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Freddie Mercury's 1974 Rolls Royce
Freddie Mercury Rolls Royce Sells For £60,000

A 1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow has a guide price of £9,000- £11,000 in the UK. Freddie Mercury’s Roller was expected to sell for £24,000 - £28,000. It went for £60,000.

January 13, 2013
Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox Tops ARIA Album Chart

Bruno Mars jumps up a couple of places to land the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart with his second album “Unorthodox Jukebox” the album also gaining its second Top 10 single this week too, as “When I Was Your Man” jumped up to No.6, with the first single from the set “Locked Out of Heaven” (HP-4) dropping a few places to No.12.

January 13, 2013
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Remain Top Of ARIA Chart

Macklemore with his producer Ryan Lewis and rapper Wanz stays atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a seventh consecutive week with their now 5x(▲)Platinum certified track “Thrift Shop”.

January 13, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bowie Producer Tony Visconti Corrects Bowie Live Report

David Bowie producer Tony Visconti has taken to Twitter to correct a story run in Pitchfork today saying that David Bowie will never tour again.

January 12, 2013
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Sharon Osbourne Calls Lady Gaga A Bully

Sharon Osbourne has branded Lady Gaga an "attention seeker" and a "bully" for making comments about her daughter Kelly.

January 12, 2013
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Confirms X Factor Departure

Britney Spears has confirmed she is leaving The X Factor US.

January 12, 2013
David Bowie Where Are They Now
Tony Visconti Didn’t Even Tell His Children About David Bowie Album

Producer Tony Visconti says his children didn’t even know that he was working on a new David Bowie album.

January 12, 2013
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Flaming Lips The Terror Is About Finding The Answer

The Flaming Lips will be releasing their 15th studio album ‘The Terror’ in the second quarter of this year.

January 12, 2013
Quentin Tarentino
Quentin Tarantino Throws Tantrum During British Interview

Film director Quentin Tarantino completely lost it in an interview with British news reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy, refusing to answer a question about violence and telling Guru-Murthy that the interview was his commercial.

January 12, 2013
Anthrax Scott Ian
Anthrax Recruit Shadows Fall Guitarist For Soundwave

Jon Donais of Shadows Falls will play with Anthrax on their upcoming dates including Soundwave.

January 12, 2013
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Musicians Take To Crowdfunding In 2012

In a year when crowdfunding grew exponentially across the globe, music projects accounted for thousands of campaigns, including a growing local trend towards fan-supported releases.

January 11, 2013
Bob Seger, music news,
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Announce US Tour

Bob Seger is putting the Silver Bullet Band back on the road.

January 11, 2013
Tubular Bells For Two
Tubular Bells For Two Second Melbourne Show Announced

Tubular Bells For Two, the performance by Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth, will be performed a second time at the Melbourne Recital Centre.

January 11, 2013
Steve Howe - Photo By Tim Cashmere
Steve Howe Quits Asia

Steve Howe has announced that he has left the group Asia.

January 11, 2013
BJ Thomas The Living Room Sessions
BJ Thomas Re-Records His Classics As Duets

B.J. Thomas has gone the duets route with his upcoming album, The Living Room Sessions, due this spring from Wrinkled Records.

January 11, 2013
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman,, photos
Bruce Springsteen And Rolling Stones Nominated For Brit Awards

Veteran artists the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have been nominated for the 2013 BRIT Awards. The Stones are up for British Live Act while Springsteen received a nod for International Male Artist.

January 11, 2013
`Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Elton John Denies He Has A Second Child

News reports about Elton John and David Furnish welcoming a second child are false.

January 11, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Destiny’s Child Reunite For One More Song

Beyonce Knowles has reunited with Destiny's Child to record a new track.

January 11, 2013
Macklemore, music news, noise11
SXSW Adds Hundreds More Including Macklemore

Seattle's Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who have owned the top of the Australian singles chart with 'Thrift Shop' for the past month, are just one of the acts added to SXSW 2013.

January 11, 2013
360, The Audreys, ME Selected for SXSW

More Australian showcases have been announced for SXSW 2013 with 360, The Audreys and ME! added to the list.

January 11, 2013
The Angels - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Angels John And Rick Brewster And Chris Bailey Release Statement For Doc Neeson

The Angels’ co-founders John and Rick Brewster and Chris Bailey have issued a heart-felt statement following the news of singer Doc Neeson’s brain tumour.

January 10, 2013
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Ready To Make Third Album

Justin Timberlake will have new music soon. How soon I soon? Well its 7.18pm Melbourne time as I write this. If you are in Australia, it will be released before you wake up tomorrow.

January 10, 2013
Psy Goes Nuts Over Super Bowl Ad

Psy will make his commercial debut this February when Wonderful Pistachios features him in their Super Bowl ad.

January 10, 2013
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Consults Fans On His Plans For A Big Year In 2013

Prince orchestrated a meeting of fans online this week in order to discuss recent leaks of his music on Twitter, as well to seek their input on everything from sharing music online to reasonable ticket prices for concerts at Paisley Park.

January 10, 2013
Willow Smith
Willow Smith Samples Radiohead In Beautiful New Single

"I try to be sugar and spice, but I'm melancholy and can't do anything right," sings Willow Smith in her stunning new single Sugar and Spice, which features a sample from the Radiohead song Codex.

January 10, 2013
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Ross Wilson, Troy-Cassar-Daley Join Glenn Frey Tour

Glenn Frey has announced the special guests for his Australian tour with Ross Wilson and Troy Cassar-Daley added to shows around Australia.

January 10, 2013
Elvis Presley Aloha From Hawaii
Elvis Aloha From Hawaii 40th Anniversary With Rehearsal Coming

Sony will reissue the classic Elvis Presley live album ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ to mark the 40th anniversary of the show and include the rehearsal show from the previous day.

January 10, 2013
The Marbles
Trevor Gordon Of The Marbles Dies At 64

Trevor Gordon, half of duo The Marbles with his cousin Graham Bonnet, has died at the age of 64.

January 10, 2013
Kent Abbott of Grade and Somehow Hollow
Grade And Somehow Hollow Member Kent Abbott Dead At 31

Kent Abbott of Grade then Somehow Hollow has passed away at the age of 21.

January 10, 2013
The Beatles Abbey Road
Record Store Day Is 100 Days Away So Name The Essential Albums

Record Store Day is just over 100 days away and over at the Record Store Day Facebook page the question being asked is “what are the 100 favourite albums of all-time?”.

January 10, 2013