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Keith Urban Tops This Week’s ARIA Chart

The Voice pushes Keith Urban’s new compilation to the top (and contestants debut well) in this week’s chart wrap.

May 21, 2012
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John Butler Settles Over Advertising Rip-Off

John Butler has settled with USA advertising agency Poptent after the company ripped off one of his songs for a yoghurt commercial.

May 21, 2012
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Bee Gees Star Robin Gibb Dies At Age 62

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62.

May 21, 2012
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REVIEW: Black Sabbath O2 Academy Birmingham

It was simply amazing! I have to admit I had low expectations especially of Ozzy and his vocal abilities. But they were super tight and he nailed it, a great frontman even now in his 60s.

May 21, 2012
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REVIEW: Florence and the Machine, Melbourne 20 May 2012

Fire-haired Florence Welch and her machine deliver an excitable 90 minutes of anthemic power pop.

May 21, 2012
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Billy Gibbons Brews His Own Beer

Billy Gibbons has his own beer. Billy’s Ocho Suerte is a Tex Mex-Vienna style lager with Texas soul.

May 20, 2012
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UNBELIEVABLE: Black Sabbath Remove Bill Ward Images From Band Website

Check out the Black Sabbath photo gallery at Drummer Bill Ward has been erased from history.

May 20, 2012
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Go Mason Go Showcase On Red Bull Bedroom Jam

Ella Hooper of The Verses/Killing Heidi introduces unsigned Sydney band Go Mason Go in the latest Red Bull Bedroom Jam.

May 20, 2012
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Richard Clapton To Perform Past Hits and Previews

‘Past Hits and Previews’ released in 1978 was Richard Clapton’s first compilation album.

May 20, 2012
Hard-Ons Guitarist Hospitalised After Attack, Benefit Gigs Planned

Peter “Blackie” Black of legendary Sydney punk band The Hard-Ons is in hospital suffering a fractured skull and bruising of the brain after being attacked earlier this week.

May 20, 2012
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Keith Urban Wins The Voice

And the winner of The Voice is … Keith Urban who has scored his first ever Australian number one debut off the back of a reality show.

May 20, 2012
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VIDEO: Neil Young and Crazy Horse Clementine

Neil Young has released the third video from his ‘Americana’ album.

May 20, 2012
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Prince Gives Brisbane Cut Down Show

Prince did a really short show for a Prince show in Brisbane last night but again it was completely different to the previous four concerts in Australia so far.

May 19, 2012
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Crowded House Drummer Peter Jones Loses Battle With Cancer

One-time Crowded House drummer Peter Jones passed away on Friday, May 18 after a long battle with brain cancer.

May 19, 2012
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Asia Return With XXX

Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer and John Wetton are back together as Asia.

May 19, 2012
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Paul Kelly To Coach The Rockdogs Community Cup Team

Paul Kelly has been named coach of the Rockdogs football team for the third year running for the 2012 Reclink Community Cup. Dan Sultan will captain the team.

May 19, 2012
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Family Of Donna Summer Issue Statement

The family of Donna Summer has issued the following statement following the death of the Queen of Disco this week.

May 19, 2012
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Ashton Kutcher Starts Work On Steve Jobs Movie

The official movie depicting the life of Steve Jobs got underway today in the historic Los Altos home garage where Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple.

May 19, 2012
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Pennywise Australian Dates Announced

Pennywise will tour Australia in August.

May 19, 2012
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Facebook Floats, Bono Is A Billionaire

U2’s Bono is official the richest entertainer on the planet after the Facebook float made him a billionaire today.

May 19, 2012
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Ian Curtis Died 32 Years Ago Today

Ian Curtis of Joy Division took his life 32 years ago today.

May 18, 2012
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President Obama And Aretha Franklin Issue Donna Summer Statements

It turns out even US President Barack Obama was a Donna Summer fan. So was Aretha Franklin.

May 18, 2012
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Chuggi Says Elton John Is Touring Australia Again

Elton John is touring Australia again later this year. Well according to promoter Michael Chugg he is.

May 18, 2012
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Adele, Ed Sheeran, PJ Harvey Pick up Ivor Novello Awards

The 57th Ivor Novello Awards have been announced. Ed Sheeran got one, so did PJ Harvey and Adele got the big one for Songwriter of the Year.

May 18, 2012
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Tim Rogers To Double Up With Eddie Spaghetti

You Am I’s Tim Rogers is doubling up at the Cherry Bar with former Supersuckers frontman Eddie Spaghetti.

May 18, 2012
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Albare Brings New York’s Finest Jazz Players Out For iTD Shows

Australian jazz guitarist Albare will perform in Australia with the same musicians he recorded is iTD album ‘Long Way’ with in New York.

May 18, 2012
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Matchbox Twenty Christen New Album North

‘North’ is the title of new Matchbox Twenty album, the band’s first album of original material since 2002.

May 18, 2012
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Show Support For Arrested Sea Captain

Red Hot Chili Peppers have called for the German government to pull its head in following the arrest of Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

May 18, 2012
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Black Sabbath Respond To Bill Ward Departure

To the true fans, Black Sabbath is not Black Sabbath without Ozzy Osbourne, Toni Iommi, Geezer Butler AND Bill Ward. Unfortunately, they will only be getting the first three at any time in the near future.

May 18, 2012
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Adam Yauch Honored By New York State Legislature

The New York State Legislature in Albany has passed a resolution honoring the late Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys.

May 18, 2012