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Chance Waters, Noise11, Photo, hip-hop
Chance Waters Signs With Island Records

Sydney hip-hop artist Chance Waters has signed with Island Records for distribution from Universal Music.

July 2, 2013
Lil' Band O' Gold - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lil Band O Gold Confirm Warren Storm’s Departure

Lil Band O’ Gold have confirmed founding member Warren Storm has left the band.

July 1, 2013
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Writes Pleasure House With Jackson and Harrison Freud

Jimmy Barnes has a brand new song called ‘Pleasure House’ that he wrote with James Freud’s sons Jackson and Harrison Freud.

July 1, 2013
M-Phazes, Noise11, Photo
M-Phazes To Speak At Make Some Noise Hip-Hop Workshop

M-Phazes will be one of the speakers at the Make Some Noise hip-hop conference in Melbourne this Saturday.

July 1, 2013
The Beatles, Noise11, Photo
Beatles Sgt Pepper Misses Best Album List

They are the favourite argument starters on every entertainment site in the world. Along with those lists come a few certainties. Citizen Kane will be the greatest movie, Pele will be the greatest football player and the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band will be the greatest album.

July 1, 2013
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Glastonbury Setlists For Elvis Costello Chic Primal Scream Tom Tom Club Johnny Marr

The Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England has drawn numerous veteran acts for their 2013 edition. Among them are the following five with their set lists:

July 1, 2013
Engelbert Humperdinck - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Engelbert Humperdinck Visits The Family In Sydney Before Australian Tour

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck is spending time with his family in Sydney before starting his Australian tout this week.

July 1, 2013
Richie Havens, Noise11, Photo
Ashes Of Richie Havens Will Be Scattered At Woodstock

It was the place where he became a major figure in music and now it will be his final resting place. The ashes of Richie Havens will be scattered at what was once Max Yasgur's farm where the Woodstock festival was held in 1969.

July 1, 2013
Al Stewart
Al Stewart To Play Benefit Gig To Raise Funds For Yorkshire Pub

Multi-platinum selling folk-rock star Al Stewart has joined the fight to save a West Yorkshire pub after hearing of the residents' campaign to transform the boozer into a community hub.

July 1, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr Publishes Octopus’s Garden Book For The Kids

Simon and Schuster Children's Books today announced a worldwide publication agreement with Ringo Starr for a picture book edition of his famous Beatles hit, Octopus's Garden, 45 years after the song was first written.

July 1, 2013
Harrison Craig More Than A Dream
Harrison Craig Scores 4th Fasting Selling Album on 2013 But So What?

The Voice winner Harrison Craig’s ‘More Than A Dream’ album became the 4th fastest selling album of 2013 this week but was that good enough?

July 1, 2013
Fleetwood Mac, Noise11, Photo
Fleetwood Mac Add Final Brisbane And Perth Shows

Fleetwood Mac have added addition dates to the Australian tour for Perth and Brisbane.

July 1, 2013
Mikelangelo and St Clare, Noise11, Photo
Mikelangelo & The Tin Star To Break-up

After three and a half years Mikelangelo & The Tin Star have decided to disband.

June 30, 2013
The Fauves, Noise11, Photo
The Fauves To Reunite For 25th Anniversary Gig

Mornington Peninsula band The Fauves will reunite to mark their 25th anniversary with a gig in Melbourne on August 31.

June 30, 2013
Loverboy Get Lucky, Noise11, Photo
Loverboy Get Lucky Off Daft Punk Success

The success of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ song has given Canada’s Loverboy a boost in streaming plays. Loverboy had an album titled ‘Get Lucky’ 32 years ago and people are discovering it when searching for the Daft Punk track.

June 30, 2013
Mandawuy Yunupingu, Noise11, Photo
Peter Garrett To Act As Master Of Ceremonies At Yunupingu Memorial

Federal MP and Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett will serve as Master of Ceremonies of the Yunupingu memorial service to be held at Gulkula in the Northern Territory today.

June 30, 2013
The Rolling Stones, Noise11, Photo
The Rolling Stones Revise Factory Girl For Glastonbury

The Rolling Stones revised their song 'Factory Girl' as ‘Glastonbury Girl’ at their headlining Glastonbury performance on Saturday night.

June 30, 2013
Manic Street Preachers, Noise11, Photo
Manic Street Preachers Deliver A Sermon To Melbourne

The Manic Street Preachers have had only a sprinkling of lower-reaching chart success in Australia, whilst notching up an impressive 33 Top 40 singles in their native Britain.

June 29, 2013
Harrison Craig More Than A Dream
ARIA Album Report: Harrison Craig Debuts At No 1

The Voice Season 2 winner Harrison Craig sees his debut album “More Than a Dream” debut at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week, the album selling enough to achieve Gold (●) in its first week of sales.

June 29, 2013
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
ARIA Singles Update: Robin Thicke Spends 8th Week At No 1

Not since this time last year has a song spent such a long time at the top of the ARIA Charts, as this week Robin Thicke with T.I. and Pharrell with “Blurred Lines” spends an eighth week at No.1; plus the song is now re-certified 4x▲(Platinum) in sales, that’s 280,000+ in sales so far.

June 29, 2013
The Dead Daisies, Marco Mendoza, David Lowy, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Dead Daisies To Release Debut Album In August

The Dead Daisies self-titled debut album will be released in August.

June 29, 2013
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Offered Role In Hannibal

Bryan Fuller, the creator of the Hannibal TV series, says he has invited David Bowie to appear in the next season.

June 29, 2013
SXSWV2V, Photo, Noise11
SXSW To Hold V2V Event In Las Vegas In August

SXSW has announced its first V2V conference in Las Vegas in August. V2V is about connecting content developers with Venture Capital thought leaders. SXSW V2V will also feature artist showcases.

June 29, 2013
Ashley Allen, Photo, Noise11
Pop Goes The Wessels With Ashley Allen

Roadrunner founder Cees Wessels has “popped’ back into active duty in the music business with his new publishing company Robot of The Century Music and first signing, pop singer Ashley Allen.

June 28, 2013
Ed Sheeran, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Warner Music To Hold Talent Auditions Across Australia

Warner Music Australia will hold open talent auditions across Australia during the July school holidays.

June 28, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
ABKCO Explains Rolling Stones BMG Deal

On Wednesday, BMG announced that it had signed a deal with the Rolling Stones to handle their publishing.

June 28, 2013
Cast of INXS mini series Never Tear Us Apart
INXS Never Tear Us Apart Mini-Series Cast Announced

Luke Arnold of Winners & Losers has been cast as Michael Hutchence for the INXS mini-series ‘Never Tear Us Apart’.

June 28, 2013
Mike McCready Bobblehead
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Is A Bobblehead Again

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has been immortalised as a Bobblehead.

June 28, 2013
John Lennon Kenwood
John Lennon’s Former Home And First Car Up For Sale

For those of you with £13,750,000 (AUD $22,500,000) to splurge on a home should look no further than this fine specimen.

June 28, 2013
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue To Receive JC Williamson Award

Kylie Minogue has been named as the recipient of the 2013 JC Williamson Award.

June 28, 2013