus Over Flippant Suicide Comments

Sinead O’Connor has once again taken Miley Cyrus to task after statements she made during her interview with Matt Lauer.

October 9, 2013
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Phil Chevron of The Pogues Dead At 56

Phil Chevron, the guitarist for The Pogues, has lost his battle with cancer.

October 9, 2013
Jon Stevens ships his broken leg off to America
Jon Stevens On The Mend After Fishing Accident

The Dead Daisies/Noiseworks frontman Jon Stevens reports he is on the mend after breaking his leg and dislocating his thumb in Queensland one week before The Dead Daisies US tour.

October 9, 2013
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Eric Clapton Crossroads With Keith Richards, Gary Clark Jr Heads To DVD

Eric Clapton's 2013 Crossroad guitar festival from New York City 2013 will be released on CD and DVD next month.

October 8, 2013
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Michael Gudinski Desk Gets Its Own Show

The RMIT Gallery in Melbourne will feature 40 years of Mushroom in the popular culture exhibition ‘Music, Melbourne and Me’ and the desk of Michael Gudinski will have a starring role.

October 8, 2013
Daryl Hall and Jason Mraz for Live From Daryl's House
Daryl Hall Signs Up For Live At Daryl’s House 2014 Season

Daryl Hall will continue to invite music artists over to his house for some jamming with the renewal of Live From Daryl's House for 2014.

October 8, 2013
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Starts Tour In Atlantic City SETLIST

Lionel Richie is on the road with a show that powers through the vast majority of his many hits.

October 8, 2013
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Elvis Costello Mounts Solo US Tour

The east coast will host a rare solo tour by Elvis Costello, his first in over ten years.

October 8, 2013
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B.B. King’s Memphis Club Damaged By Fire

A fire started in the kitchen at B.B. King's Blues Club on Beale Street in Memphis on Monday morning, damaging the recently refurbished facility.

October 8, 2013
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Watch The Boy Castaways Trailer Starring Paul Capsis, Tim Rogers, Megan Washington

‘The Boy Castaways’, the bizarre new movie starring Paul Capsis, Tim Rogers and Megan Washington, will have its world premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival on October 13.

October 8, 2013
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The Pixies Add 33-City North American Leg To World Tour

After selling out eight U.S club shows almost instantaneously and a sell-out UK/European tour, The Pixies have added 33 new shows to their world tour.

October 8, 2013
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Miley Cyrus Says Sex Stops At 40

Stupid has a poster girl. Miley Cyrus will stop being "sexual" at 40.

October 8, 2013
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Grammy Award Winner Boz Scaggs To Tour Australia With Special Guest Russell Morris

Boz Scaggs will bring his ‘The Memphis And His Hits Tour’ to Australia in April 2014 and he’ll be bringing Australian icon Russell Morris along for the ride.

October 8, 2013
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Austin City Limits Day 3: Atoms For Peace, Lionel Richie, Tame Impala REVIEW

Following an overnight storm that cooled down the city, an estimated 75,000 punters descended on Zilker Park for the third and final day of the first sold out weekend of Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival for 2013 in Austin, Texas.

October 7, 2013
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Looks Like The Boomerang Music Festival Will Be Back Next Year

Following the success of the inaugural event, Byron Bay’s new Indigenous-focused music festival 'Boomerang' has announced its intentions to return for another year.

October 7, 2013
Geoffrey Rush - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Actor Geoffrey Rush Will Be Signing Copies Of The Catalogue To His Exhibition ‘The Extraordinary Shapes Of Geoffrey Rush’

Running since July, ‘The Extraordinary Shapes Of Geoffrey Rush’, has seen 130,000 people walk through the Arts Centre Melbourne doors. Due to popular demand, the exhibition has been extended until November 3rd with Rush signing catalogues on October 20th.

October 7, 2013
Lee Ranaldo
Lee Ranaldo And The Dust Release New Album ‘Last night On Earth’

After being caught up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York, Lee Ranaldo and his family were without power, running water and heating, luckily for us he still had his guitar.

October 7, 2013
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Sydney and Melbourne Get Second Leonard Cohen Shows

After three sell-out tours in five years, you would think Australia would be sick of Leonard Cohen, but following the announcement of extra Sydney and Melbourne shows it seems we just can’t get enough of him.

October 7, 2013
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Annie Lennox Says Record Companies Peddle Porn

Former Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox has spoken out about explicit music videos following the topic surfacing in the wake of the Sinead O'Connor and Miley Cyrus debate.

October 7, 2013
The Seekers, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Seekers Expand 2014 UK Tour

The Seekers have added more dates to their 2014 UK tour adding dates for Glasgow, Manchester and London.

October 7, 2013