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Billy Hyde Stage Systems
Soundwave Boss Buys Allans Billy Hyde Stage Systems

According to a statement on their website, Billy Hyde Stage Systems is now an independent company, with Soundwave/Harvest Backline Manager, Billy Hibben, announced as national manager.

November 6, 2012
Hey Jude, The Beatles first Apple record
Apple Inc Now Owns Beatles Apple Logo

Apple Inc now legally owns the Apple Corps logo. The Californian computer company now controls The Beatles iconic Granny Smith.

November 6, 2012
Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka To Tour For Heavenly Sounds

Heavenly Sounds, the Australian national tour of churches and cathedrals, will feature British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka in 2013.

November 5, 2012
Andre Rieu, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Andre Rieu To Waltz Back To Australia And New Zealand In 2013

Andre Rieu will tour Australia again in 2013.

November 5, 2012
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No Doubt Pull Video And Issue Apology After Racist Claims

Rock band No Doubt have opted to withdraw their controversial new video for their 'Looking Hot' single, after outcry amongst fans and critics alike with regard to their questionable use of Native American symbolism in the provocative clip.

November 5, 2012
Russell Morris, Long Way To The Top: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Counter Productive: Russell Morris Tales From Retail

I've been in retail a while now, and it's not as easy as people think. In fact it's actually quite hard, in music retail I mean. On one hand you're facing the wholesalers, filtering through their messages and priorities, and turning 180 degrees, you're facing the people that make it all worthwhile-the public. Sometimes.

November 5, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Adds 15th Melbourne Show

Pink has added yet another Melbourne show bringing the total to 15.

November 5, 2012
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
LISTEN: Rod Stewart Beautiful Morning, His First Original Song In Over A Decade

If you buy the Rod Stewart Christmas album ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ you will get a surprise. The album comes with a code to download his new song ‘Beautiful Morning’.

November 5, 2012
Scott Dorsey, EH Manager and Exec Prod, Elton, Engelbert, Graham Stokes, Conehead Records and Dan Wilson, producer of vocal tracks, Noise11, Photo
EXCLUSIVE: The Elton John And Engelbert Humperdinck Song Is …

Engelbert Humperdinck has recorded a duet with Elton John for his forthcoming duets album, due next year.

November 5, 2012
Mick Thomas at
Melbourne Airport Set To Rock During Melbourne Music Week

Music Victoria will bring live music to Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport during the busiest two weeks of music in the city.

November 5, 2012
Official Charts Company
British Official Charts Company Releases List Of Best-Selling Singles

For the first time, Britain's Official Chart Company has released a list of the top selling singles of the last sixty years in the U.K.

November 5, 2012
Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone
Nina Simone Movie Casting Causes Controversy

When actress Zoe Saldana agreed to take on the role of Nina Simone in the film Nina, she most likely didn't suspect that her casting would be such a huge controversy.

November 5, 2012
The Who Quadrophenia And More
Pete Townshend Walks Off Stage During Encore After Complaining Of Too Loud Music

It took less than one show for controversy to hit the Who's Quadrophenia tour opener Thursday night in Sunrise, Florida.

November 5, 2012
Pitbull: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pitbull Is An ‘Old-School Gentleman’

Pitbull describes himself as a "dirty, nasty gentleman".

November 5, 2012
Ben Sollee
Ben Sollee Performs At The Lincoln Monument VIDEO

Cellist, songwriter and activist Ben Sollee took to the Lincoln Monument in Washington, D.C. recently to make a musical statement to get people to vote.

November 5, 2012
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper Never Drops The F-Bomb

Alice Cooper has revealed why he 'never swears'.

November 5, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Releases Born Free For Charity

Today sees the worldwide release of the Oscar-winning song 'Born Free' re-recorded by legendary Queen guitarist Brian May and West End and Broadway songstress Kerry Ellis.

November 5, 2012
The Seekers The Golden Jubilee Album
The Seekers Are About To Turn 50

December 3, 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of Judith Durham, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy first singing together as The Seekers.

November 5, 2012
Engelbert Humperdinck and Elton John
Elton John And Engelbert Humperdinck Record Duet

Sir Elton John has joined Engelbert Humperdinck in the studio in Los Angeles to record a song together for Engelbert’s forthcoming duets album.

November 5, 2012
Aerosmith, Noise11, photo
Aerosmith To Play Election Party On Streets Of Boston

Boston’s favourite sons Aerosmith will perform live on the streets of Boston for election eve.

November 5, 2012
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Sandy Benefit Telethon Generates Record Donations

Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together, a live, one-hour benefit telethon, generated nearly $23 million in support of victims impacted by Hurricane Sandy, with a record number of individual donations accepted by the American Red Cross that evening.

November 4, 2012
Royal Variety Performance
Kylie One Direction Neil Diamond To Appear On Royal Variety Performance

The first acts have been announced for the annual Royal Variety Performance, set for November 19 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

November 4, 2012
Elvis Hawaii 40
Honolulu To Host 40th Anniversary Screening Of Elvis Presley Aloha From Hawaii

Hawaiian Elvis fans are in for a treat with a special 40th anniversary screening of Elvis Presley Aloha From Hawaii. The show will be January 14 at Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Tickets are on sale now.

November 4, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John And Bernie Taupin Song Theft Lawsuit Thrown Out

U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve has tossed a lawsuit brought by a photojournalist against Elton John over the song Nikita.

November 4, 2012
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart To Be One Of Ronnie Wood’s Best Men

Ronnie Wood has started planning his wedding after getting engaged last month and has asked fellow musician Rod Stewart to be his best man.

November 4, 2012
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams : Having A Baby Sorts Stuff Out

Robbie Williams admits there were times he wanted to 'run off' when his wife got pregnant.

November 4, 2012
R.Kelly, music news,
R. Kelly Insists His Fans Love His Reputation As A Ladies’ Man

R. Kelly says his new album Black Panties marks a return to the "old R. Kelly".

November 4, 2012
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Steven Tyler Says ‘Special Things Happen’ When Aerosmith Get Together

Steven Tyler says Aerosmith are like "modern-day sorcerers".

November 4, 2012
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder’s Surprise Duet with Eddie Murphy

Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler and Samuel L. Jackson were just some of the names that had already been announced as part of the line-up for Spike TV's gala, Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, but everyone got a surprise near the end of the night when Stevie Wonder came out to perform, including doing a playful duet with Eddie himself.

November 4, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Put On ‘Hardcore Fitness Regimes’

One Direction is set to get even fitter because their music exec bosses have put them on a special fitness programme ahead of their world tour.

November 4, 2012