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Carrie Underwood To Perform Her Sports Anthem The Champion At The Super Bowl

Carrie Underwood will perform her sports anthem ‘The Champion’ as the opening song for the 52nd Super Bowl on February 4, 2018.

January 16, 2018
Rose Tattoo Angry Anderson and Mark Evans. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rose Tattoo Reveal Australian Tour Guests and Euro Dates

Dallas Crane, The Hitman and Palace of the King are a few of the bands that will open for Rose Tattoo’s 2018 Blood Brothers tour across Australia.

January 16, 2018
Lindsay McDougall
Lindsay McDougall Given The ‘Gong For New Radio Gig

Frenzal Rhomb guitarist and former Triple J breakfast jock Lindsay McDougall will return to the airwaves at ABC Illawarra later this month.

January 16, 2018
The Cranberries, Noise11, Photo
The Cranberries Members Issue Statement Following Death of Dolores O’Riordan

Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler of Irish band The Cranberries have released a joint statement following the death of their lead singer Dolores O’Riordan.

January 16, 2018
Dolores ORiordan
R.I.P. Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries 1971-2018

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has died "suddenly" in London at the age of 46. She was in the city for a recording session.

January 16, 2018
Edwin Hawkins
R.I.P. Edwin Hawkins 1943-2018

Edwin Hawkins, the gospel great who brought the genre to the masses with the 1969 hit "Oh Happy Day", has died at the age of 74. According to reports, he had been ill for some time.

January 16, 2018
Danny Woods
R.I.P. Danny Woods of Chairman of the Board 1944-2018

Danny Woods, one of the co-founders of the group Chairmen of the Board, has died at the age of 73.

January 15, 2018
Nick Summerfield
Sydney’s Nick Summerfield Releases First New Music Since 2014

Australian electro-pop musician Nick Summerfield has released his first new music in four years.

January 15, 2018
Glass Candy
US Electronica Duo Sued Over Vanda and Young’s ‘Love Is In The Air’

The publisher behind ‘Love Is In The Air’ is suing US songwriters John Padgett and Lori Monahan over the alleged use of the song in an Air France television commercial.

January 15, 2018
Smith Street Band
Smith Street Band Have A Very Big Tour With A Real Lot Of Dates

The members of The Smith Street Band will be gainfully employed doing what they are trained to do, play as musicians, throughout March, April and May.

January 15, 2018
Grace Jones photo by Damien Loverso, music news, noise11.com
Grace Jones Talks About Sexual Abuse On Her First Film

Singer and actor Grace Jones says that the producer of her first movie attempted to sexually abuse her.

January 15, 2018
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith Will Perform For iHeartRadio Australia This Week and Return In November

Sam Smith will be offering a morsel of his national tour later in the year when he performs for iHeartRadio in Melbourne later this week.

January 15, 2018
Donnarumma
Six Emerging South Australian Acts To Perform At Adelaide 500

Six South Australian acts will take to the stage at the Adelaide 500 to perform ahead of Cold Chisel, Live and Robbie Williams.

January 15, 2018
Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers, Birds of Tokyo and Sheppard Set To Perform At 2018 Adelaide 500

Kasey Chambers, Birds of Tokyo, Sheppard as well as Bad//Dreems will open for the headline entertainment at the end of each day of the Adelaide 500 in March.

January 15, 2018
The Greatest Showman
Australian Charts: The Greatest Showman Is Still The No 1 Album

Retaining its No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart for a second week is the soundtrack for "The Greatest Showman".

January 13, 2018
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Perfect’ Spends Sixth Week At No 1

It's a sixth week at No.1 in Australia for Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" track, now becoming his second longest running chart-topper on the ARIA Singles Chart.

January 13, 2018
Suzie Dickinson
R.I.P. Melbourne Singer Songwriter Suzie Dickinson

Australian singer and songwriter Suzie Dickinson has lost her battle with brain cancer.

January 13, 2018
Ed Sheeran, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Australian Songwriters Sue Ed Sheeran Over Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Song

A song Ed Sheeran co-wrote for Faith Hill and Tim McGraw is the subject of the latest copyright infringement lawsuit.

January 12, 2018
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
‘Proud Mary’ Movie Pisses Off John Fogerty

A new movie is being released called Proud Mary. Starring Taraji P. Henson (Empire), the movie is described as about a "hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary's life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry."

January 12, 2018
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Arts Centre Melbourne To Serve High Tea With Steve Sedergreen, Antoinette Halloran and Melissa Langton

Arts Centre Melbourne has brought together the best of jazz, opera and theatre for three nights of a new High Tea Live series.

January 12, 2018
Billy Gibbons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Billy Gibbons Australian Tour Was Falsely Promoted

ZZ Top legend Billy Gibbons may be the victim of false marketing following a serious of disastrous appearances in Australia.

January 12, 2018
Joe Satriani What Happens Next
New Music Releases For 12 January 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Camila Cabello, Avatar, Joe Satriani, Tonight Alive, Anderson East, Black Veil Brides, BØRNS, Black Label Society and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

January 12, 2018
Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons Denies Latest Rape Allegations

Russell Simmons is "vehemently" denying new rape allegations against him.

January 12, 2018
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Surviving Motorhead Members Are Planning A Tribute

The surviving members of Motorhead are regrouping for an upcoming tribute to late band leader Lemmy.

January 12, 2018
Bon Jovi, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bon Jovi Prepare For A Run Of 2018 Dates

The album This House is Not For Sale is, by most accounts, not a milestone in the career of Bon Jovi. The set debuted at number 1 and then took the largest drop from the top of the charts in history, all the way to 43 in its second week.

January 12, 2018
Fast Eddie Clarke
R.I.P. ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke of Motorhead 1950-2018

"Fast" Eddie Clarke, the last of the members of the classic lineup of Motorhead that included Lemmy Kilmister and Phil Taylor, has died after battling pneumonia. He was 67.

January 12, 2018
Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Was Billy Gibbons Sold A Lemon To Come To Australia?

Billy Gibbons has cancelled his disastrous Australian tour and dragged his sorry arse back to the USA but maybe this isn’t all his fault. In fact, it isn’t.

January 11, 2018
Amy Shark
SXSW Adds 14 More Australian Acts

Amy Shark, Big League, Big White, Calan Mai, Childsaint, Daggy Man, Death Bells, Divide and Dissolve, Juanita Stein, Lime Cordiale, ORB, Pretty City, Slum Sociable are the latest Australian acts added to the 2018 SXSW line-up.

January 11, 2018
The Breeders
The Breeders Reforms 80% Classic Line-up Of 25 Years Ago

Kim and Kelley Deal, Jim MacPhearson and Josephine Wiggs (but not Tanya Donnelly) have reformed The Breeders classic line-up of the early 90s.

January 11, 2018
Jen Cloher at the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards held in Melbourne at the Meat Market on Thursday 22 October 2015. Photo Ros O'Gorman
APRA Delivers Its Strongest Song of the Year Shortlist In Years

With APRA AMCOS the barometer of Australian music you can rest assured that Australian music is in fine shape, even it doesn’t make the ARIA annual Top 10.

January 11, 2018