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John Butler
John Butler Re-Records ‘Ocean’ As A Thank You To Fans

Roots stayer John Butler thanks his fans with an eleven-minute recording of his signature tune ‘Ocean’ as a free download.

August 7, 2012
Mike Oldfield
John Peel To Thank For Virgin Empire

In an exclusive interview given to digital arts service The Space, Sir Richard Branson admits that were it not for John Peel’s decision to play Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells it in its entirety on his BBC Radio One show Top Gear, the album would not have been a global smash and the rest of the Virgin empire would never have happened.

August 7, 2012
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The Beards Announce Their Biggest Tour Yet

Hairy concept comedy band The Beards announce a mammoth national tour.

August 7, 2012
Musexpo 2013
Musexpo 2013 Dates Announced

Musexpo 2013 will take place in Los Angeles from May 5. Here is the official announcement:

August 6, 2012
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The Presets Stream New Song ‘Ghosts’

After ‘Youth In Trouble’, The Presets stream another tune from their forthcoming album Pacifica.

August 6, 2012
Delta Goodrem photo by Ros O'Gorman
Delta Goodrem And Rachael Leahcar Dates Announced

Delta Goodrem is heading out on the road with The Voice star Rachael Leahcar.

August 6, 2012
Flo Rida - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Flo Rida Ordered To Pay Australian Promoters $400K

A court has ordered chart-topping club rapper Flo Rida to compensate festival organisers over a Newcastle no-show.

August 6, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Australian Dates Rescheduled

The Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand tour has been rescheduled.

August 6, 2012
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Dainty Group Ads Two More Execs

Paul Dainty has announced the appointment of Craig Hartenstine and Ben Shepherd to the Dainty Group.

August 6, 2012
Big Freedia
Big Freedia And Her Divas Announce Sideshows

New Orleans bounce legend Big Freedia announces intimate Melbourne Festival sideshows.

August 6, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
Beyoncé Donates Track To UN

Beyoncé Knowles has donated a track to World Humanitarian Day.

August 6, 2012
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Gotye Song Too Big For True Blood

HBO's True Blood has always titled its episodes after song lyrics or titles.

August 6, 2012
Janet Jackson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Jackson Fight Isn’t Over

The fight isn't over yet. Blair Brown, lawyer for Janet Jackson, has issued a letter reaffirming Janet, Randy and Rebbie's contention that the executors of Michael Jackson's estate should be removed.

August 6, 2012
Cher, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Cher Duets With Lady Gaga On New Album

For over six months now we've been hearing Cher talk about a new album which will include a duet with Lady Gaga but there are a number of other artists who are collaborating.

August 6, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
Screaming Fans Damage One Direction’s Hearing

One Direction have some of the best and most dedicated fans in the world. They're also apparently among the loudest.

August 6, 2012
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel To Wed

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are reportedly planning to wed 'away from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.'

August 6, 2012
Jack White, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jack White And Band Unite Over Killer Book

Jack White's band became engrossed in a book about a serial killer while on tour.

August 6, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna And Chris Brown Back In Regular Contact

Rihanna "can't seem to keep away" from Chris Brown.

August 6, 2012
Rod Stewart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart To Release Autobiography

With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting and passionate live performances, Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful musical careers of all time.

August 6, 2012
Something For Kate
Something For Kate Release New Song And Book Preview Gigs

Alt-rock legends Something For Kate deliver their first new single in five years and book exclusive warm-up shows.

August 6, 2012
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder To Divorce

Stevie Wonder has reportedly filed for divorce.

August 6, 2012
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Names Her Next Album And Airs New Song

It looks like the next album from Lady Gaga will be titled ARTPOP, and she performed a new song live.

August 6, 2012
The Beatles Tomorrow Never Knows
US Chart Watch: Beatles In At 24, Kylie Number One On Dance Club Chart

Many Beatles fans were taken by surprise last week when a new compilation of rock tracks, Tomorrow Never Knows, suddenly appeared on iTunes.

August 6, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis
Django Django and Cosmo Jarvis Added To Falls Festival

Recent visitors to Australia Django Django and Cosmo Jarvis will return to Australia at the end of the year for The Falls Music and Arts Festival.

August 6, 2012
Brian Cadd at Noise11.com
Long Way To The Top Returns For 2012

The Long Way To The Top tour will be reprised for its 10th anniversary.

August 6, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Opens Tour Roadtesting Unreleased Songs

Neil Young and Crazy Horse opened their 2012 tour on Friday night at the Pavilion, Hard Rock Casino in Albuquerque, NM, playing a 15 song, 2-hour show.

August 5, 2012
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lollapalooza Reopens After Storm Shuts Down Chicago

Music festival Lollapalooza was shut down for 2 ½ hours on Saturday when a massive storm hit the Chicago area.

August 5, 2012
Lamb Of God, Randy Blythe - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lamb Of God Singer Randy Blythe Released From Czech Prison

Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God has been released from Czech Republic prison after more than a month after being accused of manslaughter.

August 5, 2012
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Karise Eden Makes 6 Weeks At No 1 For ARIA

Karise Eden’s “My Journey” spends its sixth straight week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart, and also picks up a second Platinum sales certification. That album now becomes the longest continuous chart run this year (Adele has had two runs of four week’s, and a total of nine weeks at No.1 this year), and the longest run at the top since Adele’s eight week stretch from last September.

August 5, 2012
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Become First Aussie Band With No 1 Single In 5 Years

Justice Crew become the first Australian group to hit No.1 in over five years, as their fourth single “Boom Boom” climbs to No.1 this week and lands a Platinum sales certification too.

August 5, 2012