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The Beatles
Lost Beatles Concert To Go To Cinemas

On February 11, 1964, two days after their earth-shattering appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Beatles played their first concert in the U.S.

April 26, 2012
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
LISTEN: Beach Boys With Brian Wilson New Song

With all the "I'm in"/"I'm out" talk over the last year or so, I'm not sure anybody thought they would see the day when a new Beach Boys song, featuring the surviving members, would be released.

April 26, 2012
Levon Helm
Levon Helm Wake Scheduled

The public has been invited to the studio of Levon Helm in Woodstock, NY on Thursday to celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members life and work. Helm died on April 19 after a battle with throat cancer.

April 26, 2012
Paul and Linda McCartney RAM
VIDEO: Paul McCartney Talks RAM 40 Years On

Paul McCartney’s reissue of ‘RAM’ will come 41 years to the day after the original release.

April 25, 2012
Yusuf Islam, Moonshadow - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Yusuf (Cat Stevens) Unveils Moonshadow Musical

The world premiere of Cat Stevens ‘Moonshadow’ musical will happen in Melbourne, Australia is May.

April 25, 2012
Murray Burns of Mi-Sex
Murray Burns Tribute Show Tonight In Byron Bay

Australia’s music world will gather tonight in Byron Bay for a fund-raiser for Mi-Sex keyboard player Murray Burns, who suffered a stroke three songs into the bands set at A Day On The Green.

April 25, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Completes Blinder Of A Dance Album

George Michael has finished work on his "best dance record ever".

April 25, 2012
Willie Nelson statue
Willie Nelson Unveils Statue In Austin

Willie Nelson has unveiled a statue of himself along Willie Nelson Boulevard in his hometown of Austin last Friday (April 20).

April 25, 2012
Billy Bryans of The Parachute Club
Billy Bryans of The Parachute Club Dies Ages 63

Billy Bryans of Canada’s power-pop group The Parachute Club has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 63.

April 25, 2012
Cannibal Corpse
Cannibal Corpse To Return To Australia

Florida’s Cannibal Corpse will be back in Australia in October touring off the back of the new album ‘Torture’.

April 25, 2012
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly Joins Pure Pop’s Raise The Roof Show

Songwriting legend Paul Kelly joins a stunning line-up to support Melbourne music store and venue Pure Pop Records.

April 24, 2012
The Beach Boys Mike Love 2007 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys Celebrate 50 Years With New Single

The Beach Boys cheer their anniversary – and the radio – with their new ultra-harmonic, radio-praising single.

April 24, 2012
Barry Adamson
Barry Adamson Australian Tour Rescheduled

Cult rock icon Barry Adamson reschedules his Australian tour for September.

April 24, 2012
Redd Kross
INTERVIEW: Redd Kross Discuss Their First Album In 15 Years

Steve McDonald from ‘90s alternative power pop heroes Redd Kross tells Noise11 about their new album.

April 24, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra Announces Expanded Tour Edition Of Vows

Oddball pop chanteuse Kimbra will release a tour edition of Vows with six extra tracks.

April 24, 2012
Deftones Are Recording A New Album

Alt-metal innovators Deftones are back in the studio recording their seventh album and will tour with SOAD.

April 24, 2012
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Cancels Tour Due To Bipolar Disorder

Singer Sinead O’Connor has cancelled her 2012 tourdates, saying she’s “very unwell” due to her bipolar disorder.

April 24, 2012
Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond Marries For The Third Time

Crooner Neil Diamond has married for the third time; the lucky lady is his manager Katie McNeil.

April 24, 2012
The Tea Party
The Tea Party Announce Australian Reunion Tour

Epic Canadian rockers The Tea Party reunite for an Australian tour in July.

April 24, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Ticket Holders Don’t Bother Redeeming Free Album

Almost a third of Madonna ticket buyers haven’t bothered redeeming their free copy of MDNA.

April 24, 2012
The Exploited
The Exploited Cancel Australian Tour

A “family situation” has caused Scottish punk legends The Exploited to cancel their Australian tour.

April 23, 2012
Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins Joins Gotye On Stage, Releases A Video And Books National Tour

Beloved balladeer Missy Higgins joins Gotye on stage, delivers a new clip, and announces her first national tour in five years.

April 23, 2012
Sam Sparro
Sam Sparro Debuts Video For ‘I Wish I Never Met You’

Disco pop maestro Sam Sparro returns with a glamorous, noirish new video.

April 23, 2012
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hilltop Hoods Book ‘Speaking In Tongues’ National Tour

Adelaide hip-hop megastars Hilltop Hoods announce a national winter tour.

April 23, 2012
James Mercer of The Shins
The Shins Announce Splendour Sideshows

Portland pop-folkies The Shins announce their Australian sideshows following their Splendour slot.

April 23, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Cling On To Number One In This Week’s ARIA Chart

One Direction hold on following a strong debut from Kate Miller-Heidke in this week’s ARIA chart wrap.

April 23, 2012
East 17, music news,
East 17 Announce Australian Tour

You read that headline correctly. East 17 are heading all over Australia this June ready to enthral once-young audiences with their east-London accents and early 90s pop gems.

April 23, 2012
Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billy Gibbons Answers Whatever Happened To The New ZZ Top Album

ZZ Top fans have long suspected the band’s next album has turned into the next ‘Chinese Democracy’ as they wait year after year for the release of the record so went right to the source and asked frontman Billy Gibbons what the hell is going on.

April 22, 2012
Greg Ham, The Push
Statement About Greg Ham From The Push

Men At Work's Greg Ham served as Chairman of The Push through-out most of the 90s, working volontarily to help young people become involved in the music industry.

April 22, 2012
Ted Nugent, music news
Ted Nugent In Trouble Again

Just days after Ted Nugent was cleared of making threats against the President by the Secret Service, he is once again in trouble with a government agency.

April 22, 2012