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Face The Music 2012
AJ Maddah On Harvest, Twitter And His Quest For The Perfect Festival

Soundwave boss and self-confessed Twitter addict, AJ Maddah, made a rare appearance on stage at Melbourne's Face The Music conference on Friday, offering his thoughts on his festivals, his love-hate relationship with social media and how he's driven by a need to create the perfect festival.

November 17, 2012
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Play Melbourne

Radiohead played Melbourne tonight for the first time in a decade with one brand new song and a mix of the albums (1997) Ok Computer to the current album The King of Limbs (2011).

November 16, 2012
The Beatles
The Beatles Start Live Project

The Beatles played over 250 concerts in 116 cities and 18 countries. Now they want to track down the sound, vision and stories of those shows.

November 16, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo Starts Today In Melbourne

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) starts in Melbourne this morning with an opening seminar on social networking, smart phones and digital music platforms.

November 16, 2012
Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Archie Roach Premieres ‘Into The Bloodstream’ At AWME

The 2012 Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) kicked off tonight with legendary Aussie country singer Archie Roach premiering tunes from his latest album Into The Bloodstream with the help of a few special guests.

November 16, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog Talk Led Zeppelin Live

So, the new Zeppelin cd/dvd arrived instore today. It’s called “Celebration Day” and is the recording made of Led Zeppelin’s last (at this time) gig at London’s O2 Arena from 2007. It’s a great show and one where they nailed it live. The few previous attempts went down like a..…well, you know what I mean.

November 15, 2012
Madonna image
Psy And Madonna Go Gangham Style In The Garden

Current pop sensation Psy was Madonna's special guest during her concert at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night when the unlikely duo performed his 'Gangham Style' and her 'Music' together in front of nearly 20,000 fans.

November 15, 2012
Tommy Lee's Unit clothing line
Tommy Lee Introduces Unit Signature Clothing Line

Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee now has his own signature clothing line with Australia’s Unit.

November 15, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Parkway Drive And The Presets Among Full Nominee List for J Awards

Triple J has released the full list of nominees for next week's J Awards, with Parkway Drive and The Presets among seven additional nominees for Australian Album of the Year.

November 15, 2012
Will and the People bus
Will And The People Add Eight Australian Shows

UK band Will And The People are on tour in Australia for the second time this year and have announced an additional eight shows.

November 15, 2012
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Justin Bieber’s Paparazzo Court Case Thrown Out

The case against photographer Paul Raef, who was the first person prosecuted under a new Californian law targeted at overly zealous paparazzi, has been thrown out of court this week, with the judge labelling the new law "problematic" and "overly inclusive".

November 15, 2012
Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Watch Björk’s New Video Here

Björk's new album bastards, a remix album of songs from Biophilia, will be out on November 19 from One Little Indian.

November 15, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day Kashmir Teaser Here

The wait is finally over next Tuesday when Led Zeppelin's triumphant 2007 reunion will hit CD, DVD and Video in the form of the concert movie Celebration Day.

November 15, 2012
Ray Dorset Of Mungo Jerry
Mungo Jerry’s Ray Dorset To Make Appearance In British Spy Movie

70's King of the Groove, Ray Dorset of Mungo Jerry, is to make a special guest appearance in the new British horror film, Dead Walkers: Rise of the 4th Reich.

November 15, 2012
Dick Clark
Dick Clark To Be Honoured At 40th American Music Awards

In 1973, Dick Clark created the American Music Awards, an alternative to the Grammys which was meant to be the choice of the people with all winners coming from a public vote (now in its sixth year on the internet).

November 15, 2012
Musician's Perspective on Pandora
Pink Floyd Brian Wilson And KISS Among Many Urging US Congress To Adjust Pandora Royalties

A showdown between new technology and the musicians who provide the product is looming in congress with a bill that would greatly adjust the royalties paid for the broadcasting of copyrighted music.

November 15, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Daughter Would Think Pink’s Boobs Are Someone Else’s

Pink has joked her daughter wouldn't recognise her boobs if she saw one of the singer's early music videos.

November 15, 2012
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
Justin Bieber Tries To Woo Back Ex With Texts

Justin Bieber is apparently texting Selena Gomez in an attempt to win her back.

November 15, 2012
Michael Jackson Thriller image photos
Michael Jackson’s Promoters Slam Assistant For Lawsuit

Michael Jackson's former concert promoters have slammed the singer's assistant for filing a 'frivolous' class action lawsuit against them.

November 15, 2012
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Rare Elvis Footage Reveals His Desire To Perform In Britain

A spectacularly rare press conference by Elvis Presley accompanied by his dad Vernon Presley, that took place the day before his legendary four nights at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1972, has been included for the very first time as part of the release of 'Elvis Presley: Prince From Another Planet', released today on Sony Music.

November 15, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Depp Jams With One Direction

Johnny Depp reportedly summoned One Direction to a jam session at his home for his teenage daughter.

November 15, 2012
Bon Jovi, Photo By Damien Loverso
Bon Jovi Daughter Arrested After Heroin OD

Jon Bon Jovi's daughter was arrested this morning after overdosing on heroin, according to reports.

November 15, 2012
Extreme And Richie Kotzen To Tour Australia

Extreme will tour Australia for Lennard Promotions in April, 2013 and bring along former Poison guitarist Richie Kotzen as special guest.

November 15, 2012
The Pretty Things
Jim Keays To Join The Pretty Things In Australia

Jim Keays’ Dirty Dirty is just one of the support acts on the upcoming The Pretty Things Australian tour.

November 14, 2012
Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James
Vika Bull To Play Etta James In New Room 8 Production

Vika Bull will become Etta James for ‘At Last: The Etta James Story’, premiering next February in Melbourne.

November 14, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty To Release Autobiography

John Fogerty has joined the long list of classic rock artists who are telling their story in memoir form.

November 14, 2012
Roger Waters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Resurrects The Wall

Remember last May when Roger Waters announced that the July 21 show in Quebec City would be the end of not only The Wall tour but also his touring career?

November 14, 2012
Lana Del Rey, music news,
Lana Del Rey Is Drawn To Older Men

Lana Del Rey has joked that "snogging and caressing" ageing bikers is her "style".

November 14, 2012
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna And Chris Brown ‘On Verge Of Eloping’

Rihanna has reportedly told friends she is "on the verge of eloping" with Chris Brown.

November 14, 2012
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr Releases First Video From His First Solo Album

One of the most celebrated guitarists in the history of contemporary music, Johnny Marr will follow his recent Q Hero Award with the release of his first ever solo album 'The Messenger' on February 25th on Warner Bros.

November 14, 2012