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The 1975 Commit To Only Playing Gender Balanced Festivals

Matty Healy has declared The 1975 will only play festivals that feature a gender-balanced lineup.

February 13, 2020
Janet Jackson photo by Ros OGorman
Janet Jackson and Sam Smith Nominated For LGBT Awards

Janet Jackson, Sam Smith and Cara Delevingne are just some of the stars nominated at the 2020 British LGBT Awards.

February 13, 2020
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Snoop Dogg Apologises For Gayle King Video Abuse

Snoop Dogg has publicly apologised to U.S. newswoman Gayle King for attacking her over questions she asked basketball icon Lisa Leslie about her friend Kobe Bryant during a TV interview last week.

February 13, 2020
The Strokes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Strokes Next Album Is On The Way

The Strokes, Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi, Albert Hammond Jr., Nikolai Fraiture and Fabrizio Moretti, have confirmed the title for their first album in seven years, which was produced by Rick Rubin and recorded at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu.

February 13, 2020
Drummer Roger Taylor of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen Has Played New Zealand, Next Stop Australia

Queen + Adam Lambert have played the first three shows of their 2020 The Rhapsody Tour and will kick off the Australian leg of the tour in Brisbane on Wednesday (13 February).

February 12, 2020
Mirusia
Mirusia To Perform 40 Date Australian Tour

Australian soprano Mirusia will head out on one of the most extensive national tours of 2020.

February 12, 2020
Roger Waters talking at an event for Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) at the Atheneum Theatre Melbourne on Friday 9 February 2018. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Moore To Interview Roger Waters at SXSW

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters will be joined by controversial film maker Michael Moore for a SXSW keynote in Austin in March.

February 12, 2020
The Screaming Jets
Cameron McGlinchey Recruited Full Time To The Screaming Jets

The Screaming Jets’ 2019 touring drummer Cameron McGlinchey has been upgraded to a permanent position with the band.

February 12, 2020
Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Founder Joseph Shabalala Dies Aged 78

Joseph Shabalala, the founder of South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo, has died in Pretoria at the age of 78.

February 12, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Drop Plans For ‘American Idiot’ Movie

Green Day have abandoned plans for a movie version of their rock musical and album American Idiot.

February 12, 2020
Billie Eilish When We Fall Asleep
Billie Eilish Says Her Bond Theme Is A Ballad

Billie Eilish has indicated that her James Bond theme will be a ballad.

February 12, 2020
Janet Jackson photo by Ros OGorman
Janet Jackson Labels Her 2-Year Old ‘Incredibly Musical’

Janet Jackson's son asked her to buy him a violin when he was just two years old.

February 12, 2020
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus Old Town Road video
Lil Nas X Denies Rodeo Copyright Infringement

Lil Nas X has issued a denial in response to a copyright infringement lawsuit over his hit single Rodeo.

February 12, 2020
Robby Krieger of The Doors Melbourne 2005 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch Miley Cyrus Perform ‘Roadhouse Blues’ With The Doors’ Robby Krieger

The Doors’ fifth album ‘Morrison Hotel’ turned 50 years old this week. Miley Cyrus came to the party.

February 11, 2020
Zucchero
Remember When Zucchero and Paul Young Got Together And Had A Global Hit

In 1992 Italian superstar recorded a duet with Paul Young. ‘Senza una donna’ became a global hit.

February 11, 2020
Rage Against The Machine
Rage Against The Machine Announce Seven Month World Tour

Rage Against The Machine have announced a “world tour", although dates are only North America and Europe so far.

February 11, 2020
Tones and I
Here Is The 2020 Groovin’ The Moo Line-up

Here is the Groovin' The Moo 2020 line-up:

February 10, 2020
Brian Cadd APIA Good Times Tour 2015
Apia Good Times Tour Reveals Its Biggest Line-up Ever

The Apia Good Time Tour is back for 2020 with Brian Cadd, Deborah Conway, Joe Camilleri, John Paul Young, Kate Ceberano, Leo Sayer, Vika & Linda Bull and Wendy Matthews.

February 10, 2020
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Here’s Your Sneak Peak of the Alice Cooper Australian Tour Setlist

Alice Cooper played the first Australian show of his ‘Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back’ tour in Perth on Friday.

February 10, 2020
Gladys Knight
Gladys Knight, Hamer Hall Melbourne #REVIEW

Witnessing a true legend live in concert is getting rarer as we get older. To watch Gladys Knight in concert in Australia hasn't happened that often.

February 9, 2020
Tame Impala credit Matt Sav
Kevin Parker Talks About The Challenges Of New Tame Impala Album

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has admitted the "creative strain" he experiences making albums is the "hardest" aspect of his career.

February 9, 2020
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Starts Teasing Her Next Album

Rihanna is planning her first album in four years.

February 9, 2020
Zucchero
Zucchero Has A Lot Of Famous Friends

Zucchero will perform at Bluesfest 2020. Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne will have an extra chance to see one of Europe’s biggest stars.

February 9, 2020
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani Cancels Vegas Show Due To Illness

Gwen Stefani had to cancel her show in Las Vegas on Saturday.

February 9, 2020
Montaigne
Montaigne To Represent Australia At Eurovision

Sydney art-pop singer songwriter Montaigne will represent at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

February 9, 2020
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Donates $100,000 To Mental Illness Awareness

Justin Bieber donated $100,000 (£77,556) to a fan in New York who was raising money for mental health awareness.

February 9, 2020
Dune Rats Hurry Up and Wait
Australian Charts: Dune Rats ‘Hurry Up And Wait’ Debuts At No 1

Local Australian rock band Dune Rats see their third studio album called "Hurry Up and Wait" becomes their second successive No.1 album, as it debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week.

February 8, 2020
Banofee
Melbourne’s Banofee Added To SXSW 2020

SXSW has popped out another 80 artists for the 2020 music festival and conference. Melbourne's Banofee has made the list.

February 8, 2020
The Doors Break On Thru
Robby Krieger of The Doors Talks To Noise11.com Ahead of ‘The Doors: Break on Thru – A Celebration of Ray Manzarek’

The Doors began when Ray Manzarek met Jim Morrison on Venice Beach in Los Angeles in 1965.

February 7, 2020
Mark Seymour and Jack Howard of Hunters and Collectors at Red Hot Summer Bendigo photo by Noise11
Red Hot Summer Sydney Shows Cancelled This Weekend

The Red Hot Summer shows this weekend on Cockatoo Island in Sydney have been cancelled due to severe flooding and rain forecast this weekend.

February 7, 2020