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Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl Sells Out SXSW Showcase To Citibank

Dave Grohl will roll out the Sound City Players for a showcase appearance next week at SXSW in Austin, Texas but prepare for a mess. Citi cardholders have been given priority to the show.

March 5, 2013
Brent Grulke 2011, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Austin Music Awards To Pay Tribute To Brent Grulke

The late Brent Grulke will be honored with special tribute at the Austin Music Awards during SXSW next week.

March 4, 2013
Steve Poltz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Henry Wagons, Steve Poltz, Waterboys To Play Conqueroo Party At SXSW

Cary Baker's annual Conqueroo Party at SXSW is once again a smorgasbord sample bag of what Austin has to offer during SXSW.

March 3, 2013
Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
Sounds Australia Adds Two More SXSW Parties

Sounds Australia, Australia's music collective at SXSW, have announced two more showcases parties for Australian acts at SXSW 2013.

March 3, 2013
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Hillsong Topples Nick Cave On ARIA Album Chart

The 27th charted album for Sydney religious group Hillsong (United) becomes the churches second No.1 album in Australia this week, as “Zion” (their 59th released album) debuts at the summit of the ARIA Albums Chart.

March 3, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
What fun, Pink Has The Number One Single Again

Climbing back to the top of the ARIA Singles chart are Pink and Nate Ruess with “Just Give Me a Reason”.

March 3, 2013
Charles Jenkins image by Ros O'Gorman
Charles Jenkins, Kerrie Simpson To Play Conrad Family Benefit Sunday

Melbourne’s music community will gather on Sunday for the Rock & Roll Gumbo Medicine Show, a benefit for Karen Conrad and family.

March 1, 2013
Stevie Nicks: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Stevie Nicks To Speak At SXSW

Stevie Nicks is the latest speaker added to the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas next month.

March 1, 2013
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Laneway Festival Heads To The USA To Launch At SXSW

The St Jerome’s Laneway Festival is heading to America with the official launch at SXSW in Austin next month.

March 1, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Nick Cave Debuts At 29 In America

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ‘Push The Sky Away’ has debuted at no. 29 in the USA, becoming Nick’s highest American debut ever in America.

February 27, 2013
Toni Childs at the State Theatre
Toni Childs Completes Album And Starts Kickstarter Campaign

American singer songwriter Toni Childs has almost finished work on her next album ‘Citizens of the Planet’ and she has now launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund to create animations for the live experience.

February 27, 2013
Scot Crawford
Scot Crawford Appointed PledgeMusic Australia and New Zealand General Manager

Former Shock Records general manager Scot Crawford has been named the new GM of crowd-funding company PledgeMusic for Australia and New Zealand.

February 27, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Play Three Club Dates Before SXSW

Green Day have booked in three small warm-up shows before their official live comeback during SXSW.

February 27, 2013
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The Audreys, Alpine, The Rubens To Play Aussie BBQ At SXSW

The Aussie BBQ, one of the most popular events at SXSW, will feature The Audreys, Alpine and The Rubens this year.

February 26, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Perform At SXSW

Green Day will make their live concert comeback at SXSW in Austin, Texas next month.

February 26, 2013
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Adele Wins Academy Award For Best Original Song

Adele has picked up the Academy Awards for Best Original Song for her theme from ‘Skyfall’.

February 25, 2013
Olly Murs
Olly Murs To Perform At Logie Awards

British pop act Olly Murs will head to Australia to perform at the Logie Awards in April.

February 25, 2013
Baauer
Australia Generates Its 1000th Number One Song

It’s only taken us just over 73 years to do it, but this week Australia has placed its 1000th number one song on the top of our charts, albeit with a song that most people would screw their nose up at and say “what the hell is that noise doing at No.1?” I’m talking about “Harlem Shake” by US DJ who goes by the name Baauer.

February 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Push The Sky Away Debuts At Number One On ARIA

The fifteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds becomes the group’s first No.1 album in Australia, as they debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with “Push the Sky Away”, their first new material in almost five years (March 2008 was the last one).

February 24, 2013
Faker - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Aussie BBQ Los Angeles Date Set For March 10

Australian acts heading to SXSW will stop-over in Los Angeles for The Aussie BBQ on March 10.

February 24, 2013
Baauer
Baauer Harlem Shake Is Australia’s 1000th Number One Song

73 years after music charts started in Australia the viral smash 'Harlem Shake' by Baauer has become the 1000th number one song.

February 24, 2013
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer Responds To Dave Lombardo Sacking

Following a statement by Dave Lombardo earlier today about his sacking from Slayer on the of the Soundwave tour in Australia, Slayer have issued their retort.

February 22, 2013
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Flaming Lips To Headline SXSW Auditorium Shores Friday Show

Flaming Lips will perform a free show for the people of Austin and SXSW at the Auditorium Shores stage on March 15.

February 22, 2013
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Music Victoria Launches Music Guide App

Music Victoria has launches a free Melbourne Music City app.

February 21, 2013
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John O’Donnell Named Managing Director Of EMI Australia

John O’Donnell has returned to EMI to head the new operation of the company within Universal Music.

February 21, 2013
Emeli Sande
BRIT Awards Complete Winners List

The BRIT Awards were handed out in London tonight (February 2) and Mumford & Sons, Coldplay and Adele took home awards.

February 21, 2013
Levon Helm
SXSW To Pay Tribute To Levon Helm

SXSW 2013 will host a Tribute to Levon Helm on the final night of the festival on March 16.

February 21, 2013
Children Collide - Photo By Damien Loverso
Crucial Music And Village Sounds Partner

Jessica Ducrou’s Village Sounds has been appointed the sole Australian booking agent for Re Harvey’s Crucial Music roster.

February 19, 2013
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deni Ute Muster Wins 2012 Australian Tourism Award

Deniliquin’s Deni Ute Muster has won an Australian tourism award just as the next big event for the region, the Deni Blues & Roots Festival swings into action.

February 18, 2013
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Superjesus, Baby Animals And The Living End Added To Stone Music Festival

One day after coming out of nowhere and announcing at line-up featuring Van Halen and Billy Joel, Sydney’s newest music festival Stone has added some Australian acts.

February 18, 2013