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Sharon Osbourne Did Not Fire Bill Ward From Black Sabbath

Sharon Osbourne has issued a statement denying she had anything to do with the departure of Black Sabbath founding member Bill Ward from the reformed band.

February 12, 2012
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen We Take Care Of Our Own

Bruce Springsteen has released the video for ‘We Take Care Of Our own’, the first single from the next Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band album ‘Wrecking Ball’, coming in March.

February 11, 2012
Why The Yes And Led Zeppelin Supergroup Did Not Happen

The shortlived Yes and Led Zeppelin supergroup XYZ never got off the group because it was the wrong timing for Robert Plant.

February 10, 2012
Splendour In The Grass Producer Jessica Ducrou Rules Out Coldplay Or Kanye Sized Headliner For 2012

After their biggest line-up ever last year with Coldplay and Kanye West, Splendour In The Grass producer Jessica Ducrou has ruled out that calibre of headliner for 2012.

February 10, 2012
Splendour In The Grass To Return To Byron In 2012

Splendour In The Grass announce the 2012 dates and a return to its spiritual home of Byron Bay.

February 10, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Cancel Australian Visit

Coldplay’s planned visit to Sydney next week has bee cancelled due to “personal reasons”.

February 10, 2012
Jon Anderson Reacts To Chris Squire Yes Noise11 Story

Original Yes singer Jon Anderson has reacted to yesterday’s interview with Chris Squire saying that he has next to no contact with the Yes bass player in years.

February 9, 2012
The Pretty Reckless
Taylor Momsen’s Pretty Reckless and Heroes For Hire Book Sidewaves

The Pretty Reckless, featuring Gossip Girl’s Taylor Momsen, book Soundwave sideshows with Heroes For Hire.

February 9, 2012
My Morning Jacket
My Morning Jacket And Dawes Team For Sideshows

Americana faves My Morning Jacket and Dawes book Sydney and Melbourne shows.

February 9, 2012
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Ringo Starr Announces His New All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr has announced Todd Rundgren, as well as members of Toto, Journey, Mr. Mister and more for his new band.

February 9, 2012
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Lady Gaga To Tour Australia But Adelaide Misses Out

Lady Gaga will tour Australia and New Zealand in June and July but Adelaide has missed out.

February 9, 2012
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Why Roger Waters The Wall Is The Greatest Show On Earth

Go to see Roger Waters ‘The Wall’. It will be by far the greatest show you will ever see.

February 8, 2012
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Lana Del Rey Australian Dates Postponed

Lana Del Rey will no longer come to Australia later this month.

February 8, 2012
EXCLUSIVE: Yes Recruit Another New Singer

Yes have a new lead singer. Benoit David is out. Jon Davison is in.

February 8, 2012
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen To Play AFL Grand Final Rumour Denied

Will Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at the AFL Grand Final in Melbourne on September 29? The hot rumour is yes.

February 8, 2012
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Announce Their Own Music Festival

The Metallica secret is out. The band has announced that they will create their own music festival to be called ‘Orion Music + More’.

February 8, 2012
Rod Stewart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart Kicks Off Aussie Tour In Perth

Rod Stewart is back in Australia for a national tour with the first show from Perth now done and dusted.

February 7, 2012
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Madonna Will Tour Australia In Early 2013

The first leg of dates for Madonna’s forthcoming World Tour have leaked, and Madge plans to hit Australian shores next year.

February 7, 2012
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Offer Teaser For A Live Movie

Metallica have posted a teaser video promising that fans will see them like never before, possibly in 3D.

February 7, 2012
Seal - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seal Reschedules His Soul 2 Australian Tour

Television show scheduling conflicts cause Seal to shift his February Australian tourdates to April.

February 7, 2012
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Kaiser Chiefs, Public Enemy, City and Colour To Play Groovin The Moo

The Groovin’ The Moo line-up is a big one. 10 international acts were announced this morning including Kaiser Chiefs, Public Enemy, City and Colour and Wavves.

February 7, 2012
The Butterfly Effect
Singer Clint Boge Leaves The Butterfly Effect

Clint Boge, frontman for Brisbane modern rockers The Butterfly Effect, will quit the band after their national tour.

February 6, 2012
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Watch Madonna’s Super Bowl Half Time Show

Madonna’s Super Bowl half time show, featuring Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., LMFAO and Cee-Lo Green, pops up online.

February 6, 2012
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Elen Levon Announces New Single ‘Like A Girl (In Love)’

Bright young pop vocalist Elen Levon has announced her next single ‘Like A Girl (In Love)’.

February 6, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Prepares For Armageddon

Guy Sebastian will fire up 2012 with his seventh album ‘Armageddon’ and a tour to boot.

February 5, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath To Continue With Or With Out Bill Ward

Bill Ward's threats of not participating in the Black Sabbath reunion will not change plans for the band.

February 5, 2012
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Hall & Oates, Melbourne, February 2, 2012

You should have seen the audience three songs in. They were on their feet and charging to the front. Hall & Oates were in the house and this crowd could not wait to see them.

February 3, 2012
Dead Meadow
Boogie 6 Add Jim James, Dead Meadow And More

Boutique camp-out festival Boogie have added a supergroup, solo stars and more for their 6th incarnation.

February 3, 2012
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John Oates Joins Icehouse For Electric Blue

Hall & Oates star John Oates joined Icehouse on stage for the first time in nearly 25 years last night to perform ‘Electric Blue’, the song he co-wrote with Iva Davies.

February 3, 2012
Soundgarden, Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Soundgarden, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Soundgarden played the Big Day Out in 1997 and after two shows in Hawaii in their way back across the Pacific, decided to end their half-decade of riff-fuelled global domination.

February 2, 2012