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George Harrison
George Harrison, Ten Years On

Ten years ago today, George Harrison lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 58, ending one of the most influential musical lives ever led.

November 29, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 5 US Dates in 12

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are preparing to hit the road in North America for the first time in five years to promote their new album, I'm With You.

November 29, 2011
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood Sneaks Into Sydney

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has flown to Sydney to visit his granddaughter.

November 29, 2011
Ed Sheeran - image by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Avril Lavigne, Ed Sheeran, Chamillionaire, Steve Aoki And More

Avril bakes on TV, Ed Sheeran wastes valuable tweetspace, Chamillionaire give emailing advice, Steve Aoki drops a Wynter teaser, and heaps more.

November 29, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
The Elton John 24 Song Australian Setlist – 29-11-11

Elton John fans are in for another treat on his current Australian tour with a focus on the classic Madman Across The Water album and a showcase of song’s from last year’s ‘The Union’ album with Leon Russell.

November 29, 2011
Josh Pyke - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Josh Pyke Releases New Video With Katy Steele

Josh Pyke delivers a video for his new single ‘Punch In The Heart’ with Little Birdy’s Katy Steele.

November 29, 2011
Foo Fighters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Foo Fighters 22 Song Setlist With 3 Covers

Foo Fighters kicked off their Australian tour in Perth last night with a setlist featuring 22 songs from across their entire catalogue and a few covers as well.

November 29, 2011
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Talks Reece Mastin And His Second ARIA Win

Guy Sebastian talks to Noise11 about the ARIA Awards and battling X-Factor protégé Reece Mastin on the charts.

November 29, 2011
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Adds Regional East Coast Tour Dates

Brighton-born Passenger, a.k.a. Mike Rosenberg, has spent most of this month heading around the country stopping into the major cities and playing his 21st century folk to adoring audiences, but now fans out of the cities will get a chance to check him out.

November 29, 2011
Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
1 Nickelback 2 Bieber 3 Buble This Week For US Chart

It is going to be a Nickelback week in America with the new album ‘Here And Now’ set to debut at number 1 despite the haters.

November 29, 2011
Mike Skinner - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Streets Come To An End In 2011

It is now officially all over for The Streets.

November 29, 2011
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Director Ken Russell Dead At 84

Ken Russell, director of The Who movie Tommy, has died at the age of 84.

November 28, 2011
Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barnes and Ian Moss - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Signed Cold Chisel Guitar Up For Auction 28-11-11

A Fender guitar signed by Cold Chisel will be auctioned during the band’s upcoming Sandalford Estate gig at Margret River.

November 28, 2011
Akon. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Akon, Wavves, Dave Stewart, Empire Of The Sun And More

Akon pairs with Rick Ross, Wavves mock Lady Antebellum, Dave Stewart tweets mid-interview, Empire Of The Sun lose their swordfish heads, and heaps more.

November 28, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen Leaked Australian Dates Clash With WWE Raw

Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen recently announced a world tour, which set fans in Australia speculating about venues and when or if he would make it down under, but it seems that leaked dates that spread like wildfire today have a small problem.

November 28, 2011
Foster The People. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Foster The People, Kasabian And More BDO Sideshows Go On Sale

Big Day Out sideshows for Foster The People, My Chemical Romance, Kasabian, Odd Future, Girl Talk and more are on sale now.

November 28, 2011
Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey Reveals Album Details

New York baroque pop ingénue Lana Del Rey announces details of her debut album.

November 28, 2011
Combichrist Announce Australian Tour

Norwegian-bred, Atlanta-based industrial noise-metallers Combichrist will hit Australia in January 2012.

November 28, 2011
Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nickelback Beat Out Rihanna On This Week’s ARIA Chart

Nickelback hit number one, and Rihanna can only snare number five, in this week’s ARIA Chart Wrap.

November 28, 2011
Kanye West
Kanye West Big Day Out Sideshows Announced

Kanye West will perform two additional shows in Australia when he tours for Big Day Out in January.

November 28, 2011
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Has David Bowie Given Approval For Musical?

According to The Guardian, for the first time ever David Bowie has approved the use of his music in a musical but not according to Bowie.

November 28, 2011
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Soundgarden Big Day Out Sideshows Announced

Soundgarden will perform extra shows in Sydney and Melbourne while in Australia for the Big Day Out.

November 28, 2011
2011 ARIA Awards Complete Winners List

2011 will be remembered as a great year for Australian music but also the year at ARIA finally got the ARIA Awards right.

November 27, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Boy & Bear and Gotye Clean Up At ARIA Awards

The 2011 ARIA Awards was a big one for Gotye and Boy & Bear.

November 27, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Chris Martin Paused Coldplay Gig Because Of Fan Tambourine

Chris Martin brought to Coldplay gig to a halt on Thursday when a fan in the audience decided to join in and play tambourine.

November 27, 2011
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch The Pete Townshend With

Pete Townshend has been one of the leading lights in rock guitar history with his influence spreading far and wide.

November 27, 2011
Cold Chisel wine
Cold Chisel Wine Available Online

Cold Chisel have their own wine.

November 27, 2011
Florence + The Machine. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Florence + The Machine To Tour Australia

Florence + The Machine will be back in Australia in May, 2012.

November 27, 2011
Adele images photo
Adele Gives Away New Track Through Big Issue

Big Issue readers should expect a sensory overload next week as international superstar Adele, whose platinum selling album '21' made her the undeniable songstress of 2011, has teamed up with The Big Issue to offer readers an early Christmas present in the form of an exclusive live track.

November 27, 2011
New Kids On The Block Backstreet Boys
NKOTBSB New Kids On The Block Backstreet Boys To Tour Australia

New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boy’s BKOTBSB tour is coming to Australia.

November 27, 2011