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Bettye LaVette
Bettye LaVette Announces Soulful Folk Covers Album

Gospel and soul legend Bettye LaVette prepares covers of Black Keys, Tom Waits, Neil Young and Bob Dylan.

August 14, 2012
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Grinspoon Announce Their Seventh Album ‘Black Rabbits’

Hard rock champs Grinspoon gear up for their seventh album, named after cockney rhyming slang for ‘bad habits’.

August 14, 2012
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Of The Who Prepares Autobiography

Who guitarist Pete Townshend will release his long-awaited biography in October.

August 14, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift Announces Her New Album Red

Country pop princess Taylor Swift has revealed details of her next album, titled Red, in a fan Q&A.

August 14, 2012
Emeli Sande
Olympics Closing Ceremony Creates UK Hits for Emeli Sande, Elbow and Kate Bush

Songs performed and played at the Olympic Closing Ceremony yesterday are dominating the UK iTunes chart today (August 14).

August 14, 2012
Katherine Jackson
Michael Jackson Estate Dispute Continues

Katherine Jackson reportedly 'doesn't want to see her children' because they didn't say that her grandchildren were trying to contact her.

August 14, 2012
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Reissues 25th Anniversary So Box

The official announcement won't be made until later this week of the contents of the So reissue from Peter Gabriel, but we have some of the information from the Amazon listing.

August 14, 2012
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Usher Performs At NYC Fundraiser

Usher made an emotional speech at a recent fundraising event following the tragic loss of his young stepson.

August 14, 2012
Gary Barlow, Noise11, Photo
Gary Barlow Puts On Brave Face For Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gary Barlow has been hailed as 'brave' by fans and fellow stars for performing at the Olympic closing ceremony last night.

August 14, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Buys House Over The Road From New Boyfriend

Taylor Swift has bought a house "right across the street" from her boyfriend and his family.

August 14, 2012
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Mel B Sleeps In Her Spice Girls Outfit

Mel B has woken up in her stage costume from last night's Olympic closing ceremony performance.

August 14, 2012
Donald Fagen Sunken Condos
Donald Fagen To Release Fourth Solo Album

Donald Fagen of Steely Dan has announced that his fourth album, Sunken Condos, will be out on October 16.

August 14, 2012
Mark Wilkinson
Mark Wilkinson Announces National Tour And Single Release

Singer/songwriter and busker Mark Wilkinson has just announced a national tour in support of his new single, 'Benny’s On The Rooftop' and a brand new acoustic album, Hand Picked.

August 14, 2012
Thurston Moore - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Thurston Moore Of Sonic Youth Announces Australian Sideshows

Frontman for legendary art-rock band Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, has booked more Australian shows.

August 14, 2012
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R.I.P. Brent Grulke Of SXSW

There is sad news for the music industry to report this morning. Brent Grulke, the creative director of SXSW, has died at the age of 52.

August 14, 2012
Geoffrey Rush, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Geoffrey Rush Was Once In A Rock Band

Geoffrey Rush could have ended up a rock star had he continued the way he started out.

August 13, 2012
The Temper Trap - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Temper Trap, Missy Higgins Lead Hobart’s Soundscape Festival

The Temper Trap, Missy Higgins, Bluejuice, Big Scary and more sign on for the Soundscape Festival.

August 13, 2012
Regurgitator Add Second Sydney Show And More Supports

Hip-hop punk electro heroes Regurgitator deliver another Sydney show on their Unit/Tu-Plang Retrotech tour.

August 13, 2012
Illy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Illy Talks About His Back-To-Basics New Album

Melbourne hip-hop upstart Illy tells Noise11 about his back-to-basics, non-pop new album Bring It Back.

August 13, 2012
Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Reveals Snippet Of Maria Gadú Duet

Living legend Tony Bennett has posted a clip from his Viva Latin duet with Brazilian songstress Maria Gadú.

August 13, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Flies Fans Out For Dinner

Rihanna has flown five fans to Barbados and cooked them dinner.

August 13, 2012
Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse To Sue The FBI

Renegade US cult rap duo Insane Clown Posse have announced that they will sue the FBI.

August 13, 2012
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland Everybody Dance Now Stiffs For Ten

‘Everybody Dance Now’, Network Ten’s new reality dance show featuring Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland, bombed in its first night rating.

August 13, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seventh Annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards Announced

The first details for the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have been announced.

August 13, 2012
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Builds House In Crete With Nursery For Elton’s Son

Lady Gaga will have a special wing in her new house for her famous godson.

August 13, 2012
Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman
Beastie Boys Sue Energy Drink Over Unauthorised Use In Ad

Hot on the heels of the news that the late-Adam Yauch stipulated in his will that none of his music was to be used for advertising purposes, the remaining Beastie Boys have sued Monster Energy Drink for unauthorized use of their recordings.

August 13, 2012
A Symphony of British Music
Olympics Closing Ceremony Soundtrack Already Released

Just hours after the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Universal Music has released the soundtrack album.

August 13, 2012
Gotye and Kimbra
Gotye Reassembles Scores Of YouTube Covers

Chart-topping sensation Gotye adds to the litany of ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ covers with a massive mash-up.

August 13, 2012
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Olympics Closing Ceremony The Complete Playlist

The 2012 London Olympics have concluded with a 3 hour performance saluting the history of British Music.

August 13, 2012
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Olympics Closing To Feature Kate Bush, George Michael, Spice Girls And Ed Sheeran

Kate Bush has only ever toured once and that was in 1979 but today she will hit the stage for the closing of the London Olympics. So will George Michael, Spice Girls and Ed Sheeran.

August 12, 2012