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Black Sabbath Albums By US Gold And Platinum Awards

The biggest touring news in Australia this week was the announcement that Black Sabbath will hit the region late April, 2013.

November 4, 2012
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Taylor Swift Red Spends Second Week Atop ARIA Chart

Taylor Swift remains “Red” for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart this week, becoming her longest run at the top of our charts, as her previous No.1 “Speak Now” only lasted one week at the top back in November of 2010. The album also selling enough this week to pick up a Platinum sales certification.

November 4, 2012
PSY Tops ARIA Singles For 6th Week

PSY’s sixth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with “Gangnam Style” elevates the song to equal second longest running chart-topper for 2012, matching the six weeks achieved by “Wild Ones” for Flo Rida and Sia (Jan/Feb) and then “Battle Scars” for Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco (Aug/Sept).

November 4, 2012
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Mitch Lucker Remembered As Wife Pleads, “Please Learn From This.”

At a vigil last night for Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker, who died early on November 1st from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident, his wife Jolie Carmadella spoke of his alcohol addiction and pleaded with the crowd that had gathered to farewell him to learn from his tragic passing.

November 3, 2012
ZZ Top with Jimmie Vaughan in Austin photo by Frank Beard from his drum kit
ZZ Top Welcomes Jimmie Vaughan On Stage In Texas

ZZ Top fans had a special treat when Austin legend Jimmie Vaughan joined them on stage.

November 3, 2012
Gary Clarke Jnr: Photo Ros O'Gorman Presents Gary Clark Jr The Word Up From Down Under

Gary Clark Jr is the first featured artist in the interview series The Word Up From Down Under, with Noise11.

November 3, 2012
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Springsteen, Joel, Bon Jovi Perform For Sandy Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel were just three of the superstars who performed at the Hurricane Sandy benefit this evening.

November 3, 2012
MusiCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
MusiCares Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief

MusiCares has established a fund to support people in the music community affected by Hurricane Sandy.

November 3, 2012
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters And John Mayer To Perform for Stand Up For Heroes

Roger Waters and John Mayer have joined the line-up for the 6th annual Stand Up For Heroes event at New York’s Beacon Theatre next week.

November 3, 2012
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Eminem Has Queen-Sized Fun On Skylar Grey’s New Single

Skylar Grey's latest single, 'C'mon Let Me Ride', set for release next month, will feature Eminem singing the famous hook from Queen's 'Bicycle Race'.

November 3, 2012
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra and Six60 Dominate The 2012 New Zealand Music Awards

The 2012 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards were presented on Thursday night, with Six60 staying true to their name by winning six Tuis, including Single of the Year and Best Group, while Kimbra took home five awards, including Best Female Solo Artist and Album of the Year, for her internationally successful Vows.

November 3, 2012
The Ashton Shuffle
Soundscape Adds Aston Shuffle DJs And Twinsy In Second Line Up Announcement

Aston Shuffle DJs, Twinsy, Purple Sneaker DJs, Tyler Touché and triple J fave Lewi McKirdy have just been announced as the second round of artists for the new-look Soundscape Festival.

November 3, 2012
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Muse Video Reveals Free Download For Those That Follow

After today's earlier story about Muse's new lyric video for their latest single, Follow Me, keen-eyed fans have discovered a juicy little secret that leads the way to a free download of a live version of the song from the O2 Arena in London.

November 3, 2012
Alt-J: “We bloody won the Mercury!!!”

Alternative indie pop quartet, Alt-J, last night won the highly coveted U.K. Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album, An Awesome Wave.

November 2, 2012
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Gotye, Tame Impala Amongst First Round J Award Nominees For 2012

First round nominations for the 2012 J Awards have been announced today, with Tame Impala amongst the nominees for Australian Album of the Year and Goyte nominated for Australian Music Video of the Year.

November 2, 2012
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Muse ‘Follow Me’ Lyric Video Released

Muse premiered the video for 'Follow Me', the third single from their new album The 2nd Law, on their website and on YouTube today.

November 2, 2012
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LP’s Headline Show at L.A.’s Troubadour Sells Out Instantly

The author of several hit singles for other artists, LP is now emerging as a star in her own right, with her first official headline club show in Los Angeles on November 5th at the famed Troubadour selling out instantly. 

November 2, 2012
Rolling Stones 2nd Paris setlist
The Rolling Stones Play Second Secret Paris Gig

The Rolling Stones have played a second secret gig in Paris, this time at the 1800 seater Theatre Mogador.

November 1, 2012
Skylar Grey Photo Credit- David Roemer
Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey’s Album

13-time Grammy winning producer, songwriter and rapper Eminem has signed on as executive producer of the hotly anticipated debut album from five-time Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Skylar Grey.

November 1, 2012
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Album Makes Chart Record

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar's album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, has had a huge week in the U.S., debuting with more than 241,000 in sales and giving him the highest selling album for a new artist in 2012.

November 1, 2012
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Kiss Release The Casablanca Singles as a Limited Edition Box Set

Kiss confirmed this week what has been rumoured for a while, with the announcement of The Casablanca Singles 1974-1982, a limited edition box set consisting of the band's 29 singles on legendary Casablanca label, to be released in December.

November 1, 2012
James Young and Dan Auerbach
Dan Auerbach To DJ After Black Keys Gig At Cherry Bar Tonight

The Black Keys played a capacity show last night at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl and tonight Dan Auerbach is going solo for a DJ set at the Cherry Bar.

November 1, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift Paints iTunes Red As Her New Album Debut Breaks Records

With over 1.2 million copies downloaded last week, Taylor Swift's latest album, Red, has scored the highest SoundScan sales week in over a decade and has set the record for the highest worldwide digital album sales debut in iTunes history.

November 1, 2012
Bon Jovi, Photo By Damien Loverso
Jon Bon Jovi Cuts Short UK Promo Tour To Reunite With Family After Sandy

Jon Bon Jovi 'was desperate to be reunited' with his wife and children.

November 1, 2012
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Marcus Mumford Uncomfortable With Coldplay Comparison

Marcus Mumford says it's 'not appealing' to be hailed as 'the next Coldplay'.

November 1, 2012
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Led Zeppelin Albums Being Remastered For Box Set Releases Starting In 2013

Jimmy Page has revealed the he is working on remastering all of Led Zeppelin's albums and that they plan to release one box set per album, starting next year.

November 1, 2012
The Mark Of Cain
The Mark Of Cain Announce Australian Tour, Release New Album

Adelaide's The Mark of Cain are back with a tour announcement and a new record, and they're ready to show the kids how it's done.

November 1, 2012
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Steven Tyler Denies Split From Fiancée

Steven Tyler has dismissed reports he has split from fiancée Erin Brady.

November 1, 2012
Ke$ha ‘Inspired’ By Drinking Human Blood
Ke$ha ‘Inspired’ By Drinking Human Blood

Ke$ha felt 'inspired' when she drank human blood on stage.

November 1, 2012
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Walk Off The Earth Was Always Going To Be Released In Australia

Canadian viral sensations Walk Off The Earth got a little carried away the other day when they solicited fans via Facebook to protest Sony Australia for the release of their new E.P. ‘R.E.V.O.’ Sony Australia already had it scheduled.

November 1, 2012