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Soundgarden, Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Soundgarden, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Soundgarden played the Big Day Out in 1997 and after two shows in Hawaii in their way back across the Pacific, decided to end their half-decade of riff-fuelled global domination.

February 2, 2012
Aleks And The Ramps
Aleks And The Ramps Book National Album Tour

Kooky Melbourne art-poppers Aleks And The Ramps celebrate their third album FACTS with an extensive national tour.

February 2, 2012
Shinedown Amaryllis
Shinedown Release Cover Art and Stream Song Snippets

Shinedown have revealed the artwork for their upcoming ‘Amaryllis’ album and have uploaded snippets of songs for fans to absorb now.

February 2, 2012
Graham Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Happy 70th Graham Nash

Graham Nash turned 70 today.

February 2, 2012
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Kanye West, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Let’s assume that the reason Kanye West’s set at the Big Day Out and his solo shows were identical is because he doesn’t do things by halves.

February 2, 2012
Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo
Willie Nelson Returns To Sony To Curate His Catalogue

Willie Nelson has returned to Sony, the label where he recorded his classics ‘Red Headed Stranger’ and ‘Stardust’.

February 2, 2012
Adam Ant
Adam Ant is Coming To Australia

Adam Ant will tour Australia in March and April.

February 2, 2012
Children Collide Monument
Children Collide Reveal Monument Artwork

Children Collide have revealed the artwork for their next album ‘Monument’.

February 2, 2012
Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order Consider Working On New Material

Bernard Sumner of New Order has suggested that the reunited group may go back to record.

February 2, 2012
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Autopsy May Have Been Illegal

The inquest over Amy Winehouse’s death may be declared illegal due to doubts about the coroner’s qualifications.

February 2, 2012
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West To Make Short Film In Middle East

Reports emerge that the hip-hop megastar has sent a team to scout locations in the Middle East for a new short film.

February 2, 2012
2011 AMP Shortlist Announced

The nine albums in the running for Australia’s premier music prize, the AMP, have been announced.

February 2, 2012
Don Cornelius Soul Train
Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead

Don Cornelius, the creator of the Soul Train music TV show, has been found dead at his home in Sherman Oaks.

February 2, 2012
Lisa Marie Presley
Lisa Marie Opens Elvis Presley Exhibit At Graceland

Lisa Marie Presley was at her old family home Graceland today to open a new exhibition about her father Elvis Presley.

February 2, 2012
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson To Release Thick As A Brick Sequel

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson has decided to update the story of Gerald Bostock now 40 years on with ‘Thick As A Brick 2’.

February 2, 2012
Il Volo at
Il Volo To Release Live Album

The first-ever live Il Volo CD and DVD was recorded at the Detroit Opera House.

February 1, 2012
Gotye Making Mirrors Released In The USA

Gotye’s ‘Making Mirrors’ album has finally made its American debut. The album was released today in the USA through Universal/Republic.

February 1, 2012
Adele images photo
Adele Confirms Grammy Awards Performance

Despite recent throat issues, Adele has confirmed that she will perform at the Grammys.

February 1, 2012
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna And Deadmau5 To Play $1K-Per-Ticket Charity Gig

Rihanna and Deadmau5 sign on for a charity show where the tickets will cost $1000 each.

February 1, 2012
My Chemical Romance, Frank and Ray - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
My Chemical Romance Build Studio For Album Number Five

My Chemical Romance are in the process of building a studio in Los Angeles where they’re going to begin working on their fifth album.

February 1, 2012
Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rufus Wainwright And Mark Ronson Team For Album

Mark Ronson has produced the next Rufus Wainwright album.

February 1, 2012
The Beatles Abbey Road
Lost George Harrison Here Comes The Sun Guitar Solo Discovered

A lost guitar solo by George Harrison has been discovered by his son Dhani.

February 1, 2012
Seinfeld Acura ad
VIDEO: Watch the Jerry Seinfeld Acura Super Bowl Ad

Jerry Seinfeld has filmed an almost two minute commercial for the Honda Acura and it has clocked up over 1.4 million views in half a day.

February 1, 2012
Gotye And Walk Off The Earth Videos Pass 100 Million YouTube Views

In the last few hours the ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ videos by Gotye featuring Kimbra and the cover by Walk Off The Earth featuring Sarah Blackwood have been collectively viewed more than 100 million times on YouTube.

February 1, 2012
Roger Daltrey performing Tommy
VIDEO: Classic Tommy – Elton John Performs Pinball Wizard

When Roger Daltrey tours Australia in April, fans of The Who will witness Pete Townshend’s icon rock opera ‘Tommy’ performed in its entirety.

February 1, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Promises A Nipple-Free Superbowl

Madonna has promised to avoid any kind of “wardrobe malfunction” at this year’s Superbowl performance.

February 1, 2012
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley Announces Bluesfest Sideshows

Ziggy Marley books two sideshows during his first Australian visit in five years for the Bluesfest.

February 1, 2012
Fiona Horne of Def FX
Def FX Announce First Shows In 15 Years

Shamanistic surf-trance rock act Def FX, led by Fiona Horne, book their first tour in 15 years.

February 1, 2012
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
Watch The New David Guetta Video Featuring Nicki Minaj

David Guetta and Nicki Minaj appear in a steampunky clip for his latest single ‘Turn Me On’.

February 1, 2012
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PPCA Distributes $25 Million To Aussie Artists

PPCA, the organisation representing the rights of artists and record labels, distributed a record $25 million to artists during the financial year ending June, 2011.

February 1, 2012