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Steve Romer
Steve Romer Joins Bluesfest Peter Noble Becomes Executive Chairman

Bluesfest boss Peter Noble has delegated his day to day role at Australia’s biggest music festival to become Executive Chairman of the company with Steve Romer stepping in to take the Chief Operating Officer role.

October 30, 2017
Rose Tattoo Angry Anderson and Mark Evans. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rose Tattoo Are A Unique Part of Australian Rock History

Rose Tattoo were an important chapter in Australian music history. The band formed in 1976 after the break-up of Angry Anderson’s previous band Buster Brown. Anderson formed Rose Tattoo, Buster Brown drummer Phil Rudd went on to AC/DC.

October 30, 2017
Michael Moore The Terms of My Surrender
Michael Moore Slaps Down America’s King Clown President

America’s Clown King trump has gone into his usual default bully mode, this time against Michael Moore, just hours before former FBI director Robert Mueller releases the first of his findings into Trump’s Russia connections.

October 30, 2017
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Reschedules Dates After Bike Accident

Ed Sheeran has announced new tour dates after being forced to postpone shows following his bike accident.

October 30, 2017
Conway Savage
Conway Savage Has Surgery For Brain Tumour

Conway Savage, the keyboard player for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, underwent brain surgery recently for a brain tumor.

October 30, 2017
Flo and Eddie
Flo & Eddie Lose Bizarre Copyright Case In Florida

Things are turning against former Turtle's members Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan in their pursuit of performance royalties for pre-1972 recordings.

October 30, 2017
Otis Redding
Otis Redding Studio Albums To Be Packaged Up In New Box Collection

Next year will be the 50th anniversary of Otis Redding topping the charts with his signature song, "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay."

October 30, 2017
John McEuen
John McEuen Leaves Nitty Gritty Dirt Band After 51 Years

John McEuen has announced that he has left the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band after 51 years and will embark on the road with a new band.

October 30, 2017
The Angels play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Angels 40 Years On Continue To Drive Icon Status

When The Angels first started in 1976 Australian rock was still trying to find an identity. It had a great foundation with Johnny O’Keefe and Billy Thorpe before them but around those mid 70s something was brewing and in that brew was a couple of Brewsters.

October 28, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party Re-Record Early Transmission Classics

Canada’s The Tea Party took time out at Jeff Martin’s Byron Bay studio to re-record four songs from their early days.

October 28, 2017
Rob Potts
Statement From Chugg Entertainment On Passing Of Rob Potts

Chugg Entertainment and CMC Rocks are devastated to announce the sudden passing of Rob Potts, who died tragically in a motorcycle accident on the West Coast of Tasmania on Friday afternoon.

October 28, 2017
Rob Potts
R.I.P. Australian Promoter Rob Potts Killed In Road Accident In Tasmania

The Australian music industry is shocked to start the weekend learning of the death of a true gentleman of the industry Rob Potts.

October 28, 2017
Tori Amos photo, Ros O'Gorman photographer, noise11
Tori Amos Talks About Sexual Abuse By Photographer

The entertainment world continues to be rocked by allegations of sexual abuse and mistreatment by a number of high profile creative people and executives.

October 27, 2017
Eminem photo by Jeremy Deputat
Eminem Donates Legal Win Against New Zealand Government To Hurricane Victims

Eminem is donating the proceeds from his recent breach of copyright lawsuit to hurricane relief efforts.

October 27, 2017
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Set Attendance Record For London’s O2

On Sunday (October 22) and, again, on Tuesday night (October 24), Metallica obliterated the old record for the biggest crowds in London's 02 history.

October 27, 2017
GWAR
GWAR Guitarist Michael Derks Diagnosed With Cancer

Mike Derks, the current longest running member of GWAR in the character of Balsac the Jaws of Death, has been diagnosed with Myelofibrosis.

October 27, 2017
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Nic Cester Tells Why Jet Crashed and Solo Album At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Jet didn’t just break up, the band disintegrated says singer Nic Cester.

October 27, 2017
Weezer Pacific Daydream
New Music Releases For 27 October 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Kelly Clarkson, Weezer, Ty Dolla $ign, Stereophonics, Hollywood Undead, 360, Norah Jones, Wiggles (Xmas), Rachel Platten and Kenny Chesney (live).

October 27, 2017
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Complete The Joshua Tree Tour

U2's acclaimed The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 came to a triumphant close in Brazil on Wednesday (October 25) night.

October 27, 2017
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Named Chief Creative Officer For ROLI

ROLI, the UK startup that has created next-generation musical instruments, like the Seaboard and ROLI BLOCKS, has announced that Pharrell Williams is joining the team as Chief Creative Officer.

October 27, 2017
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica and Dave Matthews To Play For California Fire Victims

Rockers Metallica are hosting a benefit concert to help the victims of the deadly wildfires in California.

October 27, 2017
Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kenny Rogers Ends His Touring Career With All-Star Show

Kenny Rogers ended his regular touring career last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with the "All in For the Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration".

October 27, 2017
The Rolling Stones, charlie watts, photo ros ogorman, noise11
The Rolling Stones Finish No Filter Tour In Paris

The Rolling Stones have completed their touring duties for 2017.

October 26, 2017
The Rubens
The Rubens Preview Third Album With ‘Million Man’

The Rubens are preparing for their third album by slipping out the first preview 'Million Man'.

October 26, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Documentary Sends Catalogue Soaring

Following the screening of the George Michael documentary ‘George Michael: Freedom’ George’s catalogue has returned to the pointy end of the album charts.

October 26, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Debuts New Song ‘I Wish You Lonely’

Morrissey has revealed a new track from Low in High School, the second to be taken from the record. I Wish You Lonely is out now as an Instant Grat and available on all DSPs. Marrying synths with crunching bass the lyrics rage “Monarchy! Oligarch! Head of State! Potentate!”

October 26, 2017
Robin Williams photo, Ros O'Gorman Melbourne, noise11, rod laver arena 2014
Robbie Williams Placed In ICU With Mystery Illness

Robbie Williams was rushed to hospital after receiving 'very worrying' test results which forced him to cancel the final dates of his stadium tour.

October 26, 2017
Fats Domino
R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017

Fats Domino, one of the ten inaugural inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an early architect of rock music, has died at his daughter's suburban New Orleans home at the age of 89.

October 26, 2017
Roy Orbison
Hologram Roy Orbison To Tour UK

A promoter who handled Roy Orbison tours in the 60's is taking him out on the road again in the form of a hologram.

October 26, 2017
Nic Cester
Nic Cester Has His Sugar Rush After Jet

Nic Cester has returned to active duty with his first solo album ‘Sugar Rush’ and like the first Jet album he has achieved a blend of music genres and eras to create his own unique sound. However, it has been a long time coming.

October 25, 2017