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Yothu Yindi
Yothu Yindi Tribute Planned For National Indigenous Music Awards

The National Indigenous Music Awards will pay respect to the late Dr Yunupingu with a Yothu Yindi Tribute at the ceremony in Darwin in August.

July 7, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
The Rolling Stones Play Hyde Park London For First Time In 44 Years

The Rolling Stones have returned to play Hyde Park, London for the first time since 1969 with Gary Clark Jr as their special guest.

July 7, 2013
Don Henley and Joe Walsh of the Eagles. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bernie Leadon Rejoins Eagles For History Tour

The Eagles will open their History of the Eagles Tour on Saturday night in Louisville, KY and former member Bernie Leadon will be included on the trek.

July 7, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce The Mrs Carter World Tour Australian Dates Announced

Beyonce will tour Australia in October for Live Nation.

July 6, 2013
Bliss N Eso at Noise11, Noise11, Photo
Bliss N Eso Debuts At No 1 On ARIA Chart

Local hip-hop act Bliss N’ Eso debut at No.1 with their fifth album entitled “Circus in the Sky”, also becoming their second consecutive chart-topping album, as their fourth set “Running on Air” debuted at the top back on 9-Aug-2010.

July 6, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii Ends Robin Thicke Long Run On ARIA Chart

Avicii moves up to No.1 in Australia this week with his first chart-topping single here “Wake Me Up” featuring Aloe Blacc as guest vocalist, the track also achieves Gold (●) sales status this week too.

July 6, 2013
Rohan Leppart with Charley Drayton and Little Patti photo by Kate Griffin, Photo, Noise11
Chrissy Amphlett Petition Presented To City of Melbourne Council

Melbourne City councillor Rohan Leppert has been presented with a petition to name a Melbourne lane after the late Divinyls singer by her husband Charley Drayton and cousin, 60s pop legend Little Patti.

July 6, 2013
Boogie Present Silver Roads, Noise11, Photo
Warner Music Compiles Rare Australian Recordings For Boogie Silver Roads

Author Clinton Walker Warner archivist Dave Laing have dug deep to uncover some rare Australian recordings from the 70s for the new Warner compilation ‘Boogie Presents Silver Roads: Australian Country-Rock and Singer Songwriters of the 70s’.

July 6, 2013
Herb Alpert
Allen Toussaint And Herb Alpert To Be Honored At White House

Herb Alpert and Allen Toussaint are among the luminaries to be awarded the 2012 National Medal of the Arts during a ceremony that will be held on Wednesday (July 10) at the White House.

July 6, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Reveals Illness Nearly Killed Him

Morrissey was warned by doctors last year that he would die if he kept going with his tour.

July 6, 2013
Daniel Merriweather - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Daniel Merriweather Explains His Celine Dion Rant

Melbourne singer songwriter Daniel Merriweather has posted an explanation of his rant accusing Celine Dion of stealing his song earlier this week.

July 5, 2013
Gossling, Alexander Gow, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Megan Washington, Kate Noonan Sing For Melodie Francaise

Megan Washington, Katie Noonan and Lisa Mitchell will feature on the ‘Melodie Francaise’ project with the already announced Gossling and Alexander Gow.

July 5, 2013
Bernie Nolan
Bernie Nolan Loses Her Cancer Battle At 52

Tributes are flooding in after Bernie Nolan succumbed to cancer aged 52. She had suffered from the disease for three years.

July 5, 2013
Dogs In Space house, Noise11, photo
Bruce Milne To Host A Magical Mystery Tour Of Melbourne Music Landmarks

Melbourne musicologist Bruce Milne, founder of Augogo Records, manager of the Blackeyed Susans, licensee of the Tote, has put together a bus tour of Melbourne’s music landmarks.

July 4, 2013
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
50 Cent Faces Up To Five Years For Domestic Violence

50 Cent has been charged with assaulting the mother of his child.

July 4, 2013
Tom Scholz
Boston’s Tom Scholz Loses Defamation Case

Tom Scholz of the band Boston has found himself $132,000 poorer after losing a lawsuit for defamation.

July 4, 2013
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Infamous Bob Dylan Electric Guitar Goes Up For Auction

The guitar that broke the hearts of many of Bob Dylan's fans and ushered him into the electric phase of his career will be put up for auction.

July 4, 2013
Wale The Gifted, Noise11, Photo
Wale Debuts At Top Of US Chart

Wale ‘The Gifted’ will easily top the US chart this week.

July 4, 2013
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Iron Maiden’s Trooper Ale Now Available In The House Of Commons Bar

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed the arrival of Iron Maiden's Trooper Ale as the 'Guest Ale' in the Strangers' Bar at the House of Commons.

July 4, 2013
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood Wins Radio Award

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has won an Arqiva Commercial Radio Award in the UK.

July 4, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr Requests Peace And Love For His Birthday

Ringo Starr turns 73 on Sunday.  And he wants everybody to make a double victory sign, and, "Wherever you are, please go 'peace and love, peace and love, peace and love'". At noon.

July 4, 2013
The Original Wailers
The Wailers To Perform Greatest Hits Concerts In The UK

Legendary reggae artists, The Wailers, once again invade the U.K in September and October 2013, bringing with them their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour, in which the band will perform the iconic album live on stage in its entirety.

July 4, 2013
Charlie Sexton
Duke Robillard Mysteriously Replaced By Charlie Sexton As Bob Dylan Guitarist

The great Duke Robillard is out as guitarist on Bob Dylan's current tour and the circumstances are a bit mysterious.

July 4, 2013
Steve Gadd
Superstar Drummer Steve Gadd Releases First Solo Album In More Than Two Decades

Steve Gadd hasn't released a solo project in 22 years. As one of the most in demand drummers of the last fifty years, he has stayed more than busy, but he felt it was time to write and produce a set for himself.

July 4, 2013
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
David Guetta, Empire Of The Sun To Play Stereosonic

David Guetta and Empire Of The Sun are two of the big names playing Stereosonic later this year.

July 4, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Pops Up A Store In Melbourne

Pink has opened a pop-up store in Melbourne’s CBD.

July 4, 2013
Air Supply, Noise11, Photo
Air Supply To Play Rare Australian Dates

Air Supply will perform three shows in Australia in November and December.

July 4, 2013
Gary Shearston Renegade, Noise11, Photo
Gary Shearston Dies At Age 74

Australian singer songwriter Gary Shearston has died at age 74 after suffering a stroke on Monday at home in Tenterfield.

July 4, 2013
Daniel Merriweather - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Management Responds To Daniel Merriweather Facebook Rant

Celine Dion’s management has issued a statement responding to Melbourne singer/songwriters Daniel Merriweather's Facebook comments yesterday about she appeared to erase his existence from his song she covered for her new album.

July 3, 2013
Shelley Segal, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Shelley Segal Announces Australian Dates With Norah Jones Guitarist Adam Levy

Australian singer songwriter Shelley Segal has returned from the USA for shows in Sydney and Melbourne with Norah Jones’ guitarist Adam Levy.

July 3, 2013