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Rocksmith Guitar-Learning Video Game Launches In Australia

Guitar Hero-style game, Rocksmith, actually teaches you how to play guitar and will launch in Australia next month.

August 2, 2012
Jinja Safari and Kinfe Geshu
Paul Kelly, Lanie Lane, Brous Announced For Key Of Sea 2

Cross-cultural musical mash-up The Key Of Sea's second volume features Paul Kelly, Lanie Lane, Brous, Chet Faker, Jinja Safari and more.

August 2, 2012
Pony Face
Pony Face Announce Second Album And Tour

Melbourne cinematic psych-blues trio Pony Face announce their second album Hypnotised and a East Coast tour.

August 2, 2012
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Fatboy Slim To Perform Beach Concert In Aussie Cinemas

Fatboy Slim will beam his annual Big Beach Bootique dance party from Brighton, UK into Australian cinemas.

August 2, 2012
Ben Harper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ben Harper Adds Canberra Date

Ben Harper has added Canberra into his upcoming ‘An Acoustic Evening With Ben Harper’ tour.

August 2, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Reach 12 Million Sales

One Direction has sold over 12 million albums, singles and DVDs in the past 12 months.

August 2, 2012
Pitbull in Alaska
Pitbull Heads To Alaska

The people of Kodiak Island, Alaska has a Pibull in their midst this week. The Miami rapper paid a visit to the south Alaska island.

August 2, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Is The Most Liked Human On Facebook

Rap megastar Eminem is the first person to get 60 million ‘likes’ on Facebook.

August 2, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Release Box Set Collection

Green Day have packaged up their eight albums for the box set ‘The Studio Albums 1990-2009’.

August 2, 2012
John Taylor, Duran Duran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Duran Duran’s John Taylor Re-fle-fle-fle-fle-flects

The 'Rio' hitmakers - who are made up of singer Simon Le Bon, bassist John Taylor, drummer Roger Taylor and keyboardist Nick Rhodes - don't often see eye-to-eye but they still "really value" each other's work and wouldn't want to play with anyone else.

August 2, 2012
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50 Cent Knocked Out By Tyson

50 Cent cried with laughter while watching Mike Tyson's Broadway show yesterday.

August 2, 2012
Mushroom Publishing Signs Zoophyte

Melbourne rock band Zoophyte has signed with Mushroom Publishing.

August 2, 2012
Passion Pit
Passion Pit Release Gatsby-esque Clip For ‘Constant Conversations’

Indie pop stars Passion Pit deliver a Great Gatsby-style clip for their slow-jam ‘Constant Conversations’.

August 2, 2012
Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Tim Cashmere
KISS Release Monster Album Tracks

The buildup is over and KISS has released the track list and the cover art for their upcoming album Monster. The album is their 20th and will be out on October 16, 2012 via Universal Music Group.

August 2, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton Asks Beckham To Teach Son Soccer

Elton John has apparently already approached long time pal David Beckham to teach his toddler Zachary how to play football.

August 2, 2012
Peter Frampton, Noise11, Photo, music news
Peter Frampton Hit By Texter

Even though it is illegal in many states, people just aren't stopping their texting and general cell phone use and it's causing accidents. Just ask Peter Frampton.

August 2, 2012
RedOne To Launch TalkBack And Mohombi With Cash Money

Grammy winner RedOne has joined Cash Money Records to launch wto new acts Mohombi and TalkBack.

August 2, 2012
Tony Sly No Use For A Name
No Use For A Name Singer Tony Sly Found Dead

Tony Sly or Californian punk band No Use For A Name has died at the age of 41.

August 2, 2012
Fun Frontman Says He’d Be Cool With Being A ‘One Hit Wonder’

Nate Ruess, frontman for chart-toppers fun., tells Noise11 that he’d be “cool” with being a “one hit wonder”.

August 1, 2012
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Books A One-Off Sydney Show

UK electro artist Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs finally makes it to Australia in October.

August 1, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Farewelled In Melbourne

The funeral for Darryl Cotton, the Australian singer and TV presenter who passed away in Melbourne last Friday, was held today (August 1, 2012) at the Comedy Theatre.

August 1, 2012
Frank Turner
Mike Oldfield, Underworld, Frank Turner Sales Skyrocket After Olympic Opening

Following the Olympics Opening Ceremony, the performing artists’ sales have risen by up to 700%.

August 1, 2012
Empra Weezer cake
Weezer Cake Scores Empra A Possible Support

Melbourne band Empra are being considered for the Weezer support because they baked a cake.

August 1, 2012
Youth Lagoon
REVIEW: YOUTH LAGOON, Corner Hotel 29 July 2012

The atmospheric and soothing sounds of Youth Lagoon with the moniker of fresh-faced 22-year-old Trevor Powers proved to be a minimalist invitation for dreamers to close out the weekend.

August 1, 2012
Blacklevel Embassy
Blacklevel Embassy Announce New Album, Shellac Support

Melbourne rock bruisers Blacklevel Embassy reveal details of their third album and their Shellac support.

August 1, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Is Taylor Swift Dating RFK Grandson?

Taylor Swift is reportedly dating a younger man.

August 1, 2012 photo by Ros O'Gorman : Making Recycling Cool wants to make recycling 'cool' to appeal to younger generations.

August 1, 2012
Tom Waits, Noise11, Photo
Tom Waits To Announce Something Pirate-y

Living legend Tom Waits has something “coming August 7”. And he’s dressed as a pirate.

August 1, 2012
Jim Marshall
Original Marshall Amp Tours Europe And UK

Following a historic European tour worthy of rock legends, The Marshall Amplification's first Amp has made a pit stop at The Vault after hitting the annual Hard Rock Calling festival in Hyde Park in July.

August 1, 2012
Bobby Brown Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi
Whitney Houston Daughter Ends Engagement

Bobbi Kristina Brown has reportedly called off her engagement to Nick Gordon.

August 1, 2012