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Linton Osborne of Nazareth
Nazareth Names Dan McCafferty Replacement

Nazareth have named Scottish singer Linton Osborne as their new lead singer, replacing Dan McCafferty who had fronted the group since their founding in 1968.

February 23, 2014
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS Dominates Australia Music Sales Despite Questionable Movie

INXS is the biggest band in the land at the moment with thanks to their questionable TV movie ‘Never Tear Us Apart’.

February 23, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Cracks Open A Bottle Of Wine In Hunter Valley

Bruce Springsteen kicked off the first of two concerts in the Hunter Valley with a cover of the 1947 classic 'Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee'.

February 22, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Won’t Perform With Original Members For Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Kiss will not perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction with original members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.

February 22, 2014
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Become First Aussie Act To Have No 1 and 2 ARIA ALBUMS

INXS stay put at No.1 with their compilation “The Very Best”, as the second part of the mini-series ‘INXS: Never Tear us Apart’ screened last Sunday night on Channel 7.

February 22, 2014
Pharrell Williams
ARIA Singles: Pharrell Williams Is Still Happy At No 1

For a seventh week, Pharrell Williams is “Happy” at the top of the ARIA Singles chart, with the track now being re-certified 4x▲ Platinum in sales.

February 22, 2014
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Adds Second Sydney And Melbourne Shows

Kanye West will perform a second show in both Sydney and Melbourne on his upcoming tour.

February 22, 2014
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos
Snoop Dogg, Booker T, William Bell To Play Free SXSW Show

Snoop Dogg, Booker T. Jones, Charlie Musselwhite and William Bell are some of the names getting together at SXSW for ‘Take Me To The River’, a free show at Austin’s Butler Park on March 15.

February 22, 2014
Engelbert Humperdinck and Gene Simmons, Noise11, Photo
Engelbert Humperdinck Engelbert Calling Tracklisting Revealed

Engelbert Humperdinck’s duets album ‘Engelbert Calling’ has been scheduled for a March 17 release in the UK and the tracklisting can now be revealed.

February 22, 2014
Charlotte Dawson
Charlotte Dawson Found Dead In Sydney Home

Sydney media personality Charlotte Dawson has been found dead in her Sydney home.

February 22, 2014
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Rolling Stones Play First Show Of 2014 In Abu Dhabi SETLIST

The Rolling Stones opened their 14 on Fire tour on Friday night with their first performance ever in the United Arab Emirates.

February 22, 2014
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Biopic Tragedy, Crew Killed By Train Accident

Production on Gregg Allman's biopic 'Midnight Rider' has come to a halt after a train went through the set while filming, killing one crew member.

February 22, 2014
The Fratellis
The Fratellis Australian Tour Dates Announced

The Fratellis will return to Australia for the first time since 2008.

February 21, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Leads New Music Releases For W/C February 21, 2014

Beck has the biggest album of the week in this week's new releases list.

February 21, 2014
Green Day, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Live Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Play Surprise Show In Sydney

Green Day slipped a secret show into their Australian visit with a surprise performance in Sydney on Thursday night.

February 21, 2014
Bo Ningen, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bo Ningen To Play UK Dates

Bo Ningen from Japan will head to the UK in May.

February 21, 2014
Bowie as Ziggy Stardust
Ziggy Stardust Ripped Shirt To Be Displayed

A major new exhibition of music memorabilia, featuring David Bowie's ripped Ziggy Stardust shirt, will take place in honour of the historic British music venue Aylesbury Friars from Monday March 1st.

February 21, 2014
Marc Bolan
Lost Marc Bolan Footage Emerges

Fans of Marc Bolan and Top of the Pops are in for a real treat on 3 March when exclusive footage of the legendary star Marc Bolan performing Teenage Dream on Top of the Pops on 7 February 1974 resurfaces for the first time on a CD/DVD collection which includes Tanx and Alloy And The Riders of Tomorrow/A Creamed Cage.

February 21, 2014
Leon Russell, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Leon Russell To Release New Album

Leon Russell will release his first solo album since 2006, Life Journey, on April 1, the day before his 72nd birthday.

February 21, 2014
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images noise11.com photo
Eminem Supports 50 Cent Leaving His Label

Eminem supports 50 Cent's departure from Shady/Aftermath.

February 21, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Albums To Be Remastered For iTunes

Ten album by Bruce Springsteen have been remastered for iTunes including, for the first time, transfer from analog to digital masters.

February 21, 2014
Gerry Rafferty
Gerry Rafferty To Receive Hometown Honour

The late-Gerry Rafferty will be honored in his hometown of Paisley, Scotland this April as part of the Bring It On Home festival.

February 21, 2014
Dean Martin
Dean Martin Catalogue Acquired By Legacy

The full catalog of legendary crooner Dean Martin while at Reprise Records (1962 to 1974) has been acquired by Legacy Recordings who has initiated a reissue project.

February 21, 2014
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records noise11.com
Prince Plays London SETLIST

Prince has played London.

February 21, 2014
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler To Perform At The Oscars

Bette Midler has never performed at the Oscars. That will change this year.

February 21, 2014
Elvis Costello, ADOTG, Photo By Ros OGorman Noise11 photo
Elvis Costello To Play Dates With The Roots

Elvis Costello and the Roots once said that their show last September at Brooklyn Bowl was a one-time only event. Luckily, they were wrong.

February 21, 2014
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bowie Bags A Brit

David Bowie completed one of the most unexpected comebacks ever on Wednesday night taking home the Best British Male Vocalist award at the BRITS.

February 21, 2014
Sergio Mendes photo by Ros OGorman
Sergio Mendes Signs New Record Deal

Sergio Mendes has left Concord Records, where he released his last three albums, for OKeh Records, an imprint of Sony.

February 21, 2014
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Takes It Slowly For Next Record

Mariah Carey refuses to rush her new album.

February 21, 2014
Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet
Spandau Ballet To Play SXSW

Spandau Ballet will play a show on March 12 at this year's SXSW in Austin, TX.

February 21, 2014