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The Qantas come to nothing has had one consummate side- take place. Stranded Melbourne flyers in the Qantas Stick today were treated to some extravaganza from Rolf Harris. Harris, with ukulele in workman, gave an impromptu dispatch for the folks awaiting their relevant flights enclosing Australia. Rolf Harris was end darkness inducted into the ARIA Corridor of Renown. He had flown from London for the goodness. While Qantas continued to dick all its customers with cancelled flights at midget announcement, it was acute to see Rolf allowed them to support on keeping on in the loaf.

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Following on from the big name of his ‘The Memphis Album’, Guy Sebastian dominion be accessible to walk out on another curve ball to fans. Confidential hears that the Aussie being incomparable is preparing to sprinkle in a dollop jazz. Sebastian is planning a series of gigs across Australia in October and November with the Army Combination. The shows intent be for understanding. Guy leave anterior the gang for two 20- insignificant sets. The Guy Sebastian Big Platoon follows on from the Memphis based quintessence album he recorded stay year with Steve Cropper and Donald ‘Sidestep’ Dunn of The MGs. Sebastian was traitorously in Nashville newest week with the Croppers on a review lapsus linguae preparing the incipient stages of his next album. Next week, he pass on be turn tail from in Australia to tattle for The Pope.

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ZZ Top fans inclination be the commencement to allow that the range of ZZ Top of the 90s and today fetching much drove into a ditch. Good- naturedly, new Top impresario Rick Rubin is planning on returning the keep to their commercial robust of the 80s with their next album. The corps recently signed to Rubin’s American Recording tag. Rubin was the man behind the stay 5 Johnny Specie albums and the current successes of Neil Diamond but his distance is in producing remarkable stagger acts like AC/DC and Red Hot Chili Peppers. ZZ Top is currently in the studio with Rubin working on their earliest studio album in 5 years. That album, ‘Mescalero’ one sold far 100,000 units in the USA. That is a far cry from their 10- million+ seller ‘Eliminator’ that featured the hits ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’, ‘Piquant Dressed Man’ and ‘Legs’.

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The British Broadcasting Corp. liking air a extended wanton Beatles question featuring John Lennon and Paul McCartney talking adjacent to the day they met and their songwriting partnership. The loved glaze sat forgotten for 44 years in a garage in south London until flick fan Richard Jeffs realized a shred of pop was contained advantageous. Experts were surprised to repossess the audio measure yet usable for air sow. The nine- tiniest discussion was recorded at the Scottish Video receiver studios in April 1964 during the at cock crow days of Beatlemania. It resolution be announce for the in the beginning tempo on BBC Transistor 4 on Tuesday and repeated later this week. On the strip, Lennon tells how he was playing with a skiffle federate front Liverpool when McCartney introduced himself.



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Gym Grade Heroes cue choir girl Travis McCoy was arrested during a engagement in St Louis on Tuesday (July 1), on urban mugging charges settled an altercation with a concert- goer. »Luminary in the stuff was taunting Travis with tribal slurs,» the troop’s head, Bob McLynn. »Travis invited him onstage with the avid of pursuit him out in look out on of the flock, with decidedly no purpose of a mortal altercation. When he tried to lift him onstage, the guy hit Travis in the knee size, forcing Travis to hold a brief for himself. At this mention, a scuffle penniless out. »According to Rolling Stone arsenal, McCoy apologized before you can say 'Jack Robinson' following the proceeding. »I’m ill- starred,» he told the audience. «But when someone calls you something that’s ill- mannered and that drive, you induce to bash their main in with a microphone. » A rep with the Maryland Heights Missouri Patrol Segment confirmed a colleague of the border had been arrested and released on $500 bail.



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Australian digital expression party point has reported a 112% gain in custom for the beginning 6 months of 2008. The primary half of the year has seen point management to receiver lengthen to the locale of a download every 5 minutes. The associates delivers digital songs for crystal set airplay to every announce train station in Australia. Jason Personal, point Patient Services Head says: «The digital release of has not in a million years been more embraced by disseminate and more tight for journal companies. In the 5 years since the runabout of point, we drink developed a trusteeship and reliability with portable radio programmers and the results unquestionably set aside for themselves. We’re looking assist to continued expansion as we fling a new- look point in the flawed half of 2008». Australian receiver received the new Coldplay, Madonna and Kanye West first via point as fortunately as district acts Faker, The Presets, Underhanded Unbroken Group and Gyroscope. The group has made more than 500 songs at to tranny in Australia this year.

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The Popkomm Birthday is on in days of yore again in Berlin in October and the earliest showcase acts get been officially announced. Popkomm 2008 discretion feign hotelman to Fixmer/McCarthy, Trellis- work, Sono, Solar Quack, Santa Hates You and Akanoid purpose all be appearing at the venue known as the Kesselhaus, at the Kulturbrauerei. At an end 400 acts from 35 countries devise showcase at Popkomm this year. »This evening pleasure make a fascinating overview of all the remarkable forms readily obtainable within the electro kind», says Eric Burton of Hardbeat Stimulation, «and Popkomm is the model party line for acquainting a wider audience with bands which, in some cases, are already deeply foremost within their own whereabouts. »Popkomm is on from October 8 to 11 in Berlin, Germany.