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Pearl Jam at Big Day Out
Pearl Jam Tame Impala To Play Bonnaroo

The lineup for this year's Bonnaroo Festival was announced late Tuesday night.

January 21, 2016
Conrad Sewell photo by Ros O'Gorman
Conrad Sewell Is Doing Lines For Coke

Australian singer songwriter Conrad Sewell has been caught doing a few lines for Coke … song lines that is, and of course I mean for Coca-Cola.

January 21, 2016
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend And Juanes Perform At Immigration Detention Centre

R&B star John Legend and Colombian rocker Juanes hoped to shine a light on America's immigration and incarceration reform by performing outside the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona on Wednesday (20Jan16).

January 21, 2016
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, music news, noise11.com
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Release New Album In Feb

Seattle’s Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will release their next album ‘This Unruly Mess I’ve Made’ in February.

January 21, 2016
Birdy: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Birdy To Release Third Album Beautiful Lies

Birdy will release her “coming of age” third album ‘Beautiful Lies’ in March .

January 21, 2016
Albare- Image By Ros O'Gorman
Albert Dadon To Open New Music Venue Bird’s Basement In Melbourne

Melbourne jazz musician and entrepreneur Albert Dadon will launch his new venue Bird’s Basement named after Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker.

January 21, 2016
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jack Tempchin Shares Thoughts About Glenn Frey

Jack Tempchin wrote Eagles hit ‘Peaceful Easy Feeling’. He also wrote ‘Already Gone’ with Glenn Frey.

January 21, 2016
Adele, music news, noise11.com
Adele To Perform At The Grammy Awards

Adele will be performing at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

January 21, 2016
Jade Alice Melbourne Music Bank
Melbourne Music Bank Winner Jade Alice To Release ‘Kick Drum’

Jade Alice, the winner of the Melbourne Music Bank prize, will officially release her winning song ‘Kick Drum’ in February.

January 21, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Kanye West Bowie Covers Story Was Tabloid Bullshit

Kanye West has apparently insisted he has "no plans" to record a David Bowie tribute album.

January 21, 2016
Abba regroup in 2016
Abba Regroup For Bjorn’s New Mamma Mia Venue

The four members of Abba, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Fältskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus were together again on Wednesday for the opening of Bjorn’s new business venture.

January 21, 2016
Colin Vearncombe aka Black
Colin Vearncombe aka Black In Coma Following Car Crash

Liverpool singer Colin Vearncombe aka Black is listed as critical and in a coma following a car crash on Sunday.

January 21, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lemmy Died From Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Motorhead star Lemmy died from prostate cancer and congestive heart failure.

January 21, 2016
Tyrese Gibson
Tyrese Wants All Actors To Boycott Oscars

Singer/actor Tyrese is stepping up his call to boycott the Oscars next month (Feb16) over a lack of diversity among the top nominees, insisting "enough is enough".

January 21, 2016
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Is Working With Elton John

Lady Gaga is teaming up with Sir Elton John to work on new music together this week.

January 21, 2016
James Taylor photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
James Taylor Sets First US Dates For 2016

James Taylor is coming off one of the best years of his career with his album Before This World hitting the top of the Albums chart for the first time in his career.

January 21, 2016
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion To Return To The Stage Day After Husband’s Funeral

Singer Celine Dion will reportedly return to the Las Vegas stage on Saturday (23Jan16), just one day after the funeral of her husband Rene Angelil.

January 21, 2016
Blur at Rod Laver Arena photo by Ros O'Gorman. music news, noise11.com
Splendour In The Grass 2016 Dates Announced

Splendour In The Grass will happen again in July and the dates have been finalised.

January 21, 2016
David-Bowie-A-Reality-Tour-Concert.-Photo-by-Ros-OGorman
David Bowie Albums Saturate Australian Chart

David Bowie albums accounted for 26.1% of all sales in the Top 500 in Australia last week.

January 20, 2016
JD Souther in Nashville
JD Souther Issues Statement About Glenn Frey

JD Souther, Glenn Frey's other songwriting partner for over 40 years, has issued a statement about the passing of Frey.

January 20, 2016
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eagles Albums Soar On iTunes Australia and USA

Eagles albums have been selling consistently today following the death of Glenn Frey with one album back in the Top 10.

January 20, 2016
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Don Felder Writes Homage To Glenn Frey, Keith Urban Pays Tribute

Keith Urban has used a video, shot in what appears to be his home, to salute the late Glenn Frey.

January 20, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Linda Perry Apologizes To Lady Gaga For Oscar Slur

Singer/songwriter Linda Perry has apologised to Lady Gaga for suggesting the Paparazzi singer is unworthy of an Oscar nomination.

January 20, 2016
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting and Peter Gabriel To Tour For Live Nation

Sting and Peter Gabriel will travel North America this June and July with the Rock Paper Scissors Tour.

January 20, 2016
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler To Star In ‘Hello Dolly’ On Broadway

Bette Midler will return to Broadway next year in a revival of Hello Dolly!

January 20, 2016
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos
Snoop Dogg Will Boycott The Oscars

Snoop Dogg is the latest star to boycott the Oscars.

January 20, 2016
Elton John Concert
Elton John Explains His Songwriting Process

Sir Elton John never analyses his "strange" way of writing songs because all he cares about is that it works.

January 20, 2016
Clarence Blowfly Reid
R.I.P. Clarence ‘Blowfly’ Reid 1939-2016

Clarence "Blowfly" Reid, who was a songwriter and producer for numerous artists while, at the same time, recording explicit "party records" under the name Blowfly, died on Sunday from liver cancer. He was 76.

January 20, 2016
Lenny Kravitz, music news, noise11.com
Lenny Kravitz Turned His Bedroom Into Classic Rock Shrine

Lenny Kravitz has turned the master bedroom of his plush pad in Paris, France into a shrine to all his musical heroes and wakes up to the keepsakes he has collected for years.

January 20, 2016
Nile Rodgers
Nile Rodgers On The Curse of the Lets Dance Sessions

Nile Rodgers' belief that the 1983 David Bowie album he produced, Let's Dance, is cursed has been reaffirmed in the wake of legendary singer's death.

January 20, 2016