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Midge Ure by Karen Freedman
Midge Ure Returns To Melbourne After A 28 Year Break

“Thanks for coming. Next time bring a few friends,” greeted Midge Ure from the compact stage at the intimate Billboard venue Friday night, as he began his first Melbourne show since 1985 with ‘I See Hope (In The Morning Light)’.

April 22, 2013
Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo
Willie Nelson To Dedicate 80th Birthday Show To Bomb Victims

Willie Nelson had scheduled a show on April 28 at the The Backyard in Austin, TX to celebrate his 80th birthday which is two days later. 

April 22, 2013
Glenn Hughes, Kings Of Chaos, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Kings Of Chaos Were Stone Music Festival Highlight SETLIST

Van Halen and Aerosmith may have been yesterday’s draw card for the Stone Music Festival in Sydney on Saturday but the highlight was Kings of Chaos.

April 21, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Aerosmith Play First Australian Show Since 1990 For Stone Fest

Aerosmith performed their first Australian show since 1990 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium in Homebush on Saturday before starting their own shows with The Dead Daisies.

April 21, 2013
David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Stone Music Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Van Halen Play First Ever Australian Show With David Lee Roth For Stone Music Festival

The Van Halen show with David Lee Roth for Stone Music Festival at Homebush in Sydney last night was the first and only time Roth and Van Halen have ever performed in Australia.

April 21, 2013
Black Sabbath, Noise11, Photo
Black Sabbath Play New Zealand And Debut New Songs SETLIST

The Black Sabbath debuted two new songs at the first show on their Australian and New Zealand tour in Auckland last night (April 22, 2013).

April 21, 2013
Jon Stevens, Noiseworks, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Noiseworks Play New Song For Stone Fest Audience SETLIST

Jon Stevens introduced a brand new Noiseworks song in the band’s set at the Stone Music Festival in Sydney on Saturday.

April 21, 2013
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Plays Stone Music Festival SETLIST

Jimmy Barnes delivered the hits for his performance on the main stage at Stone in Sydney on Saturday.

April 21, 2013
Michael Buble To Be Loved, Noise11, Photo
Australians Love Bubes, Michael Buble Tops ARIA Chart Again

Michael Buble takes his eighth studio album straight into the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, entitled “To Be Loved” its his fifth chart-topping album in Australia, and helps him notch up his twenty-third accumulated week at No.1 here.

April 21, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Spends Four Weeks On Top Of ARIA Chart

Passenger sits at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a fourth consecutive week, tying “Let Her Go” as the equal longest running No.1 for 2013 so far.

April 21, 2013
You Am I, Noise11, Photo
You Am I To Take Hi Fi Hourly Daily To Hobart

You Am I has added a Hobart date for the upcoming Hi Fi Daily Double tour.

April 20, 2013
Jack Dee, Noise11, Photo
Jack Dee At Melbourne Town Hall REVIEW

Jack Dee is a misery guts and proud of it. He wears the whinging, grumpy, Englishman tag to a tee; it bodes him well. Dee has made talking about banal daily routine an art form and centres on the worst week of his life, which started with a blown light bulb in his garage.

April 20, 2013
Margaret Cho, Noise11, Photo
Margaret Cho At Capitol Theatre, Melbourne REVIEW

Margaret Cho’s show, Mother turns out to be the “mother of all bad stand up” rather than an “untraditional look at motherhood”.

April 20, 2013
Renee Geyer at Noise11, Photo
Renee Geyer Talks Track By Track About Swing

Renee Geyer released her 25th album ‘Swing’ on Friday and visited Noise11 to talk about each song.

April 20, 2013
The staff of Songland Records prepare for Record Store Day with Paul Cashmere, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris, Renee Geyer, Deborah Conway Come Out For Record Store Day

Some of Australia’s biggest artists including Russell Morris, Renee Geyer and Deborah Conway will be visiting music stores to celebrate Record Store Day Australia today.

April 20, 2013
Rolf Harris images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Sun Names Rolf Harris Named In Child Sex Scandal

The Sun newspaper in the UK has named Australian entertainer Rolf Harris as the ’83-year household name from Perth living in Berkshire, UK’ as the man arrested in the Operation Yewtree clean-up.

April 20, 2013
David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Stone Music Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Van Halen, Aerosmith Arrive For Day One Of Stone Fest In Sydney

Van Halen will headline day one the first ever Stone Festival in Sydney today with a line-up also featuring Aerosmith, Jimmy Barnes and supergroup Kings of Chaos.

April 20, 2013
Black Sabbath, Noise11, Photo
First Listen New Black Sabbath God Is Dead

Here is the first new music released by Black Sabbath from their upcoming album 13.

April 19, 2013
Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon, Noise11, Photo
Pink Floyd Cover Designer Storm Thorgerson Dies At 70

R.I.P. Storm Thorgerson. The man who designed Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' as well as 'Wish You Were Here' and a number of their other albums has lost his battle with cancer at age 70.

April 19, 2013
You Am I, Noise11, Photo
You Am I Add More Hi Fi Daily Double Shows

You Am I have added more shows for Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth for their Hi Fi Daily Double Shows starting in June.

April 18, 2013
Nas, Noise11, Photo
Movement Festival Cancelled

The Movement Festival, due to start in Australia next week, has been cancelled.

April 18, 2013
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Oxfam Produce Crowd-Sourced Campaign Video With Coldplay

Oxfam releases a pioneering campaigning film in which thousands of Coldplay fans, and famous faces including singer songwriter Ed Sheeran, actor Dominic Cooper and rock band Wolf Gang, share their voices to help put an end to one of the world's greatest human injustices.

April 18, 2013
Sound And Fury
New Led Zeppelin Digital Book Now Available

Led Zeppelin: Sound And Fury, an innovative illustrated digital book by famed photographer Neal Preston, is now available now, exclusively on the iBookstore.

April 18, 2013
Bonnie Bramlett
Bonnie Bramlett Guests On Several New Albums

Classic rock voice Bonnie Bramlett, who lit up the airwaves in the early 70's as part of Delaney and Bonnie (Comin' Home, Never Ending Song of Love, Soul Shake), is keeping busy doing guest appearances on a variety of albums.

April 18, 2013
Rocknblues Fest
Guitar Legends Johnny And Edgar Winter To Tour As Rock’n’Blues Fest

Five giants of guitar, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Leslie West (Mountain) and Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown) will be touring together this summer in the Rock'n'Blues Fest.

April 18, 2013
Brian May
Brian May Speaks Out Against Animal Cruelty In London

The BUAV has welcomed support from Imperial College London graduate Dr Brian May, following its release of disturbing evidence of terrible animal suffering, poor practice and wrongdoing at one of the University's animal research laboratories.

April 18, 2013
BJ Thomas The Living Room Sessions
B.J. Thomas Discusses His New Album

B.J. Thomas has travelled the road from R&B to pop/rock, country, gospel and back home again with his latest album The Living Room Sessions. Thomas sings many of his hits in new, acoustic-based arrangements with such artists as Vince Gill, Lyle Lovett, Keb Mo, Steve Tyrell and Isaac Slade of The Fray.

April 18, 2013
Rebecca McBrain
Iron Maiden Drummer’s Wife Arrested On Assault Charges

Rebecca McBrain, the wife of Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, was arrested back in early March on battery charges over an incident that happened in their home in Boca Raton, FL.

April 18, 2013
SLAM Crazy Horse signed guitar photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Guitar Auction For SLAM Closes Today

The Gibson Ebony Les Paul guitar signed by Neil Young and the all of the members of Crazy Horse will close at 3:45pm today (EST).

April 18, 2013
Bryan Ferry, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Bryan Ferry Does Amy Winehouse 1920s Style

The Bryan Ferry Orchestra is currently touring Europe in support of their album The Jazz Age, a rather eclectic collection of Ferry's songs from throughout his career done in the style of a jazz orchestra from the 1920's.

April 18, 2013