News -
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Crosby Still & Nash, The Specials Join Bluesfest Line-up

The second announcement for Bluesfest features the return of Crosby, Still & Nash to Australia as well as UK ska band The Specials.

November 16, 2011
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul And Jessica Mauboy To Play For President Obama

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Jessica Mauboy will perform for Barack Obama tomorrow when the US President flies into Darwin.

November 16, 2011
Sepultura Get A New Drummer

Brazil’s biggest metal export, Sepultura, has got a new drummer.

November 16, 2011
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard Banned By UK Radio Station

Despite racking up 7 UK number one singles and 34 UK top ten hits in the 1960's, Sir Cliff Richard, who's sold around 250 million records worldwide during a career spanning over fifty years, has been banned from the playlist of a new radio station dedicated to that era, before it's even been launched.

November 16, 2011
Billy Corgan - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Billy Corgan, Bruno Mars, Pete Yorn, Ice Cube And More

Billy Corgan jokes about drugs, Bruno Mars hates puppies, Pete Yorn duets with Scarlett Johansson, Ice Cube goes to Vegas, and heaps more.

November 16, 2011
Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins To Tour Australia

Henry Rollins will be back in Australia next April for a month long spoken word tour.

November 16, 2011
Future Of The Left, Falco and Julia - Image by Ros O'Gorman
Future Of The Left Stream New EP

Fractious and fun Welsh rock unit Future Of The Left stream their new EP online before their Australian tour.

November 16, 2011
Kylie Minogue lingerie
Kylie Minogue Undies Sell For Almost $8000

A mystery bidder has paid almost $8000 for lingerie once worn by Kylie Minogue.

November 16, 2011
Mac Miller, music news,
Mac Miller Debuts At One In America

Mac Miller has the number one album in America this week with ‘Blue Slide Park’.

November 16, 2011
Austra, SBTRKT, Girls Announce Laneway Sideshows

Canadian ethereal pop group Austra, Pitchfork faves Girls and South London producer SBTRKT announce sideshows.

November 15, 2011
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
TwitBits: Grouplove, 50 Cent, Bon Jovi, Sia And More

Grouplove hit Letterman, 50 Cent hints about his next album, Bon Jovi post up big tour snaps, Sia studio schmoozes with stars, and heaps more.

November 15, 2011
Music Beta by Google
Google Set To Rival iTunes With Music Store

The word on the street is that Google will launch its long-talked about music store this Wednesday putting the first serious rival to Apple’s iTunes in play.

November 15, 2011
Hi-Fi Bar
The Hi-Fi To Open Sydney Venue

One of Melbourne’s most loved venues The Hi-Fi Bar is going to open up a venue in Sydney.

November 15, 2011
Nelly, music news,
Nelly To Start Audio Engineering School

Nelly is the man behind the Ex’treme Institute, the new audio engineering school based in St Louis.

November 15, 2011
iTunes iCloud Match
iTunes Match Goes Into The Cloud

iTunes has released iTunes Match, a cloud based device to store the content in your iTunes.

November 15, 2011
Children Collide - Photo By Damien Loverso
Children Collide Down Tools On Third Album

Tracking has been completed for the third Children Collide album.

November 15, 2011
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Strips Off, Slags Dave Grohl, Exits

In Brazil, Courtney Love whips her top off, then storms offstage, then returns to slag Dave Grohl.

November 15, 2011
Dresden Dolls - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dresden Dolls Book First Oz Tour In Six Years

Amanda Palmer’s punk cabaret outfit The Dresden Dolls announce their first shows in Australia since 2006.

November 15, 2011
Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Ronan Keating Announces A New Year Tour

Irish heartbreaker Ronan Keating announces a 2012 tour with Sharon Corr of The Coors.

November 14, 2011
Doyle Bramhall
Austin Blues Icon Doyle Bramhall Dies At 62

Austin blues drummer Doyle Bramhall died suddenly on Sunday at the age of 62.

November 14, 2011
The Khanz
The Khanz Signs With General Pants Major Label

General Pant’s music label Major Label has merged the bubble artist mentoring program and signed a new act, The Khanz.

November 14, 2011
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Guns N Roses, Harvest Tweets, NKOTB, Willow Smith And More

Gunners tweet onstage pics, Portishead, The Flaming Lips and PVT talk Harvest, NKOTB book NYC NYE gig, Willow Smith gets hacked, and heaps more.

November 14, 2011
Powderfinger Fingerprints and Footprints
WIN : Powderfinger – Fingerprints & Footprints

CONTEST HAS FINISHED FOOTPRINTS – The Best Of Powderfinger 2001-2011 brings together 18 musical moments to serve as a permanent reminder of what made Powderfinger one the greatest and most popular Australian bands of all time. 

November 14, 2011
Soundtrack Red Dog
WIN: Red Dog soundtrack

CONTEST HAS FINISHED From start to finish, there was always music playing in the background during production of RED DOG.

November 14, 2011
Boris Announce Australian Tour For March 2012

Japanese masters of rock weirdness, Boris, book a run of dates in Australia for March next year.

November 14, 2011
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Rolling Stones Play Down 50Th Anniversary Activity

The Rolling Stones are playing down the possibility of any 50th anniversary shows next year.

November 14, 2011
Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle Tops This Week’s ARIA Chart

Susan Boyle’s third album Someone To Watch Over Me shuffles the top ten down in this week’s chart wrap.

November 14, 2011
Portishead - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Harvest Presents The Gathering: Disaster or Masterpiece?

The inaugural Harvest Festival kicked off yesterday in Melbourne with a slew of spectacular performances.

November 14, 2011
The Doors LA Woman
The Doors LA Woman Gets Dressed Up For 40th

The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ is getting a 40th anniversary make-over by Rhino Records. A new 2CD version of the classic album by The Doors will be released on November 25.

November 13, 2011
Pegi Young Bracing For Impact
Pegi Young To Release Third Album

Pegi Young will release her third album ‘Bracing For Impact’ later this month.

November 13, 2011