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REVIEW: Cheap Trick and Billy Idol, Melbourne, March 24 2015

Cheap Trick and Billy Idol touring together is an ideal double for rock fans of the 70s and 80s but what could have been a contender for tour of the year suffered initially from bad sound which drained the vibe of the room.

March 26, 2015
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
McCartney, Metallica, Florence and the Machine To Headline Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza, the yearly Chicago-based festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell, has announced an eclectic mix of artists for 2015 with Paul McCartney, Metallica and Florence + The Machine headline one night each.

March 26, 2015
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Becomes One Less

One Direction member Zayn Malik has quit the boy band and after five years and four albums because he wants to be “normal”.

March 26, 2015
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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Troy Cassar-Daley To Play Gympie Muster 2015

America's Mary Chapin Carpenter and Australia's Troy Cassar-Daley are two of the highlights for the Gympie Muster for 2015.

March 26, 2015
Rob Halford, Judas Priest - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rob Halford Catalogue Set For Reissue

Rob Halford's catalog of music outside of Judas Priest is now being issued by Sony Music and Legacy Recordings.

March 26, 2015
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The Dead Daisies To Play German Music Festivals

The Dead Daisies have been added to Germany’s Der Ring and Rockavaria festivals in May.

March 25, 2015
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Madonna Departs US Top 10 After One Week

Madonna's Rebel Heart has taken a huge drop in sales in its second week of release.

March 25, 2015
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Van Halen Take Kenny Wayne Shepherd On The Road

Van Halen will hit the road in July for a North American tour with Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

March 25, 2015
Jade Castrinos Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Edward Sharpe And the Magnetic Zeros Say Jade Castrinos Quit The Band

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have now publically stated that singer Jade Castrinos was not sacked by the band, she quit.

March 25, 2015
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tame Impala, Chet Faker To Play San Francisco’s Outside Lands

San Francisco will host the eighth Outside Lands Festival on August 7 through 9 in Golden Gate Park and, on Tuesday, announced an eclectic lineup that includes Australia's Chet Faker and Tame Impala.

March 25, 2015
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty and Elvis Costello To Release Autobiographies

October will be a big month for classic artist memoirs with new books from John Fogerty and Elvis Costello.

March 25, 2015
Carole King Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Beautiful: The Carole King Story Rights Sold To Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures has obtained the rights to the movie version of the Broadway show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and with Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Paul Blake to produce. Blake was the original producer of the theatrical version.

March 25, 2015
Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo
Willie Nelson And Merle Haggard To Release Joint Album

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are pairing up for the fourth time in their career with the upcoming album Django & Jimmie.

March 25, 2015
Iron Maiden. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Optimistic After Cancer Treatment

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson is continuing to make progress in his fight against cancer.

March 25, 2015
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Phil Manzanera Accuses Jay-Z Of Ripping Him Off

Phil Manzanera of Roxy Music has written a piece for Britain's The Independent on a guitar riff of his that Jay-Z and Kanye West used on their album Watch the Throne.

March 25, 2015
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Mulder and Scully Reunite, The X-Files To Return

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will reunite as Mulder and Scully for a six-show run on The X-Files.

March 25, 2015
Andy Bull, music news, noise11.com
Andy Bull Reschedules Sydney And Canberra Dates

Andy Bull has had to juggle dates for his upcoming Australian tour.

March 25, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran To Appear In Home and Away

Ed Sheeran has been confirmed as the latest English musician to score a guest spot in the Australian soap opera Home and Away.

March 25, 2015
Sia, music news, noise11.com
2015 APRA Awards Complete Winners List

Sia has taken home the APRA Song of the Year for the third time and A{RA Awards are also heading the way of Sheppard, Angus & Julia Stone, Gotye and Five Seconds Of Summer.

March 25, 2015
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Hook To Play Every Joy Division Song In One Show

Peter Hook will perform a one-off show in Macclesfield, UK featuring all 48 Joy Division songs.

March 24, 2015
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Squeeze Reform For UK Dates

Squeeze have announced that 2015 will be a major milestone in their history with a brand new album and an extensive tour of the U.K.

March 24, 2015
Palace of the Kings White Birds, music news, noise11.com
Palace Of The King Sign European Album Deal

Melbourne’s Palace of the King will release their debut album ‘White Bird/Burn The Sky’ in Europe via Listenable Records.

March 24, 2015
Madonna Rebel Heart Noise11.com Music News
Madonna Stiffs In Australia And Heads The Same Way In USA

The over-hyped Madonna album ‘Rebel Heart’ has stiffed in its second week in Australia and the UK and will do the same in the USA this week.

March 24, 2015
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Iron Maiden To Receive Silver Clef Award

Nordoff Robbins hosted a private party this evening (March 23) to exclusively announce the first two O2 Silver Clef 2015 Award winners of 2015, legendary British heavy metal band Iron Maiden and operatic pop vocal group Il Divo, and to celebrate its 40th Anniversary.

March 24, 2015
David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
David Crosby Knocks Down Jogger While Driving

David Crosby was involved in an accident on Sunday evening in Santa Ynez, CA when the car he was driving hit a jogger.

March 24, 2015
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Florence + The Machine Reveal St Jude VIDEO

Florence + The Machine have debuted a video for their ‘How Big How Blue How Beautiful’ album track ‘St Jude’.

March 24, 2015
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Musexpo Reveal Showcase Acts For 2015

Musexpo has revealed the 2015 showcase acts scheduled to perform at S.I.R. Studios in Los Angeles in April.

March 24, 2015
Muse, Matthew Bellamy, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Muse Debut New Song Dead Inside LISTEN

Muse have debuted ‘Dead Inside’, the first official single fro, the upcoming ‘Drones’ album.

March 24, 2015
Brandon Flowers The Desired Effect, music news, noise11.com
Brandon Flowers Debuts New Song Can’t Deny My Love Live In Mexico

Brandon Flowers has started to debut songs from his second solo album live starting with ‘Can’t Deny My Love’ in Mexico this month.

March 24, 2015
Kylie Minogue Arts Centre donation with Premier Dan Andrews and Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley
Kylie Minogue Donates Stage Costumes To Melbourne Arts Centre

Kylie Minogue has donated 20 of her stage outfits to the Arts Centre Melbourne's Australian Performing Arts Collection.

March 24, 2015