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Vince Clarke and Martin Gore of VCMG
Gore And Clarke From Depeche Mode Working Together Again

Vince Clarke and Martin Gore, the founding members of Depeche Mode, are back working together for the first time since 1981.

November 22, 2011
Das Racist
Hip-Hop Pranksters Das Racist Book BDO Sideshows

Brooklyn alt-hip-hop heads Heems, Kool A.D. and Dap, otherwise known as Das Racist, announce sideshows.

November 22, 2011
Adele images photo
American Music Awards Complete Winners List

Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Adele were the big winners at the American Music Awards this week.

November 22, 2011
Bon Iver
Bon Iver Deluxe Edition Includes Ten Films

The deluxe edition of Bon Iver’s hit self-titled album will feature ten short films.

November 22, 2011
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Scores His 11th Top 10 Hit

Bruno Mars has now had 11 Top 10 hits when you count songs he wrote, recorded, produced or featured on.

November 22, 2011
Will.I.Am Delivers First Solo Single With Jagger And J.Lo

Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am releases his first solo single with guests spots from Mick Jagger and Jennifer Lopez.

November 22, 2011
Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle Holds On At The Top Of The Chart

Susan Boyle retains the number one position in a strange week on the ARIA charts.

November 22, 2011
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen Takes E Street Band Back On The Road

The official word came on Sunday that Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band will, indeed, continue after the untimely death of saxophonist Clarence Clemmons.

November 22, 2011
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Takes Paternity Test

Justin Bieber has taken a paternity test despite the woman who claimed he fathered her 3-month old baby dropping her allegations.

November 22, 2011
Cold Chisel. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
REVIEW – Cold Chisel, Rochford Winery, 19th November, 2011

“We’re not used to playing in fancy wineries. We used to play in mining towns.” This was the line from Jimmy Barnes that summed up the awkward feeling I had in my guts about seeing Cold Chisel in the picturesque Yarra Valley. Something about it didn’t feel right and while that feeling seemed lost on a fair chunk of the Toorak-tractor-driving upper class wine-sipping crowd, it was refreshing to know that the band were at least aware of it.

November 21, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu
Lou Reed and Metallica Is Sales Stiff Of 2011

Lou Reed and Metallica’s ‘Lulu’ is a complete stiff.

November 21, 2011
Tim Freedman at
Tim Freedman Writes His Musical

A show co-written by Tim Freedman is about to be work-shopped in Sydney.

November 21, 2011
Kasabian at
The Big Day Out Sideshows Announced

Big Day Out has rolled out sideshow dates for Kasabian, My Chemical Romance, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Poyksopp, Odd Future and Cage The Elephant.

November 21, 2011
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Symphonica Tour Is Coming To Australia

George Michael will return to Australia in March and April 2012 with his Symphonica Orchestra tour.

November 21, 2011
Robin Gibb. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Rushed To Hospital As He Battles Liver Cancer

Robin Gibb of Bee Gees fame has been rushed to an Oxford hospital after an emergency call from his home.

November 21, 2011
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Kiss Fan Has A Kiss Themed Funeral

A 43-year old Kiss fan who died in a car accident on November 6 had mourners at his funeral dress in Kiss costumes.

November 20, 2011
New 2012 Jeff Wayne War of the Worlds production starring Liam Neeson
Jeff Wayne Recruits Liam Neeson For New War Of The Worlds

Jeff Wayne and actor Liam Neeson held a press conference on Friday morning in London to announce an updated version of Wayne's arena spectacle The War of the Worlds. A new album of the work will be released next June with a world tour set to start next November.

November 20, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End, Guy Sebastian, Missy Higgins To Perform At ARIA Awards

The Living End, Guy Sebastian and Missy Higgins will perform at the ARIA Awards in Sydney next weekend.

November 20, 2011
John Paul Jones Them Crooked Vultures - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Tinnitus Sufferer Takes Life After Them Crooked Vultures Concert

A 52-year old father of two has taken his own life after suffering from tinnitus for three months after a Them Crooked Vulture concert.

November 20, 2011
Bonnie Pointer mug shot
Bonnie Pointer Arrested On Drugs Charges

Bonnie Pointer, a founding member of the Pointer Sisters with her siblings, was arrested on Friday morning in Los Angeles for felony drug possession.

November 20, 2011
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Announce First Reunion Dates

For those who couldn't believe it was real, the reformed original Black Sabbath have set the first twelve dates of their reunion tour.

November 20, 2011
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
John Fogerty Tells The History of Green River

John Fogerty has been a very active user of Twitter over the years and, Friday night, he used the social network to fill in his audience at the Beacon Theater, and the rest of the world, on a history of the album Green River.

November 20, 2011
Van Halen sign with Interscope. Photo by Robert Yager
Check Out The Van Halen Official Interscope Photo

Van Halen have officially signed with Interscope Records and this week had the official photo taken.

November 18, 2011
Soundwave 2012 Announce Their Third And Final Line-Up

Soundwave has added even more acts to their monster bill, including Bush, In Flames, and The Black Dahlia Murder.

November 18, 2011
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna Leads This Week’s New Releases

Rihanna, Stan Walker, Nickelback, Snow Patrol and more all have new albums out today.

November 18, 2011
Noel Gallagher - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher “Absolutely Crestfallen” His Phone Wasn’t Hacked

Noel Gallagher says he is “absolutely crestfallen” that he wasn’t worthy of having his phone hacked by News of the World.

November 17, 2011
Diddy, music news,
TwitBits: Ted Nugent, Diddy, Vanilla Ice, The Rapture And More

The Nuge ships venison jerky to the troops, Diddy thanks God for surgery, Vanilla Ice is in an Adam Sandler film, The Rapture’s new clip and heaps more.

November 17, 2011
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Silverchair and Living End Singers Team Up To Save Rabid Dogs

Silverchair’s Daniel Johns and The Living End’s Chris Cheney have teamed up with the WSPA to help prevent the killing of rabid dogs.

November 17, 2011
Jon Stevens at
Jon Stevens Testifies There Is A New Noiseworks Album Coming

Noiseworks are working on their 4th album and first in 20 years.

November 17, 2011
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson Book Out This Week

Lady Gaga has her first official book in collaboration with fashion photographer Terry Richardson.

November 17, 2011