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Greg Ham, The Push
Greg Ham Death Linked To Kookaburra Hearing

Just days after the tragic death of Men At Work sax and flute player Greg Ham, the attention is turning to the copyright case that in Greg’s mind lost him his heritage.

April 22, 2012
Beatles Please Please Me
Beatles Album Fetches $24k

A fierce ten-day bidding war has ended with this scarce Beatles album fetching $24,675 on eBay. Surprisingly, the album was not a hit when it was first released in America.

April 22, 2012
Robin Gibb - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Awakes From Coma

Robin Gibb has awoken from his coma and is communicating with family members.

April 22, 2012
The Beatles Record Store Day limited editions
Happy Record Store Day From Noise11

Music retailers around Australia are today celebrating Record Store Day.

April 21, 2012
Bret Michaels. image by Carrie Reiser
Bret Michaels To Speak At Science Conference

Poison frontman Bret Michaels will address a Science conference in New Jersey in May.

April 21, 2012
The Sonics
INTERVIEW: Rock Pioneers The Sonics Return At Full Strength

‘The first punk band’ – Washington’s The Sonics – are revered by all your favourite rockers, but they wouldn’t have reformed if it wasn’t right.

April 20, 2012
Occupy This Album
Listen To Occupy Wall Street Benefit Compilation Tracks

The Occupy This Album compilation is coming soon, featuring Yoko Ono, UNKLE, Mogwai, Tom Morello, Ani Di Franco and 94 more artists.

April 20, 2012
Arctic Monkeys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Domino Promise Hot Chip, Arctic Monkeys, John Cale For Record Store Day

Record Store Day is tomorrow, and Domino Records presents a tasty line-up (and SoundCloud sampler!).

April 20, 2012
Alanis Morissette, music news,
Alanis Morissette Is Preparing A New Album

Nineties chick-rock icon Alanis Morissette has recorded a new set of songs to be released in June.

April 20, 2012
Steve Poltz. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steve Poltz Begins The Australian Tour For His Australian Album

Californian songwriter Steve Poltz kicks off an Australian tour on the back of his new album Noineen Noiny Noin.

April 20, 2012
Christina Perri
Christina Perri Announces Melbourne And Sydney Shows

Chart-topping US singer-songwriter Christina Perri announces June shows while she’s in town.

April 20, 2012
2012 Reclink Community Cup
The 2012 Reclink Community Cup Announces Bands, Date And Theme

The annual rock n’ roll charity footy match The Reclink Community Cup has announced its 2012 plans.

April 20, 2012
Ted Nugent, music news
Secret Service Drop Ted Nugent Investigation

Ted Nugent apparently has been cleared by the Secret Service of perceived threats against President Obama and has gone on to post a lengthy statement on his website to clarify his comments made at the 141st Annual Members Meeting of the National Rifle Association.

April 20, 2012
Damien Leith
Damien Leith And Jack White Lead New Releases

Damien Leith’s next cover album and Jack White’s solo debut lead a curious week in new releases.

April 20, 2012
Cold Chisel - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Cold Chisel, Festival Hall, Melbourne, April 19, 2012

If Cold Chisel have a secret formula it is the blending of the individual talents. Jimmy Barnes is the rock star to Ian Moss the soul voice, Don Walker is the architect and Phil Small and the late Steve Prestwich were the momentum.

April 20, 2012
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Red Hot Chili Peppers To Release Covers Record

Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a covers E.P. to commemorate their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 20, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White To Play Sydney And Melbourne

The Jack White Splendour In The Grass sideshows have been announced with Sydney and Melbourne scoring the gigs in July.

April 20, 2012
Greg Ham
Colin Hay Talks About The Death of Greg Ham

Men At Work singer Colin Hay has written about the death of his fellow Men At Work band-mate Greg Ham.

April 20, 2012
Levon Helm
Levon Helm Dies At 71

Levon Helm, one of the greats of music, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 71.

April 20, 2012
Blur, photo, Noise11
Blur Announce Imposing, 21-Disc Reissue Campaign

In their 21st, and probably final, year, Britpop legends Blur announce a mammoth reissue campaign and box set.

April 19, 2012
Radio Ink - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Radio INK Launch Their New Single In Sydney

Straight from Duran Duran and Aqua tours, Sydney electro-pop trio Radio INK book a launch party.

April 19, 2012
Hot Chip - In Our Heads
Listen To Hot Chip’s Rubbery New Tune ‘Night And Day’

UK indie dance oddballs Hot Chip have released a bouncy new funk workout ‘Night And Day’ from their forthcoming album.

April 19, 2012
Metric Announce New Album And Lou Reed Collab

Canadian indie rockers Metric will visit for Splendour, and reveal details of a Lou Reed collab on their next album.

April 19, 2012
Greg Ham
Men At Work’s Greg Ham Found Dead

Men At Work sax and flute player Greg Ham has been found dead at his home in Melbourne.

April 19, 2012
Judith Durham
“Australia’s Original Pop Princess” Judith Durham Announces Solo Tour

Icon of Australian music Judith Durham has announced her first solo tour in over a decade.

April 19, 2012
Double Take
Awful Viral Music Video Of The Week: ‘Hot Problems’

In the spirit of Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday, we bring you Double Take’s ‘Hot Problems’.

April 19, 2012
Levon Helm
Robbie Robertson Writes About Levon Helm

Robbie Robertson used his Facebook page to write about his friend and former bandmate Levon Helm. Helm's family announced yesterday that he was in the final stages of cancer.

April 19, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Add Another Melbourne Show

The Black Keys add an extra Sidney Myer Music Bowl show, with others selling fast!

April 19, 2012
Dick Clark
Dick Clark 1928-2012

The music world lost one of its greatest ambassadors today with the passing of Dick Clark. America's Oldest Teenager died at 82 from a massive heart attack. He had gone into St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica last night for what was reported to be an outpatient procedure.

April 19, 2012
Flight Of The Conchords
Flight Of The Conchords Add Arena Shows

Demand for Flight Of The Conchords tickets has been so nuts, they’ve added two arena shows.

April 19, 2012