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Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Archie Roach To Speak At AWME

Indigenous music icon Archie Roach has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Australian World Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

October 12, 2013
Cal Smith, Noise11, Photo
Cal Smith Dead At 81

Country singer Cal Smith, who topped the country charts three times in the 70's, died on Thursday (October 10) in Branson, MO. He was 81.

October 12, 2013
Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon 40th Anniversary, Noise11, photo
Dark Side Of The Moon Radio Play To Air Worldwide

Playwright Tom Stoppard wrote the radio play, Darkside, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Darkside of the Moon.

October 12, 2013
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Ernest Ranglin Says He Is Not Coming To Bluesfest

Ernest Ranglin says he is not coming to Australia for Bluesfest next year because he didn’t even know about it until he was announced.

October 12, 2013
John Grant, Noise11, Photo
John Grant To Play Australia In January

Mojo Album of the Year award winner John Grant will return to Australia in January for the first time with a full band but so far only one date has been announced.

October 12, 2013
Philip Chevron of The Pogues, Noise11, Photo
The Pogues Pay Tribute To Phil Chevron

The death of the Pogues long-time guitarist Philip Chevron on Tuesday did not come as a surprise. He had been diagnosed with throat cancer in 2006 and a statement in 2012 said that it had returned and was "fatal".

October 12, 2013
Boz Scaggs, Noise11, Photo
Boz Scaggs To Release Retrospective Covering 44 Years

Columbia/Legacy will release a 2-CD overview of the 44-year recording career of Boz Scaggs. The Essential Boz Scaggs will be out on October 29.

October 12, 2013
Prince Breakfast Can Wait, Noise11, Photo
Prince Releases Breakfast Can Wait Video

Music icon Prince has released an official music video for his new song Breakfast Can Wait.

October 12, 2013
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Bob Dylan Resumes The Never Ending Tour In Norway

Bob Dylan has taking the show back on the road for what has been called ‘The Never Ending Tour’ that started on June 7, 1988.

October 11, 2013
Pitbull: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pitbull And Ke$ha Australian Tour Cancelled

Pitbull and Ke$ha will no longer tour Australia with lack of interest appearing to be the contributing factor to the cancellation.

October 11, 2013
Dave Stewart: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Dave Stewart Recruits Vanessa Amorosi For Lucky Numbers

Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi is a featured vocalist on the new Dave Stewart album ‘Lucky Numbers’.

October 11, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Releases For W/C October 11, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 11th October, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

October 11, 2013
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
John Mayer, Doobie Brothers To Play Deni Blues & Roots Festival

The Deni Blues & Roots Festival will return to Deniliquin, NSW in 2014 with John Mayer and the Doobie Brothers a couple of the names set to perform.

October 11, 2013
Don Walker, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Cold Chisel To Reactivate For 2014

Cold Chisel will get back together again for 2014 and there is more new music on the way.

October 11, 2013
Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Genre Winners And Public Nominees Announced for The Age Music Victoria Awards

The inaugural Age Music Victoria Awards public nominations and genre winners event was held last night with The Drones leading the charge with three nominations for the public awards.

October 11, 2013
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Boy George Sounds Very Culture Club On New Song

Boy George is sounding very Culture Club for his new song 'King Of Everything'.

October 11, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Plays Times Square

Paul McCartney put on a surprise performance in New York City's Times Square on Thursday.

October 11, 2013
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Best Bits Of Kanye West On Jimmy Kimmel

Following an intense Twitter feud that erupted between the rapper and the TV show host, Jimmy Kimmel invited Kanye West onto his late night talk show to clear the air. As always when it comes to ‘Yeezy’, hilarity ensued.

October 11, 2013
Ian Ball Unfold Yourself
Gomez’s Ian Ball Announces Second Solo Album And Australian Tour

Ian Ball will release his second solo album ‘Unfold Yourself’ on November 15 with a tour set to begin three days later in Fremantle.

October 10, 2013
The Potbelleez, Noise11, Photo
The Potbelleez Release New Single ‘Magic Number’ With American Rapper B.o.B

Australian electronic act The Potbelleez’ new single, ‘Magic Number’, marks the first time 24 year old rapper B.o.B has appeared on an electronic track.

October 10, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Midweek Chart: It Is Lorde Vs Miley Cyrus For Aussie Chart

Miley Cyrus is the best bet for taking over the top spot on the ARIA chart this week but this week's pure heroine Lorde is putting up a good fight.

October 10, 2013
ALYS, Noise11, Photo
New World Artists Are Living Next Door To ALYS

Queensland singer songwriter ALYS has joined the New World Artist family for worldwide artist representation.

October 10, 2013
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Will Finally Release Album Following Jones’ Recovery

After a successful operation to remove the cancer that saw her and the band take an immediate hiatus, Sharon Jones will return to her Dap-Kings to finally ‘Give The People What They Want’.

October 10, 2013
Jason Scheff and Robert Lamm of Chicago at Noise11
Chicago Sing About Shutdown Of America

Veteran US rock band Chicago have released a song about the shutdown on America.

October 10, 2013
WAM, Noise11, Photo
WAM Music Conference Perth Speakers Announced

Speakers have been announced for the WAM Music Conference in Perth in November with Noise11’s Paul Cashmere joining a list of music industry identities including Danny Rogers of St Jerome’s Festival, Clive Hodson of Perfect Pitch Publishing and Will Lanarch-Jones of Parallel Management.

October 10, 2013
Jeremy Neale
Jeremy Neale To Play Headline Shows Across The Country And Release New EP

Jeremy Neale has announced a national headline tour to coincide with his long awaited debut EP ‘In Stranger Times’ due on November 1st through Create/Control.

October 10, 2013
The Roots
Roots Drummer Questlove To Release Book Chronicling The History Of Soul Music

The Roots bandleader, Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson, will release his book titled ‘Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation’ on October 22.

October 10, 2013
Katherine Jackson
Jackson Family To Appeal Failed Case Against AEG Live

Katherine Jackson has reportedly "vowed" to appeal court case against AEG Live over Michael Jackson's death.

October 10, 2013
Jeff Hanneman of Slayer, Photo, Noise11
Tom Araya Says The Late Jeff Hanneman Will Feature On The Next Slayer Album

Following Jeff Hanneman's sad departure from the world of metal, Tom Araya has suggested that two songs featuring Hanneman will appear on the next Slayer album.

October 10, 2013
Jonas Brothers, Noise11, Photo
The Jonas Brothers Cancel Tour At The Last Minute

The Jonas Brothers have cancelled their tour only two day before it was set to begin citing a "deep rift" between the three brothers.

October 10, 2013