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Songland Records
Should Record Stores Start Selling Bootlegs?

In his latest Counter Productive piece Songland Records owners Brian ‘Frog’ Harris asks “should record stores start selling bootleg albums to boost the business?”.

February 18, 2013
Carrie Underwood. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Carrie Underwood Needs Oxygen At Colorado Gig

Carrie Underwood had to use an oxygen mask to get through her concert on Thursday night.

February 18, 2013
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dave Grohl Plays Dave Letterman With Stevie Nicks

Dave Grohl's latest project, the documentary on the Sound City Studio, will spawn an album on March 12, Sound City: Real to Reel, gathering some of rocks greats to play with the crack studio band that he has assembled.

February 18, 2013
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono Turns 80

Happy birthday Yoko Ono. Mrs Lennon is 80-years old today.

February 18, 2013
CD Baby YouTube Guide For Musicians
CD Baby Publishes Free YouTube Guide For Musicians

CD Baby has published the YouTube Guide For Musicians’ to show how artists can turn their YouTube channel into a revenue-generating source.

February 18, 2013
Kevin Peek
Kevin Peek Of Sky Dies At Age 66

Kevin Peek, the Australian guitarist who achieved international success as a member of Sky, has died in Perth at the age of 66.

February 18, 2013
The Beatles with Tony Sheridan
Tony Sheridan, Singer On First Beatles Single, Dead At 72

Tony Sheridan, the singer on the first ever singer credited to The Beatles, has died at the age of 72.

February 17, 2013
David Bowie The Stars Are Out Tonight
David Bowie To Release The Stars Are Out Tonight As Single

David Bowie has released a cryptic message suggesting his next single will be a song titled ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’ and that it will be released in a few weeks on February 26.

February 17, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr Returns To Festival Hall After 48 Years

Ringo Starr was back on stage at Festival Hall, Melbourne last night for the first time since June 17, 1964. However, the famed Beatles drummer wasn’t there to reminisce.

February 17, 2013
Stone Music Festival
Van Halen And Billy Joel To Play Sydney Stone Music Festival

Van Halen and Billy Joel will headline the new Stone Music Festival in Sydney in April.

February 17, 2013
Foals Holy Fire
Foals Album Debuts At Top Of ARIA Chart

English rock band Foals see their third album “Holy Fire” debut at the No.1 spot in Australia this week.

February 17, 2013
P!nk "The Truth About Love" Tour Opener - Phoenix
Pink Has Fun With ARIA Number One Song

Pink scores her seventh ARIA No.1 single with her new track “Just Give Me a Reason”, a duet with FUN lead singer Nate Ruess, making it also his third chart-topping appearance in Australia, as his band FUN had two No.1 singles in 2012.

February 17, 2013
Mark Kamins
Mark Kamins, Producer Who Launched Madonna, Dies From Heart Attack

Mark Kamins, the producer and DJ who discovered Madonna and presented her demo to Sire Records, has died from a “massive coronary” in Guadalajara, Mexico.

February 16, 2013
Shadow Morton
Producer Shadow Morton Dead At 72

Producer Shadow Morton, best known for his work with The Shangri-Las, Janis Ian, New York Dolls and Vanilla Fudge, has died at the age of 72.

February 16, 2013
Cliff Richard, Hamer Hall, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Cliff Richard To Record Covers Album In Nashville

Sir Cliff Richard is heading to Nashville in April to record an album of classic rock and roll songs and he is singing a lot of those songs on his current Australia tour.

February 16, 2013
Emmylou Harris, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Emmylou Harris, Billy Bragg, The Zombies To Play Waterloo Records SXSW Instores

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Billy Bragg and The Zombies are just some of the artists to perform at Austin record store Waterloo Records during SXSW.

February 16, 2013
Tubular Bells For Two
Tubular Bells For Two Is Mesmerizing

Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth’s rendition of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells ‘For Two)’ is one of the most stunning musical performances I have witnessed in years.

February 16, 2013
P!nk "The Truth About Love" Tour Opener - Phoenix
Pink Kicks Off World Tour In Phoenix

Pink’s world tour is officially underway after firing up for Phoenix, Arizona this week.

February 15, 2013
Deadmau5 To Speak At SXSW

Deadmau5 is the latest name added to the SXSW speakers list.

February 15, 2013
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Releases Mini Movie Video

Justin Timberlake has released the official video to new single Suit & Tie.

February 15, 2013
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Was First Choice For fun.

Rihanna was the original choice to perform on fun.'s hit We Are Young, it's been revealed.

February 15, 2013
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney DID Sing On Single

Britney Spears' publicist has insisted the star did sing on single Scream & Shout despite rumours to the contrary.

February 15, 2013
Black Sabbath
New Video Of Black Sabbath In The Studio Released

Black Sabbath last month announced that their new album would be coming out in June, today we have a new studio clip.

February 15, 2013
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Billboard Publish Top 50 “Love” Songs

Billboard has published their take on the top 50 love songs of the last 55 years, but with a twist.

February 15, 2013
Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr Video From Sydney WATCH

Ringo Starr performed his first two shows ever in Sydney this week with his All-Starr Band.

February 15, 2013
Madonna image
Madonna’s ‘Normal’ Valentine’s Day Plans

Madonna's boyfriend Brahim Zaibat has revealed that the couple's Valentine's Day plans will be pretty normal.

February 15, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney’s ‘Shock’ At 17th Grammy Win

Paul spoke with 6Music yesterday on his Grammy win and the recording of his new album at Air Studio.

February 15, 2013
Chubby Checker
Chubby Checker Sues HP For App … Called The Chubby Checker

Remember when Hewlett-Packard produced computers and printers with little controversy?

February 15, 2013
Stereophonics, Noise11, Photo
Stereophonics To Tour New Album For Australia

Stereophonics will return to Australia in April hot on the release of their next album ‘Graffiti on the Train’.

February 15, 2013
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Azealia Banks Announces Future Music Festival Sideshows

Azealia Banks will play sideshows for Future Music Festival in Sydney and Melbourne next month.

February 15, 2013