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ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Equals Katy Perry With Roar

Katy Perry remains for a sixth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her now 4x▲ Platinum selling track “Roar”, which equals her first No.1 “I Kissed a Girl” for longevity.

October 5, 2013
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Explains Miley And Says Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh Are Murdering Music

Sinead O’Connor appeared on The Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy in Dublin on Friday night to explain her war with Miley Cyrus and added that reality show creators Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh were “murdering rock and roll”.

October 5, 2013
Muse ACL photo by Waytao Shing, Noise11, photo
Austin City Limits Day 1: Muse, Depeche Mode, QOTSA, Arctic Monkeys REVIEW

Now in its 12th year, the three day Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival in Austin, Texas, kicked off the first of its two weekends today, with iconic groups Depeche Mode and Muse who return to Australia in December, closing out the night.

October 5, 2013
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Frank Sinatra Duets Gets 20th Anniversary Make-Over

Frank Sinatra's last studio albums will be combined for a 20th anniversary edition of 'Duets'.

October 5, 2013
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CBGB Movie Gets Unanimous Thumbs Down From Critics

‘CBGB’, the major motion picture movie meant to depict the story of the iconic New York nightclub where New-Wave began has been called “a mess”.

October 5, 2013
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New Releases For Week Commencing October 4, 2013

World's End Press and Miley Cyrus lead the album releases this week.

October 5, 2013
James Blunt at iHeartRadio Theatre Sydney, Noise11, Photo
James Blunt iHeartRADIO Sydney Theatre Show Was Not A Royal Performance

UK singer/songwriter James Blunt performed the first of the iHeartRADIO Theatre shows in Sydney on Friday night for 200 fans but there were no Royals in attendance.

October 5, 2013
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Annie Lennox Performs Eurythmics At mothers2mothers Event

Former Eurythmics star Annie Lennox performed in London this week to raise funds and awareness for mothers2mothers and the work the charity does supports HIV transmission from mother to child.

October 5, 2013
Miley Cyrus, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Sinead O’Connor Takes A Third Slap At Miley Cyrus

Sinead O'Connor has written a third scathing letter to Miley Cyrus chastising the young pop star for making light of people's psychiatric problems and naming Amanda Byrnes, "an entirely innocent party", in her flippant verbal attack.

October 4, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, photo
Paul McCartney Compares Martins

Sir Paul McCartney has worked with both Sir George Martin and his son Giles Martin.

October 4, 2013
Lou Reed. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
1968 Velvet Underground Classic Expanded To 3 Disc Set

The Velvet Underground’s White Light/White Heat is one of the most confrontational and inspirational second albums ever made by a rock band.

October 4, 2013
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Jackson Family Can’t Believe They Lost Court Case Against AEG

Katherine Jackson is apparently "devastated" about the outcome of Michael's wrongful death case.

October 4, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Be Awarded Rockefeller Lifetime Achievement Award

Elton John has been selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rockefeller Foundation in recognition of his philanthropic work.

October 4, 2013
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Lorde Becomes Youngest Artist Since Tiffany To Top US Chart

New Zealand artist Lorde has become the youngest artist since Tiffany in 1987 to top the US chart.

October 4, 2013
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Responds To Miley Cyrus Responding To Sinead Writing To Miley

Sinead O’Connor has gone into a public battle with Miley Cyrus after yesterday offering advice to the young singer and then copping abuse back because of her advice.

October 4, 2013
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath Live In Melbourne Tracklisting Revealed

Further details of the Black Sabbath live album and DVD recorded and filmed at their Melbourne show have been revealed.

October 4, 2013
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Another Seven Acts Get Announced For AMP Longlist

The 9th Annual Australian Music Prize has added another seven acts to this year’s Longlist.

October 3, 2013
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James Bond’s 1969 Aston Martin Is Melbourne Bound

The star of the James Bond movie ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ will be on display in Melbourne this month as part of RACV Motorclassica.

October 3, 2013
Green Day, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong To Star In His First Official Acting Role

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day will star opposite Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester in Like Sunday, Like Rain.

October 3, 2013
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Jackson Family Fails In Bid To Sue AEG Over Michael Jackson’s Death

The jury has delivered their verdict in the suit that the Jackson family brought against AEG Live following the death of legendary singer Michael Jackson.

October 3, 2013
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Sony Music Sign Singer-Songwriter Dewayne Everettsmith

Sony Music Entertainment Australia have today announced that they have signed the gifted Dewayne Everettsmith, with his album 'Surrender' to be released in March 2014.

October 3, 2013
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Review: One Direction’s First Melbourne Concert

One of the world's biggest bands are in town and Noise 11 sent a reluctant Anthony Barton along for the ride.

October 3, 2013
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Simon Napier-Bell To Release Fourth Music Industry Book

Simon Napier-Bell will tell his side of the story of the music industry in his next book ‘Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay’.

October 3, 2013
Lime Cordiale, BIGSOUND 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Lime Cordiale Confirm November Australian Dates

Lime Cordiale will head around Australia in 2013 to launch their new EP ‘Falling Up The Stairs’.

October 3, 2013
Dan Sultan and Matt Gudinski, Mushroom 2013 Launch, Noise 11, photo Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan’s ‘Back To Basics’ Tour Will Support Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Recognition

Dan Sultan is touring in support of the Rock For Recognition movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian Constitution.

October 3, 2013
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Elton John Hits In The UK and USA, Stiffs In Australia

The new Elton John album ‘The Diving Board’ has been an immediate hit in the USA and UK but totally stiffed in Australia.

October 3, 2013
Badfinger, Noise11, Photo
Badfinger Baby Blue Is A Hit Again

The 70s Badfinger classic ‘Baby Blue’ has jumped back into the iTunes singles chart in the USA at no. 21 following its placement in the final episode of Breaking Bad.

October 3, 2013
Al Jourgensen comic book hero, Noise11, photo
Al Jourgensen Becomes A Comic Book Hero

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen will become Alien F. Jourgensen for the comic book series ‘Ministry” The Devil’s Chord”.

October 3, 2013
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Madonna Teams With Anthony Kiedis To Curate Free Speech Programs

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has joined Madonna to curare the first of the Art For Freedom grants programs.

October 3, 2013
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Paul McCartney To Do Q&A On Twitter

Paul McCartney will take to Twitter for the first time ever this week to chat with fans.

October 2, 2013