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Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Tame Impala Set European Summer Dates

Tame Impala have announced further UK shows this summer, following on from recent news of their T In The Park, Benicassim and Latitude sets and London Arctic Monkeys support slots.

March 5, 2014
The Rolling Stones, Noise11, Photo
Rolling Stones Play Silver Train For First Time In 40 Years SETLIST

The Rolling Stones threw a curve-ball to fans in Tokyo on Tuesday night playing the Goats Head Soap classic ‘Silver Train’ live for the first time in 40 years.

March 4, 2014
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting To Play Rainforest Benefit

Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, have set April 17 as the date for the 25th Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert.

March 4, 2014
Bob Casale, Devo, SXSW 2009, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Devo Ask For Donations For Bob Casale

Michael Pilmer, the webmaster for the official Devo website,, has started a campaign on to help the family of the late Bob Casale financially.

March 4, 2014
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana Still Working With Original Band

When Carlos Santana announced the upcoming release of Corazon, an album with numerous Latin stars guesting on vocals, it was assumed that his project reuniting the original Santana band had somehow fallen through the cracks.

March 4, 2014
Gotye, Wally De Backer, arriving at the APRA Awards, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
APRA Awards To Head To Brisbane

Brisbane, home of Australia’s biggest music conference BigSound, will host the APRA Awards in June.

March 4, 2014
Darlene Love (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Darlene Love Given Standing Ovation At The Oscars VIDEO

The little move that could about the the background singers that sometimes do, 20 Feet From Stardom, took home the Academy Award last night for best documentary, but it was Darlene Love who brought the house down.

March 4, 2014
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Deep Purple Made In Japan Given A Make-Over

Deep Purple's iconic 1973 live album 'Live In Japan' has been given a complete make-over.

March 4, 2014
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Frozen’s Let It Go Is Oscar Song Of The Year

‘Let It Go’, from the movie Frozen, has won Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

March 3, 2014
Thirty Seconds To Mars, Jared Leto, Video, Music Interview, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jared Leto Is An Oscar Winner VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars singer Jared Leto has won an Academy Award for his role as transsexual Rayon in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.

March 3, 2014
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Boy George Heads To Brisbane For Big Gay Day

Boy George will be in Australia this weekend to headline Big Gay Day in Brisbane.

March 3, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Reveal Ghost Stories Album

Coldplay have revealed they will release a new album to be titled ‘Ghost Stories’ in May.

March 3, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Scores His Highest UK Debut Ever

Beck has managed to score his career best on the U.K. Albums chart with a number 4 debut of Morning Phase.

March 3, 2014
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Tells Japan He Won’t Be Coming Back

Eric Clapton just may be serious about the whole retirement thing.

March 3, 2014
ABBA, Noise11, Photo
Abba Gold And B-Sides To Mark 40th Anniversary

Abba will mark their 40th anniversary with the release of a 3CD Abba Gold and B-Sides set.

March 3, 2014
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake To Tour Australia

Justin Timberlake will return to Australia for his first tour in six years.

March 3, 2014
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Damon Albarn Talks About First Solo Gig

Blur's Damon Albarn has his first solo record coming and he spoke to the BBC about it.

March 2, 2014
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran Tops Spotify Oscar Songs

Spotify rolls out the red carpet this Oscars' weekend to reveal the most popular movie tracks from past 12 months.

March 2, 2014
Steely Dan - image By Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan Sued By David Palmer

Outside Donald Fagan and Walter Becker, Steely Dan has been a bit of a revolving door of members. One of those players was David Palmer, who is suing the group for back royalties.

March 2, 2014
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield and Pat Benatar Double Up For Tour

Rick Springfield is going to have a very busy 2014. Along with the release of his first novel, Magnificent Vibration, in May, he is also out on his Stripped Down solo tour which is expected to go through the end of the year.

March 2, 2014
Depeche Mode, Noise11, Photo
Depeche Mode Plays Italy SETLIST

Depeche Mode hailing from Basildon, a few km from my own birthplace, have always had a special place in my heart, but seemingly thousands of Italians too because they have such a massive following here.

March 2, 2014
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani And Gavin Rossdale Welcome Third Son

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have welcomed their third son.

March 2, 2014
Fatboy Slim, music news,
Fatboy Slim Does It Again For The World Cup

Fatboy Slim is known the world over for his unique brand of 'Party Acid House', something he advocates through the medium of DJing and of course the music he makes.

March 2, 2014
Grandmaster Flash The Message
Grandmaster Flash To Be Added To RockWalk

Grandmaster Flash will be immortalised on Sunset Boulevard's RockWalk.

March 2, 2014
Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Doobie Brothers Welcome Back Michael McDonald For Next Record

The Doobie Brothers are out to prove how much their classic rock has been an influence on modern country with a duets album featuring some of the band's biggest hits.

March 2, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Covers Lorde In New Zealand VIDEO

Bruce Springsteen opened up his Auckland, New Zealand show with a cover of Lorde’s ‘Royals’ this weekend.

March 1, 2014
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Spend Third Week At Number One On ARIA Albums

INXS hold for a third week at No.1 with their “Very Best of” collection, becoming their second longest running chart-topping album behind “The Swing” (TW-34) which stayed atop for five weeks from April 1984.

March 1, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Spends 8th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles

Pharrell Williams holds for an eighth non-consecutive week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with “Happy”, the song also climbing to the top of the US chart this week too.

March 1, 2014
Scott Owen, The Living End, Soundwave, Melbourne, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Review: Soundwave 2014, Melbourne

Soundwave, Australia’s yearly metal-fest, wrapped up its Melbourne leg at Flemington Racecourse on February 28th.

March 1, 2014
Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Cover Men At Work, AC/DC, Rick Springfield At Soundwave

Green Day’s setlist at Soundwave Melbourne often came across sounding like classic hits radio station Gold 104 on Friday.

March 1, 2014