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Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order Announce Sydney And Melbourne Sideshows

New Order will do two additional shows for Sydney and Melbourne when they hit Australia for the Future Music Festival in March.

January 16, 2012
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Big Day Out Adds Some Special Guests

Big Day Out has added some guest additions for the 2012 events.

January 16, 2012
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
John Mayer To Perform At SXSW

John Mayer will return to SXSW for the first time since his launch back in 2000.

January 15, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Delivers Theme For The Finder

Creedence Clearwater Revival singer/songwriter John Fogerty has written and produced the theme for new American TV drama The Finder.

January 15, 2012
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Suffering Post-Traumatic Amnesia

Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum has been diagnosed with post-traumatic amnesia following his fall exactly one-month ago today.

January 15, 2012
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Walk Off The Earth Gotye Video One Of The Most Viewed Last Week

The Walk Off The Earth cover of Gotye and Kimbra’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ was one of YouTube’s most watched videos in the past week with over 19 million views. 19,827,754 to be exact.

January 15, 2012
Kate Bush, Noise11, Photo
Fan Breaks Into Kate Bush’s Home To Propose

Reclusive singer Kate Bush had her home broken into by an obsessive fan who had planned to propose to her.

January 15, 2012
Cyndi Lauper, Noise11, Photo
Cyndi Lauper Song Used For Political Ad

Cyndi Lauper is furious that one of her classic songs has been used for a political campaign.

January 14, 2012
Tony Iommi - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Tony Iommi Of Black Sabbath Issues Cancer Statement

It is still uncertain how Tony Iommi's news that he has cancer will effect the upcoming Black Sabbath tour.

January 14, 2012
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Corey Taylor Starts Film Company

Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Tayor has started a film company specialising in mystery, suspense and horror.

January 14, 2012
Soundwave 2012: Dragonforce Out, Switchfoot and Paradise Lost In

Promoter A.J. Maddah has announced today that Dragonforce have been forced to pull out of Soundwave 2012 due to “recording delays”.

January 13, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Aussie Fly Named After Beyonce

Australian scientists have name a fly after Beyonce because of its “bootylicious’ shape.

January 13, 2012
Zakk Wylde, Black Label Society - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Black Label Society Announce Sidewaves

Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society announce two Soundwave sideshows with Hellyeah, Black Tide and Holy Grail.

January 13, 2012
Will.I.Am To Travel The World To Collaborate With Local Artists is flying around the world this year to collaborate with artists for Intel’s Ultrabook project.

January 13, 2012
Kid Cudi for Heatwave Festival
D12 Miss Adelaide Flight For Heatwave

The organisers of the Heatwave Festival have had to juggle their acts after D12 missed their flight to Adelaide.

January 13, 2012
The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips Add Bon Iver To Collaboration Record

Psychedelic kooks the Flaming Lips confirm Bon Iver for their crazy collaborative release.

January 13, 2012
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Walk Off The Earth Gotye Song Adds Another 4m Views

I wasn’t going to mention the Walk Off The Earth cover of the Gotye and Kimbra song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ today but I can’t ignore it.

January 13, 2012
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Leads Brit Award Nominees

Ed Sheeran is the favourite for the 2012 Brit Awards. He has more nominations than any other act.

January 13, 2012
Lil Wayne, Noise11, photo, music news,
Lil Wayne To Write Prison Memoir

Rap megastar Lil Wayne has signed on to release a memoir of his eight months in Riker’s Island prison.

January 13, 2012
Keb Mo and Daryl Hall
Keb Mo Joins Daryl Hall For 50th Live From Daryl’s House

Keb Mo is the special guest of the 50th Daryl Hall 'Live From Daryl's House'.

January 13, 2012
Engelbert Humperdinck - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
WTF? Engelbert Humperdinck Marries Benedict Cumberbatch

For Engelbert Humperdinck and Benedict Cumberbatch what happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas. The superstar singer and famous Sherlock Holmes actor got drunk and got married.

January 13, 2012
The Little Willies
Little Willies, Big Pink, Martin Solvieg Lead New Releases

A hell of a mixed bag at the start of 2012, with everything from country to electro to pop to garage rock.

January 13, 2012
Unwritten Law
Unwritten Law Announce Soundwave Sideshows

Anthemic punk rock veterans Unwritten Law announce their Soundwave sideshows with Zebrahead and Royal Republic.

January 13, 2012
FBi Sydney
FBi Radio Sydney Looking For Fresh Talent

Sydney’s independent radio station FBi is on the hunt for new presenters and you could be the next in line to force your musical tastes upon the harbour city.

January 12, 2012
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Tweets She Is Unwell

Just a week after ending her 16 day marriage and then trying to resurrect it, Sinead O'Connor has taken to Twitter to tell fans she is unwell.

January 12, 2012
The Ox Must Rock benefit concert
The Ox Must Rock, More Details On The Ox Benefit

Here is an update on the benefit concert for Adriano 'Ox' Tiatto, singer for GUT and former Australian Heavyweight Wrestling Champion, who is recovering from a heart attack at The Alfred Hospital.

January 12, 2012
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motorhead Document Tour With DVD

To celebrate 35 years of touring Motorhead are about to release a live DVD documenting their recent world tour.

January 12, 2012
Bob Dylan Chimes Of Freedom Amnesty album
Adele Sings For Bob Dylan And Amnesty International

Adele is just one of dozens of artists covering Bob Dylan for a massive 4CD Bob Dylan tribute album to benefit Amnesty International.

January 12, 2012
James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LCD Soundsystem Documentary Trailer Released

The trailer for the documentary film of the last 48 hours of the life of LCD Soundsystem has hit the net.

January 12, 2012
Journey the gray wolf
Gray Wolf Named After Journey

California’s first gray wolf since 1928 has been named after rock band Journey.

January 12, 2012