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Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Still Not Used To The Attention

Nicki Minaj is often shocked at the realisation that she is no longer 'under the radar.'

October 11, 2012
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
New Jack White Video

Jack White has unleashed the brand new Dori Oskowitz-directed video for "I'm Shakin'".

October 11, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink’s Mum ‘Speechless’ After Viewing New Video

Pink says her latest music promo made her mother feel "uncomfortable".

October 11, 2012
Gin Blossoms
Gin Blossoms Announce Their First Australian Tour

College rock stayers Gin Blossoms tour Australia for the first time ever next February.

October 11, 2012
Deezer Announces Plans For $130 Million Funding

A day after digital streaming company Deezer announced it had closed $130 million in funding, the company has today announced its plans for the use of the funds.

October 10, 2012
Morrissey. images by Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Goes Head To Head With Colbert

Morrissey appeared on The Colbert Report this week and had the piss taken out of him by Stephen Colbert.

October 10, 2012
Rolling Stones GRRR
The Rolling Stones Reveal GRRR Tracklisting

The Rolling Stones will commemorate their 50th anniversary with the career spanning hits set GRRR!, due out on November 12.

October 10, 2012
Allans Billy Hyde Rejects Gallins Offer

The receiver for the Allans Music & Billy Hyde music stores has rejected an offer from retail group Australian Musical Imports and Gallin’s Musician’s Pro Shop to take over the company.

October 10, 2012
Rolling Stones GRRR
Rolling Stones Doom And Gloom Out This Week

The Rolling Stones brand new song ‘Doom and Gloom’ will be released on Thursday.

October 10, 2012
Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order Begins US Tour

New Order opened their first U.S. tour in seven years on Friday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA with a 16 song set that drew from their eight studio albums along with three covers of Joy Division songs.

October 10, 2012
Glen Hansard, Photo, Noise11
Glen Hansard And The Frames Add Three Melbourne Shows

Irish singer Glen Hansard adds three Melbourne shows to his Frames tour next year.

October 10, 2012
James Taylor: Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Taylor To Re-release Christmas CD With Bonus Tracks

James Taylor will re-release his 2006 album, James Taylor at Christmas, with two added tracks. The new version will be out on October 30 via UMe.

October 10, 2012
Frank Zappa, music news,
The Legends Of Laurel Canyon Story To Air In LA Saturday

‘The Legends Of Laurel Canyon’, a documentary about the rock’s hidden valley in Los Angeles will premiere on US television this Saturday night.

October 10, 2012
Stagecoach 2013
Jerry Lee Lewis Roger McGuinn and Dwight Yoakam To Appear At Stagecoach Festival 2013

The annual Stagecoach Festival, the west coast's biggest country music gathering, will be held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA from April 26 to 28 and the lineup is an impressive combination of current country stars and numerous veterans of the genre.

October 10, 2012
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Up For American Music Award… For Best Country Album

It's the 40th anniversary of the American Music Awards, a show started by Dick Clark as an alternative to the Grammys in 1973.

October 10, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Bandmate Worries Workload Pushed Billie Joe Armstrong Over The Edge

Green Day's Mike Dirnt says Billie Joe Armstrong has had it 'really rough' following his public breakdown.

October 10, 2012
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Memorabilia Exhibition On Display In London

A major exhibition of vintage posters and memorabilia from David Bowie's golden years (1969-1981), including on display for the first time in 30 years the original Heddon Street K. West sign that originally appeared on front cover of Bowie's groundbreaking 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.

October 10, 2012
Evermore: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Evermore Jump On Matchbox Twenty Tour

Kiwi stadium pop rock brothers Evermore will join Matchbox Twenty and INXS on tour.

October 10, 2012
Bat For Lashes
Bat For Lashes Streams Half Her New Album

After the tease of three tracks, Bat For Lashes streams another three from her new album.

October 10, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Asks One Of One Direction Out To Dinner

Taylor Swift reportedly asked a member of One Direction out to dinner.

October 10, 2012
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
John Cusack Presents Peter Gabriel With Boombox On Stage

Actor John Cusack walked on stage during the opening to the song In Your Eyes during Peter Gabriel's show at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night and presented him with a boombox.

October 10, 2012
Richard Hawley
Richard Hawley Announces First Ever Australian Tour

Member of Longpigs and Pulp, guest of Arctic Monkeys and Elbow, and solo artist Richard Hawley will hit Australia in 2013.

October 10, 2012
Lily Allen - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lily Allen Tweets Sneak Peek Of Lyrics

Lily Allen has apparently tweeted lyrics from her new single.

October 10, 2012
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
Stone Roses, The Prodigy and PSY Announced For Future Music Festival

The Future Music Festival will return in March with Stone Roses and The Prodigy heading the bill along with flavour of the month PSY.

October 10, 2012
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford And Sons Hold Muse From Top Of US Chart

The Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ album has kept Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ from the top spot on the US album chart this week despite dropping 74% on last weeks sales.

October 10, 2012
Everclear Support Act Winners Announced

Portland power-poppers Everclear have announced the winners of support slots for their Australian tour.

October 9, 2012
Sarah Blasko: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sarah Blasko Will Perform At Week-Long Album Installation In Sydney

In the lead-up to I Awake, baroque pop star Sarah Blasko will perform at an “album installation” in Sydney.

October 9, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Australian Music Prize Announces The “Longlist”

The rebranded AMP releases a list of 26 albums as part of the “Official Entrants” longlist.

October 9, 2012
Glen Hansard, Photo, Noise11
Glen Hansard And The Frames Return To The Opera House

Oscar-winner and half of Swell Season, Glen Hansard, brings The Frames back to the Opera House.

October 9, 2012
Sebastian Bach, music news,
Sebastian Bach Breaks Up With Model Minnie Gupta

Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach has tweeted that he and model Minnie Gupta have separated after almost two years.

October 9, 2012