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The Mars Volta - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Mars Volta Announce Their Sixth Album

Prog rock space cadets The Mars Volta have announced their sixth album Noctourniquet.

January 18, 2012
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Ellen Invites Walk Off The Earth On Her Show

Ellen Degeneres has invited viral sensations Walk Off The Earth to perform their Gotye and Kimbra cover on her ‘The Ellen Show’.

January 18, 2012
Katy Perry The Sims 3
Katy Perry Sims Game On The Way

Katy Perry is collaborating with Electronic Arts to create a Katy Perry themed Sims game.

January 18, 2012
Betty White
Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!

Actress, comedian, former model and all round Hollywood legend Betty White has hit the big 9-0 and we at Noise 11 like to wish her a big Happy Birthday!

January 17, 2012
Georgia Fair - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Busby Marou And Georgia Fair Add FNQ Tour Dates

Tender folkies Busby Marou and Georgia Fair have added five Far North Queensland dates to their mammoth East Coast tour.

January 17, 2012
Ken West, Big Day Out
Big Day Out Pulls Out Of New Zealand

New Zealand is about to see its last ever Big Day Out.

January 17, 2012
Chuck D of Public Enemy. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Public Enemy Promise Two New Albums

Chuck D of rap instigators Public Enemy has promised two new albums in 2012.

January 17, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Vanilla Ice, Black Keys, Bootsy Collins, Sia And More

Vanilla Ice praises MLK (sic), Black Keys wanna game with cranky tweens, Bootsy Collins looks rad, Sia’s makin’ hits, and heaps more.

January 17, 2012
Backtrack Australian Tour 2012
Strike Hard Bookings Shuts Up Shop

Wollongong’s Strike Hard Bookings is closing its doors and the founders are moving on to bigger things.

January 17, 2012
Lana Del Rey, music news,
Lana Del Rey Savaged After Saturday Night Live Performance

Saturday Night Live fans taken to Twitter and Facebook to shitcan the performance by Lana Del Rey on the weekend.

January 17, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie Puts Violent Femmes Supergroup Together For Mona Foma

The Mona Foma Festival in Hobart this week has had a last minute addition. Festival Director Brian Ritchie has put together a Violent Femmes supergroup featuring members of Dresden Dolls and PJ Harvey’s band.

January 17, 2012
Mos Def - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mos Def’s First Track As Yasiin Bey Parodies Jay-Z And Kanye

Mos Def has changed his name to Yasiin Bey and released a 'reinterpretation' of the Watch The Throne track ‘Niggas In Paris’.

January 17, 2012
Angus & Julia Stone
Download Angus Stone’s Solo Song For Free

Angus Stone, of Angus & Julia fame, has made his new solo song ‘Broken Brights’ available for download.

January 17, 2012
Jimmy Castor
Funk Icon Jimmy Castor Dies At 64

New York born funk legend Jimmy Castor has died at the age of 64 in Nevada.

January 17, 2012
Ed Sheeran - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Counting Crows, Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey Added To SXSW

SXSW put its initial artist schedule together today and more names have hit the list. Counting Crows, Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey and Jimmy Cliff are three more acts to add to the SXSW schedule.

January 17, 2012
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour Tops Harvest N Graze Festival

Mark Seymour, Deborah Conway, Michael Spiby, Angie Hart and more play Harvest N’ Graze’s gourmet day out.

January 17, 2012
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Bono Plays Timbukto As Terrorist Threats Curb Mali Festival

Bono has performed in Timbukto but terrorist threats have been keeping foreigners away from the Mali music festival.

January 17, 2012
The Beards
The Beards Launch Third Beard Concept Album With National Tour

Adelaide’s surprise success The Beards deliver new single 'I'm In The Mood... For Beards', prep their third album and book a national tour.

January 17, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Wants Elton John To Forgive Her

Madonna wants to kiss and make-up with Elton John after beating him to an award at the Golden Globes yesterday.

January 17, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
David Furnish Goes To Town On Madonna

David Furnish has slammed into Madonna after she beat his partner Elton John to a Golden Globe Award.

January 17, 2012
Paul Weller - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller Has Twins Bowie and John Paul

Paul Weller and his wife Hannah have welcomed twin sons Bowie and John Paul to the world.

January 17, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Added To Bluesfest

John Fogerty is just one of the names added to Bluesfest 2012.

January 17, 2012
Sia, music news,
Sia Helps Take Hilltop Hoods Platinum

Hilltop Hoods have a Platinum hit on their hands with thanks to Sia. ‘I Love It’ featuring Sia from the album ‘Drinking From The Sun’ has past the benchmark Platinum sales mark.

January 16, 2012
Lana Del Rey, music news,
TwitBits: The Bronx, Alicia Keys, T-Pain, Lana Del Rey And More

The Bronx personalise bar games, Alicia Keys cheers MLK, T-Pain's enormous liquor receipt, myspace introduce Lane Del Rey, and heaps more.

January 16, 2012
Dirty Three - Towards the Low Sun
Dirty Three Reveal First Song In Seven Years

Melbourne born, but internationally based instrumental violin-driven art rock band Dirty Three have revealed their first song since 2005.

January 16, 2012
Paul Turner on The Voice
Paul Turner Butchers Gotye Somebody On The Voice Holland

The Gotye and Kimbra song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has been covered by The Voice contestant Paul Turner on Holland’s The Voice and quite frankly it is bloody awful.

January 16, 2012
Aqua Sell Out In Sydney And Melbourne, Add New Shows

Danish pop confectioners Aqua have already sold out their Sydney and Melbourne shows and add two more.

January 16, 2012
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Sends A Shout-Out To Swamp Dandies

Olivia Newton-John has placed a message to Melbourne band The Swamp Dandies thanking them for their song ‘Olivia’.

January 16, 2012
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Will Rihanna and Cheryl Cole Record A Duet This Week?

Barbadian singer Rihanna and British superstar Cheryl Cole are reportedly recording a duet this week in Los Angeles.

January 16, 2012
Dan Auerbach - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dan Auerbach Of Black Keys Produces Dr. John

The next Dr. John album should have a very different sound with thanks to the Black Keys.

January 16, 2012