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AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo Announces Scholarship Program

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) has announced the 2012 national scholarship program for artists, artist managers and arts workers to attend the 5th music expo in Melbourne in November.

August 31, 2012 photo by Ros O'Gorman Has Further Car Trouble

Cheryl Cole and were involved in a car accident yesterday(29.08.12) but apart from whiplash, both are fine.

August 31, 2012
James Taylor: Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Taylor Receives French Letter Honour

James Taylor has been honored with the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, an award given by the French government to "recognize eminent artists and writers, as well as individuals who have contributed to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world."

August 31, 2012
Primal Scream - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Meredith Festival Sells Out In Record Time

The 2012 Meredith Music Festival has completely sold out, faster than any other time in its 22-year history.

August 31, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Creates ‘Masterpiece’ For Slaughterhouse

Eminem has created a 'masterpiece' with Slaughterhouse's new album.

August 31, 2012
Refused, music news,
Refused Sell Out Melbourne Show In 4 Minutes

The first ever Refused show for Melbourne sold out in four minutes this morning.

August 31, 2012
Eddie Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Van Halen's official site announced tonight that Eddie Van Halen has undergone emergency surgery for a severe bout of diverticulitis and it will take four-to-six months for him to recover from the surgery.

August 31, 2012
Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ZZ Top Release Their First Album In Nine Years

The first new studio album from ZZ Top in nine years is LA FUTURA, set for release 10th September by American Recordings/Mercury Records.

August 31, 2012
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Says Ono To Sean Tattoo

Yoko Ono has banned her adult son from getting a tattoo as she still sees him as 'a little baby'.

August 31, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Tweet New Album Title

One Direction have announced the title of their second album will be 'Take Me Home', via a tweet from band member Louis Tomlinson.

August 31, 2012
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink 182 Writing New Album

Blink 182 have revealed to excited fans that they will be recording new material ahead of their tour next year.

August 31, 2012
Freddie For A Day
Tom Cruise To Bust Out His Inner Freddie

Tom Cruise will be dusting off his fake moustache next week in memory of Freddie Mercury.

August 31, 2012
Adele 21 image photos
Adele Denies Marriage Rumours

Adele refutes rumours that she has secretly wed her partner Simon Konecki.

August 31, 2012
Skinwalkers Release New Single

Gold Coast trio, Skinwalkers are releasing their second single of 2012, ‘Everyone Has A Story’, the follow-up to ‘I Don’t Believe It’.

August 31, 2012
Chris Lighty
Diddy, Mariah Carey Manager Chris Lighty Shoots Himself Dead

Chris Lighty, manager of Diddy, Mariah Carey, Ja Rule and 50 Cent, shot himself dead in the street outside his Bronx apartment on Thursday (August 30, 2012).

August 31, 2012
EYEHATEGOD To Play First Ever CherryFest

New Orleans’ EYEHATEGOD will perform at the inaugural CherryFest in Melbourne in November.

August 30, 2012
The Vaccines, music news,
The Vaccines Fail To Recognise Their Own Song

The Vaccines didn't recognise one of their own songs when they heard it in a club, mistaking it for a track by The Strokes.

August 30, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
‘Foo Fighters Used To Suck’ Says Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl claims the Foo Fighters "used to suck".

August 30, 2012
Rolling Stones Charlie is My Darling
Rolling Stones 1965 Irish Documentary To Be Released

A documentary on the early days of the Rolling Stones, shot during their 1965 tour, will be premiered at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, September 29 with an encore screening on October 3.

August 30, 2012
The xx
The xx : Writing A Song For Beyonce Is The Dream

The xx "dream" of writing a song for their pop hero Beyonce, and were star struck when they met her earlier this year.

August 30, 2012
Loretta Lynn, Noise11, Photo
Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate Loretta Lynn’s 50th Anniversary

On September 25, the country music world will celebrate Loretta Lynn's 50th Anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

August 30, 2012
The Checks
The Checks From New Zealand Announce Break-up

New Zealand band The Checks are calling it a day.

August 30, 2012
John Lydon of Public Image Ltd, Noise11, Photo
John Lydon Allowed Inclusion Of Songs In Olympics Opening Because Of NHS

John Lydon says he allowed the Sex Pistols' songs to be included in the Olympic Games opening ceremony because Danny Boyle chose to represent the NHS in it.

August 30, 2012
Alanis Morissette, Noise11, Photo
Alanis Morissette Vows To Write Songs Until She Is Dead

Alanis Morissette has vowed to write songs until she's "dead" because she becomes "really depressed" when she is not penning a new track.

August 30, 2012
Gyroscope Guitarist To Rejoin Band For Dana Benefit

Zoran Trivic, guitarist for Perth band Gyroscope, is expected to make a full recovery as he mends from serious injuries from a motorcycle accident four months ago.

August 30, 2012
The Wanted: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wanted’s Siva Will ‘Definitely Propose’

The Wanted singer Siva Kaneswaran has revealed he will definitely propose to his girlfriend Nareesha McCaffrey.

August 30, 2012
Bobby Brown Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi
Bobby Brown Checks Out Of Rehab

Bobby Brown has checked out of rehab less than three weeks after entering the facility as part of a deal struck following his arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) in March.

August 30, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Robert Plant Gets His ‘Big Voice’ Back

Robert Plant has returned to his "big voice," after spending time concentrating on projects which have required him to sing more softly.

August 30, 2012
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo
Jackson Family Go To Indiana To Commemorate Michael’s Birthday

Michael Jackson's family are reportedly dealing 'with a range of emotions'.

August 30, 2012
The Beach Boys Mike Love 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Beach Boys Play 50 Song Setlist In Brisbane

The Beach Boys performed 50 songs on the first night of their Australian tour in Brisbane on Tuesday night.

August 30, 2012