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Johnny Depp Recruits Keith Richards And Tom Waits For Pirate Album

Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski have recruited Keith Richards, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop and Nick Cave (to name a few) for a new “pirate” compilation.

December 6, 2012
The Wilson Pickers
Danny Widdicombe Returns To The Wilson Pickers

There is great news from The Wilson Pickers today with the word that Danny Widdicombe will return to the band.

December 6, 2012
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens And Alpine Are Heading To SXSW

More artists have been announced for the SXSW music conference in March next year with The Rubens and Alpine making the second-round list. 

December 6, 2012
Dave Brubeck
Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Dies At Age 91

Dave Brubeck, the jazz legend best known for the song ‘Take Five’, has died from heart failure in a Connecticut hospital at age 91.

December 6, 2012
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John Release Creepy Boot Scootin’ Christmas Video

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have released a Christmas video that can be described as “creepy” at best.

December 6, 2012
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Bruce Springsteen Australian Tour Dates Confirmed

Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen has finally confirmed his 'Wrecking Ball' tour will come to Australia ending weeks of speculation.

December 6, 2012
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Engelbert Humperdinck Burns The Midnight Oil With The Break

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck has re-recorded one of his 60s songs 'Ten Guitars’ with The Break, featuring members of Midnight Oil and Violent Femmes.

December 5, 2012
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Dave Grohl Sound City Movie To Debut At Sundance

Dave Grohl will premiere his Sound City documentary at Sundance in January.

December 5, 2012
Yothu Yindi
Mandawuy Yunipingu Rushed To Hospital

Yothu Yindi singer Mandawuy Yunupingu has been rushed to hospital after collapsing at his home in the Northern Territory today.

December 5, 2012
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Thom Yorke Confirms Atoms For Peace Album Details

Thom Yorke has revealed more details of the upcoming Atoms for Peace album, including track listing, cover art and release date.

December 5, 2012
Billy Joel She's Got a Way
Billy Joel To Release Love Songs Compilation

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Sony Legacy will release She's Got a Way: Love Songs, a collection of 18 classics about love by Billy Joel.

December 5, 2012
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Rihanna Asks To Take Time Off For Baby

Rihanna has apparently asked her record label for 'time off' so she can have a baby with Chris Brown.

December 5, 2012
Charlie Simpson
Charlie Simpson Enters Guinness World Records For Playing Coldest Gig

Charlie Simpson and his three-strong support team travelled for four days to reach the remote Siberian village known as the 'pole of cold,' famed for being the coldest, permanently inhabited place on the planet to perform the World's Coldest Concert.

December 5, 2012
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant To Release Comeback Single

Iconic pop star Adam Ant returns with his comeback single 'Cool Zombie' - his first release in 17 years - on Monday (Jan 21).

December 5, 2012
Annie Nightingale
Legendary BBC DJ Receives Honorary Doctorate

The legendary broadcaster Annie Nightingale - the UK's first female disc jockey - and the longest-serving presenter on BBC Radio 1 has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Westminster at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

December 5, 2012
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Confirms U.K. Woodlands Tour

Blondie has confirmed a very special tour of the nation's woodlands next summer performing their hits as part of the Forestry Commission's annual concert series Forest Live.

December 5, 2012
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr Announces U.K. Dates For His First Ever Solo Tour

The mesmerising return of Johnny Marr - one of the most celebrated and influential guitarists in the history of contemporary music ' gathers pace with the news that he will follow the February 25th release of his debut solo album 'The Messenger' with his first ever solo tour.

December 5, 2012
Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne Thrilled That Kelly Is So In Love

Sharon Osbourne wouldn't be surprised if her daughter Kelly "married tomorrow".

December 5, 2012
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Stevie Nicks Hopes Twilight Stars Can Mend Their Bond

Stevie Nicks commiserates with Kristen Stewart's cheating plight.

December 5, 2012
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Michael Bublé Confirms Reese Witherspoon Duet

Michael Bublé is 'thrilled' Reese Witherspoon has agreed to duet with him.

December 5, 2012
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Katy Perry Throws Party For Sister’s 30th

Katy Perry reportedly threw her sister a masquerade-themed bash to ring in her sibling's 30th birthday.

December 5, 2012
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Gary Clark Jr And Mary J. Blige To Perform With The Rolling Stones

Continuing the tradition of special guests at a Rolling Stones concert, blues wizard Gary Clark Jr and hip-hop soul queen Mary J. Blige will perform with the band in Brooklyn on Saturday.

December 5, 2012
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Barbra Streisand Does Some Name-Dropping

Barbra Streisand reminisced about a time she and Peter Sellers discussed 'steak ice cream' while high as a kite.

December 5, 2012
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Marvin Gaye’s Son Against New Biopic

Marvin Gaye's son doesn't want Lenny Kravitz to portray his late father in a biopic he calls 'shameful'.

December 5, 2012
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White Blasts Gaga

Jack White says Lady Gaga is 'all artifice'.

December 5, 2012
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Announce North American Dates

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced dates in North America for March, falling short of including a SXSW date.

December 5, 2012
The Home Studio Series
The CD Is Far From Dead According To Disc Makers

Disc Makers, America’ largest independent CD and DVD manufacturer, has firm evidence that the physical disc is far from dead.

December 5, 2012
Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire Debut New Songs At Secret Hometown Gig

Arcade Fire are beginning to crank up their gears again with new material hitting stages in various parts of the world at various times.

December 4, 2012
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton And Chris Martin Join 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit

Eric Clapton and Coldplay’s Chris Martin are the two latest acts to join the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit at Madison Square Garden next week.

December 4, 2012
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Vedder Gets His Own Radio Show

Eddie Vedder is about to become a “rock jock”. The Pearl Jam singer has scored a gig hosting ‘The Eddie Vedder Radio Show’ on Sirius XM.

December 4, 2012