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Katie Melua
Katie Melua Plays Special Gig For Troops In Afghanistan

Singer Katie Melua has described a concert for British troops serving at a remote base in southern Afghanistan as a "special gig".

February 26, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens To Return To Australia For Headline Tour

The Rubens are currently making their UK and European concert debut and next month will perform at showcase event at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

February 26, 2013
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Adrian Belew Is New Nine Inch Nails Guitarist

Trent Reznor has announced that former King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew is the new guitarist for Nine Inch Nails.

February 26, 2013
Shirley Bassey, music news,
Shirley Bassey Takes Credit For Catherine Zeta-Jones Oscar Performance

Dame Shirley Bassey has joked she taught Catherine Zeta-Jones "everything she knows".

February 26, 2013
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
And The Academy Award For Cutest Kid Goes To… Elton John’s Son

Sir Elton John's toddler son high-fived Bono at a star-studded Oscars party last night.

February 26, 2013
Kelly Clarkson photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Kelly Clarkson Accuses Clive Davis Of Bullying

Kelly Clarkson has released a statement clearing up what she called “misinformation” spread by music mogul 80-year old Clive Davis in his autobiography.

February 26, 2013
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Bring Red Hot Chili Peppers And Deftones To Orion Festival

Metallica have announced the line-up for their second annual Orion Music + More Festival for Detroit on June 8 and 9.

February 26, 2013
Dave Graney at photos images
The Moodists To Reform for Hoodoo Gurus Dig It Up

The Hoodoo Gurus talked Dave Graney and Clare Moore into getting The Moodists back together for Dig It Up.

February 26, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Perform At SXSW

Green Day will make their live concert comeback at SXSW in Austin, Texas next month.

February 26, 2013
Adele, music news, noise11
Adele Wins Academy Award For Best Original Song

Adele has picked up the Academy Awards for Best Original Song for her theme from ‘Skyfall’.

February 25, 2013
George Harrison, photo by Paul Cashmere
George Harrison The Youngest Beatle Would Have Turned 70 Today

George Harrison, 'The Quiet Beatle', would have turned 70 today, the 25th February (although it is said he was actually born 10 minutes to midnight on the 24th, something he discovered much later).

February 25, 2013
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue To Play Two Sydney Shows At Easter

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have added a second Sydney show over the Easter long weekend.

February 25, 2013
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Preps A Week Of SXSW Showcases Plus Canadian Music Week

Australian rapper 360 is one of the artists to watch at SXSW this year and then it is off to Canada for more showcases.

February 25, 2013
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Changes His Surname To Jacksun

Jermaine Jackson's official request to alter his surname has been sanctioned.

February 25, 2013
Tenacious D
Tenacious D Sell Out Sydney And Melbourne

The Tenacious D shows that went on sale in Sydney and Melbourne this morning sold out in minutes and new shows have been added.

February 25, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Is Growing Up With Help From Mayer

Katy Perry is transforming from a "bubblegum pop star" to a "grown-up" singer.

February 25, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift On The Lookout For A British Male

Taylor Swift is rumoured to be looking for a "British boyfriend".

February 25, 2013
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Oxfam Asks Coldplay Fans For Help With Project

Oxfam is looking for Coldplay fans to take part in a ground breaking global music project to campaign against one of the world's greatest human injustices.

February 25, 2013
Damon Harris
Damon Harris Of The Temptations Loses His Cancer Battle

Damon Harris, who had a short but very fruitful tenure with The Temptations in the early 70's, died last Monday (February 18) after a fourteen-year fight with prostate cancer. He was 62.

February 25, 2013
Led Zeppelin, music news,
Led Zeppelin Tops Most Influential Rock Band List

Listeners of the award winning radio station Planet Rock have named Led Zeppelin as the most influential rock band of all time.

February 25, 2013
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image:
Kate Hudson And Matt Bellamy Too Busy To Wed

Kate Hudson has 'no time' to plan her wedding at the moment.

February 25, 2013
Olly Murs
Olly Murs To Perform At Logie Awards

British pop act Olly Murs will head to Australia to perform at the Logie Awards in April.

February 25, 2013
Garbage, music news,
Garbage Truck Stops Soundwave Performance

Garbage did not play the Soundwave Festival in Sydney yesterday because the truck carrying their equipment did not arrive from Brisbane on time.

February 25, 2013
Bring Me The Horizon
Punter Injured By Flare At Soundwave

A woman at yesterday’s Soundwave Festival in Sydney was taken to hospital with serious burns after someone let off a flare during the Bring Me The Horizon performance.

February 25, 2013
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra The Jazz Age
Bryan Ferry Reinvents Bryan Ferry With Jazz Record

Bryan Ferry has reinvented the music of Bryan Ferry on ‘The Jazz Age’ by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.

February 25, 2013
Vika Bull at
At Last – The Etta James Story Reviewed

The challenge in telling the story of Etta James is conveying the passion of the performance. The producers at Room 8 Productions knew an actor wasn’t going to achieve. Picking Vika Bull to tell the Etta James story was the perfect choice.

February 25, 2013
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt Looks Forward To Reconnecting With Australian Fans

Bonnie Raitt will return to Australia next month for her first ever appearance in Denilquin, NSW.

February 24, 2013
Scene from Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh To Bring Les Misérables Back To Australia

Les Misérables will return to Australia next year with Melbourne scoring the premiere for June 2014.

February 24, 2013
Australia Generates Its 1000th Number One Song

It’s only taken us just over 73 years to do it, but this week Australia has placed its 1000th number one song on the top of our charts, albeit with a song that most people would screw their nose up at and say “what the hell is that noise doing at No.1?” I’m talking about “Harlem Shake” by US DJ who goes by the name Baauer.

February 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Push The Sky Away Debuts At Number One On ARIA

The fifteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds becomes the group’s first No.1 album in Australia, as they debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with “Push the Sky Away”, their first new material in almost five years (March 2008 was the last one).

February 24, 2013