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David Nelson of New Riders of the Purple Sage
New Riders Of The Purple Sage Cancel Tour As David Nelson Fights Cancer

On Thursday (July 27) afternoon, the New Riders of the Purple Sage announced that they would be cancelling the rest of their shows for 2017 as founding member David Nelson fights cancer.

July 31, 2017
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Australian Charts: Lana Del Rey Puts Lust For Life At No 1

The fifth studio album for US chanteuse Lana Del Rey becomes her fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia, as "Lust for Life" enters the ARIA Albums Chart in the top position this week.

July 31, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Maintains Pole Position On ARIA Chart

The longest running foreign language No.1 song in Australian chart history maintains its pole position this week, as "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee with Justin Bieber hangs onto the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for an eleventh straight week and is now 4x▲Platinum in sales.

July 31, 2017
Michael Johnson
R.I.P. Michael Johnson 1944-2017

Michael Johnson, the singer-songwriter who had hits with Bluer Than Blue and This Night Won't Last Forever before crossing to the country charts, died on Tuesday (June 25) in Minneapolis after a long illness. He was 72.

July 30, 2017
Chester Bennington Linkin Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Chester Bennington Speaks

Chester Bennington's widow has poured her heart out to the late rocker in an emotional statement a week after he committed suicide.

July 29, 2017
Chris Lilley as S Mouse
Chris Lilley Slammed For Racist Video After Death of Aboriginal Boy

Comedian Chris Lilley is being slammed on social media after posted a video labelled ‘Squashed N**ga’, featuring him in blackface following the death of a 14 year old Aboriginal boy run over by a man who was then acquitted of manslaughter.

July 29, 2017
Shannon Noll, Red Hot Summer. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Moron Throws Lit Firecracker On Stage At Shannon Noll Gig

Shannon Noll has described the fool who threw a lit firecracker on stage at South West Rocks as a “fucking moron”.

July 29, 2017
Joe Camilleri Sax
Joe Camilleri’s Rare Sax and Guitar Stolen In Melbourne

Black Sorrows legend Joe Camilleri has been the victim of theft after a scum sucker broke into his car in Parkville on Saturday morning, stealing some of his most treasured instruments.

July 29, 2017
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Marcus Mumford To Hold Soccer Benefit For Grenfell Tower Victims

British folk rocker Marcus Mumford is to host a celebrity soccer match raising funds to help survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

July 29, 2017
Alan Parsons Project Eye in the Sky
Alan Parsons Project To Release Expanded Eye In The Sky

Legacy Recordings is expanding the Alan Parsons Project's 1982 album Eye in the Sky in celebration of its 35th anniversary of release. The new edition will be out on November 17.

July 29, 2017
Michael Jackson Off the Wall, music news, noise11.com
Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million From Jackson Estate For Unpaid Royalties

Quincy Jones has won his lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music over the cash haul of money they have received since Jackson's death.

July 29, 2017
Brandy, Noise11, Photo
Brandy To Return As Roxie Hart In Chicago

Brandy is about to return to Broadway in the role of Chicago's Roxie Hart.

July 29, 2017
The Lemon Twigs photo by Karen Freedman
The Lemon Twigs In Melbourne 25 July 2017 REVIEW

The Lemon Twigs is quite literally the first modern music act I’ve bothered to become excited about within the last almost 15 years.

July 28, 2017
Jesus Christ Superstar opens in The State Theatre Melbourne on Saturday 29 July 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company Creates A Thoroughly Modern Jesus Christ Superstar

For the 2017 version of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ The Production Company have excelled to create a totally modern version of the classic rock opera that is worthy of touring if they so desired.

July 28, 2017
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Has Just Released Two New Songs And He Is Getting Political

Mick Jagger has released two new songs and gets political with ‘Gotta Get A Grip’ and ‘England Lost’.

July 28, 2017
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Dave Faulkner and Kirk Lorange Are At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com is your weekly music summary of the artists in the news this past week.

July 28, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce Fails To Get Out Of Copyright Dispute

Beyonce's lawyers have failed in a bid to have a copyright lawsuit stemming from her hit Formation dismissed.

July 28, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Ed Sheeran and Alt-J Are Mercury Prize Shortlisters

Ed Sheeran is battling it out with grime megastar Stormzy for the 2017 Mercury Prize.

July 28, 2017
Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Trent Reznor Calls Donald Trump A “Fucking Moron”

In this weeks cover story of The Village Voice Nine Inch Nails mastermind, Trent Reznor, sits down with The Voice to discuss everything from his new music to talking to his kids about Trump. Below are some highlights.

July 28, 2017
Rod Stewart, photo by Mary Boukouvalas Noise11
Rod Stewart Gives Major Donation To Charity

Rod Stewart donated a “big cheque” to help a disabled charity group have its voice be heard by the U.S. government.

July 28, 2017
Garbage photo by Joseph Cultice
Shirley Manson In Tears After Trump Transexual Ban

Garbage singer Shirley Manson broke down in tears during a gig in Canada on Wednesday night (26Jul17) as she addressed U.S. leader Donald Trump's new military ban for transgenders.

July 28, 2017
Electric Light Orchestra Out of the Blue
ELO To Release Picture Disc Of Out Of The Blue

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Electric Light Orchestra's (ELO) top-selling double album, Out of the Blue, Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release the first-time-ever picture disc edition of the ELO classic available everywhere on Friday, September 29.

July 28, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Slams Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

Lady Gaga has become the latest celebrity to slam U.S. President Donald Trump following his new ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.

July 28, 2017
Alice Cooper Paranormal
New Music Releases 27 July 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Arcade Fire, Cage the Elephant, O'Shea, Elvis Presley (early), The Isley Brothers with Santana, Alice Cooper, Make them Suffer, Shane Nicholson, Manchester Orchestra, James Vincent McMorrow, Dan Sultan, and a Carole King tribute album.

July 28, 2017
A.B. Original winner of The 12th AMP held in Melbourne at the Toff in Town on Thursday 9 March 2017. Photo Ros OGorman
A.B. Original Cleans Up At 2017 AIR Awards

Briggs and Trials A.B. Original project has picked up five awards at the 2017 AIR Awards.

July 27, 2017
Briggs. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Rapper Briggs Is Now A Writer For Matt Groening’s New Show Disenchantment

Australian rapper Adam Briggs (aka Briggs aka AB Original) has landed as job as a writer on Matt Groening’s new show for Netflix ‘Disenchantment’.

July 27, 2017
June Foray
R.I.P. June Foray 1917-2017

June Foray, the voices for Rocky J. Squirrel and Nastasha in Rocky & Bullwinkle, has died at the age of 99.

July 27, 2017
America and Russell Morris Give Melbourne Fans A Century of Great Music

September 2017 will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of Russell Morris’ first single ‘Heat Wave’ with Somebody’s Image. America’s first hit ‘A Horse With No Name’ popped up on the chart in 1972, 45 years ago. When America performed ‘A Horse With No Name’ with Morris in Melbourne Wednesday night there were 95 collective years of hitmakers on stage at the same time.

July 27, 2017
Russell Morris Opens and (Closes) For America

Russell Morris was on home turf this week, opening (and closing) for America.

July 27, 2017
Busby Marou - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image: noise11.com
Elton John Selects Busby Marou For Australia Tour

Elton John has chosen Busby Marou to open for him on his upcoming regional tour of Australia.

July 27, 2017