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Music festival stat we didn’t see coming

Brisbane rock group Powderfinger reunited at Splendour … minus the drummer, who wasn’t told. Courtesy: 9 NEWS Elsa Pataky, 41, at Splendour in the Grass at the weekend. JUST two weeks ago, results of a survey of 5000 British adults put an exact figure on the age they considered it …

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How Tina Arena shocked Splendour

Tina Arena, Jessica Mauboy and The Veronicas singing Chains live at the ARIA Awards 2015 Forget Powderfinger, Tina Arena and Client Liaison got Splendour in the Grass talking. Picture: Patrick Stevenson TINA Arena is up for more music festivals after her surprise Splendour in the Grass appearance on Sunday night. …

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Linkin Park’s Aussie music surge

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has been found dead inside his Los Angeles home, aged 41. Fans are greiving Chester Bennington by buying Linkin Park albums online. Picture: AP/Damian Dovarganes LINKIN Park fans are dealing with the grief of Chester Bennington’s death by buying the band’s music. The US …

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The craziest outfits at Splendour

Splendour in the Grass. Picture: Instagram @tahneeecameron1 of 23 Splendour in the Grass. Picture: Instagram @sasha.zvirgzdins2 of 23 Splendour in the Grass. Picture: Instagram @nikki_kramer3 of 23 Splendour in the Grass. Picture: Instagram @mullumbimbos4 of 23 Splendour in the Grass. Picture: Nigel Hallett Rayne5 of 23 Splendour in the Grass. …

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Dozens in hospital after rapper’s gig

Dozens of people were taken to hospital during a show by rap superstar, Chance the Rapper, many for excessive drunkenness. Picture: Joel Ryan/Invision/AP POLICE in the US say more than 90 people were hospitalised during a Connecticut concert featuring superstar rapper Chance the Rapper. Police said many were taken to …

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Powderfinger reunite at Splendour

Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning at their Sunsets farewell tour in Townsville. POWDERFINGER have briefly reformed at this year’s Splendour in the Grass festival. It was the first time the Brisbane band have played together in seven years. The festival is the ideal forum for a reformation – the band and their …

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The fan theory that ruined this 1D friendship

Louis Tomlinson took a look back at his days with One Direction and quite sadly thinks of himself as the forgettable member. Looking back, do you think Louis was an important member of the group, or did they really need him? Louis Tomlinson gets candid about the fan theory of …

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Why Gotye turned down $10 million

Gotye has won the Grammy awards for Record of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album and Best Pop Duo/Group performance with his Somebody That I Used to Know collaborator KIMBRA Gotye is living off his music but happy to turn down lucrative financial options. Picture: Jamie Williams GOTYE’S international hit …

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12 Outrageous QOTSA quotes

The Queens of the Stone Age got up close and personal with some of the Territory’s favourite reptiles during their time in Darwin. VIDEO: Tamara Howie Queens of the Stone Age get friendly with a crocodile on their visit to Darwin. Picture: Elise Derwin 12 Outrageous Things Josh Homme of …

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Linkin Park shot Carpool Karaoke days before suicide

Fans shared tributes to Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington after his death was confirmed by the Los Angeles County coroner on July 20. Bennington was a close friend of Chris Cornell and sang at the musician’s funeral on May 26 in Los Angeles. Videos of the performance for Cornell, the …

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