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Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billy Gibbons’ Moving Sidewalks Plays First Gig Since The 60s

Before their was ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons played in a psychedelic blues-rock band called the Moving Sidewalks with Don Summers, Dan Mitchell and Tom Moore.

April 2, 2013
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens Of The Stone Age Road-Test New Song At Lollapalooza Brazil

Queens of the Stone Age returned to the stage for the first time in 18 months on Saturday night in Brazil and played a new called ‘My God Is The Sun’.

April 2, 2013
Toto, Noise11, Photo
Toto Celebrate 35th Anniversary With European Tour

Legendary studio band that eventually branched out to become full rock stars, Toto, will celebrate their 35th anniversary with a series of 29 European dates followed by a tour of the U.S.

April 2, 2013
Queensrÿche
Queensrÿche I And II In Race To Release New Album

It seems the fight to make the best new Queensrÿche album is taking its toll on both groups.

April 2, 2013
Kiss Hello Kitty
KISS And Hello Kitty Join Forces

The early 70's gave us two iconic pop culture phenomenons. 1973 saw the debut of KISS and 1974 brought us Hello Kitty.  Two years ago, the two joined forces in an agreement between the group and the Japanese company Sanrio.

April 2, 2013
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Performs Fifty Years Further On Up The Road In Atlanta

Eric Clapton is in the midst of his Fifty Years Further On Up the Road tour celebrating his 50th year in the business, bringing the show to Gwinnett Arena in Atlanta, GA on Wednesday night.

April 2, 2013
Michelle Shocked, Noise11, photo
Michelle Shocked Protests Outside Cancelled Club

Michelle Shocked took her strange behavior of the last few weeks to a new level Thursday night, protesting the cancellation of her show at a Santa Cruz club after anti-gay comments during a San Francisco performance.

April 2, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
BBC Producer Says Operation Yewtree Is Arresting “The Wrong People”

Former BBC producer Wilfred De’ath says that Operation Yewtree, the operation set-up to bring child sex offenders tied to Jimmy Savile to justice, is “arresting the wrong people”.

April 2, 2013
Phil Ramone, producer, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Noise11, photo
Phil Ramone Died From Aneurysm

Phil Ramone, the producer to the superstars like Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Paul Simon and Billy Joel, died in a Manhattan hospital while being treated for an Aortic Aneurysm.

April 2, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Peter Noble Announces The Boomerang Festival

Bluesfest director Peter Noble has announced the inaugural Boomerang Festival for October on the Bluesfest site.

April 1, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Noble, Chugg And Potts Make Australia The Centre Of The Music Universe

Never before have so many major music names been in Australia at one time. Without question, Australia is the music centre of the universe right now and that is with thanks to three people … Peter Noble, Michael Chugg and Rob Potts.

April 1, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen And Jimmy Barnes Duet Again At Hanging Rock SETLIST

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band performed the second night at Hanging Rock, Victoria on Sunday night and once again Jimmy Barnes got up with The Boss.

April 1, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Five Short Films Exhibited In London

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is currently hosting an exhibition featuring items from the David Bowie Archive.

March 31, 2013
Smokey Robinson, Noise11, Photo
Smokey Robinson Signs With Verve

Smokey Robinson has been signed by the legendary Verve label by its chairman, David Foster, and is preparing his 29th career album in the form of a duets set.

March 31, 2013
kd lang photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
k.d.lang Named Greatest Canadian Singer Of All-Time

The CBC has named their list of the 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever, topping the list with k.d. lang.

March 31, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
Australian Entertainer In Hiding After Arrest

The unnamed 82-year old British based Australian entertainer who was arrested in child sex offences on Thursday has gone into hiding.

March 31, 2013
Lime Cordiale, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Lime Cordiale Kicks Off Day Two Of Deni Blues and Roots Festival

Sydney’s Lime Cordiale has opened day two of the inaugural Deni Blues and Roots Festival in Deniliquin, New South Wales.

March 31, 2013
Phil Ramone, Noise11, Photo
Producer Phil Ramone Dead At Age 72

Phil Ramone, the producer of some of the greatest albums of the 20th Century, has died in New York after being admitted to a Manhattan hospital for surgery.

March 31, 2013
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Stays On Top Of ARIA Albums

Breaking the eight week running one-week-at-the-top for number one albums by staying at the top for a second week is Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience”, beating the one week his previous album stayed at the top back in 2006.

March 31, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Knocks Macklemore And Ryan Lewis From Top Of ARIA Chart

Current tourist Passenger scores his eighth international number one placement by moving up one spot to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with his hit “Let Her Go”.

March 31, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Joins Bruce Springsteen At Hanging Rock SETLIST

Jimmy Barnes joined Bruce Springsteen on stage at the first of two shows at Hanging Rock, Victoria this weekend. 

March 31, 2013
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bonnie Raitt Was Deni Blues And Roots Day One Highlight

The first day of the first ever Deni Blues and Roots Festival has officially been declared a success with Bonnie Raitt turning in a stunning set for her first ever trip into inland Australia.

March 31, 2013
Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Zac Brown Band Debut New Song At Deni Blues & Roots Festival

The Zac Brown Band debuted a brand new song called ‘New Day’ at the inaugural Deni Blues and Roots Festival this weekend.

March 30, 2013
Howlin Steam Train, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Howlin’ Steam Train Become First Band Ever To Play Deni Blues and Roots Festival

Howlin’ Steam Train can officially lay claim to being the first band ever to perform at the Deni Blues and Roots Festival. In fact they have.

March 30, 2013
Jimmy Savile, BBC, entertainer, Noise11, photo
82-Year Old Australian Arrested For Child Sex Crimes Still Not Named

The 82-year old Australian entertainer arrested for child sex offences in London has still not been named for legal reasons although social media sites and posts are constantly referring to a household name originally from Perth.

March 30, 2013
Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Hoodoo Gurus Cancel Adelaide Dig It Up

The Hoodoo Gurus Dig It Up for Adelaide has been cancelled.

March 30, 2013
Chris Isaak: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Deni Blues & Roots Festival Draws Thousands To Deniliquin

About 12,000 music fans are expected to descend on the NSW border town of Deniliquin for the inaugural Deni Blues & Roots Festival this weekend.

March 30, 2013
Hugh McCracken, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. Hugh McCracken, Renowned Session Guitarist

Renowned session musician, guitarist Hugh McCracken has lost his battle with Leukemia.

March 30, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
Rolling Stones Tour Announcement Due Next Week

The Rolling Stones will announce their 50th anniversary world tour on April 3.

March 30, 2013
Bernie Nolan
Bernie Nolan Goes Home After Being Told Cancer Is Incurable

Bernie Nolan has moved back to her family home in Surrey, England to live out her final days as she succumbs to the cancer which has spread to her brain, bones, liver and lungs.

March 29, 2013