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SXSW Confirms 41 Australian Acts For 2014

SXSW has confirmed 41 Australian acts has signed to perform at the 2014 music conference and festival in Austin, Texas in March.

January 8, 2014
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hamer Hall, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Engelbert Humperdinck Records Duet With Olivia Newton-John

Engelbert Humperdinck has recorded a cover of the Shirley Bassey classic ‘Never Never Never’ with Olivia Newton-John for his forthcoming duets album ‘Engelbert Calling’.

January 8, 2014
Ice Cube Working On N.W.A Biopic

The world's most dangerous group N.W.A are to have their story immortalised in new film 'Straight Outta Compton'.

January 8, 2014
Fender Stratocaster
The Fender Stratocaster Celebrates Its 60th Birthday

The world's most iconic guitar, the Fender Stratocaster,  celebrates 60 years in music.

January 8, 2014
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Disney Bumps Beyonce For US No 1 Album With Frozen

Disney has ‘Frozen’ out Beyoncé from the number one album in the USA.

January 8, 2014
Beth Hart
Beth Hart To Play Bluesfest Sideshows

Beth Hart will perform Bluesfest sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne in April.

January 8, 2014
The Wailers
The Wailers Add Melbourne Bluesfest Sideshow

The Wailers, the original backing band of Bob Marley, have added a Melbourne Bluesfest sideshow to their upcoming Australian dates.

January 8, 2014
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Guns N Roses Set South American Dates

Guns N' Roses will tour South America in March after The Dead Daisies finish their round of shows in Australia.

January 8, 2014
Marc Bolan
T. Rex Catalogue To Be Expanded And Reissued

T. Rex fans will have access to Marc Bolan rarities for the first time when the band's catalogue is reissued.

January 8, 2014
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers To Perform At Grammy Awards

Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Nile Rodgers will be paired with recent artists for the 56th Grammy Awards in LA later this month.

January 8, 2014
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Tops ARIA 2013 Singles Chart

Katy Perry 'Roar' was the biggest selling song in Australia in 2013.

January 7, 2014
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pink Tops 2013 ARIA Album Chart

Pink 'The Truth About Love' was the second biggest selling album in Australia for the second year running.

January 7, 2014
Crimson ProjeKCt
The Crimson ProjeKCt Dates Rescheduled

The Crimson ProjeKCt, featuring members of King Crimson, have announced rescheduled dates for Australia and New Zealand.

January 7, 2014
We Are Scientists, Noise11, Photo
We Are Scientists Reschedule Australian Tour

We Are Scientists have postponed their Australian tour to May.

January 7, 2014
Ringo Starr Powerpuff Girl
Ringo Starr Becomes A Powerpuff Girl

Ringo Starr will become a Powerpuff Girl for the cartoon superhero comeback on January 20.

January 7, 2014
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kinks Reunion Could Be Close

Kinks founders Ray and Dave Davies are getting on better than ever and even spent New Year's Eve together.

January 7, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Rule Out Reunion Performance For Hall Of Fame

Kiss founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have eliminated the possibility of a reunion with Peter Criss and Ace Frehley for a performance for the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

January 7, 2014
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Eurythmics To Reunite For Beatles Special

Eurythmics will be doing it for The Beatles and for the CBS/Grammy special The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles.

January 7, 2014
So Frenchy So Chic Playing Times Announced

So Frenchy So Chic, the annual music festival celebrating the music of France, starts this Saturday in Melbourne.

January 6, 2014
Ros O'Gorman, Photo, The Dead Daisies
The Dead Daisies Make Classic Rock Mag Top 50 Songs Of The Year

The Dead Daises made the Classic Rock Magazine Top 50 Songs of the Year.

January 6, 2014
Mat McHugh
St Kilda Festival Features Mat.McHugh, Renee Geyer, Busby Marou

St Kilda Festival has revealed the 2014 line-up with Sunday event featuring a who’s who of Australian music including Mat.McHugh, Renee Geyer and Busby Marou.

January 6, 2014
Justin Bieber and Kid Cudi in the studio Jan 2014
Justin Bieber Journals Is A Sales Disaster

Justin Beiber ‘Beliebers’ have become ‘Unbeliebers’. Bieber released his new album ‘Journals’ just two week ago and the fans don’t care.

January 6, 2014
Phil Everly
Phil Everly Tributes Flow From Brian May, Billie Joe Armstrong, Brian Wilson

Phil Everly's death at age 74 on Friday has set off tributes from some of the biggest names in the business including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Brian May of Queen and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong.

January 5, 2014
Lou Doillon
Lou Doillon To Play At So Frenchy So Chic

Lou Doillon, the French singer, actress and model, will perform at the So Frenchy So Chic festival when it gets underway in Melbourne on January 12.

January 5, 2014
Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd
Glenn Shorrock And Brian Cadd Set 2014 Tour Dates

Glenn Shorrock and Brian Cadd will spend the first half of 2014 on an extensive Australian dates with dates going through to June.

January 5, 2014
Frank Black, Black Francis, Pixies, V Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Pixies Release More New Music

The Pixies have delivered new music for 2014.

January 5, 2014
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
ARIA Albums: Beyoncé Tops First Chart Of 2014

With the Christmas season over, it allows regular albums to reclaim the charts, and this week the self-titled fifth album for Beyonce climbs back up two places to give her the first ARIA No.1 album of her career.

January 4, 2014
Pharrell Williams
ARIA Singles: Pharrell Tops First Chart Of 2014

For the first chart of 2014, Pharrell Williams scores his third chart-topping appearance on the ARIA Singles Chart with his up-tempo track “Happy”.

January 4, 2014
Saul Zaentz
Saul Zaentz Dead At 92

Saul Zaentz, producer of ‘One Flew Over The Cookoo’s Nest’ and one-time owner of Fantasy Records, has died at the age of 92.

January 4, 2014
Phil Everly
Phil Everly Of The Everly Brothers Dies Aged 74

Phil Everly of the legendary Every Brothers has passed away at the age of 74.

January 4, 2014