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My Friend The Chocolate Cake perform at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on 16 June 2017. Photo by Ros OGorman
David Bridie Awarded the 2021 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship

Musician David Bridie has been named as recipient of the 2021 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship along with photographer Keith Deverell.

March 2, 2021
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Download UK Cancelled for 2021

This year's Download Festival has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 2, 2021
Bee Gees
Barry Gibb Signals Another Bee Gees Documentary

Barry Gibb has revealed fans of the Bee Gees can expect a biographical film within the next couple of years, which is set to follow the 2020 documentary, 'The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart'.

March 2, 2021
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Spotted Making A Video With Star of The Crown

Noel Gallagher was seen shooting a promo for his upcoming High Flying Birds single with the 38-year-old 'The Crown' star Matt Smith, and an unknown actress, in West London.

March 2, 2021
Peter Garrett Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil Officially Kick Off Makarrata Live In Queensland

Midnight Oil have officially kicked off ‘Makarrata Live’ after a secret show and warm-up in Sydney with their first official show in Queensland on the weekend.

March 1, 2021
Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Trent Reznor Wins Golden Globe For A Disney Movie

The hook line from the first song of the first Nine Inch Nails album featured the lyrics “Head like a hole/Black as your soul/I’d rather die than give you control”. The year was 1989. If someone told you then Trent Reznor would one day win a Golden Globe for a Disney movie about a ‘Soul’ you would have thought they were mad.

March 1, 2021
Tash Sultana Terra Firma
Australian Charts: Tash Sultana ‘Terra Firma’ Is No 1

The second album for local singer/songwriter Tash Sultana called "Terra Firma" becomes her first No.1 album this week as it debuts in the top spot.

March 1, 2021
Sooshi Mango at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena
Sooshi Mango Add Nine More Shows

Sooshi Mango will play an additional nine dates on their upcoming Australian tour.

March 1, 2021
Ella Hooper photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ella Hooper To Perform Her Lockdown Songs Out Of Lockdown

During lockdown Ella Hooper created a new album ‘Small Town Temple’. Now she’ll have the chance to perform her lockdown album out of lockdown.

March 1, 2021
The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Signal Recording Days May Be Over

The Who may not make another album because they won’t make any money from it.

March 1, 2021
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Cancels Lover Fest Shows

Taylor Swift has officially cancelled her Lover Fest shows.

March 1, 2021
Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen photo by John McMurtrie
Watch Smith/Kotzen ‘Scars’ Video

Smith/Kotzen is Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and The Winery Gods Richie Kotzen. Their debut album is coming March 26.

February 26, 2021
AFI
2021 Marks 30 Years of AFI

California’s AFI have been around 30 years this year. Davey Havok formed AFI in November 1991 with a couple of mates at school. Adam Carson joined shortly after and current members Hunter Burgan and Jade Puget joined in 1997 and 1998.

February 26, 2021
Myles Kennedy
Myles Kennedy Debuts ‘In Stride’ Video

Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy has released a video for ‘In Stride’ ahead of the release of his second solo album ‘The Ides of March’.

February 26, 2021
Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil photo by Ros OGorman
Midnight Oil Play Warm-up Show In Sydney

Midnight Oil have played their warm-up show a week after their secret show for the Makarrata Live’ tour of Australia.

February 26, 2021
Paul Weller photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller To Pop Out 16th Solo Album

Paul Weller’s 16th solo album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ has been announced.

February 26, 2021
Rob Zombie. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Zombie Interviews Zombie In New Animated Series

Rob Zombie is interviewed by his wife Sheri Moon Zombie for a new animated series ahead of Rob’s new album.

February 26, 2021
James Reyne at Red Hot Summer Bendigo 2020 photo Noise11
James Reyne Reactivates The Boys Light Up 41 Tour

James Reyne will get his The Boys Light Up tour back on the road with 41st anniversary shows to make up with the 2020 shut down (to coin a Reyne songtitle).

February 26, 2021
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Australian Dates Rescheduled For November

Kiss will be back on track with the End of the Road world tour in Australia in November.

February 26, 2021
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl and His Mother Are Making A Show

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and his mum are developing a new series based on her book From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars for new streaming site Paramount+.

February 26, 2021
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Jill Biden Has A Chat With Kelly Clarkson

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden gave Kelly Clarkson advice on how to get through a divorce during a new appearance on the singer's talk show.

February 26, 2021
Karnivool Sound Awake
Karnivool Cancel All Shows Outside Western Australia

Karnivool have been forced to cancel their ‘The Decade of Sound Awake’ tour but will work on a live stream to make up for it.

February 25, 2021
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney To Publish New Book ‘The Lyrics 1956 to the Present’

Paul McCartney will publish a hard cover book of his lyrics in November. ‘The Lyrics 1956 to Present’ is two volumes and 154 McCartney song lyrics from all stages of his career.

February 25, 2021
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen DUI Charges Dropped

Bruce Springsteen’s DUI charge has been dropped but the singer has still copped at $500 fine and $40 in court costs for drinking in a public space.

February 25, 2021
Marti Pellow
Marti Pellow of Wet Wet Wet To Release Solo Album

Marti Pellow of Wet Wet Wet left the band in July 2017, to focus on his solo career, and he's announced his first solo studio effort since March 2017's 'Mysterious' and given fans a taste of what's to come with the lead single, 'These Are The Days'.

February 25, 2021
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Hails Julian Casablancas A Genius

Billie Eilish had previously revealed her brother and collaborator, Finneas, got her into The Strokes, and she has once again heaped praise on the New York indie group's music and the songwriting talent of their lead singer.

February 25, 2021
The Ugly Kings
Melbourne’s The Ugly Kings Sign With Napalm Records

Melbourne’s The Ugly Kings have signed an international deal with Austrian metal label Napalm Records.

February 24, 2021
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton Reactivates Post-Lockdown With ‘Music Is Love’

Richard Clapton is reactivating in 2021 with a new album and live dates.

February 24, 2021
Debra Byrne and Dion Hirini
Debra Byrne and Dion Hirini To Kick Off Shows In Kyneton This Weekend

After a few false starts leading to two shows being rescheduled because of Covid lockdowns, Debra Byrne and Dion Hirini will start their Victorian season in Kyneton on Saturday.

February 24, 2021
Dinosaur Jr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Dinosaur Jr Have A New Song ‘I Ran Away’

Dinosaur Jr have new music. ‘I Ran Away’ comes five years after the last Dinosaur Jr album ‘Give A Glimpse of What Yer Not’.

February 24, 2021