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Howard Jones, Noise11, photo
Howard Jones Preps 30th Anniversary Gigs

Howard Jones will play two special U.K. concerts in November that will combine a look back at his career along with the premier of a new, long-form, work.

March 21, 2013
The Chords, Noise11, photo
R.I.P. Floyd ‘Buddy’ McRae, Last Surviving Member Of The Chords

Floyd "Buddy" McRae, the last surviving member of the 50's Doo Wop group The Chords, died on Tuesday afternoon at Montifiore Medical Center in the Bronx.

March 21, 2013
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Bowie Outsells Bowie In America

Bon Jovi beating David Bowie in the USA was to be expected but Bowie outsold Bowie.

March 20, 2013
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem, Neil Young And The xx Announced For Pukkelpop 2013

Eminem, Neil Young and indie English pop group, The xx, are set to headline the Belgian festival Pukkelpop in August.

March 20, 2013
Bloc Party
Bloc Party And Kraftwerk To Headline U.K. Latitude Festival

This evening Latitude Festival unveiled the headliners and line ups for the 2013 festival with Bloc Party, Foals and Kraftwerk to headline the Suffolk Festival that runs from 18th - 21st July.

March 20, 2013
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Bluesfest Adds New Venue The Lotus Palace

Just over a week out from Bluesfest 2013 the award winning music festival has added an extra stage and new performers.

March 20, 2013
Shakira Says She’ll Be Understanding On The Voice

Shakira insists her rise to stardom hasn't been a "path of roses".

March 20, 2013
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undergroundLOVERS To Release First Album In 14 Years

The reunited Melbourne band undergroundLOVERS have downed tools on their first studio album in 14 years. The album ‘Weekend’ will be released in April.

March 20, 2013
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Struggles With His Songwriting

Bruno Mars says writing a "big" song is one of the "hardest things to do".

March 20, 2013
Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna Wears Boy Scout Uniform To Protest Gay Ban

Madonna called out the Boy Scouts, Vladimir Putin and spoke of wanting to start a revolution, all while dressed as a boy scout at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night.

March 20, 2013
Peter Banks of Yes, Noise11, Photo
Body Of Yes Guitarist Peter Banks Still Being Held By Coroner

The body of Peter Banks, the original guitarist for Yes who died two weeks ago, is still being held by the coroner but that is finally about to change.

March 20, 2013
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Willie Nelson And Annie Lennox To Receive Honorary Doctorates

The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA will bestow Honorary Doctor of Music degrees to Carole King, Willie Nelson and Annie Lennox at their commencement on May 11 at the Agganis Arena at Boston University.

March 20, 2013
Bob Marley Kaya
35th Anniversary Of Bob Marley’s Kaya Released

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.

March 20, 2013
Peter Murphy
Peter Murphy In Custody After Hit-And-Run In Los Angeles

Peter Murphy of the veteran band Bauhaus has been arrested in Los Angeles for a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Saturday.

March 20, 2013
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Sneak Peek At New Rod Stewart Album

Rod Stewart returns with his first album of original songs in almost twenty years with Time, coming May 7 from Capitol Records.

March 20, 2013
Brent Grulke 2011, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
The Flaming Lips, Chvrches, Haim Win Inaugural SXSW Grulke Prize

The Flaming Lips have been named winners of the inaugural Grulke Prize by SXSW along with Glasgow’s Chvrches and US act Haim.

March 20, 2013
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Hoodoo Gurus Add Tumbleweed To Dig It Up Sydney, New Christs To Melbourne

The Hoodoo Gurus ‘Dig It Up has added Wollongong’s own Tumbleweed to next month’s line-up.

March 20, 2013
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, photo
Bon Jovi Beats Bowie On US Chart

Bon Jovi ‘What About Now’ outsold David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ by around 16,000 units in the USA to take the top spot this week on the American chart.

March 20, 2013
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
It’s Official Guy Sebastian Quits X-Factor

Guy Sebastian has confirmed that he will not be returning as a judge on Australia’s X Factor this year.

March 19, 2013
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Tour Manager Aaron Chugg Dies Following Stroke

Aussie tour manager Aaron Chugg has passed away after suffering from a stroke while tour managing for The Stone Roses at the Future Music Festival last week.

March 19, 2013
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, photo
Bon Jovi Beats Bowie To Top Of US Chart

Bon Jovi ‘What About Now’ will narrowly beat David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ to the top of the US chart this week.

March 19, 2013
30 Seconds To Mars Love Lust Faith and Dreams, Noise11, photo
30 Seconds To Mars Song Premieres In Space VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars new song made its debut 230 miles above Earth today.

March 19, 2013
Heart Bonham Tour
Heart And Jason Bonham Join Forces For U.S. Tour

When Ann and Nancy Wilson met Jason Bonham at the Kennedy Center Honors, little did they know that they would be touring together and playing the music of Led Zeppelin.

March 19, 2013
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, photo
David Bowie Tops UK Album Charts For The First Time In 20 Years

David Bowie's new album, 'The Next Day', gave him both his first U.K. No. 1 album in 20 years and the market’s fastest-selling artist album of 2013 when it made its chart debut on Sunday.

March 19, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Fall Out Boy Pete Wentz’s Beyoncé And Pizza Obsession

Pete Wentz has joked he only talks about Beyoncé and pizza online.

March 19, 2013
Mark Evans ACDC Gold record, Noise11, photo
Mark Evans Auctions AC/DC Gold Record For Sydney Soccer Team

Former AC/DC bass player Mark Evans is auctioning off his gold record award for ‘High Voltage’ for the Sydney Secondary College girls soccer team.

March 19, 2013
Detroit Spinners
Lead Singer Of Detroit Spinners Passes Away At 76

Bobby Smith (also known as Bobbie), the man who took the lead on some of the Spinners' biggest hits, died on Saturday in Orlando, Florida from pneumonia and influenza. He was 76.

March 19, 2013
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Adele To Go For Driving Test

Adele will apparently use her "downtime" to take her driving test.

March 19, 2013
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampire of the City, Noise11, photo
Vampire Weekend Debut New Songs At SXSW And Website

Vampire Weekend treated fans to two new songs during their SXSW showcase at Stubbs in Austin last week and another at their official website today.

March 19, 2013
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Michelle Shocked San Francisco Audience With Homophobic Rant

Alternative folkster Michelle Shocked left her audience at San Francisco's Yoshi bar stunned when she embarked on a tirade against homosexuals and gay marriage on Sunday night.

March 19, 2013