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Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Hoodoo Gurus To Perform Mars Needs Guitars At Dig It Up 2013

Dave Faulkner of the Hoodoo Gurus let the ‘Dig It Up’ cat out of the bag earlier this week. Now it’s official. The Hoodoo Gurus will perform their ‘Mars Needs Guitars’ album on this tour.

January 25, 2013
Blue Sky Riders
Kenny Loggins’ Blue Sky Riders To Play SXSW

Kenny Loggins will showcase his new band Blue Sky Riders at SXSW in March.

January 24, 2013
Stan Ridgway
Stan Ridgway Has Four Free Songs For You

Stan Ridgway is offering four free songs via the Metropolis Touring website.

January 24, 2013
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Goes Back To Bass

After two years of touring with the Police and a year of playing with an orchestra, Sting took his music back to the basics in October 2011 with a five-piece band on the Back to Bass Tour.

January 24, 2013
Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman,, Photo
Third Bruce Springsteen Sydney Show Announced

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band will play a third and final show in Sydney on March 22.

January 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds To Showcase At SXSW

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will showcase their new album ‘Push The Sky Away’ at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

January 24, 2013
Barack Obama and Bettye LaVette
Music Legend Bettye Lavert Disappointed In Beyonce For Miming

Soul legend Bettye LaVette says she is “so disappointed” that Beyonce mimed the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ at President Obama’s inauguration.

January 23, 2013
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
Mark Brzezicki Exits From The Jam, Australian Tour Cancelled

The forthcoming Australian tour for From The Jam has been cancelled following the sudden departure of Mark Brzezicki from the band.

January 23, 2013
Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
Charlie Musselwhite To Join Ben Harper At Bluesfest

Blues legend Charlie Musselwhite will join Ben Harper at Bluesfest in Byron Bay at Easter.

January 22, 2013
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson Adds Extra Farewell Date

Wilko Johnson, founding member of Dr Feelgood and later guitarist with Ian Dury & The Blockheads, has added an extra date to his farewell tour.

January 22, 2013
Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James
At Last The Etta James Story Is Coming To The Opera House, Sydney

‘At Last – The Etta James Story’ will play for Sydney as well as Melbourne for one week starting the end of April.

January 21, 2013
Chris Smither
Bluesfest Star Chris Smither Name-Checked In Spy Novels

American folk/blues singer Chris Smither has more than a guitar to his name. He is also featured in a series of spy novels.

January 21, 2013
Rainbow Serpent Festival
16th Rainbow Serpent Festival Gets The Go Ahead

The Rainbow Serpent Festival in western Victoria this long weekend will go ahead as planned and will have one new performer to be announced Tuesday.

January 21, 2013
The Killers, Photo, Noise11
The Killers Cover Crowded House For Big Day Out Setlist

The Killers are paying tribute to Melbourne’s own Crowded House with a cover of ‘Don’t Dream Its Over’ on their current Australian Big Day Out tour.

January 21, 2013
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl’s Sound City Movie In Australian Cinemas For One Night Only

The Dave Grohl documentary Sound City will have a one-night only screening across Australia on January 31.

January 21, 2013
Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Hoodoo Gurus To Play Bushfire Appeal Then Dig It Up Again

The Hoodoo Gurus are heading to Tasmania today to play for the Mona Bushfire Appeal and then another Dig It Up tour will get underway.

January 21, 2013
Bloc Party
Bloc Party Announce Future Music Festival Sideshows

Bloc Party will play their own shows in addition to the Future Music Festival shows in March.

January 21, 2013
Rainbow Serpent Festival
Rainbow Serpent Festival Expected To Go Ahead

The Rainbow Serpent Festival is expected to go ahead this weekend if a positive resolution with Pyrenees Shire in western Victoria is achieved today.

January 21, 2013
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Big Day Out Gold Coast Setlist

Red Hot Chili Peppers played their second Australian show on the Big Day Out tour last night (January 20, 2013).

January 21, 2013
The Hollies 50th Anniversary
The Hollies Prepare For Their 50th Anniversary

The next rock and roll 50th anniversary coming up will be The Hollies. Founding member Bobby Elliott tells Noise11 that he counts the 50th from the first date The Hollies stepped foot in Abbey Road Studios.

January 20, 2013
Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff Says He Is A Better Actor Than Singer

Reggae great Jimmy Cliff sees himself as an actor more so than the Jamaican singing star he became.

January 20, 2013
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
Paul Weller And Bruce Foxton Jam Without Rick Buckler

A reunion for The Jam is still not a possibility because of drummer Rick Buckler. Founding members Paul Weller and Bruce Foxton are great mates these days but Rick is now the one missing in action.

January 20, 2013
The Angels - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Angels Lock In Dates For First Half Of 2013

The Angels, Brewster Gleeson Brewster Bailey Norton, have already locked away dates for the first half of 2013.

January 19, 2013
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal Gave Ben Harper His First Job

Blues legend Taj Mahal can lay credit to putting Ben Harper on the road to success.

January 19, 2013
10000 Maniacs
10,000 Maniacs Cancel US Tour

10,000 Maniacs have been forced to cancel their US tour because guitarist Jeff Erickson is in need of urgent back surgery.

January 19, 2013
Paul Simon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Paul Simon And Rufus Wainwright Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

Paul Simon will perform Bluesfest sideshows around Australia with Rufus Wainwright in March.

January 19, 2013
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Big Day Out Sydney Setlist

Red Hot Chili Peppers mixed it up a little but basically played the same show as New Zealand for their first Australian show at the Big Day Out in Sydney this evening (January 18, 2013).

January 18, 2013
Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers And Friends To Recreate Rolling Stones Kooyong Set

Sunday February 17 will mark the 40th anniversary of The Rolling Stones concert in Melbourne, Australia at the Kooyong Tennis Centre.

January 18, 2013
Tom Morello - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tom Morello Replaces Steve Van Zandt For Bruce Springsteen Australian Tour

Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello will fill in for E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt on the upcoming Bruce Springsteen Australian tour.

January 18, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii To Play Future Music Festival

Sweden’s Avicii will headline the EDM stage for the Future Music Festival in Australia.

January 17, 2013