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David Cassidy, music news,
Cassidy, Noone and Dolenz To Tour As Teen Idols

Former teen idols David Cassidy, Peter Noone and Micky Dolenz will play a number of concerts during 2013 under the name David Cassidy Presents The World's Greatest Teen Idols.

February 9, 2013
James Bond Goldfinger
Shirley Bassey To Sing Goldfinger At The Oscars

The Academy Awards show is starting to look more about music than movies. Shirley Bassey will sing her classic James Bond theme 'Goldfinger'.

February 9, 2013
Donald Byrd
Donald Byrd 1932-2013

Jazz and R&B great Donald Byrd died on Monday (February 4) at the age of 80.

February 9, 2013
Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo
Bob Marley Land Rover Restored

As Feb 6th marked the 68th birthday of musical legend Bob Marley, ATL Automotive released an interesting time lapse video documenting the restoration work that they are carrying out on Marleys famous Land Rover.

February 9, 2013
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Bjork Withdraws From Kickstarter Due To Lack Of Interest

Bjork's dream of porting her iPad app using the songs from her album Biophelia to other platforms has ended.

February 9, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John Records With Queens Of The Stone Age

Dave Grohl has accidentally revealed that Elton John will be guest starring on the new Queens of The Stone Age album, report NME.

February 9, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Bluesfest Makes Pollstar International Music Festival Of The Year Shortlist

Pollstar, America’s prestigious music industry trade publication, has named Bluesfest as one of the best International Music Festivals of 2012.

February 8, 2013
Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
Charlie Musselwhite Scores His First Ever Top 200 Album In America

Blues legend Charlie Musselwhite has a mainstream hit in the USA. For the first time in his five decade career Musselwhite has a hit album on the Billboard chart.

February 8, 2013
The Drones, Noise11, Photo
All Tomorrow’s Parties Set Times Confirmed For Melbourne

The set times for All Tomorrow's Parties curated by The Drones has been announced.

February 8, 2013
Neil Young at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young and Crazy Horse To Play Intimate Plenary Show In Melbourne

Neil Young and Crazy Horse will play an intimate theatre show at Melbourne’s The Plenary on the upcoming tour next month.

February 8, 2013
Gary Clarke Jnr: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gary Clark Jr Creates Maverick Music Festival

Gary Clark Jr has announced his own music festival. The 1st annual Maverick Music Festival will be held in San Antonio, Texas in March.

February 8, 2013
Pink Floyd
Warner Music Buys Parlophone For $744 Million

Parlophone Records, the only record label smart enough to sign The Beatles, has been sold to Warner Music for £487 million ($AUD744 million).

February 8, 2013
They Might Be Giants, Noise11, Photo
They Might Be Giants Launch A Free Music App

They Might Be Giants have launched a free music app and it features a different song every day from their upcoming album ‘Nanobots’.

February 7, 2013
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour Introduces Daughter Hannah On New Album

Mark Seymour’s next album ‘Seventh Heaven Club’ will introduce his singer/songwriter daughter Hannah to the fans.

February 7, 2013
The Hollies 50th Anniversary
Set List For The Hollies 50th Anniversary Tour

The Hollies chose New Zealand to kick off their year long 50th Anniversary Tour, starting last Wednesday in Palmerstown North and winding through Dunedin and Napier to their fourth concert on Monday night in Hamilton.

February 7, 2013
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Florence Welch Unveils Flotique Jewellery

Florence Welch is delighted to unveil her first, stunning art-deco influenced, capsule collection Flotique jewellery.

February 7, 2013
B-52s Announce UK Gigs

The World's Greatest Party Band, The B-52s announce today that they will return to the UK for three shows this August, the tour will see them play the following dates:

February 7, 2013
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna Inspires More People To Learn English Than Any Other Musician

Rihanna is the most popular musician for inspiring people to learn the English language, according to a new study.

February 7, 2013
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Reveals Album Cover and Tracklisting

Justin Timberlake has revealed the tracklisting and album cover for ‘The 20/20 Experience’.

February 7, 2013
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Records Song For Disney Movie Oz The Great and Powerful

Mariah Carey has recorded the main song for the new Disney movie ‘Oz The Great and Powerful, Disney’s prequel to The Wizard of Oz.

February 7, 2013
Alison Moyet
Alison Moyet Signs With Cooking Vinyl

For the second time in a week, the U.K.'s Cooking Vinyl has announced the signing of a veteran artist for worldwide services.

February 7, 2013
Kylie Minogue joins Roc Nation
Kylie Minogue Signs With Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Kylie Minogue is making a serious attempt to take off in America. She has signed with Jay Z’s music label Roc Nation.

February 7, 2013
National Blues Museum
John Goodman Lends His Voice To Promote Blues Museum

The National Blues Museum is currently on track to open in St. Louis late next year.

February 7, 2013
Spotify, music news,
Spotify Predict Grammy Winners

With the eagerly-awaited GRAMMY awards airing this Sunday, Spotify looked at song and album streams to predict which nominees would walk away with the coveted gilded gramophones if it were up to Spotify users.

February 7, 2013
The Wanted: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wanted To Do Fly On The Wall Series

The Wanted have landed their own reality show.

February 7, 2013
iTunes Sells Its 25 Billionth Download

iTunes has sold 25 billion downloads with ‘Money Dreams (Goksel Vancin Remix’ by Chase Buch being the title of the 25 billionth song sold.

February 7, 2013
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons’ Award Nominations Are ‘Good For Business’

Mumford & Sons say award nominations are 'good for business'.

February 7, 2013
Madonna image
Madonna Donates Costumes To Sandy Auction

Madonna is auctioning her tour costumes to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

February 7, 2013
Levon Helm
Elton John Among Stars To Do Levon Helm Tribute At Grammys

The Recording Academy has announced that Elton John, Mavis Staples, Mumford and Sons, Zac Brown and Britney Howard of the Alabama Shakes will be doing a special salute to the late Levon Helm of the Band on this Sunday's Grammy Awards.

February 7, 2013
Eric Burdon with Paul Cashmere at SXSW. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Burdon Added As Featured Speaker At SXSW

The legendary Eric Burdon has been added as a speaker at SXSW next month in Austin, Texas.

February 7, 2013