rock and roll Archives - Noise11.com

rock and roll

Go Records The Complete Collection

Gil Matthews ‘Go!! Records The Complete Collection’ Is Australian Music History Over 4CDs

by Paul Cashmere

Gil Matthews, Aztec Records founder and Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs drummer, has compiled an historical collection of Australian music chronicling every track ever recorded for Go!! Records from 1965 to 1967.

Read the full article →
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul McCartney Returns To The Cavern

by Music-News.com

Paul McCartney returned to his Beatles roots on Thursday by performing an intimate show at the Cavern Club, the Liverpool venue where the Fab Four played in the early 1960s.

Read the full article →
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul McCartney Reveals More About The Early Songwriting Days of The Beatles

by Music-News.com

Paul McCartney and John Lennon wrote catchy tracks because they had no other way of remembering lyrics otherwise.

Read the full article →
Andrew O'Keefe

Andrew O’Keefe Will Be Johnny O’Keefe For Two Nights Only In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Former Weekend Sunrise host Andrew O’Keefe will bring his ‘Andrew O’Keefe Shouts Johnny O’Keefe’ show to Melbourne for two nights in October.

Read the full article →
DJ Fontana

R.I.P. DJ Fontana 1931-2018

by Greg Phillips

Elvis Presely’s first and longtime drummer Dominic Joseph ‘DJ’ Fontana, who played on countless Presley hits has died at the age of 87. DJ recorded with Elvis beginning in 1956 and throughout the 1960s, most notably on “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Treat Me Nice” and “All Shook Up.” DJ was inducted into the Rock and

Read the full article →
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Brian Wilson Postpones Upcoming Shows For Back Surgery

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Brian Wilson has announced that, because of ongoing back pain, his doctor has advised him to have immediate surgery which he hopes to relieve the problem.

Read the full article →
The-Rolling-Stones-Ros-OGorman-photographer-Rod-Laver-Arena, Noise11,com, music news

The Rolling Stones Reveal Their UK No Filter Tour Supports

by Paul Cashmere

Liam Gallagher and Florence + The Machine are two acts announced to open for The Rolling Stones No Filter tour in the UK in May and June.

Read the full article →
Kenney Jones Let The Good Times Roll

Kenney Jones Has Written His Autobiography

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Kenney Jones will release his new autobiography, Let the Good Times Roll: My Life In the Small Faces, the Faces and The Who, on May 31 via Blink Publishing.

Read the full article →
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Brian Wilson And Al Jardine To Tour Beach Boys Christmas Album

by Paul Cashmere

Beach Boys founders Brian Wilson and Al Jardine will tour the classic 1964 Beach Boys Christmas album at the end of the year.

Read the full article →
Nokie Edwards

R.I.P. Nokie Edwards of The Ventures 1935-2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Guitarist Nokie Edwards, who played with the Ventures during a number of periods between 1960 and 2012, died on Monday from an infection he incurred after hip surgery in December. He was 82.

Read the full article →
Roy Orbison

Check Out The First Videos Of The Roy Orbison Hologram

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

First images of the Roy Orbison hologram show have been revealed.

Read the full article →
Chuck Berry in the 50s

Chuck Berry Estate Authorizes Biography

by Music-News.com

Chuck Berry’s widow has signed a deal to bring the rock pioneer’s life story to the screen in a documentary and biopic.

Read the full article →
The Beatles Yellow Submarine

The Beatles Yellow Submarine Is Returning To The Big Screen

by Paul Cashmere

The Beatles cartoon classic ‘Yellow Submarine’ is heading back to the big screen for one day only.

Read the full article →
Dion DiMucci

Dion Lists His 15 Favourite Doo-Wop Songs

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Dion has posted a list of his fifteen favorite Doo Wop songs on social media.

Read the full article →
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Brian Wilson To Play More Pet Sounds Dates In 2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

When Brian Wilson announced his tour that would include his final performances of the Beach Boys album Pet Sounds, nobody expected that “final” would be at least two years out.

Read the full article →
Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo

Elvis The Auction – Now You Can Own a Piece of Presley

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

After the record-breaking auction during the 40th anniversary Elvis Week this past August, there will be another opportunity to own a piece of music history as highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the upcoming “Auction at Graceland” were announced today along with registration information and catalog ordering details.

Read the full article →
Johnny Hallyday

Over One Million French Fans Grieve Johnny Hallyday

by Music-News.com

Late rocker Johnny Hallyday’s funeral caused gridlock in Paris, France on Saturday (09Dec17) as more than a million people grieved for their national treasure.

Read the full article →
Wayne Cochran

R.I.P. Wayne Cochran 1939-2017

by Paul Cashmere

Wayne Cochran, the White Knight of Soul, has died in Florida at the age of 78.

Read the full article →
Ralph Carr and Priscilla Presley

Ralph Carr To Bring Back Elvis The Wonder Of You To Australia In 2018

by Paul Cashmere

Australian music industry legend Ralph Carr is planning on keeping the legacy of Elvis alive in Australia in 2018 by bringing back the Elvis ‘The Wonder of You’ orchestra for a tour.

Read the full article →
Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison To Tour Australia 30 Years After His Death

by Noise11.com

Roy Orbison will make his after-life return to Australia in 2018 as a hologram.

Read the full article →
Flo and Eddie

Flo & Eddie Lose Bizarre Copyright Case In Florida

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Things are turning against former Turtle’s members Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan in their pursuit of performance royalties for pre-1972 recordings.

Read the full article →
Fats Domino

R.I.P. Fats Domino 1928-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Fats Domino, one of the ten inaugural inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and an early architect of rock music, has died at his daughter’s suburban New Orleans home at the age of 89.

Read the full article →
Roy Orbison

Hologram Roy Orbison To Tour UK

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A promoter who handled Roy Orbison tours in the 60’s is taking him out on the road again in the form of a hologram.

Read the full article →
Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo

Elvis Presley Wanted To Tour Australia But Colonel Parker Stopped Him

by Paul Cashmere

Elvis Presley wanted to tour Australia but his manager Colonel Tom Parker wouldn’t let him.

Read the full article →
Little Richard Heres Little Richard

Classic 1957 Little Richard Album Set For Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Music, is pleased to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Here’s Little Richard, with a deluxe reissue of the rock ‘n’ roll icon’s 1957 debut full-length album.

Read the full article →
Elvis Presley Christmas

Third Elvis Presley Orchestra Album On The Way

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 2017 holiday season with the release of Elvis Presley: Christmas with Elvis and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, October 6.

Read the full article →
Ritchie Valens

Section Of California Highway 5 To Be Named After Ritchie Valens

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The great Ritchie Valens, who died in the same plane crash as Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper, has had a section of California’s 5 Highway named after him.

Read the full article →
Elvis Presley 50 Greatest Hits

Elvis Presley Misses UK Top Spot By 39 Sales Points

by Music-News.com

The Top 2 on this week’s Official Albums Chart were separated by just 35 combined sales, and it is Ed Sheeran who scoops his 15th (non-consecutive) week at Number 1, denying Elvis Presley an extension of his Official Chart record.

Read the full article →
Elvis Presley, noise11.com, Photo

Elvis Presley Auction At Graceland Raises Over $1.6m

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Collectors from around the world raised their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the “Auction at Graceland,” which took place at the new Guest House at Graceland Theater during the 40thAnniversary Elvis Week commemoration, with items selling for over $1.6 million.

Read the full article →
Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Mike Love Mark McGrath and John Stamos Remake Do It Again

by Music-News.com

Mike Love is the official owner of the Beach Boys’ name, so it’s a bit odd that he has released a video remake of the group’s 1968 hit Do It Again, but he sure got the sound and feel correct.

Read the full article →

Related Posts

David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company to produce David Bowie ‘Lazarus The Musical’ for Melbourne

Melbourne’s The Production Company will stage the first Australian production of David Bowie’s musical ‘Lazarus’ in 2019.

2 days ago
Murusia with Judith Durham
Mirusia pays tribute to 50 years of The Seekers

Star Australian soprano Mirusia will mark the 50th anniversary of The Seekers with a magnificent tribute ‘A Salute to the Seekers’ coming via Robert Rigby’s Ambition Entertainment in 2019.

3 days ago
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop to play Melbourne and Sydney shows

Punk Prince Iggy Pop will perform shows in Melbourne and Sydney in April including two shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

5 days ago
The Mixtures
Freddy Wieland of The Mixtures and The Strangers has passed away aged 75

Freddy Wieland, one time member of The Mixtures, has lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 75.

5 days ago
The Four Tops
The Four Tops bring a touch of Motown to Melbourne

The Four Tops, still with original member Abdul ‘Duke’ Fakir, are in Australia performing the songs that date back to their first hit ‘Baby I Need Your Loving’ 54 years ago.

December 6, 2018
The Monkees with Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz perform at the Palais in St Kilda as part of their 50th anniversary tour on Wednesday 7 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Monkees with Mike Nesmith and Micky Dolenz to tour Australia in 2019

David Roy Williams will tour The Monkees in Australia again in 2019 but this time Mike Nesmith is coming.

December 6, 2018
Four Tops
Original Four Tops member Duke Fakir talks longevity with ABC News Breakfast

The Four Tops are back in Australia and original singer Duke Fakir is still doing it at the age of 82.

December 4, 2018