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Robert Plant To Play Bluesfest

Bluesfest’s Peter Noble has caught his “great white whale”. After years of persevering Robert Plant will play at Bluesfest in 2013.

October 28, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
ARIA Goes From Pink To Red With Taylor Swift Number One

Take the white out of pink and you get “Red”! So this week Taylor Swift’s fourth album “Red” debuts at No.1 to become her second No.1 album and her second No.1 debut, as her last album “Speak Now” debuted at the top on 8th of November in 2010.

October 28, 2012
Psy
PSY Gangnam Style Still Goes Gangbusters On ARIA

A fifth week atop the ARIA Singles Chart for PSY’s “Gangnam Style”, and another new sales certification in the process, making it five weeks at the top and now five x Platinum. Plus “Gangnam Style” is now the third equal longest running No.1 of the year, below is a list of the longest running chart-toppers of 2012 (so far).

October 28, 2012
Bryan Adams at The Palais
Bryan Adams 2013 Australian Dates Announced

Bryan Adams will return to Australia in April to play the arenas.

October 28, 2012
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carlos Santana Corrects Justin Bieber And Lady Gaga Quote

Carlos Santana has taken to Facebook to correct a quote that suggests he has claims he would never work Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber.

October 28, 2012
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Yothu Yindi Announced as 2012 ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee

The ARIA board have something special planned for next month's ARIA Awards in Sydney, when eight time ARIA Award winners, Yothu Yindi, will be inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame, with some very special guests expected to join them on stage.

October 27, 2012
Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Something For Kate, 360 and Seth Sentry Invited To Play SXSW

South by Southwest, the world’s biggest music conference held in Austin, Texas has invited 16 artists from Australia and 3 from New Zealand to showcase at the music festival in 2013.

October 27, 2012
The Impossibe Orchestra
Mission: Impossible Orchestra – 24hr Performance Marathon With Spotlight On Carers

The Impossible Orchestra is performing for 24hrs straight at Hamer Hall from 5pm this evening for Care Aware, a national communications initiative aimed at raising awareness of Australia's unpaid carers.

October 27, 2012
Jon English Rock Revolution
Jon English Takes Rock Revolution Across Victoria

Aussie rock icon Jon English has updated his ‘Rock Show’ to ‘Rock Revolution’ and has launched the show across Victoria.

October 27, 2012
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Justin Bieber Fans Tricked By Nasty Cancer Prank

Many Justin Bieber fans are learning the hard way this week that just because you read it on Twitter, doesn't mean it's true. For a teenage fan of the "Baby" singer, it's hard to know what would be worse - reading reports (later proven to be false) that your idol has cancer, or else discovering that you just shaved your head for nothing.

October 27, 2012
Apple
Apple Expected To Move Into Online Radio

Rumours are intensifying around the likelihood of Apple introducing an ad-supported, web-based radio service into the already busy online streaming market by March next year.

October 27, 2012
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Prince Returns To Hollywood For A Second Secret Show

Tinseltown was treated to a second night of purple funk last night when Prince turned up to the intimate Sayers Club again, two nights after his surprise after jam at the club following his appearance on US talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, on Tuesday.

October 27, 2012
Zucchero
Zucchero Australian Tour Announced

Italian star Zucchero will tour Australia in April, 2013.

October 27, 2012
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The Rolling Stones Release Live Footage From Paris VIDEO

The Rolling Stones played a small warm-up gig in front of 600 people at the La Trabendo nightclub in Paris in Thursday and have today released some footage from the show.

October 27, 2012
Mick Hadley
Mick Hadley Of Purple Hearts Loses Cancer Battle

Australian guitarist Mick Hadley has died at Robina Hospital on the Gold Coast after a battle with cancer.

October 27, 2012
Bon Jovi, Photo By Damien Loverso
Bon Jovi To Tour Australia

Bon Jovi will tour Australia as part of their upcoming ‘Because We Can’ world tour.

October 26, 2012
Ben Sollee
Ben Sollee To Tour With Jordan Ellis

Ben Sollee will return to Australia for a January tour and this time with percussionist Jordon Ellis.

October 26, 2012
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Michael Jackson Falls To Second Place Behind Elizabeth Taylor In Top-Earning Dead Celebrity List

Michael Jackson had quite a run in the years after his passing.

October 26, 2012
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Rod Stewart Will Release New Album Next Year

For the first time in eleven years, Rod Stewart will release an album made up of mostly original songs.

October 26, 2012
The Beach Boys 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beach Boys To Release 50th Anniversary Tour On DVD And Blu-Ray

The Beach Boys' recent 75-date 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour has been caught on film and will be released by Blastmusic on November 20 on both DVD and Blu-Ray.

October 26, 2012
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John To Do First UK Tour Since 1978

For the first time in 34 years, Olivia Newton-John is about to tour the U.K.

October 26, 2012
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears’ Legal Bills Almost At $1 Million

Britney Spears has racked up nearly $1 million in legal bills to pay for her ongoing defamation trial, according to reports.

October 26, 2012
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Justin Bieber And Selena Not On The Rocks

Justin Bieber has dismissed reports his relationship with Selena Gomez is on the rocks.

October 26, 2012
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Reese Witherspoon To Team Up With Michael Bublé?

Reese Witherspoon is apparently considering recording a duet with Michael Bublé.

October 26, 2012
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Opens Up About His Mental Illness

Robbie Williams wishes he 'felt empathy'.

October 26, 2012
Bobby Brown Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi
Bobby Brown’s Loved Ones Worry About His Mental State

Bobby Brown's family is reportedly worried about his "current mental state".

October 26, 2012
Suzie Howie at a Mary Poppins rehearsal: Photo Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Suzie Howie, Melbourne’s PR Giant

The Australian entertainment industry has lost one of the greats of publicity. Our friend Suzie Howie has lost her battle with cancer.

October 26, 2012
Scissor Sisters - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Scissor Sisters Hint At Going On Hiatus

Scissor Sisters hinted they are taking a break at a gig in London last night.

October 26, 2012
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Urges Americans To Vote Obama

Katy Perry urged Americans to 'vote early' with the help of a latex dress, designed to look like a ballot paper.

October 26, 2012
Aston Barrett
Marley Bassist Barrett Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Bass Player Magazine honored Bob Marley's Music Director and First Lieutenant, Aston 'Family Man' Barrett, with a Lifetime Achievement Award last Saturday, October 20, 2012 at a special presentation at The Key Club in Los Angeles.

October 26, 2012