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Henry McCullough
Wings Guitarist Henry McCullough Critical Following Heart Attack

Henry McCullough, the guitarist for Paul McCartney & Wings in the 70s, is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Monday.

November 8, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Ruled Out Of SXSW 2013

Neil Young and Crazy Horse will be back in Australia in March 2013 for A Day On The Green and arena dates. That rules out of the possibility of Young playing SXSW or Bluesfest for 2013.

November 8, 2012
George Clinton, Parliament: Photo Ros O'Gorman
George Clinton To Bring Galactic Space Circus To Oz

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic have announced a national tour in addition to their appearance at Golden Plains Lucky Seven next year, adding to a growing list of sideshows for the regional Victorian festival.

November 7, 2012
Wanda Jackson, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Bluesfest Announces More Sideshows Ahead Of 4th Artist Announcement

Bluesfest news keeps rolling in, with more sideshows announced today, ahead of their fourth artist announcement on Sunday, which promises to deliver another big name, which they are teasing could bigger than Robert Plant.

November 7, 2012
MC Wheels My Introduction
MC Wheels To Perform At Sprung Festival This Weekend

MC Wheels, the 17-year old hip-hop artist with a rare nerve disease and confined to a wheelchair, has been confirmed to perform at the Sprung Festival this weekend.

November 7, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Australia’s Parkway Drive Debuts On US Chart

Parkway Drive, from Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, will debut in the Top 30 in the USA this week.

November 7, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift Keeps US No 1, Rod Stewart And Neil Young Debut Top 10

Taylor Swift was an easy winning again this week on the US chart. ‘Red’ sold 331,000 units and despite a 73% drop in sales from last week still managed to sell double the sales for no. 2’s Meek Mill debut.

November 7, 2012
Will and the People Yellow Submarine bus
Will And The People To Travel Australia In A Yellow Submarine Bus

UK band Will and the People will be easy to spot on Australian roads. They will be travelling in a Wicked Campers bus painted with an image of the Yellow Submarine ‘Blue Meanie’ and the words ‘I get high with a little help from my friends’ on the side.

November 7, 2012
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr To Release First Solo Album In The New Year

Former Smiths member Johnny Marr will release his first ever solo album, The Messenger, on February 26 via Sire/ADA.

November 7, 2012
Lindsey Buckingham, music news,
Lindsey Buckingham Releases Live One Man Show On Digital

Lindsey Buckingham is one of our greatest guitarists.

November 7, 2012
Presidents of the United States of America
Presidents of the Unites States of America To Play Debut Album In Australia

Happy Election Day America. Presidents of the United States of America have chosen this day to announce their Australian tour.

November 7, 2012
The Game
The Game’s Fiancée Wishes He Wasn’t A Rapper

The Game's fiancée wishes that her future husband had a different occupation.

November 7, 2012
Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle Returns With A Standing Ovation

Singing sensation Susan Boyle returns with a stunning album of songs from the golden era of film and stage, her fourth studio album in three years.

November 7, 2012
Rod Stewart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
A Love Of Sports Saved Rod Stewart From Drugs

Rod Stewart says his love of sport stopped him becoming hooked on drugs.

November 7, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction : We’ve Just Been Ourselves

One Direction has become a pop phenomenon around the world in a very short space of time.

November 7, 2012
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Wouldn’t Say No To More Children

Céline Dion says the 'chapter is not closed' when it comes to having more children.

November 7, 2012
The D.O.T
Mike Skinner and Rob Harvey Unveil The D.O.T.

In 2006, Mike Skinner of The Streets and Rob Harvey of The Music met backstage at the Big Day Out in Australia. Today they have a band together called The D.O.T.

November 7, 2012
Cat Power
Cat Power Postpones European Tour Until Due To Ill Health

Cat Power has postponed her upcoming European tour dates due to health reasons, giving the following statement:

November 7, 2012
Bret McKenzie, Flight Of The Conchords, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
FOTC Bret McKenzie To Write Songs For New Muppets Movie

Bret McKenzie will pen new songs for Muppets 2.

November 7, 2012
Whitney Houston, music news,
New Whitney Houston Track Released

The new Whitney Houston compilation, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston, will be released next Tuesday.

November 7, 2012
Spice Girls images photo
Spice Girls Could Reunite

Mel C says the Spice Girls would "definitely" like to take to the stage again.

November 7, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Records Chris Brown Duet

Rihanna recorded a duet with Chris Brown for her new album.

November 7, 2012
Jay-Z. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Buys Generator For Hurricane-Stricken Neighbours

Jay-Z has become the Hurricane Sandy 'guardian angel' for Tribeca residents.

November 7, 2012
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Michael Bublé Credits Wife With Helping Turn His Life Around

Michael Bublé decided to change so he wouldn't end up "alone with long fingernails".

November 7, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Obama Gets Paul McCartney’s Vote

Paul McCartney posted a video yesterday with the members of his band urging his fans to vote for Barack Obama.

November 7, 2012
Ringo Starr All Starr Band
Ringo Starr Adds Second Sydney And Melbourne Shows

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band will play second shows in both Melbourne and Sydney.

November 7, 2012
Nona Hendryx Mutastis Mutandis
Counter Productive: Nona Hendryx Tales From Retail

It's funny how the music industry works. One day I'm listening to Mac Cocker on JJJ playing this fabulous new record by Nona Hendryx, the next, I find I'm selling it because I'm working at RCA.

November 6, 2012
The Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze hoodie
Jimi Hendrix Gets A Clothing Line

When you are next on the Red Carpet and you are asked, “whom are you wearing” your answer may just be ‘Jimi Hendrix’.

November 6, 2012
Dan Wilson, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Dan Wilson To Return To The Minnesota Stage

Dan Wilson is heading back to Minnesota for a hometown gig in February with his brother Matt Wilson.

November 6, 2012
Billy Hyde Stage Systems
Soundwave Boss Buys Allans Billy Hyde Stage Systems

According to a statement on their website, Billy Hyde Stage Systems is now an independent company, with Soundwave/Harvest Backline Manager, Billy Hibben, announced as national manager.

November 6, 2012