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Johnny Clegg photo by Ros O'Gorman

South African Musician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66

by Paul Cashmere

South African musician Johnny Clegg has passed away after living with pancreatic cancer in 2015.

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The Cat Empire

The Cat Empire Tour Will Raise Money for Children’s Ground

by Paul Cashmere

The Cat Empire play their next round of Australian shows in October and November with proceeds going to Children’s Ground.

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Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Lost Bob Marley tapes are being auctioned

by Music-News.com

A cache of long-lost Bob Marley live recordings which lay in a damp basement for 40 years is to be auctioned after being restored.

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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sting and Shaggy Animated In ‘Just One Lifetime’ Video

by Music-News.com

Sting and Shaggy have been animated for a new music video based on Lewis Carroll’s poem The Walrus & the Carpenter.

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Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley Promotes Oral Cancer Foundation

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Oral Cancer Foundation has a new relationship with eight-time Grammy winner, Emmy winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter and producer, Ziggy Marley.

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shaggy

Shaggy Breaks Royal Protocol At Queen’s Birthday Show

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sting feared he and his new collaborator Shaggy would be booted from Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday concert on Saturday (April 21) after the reggae star ignored royal protocol during their performance.

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The English Beat Here We Go Love

The English Beat To Release First Album Since 1982

by Paul Cashmere

The English Beat starring Dave Wakeling are returning with their first studio album since 1982.

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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sting and Shaggy Have A New Song Together

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

One of the bigger surprises that has been announced this year is the collaboration between Sting and the late-90, early-2000’s reggae inspired hitmaker Shaggy.

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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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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sting and Shaggy Team Up From Some Summery Caribbean Sounds

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sting and Shaggy are a team. They will release a song together titled ‘Don’t Make Me Wait’.

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Steve Grizzly Nisbett

R.I.P. Steve “Grizzly” Nisbett Of Steel Pulse 1948-2018

by Paul Cashmere

Steve ‘Grizzly’ Nisbett of reggae band Steel Pulse has died at age 69.

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Bob Marley Exodus

Bob Marley Exodus Expanded

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Get ready for a LOT of Exodus from Bob Marley and the Wailers.

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shaggy

Raggamuffin Festival Cancelled

by Paul Cashmere

The Raggamuffin Music Festival and the related sideshows for Sydney and Melbourne next week have been cancelled.

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eddy-grant

Eddy Grant Interviewed For Music-News.com

by Music-News.com

Eddy Grant’s forthcoming album ‘Plaisance’ will be out in 2017.

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shaggy

Shaggy To Headline Ragamuffin 2017

by Paul Cashmere

One World’s reggae fest Ragamuffin will resurrect for 2017 for Sydney and Melbourne.

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Bob Marley Live

Bob Marley ‘Live’ Expanded To 3 Disc Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

On December 5, 1975, the classic Bob Marley & the Wailers album Live! was released featuring the best-known version of their song No Woman, No Cry.

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Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo

SXSW 2014 Artist Applications Now Open

by Paul Cashmere

Artists wishing to attend the SXSW Music Conference and Festival in 2014 may now apply.

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The Original Wailers

The Wailers To Perform Greatest Hits Concerts In The UK

by Music-News.com

Legendary reggae artists, The Wailers, once again invade the U.K in September and October 2013, bringing with them their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour, in which the band will perform the iconic album live on stage in its entirety.

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Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff To Tour US In September

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jimmy Cliff will be on the road this September with his Many Rivers Crossed Tour.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Toots And The Maytals Dates Cancelled Due To Head Injury From Thrown Bottle

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Apparently the injury sustained by Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, leader of Toots and the Maytals, on May 19 was much more serious than originally thought.

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Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Bob Marley Gets Remix Treatment

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Bob Marley & the Wailers album Legend Remixed will be out on June 25 from Tuff Gong/UMGD.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert Injured By Thrown Bottle During Gig

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Frederick “Toots” Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals was injured when a 19-year-old concert-goer hit him with a thrown bottle.

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Bob Marley Kaya

35th Anniversary Of Bob Marley’s Kaya Released

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It was 35 years ago that Bob Marley and the Wailers released their album Kaya and Island/Tuff Gong will celebrate on April 22 with a deluxe two-CD set.

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Lloyd Charmers

Reggae Star Lloyd Charmers Dies In London

by Paul Cashmere

Jamaican reggae star Lloyd Charmers has passed away in London after suffering a massive heart attack while driving.

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Madness: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Madness Announce Their Tenth Studio Album

by Andrew Tijs

British ska-pop icons Madness have a new album on the way, featuring a host of producers.

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Bad Brains

Bad Brains Announce New Album With A Streaming Single

by Andrew Tijs

Reggae-punk icons Bad Brains stream the first single from their first album in five years.

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Will And The People

Will And The People Return To Oz

by Karen Freedman

London-based Will And The People took a risk in self-financing their first Australian tour earlier this year.

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Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos

Snoop Lion Backs Obama, Says Bush “F**ked Up”

by Andrew Tijs

The newly Rastafied Snoop Dogg – Snoop Lion – backs a second term for Obama because George W Bush “fucked up for eight years”.

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