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Carole King Willie Nelson And Annie Lennox To Receive Honorary Doctorates

The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA will bestow Honorary Doctor of Music degrees to Carole King, Willie Nelson and Annie Lennox at their commencement on May 11 at the Agganis Arena at Boston University.

March 20, 2013
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35th Anniversary Of Bob Marley’s Kaya Released

It was 35 years ago that Bob Marley and the Wailers released their album Kaya and Island/Tuff Gong will celebrate on April 22 with a deluxe two-CD set.

March 20, 2013
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Peter Murphy In Custody After Hit-And-Run In Los Angeles

Peter Murphy of the veteran band Bauhaus has been arrested in Los Angeles for a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Saturday.

March 20, 2013
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Sneak Peek At New Rod Stewart Album

Rod Stewart returns with his first album of original songs in almost twenty years with Time, coming May 7 from Capitol Records.

March 20, 2013
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The Flaming Lips, Chvrches, Haim Win Inaugural SXSW Grulke Prize

The Flaming Lips have been named winners of the inaugural Grulke Prize by SXSW along with Glasgow’s Chvrches and US act Haim.

March 20, 2013
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Hoodoo Gurus Add Tumbleweed To Dig It Up Sydney, New Christs To Melbourne

The Hoodoo Gurus ‘Dig It Up has added Wollongong’s own Tumbleweed to next month’s line-up.

March 20, 2013
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Bon Jovi Beats Bowie On US Chart

Bon Jovi ‘What About Now’ outsold David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ by around 16,000 units in the USA to take the top spot this week on the American chart.

March 20, 2013
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It’s Official Guy Sebastian Quits X-Factor

Guy Sebastian has confirmed that he will not be returning as a judge on Australia’s X Factor this year.

March 19, 2013
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Tour Manager Aaron Chugg Dies Following Stroke

Aussie tour manager Aaron Chugg has passed away after suffering from a stroke while tour managing for The Stone Roses at the Future Music Festival last week.

March 19, 2013
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Bon Jovi Beats Bowie To Top Of US Chart

Bon Jovi ‘What About Now’ will narrowly beat David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ to the top of the US chart this week.

March 19, 2013
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30 Seconds To Mars Song Premieres In Space VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars new song made its debut 230 miles above Earth today.

March 19, 2013
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Heart And Jason Bonham Join Forces For U.S. Tour

When Ann and Nancy Wilson met Jason Bonham at the Kennedy Center Honors, little did they know that they would be touring together and playing the music of Led Zeppelin.

March 19, 2013
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David Bowie Tops UK Album Charts For The First Time In 20 Years

David Bowie's new album, 'The Next Day', gave him both his first U.K. No. 1 album in 20 years and the market’s fastest-selling artist album of 2013 when it made its chart debut on Sunday.

March 19, 2013
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Fall Out Boy Pete Wentz’s Beyoncé And Pizza Obsession

Pete Wentz has joked he only talks about Beyoncé and pizza online.

March 19, 2013
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Mark Evans Auctions AC/DC Gold Record For Sydney Soccer Team

Former AC/DC bass player Mark Evans is auctioning off his gold record award for ‘High Voltage’ for the Sydney Secondary College girls soccer team.

March 19, 2013
Detroit Spinners
Lead Singer Of Detroit Spinners Passes Away At 76

Bobby Smith (also known as Bobbie), the man who took the lead on some of the Spinners' biggest hits, died on Saturday in Orlando, Florida from pneumonia and influenza. He was 76.

March 19, 2013
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Adele To Go For Driving Test

Adele will apparently use her "downtime" to take her driving test.

March 19, 2013
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Vampire Weekend Debut New Songs At SXSW And Website

Vampire Weekend treated fans to two new songs during their SXSW showcase at Stubbs in Austin last week and another at their official website today.

March 19, 2013
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Michelle Shocked San Francisco Audience With Homophobic Rant

Alternative folkster Michelle Shocked left her audience at San Francisco's Yoshi bar stunned when she embarked on a tirade against homosexuals and gay marriage on Sunday night.

March 19, 2013
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Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Turns 40 On Sunday

This Sunday March 24 will mark the 40th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s classic ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’.

March 19, 2013
Beth Ditto
Drunk Beth Ditto Arrested

Beth Ditto has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

March 19, 2013
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Bruce Springsteen Returns to Sydney 10 Years To The Week SETLIST

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band returned to Sydney, Australia 10 years to the week from when they were last here. Bruce last played in Sydney on March 22, 2003 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

March 19, 2013
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Smashing Pumpkins Perform For Red Bull At SXSW Showcase SETLIST

Smashing Pumpkins played to an audience of 350 at the Red Bull Sound Select event with a secret show in 6th Street, Austin on Saturday night during SXSW.

March 19, 2013
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Justin Timberlake Covers INXS AT SXSW Gig SETLIST

Justin Timberlake added an Australian flavour to his SXSW showcase on Saturday night. He performed the INXS classic ‘Need You Tonight’.

March 19, 2013
Jesse 'Jester' Jenkins with 3rd Eye Girl drummer, Hannah Ford.
Prince Gives One Of His Fans The Experience Of A Lifetime At SXSW

Prince fan Jesse Jenkins had an experience he'll never forget last weekend, after Prince arranged for him to travel to Austin to see Prince's now infamous SXSW closing concert, after which he got to meet and embrace his favourite artist.

March 19, 2013
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Birds Of Tokyo Outsells Bon Jovi In First Week Sales

Birds of Tokyo number one debut last week outsold the Bon Jovi one number debut this week.

March 18, 2013
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Harry Styles Has A Crush On Hollywood Starlet

Harry Styles is reportedly "determined" to get to know "self-deprecating" star Jennifer Lawrence.

March 18, 2013
Noel Gallagher: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Takes Pot Shots At Today’s Pop Stars

Noel Gallagher has slammed Emeli Sande and Paloma Faith insisting he doesn't 'get' their music.

March 18, 2013
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Mumford & Sons Enjoy Hugging Ritual

Mumford & Sons have a group hug before going out on stage.

March 18, 2013
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Ed Sheeran Spills The Beans About Elton’s Bobblehead Obsession

Ed Sheeran reveals that his friend Elton John 'has a room full' of bobblehead figures.

March 18, 2013