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Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed Over Death Of Prince

Minnesota prosecutors have opted not to chase criminal charges over Prince's death from an accidental overdose.

April 19, 2018
Music Cities Canada
Toronto To Host Music Cities Summit

Canadian Music Week will host the Music Cities Summit in Toronto in May.

April 19, 2018
Albare- Image By Ros O'Gorman
Albert Dadon Buys The Basement in Sydney

Melbourne music entrepreneur Albert Dadon has bought the name and assets of The Basement in Sydney.

April 19, 2018
Kenney Jones Let The Good Times Roll
Kenney Jones Has Written His Autobiography

Kenney Jones will release his new autobiography, Let the Good Times Roll: My Life In the Small Faces, the Faces and The Who, on May 31 via Blink Publishing.

April 19, 2018
Stryper God Damn Evil
Walmart Won’t Stock Stryper Album Because Of Title

Expressing concerns over the album title, leading national retail chain Walmart has refused to carry chart-topping rock band Stryper's upcoming 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, available this Friday (April 20) via Frontiers Music SRL. Several Christian retail chains have also objected to the title and declined to carry God Damn Evil in their stores.

April 19, 2018
10cc, photo ros ogorman
Legendary 10cc Founder Graham Gouldman Is At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

10cc founder Graham Gouldman tells a remarkable story this week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

April 19, 2018
Nick Mason
Nick Mason Forms Supergroup With Gary Kemp To Perform Music of Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is not letting the early music of his band get overshadowed by their later blockbusters.

April 19, 2018
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Ex Tries To Sell Off Possessions

George Michael's ex-boyfriend Fadi Fawaz is selling off the singer's possessions as he attempts to make money while embroiled in a feud with the late star's family.

April 19, 2018
The Wombats. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Matthew Murphy of The Wombats Says Passive Aggression Works

The Wombats’ lead singer Matthew Murphy is a guest on the latest episode of ‘Red Stripe presents: This Feeling TV’ which premiers this week, featuring guest appearances from The Wombats, Stereophonics, The Vaccines, Shed 7, Cabbage, OTHERKIN, Ten Tonnes and more.

April 19, 2018
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar Peers Congratulate Him On Pulitzer Prize Win

Ice Cube and LL Cool J have saluted Kendrick Lamar after the rapper became the first hip-hop artist to land a Pulitzer Prize on Monday (April 16).

April 19, 2018
Randy Scruggs
R.I.P. Randy Scruggs 1953-2018

Multi-talented producer, songwriter and guitarist Randy Scruggs has died after a brief illness at the age of 64.

April 19, 2018
Tears For Fears
Tears For Fears Postpone UK Tour On Doctor’s Orders

Tears For Fears have been forced to pull the plug on their U.K. and Ireland tour due to "unforeseen health concerns".

April 19, 2018
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Invite Fans To Get Involved With Their Charity

Metallica have invited fans to join them for a day of service at U.S. food banks.

April 18, 2018
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Difficult Zayn Malik Dropped By Manager

Zayn Malik has been dropped by long-term manager Sarah Stennett, amid claims he's "challenging to work with".

April 18, 2018
Music Victoria
Music Victoria Is Looking For A Victorian Music Development Office GM

Music Victoria is expanding to create the Victorian Music Development Office and it needs a General Manager.

April 18, 2018
Jake Mason Trio The Stranger In The Mirror
Preview Jake Mason Trio’s ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ Ahead Of May Release

Jason Mason Trio will debut ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ in May and have a month long preview of the album online before it arrives.

April 18, 2018
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill tour 2018
Lauryn Hill To Tour The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill has announced a world tour celebrating twenty years since the release of her iconic ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ album.

April 18, 2018
Usher, Noise11.com, photo
Usher Victim Of $820000 Robbery

Burglars stole $820,000 (£571,830) in cash and jewellery when they broke into Usher's Los Angeles home last month (March 2018).

April 18, 2018
B B King Blues Club New York
New York’s B.B. King Blues Club and Grill To Close

After 18 years of hosting some of music and entertainment's most revered names, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill has announced its final run of shows in its current Times Square location (237 W 42nd St).

April 18, 2018
Emah Fox
Arts Centre Melbourne and Australian Music Vault Present Process Lab Workshop

Arts Centre Melbourne together with the Australian Music Vault will present the day-long workshop Process Lab in May.

April 18, 2018
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Chris Robinson To Release Record Store Day Rarity

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced summer tour plans.

April 17, 2018
Darius Rucker
Darius Rucker Sets Date For Charity Gig

With diverse guests – from Brooks & Dunn and KISS’ Tommy Thayer, to Jamey Johnson and Radney Foster – for nearly a decade, singer/songwriter and 3x Grammy winner Darius Rucker has spearheaded an event focused on amazing music, memorable collaborations and heartfelt stories resulting in over $1 million-and-counting raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

April 17, 2018
Alex Lahey
AIR Awards Reveals The Class of 2018 Nominees

Alex Lahey, Baker Boy, Jen Cloher, Stella Donnelly and The Jungle Giants are the nominees for Best Independent Artist for the 2018 AIR Awards.

April 17, 2018
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Why #DrakeNews Is #FakeNews

Drake is being applauded around the world for having one of the longest running number one hits in history. In the UK NME has the complete bullshit headline ‘Drake breaks The Beatles’ UK chart record’.

April 17, 2018
Eminem photo by Jeremy Deputat
Eminem With Dr Dre and 50 Cent Setlist From Coachella

Rap superstar Eminem closed out 2018’s Coachella music festival with special guests 50 Cent and Dr. Dre.

April 17, 2018
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
R. Kelly Charged With Spreading STD

A woman has filed a complaint against R. Kelly, alleging he infected her with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

April 17, 2018
Kylie Minogue Golden
Kylie Minogue ‘Golden’ Physical Disc Makes A Great Intro For Record Store Day

Kylie Minogue ‘Golden’ physical sales well and truly proved that the CD is still the music format of choice for fans in Australia.

April 16, 2018
James Taylor performs with his All Star Band in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 8 February 2017. photo Ros OGorman
James Taylor and Charlie Puth Record A Song Together

James Taylor has recorded a song with singer songwriter Charlie Puth. ‘Change’ is a taste of Charlie’s upcoming second album ‘Voicenotes’ due in May.

April 16, 2018
The Cars
The Cars Reform For Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

The Cars were back together again on the weekend for one final time - to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 16, 2018
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce Plays Coachella And Here Is The Setlist

Beyonce stunned the Coachella crowds on Saturday night (April 14) with a Destiny's Child reunion as she closed out a spectacular set backed by an army of dancers, a full marching band and drum line.

April 16, 2018