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Kingswood Lockdown With ‘Juveniles’ Revision ‘Reveries’

Melbourne’s Kingwood have used their lockdown downtime to try something completely different. ‘Reveries’, the second Kingswood album of 2020, even features members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

November 4, 2020
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Neil Young Premieres Unreleased Version of ‘Powderfinger’

Neil has uploaded a previously unreleased version of the ‘Rust Never Sleeps’ classic ‘Powderfinger.

November 4, 2020
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Monkees Producer Chip Douglas Is Working On A Davy Jones Christmas Album

A new album of Davy Jones Christmas songs ‘It’s Christmas Time Once More’ is coming on November 13 and The Monkees’ producer Chip Douglas is behind it.

November 4, 2020
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Jake Bugg Is Working On A Movie Soundtrack

Jake Bugg has been penning music for a movie about Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho.

November 4, 2020
Shakira Pleads For US Government To Reunited Children and Parents

Shakira has penned a heartfelt op-ed for Time magazine about the hundreds of children who have been separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border.

November 3, 2020
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Damon Albarn Wants To Get Back To Live Music

Damon Albarn understands that the health crisis is a "medical emergency" but insists it is also an "existential one" too as he urged governments to allow people to play and listen to live music if they wish to.

November 3, 2020
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Jason DeRulo On Lockdown

Jason DeRulo admitted he only spent 60 days at home last year because he was working and the Covid-19 pandemic has made him re-evaluate how he works.

November 3, 2020
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Because Its A Slow News Day A Flea Bit John Lydon’s Dick

John Lydon says he loves to leave the front door of his Venice Beach villa open so local wildlife is free to explore, but he was left with a painful itch when one of them carried a parasite into his abode.

November 3, 2020
Shaggy To Release Christmas Album

Shaggy has recruited the likes of Joss Stone, Beenie Man and Ne-Yo for 'Christmas In The Islands', which is set for release on November 20, and aims to "transport listeners" to Christmas in the Caribbean.

November 3, 2020
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New Metallica Album Almost Ready To Go

Metallica bass player Robert Trujillo has spoken of his joy of working together more with all of his bandmates - James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich - on their follow-up to 2016's ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’.

November 3, 2020
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Graham Parker On Punk, New Wave, New Romantics and Paul Young

Graham Parker likes touring the USA because his lower profile means he doesn’t have to play the hits.

November 2, 2020
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The Day Nile Rogers Recruited Daryl Hall To Sing On An INXS Song

Daryl Hall does backing vocals on the INXS classic ‘Original Sin’ and its all because producer Nile Rodgers didn’t think the song worked with Andrew Farriss, Kirk Pengilly and Michael Hutchence’s BVs.

November 2, 2020
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Mark Evans On How He Joined AC/DC

In the lead-up to the next AC/DC album ‘PWR/UP’ later this month, Noise11 revisits the classic interview with former AC/DC bass player Mark Evans on how he joined the band.

November 2, 2020
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Taylor Swift Grants Politician To Her Catalogue

Taylor Swift has given U.S. politician Eric Swalwell permission to use her music in a new ad aimed at boosting voter turn-out ahead of the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

November 2, 2020
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Paris Jackson To Release Debut Album ‘Wilted’

Paris Jackson will release her debut solo album Wilted next month.

November 2, 2020
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Jimmy Page Cautious During Covid

Jimmy Page has only seen "a handful" of people since Britain's Covid-19 lockdown began in March as he is "very cautious" about his health.

November 2, 2020
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Phil Collins Ex-Wife Order To Vacate Mansion

Phil Collins will take back control of his beachfront Miami mansion from ex-wife Orianne Cevey in January, 2021, according to his attorney.

November 2, 2020
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Australian Charts: Bruce Springsteen ‘Letter To You’ Debuts At No 1

The twentieth studio album for Bruce Springsteen called "Letter to You" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, becoming his fifth No.1 album in Australia.

November 1, 2020
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Neil Young Previews 50th Anniversary of ‘After The Gold Rush’ with ‘Wonderin’ Video

Neil Young will mark the 50th anniversary of his classic ‘After The Gold Rush’ with a new edition old the album in December followed by a deluxe vinyl edition in March 2021.

November 1, 2020
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R.I.P. Ronnie Peel aka Rockwell T James

Australian singer and musician Rockwell T. James (Ronnie Peel) has passed away.

November 1, 2020
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Connery, Sean Connery Dies At Aged 90

Sir Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond in film, has died at age 90.

November 1, 2020
Halsey Wins Restraining Order Against Fan

Halsey has been granted an emergency restraining order against an obsessed fan.

November 1, 2020
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Tease ‘Demon Fire’ Off ‘PWR/UP’

AC/DC have slipped out another sample of the upcoming ‘PWR/UP’ with 54 seconds of ‘Demon Fire’.

October 31, 2020
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Neil Young’s Brother Bob Releases His First Single

Neil Young's older sibling felt compelled to put out his first song, 'Hey America', after watching US President Donald Trump on TV.

October 31, 2020
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CDB Recruits Diesel and Guy Sebastian for Christmas Album

Diesel and Guy Sebastian have both contributed to the new CDB Christmas album ‘Christmas Is Here – The CDB Mixtape’.

October 30, 2020
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The Casanovas Debut ‘Reptilian Overlord’ Video

The Casanovas have debuted the title track of their ‘Reptilian Overlord’ album as the new single and video.

October 30, 2020
Peter Garrett Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil and 18 Indigenous Collaborators Deliver The Makarrata Project

Midnight Oil’s ‘The Makarrata Project’ is the first collection of new Midnight Oil songs since 2002. It also features 18 indigenous artists collaborating with the band.

October 30, 2020
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Listen To The Whitlams First New Music In 14 Years

There is brand new music from The Whitlams in the New Releases today. ‘The Ballad of Bertie Kidd’ is the first song from The Whitlams since 2006.

October 30, 2020
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Kasabian Dump Tom Meighan

Kasabian have dropped ex-frontman Tom Meighan from their touring and merchandise companies.

October 30, 2020
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Bruce Springsteen Says he Set The Bar To High With Long Shows

Bruce Springsteen - who holds the record for the longest concert ever, with his 2012 Helsinki show lasting for four hours and six minutes - admitted he set the bar too high with his iconic mammoth sets as his fans expect nothing less from him.

October 30, 2020