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Elton John Finds Replacement Bassist

After the death in mid-August of Bob Birch, the long-time bass player for the Elton John Band, a search was started for a replacement.

September 5, 2012
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R&B Star Ushers In Vegan Lifestyle

Usher reportedly thinks that living a vegan lifestyle is 'the healthiest way to live.'

September 5, 2012
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Jeff Martin Of The Tea Party Books Huge National Solo Tour

Jeff Martin has announced a mammoth national solo tour following the successful Tea Party reunion.

September 5, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Tunes Makes Horses Horny

Chris Martin claims Coldplay songs put horses in the mood for sex after an owner played 'Fix You' to one of its animals to get it to start breeding properly.

September 5, 2012
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Yes, Rick Wakeman Wins First Prog God Award

Prog Magazine who recently announced the first annual Orange Amplification presents the Progressive Music Awards are to honour the legendary Rick Wakeman as the first ever recipient of the Prog God Award.

September 5, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bee Gee Robin Once Investigated By FBI

Robin Gibb was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over death threats he apparently made to his first wife's lawyers.

September 5, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Can Keep Their Name

British boy band One Direction have been told they can keep their name following a legal dispute with an American group of the same moniker, who claimed they were called that first.

September 5, 2012
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Plan B Delighted To Be In The Sweeney

Plan B was "surprised" to be cast in 'The Sweeney' but he was delighted to star alongside his "idol" Ray Winstone in the police drama movie.

September 5, 2012
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Paul Kelly, Bamboos, Lanie Lane To Perform At 2012 Independent Music Awards

Paul and Dan Kelly, The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, Lanie Lane, and more will perform at the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards.

September 5, 2012
The Beatles
The Beatles Top US Labor Day Radio Chart

The Beatles have topped the listeners-voted Labor Day 500 list compiled and played by WCBS-FM.

September 5, 2012
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Suzi Quatro Recovers After Accident And Prepares For Her New Show

In April, Suzi Quatro fell while getting off of an airplane in Kiev, breaking her right knee and left wrist. Since that time, she has been recovering and, even though she continues to be in pain, she has put on her first show.

September 5, 2012
Hanson Release New Album In Australia Before Tour

Guitar pop brothers Hanson are about to release an album in Australia before their almost-sold-out tour.

September 5, 2012
Live Nation
Live Nation Australasia Appoints Bec Sutherland To Comedy Division

Live Nation Australasia has announced it is setting up a full-time comedy division with Bec Sutherland heading the new comedy division team.

September 5, 2012
Tom Ballard
Tom Ballard To Stand Up For Homebake

Homebake will revive its comedy stage for 2012 and Tom Ballard will tell a few gags.

September 5, 2012
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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Hospitalised In Italy

Green Day has had to cancel their Italian show and return to the US after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong fell ill.

September 5, 2012
The xx
The xx Stream Their New Album A Week Early

British indie moodists The xx are streaming their second album Coexist around the world and you can sample it here.

September 5, 2012
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Rolling Stones Record Two New Songs For GRRR!

The new Rolling Stones album will be titled 'GRRR!', it will be released for the 50th anniversary and it will contain two new songs.

September 5, 2012
David Humphreys
R.I.P. Perth Arena Boss David Humphreys

The Australian music industry is in shock following the sudden passing of David Humphreys in Perth this morning (September 4, 2012).

September 4, 2012
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Madonna’s Hard Candy Fitness Gym Opens In Sydney

Madonna’s Hard Candy Fitness has opened a gym in Sydney for those who envy her sinews.

September 4, 2012
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David Guetta’s Updated Album Features Ne-Yo, Akon, Sia And More

Producer extraordinaire David Guetta’s Nothing But The Beat 2.0 features new collabs with Ne-Yo, Akon, Sia and more.

September 4, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie To Perform In Slovenia With Australian Chamber Orchestra

Brian Ritchie, formerly of the Violent Femmes and now with Australia’s The Break, has a new group … the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

September 4, 2012
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Paul McCartney To Receive France’s Highest Honour (But He Has To Pay For It)

It has been announced that Paul McCartney will receive France's Legion of Honor Award from president Francois Hollande on September 8.

September 4, 2012
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham Wanted Band For Son’s Birthday Party

Victoria Beckham is rumoured to have organised for The Wanted to play at her son's birthday party.

September 4, 2012
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
The Temper Trap, Paul Kelly, Tim Rogers To Play AFL Grand Final

The 2012 AFL Grand Final will finally have a bit of musical taste this year. The Temper Trap, Paul Kelly and Tim Rogers will before at the Grand Final this year, following the great Meat Loaf disaster of 2011.

September 4, 2012
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Michael Jackson Was ‘Scared To Death’

Michael Jackson was allegedly an "emotionally paralysed mess" in the weeks leading up to his death.

September 4, 2012
Biffy Clyro - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Biffy Clyro Harmonize With Kazoos On New Double Album

Biffy Clyro went "as over the top as we could possibly go" on their new album, 'Opposites', which they recorded in California.

September 4, 2012
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Lady Gaga Is The Mother Of Darkness

Rock group The Darkness think Lada Gaga is a great mutli-tasker and say the singer reminds them of their mothers.

September 4, 2012
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Kanye West Asks His Twitter Followers For Advice On Language

Kanye West admits he is unsure whether the word "bitch" is "acceptable" and edits his songs so he doesn't offend people.

September 4, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Want Aliens To Buy Their Records

One Direction want aliens to buy their records.

September 4, 2012
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Duets With Gary Lightbody At London iTunes Festival

Ed Sheeran was joined onstage by Gary Lightbody for a special performance of Snow Patrol's 'Chasing Cars' at the iTunes festival at London's Roundhouse venue last night (02.09.12).

September 4, 2012