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Einstürzende Neubauten
Einstürzende Neubauten Announce Australian Tour

German industrial post rock icons Einstürzende Neubauten have announced an Australian tour surrounding their appearance at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Melbourne next February.

September 18, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chet Faker, 360 Lead Independent Music Award Nominations

The seventh annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards nominees have been announced with Chet Faker leading the list with five nominations and hip-hop star 360 close behind on four.

September 17, 2012
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Watch: Lana Del Rey’s Lynchian New Commercial For H&M

Lana Del Rey sings ‘Blue Velvet’ in a curious new commercial for fashion chain H&M.

September 17, 2012
Elaine Paige
Elaine Paige Says Chess Is Still A Favourite

Elaine Paige has performed in many of the great musicals but says Chess is still one of the one’s closest to her heart.

September 17, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Joins Keith Urban On American Idol

American Idol gets its fourth judge in the form of Nicki Minaj, alongside Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Keith Urban.

September 17, 2012
Save The Sando
Save The Sando Commonwealth Bank Protest This Tuesday

The Australian music industry, fans and supporters including former members of AC/DC, The Angels and The Choirboys, will protest against the Commonwealth Bank in support of the Sandringham Hotel tomorrow to try and Save The Sando.

September 17, 2012
Frank Ocean, Noise11, Photo
Frank Ocean Enlists John Mayer For ‘Pyramids’ Video

Neo-R&B sensation Frank Ocean releases a strip club drug-haze clip for ‘Pyramids’ featuring John Mayer.

September 17, 2012
John Taylor, Duran Duran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
John Taylor Goes Back To Brum Hometown To Talk About His New Book

Co-founder and bass guitarist of pop rock band Duran Duran, John Taylor, returns to his hometown of Birmingham and the institution at where he studied next week, to promote his new autobiography.

September 17, 2012
Who Are You Tribute
Todd Rundgren And Iggy Pop Lead All Star Who Are You Tribute

Cleopatra Records has assembled a pretty amazing group of classic rock artists to salute the Who on Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to the Who.

September 17, 2012
Sarah Blasko - I Awake
Sarah Blasko Releases Title Track From New Album ‘I Awake’

Revered songbird Sarah Blasko has released the title track, cover art and release date for her fourth album I Awake.

September 17, 2012
Mike Porcaro
Toto’s Mike Porcaro Fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease

On February 26, 2010, a press release was issued announcing that Toto's bass player, Mike Porcaro, was fighting Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.

September 17, 2012
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Billie Joe Armstrong Wants List Of His Songs Written On Gravestone

Billie Joe Armstrong wants a list of "all the songs [he] has written" engraved on his tombstone.

September 17, 2012
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez’s Tough Decision To Split

Singer Jennifer Lopez had to think about her twins before calling it quits with Marc Anthony.

September 17, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Claims “I’d Go Out With Liam”

Harry Styles thinks Liam Payne would make a great boyfriend.

September 17, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin Music Collaboration ‘Doubtful’

Gwyneth Paltrow doubts she will ever collaborate on music with her husband.

September 17, 2012
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Foundation Donates £232,000

In its first year of operation, the Amy Winehouse Foundation has donated £232,000 to disadvantaged youth.

September 17, 2012
Nanci Griffith
Nancy Griffith Forced To Postpone US Dates Due To Surgery

Nanci Griffith has been forced to postpone a number of shows for the balance of September after having surgery on her hands.

September 17, 2012
Jennifer Lopez
J Lo Sells Out Melbourne And Sydney, Adds More Shows

Pop superstar J Lo sold out her Melbourne and Sydney, and has added second and final shows for both cities.

September 17, 2012
Biffy Clyro - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Biffy Clyro ‘Filled The Canvas’ With New Double Album

Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil says the group's seventh album will be completely different to their last.

September 17, 2012
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Wants To Take On The World

Robbie Williams wants to "dominate the charts" with his new music.

September 17, 2012
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian Wilson Reveals Back Surgery Procedure

The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson has revealed on his tumblr account that he has undergone a second back operation for the year during a break in the 50th anniversary reunion tour.

September 17, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest
Bob Dylan Tempest Debuts At 8 In Australia

Bob Dylan’s 35th studio album ‘Tempest’ has debuted in the Top 10 at number 8 on Australia’s ARIA chart.

September 16, 2012
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Line-Up To Be Announced On September 20

Bluesfest will announce the first announcement for the 2013 event this Thursday, September 20.

September 16, 2012
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Record Epics For New Album

Neil Young & Crazy Horse will return to form with epic tracks on the next album ‘Psychedelic Pill’.

September 16, 2012
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart To Release First Original Album In 13 Years

Forget Rod Stewart’s cheesy Christmas album this year. The real record to wait for will be a brand new album of original songs with his band in 13 years due in March.

September 16, 2012
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber To Bring Jesus Christ Superstar Back To Australia

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed plans to bring his new production of Jesus Christ Superstar to Australia.

September 16, 2012
The Amity Affliction
Gympie’s The Amity Affliction Tops ARIA Album Chart

145 years ago gold was discovered in the town of Gympie, Queensland, today though they can claim their first No.1 album by a local group; The Amity Affliction with their third album entitled “Chasing Ghosts” enters at No.1, the head of six Top 10 debuts this week.

September 16, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Tops Aussie Chart For 5th Week

Guy Sebastian spends a fifth consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his longest running No.1 (so far) “Battle Scars” feat Lupe Fiasco, plus the song is now the equal third longest running chart-topper for 2012, tying with “Call Me Maybe” for Carly Rae Jepsen (TW-30).

September 16, 2012
The Amity Affliction
The Amity Affliction Beat The Presets, The xx and Kasey & Shane To No. 1

Queensland hardcore band The Amity Affliction will top the ARIA album chart tomorrow beating new releases from The Presets, The xx and Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson.

September 15, 2012
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Rufus Wainwright Surprised By Australia’s Lack of Marriage Equity

Newly married singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has arrived in Australia only to be surprised by Australian politicians backward attitude to marriage equality.

September 15, 2012