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Garbage Truck Stops Soundwave Performance

Garbage did not play the Soundwave Festival in Sydney yesterday because the truck carrying their equipment did not arrive from Brisbane on time.

February 25, 2013
Bring Me The Horizon
Punter Injured By Flare At Soundwave

A woman at yesterday’s Soundwave Festival in Sydney was taken to hospital with serious burns after someone let off a flare during the Bring Me The Horizon performance.

February 25, 2013
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra The Jazz Age
Bryan Ferry Reinvents Bryan Ferry With Jazz Record

Bryan Ferry has reinvented the music of Bryan Ferry on ‘The Jazz Age’ by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.

February 25, 2013
Vika Bull at
At Last – The Etta James Story Reviewed

The challenge in telling the story of Etta James is conveying the passion of the performance. The producers at Room 8 Productions knew an actor wasn’t going to achieve. Picking Vika Bull to tell the Etta James story was the perfect choice.

February 25, 2013
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt Looks Forward To Reconnecting With Australian Fans

Bonnie Raitt will return to Australia next month for her first ever appearance in Denilquin, NSW.

February 24, 2013
Scene from Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh To Bring Les Misérables Back To Australia

Les Misérables will return to Australia next year with Melbourne scoring the premiere for June 2014.

February 24, 2013
Australia Generates Its 1000th Number One Song

It’s only taken us just over 73 years to do it, but this week Australia has placed its 1000th number one song on the top of our charts, albeit with a song that most people would screw their nose up at and say “what the hell is that noise doing at No.1?” I’m talking about “Harlem Shake” by US DJ who goes by the name Baauer.

February 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Push The Sky Away Debuts At Number One On ARIA

The fifteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds becomes the group’s first No.1 album in Australia, as they debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with “Push the Sky Away”, their first new material in almost five years (March 2008 was the last one).

February 24, 2013
Faker - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Aussie BBQ Los Angeles Date Set For March 10

Australian acts heading to SXSW will stop-over in Los Angeles for The Aussie BBQ on March 10.

February 24, 2013
Baauer Harlem Shake Is Australia’s 1000th Number One Song

73 years after music charts started in Australia the viral smash 'Harlem Shake' by Baauer has become the 1000th number one song.

February 24, 2013
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Play First Show Of 2013 In Brisbane

Metallica has reactivated for 2013 after having played their first show of 2013 in Brisbane for Soundwave on Saturday night.

February 24, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Aerosmith To Tour Australia April And May

Aerosmith will appear on 60 Minutes tomorrow night (February 24) to announce their first Australian tour since 1990 but why wait when you can have the dates right now.

February 23, 2013
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Travis Barker And AJ Make Peace After Twitter War

Soundwave promoter and Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker have made peace with each other after a Twitter war flare-up that saw AJ accuse Barker of extorting $1.5 million.

February 23, 2013
Mick Taylor, Noise11, photo
Mick Taylor Aussie Tour Changed From Postponed To Cancelled

The upcoming Australian dates for former Rolling Stone Mike Taylor have been upgraded from ‘postponed’ to cancelled’.

February 23, 2013
Staples Singers
Cleotha Staples Of The Staple Singers Dies Aged 78

Cleotha Staples, the oldest Staples sibling, has passed away at the age of 78.

February 23, 2013
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Adds Husky, The Drones and Shane Howard To Aussie Tour

Neil Young & Crazy Horse supports have been announced for the Australian tour.

February 22, 2013
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
EXCLUSIVE: Santana Reforms Santana

Carlos Santana has confirmed he is putting the original Santana band together for his next album.

February 22, 2013
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Wants To Release Her New Album ASAP

Mariah Carey wants to release her new album as soon as possible.

February 22, 2013
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood Still Awaiting His Date With Scarlett Johansson

Ronnie Wood is still waiting for his date with Scarlett Johansson to "come to fruition".

February 22, 2013
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
Wiz Khalifa Welcomes ‘Perfect’ Son Into The World

Wiz Khalifa and his fiancée Amber Rose are elated to welcome their 'perfect' baby boy into the world.

February 22, 2013
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo, music news
Michael Jackson Doctor To Testify Against AEG

Michael Jackson's former doctor Conrad Murray has been ordered to testify in a wrongful death lawsuit.

February 22, 2013
Ben Howard
Bluesfest Artist Ben Howard Wins Two Brit Awards

25-year old Bluesfest act Ben Howard walked away with two Brit Awards this week in the UK.

February 22, 2013
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
British PM Ignores Johnny Marr’s Imposed Listening Ban

David Cameron will defy the Johnny Marr imposed 'ban' on his original band.

February 22, 2013
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Michael Buble Duets With Reese Witherspoon On To Be Loved

Michael Buble has teamed up with Reese Witherspoon for a duet of ‘Something Stupid’ on his next album ‘To Be Loved’.

February 22, 2013
Primal Scream - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Primal Scream Release First Track From New Album

Primal Scream are back with '2013'; the first taste from their eagerly anticipated forthcoming album 'More Light'.

February 22, 2013
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Announces Moonshine Jungle World Tour Dates

Bruno Mars has unveiled details of his hugely anticipated world tour.

February 22, 2013
Queen, Noise11, Photo
Queen To Be Honoured With Heritage Music Plaque At Site Of First Gig

PRS for Music today announced that one of the greatest bands of all time will be honoured with a music Heritage Award.

February 22, 2013
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer Responds To Dave Lombardo Sacking

Following a statement by Dave Lombardo earlier today about his sacking from Slayer on the of the Soundwave tour in Australia, Slayer have issued their retort.

February 22, 2013
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Sacked On Eve Of Soundwave

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has been fired from the band on the eve of the Australian tour for Soundwave.

February 22, 2013
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Flaming Lips To Headline SXSW Auditorium Shores Friday Show

Flaming Lips will perform a free show for the people of Austin and SXSW at the Auditorium Shores stage on March 15.

February 22, 2013