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  1. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). The ev U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with P ...

  2. Australia's AIR Launches Inaugural Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. (AIR) will hold its inaugural AIR Charts Awards on Nov. 29 in Sydney. The debut event, details for which were announced today (Oct. 11), will have only f The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. ...

  3. Australia's AIR Launches Inaugural Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. (AIR) will hold its inaugural AIR Charts Awards on Nov. 29 in Sydney. The debut event, details for which were announced today (Oct. 11), will have only f The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. ...

  4. GLOBAL PULSE: UP-AND-COMERS ROCK AUSTRALIA AND THE U.K.

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having achieved gold certification (35,000 units) for two separate albums in recent weeks, the Butterfly Effect's popularity has clearly taken wing in Australia. The Brisbane-based rock band's June 1 Having achieved gold certification (3 ...

  5. GLOBAL PULSE: UP-AND-COMERS ROCK AUSTRALIA AND THE U.K.

    September 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having achieved gold certification (35,000 units) for two separate albums in recent weeks, the Butterfly Effect's popularity has clearly taken wing in Australia. The Brisbane-based rock band's June 1 Having achieved gold certification (3 ...

  6. U2's 'Zoo' Expands For DVD Debut

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally released on VHS in 1994, U2's "Zoo TV—Live From Sydney," will make its DVD debut Sept. 19 via Island/UME. The release will be available both as a single-disc version and a double-disc pac Originally released on VHS in 199 ...

  7. Australia's AIR Floats Awards Concepts

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. is mooting the possibility of launching two awards events to increase the profile of the indie sector. The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. is mooting the possibility of launching two awards ...

  8. Go-Betweens Founder McLennan Dies

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Grant McLennan, founding member of celebrated Australian folk-pop band the Go-Betweens, was found dead at his Brisbane home on Saturday (May 6) after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 48. Grant McLennan, founding member of celebrated Aust ...

  9. Go-Betweens Founder McLennan Dies

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Grant McLennan, founding member of celebrated Australian folk-pop band the Go-Betweens, was found dead at his Brisbane home on Saturday (May 6) after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 48. Grant McLennan, founding member of celebrated Aust ...

  10. Sponsor Deal Adds Fizz To Oz Indie Charts

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT V Energy gains naming rights to AIR charts. Sydney-based soft drink company Frucor's energy drink V Energy has reached an agreement to sponsor the Australian Independent Record Labels Assn.'s music charts. In addition to receiving exclus ...

  11. Rose Tattoo Guitarist Dies

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wells was diagnosed with cancer in 2002. Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, died in a Sydney hospital early yesterday morning (March 27). He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 an ...

  12. Australia's Ogden IFC Names Worton GM

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sets focus on concerts, sports, family shows. Tim Worton has returned to Australian facility management firm Ogden IFC with a mandate to bring such content as concerts, sports and family shows to arenas under the company’s management. Worton has b ...

  13. Split Enz Reunite For Aussie Arena Tour

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST They once sang that history never repeats. However, New Zealand 1980s hitmakers Split Enz today (Feb. 1) confirmed they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour in June, 22 years after they broke up They once sang that history never repeats. How ...

  14. Split Enz Reunite For Aussie Arena Tour

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Initial five dates from June 7-16. They once sang that history never repeats. However, New Zealand 1980s hitmakers Split Enz today (Feb. 1) confirmed they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour in June, 22 years after they broke up. Melbourne- ...

  15. Oz Court Rejects Cooper Piracy Plea

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Federal Court yesterday (Dec. 22) rejected a motion by former Website operator Stephen Cooper that all declarations of copyright and injunctions against him be dropped. The Australian Federal Court yesterday (Dec. 22) rejected a mot ...

  16. Oz Court Rejects Cooper Piracy Plea

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST MIPI hails 'significant judgment.' The Australian Federal Court yesterday (Dec. 22) rejected a motion by former Website operator Stephen Cooper that all declarations of copyright and injunctions against him be dropped. Justice Brian Tamb ...

  17. Sony BMG Extends Red Into Australia

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia has tapped A&R manager Simon Cahill to head-up its newly established artist development unit Red. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia has tapped A&R manager Simon Cahill to head-up its newly es ...

  18. MacTaggart To Head Sydney Entertainment Centre

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Arena Management has appointed Bruce MacTaggart as GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, with effect from Friday (Dec 9). Arena Management has appointed Bruce MacTaggart as GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, with effect from Friday (Dec 9). A ...

  19. MacTaggart To Head Sydney Entertainment Centre

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Arena Management has appointed Bruce MacTaggart as GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, with effect from Friday (Dec 9). Arena Management has appointed Bruce MacTaggart as GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, with effect from Friday (Dec 9). A ...

  20. U2's 'Vertigo' Continues To Sell Out

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial dates for the fourth leg of U2's Vertigo tour went on sale over the weekend and the results were predictably successful. U2 sold out stadiums in Sydney (March 31), Melbourne (March 24), Br The initial dates for the fourth leg of U ...

  21. Aussie Web Operator Liable For Linking

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court on July 14 found a Web site operator liable for copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also found the si SYDNEY -- The Australian Federal Court on July ...

  22. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also found the sit The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 1 ...

  23. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry describes hyperlink ruling 'significant.' The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also ...

  24. Aussie AIR Strikes Deals To Tap Global Market

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australia's independent label community is hoping to expand its presence in the global market through a pair of deals unveiled today (May 24). Australia's independent label community is hoping to expand its presence in the global market ...

  25. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  26. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  27. Aussie Retailers Targeted For Counterfeit CDs

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-desist notices on 20 budget retailers and independent music stores for stocking counterfeit Top 40 CDs. SYDNEY -- The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-des ...

  28. Aussie Retailers Targeted For Counterfeit CDs

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-desist notices on 20 budget retailers and independent music stores for stocking counterfeit Top 40 CDs. The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-desist notice ...

  29. Aussie Retailers Targeted For Counterfeit CDs

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-desist notices on 20 budget retailers and independent music stores for stocking counterfeit Top 40 CDs. The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) has served cease-and-desist notice ...

  30. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, SYDNEY -- Computer users at U.S. and Australia ...

  31. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  32. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  33. Gov't, College Users Cited In MP3s4free Case

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Computer users at U.S. and Australian government agencies and universities were among the visitors to MP3s4free.net, which is at the center of an Australian court case on music copyright infringement, Computer users at U.S. and Australian governme ...

  34. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation on Jan. 14 raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider ComCen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. SYDNEY -- Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigati ...

  35. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. The Australian ...

  36. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation t ...

  37. Aussie Acts Prominent On 2004 PPCA Playlist

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a first, home-grown artists accounted for the three most broadcast acts on Australian radio and television last year. Based on playlist data from the 2003-04 financial year, the Top 100 Most Broadc In a first, home-grown artists accounted for t ...

  38. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  39. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  40. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  41. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  42. Aussie Case Vs. File-sharing Service Postponed

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry's record A$500 million ($375 million) lawsuit against the operator of song-sharing service MP3s4free.net and its two Internet service providers has been postponed until F The Australian music industry's reco ...

  43. Aussie File-Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  44. Aussie File Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  45. Aussie Indies Reject Push For Blank-Media Levy

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's Assn. of Independent Records Labels (AIR) has rejected calls for the implementation of a blank-media tax, which could be used as blanket compensation for copyright owners whose works are b Australia's Assn. of Independent Rec ...

  46. Eagles Tour A Success In Asia-Pacific

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles' ongoing Farewell I tour heads to the Far East and Australia in October, and demand has resulted in sold-out venues and added dates. The string of concerts -- including dates in Sapporo, To The Eagles' ongoing Farewell I tour ...

  47. Australia's Livid Fest Nixed for 2004

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's longest running outdoor festival, Livid, has been scrapped this year, citing "scarcity of headline acts." Michael Coppel, one of its three promoters, says it will return in November 2005. Australia's longest running ...

  48. Australia's Livid Fest Nixed for 2004

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's longest running outdoor festival, Livid, has been scrapped this year, citing "scarcity of headline acts." Michael Coppel, one of its three promoters, says it will return in November 2005. Australia's longest running ...

  49. Australia's Regurgitator Record Album In A Bubble

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In what could be a world-first, Australian art rockers Regurgitator will record their fifth album in a customized glass recording studio in Melbourne's Federation Square. In what could be a world-first, Australian art rockers Regurgitator wil ...

  50. Australia's Regurgitator Record Album In A Bubble

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In what could be a world-first, Australian art rockers Regurgitator will record their fifth album in a customized glass recording studio in Melbourne's Federation Square. In what could be a world-first, Australian art rockers Regurgitator wil ...

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