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Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson Working On Olias Of Sunhillow Sequel

Jon Anderson has been working on a sequel to his first solo album ‘Olias of Sunhillow’ for the past 6 years.

December 31, 2012
Stan Ridgway
Stan Ridgway : Australian Tours of 2013

Stan Ridgway’s May, 2013 Australian tour will see Ridgway back in Australia for the first time in 15 years.

December 31, 2012
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
From The Jam : Australian Tours of 2013

In February 2013, From The Jam featuring Bruce Foxton from The Jam will tour Australia.

December 31, 2012
Emmylou Harris, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Emmylou Harris Investigated For Hit and Run

On October 1, Emmylou Harris was driving a rental car on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles when she allegedly bumped another car on the road and kept driving without stopping to exchange information or report the accident.

December 30, 2012
Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
VIDEO: Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue Sing Let It Snow

Just in case you missed it before Christmas (because I sure did) here is the Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue duet of ‘Let It Snow’.

December 30, 2012
Lloyd Charmers
Reggae Star Lloyd Charmers Dies In London

Jamaican reggae star Lloyd Charmers has passed away in London after suffering a massive heart attack while driving.

December 30, 2012
Kate Bush, Noise11, Photo
Kate Bush, Stella McCartney, Ewan McGregor Receive Queen’s Honours

Kate Bush is now a Commander of the British Empire and Stella McCartney and Ewan McGregor have become Officers of the British Empire after being named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

December 30, 2012
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher Is Working On Second Beady Eye Album

Liam Gallagher has revealed that Beady Eye have been "experimenting" during sessions for their second album and are moving away from the Britpop sound.

December 30, 2012
The Runaways, music news,
Lita Ford Blames Joan Jett For No Runaways Reunion

Lita Ford did a lot of work over the summer to bring the original members of the Runaways back together, including a dinner with Joan Jett, the first time the two had talked in three decades.

December 30, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Named Peta Person Of The Year

Queen's Brian May can add the title of PETA U.K.'s Person of the Year to his long list of accomplishments. 

December 30, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Final No. 1 Album Of 2012

The information from this current chart is based on sales over the Christmas period, with sales data used from Friday 21st December up until midnight Thursday 27th of December, so Michael Buble’s “Christmas” album holding for a fourth week at No.1 was a pretty good chance of occurring.

December 30, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Have Final No. 1 Song Of 2012

The last ARIA Singles chart for 2012 sees Macklemore and Ryan Lewis remain at No.1 with their “Thrift Shop” escapades.

December 30, 2012
Tony Greig
Cricket Legend Tony Greig Dies From Heart Attack At 66

Cricket legend Tony Greig has died at age 66 from a suspected heart attack.

December 29, 2012
Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Beatles Yellow Submarine Remake Officially Canned

Director Robert Zemeckis will no longer be remaking The Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’.

December 29, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Solo Album In Deleted Scene From This Is 40

A scene with Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong talking about a fictional solo album was deleted from the ‘Knocked Up’ sequel ‘This Is 40’.

December 29, 2012
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Plans Two Albums For 2013

Beck fans can expect two new albums in 2013, including the completion of his unfinished 2008 record.

December 29, 2012
Harry Carey Jr
Western Veteran Harry Carey Jr Dies At 91

Legendary veteran Western actor Harry Carey Jr has passed away ay the age of 91.

December 29, 2012
Capital Steez The Pro Era
WATCH Capital Steez Final Freestyle Video Recording

Just prior to his death on Christmas Eve, rapper Capital Steez filmed a freestyle for the Ethik Clothing Company in New York.

December 29, 2012
Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne Airport Campaign Launched In Birmingham

A campaign has begun to have Birmingham International Airport named Ozzy Osbourne Airport.

December 28, 2012
Randy Gane of Queensryche
Queensryche Keyboard Player Randy Gane Suffers Heart Attack

Randy Gane, keyboard player for Geoff Tate’s version of Queensryche, is recovering from a heart attack, which he suffered on December 26. His condition is currently unknown.

December 28, 2012
Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Died From A Heart Attack

The official coroner's report has been issued on the death of Mike Scaccia of the bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis. 

December 28, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Technology Writers Take Note The CD Is Far From Dead

Despite the ‘death of the CD’ stories that technology writers love to constantly regurgitate, the truth is that in Australia they are completely wrong.

December 28, 2012
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
Fontella Bass, Rescue Me singer, Dead At 72

Fontella Bass had a massive hit in 1965 with ‘Rescue Me’. She died following a heart attack this week in her hometown of St Louis, Missouri.

December 28, 2012
Megadeth Christmas Card
Megadeth Fooled By Fake Christmas Card

Megadeth have named their annual Christmas Card winner only to find out afterwards that the fan who submitted the card may have plagiarised the concept.

December 28, 2012
Jarvis Cocker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN New Pulp Song After You

Pulp have recorded a new studio version of ‘After You’, a song they originally demoed for the 2001 album ‘We Love Life’.

December 28, 2012
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention Freak Out
Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention Singer Ray Collins Dies at 76

Ray Collins, the singer for the first Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention album ‘Freak Out’ has died in California.

December 28, 2012
INXS, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
INXS Singer Ciaran Gribbin To Play Sydney With Angry Anderson On New Years Eve

Recent INXS singer Ciaran Gribbin is still in Australia and will perform on New Years Eve with Angry Anderson in Sydney.

December 27, 2012
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Jack Ponti Addresses The Devaluation of Music

Music has been criminally devalued to the point where our own government doesn't see the truth, and that truth is mass theft.

December 27, 2012
Rolling Stones with Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga Announces Documentary

Lady Gaga has announced via Twitter that a documentary about her life and new album ‘ARTPOP’ is in production.

December 27, 2012
War Horse photo by Ros OGorman
Melbourne To Host War Horse Australian Premiere On New Year’s Eve

The Australian premiere of the Tony and Olivier Award winning production of ‘War Horse’ will take place at the Arts Centre State Theatre in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve.

December 27, 2012