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Linda Ronstadt Suffering From Parkinsons Disease

Linda Ronstadt has said in an interview with AARP that she has Parkinson's Disease and it has made her unable to sing.

August 24, 2013
Boy and Bear Harlequin Dream, Noise11, photo
Boy And Bear Prep For Australian Number One Debut

Sydney band Boy & Bear will have Australia’s biggest selling album this week by the end of today.

August 24, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Roars Past Lady Gaga

Katy Perry ‘Roar’ will easily top the Australian singles chart this weekend while Lady Gaga ‘Applause’ won’t even make the Top 10.

August 24, 2013
Ash, Mary Boukouvalas, Photo
Ash At The Corner Hotel, Melbourne REVIEW

Ash returned to the Corner Hotel to play their breakthrough '1977' album in its entirety.

August 23, 2013
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Release New Song Atlas

Coldplay quietly released a brand new song today. ‘Atlas’ will be included on the soundtrack to the Hunger Games sequel.

August 23, 2013
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Tears For Fears Prepare For The Hurting 30th Anniversary

Tears For Fears celebrate thirty years since their recording debut with the release of The Hurting: 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition on October 22 via Mercury/UMe.

August 23, 2013
Cher Closer to the Truth, Noise11, Photo
Pink Writes Two Songs For Cher

Pink has written two songs on the forthcoming Cher album 'Closer To The Truth'.

August 23, 2013
Green Day, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Live Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Soundwave Line-Up Announced With Green Day, Alice In Chains, Stone Temple Pilots

Green Day will headline Soundwave 2014 and you can add Alice In Chains and Stone Temple Pilots (with Chester Bennington) to the list as well.

August 23, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Watch Elton John Home Again VIDEO

Elton John has released the first video from his upcoming album 'The Diving Board'.

August 23, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day Play Dookie Live For Start To Finish VIDEO

Green Day played their breakout album, Dookie, in its entirety in London this week.

August 23, 2013
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Releases For August 23, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 23rd August, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below).

August 23, 2013
Brandy, Noise11, Photo
Brandy Plays To 40 In South Africa

American R&B singer performed to a near empty stadium in South Africa this week after soccer fans vacated the game after it finished instead of staying for the entertainment.

August 22, 2013
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hamer Hall, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Lulu Added to Engelbert Humperdinck Duets Album

Engelbert Humperdinck has recruited Lulu to sing with him on his upcoming Duets CD and will head to the studio over the coming week to lay down the track.

August 22, 2013
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Bragg To Play One Show Only In Sydney

Singer songwriter Billy Bragg will perform one show in Sydney in September.

August 22, 2013
Cookin With Coolio
Coolio Sells Off Song Catalogue To Fund Cooking Career

Rapper Coolio, who has been in music for more than twenty years, is giving it all up to advance his cooking career.

August 22, 2013
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin Medical Mystery

Aretha Franklin has been going through something serious medically the last few years, but nobody but her closest confidants know what it is.

August 22, 2013
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Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies At 95

Music promoter and producer Sid Bernstein, most famous for bringing the Beatles to Carnegie Hall and Shea Stadium, has died. He was 95.

August 22, 2013
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David Cassidy Arrested For Drink Driving

David Cassidy was arrested early Wednesday morning outside of Albany, NY for driving while intoxicated.

August 22, 2013
Geoffrey Rush, John Foreman, Gary Young, Singing In The Rain, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Geoffrey Rush Makes Surprise Cameo In Singin In The Rain

Geoffrey Rush made a surprise cameo in the latest production of ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ from The Production Company in Melbourne last night.

August 22, 2013
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Dan Rosen and Artist Manager John Watson To Speak At Face The Music

The Face The Music conference has announced the first round of speakers with ARIA’s Dan Rosen and John Watson of Eleven/John Watson Management heading up with list.

August 21, 2013
Robert Plant, Australian Tour 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bluesfest First Announcement Due Next Week

Bluesfest will announce the first round of artists next Tuesday, August 27.

August 21, 2013
Jon Stewart, Noise11, Photo
Jon Stewart Becomes TVs Highest Paid Host

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart makes as estimated $25-$30 million a year.

August 21, 2013
Boy and Bear Harlequin Dream, Noise11, photo
Midweek Chart Boy and Bear Look Good For Top Album

It’s a small race for the No.1 album spot this week between local favorites Boy & Bear with their second album “Harlequin Dream” and US rapper and OddFuture member Earl Sweatshirt with his second album “Doris”, which features Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator, Mac Miller and RZA.

August 21, 2013
Status Quo Coles ad, Noise11, photo
Status Quo Reputation Goes Down Down Further In New Ad

One-time British rock legends Status Quo have lowered their reputation “down down” even further. Their latest supermarket ad is horrible.

August 21, 2013
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Matthew Sweet And Susanna Hoffs Release Under The Covers Volume 3

Seven years after covering the 60s and four years after taking on the 70s, Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs are back redoing the music of the 80s with Under the Covers, Volume 3, out November 12 from Shout! Factory.

August 21, 2013
Peter Cetera
Peter Cetera In Idaho Wildfire Nightmare

Peter Cetera's home in Ketchum, ID is currently being threatened by the wildfires that have spread to 126,000 acres in the area.

August 21, 2013
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon 15 CD Complete Album Collection Coming In October

The solo career of Paul Simon is chronicled on the upcoming 15-CD set The Complete Album Collection, due on October 15 via Legacy.

August 21, 2013
Lester Chambers
Lester Chambers Files 5 Million Lawsuit Over Stage Assault

Lester Chambers of the Chambers Brothers was attacked on July 13 while performing at the Russell City Hayward Blues Festival in Hayward, CA.

August 21, 2013
Freddie Mercury Tribute
Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Set For DVD Release

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the complete Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert from 1992 on September 2.

August 21, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Premiere 3D Movie At Toronto International Film Festival

Metallica has announced that the world premiere of their new 3-D movie Through the Never will be on September 9 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

August 21, 2013