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Bette Midler's spring tour includes Bay Area + MORE

The Divine Miss M will emphasize girl-group music going back seven decades off her new disc, 'It's the Girls,' during a tour that kicks off May 8 in Florida. Midler is scheduled to touch down May 26 at SAP Center in San Jose, the tour's only Bay Area venue..... More »
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Sirius XM Has Setback in Lawsuit + MORE

Judge Colleen McMahon of United States District Court in Manhattan said the 1960s band the Turtles had rights to its recordings under New York State law..... More »
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More Acts Join Fairgrounds Festival 2015 Lineup + MORE

Brand-new Aussie event Fairgrounds Festival has added a second string of artists to its impressive maiden lineup, including the likes of singer-songwriter Meg Mac, Perth experimentalists Methyl Ethel... Bringing You The Latest Aussie & International News - Reviews And Interviews .... More »
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Justin Bieber Addresses That Rumored Collab With Drake’s Dad + MORE

Last month, Drake’s dad said he and Justin Bieber had “a surprise coming soon.” He also warned us to “stay tuned.” While some speculated on a potential collaboration — Drizzy’s pops is a musician, after all — Bieber is now setting the record straight. “We’re not doing a c.... More »
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Wilko Johnson, now the bad news: musician splits with manager after police investigate assault claims + MORE

Wilko Johnson revealed this week that he has been cured of terminal pancreatic cancer, but it has emerged that the former Dr Feelgood guitarist has been fighting another personal battle..... More »

Chet Faker’s crash course in fame

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FROM Minneapolis to Manchester, Australia’s Chet Faker is a wanted man – and you can expect he will win awards for his debut album Built On Glass, as he heads home.

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Following their gig at Farm Aid, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real traveled west to play a show at Folsom Live in Folsom, CA. The band, supporting their new album, tore through an aggressive set that featured all of the guitar theatrics fans have become accustomed to with a Lukas Nelson gig. Stuart Levine shared some images from the show.

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Bob Dylan honoured by Jack White, Neil Young and more at 2015 tribute gigAn all-star Musicares concert in LA next year will celebrate the 73-year-old for his impact on world cultureBob Dylan is to be celebrated by artists including Jack White, Neil Young and Beck as next years MusiCares person of the year. A tribute concert on 6 February will recognise the 73-year-old for his deep body of work and his impact on world culture…

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The rhythm guitar player and founding member of heavy metal legends AC/DC, Malcolm Young, will no longer be playing with the band due to an extended, serious illness.

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Right before this phone call took place, Patrick Carney of the Black Keys was pantsless in a hotel hallway. Again. “I think it’s a pretty common thing to happen on tour,” he said. The drummer of the bluesy rock duo was calling from Boston, the band’s 13th stop on a world tour that will come to the Verizon Center Thursday…

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Thom Yorke confirms that Radiohead have been in the studio for 2 daysThom Yorke has confirmed that Radiohead have been in the studio recording new material for at least two days.
The frontman took to Twitter to announce that he was currently with the band’s regular artwork collaborator Stanley Donwood going through unused artwork and words, possibly suggesting that it could be used for the group’s new material…

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SOFT is an album with effortless shifts from rock to pop to a fusion of genres — but then again, what is pop and what is rock? In Rathborne’s world there are no restrictions — sound is sound, music is music, and sincerity inhabits each track, cutting straight through.
Read more: Pop Music, Antony and the Johnsons, Records, The Strokes, Entertainment, Soft, Maine, Brooklyn, Luke Rathborne, Neil Young, Music, ALbert Hammond Jr…

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The Preatures go global with debut

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BLUE Planet Eyes confirms the global buzz surrounding Australian band The Preatures, and proves pop is no longer a dirty word in Australia.

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AC/DC: album, tour but no Malcolm YoungThe will be a new album and world tour, but Malcolm Young has retired.

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Stream Art Is Hard Records’ 20th Anniversary Tribute To Pavement’s Crooked Rain, Crooked RainWhen Pavement’s iconic album Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain turned 20 earlier this year, we put together an oral history of it to celebrate. British label Art Is Hard decided to put together a tribute album, which they called Jam Kids, for Cassette Store Day that recreates the record track-by-track…

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Music Review: Paolo Nutini Promotes ‘Caustic Love’ at the Apollo TheaterPaolo Nutini performed songs from “Caustic Love,” his current album with nods to R&B, on Tuesday at the Apollo.

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Kylie Minogue Offers Up Four Fernando Garibay-Produced Songs As Free Downloads: Listen

Kylie Minogue‘s Kiss Me Once Tour kicked off in Liverpool this evening, and as a celebratory gesture, the singer has offered up four somewhat experimental dance-pop tracks as free downloads through SoundCloud. Produced by Fernando Garibay (Lady Gaga), the EP-like release is being billed as Kylie + Garibay…

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AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young won't return to band due to illnessAC/DC’s Malcolm Young has officially stepped off the Rock ‘n’ Roll Train. The band has confirmed that the 61-year-old musician and founding member will not return due to health issues that have plagued the guitarist for some time now.

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