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  • David Bowie’s ‘Toy’ Leaked Online
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    David Bowie’s ‘Toy’ Leaked Online

    Back in 2001, David Bowie recorded an album that never saw a release due to a dispute with Virgin Records. Now, thanks to the album surfacing online, it is finally available for the Thin White Duke’s rabid fans to hear. Antiquiet reports on the leak of the album, titled Toy, that emerged on file-sharing websites

  • Trash @ St, James Hotel, Saturday 26th March
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    Trash @ St, James Hotel, Saturday 26th March

    This Saturday Trash is hosting a Four Year Strong tribute, as well as the Unwritten Law and Heroes For Hire afterparty with Brad (from Heroes) doing a guest DJ set. Live Bands: The Licks, Sound Of Seasons, Dead Actors Club, The Understatement, plus Soapbox Summer are coming to party after their show at Spectrum. Cheap

  • Peter, Bjorn and John Planning Australia Tour
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    Peter, Bjorn and John Planning Australia Tour

    Swedish pop trio Peter, Bjorn and John have said an Australian tour is in the pipeline as they gear up to release new album Gimme Some on March 29 – the Stockholm group have also been working on a DIY-style documentary.

  • WS010 – Open Model Popular Consciousness
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    WS010 – Open Model Popular Consciousness

    Known to most of you as the drummer from the Midnight Juggernauts, Daniel Stricker is a man of many distractions. Aside from his skin wizardry with the Juggernauts, as well as serving as one of the founding members of local open plan super-group FLRL Daniel also helms Siberia Records, and independent record label that releases

  • Vedder Enlists Cat Power For Solo Album
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    Vedder Enlists Cat Power For Solo Album

    Eight years after Eddie Vedder guested on Cat Power‘s album You Are Free, the kooky chanteuse will be adding her vocals to the Pearl Jam frontman’s forthcoming solo album, Ukulele Songs. Pitchfork reports that Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, will guest on the song Tonight You Belong To Me. The album is due for a

  • Come Together 2011 Line Up
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    Come Together 2011 Line Up

    Come Together has announced its line up for this year’s festival, taking on a more Australian hip hop style line up in contrast to the usual indie/rock influenced line up we’re used to seeing. This year Triple J Hottest 100 #12 artist Drapht will headline the festival. Rocking the stage with his sensational live band,

  • Nick Mason Hopes For Pink Floyd Reunion
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    Nick Mason Hopes For Pink Floyd Reunion

    Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has revealed he has hopes the band may play together again one day, despite the death from cancer of founding keyboardist Rick Wright in 2008. Speaking to BBC 6 Music, Mason said he hadn’t ruled out the possibility of the remaining members playing together again, although it remains an ‘unlikely’

  • Metallica Top Best Metal Songs Of All Time List
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    Metallica Top Best Metal Songs Of All Time List

    Rock top-ten lists are never going to be lovable things, but they are a constant and reliable source of readers and discussion. Following Spinner‘s hotly debated 50 greatest guitar riffs comes the top 50 metal songs of all time, compiled by fabled guitar makers Gibson. Number one is Metallica‘s 1986 song Master Of Puppets. The

  • Soundwave Revolution Festival For September? (Updated: Bands so far)
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    Soundwave Revolution Festival For September? (Updated: Bands so far)

    Update: The Soundwave Revolution Full line up has been announced Promoters of the successful touring festival Soundwave have begun releasing rather cryptic clues regarding a new festival, Soundwave Revolution. Not long after the summer punk and metal festival came to an end in February, organisers were quick to create a new Twitter, Facebook and website

  • New Drones Album In 2011?
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    New Drones Album In 2011?

    It seems the long wait for a new Drones album may soon be over, with drummer Mike Noga hinting that the band’s follow-up to the remarkable Havilah may soon be forthcoming. As Mess and Noise notes, it has been a long three years since Havilah. In the middle of a European tour supporting Band of

  • More Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Reissues
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    More Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Reissues

    The slew of Nick Cave reissues in the last couple of years shows no signs of abating, with the announcement coming that four more Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds records will be re-released soon.

  • Liam Gallagher says ‘I’m Not Going to Say Never’ to Oasis Reforming
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    Liam Gallagher says ‘I’m Not Going to Say Never’ to Oasis Reforming

    The Oasis saga continues now with Liam Gallagher claiming that he wouldn’t say ‘never’ to Oasis reforming, but at the moment ‘No fucking chance’. Gallagher, now playing with his new band Beady Eye (Which has the Ex-Oasis members minus his brother Noel) claimed a few weeks ago that Oasis would never reform, and that his

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