Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
Kid Rock’s Personal Assistant Killed In Accident

Kid Rock's personal assistant Mike Sacha has died aged 30 in an ATV accident.

April 27, 2016
Ultimate Prince
Prince Debuts At 1 and 2 in USA

Prince has gone 1, 2 in the U.S. on the Albums chart in an amazing surge of sales after his death.

April 27, 2016
Sister Sledge, Noise11, Photo
Sister Sledge Talk To Music-News.com #INTERVIEW

Sister Sledge have managed to transcend time, genre, and culture... The Chicago Tribune put it best, Sister Sledge “has the stuff legends are made of.”

April 27, 2016
Beyonce Lemonade
Pharrell Williams Gives Beyoncé Lemonade The Thumbs Up

Pharrell Williams is blown away by Beyonce's new album Lemonade.

April 27, 2016
Frank Zappa, music news, noise11.com
More Expanded Zappa Unleashed

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2 performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally.

April 27, 2016
John Stirratt, Wilco, Noise11, Photo
Wilco Interview From The Noise11.com Archives

It has been 10 years since Wilco formed from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo. It has also been a production decade. As well as five albums under their own name, they have recorded a further two with Billy Bragg and then numerous albums in side projects, such as John Stirratt's Autumn Defence.

April 27, 2016
Prince Purple Rain
Prince Has Top Two Albums In The USA This Week

Prince ‘The Very Best of Prince’ and ‘Purple Rain’ will take out the top two spots on the US album chart this week.

April 26, 2016
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Red Hot Summer Tour Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Jimmy Barnes To Perform At The Logies

Jimmy Barnes will perform at the 2016 Logie Awards in Melbourne.

April 26, 2016
DIESEL Americana
Diesel To Release ‘Americana’ Album

Diesel will release his new album ‘Americana’ in July and set out around Australia across May and June to showcase the album.

April 26, 2016
Queensryche
Queensryche Australian Tour Dates Announced

Queensryche will tour Australia in October.

April 26, 2016
The Beatles by Dawn Swane
See Previously Unseen Beatles Footage Published By National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia have published previously unseen footage of The Beatles getting ready for a television performance.

April 26, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Guns N Roses Play Second Coachella Show But No Angus

Guns N' Roses played their second show at Coachella on Saturday night but this time there was no Angus Young.

April 26, 2016
Kraftwerk - Man Machine (Image courtesy of Sprueth Magers, Berlin and London. © Kraftwerk)
Kraftwerk Reactivate For US Dates

German electronic icons Kraftwerk have announced nine dates in the U.S. for this summer.

April 26, 2016
George Strait
George Strait Starts His Las Vegas Residency

Over 19,000 people filled the Phone Company Wants A Free Plug Arena in Las Vegas for the first of George Strait's shows in Las Vegas.

April 26, 2016
Kristy Coote
Kristy Coote Completes Debut Album In Nashville

Australia’s Kristy Coote has completed her debut album ‘Favourite Thing’ in Nashville and will showcase shows in Australia in May and June.

April 26, 2016
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Watch Mumford & Sons and Baaba Maal ‘There Will Be A Time’ #VIDEO

Having announced details of ‘Johannesburg’ last week - a mini-album made in South Africa with Baaba Maal, Beatenberg and The Very Best - Mumford & Sons have this afternoon unveiled a video for the lead track ’There Will Be Time’.

April 26, 2016
Paul Doucette, Matchbox Twenty, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty Interview From Noise11.com Archives

When Matchbox Twenty formed in 1996 no-one, including themselves, ever imagined that their debut album would sell more than 10 million units in America alone.

April 26, 2016
Kris Kristofferson, photo Ros O'Gorman
Kris Kristofferson Re-Records Classics For Cedar Creek

Kris Kristofferson turns 80 on June 22 and, five days earlier on June 17, he will release a new two-CD set revisiting some of his classic songs with The Cedar Creek Sessions.

April 26, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Chucks On Stage Tantrum In Amsterdam

Mariah Carey complained that the air fans on stage weren't "blowing air appropriately" during her Amsterdam concert.

April 26, 2016
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Yes Interview From the Noise11.com Archives

Yes are one of the greatest bands of the rock era. After forming 35 years ago in Birmingham, England Yes went on to capture a world market alongside Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd at the time.

April 26, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Ops Out Of Prince Cover

Mariah Carey chose not to perform a Prince song as a tribute to the late star during her show in Paris, France on Thursday (21Apr16), because he didn't like cover versions of his tunes.

April 26, 2016
Andy Summers, Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Andy Summer The Police Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Andy Summers has always been a jazzman. For a brief time from 1977 to 1985 he was sidetracked into a rock and roll band. Mind you the band was The Police and is considered one of the greatest rock bands ever.

April 25, 2016
The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo
Violent Femmes Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Violent Femmes may just be the ultimate cult band. After 21 years and one slight line-up diversion the band have maintained a cult status with a core audience who never seem to get much older.

April 25, 2016
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Sometime in the 90's Neil Young was christened the Godfather of Grunge but the title really belonged to his band Crazy Horse.

April 25, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Hadn’t Slept For 6 Days Before His Death

Prince reportedly worked for six days without any sleep prior to his death.

April 25, 2016
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens of the Stone Age Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Queens of the Stone Age rose from the ashes of Kyuss. Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri formed the new band in 1997 and today remain the only original members of QOTSA.

April 25, 2016
James Jagger in Vinyl
Vinyl Star James Jagger Marries

Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall reunited to celebrate the wedding of their son, Vinyl star James Jagger.

April 25, 2016
Billy Paul
R.I.P. Billy Paul 1934-2016

Soul singer Billy Paul has died at age 81.

April 25, 2016
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Interview From The Noise11.com Archives

For someone who has just jumped in to drive the bass sounds for the biggest hard rock band on the planet, Robert Trujillo is doing a great job.

April 25, 2016
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey “AC/DC Will Miss Brian More Than Brian Will Miss AC/DC”

Roger Daltrey of The Who is the latest rock icon to suggest AC/DC moving forward without Brian Johnson is a bad idea.

April 25, 2016