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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
J. Geils Band
J Geils Sues J Geils Band

The J. Geils Band circus is about to begin. J. Geils is suing the J. Geils Band.

August 4, 2012
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
REVIEW: Smashing Pumpkins, Hi-Sense Arena, Melbourne

It is a shame Smashing Pumpkins weren’t more upfront in advance that their current Australian tour would be a showcase for their new album ‘Oceania’ from start to finish. What made the show special also made it a disappointment.

August 4, 2012
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Ed Sheeran is a real singer songwriter, finally someone kids can look up to, appreciate and be proud of. If you have ever had one of those “but will they be around in 10 years” conversations, then Ed is someone who definitely will.

August 4, 2012
Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg Woody Guthrie Melbourne Recital Centre Show Sold Out

Billy Bragg’s ‘An Evening With Billy Bragg’ show at the Melbourne Recital Centre has sold out.

August 4, 2012
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image: noise11.com
Muse Say ‘Survival’ Was Going To Be A Duet With Elton John

Pomp-rockers Muse says that their Olympic song was originally going to feature Elton John.

August 3, 2012
Grizzly Bear
Grizzly Bear Sneak Out New Track ‘Yet Again’

Beloved indie-folkies Grizzly Bear tease their new album by streaming a new song ‘Yet Again’.

August 3, 2012
Newton Faulkner
Newton Faulkner Books National Tour

Guitar rambler Newton Faulkner returns to Australia in September for some special club shows.

August 3, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
Beyonce To Direct Autobiographical Documentary

R&B superstar Beyonce is looking for backers to fund her self-produced and -directed autobiographical doco.

August 3, 2012
Vaughn Anthony
John Legend’s Lil’ Bro Vaughn Anthony Releases Free Mixtape

Vaughn Anthony, the little brother of John Legend, has released his first mixtape ‘Life Of A Player’.

August 3, 2012
Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle
The Sparkle Soundtrack Leads This Week’s New Releases

Whitney Houston’s last musical hurrah, on the Sparkle soundtrack, leads an odd week in new releases.

August 3, 2012
Rain Party
Rain Party Release Debut EP

 Sydney-sider sisters Neige (vocals/bass) and O (guitar/vocals) Koppes travelled to New York, London and Los Angeles, before landing in Melbourne late 2010.

August 3, 2012
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson Teams Up With Lulu Gainsbourg

Actress Scarlett Johansson has collaborated with Lulu Gainsbourg on a cover of French music legend Serge Gainsbourg's 'Bonnie & Clyde'.

August 3, 2012
Yeasayer
Yeasayer Stream Their New Album Early Due To Leaks

Trippy indie experimentalists Yeasayer are streaming their new album Fragrant World a week before release.

August 3, 2012
Gin Wigmore, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gin Wigmore Announces Australian Tour

Gin Wigmore will kick off her tour, complete with full band in Sydney on August 24 to support her brand new album, ‘Gravel & Wine’.

August 3, 2012
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie And Jason Christmas Reunion

Pop producer Pete Waterman had planned to reunite the pair at his outdoor Hit Factory concert, but it was cancelled in July because of safety fears due to heavy rainfall and mud in London's Hyde Park.

August 3, 2012
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Hooks Up With John Mayer

Katy Perry and John Mayer 'held hands across a table' during a date last night.

August 3, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Doesn’t Get Down To Business

Eminem has 'no idea' when it comes to the business side of his career.

August 3, 2012
Sheryl Crow - Image By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sheryl Crow Requests Restraining Order

Sheryl Crow has filed a request for a restraining order against a fan who allegedly threatened to shoot her.

August 3, 2012
Lily Allen - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lily Allen Heads Back Into Studio

Lilly Allen is elated to 'work at her own pace'.

August 3, 2012
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Confirmed For Soundwave 2013

Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah has tweeted that all three members of pop-punk heroes Blink-182 will be in Australia in 2013.

August 3, 2012
Jeff Lynne, music news, noise11.com
Jeff Lynne Releases Two Albums On Same Day

Jeff Lynne is going to have a very busy day October 9 with the release of two new albums via Frontiers Records.

August 3, 2012
ZZ Top La Futura
ZZ Top To Release Rick Rubin Produced La Futura

The long-awaited ZZ Top album finally as a title and a release date. ‘La Futura’ will be released in September.

August 3, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand Tour Postponed

The Nicki Minaj Australia and New Zealand tour has been put back until November and December.

August 3, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan FIRST LISTEN Early Roman Kings

A new song from Bob Dylan’s forthcoming album ‘Tempest’ has debuted in a trailer for a new TV show in the USA.

August 2, 2012