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Chris Brown and Rihanna, It’s Like It Never Happened

The Chris Brown and Rihanna reunion continues to gather momentum with the former couple appearing on each other’s new song.

February 21, 2012
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The Bodyguard The Musical To Open In London

One week after the death of Whitney Houston a London theatre company has announced plans for a musical theatre version of ‘The Bodyguard’.

February 21, 2012
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Madonna Rushes Second Single After First Stiffs

Madonna ‘Give Me All You Luvin’ is officially a stiff. The first song from her forthcoming ‘MDNA’ album slipped out of the Top 40 in Australia after just one week.

February 21, 2012
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The Brian Jonestown Massacre Debut New Song

Crazy psych-rockers The Brian Jonestown Massacre have snuck a new song out on YouTube.

February 21, 2012
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Blur Booked For London Olympics Closing Ceremony Concert

Blur, The Specials and New Order will perform a closing ceremony celebration concert for the 2012 London Olympics.

February 21, 2012
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Wild Flag Announce Supports For Australian Tour

US indie rockers Wild Flag have assembled fine supports for their Australian tour.

February 21, 2012
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Watch The Lost Stone Temple Pilots Clip

A previously-unseen Stone Temple Pilots video for ‘Cinnamon’ has appeared online.

February 21, 2012
Mutemath Announce Australian Tour

New Orleans alt-rockers Mutemath book their first Australian tour.

February 21, 2012
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The Aussie BBQ Line-up Confirmed for North America 2012

The Aussie BBQ line-up for 2012 for Los Angeles, Austin, New York and Toronto has been locked away.

February 20, 2012
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Carly Simon To Be Honoured By ASCAP

Carly Simon will be presented with the Founders Award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards.

February 20, 2012
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Justin Timberlake Impersonates Bon Iver On SNL

I’ve gotta admit it, most of the time I don’t find SNL that funny. I mean sure, occasionally there’s a little chuckle, but not actual belly laughs. At least not until I saw Justin Timberlake impersonating Bon Iver welcoming Beyonce and Jay-Z’s new child into the world.

February 20, 2012
TwitBits: LMFAO, Kings Of Leon, Fear Factory, Colin Meloy And More

Sky Blu of LMFAO gets a Twitter tattoo, Jared of KOL has gone soft, Burton from Fear Factory has a birthday, Colin Meloy endorses Rick Santorum and heaps more.

February 20, 2012
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Black Tambourine Return With EP of Ramones Covers

D.C. area soundscape-y guitar pop group Black Tambourine have reunited and recorded an EP of Ramones covers to mark the occasion.

February 20, 2012
The Fray
The Fray’s New Album Inspired By Rwanda Trip

Guitarist Joe King of The Fray spoke to Noise11 about the locations that helped inspire their new album.

February 20, 2012
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Flo Rida To Perform At The Australian Grand Prix

Chart-topping rapper Flo Rida joins Grandmaster Flash and more at the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix.

February 20, 2012
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Slash Reveals Details Of Album Number Two

Former GnR and Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash has revealed details on his second album.

February 20, 2012
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Van Halen Tour Kicks Off In Louisville

The Van Halen machine is back on the road with a few surprises in the setlist.

February 20, 2012
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Watch Blur Perform A New Song Live

Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn of Brit-pop legends Blur perform a new song live at a benefit concert.

February 20, 2012
dEUS Announce Their First Australian Tour

Platinum Belgian indie rockers dEUS have announced their first Australian tour after two decades.

February 20, 2012
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Adele Returns To Number One On The ARIA Chart

Whitney Houston splits the sales, sending Adele back to the top in this week’s ARIA chart wrap.

February 20, 2012
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MC5 Bassist Michael Davis Dies At 68

Michael Davis, bassist for proto-punk icons The MC5 has died at the age of 68.

February 19, 2012
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Black Sabbath Cancel Reunion Tour

Black Sabbath have cancelled their upcoming reunion tour, electing to play just one festival date instead.

February 19, 2012
Yes Singer Discovered He Was Out In Noise11 Interview

Yes singer Benoit David thought he was on sick leave from the band until he learned otherwise from Chris Squire’s interview.

February 19, 2012
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Adele Sues Over Fake Sex Tape

Adele’s next release is not going to be a sex tape. The French Magazine ‘Public’ that published photos it claimed were from a sex tape starring Adele have been confirmed as fake.

February 19, 2012
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Chris Cornell Plays Whitney Houston Song At Obama Rally

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell has performed Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ at a rally for President Obama in San Francisco.

February 19, 2012
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Bobby Brown Storms Out Of Whitney Houston Funeral

Bobby Brown was creating drama for Whitney Houston even in death today. The ex-husband Brown is reported to have stormed out of her funeral after family refused to allow his entourage to enter.

February 19, 2012
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Whitney Houston Laid To Rest By Family And Friends

Whitney Houston has been laid to rest one week after her death at the age of 48 in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey.

February 19, 2012
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Black Sabbath And Bill Ward Reunion May Still Happen

The Bill Ward vs Black Sabbath stand-off isn't a complete disaster just yet. Ward expects he will be available for the Black Sabbath reunion tour, pending negotiations.

February 18, 2012
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REVIEW: Rod Stewart, Melbourne, February 17, 2012

The title of Rod Stewart’s 1972 classic ‘Never A Dull Moment’ summarizes his 2012 show. I first saw Rod Stewart at his 1978 Sydney show and nearly every Aussie tour since and he has been never a dull moment every time.

February 18, 2012
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Rod Stewart, Who Wrote You Wear It Well?

The songwriting credit for Rod Stewart’s 1972 classic ‘You Wear It Well’ has always been Rod Stewart / Martin Quittenton. Why did Rod Stewart credit it to Ronnie Wood at his Melbourne show?

February 18, 2012