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Nirvana logo by Marc Jacobs
Nirvana sues Marc Jacobs over Smiley Face logo

Rock group Nirvana has launched legal action against clothing brand Marc Jacobs for ripping off their Smiley Face logo.

December 30, 2018
Sandra Bullock in Bird Box
Sandra Bullock Bird Box creates Netflix record

Sandra Bullock’s Netflix flick ‘Bird Box’ has created a Netflix record for most views ever in a single week.

December 30, 2018
Lost Paradise
Man Dead after ODing at Lost Paradise music festival near Gosford

A 22-year old Queensland man has died after overdosing at the Lost Paradise music festival at Glenworth Valley near Gosford.

December 30, 2018
A Star Is Born 2018
Australian Charts: A Star Is Born spends 10th week as no 1 album

The final No.1 of the year is the same as its been for the past ten weeks, the soundtrack to the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper version of "A Star is Born". The album also hold at No.1 in New Zealand (10th week) and goes back to the top in Canada (6th overall week).

December 30, 2018
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Australian Charts: Mariah Carey Christmas songs takes top spot on singles chart

Rarely does a Christmas song make it to the No.1 spot in Australia, in fact the last one was 51 years ago, and ever rarer is an older song climbing to a new peak, but this week Mariah Carey's 1994 released song "All I Want for Christmas is You" jumps up nine spots to land at No.1 in Australia.

December 30, 2018
Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous star Dame June Whitfield dies at age 93

Dame June Whitfield, who starred as Edina’s mother in Absolutely Fabulous, has died at the age of 93.

December 30, 2018
Kim Salmon at the launch of Leaps and Bounds 2015, photo by Ros O'Gorman
MEMO Music Hall to kick off local acts with Summer Sounds of St Kilda in January

Kim Salmon, Alma Ziegler, Hugo Race and Deborah Byrne will be able to walk to walk for their January gigs. MEMO Music Hall in St Kilda will be featuring the locals throughout January with its Summer Sounds of St Kilda series.

December 29, 2018
Boyce Avenue
Boyce Avenue clock up over 4 billion YouTube views

Florida pop band Boyce Avenue has surpassed 4 billion views of YouTube with ever having a hit song.

December 29, 2018
Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Richard Wright
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has been made a Commander of the British Empire

Nick Mason of Pink Floyd has been awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to music.

December 29, 2018
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Joan Jett won’t reunite The Runaways in 2019 but she does play the hits

Former Runaways guitarist Lita Ford has dismissed the chances of a reunion for her rock band with fellow member Joan Jett because she says Joan won’t do it.

December 29, 2018
Bohemian Rhapsody movie Queen
Queen also did the 20th Century Fox Theme for Bohemian Rhapsody

By the way, Queen also recorded that 20th Century Fox theme at the start of Bohemian Rhapsody. The 20th Century Fox theme at the start of the Queen ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is a newly recorded version by Brian May of Queen.

December 29, 2018
Hanson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Hanson has as many kids as he has had hits

Taylor Hanson has become a father for the sixth time. The Hanson frontman and his wife, Natalie, welcomed a son named Claude Indiana Emmanuel Hanson on Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

December 29, 2018
Aretha Franklin in the 60s
IRS is chasing $3m from Aretha Franklin Estate

The Estate of the late Aretha Franklin owes more than $3 million to the IRS and the IRS isn’t going to let it go.

December 29, 2018
Barack Obama
Barack Obama lists Courtney Barnett song as one of his favs for 2018

President Barack Obama has included Courtney Barnett’s ‘Need A Little Time’ in his Favorite Songs of 2018 list.

December 29, 2018
The Greatest Showman
UK Charts : The Greatest Showman end 2018 as no 1 album

The Greatest Showman caps off a phenomenally successful year by keeping its place at Number 1 for the final Official Albums Chart of 2018.

December 29, 2018
Ava Max
UK Charts : Ava Max claims her first no 1 with ‘Sweet But Psycho’

Congratulations to Ava Max, who scores her first Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart with Sweet But Psycho.

December 29, 2018
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kelly Clarkson and Celine Dion to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, and John Legend will gather to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at a concert in January.

December 29, 2018
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande cancels her New Years Eve concert

Ariana Grande has cancelled her New Year's Eve weekend concert after falling ill.

December 29, 2018
Nova
Australia’s Murdoch owned Nova Radio Network uses Christmas break to own up to Data Breach

The Murdoch owned Nova Network has owned up to a data breach exposing hundreds of thousands of Australian’s personal information over the Christmas break.

December 28, 2018
Scott Owen, The Living End, Soundwave, Melbourne, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
The Living End set for a Red Hot Summer of touring

The Living End are in fine form for kicking off the first series of the Red Hot Summer tour for 2019 after a good four months of ‘training’ getting in shape with their Wunderbar tour.

December 28, 2018
Vika and Linda Bull on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Vika and Linda Bull will be Cookin on 3 Burners NYE at MEMO

One of the hot New Years Eve spots for Melbourne this year is the Vika and Linda Bull New Years Eve show at MEMO Music Hall, St Kilda with Cookin’ on 3 Burners joining in for the party.

December 28, 2018
Jeremy Oxley, Sunnyboys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sunnyboys have maintained one annual tour since 2012

When Sunnyboys regroup for By The C in January it will mark an annual tradition they have kept since 2012.

December 28, 2018
Voivod
Voivod to play first Australian shows since 2000 in January

When Canadian metal band Voivod perform in Australia in January for David Roy Williams, it will be heading towards 19 years since their last Australian shows.

December 28, 2018
Bruce Springsteen No Nukes
Bruce Springsteen releases his entire No Nukes concert for the first time

In September 1979 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were part of the No Nukes benefit concerts at Madison Square Garden.

December 28, 2018
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2’s Bono and The Edge spent Christmas Eve busking in Dublin

Bono and The Edge turned buskers on Christmas Eve in support of The Simon Community in Dublin.

December 28, 2018
Jay-Z. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z dedicated Park Bench to his Grandmother

JAY-Z and Beyonce paid tribute to the rapper's grandmother by unveiling a park bench in her honour.

December 28, 2018
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Chris Brown charged over having an Exotic Monkey without a permit

Chris Brown has been hit with criminal charges over his pet capuchin monkey.

December 28, 2018
Daryl Braithwaite performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Daryl Braithwaite will turn 70 in January 2019

Daryl Braithwaite was 20-years old when he joined Sherbet in 1969. In two weeks he will turn 70.

December 26, 2018
Air Supply
How Jesus Christ Superstar gave birth to Air Supply and Divinyls

Divinyls came out of Air Supply and Air Supply came out of Jesus Christ Superstar. It is incredible that that one theatre production of 1975 generated two of Australia’s biggest international acts of the 70s and 80s.

December 26, 2018
The Beasts
The Beasts cover Frank Zappa and Warren Zevon on upcoming album

When The Beasts release their new album in February you may recognise some older songs from Warren Zevon and Frank Zappa.

December 26, 2018