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Happy Mondays, Noise11, Photo
Original Happy Mondays To Tour Australia

As hinted last week by Noise11, the original line-up of Happy Mondays will tour Australia for the first time ever in May.

January 16, 2013
OMD To Make Comeback With New Album
OMD To Make Comeback With New Album

Cornerstones of British electronic music, OMD, return to jumpstart and rewire the canon with brand new album 'English Electric', out April 8th on 100% Records.

January 16, 2013
Anthrax Scott Ian
Anthrax Covers AC/DC For Anthems

Anthrax have covered eight rock classics including AC/DC’s ‘TNT’ for their new ‘Anthems’ EP.

January 16, 2013
Joan Rivers, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Joan Rivers Gets Involved In Gaga Row

Joan Rivers doesn't think Lady Gaga grasps the humour of her show.

January 16, 2013
Emeli Sandé
Emeli Sandé To Release Live At The Royal Albert Hall DVD

Emeli Sandé and Virgin Records are pleased to announce the release of 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall', a live DVD and CD out on the 18th February.

January 16, 2013
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez Swears Off Men For Now

Selena Gomez has apparently 'sworn off' men.

January 16, 2013
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Defends Her Potty Mouth

Rihanna has said rude things which have got her into trouble since she was "a little girl".

January 16, 2013
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Felt ‘Suffocated’ By Swift

Harry Styles reportedly called things off with Taylor Swift after he "felt suffocated" by their relationship.

January 16, 2013
Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson To Become Modern-Day Lucille Ball

Jessica Simpson is to star in a scripted comedy based on her real life.

January 16, 2013
Carl Barat
Carl Barat Requests Johnny Marr To Play On His Solo Album

Former Libertine Carl Barat has confirmed that he has asked the former Smiths guitar legend to collaborate on his second solo album.

January 16, 2013
Weezer: Photo By Gerry Nicholls, Noise11
Rivers Cuomo Takes On International Soccer Champion Steve Horvat

So at 7:45pm tonight I received this text message. It said, “Just played a soccer match with Weezer! Life is good”.

January 16, 2013
HMV Pitt St Sydney
HMV Officially Goes Into Administration

The HMV retail chain in the UK has officially placed into administration as of opening trade today in London.

January 15, 2013
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Red Hot Chili Peppers To Use Sea Shepherd Digital Art At Big Day Out

When you head to Big Day Out take note of the Red Hot Chili Peppers backdrop. It will feature digital art from Sea Shepherd Australia.

January 15, 2013
The xx
The xx Sell Out Sydney And Melbourne, More Shows Added

The xx shows for Sydney and Melbourne sold out within 15 minutes of going on sale this morning. Extra shows have now been added for both cities.

January 15, 2013
Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James
The Etta James Story With Vika Bull To Premiere In Melbourne

‘At Last: The Etta James Story’ with Vika Bull will premiere in Melbourne at the Athenaeum Theatre in February, just one year after the death of the great Etta James.

January 15, 2013
Emma Louise, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Aussie BBQ Set For March 16

The Aussie BBQ is one of SXSW's main attractions and the 2013 date has been set for March 16 at Maggie Mae's in Austin, Texas.

January 15, 2013
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Red Hot Chili Peppers Play First New Zealand Show SETLIST

Red Hot Chili Peppers have reached the southern hemisphere and played the first show of the 2013 tour in Auckland last night (January 14).

January 15, 2013
Mike Scott of The Waterboys
The Waterboys Mike Scott To Read At Readings Tonight

Mike Scott of The Waterboys will read from his new book ‘Adventures of a Waterboy’ at Readings in Carlton tonight from 6pm.

January 15, 2013
Jimmy O'Neill
Host Of Shindig! Jimmy O’Neill Dead At 72

Jimmy O'Neill, who came to prominence in the mid 60's as the host of the ABC music show Shindig!, has passed away at the age of 72. He had been suffering from diabetes and a heart condition for a number of years.

January 15, 2013
Trevor Holder Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep Bassist Leaves Band Temporarily For Operation

Uriah Heep's bassist, Trevor Bolder, has been forced to take a leave of absence from the group to have an unnamed surgery.

January 15, 2013
Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mona Bushfire Fundraiser To Feature Hoodoo Gurus, Evan Dando, The Break

Mona in Hobart has announced the Mona Bushfire Fundraiser for next Monday with The Hoodoo Gurus, The Break and Evan Dando part of the bill.

January 15, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Was Gung Ho About Gym Class

Pink used to act like gym class was 'the Olympics'.

January 15, 2013
Tim Minchin in Californication
WATCH Tim Minchin As Atticus Fetch In Californication Video

Australia’s Tim Minchin is playing coked-up rockstar Atticus Fetch in Season 6 of Californication.

January 15, 2013
Kelly Osbourne, music news,
Kelly Osbourne Disagrees With Mother’s Gaga Feud

Kelly Osbourne remains a 'big fan' of Lady Gaga despite their ongoing dispute.

January 15, 2013
Dave Navarro Trust No One
Dave Navarro Shoots New Bloody PETA Ad

Dave Navarro is putting a face ' and a body ' to the hundreds of thousands of animals worldwide who are poisoned, blinded and killed every year in tests for the cosmetics industry.

January 15, 2013
Adele Skyfall
Bookies Slash Odds On Adele Oscar Win

William Hill have slashed the price of Adele winning the Best Original Song Oscar from 4/6 to 1/3 after she won the Golden Globe.

January 15, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
New Version Of Old Paul McCartney Track On YouTube

Nobody is quite sure what this short, animated video is for, but what we do know is that it contains a stripped down version of the song Heart of the Country from the album Ram by Paul and Linda McCartney.

January 15, 2013
George Harrison, photo by Paul Cashmere
Olivia Harrison Thwarts Attempt For George Statue

An effort to erect a statue to the late George Harrison in his final home town of Henley-on-Themes has been stopped by the artist's widow, Olivia Harrison.

January 15, 2013
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney’s Ex Signs Non-Disclosure Agreement

Britney Spears'  fiancé Jason Trawick has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement.

January 15, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Release Jubilee Street Lyric Video

‘Jubilee Street’ is the second song to be released from the upcoming 15th Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album ‘Push The Sky Away’.

January 15, 2013