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Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Keith Urban Set To Debut With Top Album

Keith Urban should have the number one album this week with 'Fuse' and after X-Factor contestant Dami Im performed “Roar” by Katy Perry this past week, it could help Katy back to the top spot, and give Dami a Top 30 debut with her rendition.

September 18, 2013
Jackie Lomax, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. Jackie Lomax

English singer Jackie Lomax, who was an early artist on the Beatles' Apple label, died on Sunday while in England for the wedding of one of his children. He was 69.

September 18, 2013
Iggy & The Stooges, Bluesfest 2013, Noise11, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Iggy Pop Goes To Wonderland

Iggy Pop has been cast as the voice of the caterpillar in the new ABC series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

September 18, 2013
Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna Uses BitTorrents For Free Speech Initiative

Madonna will launch her new initiative, Art For Freedom, on September 24 with the 17-minute film a project secretprojectrevolution.

September 18, 2013
Gary Barlow, Noise11, Photo
Gary Barlow Preps First Solo Album In 14 Years

Take That's Gary Barlow has confirmed he will release his first solo studio album in 14 years.

September 18, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ken West Confirms AJ Maddah Has Joined Big Day Out

Big Day Out founder Ken West has confirmed that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah is now part of the Big Day Out team.

September 18, 2013
John Williamson and Warren H Williams Added To Boomerang Festival

Australian country music legends John Williamson and Warren H Williams have been added to the Boomerang Festival in October.

September 18, 2013
Rob Schneider, Noise11, Photo
Rob Schneider Did Top Cat The Movie For His Daughter

Comedian Rob Schneider says he took a voice-over job in ‘Top Cat: The Movie’ so that his daughter could enjoy him in a movie now.

September 17, 2013
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
Deadmau5 and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis To Play Future Music Festival

Deadmau5 and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Future Music Festival in 2014.

September 17, 2013
A$AP Rocky, Noise11, Photo
Rapper A$AP Rocky Pulled From Canadian Music Festival Lineup

Rapper A$AP Rocky has reportedly been removed from the line-up of a Canadian music festival after allegedly slapping a fan.

September 17, 2013
Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles Is Working Night And Day On New Album

Solange Knowles is "working around the clock" to finish her highly anticipated new album.

September 17, 2013
Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus, Mary Boukouvalas, Photo
Superjesus Lead Singer, Sarah McLeod To Release Softer EP

Straying away from the big riffs of her band The Superjesus, Sarah McLeod has announced a new, softer direction for her solo EP.

September 17, 2013
Iron And Wine Announce Australian Tour For April

Already announced in the first round of acts for Bluesfest, Handsome Tours have just announced that Iron and Wine will be playing two special theatre shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

September 17, 2013
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRADIO Is Most Downloaded App For iTunes Australia

Within 48 hours of the Australian Radio Network launching the iHeartRADIO mobile app the app has become the number one free app in Australia.

September 17, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Battles The Weeknd For US Chart Dominance

Keith Urban ‘Fuse’ is in a tight battle against The Weeknd ‘Kiss Land’ for the top spot on the US album chart this week with less than 1000 sales between the top two spots with just under half of the weeks sales counted.

September 17, 2013
Franz Ferdinand photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
AJ Maddah Officially Cancels Harvest

Soundwave Touring boss AJ Maddah has confirmed that the Harvest Festival has been officially cancelled.

September 17, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Adds More Australian Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play additional dates in Perth, Adelaide and Hunter Valley.

September 17, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Has Soundwave’s AJ Bought Ken West Out Of Big Day Out?

The word doing the rounds at close of business today (September 16, 2013) was that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah has bought out Ken West’s share of Big Day Out.

September 16, 2013
The Jesus Lizard, Noise11, photo
The Jesus Lizard Cancel Australian Tour Including Release The Bats

The Jesus Lizard have cancelled their upcoming Australian tour including their appearance for All Tomorrows Parties Release The Bats festival.

September 16, 2013
Abba from ABBA The Official Photo Book, Noise11, Photo
Abba The Official Photo Book Authorised Limited Edition To Be Released

The first authorised official Abba photo book is on the way.

September 16, 2013
Young Lions Announce Debut Album, Sign To Shock Records

Brisbane five piece Young Lions to release debut album 'Burn' through Shock Records on October 4th.

September 16, 2013
Barry White, Noise11, Photo
Barry White Awarded Posthumous Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Soul, funk and disco legend Barry White was posthumously awarded the 2,506th star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday.

September 16, 2013
Bodyjar To Release First New Material Since 2005

Melbourne punk band Bodyjar have announced the release of their new album 'Role Model', due October 18th via UNFD.

September 16, 2013
The Bamboos
The Bamboos Take Their Fever In The Road Album, On The Road

After a massive 2012 that saw the Bamboos reach the top 10 in the ARIA Album charts, they have announced and new album and tour.

September 16, 2013
Newcastle’s Seabellies Releasing Their Sophomore Album, Fever Belle

Seabellies have just announced the follow up 2010's acclaimed debut, By Limbo Lake.

September 16, 2013
Mazzy Star
Mazzy Star To Release First Album In 17 Years

Mazzy Star have announced the worldwide release of their long-awaited fourth studio album; their first in 17 years.

September 16, 2013
The Cat Empire To Headline Stellar 2014 Riverboats Music Festival Lineup

Now in its third year, the Riverboats Music Festival has announced its lineup for 2014.

September 16, 2013
L to R Ken Outch Gil Robert Ross Fraser Gordon Pitt John Parker Tony Glover Emmanuel Candi, Noise11, Photo
Daryl Braithwaite Returns To Sony Music

Daryl Braithwaite has returned to Sony Music where he recorded his two biggest solo albums more than two decades ago.

September 15, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Autobiography Will Be Released In UK And Europe

Who knows what the original reason was for the Thursday post on the True to You site, Morrissey's main career mouthpiece, but there appears to be a bit of scrambling being done over the wording.

September 15, 2013
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath To Release Live DVD From Melbourne Shows

The upcoming Black Sabbath live CD and DVD 'Gathered In Their Masses' was done at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena during the band's recent Australian tour.

September 15, 2013