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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Yet To Respond To Nobel Prize Committee

Nobel Prize committee officials remain confident Bob Dylan will attend their annual ceremony to accept his Literature honour, even though he has yet to respond to their invitation.

October 18, 2016
Katy Steele
Katy Steele Has A New Song ‘It Ain’t Me’

Katy Steele is giving fans a sneak preview of another song from her next album with 'It Ain't Me'.

October 18, 2016
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets Cover Leonard Cohen

The Last Shadow Puppets will an EP featuring covers of Leonard Cohen and The Fall in December.

October 18, 2016
Bic Runga Covers Classic Artists On First Album Since 2011

Bic Runga has covered Neil Young, Roberta Flack, Nick Drake and the Beach Boys on ‘Close Your Eyes’, her first album in five years.

October 18, 2016
The Who Roger Daltry. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who and Roger Waters Press Play Repeat For Final Desert Trip Show

The first Desert Trip Festival came to a close on Sunday night with performances by The Who and Roger Waters.

October 18, 2016
Gregory Page, Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Gregory Page To Return To Australia After Three Year Gap

British-born American based singer-songwriter Gregory Page will return to Australia in December for his first shows since 2013.

October 18, 2016
Azealia Banks, Future Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Azealia Banks Files Police Report Against Russell Crowe

Rapper Azealia Banks has reportedly filed a battery report against actor Russell Crowe following a Beverly Hills hotel spat over the weekend.

October 18, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John To Release Christmas Album

John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John have teamed up again, this time for a Christmas album.

October 17, 2016
Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd and The Cat Empire Team For Tour

The Cat Empire and Xavier Rudd will be heading out together on tour in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys and The Temptations Team For Australian Dates

Mike Love’s The Beach Boys and Otis Williams’ The Temptations will perform Australian dates in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Jessica Mauboy, Noise11, Photo
Jessica Mauboy To Perform At Birdsville Big Red Bash

Jessica Mauboy will headline the Birdsville Big Bash in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dixie Chicks Australian Dates For 2017

Dixie Chicks will tour the MMXVII tour is cities around Australia and New Zealand in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Big Scary, music news, noise11.com
Sugar Mountain Reveals 2017 Line-up

Sugar Mountain has announced its 2017 line-up. The festival features a program of Music and Art.

October 17, 2016
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty and Joan Osbourne Added To Bluesfest

Bluesfest has announced another five acts with Trombone Shorty and Joan Osbourne leading the third line-up list.

October 17, 2016
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson Will Perform Pet Sounds Again In 2017

Brian Wilson has said that this will be his last time performing the Beach Boys' classic album Pet Sounds, but he keeps putting that end off.

October 17, 2016
Toni Braxton, music news, noise11.com
Toni Braxton Back In Hospital, More Shows Postponed

Toni Braxton has postponed a concert after being hospitalized due to complications related to her battle with lupus.

October 17, 2016
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Brings On Rihanna At Second Desert Trip Concert

Paul McCartney pretty much stuck to script for his second Desert Trip concert, with one exception … an appearance by Rihanna.

October 16, 2016
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Gives Desert Trip 2 At Taste of New And A Whole Lot of Old

Neil Young + Promise of the Real has played his second ‘Oldchella’ Desert Trip concert with equal parts country Neil, grunge Neil and new Neil taking up equal space in the set.

October 16, 2016
Green Day Revolution Road
ARIA Albums: Triple J Like A Version Beats Green Day To No 1

It wouldn't be October if we didn't see a Triple J "Like a Version" album go to No.1, as this year's Volume 12 of the unique covers album lands first week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

October 16, 2016
James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go
ARIA Singles: James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ Catches Up With iTunes Chart

Australia has a new No.1 single this week, the first new chart-topper since mid-August, and the crown this week goes to James Arthur and his ballad "Say You Won't Let Go", matching its current peak in England (3rd week at the top this week over there).

October 16, 2016
John Lydon, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Lydon Says He Never Sold His Soul

John Lydon chose to walk away from pop star fame and fortune as it was too boring.

October 16, 2016
Sydney Symphony Orchestra: David Bowie Nothing Has Changed
David Bowie Nothing Has Changed Is A Work of Genius About A Work of Genius

With ‘David Bowie Nothing Has Changed’ producer Amanda Pelman has created a timeless and tasteful tribute to the genius of David Bowie.

October 16, 2016
Josh Ritter
Josh Ritter Pulls Out An Old W Song For The Trump Lunacy

Josh Ritter has resurrected his song 'The Temptation of Adam' as the lunacy of Donald Trump continues.

October 16, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Donates $1m To Louisiana Charities

Taylor Swift has used the remainder of her $1 million (£820,000) pledge to help four charities in flood-hit Louisiana.

October 16, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Debut Just Your Fool Live At Desert Trip 2

The Rolling Stones debuted their new song ‘Just Your Fool’ live for the first time at their second Desert Trip show in the California desert.

October 16, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Plays It Safe At Second Desert Trip Show

Bob Dylan has performed the second of his Desert Trip concerts at Indio, California and apart from the encore, he stuck to the script.

October 16, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Streaming: The Chainsmokers and Halsey Still Have Most Streamed Song

The Chainsmokers and Halsey ‘Closer’ is not budging as the most streamed song in Australia.

October 15, 2016
James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go
Australian Singles : James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ Remains Most Downloaded Song

James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ is once again topping the iTunes chart as most downloaded song in Australia this week.

October 15, 2016
Sydney Symphony Orchestra: David Bowie Nothing Has Changed
Amanda Pelman’s Extraordinary David Bowie Nothing Has Changed In Residence At Hamer Hall

The death of David Bowie in January has promoted one of the most remarkable tribute shows in Australia.

October 15, 2016
Tex Perkins
Tex Perkins Is Doing More Gaol Time This Year Than Ever Before

Tex Perkins is spending record time in gaols this year with thanks to the Far From Folsom shows.

October 15, 2016