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CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cee-Lo Plans Gnarls Barkley Reunion

Cee-Lo Green want to put Gnarls Barkley back together in 2014.

December 26, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii Launches New Video Platform

Avicii has gone hi-tech with the launch of a new, interactive video platform for artists.

December 26, 2013
Woodford Express
Top 5 Things To Bring To Woodford Folk Festival

The Woodford Folk Festival will get underway on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland on Friday.

December 26, 2013
Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo
Elvis Presley Tops Billboard Christmas Albums Of All Time

It would be a Blue Christmas for over ten million people if they didn't have Elvis' Christmas Album. It's the biggest selling holiday album of all time.

December 26, 2013
Ricky Lawson
Drummer Ricky Lawson Dies

Ricky Lawson, the session drummer and recording artist who has recorded with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, died on Monday after suffering a brain aneurysm ten days earlier.

December 26, 2013
Roger Taylor and Brian May photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian May Spends Christmas In Agony

Brian May of Queen is having a sore Christmas after being diagnosed with two torn spinal discs that are pressing against a nerve in his back.

December 26, 2013
Sammy Cahn
Let It Snow Is Not A Christmas Song

Christmas music trivia: ‘Let It Snow’ is not a Christmas song.

December 25, 2013
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Ex-Band Member

Carlos Santana reunited with Marcus Malone this week. Malone was in the Santana band in 1969 and lost touch with Carlos Santana after he spent three years in prison.

December 24, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
Beyoncé, Bublé and Bieber Fly High In Midweek Sales

Beyoncé, Michael Bublé and Justin Bieber are the acts bubbling most this week as the Christmas sales week draws to a close.

December 24, 2013
Tex Perkins, Beasts Of Boubon. Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tex Perkins Dissects Silent Night

Tex Perkins has broken down the lyrics to ‘Silent Night’ line by line for Libby Gorr on ABC 774 and its quite disturbing.

December 24, 2013
Ja Rule
Ja Rule To Play Aussie Dates In January

Ja Rule is heading to Australia for dates in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne in January.

December 24, 2013
Christmas On Mars
Flaming Lips Christmas Movie On YouTube For 12 Hours

The Flaming Lips have put their entire movie ‘Christmas On Mars’ online but only for 24 hours.

December 24, 2013
Addison Cresswell
Addison Cresswell, British Comedy Agent, Dies Aged 53

Addison Cresswell, one of Britain’s most respected comedy agents, has died suddenly at the age of 53.

December 24, 2013
Gregory Page, Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Shane Nicholson And Gregory Page To Tour Together

Shane Nicholson and Gregory Page will play dates in Australia together from the end of January.

December 24, 2013
Beth Orton
Woodford Folk Festival To Debut The Bamboo Tunnel

The Woodford Folk Festival will include some new features this year including a spectacular Bamboo Tunnel.

December 24, 2013
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper Throws Kids Christmas Party In Phoenix

Alice Cooper opened up his Phoenix restaurant Cooperstown for the 12th annual Christmas party this week.

December 23, 2013
Carol Lloyd, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Rock Chicks
Railroad Gin Singer Carol Lloyd Confirms She Has 12 Months To Live

Carol Lloyd, the incredible blues voice of 70s Queensland band Railroad Gin, says she has maybe 12 months left to live.

December 23, 2013
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop To DJ On BBC Christmas Day

Iggy Pop will morph into a radio DJ on Christmas Day.

December 23, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Sales Beat Pink And Beyonce

Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ has managed to outsell the Pink DVD ‘The Truth About Love Live From Melbourne’ by just 8 units this week but was well in front of the new Beyonce album by over 1000 copies.

December 23, 2013
Noddy Holder of Slade
Slade To Release First Album In 27 Years In 2014

Slade have some good news and bad news for fans. The good news is Slade will release their first studio album in 27 years in 2014. The band news … Noddy Holder won’t be the singer.

December 23, 2013
Chaka Khan, Noise11, Photo
Chaka Khan Springs January Show On Melbourne

Chaka Khan is taking the Wayne’s World “if you book them, they will come” approach by announcing a Melbourne show in just three weeks time.

December 23, 2013
Ian McLagan at SXSW photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian McLagan Says No To Faces Reunion

Ian McLagan, keyboard player for both the Small Faces and the Faces, has said he is not interested in a reunion with Rod Stewart.

December 23, 2013
David Richards
Queen Producer David Richards Dead At 57

Queen record producer David Richards died on Friday morning in England after a long illness.

December 23, 2013
Keith McGowan
Radio Legend Keith McGowan Dies At Age 70

Australian radio legend Keith McGowan has died at the age of 70.

December 23, 2013
Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck Records Duet With Il Divo

The Engelbert Humperdinck 2014 duets album has a new star act. Il Divo have re-recorded Engelbert’s classic ‘Spanish Eyes’ with the legendary singer.

December 22, 2013
Justin Currie of Del Amitri, Noise11, Photo
Del Amitri Reissue Three Classic Albums

Del Amitri will return to active duty in 2014 and start the year by reissuing three of their classic albums.

December 22, 2013
Leo Sayer. photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Leo Sayer And Aussie Allstars Say No Fracking Way

Leo Sayer has assembled an all-star Australian cast to protest the Australian Government’s Fracking policy.

December 22, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
ARIA Albums Michael Buble Tops Christmas Chart 2013

Michael Buble has the No.1 album on the ARIA Chart this week with his seasonal “Christmas” album, which was helped during the week by Channel 7 playing a musical special of Michael, plus the album is now certified 9x▲ Platinum in sales.

December 22, 2013
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles John Legend Spends 3rd Week On Top

John Legend remains at No.1 for a third week with his piano balled “All of Me”, keeping MAGIC! and their track “Rude” at No.2 for a second week, with their reggae infused track picking up a ▲ Platinum certification this week.

December 22, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
New Music Releases W/C December 20 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 20th and 27th of December, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

December 22, 2013