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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia
Denis Handlin Paul Dainty and Michael Coppel Honoured In Queen’s Birthday List

Sony Music’s Denis Handlin and promoters Michael Coppel and Paul Dainty have been awarded honours in the Queen’s Birthday List for 2017.

June 12, 2017
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The 1975 Lead A Minute Of Noise For Manchester

As Parklife Festival prepared to welcome The 1975 to Saturday’s main stage, screens were lit up with ‘We Stand Together’ in a touching tribute to last month’s attack at the MEN arena. Messages of love from artists playing across the weekend were shown on screens, including Carl Cox and Goldie.

June 12, 2017
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Joan Baez Mary Chapin Carpenter Indigo Girls Perform Together In Nashville

At first, the joining of folk icon Joan Baez with country singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter and the folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls seemed a bit odd but, the fact is, they have been friends for some time and the blending of the four voices is nothing short of amazing.

June 12, 2017
Ice Cube at the Australian Premiere of Ride Along 2. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Ice Cube Takes On Bill Maher Over N Word Controversy

Rapper Ice Cube confronted Bill Maher over his use of the N-word during his appearance on the comedian's live U.S. show on Friday night (09Jun17).

June 11, 2017
Frank Ocean, Noise11, Photo
Frank Ocean Plays His First Show In Three Years

Singer Frank Ocean has returned to the stage following a three-year hiatus after turning up to rock the house at the NorthSide Festival in Denmark on Friday (09Jun17).

June 11, 2017
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Scores Opening Gig Slot On U2 Tour

U2 have had some big opening acts for their Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour including the Lumineers, OneRepublic and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

June 11, 2017
Adam West as Batman
R.I.P. Adam West 1928-2017

Adam West, the iconic Batman of the 60s TV series, has died following a battle with leukemia at the age of 88.

June 11, 2017
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Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain Feud Splits Journey

Journey is splitting before fans eyes on social media.

June 10, 2017
Phil Collins
Phil Collins Is Recovering After Fall

Phil Collins is doing well following his hospitalization earlier this week, according to his actress daughter Lily Collins.

June 10, 2017
Not From There
Not From There Tops Double J 50 Most Overlooked Songs of the 90s

Not For There, the Australian band formed in the UK that later relocated to Brisbane, has topped Double J's 50 Most Overlooked Songs of the 90s.

June 10, 2017
Alice Cooper, Noise11, Photo
Alice Cooper Releases Paranoiac Personality Off Upcoming Paranormal Album

Alice Cooper has released ‘Paranoiac Personality’ the first preview of his upcoming ‘Paranormal’ album.

June 10, 2017
The Backstreet Boys perform at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Friday 8 May 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Backstreet Boys Extend Vegas Residency

The Backstreet Boys have extended their Las Vegas residency into next year.

June 10, 2017
Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld Explains The Awkward Kesha Hug

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld refused to hug pop star Kesha on the red carpet because he thought the gesture "was a little off".

June 9, 2017
The Killers, Photo, Noise11
The Killers To Perform At AFL Grand Final

Las Vegas band The Killers have been confirmed as the AFL Grand Final entertainment act for 2017.

June 9, 2017
Sigur Ros
Sigur Ros Release Statement Ahead Of Margaret Court Arena Show

Iceland band Sigur Ros have come out in support of Marriage Equality and against homophobe Margaret Court, whose name is wrapped around the Melbourne venue they are scheduled to play.

June 9, 2017
Queen Monopoly
Brian May Has An Unboxing Video For Queen Monopoly

Brian May has made an unboxing video for the new Queen Monopoly edition.

June 9, 2017
Phil Collins
Phil Collins Injured In Fall

Phil Collins has been rushed to hospital after falling over and banging his head on Wednesday (June 7).

June 9, 2017
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Pat Davern of Grinspoon and Pete Murray At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Grinspoon are officially a classic rock band with the 20th anniversary release of their debut Guide To Better Living, although Pat Davern prefers the term “heritage rock’. Pat talks at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com this week.

June 9, 2017
Lindsay Buckingham Christine McVie
New Music Releases For 9 June 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Katy Perry, London Grammar, Lady Antebellum, Rise Against, Glen Campbell, Kilter, Lindsay Buckingham & Christine McVie, Rancid and Gov't Mule.

June 9, 2017
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Australia and New Zealand Tour Dates

Lorde will tour Australia and New Zealand in November.

June 9, 2017
Sia photo by Ros O'Gorman
Julianne Moore Stars In New Sia Video

Julianne Moore and Zoe Saldana are starring in Sia's new music video to help the fight against AIDS.

June 9, 2017
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Donates Song Royalties To Terror Victims

Rocker Liam Gallagher has followed his estranged brother Noel's example and donated his royalties from sales of Oasis' Don't Look Back in Anger' to the families of the Manchester terror attack victims.

June 9, 2017
Mary J Blige plays Hamer Hall on Wednesday 12 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mary J Blige Has To Pay Ex $30000 A Month

Mary J. Blige has been ordered to pay her estranged husband $30,000 (£23,200)-a-month in temporary spousal support.

June 9, 2017
Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper Develops Music Classes For Chicago Kids

Chance the Rapper is providing music courses to young people in his native Chicago, Illinois through his non-profit organisation this summer (17).

June 9, 2017
Roger Waters, The Wall - image by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Branded An Antisemite

The recent dust-up between Thom Yorke of Radiohead and a group of musicians, actors and politicians that includes Roger Waters has spilled over into a petition making accusations about Waters political views.

June 9, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Apollonia Writes Birthday Letter To Prince

Apollonia Kotero, the actress, singer and model who slipped into the female lead in the Prince film Purple Rain when Vanity dropped out, has written a birthday message to the late singer on what would have been his 59th birthday.

June 9, 2017
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Concert To Screen In Theatres In USA

The concert film Tapestry: Captured Live at Hyde Park London, which captures Carole King's first and, to date, only performance of her landmark album in its entirety, will play in theaters on July 11 at 7 PM local time.

June 9, 2017
Carl Driggs
R.I.P. Carl Driggs of Paul Revere & The Raiders

Carl (Carlo) Driggs, who was part of the bands Kracker and Foxy in the 70's and was lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders from 1983 to 2004, died on May 31 at his home in Miami, FL after suffering a sudden heart attack.

June 8, 2017
Guitarist Stuart Fraser of Noiseworks performs as part of the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse on 23 January 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Scalper Preferred Site Viagogo Selling Charity Tickets At Inflated Prices Ahead of On-Sale Date

Viagogo, the go-to site for scalpers, is selling tickets to the Stuart Fraser fundraiser at up to four times the tickets face value.

June 8, 2017
Courtney Barnett . Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Are Making An Album Together

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile will release an album together and then tour the USA to play the songs live.

June 8, 2017