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Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson And Al Jardine To Tour Beach Boys Christmas Album

Beach Boys founders Brian Wilson and Al Jardine will tour the classic 1964 Beach Boys Christmas album at the end of the year.

April 3, 2018
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Nils Lofgren Guitars Returned

On Friday, Nils Lofgren tweeted that a number of his prized guitars had been stolen from a van outside the hotel where he was staying at the beginning of his new solo tour.

April 3, 2018
Counting Crows photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Counting Crows Reveal 2018 Tour Plans

After more than two decades and 20 million albums sold globally, Counting Crows will celebrate 25 years of making music by hitting the road for a worldwide "25 Years and Counting" tour, starting with a 40+ city trek across North America this summer.

April 3, 2018
Sly and the Family Stone
Sly Stone Documentary Goes Into Production

Network Media Group and Network Entertainment have announced that they have acquired the rights to make a documentary on Sly Stone.

April 3, 2018
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant Is Heading To The USA

Following a global tour that saw Adam Ant play to more than 75,000 fans in sold-out venues throughout North America, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, Adam is bringing his Anthems - The Singles tour to the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, NJ, on July 20 and the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ, on July 21.

April 3, 2018
Robert Plant, Australian Tour 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Robert Plant Says The Music Industry Today Is “Dull”

Robert Plant sees hope in rock with the band Greta Van Fleet but he doesn’t see the explosion of creativity like in the 60s and 70s ever repeating itself.

April 2, 2018
Spooky Tooth
R.I.P. Mike Harrison of Spooky Tooth 1945-2018

Mike Harrison, a founding member of Spooky Tooth and lead singer at various periods throughout their history, died last Sunday (March 25) at the age of 72.

April 2, 2018
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ÷ Spends 26th Week At No 1

Ed Sheeran again has the No.1 album in Australia with his "÷ (Divide)" album for a twenty-sixth week in total, and fourth week in a row since it's return to the top.

March 31, 2018
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Australian Charts: Drake ‘God’s Plan’ Spends 9th Week At No 1

Drake scores a ninth week at the top of the ARIA Singles chart with his track "God's Plan", just in time for his son's resurrection this weekend (i.e. Easter). The track holds the top spot in America, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland also (9th week in each territory).

March 31, 2018
Michael Bolton
Colbert Discovers John Bolton Crazy Isn’t So Crazy When Sung By Michael Bolton

Crooked Donnie’s new National Security Advisor is another war-mongering maniac. John Bolton says scary things but Stephen Colbert has discovered that Scary Bolton isn’t so scary when his words are sung by Michael Bolton.

March 31, 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 Releases His Kids Book Based On Sweet Baby James

One of the great classics of James Taylor's repertoire is undoubtedly "Sweet Baby James" from the album of the same name.

March 31, 2018
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates Release First Song Since 2006

Hall & Oates have paid tribute to hometown Philadelphia with their first new song in 12 years. ‘Philly Forget Me Not’ was co-written with Pat Monahan and features Train.

March 31, 2018
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Thief Steals Four Of Nil Lofrgen’s Guitars

Nils Lofgren is without four of his prized guitars after someone stole them on Thursday night in Dallas.

March 31, 2018
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer Release To Release 6.66 Inch Limited Edition ‘Repentless’ Box

Slayer will celebrate the 6th of the 6th by releasing a 6.66 inch collectors edition of ‘Repentless’.

March 30, 2018
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White Played A Pub Gig In London

Jack White surprised Londoners on Wednesday by playing a surprise gig at a historic pub.

March 30, 2018
Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite No Mercy In This Land
New Music Releases 30 March 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: The Vaccines, Escape the Fate, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, The Garden, Kacey Musgraves, Deadmau5 and Kate Nash.

March 30, 2018
Garbage photo by Joseph Cultice
Garbage To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of Version 2.0

‘Version 2.0’, the second Garbage album, is getting a make-over.

March 29, 2018
Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers Reveals Supports for Campfire Tour

Kasey Chambers will take along Grim Fawkner and The Easy Leaves on tour across Australia.

March 29, 2018
Yvonne Elliman
Yvonne Elliman and Husband Get 14 Day Sentence For “Drug Possession”

Singer Yvonne Elliman and her husband, Allen Alexander, have been sentenced in a drug possession case.

March 29, 2018
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
Doco Claims R Kelly Trained 14-Year Old As Sex Pet

R. Kelly has been accused of "grooming" a 14-year-old girl to become his "sex pet" in a new BBC documentary.

March 29, 2018
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ron Wood Declared Cancer Free

Ronnie Wood doesn't regret "smoking for England" even though it caused his lung cancer.

March 29, 2018
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
For More Paul McCartney Albums To Be Reissued

On May 18, Paul McCartney will release four 2018 edition catalogue reissues via MPL/Capitol: NEW, Chaos And Creation In The Backyard, Wings Greatest and Thrillington.

March 29, 2018
X the band
US X To Tour Again

After celebrating their 40th Anniversary in style last year, X are setting their sights on the next decade with a slew of new tour dates, quickly filling their 41st year. Stops will be up down the west coast and many more places beyond, all to be announced soon!

March 29, 2018
George Strait
George Strait Named Texan Of The Year

George Strait has been named Texan of the Year by the Texas Legislative Conference.

March 29, 2018
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Father Of Britney Spears Considering Ending Conservatorship

Britney Spears' father Jamie is reportedly looking into ending his conservatorship of the singer.

March 29, 2018
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
New David Bowie Statue Vandalised In UK

The new David Bowie statue in Aylesbury, UK, has been vandalised just two days after it was unveiled.

March 28, 2018
John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Australia’s Music Community Descends On Parliament House

Australian music royalty including Cold Chisel’s Ian Moss, country queen Kasey Chambers and one-time King of Pop where at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday to spread the word and the word was “copyright”.

March 28, 2018
Peter Garrett Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil 1984 Documentary Is Heading To Cinemas

Midnight Oil 1984’, a concert film by Ray Argall, will screen in Australian cinemas in May.

March 28, 2018
Bill Dwyer Band
Check Out The Bill Dwyer Band From Boston

Bill Dwyer Band from Boston are one of those American bands that remind people of the real American bands they listened to in the 70s. The sound reaches back to the same influences Keith Richards went to when he evolved the Stones with ‘Exile On Main Street’.

March 28, 2018
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Died From An Overdose Of Fentanyl

Prince had "exceedingly high" levels of the opioid fentanyl in his body at the time of his death, a toxicology report from his autopsy has revealed.

March 28, 2018