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Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Is Bigger Than Kylie Minogue But Not The Seekers In The UK

Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ is the 52nd biggest selling song of all-time in the UK and that puts it ahead of Kylie’s ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ but behind The Seekers ‘The Carnival Is Over’.

January 1, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Resume Touring In March

Green Day will resume its tour in March following Billie Joe Armstrong's stint in rehab.

January 1, 2013
The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
The Pogues And Kirsty MacColl Have The 126th Million Selling Song In UK

It has only taken 25 years for The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl’s ‘Fairytale of New York’ to sell 1,000,000 in the UK.

January 1, 2013
Irving Azoff and wife Shelli
Irving Azoff Quits Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment Chairman Irving Azoff has resigned from the company, effective immediately.

January 1, 2013
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Expecting First Child

Kanye West has announced that he and girlfriend Kim Kardashian have a baby on the way.

December 31, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Overtakes Oasis To Become Forth Biggest Seller In UK

Adele ‘21’ has become the forth biggest selling album of all-time, moving ahead of Oasis ‘What's The Story Morning Glory.

December 31, 2012
Tex Perkins of The Cruel Sea. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Tex Perkins Goes Ape

Tex Perkins will introduce his newest band Tex Perkins & The Ape in January.

December 31, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
YouTube Wipes 2 Billion Video Fake Views From Stats

YouTube has removed false video views with Sony and Universal Music losing more than 2 billion views as a result.

December 31, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Moves Another 66,119 Christmas Albums

The final ARIA chart of 2012 saw another 66,119 Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ albums go to good homes across Australia.

December 31, 2012
Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson Working On Olias Of Sunhillow Sequel

Jon Anderson has been working on a sequel to his first solo album ‘Olias of Sunhillow’ for the past 6 years.

December 31, 2012
Stan Ridgway
Stan Ridgway : Australian Tours of 2013

Stan Ridgway’s May, 2013 Australian tour will see Ridgway back in Australia for the first time in 15 years.

December 31, 2012
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
From The Jam : Australian Tours of 2013

In February 2013, From The Jam featuring Bruce Foxton from The Jam will tour Australia.

December 31, 2012
Emmylou Harris, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Emmylou Harris Investigated For Hit and Run

On October 1, Emmylou Harris was driving a rental car on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles when she allegedly bumped another car on the road and kept driving without stopping to exchange information or report the accident.

December 30, 2012
Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
VIDEO: Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue Sing Let It Snow

Just in case you missed it before Christmas (because I sure did) here is the Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue duet of ‘Let It Snow’.

December 30, 2012
Lloyd Charmers
Reggae Star Lloyd Charmers Dies In London

Jamaican reggae star Lloyd Charmers has passed away in London after suffering a massive heart attack while driving.

December 30, 2012
Kate Bush, Noise11, Photo
Kate Bush, Stella McCartney, Ewan McGregor Receive Queen’s Honours

Kate Bush is now a Commander of the British Empire and Stella McCartney and Ewan McGregor have become Officers of the British Empire after being named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

December 30, 2012
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher Is Working On Second Beady Eye Album

Liam Gallagher has revealed that Beady Eye have been "experimenting" during sessions for their second album and are moving away from the Britpop sound.

December 30, 2012
The Runaways, music news, noise11.com
Lita Ford Blames Joan Jett For No Runaways Reunion

Lita Ford did a lot of work over the summer to bring the original members of the Runaways back together, including a dinner with Joan Jett, the first time the two had talked in three decades.

December 30, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Named Peta Person Of The Year

Queen's Brian May can add the title of PETA U.K.'s Person of the Year to his long list of accomplishments. 

December 30, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Final No. 1 Album Of 2012

The information from this current chart is based on sales over the Christmas period, with sales data used from Friday 21st December up until midnight Thursday 27th of December, so Michael Buble’s “Christmas” album holding for a fourth week at No.1 was a pretty good chance of occurring.

December 30, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Have Final No. 1 Song Of 2012

The last ARIA Singles chart for 2012 sees Macklemore and Ryan Lewis remain at No.1 with their “Thrift Shop” escapades.

December 30, 2012
Tony Greig
Cricket Legend Tony Greig Dies From Heart Attack At 66

Cricket legend Tony Greig has died at age 66 from a suspected heart attack.

December 29, 2012
Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Yellow Submarine Remake Officially Canned

Director Robert Zemeckis will no longer be remaking The Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’.

December 29, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Solo Album In Deleted Scene From This Is 40

A scene with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong talking about a fictional solo album was deleted from the ‘Knocked Up’ sequel ‘This Is 40’.

December 29, 2012
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Plans Two Albums For 2013

Beck fans can expect two new albums in 2013, including the completion of his unfinished 2008 record.

December 29, 2012
Harry Carey Jr
Western Veteran Harry Carey Jr Dies At 91

Legendary veteran Western actor Harry Carey Jr has passed away ay the age of 91.

December 29, 2012
Capital Steez The Pro Era
WATCH Capital Steez Final Freestyle Video Recording

Just prior to his death on Christmas Eve, rapper Capital Steez filmed a freestyle for the Ethik Clothing Company in New York.

December 29, 2012
Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne Airport Campaign Launched In Birmingham

A campaign has begun to have Birmingham International Airport named Ozzy Osbourne Airport.

December 28, 2012
Randy Gane of Queensryche
Queensryche Keyboard Player Randy Gane Suffers Heart Attack

Randy Gane, keyboard player for Geoff Tate’s version of Queensryche, is recovering from a heart attack, which he suffered on December 26. His condition is currently unknown.

December 28, 2012
Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Died From A Heart Attack

The official coroner's report has been issued on the death of Mike Scaccia of the bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis. 

December 28, 2012