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Patti Smith performs Horses at Hamer Hall in Melbourne on Sunday 16 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Plays With Power and Passion On Final Australia Tour REVIEW

The lyrics, “Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not mine”, are the first words sung at Patti Smith’s final Australia shows over Easter. Patti Smith live was easily the most anticipated concert of the Bluesfest touring season in Australia for 2017 and it lived up to expectations.

April 18, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party To Stay True To Songs With Orchestra Performances in Australia

The Tea Party will keep their songs true to the original arrangements when they perform orchestra shows in Sydney and Melbourne this month.

April 18, 2017
Anthony Albanese MP at Reclink Community Cup Elsternwick Park Melbourne on Sunday 21 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australia’s Former Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese Is Set For Record Store Day

Anthony Albanese, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, is looking forward to Record Store Day this Saturday as Ambassador for 2017.

April 18, 2017
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Royal Blood To Play One Show For Sydney

Royal Blood will return to Australia in July but only perform one club gig in Sydney.

April 18, 2017
Train - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Train Will Return To Australia In July

Train will return to Australia for shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney in July and August.

April 18, 2017
The Doobie Brothers play Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 11 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Doobie Brothers Melbourne 11 April 2017 REVIEW

Real musicians playing real instruments performing songs they wrote is becoming rarer as the years go on.

April 18, 2017
Sylvia Moy
R.I.P. Motown Writer Sylvia Moy 1938-2017

Sylvia Moy, a writer for Motown Records and a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, died on Saturday (April 15) at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, MI at the age of 78. According to family members, she died from pneumonia.

April 18, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Performed With Beyonce At Coachella

Lady Gaga dropped a new track and performed her Beyonce duet Telephone in a hit-filled headline set at Coachella.

April 17, 2017
Them
R.I.P. Alan Henderson of Them 1944-2017

Alan Henderson, the bass player for Irish band Them, has died in the USA at the age of 72.

April 17, 2017
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Makes His Solo Saturday Night Live Debut

Harry Styles performed a new track during his impressive Saturday Night Live (SNL) solo debut.

April 17, 2017
Allan Holdsworth
R.I.P. Alan Holdsworth 1946-2017

Allan Holdsworth, a British guitarist and composer whose styles and knowledge were revered by many of the best in the business, died on Sunday night at the age of 70. No word has been released on his cause of death.

April 17, 2017
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Listen To The First Buckingham McVie Song ‘In My World’

The first taste of the upcoming Lindsay Buckingham and Christine McVie album is ‘In My World’, written by Lindsay.

April 17, 2017
Ann Wilson, Heart. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ann Wilson’s Husband Cops A Guilty Plea For Assault Of Nephews

Heart singer Ann Wilson's husband has entered a guilty plea to two counts of assault against her teenage nephews.

April 17, 2017
Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin Scores Himself Another Gig On The Tele

Singer Ricky Martin is heading to TV in a new reality series centred on his busy life as he juggles his Las Vegas concert residency.

April 17, 2017
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Ed Sheeran Keeps The Chainsmokers From No 1 In The USA

The Chainsmokers’ debut album Memories… Do Not Open is this week’s highest new entry on the Official Albums Chart. The production duo – real names Alex Pall and Alex Taggart – debut at Number 3 this week with their collection.

April 17, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts : Ed Sheeran Spends Sixth Week At No 1 With Divide

Ed Sheeran might have lost the No.1 singles spot in Australia, but his third album "÷ (Divide)" stays for a sixth straight week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

April 17, 2017
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Harry Styles Replaces Ed Sheeran At No 1

Australia has a new No.1 single this week, the debut solo song for former One Direction member Harry Styles, with his first entry "Sign of the Times" coming straight in at No.1, becoming the 114th song to debut at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart.

April 17, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Goes On Holiday With The Obamas

Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, and Oprah Winfrey have joined former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on a luxury vacation in French Polynesia.

April 16, 2017
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2PAC Bodyguard Was Sent To Kill Suge Knight

RJ Bond the Director of Tupac Assassination 3 : Battle For Compton returned to the Murder Master Music Show where he dropped a bombshell about the late Tupac/Death Row Body Guard Frank Alexander where he witnessed him about to draw down on Suge Knight at the Magic Show in Vegas in '09.

April 16, 2017
Patti Smith
Patti Smith Donates $10000 To Australia’s Flood Victims

Patti Smith has given a $10000 donation to the charity Rise Above The Flood, helping victims of the recent floods in Australia.

April 16, 2017
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Plays Two Hour Show At Coachella

Radiohead hit the stage as the headliners on the first day of this year's Coachella Festival but all did not go that smoothly.

April 16, 2017
Gary Clark Jnr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
50th Anniversary Monterey Festival Planned

In June 16 to 18, 1967, the Monterey International Pop Festival was held at the Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA.

April 16, 2017
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Glen Campbell To Release His Third Final Album

Glen Campbell is about to release, by our count, his third final album.

April 15, 2017
Anthony Albanese MP at Reclink Community Cup Elsternwick Park Melbourne on Sunday 21 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Anthony Albanese Curates A Special Record Store Day Edition of Noise11 iHeartRadio

Anthony Albanese, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and current Member for Grayndler, has curated a special edition of iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com for Record Store Day 2017.

April 14, 2017
Peter Garrett, Midnight Oil, Photo By Tim Cashmere
Midnight Oil Play First Official Show Of World Tour In Sydney

Midnight Oil have performed the first official and full show of their reunion tour The Great Circle 2017 with a crack setlist featuring some of their best songs and some of their rarest.

April 14, 2017
TLC
Check Out The New TLC Song ‘Way Back’

TLC, the duo of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, are back with a brand new single, Way Back.

April 14, 2017
Jamiroquai Toby Smith
R.I.P. Toby Smith of Jamiroquai 1970-2017

Toby Smith, the keyboardist for Jamiroquai from their founding until 2002, died on Tuesday (April 11) at the age of 46. No cause of death has been announced.

April 14, 2017
Sheryl Crow - Image By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sheryl Crow Reset Her Career After Cancer Treatment

Sheryl Crow reset her life following her breast cancer diagnosis, insisting the health scare made her re-evaluate how she wanted to live.

April 14, 2017
Banner Thomas
R.I.P. Molly Hatchet Bass Player Banner Thomas Dies At Age 63

Banner Thomas, the bassist for Molly Hatchet during their most successful years, died on Monday (April 10) after battling pneumonia. He was 63.

April 14, 2017
John Mayer Search For Everything
New Music Releases For 14 April 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: John Mayer, Mark Vincent, Tinie Tempah, Little Dragon, Kendrick Lamar, Andre Rieu and The Fate of the Furious soundtrack.

April 14, 2017