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TheWeekend May 11
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TheWeekend

We publish so much content every single day here at theMusic.com.au that sometimes you'll miss the big announcements, and we can't have that, can we? And so, at the end of each week we'll be posting a wrap-up, a cheat-sheet to the week that's passed, so you'll never miss out on the important stuff.

THE WEEK IN HEADLINES:

Kate Miller-Heidke Brawls With Callea After Q&A Appearance
In which the popular singer fights back after being attacked on Twitter by Anthony Callea.

Michael Crafter Kicked Out Of Confession?
In which the hardcore frontman wakes up to find he's been kicked out of his band.

Against Me!'s Tom Gabel To Undergo Sex Change
In which the popular punk vocalist comes out as transgender.

Transcript Of Rare Prince Interview Leaked
In which you find out the Purple One's feeling towards his band, and the rider.

Vale Adam Yauch: 1964-2012
In which we pay tribute to a Beastie Boy.

Splendour Spin-off Announced For Adelaide, With Kimbra And Lana Del Rey
In which the ever-popular Byron Bay-based festival takes a trip down south.

DJ Smokin Joe Mekhael Denied World Champion Status
In which 132 hours non-stop ended up not being enough.

Sydney Film Festival Unveils Programme
In which we lose our shit to new Wes Anderson, Audrey Plaza, and On The Road.

BLOGS
"Ladies and gentlemen, meet The Avengers at their worst."
In the wake of The Avengers' success, Anthony Carew looks at its cast members' worst performances.

LISTEN
We have a stream of the awesome Zulu Winter album, Language, and a remix of Mr Little Jeans' Runaway.

WATCH
Expatriate's come-back single, Do You Remember, and a wrap-up of the Inertia Record Store Day bus trip. Plus trailers for the Ryan Gosling-starring Gangster Squad, Ben Affleck's Argo, and Australian flick Not Suitable For Children, starring True Blood beefcake Ryan Kwanten.

GALLERIES
We were at Alison Wonderland's album launch party; and saw Kimbra and The Darkness.

But we're not done yet: Here's a hand guide to our pick of the best gigs this weekend...

It doesn’t matter where you are in the country this weekend; chances are there’s an incredible gig happening somewhere in your vicinity.

BRISBANE:

Friday:

Ball Park Music – The Hi-Fi
San Cisco – The Zoo (sold out)
Harry Manx – Brisbane Powerhouse

Saturday:

Keep On Dancin’s – Black Bear Lodge
Eat Laser Scumbag!, The Sips, Pastel Blaze, Seaplane – The Waiting Room
The Peep Tempel – Beetle Bar

Sunday:

Frank Turner – The Zoo
Nova Scotia - Brisbane Powerhouse

SYDNEY:

Friday:

Public Enemy – The Metro
The Butterfly Effect – UNSW Roundhouse
The Getaway Plan – The Standard

Saturday:

Prince – Allphones Arena
Pariah and Blawan – GoodGod

MELBOURNE:

Friday:

Josh Pyke – Forum
Mick Thomas – Regal Ballroom

Saturday:

Catcall – Toff In Town
Daniel Merriweather – Phoenix Public House
Exile On Main Street 40th Anniversary Tribute – Cherry Bar

Sunday:

Exile On Main Street 40th Anniversary Tribute – Cherry Bar

HOBART:

Saturday:

Funkoars – Republic Bar

ADELAIDE:

Friday:

Lanie Lane – The Gov

Saturday:

The Darkness – Thebarton Theatre
Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes – Rocket Bar

PERTH:

Friday:

Henry Rollins – Astor Theatre
Sick Of It All – Amplifier

Saturday:

Boy & Bear – Fremantle Arts Centre
Dead Letter Circus – Capitol

Sunday:

Hard-Ons – Indi Bar

Peace out!

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