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Mass Walkout As Madonna Takes To The Stage Three And A Half Hours Late

You would think that, with one of the worst selling albums of her career and a number of shows on her tour failing to sell out, Madonna would be doing everything she can to keep the fans happy.

November 22, 2012
Cold Chisel - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog On The Day The Music Got Pulled Over

There's a really weird anniversary about to happen next month, on December 17. A 30 year anniversary. It was designed to save lives which it obviously, and thankfully has done, and that's a great, great thing. There was a side effect though. One which wouldn't have been part of the calculation, but in effect killed the Aussie pub scene.

November 22, 2012
Andy Allo - Superconductor
Prince Protégé Andy Allo Tops Amazon Charts with Superconductor

With Prince as executive producer, Andy Allo finally unleashed her second album, Superconductor, on Tuesday, with the album going straight to #1 on Amazon's Soul and R&B charts in the US, UK and France within hours of its release.

November 22, 2012
Xavier Rudd at Noise11, photo
Bluesfest Aussie Line-up With The Cat Empire, Xavier Rudd, The Break

Bluesfest has announced its Australian and New Zealand acts for the 2013 event. The Cat Empire, Xavier Rudd and The Break have made the bill.

November 22, 2012
Noomi Rapace in Doom and Gloom
VIDEO: The Rolling Stones Doom and Gloom Stars Noomi Rapace

The Rolling Stones have released a music video for ‘Doom and Gloom’, their new song from the ‘GRRR’ album starring, Noomi Rapace.

November 21, 2012
Diviney, Noise11, Photo
Shaun Diviney Releases First Solo Song

Short Stack frontman Short Diviney has released a video for his first solo record ‘You’re So Cool’.

November 21, 2012
The War On Drugs
Review: The War On Drugs In Melbourne

A live set by The War On Drugs is akin to having a wave of euphoria splash directly into your face.

November 21, 2012
Lenny Kravitz, music news,
Lenny Kravitz To Play Marvin Gaye In Biopic

A number of years ago, Jesse L. Martin left his long running role on Law and Order to make a biopic of Marvin Gaye.

November 21, 2012
R. Kelly, music news,
R. Kelly Plans Broadway Stage Show

R. Kelly is plotting his Broadway debut.

November 21, 2012
Alicia Keys: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Alicia Keys Wants To Expand Her Family

Alicia Keys wants at least one more child.

November 21, 2012
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Kid Rock : Life’s Been A Good Ride

Kid Rock is in a 'celebratory' mood of late.

November 21, 2012
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
Selena Gives Justin Another Chance

Selena Gomez has apparently taken Justin Bieber back, despite the 'heartache' he caused her.

November 21, 2012
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
From The Jam Announce Australian Tour

From The Jam, featuring Bruce Foxton from The Jam, will return to Australia at the end of January for dates in Western Australia and the along the East Coast.

November 21, 2012
MC Hammer Psy
Psy And MC Hammer Duet Closes The AMAs

Psy decided to collaborate with MC Hammer at the American Music Awards (AMAs) because he wanted to do 'something huge, very massive'.

November 21, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Apologises To Journos Who Followed Her On Week-Long Worldwide Tour

Rihanna has apologised to journalists following her around the world on her chaotic 777 tour.

November 21, 2012
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr Reveals Original Birth Name

Johnny Marr has been talking to Xfm about his debut solo album The Messenger, which is out in February, and has explained that the songs were inspired by touring the country with The Cribs.

November 21, 2012
Prince: Photo By NPG Records Noise11 photo
Prince Releases Rock And Roll Love Affair

After topping UK Dance Charts last year with 'Dance 4 Me' Prince returns to Jamie Lewis' Purple Music label for new single 'Rock And Roll Love Affair'.

November 21, 2012
Tangerine Kitty
Dumb Ways To Die Tangerine Kitty Viral Video Generated 3 Million Views Yesterday

Since yesterday’s Tangerine Kitty ‘Dumb Ways To Die’ story, the video has generated a further 3 million YouTube views.

November 21, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Dares To Be Different

Nicki Minaj is proud that she "dares to be different".

November 21, 2012
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Play Melbourne

Coldplay beat all big expectations by all those who bore witness to the elaborate spectacle that one of the world’s biggest bands put on for all who attended Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium on Tuesday the 13th of November were by far exceeded.

November 21, 2012
Weddings Parties Anything, EG Awards Launch: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Temper Trap, Oh Mercy Win EG Awards

The Temper Trap and Oh Mercy were just two of the winners at the 7th annual EG Awards held in Melbourne last night (November 20).

November 21, 2012
John Butler Trio
John Butler Trio Heads To The Wineries

John Butler Trio have announced two family concerts at Western Australian wineries in January.

November 20, 2012
Groovin The Moo
Groovin The Moo Lock In 2013 Dates And Venues

The Groovin The Moo festival will return in 2013 with dates now locked in for Maitland, Canberra, Bendigo, Townsville and Bunbury.

November 20, 2012
The Temper Trap - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Armin Van Buuren, The Prodigy, PSY For Future Music Festival Asia

The Future Music Festival will return to South East Asia in 2013 with a line-up featuring Armin Van Buuren, The Prodigy, Bloc Party, PSY, Rita Ora and fun.

November 20, 2012
Mike Scott of The Waterboys
Watch The Waterboys Spiddal Reunion Documentary VIDEO

In September, 2012, The Waterboys returned to the Irish village of Spiddal in the Gaeltacht of County Galway and performed at the Naechtains bar at the Park Lodge Hotel in Galway.

November 20, 2012
Jack Thompson, Screen Music Awards, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Antony Partos, Lisa Gerrard Win 2012 Screen Music Awards

Composer Antony Partos was the big winner at the 2012 Screen Music Awards in Melbourne last night and Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard also took home an award.

November 20, 2012
Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James
At Last The Etta James Story Pre-sale Begins

Pre-sale tickets for ‘At Last: The Etta James Story’ starring Vika Bull have gone on sale.

November 20, 2012
Bob Mould
Bob Mould Adds Second Melbourne Show

Bob Mould will play a second and final Melbourne show during his Australian tour in March.

November 20, 2012
Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival
Impressive Lineup For Clapton Guitar Festival Unconfirmed

While there has been no official announcement, Eric Clapton will be putting on his his fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival on April 12 and 13 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

November 20, 2012
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Bieber Sweeps The American Music Awards

Justin Bieber swept the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

November 20, 2012