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Black Sabbath And Bill Ward Reunion May Still Happen

The Bill Ward vs Black Sabbath stand-off isn't a complete disaster just yet. Ward expects he will be available for the Black Sabbath reunion tour, pending negotiations.

February 18, 2012
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REVIEW: Rod Stewart, Melbourne, February 17, 2012

The title of Rod Stewart’s 1972 classic ‘Never A Dull Moment’ summarizes his 2012 show. I first saw Rod Stewart at his 1978 Sydney show and nearly every Aussie tour since and he has been never a dull moment every time.

February 18, 2012
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Rod Stewart, Who Wrote You Wear It Well?

The songwriting credit for Rod Stewart’s 1972 classic ‘You Wear It Well’ has always been Rod Stewart / Martin Quittenton. Why did Rod Stewart credit it to Ronnie Wood at his Melbourne show?

February 18, 2012
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Hear Usher’s New Diplo-Produced Slow Jam

Usher has delivered a trippy, slow-burning new tune, with assistance from super-producer Diplo.

February 17, 2012
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Counting Crows To Play Free Show For Austin During SXSW

Counting Crows will take the show to the people with a free performance at Auditorium Shore for the public during SXSW.

February 17, 2012
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Def FX Add Hobart, Adelaide And Perth Dates

Nineties trance rock heroes Def FX have announces three new dates for their reunion tour.

February 17, 2012
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Wanna Work For EMI?

EMI Records Australia and New Zealand are looking for a national publicity manager to join their team.

February 17, 2012
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Mumford and Sons Nearly Finished Second Album

Mumford and Sons fans can expect some new material in the near future if the band’s Ben Lovett is to be believed.

February 17, 2012
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DZ Deathrays Book Tour And Stream Collaboration

Brisbane rock animals DZ Deathrays book a national tour, reveal album details, and stream a new collaboration.

February 17, 2012
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Daryl Hall, Sharon Jones, Alan Stone Take The House On The Road

Fresh from his first trip to Australia in two decades, Daryl Hall is heading out on the road in the USA with Sharon Jones and Alan Stone.

February 17, 2012
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Band Of Skulls Lead This Week’s New Releases

UK rockers Band Of Skulls lead a very quiet week in new releases.

February 17, 2012
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Bobby Brown Invited To Whitney Houston Funeral

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown has been officially invited to attend her funeral in New Jersey on Saturday.

February 17, 2012
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Green Day Post Video Of Day 1 In Studio

Green Day have posted a short 21 second video featuring footage of their first day back in the studio to work on their next album.

February 17, 2012
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Husky Sign With Sub Pop Records

Melbourne band Husky have become the first Australian band ever to sign with Seattle’s Sub Pop Records.

February 17, 2012
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Rihanna And Chris Brown Back Together?

It looks like Rihanna is back with Chris Brown, the man who brutally attacked her three years ago.

February 17, 2012
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Kevin Costner To Speak At Whitney Houston Funeral

Kevin Costner will speak at the funeral for Whitney Houston this Saturday.

February 17, 2012
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Jason Coleman Gets His Groove On With Groove Pill Records

Jason Coleman says his new record label Groove Pill Records is Australia’s Newest Independent Record Label. He is too modest. Groove Pill Records is the World’s Newest Independent Record Label.

February 16, 2012
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Barry Adamson Un-Cancels Australian Film Screenings

Barry Adamson has rescheduled his appearances in Melbourne which were cancelled earlier this month due to a family emergency that required his presence.

February 16, 2012
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Beyoncé Plans Two New Albums

A month after giving birth, Beyoncé is already planning two new musical projects for 2012.

February 16, 2012
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Public Image Ltd Deliver Track From Forthcoming Album

UK post-punks Public Image Ltd have posted a new song from their first album in two decades.

February 16, 2012
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Whitney Houston To Dominate UK Chart

27 Whitney Houston songs are expected to re-enter the UK chart this week following her death last Saturday.

February 16, 2012
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Preview The Gorillaz, Andre 3000 And James Murphy Collaboration

Gorillaz, Andre 3000 of Outkast and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem prepare a collaborative tune.

February 16, 2012
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Community Cup’s Sydney Captains, Team Names and Date Confirmed

After two decades in Melbourne, the Community Cup has decided to expand into New South Wales, with a game set to take place in Sydney in March.

February 16, 2012
Portishead’s Geoff Barrow And Katalyst Produce Hip-Hop Project Quakers

Three superstar producers lead the 35-member hip-hop collective Quakers, and deliver their first release.

February 16, 2012
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Whitney Houston Songs Take Over American Chart

Whitney Houston’s signature tune ‘I Will Always Love You’ is in the Top 10 again this week in America and her other songs are scattered across the Top 40 and all she had to do was get them there was die.

February 16, 2012
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New Evanescence Drummer Talks About “Rabid” Fans

New Evanescence drummer Will Hunt tells Noise11 about the line-up changes and meeting their excitable fanbase.

February 16, 2012
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Kraftwerk Revisit Eight Albums In Museum of Modern Art Residency

German electro pioneers Kraftwerk have announced an eight night residency to take place at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

February 16, 2012
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The Temper Trap To Debut New Music At SXSW

The Temper Trap will officially start promotional duties for their second album with a showcase performance at SXSW in Austin next month.

February 16, 2012
Kaiser Chiefs Announce Australian Headlining Tour

Brit-rockers Kaiser Chiefs have announced their Groovin The Moo city headlining shows, with Deep Sea Arcade and Loon Lake.

February 16, 2012
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Original Guns N Roses Line-Up To Attend Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Longtime Guns N Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed says that all original members will attend their induction.

February 16, 2012