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Prince Charles knights Sir Ray Davies
Sir Ray Davies Knighted By Prince Charles

Ray Davies, frontman of The Kinks, has been knighted by the Prince of Wales Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

March 17, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party Rick Grossman and Joan Osborne Guest At Noise11 iHeartRadio

In a big week of interviews Stuart Chatwood from The Tea Party tells us about the band's upcoming show with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Joan Osborne prepares us for Bluesfest and Rick Grossman of Matt Finish, Divinyls and Hoodoo Gurus talks up his three bands featured on The Glory Days Of Aussie Pub Rock Volume II.

March 17, 2017
Depeche Mode, Noise11, photo
New Music Releases For 17 March 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Depeche Mode, Pitbull, Zara Larsson, 2Cellos, Gary Clark Jr., Cookin' on 3 Burners, Conor Oberst, Milky Chance, Frances and Pulled Apart by Horses.

March 17, 2017
James Cotton, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. James Cotton 1935-2017

Bluesman James Cotton, who played with a long list of rock and blues greats along with recording over two dozen albums, died on Thursday (March 16) at St. David's Medical Center in Austin, TX at the age of 81. He had been battling pneumonia.

March 17, 2017
Nile Rodgers, melbourne, noise11, music portrait, Ros O'Gorman photography
Nile Rodgers Says Chic Won’t Perform For Hall of Fame

Nile Rodgers is still questioning why he is going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and not his musical partner Bernard Edwards and the rest of the members of Chic.

March 17, 2017
Snoop Dogg, photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
America’s Whacky Demagogue Attacks Snoop Dogg On Twitter

Marco Rubio and Donald Trump's lawyer had their say about Snoop Dogg's Lavender video which shows Snoop aim and shoot a confetti gun at an actor playing Trump in clown face, but you had to know that the man himself would have to have his say.

March 16, 2017
Fleetwood Mac photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Nicks Rules Out Another Fleetwood Mac Album

Stevie Nicks loves her work but she has a definite idea of the direction it will take from now on.

March 16, 2017
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Tony Kanal Thanks Fans For 30 Years of No Doubt

On March 14, 1987, Tony Kanal saw the fledgeling band No Doubt at a club in Washington, DC. A week later, he was playing bass with them.

March 16, 2017
Peter Criss
Peter Criss Announces His Last Ever US Performances

Peter Criss says that his last performance in the U.S. will be this June in New York.

March 16, 2017
Nickelback perform at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 15 May 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nickelback And Michael Jackson Albums Awarded Diamond In USA

Michael Jackson 'Bad' and Nickelback 'All The Right Reasons' have been awarded the RIAA Diamond certification.

March 16, 2017
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
The Misfits Guitarist Stars In A Horror Flick

Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, the longtime guitarist for the Misfits, is taking his career in a new direction playing the part of "The Duke" in the remake of the 1973 cult horror classic Don't Look in the Basement.

March 16, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Starting Venture Capital Firm

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z is launching a new business venture to support innovative start-up companies.

March 15, 2017
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
Joni Sledge Died Of Natural Causes

Sister Sledge star Joni Sledge died of a pre-existing condition, according to law enforcement sources.

March 15, 2017
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
APRA Song of the Year Finalists Revealed

Amy Shark, Tim Minchin, Jackie Jacklin, D.D. Dumbo and Nick Cave are the five finalists for the APRA Song of the Year.

March 15, 2017
Jimi Hocking at Noise11
Jimi Hocking and Nick Charles Join Slim Jim Phantom and Bonnie Tyler For Blues On Broadbeach

The Blues On Broadbeach festival has expanded with over 35 more acts including Jimi Hocking and Nick Charles added to the line-up already featuring Bonnie Tyler and Slim Jim Phantom.

March 15, 2017
Tim Wheatley SXSW
Tim Wheatley Gathers The Eyes and Ears At SXSW

Australia’s Tim Wheatley picked up big interest at SXSW for his first showcase of the week at B.D. Riley’s on Tuesday afternoon.

March 15, 2017
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Adds Second Hobart Show After First Shows Sell In Minutes

Sir Elton John has added a second Hobart show after tickets for the Hobart, Mackay, Cairns and Wollongong sold out in eight minutes.

March 15, 2017
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Cancels All Dates For 2017

Gregg Allman's current health issues, which date back to last August when he went into the Mayo Clinic with "serious health issues", appears to continue to be a problem as he has cancelled the rest of his 2017 dates.

March 15, 2017
The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary edition
U2 Reveal Details of The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Edition

U2 had previously said that they had big plans for the 30th anniversary for The Joshua Tree which would include a tour and a new version of the album and, last Thursday, they made details known on the multi-disc set.

March 15, 2017
New Kids On The Block
New Kids On The Block Debut One More Night Video

The New Kids on the Block have released the official video for the song One More Night from their upcoming EP Thankful.

March 15, 2017
Y&T Joey Alves
R.I.P. Joey Alves of Y&T at Age 63

Joey Alves, the guitarist who played for Y&T from 1974 to 1989, died on Sunday from ulcerative colitis at the age of 63.

March 15, 2017
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Hook To Perform Joy Division and New Order Albums In Australia

Peter Hook easily makes my Top 10 bets concerts of all-time. Last time he was in Australia he played a special show on a vacant block in Melbourne’s Southbank called Testing Grounds.

March 14, 2017
Bob Evans
Bob Evans Has Six New Songs For Everyone Who Sees Show

Bob Evans, the alter-ego of Jebediah frontman Kevin Mitchell, will give a six-track EP full of brand spanking new songs to everyone who comes to one of his gigs.

March 14, 2017
Bad//Dreems
Bad//Dreems Have A Gutful Of Dates

Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems will lap Australia in June with a Gutful of dates to launch their new album.

March 14, 2017
Tom Burlinson and Melinda Schneider Young At Heart tour
Melinda Schneider and Tom Burlinson Combine the Music of Doris Day and Frank Sinatra

Country star Melinda Schneider and actor Tom Burlinson have joined together to create ‘Young At Heart’, a show featuring the music of Doris Day and Frank Sinatra.

March 14, 2017
Killing Heidi
Reformed Killing Heidi To Whip Around Australia

Killing Heidi have announced their first national tour in a decade.

March 14, 2017
The Gibb Collective
The Gibb Children Pay Tribute To The Bee Gees As The Gibb Collective

The children of Barry, Maurice, Robin and Andy Gibb have combined to tribute the music of their parents as The Gibb Collective.

March 14, 2017
Paul Young
80s Mania To Bring Wang Chung and Paul Young To Australia

Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung, Taylor Dayne and Paul Young will tour Australia in November 2017 for the national 80s Mania tour.

March 14, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Ed Sheeran ‘divide’ Will Have Record Second Week Sales

Ed Sheeran is on course for a second week at Number 1 on the Official Albums and Singles Chart as his latest album ÷ and lead single Shape Of You continues to rack up huge sales and streaming numbers.

March 14, 2017
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
Sister Sledge To Continue Following Death Of Joni Sledge

Sister Sledge has announced that they will continue to perform, with sisters Debbie and Kim, in the wake of Friday's passing of Joni Sledge.

March 14, 2017