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Cat Power
Cat Power, Dinosaur Jr and Jon Spencer Announce Australian Shows

With so many festivals about to take off, the sideshows are piling up and the latest to be announced are Golden Plains headliners, Cat Power, Dinosaur Jr. and The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

November 8, 2012
Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Angels And The Angels Announce 2013 Dates

2013 is going to be an interesting time for The Angels in Australia. There will be two bands called The Angels on tour at the same time.

November 8, 2012
Motorhead wine
Motorhead Launches Shiraz In Australia

Motorhead are now in the wine business.

November 8, 2012
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Counter Productive: The Stones Vs The Beatles – Midnight Rambling By Frog

I’m going to state an opinion that might shock you. I’ve honestly been thinking about it for a while now, and I figure that with the release of their new compilation, now’s a great time for us to talk about it.

November 8, 2012
Norton Records
Volunteers Flock To Brooklyn’s Norton Records To Help Salvage Stock Damaged By Sandy

Along with the devastation to thousands of homes in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from last week's hurricane Sandy, many, many businesses were either severely damaged or destroyed due, in much part, to the flooding.

November 8, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Robert Plant, Iggy & The Stooges, Ben Harper To Play West Coast Blues N Roots

Robert Plant has been announced as the headline act for the West Coast Blues ‘N’ Roots festival in Perth next March.

November 8, 2012
Stephen Stills, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Stephen Stills Breaks Silence On Failed Buffalo Springfield Reunion

Stephen Stills has finally talked about the Buffalo Springfield reunion tour that never happened.

November 8, 2012
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Donates $1 Million To Hurricane Sandy Relief

Lady Gaga has pledged $1 million to hurricane relief efforts in New York City.

November 8, 2012
Paul Kelly & Neil Finn
Paul Kelly And Neil Finn’s Worlds Collide For Australian Tour

Iconic local artists, Paul Kelly and Neil Finn announced today that they will be doing a tour together across the country in February and March next year, including three dates at the Sydney Opera House.

November 8, 2012
The Wanted: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wanted Challenge One Direction To A Boxing Match

The Wanted have joked they want to take on One Direction in a 'boxing match'.

November 8, 2012
Eva Longoria
Celebs Celebrate Obama Win

Eva Longoria is among the stars to tweet her delight that Barack Obama has been re-elected as President of the United States.

November 8, 2012
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Setlist From New Zealand

Radiohead kicked off the first show on their Australian and New Zealand tour in Auckland on Tuesday.

November 8, 2012
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