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Stuart Swanlund by Chris Joles
Marshall Tucker Band Guitarist Passes Away

Marshall Tucker Band guitarist Stuart Swanlund passed away in his sleep on Saturday while in Chicago at the age of 54. No further information on his passing have been released.

August 8, 2012
Barbra Streisand images
Barbra Streisand Announces North American Dates

Barbra Streisand has announced eight rare performances in a short tour around North America starting on October 8 in Philadelphia and ending October 29 in Vancouver.

August 8, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Chris Martin Kids Are Great Musical Gauge

Chris Martin says his children are a "great gauge" on how good his music is.

August 8, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Admits Olympic Nerves

George Michael is "nervous" about performing at the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony this week.

August 8, 2012
Jimmy Jones
Jimmy Jones Dies At 82

Jimmy Jones, whose hits included Handy Man and Good Timin', passed away last Thursday in Aberdeen, NC at the age of 82.

August 8, 2012
Tom Waits, Noise11, Photo
The Tom Waits Teaser Was For A New Video

Tom Waits teased us a week ago with cryptic pics. Now he reveals a new video for 'Hell Broke Luce'.

August 8, 2012
The Rubens
The Rubens Sign With Umbrella Management

The Rubens have joined the Umbrella Management roster for Australia and New Zealand.

August 8, 2012
Marvin Hamisch
Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68

Marvin Hamlisch, one of the great movie soundtrack composers of our time, has passed away at the age of 68.

August 8, 2012
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons To Play In Dungog New South Wales

Mumford & Sons will perform in the Australian town of Dungog in the Hunter Valley as part of their upcoming Australian tour.

August 8, 2012
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Soundwave The Complete Line-up With Metallica, Linkin Park, Blink 182

Soundwave has delivered what is arguably the greatest line-up ever for a music festival in Australia.

August 8, 2012
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Headline Soundwave

Soundwave's 2013 headline act is Metallica.

August 8, 2012
Marianas Trench
Marianas Trench Working On Concept Show For Concept Album

Canada’s Marianas Trench want to develop their live show to mirror this current album ‘Ever After’ but it won’t happen before their Australian dates.

August 7, 2012
Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco on set
Guy Sebastian Prepares New Single Featuring Lupe Fiasco

Guy Sebastian posts behind-the-scenes photos from the video to his new single ‘Battle Scars’, featuring Lupe Fiasco.

August 7, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360, Karnivool, Xavier Rudd Lead First Pyramid Festival Announcement

The first group of local and international artists for the New Year’s Pyramid Festival have been announced.

August 7, 2012
Bell Biv DeVoe
Bell Biv Devoe and Ginuwine Australian Tour Cancelled

Bell Div Devoe and Ginuwine are no longer coming to Australia. The tour, due to start later this week, was cancelled today.

August 7, 2012
Chopper Read, Noise11, Photo
Chopper Read To Release Album Through Shock

Notorious Australian criminal Mark ‘Chopper’ Read has signed a record deal with Shock Records.

August 7, 2012
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson
Kasey Chambers And Shane Nicholson Release Adam & Eve Video

Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson have released the video for 'Adam & Eve', the first single from their 'Wreck & Ruin' album.

August 7, 2012
Helpmann Awards Nominations Announcement, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters, Prince, Roger Waters, Sade Compete for Helpmann Awards

National concerts by Prince, Roger Waters, Foo Fighters and Sade have been short-listed for a Helpmann Award.

August 7, 2012
Polyester Records
Polyester Records Launches Vinyl Label

Melbourne indie record store institution Polyester Records launches a new vinyl label.

August 7, 2012
Greenthief Announce First Headline Tour And Debut Single

After three and a half years together, Brisbane’s Greenthief are embarking on a national tour in support of their debut single.

August 7, 2012
Lamb Of God, Randy Blythe - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Randy Blythe Of Lamb Of God Releases Statement

Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God has released a detailed statement following his release from a Czecg Republic prison last week.

August 7, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Collaborates With Lady Gaga

After the news of a Gaga and Kendrick Lamar collab, Eminem says he’s on the track as well.

August 7, 2012
Daryl Hall and Rumer
Rumer To Visit Daryl Hall

U.K. soul singer Rumer will be the next Daryl Hall guest on Live From Daryl’s House.

August 7, 2012
Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle
Whitney Was Encouraging Says Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks says working with Whitney Houston was 'amazing' as she wanted everyone to 'shine'.

August 7, 2012
Frank Sinatra, music news,
Rare Frank Sinatra Apple Record Surfaces

Money, as The Beatles song goes, can't buy you love. It probably also can't buy you the services of a legendary crooner like Frank Sinatra to serenade your beloved with a unique recording.

August 7, 2012
Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler Needs To Rub Noses With Johnny Depp

Steven Tyler has moved near to Johnny Depp because he wants to 'rub noses' with people who've had 'over-the-top' experiences.

August 7, 2012
Lee Ranaldo
Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo Announces Sideshows

Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo will be in Australia for the Melbourne Festival and books two sideshows.

August 7, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Do Surprise Free Gig

These days, the best way to go from a 'nobody' to a 'somebody' is riding the coattails of a world famous boy band while bringing a unique talent to our eyes and ears via YouTube.

August 7, 2012
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kanye West Unveils Jaw-Dropping Tracks

Kanye West left audiences with their jaws "literally dropped" when he unveiled some new tracks at the weekend.

August 7, 2012
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Tries Untried Territory

Keith Urban hopes the "total unfamiliarity" surrounding his upcoming album will make for his best record to date.

August 7, 2012