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Rhapsody Of Fire, Elvenking and Gamma Ray play at Retro Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Laibach release a new album, Spectre, on Mute Records.
Biffy Clyro, HIM, Trvium, Placebo, Mastodon, Down and Alter Bridge play at The Soundwave Festival, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays the first of two nights at The Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Motorpsycho play at Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Ben Folds plays his Piano Concerto, with The Nashville Symphony Orchestra, at The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Symphonica, the first live album by George Michael reaches No1 in the Official Album Charts in the UK.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at Red Bull Sound Space KROQ, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his 20/20 Experience tour, Justin Timberlake plays the second of two nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Delta Rae play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Styx and Foreigner play at The Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.
Ben Watt, best known as one half of Everything But The Girl, plays at Greystones, Sheffield, UK. Watt is accompanied on guitar by Bernard Butler.
Girls' Generation play the second of two nights at Marine Messe, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Zayn Malik of One Direction is filmed apparently smoking a joint while being driven through Lima, Peru, South America, en route to a gig at the Estadio Nacional. The five-minute video appears to be filmed by band mate Louis Tomlinson, who is heard saying, "So here we are, leaving Peru. Joint lit. Happy days!"
Liam Gallagher, formerly of Oasis, attends Manhattan Supreme Court, New York City, USA, to discuss arrangements for his proposed child support payments for the daughter he fathered with American journalist Liza Ghorbani.
It is announced that a new species of parasitic wasp has been named after Colombian singer Shakira. Why? The parasite causes its host caterpillar to shake and wiggle, much in the manner of Shakira during a live performance.
The Weeknd releases the official video for his track, King Of The Fall.
tUnE-yArDs play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Alan Jackson and Ray Benson attend George Strait's 'The Cowboy Rides Away Tour' in Arlington, Texas, USA.
How To Dress Well plays at The Slipper Room, New York City, USA.
Widespread Panic play at The Mann Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Charli XCX releases a new single, Boom Clap, on Atlantic/Asylum Records.
Elvis Costello plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
Scores of concertgoers are hospitalised, mainly because of drug and drink problems, after a concert by DJ and producer Avicii at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Haruka Tomatsu releases a new single, Fantastic Soda!!, in Japan, Asia.
During their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at Harrah's Stir Cove, Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at Harvey's Outdoor Arena, Stateline, Nevada, USA, supported by Lady Starlight and Babymetal.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On their Native Summer Tour, OneRepublic play at Darien Lake PAC, Darien, New York State, USA, supported by The Script and American Authors.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Train play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Puddle Of Mudd play at The Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Sonics play at The Roxy, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Thee Midniters and Crystal Antlers.
Biffy Clyro, Little Matador and Twin Atlantic are among the artists appearing at the Belsonic 2014 Festival, Custom House Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Papa Roach play at TivoliVredenburg Ronda, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
The second day of the Bingley Music Live 2014 festival, at Myrtle Park, Bingley, England, UK, features Avec Sans, Bipolar Sunshine, Bird to Beast, Bridie Jackson And The Arbour, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Dexters, Example, Gorgon City, Jess Glynne, Natasha North, Nick Mulvey The Renegade Brass Band, The Mispers, The Strypes and Young Kato.
On their Native World Tour, OneRepublic play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA .
The Vines release their sixth LP, Wicked Nature, in the USA on Wicked Nature Records.
Simone Battle, a member of the girlband G.R.L., is found dead, aged 25, at her home on West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her death is ruled a suicide and speculation suggests her despair may have been because of financial problems.
Ryan Adams releases a new album, Ryan Adams, on Pax-Am Records worldwide (excluding the USA).
Devon Sproule plays in Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, Australia.
Royksopp and Robyn release the official video for their collaboration Monument (The Inevitable End Version).
Ed Sheeran plays the second of four nights at The 3 Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Red Sky July begin a British tour with a show at The Swiss Cottage, Twyford, Hampshire, UK.
During the fifth leg of her Piece Of Me residency, Britney Spears plays at The Planet Hollywood Theater Of The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Former Spice Girls member Geri Halliwell announces via an advertisement in The Times of London, UK, newspaper that she is engaged to be married to Formula One Team Principal, Christian Horner.
Take That release a new single, These Days, on Polydor Records in the UK.
Tiesto (featuring DBX) releases a new single, Light Years Away.
Madness play at The Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, UK.
Parkway Drive play at Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.