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Wendy Saddington
Wendy Saddington Brings A Soul Séance To Melbourne This Week

Legendary Australian blues icon, Wendy Saddington, returns to the Melbourne stage on Wednesday night for a rare, intimate performance that'll be enough to wake the dead.

December 10, 2012
Jenni Rivera Press Conference
Jenni Rivera Killed In Plane Crash

Latino singer and reality TV star Jenni Rivera has died in a plane crash in Mexico.

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
First Interview With Mel Greig and Michael Christian VIDEO

In the first video released by the Nine Network featuring 2DAY FM pranksters Mel Greig and Michael Christian for A Current Affair, the disgraced radio duo talk about the shock of hearing of the death of Jacintha Saldanha from the King Henry VII hospital in London.

December 10, 2012
Tony Joe White photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Joe White Australian Sideshows Announced

Tony Joe White will spend March in Australia touring New South Wales and Victoria before his Bluesfest shows.

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Tracy Grimshaw To Interview 2DAY FM Prank Jocks For A Current Affair

2DAY FM prank jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will make their first public statement since the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha on A Current Affair tonight.

December 10, 2012
Grandmaster Flash The Message
Rolling Stone Reveal 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs

There are still many people out in the world that consider rap and hip-hop that “new music” but, the fact is, it has been around a long, long time and has built up quite a legacy of recordings.

December 10, 2012
The Breeders
The Breeders Reform For U.K. Gigs

Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson played their first show together on Friday June 19, 1992, in a snooker hall behind Warrington Rugby Club in the north of England, near Manchester.

December 10, 2012
Emeli Sandé
New Emeli Sandé Clown Video

2012 saw the emergence of one of the most revered female solo artists that the UK has produced in years.

December 10, 2012
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
Jason Bonham Tells What It Was Like Growing Up Surrounded By Rock Stars

Jason Bonham, star of the VH1 show Supergroup and the son of the late John Bonham, opens up about what it was like growing up surrounded by rock gods, and performing with Led Zeppelin in 2007.

December 10, 2012
Psy Says Sorry For Anti-American Rant

Psy has formally apologised for rapping incendiary lyrics about the death of Americans at a show years ago.

December 10, 2012
Adele images photo
Adele Faces Fine For Failing To Register Baby

Adele has reportedly failed to register her baby within England's 42-day deadline.

December 10, 2012
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White Was ‘Raised Like A Kid In The 40s’

Jack White felt like a 'kid in the '40s from Europe' growing up.

December 10, 2012
The Jacksons
The Jacksons To Tour Australia and New Zealand

The Jacksons, featuring Tito, Jermaine, Jackie and Marlon Jackson, will tour Australia and New Zealand in March for UAE Presents.

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY Prank Jocks Will Not Return To Air

Southern Cross Austereo CEO Rhys Holleran has announced that 2DAY prank jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will not be returning to the airwaves.

December 10, 2012
The Rolling Stones at The Marquee,, photo
The Rolling Stones Play New York City

The Rolling Stones have played the first of their ’50 and Counting’ tour New York Shows. Tonight (December 8) they played Brooklyn.

December 9, 2012
Gotye and Kimbra
Prime Minister Julia Gillard Congratulates Gotye On Grammy Nomination

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a tweet to Gotye for his Grammy nomination this week.

December 9, 2012
The Decemberists on The Simpsons
The Decemberists Visit The Simpsons

The Decemberists will take a trip to Springfield this week and appear on The Simpsons.

December 9, 2012
Russell Brand: Photo Mary Boukouvalas
Russell Brand brings the house and some pants down at Rod Laver on his “I am a Walrus” tour

If ever there was a comedian who epitomises bacchanalian hedonism with a faux messianic complex, and self professed love of women or “night wives”, it would be Russell Brand. Labels aside, Russell is articulate, funny and self deprecating and “I am a Walrus” is testament to this as we shall see later.

December 9, 2012
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble aka BSG
Beeb Birtles Says Screw You To Current Little River Band

Little River Band co-founder Beeb Birtles has recorded a musical slap to current LRB name holder Wayne Nelson with a song he calls ‘Revolving Door’.

December 9, 2012
Randy from The Residents and the 100k box set
The Residents To Release $100,000 Box Set In A Refrigerator

Louisiana art collective The Residents will release a box set with a difference to mark their 40th anniversary. The limited edition of 10 box sets (that's right TEN) will sell for $100,000 and come in a 28 cubic foot refrigerator.

December 9, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Back On Top Of ARIA Albums Chart

This time last year the ARIA Albums chart saw their biggest seasonal album in Michael Buble’s “Christmas” spending five weeks at the top (all of December 2011 and the first week of January 2012), and now this week the album leaps back to the No.1 spot in Australia.

December 9, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Stay Number One On ARIA Singles Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a second week with their first hit here “Thrift Shop”, but another Mac song enters the Top 100, his previous overseas hit “Same Sex” debuting at 65, and the album they both hail from “The Heist” enters the ARIA Albums Chart at No.30 this week.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Jocks To Be Questioned By Police Over Nurse’s Death

2DAY FM jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will now face questioning by New South Wales Police following a formal request from Scotland Yard.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Austereo Suspends 2DAY FM Advertising As Clients Start To Walk

Austereo has stopped all advertising on 2DAY FM following a decision by major clients Telstra and Coles to withdraw for the station today following the prank that lead to the death of a British nurse.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
ACMA To Investigate Austereo Following Death of Nurse Following 2DAYFM Prank

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will investigate the prank call by two 2DAY FM jocks that lead to the death of a London nurse.

December 8, 2012
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Spotify Signs Metallica

Spotify and Metallica have announced that all music spanning the band's 30-year history is now available on Spotify.

December 8, 2012
Hugh Lloyd-Langton of Hawkwind
Hawkwind Guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton Dies At 61

Huw Lloyd-Langton, guitarist for Hawkwind, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 61.

December 8, 2012
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Jagger And Richards To Present David Letterman Top 10 List

Sir Mick Jagger and his faithful squire Keith Richards will present the Top 10 List on The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Southern Cross Austereo In Disgrace Following Royal Nurse Suicide

Australian radio network Southern Cross Austereo has reached a new level of shame following the suicide of Jacintha Saldanha, the English nurse who took the prank call for the Duchess of Cambridge in a London hospital from Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

December 8, 2012
Nicki Minaj photo by Gerry Nicholls
Nicki Minaj Plays Melbourne REVIEW

Nicki Minaj, pop’s glamorous rap princess blew the roof off of Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on December 5th alongside support acts Tyga and Melbourne’s own DJ bombshell, Ruby Rose.

December 7, 2012