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Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne Is Back As Judge On X Factor UK

Speaking about the 10th series of the X Factor, Simon Cowell said three words he thought he would never say..."Welcome back Sharon!"

May 23, 2013
Talbot Spearfish
Crazy Horse’s Billy Talbot Releases New Solo Album

Billy Talbot, a founding member of Neil Young's backing band Crazy Horse, released his second solo album, On the Road to Spearfish, earlier today (May 21).  The new album, credited to the Billy Talbot Band, is a nine-song digital release that includes an HD documentary.

May 23, 2013
Russell Morris, Long Way To The Top, Ros O'Gorman Photo
2013 APRA Music Awards Complete Nominees List

The 2013 APRA Awards will be handed out in Melbourne on Monday June 17.

May 23, 2013
Here Lies Love
David Byrne And Fatboy Slim Win Obie Award

Here Lies Love, a concept album about the life of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, was adapted for the theater and premiered earlier this year in New York.

May 23, 2013
Tame Impala, Noise11, Photo
Tame Impala Nominated Twice For APRA Song Of The Year

Tame Impala have been nominated for twice for the APRA Song of the Year Awards for their songs ‘Elephant’ and ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’.

May 23, 2013
Peter Murphy
Peter Murphy To Release Youth-Produced Solo Album Next Year

Peter Murphy is hoping to release a new solo album early in 2014.

May 23, 2013
Udays Tiger, Noise11, Photo
Melbourne’s Udays Tiger Announce East Coast EP Launch

Brisbane noise rock two-piece Udays Tiger will launch their second EP in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in June.

May 23, 2013
Campbell See You There
Glen Campbell To Release New Album Of Stripped-Down Hits

When Ghost on the Canvas was released in 2011, it was expected to be Glen Campbell's final studio album in light of his deteriorating condition from Alzheimer's disease.

May 23, 2013
Richie Sambora: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Richie Sambora Says He Has No Major Problems In His Life Right Now

Richie Sambora says his bandmate Jon Bon Jovi is 'making it very difficult' to reunite.

May 23, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones Songs Played So Far On Tour

The Rolling Stones are well into their 50 and Counting Tour of North America and Europe with a set list that includes both a regular sequence of titles along with new songs added at the rate of two or three per night.

May 23, 2013
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
John Fogerty Not Totally Against Creedence Reunion

For many years, the general consensus was that there would never be a reunion between John Fogerty and his other Creedence Clearwater bandmates Stu Cook and Doug Clifford (Tom Fogerty died in 1990).

May 23, 2013
My Bloody Valentine, Noise11, Photo
My Bloody Valentine Added To Fuji Rock

Irish cult favourites, My Bloody Valentine have recently been added to the line up to this year's Fuji Rock Festival, which takes place on the green slopes of Naeba Ski Resort, Japan, in late July.

May 23, 2013
Annie Lennox 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Annie Lennox Performs Many Rivers To Cross For Desmond Tutu

Anne Lennox performed the Jimmy Cliff classic ‘Many Rivers To Cross’ and Bill Withers ‘Lean On Me’ for Desmond Tutu when he was awarded the Templeton Prize in London this week.

May 22, 2013
Ash Grunwald and the Living End, Noise11, Photo
Ash Grunwald and The Living End Go Crazy Across Australia and the UK

Ash Grunwald and Scott and Andy from The Living End will continue to go “crazy” with dates across Australia in June and then head to the UK for more dates.

May 22, 2013
Judith Durham, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Judith Durham Continues To Improve Following Stroke

The Seekers Judith Durham is continuing to make positive improvement following a stroke after her Melbourne concert last week.

May 22, 2013
Celtic Woman, Noise11, Photo
Celtic Woman To Return To Australia

Celtic Woman will return to Australia for national dates in September.

May 22, 2013
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Sales Report: Robin Thicke Prepares For Third Week At No 1

Robin Thicke looks set for a third week at No.1 in Australia with his hit “Blurred Lines” feat T.I. and Pharrell. 

May 22, 2013
David Bryan, Bon Jovi, Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Bon Jovi Because We Can Plays Norway

Bon Jovi’s Because We Can pulled into Norway last night with the band performing at Telenor Arena in Fornebu.

May 22, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, Noise11, photo
Mick Taylor Sways For The Rolling Stones In Los Angeles

One-time Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor did some overtime for the Stones L.A. show on Monday night. He played four songs.

May 22, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Among Stars Sending Well Wishes To Oklahoma Victims

Katy Perry was only one of the many stars who have taken to social media to send their well wishes to victims of the tornado that has devastated central Oklahoma.

May 22, 2013
Brian May
Brian May Hopes The Voice Dies A Natural Death Very Soon

Brian May thinks The Voice is an 'insult to music'.

May 22, 2013
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Releases Song She Wrote With Hal David In Last Century On iTunes

Tonight and tomorrow night, Carole King will be honored with the Gershwin Prize For Songwriting at the Library of Congress and the White House, but she has also been seeking out an old tape of a song that she wrote with Hal David in 1999. Her people found the cassette (!) and it was released today as King's new single on iTunes.

May 22, 2013
Dave Davies
Dave Davies Releases New Solo Album

The man who forever changed the sound of rock ‘n’ roll when he invented distortion, Kink’s legend Dave Davies, has recorded a brand new solo album of all original material. To be released on Cleopatra Records on June 4th , ‘I Will Be Me’ features guest appearances by The Jayhawks, Anti-Flag, award winning UK blues guitarist Oli Brown, Chris Spedding, US stoner rock band Dead Meadow, Aussie rockers The Art, Geri X and others.

May 22, 2013
The Clash Sound System, Noise11, Photo
The Clash To Release Ultimate Box Set

Fans of The Clash will soon have access to the ultimate collection from the band ‘The Clash Sound System’.

May 22, 2013
Trevor Bolder of Uriah Heep, Noise11, Photo
Trevor Bolder Of Uriah Heep Dies At 62

Trevor Bolder, who played bass for Uriah Heep and David Bowie, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 62.

May 22, 2013
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Remains In Hospital

George Michael is being "kept in hospital" following his car crash.

May 22, 2013
Tom Petty
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Open New Tour In New York City

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers opened their 2013 tour last Thursday in at the Ford Center in Evansville, IN and started their five-night stand on Monday at New York's Beacon Theatre.

May 22, 2013
Michael Franti Im Alive, Noise11, Photo
Michael Franti Wants You To Make His Video

Michael Franti has invited fans to create a video for his new song ‘I’m Alive’ (Life Sounds Like).

May 22, 2013
Natalie Bassingthwaighte - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Natalie Bassingthwaighte Is A Second Time Mum

Congrats to Natalie Bassingwaighte and husband Cam McGlinchey who became a second time parents today. (May 21).

May 21, 2013
Willow Beats, Noise11, Photo
Willow Beats Announce Australian Tour

Melbourne’s Willow Beats will tour Australia from the end of May.

May 21, 2013