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  1. Jim Keays, Frontman With Aussie Rock Legends Master's Apprentices, Dies At 67

    June 13, 2014 5:43 AM EDT Jim Keays, frontman of celebrated Australian rock group the Master's Apprentices, has died at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer. Born Sept. 9, 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland, Keays performed on a raft of domestic hits from the band’s i ...

  2. The Angels Frontman Doc Neeson Dies At 67

    June 04, 2014 12:41 AM EDT Bernard "Doc" Neeson, the frontman of hitmaking Australian rock group the Angels (also known as Angel City and The Angels from Angel City), has died after a battle with brain cancer. He was 67. At its peak, the Angels was the quintessent ...

  3. Chris Bailey, Bass Player With Aussie Rock Legends The Angels, Dies At 62

    April 04, 2013 2:51 AM EDT Chris Bailey, founding bass player with ARIA Hall of Fame inductees the Angels, has died at the age of 62. Bailey had been suffering with throat cancer and passed away Wednesday night, his bandmates confirmed on Twitter . The bassist was an inte ...

  4. Aussie Bits: ARIA's Streaming Chart, Awards Bump; AC/DC Re-Ups With Albert Music

    December 11, 2012 12:44 PM EST Australian Recording Industry Association Launches Streaming Chart Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have made chart history Down Under, their alternative radio hit "Thrift Shop" bowing as the first No. 1 on Australia's new weekly officia ...

  5. Albert Music Revamps International Publishing Network

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Albert Music, the Australian music publisher that represents the catalog of AC/DC, among others, has realigned its international sub-publishing network, including a new deal with Universal. The Sydney-based music firm has established a raft of new ...

  6. Sony, Albert Re-Up Licensing Arrangement

    December 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Albert Music, the Aussie label home to AC/DC, has renewed its exclusive licensing deal with Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The new long-term arrangement covers all Albert Music catalog, digital content and future CD and DVD releases in Austra ...

  7. Rinaldi Joins Albert Music

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Damian Rinaldi will join iconic Aussie indie Albert Music next week as head of legal and business affairs. Rinaldi recently returned to Australia after a stint in London as VP of legal and business affairs at Sony BMG Music Entertainment. In 2000 ...

  8. Country Singer Kernaghan Named Australian Of The Year

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Multi-platinum country singer Lee Kernaghan was named Australian of the Year in a presentation Jan. 26 during the country's national day of celebrations. The 43-year-old Kernaghan was recognized for his work with drought-ravaged farming commu ...

  9. More Acts Inducted Into Aussie Hall Of Fame

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Retro-rockers Hoodoo Gurus and punk pioneers Radio Birdman were among a raft of veteran acts inducted last night into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame. The other inductees were R&B diva Marcia Hines, singer/son ...

  10. Roadrunner Signs Aussie Band Airbourne

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records has signed Australian hard rock band Airbourne, and will release its debut album "Runnin' Wild" early 2008 in the United State and Europe. The album, released in its home territory through EMI Music Australia, ent ...

  11. Prescott Named CEO Of Australia's Albert Music

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran Tim Prescott has appointed chief executive officer of Sydney-based independent Albert Music. He takes over his newly-created role mid-July, overseeing the company's recording, publishing, studio and overseas operations. Alber ...

  12. Alberts, Sony BMG Sign Exclusive Deal

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Australia has struck an exclusive license partnership which will see the music major issue Albert Productions' releases in Australia and New Zealand. Sony BMG Australia has struck an exclusive license partnership which will see the m ...

  13. Albert Productions Restructures Oz, U.K. Arms

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and production firm, has made major executive changes to strengthen its recent A&R activity. Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and producti ...

  14. Aussie Live 8 Concert Fails

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. According to Sydney-based promoter Michael Chugg, managing dire ...

  15. The Orchard Taps Into Australia's BigPond

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's largest online music site BigPond Music has struck an agreement to digitally distribute content from the Orchard, the New York-based digital and physical distributor of non-major-label mus Australia's largest online music sit ...

  16. The Orchard Taps Into Australia's BigPond

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's largest online music site BigPond Music has struck an agreement to digitally distribute content from the Orchard, the New York-based digital and physical distributor of non-major-label mus Australia's largest online music sit ...