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Bloc Festival In London Shut Down

East London's Bloc Festival has been forced to prematurely close down after just one night with Friday evening's festivities turning ugly with promoters forced to pull the plug.

July 8, 2012
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Bluesfest Wins Battle With Byron Council

Bluesfest will remain in Byron Bay.

July 8, 2012
Go Mason Go - Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Go Mason Go Win Red Bull Backyard Jam

Sydney band Go Mason Go have won the first Red Bull Backyard Jam in Australia.

July 8, 2012
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Karise Eden Album Keeps Her Voice At No. 1

The Voice winner Karise Eden holds at No.1 for a second week with her collection of songs on “My Journey”, giving us two different reality show winners at No.1 in Australia this week, with Reece Mastin at No.1 on the ARIA singles chart.

July 8, 2012
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Reece Mastin Debuts At 1, Karise Eden Plummets

Reece Mastin debuts at No.1 with his third single entitled “Shout it Out”, which becomes the 97th No.1 debut in Australia and our 993rd No.1 single (1940 to 2012) plus it’s the 427th No.1 for ARIA (1983 to 2012).

July 8, 2012
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Puddle Of Mudd Singer Wes Scantlin Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Wes Scantlin, lead singer of Puddle of Mudd, has pleaded guilty to a felony cocaine charge after being arrested in January and formerly charged in April.

July 7, 2012
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Icehouse Release the Icehouse Tea Towel

We are all getting older and Icehouse knows their audience. You’ve worn the t-shirt; now do the dishes with the Icehouse Tea Towel.

July 7, 2012
Jackson Firebird
Jackson Firebird Debut Ballsy New Video

Dicks, cocks and balls. That's what you get with the new Jackson Firebird video for ‘Cock Rockin’.

July 6, 2012
Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb May Still Perform

When Maurice Gibb passed away in 2003, the remaining brothers in the Bee Gees, Barry and Robin, said that the group was no more. Over the years, they did do some shows and performed the songs of the group, but as either solo artists as as a brotherly duo.

July 6, 2012
Cher
Cher Bumps Tour For Plastic Surgery

Earlier in the year, Cher talked about both a new album and a new tour. Unfortunately, both have been delayed a bit and the singer has felt the pressure from her fans on Twitter.

July 6, 2012
Ian Astbury, The Cult - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Cult In Bus Crash

The tour bus taking the Cult on their European tour was involved in an accident while traveling in the early morning while traveling from Split, Croatia to Ljubijana, Slovenia.

July 6, 2012
Andy Griffith I Love to Tell a Story
Andy Griffith Statement From Rodney Dillard

Andy Griffith, who passed away on Tuesday morning, brought bluegrass music into the public eye when he brought the Dillards onto his show to play the backwoods family the Darlings.

July 6, 2012
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Ben Harper Australian Concert Tickets Pre-Sale Opens

Pre-sale tickets for Ben Harper’s ‘An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper’ East Coast Australian tour are now on sale.

July 6, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis Think Bigger
Cosmo Jarvis Is Back With Think Bigger

Cosmo Jarvis has returned with his second album ‘Think Bigger’.

July 6, 2012
Andy Jans-Brown and Cosmic Letting Go
Andy Jans-Brown & Coz*mic Is Music You Must Hear

Rarely does an album ever drop on my desk from a complete unknown and knock me out. This week in the mail I received a package from Andy Jans-Brown containing his double album ‘Letting Go’. You must hear it.

July 6, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Tops Mid Year Vinyl Chart

Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’ is the biggest selling vinyl album of the year so far.

July 6, 2012
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Adele 21 Tops US Mid-Year Chart

Adele ‘21’ is the biggest selling album of the year in the USA so far and the only album to have sold more than 1,000,000 units.

July 6, 2012
Gotye
Gotye Has Third Biggest Digital Album Of Year In USA

Gotye ‘Making Mirrors’ is the third biggest selling digital album of 2012 so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

July 6, 2012
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Gotye and Kimbra Have Biggest Selling Song Of 2012

Melbourne’s Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Something That I Used To Know’ is the biggest selling song in the USA for 2012 so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

July 6, 2012
Lady Gaga At Northcote Social Club. photo supplied by NSC
Lady Gaga Gets A Knock Back From James Young

Cherry Bar owner James Young has turned down a visit from Lady Gaga at Melbourne’s famed music venue.

July 6, 2012
Zakk Wylde, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Zakk Wylde And Wife Welcome Son

Zakk Wylde and his wife Barbaranne welcomed their new son into the world today. Sabbath Page Wielandt Wylde has come into the world.

July 5, 2012
Andy Griffith I Love to Tell a Story
VVN Summary of The Andy Griffith Music Career

Yesterday, the world lost one of the most loved actors of the television era with the passing of Andy Griffith.

July 5, 2012
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Lee Warns Don’t Ask For A Photo

Tommy Lee recently went on the Motley Crue Facebook page to complain about what must be one of his biggest pet peeves, fans asking him for a picture.

July 5, 2012
Peter Hook, Noise11, photo
Peter Hook Announces Joy Division Book

In the frank, no-holds-barred style that has seen his previous book The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club reach critical acclaim, Peter 'Hooky' Hook takes us to the heart of Joy Division and the sound that defined an era and inspired a generation with propulsive bass guitar melodies such as 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'.

July 5, 2012
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Adele And Gotye Top Billboard’s Mid-Year Chart

According to Billboard, Adele and Gotye are the highest-selling artists for the first half of 2012.  

July 5, 2012
RUFUS
RUFUS Book National EP Tour

Rising Sydney indie dance trio RUFUS have booked national tourdates to plug their ‘Blue’ EP.

July 5, 2012
Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Pink Announces Her New Album In A Video

Pink has announced the title and release date of her next album in a saucy little YouTube clip.

July 5, 2012
Ainslee Wills - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ainslie Wills Delivers New Single ‘Stop Pulling The String’

Indie chanteuse Ainslie Wills follows up the stunning ‘Fighting Kind’ with her new single ‘Stop Pulling The Strings’.

July 5, 2012
Baby et Lulu
Abby Dobson Remakes Leonardo’s Bride Classic In French

Leonardo’s Bride singer Abby Dobson has turned their 1996 hit ‘Even When I’m Sleeping’ into a French torch song as Baby et Lulu with Lara Goodridge.

July 5, 2012
The Side-Tracked Fiasco
The Side-Tracked Fiasco Kick Off Tour In Port Macquarie

Sydney based FunkCore band The Side-Tracked Fiasco will kick off their Australian tour tonight in Port Macquarie.

July 5, 2012