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Cosmic Psychos To Play Final Show For 2013

Local punk legends Cosmic Psychos reveal they will play their final Melbourne show for 2013, in support of their ‘Blokes You Can Trust’ DVD.

October 18, 2013
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Eli “Paperboy” Reed To Curate Brooklyn’s ‘Nights Like This’

Eli “Paperboy” Reed will curate and perform at Brooklyn’s Union Pool for ‘Nights Like This’ in November.

October 18, 2013
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The RIAA Announce Digital Single Award Winners

Lana Del Rey, Lorde and George Strait among first-time winners of the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) newest digital downloads tally.

October 18, 2013
Of Mice And Men
Of Mice And Men Head Back In The Studio

Of Mice And Men are busy on their third studio album, the follow up to 2011’s ‘The Flood’.

October 18, 2013
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The Animals Mickie Most Years Boxed Up For Release

For the first time ever, the music of the Animals is being assembled into a box set with The Mickie Most Years and More, out November 26 on Real Gone Music.

October 18, 2013
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Queen Make Appearance At We Will Rock You Launch

We Will Rock You stage show creators Ben Elton, Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen were in Baltimore on Tuesday for the opening night of their musical which is launching its inaugural North American tour.

October 18, 2013
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Shane Meadows Shows Us The Stone Roses Are ‘Made Of Stone’

‘This is England’ director, Shane Meadows, gives us a never-before-seen insight into the Stone Roses.

October 18, 2013
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Mama Kin To Play Mullum Music Festival

ARIA nominee, Mama Kin, will perform a special show created exclusively for the Mullum Music Festival.

October 18, 2013
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A Spice Kids Album Could Be On The Cards

Mel B has said that a pop-group featuring the children of Spice Girls members could actually happen.

October 18, 2013
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The Lion King To Become The First Broadway Show To Hit $1 Billion

It's been almost twenty years since Elton John and Tim Rice wrote the music for Disney's The Lion King, now the stage show is about to hit $1 billion.

October 18, 2013
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Cold Chisel To Release Series of Live Albums

Cold Chisel will start to release a series of live albums in November beginning with ‘The Live Tapes Vol 1, Hordern Pavilion, April 18, 2012’.

October 18, 2013
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New Releases For W/C October 18, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 18th October, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

October 18, 2013
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ATP Release The Bats Announces Set Times

Held at both the Palais and the Prince Bandroom, Melbourne's Sold Out Release The Bats event has just announced its playing times.

October 17, 2013
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Wilco Side Project The Autumn Defense Amongst First SXSW Announcements

One-third of Wilco, John Stirrat and Patrick Sansone, will play SXSW with their side project The Autumn Defense.

October 17, 2013
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Simple Plan Will Perform A One-Off Show In Perth

Simple Plan will play Perth's Challenge Stadium in December with special guest Tonight Alive!

October 17, 2013
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Van Halen Sues Ex-Wife Van Halen

Alex and Kelly Van Halen divorced over 20 years ago, yet Kelly has kept Van Halen as her surname. Now the company that controls the group's name is suing her for trademark infringement.

October 17, 2013
Maxine Powell
Vale Motown’s Maxine Powell

Motown's etiquette coach, Maxine Powell, has died at age 98.

October 17, 2013
A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest Split For A Second Time

Following the recent announcement that A Tribe Called Quest would open for Kanye West during two New York shows in November, the hip hop legends have announced that the shows will be their last.

October 17, 2013
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James Blunt And Busby Marou Australian Dates Announced

James Blunt and Busby Marou will tour Australia and New Zealand in 2014.

October 17, 2013
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Vance Joy, The Chevelles To Play SXSW

Six Australian acts have been announced to play SXSW in 2014 including a return to Austin for both Vance Joy and The Chevelles.

October 17, 2013
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Tony Iommi Wishes Bill Ward A Speedy Recovery After Surgery

Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath has sent his former drummer Bill Ward his best wishes after learning that Ward had undergone a major operation.

October 17, 2013
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Midweek Chart: James Blunt Is Looking Good

James Blunt’s promo visit here and subsequent appearance on X-Factor and last Sunday’s returning Graham Norton show could give James his first No.1 single in Australia with “Bonfire Heart”, just ahead of his album “Moon Landing” (18th Oct) being released.

October 16, 2013
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Chopper Read’s Plastic Jesus Released For His Family

Chopper Read’s version of ‘Plastic Jesus’, the 1957 folk song written by Ed Rush and George Cromarty and immortalised by Paul Newman in the 1967 movie ‘Cool Hand Luke’, has been released to benefit his wife and young son.

October 16, 2013
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Bluesfest Announces KC & The Sunshine Band And Sideshows

Bluesfest has announced the first of its sideshows for including dates for the not yet announced KC & The Sunshine Band.

October 16, 2013
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The Temper Trap To Host Charity Photo Exhibition In Paris

The Temper Trap have partnered with Twins For Peace to display the Face For Hope photo exhibition in Paris.

October 16, 2013
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Stan Walker Replaces Iggy Azalea On Beyoncé Sydney Shows

Iggy Azalea is off three of the four Beyoncé Sydney and Stan Walker is in.

October 16, 2013
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Don Was To Lay Down South Rail Tracks

Americana rock band South Rail will head to the studio with Rolling Stones producer Don Was.

October 16, 2013
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John Mayer Australian Headline Sideshows Announced

John Mayer will perform shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide as well as his festival dates for Bluesfest, the Deni Blues & Roots Festival and West Coast Blues & Roots in April, 2014.

October 16, 2013
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The Flaming Lips Release Songs For Ender’s Game Film

The Flaming Lips have recorded a 6-track E.P. featuring music for and inspired by the film ‘Ender’s Game’.

October 16, 2013
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John Fogerty Plays The Greek SETLIST

John Fogerty gave Los Angeles fans a complete working of the classic Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmos Factory album on Saturday plus his greatest hits.

October 16, 2013