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Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Australian Charts: Drake ‘God’s Plan’ Stays At No 1

Drake and his track "God's Plan" claims the No.1 spot in Australia for a fourth week, the track receiving it's first certification this week, leaping straight to Platinum in sales.

February 24, 2018
The Real Thing
R.I.P. Eddy Amoo of The Real Thing 1950-2018

Eddie Amoo (sometimes written Eddy), a member of the 70's British R&B group The Real Thing, died suddenly in Australia on Friday (February 23) at the age of 67.

February 24, 2018
Crystals Barbara Alston
R.I.P. Barbara Alston of The Crystals 1943-2018

Barbara Alston of the 60's girl group The Crystals has died after contracting the flu at the age of 74. According to reports, she had been in a Charlotte, NC intensive care unit for two weeks fighting the illness.

February 24, 2018
Beautiful The Carole King Musical
Beautiful The Carole King Musical Is Some Kind Of Wonderful

The incredible feeling you get from watching ‘Beautiful The Carole King Musical’ is of being a fly on the wall in music history.

February 23, 2018
Quincy Jones photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, moise11.com
Quincy Jones Apologises For Beatles And Michael Jackson Comment

Music producer Quincy Jones has apologized for shooting his mouth off about Michael Jackson and the Beatles in recent interviews, revealing his comments led to a family intervention.

February 23, 2018
Noise11 iHeartRadio
SXSW Acts, APRA Finalists and a Chat With Grouplove At Noise11 iHeartRadio

With both SXSW and the APRA AMCOS Awards less than a month away this week at iHeartRadio music news powered by Noise11.com you’ll hear a stack of new Australian music from Pretty City, Bad Pony, RVG, Gang of Youths, Alex Lahey, Paul Kelly, Jen Cloher and Dan Sultan.

February 23, 2018
Jimi Hendrix Valleys of Neptune
New Music Releases 23 February 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Vance Joy, Turnstile, Lo Moon, We Sell the Dead and a James Blundell tribute album.

February 23, 2018
Ed Sheeran, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran Isn’t Married But He Is Engaged

Ed Sheeran has denied claims he's married fiancee Cherry Seaborn in secret, revealing the band he's been wearing on his left hand is "an engagement ring".

February 23, 2018
Jack Antonoff
Jack Antonoff Is Hanging With Lorde In New Zealand

Rocker Jack Antonoff has escaped to New Zealand to hang out with his pop collaborator Lorde following his split from actress Lena Dunham.

February 23, 2018
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Osbournes Are Starting A Podcast

Don't be looking for more scenes of throwing hams over their back wall or their dogs doing their business in the mansion. The Osbournes are NOT returning to reality TV.

February 23, 2018
Lisa Marie Presley
Lisa Marie Presley Sues Ex-Manager

Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley, is suing her ex-manager over huge losses she took on a business deal.

February 23, 2018
SXSW
Pretty City, Bad Pony and RVG Are Three Aussie Acts To Catch At SXSW

The SXSW Music Festival and Conference kicks off in two weeks with a stack of Aussie acts heading over once again for 2018.

February 22, 2018
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Widow Of Chris Cornell Calls Out Doctor’s For Inappropriate Prescriptions

Chris Cornell's widow has called out the rocker's doctor for prescribing him a drug deemed unsuitable for recovering addicts to treat a shoulder injury a year before his death.

February 22, 2018
Brett Cottle
Brett Cottle Set For His Final APRA AMCOS Awards After 28 Years

The 2018 APRA AMCOS Awards will have a different feel to it this year. It will be Brett Cottle’s final event after 28 years of leadership.

February 22, 2018
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
BRIT Awards 2018 The Complete Winners List

The BRIT Awards were held in London on 21 February with New Zealand's Lorde picking up Best Female Solo International Artist.

February 22, 2018
Sade - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sade Is Releasing Her First Song Since 2011

Sade is returning to the spotlight with an original song for director Ava DuVernay's fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time.

February 22, 2018
Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders Is The Latest “Rock Star” Added To SXSW

Bernie Sanders has been announced as a speaker at the SXSW conference in Texas in March and Hillary Clinton will be touring Australia. Have politicians become the new Rock Stars?

February 22, 2018
Marc Almond
Soft Cell To Reunite To Say Goodbye

Soft Cell, the duo of Marc Almond and Dave Ball, are reuniting for a single show which will also be their swan song.

February 22, 2018
Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Corgan is Through Talking About D’arcy Wretzky

As far as Billy Corgan is concerned, he is done with the debate over why D'arcy Wretzky is not being included in the Smashing Pumpkins reunion.

February 22, 2018
Carmen Pavlovic of Global Creatures
Australia’s Global Creatures Company Has Five Productions For 2018

Australian company Global Creatures will have five shows in production around the world in 2018.

February 21, 2018
The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Expands Solo Album ‘Who Came First’

In October 1972, Pete Townshend released his first solo album, Who Came First, a collection of demos and previously released material.

February 21, 2018
Dallas Frasca Hitch To The Sticks
Hitch To The Sticks Festival Is 3 Days 50 Punters 1 Bus and Whit Crane

Australia’s newest music festival Hitch To The Sticks might also be Australia’s smallest music festival with only 50 tickets to go on sale.

February 21, 2018
Kesha
Kesha Cancels Australian Dates Including Bluesfest

Kesha is no longer coming to Australia in March.

February 21, 2018
Australian Music Prize
AMP To Recreate AC/DC Flatbed Truck Moment In Melbourne

The 13th AMP Shortlist artists Sampa The Great, HTMLFlowers and Darcy Baylis will perform outside Arts Centre Melbourne on a back of a truck recreating the iconic AC/DC moment in the iconic ‘It’s A Long Way To The Top’ video from 1976.

February 21, 2018
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kiss Are Nearing ‘The End Of The Road’ (Again)

The KISS fan community is in an uproar today (February 19) after word came out that Kiss Catalog, Ltd., the organization that owns the intellectual property rights for everything Kiss, has filed a patent application for the phrase "The End of the Road".

February 21, 2018
Neil Sedaka
Neil Sedaka Is The Latest Star To Announce His Retirement At 79

Add Neil Sedaka to the long list of artists who are hanging up their touring shoes this year.

February 21, 2018
The Piano Guys
The Piano Guys To Tour Australia

The Piano Guys will perform in Australia for the very first time from September.

February 21, 2018
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Reveal 2018 Dates

Radiohead are returning to North America for another short tour to promote their 2016 album A Moon Shaped Pool and the 2017 expanded reissue of OK Computer.

February 21, 2018
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Todd Rundgren Is Reforming Utopia

Todd Rundgren has reformed Utopia for two-month tour from April to June.

February 21, 2018
Jeanne Pratt launching the 2014 season of The Production Company, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company Announces It’s 2018 Season

Melbourne’s theatre crown jewel The Production Company has revealed the three shows for the 2018 season.

February 20, 2018