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The Jacksons, Melbourne, Australia, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Jacksons To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley, at Black Music Honors. The live television special taping will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN.

August 3, 2017
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Jam Expand ‘In The City’ and ‘This Is The Modern World’

In May 1977, a young three-piece rock group from Woking in Surrey appeared on Top Of The Pops with an explosive single called "In The City."

August 3, 2017
Kirk Lorange
The Music Biz Is “Complete B.S.” Says Guitarist Kirk Lorange

One of Australia’s greatest guitarists Kirk Lorange only ever made one of his own albums because he says the industry is full of “complete B.S.”

August 2, 2017
Alanis Morissette, music news, noise11.com
Alanis Morissette Is Heading Back To Australia For The First Time In 19 Years

Alanis Morissette will return to Australia in January for the first time of the 21st century.

August 2, 2017
Sia photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sia Signs With Atlantic

Sia is celebrating her move to a new record label by releasing her first Christmas album later this year.

August 2, 2017
Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix
Andre 3000 Is Fine With No More Outkast

Between 1994 and 2006, the duo of Andre 3000 and Big Boi known as Outkast released six albums, all of which made the R&B top two and five of which did the same on the Billboard 200.

August 2, 2017
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
R. Kelly Is Cancelling Shows Following Sex Cult Backlash

Singer R. Kelly has been pretty much downplaying the whole "sex cult" allegations that have been leveled at him over the last week; however, it does seem to be hitting his bottom line.

August 2, 2017
The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Singles and Pete Townshend Scoop Series On The Way

Who fans got a double dose of good new son Tuesday (August 1) with a new collection of the band singles and reissues of Pete Townshend's three Scoop series albums.

August 2, 2017
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie Play The Hollywood Bowl SETLIST

Between them, they have had 25 number 1 records in the United States.

August 2, 2017
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Johnson Flips Vintage Austin During Race

Former AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has escaped uninjured after flipping a vintage Austin in a car race on the weekend.

August 2, 2017
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Wants You To Know He Doesn’t Like The Strokes

It seems that Ryan Adams might be having a bit of a hissy fit towards the Strokes.

August 1, 2017
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn To Stream From His Studio All August

Neil Finn will be switching on the camera to allow fans to watch live performances from his Auckland studio all through August in a lead-up to his new album ‘Out of Silence’.

August 1, 2017
Rolling Stones Their Satanic Majestys Request
The Rolling Stones Their Satanic Majesties Request Given 50th Anniversary Make-Over

On December 8, 1967, the Rolling Stones released their sixth album (eighth in the U.S.), His Satanic Majesty's Request. To celebrate the album's 50th anniversary, ABKCO is releasing both a double vinyl LP and a double SACD (Super Audio CD). The new editions will be out September 22.

August 1, 2017
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour in Melbourne at Hamer Hall on Friday 26 May 2017 with Deborah Conway, Colin Hay, Mental As Anything, Black Sorrows.
Colin Hay Has A Video For ‘A Thousand Million Reasons’

We're all used to hearing Colin Hay on such uptempo gems as Who Can It Be Now? and Down Under but, there is a soft side to the singer, too.

August 1, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park at Rod Laver Arena 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Linkin Park Dominates Australian Chart Following Death of Chester Bennington

Linkin Park have four albums in the Australian Top 10 following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington.

July 31, 2017
AJ Croce
A.J. Croce Records Unknown Song By His Father Jim Croce

A.J. Croce has covered his late father Jim Croce for his new album on a song that Jim never released.

July 31, 2017
Nocturnal Tapes
Nocturnal Tapes Debut ‘Is It Too Late’

Yamba duo Nocturnal Tapes have previewed their upcoming ‘Visions IV’ EP with ‘Is It Too Late’.

July 31, 2017
Nick Barker, Bon Scott, AC/DC
Nick Barker’s The Heartache State Preps Last Of The Buffalo Album

Nick Barker’s band The Heartache State will release their second album ‘Last of the Buffalo’ in September.

July 31, 2017
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Set 2018 Australian Dates

Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club will return to Australia after five years to tour in March 2018.

July 31, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Blasts Dr Luke For “Manipulating The Truth”

Lady Gaga has accused Dr. Luke of trying to "manipulate the truth" after he subpoenaed the singer to testify in his ongoing legal battle with Kesha.

July 31, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park at Rod Laver Arena 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chester Bennington Funeral Service Conducted In California

Chester Bennington was laid to rest in a private funeral in California on Saturday.

July 31, 2017
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin To Be Given An Orchestrated Make-Over

First, it was two albums by Elvis Presley. Then, the family of Roy Orbison took a turn. Now, Aretha Franklin is following suit with new reimaginings of her Atlantic recordings with new arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

July 31, 2017
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Wants To Sing At A Boxing Match

Sinead O'Connor has offered to perform Conor McGregor's walk-on song as he prepares to fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr. next month.

July 31, 2017
Haim, Photo By Serena Ho
Haim Dared To Be Different For New Album

Haim felt excited by the range of "different vibes" they tried out in their latest music.

July 31, 2017
Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Malmsteen Fires Back At Criticism

An article recently published on Yngwie Malmsteen has caused a flurry of criticism.

July 31, 2017
David Nelson of New Riders of the Purple Sage
New Riders Of The Purple Sage Cancel Tour As David Nelson Fights Cancer

On Thursday (July 27) afternoon, the New Riders of the Purple Sage announced that they would be cancelling the rest of their shows for 2017 as founding member David Nelson fights cancer.

July 31, 2017
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Australian Charts: Lana Del Rey Puts Lust For Life At No 1

The fifth studio album for US chanteuse Lana Del Rey becomes her fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia, as "Lust for Life" enters the ARIA Albums Chart in the top position this week.

July 31, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Maintains Pole Position On ARIA Chart

The longest running foreign language No.1 song in Australian chart history maintains its pole position this week, as "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee with Justin Bieber hangs onto the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for an eleventh straight week and is now 4x▲Platinum in sales.

July 31, 2017
Michael Johnson
R.I.P. Michael Johnson 1944-2017

Michael Johnson, the singer-songwriter who had hits with Bluer Than Blue and This Night Won't Last Forever before crossing to the country charts, died on Tuesday (June 25) in Minneapolis after a long illness. He was 72.

July 30, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Chester Bennington Speaks

Chester Bennington's widow has poured her heart out to the late rocker in an emotional statement a week after he committed suicide.

July 29, 2017