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James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Headline Soundwave

Soundwave's 2013 headline act is Metallica.

August 8, 2012
Marianas Trench
Marianas Trench Working On Concept Show For Concept Album

Canada’s Marianas Trench want to develop their live show to mirror this current album ‘Ever After’ but it won’t happen before their Australian dates.

August 7, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360, Karnivool, Xavier Rudd Lead First Pyramid Festival Announcement

The first group of local and international artists for the New Year’s Pyramid Festival have been announced.

August 7, 2012
Bell Biv DeVoe
Bell Biv Devoe and Ginuwine Australian Tour Cancelled

Bell Div Devoe and Ginuwine are no longer coming to Australia. The tour, due to start later this week, was cancelled today.

August 7, 2012
Helpmann Awards Nominations Announcement, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters, Prince, Roger Waters, Sade Compete for Helpmann Awards

National concerts by Prince, Roger Waters, Foo Fighters and Sade have been short-listed for a Helpmann Award.

August 7, 2012
Greenthief
Greenthief Announce First Headline Tour And Debut Single

After three and a half years together, Brisbane’s Greenthief are embarking on a national tour in support of their debut single.

August 7, 2012
Lee Ranaldo
Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo Announces Sideshows

Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo will be in Australia for the Melbourne Festival and books two sideshows.

August 7, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Do Surprise Free Gig

These days, the best way to go from a 'nobody' to a 'somebody' is riding the coattails of a world famous boy band while bringing a unique talent to our eyes and ears via YouTube.

August 7, 2012
The Beards, Noise11, Photo
The Beards Announce Their Biggest Tour Yet

Hairy concept comedy band The Beards announce a mammoth national tour.

August 7, 2012
Delta Goodrem photo by Ros O'Gorman
Delta Goodrem And Rachael Leahcar Dates Announced

Delta Goodrem is heading out on the road with The Voice star Rachael Leahcar.

August 6, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Australian Dates Rescheduled

The Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand tour has been rescheduled.

August 6, 2012
Big Freedia
Big Freedia And Her Divas Announce Sideshows

New Orleans bounce legend Big Freedia announces intimate Melbourne Festival sideshows.

August 6, 2012
Something For Kate
Something For Kate Release New Song And Book Preview Gigs

Alt-rock legends Something For Kate deliver their first new single in five years and book exclusive warm-up shows.

August 6, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis
Django Django and Cosmo Jarvis Added To Falls Festival

Recent visitors to Australia Django Django and Cosmo Jarvis will return to Australia at the end of the year for The Falls Music and Arts Festival.

August 6, 2012
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Long Way To The Top Returns For 2012

The Long Way To The Top tour will be reprised for its 10th anniversary.

August 6, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Opens Tour Roadtesting Unreleased Songs

Neil Young and Crazy Horse opened their 2012 tour on Friday night at the Pavilion, Hard Rock Casino in Albuquerque, NM, playing a 15 song, 2-hour show.

August 5, 2012
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
REVIEW: Smashing Pumpkins, Hi-Sense Arena, Melbourne

It is a shame Smashing Pumpkins weren’t more upfront in advance that their current Australian tour would be a showcase for their new album ‘Oceania’ from start to finish. What made the show special also made it a disappointment.

August 4, 2012
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Ed Sheeran is a real singer songwriter, finally someone kids can look up to, appreciate and be proud of. If you have ever had one of those “but will they be around in 10 years” conversations, then Ed is someone who definitely will.

August 4, 2012
Newton Faulkner
Newton Faulkner Books National Tour

Guitar rambler Newton Faulkner returns to Australia in September for some special club shows.

August 3, 2012
Rain Party
Rain Party Release Debut EP

 Sydney-sider sisters Neige (vocals/bass) and O (guitar/vocals) Koppes travelled to New York, London and Los Angeles, before landing in Melbourne late 2010.

August 3, 2012
Gin Wigmore, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gin Wigmore Announces Australian Tour

Gin Wigmore will kick off her tour, complete with full band in Sydney on August 24 to support her brand new album, ‘Gravel & Wine’.

August 3, 2012
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie And Jason Christmas Reunion

Pop producer Pete Waterman had planned to reunite the pair at his outdoor Hit Factory concert, but it was cancelled in July because of safety fears due to heavy rainfall and mud in London's Hyde Park.

August 3, 2012
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Confirmed For Soundwave 2013

Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has tweeted that all three members of pop-punk heroes Blink-182 will be in Australia in 2013.

August 3, 2012
ZZ Top La Futura
ZZ Top To Release Rick Rubin Produced La Futura

The long-awaited ZZ Top album finally as a title and a release date. ‘La Futura’ will be released in September.

August 3, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand Tour Postponed

The Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand tour has been put back until November and December.

August 3, 2012
Joe Nichols
Joe Nichols To Return To Australia

American country music star Joe Nichols will return to Australia for his forth visit in September.

August 2, 2012
Collarts, Noise11, Photo
Collarts Students To Present Collaboration Performance

Students from Collarts, the Australian College of the Arts, have two nights locked in to perform their group and solo showcase ‘Collaboration’.

August 2, 2012
Pony Face
Pony Face Announce Second Album And Tour

Melbourne cinematic psych-blues trio Pony Face announce their second album Hypnotised and a East Coast tour.

August 2, 2012
Fatboy Slim, music news, noise11.com
Fatboy Slim To Perform Beach Concert In Aussie Cinemas

Fatboy Slim will beam his annual Big Beach Bootique dance party from Brighton, UK into Australian cinemas.

August 2, 2012
Ben Harper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ben Harper Adds Canberra Date

Ben Harper has added Canberra into his upcoming ‘An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper’ tour.

August 2, 2012