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Yothu Yindi
Yothu Yindi Release Career Spanning Retrospective and Full Length Documentary

To celebrate their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Yothu Yindi have released a career-spanning retrospective entitled Healing Stone which includes the full-length doco Tribal Voice.

December 19, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Tipped To Replace Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore

Queen guitarist Dr. Brian May isn't just known for his unique way of manipulating six strings with high tension floating above some magnets, he also knows his way around a quasar and this knowledge could see him hosting the BBC's long-running program The Sky At Night.

December 19, 2012
12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief album
12-12-12 The Album To Be Released In January

Columbia Records has released a highlights album from last week's 121212 concert for relief of victims of Hurricane Sandy.

December 19, 2012
Kate Ceberano - Photo by Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Kate Ceberano To Release First Album Of Original Songs In A Decade In 2013

Kate Ceberano will ring in the New Year with her first album of original material in 2013.

December 19, 2012
My Disco
MY DISCO Celebrate 10th Anniversary With One-Off Show

MY DISCO have had a great decade, with three albums, shows all over the world and general adulation from anyone who has seen them live and still has their hearing in tact. So what better way to celebrate than with a hometown gig?

December 19, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Parkway Drive Stream Their Entire Home Is For The Heartless DVD

Byron Bay’s own Parkway Drive is streaming their entire ‘Home Is For The Heartless’ DVD on YouTube.

December 19, 2012
Still from King Parrot's 'Shit On The Liver' Clip
King Parrot Unveil Disturbing Music Video

Melbourne band King Parrot might be a little screamy for your dainty ears, but if I have my way every Australian will see this video and cringe a little bit at bassist Wayne "Slattz" Slattery's freakish portrayal of "the boss".

December 19, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Tops Tours Of 2012

Mediocre critics reviews and less than stellar sales be damned. Madonna did it best this year on the concert state.

December 19, 2012
The Killers, Photo, Noise11
Wynona Ryder Stars In New Tim Burton Directed The Killers Video

The new video by the Killers for the song Here With Me has quite a good pedigree.

December 19, 2012
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Donates $100,000 To Sick Girl

Stevie Wonder has given $100,000 to a little girl battling cancer, the same child to whom Charile Sheen had also recently donated.

December 19, 2012
Alexander Gow of Oh Mercy at
Oh Mercy Join The Waterboys Australian Tour

Melbourne’s Oh Mercy have been announced as special guests of the very first Australian tour for The Waterboys for the Melbourne and Sydney shows.

December 19, 2012
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Status Quo Drummer Matt Letley Quits The Band

Status Quo has announced that their drummer for the last twelve years, Matt Letley, has left the group.

December 19, 2012
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VIDEO: Big Boi Reads The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas has never sounded as cool as it does when a rapper like Big Boi reads it through.

December 18, 2012
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Wants A Gig On Glee

Bette Midler is "waiting for the call" to appear on Glee.

December 18, 2012
Koko, Red Dog with Paul Cashmere
R.I.P. Koko, Red Dog Dies At Age Seven

Koko, the Red Cloud Kelpie who starred in the hit Australian movie ‘Red Dog’, has died in Perth at the age of seven.

December 18, 2012
Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order To Release Songs From Their Time Capsule

In 2006 while New Order were recording ‘Waiting For The Sirens Call’, the UK band decided to place a few songs in a time capsule, for release eventually.

December 18, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartNirvana Reveals Studio Version of ‘Cut Me Some Slack’

Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana divided music fans last week with their performance of the new song Cut Me Some Slack at the Hurricane Sandy benefit gig in New York. Well now the argument can continue with the studio version.

December 18, 2012
Of Monsters And Men, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Of Monsters and Men Added to Laneway Adelaide And Perth

Iceland’s Of Monsters And Men will continue around Australia to play on the Laneway Festival with Adelaide and Perth dates now confirmed.

December 18, 2012
Walking Papers
Jerry Cantrell Of Alice In Chains Joins Duff McKagan’s New Walking Papers

New Seattle band Walking Papers had a guest appearance from Alice In Chain’s Jerry Cantrell this week.

December 18, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Eyes USA For 2013

Australian rapper 360 will be taking on America in 2013.

December 18, 2012
Donna Summer
VH1 Divas Honour Whitney Houston And Donna Summer

The annual VH1 Divas concert was held Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with a host of artists performing including Kelly Clarkson, Ciara, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, Jordan Sparks, Pitbull and host Adam Lambert.

December 18, 2012
The Jam Classic Album box
The Jam Classic Album Box Released

Ok, what can you say about The Jam that hasn’t been said, time and again, over the years. They were, and probably are, the quintessential Mod/Punk band. They were one of the greatest bands in any genre of all time.

December 18, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Dave Grohl Denies Nirvana Reunion

Dave Grohl has shot down rumours he is planning a Nirvana reunion tour. The musician was the drummer in the US grunge band, with Krist Novoselic on bass and the late Kurt Cobain on guitar and vocals.

December 18, 2012
Carrie Underwood. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Carrie Underwood To Donate Concert Earnings To Charity

Carrie Underwood is donating proceeds from her botched concert in Des Moines, Iowa to charity.

December 18, 2012
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse To Have Another Inquest

The inquest into Amy Winehouse's death is to be reheard.

December 18, 2012
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500 Tickets Left To The Tassie Falls Festival

Thinking of heading down to Marion Bay, Tasmania for The Falls Festival this new years? Well there are only 500 tickets left, so you had better snap them up quick!

December 17, 2012
Morrissey. images by Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Plays New Zealand, Australia Is Next

For those of you wondering if Morrissey will turn up in Australia, well he made it to New Zealand.

December 17, 2012
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Adele Tops Billboard Artist And Album Charts For 2012

As we come to the end of 2012, it's time to look back at the biggest records and artists of the year and the authority on all such things is Billboard.

December 17, 2012
Carole King. image by Ros O'Gorman
Carole King To Receive 2013 Gershwin Prize

Carole King will be the 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

December 17, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Gwyneth Exposes Chris Martin’s Cooking Disasters

Chris Martin had to summon the fire brigade after trying to cook Gwyneth Paltrow dinner.

December 17, 2012