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One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction To Learn Languages Of Countries They Visit

One Direction wants to 'avoid embarrassing moments' in foreign countries in the future.

January 22, 2013
Cyndi Lauper at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 6 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cyndi Lauper Explains Her Longevity As A Musician

Cyndi Lauper says the secret to her success is 'never stopping'.

January 22, 2013
Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg’s First Album In Five Years To Be Released

Billy Bragg releases his first new studio album in five years Tooth & Nail on Cooking Vinyl records on March 18 2013.

January 22, 2013
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Modfather Paul Weller Joins Isle Of Wight Lineup

The legendary Isle of Wight Festival 2013 is shaping up to be one of the year's most exciting events with the addition of The Modfather himself Paul Weller.

January 22, 2013
PPCA Distributes $29 Million To Australian Artists

PPCA, the Australian organization representing the rights of artists and record labels, has distributed $29 million to artists earned from the 2011/2012 year.

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
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello Plays 29 Song Setlist Auckland Show

Elvis Costello has made his way into the southern hemisphere and stopped over in New Zealand on the weekend to play a 29 song set for Auckland.

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
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Triple J Hottest 100 Code Cracked

Has Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ‘Thrift Shop’ already won the Triple J Hottest 100? Nick Drewe certainly thinks so.

January 21, 2013
Chicago Bob Nelson
Harmonica Player Chicago Bob Nelson Passes Away At 68

Chicago-based blues harmonica player "Chicago" Bob Nelson has passed away at the age of 68.

January 21, 2013
Stephen Stills, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Four CD Career-Spanning Stephen Stills Set Set For Release

The career of Stephen Stills is covered in the new 4-CD set, Carry On, out on March 26 on Rhino Records.

January 21, 2013
Zayn Malik One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction’s Zayn Takes Ill At Japanese Press Conference

One Direction's Zayn Malik battled with his stomach during a press conference in Japan.

January 21, 2013
Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin Says Fatherhood Is ‘Life-Changing’

Ricky Martin says becoming a father has changed his life completely.

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
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Threatens Legal Action Against Tories

Radiohead frontman to sue David Cameron if he decides to use any of his music in election broadcasts.

January 21, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Upsets The Beckhams With His ‘Flogging’ Remarks

David and Victoria Beckham are apparently 'fuming' over Morrissey's insulting remarks.

January 21, 2013
Dinosaur Jr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
New Dinosaur Jr Video Features Guest Appearance By Henry Rollins

Dinosaur Jr will be touring the UK and Europe in January 2013 for the first time since May 2010, with many dates already sold out.

January 21, 2013
Sounds Australia
Sounds Australia Appoints Dr Ianto Ware National Live Music Coordinator

Arts Minister Simon Crean has announced the appointment of Dr Ianto Ware, a founding director of Format Adelaide and CEO of Renew Adelaide, National Live Music Coordinator of Sounds Australia.

January 21, 2013
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Haunted By Relationship With Father

Rihanna is reportedly haunted by her relationship with her father, which is why she can't let Chris Brown go.

January 21, 2013
HMV Pitt St Sydney
Record Labels Come Together To Try And Save HMV

Major record labels have got together to offer a rescue package for the HMV chain which recently went into administration.

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
Bon Scott The Legend of ACDC
Bon Scott Movie Begins Pre-Production

Pre-production or a movie about the life of AC/DC singer Bon Scott is underway with the initial scene being shot in South Carolina this week. The movie will be called ‘Bon Scott: The Legend of AC/DC’.

January 20, 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