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Burt Bacharach Anyone Who Had A Heart
Burt Bacharach Releases Six CD Career-Spanning Set

Few songwriters have had the success that Burt Bacharach has had over the last 50 years. Along with songwriting partner Hal David, their music has scaled the pop, rock, R&B and country charts with music that has become a major part of the rock era songbook.

May 9, 2013
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
New Venue For Big Day Out Gold Coast

The Big Day Out on the Gold Coast will have a new home in 2014. The event has moved to Metricon Stadium & Carrara Parklands.

May 9, 2013
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Set For Multi-Million Dollar Windfall

One Direction are reportedly set for a $77 million windfall.

May 9, 2013
Adele, music news,
Adele Enjoys Being Thrifty

Adele is reportedly a huge fan of discovering cheap finds at thrift stores.

May 9, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Beatle Paul McCartney Attacked By Crickets

Paul McCartney shows are known for attracting multi-generational audiences but last night in Brazil he attracted a different kind of crowd altogether. The 'Hey Jude' singer, who started his new world tour in Brazil this week, was joined on stage in Goiania by a swarm of Grasshoppers.

May 9, 2013
Jon Lord of Deep Purple photo image
Tribute Concert For Jon Lord To Be Held 2014

A special concert to honor the late Jon Lord of Deep Purple will be held in early next year with exact date and location to be determined.

May 9, 2013
Andrew Stockdale, Melbourne, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Andrew Stockdale Leaves The Wolfmother Lair For Solo Tour

Andrew Stockdale of Wolfmother is now officially a solo act after playing his last Wolfmother show with Aerosmith in Melbourne two weeks ago.

May 9, 2013
Andre Rieu, Noise11, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Andre Rieu Performs For King’s Coronation

Maestro Andre Rieu has written and performed a new waltz for the coronation of the King and Queen of the Netherlands.

May 9, 2013
Kid Rock, Noise11, Photo
Kid Rock Added To Bon Jovi Australian Tour

Kid Rock will tour Australia for the very first time as special guest of Bon Jovi on the Because We Can tour.

May 9, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift To Tour Australia And New Zealand

Taylor Swift will return to Australia in December for her Red tour.

May 9, 2013
Julia Gillard at the Bell Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Prime Minister Julia Gillard To Dine For SLAM

The Australian Prime Minister is coming to dinner. The Honourable Julia Gillard will attend Marieke Hardy’s Dream Dinner in Melbourne for SLAM.

May 8, 2013
Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Renée Geyer To Swing Across Australia

Renée Geyer is taking her ‘Swing’ show on the road.

May 8, 2013
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Swipes The Catholic Church In The Next Day Video

David Bowie is making a statement about the corruption of the Catholic Church in his new video ‘The Next Day’.

May 8, 2013
David Draiman's unborn baby Samuel, Noise11, Photo
David Draiman Releases First Photo Of His Unborn Son

Disturbed/Device lead singer David Drainman has shared the view from the womb of his yet-to-be first-born child.

May 8, 2013
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
Australian Midweek Chart Report: Robin Thicke Looks Good For No 1

At the moment Robin Thicke looks set to land his first national No.1 single in Australia with “Blurred Lines”. If successful, Thicke will knock off Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” after only one week.

May 8, 2013
Anvil Release Hope In Hell

The little Canadian band that couldn't and then made it big after their career was chronicled in a documentary, Anvil, are out with a new album on May 28 called Hope in Hell (The End Records).

May 8, 2013
Honey Singh, Noise11, Photo
Honey Singh To Face Court Over ‘Vulgar’ Song Lyrics

Indian rap singer Honey Singh will face court next week to face to respond to allegations over singing vulgar songs.

May 8, 2013
Rita Ora, Noise11, Photo
Rita Ora And Calvin Harris Enjoy Flirty Relationship

Rita Ora was seen getting "really cosy" with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris over the weekend.

May 8, 2013
ABBA the Museum
ABBA’s Agnetha And Björn Say No To Reunion

Two separate ex-members of ABBA, appearing in two different corners of the world, have each quashed any rumors that the group will reunite.

May 8, 2013
George Jones, Noise11, Photo, music news
The Show Must Go On For George Jones

The final scheduled show for George Jones, scheduled for November 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, will go on as a tribute to the late singer.

May 8, 2013
Austin City Limits Festival
Depeche Mode The Cure And Muse Announced As Headliners For Austin City Limits

As the festival announcements continue, one of the last of the year, Austin City Limits, has named their lineup.

May 8, 2013
Ed Sheeran - image by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Suggests His Next Album Might Be Rap-Metal

Ed Sheeran reveals his forthcoming album is a bit of a musical hodgepodge.

May 8, 2013
Rolling Stones 50 Years Rock Hall
Rolling Stones Exhibit Opens In Cleveland

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will open their new exhibit Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction on Friday, May 24, just in time for Memorial Day vacationers.

May 8, 2013
Marge Simpson, Noise11, Photo
The Real Marge Simpson Dead At 94

Margaret Groening, the mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groenig, has passed away at the age of 94.

May 8, 2013
Michael Scott, new General Manager of Perth Arena, Noise11, Photo
AEG Ogden Australia Names Six Senior Executive Appointments

AEG Ogden has appointed six senior executives to its venues around Australia.

May 7, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Records New Song For Epic Soundtrack

Beyonce has recorded a brand new song titled ‘Rise Up’ for the animated movie ‘Epic’.

May 7, 2013
Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel And M Ward To Release Volume 3

Zooey Deschanel and her bandmate are "like 21st century pen pals."

May 7, 2013
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Join Rod Stewart For His First Live Q&A On Twitter

Today, Rod Stewart will celebrate the release of "Time," his 28th studio album and long-awaited return to songwriting, with fans during a live Twitter Q&A at 12 - 1:00 PM PST (5AM Melbourne time).

May 7, 2013
Nas, Noise11, Photo
Nas Says He’s Not To Blame For Kidnapping Of Promoter

Nas claims a concert promoter cannot sue him for being kidnapped. The rapper, who used to be married to pop star Kelis, says that Patrick Allocco only has himself to blame for being held captive in Angola.

May 7, 2013
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Turns Down One Direction To Write For Himself

Ed Sheeran claims One Direction's forthcoming album is now complete.

May 7, 2013