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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
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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
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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
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Austin City Limits Day 2: The Cure, Kings Of Leon, Haim REVIEW

The sun beared down strong - with the chance of showers - as punters entered Zilker Park in Austin, Texas for the second day of the sold out Austin City Limits Music Festival, on a night that was headlined by Kings of Leon and iconic UK outfit The Cure.

October 6, 2013
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Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries To Mentor On The Voice In Ireland

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan has been named as the new mentor for The Voice of Ireland.

October 6, 2013
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Neil Young To Perform For Flea’s Silverlake Conservatory Of Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers founder and bass player Flea has announced that Neil Young will perform at a benefit for his music school the Silverlake Conservatory of Music.

October 6, 2013
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Fans Leave The Cult Show After Ian Astbury Insults Crowd

Many fans of The Cult left the band’s Festival Hall show in Melbourne somewhat shell-shocked after a patchy performance and verbal insults to the audience by singer Ian Astbury.

October 6, 2013
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ARIA Hall of Fame Ted Mulry Petition Started

Supporters of the late Ted Mulry have started a petition to have the Australian rock star inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

October 6, 2013
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Azealia Banks Throws Another Pop Sized Tantrum And Storms Off Stage In Melbourne

American rapper Azealia Banks has once again thrown a public tantrum, storming off stage just 90-seconds into her Melbourne show on Saturday night.

October 6, 2013
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ARIA Albums: Lorde Tops Six Top Debuts

For the first time ever in ARIA Albums Chart history, the top six albums are all new entries, with the closest previous effort occurring on 24th May this year when we had the top four as all new entries, prior to that it last occurred on 30-Nov-1997 with another top four, but never the top six.

October 5, 2013
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ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Equals Katy Perry With Roar

Katy Perry remains for a sixth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her now 4x▲ Platinum selling track “Roar”, which equals her first No.1 “I Kissed a Girl” for longevity.

October 5, 2013
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Explains Miley And Says Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh Are Murdering Music

Sinead O’Connor appeared on The Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy in Dublin on Friday night to explain her war with Miley Cyrus and added that reality show creators Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh were “murdering rock and roll”.

October 5, 2013
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Austin City Limits Day 1: Muse, Depeche Mode, QOTSA, Arctic Monkeys REVIEW

Now in its 12th year, the three day Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival in Austin, Texas, kicked off the first of its two weekends today, with iconic groups Depeche Mode and Muse who return to Australia in December, closing out the night.

October 5, 2013
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Frank Sinatra Duets Gets 20th Anniversary Make-Over

Frank Sinatra's last studio albums will be combined for a 20th anniversary edition of 'Duets'.

October 5, 2013
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CBGB Movie Gets Unanimous Thumbs Down From Critics

‘CBGB’, the major motion picture movie meant to depict the story of the iconic New York nightclub where New-Wave began has been called “a mess”.

October 5, 2013
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New Releases For Week Commencing October 4, 2013

World's End Press and Miley Cyrus lead the album releases this week.

October 5, 2013
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James Blunt iHeartRADIO Sydney Theatre Show Was Not A Royal Performance

UK singer/songwriter James Blunt performed the first of the iHeartRADIO Theatre shows in Sydney on Friday night for 200 fans but there were no Royals in attendance.

October 5, 2013
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Annie Lennox Performs Eurythmics At mothers2mothers Event

Former Eurythmics star Annie Lennox performed in London this week to raise funds and awareness for mothers2mothers and the work the charity does supports HIV transmission from mother to child.

October 5, 2013
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Sinead O’Connor Takes A Third Slap At Miley Cyrus

Sinead O'Connor has written a third scathing letter to Miley Cyrus chastising the young pop star for making light of people's psychiatric problems and naming Amanda Byrnes, "an entirely innocent party", in her flippant verbal attack.

October 4, 2013
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Paul McCartney Compares Martins

Sir Paul McCartney has worked with both Sir George Martin and his son Giles Martin.

October 4, 2013
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1968 Velvet Underground Classic Expanded To 3 Disc Set

The Velvet Underground’s White Light/White Heat is one of the most confrontational and inspirational second albums ever made by a rock band.

October 4, 2013
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Jackson Family Can’t Believe They Lost Court Case Against AEG

Katherine Jackson is apparently "devastated" about the outcome of Michael's wrongful death case.

October 4, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Be Awarded Rockefeller Lifetime Achievement Award

Elton John has been selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rockefeller Foundation in recognition of his philanthropic work.

October 4, 2013