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Splendour In The Grass Sells Out Faster Than Ever

This year’s Splendour In The Grass has sold out in the quickest time ever.

April 27, 2012
Jack Vidgen
Jack Vidgen Leads This Week’s New Releases

Jack Vidgen kicks off a hugely eclectic line-up of new releases this week including Santigold, Celtic Woman, B.o.B. and Norah Jones.

April 27, 2012
Morrissey. images by Ros O'Gorman
The Smiths Reformation Rumours Are Rife Again

Music-News.com has learnt that one of the greatest bands the world has ever known are to reform.

April 27, 2012
Hanson
Hanson Sell Out And Add More Shows

Bro-band Hanson sell out Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and add more shows.

April 27, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Had The Urge To Live

Robin Gibb has told doctors there will 'never be a time' when he is ready to die.

April 27, 2012
Neil Young Americana
Neil Young Wants Your American Classic Cover

Neil Young is inviting musicians to cover an American classic and win $1000.

April 27, 2012
Duran Duran A Diamond in the Mind
Duran Duran To Release Live A Diamond In The Mind

Duran Duran will release a new live-set on July 2 in the U.K. (date not yet announced for the U.S.) with A Diamond in the Mind. According to Duran Duran's official site, the Deluxe Edition of the set will include a Blu-Ray, DVD, CD and booklet.

April 27, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from madonna.com
Madonna Tel Aviv Date Delayed By Two Days

Madonna will open her MDNA tour in Tel Aviv on May 31, two days after the original opening date.

April 27, 2012
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Beach Boys Back With Brian Wilson And 42 Song Set

Never mind that the average age of the five main members of the reunited Beach Boys is 68, it didn't stop them from putting on a two-set, 42-song show for the opening of their 50th Anniversary Tour Tuesday night in Tuscon.

April 26, 2012
Wiz Khalifa, music news, noise11.com
Wiz Khalifa Returns With New Single, Gets Arrested For Pot Possession

US rapper Wiz Khalifa released his new single ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’, and has been arrested for marijuana possession.

April 26, 2012
Monstro
Monstro Launches ‘Social Media’ Music Chart

Website Monstro has created a music chart from what is getting listened to, in real time, online and on social media.

April 26, 2012
Everything But The Girl
Everything But The Girl To Re-Release Early Albums

Beloved UK trip-hop act Everything But The Girl are to re-release their first four albums.

April 26, 2012
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Spotify Founder Daniel Ek Is As Rich As Mick Jagger

29-year old Spotify founder Daniel Ek has done what it took Mick Jagger 50 years to do, earn a net worth of £190 million.

April 26, 2012
Tommy Marth of The Killers
The Killers Tommy Marth Dead At 33

Tommy Marth, the touring and studio sax player for The Killers, has been found dead at age 33.

April 26, 2012
Lana Del Rey, music news, Noise11.com
Lana Del Rey Posts Video For ‘Carmen’

Lana Del Rey has posted a video collage for the b-side to ‘Blue Jeans’ – ‘Carmen’ – on YouTube.

April 26, 2012
Greg Ham, The Push
Greg Ham Funeral Scheduled For Wednesday

The funeral for Men At Work’s Greg Ham will take place at the Fitzroy Town Hall in Melbourne next Wednesday.

April 26, 2012
Shannon Noll at Noise11.com
Shannon Noll In Cash For Tweet Controversy

Aussie musician Shannon Noll has been mentioned in the Cash for Tweet controversy, unveiled this week via ABC TV show Media Watch.

April 26, 2012
TLC
TLC To Tour With Left Eye To Appear On Screen

Platinum-selling R&B group TLC announce that they’ll tour, bringing the late Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes back to life on the big screen.

April 26, 2012
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Missy Higgins To Speak At APRA Song Summit

Missy Higgins has been announced as a speaker for Song Summit 2012.

April 26, 2012
Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge Adds Brisbane Show And Previews Tour For Fans

Melissa Etheridge has added another gig in Brisbane, and says “It’s going to be a long show!”

April 26, 2012
Marilyn Manson - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Marilyn Manson And Johnny Depp Cover ‘You’re So Vain’

Listen to Marilyn Manson team up with new best bro Johnny Depp on a cover of Carly Simon’s ‘You’re So Vain’.

April 26, 2012
Jason Mraz - photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Mraz Scores Highest Ever Debut

The new Jason Mraz album ‘Love Is A Four Letter Word’ is officially his highest debuting album on the Billboard chart.

April 26, 2012
The Dunphys from Modern Family
The Dunphys To Host Billboard Awards

Modern Family stars Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen will host this year's Billboard Music Awards.

April 26, 2012
Queen
Queen Release Extravaganza Trailer

Brian May and Roger Taylor's touring salute to Queen, The Queen Extravaganza, opens on May 26 in Quebec. With the performing band made up of artists who were selected through an on-line screening process, the tour attempts to duplicate the music and live experience of Queen.

April 26, 2012
The Beatles
Lost Beatles Concert To Go To Cinemas

On February 11, 1964, two days after their earth-shattering appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Beatles played their first concert in the U.S.

April 26, 2012
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
LISTEN: Beach Boys With Brian Wilson New Song

With all the "I'm in"/"I'm out" talk over the last year or so, I'm not sure anybody thought they would see the day when a new Beach Boys song, featuring the surviving members, would be released.

April 26, 2012
Levon Helm
Levon Helm Wake Scheduled

The public has been invited to the studio of Levon Helm in Woodstock, NY on Thursday to celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members life and work. Helm died on April 19 after a battle with throat cancer.

April 26, 2012
Paul and Linda McCartney RAM
VIDEO: Paul McCartney Talks RAM 40 Years On

Paul McCartney’s reissue of ‘RAM’ will come 41 years to the day after the original release.

April 25, 2012
Yusuf Islam, Moonshadow - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Yusuf (Cat Stevens) Unveils Moonshadow Musical

The world premiere of Cat Stevens ‘Moonshadow’ musical will happen in Melbourne, Australia is May.

April 25, 2012
Murray Burns of Mi-Sex
Murray Burns Tribute Show Tonight In Byron Bay

Australia’s music world will gather tonight in Byron Bay for a fund-raiser for Mi-Sex keyboard player Murray Burns, who suffered a stroke three songs into the bands set at A Day On The Green.

April 25, 2012