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Glen Hansard, Photo, Noise11
Glen Hansard And The Frames Add Three Melbourne Shows

Irish singer Glen Hansard adds three Melbourne shows to his Frames tour next year.

October 10, 2012
James Taylor: Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Taylor To Re-release Christmas CD With Bonus Tracks

James Taylor will re-release his 2006 album, James Taylor at Christmas, with two added tracks. The new version will be out on October 30 via UMe.

October 10, 2012
Frank Zappa, music news,
The Legends Of Laurel Canyon Story To Air In LA Saturday

‘The Legends Of Laurel Canyon’, a documentary about the rock’s hidden valley in Los Angeles will premiere on US television this Saturday night.

October 10, 2012
Stagecoach 2013
Jerry Lee Lewis Roger McGuinn and Dwight Yoakam To Appear At Stagecoach Festival 2013

The annual Stagecoach Festival, the west coast's biggest country music gathering, will be held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA from April 26 to 28 and the lineup is an impressive combination of current country stars and numerous veterans of the genre.

October 10, 2012
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Up For American Music Award… For Best Country Album

It's the 40th anniversary of the American Music Awards, a show started by Dick Clark as an alternative to the Grammys in 1973.

October 10, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Bandmate Worries Workload Pushed Billie Joe Armstrong Over The Edge

Green Day's Mike Dirnt says Billie Joe Armstrong has had it 'really rough' following his public breakdown.

October 10, 2012
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Memorabilia Exhibition On Display In London

A major exhibition of vintage posters and memorabilia from David Bowie's golden years (1969-1981), including on display for the first time in 30 years the original Heddon Street K. West sign that originally appeared on front cover of Bowie's groundbreaking 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.

October 10, 2012
Evermore: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Evermore Jump On Matchbox Twenty Tour

Kiwi stadium pop rock brothers Evermore will join Matchbox Twenty and INXS on tour.

October 10, 2012
Bat For Lashes
Bat For Lashes Streams Half Her New Album

After the tease of three tracks, Bat For Lashes streams another three from her new album.

October 10, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Asks One Of One Direction Out To Dinner

Taylor Swift reportedly asked a member of One Direction out to dinner.

October 10, 2012
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
John Cusack Presents Peter Gabriel With Boombox On Stage

Actor John Cusack walked on stage during the opening to the song In Your Eyes during Peter Gabriel's show at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night and presented him with a boombox.

October 10, 2012
Richard Hawley
Richard Hawley Announces First Ever Australian Tour

Member of Longpigs and Pulp, guest of Arctic Monkeys and Elbow, and solo artist Richard Hawley will hit Australia in 2013.

October 10, 2012
Lily Allen - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Lily Allen Tweets Sneak Peek Of Lyrics

Lily Allen has apparently tweeted lyrics from her new single.

October 10, 2012
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses - image By Ros O'Gorman
Stone Roses, The Prodigy and PSY Announced For Future Music Festival

The Future Music Festival will return in March with Stone Roses and The Prodigy heading the bill along with flavour of the month PSY.

October 10, 2012
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford And Sons Hold Muse From Top Of US Chart

The Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ album has kept Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ from the top spot on the US album chart this week despite dropping 74% on last weeks sales.

October 10, 2012
Everclear Support Act Winners Announced

Portland power-poppers Everclear have announced the winners of support slots for their Australian tour.

October 9, 2012
Sarah Blasko: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sarah Blasko Will Perform At Week-Long Album Installation In Sydney

In the lead-up to I Awake, baroque pop star Sarah Blasko will perform at an “album installation” in Sydney.

October 9, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Australian Music Prize Announces The “Longlist”

The rebranded AMP releases a list of 26 albums as part of the “Official Entrants” longlist.

October 9, 2012
Glen Hansard, Photo, Noise11
Glen Hansard And The Frames Return To The Opera House

Oscar-winner and half of Swell Season, Glen Hansard, brings The Frames back to the Opera House.

October 9, 2012
Sebastian Bach, music news,
Sebastian Bach Breaks Up With Model Minnie Gupta

Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach has tweeted that he and model Minnie Gupta have separated after almost two years.

October 9, 2012
CCR Ultimate
Creedence Clearwater Revival Release Ultimate 3 Disc Set

The Creedence Clearwater Revival album Chronicles is one of the most consistently selling catalog titles in music, placing in the weekly top 200 albums (and, before that, the Top Catalogue Albums) for years.

October 9, 2012
Led Zeppelin, music news,
Led Zeppelin Reunion Unlikely

Led Zeppelin fans need to pickup the new concert film, Celebration Day, when it's released on November 19 as that very well may be the last time you'll see the group in concert.

October 9, 2012
Velociraptor Debut Zombie Apocalypse Video

Brisbane garage pop 12-piece Velociraptor release a cute zombie apocalypse clip for ‘The Walk On By’ mid-tour.

October 9, 2012
Paul Stanley - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rumours Abound For 29-Disc KISS Singles Set

There has been no official confirmation from either the group or the record company, but a wide variety of sites are listing a 29-disc set of singles released by KISS on the Casablanca label.

October 9, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Independent Music Awards Announce Their Best Label Nominees

The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have announced the nominees for the new Best Label category.

October 9, 2012
Guy Ritchie
Guy Ritchie To Wed

Director Guy Ritchie is reportedly engaged to wed his pregnant long-term girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley.

October 9, 2012
Jim Jones Revue - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Jim Jones Revue Post Part One Of Documentary

Brit rock n’ roll revivalists The Jim Jones Revue have posted the first part of their Savage Heart documentary.

October 9, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lonely Harry Styles Wants To Settle Down

Harry Styles is apparently 'desperate' for a girlfriend because he's 'lonely'.

October 9, 2012
Ellie Goulding Halcyon
Ellie Goulding Holds World-First Digital Album Signing

Ellie Goulding will, for the first time in history, hold a digital album signing via a Google+ Hangout to celebrate the launch of her much anticipated second album, Halcyon.

October 9, 2012
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Beatles Billboard Record Equalled By Mumford And Sons

Thanks to the intrepid chart historians at Billboard, we have a fascinating piece of trivia about Mumford and Sons.

October 9, 2012