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Bon Scott, music news,
Happy 70th Bon Scott

Bon Scott would have been 70 years old today (9 July 2016).

July 9, 2016
Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith
Queen Latifah And Snoop Dogg React To US Killings

Rappers The Game and Snoop Dogg hit the streets of Los Angeles on Friday morning to lead a peace rally amid the friction between African-Americans and the police.

July 9, 2016
David Bowie Life On Mars, music news,
David Bowie The Man Who Fell To Earth To Be Reissued

To mark the 40th anniversary of the UK release of director Nicolas Roeg’s iconic science fiction odyssey, The Man Who Fell to Earth, STUDIOCANAL has announced that they are near to completing a new 4k restoration of the cult classic.

July 9, 2016
Led Zeppelin 2012
Led Zeppelin Now Want To Sue Estate Of Randy California

Not only did Led Zeppelin win their case in the lawsuit brought by the estate of Spirit guitarist Randy California over the song Stairway to Heaven, but they are now using a recent court ruling to seek $800,000 in legal fees from the estate.

July 9, 2016
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette Welcomes Second Child

Singer Alanis Morissette has welcomed her second child.

July 9, 2016
Jackie Wilson, music news,
Jackie Wilson Has A Street In His Name

For years, it has been known as Cottage Grove Street but, starting on Saturday, August 26, the Highland Park, MI road will be known as Jackie Wilson Lane.

July 9, 2016
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah Says Its Time To Make Example of Bad Cops

Rapper/actress Queen Latifah has called on authorities to make sweeping systematic changes to bring about an end to the continued cases of police brutality against African-Americans.

July 9, 2016
Tom Odell at Noise11, Photo
Tom Odell Speaks Of Gender Inequality In Music Industry

Tom Odell insists women's appearances are still judged more harshly in the music world.

July 9, 2016
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Is Planning More Children

Lionel Richie has hinted he'll be having more children but insists he won't tie the knot again.

July 8, 2016
Ringo Starr Turns 76 With A Little Help From His Friends Jon Stevens And Dave Stewart

Ringo Starr turned 76 with an all-star gathering including Australia’s Jon Stevens teaming up with Dave Stewart for a stab at ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ and the ‘No No Song’.

July 8, 2016
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend Responds To Philando Castile Shooting

John Legend has expressed his anger over the shooting of Philando Castile.

July 8, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Adler Rejoins Guns N Roses In Cincinnati

Former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler was back in the band this week.

July 8, 2016
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Pens Emotional Letter After America’s 40th Mass Shooting Since Orlando

Drake has pleaded for an "open and honest dialogue" between black communities and law enforcement services.

July 8, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Pauses Scottish Show To Reflect On US Shootings

Beyonce halted her concert in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday night and asked fans to observe a moment of silence for victims of police brutality.

July 8, 2016
Taste live by Ros O'Gorman
Taste Head To Adelaide For Life On Earth Show

Taste will continue to trek around Australia performing songs from the new album 'Life On Earth' with Adelaide next in line for the Taste test.

July 8, 2016
Chris Adler
Chris Adler Leaves Megadeth To Return To Lamb Of God

Chris Adler has officially left Megadeth to return to his permanent position in Lamb of God.

July 8, 2016
Cliff Williams bass guitarist for AC/DC performs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday 6 December 2015. They are in Australia on the final leg of their Rock Or Bust World Tour.
Cliff Williams To Retire From AC/DC

AC/DC’s long-time bass player Cliff Williams is the latest member to depart the band.

July 8, 2016
Nick Rhodes, Duran Duran V Festival Melbourne Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nick Rhodes Temporarily Leaves Duran Duran MNDR Is In

Duran Duran founder Nick Rhodes has left the band temporarily “to attend an urgent family matter”.

July 8, 2016
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Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist for 8-14 July 2016

Noise11’s iHeartRadio show is the music news you can hear.

July 8, 2016
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons Pay Tribute To Prince

Mumford and Sons spoke to Absolute Radio’s Pete Donaldson this week while on the Swedish leg of their European Tour. On the night of Prince’s death, the boys were in his hometown of Minneapolis, which they described as having an overwhelming atmosphere of grief.

July 8, 2016
Reverend Horton Heat
Reverend Horton Heat To Play 30th Anniversary Dates In Australia

Jim Heath formed Reverend Horton Heat in Dallas in 1985 and will bring the band to Australia in September marking 30 years of the band.

July 8, 2016
TinPan Orange
Tinpan Orange Debut New Song ‘Cities Of Gold’ #LISTEN

Melbourne’s Tinpan Orange have a new song for you to listen to. ‘Cities of Gold’ is their next musical instalment after ‘Rich Man’.

July 8, 2016
Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks Gets A Radio Show

SiriusXM announced today that America's best-selling solo artist of all time, Garth Brooks, will launch his own SiriusXM channel on September 8.

July 8, 2016
Soundgarden, Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Soundgarden To Release Vinyl Rarities

Grammy Award-winning Seattle group Soundgarden launched a musical transformation that inspired a generation while permanently redefining alternative and hard rock music.

July 8, 2016
Spice Girls images photo
Spice Girls Working With Stones Lawyer On Reunion

The Spice Girls will reportedly work with the Rolling Stones' manager to plan a 2017 reunion gig.

July 8, 2016
Biffy Clyro, Noise11, Photo Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases 8 July 2016

Biffy Clyro and a few Bowie reissues lead the weeks new releases.

July 8, 2016
Ariana Grande, music news,
Ariana Grande Cast For Hairspray Revamp

Ariana Grande has joined the cast of the U.S. TV Hairspray event.

July 7, 2016
George Michael Shoot The Dog
George Michael Shoot The Dog Video Makes Even More Sense After Blair Iraq Ramble

George Michael’s 2002 video for ‘Shoot The Dog’, portraying a moronic George W. Bush and gutless Tony Blair is worth revisiting.

July 7, 2016
Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett Film Premieres Unseen Footage

Cambridge Live has announced that it is teaming up with the Cambridge Film Trust to premiere a series of films about both Syd Barrett and the Swinging Sixties at the 2016 Cambridge Film Festival, as part of its celebrations of the life and work of Syd Barrett who passed away on the 7th July 2006.

July 7, 2016
Frank Black, Black Francis, Pixies, V Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Pixies Debut New Song Um Chagga Lagga #LISTEN

The Pixies have previewed their upcoming album “Head Carrier’ with the new song ‘Um Chagga Lagga’.

July 7, 2016