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Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Damon Albarn, Flea, Tony Allen Offer Rocketjuice And The Moon

Damon Albarn, Flea and Tony Allen have a name for their new collaborative album: Rocketjuice And The Moon.

October 28, 2011
Georgia Fair - Photo By Ros OGorman
Sydney Folk Duo Georgia Fair Book Melbourne Launch

Hyped Sydney neo-folk act Georgia Fair have organised an intimate Melbourne album launch.

October 28, 2011
One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
Aussie Fans Go Nuts For UK Boyband One Direction

Brit boyband One Direction released their debut single in Australia today, and the kids are already going bananas.

October 28, 2011
Steve Winwood - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Steve Winwood, Melbourne, October 29, 2011

Steve Winwood must have been absent from Australia for about 16 years. He would have been in his late 40s last time he was here. Now he is in his early 60s.

October 28, 2011
Steely Dan - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Steely Dan, Melbourne, October 27, 2011

When Steely Dan last toured Australia in 2007 the show was technically perfect but musical dull. They played like high paid session musicians, a great sound but no passion. Last night when they played Melbourne again on their second Australia tour they were brilliant.

October 28, 2011
Tool - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Maynard James Keenan Discusses Next Tool Album

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has spoken about the process for a new album.

October 28, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna Drafts Nicki Minaj And M.I.A. For First Single

Rumours abound that the Material Girl’s first single from her new album will feature M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj.

October 28, 2011
Lil Wayne, Noise11, photo, music news,
TwitBits: Example, Weird Al, Tom Morello, Lil Wayne And More

Example corrects Diplo, Weird Al mocks HuffPo, Tom Morello provokes Oakland Police, Lil Wayne scares everyone, and heaps more.

October 28, 2011
'Straight To You' tribute concert
Nick Cave Tribute Concert Details Revealed

Adalita, Lanie Lane, Urthboy and more confirm their songs for the Nick Cave tribute concert Straight To You.

October 28, 2011
Justin Bieber Under the Mistletoe
Bieber Brings The Festive Joy For This Week’s New Releases

Justin Bieber kicks off another, significantly Christmassy, week of new releases.

October 28, 2011
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Kiss To Release New Album In 2012

Kiss are currently working on a new studio album to be called ‘Monster’ and released in 2012.

October 27, 2011
Amy Lehpamer (Sherrie) and Justin Burford (Drew), Rock Of Ages - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sydney Bones Rock of Ages

The Rock Of Ages musical has been dropped for Sydney due to poor ticket sales.

October 27, 2011
Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS
KLOS Los Angeles Fires The Last DJ Jim Ladd

Legendary DJ Jim Ladd, the subject of Tom Petty’s ‘The Last DJ’, has been dumped by Los Angeles radio station KLOS.

October 27, 2011
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Claims Kanye West And Drake For Next Album

Justin Bieber will be working with Kanye and Drake on new music, and Tyler The Creator wants in as well.

October 27, 2011
Midnight Juggernauts - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Juggernauts To Soundtrack Retro Filmreels

Melbourne psych-dance group Midnight Juggernauts will perform a score to classic UK filmreels at ACMI.

October 27, 2011
Foster The People. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Simple Plan, Foster The People, The Hives, Muscles And More

Simple Plan beg for a million, Foster The People are bushed, The Hives promise new videos, Muscles rehearses Nick Cave, and heaps more.

October 27, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay An Easy Number One For USA

Coldplay will easily have the number one album in America next week with ‘Xylo Myloto’.

October 27, 2011
The Jezabels - 'The Man Is Dead' cover photo by Christopher Doyle
Christopher Doyle Presents The Jezabels – An Exhibition

The Jezabels' cover artist and internationally-acclaimed designer Christopher Doyle presents an exhibition on the band in Sydney.

October 27, 2011
Tom Waits, Noise11, Photo
Tom Waits To ‘Take 5’ On TripleJ

Tom Waits will do his only Bad As Me radio interview, worldwide, on triplej tomorrow morning.

October 27, 2011
John Lennon and Yoko Ono bed-in 1969
Patti Smith And Jackson Browne Perform For John Lennon Tribute Album

The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute concert, featuring performances from Jackson Browne and Patti Smith, will be released as a live album to raise money for the Japanese Red Cross and Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Efforts.

October 27, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
VIDEO: The Black Keys’ New Song ‘Lonely Boy’

The Black Keys shoot a funky dancer getting down to their new single ‘Lonely Boy’.

October 27, 2011
Nas - Photo By Damien Loverso
Super-Producers Pair With Unlikely Collaborators For Re:Generation Doco

Skrillex, The Doors, Nas, Mark Ronson and more are part of the collaboration project and doco Re:Generation.

October 27, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu
VIDEO: Metallica And Lou Reed Talk Lulu

Metallica and Lou Reed have put together at 12-minute video about the origins of their joint album ‘Lulu’.

October 27, 2011
Paul Rodgers becomes a Canadian
Paul Rodgers Becomes Canadian Citizen

Free, Bad Company (and one-time Queen singer but we won’t mention that) Paul Rodgers has been nationalised as a Canadian citizen.

October 27, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Died From Lethal Dose Of Alcohol

Amy Winehouse drank a lethal amount of alcohol the night of her death the coroner has revealed.

October 27, 2011
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Bono Hints At A U2 Split

Bono has revealed that the future of U2 is uncertain and that after all these years it may be over for U2.

October 26, 2011
Flo Rida
Flo Rida Responds To Drug Raid And Festival No-Show

US rapper Flo Rida has responded to claims about a drug raid and a festival non-appearance in Australia.

October 26, 2011
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue Crushes On Cosmo Jarvis

Kylie Minogue has tweeted her new crush on UK singer Cosmo Jarvis after he covers ‘Spinning Around’.

October 26, 2011
Casting Crowns
Baptist Ministers Casting Crowns Knock Adele From Top In USA

Casting Crown, a band of Baptist Ministers, have knocked Adele from the number one spot on the US album chart this week.

October 26, 2011
Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Your New Favourite Artist: Husky

The brooding, pastoral folk on the debut album from Melbourne man/band Husky is sure to break hearts.

October 26, 2011