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Suggs, Mike Rutherford And Gil Matthews Are At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Suggs from Madness, Mike Rutherford of Mike & The Mechanics and Genesis and Gil Matthews from Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs share their stories at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com this week.

April 21, 2017
Roger Waters, The Wall - image by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Reveals Details Of First Album In 25 Years

Roger Waters' name is regularly in the news for his various projects so it's hard to believe that he hasn't released a new solo album in a quarter-century, but it's the truth. Waters' last studio set was 1992's Amused to Death.

April 21, 2017
Ray Davies
New Music Releases For 21 April 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Incubus, Vampire, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, AllDay, Barry Manilow, Xavier Rudd (Live), Texas, Wilkinson and San Cisco.

April 21, 2017
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Hires Security After House Break-In

Rapper Drake has stepped up the security presence around his California mansion after an overzealous female fan managed to break in earlier this month (Apr17).

April 21, 2017
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Accused Of Posting Culturally Insensitive Instagram Post

Katy Perry has reportedly angered some of her Indian fans by uploading an image of the Hindu goddess Kali with a "disrespectful" caption.

April 21, 2017
Paramore by Paramore, Noise11, Photo
Paramore Singer Hayley Williams Almost Quit Music

Paramore singer Hayley Williams considered quitting music because of the band's troubles.

April 21, 2017
Earth Wind & Fire - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Earth Wind & Fire And Chic To Tour US Together

One has been a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for sixteen years, the other was just inducted earlier this month. Together, they make up a double bill that should be one of the highlights of the summer.

April 21, 2017
Bob Marley Exodus
Bob Marley Exodus Expanded

Get ready for a LOT of Exodus from Bob Marley and the Wailers.

April 21, 2017
Stephen Stills Judy Collins
Stephen Stills And Judy Collins Record An Album Together

Once upon a time, in the late-60's, former Buffalo Springfield member Stephen Stills became romantically involved for a couple of years with folk singer Judy Collins. The breakup of that romance was the basis for the now classic Crosby, Stills and Nash song Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.

April 21, 2017
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Plays Her Last Ever Show In Australia

Patti Smith’s touring days are coming to an end. Australia has just witnessed the last time Patti will perform in the country.

April 21, 2017
Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert Farewells Pig Bill O’Reilly

Late Show host Stephen Colbert has farewelled alleged sexual predator Bill O’Reilly.

April 20, 2017
Madness: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Suggs Kicks Off His Spoken Word Australian Tour

Madness have just finished touring Australia and Suggs has stayed behind to perform his solo spoken word ‘Suggs My Life Story In Words and Music’.

April 20, 2017
Skunkhour
Skunkhour To Reform To Play Feed For Sydney

The original line-up of Skunkhour will reform for one Sydney show in May.

April 20, 2017
Birds of Tokyo
Birds of Tokyo Add Some Queensland Shows

Birds Of Tokyo have added some shows in Queensland while they are around the area for the Pineapple Music Festival.

April 20, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Judge Stops Release of Prince Release This Friday

The planned release of unreleased Prince music this Friday (21 April) has been halted by the courts.

April 20, 2017
Amphlett Lane Funded For Walking Tour Podcast

Melbourne’s Amphlett Lane, named after Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett, will soon have a podcast and walking tour after funding approval by the Victorian Government.

April 20, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Estate Is Trying To Stop ‘Deliverance’ EP Release

This week it was announced that an EP of previously unreleased music by Prince would be put out on Friday (April 20) to mark the one-year anniversary of his passing.

April 20, 2017
Anthony Albanese MP at Reclink Community Cup Elsternwick Park Melbourne on Sunday 21 June 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Anthony Albanese Spreads The Word For Record Store Day

Australia’s former Deputy Prime Minister, the member for Grayndler, Anthony Albanese, has written a piece in The Herald Sun about Record Store Day.

April 20, 2017
Nickelback perform at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 15 May 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nickelback Debut ‘Feed The Machine’ VIDEO

The regularly criticised but always big selling Nickelback are about to unleash their ninth studio album on the world, Feed the Machine, which is due on June 16 via BMG.

April 20, 2017
Bill Anderson
Country Star Bill Anderson Denies He Is Dead

Country icon Bill Anderson received a disturbing phone call this morning. It was his son telling him that a friend had called to offer his condolences over his father's death.

April 20, 2017
Diesel photo by Ros O'Gorman
Diesel Adds A Stack Of Americana Tour Dates

Diesel has added more shows to his forthcoming Americana tour.

April 20, 2017
Engelbert Humperdinck performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Thursday 29 October 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Engelbert Humperdinck To Share 50 Years Of Hits In New Compilation

Fifty years ago today, Engelbert Humperdinck had just finished up a six-week run at the top of the British Singles chart with the song Release Me.

April 20, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Doctor Denies Unauthorised Prescriptions Were At Paisley Park

A lawyer for Prince's doctor has denied reports suggesting the medic prescribed powerful painkillers for the tragic superstar under a false identity.

April 20, 2017
At The Drive-In
At The Drive-In To Perform In Australia September October

At The Drive-In will return to Australia in September for dates in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

April 20, 2017
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Watch King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard On Conan

Melbourne’s King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard had a stop-over for Conan O’Brien this week.

April 19, 2017
Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan Reveal Final Australian Dates

The Dillinger Escape Plan’s next round of Australian dates will be their last ever.

April 19, 2017
Noise11 photographed Sheppard, Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 2014
Sheppard To Tour UK With Little Mix

Australia’s Sheppard will open for Little Mix across the UK on their upcoming tour.

April 19, 2017
MusicSA
MusicSA Announces Female Industry Professional Scholarship

MusicSA has created a new scholarship to assist female South Australian music professionals.

April 19, 2017
Chris Brown, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Chris Brown Once Again Accused Of Assault

Celebrity thug Chris Brown is facing accusations he assaulted a photographer at a club in Florida on Monday.

April 19, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce Attempts To Have Lawsuit Dismissed After Using Unauthorised Sample

Beyonce's lawyers have asked a judge to dismiss a bizarre lawsuit filed against the pregnant singer by the family of a late New Orleans, Louisiana comedian.

April 19, 2017