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The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

U2 Play First Australian Show With A Nod To Michael Hutchence and Midnight Oil

by Paul Cashmere

U2 played in Brisbane Tuesday 12 November, their first Australian show in nine years, and Michael Hutchence was remembered.

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The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.

U2 Head To Australia After New Zealand Shows

by Paul Cashmere

U2 have touched down in Australia for their first tour in nine years. After two shows in Auckland on the weekend, U2 will kick off the Australian leg of ‘The Joshua Tree’ tour in Brisbane on Tuesday (12 November).

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Lorde, Noise11, Photo

Lorde Delays Third Album

by Music-News.com

Lorde has put plans for her long-awaited third studio album on hold following the death of her beloved dog, Pearl.

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Jon Stevens performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Jon Stevens Noiseworks and INXS Collection Tour Comes To Melbourne This Weekend

by Paul Cashmere

Jon Stevens The Noiseworks and INXS Collection tour will roll into Melbourne this Sunday night for a performance at Memo Music Hall.

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Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield to Release First Album in Nine Years

by Music-News.com

Natasha Bedingfield is releasing a new album for the first time in nine years.

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Straightjacket Fits and Dimmer

Straightjacket Fits and Dimmer Reform For First Australian Dates Since 1994

by Paul Cashmere

Straightjacket Fits and Dimmer will play two Australian dates in September, their first Australian shows since 1994.

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Nadia Reid

NZ’s Nadia Reid has some Au shows before moving to the UK

by Paul Cashmere

New Zealand’s Nadia Reid is on the move to the UK and will perform a few Australian shows in July before she goes.

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Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Keith Urban suddenly drops new track ‘We Were’

by Paul Cashmere

Keith Urban slipped a brand new track called ‘We Were’ out to fans this week.

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Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Finn Quits Social Media After Christchurch

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Finn is removing himself from social media following the terrorist attack by an Australian white supremacist in Christchurch, New Zealand last week.

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Leo de Castro

New Zealand funk and soul legend Leo de Castro dies at age 70

by Paul Cashmere

Leo de Castro, who played at the first and second Sunbury Pop Festivals in 1972 and 1973, has died in New Zealand at age 70.

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Broods

Broods Release Third Album and Announce Australian Dates

by Paul Cashmere

Broods have set dates for Australia to tour up the new album ‘Don’t Feed The Pop Monster’.

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Phil Rudd's New Zealand house

Phil Rudd is on a Highway to Sell his New Zealand home

by Paul Cashmere

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has put his New Zealand on the market for $NZ4.1 million.

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Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo

Lorde set designer denies ‘stolen stage’ allegation

by Music-News.com

Lorde’s stage set designer has disputed the singer’s allegations suggesting Kanye West and Kid Cudi stole her floating platform idea for a weekend festival performance in Los Angeles.

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Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman

Kimbra To Make Her Movie Debut In Daffodils

by Paul Cashmere

Kimbra To Make Her Movie Debut In Daffodils

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Joe Hahn picture

Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn Get The Picture For the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

by Paul Cashmere

Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn has draw a picture for charity to auction and his charity of choice is the Mental health Foundation of New Zealand.

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Shihad

Shihad To Play 30th Anniversary Dates

by Noise11.com

Shihad will tour for their 30th anniversary in November.

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Jon Toogood

Jon Toogood’s The Adults Release Second Album

by Paul Cashmere

Jon Toogood’s other band The Adults has a new album ‘Haja’.

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Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman noise11.com images

Matt Corby and The Cat Empire To Play Rhythm and Alps

by Greg Phillips

Two leading Australian musical acts are the first names to be confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2018.  

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Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jon Stevens Pieces Together His Music Life Over One Setlist

by Paul Cashmere

Jon Stevens latest shows piece together over 30 years of music successes covering his early days with Noiseworks, his recent years with The Dead Daises and his time with INXS and as part of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Neil Finn and Liam Finn

Mike Campbell Joins Neil Finn For A Pre-Fleetwood Jam In LA

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Finn fans in Los Angeles this week were treated to the new boys of Fleetwood Mac performing together when Mike Campbell got up to play with the band.

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Tom Bailey played Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 30 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tom Bailey To Release His First Pop Album In Decades

by Music-News.com

Over the last couple of decades, Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins has been involved in a wide variety of music styles including dub and world music but he has not recorded anything that would be considered “pop”.

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Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman

Keith Urban Talks Up ‘Graffiti U’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Keith Urban’s new album, Graffiti U, comes out this Friday (April 27).

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Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Finn Replaces Lindsey Buckingham In Fleetwood Mac

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Finn has confirmed that he has joined Fleetwood Mac after the dumping of Lindsey Buckingham from the band.

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Thom Nepia

R.I.P. Thomas Nepia of Herbs

by Paul Cashmere

Thomas Nepia, the singer and percussionist for New Zealand’s Herbs, has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was only diagnosed in late November 2017.

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Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho

Lorde Awarded Diamond Status For Royals

by Paul Cashmere

NZ pop princess Lorde has picked up a Diamond certification for 10 million sales of her song ‘Royals’ in the USA.

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Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho

Lorde Takes Out Full Page Ad In NZ Paper After Grammy Snub

by Music-News.com

Lorde has taken a full-page advert out in the New Zealand Herald newspaper to thank her fans for “believing in female musicians”.

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Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho

Lorde Wore A Feminist Poem To The Grammy Awards

by Paul Cashmere

Lorde decorated her Grammy Awards dress with a feminist poem attacking “oppressors” after she was denied a performance slot at the ceremony on Sunday.

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Buster Stiggs

R.I.P. Buster Stiggs of Models and The Swingers 1954-2018

by Paul Cashmere

Buster Stiggs, the drummer for New Zealand’s The Swingers and then Australia’s Models, has lost his battle with multiple myeloma at age 63.

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Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho

Lorde Viciously Attacked By Rabbi In Washington Post Advertisement

by Paul Cashmere

The Washington Post has allowed an outspoken Rabbi to rudely attack young New Zealand singer Lorde, calling her a “bigot’ in a full page ad.

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Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo

Lorde’s Tel Aviv Snub Gets More Political

by Music-News.com

Israel’s ambassador to New Zealand has penned an open letter to Lorde, requesting a face-to-face meeting to discuss her decision to cancel her concert in Tel Aviv.

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