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Real Estate
Golden Plains Finalises Lineup

Real Estate and Total Control are the final two bands to be added to the Golden Plains lineup, completing it after the lineup suffered the setback of dreamy band Low’s cancelation.

November 23, 2011
Yolanda Be Cool
Yolanda Be Cool Added To New Year’s Harbour Party

Club chart-toppers Yolanda Be Cool join Sydney’s Harbour party with Wynter Gordon, Potbelleez and more.

November 23, 2011
Das Racist
Hip-Hop Pranksters Das Racist Book BDO Sideshows

Brooklyn alt-hip-hop heads Heems, Kool A.D. and Dap, otherwise known as Das Racist, announce sideshows.

November 22, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen Takes E Street Band Back On The Road

The official word came on Sunday that Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band will, indeed, continue after the untimely death of saxophonist Clarence Clemmons.

November 22, 2011
Cold Chisel. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
REVIEW – Cold Chisel, Rochford Winery, 19th November, 2011

“We’re not used to playing in fancy wineries. We used to play in mining towns.” This was the line from Jimmy Barnes that summed up the awkward feeling I had in my guts about seeing Cold Chisel in the picturesque Yarra Valley. Something about it didn’t feel right and while that feeling seemed lost on a fair chunk of the Toorak-tractor-driving upper class wine-sipping crowd, it was refreshing to know that the band were at least aware of it.

November 21, 2011
Kasabian at
The Big Day Out Sideshows Announced

Big Day Out has rolled out sideshow dates for Kasabian, My Chemical Romance, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Poyksopp, Odd Future and Cage The Elephant.

November 21, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Symphonica Tour Is Coming To Australia

George Michael will return to Australia in March and April 2012 with his Symphonica Orchestra tour.

November 21, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Guy Sebastian, Missy Higgins To Perform At ARIA Awards

The Living End, Guy Sebastian and Missy Higgins will perform at the ARIA Awards in Sydney next weekend.

November 20, 2011
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Announce First Reunion Dates

For those who couldn't believe it was real, the reformed original Black Sabbath have set the first twelve dates of their reunion tour.

November 20, 2011
Soundwave 2012 Announce Their Third And Final Line-Up

Soundwave has added even more acts to their monster bill, including Bush, In Flames, and The Black Dahlia Murder.

November 18, 2011
Noel Gallagher - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher “Absolutely Crestfallen” His Phone Wasn’t Hacked

Noel Gallagher says he is “absolutely crestfallen” that he wasn’t worthy of having his phone hacked by News of the World.

November 17, 2011
Lanie Lane, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Australia’s Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy In Second SXSW Announcement

South by Southwest has announced a new batch of artists from around the world, including Australia’s own Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy.

November 16, 2011
Shabazz Palaces
Your New Favourite Artist: Shabazz Palaces

Have your brain warped by the hypnotic witchcraft of Seattle avant garde hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces.

November 16, 2011
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Crosby Still & Nash, The Specials Join Bluesfest Line-up

The second announcement for Bluesfest features the return of Crosby, Still & Nash to Australia as well as UK ska band The Specials.

November 16, 2011
Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins To Tour Australia

Henry Rollins will be back in Australia next April for a month long spoken word tour.

November 16, 2011
Austra, SBTRKT, Girls Announce Laneway Sideshows

Canadian ethereal pop group Austra, Pitchfork faves Girls and South London producer SBTRKT announce sideshows.

November 15, 2011
Dresden Dolls - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dresden Dolls Book First Oz Tour In Six Years

Amanda Palmer’s punk cabaret outfit The Dresden Dolls announce their first shows in Australia since 2006.

November 15, 2011
Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Ronan Keating Announces A New Year Tour

Irish heartbreaker Ronan Keating announces a 2012 tour with Sharon Corr of The Coors.

November 14, 2011
Boris Announce Australian Tour For March 2012

Japanese masters of rock weirdness, Boris, book a run of dates in Australia for March next year.

November 14, 2011
Portishead - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Harvest Presents The Gathering: Disaster or Masterpiece?

The inaugural Harvest Festival kicked off yesterday in Melbourne with a slew of spectacular performances.

November 14, 2011
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Headline Download Festival

METALLICA have today announced that they will headline the 10th Download Festival at Donington Park on Saturday 9 June 2012, with an exclusive UK performance oftheir best selling, No. 1 album Metallica, more commonly known simply as 'The Black Album'.

November 12, 2011
Nick Lowe and Ry Cooder - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nick Lowe Channeled Johnny Cash On New Record

Nick Lowe tells that the inspiration for one of the songs on his new album was his former father-in-law Johnny Cash.

November 12, 2011
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath To Reunite for Album and Tour

The original line-up of Black Sabbath have reunited to record their first album since 1978 and then take the show on the road.

November 12, 2011
Fucked Up
F**ked Up Announce Foo Fighters Sideshows

Canadian art-core band Fucked Up have announced a couple of shows alongside their Foo Fighters support.

November 11, 2011
Bleeding Knees Club
Bleeding Knees Club Tour Teenage Girls Up The East Coast

Brisbane brats Bleeding Knees Club plug their new single ‘Teenage Girls’ with an East Coast tour.

November 11, 2011
Low Cancel Australian Tour

Regrettably, Low have been forced to cancel their upcoming Australian tour, including their appearance at the Golden Plains festival in March, 2012.

November 10, 2011
Jane Birkin, Noise11, Photo
Jane Birkin To Perform Songs Of Serge Gainsbourg In Australia

English singer/actress Jane Birkin will perform the songs of her former partner Serge Gainsbourg in a series of shows across Australia next March.

November 10, 2011
Brian Setzer
Brian Setzer Announces His Rockabilly Riot Tour

On his way for Bluesfest, Brian Setzer books sideshows for his Rockabilly Riot.

November 10, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Adds Noel Gallagher and The Vaccines

Noel Gallagher will make his first solo appear in Australia on Big Day Out 2012. The Vaccines have also been added to the bill.

November 9, 2011
Van Walker
Melbourne Troubadour Van Walker Books National Tour

Acclaimed and ludicrously prolific roots singer-songwriter Van Walker books a national tour for 2012.

November 7, 2011