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Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna Reveals Secret Project

Madonna has released a second trailer for a "secret project" on which she is working with Steven Klein.

July 31, 2013
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Slash Goes Electronica

Slash has been dabbling in a new genre ... electronic. The guitar rock God jammed with Chuckie in Ibiza.

July 31, 2013
Nirvana In Utereo, Photo, Noise11
Nirvana In Utero 20th Anniversary Edition To Feature Bonus Discs

More details have been revealed about the upcoming Nirvana ‘In Utero’ 20th anniversary edition.

July 31, 2013
Bill Parton Trio, Noise11, Photo
Bill Parton Trio To Play East Coast Tour

South Australia’s Bill Parton Trio will head out up and down the east coast of Australia in August and September before heading back to Adelaide for a hometown gig.

July 30, 2013
The Smiths The Queen Is Dead, Noise11, Photo
Pure Pop To Encore Classic Album Shows With Ashley Naylor, Hamish Cowan, Pony Face

Melbourne’s indie record store Pure Pop Records will hold encore performances of three classic album shows with Ashley Naylor, Hamish Cowan and Pony Face.

July 30, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Carly Simon Performs You’re So Vain With Taylor Swift

Carly Simon joined Taylor Swift on stage Saturday night (July 27th) at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA for a surprise guest appearance.

July 30, 2013
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart Extends Vegas Residency

In celebration of the 50th performance of Rod Stewart: The Hits, Rod today announced that he will extend his original two year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and will return with his critically acclaimed show for two more years beginning this fall.

July 30, 2013
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo
Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duets To Be Released

Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, along with producer William Orbit, are in the midst of working on tracks recorded by Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury in the early 80's.

July 30, 2013
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman images
Matt Corby Announces His “Biggest Headline Tour” Ever

Singer songwriter Matt Corby will head out of what he is calling his “biggest headline tour” across Australia in October.

July 30, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Reveal Through The Never Soundtrack Tracklisting

Metallica’s 3D feature film ‘Through The Never’ won't contain any new songs.

July 30, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen, Neil Finn, Paul Kelly Win Helpmann Awards

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Wrecking Ball tour has won Best International Contemporary Concert while Neil Finn & Paul Kelly have won the award for Best Australian Contemporary Concert at the 2013 Helpmann Awards.

July 30, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens To Tour America With Grouplove

Menangle, New South Wales own The Rubens will tour the United States in September and October with Grouplove.

July 30, 2013
Foals at Fuji Rock
Bjork And Foals Rock Fuji Rock

For day two of Fuji Rock in Japan, Jonny O'Hara reports on Bjork, Foals and The Bawdies for Noise11.

July 30, 2013
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Cohen To Return To Australia And New Zealand

Leonard Cohen will spend a month in Australia and New Zealand in November and December on his biggest tour of the countries ever, including A Day On The Green dates.

July 30, 2013
All Time Low, Noise11, Photo
All Time Low Announce Their All Australian Supports

American pop punk band All Time Low will feature different Australian support acts on their upcoming Aussie tour.

July 29, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Adds Four More Australian Shows

Beyonce has added a further four shows for Australia for ‘The Mrs Carter Show World Tour’.

July 29, 2013
The Bellrays, Corner Hotel, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The BellRays To Return To Australia In November

California garage rock and soul band The BellRays will return to Australia in November.

July 29, 2013
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image:
Muse Sell Out First Melbourne Show, Add Second Date

Muse will perform a second show for Melbourne after tickets for the first sold out in minutes after going on sale this morning.

July 29, 2013
Fall Out Boy, Noise11, Photo
Fall Out Boy To Tour Australia With British India

Fall Out Boy will return to Australian in October for shows with British India.

July 29, 2013
Ian Kenny, Karnivool, Big Day Out, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Karnivool Asymmetry Is Australia’s Forth Faster Seller Of 2013

Karnivool’s ‘Asymmetry’ sold 15,176 copies in Australia last week making it the forth fastest selling album of 2013 and the second fastest selling Australian album for first week sales.

July 28, 2013
Dave Faulkner of Hoodoo Gurus Performing at the EG Awards Launch - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kevin Rudd Announces Announces National Office For Live Music

Australia’s Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says the federal government will establish a National Office for Live Music with high-profile musicians appointed as ambassadors for each state.

July 28, 2013
JJ Cale, Noise11, Photo
J.J. Cale Dies From Heart Attack At Age 74

J.J. Cale has died from a heart attack at the age of 74.

July 27, 2013
Birds Of Tokyo, Ian Kenny, Karnivool, Noise11, Photo
Ian Kenny Of Karnivool Describes 2013 As A Nutball Year

Karnivool and Birds of Tokyo lead singer Ian Kenny has described 2013 as a “nutball year” after become the first artist ever to debut at number one in two different active bands in the same calendar year.

July 27, 2013
Birds Of Tokyo, Ian Kenny, Karnivool, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Album Update: Karnivool Asymmetry Is Number One

2013 is shaping up to be the best year for No.1 albums by Australian acts this decade, as the eighth local act to hit the top are Karnivool, who take their third album “Asymmetry” straight in at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart this week.

July 27, 2013
Fuji Rock 2013, Noise11, Photo
Nine Inch Nails, Gary Clarke Jr Rock Fuji Rock

Fuji Rock Festival ’13 kicked off in the same vibrant, bright and respectful fashion that was so endearing at last year’s edition.

July 27, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
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
Birds of Tokyo, Noise11, photo
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
Lorde, Noise11, Photo
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