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Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tim Farriss Of INXS Recalls Freddie Mercury And Michael Hutchence Duet

INXS founder Tim Farriss recalls the very start of the band’s fame when once on tour with Queen, Freddie Mercury and Michael Hutchence had a impromptu performance in a hotel room.

October 13, 2012
Spencer P Jones and the Nothing Butts
Spencer P Jones Works With Nothing Butt Friends

Spencer P. Jones of the infamous The Johnnys and Beasts of Bourbon has a new group of vagabonds that he likes to call Spencer P Jones and the Nothing Butts.

October 13, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Battle Scars Was 99th No 1 Debut

When Guy Sebastian debuted at No.1 in mid-August with his sixth No.1 single “Battle Scars”, not only did he break a new record for most No.1 singles by an Australian MALE artist, he also became the 99th No.1 single to debut at the top of the charts, meaning we only have one more to go to make it to the 100th No.1 debut.

October 13, 2012
Paul Stanley - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kiss Australian Tour Confirmed

Paul Stanley has confirmed Kiss will tour Australia in January.

October 12, 2012
Tame Impala image photo
Tame Impala Announce Headlining Australian Tour

Homebake, Meredith, Pyramid, and now a proper national headlining tour from psych globe-trotters Tame Impala.

October 12, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Cosmo Jarvis Announces Sideshows

Cosmo Jarvis has added sideshow dates for when he returns to Australia for the Falls Festival.

October 12, 2012
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton’s Slowhand Gets 35th Anniversary Treatment

One of the highlights of Eric Clapton's career (among numerous highlights) is the 1977 album Slowhand. Polydor and UMe are saluting that album with the multi-format release Slowhand: 35th Anniversary Edition.

October 12, 2012
Ritchie Blackmore
Ritchie Blackmore Would Rather Be Able To Pay Bills Than Be In Hall Of Fame

Deep Purple are finally up for possible induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but former member Ritchie Blackmore really "couldn't care less."

October 12, 2012
Evermore: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Guy Sebastian, Evermore, Lisa Mitchell Lead New Releases

It’s a big week of albums from Guy Sebastian, Evermore, Lisa Mitchell, Bat For Lashes, Ben Harper and heaps more.

October 12, 2012
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart Discuss New Album

With Heart's Fanatic, a new studio album, and Kicking and Dreaming, an insiders' memoir, out now, 2012 is shaping up as a banner year for the iconic American band.

October 12, 2012
Christina Aguilera photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christina Aguilera Is Embracing Her Sexuality

Christina Aguilera is learning to 'embrace' her sexuality.

October 12, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Make US Chart History Again

One Direction have made history in the USA again by achieving the fastest selling single by a UK artist with 'Live While We're Young'.

October 12, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra and AJ Maddah To Speak At Face The Music

The Face The Music conference in Melbourne has announced Kimbra as well as Soundwave’s AJ Maddah in conversation for this year’s event.

October 12, 2012
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Is A ‘Relationship Guy’

Lance Bass believes Justin Timberlake 'was ready to marry when he was 14.'

October 12, 2012
The Cash Is Rolling In For Gangnam Style’s Psy

Korean rapper Psy is apparently earning huge sums of money for live appearances.

October 12, 2012
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Rod Stewart Says Rachel Hunter Was Too Young To Get Married

Rod Stewart says he 'should have known better' than to marry Rachel Hunter because she was so young.

October 12, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Appears Topless On New Album Cover

Rihanna has confirmed the title of her new album and appears topless on the cover.

October 12, 2012
Fergie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Fergie : Hubby Cooks A Mean Lasagne

Fergie spends time with her husband Josh Duhamel 'as often as possible.'

October 12, 2012
Sophia Brous and Awaz
The Key Of Sea Announces Special One-Off Concert

Tim Rogers Polyxeni, Jinja Safari, Chet Faker and more will appear to showcase the collaborative compilation The Key Of Sea Volume II live.

October 12, 2012
Scott Gorham Thin Lizzy
New Thin Lizzy Album Won’t Be Released Under Old Name

After a very successful 2 year run with the current line up. Thin Lizzy have made a decision to not release a new album under the Thin Lizzy name.

October 12, 2012
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Heroin And Gun Found On Nelly’s Tour Bus

Rapper Nelly has been detained after police found drugs and a loaded gun on his tour bus, it has been claimed.

October 12, 2012
ARIA, music news,

ARIA have announced plans for the first-ever ARIA Week, a week of live music performances in Sydney around the ARIA Awards.

October 12, 2012
Rolling Stones GRRR
LISTEN: The Rolling Stones – Doom And Gloom

The Rolling Stones have released 'Doom and Gloom', their first new song in seven years.

October 12, 2012
Rage Against The Machine - s/t
Rage Against The Machine Anniversary Box Set On The Way

The twentieth anniversary of Rage Against The Machine’s debut album will be celebrated with a huge boxset.

October 11, 2012
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Announce Soundwave Side Shows

Pop-punk megastars Blink-182 have finally announce side shows alongside their Soundwave visit.

October 11, 2012
Tame Impala image photo
Tame Impala, Last Dinosaurs, Hermitude And More Join Homebake

The all-Australian (plus Blondie and some kiwis) festival Homebake has delivered its second artist announcement.

October 11, 2012
Neil Young and Crazy Horse new Psychedelic Pill
Neil Young Releases 17 Minute Ramada Inn Video

The songs on the new Neil Young album are long. ‘Ramada Inn’ goes for 16:52. But that hasn’t stopped Neil making a video for the song.

October 11, 2012
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Is Pink Preparing Another Marathon Tour?

Pink’s 2013 Australian tour is already shaping up to be another marathon event like her last 2009 tour.

October 11, 2012
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears To Perform For Whitney

Britney Spears will take to the stage this week in a performance tribute to Whitney Houston.

October 11, 2012
Jimmy Cliff, Joan Armatrading, Rodriguez Added To Bluesfest

Bluesfest’s second announcement includes Jimmy Cliff, Joan Armatrading, Rodriguez, Robert Cray, Trombone Shorty and more.

October 11, 2012