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Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Kid Rock, Megadeth Perform For George Jones Tribute

What was supposed to be George Jones' final concert turned into a tribute last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville as a myriad of artists came together with Playin' Possum: The Final No Show.

November 24, 2013
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul To Perform With Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

ARIA winning singer-songwriter Gurrumul will perform with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in February.

November 24, 2013
Damon Albarn, Noise11, Photo
Blur Continue To Lash Out At Big Day Out Organisers

Blur have continued their swipe at the Big Day Out organisers after withdrawing from the Australian music festival today.

November 24, 2013
Blur, photo, Noise11
Blur Cancel Big Day Out BREAKING NEWS

Blur have cancelled their Big Day Out appearance for 2014 claiming that the organisers “let us down”.

November 24, 2013
Dami Im, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Dami Im Becomes First X Factor Act To Top Chart

The first X-Factor contestant to score a No.1 album occurs this week, as 2013 winner Dami Im takes her self-titled debut album straight in at number one.

November 23, 2013
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Singles: Eminem And Rihanna Still Rule The Chart

Eminem and Rihanna hold for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with “The Monster”.

November 23, 2013
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath Release DVD Filmed In Melbourne

The Black Sabbath shows filmed and chronicled in Melbourne, Australia have now been released as the live DVD ‘Gathered By The Masses’.

November 23, 2013
Joe Walsh and Brian Johnson, Noise11 Photo
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Drops In On An Eagles Gig

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson dropped in to see his old mate Joe Walsh this week and check out a few Eagles tunes.

November 23, 2013
Cherry Bar owner James Young and Linda Blair at Cherry Bar Melbourne, Noise11, Photo
Linda Blair Spins Hits And Heads At Cherry Bar

Linda Blair, the child star of The Exorcist, took over the turntable at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar nightclub on Friday night to spin hits and heads.

November 23, 2013
Flume, Noise11, Photo
Flume Wins Triple J Australian Album Of The Year Award

Flume has picked up Triple J’s Album of the Year Award at the J Awards handed out in Sydney.

November 22, 2013
Icehouse, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Listen To Iva Davies Morph Icehouse Into Dubhouse

The upcoming Icehouse ‘Dubhouse’ shows will be a total reinvention of Icehouse music.

November 22, 2013
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath and 12th Man Lead New Releases For Week Commencing November 22, 2013

Black Sabbath's live album recorded in Melbourne and The 12th Man's 'Willy Nilly' greatest hits leads the new release albums this week.

November 22, 2013
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana Reunion On Hold With New Solo Album Coming

It looks like the album that Carlos Santana discussed reuniting the original Santana members may be on the back burner as he moves forward with his new multi-star set, Corazón.

November 22, 2013
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon And Stephen Sondheim To Share Stage In NYC

Two of the most successful composers from two different genres of music, Paul Simon and Stephen Sondheim, will share the stage for a roundtable discussion on December 3 at New York's New Museum of Contemporary Art.

November 22, 2013
Big Boi of Outkast, Noise11, Photo
Outkast May Reunite For Coachella

Billboard has reported that Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton are in talks to reunite as Outkast for 2014 Coachella festival.

November 22, 2013
Yusuf Islam, Moonshadow - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cat Stevens Plays Brazil

Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf), opened his Peace Train Tour last Saturday and Sunday at the Credicard Hall is Sao Paulo, Brazil.

November 22, 2013
The Beatles Live At The BBC Volume 2, Noise11, Photo
The Beatles Are Back In The US Top 10

The Beatles are back in the top ten albums in the U.S. with the album On Air: Live at the BBC, Volume 2 debuting at number 7.

November 22, 2013
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Release Brand New Song Ordinary Love LISTEN

U2 have surprised fans with the unexpected release of a brand new song called 'Ordinary Love'.

November 22, 2013
REO Speedwagon, Noise11, Photo
REO Speedwagon And Styx To Perform For Midwest Storm Victims

REO Speedwagon and Styx will come together on December 4 at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, IL in a benefit for the victims of the major storms in the midwest.

November 22, 2013
Georgia Fair at Noise11
Georgia Fair To Play Showcase Gigs For Trapped Flame

Melbourne based duo Georgia Fair will showcase their second album ‘Trapped Flame’ in Sydney and Melbourne next week.

November 22, 2013
Tom Odell at Noise11, Photo
Tom Odell To Play Sydney And Melbourne Shows

When Tom Odell comes back to Australia in December he will earn his keep with some shows for Sydney and Melbourne.

November 22, 2013
James Taylor
James Taylor To Perform On The Queen Mary 2

Legendary singer songwriter James Taylor will perform a Transatlantic Crossing gig on aboard the Queen Mary 2 in 2014.

November 22, 2013
John Murry, Noise11, Photo
John Murry Locks In First Australian Tour

Tupelo, Mississippi singer songwriter John Murry will perform shows for the first time in Australia in January, 2014.

November 21, 2013
Monique diMattina, Noise11, Photo
Monique diMattina Writes A Song In An Hour Live On Radio

Jazz musician Monique diMattina now has a regular spot on ABC radio writing a song in an hour.

November 21, 2013
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Debuts At One In USA On Slow Sales

The Lady Gaga ‘ArtPop’ album has debuted at number one in the USA with sales of around 260,000.

November 21, 2013
Renee Geyer at The Age Music Victoria Awards photo by Ros O'Gorman
Renée Geyer Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Renée Geyer, one of Australia’s finest soul singers, has been inducted into The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame.

November 21, 2013
The Drones at The Age Music Victoria Awards, Noise11, photo
Paul Kelly And The Drones Pick-Up The Age Music Victoria Awards

Melbourne’s most respected singer songwriter Paul Kelly and alt-rock heroes The Drones were multiple winners at The Age Music Victoria Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday night.

November 21, 2013
Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria, Noise11, Photo
Victoria Finally Introduces All-Ages Music Events

The State of Victoria has caught up with the rest of Australia and changed the licensing law to allow All-Ages live music events.

November 21, 2013
Gary Clark Jnr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Gary Clark Jr And Pond Booked To Boogie

Boogie 8 will return to regional Victoria in April with a line-up headed by the new great bluesman Gary Clark Jr and one of Western Australia’s most talked about bands Pond.

November 21, 2013
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Dainty To Tour Lionel Richie And John Farnham

Paul Dainty has put Lionel Richie and John Farnham together for a national tour next March.

November 21, 2013