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Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Doco To Stream To Mark 40th Anniversary

Hoodoo Gurus frontman Dave Faulkner has produced a documentary to mark the 40th anniversary of the formation of Le Hoodoo Gurus.

December 31, 2020
Helen Reddy Melbourne 2nd April 2014. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
In Memoriam 2020: The Names We Lost in Music and the Arts

The artists we lost on 2020. Noise11.com In Memoriam

December 31, 2020
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noise11.com Top Music News Stories of October to December 2020

Continuing the Noise11 top news stories of 2020, Mick Fleetwood became a social media sensation, AC/DC coins debut and live music events for 2021 start happening again.

December 31, 2020
Jimmy and Jane Barnes
Noise11.com Top Music News Stories July to September 2020

By the second half of 2020 Covid-19 had become the greatest threat to mankind since any war. Artists adjusted to iso, performing and recording remotely across the world while the fans watched from home.

December 31, 2020
Something For Kate photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noise11.com Top Music News Stories April to June 2020

As Covid increases and isolation locked us down the music world faces challenges with cancellations globally but new music kept on coming. Here are Noise11.com's top music news headlines from April to June 2020.

December 31, 2020
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noise11.com Top News Stories January to March 2020

2020 began with Australia in a State of Disaster as bushfires continued to choke the East Coast. Australian climate denying Prime Minister Scott Morrison had to cut short a holiday in Hawaii to deal with it.

December 31, 2020
Paul McCartney III
Paul McCartney Sparks Vinyl Revival

Paul McCartney has pushed up vinyl sales in the United States.

December 31, 2020
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith To Perform NYE Show On Billboards in London and New York

Patti Smith will ring in 2021 in style from high above London’s Piccadilly Circus.

December 30, 2020
Diddy, music news, noise11.com
Diddy Scraps New Years Eve Party

Diddy has been forced to scrap his planned lavish New Year's Eve party over Covid-19 concerns.

December 30, 2020
Master P
Master P Makes Bid Doe Reebok

Rap mogul Master P and former basketball player Baron Davis are in talks to buy sportswear company Reebok for $2.4 billion.

December 30, 2020
Grimes
Grimes To Release ‘Miss Anthropocene’ Remix

Grimes will release a second edition of ‘Miss Anthropocene’. The new remix edition will feature different takes on the songs from Richie Hawtin, ANNA, Bloodpop, Julien Bracht and more.

December 29, 2020
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Slash Teases New Guns ‘N Roses Album For 2021

Slash is hopeful he will drop two new albums in the new year, one with Guns 'n Roses and another with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

December 29, 2020
Meek Mill
Meek Mill and Friends Are Developing A New Music Platform

Meek Mill has teamed up with a number of rappers to build their own digital streaming service as a new platform that will support artists and hopes to maximise "black wealth".

December 29, 2020
Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder Covers Bruce Springsteen On Matter of Time EP

Eddie Vedder has recorded Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Growin’ Up’ for a surprise EP ‘Matter of Time’, released on Christmas Day.

December 28, 2020
Whodini
John ‘Ecstacy’ Fletcher of Whodini Dead at 56

John ‘Ecstacy’ Fletcher of US rap group Whodini has died at age 56. A cause of death has not been announced.

December 28, 2020
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo, music news
Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Sells For $22 Million

Michael Jackson’s infamous Neverland Ranch has been purchased for $22 million.

December 28, 2020
Sammy Hagar
Sammy Hagar Made Up With Eddie Van Halen Before His Death

Eddie Van Halen fell out with Sammy Hagar after Hagar left the band but in the months leading up to Eddie's death in October following a cancer battle, they buried the hatchet.

December 28, 2020
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Taylor Swift ‘evermore’ Earns A Second Week at No 1

Taylor Swift holds for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with her ninth album "evermore", with the set debuting at the top in both America and Canada this past week.

December 27, 2020
Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo Noise11.com
Red Hot Summer Clocks Up Another 2021 Sell-Out

Red Hot Summer has registered another sell-out show, this time in Hobart.

December 27, 2020
Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Wilson and Mick Thomas To Perform Living In The Land of Oz Concert in Melbourne

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks and Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission will join forces on Survival Day, January 26, for the Living In The Land of Oz concert at Melbourne’s Melbourne Pavilion on 26 January 2021.

December 27, 2020
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Dee Snider Wonders If Celine Dion Knows He Wrote Her Christmas Song

Twisted Sister's Dee Snider still has no idea if Celine Dion has clocked he was the brains behind her Christmas hit God Bless Us Everyone.

December 27, 2020
George Michael photo by Ros OGorman
George Michael’s Former Partner Breaks Into George’s House

Police were called to George Michael's London home on Tuesday after the late singer's former lover Fadi Fawaz broke in.

December 27, 2020
Dave Grohl Is Not Interested In Writing A Foo Fighters Christmas Song

The Foo Fighters might retire after releasing their first original Christmas tune, because then it wouldn't matter if no one liked it.

December 27, 2020
Halsey
Halsey Requests Permanent Restraining Order Against Stalker

Halsey has requested a permanent protective order against a man she claims has made her life a misery. The singer has offered to testify against her alleged stalker if that's what needs to be done to make sure he stays away from her.

December 27, 2020
Paul McCartney III
Paul McCartney Says McCartney III Gave Him Something To Do In Lockdown

Paul McCartney released a new solo album McCartney III during the coronavirus pandemic and admitted it kept him going during the tough few months, which saw people being forced to stay at home.

December 27, 2020
Dolly Parton photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Gravitated To Willie Nelson For Christmas Cover

Dolly Parton had no problem convincing old pal Willie Nelson to join her for a new rendition of his Christmas song Pretty Paper.

December 27, 2020
Will Young
UK Pop Star Will Young Is Battling Covid-19

Will Young is the latest star to reveal he's battling Covid-19.

December 27, 2020
Richie Sambora photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Richie Sambora Says He Had To Leave Bon Jovi

Richie Sambora quit Bon Jovi in 2013 after 30 years in order to spend more time with his daughter Ava, now 24, his child from his marriage to Heather Locklear.

December 27, 2020
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey Says Her Biography is A Downer

Mariah Carey was worried fans would find her new biography a downer during the festive season after a family member called it "a sad book".

December 27, 2020
Sean Diddy Combs, music news, noise11.com
Diddy Gave His Mother A Bentley and a Million Bucks For Christmas

Diddy spared no expense when his mother turned 80 on Monday, surprising her with a $1 million cheque and a brand new Bentley.

December 27, 2020