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Paul McCartney surprise cameo on 30 Rock image
VIDEO: Watch Paul McCartney Cameo On 30 Rock

Sir Paul McCartney made a surprise cameo appearance on 30 Rock this week and by surprise we mean even star Alec Baldwin did not know.

April 29, 2012
Todd Simko
Producer Todd Simko Drowns At Age 45

Canadian producer Todd Simko, best known for his work with Australia’s Xavier Rudd as well as Macy Playground, has died at the age of 45, presumed drowned.

April 29, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Spooned By 60-Year Old Granny

The Black Keys recruited a 60-year old Granny for their Aussie tour marketing and it has worked. The video has gone viral.

April 29, 2012
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart Reveal Strange Euphoria Box Set Tracklisting

For the first time, Heart receives a career spanning retrospective of their music on Strange Euphoria, out June 5 on Epic/Legacy.

April 29, 2012
Bob Dylan image
Bob Dylan To Receive Medal Of Honor

Bob Dylan has been selected as one of the 13 recipients of the 2012 Medal of Honor.

April 29, 2012
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
Hundreds Arrested At Creamfields Festival Melbourne

Police arrested 200 music fans at the Creamfields music festival in Melbourne yesterday (April 28) in a mass crackdown for drugs and alcohol.

April 29, 2012
Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street
Richard Branson To Make Exile On Main Street Movie

Entrepreneur Richard Branson has acquired the rights to the book ‘Exile On Main Street: A Season In Hell With The Rolling Stones’ and will adapt the story for the big screen.

April 29, 2012
Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler Is The Meat In The Burger King Bun

Hell has officially frozen over. Aerosmith legend Steven Tyler has reduced himself to a Burger King spruker.

April 28, 2012
Steve Poltz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Steve Poltz On 12th Australian Tour

Steve Poltz is an incredible talent. He is a performer everyone should have to see on their “to do” list.

April 28, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
18 One Direction Shows Sell-Out In Australia

One Direction tickets sales went insane in Australia this morning with 18 shows going on sale and selling out by 1.30pm.

April 28, 2012
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Breaks Rolling Stones South America Attendance Record

Roger Waters has broken attendance records in South America with over 750,000 people buying tickets to see ‘The Wall’.

April 28, 2012
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones
Bill Wyman To Re-Join The Rolling Stones

Expect to see an old name in the Rolling Stones credits soon. With news that the band is heading back to the studio to mark its 50th year, the word on the street is that Bill Wyman is re-joining the band.

April 28, 2012
Matchbox Twenty - image By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty To Release First Album In 9 Years

The long awaited 4th Matchbox Twenty album will be released in September.

April 28, 2012
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Greg Allman Cancels Book Tour For Heart Test

Greg Allman has been forced to temporarily postpone the kickoff of a book tour to promote his new book, My Cross to Bear, while he undergoes tests on his heart.

April 28, 2012
Slipknot, Soundwave Melbourne 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Roadrunner Records Shuts Offices Globally And Absorbed Into Warner

Roadrunner Records was absorbed into parent company Warner Music worldwide today with many staff around the world either laid-off or moving to Warner.

April 27, 2012
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Jay-Z And Rihanna To Headline London Olympics Music Fest

Jay-Z and Rihanna join scores of other artists to perform in the lead up to, and during, the London Olympics.

April 27, 2012
Passion Pit
Passion Pit Reveal Details Of Their New Album

US electro-pop hipsters Passion Pit have spoken about their forthcoming second album.

April 27, 2012
Def Wish Cast
Def Wish Cast Return With New Video And Tour

Revered Australian hip-hop pioneers Def Wish Cast deliver ‘Forever’ video and tour dates.

April 27, 2012
Ghostface Killah, DOOM and Chino XL Book Australian Tour Dates

Possibly the finest hip-hop line-up to ever visit Australia – Ghostface Killah, DOOM and Chino XL.

April 27, 2012
REVIEW: The’s, The Tote Hotel, Melbourne, April 24, 2012

As the’s took their places on the infamous stage of Melbourne’s iconic Tote Band Room, the sold out audience was rife for the distinct brand of powderpuff rockabilly the Japanese rockers are known for.

April 27, 2012
Husky Gawenda of the band Husky - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
REVIEW: Husky, Corner Hotel, Melbourne, April 19, 2012

Arriving on stage before a sold out Corner Hotel audience, Husky received a warm welcome fitting for the return of the prodigal sons of Melbourne’s music scene.

April 27, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White To Provide The Soundtrack To ‘Lone Ranger’

Appropriately enough, Jack White will soundtrack the forthcoming Lone Ranger film starring Johnny Depp.

April 27, 2012
Splendour In The Grass Sells Out Faster Than Ever

This year’s Splendour In The Grass has sold out in the quickest time ever.

April 27, 2012
Jack Vidgen
Jack Vidgen Leads This Week’s New Releases

Jack Vidgen kicks off a hugely eclectic line-up of new releases this week including Santigold, Celtic Woman, B.o.B. and Norah Jones.

April 27, 2012
Morrissey. images by Ros O'Gorman
The Smiths Reformation Rumours Are Rife Again has learnt that one of the greatest bands the world has ever known are to reform.

April 27, 2012
Hanson Sell Out And Add More Shows

Bro-band Hanson sell out Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and add more shows.

April 27, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Had The Urge To Live

Robin Gibb has told doctors there will 'never be a time' when he is ready to die.

April 27, 2012
Neil Young Americana
Neil Young Wants Your American Classic Cover

Neil Young is inviting musicians to cover an American classic and win $1000.

April 27, 2012
Duran Duran A Diamond in the Mind
Duran Duran To Release Live A Diamond In The Mind

Duran Duran will release a new live-set on July 2 in the U.K. (date not yet announced for the U.S.) with A Diamond in the Mind. According to Duran Duran's official site, the Deluxe Edition of the set will include a Blu-Ray, DVD, CD and booklet.

April 27, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Tel Aviv Date Delayed By Two Days

Madonna will open her MDNA tour in Tel Aviv on May 31, two days after the original opening date.

April 27, 2012