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Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Tops US Chart

The trend of big starts and big sales for veteran artists on the U.S. Album chart continues this week with three veterans debuting in the top ten and a fourth returning.

October 27, 2013
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Have One Tour Left In Them

Pete Townshend has made it clear that The Who will do one last big tour in 2015 and that will be the end of the road for them.

October 27, 2013
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Kinks Reissue Muswell Hillbillies

There is a distinct feel of George Orwell style paranoia on the opening tracks of Muswell Hillbillies - with references to "beady eyes on me" (Acute Schizophrenia Paranoid Blues), while there are "chemical nightmares" on the opening Twentieth Century Man.

October 27, 2013
Jake Bugg at Noise11, Photo
Jake Bugg Is A Q Award Winner

The Q Awards were held in London on Wednesday night with a winners list that split between veterans and newer artists and one of them was Jake Bugg.

October 27, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr May Be Vegas Bound

Ringo Starr may be in the mood to settle down in one place rather than spending his "retirement" years on the road.

October 27, 2013
Michael Jackson Thriller image photos
Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate over unpaid royalties.

October 27, 2013
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart Get Christmasy

The Wilson sister, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, have each recorded a new Christmas song both of which were released this week.

October 27, 2013
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Osbournes May Do Another Series

Jack Osbourne and his family might revisit reality television.

October 26, 2013
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
John Mayer Visits Oxford University

John Mayer had a "great" time talking at Oxford University on Friday.

October 26, 2013
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Debuts New Song In Berlin

Lady Gaga thrilled fans by debuting new song Gypsy in Berlin on Thursday.

October 26, 2013
Triple J Like A Version 9, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Triple J Like A Version 9 Claims Top Spot

This weeks No.1 debut is the first compilation album in over thirteen years to claim the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, as Triple J’s “Like a Version Volume 9” claims the top spot.

October 26, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: It Is Still About Katy Perry

Katy Perry is at No.1 for a ninth week with her smash song “Roar”, and in doing so she becomes the female artist with the longest run at the top of the Australian charts this decade, plus she is now tied in second place alongside LMFAO’s “Sexy & I Know it” as the second longest run for the decade (so far). Party Rock Anthem by LAMFAO is the longest at ten weeks.

October 26, 2013
Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote Release New EP, Announce USA/EU Tour

Australian soul act Hiatus Kaiyote will release their new EP, ‘Live In Revolt’, before embarking on a tour of the USA and Europe.

October 26, 2013
Inside Llewyn Davis, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Folks Up For Inside Llewyn Davis Soundtrack

If someone told you that the next new music from Justin Timberlake would be folk songs you would immediately check the calendar to see if it was April Fool’s Day.

October 26, 2013
Miami Horror
Miami Horror Release ‘Real Slow’ Remixes

Following the release of their first single in three years, Miami Horror, have shared three remixes of the new track, ‘Real Slow’.

October 26, 2013
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image:
Muse Hit The Big Screen

Melbourne’s Jam Factory will be one of twenty cinemas around the world to exclusively screen Muse's film, ‘Live At Rome Olympic Stadium’.

October 26, 2013
Cyndi Lauper at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 6 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cyndi Lauper Returns To Bones As Wedding Singer

Cyndi Lauper has revived her role as psychic Avalon Harmonica to sing at the Bones Booth wedding.

October 26, 2013
Daryl Braithwaite - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Motor City Music Festival To Rock Geelong In March

Geelong will host the Motor City Music Festival in March, 2014.

October 25, 2013
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul Is Australia’s Most Powerful Cultural Name

The Australian Financial Review has named Gurrumul Yunupingu the top of the Cultural Power List and Mona Foma owner David Walsh is at number two.

October 25, 2013
Vans Warped 2014, Noise11, Photo
Vans Warped Announce Skateboarders and BMX Riders

Vans Warped will welcome some of the big names of skateboarding and BMX to the Australian event this year.

October 25, 2013
Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin To Finally Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will dedicate a new star on their Walk of Fame to Janis Joplin on Monday, November 4 at 11:30 AM.

October 25, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In Biopic

Tom Hardy, probably best known for playing Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, will star as Elton John in the biopic Rocketman.

October 25, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by MaryMcCartney, Noise11, Photo
Watch Paul McCartney And Friends Queenie Eye Video

The new Paul McCartney video 'Queenie Eye' features lots of his famous friends.

October 25, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Play Antartica

Metallica has played on every continent in the world except one, Antarctica. On December 8, they will conquer that final frontier when they play inside of a dome in Base Carlini, Antarctica for a special concert attended by the winners of a Latin American contest sponsored by Coca-Cola.

October 25, 2013
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Van Morrison Classic Reissue Leads New Releases For W/C October 25, 2013

Van Morrison's reissue of the classic 'Moondance' leads the list of new releases for this week. Talking Heads, Buffalo Springfield and Fleetwood Mac are also back on record store shelves this week.

October 25, 2013
Triple J Like A Version 9, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Triple J May Outsell Everything

Triple J could possibly gain their first Albums chart national No.1 this week, as the ninth volume of the “Like a Version” album could potentially debut at the top this week.

October 24, 2013
Blessthefall, Like Moths To Flames And The Color Morale To Tour

Dubbed the ‘Boys Of Summer Tour 2014’, Blessthefall will headline an 11-date national tour supported by Like Moths To Flames and The Color Morale.

October 24, 2013
Drenge Confirm Melbourne And Sydney Headline Shows

In what has been a big day for Laneway Sideshow announcements, Drenge have been added to the list of acts announcing sideshows.

October 24, 2013
Corinna Steel
Corrina Steel To Tour In Support Of New Album

Corrina Steel will perform along the East Coast in support of album ‘Borrowed Tunes’.

October 24, 2013
Jagwar Ma
Laneway festivals Acts Announce A Bunch Of Sideshows

Laneway Festivals acts, CHVRCHES, Jagwar Ma, King Krule and Savages have all announced sideshows.

October 24, 2013