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Swedish Hardcore Icons Refused Will Appear On Jimmy Fallon

Legendary Swedish hardcore act Refused will make their first ever TV appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

July 12, 2012
Urthboy Announces His Album And ‘Naïve Bravado’ Tour

Rapper Urthboy’s excellent new tune ‘Naïve Bravado’ featuring Daniel Merriweather precedes a new album and tour.

July 12, 2012
Snow Patrol
Snow Patrol Organise Intimate Acoustic Shows

UK stars Snow Patrol will do acoustic shows in Melbourne and Sydney this September and October.

July 12, 2012
Luke Yeoward, King Cannons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
King Cannons Book Big East Coast Tour

Righteous Melbourne rebel rockers King Cannons book a huge East Coast tour with UK act All The Young.

July 12, 2012
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The Rolling Stones Return To The Site Of Their Very First Show

The Rolling Stones continue celebrating their 50th Anniversary by returning to the Marquee, where they played their first show.

July 12, 2012
Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys
Jimi Hendrix Biopic Won’t Have Any Hendrix Music

Turns out the forthcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic will only feature songs from the Beatles, Muddy Waters and others.

July 12, 2012
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Beth Orton Back After Six Years

Beth Orton will release 'Sugaring Season,' her first album in six years and her Anti- Records debut, on October 1.

July 11, 2012
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Slash Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Slash has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

July 11, 2012
Michael Jackson Bad 25th anniversary images
Spike Lee Has Almost Completed His Michael Jackson ‘Bad’ Doco

Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee is finishing a documentary about Michael Jackson’s landmark Bad album.

July 11, 2012
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hilltop Hoods, Maximo Park, Hot Chip Added To Falls Festival

Another seven acts jump on Falls, starting with Hilltop Hoods, Maximo Park, Hot Chip and First Aid Kit.

July 11, 2012
Whitehouse And Yung Warriors Team Up

Indigenous hip-hop instigators Whitehouse bring their debut album on tour with Yung Warriors.

July 11, 2012
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto comic
Coldplay To Release Mylo Xyloto Comic

Coldplay will release a six-part comic book series about ‘Mylo Xyloto’.

July 11, 2012
The Killers photo credit Williams and Hirakawa
The Killers Announce Battle Born Album Details

The Killers’ new album ‘Battle Born’ will be released in September.

July 11, 2012
An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper
Ben Harper Announces Third Sydney Show

Ben Harper will perform a third show at the Sydney Opera House after selling out his first two already.

July 11, 2012
Status Quo Coles ad
Status Quo Get Down Down For Coles

British classic rock band Status Quo have re-recorded their classic 1975 hit ‘Down Down’ for a Coles commercial.

July 11, 2012
Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers Plans A New Album And Tour

You Am I frontman Tim Rogers gets a new label for his new album and books a huge national tour.

July 11, 2012
Good Charlotte
Good Charlotte Book Melbourne And Sydney Shows

Those pop-punk twins from Good Charlotte are bringing the band to Melbourne and Sydney.

July 11, 2012
Big Day Out rumoured leaked line-up
Red Hot Chili Peppers And Green Day Named In Big Day Out Leak

A Big Day Out image featuring the 2013 line-up has created a stir after being placed on Tumblr.

July 11, 2012
Paul Weller And Miles Kane John Varvatos ad
Paul Weller And Miles Kane Front John Varvatos Campaign

Paul Weller and Miles Kane are the new faces of a fashion campaign for John Varvatos.

July 11, 2012
Jim Jones Revue - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Jim Jones Revue Announce ‘The Savage Heart’

Wild UK blues rockers The Jim Jones Revue announce details of their third studio album.

July 10, 2012
Missy Higgins
Queenscliff Music Festival Has Missy Higgins And Gurrumul

Missy Higgins and Gurrumul along with The Cat Empire lead the first announcement of acts for the Queenscliff Music Festival.

July 10, 2012
Madonna image
Madonna Posts A Mini-Doc Of The MDNA Tour

Madonna has uploaded a revealing behind-the-scenes video from her MDNA tour to YouTube.

July 10, 2012
Band Of Horses
Band Of Horses Deliver New Song From Next Album

Americana act Band Of Horses have dropped a video for their first single from their fourth album Mirage Rock.

July 10, 2012
The Frogs
Dennis Flemion Of The Frogs Presumed Dead

Dennis Flemion of 90s band The Frogs is presumed dead from drowning after not returning from a boating trip in the weekend.

July 10, 2012
James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LCD Soundsystem May Record Again For Soundtrack

James Murphy from defunct New York indie dance act LCD Soundsytem says they may record for a soundtrack.

July 10, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Third Man To Release Vinyl Of White Stripes First Ever Show

Third Man Records just keep giving, with the latest Vault offer including vinyl of the first White Stripes show.

July 10, 2012
Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys Is Set To Return To Melbourne In 2013

Smash-hit musical Jersey Boys will return to Melbourne next year for a limited season.

July 10, 2012
Chumbawamba Announce “The End” Of The Band

Anarchist music collective and tubthumping one-hit-wonders Chumbawamba break up.

July 10, 2012
The Sapphires, Noise11, Photo
The Sapphires’ Soundtrack Songs Announced

Classic Motown and soul songs will soundtrack The Sapphires film, sung by Jessica Mauboy and the original stars.

July 10, 2012
Rick Astley images photo
Rick Astley Tickets Go On Sale, Supports Announced

Pop icon Rick Astley will be joined by Wa Wa Nee and The Chantoozies on his forthcoming Australian tour.

July 9, 2012