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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
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
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Watch Dave Grohl Sound City Players With Rick Springfield and John Fogerty

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players supergroup performed at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on January 19 to launch Grohl’s ‘Sound City: Real To Reel’ documentary.

January 20, 2013
Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars Maintains Top Of ARIA Album Chart

Bruno Mars holds for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart with “Unorthodox Jukebox”, but making a bid for the top spot is the “Les Miserables” soundtrack, which rises a place to No.2 this week, whilst the current (and last week) No.1 singles holder Macklemore and Ryan Lewis jump up five places to No.3 with “The Heist” album (now Gold ● in sales).

January 20, 2013
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Replaces Macklemore & Ryan Lewis On ARIA Chart

For only the second time this century, an artist has replaced themselves at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart, as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leap up to the No.1 spot (from last weeks No.9) with the song “Same Love” (now Gold ● in sales) and it replaces the seven week running No.1 track “Thrift Shop” which drops to No.3 this week.

January 20, 2013
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift And Michael J. Fox Are Friends Again

Michael J. Fox has called up Taylor Swift after a Tina Fey Golden Globes jokes took on a life of its own.

January 19, 2013
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello Would Quit Music To Do Comedy

Elvis Costello says he would happily quit music to go into radio comedy.

January 19, 2013
Eels Deleted From This Is 40

Eels didn’t make the movie ‘This Is 40’ because the scene ended up on “the cutting room floor”. (Does that term even apply now that everything is digital?)

January 19, 2013
Janis Joplin
Happy 70th Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin would have turned 70 year old today had she not died at in 1970 at the age of 27.

January 19, 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
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince to be honoured as Billboard Icon in 2013

Billboard have announced today that music legend Prince will be honoured at their music awards this year, receiving the Billboard Icon Award and performing at the ceremony.

January 19, 2013
Oprah Winfrey Lance Armstong interview
Oprah Winfrey Lance Armstrong Interview Rated Less Than Whitney Houston Family

According to US television ratings, more people were interested in what the family of Whitney Houston had to say after her death over Lance Armstrong’s Oprah Winfrey confession.

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
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson To Play Last Shows Before He Dies

Wilko Johnson, founding member of Dr Feelgood and one-time member of Ian Dury & The Blockheads, has announced four final dates before he dies.

January 18, 2013
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Peats Ridge Festival Is No More

The Peats Ridge Festival north of Sydney has come to an end. Revenues from the recent event did not cover the costs of the event and the Festival’s accountants have advised that the company be wound up.

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