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Divine Fits
Indie Supergroup Divine Fits Prepare Debut Album

Garage synth act Divine Fits, featuring members of Spoon, Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs and New Bomb Turks, deliver their debut.

August 15, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Responds To Critics Over Olympics Performance

George Michael has defended his performance at the Olympic closing ceremony 2012.

August 15, 2012
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens Release ‘My Gun’ Clip Before Their Tour

Bluesy indie outfit The Rubens deliver an evocative video for ‘My Gun’ before heading off on a big national tour.

August 15, 2012
Meredith Snag Spiritualized and Primal Scream for Incredible Lineup

There must be something in the water filling the cooler that festival bookers of Australia gather around to fight each other for acts, because Meredith have continued the tradition of Aussie festivals of late by putting together an incredible lineup, with Spiritualized and Primal Scream causing aging indie fans (like me) to foam at the mouth.

August 14, 2012
Animal Collective
Animal Collective Will Stream Their New Album Online

Hipster cause celebre Animal Collective announce they'll stream their new album Centipede Hz next Monday.

August 14, 2012
Dappled Cities
Dappled Cities Book A National Tour

Sydney indie-rockers Dappled Cities announce a national tour to support their new album.

August 14, 2012
Scott Stapp of Creed
Creed Frontman Scott Stapp To Release Tell-All Memoir

Scott Stapp, frontman for rock superstars Creed, announces that he’ll spill the beans in a memoir.

August 14, 2012
Bettye LaVette
Bettye LaVette Announces Soulful Folk Covers Album

Gospel and soul legend Bettye LaVette prepares covers of Black Keys, Tom Waits, Neil Young and Bob Dylan.

August 14, 2012
Grinspoon - Black Rabbits
Grinspoon Announce Their Seventh Album ‘Black Rabbits’

Hard rock champs Grinspoon gear up for their seventh album, named after cockney rhyming slang for ‘bad habits’.

August 14, 2012
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Of The Who Prepares Autobiography

Who guitarist Pete Townshend will release his long-awaited biography in October.

August 14, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift Announces Her New Album Red

Country pop princess Taylor Swift has revealed details of her next album, titled Red, in a fan Q&A.

August 14, 2012
Emeli Sande
Olympics Closing Ceremony Creates UK Hits for Emeli Sande, Elbow and Kate Bush

Songs performed and played at the Olympic Closing Ceremony yesterday are dominating the UK iTunes chart today (August 14).

August 14, 2012
Katherine Jackson
Michael Jackson Estate Dispute Continues

Katherine Jackson reportedly 'doesn't want to see her children' because they didn't say that her grandchildren were trying to contact her.

August 14, 2012
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Reissues 25th Anniversary So Box

The official announcement won't be made until later this week of the contents of the So reissue from Peter Gabriel, but we have some of the information from the Amazon listing.

August 14, 2012
Usher,, photo
Usher Performs At NYC Fundraiser

Usher made an emotional speech at a recent fundraising event following the tragic loss of his young stepson.

August 14, 2012
Gary Barlow, Noise11, Photo
Gary Barlow Puts On Brave Face For Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gary Barlow has been hailed as 'brave' by fans and fellow stars for performing at the Olympic closing ceremony last night.

August 14, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Buys House Over The Road From New Boyfriend

Taylor Swift has bought a house "right across the street" from her boyfriend and his family.

August 14, 2012
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Mel B Sleeps In Her Spice Girls Outfit

Mel B has woken up in her stage costume from last night's Olympic closing ceremony performance.

August 14, 2012
Donald Fagen Sunken Condos
Donald Fagen To Release Fourth Solo Album

Donald Fagen of Steely Dan has announced that his fourth album, Sunken Condos, will be out on October 16.

August 14, 2012
Mark Wilkinson
Mark Wilkinson Announces National Tour And Single Release

Singer/songwriter and busker Mark Wilkinson has just announced a national tour in support of his new single, 'Benny’s On The Rooftop' and a brand new acoustic album, Hand Picked.

August 14, 2012
Thurston Moore - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Thurston Moore Of Sonic Youth Announces Australian Sideshows

Frontman for legendary art-rock band Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, has booked more Australian shows.

August 14, 2012
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R.I.P. Brent Grulke Of SXSW

There is sad news for the music industry to report this morning. Brent Grulke, the creative director of SXSW, has died at the age of 52.

August 14, 2012
Geoffrey Rush, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Geoffrey Rush Was Once In A Rock Band

Geoffrey Rush could have ended up a rock star had he continued the way he started out.

August 13, 2012
The Temper Trap - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Temper Trap, Missy Higgins Lead Hobart’s Soundscape Festival

The Temper Trap, Missy Higgins, Bluejuice, Big Scary and more sign on for the Soundscape Festival.

August 13, 2012
Regurgitator Add Second Sydney Show And More Supports

Hip-hop punk electro heroes Regurgitator deliver another Sydney show on their Unit/Tu-Plang Retrotech tour.

August 13, 2012
Illy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Illy Talks About His Back-To-Basics New Album

Melbourne hip-hop upstart Illy tells Noise11 about his back-to-basics, non-pop new album Bring It Back.

August 13, 2012
Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Reveals Snippet Of Maria Gadú Duet

Living legend Tony Bennett has posted a clip from his Viva Latin duet with Brazilian songstress Maria Gadú.

August 13, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Flies Fans Out For Dinner

Rihanna has flown five fans to Barbados and cooked them dinner.

August 13, 2012
Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse To Sue The FBI

Renegade US cult rap duo Insane Clown Posse have announced that they will sue the FBI.

August 13, 2012
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland Everybody Dance Now Stiffs For Ten

‘Everybody Dance Now’, Network Ten’s new reality dance show featuring Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland, bombed in its first night rating.

August 13, 2012