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City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band
Meredith Adds 125 Year Old Band

The Meredith Music Festival has added a 125 year old band who have played the festival 10 times.

September 8, 2014
John Butler Trio
Alberts To Work John Butler Trio Catalogue

Alberts has secured the synch licencing right to the John Butler catalogue.

September 8, 2014
Phil Rudd and Alan Badger at Noise11
Phil Rudd Becomes First AC/DC Member To Have A Solo Hit

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is the first member of the band to have a solo hit after his ‘Head Job’ album entered the ARIA album chart at number 22.

September 8, 2014
Marc Bolan
T.Rex Vinyl And CD Boxes On The Way

T.Rex fabs are in for a treat this Christmas with the Demon Music release 'T.Rex: The Vinyl Collection'.

September 8, 2014
Jean Paul Gaultier
Friday Nights At Jean Paul Gaultier Line-up Revealed

The Friday Night series of events at the National Gallery of Victoria will return during the Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition.

September 8, 2014
The Replacements, Noise11, Photo
The Replacements NBC Ban Lifted After 28 Years

The Replacements have been allowed back on NBC after a 28-year ban.

September 8, 2014
Ladies Code
Korean Pop Stars Rise and EunB Killed In Car Crash

Two of Korea’s biggest pop stars Rise and EunB have died in a car crash.

September 8, 2014
Kate Bush
11 Kate Bush Albums Stay In British Chart

Kate Bush continues to dominate the British charts.

September 8, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Plays Donna Summer At iTunes Festival SETLIST

Beck has performed for the iTunes Music festival in London and through Donna Summer cover into his set.

September 8, 2014
Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith To Tour Australia And New Zealand

Sam Smith is coming to Australia and New Zealand for live dates in April/May 2015.

September 8, 2014
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly Merri Soul Sessions Withdrawn From Independent Music Award Nominations

Paul Kelly’s ‘Merri Soul Sessions’ has been withdrawn as a nomination for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards because the album is yet to be released.

September 8, 2014
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sia, Chet Faker, RÜFÜS Lead Independent Music Awards Nominations

Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, John Butler Trio, Sia and Violent Soho are this year's five nominees for Best Independent Artist at the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards.

September 8, 2014
Pete Murray. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Pete Murray To Showcase For AWME

Singer/songwriter Pete Murray has been added to the list of performers at the upcoming Australian World Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

September 8, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, photo
Watch Paul McCartney And Johnny Depp Jam With Blues Musos

Earlier this year, Paul McCartney filmed the video for the track Early Days from his album New.

September 7, 2014
Fefe, So Frenchy So Chic, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
So Frenchy So Chic Reveal 2015 Line-up

So Frenchy So Chic will return to Sydney and Melbourne in January with another premium taste of French music on Australian soil.

September 7, 2014
CSNY 1974 deluxe edition
Crosby Stills Nash & Young Sue Printer For Failure To Deliver

Crosby Stills Nash and Young are suing printing company D’Andrea Graphics Corp for failure to fill 1,250 orders.

September 7, 2014
Simone Battle
G.R.L. Mourn After Death Of Simone Battle

Pop group G.R.L. are in shock following the sudden death of member Simone Battle, who took her life in Hollywood on Friday.

September 7, 2014
Simone Battle
Simone Battle of G.R.L. Dead At 25

Simone Battle of G.R.L. has died at age 25.

September 6, 2014
Jimmy Barnes 30 30 Hindsight
Jimmy Barnes Scores 10th No 1 ARIA ALBUMS

Jimmy Barnes debuts at No.1 with his new album/collection “30:30 Hindsight”, entering the charts on sales of Gold ● and becoming his TENTH No.1 album since his debut solo set climbed to the top in early October 1984.

September 6, 2014
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Shake It Off Still No 1 ARIA SINGLES

Taylor Swift spends a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with her second chart-topping song here “Shake it off”.

September 6, 2014
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Nick Cannon Fires Off Twitter Rage Over Divorce

Nick Cannon has slammed untrue reports about his marriage breakdown, insisting he loves Mariah Carey "unconditionally".

September 5, 2014
Lauryn Hill, Noise11, photo
Lauryn Hill To Place Intimate London Show

Lauryn Hill has announced that she will perform for a very special intimate show at Brooklyn Bowl, London on Sunday the 28th September.

September 5, 2014
Edwyn Collins
Edwyn Collins Records Movie Soundtrack

Edwyn Collins has a new album The Possibilities Are Endless, the soundtrack album to accompany the forthcoming film of the same name.

September 5, 2014
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave Has A Brand New Song

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds release two previously unavailable tracks: Give Us A Kiss and Jubilee Street (live from The Sydney Opera House).

September 5, 2014
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White Unveils Take Away Show

Jack White has premiered his Take Away Show.

September 5, 2014
Calvin Harris: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Calvin Harris Is Most Streamed Act of Summer In UK

Spotify has revealed Calvin Harris' Summer is officially the most streamed song globally over the last 3 months, reaching almost 160 million streams on the music streaming service.

September 5, 2014
Iggy Azalea, music news, Photo, Noise11
Iggy Azalea Scores Billboard Song Of Summer

Billboard officially announces that ​​Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, takes the title as Billboard's top Song of the Summer for 2014. ​ ​

September 5, 2014
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
Deadmau5 Fires Off At Disney

Deadmau5 has fired back at Disney after the Mouse House attempted block his trademark approval in the US.

September 5, 2014
Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Todd Rundgren Raids BBC Vaults

For an American artist, Todd Rundgren appeared on many BBC radio and TV programs over the years. All of his surviving performances have been gathered on the new At the BBC: 1972-1982, out October 27 on Esoteric.

September 5, 2014
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Score Place In Guinness Book Of Records

Metallica is one of a number of music artists who have made it into the new addition of the Guinness Book of World Records.

September 5, 2014