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The Roots
?uestlove of The Roots Regrets Michelle Bachmann Walk-On

The Roots’ drummer ?uestlove has said he regrets playing Lyin’ Ass Bitch on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann walked on.

December 2, 2011
Motley Crue, Vince Neil - Photo By Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Mötley Crüe Sign On For Las Vegas Residency

Sleaze rock legends Mötley Crüe have announced a fortnight residency in Sin City.

December 2, 2011
John Butler - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Butler Leads Second Port Fairy Fest Announcement

The Port Fairy Folk Festival has added another 25 local and international acts including John Butler and Adam Cohen.

December 2, 2011
Dirty Three
Dirty Three Touring Australia in March

Dirty Three are heading out on the road playing some of the biggest headline shows of their twenty year career.

December 2, 2011
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
REVIEW: Eminem In Melbourne

Guess who’s back, back again. Shady’s back. Tell a friend. Yes, Eminem is back in Australia for the first time in a decade. “Tonight I’m gonna remember this shit this time,” he said in reference to his drug and alcohol fuelled past.

December 2, 2011
Bodyjar Announce ‘Classic Album’ Show And Vinyl Re-Release

Oz pop-punk legends Bodyjar have booked a ‘classic album’ show for next year, with reunited supports.

December 2, 2011
Steve Smyth
Shock Records Launches Local Artists Imprint, Signs Steve Smyth

Shock Records have launched a new imprint known as Permanent Records, which has been set up to focus their attention on local independent music and they’re launching it with Steve Smyth.

December 2, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Amy Winehouse, Black Keys Lead This Week’s New Releases

The posthumous Amy Winehouse collection, and the new Black Keys, kick off this week’s new releases.

December 2, 2011
Foo Fighters awarded for 10 million sales
Foo Fighters Awarded For 10,000,000 Album Sales

Nielsen Entertainment has awarded Foo Fighters for 10 million album sales in the USA.

December 2, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse Album Leaks, Back To Black Dress Sells

The new Amy Winehouse collection leaks, and the dress she wore on the cover of Back To Black sells at auction.

December 2, 2011
Adam Cohen
Adam Cohen Books First Australian Tour

Leonard Cohen’s son, Adam, brings his familial talent to Australia for the first time in March 2012.

December 2, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen To Deliver SXSW Keynote

Bruce Springsteen will be the keynote speaker at SXSW 2012 kicking off a year of activity for Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.

December 2, 2011
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Nominated For Seven Grammy Awards

Kanye West has scored seven Grammy nods, ahead of Adele, Foo Fighters, and Bruno Mars.

December 1, 2011
Portishead - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Harvest Festival Offers Refunds For Unused Bar Tickets From Melbourne

The Harvest Festival has offered refunds to agitated Melbourne punters who couldn’t use their tickets in time due to botched bar service.

December 1, 2011
Bryan Ferry
Most Excellent Bryan Ferry Becomes A CBE

Bryan Ferry was made a CBE at a ceremony in London yesterday.

December 1, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: B.o.B., Disturbed, Britney Spears, 360 And More

B.o.B. takes the internet very seriously, Disturbed are politically savvy, Britney builds Lego, 360 gets in a TwitFight and heaps more.

December 1, 2011
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Slipknot Book Soundwave Sideshows

Metal gods Slipknot have also booked their own sidewave shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

December 1, 2011
Rolling Stone Eddie Van Halen cover image photo
Eddie Van Halen Makes The Cover Of Rolling Stone

Eddie Van Halen is once again about to be on the cover of Rolling Stone.

December 1, 2011
Blonde Redhead
Blonde Redhead Singer Gets Interpol, Deerhunter and More for Japanese Benefit Album

Blonde Redhead’s enigmatic frontwoman Kazu Makino has put together a stellar list of diverse artists who have contributed previously unreleased or rare songs for a charity album to raise money for Japan’s recovery after their devastating tsunami earlier this year.

December 1, 2011
Thursday, Saves The Day And Circa Survive Book Sidewaves

Post-hardcore heroes book probably their last ever Australian shows with Saves The Day and Circa Survive.

December 1, 2011
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Announce First Festival Date For 2012

Radiohead are gearing up again with the first of what will no doubt be many festival appearances over the northern summer.

December 1, 2011
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Gets US iTunes Video Of The Week

Fast-rising star Kimbra has scored the feature spot on US iTunes.

December 1, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael’s Condition Improving

George Michael is on the mend.

December 1, 2011
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Australian Tour To Continue Despite Medical Emergency

Elton John will continue his Australian tour despite his partner David Furnish taking ill and having to fly to Los Angeles.

November 30, 2011
Gotye Wins Triple J’s J Award Album Of The Year

Gotye has won the 2011 J Award for triplej’s Album Of The Year, with Ball Park Music and Hermitude also nabbing gongs.

November 30, 2011
Julia Zemiro from Rockwiz image by Ros O'Gorman
Washington, Kasey Chambers, Vanessa Amorosi To Be Put In The Zoo

Melbourne Zoo has announced the line-up for Zoo Twilights 2012.

November 30, 2011
Def FX
Def FX Return For 2012 Tour

Fifteen years after their demise, 90s electro-punks Def FX have announced they will reform for shows in 2012.

November 30, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Cher, Bloody Beetroots, Flea, Kelly Clarkson And More

Cher can’t explain her success, Bloody Beetroots post a remix, Flea reminds us he was punk, Kelly Clarkson has hacker friends, and heaps more.

November 30, 2011
Crosby Stills & Nash
Crosby Stills & Nash Classic Guinnevere Becomes Guinevere

42 years after it was first released the Crosby, Stills & Nash classic ‘Guinnevere’ is getting a spellcheck. One ‘n’ is being dropped on the new version of the album and it will become ‘Guinevere’.

November 30, 2011
Okkervil River - Golden Opportunities 2
Okkervil River Offer Free Covers E.P.

Okkervil River have covered a bunch of songs by various artists and are giving it away on their site.

November 30, 2011