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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
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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