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Nickelback: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Nickelback Use Pantera To Warm Up Their Audience VIDEO

For the past seven years Nickelback have been warming up their audience with metal band Pantera’s ‘Walk”.

February 2, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Reports From His Sick Bed

We may never know exactly what happened, but Morrissey was admitted to a Royal Oak, MI hospital this week for much more than was originally reported.

February 2, 2013
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Austereo Royal Pranksters Escape Prosecution

2DAY jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will not face charges for the royal prank that led to the death of a British nurse last December.

February 2, 2013
Josh Groban All That Echoes
Josh Groban Covers Glen Hansard On All That Echoes

Josh Groban has covered the Academy Award winning Glen Hansard song ‘Falling Slowly’ on his new album ‘All That Echoes’.

February 1, 2013
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Pennywise Reschedule Australian Tour With Original Singer

Pennywise have replaced the ailing Zoli Teglas with original singer Jim Lindberg and have rescheduled their Australian dates.

February 1, 2013
They Might Be Giants Nanobots
Tombowler To Release They Might Be Giants Album In Australia

The 16th They Might Be Giants album ‘Nanobots’ will be released on Idlewild Recordings through David Williams’ Tombowler in Australia.

February 1, 2013
Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
Australia Prepares For The Aussie BBQ At SXSW

Australian acts will once again take over Austin, Texas on March 16 for one of SXSW’s hottest events, The Aussie BBQ.

February 1, 2013
Blue Oyster Cult
Blue Oyster Cult To Join Hoodoo Gurus At Dig It Up

Hoodoo Gurus will bring Blue Oyster Cult to Australia for the 2nd (and what now looks like annual) Dig It Up.

February 1, 2013
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Amanda Palmer To Speak At SXSW

Amanda Palmer will tell the story of how she did the business her way at SXSW in March.

February 1, 2013
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction To Release Blondie Cover For Comic Relief

The world's biggest pop band, One Direction, have teamed up with the UK charity, Comic Relief, to record the official 2013 Red Nose Day charity single, creating their own unique take on the Blondie classic 'One Way Or Another.'

February 1, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyoncé Speaks Out About Her Heartbreaking Miscarriage

Beyoncé has spoken about her devastating miscarriage, revealing she had already picked out names for the baby.

February 1, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton To Headline 10th Birthday Isle Of Wight Festival

Elton John has also been confirmed for the Isle of Wight Festival.

February 1, 2013
Craig David, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Craig David Australian Tour Dates Announced

Craig David has added East Coast Australia dates to his 2013 World Tour.

February 1, 2013
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars’ Sisters Release Music Video

Bruno Mars' sisters have released their first music video.

February 1, 2013
Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson Thinks Bieber Is A Contender

Mike Tyson reveals that he is a huge fan of Justin Bieber.

February 1, 2013
Ringo Starr All Starr Band
Ringo And His All-Starr Band DVD Set For Release

Ringo Starr and his All-Star Band played the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last year and all the proceeding were captured for release on Ringo at the Ryman, coming March 11 on DVD and Blu-Ray.

February 1, 2013
Kermit Dishes The Dirt On Miss Piggy

Kermit the Frog thinks it's important to stay 'close to royalty' as he might turn into a prince one day.

February 1, 2013
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran’s Mum Upset Over His Tattoos

Ed Sheeran reportedly got told off by his mother for having too many tattoos.

February 1, 2013
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
KISS Celebrate Forty Years Of Live Shows

Yesterday (January 30) was the 40th anniversary of the first live performance of KISS who would go on to gather millions of adoring fans and almost as many detractors.

February 1, 2013
Nas, Noise11, Photo
Nas To Curate Movement Festival In Australia

Hip-Hop legend Nas will co-headline and curate Movement, a brand new music festival for Australia in April.

February 1, 2013
Jimmie Vaughan, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Jimmie Vaughan Suffers Heart Attack

It took an announcement from the Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai, India for the world to learn that Jimmie Vaughan has suffered a serious heart attack.

January 31, 2013
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Universal To Appoint New EMI Head For Australia

Universal Music has confirmed that the take-over of EMI Records in Australia is now complete and that that Marketing, Promotions and A&R will continue to run separately but under Universal management.

January 31, 2013
Manilow On Broadway
Barry Manilow Is The Latest Star To “Die” On Route 80

Barry Manilow was the subject of yet another celebrity death hoax today, “losing his life” on that treacherous Route 80 that also claimed the lives of Justin Bieber, David Beckham, Usher, Vanilla Ice, Tiesto and Harry Styles in the past year.

January 31, 2013
The Darkness: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Darkness And Joan Jett And The Blackhearts Australian Dates

The Darkness and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will tour Australia in April with Australia’s Jackson Firebird rounding out the bill.

January 31, 2013
Ray Charles
Ray Charles’ Children Win Copyright Case

The children of the late-Ray Charles have won in court over the Ray Charles Foundation in a case that determined the ownership of the copyright on about 60 of his songs.

January 31, 2013
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Claims Spotify Has Cost Them Album Sales

The management for Metallica are spinning the numbers released by Billboard on Metallica's album sales after they put their music on Spotify.

January 31, 2013
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Johnny Cash Commemorated On U.S. Stamp

The United States Postal Service will be putting out three commemorative stamps in 2013 that depict legendary music artists with the first release being the great Johnny Cash.

January 31, 2013
Emmylou Harris, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Emmylou Harris Faces Possible Prosecution Over Hit-And-Run

The Los Angeles prosecutors office has officially charged Emmylou Harris with hit-and-run stemming from an October 1 incident where the singer she allegedly bumped another car while driving on the 405 freeway and kept going without stopping to exchange information or report the accident.

January 31, 2013
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson To Perform One-Off Thick As A Brick Show At Royal Albert Hall

After the enormous success of his 2012 UK tour, Ian Anderson is back for a very special one-off show at the Royal Albert Hall on 30th June.

January 31, 2013
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake To Sing At Grammy Awards

Justin Timberlake will perform at the Grammy Awards ceremony.

January 31, 2013