Posted: 12 February, 2016

AC/BG - You Decide

AC/DC & Bee Gees Mixed Togther

Yeah. Yeah. This isn't new.

BUT someone pulled this out in the office and, in 20 seconds, divided the office. 

Stayin' Alive and Back In Black mixed togther... Yup. 

Is it shithouse? Or is it brilliant. 

Myself, Jars, Louie, Father (The boss), are in the never-EVER-mess-with-a-classic group.

Everyone else think it's the ducks nuts, and will pull it out for a laugh tonight. 

No, question it's well done, but please sort this one out for us. 

 

While we're on the topic, we doubt you know all 10 of these AC/DC facts found here.

We didnt.

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Posted: 12 February, 2016

Know Your Countdown?

Do yourself a favour... take our quiz.

Well, it's a fair call to say that Molly was a great rater in its first instalment on Channel 7. Over 2.7 MILLION of us did ourselves a favour and tuned in.

Ever keen on jumping on a bandwagon, we've gone and created the ultimate Countdown Quiz, to get you through the ad breaks for part two, which screens this Sunday night.

How well will you go? Why not take the quiz below and find out.

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Posted: 7 February, 2016

LIVE STREAM: Metaliica's 'The Night Before'

Live stream Metallica's big hometown show

Metallica live stream Photo: Metallica

Preparations are in full swing for The Night Before, Metallica's big show in their hometown of San Francisco at AT&T Park.

The concert has been sold out for months, but they don’t want anyone to be left out!

So if you can't be there do the next best thing and catch the free live webstream direct from the Bay Area on February 6, 2016. It's due to start at 3.30pm, Sunday AEDT.

LIVE STREAM: Watch Metallica's Live Concert

The Night Before - AT&T Park - San Francisco - Getting Ready for Metallica!

Posted by Triple M's Hot Breakfast with Eddie McGuire on Saturday, 6 February 2016

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Metallica performing in hometown of San Francisco Photo: Triple M

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Posted: 5 February, 2016

New Chili Peppers Track

Listen to their previously-unreleased song 'Circle Of The Noose'

A previously-unreleased Red Hot Chili Peppers song has seen the light of day for the first time. 

The track entitled ‘Circle Of The Noose’ was written in the period after the band’s 1995 album One Hot Minute hit the shelves and has Dave Navarro, of Jane’s Addiction fame, on guitar. 

Navarro was part of the Chili Peppers for six years between 1993-1998 and also laid down guitar for the recording of One Hot Minute

‘Circle Of The Noose’ is a pretty laid-back tune and lasts about five minutes. 

Rolling Stone reported that a representative for the group confirmed the track's authenticity.

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Posted: 5 February, 2016

Prince Announces Aussie Tour

Music legend Prince has just announced he’ll be touring Australia this month.

Music legend Prince coming to Australia Photo: Getty Images

Music legend Prince has just announced he’ll be touring Australia this month. It’ll be his first shows since 2012.

The tour is called ‘Piano & A Microphone' tour. See all concert details below.

This is what Prince's Paisely park camp had to say about the US shows. 

“For those lucky enough to attend, everything about these exclusive solo performances has been carefully considered to deliver special once-in-a-lifetime experiences,” the press release explained.

“The repertoire list will be culled from Prince’s vast 39-album catalogue and each performance will have a unique set-list that evolves in real time song-to-song.

"Fans should expect to witness special interpretations of well-known hits, alongside rarely performed B-sides and new never-before-heard material.”

Tickets On Sale

Tickets will go on sale for all Australian shows at 12 noon AEDT on Tuesday February 9, 2016. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Tour Dates

Melbourne - 16 & 17 February State Theatre - www.artscentremelbourne.com.au or www.ticketmaster.com.au
Sydney - 20 February Sydney Opera House www.sydneyoperahouse.com or www.ticketek.com.au
Sydney - 21 February State Theatre www.ticketmaster.com.au

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Posted: 4 February, 2016

Bluesfest 2016 Lineup

(Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal Photo: EODM Facebook Page)

The Bluesfest has added the final touches to their massive 2016 line-up with US rockers the Eagles Of Death Metal added to the festival.

The Eagles of Death Metal will be making their Bluesfest debut. The band will feature singer Jesse Hughes, along with touring band, Eden Galindo, Dave Catching (Queens of The Stone Age) on guitars, Matt McJunkins on bass and Julian Dorio on drums. Founding member Josh Homme unfortunately won’t be there.

They’ll be playing songs from their recently released new studio album, Zipper Down - their first album in seven years, Zipper Down.

Other Bluesfest additions include: The Mick Fleetwood Mac Blues Band, Playing for Change Band, Chain, Backsliders, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges, Irish Mythen, Digging Roots, Frazey Ford, Marshall Okell, Sahara Beck, and Emma Donovan and The PutBacks. See the full list below.

Bluesfest Line-Up

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL
MICK FLEETWOOD MAC BLUES BAND FEATURING RICK VITO
PLAYING FOR CHANGE BAND
CHAIN
BACKSLIDERS
EUGENE “HIDEAWAY” BRIDGES
IRISH MYTHEN
DIGGING ROOTS
FRAZEY FORD
MARSHALL OKELL
SAHARA BECK
EMMA DONAVAN AND THE PUTBACKS
KENDRICK LAMAR
THE NATIONAL
D'ANGELO
NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS
CITY AND COLOUR
THE DECEMBERISTS
THE CAT EMPIRE
COLD WAR KIDS
HIATUS KAIYOTE
ALLEN STONE
MODEST MOUSE
ELLE KING
GRACE POTTER
JEFF MARTIN (THE TEA PARTY)
NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE
VINTAGE TROUBLE
BLACKBERRY SMOKE
HOUNDMOUTH
LUKAS NELSON AND PROMISE OF THE REAL
LORD HURON
KALEO
DUSTIN THOMAS
HARTS
LEGENDS
BRIAN WILSON performs 'PET SOUNDS'
TOM JONES
UB40 feat. ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY VIRTUE
DON MCLEAN
JACKSON BROWNE
MELISSA ETHERIDGE
GRAHAM NASH
TAJ MAHAL
STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES
RICHARD CLAPTON
RUSSELL MORRIS
THE WAILERS
THE RESIDENTS
THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
ARCHIE ROACH
BLUES and ROOTS
JOE BONAMASSA
TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND
THE ORIGINAL BLUES BROTHERS BAND
JASON ISBELL
RHIANNON GIDDENS
THE WORD
THE SELECTER
NATHANIEL RATELIFF & the NIGHT SWEATS
ST PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES
SHAKEY GRAVES
KAMASI WASHINGTON
LUCKY PETERSON
TWEEDY
TEX PERKINS & THE APE
JANIVA MAGNESS
SONGHOY BLUES
FANTASTIC NEGRITO
ASH GRUNWALD
BLIND BOY PAXTON
CON BRIO
MIKE LOVE
THE BROS. LANDRETH
KIM CHURCHILL
SHOOGLENIFTY
MOJO JUJU
RAW EARTH
PIERCE BROTHERS
THE MASTERSONS
WARDS XPRESS
HUSSY HICKS
STEVE SMYTH
EAST JOURNEY
EMDEE
BOOMERANG

Plus
DANCE - MUSIC - HEALING
TALK & IDEAS

TICKETS ON SALE

All 5, 3 & 1 day festival and camping tickets are on sale through www.bluesfest.com.au or phone the office on 02 6685 8310.

Tickets are also available through Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au and Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com.au.

Official Links

www.bluesfest.com.au
www.facebook.com/bluesfestbyronbay
twitter.com/BluesfestByron

Check out some Bluesfest 2015 highlights!

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Posted: 3 February, 2016

How Steven Tyler "Helped" reunite Guns N' Roses

We all know Steven Tyler has a big mouth, but he may have bitten off more than he can chew...

Gozza’s Rock Goss on Triple M Sydney revealed that Aerosmith frontman has said that he was one of a few people who have tried to persuade Axl Rose to reunite with Slash and Duff McKagan.

"I'm sure I'm not solely [responsible for them getting back together], but I did meet Axl in a couple of clubs a year ago and two years ago and three years ago," Tyler said on radio show SiriusXM with Howard Stern.

Image: Getty

 

"I bumped into him, and I had that talk… I said, 'You need to get fucking back together again soon, because we all miss you…”

"So I'd say to Axl, 'You've gotta get together. There's a place and time where if you don't, you're gonna miss it.' And in another four or five years, no one's gonna even know who they were or care if they're on tour, and that's Steven Tyler's opinion. And also, I'm the lead singer of another great band, so I have a right to feel that way."

Image: Getty

"I have such a huge ego about keeping the fire and the music together. Because if people come up to me and say, 'Dude, I got laid to your music,' or a woman comes up to me and says, 'We got married to your songs.' You had something to do with the fabric of people. Guns N' Roses had something to do with the fabric of humans on this planet, so I get fucking pissed."

He then goes on to add: “I can only hope that Axl sees that the greater picture is to not be angry at Duff or Slash, for Axl to understand that he's the lead singer in a great band and the world wants to see Axl with the original band. They love him alone too. He's the shit alone. He's fucking great. Axl's great."

The official Guns N’ Roses Facebook page later posted this image, a tounge in cheek stab at all the people who have “helped” them to reunite: 

Guns N Roses are reuniting for two gigs in Las Vegas at the beginning of April, and are headlining at Coachella in California later in the month. It has just been announced that they will also perform in Mexico City on April 19.

 

READ MORE: Guns N' Roses Confirmed For Coachella 2016

 

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Posted: 3 February, 2016

Noel Gallagher To Kanye, 'I've Made The Best Album Ever'

And now the battle of the egos begin.

We all know Kanye West thinks he's the greatest 'rock star' of all time (despite being an over blown rapper).

Yet before Kanye came along there was a man who used to also claim this fact, but for a while could say it for real.

Maybe Noel Gallgher's not the superstar he once was when he fronted Oasis but there's no doubting that he is now and still will be more talented than Kanye.

In a recent instagram post, Noel put it to Kanye that he and his band the High Flying Birds new album will be better.... FACT!

So Kanye thinks he's made the best album of all time? You might sell more Mr.Kanye but NGHFB will be better..FACT!

A photo posted by Noel Gallagher (@themightyi) on


The band is currently in the studio working on album number three which Noel says is partly inspired by David Bowie.

"I'm doing some stuff that, this time in particular, will get really, properly ignored in America... That's what I'm aiming for: total, total anonymity, " Gallagher said in a recent Rolling Stone interview.

He also went on to talk about how awesome he (and his hair) is.

"I remain fucking totally awesome... In 2016, I'm as awesome as I was in the back end of 2015. My hair is impeccable; it's not showing any signs of thinning, at all. I'm fuckin' thriving. Thriving!"

The album will be out sometime later this year.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Ballad Of The Mighty I

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Posted: 3 February, 2016

Alice Cooper Reckons Coober Pedy "The Coolest Small Town on the Planet"

"I need to visit this place"

What’s the coolest small town on the planet according to our very own Alice Cooper? Why, it’s Coober Pedy of course.

The Alice Cooper’s Lunchbox host posted last month about the infamous underground town on Facebook, writing “Possibly the coolest small town on the planet. I need to visit this place.” He shared an article aptly titled: Coober Pedy, Australia, Truly Brings Out The Meaning Of “The Land Down Under”

Being the proud South Australians that we are, a stream of comments came flooding in, including this gem from Terry Cymru:

“Mr Cooper, you will find that Coober Pedy is famous in the gem world for its Opal, in fact it has been called the 'opal capital of the world'. Its smack in the middle of the desert so understandable why they dig underground to keep out of the heat.

Once you've checked that place out, if opal fascinates you then take a trip over to lightening ridge also in Australia which has some of the worlds best black opal. Lets also not forget Andamooka, again in Australia, for the famous Andamookan semi-black and matrix opal.”

Dugouts in Coober Pedy: Getty

"Dugouts" in Coober Pedy - Image: Getty

The Real South Australia also jumped at the opportunity to tempt Mr Cooper to visit our intriguing town:

“Hi Alice, we'd love for you to come and visit us in #SouthAustralia and the rugged outback town of Coober Pedy!

We hear you're a keen golfer and you'd love the Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Club - which is not only grassless, it's also the only club in the world with reciprocal playing rights to St Andrews Links in Scotland!

If you’re ever heading Down Under or have the time to spare, please let us know and we'd only be too happy to help you not only get to Coober Pedy, but also to make the most of your visit while you're there! Cheers from The Real South Australia”.

Danger Sign: Getty

Danger Signs in Coober Pedy, alerting people of "unmarked holes" - Image: Getty

If Alice Cooper does in fact come back to South Australia to visit, we might have to nickname him Alice Coober… 

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Posted: 3 February, 2016

New Jeff Buckley Album 'You And I' Out On March 11th

Unheard for 20 years, Buckley's music finally comes to light.

Incredibly with only one full studio LP to his name, Jeff Buckley is considered by many as one of the greatest folk-rock singer-songwriters of all time.

Despite following his father, Tim Buckley's footsteps into music, Jeff shunned fame and fortune and only become widely popular as his fan base grew posthumously after his accidental death.

Now, for Buckley fans and music fans alike we have an amazing discovery of previously unheard and unreleased Buckley music from the long rumoured Addabbo sessions (named after producer Steve Addabbo).

The album, called "You And I" are the first ever recordings Buckley made for Columbia Records and have gone pretty much unheard for 20 years.

Discovered in the Sony Music archives and develops an "intimate portrait of the artists performing a variety of cover songs and original music."

Steve Addabo Talks Jeff Buckley

Steve Berkowitz Talks Jeff Buckley

 Listen: Jeff Buckley - Everyday People (Sly & The Family Stone cover)



You And I Album Preview

 

Album Artwork


You And I Tracklist

1. Just Like A Woman (Bob Dylan cover)
2. Everyday People (Sly & The Family Stone cover)
3. Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’ (First recorded by Louis Jordan)
4. Grace (original)
5. Calling You (Jevetta Steele cover)
6. Dream Of You And I (original)
7. The Boy With The Thorn In His Side (The Smiths cover)
8. Poor Boy Long Way From Home (traditional blues song, Bukka White cover)
9. Night Flight (Led Zeppelin cover)
10. I Know It’s Over (The Smiths cover)

 

Jeff Buckley - You And I Press Release

Recently discovered in the Sony Music archives during the research for the 20th anniversary edition of Buckley's Grace album, the performances on You And I are a revelation, an intimate portrait of the artist performing a variety of cover songs and original music expressing a range of emotion channeled through his singular sensibility.

Long rumored to exist, as the "Addabbo sessions", but previously unheard outside the studio, these seminal recordings are a fan's Holy Grail, a rare opportunity to hear Jeff Buckley in peak form, developing his artistry through a series of spellbinding solo performances, each one captured in pristine sonic detail.

The songs on You And I reveal, in part, the eclectic scope of Jeff Buckley's extraordinary musical tastes and abilities.

The covers on the album include Jeff's highly personal interpretations of songs written by Bob Dylan ("Just Like a Woman"); Sylvester Stewart ("Everyday People," recorded by Sly & the Family Stone); Joe Green ("Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'," recorded by Louis Jordan, Ray Charles and others); Bob Telson ("Calling You," recorded by Jevetta Steele for the 1987 film Bagdad Café); Morrissey and Johnny Marr ("The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" and "I Know It's Over," recorded by the Smiths); Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White ("Poor Boy Long Way from Home," from a 1939 "field" recording made by John Lomax) and John Paul Jones/Jimmy Page/Robert Plant ("Night Flight," recorded by Led Zeppelin).

Rounding out You And I are two pieces of original music: the first-ever studio recording of his signature song, "Grace" (which Buckley cowrote with Gary Lucas) and "Dream of You And I," a mysterious and haunting instrumental guitar piece which informs the deeply intimate and profoundly personal mood of the album.

These 10 tracks offer an incredible, rare glimpse of an artist, alone, in the sacred space that is the studio.  There’s an intimacy and an honesty to the performances that’s literally breathtaking .  

You And I is an important addition to Jeff’s recorded legacy and will be a thrill for both his devoted longtime fans and newcomers alike.

Official Links

ITUNES:  http://smarturl.it/JeffBuckley.It

SANITY:http://smarturl.it/JeffBuckley.San
JB HI-FI (CD):http://smarturl.it/JeffBuckley.JBcd

JB HI-FI (LP):http://smarturl.it/JeffBuckley.JBlp

Thanks to Sony Music

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Posted: 1 February, 2016

Performances By 10 Huge Bands Before They Were Famous

Including Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Green Day

Image: YouTube

Here is a collection of some of the world's biggest bands performing together in their early days - before they could sell any tickets.

Starting from high school and public service television, these modest performances make for some very interesting viewing.

Rage Against The Machine - 1991

Their first ever public performance.

Green Day - 1990

Performing live at their high school.

Nirvana - 1991

The first performance of Smells Like Teen Spirit.

Mumford and Sons - 2009

Performing The Cave at a pizza shop in Texas.

Tool - 1992

First full show.

Muse - 1994

The band's first ever gig in a Battle of the Bands competition.

The Offspring - 1988

Performing on public access TV show "Rockstock".

The Killers - 2002

Believed to be the first time the band was recorded live.

Smashing Pumpkins - 1988

Full performance on "Pulse Basement Jam".

Pearl Jam - 1990

First show, playing as 'Mookie Blaylock'

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Posted: 29 January, 2016

Jefferson Airplane Guitarist Paul Kantner Has Died at 74

Musician had been in ill health for years...

Founding member, guitarist and singer for psychadelic-rock band Jefferson Airplane, Paul Kantner has sadly passed away, at age 74. 

The singer is said to have been in ill health for several years, and suffered a heart attack early last year and again, days before his death. The cause of his passing was due to mulptiple organ failure and septic shock. 

Jefferson Airplane formed in 1965 and produced notable hits, White Rabbit and Somebody to Love among others.  Five of the their albums hit gold status including, Surrealistic Pillow and Crown of Creation.

 

 

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