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The Rolling Stones at The Marquee, noise11.com, photo
The Rolling Stones Play New York City

The Rolling Stones have played the first of their ’50 and Counting’ tour New York Shows. Tonight (December 8) they played Brooklyn.

December 9, 2012
Gotye and Kimbra
Prime Minister Julia Gillard Congratulates Gotye On Grammy Nomination

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a tweet to Gotye for his Grammy nomination this week.

December 9, 2012
The Decemberists on The Simpsons
The Decemberists Visit The Simpsons

The Decemberists will take a trip to Springfield this week and appear on The Simpsons.

December 9, 2012
Russell Brand: Photo Mary Boukouvalas
Russell Brand brings the house and some pants down at Rod Laver on his “I am a Walrus” tour

If ever there was a comedian who epitomises bacchanalian hedonism with a faux messianic complex, and self professed love of women or “night wives”, it would be Russell Brand. Labels aside, Russell is articulate, funny and self deprecating and “I am a Walrus” is testament to this as we shall see later.

December 9, 2012
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble aka BSG
Beeb Birtles Says Screw You To Current Little River Band

Little River Band co-founder Beeb Birtles has recorded a musical slap to current LRB name holder Wayne Nelson with a song he calls ‘Revolving Door’.

December 9, 2012
Randy from The Residents and the 100k box set
The Residents To Release $100,000 Box Set In A Refrigerator

Louisiana art collective The Residents will release a box set with a difference to mark their 40th anniversary. The limited edition of 10 box sets (that's right TEN) will sell for $100,000 and come in a 28 cubic foot refrigerator.

December 9, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Back On Top Of ARIA Albums Chart

This time last year the ARIA Albums chart saw their biggest seasonal album in Michael Buble’s “Christmas” spending five weeks at the top (all of December 2011 and the first week of January 2012), and now this week the album leaps back to the No.1 spot in Australia.

December 9, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Stay Number One On ARIA Singles Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a second week with their first hit here “Thrift Shop”, but another Mac song enters the Top 100, his previous overseas hit “Same Sex” debuting at 65, and the album they both hail from “The Heist” enters the ARIA Albums Chart at No.30 this week.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Jocks To Be Questioned By Police Over Nurse’s Death

2DAY FM jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will now face questioning by New South Wales Police following a formal request from Scotland Yard.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Austereo Suspends 2DAY FM Advertising As Clients Start To Walk

Austereo has stopped all advertising on 2DAY FM following a decision by major clients Telstra and Coles to withdraw for the station today following the prank that lead to the death of a British nurse.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
ACMA To Investigate Austereo Following Death of Nurse Following 2DAYFM Prank

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will investigate the prank call by two 2DAY FM jocks that lead to the death of a London nurse.

December 8, 2012
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Spotify Signs Metallica

Spotify and Metallica have announced that all music spanning the band's 30-year history is now available on Spotify.

December 8, 2012
Hugh Lloyd-Langton of Hawkwind
Hawkwind Guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton Dies At 61

Huw Lloyd-Langton, guitarist for Hawkwind, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 61.

December 8, 2012
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Jagger And Richards To Present David Letterman Top 10 List

Sir Mick Jagger and his faithful squire Keith Richards will present the Top 10 List on The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Southern Cross Austereo In Disgrace Following Royal Nurse Suicide

Australian radio network Southern Cross Austereo has reached a new level of shame following the suicide of Jacintha Saldanha, the English nurse who took the prank call for the Duchess of Cambridge in a London hospital from Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

December 8, 2012
Nicki Minaj photo by Gerry Nicholls
Nicki Minaj Plays Melbourne REVIEW

Nicki Minaj, pop’s glamorous rap princess blew the roof off of Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on December 5th alongside support acts Tyga and Melbourne’s own DJ bombshell, Ruby Rose.

December 7, 2012
Human Nature
Human Nature To Stay In Las Vegas For Two More Years

Just one week after Human Nature announced the end of their three year residency in Las Vegas the Australian pop group have announced that they have signed a new two year agreement with the new venue The Venetian to continue ‘The Motown Show’.

December 7, 2012
John Lydon of Public Image Ltd, Noise11, Photo
Public Image Ltd Australian Tour Announced

John Lydon will be bringing Public Image Ltd back to Australia.

December 7, 2012
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars’ Mum Spoils Him During The Festive Season

Bruno Mars has joked his mom makes 'cereal and pop tarts' for Christmas.

December 7, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles And Taylor Swift Perform Karaoke Duet

Harry Styles and Taylor Swift received a "huge cheer" after performing a karaoke duet at One Direction's Madison Square Garden after-party.

December 7, 2012
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Genius John Lennon Film Released For 8 December Anniversary

'Genius' is a new and chilling movie based on the life and tragic murder of John Lennon.

December 7, 2012
The Rolling Stones at The Marquee, noise11.com, photo
The Rolling Stones Doomed By Benny Benassi

Italian DJ Benny Benassi has remixed a dance version of The Rolling Stones ‘Doom and Gloom’.

December 7, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Daughter Enraged Over Taylor Dating Harry Styles

Eminem's daughter has deleted her Twitter account after slamming Taylor Swift for dating Harry Styles.

December 7, 2012
Leona Lewis, music news, noise11.com
Leona Lewis Releases ‘Lovebird’

Following the huge success of her third studio album 'Glassheart' last month, Leona Lewis releases a brand new single on December 3rd.

December 7, 2012
Glen Hansard, Photo, Noise11
Glen Hansard Returns Home For High Hopes Video

Academy Award winning songwriter Glen Hansard went back to his hometown of Ballymun, Ireland to create a personal video for his song ‘High Hope’.

December 7, 2012
The Doors
Robby Krieger Talks About The Real Jim Morrison

Robby Krieger of The Doors talks about the the remaster of Live at the Bowl '69.

December 7, 2012
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez Admits Difficulty After Divorce

Jennifer Lopez confesses that it was hard for her to function following her split from husband Marc Anthony.

December 7, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Pens Letter To UN Leaders Requesting Meat-Free Mondays

Paul McCartney has sent a letter to Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, and Mr H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President-Designate for COP 18, who are leading the Conference of the Parties climate change conference in Doha, asking them to acknowledge the impact of the livestock sector on global warming.

December 7, 2012
Amanda Palmer image
Amanda Palmer Australia And New Zealand Tour Postponed

The Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra Australia and New Zealand tour, due to start next month, has been postponed.

December 7, 2012
Kraftwerk - Man Machine (Image courtesy of Sprueth Magers, Berlin and London. © Kraftwerk)
Kraftwerk To Perform Eight Different Shows In London

German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will play eight live performances in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall from 6 - 14 February 2013, their first London dates since 2004.

December 7, 2012