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Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Leads ACM Award Nominations

Keith Urban is leading the way with seven nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs).

February 17, 2017
Busby Marou Postcards From The Shell House
New Music Releases For 17 February 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Ryan Adams, Busby Marou, Alison Krauss, Holly Throsby, The Wiggles, Katie Noonan, Electric Guest and Trainspotting 2 soundtrack.

February 17, 2017
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Frida from Abba Was On An Adam & the Ants Song

Frida from Abba did the spoken word part of Adam & The Ants ‘Strip’ but she couldn’t be credited.

February 16, 2017
Ted Nugent, Noise11.com. music news
Ted Nugent Wants To Run For Congress

Yesterday, a member of the Michigan Republican Party and a Tea Party sympathizer put forth the name of Kid Rock for the U.S. Senate.

February 16, 2017
Midnight Oil, Peter Garrett, Waveaid, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Midnight Oil To Play Hanging Rock On 4 November 2017

Midnight Oil will perform at Hanging Rock in the Macedon Ranges on 4 November 2017.

February 16, 2017
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
GOP Wants Kid Rock To Run For Senate

Wes Nakagiri, a Tea Party activist in Michigan, is pushing the idea that Kid Rock should run for the U.S. Senate in 2018.

February 16, 2017
Jim Moginie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jim Moginie Releases New Music Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Midnight Oil Announcement

The day before Midnight Oil will officially announce their reformation, guitarist Jim Moginie has released new music.

February 16, 2017
kd lang photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Why The Rolling Stones Gave k.d. lang A Songwriting Credit

k.d. lang will celebrate the 25th anniversary of her international hit album ‘Ingénue’ with the Ingénue Redux Tour in Australia in July and one of the songs on that album inspired a Rolling Stones song.

February 16, 2017
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Australian and New Zealand Dates For May

Ryan Adams will return to Australia and New Zealand in May.

February 16, 2017
Noel Paul Stookey
Watch Noel Paul Stookey Sing ‘Impeachable’ For The Demagogue

There have been many angry and pointed songs written about Donald Trump over the last year but not many that fall into the realm of "gentle standard".

February 16, 2017
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Debut Video For ‘Fun’

Blondie has released the video for Fun, the first single from their upcoming album Pollinator.

February 16, 2017
Kesha
Dr Luke Responds To Release Of Private Kesha Emails

Music mogul Dr Luke’s lawyer has released a statement denying his client engaged in misconduct following the release of private messages he allegedly sent to Kesha and her manager.

February 16, 2017
The Weeknd
The Weeknd Takes A Stab At Justin Bieber In New Song

The Weeknd appears to be taking aim at Justin Bieber's manhood in a new song after Bieber mocked the R&B star's new romance with his ex, Selena Gomez.

February 16, 2017
Robbie Williams noise11 Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Robbie Williams Reunites With Take That (Again)

Robbie Williams is reuniting with Take That, but it's only for one night.

February 16, 2017
Oasis Definitely Maybe exhibition
NME Awards Winners List

The 2017 VO5 NME Awards are history with a few veteran artists sneaking through the gaggle of modern acts.

February 16, 2017
The Revolution
Prince Band The Revolution To Tour USA

The Revolution, Prince's band from 1979 to 1986, got back together shortly after the singer's death last April and announced that they would be doing two tribute concerts in Minneapolis last September.

February 16, 2017
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica See Themselves As Rebels

Death, addiction, lawsuits… Through all the trials and tribulations, Metallica have somehow survived more than 35 years on hard rock’s relentless road.

February 16, 2017
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Metallica Won’t Rule Out Another Lady Gaga Collaboration

If Laverne Cox had made the introduction correctly...If James Hetfield's microphone hadn't been unplugged by a stagehand...If only Metallica and Lady Gaga's performance at the Grammys had gone without a hitch, we would be talking about the performance and not the bad events.

February 15, 2017
Marc Anthony
Marc Anthony Divorce Finalised

Marc Anthony reportedly celebrated Valentine's Day by regaining his single status after finalising his divorce from model Shannon de Lima.

February 15, 2017
Kesha
Kesha Lawyer Releases Private Dr Luke Emails

Kesha's lawyer has released a string of damning emails from her estranged mentor Dr. Luke in a bid to convince a judge to release the pop star from her recording contract.

February 15, 2017
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hilltop Hoods Offer $10000 Grant To Emerging Artists

Hilltop Hoods have laid down $10,000 for emerging hip-hop and soul artists to help their careers.

February 15, 2017
APRA AMCOS
APRA AMCOS Partners With Origin For Asian Market

APRA AMCOS will represent OriGin for mobile, online and media services throughout Asia.

February 15, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Nils Lofgren perform at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Gives Brisbane A Whole Lot Of Rarities

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band treated Brisbane to his deepest cuts so far with a setlist of rarities leaving even the most die-hard of fans gobsmacked.

February 15, 2017
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carlos Santana Backtracks On Beyonce Comment

Carlos Santana has claimed that a quote that appeared to be critical of Beyonce's singing was taken out of context by the media.

February 15, 2017
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bonnie Raitt Reveals Her Australian Tour Guests

Rhiannon Giddens, Jeff Lang and The California Honeydrops will open for Bonnie Raitt on her upcoming Australian dates.

February 15, 2017
Pink Floyd The Early Years
Pink Floyd To Release Individual Early Years Editions

Last November, Pink Floyd released the ambitious 38 disc box set The Early Years 1965-1972, a treasure trove of previously unreleased material from the first seven years of the band's career. The band part was that it was almost $500 on Amazon.

February 15, 2017
Alanis Morissette, music news, noise11.com
Alanis Morissette Robbed Of $2m in Jewellery

Musician Alanis Morissette has reportedly lost $2 million (£1.6 million) worth of jewellery after burglars broke into her Los Angeles home.

February 15, 2017
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour.
Guns N’ Roses Play The Hallowed Turf Of The Melbourne Cricket Ground

In all fairness to Guns N’ Roses last time they played in Melbourne they played at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Maybe that is why this show started with a shout-out to SYDNEY. FFS, you guys were at the MELBOURNE Cricket Ground. Maybe that should have been a hint.

February 15, 2017
Leonard Cohen
Judy Collins Salutes Leonard Cohen At Pre-Grammy Party

On Sunday night, the main Grammy ceremony had their regular In Memoriam segment along with performances saluting the late George Michael and Prince and a mention of Al Jarreau who had died earlier in the day.

February 14, 2017
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Angus Young Is Soundchecking With Guns N Roses In Melbourne

Melbourne, it appears you will be treated to Guns N Roses with special guest Angus Young tonight at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

February 14, 2017