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ARIA Albums: Michael Bublé Christmas Is Top Of The Tree

Michael Bublé creates ARIA Albums chart history by reaching the top for the third consecutive year with his now deluxe re-packaged (with four bonus tracks) album “Christmas”.

December 14, 2013
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles: John Legend Stays On Top

John Legend stays at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart for a second week, helped by his current tour alongside Alicia Keys, with the track also picking up a Platinum certification too.

December 14, 2013
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Keith Richards Yet To Nail Jumping Jack Flash Live

Keith Richards says he is yet to “nail” ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ live and calls the song “the beautiful challenge”.

December 14, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
The Rolling Stones Were A Blues Band, Mick Jagger Tells Lee Simon

The Rolling Stones were initially billed as a blues band but Mick Jagger says they were always really a rock band.

December 14, 2013
The Beatles US albums
The Beatles U.S. Albums To Be Released On CD

The Beatles US album releases will be finally released on CD in January, 2014.

December 14, 2013
Richie Sambora photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Richie Sambora Open To Bon Jovi Reunion

Richie Sambora is maintaining that his departure from the Bon Jovi tour earlier this year was not because of a disagreement with the band but all about family.

December 14, 2013
Martina McBride, Noise11, Photo
Martina McBride Forms Her Own Label

Martina McBride is recognized as one of the greatest voices in country music today, but record companies seem to be more interested in promoting the newcomers than those with proven talent.

December 14, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey, Jake Bugg Perform For Nobel Peace Prize Event VIDEO

Morrissey was in Norway this week to perform for at the Nobel Peace Prize concert. The all-star concert also featured Jake Bugg, Mary J. Blige and James Blunt.

December 14, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyoncé Releases Surprise New Album

Beyoncé fans, you have a brand new album to check out. Without warning Beyoncé has released ‘Beyoncé’, her fifth album.

December 13, 2013
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New Releases For W/C December 13, 2013

A Matt Corby CD, Cold Chisel downloads and Katy Perry on vinyl lead this week's new releases.

December 13, 2013
Dog Trumpet at Noise11, photo
AMP Release Final Longlist Additional Artists

AMP, The Australian Music Prize, released the final 10 artists for the Longlist.

December 13, 2013
Boston Release First Christmas Song LISTEN

Boston have given a new take to an old Christmas song with the release of ‘God Rest Ye Metal Gentlemen’.

December 13, 2013
The Wailers
Bluesfest Sideshows For War, Wailers, KC & The Sunshine Band

Bluesfest have added more sideshows for The Wailers, War and KC & The Sunshine Band.

December 13, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
CMAA President Dobe Newton Addresses Cassar-Daley, Harvey CMAA Withdrawal

Country Music Association of Australia President Dobe Newton has weighed in on the public debate that has lead to country stars Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey withdrawing their hit album from the Country Music Awards.

December 13, 2013
The Prodigy photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Prodigy To Play Antarctica

The Prodigy will join Iron Maiden and Metallica as the third headline artist to be announced for an historic Sonisphere festival in 2014.

December 12, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey Withdraw From CMAAs

Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey have withdrawn from the CMAA Awards because of criticism about the Americanisation of their album.

December 12, 2013
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Crosby Stills & Nash Announce US Dates

Crosby, Stills and Nash will tour together once again in the USA starting this spring.

December 12, 2013
Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks Debuts At No 1 In USA

Garth Brooks is back at number one in the USA.

December 12, 2013
Led Zeppelin 2012
Led Zeppelin To Stream On Spotify

Led Zeopelin will stream on Spotify. Spotify has achieved something that no other streaming service has managed to do, obtain the rights to stream the music of Led Zeppelin.

December 12, 2013
Toto, Noise11, Photo
Toto Slam CBS For Inappropriate Use Of Africa

Toto founder David Paich has slammed CBS for the inappropriate use of his song 'Africa' when covering the funeral of Nelson Mandela.

December 12, 2013
Frank Black, Black Francis, Pixies, V Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pixies Sacked Bass Player Speaks Up

Pixies bass player Kim Shattuck didn't see her sacking coming.

December 12, 2013
Joni Mitchell, Noise11, Photo
Joni Mitchell Postpones Ballet Premiere

Joni Mitchell has put her upcoming ballet on hold for the time being.

December 12, 2013
The Angels Talk The Talk
The Angels Prep Second Dave Gleeson Album Talk The Talk

The Angels will release their second album with new lead singer Dave Gleeson in January.

December 12, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Opens Pop-Up Shop In Melbourne

Taylor Swift fans can shop at the Taylor Swift pop-up shop in Melbourne this Friday and Saturday prior to her stadium gig.

December 12, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Vedder Australian Solo Dates

Eddie Vedder will hang back in Australia following Pearl Jam’s Big Day Out dates for his own solo tour.

December 12, 2013
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Adds Jeff Beck, KC & The Sunshine Band

Bluesfest 2014 is forever expanding with Jeff Beck and KC & The Sunshine Band joining the line-up as well as Gov’t Mule and War.

December 12, 2013
Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes
Clairy Browne And The Bangin’ Rackettes Return From US Tour

After returning from a successful tour of the US, Clairy Browne And The Bangin’ Rackettes are set to start their Australian summer tour this weekend.

December 11, 2013
Johnny Cash Out Among The Stars
Johnny Cash Discovered Tracks To Be Released

Johnny Cash will have a new album in 2014 with never-before heard tracks.

December 11, 2013
Roger Taylor and Brian May photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian May Accepts Position At Herschel Museum

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy in Bath is delighted to announce that Dr Brian May CBE, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, has agreed to become their new Patron, stepping in to the role left vacant by the death of Patrick Moore in 2012.

December 11, 2013
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman
MAGIC! And Michael Bublé Top Midweek Sales

The midweek sales have MAGIC! in for a possible number one song and Michael Bublé back on top with his 'Christmas' album. However the Triple J doctor is no-one near a number one with 'Triple J - Christmas Number 1'.

December 11, 2013