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Damon Albarn Has A New Solo Album Coming

Damon Albarn will release his second solo album in November. Albarn had originally intended for 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' to be an orchestral piece inspired by the landscapes of Iceland, but during lockdown, the 53-year-old singer returned to the music and reformed them into 11 tracks.

June 23, 2021
Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian May To Reissue His Solo Album

Brian May is to re-release his debut solo album.

June 23, 2021
Billie Eilish photo by Kelia Anne MacCluskey
Billie Eilish Apologises for Racial Slur

Billie Eilish feels "appalled and embarrassed" over old video footage in which she seemingly mouths a racial slur.

June 23, 2021
David Bowie painting
$4 David Bowie Painting Expected To Sell for $80,000+

A painting by David Bowie, bought at a donation centre in Toronto, is expected to sell at auction for over $80000.

June 22, 2021
Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham
Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham To Tour The Song Club

Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham will take ‘The Song Club’ on the road between July and November.

June 22, 2021
Fieldy, Korn, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Fieldy Quits Korn

Reginald Arvizu (aka Fieldy) of Korn has quit the band citing his ongoing substance abuse and its effect on his relationship with the band as his reason to leave.

June 22, 2021
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Chapelle Joins Foo Fighters On Stage

Foo Fighters brought out comedian Dave Chappelle for a rendition of Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ at Madison Square Garden.

June 22, 2021
Primal Scream - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bobby Gillespie Discusses His 2016 Accident

Bobby Gillespie says playing "hard" in Primal Scream was painful after his accident in Switzerland.

June 22, 2021
Lorde
Lorde To Tour Australia and New Zealand

Lorde has announced nine show across Australia and New Zealand for 2022.

June 22, 2021
Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nile Rodgers Re-Elected Chairman of Songwriters Hall of Fame

Nile Rodgers has been re-elected as the chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

June 21, 2021
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Have Recorded A Bee Gees Covers Record

Dave Grohl's Bee Gees dreams have been realised - the Foo Fighters are releasing a new covers album for next month's Record Store Day as The Dee Gees.

June 21, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo
Australian Albums: Olivia Rodrigo Spends Four Weeks At No 1

It's a fourth week of Olivia Rodrigo holding the top of both the Singles and Albums Charts with her "Good 4 U" track and her "SOUR" album.

June 21, 2021
John Williamson
Duane McDonald Is Touring John Williamson Around Australia

Promoter Duane McDonald’s faith in Australian artists is paying off for Australian music fans with yet another all-Australian tour announced with John Williamson.

June 21, 2021
Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia
Sony Stalwart Denis Handlin To Leave Company

Sony Music CEO Denis Handlin will leave the company he has headed since 1984 as the Australian operation is accused of “a toxic culture”.

June 21, 2021
David Guetta, Noise11, music news
David Guetta Sells Catalogue To Warner Music

David Guetta has sold his catalogue of songs to Warner Music for an estimated $100 million (£72.9 million).

June 21, 2021
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift To Re-Record ‘Red’ Next

Taylor Swift is planning a bumper revamp of her 2012 album Red as she continues to re-record her early studio releases.

June 21, 2021
Interpol photo by Ros O'Gorman
Interpol Working On New Music

Cult indie-rockers Interpol have been working remotely on new music for the past year.

June 21, 2021
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Resume Farewell Tour

Elton John is ready to resume his Farewell tour. An announcement of the new dates is coming next week on 23 June.

June 18, 2021
David Byrne American Utopia tour 2018
David Byrne’s American Utopia Will Reopen On Broadway In September

With America opening up David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ will return to Broadway in September.

June 18, 2021
The Beatles
Peter Jackson’s The Beatles ‘Get Back’ To Premiere On Disney+

The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ will premiere on Disney+ in November. ‘Get Back’ is Jackson’s reboot of the ‘Let It Be’ film. Paul McCartney always despised the film because he felt he was shown in a negative light.

June 18, 2021
Billie Eilish photo by Kelia Anne MacCluskey
Billie Eilish Under Fire For Racial Slurs

Billie Eilish has come under fire for appearing to use racial slurs and mock an Asian accent in a newly-surfaced video.

June 18, 2021
Outkast, Photo By Ian Laidlaw
Outkast Studio Up For Rent

OutKast's Big Boi is giving fans the chance to rent the Atlanta, Georgia home where the band recorded some of their early tracks.

June 18, 2021
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
UK To Host Inaugural David Bowie Convention

The first ever David Bowie World Fan Convention will take place across multiple venues in Liverpool, England next summer.

June 18, 2021
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
R. Kelly Atlanta House Sold

The property in which R&B star R. Kelly allegedly held women against their will has been sold.

June 18, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Treats Fans To Sneak Preview Of New Song ‘Bad Habits’

Ed Sheeran is previewing his brand-new single 'Bad Habits'.

June 17, 2021
Diana Ross, Noise11, Photo
Diana Ross To Release Her First Album In 15 Years

Diana Ross will release ‘Thank You’ in September. It will be her first album since 2006’s covers record ‘I Love You’ and first album of original songs since 1999’s ‘Every Day Is A New Day’.

June 17, 2021
Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nikki Sixx Has Written A Prequel To His Motley Crue Life

Nikki Sixx has written his prequel. The Motley Crue bass player will publish his new book ‘The First 21’ in October. It is the story of how San Jose kid Frank Feranna evolved into Nikki Sixx.

June 17, 2021
Bob Dylan Heavens Door whiskey
Bob Dylan To Perform Streaming Show

Bob Dylan will perform his first show since December 2019 on Sunday July 18 at 2pm PT (Monday July 19 at 7am in Australia).

June 17, 2021
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Icehouse Bendigo Show Cancelled Due To Victorian Government Restrictions

The Icehouse show set for 24 June in Bendigo is the latest casualty of the Victorian Government's ferocious restrictions to the entertainment industry.

June 17, 2021
Cody Simpson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australian Pop Star Cody Simpson Qualifies Final Trial For Tokyo Olympics

Australian pop star Cody Simpson may be heading to the Tokyo Olympics after qualifying for the final of the 100 metres Butterfly trials in Adelaide.

June 17, 2021