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Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Recording With RedOne

U2 have recorded some 'amazing' tracks with RedOne.

November 6, 2011
Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Detroit Lions Fans Petition Nickelback Off Hockey Gig

Over 32,000 Detroit hockey fans have signed a petition to have Nickelback banned from playing at half-time at a match for The Detroit Lions.

November 5, 2011
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Van Halen To Perform At Grammy Nominations?

The Grammys will once again announce their nominations via a one-hour network televised concert which will mix performances by some of today's biggest hitmakers (Lady Gaga, Sugarland, Ludacris) with one classic rock artist. An artist who can't even be nominated.

November 5, 2011
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Kelly Rowland Blabs Beyonce Is Having Girl

The destiny of Beyonce’s child is a girl, says blabbermouth Kelly Rowland.

November 5, 2011
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Black Sabbath Announcement Coming Next Week

All four original members of Black Sabbath (Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward) will be on-hand next Friday (November 11) at the Whiskey A Go-Go in Los Angles to make what is being called a "special announcement."

November 5, 2011
Timothy B. Schmit, Eagles - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Timothy B. Schmit Announces Solo Tour

Eagles bass player Timothy B. Schmit has announced solo West Coast US shows in support of his ‘Expando’ album.

November 5, 2011
The Jezabels
The Jezabels Sign With North American Label

Sydney band The Jezabels have done a deal to release their album ‘Prisoner’ in America with US label Mom + Pop records, home to Neon Indian, Metric and Joshua Radin as well as Dine Alone in Canada, who release City and Colour and Alexisonfire.

November 4, 2011
Lady Antebellum - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Lady Antebellum, Megadeth, OK Go, Dave Navarro And More

Lady Antebellum stick to the script, Megadeth premiere a new video, OK Go plan their next viral clip, Dave Navarro falls for Megan Fox and heaps more.

November 4, 2011
Janet Jackson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Janet Jackson, Melbourne, November 3, 2011

Janet Jackson returned to Australia this week to continue the Australian tour cut short a few weeks back when she returned home to the USA to attend to family matters.

November 4, 2011
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Susan Boyle And Il Divo Kick Off This Week’s New Releases

Susan Boyle, Il Divo, Powderfinger, a Twilight soundtrack and more lead an odd week in new releases.

November 4, 2011
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The Bamboos Cover James Blake With Megan Washington

The Bamboos have recorded a cover of the James Blake track ‘The Wilhelm Scream’ with Megan Washington to mark their 10th anniversary.

November 4, 2011
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Darren Aronofsky Directs Lou Reed and Metallica Video

Award winning film director Darren Aronofsky, best known for the movies ‘Black Swan’ and ‘The Wrestler’ will direct the video for ‘Iced Honey’ from the Lou Reed & Metallica album ‘Lulu’.

November 4, 2011
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BREAKING NEWS: Cory Smoot of Gwar Found Dead

Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) of Gwar was found dead earlier today.

November 4, 2011
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Listen: New Amy Winehouse Song Our Day Will Come

The first taste for the forthcoming Amy Winehouse album ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’ has surfaced. Chris Moyles has premiered ‘Our Day Will Come’ on his BBC radio show.

November 4, 2011
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban To Have Throat Surgery

Australian country superstar Keith Urban will have surgery later this month to remove a growth on his vocal chords.

November 4, 2011
Name Your Fav Chevrolet Song As ChevyTurns 100

Happy 100th birthday to Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded on November 3, 1911 by Louis Chevrolet, a Swizz guy born to French parents. At 22 Louis emigrated to Canada and in 1901 moved to New York City.

November 4, 2011
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Johnny Clegg, Eddi Reader, Blue King Brown For WOMADelaide 2012

The line-up for WOMADelaide 2012 has been announced with Johnny Clegg, Eddi Reader and Blue King Brown some of the names that leap out of the list.

November 4, 2011
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Skyfall Will Be 23rd James Bond Movie

The 23rd James Bond movie has been christened ‘Skyfall’ and will once again feature Daniel Craig as James Bond and Dame Judi Dench as M.

November 4, 2011
Andrew McGee, Bigsound 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Alan McGee To Sell John Lennon Tooth

Creation Records founder Alan McGee is selling one of John Lennon’s teeth at auction.

November 3, 2011
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Dave Gleeson Really Is The New Lead Singer For The Angels

Dave Gleeson is the new lead singer for The Angels following the departure of Doc Neeson from the band.

November 3, 2011
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Good Charlotte To Play Weezer For Jack

Good Charlotte will head to Australia to perform the Weezer ‘Blue’ album for Jack Daniel’s The JD Set.

November 3, 2011
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Russell Watson Tour Postponed

Russell Watson’s planned November Australian tour has been postponed until next February.

November 3, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Debut At Number One In America

Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ has debuted at number one in America with sales of around 458,000 units, according to

November 3, 2011
Mike Patton of Faith No More and Mondo Kane
Mike Patton Mondo Cane To Play Sydney Festival

Faith No More frontman Mike Patton will head to Sydney in January for the Sydney Festival.

November 3, 2011
Seal - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seal To Return To Australia

Seal will return to Australia next February.

November 3, 2011
The Pogues
The Pogues Hit Town For Bluesfest And Sideshows

Legendary Celt-punk act The Pogues hit Australia for the Bluesfest and two sideshows.

November 3, 2011
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey To Perform Tommy At Bluesfest

The first announcement for Bluesfest includes a complete perform of The Who’s rock opera Tommy by Who singer Roger Daltrey.

November 3, 2011
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
TwitBits: Lady Gaga, Tegan & Sara, Herbie Hancock, Blink-182 And More

Lady Gaga starts her foundation, Tegan & Sara plug an activist tee, Herbie Hancock has a doc, Blink-182 are bitter about myspace and heaps more.

November 3, 2011
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Announces Solo Aussie Tour

Ryan Adams will be back in Australia next February for his first ever solo tour.

November 3, 2011
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Mumford & Sons Debut New Song ‘Ghosts’

Folkie break-out artists Mumford & Sons have performed a new song during a radio spot.

November 3, 2011