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Hanson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Hanson Compare Bieber Music To Venereal Disease

Pop trio Hanson are not interested in collaborating with Justin Bieber because they think his music is like a sexually transmitted disease.

June 20, 2017
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Considered For Revived American Idol

Lionel Richie is reportedly being lined up to join American Idol as a new judge.

June 20, 2017
Lulu performs at Hamer Hall on Friday 24 June 2016. This is the first time Lulu has toured Australia.
Lulu Takes The USA On Live

It was kind of astounding to find out recently that 60's pop songstress Lulu, had never officially toured the USA until 2013! The voice behind one of the most iconic ballads of all time, To Sir, With Love (and she was also one of the standout young actors in the Sidney Poitier classic film of the same name), Lulu's career may have peaked in the swinging 60's, but certainly did not end there.

June 20, 2017
Peter Criss
Peter Criss Plays His Last Ever Show

Ex-KISS drummer Peter Criss said back in March that he would be playing one final tour which would end on June 17 in New York at The Cutting Room and, so far, he's kept that promise.

June 20, 2017
Music Wars
Central Station Founders Drop Bombshells Of Music Biz In New Book Music Wars’

The story of Central Station Records, the boutique Melbourne record store that became a record store and music empire for its founders, is told in the new book ‘Music Wars – The Sound of the Underground’.

June 19, 2017
Paul McCartney Japan 2017 photo by Karen Freedman
Frontier Touring Tease Paul McCartney Australia Tour

The Paul McCartney Australian tour for November and December 2017 is one of the Australian music industry’s worst kept secrets but it’s getting better all the time.

June 19, 2017
The Football Club
The Football Club On Hiatus After Sexual Assault Claims

Melbourne Folk-Punk band The Football Club have cancelled all upcoming events and placed the band on hold to deal with sexual assault allegations.

June 19, 2017
Phil Ceberano, One Electric Day November 2014 at Werribee Park: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Monique Brumby and Phil Ceberano To Mentor Rock Academy Teen Music Talent

ARIA winning singer songwriter Monique Brumby and guitarist Phil Ceberano will front Rock Academy Melbourne to mentor teen music talent in songwriting and performing these July school holidays.

June 19, 2017
The Scientists
The Scientists To Reform With Classic 1985 Line-up

Kim Salmon has reunited the classic 1985 line-up of The Scientists for an Australian tour in October and November.

June 19, 2017
The Aints
Ed Kuepper To Play The Saints With The Aints

Ed Kuepper has resurrected his anti-Saints band, The Aints, to perform the music of the original band.

June 19, 2017
The Stems
The Stems Reunite For 30th Anniversary Tour

The Stems will reunite for the 30th anniversary of their debut album ‘At First Sight Violets Are Blue’ and perform the entire album.

June 19, 2017
Stephen Furst
R.I.P. Stephen Furst ‘Flounder’ from Animal House 1954-2017

Stephen Furst, the actor who played Flounder in ‘Animal House’, has died from complications to diabetes at age 63 at his home in Moorpark, California.

June 19, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran MBE ‘divide’ Spends 13th Week At No 1

Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" stays atop the ARIA Albums Chart for a thirteenth non-consecutive week.

June 19, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Spends Fifth Week With Number One Song

For the fifth week in a row the Spanish infused song "Despacito" for Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber is at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, plus the track scores it's first certification achieving 2x▲Platinum in sales.

June 19, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Buys Palace In Portugal

Madonna has reportedly purchased a $6.4 million (£5 million) palace in Portugal in a bid to help further her son's soccer dreams.

June 18, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce And Jay Z Are Parents Of Twins

Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles has confirmed she's a mum to twins.

June 18, 2017
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Receives MBE, Billy Connelly Knighted

Ed Sheeran has been awarded an MBE and Billy Connelly is now Sir Billy Connelly in Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honors list.

June 18, 2017
Bruce-Springsteen-and-E-Street-Band-perform-at-AAMI-Park-on-Thursday-2-February-2017.-Photo-Ros-OGorman
Bruce Springsteen Could Be Heading To Broadway

Bruce Springsteen may be making his Broadway debut this fall.

June 18, 2017
Bob Seger, music news, noise11.com
Bob Seger Catalogue Finally Available For Streaming

The number of artists who continue to resist the streaming revolution in music is one smaller on Friday (June 16) as Bob Seger has released his catalog to the services.

June 18, 2017
London Grammar
London Grammar Score First UK No 1 Album

Congratulations to London Grammar, who go straight in at Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart with their second album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing.

June 17, 2017
Steve Hackett
Melbourne Guitar Show To Return To Caulfield In August

The Melbourne Guitar Show will be back at the Caulfield Racecourse in August with special international guest Steve Hackett performing thus year.

June 16, 2017
Shania Twain, music news, noise11.com
Shania Twain To Release First Album In 15 Years

Between 1993 and 2002, there was no female vocalist whose career was hotter than Shania Twain.

June 16, 2017
Daniel Merriweather - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Daniel Merriweather and Owl Eyes Recruited To Orchestrate Hip-Hop

In August the music of Fatboy Slim, Hilltop Hoods, Massive Attack, Bag Raiders and Shapeshifters will be reinvented with an orchestra.

June 16, 2017
Alison Moyet
Alison Moyet Premieres Ninth Album ‘Other’

Alison Moyet’s ninth album ‘Other’ is out this week.

June 16, 2017
Gordi Reservoir
Gordi To Play Europe, Australia Then North America

Sophie Payten from the NSW town of Canowindra is currently on tour in the Europe before heading to the USA, then back to Australia then back to North America.

June 16, 2017
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono Added To Songwriting Credits For Imagine

Yoko Ono's name has been added as the co-writer of the song Imagine with her late husband John Lennon.

June 16, 2017
Blue Plaque
UK Unveils 43 Blue Plaques Recognising Music History

The Blue Plaque have been used in Britain since the mid-1800's to denote the locations of significant events in the lives of the famous and influential.

June 16, 2017
Adrian Belew, Birds Basement 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Adrian Belew Tells A Wealth of Stories At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Adrian Belew, the former guitarist for David Bowie, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa and long-time member of King Crimson sits down with Noise11’s Paul Cashmere for amazing stories about his incredible career.

June 16, 2017
Royal Blood How Did We Get So Dark
New Music Releases For 16 June 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Lorde, Big Boi, Beth Ditto, Royal Blood, Fleet Foxes, Nickelback, Portugal.The Man, Steve Earle, Moby, The Drums, Cheap Trick, Hey Violet, Chuck Berry, Alison Moyet, Cheap Trick, 2 Chainz and So Fresh-Winter 2017.

June 16, 2017
Peter Cetera
Songwriters Hall Of Fame Withdraws Peter Cetera Induction

In February, the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their 2017 inductees and, among the honored, were the Chicago trio of Robert Lamm, James Pankow and Peter Cetera.

June 16, 2017