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Killing Heidi
Killing Heidi To Reform For 20th Anniversary Shows

Killing Heidi will reform for their first shows in 10 years to mark their 20th anniversary.

August 8, 2016
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
The Stones Roses Choose Sydney Opera House To Close World Tour

The Stone Roses will perform their final world tour shows at Sydney’s iconic Opera House in December.

August 8, 2016
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Todd Rundgren Has A Live Album On The Way

Last year, Todd Rundgren toured playing some of his best known songs. Included was a stop on December 15, 2015 at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT where he recorded the show for release.

August 8, 2016
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Icehouse To Headline Bondi Beachfest

Bondi Beachfest will return for 2016 with Icehouse topping the bill.

August 8, 2016
Alexisonfire
Alexisonfire To Continue Reactivation In Australia

Alexisonfire returned from hibernation for a handful of dates in 2015 and will continue their activity with Australian shows for 2017.

August 8, 2016
Human Nature Gimme Some Lovin
Australian Albums: Human Nature Spends Second Week At No 1

Like the singles chart this week, the No.1 position is stable; as the Human Nature album "Gimme Some Lovin': Jukebox Vol.II" stays at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

August 7, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer ‘Cold Water’ Stays At No 1

Last weeks No.1 debut stays at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week, Major Lazer with Justin Bieber and M0 with their track "Cold Water" which achieves Gold (●) in sales this week, also holding the top spot in the UK for a second week too.

August 7, 2016
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert’s The X Factor Australia Trailer Debuts

The X Factor Australia have released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming season, featuring Adam Lambert as a judge.

August 7, 2016
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Seriously Ill And Cancels All Shows

Sometimes vagueness in a press release can be an annoyance. An artist will have "special guests" on their album, but who? Tickets go on sale "soon" but when?

August 6, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer ‘Cold Water’ Still Australia’s No 1 Song

Major Lazer’s ‘Cold Water’ featuring Justin Bieber and MØ is once again Australia’s no 1 song this week.

August 6, 2016
Suicide Squad
Album Sales: Suicide Squad Ahead Of Bernard Fanning In First Day Sales

The high profile release of the ‘Suicide Squad’ movie has pushed the soundtrack album ahead of the new Bernard Fanning solo album ‘Civil Dusk’ in first day sales.

August 6, 2016
Tony Orlando and Dawn
Tony Orlando & Dawn To Reform

The trio of Tony Orlando, Thelma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent will reunite for two nights this week for the first time in 23 years.

August 6, 2016
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Flea Slams Clint Eastwood After Racist Rant

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bass player Flea has had a verbal bash at veteran actor Clint Eastwood who mouthed a racist rant this week.

August 5, 2016
John Lennon, music news, noise11.com
Freddie Mercury and John Lennon To Be Honored On UK Stamps

Courtesy of The Postal Museum and Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, The UK’s Largest Stamp Exhibition Stampex (14th – 17th September 2016) is bringing boy hood collections by John Lennon and Freddie Mercury together for the first time.

August 5, 2016
Melbourne Guitar Show
The Melbourne Guitar Show Is On This Weekend

The Melbourne Guitar Show will return to Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday and Sunday.

August 5, 2016
Music Victoria
The Age Music Victoria After-Party Line-Up Revealed

Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Camp Cope and Tash Sultana will perform at The Age Music Victoria Awards After Party for 2016.

August 5, 2016
Les McKeown
Former Bay City Roller Les McKeown To Release Album Of Lost Songs

When the Bay City Rollers were at the top of their popularity, singer Les McKeown would sit around in hotel rooms composing new music and recording it on a cassette recorder.

August 5, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
Beyonce Plays One Final Time For The Obamas

Beyonce, Jay Z, and Usher will join U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday to help him celebrate his last birthday at the White House.

August 5, 2016
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Ringo Starr Now Has One Million Twitter Followers

Ringo Starr has passed the milestone 1,000,000 Twitter followers and celebrated with a special Peace & Love fruit salad.

August 5, 2016
The Earthmen
The Earthmen Release New Music On New Compilation

Melbourne 90s guitar pop band The Earthmen have recorded four new songs for an upcoming compilation.

August 5, 2016
The Monkees
Mike Nesmith To Reunite With The Monkees Today

Original Monkees member Mike Nesmith will perform live with the band again tonight in Monterey.

August 5, 2016
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.rosogorman.com
Peter Hook To Publish Book On New Order

Having detailed the rise and fall of ‘Madchester’ in The Haçienda and Joy Division’s short career in Unknown Pleasures, legendary bassist Peter Hook tells the third, arguably the most important and certainly the most controversial part of his story: the New Order years.

August 5, 2016
Prince Purple Rain
Four Classic Prince Albums Re-Released On Cassette

Prince is back the way you remember him in the 80s. With all the charming hiss of the cassette format.

August 5, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Nominated For Mercury Prize

David Bowie received a posthumous nomination for the Mercury Prize.

August 5, 2016
Montaigne, music news, noise11.com
New Music Releases 5 August 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Montaigne, Skillet, Storm the Sky, Dustin Tebbutt, DJ Snake, Dinosaur Jr', and the soundtracks for Ben Hur, Sausage Party and Suicide Squad as well as Prince '1999' on cassette.

August 5, 2016
Conor Oberst
Conor Oberst To Release Solo Album Ruminations

Conor Oberst, sometimes known as frontman for Bright Eyes, at other times under his own name, will release his seventh solo album ‘Ruminations’ in October.

August 4, 2016
Rosie Waterland
Rosie Waterland Reschedules Australian Tour

Comedian Rosie Waterland has rescheduled her Australian tour after postponing because of the death of a close friend.

August 4, 2016
Brian McKnight
Brian McKnight To Tour Australia and New Zealand in October

R&B star Brian McKnight will return to Australia and New Zealand in October.

August 4, 2016
Britney Spears dances for Jimmy Kimmel
Britney Spears Pranks Jimmy Kimmel In The Middle of the Night And Dances In His Bedroom

Britney Spears and some very undressed male dancers pranked Jimmy Kimmel at home this week.

August 4, 2016
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Southbound 2016 Line-up Features Catfish & The Bottlemen and Ladyhawke

Southbound 2016 is heading west in December with a line-up set to be different from Falls Festival for the first time.

August 4, 2016