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Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears’ Phone Bug

Britney Spears' cell phone use is reportedly "heavily monitored".

October 3, 2012
Kendrick Lamar
Dr. Dre Guests On New Kendrick Lamar Song ‘Compton’

Rap upstart Kendrick Lamar posts new song ‘Compton’ with Dr. Dre. from his new album featuring Lady Gaga, Drake and more.

October 2, 2012
The Sword - Apocryphon
The Sword Announce New Album Apocryphon

Texan heavy metal revivalists The Sword prepare a new, non-concept album Apocryphon for October.

October 2, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie And Michael Chugg To Deliver AWME Keynotes

Former Violent Femmes bass player Brian Ritchie and promoter Michael Chugg have been announced as the keynote speakers for the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

October 2, 2012
Willis Earl Beal
Willis Earl Beal Books Debut Australian Tour

Lo-fi US folk artist Willis Earl Beal announces sideshows during his Falls visit.

October 2, 2012
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce First Album In A Decade

Canadian post-rock heroes GY!BE are about to release their first album in ten years.

October 2, 2012
Adele Skyfall
Adele Skyfall James Bond Theme Due Friday

Adele will release her theme from the new James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ this Friday, October 5.

October 2, 2012
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Books Headline Shows

British electro producer Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs organises headline shows around Falls.

October 2, 2012
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Reveals New Single And Album

Superstar Bruno Mars has delivered new single ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’ from his long-awaited second album.

October 2, 2012
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp Responds To Jack & Diane Film

Heartland rocker John Mellencamp responds to a new queer film titled Jack & Diane, which stars Kylie Minogue.

October 2, 2012
Love For Levon
Roger Waters John Mayer And Joe Walsh Among Many To Perform At Levon Helm Tribute Concert

On Wednesday night, a long list of performers will come together at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ for the Love For Levon concert, a tribute to the late Levon Helm and a benefit for his estate to help them keep ownership of home, barn and studio and to continue the weekly Midnight Ramble Sessions.

October 2, 2012
First Aid Kit
First Aid Kit Announce Falls Sideshows

Swedish folkie country duo First Aid Kit book two shows in Australia alongside their New Year’s appearances.

October 2, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele Confirms Bond Theme Via Tweet

Adele has recorded the new James Bond theme song.

October 2, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Says He Doesn’t Want To Be Viewed As A Lothario

Harry Styles found Fifty Shades of Grey "educational" - after being "forced" to read it by a female friend.

October 2, 2012
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry To Throw Divorce Party

Katy Perry is apparently throwing a divorce party to avoid being "depressed and miserable".

October 2, 2012
Chris Cornell of Soundgarden
New Soundgarden Single Released

The end of last week saw the first global radio plays of Soundgarden's new single 'Been Away Too Long' from their eagerly awaited new album King Animal - out on November 12th 2012.

October 2, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Buys New Home In LA

Sir Elton John reportedly bought his new home to make room for a second child.

October 2, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Denies Dear John Song Is About Mayer

Taylor Swift says John Mayer is 'presumptuous' for thinking one of her songs is about him.

October 2, 2012
Will Adele Take ABBA’s Crown As UK’s Best-Selling CD

On Monday, the Official Charts Company in Britain issued a special report on the biggest selling albums of the CD era (October 1982 to today) to celebrate its thirtieth birthday.

October 2, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink To Play Forum Melbourne Thursday

Pink will be playing an exclusive and intimate one-off show at Melbourne’s Forum this Thursday.

October 2, 2012
My Bloody Valentine, Noise11, Photo
My Bloody Valentine Announce Sideshows

Irish shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine will play headline shows in Australia next year.

October 2, 2012
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam, Black Keys And Temper Trap To Play Lollapalooza Chile

Australia’s The Temper Trap will share the stage with Pearl Jam and The Black Keys for Chile’s Lollapalooza 2013.

October 1, 2012
Death Grips
Death Grips Release Album For Free Online

Californian noise-rap trio Death Grips have defied their label and given away No Love Deep Web online.

October 1, 2012
The Amity Affliction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: The Amity Affliction, Sydney

The Amity Affliction executed a magnificent set at the sold out show at Luna Parks Big Top last night. Supported by The Ghost Inside, Architects, and Buried In Verona, The Amity Affliction played a full hour set for their fans.

October 1, 2012
Beach House
Beach House Book Falls Sideshows

Baltimore indie darlings Beach House have booked three sides shows in early January.

October 1, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
New Live DVD From Coldplay

On November 16, Coldplay will release Live 2012, the band's first concert film / live album for nine years.

October 1, 2012
Martika image photos
Martika Aussie Tour Cancelled

Martika has cancelled her Australian tour, due to start this weekend in Canberra.

October 1, 2012
Ian Astbury, The Cult - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Cult Release Prequel To Choice Of Weapon

In an ingenious move often reserved for film, The Cult have announced they will be releasing a 'prequel' to accompany their latest critically acclaimed album, Choice of Weapon.

October 1, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney And Katherine Jenkins Among Stars Lending Support To UK Music Charities

Famous faces as diverse as Sir Paul McCartney, singer-songwriter Emeli Sande, acclaimed writer Alan Bennett, classical musician Katherine Jenkins, percussionist Evelyn Glennie, Grammy award-winning opera singer Sir Thomas Allen and comedienne Jenny Eclair are among those who have lent their support to the University of Leeds' latest charity initiative, 'Piano Postcards', which aims to raise funds for two high profile music charities, Nordoff Robbins and Live Music Now.

October 1, 2012