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Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Paul Dempsey Has A Run Of National Dates In June

Paul Dempsey will head out on a series of capital city dates in June.

March 20, 2017
Frank Zappa, music news, noise11.com
24 Rare Frank Zappa Albums To Be Released

Next Friday, March 24, twenty-four rare and limited release albums by Frank Zappa will be released on CD, download and streaming in the U.S. with foreign markets getting digital downloads on that day and a physical release on April 28.

March 20, 2017
Gerry Marsden
Gerry Marsden Sets UK Rag Straight After Fake News Story

Gerry Marsden, the original lead singer of Gerry & the Pacemakers, has criticised Britain's Daily Mail over a story they published on Thursday.

March 19, 2017
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Plays Her First Ever Show In Melbourne Australia #REVIEW

I walked into the Adele concert in Melbourne curious and walked out converted. Adele has the ability to perform in front of 75,000+ fans and make them feel like she is talking to them in their lounge room. She is one captivating artist.

March 19, 2017
Chuck Berry
R.I.P. Chuck Berry 1926-2017

Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry has died at age 90.

March 19, 2017
Procol Harum
Procol Harum Perform In London #SETLIST

Walking into the wooden clad Royal Festival Hall it was exciting to see the vast quantity of chairs and stands on stage to herald a gargantuan performance in celebration of Procol Harum’s 50th year.

March 18, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Family Fighting With Executors

Three of Prince's heirs are unhappy with the management of the late singer's estate.

March 18, 2017
Mike Pinera
Mike Pinera Is Resurrecting Blues Image

In 1966, guitarist Mike Pinera, drummer Manny Bertematti, singer Joe Lala, keyboardist Emilio Garcia and bassist Malcolm Jones joined forces to form the group Blues Image.

March 18, 2017
Robert P-Nut Johnson
R.I.P. Robert ‘P-Nut’ Johnson of Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Parliament-Funkadelic 1947-2017

Robert "P-Nut" Johnson, vocalist for Bootsy's Rubber Band, Parliament, Funkadelic and other various George Clinton bands, died on Sunday, March 12 after a lengthy illness.

March 18, 2017
John Farnham
Red Hot Summer Kiama Postponed Due To Weather

The Red Hot Summer sold-out event for Kiama on the New South Coast has been postponed due to the high winds in the area.

March 17, 2017
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Expand Tour Dates To May 2018

When Metallica announces a long world tour, they put the emphasis on long.

March 17, 2017
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