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Rolling Stones Play Formerly Banned Songs In China SETLIST

The Rolling Stones have performed ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Honky Tonk Women’ for the first time in China. The two songs previously banned by the Chinese Government.

March 10, 2014
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde To Tour Australia In April, May

Lorde will perform her biggest headline shows across Australia in April and May, upgrading from pubs and clubs to theatres and concert halls.

March 10, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney To Play Chile In April

Paul McCartney has announced his first show for 2014 will be in Chile in April.

March 10, 2014
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Plays Surprise Four Hour Show In Hollywood

Prince took to the stage in Hollywood on Friday for one of his longest shows ever featuring encores that lasted longer than a complete Pharrell Williams performance.

March 10, 2014
Jimmy Buffett in QLD from photo credit Greg and Cyndy
Jimmy Buffett Plays A Surprise Free Show On Australia’s Gold Coast

Music legend Jimmy Buffett snuck into Australia and performed a free concert on the Gold Coast on Friday. Next to no-one even knew he was in the country.

March 9, 2014
Record Store Day Australia
Record Store Day Australia Set For Easter Saturday

Record Store Day Australia will return for 2014 on the Saturday of the Easter weekend, April 19.

March 9, 2014
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Confirmed As SXSW Keynote Speaker

Lady Gaga will speak for the SXSW music conference in Austin, Texas next Friday (March 14).

March 9, 2014
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Tina Arena To Play Self-Promoted Aussie Tour

Tina Arena is backing herself on her upcoming Australian tour, putting her money were her mouth is literally.

March 9, 2014
Jason Singh, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Singh Song Featured In New Lachy Hulme Movie

Jason Singh’s ‘Easy’ has been selected for the soundtrack of the new Australian movie ‘John Doe: Vigilante’.

March 9, 2014
Wendy Hughes in Star Trek
Wendy Hughes Loses Battle With Cancer At 61

Wendy Hughes, one of Australia’s greatest actresses, has lost her battle with cancer. She was 61.

March 8, 2014
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS Keeps Pharrell Williams From No 1 ARIA ALBUMS

INXS score a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with the collection “The Very Best”, and in the process the album becomes the longest running No.1 album for 2014.

March 8, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Stays Happy On Australian Chart ARIA SINGLES

With Pharrell Williams in the country this past week for the Future Music Festival, his appearance at The Oscars on Monday night here (U.S.A. on their Sunday), and the release of his new album “G I R L” (new at No.2), he stakes his ninth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with the newly certified 5x▲ Platinum single “Happy”.

March 8, 2014
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Debuts In UK Top 50 Singles Of All-Time

Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ is officially the 39th biggest song of all-time in the UK.

March 8, 2014
Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna Is Working With Avicii

Madonna is in the studio working on new music with Avicii.

March 8, 2014
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono Thanks Elbow For Song

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to rock band Elbow for mentioning her in their new song 'New York Morning'.

March 8, 2014
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Does A Taylor Swift On New Single

Ed Sheeran is ready to ditch his 'sweet innocent' image by dissing his ex-girlfriend on his new song.

March 8, 2014
Adam Lambert - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Queen And Adam Lambert Set US Dates

Queen + Adam Lambert (the official name for this new configuration) have set 19 dates around the U.S. and Canada with Brian May exclaiming "Let's ROCK those beautiful arenas JUST ONE MORE TIME!"

March 8, 2014
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ozzy Osbourne UK Home Flooded

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne must fork up £300,000 to repair their flooded mansion.

March 8, 2014
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Bump Album Into 2015

U2 has postponed the release of a new album & tour until 2015.

March 8, 2014
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John Maintains UK Biggest Selling Song Of All-Time

Elton John remains atop the list of the biggest selling singles in British recording history as the Official Charts Company updates their definitive list.

March 8, 2014
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Anoints Next Album

Based on Morrissey's regular comments on the state of the planet, it's not that surprising that he is calling his upcoming album World Peace is None of Your Business.

March 8, 2014
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Adds Second Shows All Over Australia

Justin Timberlake has doubled dates for his Australian tour adding new shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane in September and October.

March 8, 2014
Tool, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tool Album Nowhere Near Complete

Tool have been quick to dispel rumours they had completed their next album following misleading reports in the media this week.

March 8, 2014
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Acquitted In New Zealand Court

Phil Rudd, drummer for AC/DC, has been acquitted in a New Zealand court of lying about a drug conviction.

March 7, 2014
Guy Garvey, Elbow, 2011-07-27, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Elbow, Jason Singh Tops New Releases For W/C March 7, 2014

Elbow top the album releases this week while former Taxiride frontman Jason Singh tops the single releases.

March 7, 2014
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
Deni Blues & Roots Festival Playing Times Revealed

The second annual Deni Blues & Roots Festival will he held in Deniliquin, NSW over Easter with an all-star line-up featuring John Mayer, Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Dr John, Russell Morris and Elvis Costello.

March 7, 2014
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nine Inch Nails And Queens Of The Stone Age Play First Australian Show SETLIST

Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age kicked off their Australian tour in Sydney this week with both bands giving a musical snapshot of their entire recorded careers.

March 7, 2014
Hotei Makes The Rolling Stones Respectable In Tokyo

The Rolling Stones welcomed Japan’s guitar great Tomoyasu Hotei as their special guest to perform ‘Respectable’ at their final show in Tokyo tonight.

March 6, 2014
Spandau Ballet
Spandau Ballet Added To SXSW Lou Reed Tribute

Spandau Ballet will perform at the Lou Reed tribute show at SXSW in Austin, Texas next week.

March 6, 2014
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pink Re-Signs With RCA

Pink has signed a new recording contract with RCA Records that will see her with the labels for many more albums to come.

March 6, 2014