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Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Albums By US Gold And Platinum Awards

The biggest touring news in Australia this week was the announcement that Black Sabbath will hit the region late April, 2013.

November 4, 2012
The Ashton Shuffle
Soundscape Adds Aston Shuffle DJs And Twinsy In Second Line Up Announcement

Aston Shuffle DJs, Twinsy, Purple Sneaker DJs, Tyler Touché and triple J fave Lewi McKirdy have just been announced as the second round of artists for the new-look Soundscape Festival.

November 3, 2012
James Young and Dan Auerbach
Dan Auerbach To DJ After Black Keys Gig At Cherry Bar Tonight

The Black Keys played a capacity show last night at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl and tonight Dan Auerbach is going solo for a DJ set at the Cherry Bar.

November 1, 2012
The Mark Of Cain
The Mark Of Cain Announce Australian Tour, Release New Album

Adelaide's The Mark of Cain are back with a tour announcement and a new record, and they're ready to show the kids how it's done.

November 1, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Announce Australian Tour For 2013

The rumours have finally been confirmed. Pioneers of Heavy Metal, Black Sabbath, have announced their first Australian shows in nearly 40 years.

October 31, 2012
Mark Tremonti
Soundwave Adds Mark Tremonti And Living With Lions To Their 2013 Line-Up

Mark Tremonti And Living With Lions are the latest acts to be squeezed into an already massive line-up for Soundwave 2013, that includes Metallica, Linkin Park and Blink 182.

October 31, 2012
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deep Purple and Journey To Tour Australia and New Zealand In Early 2013

Deep Purple and Journey have given rock fans plenty to look forward to this summer, billed together for a tour down under in February and March next year.

October 31, 2012
Darkness Descends on Live Nation
Darkness Descends On Live Nation Today At 10pm

What is Live Nation up to? A post at their Facebook page says an announcement will be made tonight at 10pm with the hastag #darknessdescends.

October 31, 2012
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
Iggy And The Stooges Book Australian Dates

Icons of down and dirty blues punk, Iggy and The Stooges, add headlining shows to their Bluesfest visit.

October 30, 2012
Bat For Lashes
Laneway Festival 2013 Sideshows Announced

Laneway Festival sideshows for 2013 are coming thick and fast now, with Bat for Lashes, Of Monsters and Men, Jessie Ware, Yeasayer and several others announcing sideshows in Sydney, Melbourne and a couple in Byron Bay and Wollongong.

October 29, 2012
The Trews
Trews Cover Paul Kelly And Sing With Shannon Noll

Canadian band Trews have a real Australian flavour on their new record ‘Thank You And I’m Sorry’. They have covered Paul Kelly’s ‘Leaps and Bounds’ and sing with Shannon Noll.

October 29, 2012
Pacha at the ivy, Sydney
Justin Hemmes Promises Pacha For ivy

Sydney is promised “a mad burlesque of circus” when Pacha opens at the ivy nightclub soon.

October 28, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Robert Plant To Play Bluesfest

Bluesfest’s Peter Noble has caught his “great white whale”. After years of persevering Robert Plant will play at Bluesfest in 2013.

October 28, 2012
Bryan Adams at The Palais
Bryan Adams 2013 Australian Dates Announced

Bryan Adams will return to Australia in April to play the arenas.

October 28, 2012
Yothu Yindi, Noise11, Photo
Yothu Yindi Announced as 2012 ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee

The ARIA board have something special planned for next month's ARIA Awards in Sydney, when eight time ARIA Award winners, Yothu Yindi, will be inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame, with some very special guests expected to join them on stage.

October 27, 2012
The Impossibe Orchestra
Mission: Impossible Orchestra – 24hr Performance Marathon With Spotlight On Carers

The Impossible Orchestra is performing for 24hrs straight at Hamer Hall from 5pm this evening for Care Aware, a national communications initiative aimed at raising awareness of Australia's unpaid carers.

October 27, 2012
Jon English Rock Revolution
Jon English Takes Rock Revolution Across Victoria

Aussie rock icon Jon English has updated his ‘Rock Show’ to ‘Rock Revolution’ and has launched the show across Victoria.

October 27, 2012
Zucchero Australian Tour Announced

Italian star Zucchero will tour Australia in April, 2013.

October 27, 2012
Bon Jovi, Photo By Damien Loverso
Bon Jovi To Tour Australia

Bon Jovi will tour Australia as part of their upcoming ‘Because We Can’ world tour.

October 26, 2012
The Beach Boys 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beach Boys To Release 50th Anniversary Tour On DVD And Blu-Ray

The Beach Boys' recent 75-date 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour has been caught on film and will be released by Blastmusic on November 20 on both DVD and Blu-Ray.

October 26, 2012
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones Paris Setlist

The Rolling Stones played a warm-up gig in Paris last night (October 25) and apart from the new song ‘Doom and Gloom’ the audience was played the usual suspects.

October 26, 2012
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Sydney Opera House Scores Rodrigo y Gabriela Show

Rodrigo y Gabriela will be heading to Sydney in January for a special show at the Sydney Opera House.

October 25, 2012
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink Adds Six More Shows Across Australia

Pink ‘The Truth About Love’ tour has six more dates in Australia.

October 25, 2012
Rodriguez: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Rodriguez And Joan Armatrading Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

There are Bluesfest sideshows on the way with Rodriguez, Joan Armatrading and Tedeschi Trucks Band gearing up for added gigs around Australia.

October 25, 2012
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Plays Star-Studded Secret Performance

Prince wowed a host of stars with a secret performance last night.

October 25, 2012
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Crosby Stills And Nash 80-Date US Tour Comes To An End

Crosby, Stills and Nash closed their 80-date summer tour with a landmark show at the Beacon Theatre on Monday night.

October 24, 2012
Glenn Campbell images photo
Glen Campbell Boston Review

It is impossible not to admire Glen Campbell.

October 24, 2012
Dinosaur Jr.
Dinosaur Jr and Jon Spencer Lead Golden Plains Line-up

The line-up for Golden Plains 7 is out and Dinosaur Jr and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion lead the line-up following on from the already announced Cat Power and George Clinton.

October 23, 2012
Blind Boys Of Alabama photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blind Boys of Alabama, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Bonnie Raitt And Mavis Staples Bluesfest Sideshows

Blind Boys Of Alabama and Sweet Honey In The Rock have announced sideshows around Bluesfest 2013.

October 22, 2012
Gurrumul image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Arlo Guthrie, Gurrumul To Play Port Fairy Folk Music Festival

Arlo Guthrie and Gurrumul lead the first round of artist announcements for the Port Fairy Folk Music Festival.

October 22, 2012