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Prince Ex-Wives To Host Hollywood Memorial

Prince's two ex-wives hosted a star-studded memorial for the late singer in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

May 13, 2016
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
New Music Releases For 13 May 2016

Meghan Trainor, Kygo, 3OH!3, Kvelertak, Foy Vance, The Living End, Vera Blue, Paul Dempsey, Corrine Bailey Rae, and the ‘Angry Birds’ soundtrack lead the week's new releases.

May 13, 2016
Ke$ha, Kesha
Dr Luke Wants Kesha Medical Records Released

Dr. Luke is demanding to have Kesha's medical records unveiled in their increasingly bitter court case.

May 12, 2016
Audrey ll in Little Shop of Horrors. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Little Shop Of Horrors Has Melbourne Singing

The newest production of cult classic Little Shop of Horrors had Melbourne cheering, gasping, laughing and crying when it opened at the Comedy Theatre.

May 12, 2016
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Working On Coat Of Many Colors Sequel

Dolly Parton is bringing back the cast of her record-breaking TV movie Coat of Many Colors for a sequel.

May 12, 2016
Paul Stanley - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Stanley Puts Shannon Tweed In Line Over Gene Simmons Statement

Paul Stanley of Kiss has responded to a talking down by Gene Simmons’ wife Shannon Tweed after commenting on Gene’s vile comment about Prince.

May 12, 2016
Azealia Banks, Future Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Azealia Banks Launches Racist Homophobic Rant Against Zayn Malik

Azealia Banks launched a disgusting homophobic and racist rant at Zayn Malik on Wednesday morning.

May 12, 2016
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Apple To Turn Off Downloads

As vinyl made way for CDs and CDs made way for downloads, it now seems that downloads are about to make way for streaming.

May 12, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Fires Back At Catholic Church

Lady Gaga has fired back at the writer of a post on a leading Catholic website, who suggested celebrities should not talk about religion while leading a Hollywood lifestyle.

May 12, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Wins Her Namesake Award

Taylor Swift took home her namesake award at the BMI Pop Awards on Tuesday night.

May 12, 2016
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp’s Five Biggest Albums Return To Vinyl

Five John Mellencamp albums have been scheduled for reissue on 180-gram vinyl LPs on June 10.

May 12, 2016
Randy Bachman
Randy Bachman Opens Guitar Contest

The only person to be inducted twice into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Randy Bachman of the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, wants to give fans a chance to win some big prizes by playing guitar with him.

May 12, 2016
Cyndi Lauper Detour
Cyndi Lauper Kicks Off Detour Tour

Cyndi Lauper played a cherished stage for country music fans at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Monday night but she actually fit in with all of the country flavored covers from her new Detour album.

May 12, 2016
Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne Overwhelmed By Fan Support Over Break-up

Sharon Osbourne has been "uplifted" by the overwhelming support from fans following her marriage split from husband Ozzy.

May 12, 2016
Merle Haggard Kern River Blues
Final Merle Haggard Album To Be Released Tomorrow

The final recording by country great Merle Haggard is scheduled to be released tomorrow (Thursday, May 12).

May 12, 2016
Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motley Crue Final Show Gets Theatre Release

On December 31, 2015, legendary rock icons Mötley Crüe completed their 35-year touring career as a band with a spectacular final concert at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, CA, just 10 miles from the Sunset Strip where the band’s infamous and decadent career first launched.

May 11, 2016
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Gene Simmons Apologises For Being A Dick

Gene Simmons has published an apology after calling Prince ‘pathetic’ this week.

May 11, 2016
Kylie and Jason Especially For You
Kylie Minogue Pays Tribute To Reg Grundy

Kylie Minogue has paid tribute to Australian television pioneer Reg Grundy who passed away at the age of 93 this week.

May 11, 2016
Russell Morris November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Russell Morris Returns To Top Of Australia’s Blues Chart

Russell Morris ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’ is once again the number one blues album in Australia.

May 11, 2016
Jazz Bell Awards
Jazz Bell Award Shortlist Nominees Announced

The Jazz Bell Awards nominee shortlist is here with Barney McAll up for four of the seven awards.

May 11, 2016
Supernaut
Supernaut Reform To Mark 40th Anniversary Of I Like It Both Ways

Australian 70s pop rock Supernaut have reformed for shows in Sydney and Melbourne in June.

May 11, 2016
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley Has New Music

Multi-Grammy award winner Ziggy Marley releases his sixth solo studio album, Ziggy Marley, on May 20 via Tuff Gong Worldwide.

May 11, 2016
Scott Owen, The Living End, Soundwave, Melbourne, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
The Living End Deliver Keep On Running Video

The Living End have revealed the video for ‘Keep On Running’ from their forthcoming ‘Shift’ album.

May 11, 2016
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Rock’s No 1 Arse-Hole Gene Simmons Calls Prince ‘Pathetic’

KISS star Gene Simmons has once again lived up to his reputation as No 1 Arsehole of Rock.

May 11, 2016
Sounds Australia
Sounds Australia Duped From Federal Government #Catalyst Funding

The Federal Governments #Catalyst funding program has bypassed Sounds Australia, the contemporary music organisation that acts as the facilitator for Australian artists between Australia and the international markets, throwing its work for artist into jeopardy.

May 11, 2016
Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bernard Fanning Releases ‘Belly Of The Beast’ About Upcoming Elections

Former Powderfinger singer Bernard Fanning is releasing the new song ‘Belly of the Beast’ to make voters think before they vote at the upcoming federal elections both in Australia and the USA.

May 11, 2016
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Returns To Work After Death Of Wife

Tom Jones is set to return to the stage following his wife's death.

May 11, 2016
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Bruno Mars And Manager Brandon Creed Part Ways

Bruno Mars has ended his business relationship with his manager Brandon Creed.

May 11, 2016
Impressions Reginald Torian Sr
R.I.P. Reginald Torian Sr 1951-2015

Reginald Torian, Sr., who was lead singer for the Impressions after the departure of Curtis Mayfield, died on Wednesday, May 4 at the age of 65. Torian had been rehearsing with the group The Independents when he became ill. Cause of death is not known.

May 11, 2016
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Perform Duet

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took their romance centre stage on Monday night as they performed Go Ahead and Break My Heart.

May 11, 2016