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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Have The Two Top Songs On ARIA

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a third week with their second No.1 “Same Love”.

February 3, 2013
Flume, Noise11, Photo
Flume, Tame Impala, The Presets Added To AMP Shortlist

Five more acts including Flume, Tame Impala and The Presets have been added to the Australian Music Prize (AMP) Shortlist.

February 2, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens Hit SXSW Buzz Band Status

Following their signing to Warner Brothers in the USA, The Rubens are set to be the Australian buzz band of 2013 at SXSW in Texas next month.

February 2, 2013
John Fogerty Wrote A Song For Everyone
John Fogerty Wrote A Song For Everyone Back On Track

John Fogerty has finally completed his upcoming album ‘Wrote A Song For Everyone’ and will announce the release date in coming days.

February 2, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Premiere Two Movies At SXSW

The chances of Green Day making their concert comeback at SXSW have increased with news that their movies ‘Cuatro’ and ‘Broadway Idiot’ will both premiere at the SXSW Film in March.

February 2, 2013
Pussy Riot
Pussy Riot Singer Taken To Prison Hospital

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 23, who is serving a two-year sentence for her part in the feminist punk group's anti-Putin protest at a Moscow cathedral last year has been taken to a prison hospital.

February 2, 2013
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
Amanda Palmer image
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
EMI images photo
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