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Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Bon Jovi, Melbourne, December 7, 2013

Die-hard Bon Jovi fans will be keen to find out if the departure of founder Richie Sambora has had a negative effect. Sorry to say Sambora fan, no it hasn’t.

December 8, 2013
Elizabeth Rose, Noise11, Photo
Bleach Festival Announces First Acts

The Gold Coast’s Bleach festival will return for 2014 with Violent Soho, Elizabeth Rose and Hey Geronimo in the first round announcement.

December 8, 2013
Bruce Springsteen High Hopes, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen High Hopes To Include Live Born In The USA DVD

Bruce Springsteen’s forthcoming ‘High Hopes’ album will include a bonus DVD featuring the entire ‘Born In The USA’ album performed live in London.

December 8, 2013
Muse, Matthew Bellamy, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Muse Dedicate Melbourne Performance To Nelson Mandela REVIEW

Muse performed their show at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena in honour of the great Nelson Mandela who passed away earlier in the day.

December 7, 2013
Ry Cooder, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Chieftains and Ry Cooder To Host Masterclasses

Iconic Irish band The Chieftains will get together with the legendary Ry Cooder will host The Celtic Sessions, four days and nights in New York in July, 2014 with master classes, Q&A and a rare performance.

December 7, 2013
Kid Rock and Shane Warne, Noise11, Photo
Kid Rock Hits The Golf Course With Shane Warne

Kid Rock flew in Melbourne on Tuesday this week and the first thing he did was hit the golf course with cricket legend Shane Warne.

December 7, 2013
Skid Row, Noise11, Photo
Skid Row And Ugly Kid Joe Team For Australian Tour

Skid Row and Ugly Kid Joe will get together for an Australian tour in April.

December 7, 2013
Iva Davies of Icehouse as Dubhouse in Melbourne photo by Karen Black Photo, Noise11
DubHouse treats fans to new twist on Icehouse classics

On Wednesday night the Gershwin Room at Melbourne’s renowned ESPY was full of delighted Icehouse fans as they were treated to some unique versions of familiar Icehouse classics done with a dubbed reggae twist.

December 5, 2013
White Night Melbourne 2013 Photo Credit John Gollings
White Night To Return To Melbourne

White Night Melbourne, 12-hours of synchronised swimming to live music, fashion and illuminations, will return to City of Melbourne on February 22.

December 5, 2013
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel To Play Madison Square Garden Forever

Billy Joel will become the first "franchise" singer at New York's Madison Square Garden, playing one show per month until there is no longer demand.

December 5, 2013
The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire, Noise11, Photo
Rolling Stones Add More Dates For China and Japan

The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire tour has expanded for the third time today to now include China and Japan.

December 4, 2013
Liam Gallagher, Oasis, Noise11, Photo
Beady Eye, Deftones, The Hives To Replace Blur At Big Day Out

Blur's one-time rival Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye, The Hives and Deftones will fill the hole left by Blur at the Big Day Out.

December 4, 2013
Justin Bieber, Rod Laver, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Melbourne
Justin Bieber Turns Up Late But The Fans Don’t Care REVIEW

There has been a lot of criticism of Justin Bieber's tardiness with his late shows during his Australian tour but frankly the kids don't care. The audience were hardcore Beleibers.

December 4, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
The Rolling Stones Add Abu Dhabi Date, China Japan Coming Soon

Australia isn’t the only place The Rolling Stones will reactivate for in 2014. An Abu Dhabi date has been added to the tour before Australia.

December 4, 2013
Prince at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
Prince To Headline New Orleans’ Essence Festival

The 2014 Essence Festival in New Orleans has announced Prince as its headliner, his first time appearing at the event since 2004.

December 4, 2013
The Gin Club
The Gin Club Begin Their 10 Year Anniversary Tour This Week

To celebrate their tenth anniversary, The Gin Club set out on an extensive Australian tour.

December 4, 2013
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman, Gov’t Mule And Devon Allman To Play Bluesfest Sideshows

Gregg Allman, Gov’t Mule and Devon Allman will perform Bluesfest sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne next April.

December 4, 2013
Buddy Guy - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Only Scores The Buddy Guy, James Cotton Blues Band, Charlie Musselwhite Triple Header Bluesfest Sideshow

Buddy Guy, The James Cotton Band and Charlie Musselwhite will team up for a Bluesfest triple header sideshow but in Melbourne in April.

December 4, 2013
Suzanne Vega, Noise11, Photo
Suzanne Vega Adds Bluesfest Brisbane Sideshow Show

Suzanne Vega has added a Brisbane show when she heads to Australia for Bluesfest in 2014.

December 4, 2013
30 Seconds To Mars - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rolling Stones And 30 Seconds To Mars Double Book Rod Laver Arena

There is a lot of confusion in Melbourne this morning with the announcement of The Rolling Stones Australian date overlapping the 30 Seconds To Mars interview at the same venue.

December 4, 2013
The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire, Noise11, Photo
The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire Australian Tour Dates 2014 Announced

The Rolling Stones have announced more Australian and one New Zealand date on their 14 On Fire tour.

December 4, 2013
The Dead Daisies performing in Wolverhampton, Noise11, Photo
The Dead Daisies To Play Tel Aviv

The Dead Daisies current tour has been extended with a new date added for Tel Aviv.

December 3, 2013
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Are Taking Requests For Their Upcoming European Tour

Metallica have announced extra live dates for their European tour, and have asked fans to pick the set list for each show.

December 3, 2013
Jonny Greenwood performs at ACO Underground in December 2012_02, Noise11, Photo
Water By Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood To Premiere In Australia In 2014

‘Water’, a composition written by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood for the Australian Chamber Orchestra will premiere live in Australia in 2014.

December 2, 2013
Bo Ningen, Photo, Noise11
Japan’s Bo Ningen Become First Act On Australia’s Black Night Crash Roster

Japanese band Bo Ningen has become the first act to sign with brand new Australian record label Black Night Crash Records.

December 2, 2013
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image: noise11.com
Muse Kick Off The 2nd Law Australian Tour In Perth

Muse have started their ‘The 2nd Law’ Australian tour with the first show in Perth on the weekend with a 22 song setlist and hints of AC/DC and Rage Against the Machine.

December 2, 2013
The Presets, Noise11, Photo
The Presets to Perform With Australian Chamber Orchestra

The Presets will team up with the Australian Chamber Orchestra for a series of shows titled ‘Timeline’ in 2014.

December 2, 2013
Diana Krall, music news, noise11.com
Diana Krall To Perform With Australian Orchestras

Diana Krall will return to Australia to perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Perth Symphony Orchestra in February.

December 2, 2013
Robert Plant, Australian Tour 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bluesfest Wins NSW Tourism Award For Best Major Event

Bluesfest 2013 has won the Best Major Festival and Event Award at the NSW Tourism Awards held in Sydney this week.

November 30, 2013
Don Walker, Photo Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Don Walker, Caravan Club Melbourne, November 29, 2013

The first thing you notice at a Don Walker solo show is how completely different his audience is to those at a Jimmy Barnes gig. Jimmy epitomises the rock and roll pub culture. His audience come along to sing. Walker’s audience are a sophisticated, gracious lot who come to listen.

November 30, 2013