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Universal Music
Universal Music Counts On An Ad Driven Recovery

The Universal Music Group is planning on increasing music sales the good old-fashioned way … by advertising. 

September 25, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Unveil Their Latest Remixes

Radiohead release the final instalment of their remix vinyls on Monday.

September 25, 2011
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Is Bono The New INXS Singer?

INXS have a new song at their website and the lead vocal sounds a lot like U2’s Bono.

September 24, 2011
Aerosmith Album Update

Tom Hamilton, bassist for Aerosmith, has posted a video on the band's site updating everyone on the status of the new album.

September 24, 2011
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Coming Legacy Box Coming

Following closely on the heals of the announcement of the Billy Joel box set comes word of an even bigger set for Leonard Cohen.

September 24, 2011
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Guns n Roses Announce US Tour

Guns N' Roses are hitting the road in the U.S. for the first time in five years.

September 24, 2011
Last REM Performance – Watch It Here

When R.E.M. completed their Accelerate tour on November 18, 2008 in Mexico City, nobody would have imagined that it was their last performance.

September 24, 2011
Rebecca Black
Why Is Rebecca Black Is Coming To Australia?

Someone should tell the good people at Australia’s biggest telco Telstra that Rebecca Black’s 15 minutes of fame ended … well 15 minutes after we first heard of her.

September 23, 2011
Baron Wolman
Meet Veteran Music Photographer Baron Wolman In Melbourne This Weekend

Baron Wolman, the original music photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, will be at The Raw Gallery in South Melbourne for the start of his Every Picture Tells A Story exhibition.

September 23, 2011
Joe Camilleri, The Black Sorrows
Joe Camilleri, Shane Howard, John Schumann To Play Healesville Track

Music at the Healesville Track is returning for its second year with Joe Camilleri, Shane Howard and John Schumann as well as Mick Thomas, Rebecca Barnard, Monique Brumby and Damian Howard.

September 23, 2011
Norah Jones
Norah Jones To Flash Her Little Willies Again

The Little Willies will release their second album in January, 2012.

September 23, 2011
Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon Reissues Today

EMI Records is releasing the most comprehensive package of the classic Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ this week.

September 23, 2011
Joe Camilleri, The Black Sorrows
It’s A Girl For Joe Camilleri

Joe Camilleri is a father again. 63-year old Joe and his partner, signer Atlanta Coogan, welcomed daughter Aurora Lily into the world earlier this week.

September 23, 2011
Shine On Music Festival Line-Up Announced

Victoria will play host to music festival Shine On in Victoria’s Pyrenees Ranges in November.

September 23, 2011
Brous To Launch EP

Sophia Brous is planning a run of interstate dates for the launch of her debut EP.

September 22, 2011
The Amity Affliction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Amity Affliction Sign With Roadrunner Worldwide

Queensland band The Amity Affliction will be released worldwide through Roadrunner Records.

September 22, 2011
Jason Mraz. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jason Mraz Streams New Song At His Website

A brand new Jason Mraz song has gone live at his official website.

September 22, 2011
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift To Release Live CD And DVD

The next Taylor Swift album will be a live album from her current Speak Now World Tour.

September 22, 2011
Alice Cooper
Ke$ha And Lou Reed Guest On Alice Cooper Album

The new Alice Cooper album ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’, the sequel to his classic 1975 ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’, features guest appearances from Ke$ha, Lou Reed and the original Alice Cooper Band members Denis Dunaway, Michael Bruce and Neal Smith.

September 22, 2011
Ozzy Osbourne
Jack Osbourne Makes Ozzy Osbourne Documentary

The story of Ozzy Osbourne will be told via his son Jack. Jack Osbourne is the producer of ‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’, the official documentary of the iconic Black Sabbath singer.

September 22, 2011
REM Announce Breakup

After 30 years, REM have decided to call it quits.

September 22, 2011
Queen Audition For Queen Covers Band

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is holding auditions to put together a Queen cover band to mark the 40th anniversary of the band.

September 22, 2011
Clem Burke from Blondie
Sex Pistols, Blondie, The Cult And Supernaut Become The International Swingers

It is time to toss the “supergroup” word around again. This time the band is The International Swingers, made up of members of Blondie, The Sex Pistols. The Cult and Supernaut.

September 20, 2011
Live Nation
Live Nation and Universal Create Joint Venture

The world’s largest record company has joined forces with the world’s biggest touring and management company. Live Nation and Universal Music have done a deal.

September 20, 2011
Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Renee Geyer Returns To Live Shows

Renee Geyer will return to live performances with two intimate shows planned for Melbourne next month and then some shows in Sydney in December.

September 20, 2011
Julia Zemiro from Rockwiz image by Ros O'Gorman
Rockwiz Christmas Tour Is A Hit

The Australian summer will see Eminem, Foo Fighters, Roger Waters, Rod Stewart, Kings Of Leon, Hall & Oates, Sade, Taylor Swift and Incubus hitting our shores but the runaway success is looking like Rockwiz.

September 20, 2011
Seeker Lover Keeper
Seeker Lover Keeper To Tour In Churches

The Sarah Blasko, Sally Saltmann and Holly Throsby collaboration Seeker Lover Keeper is heading to churches around Australia for the Heavenly Sounds tour.

September 20, 2011
Anthony Callea
Oh Oh Oh Oh Anthony Callea Is Back

Anthony Callea is about to release his first record since 2007. ‘Oh Oh Oh Oh’ marks the recording return of Anthony Callea and this time it’s different.

September 20, 2011
Metals Like/Unlike
Metals Drop Like/Unlike Video

The new Metals video for ‘Like/Unlike’ is here to view.‘Like/Unlike’ was directed by Rhett Wade-Ferrell and is the first taste of their upcoming album in 2012.This one features rapper 360 and producer Styalz Fuego. A remix by Artful Dodger is also on the way.Check out the video here:Metals - Like/Unlike (Official Video) from IllusiveCrew on Vimeo.

September 19, 2011
Florence + The Machine
St Jerome’s Laneway Dates and Venues Announced

Dates for the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival have been announced for Australia, New Zealand and Singapore for 2011.

September 19, 2011