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ARIA Chart Report: Avicii Remains On Top, One Direction Steps Forth

Avicii holds on for a fourth week to the No.1 spot in Australia with “Wake Me Up”, whilst OneRepublic are also in a holding pattern of No.2 with “Counting Stars”, the track now achieving Platinum (▲) in sales.

July 27, 2013
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Died 12 Months Ago Today

Today (July 27, 2013) marks the first anniversary of the death of Darryl Cotton.

July 27, 2013
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Ian Kenny’s Karnivool And Birds Of Tokyo Debut At Number One

Ian Kenny, lead singer for both Karnivool and Birds of Tokyo, has become the first person ever to debut at number one in two different bands in the same year on the Australian chart.

July 27, 2013
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Lorde Replaces Frank Ocean At Splendour In The Grass

New Zealand singer songwriter Ella Yelich-O’Connor aka Lorde is the last minute addition to Splendour In The Grass, filling the gap created by the ailing Frank Ocean.

July 27, 2013
Eddie Vedder with his Australian 50 Cent coin from the movie Cosmic Psychos Blokes You Can Trust, Noise11, Photo
Eddie Vedder Always Carries An Australian 50 Cent Coin

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder never goes anywhere without an Australian 50 cent piece in his pocket.

July 26, 2013
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Frank Ocean Cancels All Australian Shows Including Splendour In The Grass

Frank Ocean has cancelled all remaining shows on his Australian tour including this weekend’s performance at Splendour In The Grass.

July 26, 2013
Zoot Live The Reunion, Noise11, Photo
Zoot Live The Reunion Tracklisting Revealed

Between November 5 to 10, 2011 Rick Springfield, Darryl Cotton, Beeb Birtles and Rick Brewer reformed Zoot for the first and last time.

July 26, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Sir Michael Phillip Jagger Turns 70

Mick Jagger turned 70-years old today and after 50 years still has the same job he had when he was 19.

July 26, 2013
Eric Burdon with Paul Cashmere at SXSW. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Burdon Cancels Israel Show After Threats

Eric Burdon will not be appearing with the Israeli band Tislam at a show in northern Israel after receiving threatening e-mails.

July 26, 2013
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Preps Next Chapter Of Scratch My Back Project

Peter Gabriel will finally complete his Scratch My Back project, which he started in 2010.

July 26, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave To Speak At Bigsound Music + Design

Nick Cave will deliver a keynote address at the Bigsound music industry conference in Brisbane in September.

July 26, 2013
Television Marquee Moon, Noise11, Photo
Television To Perform ATP Release The Bats Aussie Sideshows

70s New York innovators Television will perform headline shows in addition to their ATP Release The Bats dates in Australia in October.

July 26, 2013
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Ted Nugent Calls Stevie Wonder Brain Dead

Ted Nugent has become the poster boy for outrageous commentary over the last few years and he kept up that "honor" in a couple of recent interviews.

July 25, 2013
Angus Young of AC/DC. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Young Family Joins Australia’s Richest Families List

The Young family, featuring Angus and Malcolm of AC/DC and George Young of The Easybeats and Flash & The Pan, is Australia’s 48th richest family.

July 25, 2013
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Laura Imbruglia To Hit The Road

Laura Imbruglia is heading out around Victoria in September.

July 25, 2013
Linda Ronstadt, Noise11.com, Photo
Linda Ronstadt To Release Biography

The remarkable voice of Linda Ronstadt will not be heard when she hits the talk circuit this September to promote her new book Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir.

July 25, 2013
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Announce Through The Never Movie At Comic Con

Metallica has always made it clear that their new 3D film, Through the Never, will have story elements included with the concert footage. Skeptics said "So what? So was Spice World."

July 25, 2013
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A Flock Of Seagulls Lose Equipment And Masters In Van Heist

A Flock of Seagulls are short $70,000 worth of equipment and the drives containing 18-months worth of work on a new album, the result of an overnight heist of their tour van.

July 25, 2013
The Band Live at Academy, Noise11, Photo
The Band Expand Live Album To Box Set

The band's classic 1972 double album, Rock of Ages, is being expanded to four-CDs and 1-DVD for Live at the Academy of Music 1971, out on September 17 from Capitol/UMe. A shorter 2-CD set will also be released.

July 25, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John Recovers And Thanks The Fans

Elton John has issued a thankyou note to his fans for all of the well wishes during his current medical situation.

July 25, 2013
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Elvis Costello Puts His Roots Aside For The Roots

The first Elvis Costello & the Roots collaboration has surfaced. ‘Walk Us Uptown’ is the first taste of the upcoming ‘Wise Up Ghost’ album due in September and for Elvis, working with others is now preferable to doing his own thing.

July 25, 2013
Birdy: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Birdy Preps Second Album Fire Within

UK singer/songwriter Birdy will release her second album ‘Fire Within’ in September.

July 24, 2013
Karnivool, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart Report Looks Good For Karnivool

Avicii could be headed for a fourth a week at No.1 with his track “Wake Me Up”, but there are a bunch of British boys who are challenging him for the top spot in Australia this week, One Direction and their new track “Best Song Ever”.

July 24, 2013
Television Marquee Moon, Noise11, Photo
Television To Play Marquee Moon At Release The Bats Melbourne

Influential 70s New York band Television will perform their art punk classic Marquee Moon in Melbourne for All Tomorrow’s Parties in November.

July 24, 2013
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Game To Play Pub Gigs In Australia

Platinum selling Grammy nominated rapper Game will play pub gigs in Australia next month.

July 24, 2013
Willie Nelson Stardust, Noise11, Photo
Willie Nelson To Perform Stardust At Hollywood Bowl

Willie Nelson will perform his classic 1978 ‘Stardust’ album in its entirety at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles in August.

July 24, 2013
Stereophonics photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Stereophonics Cancel Tonight’s Melbourne Show

Stereophonic's Melbourne concert tonight has been cancelled because lead singer Kelly Jones has fallen ill. (July 23, 2013).

July 23, 2013
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Lady Antebellum : It’s A Girl For The Queen Of Country

Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum gave birth to a baby girl.

July 23, 2013
Goo Goo Dolls Magnetic, Noise11, Photo
Johnny Rzeznik Shakes Up Goo Goo Dolls With Four Producers

Johnny Rzeznik wanted to push the envelope for the tenth Goo Goo Dolls album so he brought in four producers to get the energy happening.

July 23, 2013
Queen, Noise11, Photo
The Freddie Mercury Show Must Go On Without Sacha Baron Cohen In Lead Role

Sacha Baron Cohen had one vision for the biopic of Freddie Mercury while the other members of Queen had another.

July 23, 2013