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Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake dominates Billboard Awards

Drake added another nine gongs to his Billboard Music Awards ceremony haul on Wednedsay to clean up with 12.

May 2, 2019
Justin Bieber in Sydney
Justin Bieber Says Eminem Doesn’t Understand Young Rappers

Justin Bieber has criticised Eminem for failing to embrace the new generation of rappers, insisting the hip-hop legend "just doesn't understand it".

May 2, 2019
Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo
Lost Bob Marley tapes are being auctioned

A cache of long-lost Bob Marley live recordings which lay in a damp basement for 40 years is to be auctioned after being restored.

May 2, 2019
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey goes to court over intimate videos

Mariah Carey is gearing up for her big performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday night by waging war with an ex-assistant over a series of intimate videos.

May 2, 2019
Stephen Cummings with The Sports at the Memo Music Hall in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stephen Cummings returns to Memo Music Hall Friday

Stephen Cummings will head back to Memo Music Hall in Melbourne this Friday for another showcase of his new album ‘Prisoner of Love’ and new anthology.

May 1, 2019
Sarah Aarons
Sarah Aarons wins Four APRA Awards The Complete Winners List

Melbourne songwriter Sarah Aarons was the big winner at the 2019 APRA Awards. She has picked up the prestigious Songwriter of the Year award as well as Most Played Australia Work for ‘The Middle’ by Zed, Dance Work of the Year for ‘The Middle’ and Rock Work of the Year for ‘Never Ever’ with The Rubens.

April 30, 2019
Kiss Dynasty
Kiss Dynasty 40th Anniversary to be marked with tribute show in Melbourne

Kiss released their 11th album ‘Dynasty’ on 23 May, 1979. On 23 May, 2019, exactly 40 years to the day, a Melbourne dynasty of musos and singers will gather to perform the complete album from start to finish.

April 30, 2019
The Wall Redux
Another Brick from The Wall (Redux) – Mark Lanegan ‘Nobody Home’

Former Screaming Trees’ frontman Mark Lanegan has delivered the version of the Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’ classic ‘Nobody Home’ for the new ‘The Wall (Redux) from Possum Records.

April 30, 2019
Michael Lang of Woodstock 50
Woodstock 50 Will Go Ahead Says Organiser Michael Lang

The Woodstock 50 Festival in upstate New York will go ahead despite the event’s financial backers pulling out this week.

April 30, 2019
Willie Nelson
Here is the title track to Willie Nelson’s Ride Me Back Home

Willie Nelson will release his 69th studio album ‘Ride Me Back Home’ in June.

April 30, 2019
New Found Glory
Good Lordy, New Found Glory have covered ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen

The only thing more bizarre than New Found Glory covering ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen is the video that goes with it.

April 30, 2019
Stonefield
Stonefield Debut New Song Via King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Label Flightless Records

The Findlay sisters heavy metal band Stonefield has joined the ranks of Flightless Records, the label owned by the members of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.

April 30, 2019
Briggs Life Is Incredible video
Briggs Latest ‘Life Is Incredible’ is Incredibly Potent

Briggs new video ‘Life Is Incredible’ tells some ugly truths about Australia.

April 30, 2019
Rob Thomas. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rob Thomas to perform for A Day On The Green

Rob Thomas will perform three shows in Australia for A Day On The Green in November. Dates have been locked in for the Yarra Valley, Hunter Valley and Mt Cotton.

April 30, 2019
Carlos Santana, Santana, Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 11 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Reports that Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival has been Cancelled may be wrong

The adventurous Woodstock 50 music festival, to mark the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock in 1969, mau or may not have been axed depending on various reports.

April 30, 2019
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa is touring Australia with Anton Fig, Reese Wynans and Mahalia Barnes

Blues/Rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa will return to Australia in September and he will have Anton Fig, Reese Wynans and Mahalia Barnes in the band.

April 30, 2019
Ride
Ride to play first Australian dates in 25 years

Ride will return to Australia in August for the first time since the 1990s.

April 30, 2019
Michael Hutchence
Helena Christensen says Michael Hutchence changed after Brain Injury

Helena Christensen has claimed Michael Hutchence developed a "dark, angry side" after he suffered a brain injury.

April 30, 2019
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John Lydon’s Venice Beach Home Targeted by Thugs

Sex Pistols star Johnny Rotten has asked Los Angeles police officials to help him keep punk invaders from his Venice Beach home.

April 30, 2019
Billy Ray Cyrus
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus Perform Old Town Road with Diplo

Rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus teamed up on Sunday (28Apr19) to perform their smash hit Old Town Road for the very first time at California country festival Stagecoach.

April 30, 2019
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink on track for a UK no 1 album

Pink leads this week's Official Chart Update with Hurts 2B Human.

April 30, 2019
The Wall Redux
The Melvins Merge Pink Floyd and Blondie For Incredible Mix of In The Flesh

In 1976, Blondie released ‘ In The Flesh’. The song was originally the b-side of Blondie’s debut single ‘X Offender’ but when Ian Meldrum promoted the b-side instead of the a-side ‘In The Flesh’ became a hit in Australia.

April 29, 2019
Mandy Patinkin
Mandy Patinkin Covers Paul Simon, Randy Newman on new album

Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin has taken on songs by Paul Simon and Randy Newman as part of his new album ‘Diary: December 2018’.

April 29, 2019
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Tim Cashmere
Gene Simmons’ Company To Develop Cannabis Infused Soda

Gene Simmons Moneybag, Rock Steady Soda and Cannibis company Invictus have joined together to develop and then market a soda infused with Cannibis.

April 29, 2019
Groovin The Moo
Seven Lives Potential Saved Via Pill Testing At Groovin’ The Moo

Seven music fans are alive today because of pill testing at the Groovin’ The Moo festival in Canberra on the weekend.

April 29, 2019
The Seekers, Noise11, Press Conference, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Seekers Farewell heads to the Big Screen in Melbourne

The Seekers Golden Jubilee farewell performance will screen in Melbourne on May 11.

April 29, 2019
Jimmy Barnes My Criminal Record
New Jimmy Barnes ‘Shutting Down Our Town’ Is About Elizabeth, South Australia #Listen

Jimmy Barnes new song ‘Shutting Down Our Town’ was written about his childhood town of Elizabeth in South Australia.

April 29, 2019
Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman
Leo Sayer covers New Radicals for Zoe Ball as Seth Rogan and Kiefer Sutherland Watch On

Leo Sayer popped into BBC Radio 2 this week and performed a cover of a New Radicals song while Seth Rogan and Kiefer Sutherland sat in and watched.

April 28, 2019
Russell Morris at The Espy St Kilda 24 April 2019 photo by Noise11
Russell Morris proves 70 is the new Top 40

The very fact that an artist now in his 70s can perform a show of mainly new songs and still hold an audience from start to finish is a testament to their talent. Russell Morris did just that at his show at Melbourne’s landmark venue The Espy in St Kilda this week.

April 28, 2019
Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo Noise11.com
181,267 Red Hot Summer Fans Can’t Be Wrong

Duane McDonald’s Red Hot Summer has just wrapped up its biggest season ever with 181,267 tickets sold for the 2019 season.

April 28, 2019