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George Michael photo by Ros OGorman
George Michael Piano To Be Auctioned

Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s largest music therapy charity, is delighted to announce that a piano personally owned by pop icon George Michael will be auctioned during its prestigious O2 Silver Clef Award ceremony on Friday 1st July. The live auction will be open to George Michael fans from across the world, as well as artists, celebrities and supporters attending the event.

June 21, 2022
Grace Jones photo by Damien Loverso, music news,
Grace Jones Closes Meltdown

Music legend, fashion icon and film star Grace Jones delivered a stunning performance to close her curated edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival. Held over nine incredible days of live shows and free activities with over 20,000 tickets sold across the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Rooms, this year’s line-up featured nearly 70% global majority artists with over half of performers either women or non-binary artists.

June 21, 2022
Muse play Rod Laver Arena 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Muse Close Isle of Wight Festival

British rock titans Muse brought a spectacular display of pyrotechnics, fireworks and a catwalk into the crowd for the scintillating final night of cinch presents The Isle of Wight Festival 2022.

June 21, 2022
Tom Bailey played Rod Laver Arena on Thursday 30 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tom Bailey To Perform Thompson Twins ‘Into The Gap’ Live and In Full Across Australia

Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins will perform the entire 1984 ‘Into The Gap’ album on his upcoming Australian tour.

June 20, 2022
Brand New Heavies
Brand New Heavies And Directions In Groove Will Tour Australia Very Soon

Australia is about to be treated to a long overdue dose of Acid Jazz when Brand New Heavies tour in July and August with a newly activated Directions In Groove (D.I.G.) also on the bill.

June 20, 2022
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
One Electric Day – The Three Suzi Quatro Number One Hits

With Suzi Quatro heading back to Australia for Duane McDonald’s One Electric Day in November, here is a Noise11 lookback to the three number one hits of Suzi Quatro.

June 20, 2022
Fleetwood Mac Mirage
Fleetwood Mac ‘Mirage’ Turns 40

Fleetwood Mac’s 13th album ‘Mirage’ has turned 40.

June 20, 2022
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel To Perform One Off Melbourne Show In December 2022

Billy Joel will perform one show only in Australia in December to celebrate 50 Years of Billy Joel.

June 20, 2022
Baz Luhrmann Elvis
Baz Luhrmann Had Plans To Work With David Bowie

Baz Luhrmann had plans to work on a project with David Bowie.

June 20, 2022
Kim Wilde, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Image, Photo
Kim Wilde Duets With Boy George On ‘Shine On’

Kim Wilde is so glad she got "icon" Boy George on her recent single 'Shine On'.

June 20, 2022
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Addresses Criticism of New Album

Drake has addressed the criticism about his new album Honestly, Nevermind.

June 20, 2022
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
One Electric Day 2022 Revealed: Suzi Quatro To Headline, Noiseworks To Reform

Suzi Quatro will return to Australia for her 34th tour for Duane McDonald’s One Electric Day in November, and as a bonus you’ll also have Noiseworks reform for the event.

June 19, 2022
George Ezra
George Ezra Didn’t Expect How Big The Platinum Party Would Be

George Ezra was "a bit ignorant" about the scale of the Platinum Party at the Palace concert.

June 19, 2022
Jimmy Barnes Soul Deep 30 photo by Noise11
Jimmy Barnes Brings His Soul Deep Into Rod Laver Arena

It is hard to imagine where the past 30 years has gone. I vividly remember Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Deep’ being released 1991. We were all over it at radio.

June 19, 2022
Australian Albums : BTS Comes In At Number One

The third No.1 for South Korean group BTS is their second charted Best of collection called "Proof", also landing at the top of five further countries this week too.

June 19, 2022
Paul McCartney Spokane 2022 photo by Karen Freedman
Paul McCartney at 80 – MEMORY ALMOST FULL But Why Too Much Macca Will Never Be Enough

I wasn’t even born when The Beatles did their one and only tour of Australia. And they broke up the year after I was born. So I never got to see the Fab Four.

June 18, 2022
Paul McCartney in Spokane photo Karen Freedman
Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi Join Paul McCartney At New Jersey Show

Paul McCartney had a few special guests join him at his New Jersey show on Thursday. Bruce Springsteen popped up for his own ‘Glory Days’ and The Beatles ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’. Jon Bon Jovi came on for ‘Birthday’ for Paul’s 80th birthday on 18 June.

June 17, 2022
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Clufetos Replaces Tommy Lee Five Songs Into First Show Of Motley Crue Tour

Tommy Lee was replaced five songs into the first show of the Motley Crue ‘The Stadium Tour’ after breaking four ribs.

June 17, 2022
Steve Miller Band Abracadabra
Steve Miller Band ‘Abracadabra’ Turns 40

The Steve Miller Band’s 12th album ‘Abracadabra’ turned 40 years old this week.

June 17, 2022
Roxy Music
Roxy Music’s ‘Roxy Music’ Turns 50

‘Roxy Music’, the first album by Roxy Music, has turned 50 years old.

June 17, 2022
David Bowie Ziggy Stardust
Previous Unreleased Starman Released for Ziggy Stardust 50th Anniversary

An unreleased version of David Bowie's 'Starman' has been revealed to celebrate 50 years of 'The Rise And Fall of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars'.

June 17, 2022
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Beyoncé To Release First Album Since 2016 Renaissance

Beyonce´ has announced her comeback project RENAISSANCE.

June 17, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath photo by Ros OGorman
Ozzy Osbourne Is Recuperating After Surgery

Ozzy Osbourne has assured fans he's "recuperating comfortably" at home after undergoing major surgery.

June 17, 2022
Harry Styles photo 2012 by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Teacher Responds After He Thanks Her At Concert

Harry Styles' first school teacher has revealed he was an adorable cheeky monkey during his days in her class.

June 17, 2022
Santigold: Photo By Damien Loverso
Santigold Shares New Song ‘Ain’t Ready’

Santigold will release a fourth album ‘Spirituals’ soon and right now you can hear the track ‘Ain’t Ready’.

June 16, 2022
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Awarded Environmental Music Prize

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are the winners of the inaugural Environmental Music Prize.

June 16, 2022
The Whitlams 2022
Tim Freedman Is Taking Out The Whitlams For An Eternal Nightcap Tour

Tim Freedman is putting The Whitlams back on the road to mark the 25th anniversary of the classic ‘Eternal Nightcap’.

June 16, 2022
Buddy Guy photo by Ros O'Gorman
Buddy Guy To Perform Farewell Dates In Australia For Bluesfest

Buddy Guy will perform his last shows in Australia in April 2023.

June 16, 2022
Steve Kilbey of The Church - photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Church Prep 26th Album and an Australian Tour

The Church will have a new album ‘The Hypnogogue’, their 26th soon, and dates around Australia to go with it.

June 16, 2022
Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Takes Shape With Acts Announced

The first artists for the Taylor Hawkins Tribute concert have been announced.

June 16, 2022