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Alan McGee at Bigsound 2011, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Alan McGee Set To Showcase New Label

Alan McGee changed the face of British music when he discovered Oasis in a Scottish club but record boss he now prefers the quiet life.

November 2, 2013
The Beatles Live At The BBC Volume 2, Noise11, Photo
Sample The Beatles On Air Live At The BBC Vol 2

The Beatles 'On Air - Live At The BBC Vol 2' will be released on November 11.

November 2, 2013
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel, Neil Young Announce New York Shows

Billy Joel and Neil Young will return to New York stages.

November 1, 2013
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Blondie Debuts New Songs On Project Runway All-Stars

Blondie debuted new songs from their upcoming album ‘Ghost Of Download’ on the reality TV show ‘Project Runway Allstars’ this week.

November 1, 2013
Icehouse, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Iva Davies To Reinvent Icehouse As DubHouse

Icehouse will scale right back for a couple of intimate shows for Sydney and Melbourne in December dubbed ‘Dubhouse’.

November 1, 2013
Dave Stewart performs for Noise11.com
Dave Stewart Supergroup To Create Music For The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Oscar and Grammy winning composer Hans Zimmer has recruited former Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart and an all-star cast for a supergroup to create music for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’.

November 1, 2013
Lou Reed, SXSW 2008, Ros O'Gorman Photo
Laurie Anderson Pens Tribute To Her Husband Lou Reed

Laurie Anderson, longtime partner and more recent wife of Lou Reed, has written a remembrance for their local newspaper.

November 1, 2013
Win Butler of Arcade Fire photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Arcade Fire, Cut Copy Leads New Releases For w/c November 1, 2013

Albums for Arcade Fire and Cut Copy lead the new releases for this week.

November 1, 2013
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn Goes Indie For Third Solo Album

Neil Finn will release his third solo album as an independent release.

November 1, 2013
Eagles at Rod Laver Arena. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Eagles Roll Out 2014 Dates

The ‘History of the Eagles’ tour will continue throughout 2014 with more dates rolled out through to March, 2014.

November 1, 2013
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Cohen Australian Shows Downsized

Leonard Cohen shows for Sydney and Melbourne have been moved to smaller venues.

November 1, 2013
James Blake, Splendor In The Grass, Photo, Ian Laidlaw
James Blake Wins Mercury Prize

James Blake can add Mercury Music Prize winner to his credits.

November 1, 2013
Eros Ramazzotti, Noise11, Photo
Eros Ramozzotti Brisbane Show Cancelled

Italian singer songwriter Eros Ramazzotti has cancelled the Brisbane show for his upcoming Australian tour.

November 1, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Denies Ever Hitting On Katy Perry

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has denied Katy Perry's claim that he once hit on her.

November 1, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Delivers Brand New Love Is Lost Video For Halloween

David Bowie has delivered a dark, spooky video perfect for Halloween for his brand new song 'Love Is Lost'

November 1, 2013
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp Boxes Up Catalogue

UMe will release the entire studio catalog of John Cougar Mellencamp in one massive 19-CD box set on December 10.

November 1, 2013
Loretta Lynn, Noise11, Photo
Loretta Lynn Cancels Shows

Loretta Lynn has been forced to postpone two shows in Iowa due to reported exhaustion.

November 1, 2013
Josh Pyke at Noise11, Noise11, Photo
Josh Pyke, Daryl Braithwaite To Play Melbourne Zoo

The Melbourne Zoo Twilight series will return on January 24 with Daryl Braithwaite, Josh Pyke, Xavier Rudd and James Reyne just some of the names to perform for the 2014 season.

November 1, 2013
Frank Sinatra, Noise11, Photo
Frank Sinatra Capitol and Reprise Catalogue Now Under One Roof

The career of Frank Sinatra was spread over three labels, Columbia in the 40's where he made his big band recordings, Capitol in the 50's where he became the musical genius with the help of conductor/arrangers Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Gordon Jenkins, and his own label, Reprise, from the 60's forward.

November 1, 2013
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motorhead Down As Lemmy Health Worsens

Motörhead has postponed their upcoming European tour until sometime in early 2014 so that guitarist Lemmy Kilmister can continue to recuperate from health problems.

November 1, 2013
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder To Perform Complete Songs In The Key Of Life

Stevie Wonder will join a long list of artists who have started doing entire performances of their classic albums when he sings the complete Songs in the Key of Life.

November 1, 2013
Green Day, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Live Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billie Joe Armstrong And Norah Jones Discuss Foreverly Album

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and singer Norah Jones surprised the world last week with the announcement of their new album Foreverly.

November 1, 2013
Burt Bacharach photo by Ros O'Gorman
Burt Bacharach Musical Heads To Broadway

A brand new musical revue based on the music of Burt Bacharach will begin previews at the Off-Broadway New York Theater Workshop on November 19 and open December 5. What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined is scheduled to run through January 5.

November 1, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Autobiography To Be Released In USA

Morrissey's smash Autobiography, which is selling beyond expectations in the U.K., will be making its way to the U.S. on December 3 via Penguin Random House.

November 1, 2013
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder To Release Two Albums In 2014

Five years ago, Stevie Wonder told reporters about three new projects on which he was working. Since that time, none of them have been released and it appears that two are dead with one still in the works.

October 31, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Previews The Next Day Upgrade

David Bowie has released a short promotional video for his upcoming The Next Day Extra which will be out next Tuesday.

October 31, 2013
Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo
Willie Nelson Signs Book Deal

Willie Nelson has signed with Little, Brown and Company for a brand new memoir.

October 31, 2013
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dixie Chicks Play Canada SETLIST

The Dixie Chicks opened their nine-date Long Time Gone Canadian tour on Saturday night at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.

October 31, 2013
Ronnie Montrose
Ronnie Montrose Tribute Concert Set For DVD

When Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, 2012, friends and musicians immediately wondered what they could do to pay homage to one of rock's all-time legendary - and influential - guitarists.

October 31, 2013
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
Robin Thicke Sued By Marvin Gaye Children

It is now official. Nona Gaye and Frankie Christian Gaye, to of the children of the late singer Marvin Gaye, have decided to move forward with their lawsuit against Robin Thicke and his hit Blurred Lines, alleging that the song rips off their father's Got to Give It Up.

October 31, 2013