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Mick Jagger Praises Yungblud and Machine Gun Kelly For Keeping Rock Alive

Mick Jagger has named Yungblud and Machine Gun Kelly as two new rockers keeping the genre alive.

April 26, 2022
Halsey Rushed In and Out of Hospital In Recent Weeks

Halsey's body is demanding they slow down following regular trips to the hospital.

April 26, 2022
Ellen Foley
Listen to Ellen Foley Covering The Who’s Behind Blue Eyes

In 2020, Ellen Foley performed her Cabaret show ‘Club Dada’ at La Mama Theatre in New York and included her version of The Who classic ‘Behind Blue Eyes’.

April 25, 2022
The Rolling Stones, Ros O'Gorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
The Rolling Stones To Expand 2003 Madison Square Garden Live DVD

The Rolling Stones will upgrade their Four Flicks Madison Square Garden release to the full concert with four additional tracks, including a duet with Sheryl Crow.

April 25, 2022
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Meat Loaf Was Paid $1000 For His Lead Vocals On Ted Nugent’s Free For All

A year before Meat Loaf made good with his 1977 release ‘Bat Out Of Hell’, he was the lead singer on the Ted Nugent album ‘Free For All’. For his work on an album that would go on to sell over 2,000,000 copies, Meat Loaf was paid $1000.

April 25, 2022
Icehouse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Michael Paynter Sits Out The Perth Icehouse Gig

Icehouse had a slight setlist adjustment when they played Perth on Saturday minus Michael Paynter. Michael tested positive for Covid and was unable to travel to Perth for the show.

April 25, 2022
Kirk Hammett of Metallica by Ros O'Gorman
Kirk Hammett Debuts His First Solo Work ‘Portals’

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has released his debut EP ‘Portals’ and dropped a video for the track ‘High Plains Drifter’.

April 24, 2022
The Knack Live At The House of Blues
Prescott Niles On Recording The Knack’s Live Album Two Weeks After September 11 And The Doors Connection

The Knack have released a historic recording of the band live from 25 September 2001, recorded just two weeks after the September 11 terrorist attack on New York City and Washington DC. They also had a close connection with The Doors’ co-founder Ray Manzarek.

April 24, 2022
Graham Nash Live
Graham Nash To Release Live Editions Of First Two Solo Albums

Graham Nash will release live versions of his first two solo album ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’ in May.

April 24, 2022
Blondie, Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Thursday 6 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Blondie Play Their First Show Of 2022 In Scotland

Blondie have reactivated after Covid playing their first live show for 2022 in Glasgow on Friday night. (22 April 2022).

April 24, 2022
Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia
Australian Charts: Dua Lipa ‘Future Nostalgia’ Is Back At Number One

Thanks to a quiet release week, and a limited edition Vinyl issued, the second Dua Lipa album "Future Nostalgia" rebounds back to No.1 for a third stay in three years.

April 24, 2022
Spectrum Testimonial
Gil Matthews Latest Bake-off is the Spectrum Indelible Murtceps ‘Testimonial’

Gil Matthews has given The Spectrum/Indelible Murtceps album ‘Testimonial’ a long overdue make-over on the 2022 edition is now out of the oven (literally).

April 23, 2022
Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs with Teddy Toi (left)
Teddy Toi of Billy Thorpe and The Aztecs and Max Merritt and The Meteors Has Died At 82

Bass player Teddy Toi, a one-time member of Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs and Max Merritt & The Meteors, has passed away on 18 April 2022 at age 82.

April 23, 2022
Mike Campbell
Former Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Drummer Stan Lynch Joins The Dirty Knobs For Remainder of Tour

Stan Lynch, the original drummer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, will fill in for Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs tour.

April 23, 2022
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran To Donate Proceeds From 2step Project To Ukraine

Ed Sheeran has pledged to donate the royalties from his 2step music video to a Ukraine relief appeal to honour the country where he filmed the promo.

April 23, 2022
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Sean Combs To Host Billboard Music Awards

Sean 'Diddy' Combs has been tapped to host and executive produce the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs).

April 23, 2022
Snoop Dogg photo by Ros OGorman
Snoop Dogg Is Considering A Doggystyle Make-Over

Snoop Dogg considered remastering his debut album Doggystyle but then opted against the idea.

April 23, 2022
Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith New Music Is On The Way

Sam Smith will return with their new single, 'Love Me More’, next week.

April 22, 2022
Prince Once Gave Jack White Advice

Jack White has shared the "solid advice" about making music that he once received from Prince.

April 22, 2022
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger On The Brown Sugar Backlash

Sir Mick Jagger admitted the Rolling Stones "provoked a lot of people" in response to controversial hit 'Brown Sugar' being axed from their setlists.

April 22, 2022
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A$AP Rocky Arrested In Connected To Los Angeles Shooting

A$AP Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday morning.

April 22, 2022
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Has One More Album Left In Him

Sir Elton John is said to be working on new music amid his final tour.

April 22, 2022
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Drake Takes Restraining Order Out Against Stalker

Drake has been granted a restraining order against a woman who has allegedly been harassing him on and off since 2017.

April 22, 2022
Elton John Madman Across The Water
Elton John To Release Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition of Madman Across The Water

'Madman Across The Water', one of Elton John's greatest albums, is about to be expanded for the 50th anniversary.

April 21, 2022
Bill Nighy and Florence Welch in Free
Bill Nighy Is The Star of the New Florence + The Machine Video ‘Free’

British actor Bill Nighy is the star of ‘Free’, the new video from Florence + The Machine.

April 21, 2022
Marty Stuart and Connie Smith at Connie's Nashville Walk of Fame induction (photo from the Connie Smith Facebook page)
Nick Kontonicolas Congratulates Country Music Legend Connie Smith For Her Nashville Walk Of Fame Honor

Country Music legend Connie Smith has been awarded a star on the Nashville Walk of Fame. Noise11’s Nick Kontonicolas says he is privileged to be counted as a friend of Connie and her husband Marty Stuart.

April 21, 2022
Jimmy Barnes Soul Deep 30
Jimmy Barnes Is Taking Soul Deep Back On Tour To Mark 30th Anniversary

Jimmy Barnes will tour his classic soul covers album ‘Soul Deep’ to mark the 30th anniversary of the release.

April 21, 2022
Amy Sheppard photo by Georgia Wallace
Amy Sheppard Goes A Little Bit Country For First Solo Song Nothing But Wild

Amy Sheppard has stepped away from her ‘little bit rock and roll’ band Sheppard to go a little bit country with her first solo song ‘Nothing But Wild’.

April 21, 2022
The Wiggles
The Wiggles To Receive The Ted Albert Award at The APRA Music Awards

The original Blue, Red, Yellow and Purple Wiggles, Anthony Field, Murray Cook, Greg Page and Jeff Fatt will receive the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music at the APRA Music Awards on Tuesday 3 May at Melbourne Town Hall.

April 21, 2022
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Re Styles of The Tubes Dies Aged 72

Re Styles of The Tubes passed away on Easter Sunday. She was 72.

April 21, 2022