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Colin Vearncombe aka Black
R.I.P. Colin Vearncombe aka Black 1962-2016

Colin Vearncombe, professionally known as the singer Black, has died following a car crash at Cork, Ireland on January 10, 2016.

January 27, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Talks About Drug Addiction

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler fears he is only "a hit record away" from returning to his "humongous" drug addiction.

January 27, 2016
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Triple J Hottest 100 2016: The Complete List

The Rubens 'Hoops' has topped this year's Triple J Hottest 100.

January 26, 2016
Tina Arena, Noise11, music news
Tina Arena Receives Member of the Order of Australia Award

Tina Arena has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day honors list.

January 26, 2016
The Chemical Brothers, music news, noise11.com
The Chemical Brothers Release ‘Wide Open’ With Beck

The Chemical Brothers have released the official video for their song Wide Open.

January 26, 2016
Shane Howard performed in Forever Young - The Songs of Bob Dylan at Memo Music Hall: Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Shane Howard Receives Australia Day Honour Then Calls For A Republic

Singer songwriter and producer Shane Howard was today awarded a Member of the Order of Australia and immediately called for Australia to become a republic.

January 26, 2016
Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Don McLean’s Wife Dismisses Protective Order

Don McLean's wife, Patrisha McLean, has cancelled an Order of Protection that she filed for in the wake of her husband's domestic violence charge.

January 26, 2016
Sean Diddy Combs, music news, noise11.com
Sean Combs and Eminem Drop Water On Michigan

Business partners Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Mark Wahlberg have teamed up with Eminem and Wiz Khalifa to become the latest stars to offer up clean water supplies to thirsty residents of Flint, Michigan.

January 26, 2016
Ellie Goulding AFL Grand Final Press Call on Thursday 1 October 2015.
Ellie Goulding Escapes Death After Car Crash In Norway

Ellie Goulding narrowly escaped death during a recent visit to Norway after the vehicle she was travelling in plunged into a freezing lake, almost trapping her underwater.

January 26, 2016
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian Wilson To Play Pet Sounds For Last Time This Tour

Brian Wilson, along with fellow Beach Boys Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, will tour the world in 2016 for the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds.

January 26, 2016
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets Set First Live Dates For 2016

Following the recent announcement of their forthcoming album ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’, released on 1 April 2016, The Last Shadow Puppets will be returning to the UK, Europe and US for their first live dates since 2008.

January 26, 2016
Kanye West
Kanye West Says New Kanye West Album Is The Best Album Ever

Kanye West left modesty at the door when describing his new album Swish as "the best of all time".

January 26, 2016
Ringo-Starrs-All-Starr-Band-Festival-Hall-Photo-By-Ros-OGorman
Ringo Has Another All-Starr Band Set To Go

It looks like Ringo Starr has finally found his perfect All Starr Band.

January 26, 2016
Ke$ha, Kesha
Ke$ha Courtdate Postponed Due To NYC Weather

Ke$ha will have to wait a little longer for her day in court thanks to America's weather issues.

January 26, 2016
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Too Grief-Stricken To Attend Brothers Funeral

Celine Dion was reportedly too grief-stricken to attend her brother Daniel's funeral on Monday, just two days after she said goodbye to her husband.

January 26, 2016
The Who Roger Daltry. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Release Fourth and Final Singles Box

After releases covering their time on the Brunswick, Reaction and Track labels, the Who will bring their career spanning singles box sets series to a close with Volume 4: The Polydor Singles 1975-2015.

January 26, 2016
Ziggy The Songs of David Bowie
Duff, Balbi and Stace To Honour Bowie With Ziggy Again

Jeff Duff, Steve Balbi and Brydon Stace will get back together for ‘Ziggy The Songs of David Bowie’ in June.

January 25, 2016
Bruce Springsteen live in Chicago
Bruce Springsteen Gives Entire Chicago Show As Free Download

Bruce Springsteen has made his entire January 19, 2016 Chicago show available as a free download.

January 25, 2016
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Red Hot Summer Tour Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
The Red Hot Summer Tour Gives Australian Fans Australian Music

Three years ago Duane McDonald thought up this crazy idea of giving Australian music fans a great day out. Who would have thought that such a crazy idea would be a hit? Three years on, the Red Hot Summer tour is one of Australia’s most popular live events.

January 25, 2016
Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noiseworks Roll Out New Songs And A Guest Guitarist

Noiseworks will return to active duty in 2016 with their first album since 1991 completed and songs now being roadtested.

January 25, 2016
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Proves It Is Australia’s Ad-Free Pop Station

Triple J has put out a press release promoting its Hottest 100 Countdown tomorrow for Australia Day and it doing so gave away its blueprint for targeting commercial radio ratings.

January 25, 2016
RuPaul
RuPaul Says Drag Is His Punk Rock Statement

RuPaul can't believe people think drag is his life. He calls it his "punk rock statement".

January 25, 2016
Frank Zappa, music news, noise11.com
There’s A New Frank Zappa Doco On The Way

The new Frank Zappa documentary, Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words, has been acquired by Sony Classics at the Sundance Film Festival before it even premiered.

January 25, 2016
Jimmy Bain
R.I.P. Jimmy Bain of Rainbow/Dio 1947-2016

Jimmy Bain, the bassist who played with Rainbow, Dio and his newly formed Last in Line, has reportedly died at the age of 68. While there is no official confirmation as of this writing, numerous industry insiders have reported his passing while performing with his new band on Def Leppard's Hysteria on the High Seas Cruise.

January 25, 2016
Rene Angelil
Celine Dion’s 14 Year Old Son Delivers Tribute To His Father

Celine Dion's 14-year-old son, Rene-Charles, made his mother proud at the funeral of his father Rene Angelil in Montreal, Canada on Friday by delivering a heartfelt tribute and a promise to live up to his dad's standards.

January 24, 2016
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Bruce Springsteen New York Concert Postponed Due To Snow

Bruce Springsteen’s concert tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York City has been cancelled because of the weather.

January 24, 2016
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Black Sabbath Kick Off The End World Tour And Have Four New Songs

Black Sabbath have started ‘The End’ world tour and for fans at the show, brand new music is available at the merch stand.

January 24, 2016
Donovan Leith
Donovan Leith Jr’s Show Breaking Band Premieres This Week

Donovan Leith Jr, son of the legendary Donovan (and brother-in-law of Ben Lee), will debut his new show Breaking Band this week on AXS TV.

January 24, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler Confronts NYC Blizzard While He Drops New Song ‘Red White & You’

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is in New York visiting his daughter Mia and was doing the opposite of what New York City mayor is telling everyone “stay off the streets”.

January 24, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Returns To No 1

Returning to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week is Adele with “25” for its eighth week at the chart summit.

January 24, 2016