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The Weeknd
Australian Charts : The Weeknd ‘After Hours’ Debuts At No 1

The fourth studio album for Canadian artist The Weeknd called "After Hours" becomes his third successive No.1 album in Australia this week.

March 30, 2020
Hans Zimmer
BMW Recruits Hans Zimmer To Create Electric Car Soundtrack

BMW has recruited Grammy, Academy, Golden Globe Award winner Hans Zimmer to create an audio soundtrack for its new concept i4 electric car about to go into production.

March 30, 2020
John Prine
John Prine In Critical Condition With Covid-19

Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine is in a critical condition after complications from contracting Covid-19.

March 30, 2020
Dallas Green of City and Colour photo by Ros O'Gorman
City and Colour Reschedule Australian Tour

After recently announcing the postponement of his April Australian tour due to the current COVID-19 crisis and subsequent Government directives, Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green today reveals rescheduled national dates for October and November 2020.

March 30, 2020
Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Ronan Keating Becomes A Dad For Fifth Time

Ronan Keating and his wife Storm - who already have Cooper, two, together - have welcomed their second child together, and Ronan’s fifth overall, after Storm gave birth to a daughter named Coco Knox Keating on Friday (27.03.20).

March 30, 2020
Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa Says We Will Act Differently When All This Is Over

Dua Lipa thinks the coronavirus pandemic has taught people how to “really connect” with each other on a “different level”.

March 30, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Jon Bon Jovi Says Son Had Coronavirus But Wasn’t Tested

Jon Bon Jovi is convinced his teenage son had a "mild version" of coronavirus but also says e wasn't tested so they don't know for sure.

March 30, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kelly Osbourne Updates Ozzy Osbourne Fans On Her Dad’s Health

Kelly Osbourne has shared a hopeful update on her dad Ozzy Osbourne's treatment for Parkinson's disease.

March 30, 2020
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl and Sam Smith To Join Elton John Coronavirus Benefit Gig

Dave Grohl, Sam Smith, and Camila Cabello have signed on to perform from their living rooms as part of Sir Elton John's star-studded coronavirus relief concert.

March 29, 2020
Rumer
Rumer Collaborates With Nashville Songwriter For Next Album

Acclaimed British singer Rumer has recorded a new album full of tracks written by Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Hugh Prestwood.

March 29, 2020
Leo Sayer. photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Op-ed: Leo Sayer Dissects Bob Dylan’s Epic ‘Murder Most Foul’

Bob Dylan still has the ability and surprising agility to shoot the occasional missile deep into our hearts and minds. The title of his latest release ‘Murder Most Foul’ comes directly from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a fitting reference since Bob’s opus deals with the assassination of John F Kennedy, surely the last great leader of the U.S.A. - his death indeed a ‘Murder Most Foul’.

March 28, 2020
Bob Dylan Murder Most Foul
Bob Dylan Just Released An Epic 17 Minute Song ‘Murder Most Foul’

Bob Dylan has released a brand new song. It is the 17 minute epic ‘Murder Most Foul’.

March 27, 2020
Flamin Groovies
Danny Mihm of The Flamin’ Groovies Dies After Stroke

Former drummer for the Flamin’ Groovies, Danny Mihm, has passed away after suffering a stroke.

March 27, 2020
Tame Impala credit Matt Sav
New Tame Impala Australian Dates Announced

Laneway Presents, Chugg Entertainment & Frontier Touring wish to advise that Tame Impala will be rescheduling the Australian and New Zealand leg of their upcoming tour to December 2020.

March 27, 2020
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Debut ‘Quick Escape’

Pearl Jam have slipped out one last track ‘Quick Escape’ before the release of their 11th album Gigaton later today.

March 27, 2020
Mac Sabbath
Mac Sabbath Reschedule Australian Tour For December

Mac Sabbath have postponed their Australian tour until December.

March 27, 2020
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Jackson Browne Releases new Song ‘A Little Soon To Say’

Jackson Browne has dropped the brand new song ‘A Little Soon To Say’ but don’t get too excited about the title. It has nothing to do with him recently testing positive to Covid-19.

March 27, 2020
Dhani Harrison
Watch Dhani Harrison Cover George Harrison Beatles’ Song The Inner Light

George Harrison’s son Dhani has announced a $500,000 donation to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, Save The Children and Doctors Without Borders and released his own version of his father’s ‘The Inner Light’.

March 27, 2020
Berton and Prescott from The Knack
The Knack Turn My Sharona Into Bye Corona Parody

The Knack’s lead guitarist Berton Averre and bass player Prescott Niles have turned their classic ‘My Sharona’ into ‘Bye Corona’ because as Berton says ‘there aren’t enough of them”.

March 27, 2020
APRA AMCOS
APRA Music Awards To Be Virtual In 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing safety concerns, we’re saddened to announce that the 2020 APRA Music Awards will not be held in the usual live format for this year. The event was due to take place on Tuesday 28 April at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

March 27, 2020
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl Is Entertaining Fans With Short Stories On Instagram

Dave Grohl has launched a new Instagram page where he plans to share "short stories that will make people smile".

March 26, 2020
Bored!
Former Magic Dirt Guitarist Dave Thomas Dies Aged 56

Dave Thomas, an early member of Magic Dirt as well as Geelong band Bored! has died at the age of 56.

March 25, 2020
Kate Ceberano performs at the APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Memo Music Hall and Renegade Team To Stream Kate Ceberano

Memo Music Hall and RockWiz creators Renegade Films will streak Kate Ceberano & Co from the St Kilda venue on Sunday 5th April 2020.

March 25, 2020
Bill Rieflin and Michael Stipe
R.E.M., King Crimson, Nine Inch Nails Drummer Bill Rieflin Dies Aged 59

Bill Rieflin, drummer for King Crimson and formerly with R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Ministry, has died of cancer at the age of 59.

March 25, 2020
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Jackson Browne Tests Positive to Covid-19

Jackson Browne is recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after testing positive to Covid-19.

March 25, 2020
Manu Dibango
African Jazz Great Manu Dibango Dies From Covid-19

Cameroon musician Manu Dibango has passed away at age 86 from Covid-19.

March 25, 2020
Eric Weissberg
‘Dueling Banjos’ Eric Weissberg Dies At Age 80

Banjo player Eric Weissberg has died at a nursing home in Detroit after battling Alzheimer’s disease.

March 24, 2020
Deep Purple
Deep Purple Go ‘Whoosh’

Deep Purple have a new album ‘Whoosh’ on the way, their third with producer Bob Ezrin.

March 24, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded A Song From His Bedroom For You

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has used his downtime this week to record a cover of the appropriately titled Tommy James' classic 'I Think We're Alone Now'.

March 24, 2020
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Bragg Australian Tour Rescheduled

Here are the details for the revised Billy Bragg Australian tour dates.

March 24, 2020