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Midge Ure by Karen Freedman
Midge Ure Returns To Melbourne After A 28 Year Break

“Thanks for coming. Next time bring a few friends,” greeted Midge Ure from the compact stage at the intimate Billboard venue Friday night, as he began his first Melbourne show since 1985 with ‘I See Hope (In The Morning Light)’.

April 22, 2013
Glenn Hughes, Kings Of Chaos, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Kings Of Chaos Were Stone Music Festival Highlight SETLIST

Van Halen and Aerosmith may have been yesterday’s draw card for the Stone Music Festival in Sydney on Saturday but the highlight was Kings of Chaos.

April 21, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Aerosmith Play First Australian Show Since 1990 For Stone Fest

Aerosmith performed their first Australian show since 1990 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium in Homebush on Saturday before starting their own shows with The Dead Daisies.

April 21, 2013
David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Stone Music Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Van Halen Play First Ever Australian Show With David Lee Roth For Stone Music Festival

The Van Halen show with David Lee Roth for Stone Music Festival at Homebush in Sydney last night was the first and only time Roth and Van Halen have ever performed in Australia.

April 21, 2013
Black Sabbath, Noise11, Photo
Black Sabbath Play New Zealand And Debut New Songs SETLIST

The Black Sabbath debuted two new songs at the first show on their Australian and New Zealand tour in Auckland last night (April 22, 2013).

April 21, 2013
Jon Stevens, Noiseworks, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Noiseworks Play New Song For Stone Fest Audience SETLIST

Jon Stevens introduced a brand new Noiseworks song in the band’s set at the Stone Music Festival in Sydney on Saturday.

April 21, 2013
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Plays Stone Music Festival SETLIST

Jimmy Barnes delivered the hits for his performance on the main stage at Stone in Sydney on Saturday.

April 21, 2013
You Am I, Noise11, Photo
You Am I To Take Hi Fi Hourly Daily To Hobart

You Am I has added a Hobart date for the upcoming Hi Fi Daily Double tour.

April 20, 2013
Jack Dee, Noise11, Photo
Jack Dee At Melbourne Town Hall REVIEW

Jack Dee is a misery guts and proud of it. He wears the whinging, grumpy, Englishman tag to a tee; it bodes him well. Dee has made talking about banal daily routine an art form and centres on the worst week of his life, which started with a blown light bulb in his garage.

April 20, 2013
Margaret Cho, Noise11, Photo
Margaret Cho At Capitol Theatre, Melbourne REVIEW

Margaret Cho’s show, Mother turns out to be the “mother of all bad stand up” rather than an “untraditional look at motherhood”.

April 20, 2013
The staff of Songland Records prepare for Record Store Day with Paul Cashmere, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris, Renee Geyer, Deborah Conway Come Out For Record Store Day

Some of Australia’s biggest artists including Russell Morris, Renee Geyer and Deborah Conway will be visiting music stores to celebrate Record Store Day Australia today.

April 20, 2013
David Lee Roth, Van Halen, Stone Music Festival, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Van Halen, Aerosmith Arrive For Day One Of Stone Fest In Sydney

Van Halen will headline day one the first ever Stone Festival in Sydney today with a line-up also featuring Aerosmith, Jimmy Barnes and supergroup Kings of Chaos.

April 20, 2013
Black Sabbath, Noise11, Photo
First Listen New Black Sabbath God Is Dead

Here is the first new music released by Black Sabbath from their upcoming album 13.

April 19, 2013
You Am I, Noise11, Photo
You Am I Add More Hi Fi Daily Double Shows

You Am I have added more shows for Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth for their Hi Fi Daily Double Shows starting in June.

April 18, 2013
Nas, Noise11, Photo
Movement Festival Cancelled

The Movement Festival, due to start in Australia next week, has been cancelled.

April 18, 2013
David Lee Roth with Van Halen image,, photos
Van Halen To Play Full Set At Stone Fest

Van Halen will play their first show since June, 2012 at Stone Fest in Sydney this weekend.

April 17, 2013
Kim Wilde and Nik Kershaw to tour Australia for Tombowler, Noise11, Photo
Kim Wilde and Nik Kershaw To Tour Australia

Kim Wilde and Nik Kershaw will return to Australia for shows in October.

April 17, 2013
Prince at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
Prince Plays Deep Cuts And New Songs At Vancouver Show

Tickets were $250 (although those that waited until the day of the show paid as low as $50) and what the fans got for their money was a little over 1-1/2 hours of mostly new music.

April 17, 2013
Television Marquee Moon, Noise11, Photo
Television To Play Marquee Moon At ATP Melbourne

Influential 70s New York band Television will perform their art punk classic Marquee Moon in Melbourne for All Tomorrow’s Parties in November.

April 17, 2013
Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Midnight Oil Rock For Doc Neeson

Peter Garrett was back on stage with his Midnight Oil mates Jim Moginie and Rob Hirst to sing for Doc Neeson.

April 16, 2013
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones Have 15 Dates Confirmed So Far

With the addition of second and third dates in many of the already scheduled cities, the Rolling Stones have fifteen shows total on the books of what was originally rumored to be a total of 18.

April 16, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Aerosmith To Play First Show Of 2013 In Sydney This Weekend

Aerosmith’s first show of 2013 will be a Stone Fest in Sydney this coming Saturday.

April 16, 2013
Don McLean, Noise11, photo
Don McLean Australian Tour Set For August

Singer songwriter Don McLean will return to Australia for a national tour in August.

April 16, 2013
Boomtown Rats
Boomtown Rats Reform For Australian And U.K. Dates

The original Boomtown Rats, Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette, Simon Crowe and Garry Roberts, are reforming for a world tour.

April 15, 2013
Engelbert Humperdinck - image by Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Engelbert Humperdinck Announces Australian Tour

Engelbert Humperdinck will return to Australia for shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Newcastle in July.

April 15, 2013
Tracy Morgan, Noise11, Photo
Comedy Fans Abandon Tracy Morgan After Sexist Rant

Comedy Festival fans vacated the performance by American comedian Tracy Jordan at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Sunday night when it quickly became clear that instead of a comedy set Morgan was just delivering a sexist, racist rant.

April 15, 2013
Guy Sebastian, Noise11, Gerry Nicholls, Photo
Guy Sebastian Set To Hit Regional Australia

After Guy Sebastian completes his current Get Along tour of Australia’s capital cities he is going to get along to regional areas that seldom see a performer of his calibre.

April 14, 2013
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Todd Rundgren To Play Todd Rundgren On Australian Tour

Despite coming to Australia three times before, Todd Rundgren says he is aware that he has never done his own show and will make up for it on his coming tour.

April 12, 2013
Coachella To Be Streamed Live On YouTube

The first weekend of the Coachella Festival from Indio, CA will be streamed live via YouTube and among the numerous modern artists are sets from a few veterans.

April 12, 2013
Joan Baez, music news,
Joan Baez To Spend Next Few Months Touring

Joan Baez is going to be one very busy woman this summer. On Monday, Baez announced a summer tour of the U.S., including a special acoustic date with Jackson Browne and Emmylou Harris, and a late trek down under for the first time in 25 years.

April 10, 2013