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  1. Vance Joy’s ‘Riptide’ Wins Triple J’s Hottest 100 Poll

    January 26, 2014 11:26 PM EST Australian newcomer Vance Joy has capped-off a stunning year with his single “Riptide” securing top spot on Australian radio network Triple J’s Hottest 100 poll. Within hours of the countdown’s conclusion Sunday, the song had separately cracked th ...

  2. ‘Flume’ Wins Australia’s J Award

    November 22, 2013 5:37 AM EST Flume’s irresistible rise to the top is near complete with the electronic music producer today winning the J Award for his debut self-titled album. “Flume” beat out recordings from the likes of the Drones, RUFUS, Cloud Control, Jagwar Ma and Big S ...

  3. Modular Recordings Expands Into U.K. & Europe

    August 12, 2013 6:46 AM EDT Steve “Pav” Pavlovic’s smoking hot Australian label Modular Recordings is expanding into the U.K. and Europe with the launch of a London office. The new office is managed by Adam Brooks, who joins Modular from Warp Records, where he helmed the U ...

  4. Tame Impala Takes Home Australia's J Award; Mushroom Group's Michael Gudinski Hosts Birthday Bash

    November 26, 2012 12:29 PM EST Billboard's Australia correspondent Lars Brandle (left) partied on Monday night with Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski, Tina Brandle and Mushroom Music Publishing managing director Ian James. Psychedelic revivalists Tame Impala on Frid ...

  5. Big Day Out Touring Fest's Line-Up Unveiled

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tool, Rammstein, Iggy and the Stooges, M.I.A and LCD Soundsystem lead a formidable line-up for the 2011 Australasian Big Day Out touring festival, details for which were announced today (Sept. 28). Among the big-name domestic contingent will be Gr ...

  6. Slash Helps Launch MTV Classic Down Under

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There was a bit of the old and a lot of the new when Slash led celebrations for the launch of the MTV Classic channel down under. The Guns 'N Roses great and his new band thrilled the Palace Theatre audience with a set which previewed works f ...

  7. Wolfmother On Drummer No. 3

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Losing a drummer is a wrench. But waving goodbye to your drummer second time 'round isn't such a drama. That's the way Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale sees it. Wolfmother is once again a different beast after the group this past ...

  8. AC/DC To Headline U.K.'s Download Fest

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock act AC/DC is to headline this year's edition of U.K. metal/rock festival Download. Other acts confirmed for the three-day festival, which takes place at the Donington Park motor racing circuit June 11-13, include Them Crooked Vul ...

  9. Weezer, Wolfmother, Killers Club Shows On Yahoo

    September 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Webcasts of recent club shows by rock bands Weezer, Wolfmother and the Killers are rolling out on Yahoo through a partnership with the latest edition of the "Guitar Hero" videogame. The three-part "Guitar Hero 5 Fridays on Yahoo! Mu ...

  10. Digital Sales Offer Hope Down Under

    September 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's recorded music market has begun to show signs of recovery. New analysis of wholesale figures from labels body ARIA reveals the recorded music business grew slightly in the first half of 2009, its booming digital market outpacing t ...

  11. Neil Young, No Doubt, Jimmy Buffett Onboard For Bridge School Benefit

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The lineup has been unveiled for the 2009 Bridge School Benefit concert, to be held Oct. 24-25 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. School co-founder Neil Young anchors a bill that also features No Doubt, Jimmy Buffett, Coldplay' ...

  12. Epicenter '09 Expected To Attract 30,000 Fans

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park, Tool, Alice In Chains, Wolfmother, Dead By Sunrise, Atmosphere, Hollywood Undead, Atreyu, Street Sweeper Social Club, Aesop Rock and Sonny, among others, will perform this Saturday (Aug. 22) at the first annual Epicenter '09 fest ...

  13. AC/DC Tour Heads Home

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC are on a highway to home. The veteran Anglo-Australian rockers will return to their roots early next year when their sweeping "Black Ice World Tour" visits a raft of stadiums down under. The Australasian tour is tipped to begin wit ...

  14. Canyons Sign With Modular, Mushroom Publishing

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian DJ and producer duo Canyons will be looking to turn their dancefloor buzz into a chart boilover after striking separate deals with Modular Recordings and Mushroom Music Publishing. The adventurous electronic act, comprising Leo Holiday ...

  15. Wolfmother 'Back Round' With Free Download

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With a sophomore album on the way, Australian rockers Wolfmother is building the buzz with a freebie download of new single "Back Round." Fans can download an MP3 of the song from the official Wolfmother.com Web site in return for a pers ...

  16. Soggy Sound Relief Sydney Concert A Success

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Heavy rain fell on the Sound Relief artist parade in Sydney today, but it wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands who came. The biggest highlights of the day came thanks to first act Coldplay, and the Presets who delivered a s ...

  17. Coldplay, Kings Of Leon For Bushfire Benefit

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Jack Johnson and a reunited Midnight Oil lead the star-studded line-up for Australia's March 14 bushfire and flood benefit concerts, to be held simultaneously in Sydney and Melbourne under the Sound Relief tag-line. A ...

  18. Cilmi Among Biggest Australian SXSW Contingent

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Breakthrough pop artist Gabriella Cilmi and hotly tipped indie band the Temper Trap will lead Australia's biggest ever contingent to the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) this March. At deadline, 30 Aussie acts had committed to showcase at t ...

  19. Australia’s Great Escape Festival Cancelled

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australia's Great Escape Festival, due to be staged Oct. 4 and 5 outside Sydney, has been cancelled. The festival's promoter Mi5 cited "unexpectedly low ticket sales" in a statement issued today (Aug. 8). Tickets priced $180 Au ...

  20. Harmonix, MTV Team For 'Rock' Songs

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Harmonix and MTV unveiled the first set of downloadable songs available for the upcoming "Rock Band" videogame. The game goes on sale Nov. 20 with a full playlist included. But from day one, users will immediately be able to download ext ...

  21. Universal Relaunches Australian A&R With Karpin, Taylor

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia is expanding its domestic A&R activities under its managing director George Ash. His strategy is to relaunch two iconic labels -- Island and Mercury -- into the Australian market as full-service, Sydney-based A&R ...

  22. Crowded House Stars As Live Earth Begins In Sydney

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first of the Live Earth climate change concerts kicked off in Sydney today with an emotional welcome by a traditional Aboriginal troupe painted in white and waving eucalyptus leaves, and ended 10 hours later, equally as emotional, when a reuni ...

  23. Fanning Leads APRA Nominations

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Powderfinger's singer Bernard Fanning notched up five mentions when nominations for the 25th Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) awards were announced at Sydney's Civic Hotel. Fanning, who is signed to BMG Music Publishing, ...

  24. Aussie Live Earth Gig Revealed

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The line-up for the Australian leg of the July 7 Live Earth concerts has been unveiled. Sydney's Aussie Stadium will feature performances from Crowded House, who reformed this year for a world tour; hard rock trio Wolfmother; Missy Higgins, w ...

  25. Review: Spider-Man 3 Soundtrack

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Various Artists: “Spider-Man 3: Music From and Inspired By” Producer: Dave Sardy Record Collection Release Date: May 1 Spidey may soon be coming to Broadway, but for now, soaring alt-rock powers his Web-slinging life. The soundtrack to the third & ...

  26. Modest Mouse, Incubus, The Shins Lead Download Festival Bill

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third U.S. edition of the U.K.'s successful Download Festival will feature such acts as Modest Mouse, Incubus, the Shins and Wolf Parade, among others, beginning Aug. 18 at the Tweeter Center outside Boston. Along with Boston, this year&# ...

  27. Live Nation, Blender Re-Launch Venue

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In yet another investment in the small venue space, Live Nation has now formed an alliance with Blender magazine with the new New York club to be known as the Blender Theatre at Gramercy. Formerly known as the Gramercy Theatre, the 600-capacity Bl ...

  28. Police, Tool, White Stripes Lead Bonnaroo Line Up

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill for the event include Wilco, the Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and the Innocent ...

  29. Cherry Lane Picks Up Wolfmother

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed award-winning Australian rock trio Wolfmother to a publishing deal covering north America. The three-piece took out a trio of trophies at the Oct. 29 Australian Record Industry Assn. Awards in Sydney, winnin ...

  30. ARIA Awards Triggers Aussie Chart Action

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Assn. awards, held Oct. 29 in Sydney, has proved both a ratings winner and a catalyst for album sales. Ten acts featured at the gala -- including significant winners The Australian Recording Industry Assn. awards, ...

  31. Prince Inducted In U.K. Hall Of Fame

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Prince is the latest legend confirmed for induction into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame, during a Nov. 14 ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace. Prince is the latest legend confirmed for induction into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame, during a Nov. ...

  32. Debut Winners Dominate ARIA Awards

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Newcomers Wolfmother, Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning and rock band Eskimo Joe were among the big winners Sunday night (Oct. 29) at the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) awards, h Newcomers Wolfmother, Powderfinger frontman Be ...

  33. Wolfmother's Cell Phone Show A First For Oz

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a live concert in "real time" to mobile phones. Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a l ...

  34. Wolfmother's Cell Phone Show A First For Oz

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a live concert in "real time" to mobile phones. Sydney power trio Wolfmother yesterday (Oct. 24) became the first act in Australia to stream a l ...

  35. Aussie Debutants Light Up ARIA Nominations

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal trio Wolfmother, rock band Powderfinger's singer Bernard Fanning, alternative rockers Eskimo Joe and crossover hip hop posse Hilltop Hoods notched up five nominations each for the Australi Heavy metal trio Wolfmother, rock band Po ...

  36. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  37. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  38. Sprint Launching Interscope Music Series

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sprint and Interscope Records will launch a mobile music series June 23 with Vagrant/Interscope artist Dashboard Confessional. The promotion—available to PCS Vision and Power Vision subscribers—wi Sprint and Interscope Records will launch a mobile ...

  39. Newcomers Feature In APRA Nominations

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nominations for the 15th Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, unveiled this morning (May 11) at Sydney's Arena club, herald a changing of the guard. Nominations for the 15th Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, unveiled this mor ...

  40. Chili Peppers, Kanye Lead Lollapalooza Lineup

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West and Wilco lead the lineup for this summer's Lollapalooza, which will be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The event will also feature Common, Ma ...

  41. Drones Win Inaugural Aussie Music Prize

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Melbourne-based "psycho-blues" band the Drones' second album was tonight (March 8) declared the winner of the inaugural BigPond Australian Music Prize, held at the Museum Of Contemporary Art in Sydney Melbourne-based "psycho-bl ...

  42. Drones Win Inaugural Aussie Music Prize

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Melbourne-based "psycho-blues" band the Drones' second album was tonight (March 8) declared the winner of the inaugural BigPond Australian Music Prize, held at the Museum Of Contemporary Art in Sydney Melbourne-based "psycho-bl ...

  43. Madonna Leads MTV Oz Award Nominations

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at the Sydney SuperDome on April 12. With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia V ...

  44. Oz, NZ Ready For Record SxSW Attendance

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST A record 40 acts from Australia and New Zealand will be showcased at South by Southwest, to be held March 15-19 in Austin, Texas. More than 420 acts had applied to perform at the music festival, accor A record 40 acts from Australia and New Zealan ...