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Don Powell
Don Powell of Slade

Legendary Slade drummer Don Powell and his friend of decades, co-legend Bev Bevan of Electric Light Orchestra and The Move have made a few phone calls and gather a few friends for an all-star drumming circle version of the Sandy Nelson classic Let There Be Drums.

June 1, 2021
The Datsuns Dolf de Borst
The Datsuns

Australian music news and inteIn 1998 New Zealand rocked out garage rock done well with The Datsuns. The first self-titled album was released in 2002. It reached no 1 in New Zealand and no 17 in the UK. 2004’s ‘Outta Sight/Outta Mind’ was a top 10 in NZ and charted again in the UK.

May 15, 2021
Mick Thomas
Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission

Mick Thomas has been busy during lockdown. First was the album ‘See You On The Other Side’ which Mick described as a “postcard from April 2020’. Now there is ‘City’s Calling Me’, another album of newly recorded songs which Mick says kept him busy and a few musicians and industry workers employed while we merged into opening after Covid life.

May 15, 2021
The Angels
The Angels

As Australia continues opening up to live music The Angels will return to Melbourne for their first post-lockdown shows in June.

May 15, 2021
Tony Romeril at
Tony Romeril

Tony Romeril’s ‘Will You Remember Me – A Tribute To Ted Mulry’ was a labour of love.

May 13, 2021
Seth Sentry at
Seth Sentry

Laidback Melbourne rapper Seth Sentry has a new album,  and jokes about lowered expectations, tough guy hip-hop, yo-yos, and more.

May 13, 2021
Denis Walter
Denis Walter

In ‘Yesterday Once More’, Denis Walter has created a new album of songs that date back to when he first started listening to music.

April 23, 2021
Boom Crash Opera
Boom Crash Opera

Boom Crash Opera are Australia’s latest band to reactivate following the pandemic shutdown. Boom Crash Opera will head out on their ‘Kick It Out Live’ 2021 Australia tour starting May 7 in Albury.

April 22, 2021
The Soul Movers Evolution
The Soul Movers ‘Evolution’

The Soul Movers were faced with a challenge to record their new album ‘Evolution’. That thing called Covid, a lockdown and the inability to travel meant that Lizzie Mack and Murray Cook would make the record in hometown Sydney.

April 21, 2021
Henry Wagons Accidentally Like A Martry
Henry Wagons Accidentally Like A Martyr

In Accidentally Like A Martyr Australian singer songwriter Henry Wagons tells the story of Warren Zevon, a songwriting genius but troubled human being.

April 19, 2021
Todd McKenney photo by Jeff Busby
Todd McKenney

Peter Allen released his first solo record in 1971. He died in 1992, 21 years later. Todd McKenney first played Allen in The Boy From Oz in 1998 so in a way he has been performing the music of Peter Allen longer than Peter Allen played Peter Allen.

April 19, 2021
Nile Rodgers
Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers is a musical genius. Since the mid 70s, Rodgers has been crafting the sound we know today in contemporary dance music.

April 13, 2021
Casey Barnes
Casey Barnes

Casey Barnes is one of Australia’s most popular independent Country singers.

April 1, 2021
Mark Seymour Noise11 interview
Mark Seymour

2021 marks 40 years since Hunters & Collectors started. Between 1982 and 1998 the band released nine studio albums. Since 1997, lead singer Mark Seymour has now released 10 solo or The Undertow albums passing his H&C output in 2020 with his latest album ‘Slow Down’.

March 30, 2021
The Badloves Get On Board 30th Anniversary Interview
The Badloves Get On Board

In 1993 The Badloves released their debut album ‘Get On Board’. As the 30th anniversary approaches the album has been remastered and expanded, given its first vinyl release as Michael Spiby prepares the band to tour again to celebrate what became an award winner for Best New Talent and Breakthrough Artist – Album at the 1994 ARIA Awards and took away Highest Selling Album at the ARIA’s the following year.

March 27, 2021
Jon Batiste at Noise11
Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste comes from a New Orleans musical dynasty. The Batiste family dates back decades. In previous generations Harold worked with Sam Cooke and Sonny and Cher, Alvin was a music teacher who played with Wynton Marsalis and Cannonball Adderley and Lionel was once a member of the Treme Brass Band.

March 23, 2021
Richard Clapton Noise11
Richard Clapton

Some years back Richard Clapton decided to pay homage to his influences. It started with Dylan, went to The Byrds and then he went on a journey of discovery via David Crosby to Crosby Still & Nash into Neil Young into Crosby Stills Nash & Young.

March 21, 2021
Adam Thompson of Chocolate Starfish
Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish have a new album for 2021. 'Beautiful Addiction' was made during lockdown and preceded by a cover of 4 Non Blondes 1993 classic 'What's Up'.

March 20, 2021
Alice Cooper Noise11
Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper has a lot of Detroit Stories tell. he started out in Detroit, with The Stooges, Bob Seger, MC5, Suzi Quatro ... it was a hard rock town.

March 20, 2021
Gavin Rossdale of Bush

Bush will head to Australia in April and May 2021 for the Under The Southern Stars tour.

March 19, 2021
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

The first Cheap Trick album came out in 1977, the second in the same year. A few years later guitarist Rick Nielsen was playing on John Lennon's Double Fantasy sessions and taking the Beatle guitar shopping.

March 19, 2021
Ian Moss
Ian Moss

Ian Moss is touring again with the One Guitar One Night Only Australian tour.

March 17, 2021
Tim Wheatley
Tim Wheatley

Lockdown sidetracked Tim Wheatley’s recording plans from a new album and tour to a concentrated 5-track new music release ‘A Night Without Shakespeare’.

March 16, 2021
Andrew Farriss Noise11
Andrew Farriss INXS

Andrew Farriss will release his self-titled debut album on 19 March 2021 through BMG.

March 11, 2021

What was Wolfmother is now Andrew Stockdale.

March 3, 2021
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top talks music, sauce and beer.

March 1, 2021
Michael Buble
Michael Buble

Michael Buble talks to about the different sound of his fourth album, how he feels about his early recordings, working with Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and imperfections in music.

February 13, 2021
Dave Mustaine of Megadeth

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth talks to about still being able to write songs after 12 albums, hearing their influence in other bands and listening to various genres of music.

February 13, 2021
Tori Amos
Tori Amos

Tori Amos talks about starting to play piano at the age of two, being a very prolific songwriter, her album 'Abnormally Attracted To Sin', releasing a Christmas album, working on the musical 'The Light Princess'.

February 13, 2021
Bob Gaudio, Jersey Boys, The Four Seasons
Bob Gaudio, Jersey Boys

Bob Gaudio at Undercover talks about watching the Jersey Boys story unfold, the accuracy of the stage show, Joe Pesci's involvement in getting Gaudio into the Four Seasons, Tommy's role in the band, his first successful song 'Short Shorts', getting his high school diploma, the hit song 'Sherry'.

February 13, 2021