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Kraftwerk - Man Machine (Image courtesy of Sprueth Magers, Berlin and London. © Kraftwerk)
Kraftwerk Reactivate For US Dates

German electronic icons Kraftwerk have announced nine dates in the U.S. for this summer.

April 26, 2016
George Strait
George Strait Starts His Las Vegas Residency

Over 19,000 people filled the Phone Company Wants A Free Plug Arena in Las Vegas for the first of George Strait's shows in Las Vegas.

April 26, 2016
Kristy Coote
Kristy Coote Completes Debut Album In Nashville

Australia’s Kristy Coote has completed her debut album ‘Favourite Thing’ in Nashville and will showcase shows in Australia in May and June.

April 26, 2016
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Watch Mumford & Sons and Baaba Maal ‘There Will Be A Time’ #VIDEO

Having announced details of ‘Johannesburg’ last week - a mini-album made in South Africa with Baaba Maal, Beatenberg and The Very Best - Mumford & Sons have this afternoon unveiled a video for the lead track ’There Will Be Time’.

April 26, 2016
Paul Doucette, Matchbox Twenty, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty Interview From Noise11.com Archives

When Matchbox Twenty formed in 1996 no-one, including themselves, ever imagined that their debut album would sell more than 10 million units in America alone.

April 26, 2016
Kris Kristofferson, photo Ros O'Gorman
Kris Kristofferson Re-Records Classics For Cedar Creek

Kris Kristofferson turns 80 on June 22 and, five days earlier on June 17, he will release a new two-CD set revisiting some of his classic songs with The Cedar Creek Sessions.

April 26, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Chucks On Stage Tantrum In Amsterdam

Mariah Carey complained that the air fans on stage weren't "blowing air appropriately" during her Amsterdam concert.

April 26, 2016
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Yes Interview From the Noise11.com Archives

Yes are one of the greatest bands of the rock era. After forming 35 years ago in Birmingham, England Yes went on to capture a world market alongside Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd at the time.

April 26, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Ops Out Of Prince Cover

Mariah Carey chose not to perform a Prince song as a tribute to the late star during her show in Paris, France on Thursday (21Apr16), because he didn't like cover versions of his tunes.

April 26, 2016
Andy Summers, Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Andy Summer The Police Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Andy Summers has always been a jazzman. For a brief time from 1977 to 1985 he was sidetracked into a rock and roll band. Mind you the band was The Police and is considered one of the greatest rock bands ever.

April 25, 2016
The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo
Violent Femmes Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Violent Femmes may just be the ultimate cult band. After 21 years and one slight line-up diversion the band have maintained a cult status with a core audience who never seem to get much older.

April 25, 2016
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Sometime in the 90's Neil Young was christened the Godfather of Grunge but the title really belonged to his band Crazy Horse.

April 25, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Hadn’t Slept For 6 Days Before His Death

Prince reportedly worked for six days without any sleep prior to his death.

April 25, 2016
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens of the Stone Age Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Queens of the Stone Age rose from the ashes of Kyuss. Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri formed the new band in 1997 and today remain the only original members of QOTSA.

April 25, 2016
James Jagger in Vinyl
Vinyl Star James Jagger Marries

Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall reunited to celebrate the wedding of their son, Vinyl star James Jagger.

April 25, 2016
Billy Paul
R.I.P. Billy Paul 1934-2016

Soul singer Billy Paul has died at age 81.

April 25, 2016
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Interview From The Noise11.com Archives

For someone who has just jumped in to drive the bass sounds for the biggest hard rock band on the planet, Robert Trujillo is doing a great job.

April 25, 2016
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Daltrey “AC/DC Will Miss Brian More Than Brian Will Miss AC/DC”

Roger Daltrey of The Who is the latest rock icon to suggest AC/DC moving forward without Brian Johnson is a bad idea.

April 25, 2016
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Bublé Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Crooning is not just about singing songs about "moon" and "June". Crooning is an entire genre unto itself. The world has a new crooner. His name is Michael Bublé. He's only 25 but has taken decades of great crooners and remastered them for his own voice.

April 25, 2016
Beyonce Lemonade
Beyonce Releases Sudden New Album ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé has released her brand new album ‘Lemonade’ but you’ll have to suck it up through Tidal to get it.

April 25, 2016
Prince Photo Credit: Madison Dubé Copyright NPG Records 2013
Remarkable Insight About Prince The Humanitarian By Van Jones

Political activist, commentator and author Van Jones has opened up for the first time about the secret contributor to his humanitarian causes. It was Prince.

April 25, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Didn’t Have A Will, Sister Tyka Nelson May Inherit It All

Get ready for the next big court case. According to Roger Friedman at Showbiz411.com, it is most likely that Prince did not have a will.

April 25, 2016
Ice Cube at the Australian Premiere of Ride Along 2. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
N.W.A. Reunite At Coachella

Ice Cube delivered his promise of a full N.W.A. reunion during his second-weekend set at the Coachella festival in California on Saturday night (23Apr16).

April 25, 2016
Phil Spector
Phil Spector Files For Divorce From Prison

Phil Spector has filed for divorce from his wife, Rachelle Short, claiming that she is wildly spending his fortune.

April 25, 2016
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gene Simmons Of Kiss Interview From Noise11.com Archives

When Gene Simmons named his new album 'Asshole' few people would argue it was an inappropriate name. Gene does have a reputation to uphold after all.

April 25, 2016
The Simpsons unused Prince episode
The Simpsons Writer Al Jean On The Unused Prince Episode

Al Jean, one of the writers for The Simpsons, has revealed the script from the shows episode that was to feature Prince but Prince rejected.

April 25, 2016
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Interview From Noise11.com Archives

Since their humble beginnings in 1993 with Pablo Honey and the song 'Creep', Radiohead have developed to become one of the greatest bands of recent times.

April 24, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince’s Cause Of Death Remains Secret Until Autopsy Completed

A cause of death for Prince remains "pending" following the completion of an initial autopsy on Friday (22Apr16).

April 24, 2016
James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Coachella Turns Purple With Prince Tributes

LCD Soundsystem, Ellie Goulding and Joey Bada$$ were among the acts at Coachella Festival who paid tribute to the late music icon Prince.

April 24, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Cremated In Private Service For Family And Close Friends Only

The body of Prince was cremated just days after the music legend’s death on Thursday.

April 24, 2016