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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
Tool - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No New Tool But They Will Tour Australia and New Zealand

Tool, featuring vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey and bassist Justin Chancellor, will return to Australia and New Zealand in April but there is no new music.

February 7, 2013
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Australian Music Sales Increased 4% in 2012

Music sales in Australia in 2012 increased by 4% giving the Australian Music Industry its first upward trend since 2009.

February 7, 2013
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Reveals Another New Song On Another New Website

Prince has used his mysterious new social media character, 3rd Eye Girl, to release his second new website in less than a month, complete with a brand new song called 'Breakfast Can Wait'.

February 7, 2013
Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski and Friends Celebrate 40 Years Of Mushroom

Michael Gudinski celebrated the 40th anniversary of the start of Mushroom with a 7-hour showcase of the labels new acts and the announcement of the promotion of his son, Matt.

February 6, 2013
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Peter Frampton Lashes Out At Record Labels

Peter Frampton has attacked record labels saying their days are numbered after still waiting more than two months for the release of his duet on The Voice with Terry McDermott.

February 6, 2013
Helen Mirren and Al Pacino in Phil Spector
Phil Spector Biopic Trailer Released By HBO

HBO have released a trailer for 'Phil Spector,' the biopic of the legendary record producer who is now in jail for murder.

February 6, 2013
Graveyard Train - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tony Joe White, Graveyard Train To Play Carnival Of Suburbia

Graveyard Train, Tony Joe White and Ross Wilson are just some of the acts scheduled to play Carnival of Suburbia in Melbourne in March.

February 6, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Forced To Postpone Two More Dates

Morrissey has been forced to postpone two additional dates on his current tour on the advice of his doctors.

February 6, 2013
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr To Do U.S. Shows Including A Couple With New Order

Johnny Marr is coming to North America for the Coachella Festival and has built a tour of 16 original dates around the shows.

February 6, 2013
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They Might Be Giants To Play Groovin The Moo Sideshows

They Might Be Giants will perform sideshows around Australia in addition to their Groovin’ The Moo headline slot.

February 6, 2013
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Broadway Show In The Works

The Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises are joining together to produce a new Broadway show inspired by the music of Gloria Estefan and her musician/producer husband Emilio Estefan.

February 6, 2013
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
Justin Bieber’s Mum Wants Him To Get Back With Gomez

Justin Bieber's mom is apparently 'pushing' him to reunite with ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez.

February 6, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyoncé Overjoyed With Super Bowl Performance

Beyoncé is still reeling from her 'magnificent night' at the Super Bowl on Sunday.

February 6, 2013
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Thom Yorke Tweets News Of London Live Dates

Thom Yorke has tweeted that he intends to play London with Radiohead and Atoms for Peace superproducer Nigel Godrich on February 22.

February 6, 2013
Zayn Malik One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction’s Zayn And His Little Mix Back On Track

Zayn Malik was seen showing his full love and support to girlfriend Perrie Edwards at her recent concert.

February 6, 2013
Biffy Clyro - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Biffy Clyro Get Their First UK Number One Album

Biffy Clyro have got their first ever UK number one album with Opposites..

February 6, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane Gets The 40th Anniversary Treatment

Parlophone Label Group are excited to announce the release of a 40th anniversary edition of David Bowie's groundbreaking Aladdin Sane - the follow up to 1972's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars.

February 6, 2013
James Hetfield Metallica signatire shoe
Metallica Get Into Shoe Biz

There’s no business like shoe business and the members of Metallica now each have their own brand of shoe to prove it.

February 6, 2013
Descendents Aussie tour poster
Descendents Descend On Australia

70’s American punk band The Descendents will kick off their Australian tour tomorrow (February 6, 2013).

February 5, 2013
Dan Sultan and Matt Gudinski, Mushroom 2013 Launch, Noise 11, photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski Is Not Fucking Retiring And Signs Dan Sultan

Mushroom Records founder Michael Gudinski has made it official. He is “not fucking retiring”.

February 5, 2013
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dave Grohl And John Fogerty To Play SXSW

Dave Grohl has said in interviews that he will be showcasing his Sound City Players at SXSW next month and today John Fogerty let slip that he will be playing SXSW as well.

February 5, 2013
Extreme Australian Tour Postponed

Extreme are no longer coming to Australia and that means Richie Kotzen is scratched as well.

February 5, 2013
Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
SXSW Information Night For Sydney And Melbourne Tuesday Feb 12

SXSW registrants, showcasing acts and anyone considering heading to Austin for SXSW are invited to attend the Meet N Greet information night in Sydney and Melbourne next Tuesday.

February 5, 2013
Wagons at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Henry Wagons To Play SXSW

Melbourne singer songwriter Henry Wagons has appeared on the SXSW Music schedule.

February 5, 2013
Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood Hopes To Bring Christine McVie Back Into The Mac

Mick Fleetwood recently told BBC 6 Music that he and Lindsey Buckingham wrote new material to get Stevie Nicks interested in once again working with Fleetwood Mac.

February 5, 2013
Camille O'Sullivan
Camille O’Sullivan Performs Shakespeare In Melbourne

Irish chanteuse Camille O’Sullivan has been performing Shakespeare’s ‘The Rape of Lucrece’ in Melbourne for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

February 5, 2013
Eddie C Campbell
Eddie C. Campbell In Poor Medical And Financial Condition After Stroke

Blues singer Eddie C. Campbell is in a very precarious position both medically and financially and is asking for help from his fans and the blues community.

February 5, 2013
Fall Out Boy, Noise11, Photo
Fall Out Boy Return With A New Album And Tour

Fall Out Boy have confirmed a new album and tour.

February 5, 2013