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Earth Wind & Fire Sax Player Andrew Woolfolk Dies Aged 71

Andrew Woolfolk, the sax player and early member of Earth, Wind & Fire, has passed away at the age of 71.

April 27, 2022
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran To Release Duet With Rapper Russ

Ed Sheeran has a new collaboration with US TikTok star Russ coming out this summer.

April 27, 2022
Heather Small
Heather Small To Release First Album In 16 Years

Heather Small has announced her first album in 16 years, ‘Colour My Life’.

April 27, 2022
Gary Numan photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Gary Numan To Kick Off Intruder UK Tour In Cardiff This Week

Gary Numan is in the UK this week with the Intruder tour about to start in Cardiff, Wales.

April 26, 2022
The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston at Deni Blues and Roots Festival on Sunday 20 April 2014.
Doobie Brothers Premiere A Very Doobie Sounding Single ‘Easy’

In 2021 The Doobie Brothers released their 15th studio album ‘Liberte’. It was their first album of new songs since ‘World Gone Crazy’ in 2010.

April 26, 2022
Thelma Plum
Thelma Plum Joins the BIGSOUND Management Committee

Brisbane’s BIGSOUND event will be live and in-person for the first time since 2019 this year with a new face, singer songwriter Thelma Plum.

April 26, 2022
George Harrison
George Harrison’s Dark Horse Record Label Reactivates 1974-1977 Catalogue

The Dark Horse Records catalogue, the label founded by George Harrison in 1974, is back. The 1974-1977 catalogue has been remastered and is now streaming.

April 26, 2022
Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Van Halen Left $1 Million To Music Charity

The late Eddie Van Halen left over $1 million to a music education charity in his will.

April 26, 2022
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Records Song For Top Gun: Maverick Soundtrack

Lady Gaga has reportedly recorded a song for the 'Top Gun: Maverick' soundtrack.

April 26, 2022
Gene Simmons of KISS Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gene Simmons Defends Mike Tyson For Punching Dickhead On A Plane

Gene Simmons and Ice-T have voiced support for Mike Tyson after the former professional boxer punched a fellow passenger on an aeroplane last week.

April 26, 2022
50 Cent photo by Ros O'Gorman
50 Cent Says Snoop Dogg Series Is Canned

50 Cent has claimed his upcoming Snoop Dogg-inspired series is no longer in production.

April 26, 2022
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
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
Meat Loaf. Photo by Ros O'Gorman., music news, noise11
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
Sean Diddy Combs, music news,
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