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The Beatles Abbey Road
Record Store Day Is 100 Days Away So Name The Essential Albums

Record Store Day is just over 100 days away and over at the Record Store Day Facebook page the question being asked is “what are the 100 favourite albums of all-time?”.

January 10, 2013
Mike Scott of The Waterboys
The Waterboys First Australian Tour Starts Next Week

The very first Australian tour for The Waterboys will commence next week in Brisbane.

January 10, 2013
Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Doc Neeson Hospitalised With Brain Tumour

Doc Neeson of The Angels is being treated for a brain tumour in a Sydney hospital.

January 10, 2013
Russell Crowe In Les Miserables
Russell Crowe Finally Has A Number One Album

Russell Crowe has finally hit the top of the music charts.

January 10, 2013
Justin Bieber - Believe Acoustic
Justin Bieber Announces New Acoustic Album And SNL Appearance

Justin Bieber kicks off 2013 by announcing the release of his new acoustic album, Believe Acoustic, followed by a stint as host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

January 10, 2013
Shihad To Support Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath will tour Australia and New Zealand with NZ’s own Shihad.

January 10, 2013
Bee Gees
Bee Gees First Three Aussie Albums To Be Reissued

The first three Bee Gees Australian albums, before they moved for the UK, will be reissued for the very first time by Warner Music’s Festival label on February 1.

January 10, 2013
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
A Day On The Green To Turn 300 With Elvis Costello

A Day On The Green promoters Mick and Anthea Newton will be celebrating their 300th anniversary with Elvis Costello at the Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley on January 26.

January 10, 2013
Sound City Players line-up
Dave Grohl Gathers Up Foo Fighters, Nirvana and Rick Springfield For Show

Dave Grohl is plotting another Nirvana reunion and Foo Fighters will be there and Rick Springfield, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty will be there too.

January 10, 2013
Wilko Johnson
Wilko Johnson Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

Wilko Johnson, from Dr Feelgood and Ian Dury and The Blockheads, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

January 10, 2013
Reece Mastin: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Where Is My Bloody HIT In The End of the Year Chart

With the release of the 2012 End of Year charts this week, I noticed for the first time that a few high charting hits did not make the biggest selling songs for last year. 

January 9, 2013
Eric Burdon with Paul Cashmere at SXSW. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Burdon To Release Til Your River Runs Dry

Rock legend Eric Burdon will release his new album ‘Til Your River Runs Dry’ later this month.

January 9, 2013
Freddy E
Seattle Rapper MC Freddy E Takes His Life

MC Freddy E, a 22-year old rapper from Seattle, was found dead on January 5 from an apparent suicide.

January 9, 2013
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
From The Jam Aussie Tour Supports Announced

The From The Jam Australian tour will kick off in Australia in late January and the support acts have been announced.

January 9, 2013
Ben Sollee
Ben Sollee Gives Aussie Fans Free Live Download For Cancelling Tour

Ben Sollee has given his Australian fans four free live downloads as a gift for having to suddenly cancel his Australia tour.

January 9, 2013
Chris Isaak: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Chris Isaak and Status Quo Headline Deni Blues & Roots Festival

The line-up for the first Deni Blues & Roots Festival has been announced with Chris Isaak headlining the Saturday line-up and Status Quo headlining Sunday.

January 9, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John And Bernie Taupin Change Next Album Title

Elton John and Bernie Taupin will return to the studio towards the end of January to put together additional material for Elton's upcoming album.

January 9, 2013
Pere Ubu
Pere Ubu To Perform The Modern Dance At I’ll Be Your Mirror

Pere Ubu will perform their 1978 debut album ‘The Modern Dance’ at I’ll Be Your Mirror’ in Melbourne in February.

January 9, 2013
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink The Truth About Love Was Australia’s Top Album Of 2012

Pink had the biggest selling album of 2012 in Australia with 'The Truth About Love.

January 8, 2013
Carly Rae Jepsen - Image By Ros O'Gorman photos
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Was Australia’s Biggest Hit Of 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen 'Call Me Maybe' was the biggest selling song of 2012 on the ARIA chart in Australia.

January 8, 2013
David Bowie Where Are They Now
David Bowie Releases Surprise New Song Where Are We Now

This came from no-where. David Bowie has snuck out a brand new song called ‘Where Are We Now’ and will release a new album in March.

January 8, 2013
Motorhead To Launch Motorheadphones

Motorhead will launch their latest product Motorheadphones at CES, Las Vegas this month today.

January 8, 2013
The Wiggles Sell A “Big Red Car” For $AU35,700

The Wiggles are undoubtedly the world's most successful children's act and their iconic nature has earned the charity SIDS and Kids a cool thirty-five grand.

January 8, 2013
Happy Mondays, Noise11, Photo
Happy Mondays To Tour Australia With Original Line-up?

Are the Happy Mondays about to announce a May 2013 headline tour of Australia for the first time ever with their definitive full original lineup?”

January 8, 2013
Prince: Photo By NPG Records Noise11 photo
New Prince, Check It Out

Prince has uploaded a brand new song titled ‘Same Page Different Book’ to YouTube today.

January 8, 2013
Mad Season
Seattle Supergroup Mad Season ‘Above’ To Be Expanded And Reissued

Seattle supergroup Mad Season will re-reissue an expanded edition of their sole album ‘Above’.

January 8, 2013
Tarmac Adam The History Effect
Tarmac Adam Return After A Decade

It has been 10 years since Tarmac Adam, originally featuring Paul Hester and Nick Seymour from Crowded House, released their debut album in Australia and now the band is back together for their American debut.

January 8, 2013
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Is Heading Back To Broadway

Bette Midler is set to head back to Broadway for the John Logan play ‘I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers’.

January 8, 2013
Bob Dylan image
Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Collection Released In Europe

Late last month, a new Bob Dylan album hit the market in Europe in limited quantities that would make a fan of the songwriter drool.

January 8, 2013
Cher, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Cher Has New Drama In Her Life

Cher is headed back to television, at a minimum, as a writer but with the possibility of also acting.

January 8, 2013