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Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Chart: Queens Of The Stone Age Topple Daft Punk

Queens of the Stone Age take their sixth set and first album in six years straight to the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week, as “…Like Clockwork” debuts at No.1, becoming their first chart topping album here, and their fourth Top 10 entry overall.

June 8, 2013
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Chart Singles: Robin Thicke Is Hard To Shake

Robin Thicke and his “Blurred Lines” spend a fifth week at No.1 in Australia.

June 8, 2013
Jon English at, Noise11, Photo
Jon English Rocks With Kiss, Krokus, Quo And Skid Row In Sweden

Q. Where in the world is Jon English this weekend? A. Sweden.

June 8, 2013
The Marcels with Cornelius Harp, Noise11, Photo
Cornelius Harp Of The Marcels Dies Of Natural Causes

Cornelius "Nini" Harp, the lead singer of the Marcels, died on Wednesday from what was reported to be natural causes.

June 8, 2013
John Paul Jones Them Crooked Vultures - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
John Paul Jones Is Writing An Opera

Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones likes to branch out. For a few years, he was involved in the bluegrass and Americana scene in the U.S. Now he has changed gears and is writing an opera.

June 8, 2013
Kings Of Leon. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kings Of Leon Christen Album Mechanical Bull

Kings Of Leon have titled their sixth album ‘Mechanical Bull’.

June 8, 2013
Alanis Morissette, Noise11, Photo
Alanis Morissette And The Lonely Island Perform Semicolon For Kimmel

Alanis Morissette put on the pigtails and went back behind a school-desk to perform with The Lonely Island for Jimmy Kimmel this week.

June 8, 2013
Judith Durham, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Wiggles Sing A Song For Judith Durham

The new Wiggles Emma, Simon and Lachy together with veteran Wiggles Anthony and Murray put together their version of ‘Morningtown Ride’ to cheer up Seekers legend Judith Durham from her hospital bed.

June 8, 2013
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Thanks Fans For Support After Mother’s Death

Bruno Mars says he will be "back on his feet" soon following the recent death of his mother.

June 8, 2013
Win Butler of Arcade Fire photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Win Butler Of Arcade Fire To Perform With The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones will team up with Win Butler of Arcade Fire at the next Rolling Stones concert in Montreal on Sunday.

June 8, 2013
Grace Knight, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Grace Knight And Bernie Lynch Reactivate Eurogliders

Grace Knight and Bernie Lynch are putting Eurogliders back together for a few shows.

June 7, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Perform In China

China has certainly become more accepting of western artists over the last decade or so, but are they ready for Metallica?

June 7, 2013
Neal Schon, Journey, Noise11, photo
Journey Announce US Dates

Journey has announced a series of new dates for the summer of 2013.

June 7, 2013
Adrian Belew, Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Adrian Belew Quits Nine Inch Nails

Guitarist Adrian Belew has issued a very short statement on Facebook to say his tenure with Nine Inch Nails is over.

June 7, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
The Rolling Stones Perform First Single For 50th Anniversary

The Rolling Stones very first single ‘Come On’ was released exactly 50 years ago today (June 7, 1963).

June 7, 2013
Chris Isaak, Kenney Dale Johnson, Denny Blues Fest, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Kenney Dale Johnson of Chris Isaak Band Treated For Cancer

Anyone who has seen Chris Isaak and his band live knows that, along with the music, there's a lot of comedy and interplay with the rest of the band. One of those men who is always participating is Isaak's drummer, Kenney Dale Johnson.

June 7, 2013
Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna MDNA To Be Released On DVD and Blu-Ray

Madonna's MDNA Tour, the top trek of 2012, is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on August 27 via Universal Music.

June 7, 2013
Goblin, Noise11, Photo
Prog Rock Horror Band Goblin Announce Australian Dates

Italy’s prog-rock, cinematic horror band Goblin will return to Australia for shows in Sydney and Melbourne in July.

June 7, 2013
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Justin Bieber Australian And New Zealand Dates Leaked

Justin Bieber’s Australian and New Zealand tour dates have been published ahead of the official announcement by one of the pop stars sites.

June 7, 2013
Troy Cassar-Daley at, Noise11, Photo
Troy Cassar-Daley Undergoes Throat Surgery In Boston

Australian country star Troy Cassar-Daley has undergone throat surgery in the USA.

June 7, 2013
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian Wilson Is Recording With Al Jardine

Brian Wilson has returned to the studio and has taken with him his former Beach Boys mates Al Jardine and David Marks.

June 7, 2013
The Basics, Noise11, Photo
Gotye Reactivates The Basics

Gotye’s former band The Basics are getting back together although in a sense that is not 100% technically correct. The Basics never really broke up. Wally just got kind of famous as a solo artist.

June 6, 2013
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
New Nine Inch Nails Come Up Haunted LISTEN Here Now

Hot off the news that Nine Inch Nails will release their new album ‘Hesitation Marks’ comes our fist taste of the album with the song ‘Come Back Haunted’.

June 6, 2013
Todd Rundgren by Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Todd Rundgren Moves Melbourne Show

Todd Rundgren’s Melbourne show at Bennetts Lane has now been upsized to the larger Trak nightclub in Toorak.

June 6, 2013
Chaka Khan, Noise11, Photo
Chaka Khan Ordered To Cancel Dates To Rest Voice

Chaka Khan has been ordered by her doctors to go on extended vocal rest.

June 6, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney To Spend One Hour With Colbert

For only the second time in its history, the Colbert Report on Comedy Central will expand from 30 minutes to an hour as it features an extended interview and performance by Paul McCartney.

June 6, 2013
Jewel Won’t Spoil Her Son

Jewel wants to set her son up to 'live a happy and rewarding life'.

June 6, 2013
Steve Hyams
Steve Hyams Who Introduced Bowie To Mott The Hoople Dies At 62

Steve Hyams, a journeyman singer and guitarist who played with some of Britains' most progressive bands, died back on May 11 in Kingston upon Thames, Britain, although his passing is only now coming to light. Hyams had long battled heart problems. He was 62.

June 6, 2013
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Wax Statues Cause Mass Hysteria In London

One Direction's waxworks are causing mass hysteria and crying, prompting Madame Tussauds to hire a "tissue attendant".

June 6, 2013
Newton Fawlkner, Denny Blues Fest, Deniliquin, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Recording Of New Newton Faulkner Album To Be Streamed Live 24/7

The double number one, multi-platinum, Brit nominated, acoustic guitar virtuoso Newton Faulkner is about to make a bit of history, as the recording of his fourth album 'Studio Zoo' is being streamed live online, 24/7 for 5 weeks from next week - like The Truman Show, but this time it's for real!

June 6, 2013