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Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Play Sydney, Perth and Canberra Only

Elton John is coming back to Australia in November but for three shows only and only in Sydney, Perth and Canberra.

July 20, 2012
Colin Hay photo by Ros O'Gorman
Colin Hay Remakes Down Under

Colin Hay has re-recorded his classic Men At Work hit ‘Down Under’ minus the flute riff.

July 20, 2012
Grandmaster Melle Mel
Grandmaster Melle Mel Books His First Ever Australian Tour

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Melle Mel of the Furious Five will tour Australia for the first time.

July 20, 2012
Beady Eye, Noise11, Photo
Liam Gallagher To Perform ‘Wonderwall’ At Olympics Closing Ceremony

After Noel Gallagher reportedly turned them down, Liam agrees to do Oasis’ ‘Wonderwall’ at the Olympics Closing Ceremony.

July 20, 2012
Flying Lotus
Flying Lotus’ New Album Features Thom Yorke, Erykah Badu

Trippy electro producer Flying Lotus has announced the guests, title, release date and tracklist for his new album.

July 20, 2012
Refused, music news,
Watch: Refused’s Television Debut On Jimmy Fallon

Reunited Swedish hardcore legends Refused perform two classics on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

July 20, 2012
Paul Kelly Stories of Me
Paul Kelly Movie To Screen In October

The Paul Kelly movie ‘Stories Of Me’ will premiere in October.

July 20, 2012
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
Jason Bonham Brings His Led Zeppelin Tribute To Australia

The son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, Jason, will pay tribute to his father’s band in a national tour.

July 20, 2012
Daniel Johns
Daniel Johns Performs Qantas Commercial

The music of former Silverchair singer Daniel Johns features in the new television commercial for Qantas.

July 20, 2012
Passion Pit
Passion Pit And Slipknot Lead The New Releases

A very diverse selection of new releases this week, including Passion Pit, Slipknot, Old Crow Medicine Show and The Gaslight Anthem.

July 20, 2012
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical Is Coming To Broadway

The story of Motown is coming to Broadway with a book by Berry Gordy and the music that made Detroit famous.

July 20, 2012
America getting their star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
America Are Coming To Australia

Folk icons America are on their way Down Under for a national tour with Rick Price.

July 20, 2012
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie John I’m Only Dancing 40th Anniversary Single Coming

Following the Record Store Day release of the limited edition Starman 7" picture disc, EMI will release a 40th anniversary limited edition 7" picture disc of David Bowie's John, I'm Only Dancing. The disc will be released on September 11 in the U.S. and September 3 in the rest of the world.

July 20, 2012
George Harrison, The Beatles, Martin Scorsese
George Harrison Nominated For Six Emmy Awards

The nominees were announced on Thursday for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards with a number of programs involving veteran musical artists in the mix.

July 20, 2012
Herb Alpert (A) and Jerry Moss (M) of A&M Records
A&M Records To Release 50th Anniversary Album

The year was 1962 and the location was a garage in Hollywood. Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss started A&M Records, kicking off their new label with the hit single The Lonely Bull by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass.

July 20, 2012
Matt & Kim
Matt & Kim Preview New Album With ‘Let’s Go’ Video

Dancey indie-pop duo Matt & Kim deliver a ballin’ video for ‘Let’s Go’ from their forthcoming Lightning album.

July 19, 2012
Rob Zombie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bloody Beetroots, Photek, Korn’s Jonathan Davis Remix Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie prepares another remix album, featuring Bloody Beetroots, Photek, Jonathan Davis from Korn, Chino from Detones, and more.

July 19, 2012
The Gaslight Anthem
The Gaslight Anthem Deliver Video For ‘Handwritten’

New Jersey folk punk upstarts The Gaslight Anthem release a video for the title track of their fourth album Handwritten.

July 19, 2012
Cosmo Jarvis
Cosmo Jarvis Books Aussie Promo Tour

Bold UK folkie Cosmo Jarvis previews his Think Bigger album during a whistlestop visit to Australia.

July 19, 2012
Exit Kick Off Phase Two Of Red Bull Bedroom Jam

Adelaide band Exit is the first finalist announced for the phase two of the Red Bull Bedroom Jam.

July 19, 2012
Village People 2012
The Village People To Return To Australia

The Village People will be back in Australia for their 35th anniversary tour in November.

July 19, 2012
Frank Ocean, music news,
Frank Ocean’s Debut Album Hits Number Two On Billboard Chart

R&B newcomer Frank Ocean's debut album ‘Channel Orange’ scores a surprise second spot on the US chart with 97% digital sales.

July 19, 2012
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Lana Del Rey Becomes The Face Of H&M

Lana Del Rey is the new global face for US fashion outlet H&M.

July 19, 2012
The Chemical Brothers, music news,
The Chemical Brothers’ Olympic ‘Theme For Velodrome’ Airs

London Olympic tune ‘Theme For Velodrome’ by The Chemical Brothers has been captured from a radio airing.

July 19, 2012
Glenn Campbell images photo
Glen Campbell Cancels Australian Tour

Glen Campbell, who is in the midst of his farewell tour, has cancelled the Australian leg of the trek.

July 19, 2012
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Plays In Suburban Melbourne Restaurant

Rick Springfield treated diners at a restaurant in the Melbourne suburb of Boronia to a surprise performance on Sunday.

July 19, 2012
J. Geils Band
Original J. Geils Band Reunite Without J. Geils

The original J. Geils members have put the old band back together. Peter Wolf, Seth Justman, Danny Klein and Magic Dick are once again the J. Geils Band but John Geils is not part of the line-up.

July 19, 2012
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Atoms For Peace Supergroup Announce 12-Inch Debut

Atoms For Peace (Thom Yorke, Flea, Nigel Godrich) prepare their first proper release – a remix 12-inch.

July 18, 2012
Lamb Of God, Randy Blythe - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lamb Of God Frontman Speaks About Manslaughter Charge

Randy Blythe, frontman for metal act Lamb Of God, gives an interview to a Czech newspaper about his manslaughter charge.

July 18, 2012
Kiss Destroyer
Kiss To Re-Release Destroyer With Original Cover

The classic 1976 Kiss album ‘Destroyer’ is about to be reissued as ‘Destroyer: Resurrected’.

July 18, 2012