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Chris Barber
Chris Barber Dead At 90

Chris Barber, was one of the 'Three Bs' – along with Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball - who are considered to have defined traditional British jazz and led the 'Trad' revival of the 1950s and 1960s – and he died "peacefully in his sleep" after suffering with dementia, his record label The Last Music Company confirmed in a tribute post on its website.

March 3, 2021
Sting photo by Ros OGorman
Sting Releases Interactive Website for New Album

Sting will release his star-studded LP, which features his iconic collaborations with the likes of Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, and Shaggy, on March 19.

March 3, 2021
Dolly Parton in concert photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Gets Vaccine and Updates Jolene

Country legend Dolly Parton has officially received the COVID-19 vaccine she helped fund.

March 3, 2021
Alice Cooper Could Have His First No 1 In Australia This Week

Rock legend Alice Cooper may have his first number one in Australia but the end of this week based on midweek sales of his ‘Detroit Stories’ album.

March 2, 2021
Michael Gudinski. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
From Music Icons To Politicians, Reactions to the Death of Michael Gudinski

Artists worldwide are paying tribute to music industry legend Michael Gudinski who passed away in his sleep in his Melbourne home overnight.

March 2, 2021
Michael Gudinski. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski Dies At Age 68

Michael Gudinski, an absolute juggernaut of the Australian music industry, has died at the age of 68.

March 2, 2021
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Splendour In The Grass Bumped To November

Splendour in the Grass has been postponed again due to Covid. It will now be on in November.

March 2, 2021
My Friend The Chocolate Cake perform at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on 16 June 2017. Photo by Ros OGorman
David Bridie Awarded the 2021 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship

Musician David Bridie has been named as recipient of the 2021 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship along with photographer Keith Deverell.

March 2, 2021
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Download UK Cancelled for 2021

This year's Download Festival has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 2, 2021
Bee Gees
Barry Gibb Signals Another Bee Gees Documentary

Barry Gibb has revealed fans of the Bee Gees can expect a biographical film within the next couple of years, which is set to follow the 2020 documentary, 'The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart'.

March 2, 2021
Noel Gallagher photo by Ros O'Gorman
Noel Gallagher Spotted Making A Video With Star of The Crown

Noel Gallagher was seen shooting a promo for his upcoming High Flying Birds single with the 38-year-old 'The Crown' star Matt Smith, and an unknown actress, in West London.

March 2, 2021
Peter Garrett Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil Officially Kick Off Makarrata Live In Queensland

Midnight Oil have officially kicked off ‘Makarrata Live’ after a secret show and warm-up in Sydney with their first official show in Queensland on the weekend.

March 1, 2021
Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Trent Reznor Wins Golden Globe For A Disney Movie

The hook line from the first song of the first Nine Inch Nails album featured the lyrics “Head like a hole/Black as your soul/I’d rather die than give you control”. The year was 1989. If someone told you then Trent Reznor would one day win a Golden Globe for a Disney movie about a ‘Soul’ you would have thought they were mad.

March 1, 2021
Tash Sultana Terra Firma
Australian Charts: Tash Sultana ‘Terra Firma’ Is No 1

The second album for local singer/songwriter Tash Sultana called "Terra Firma" becomes her first No.1 album this week as it debuts in the top spot.

March 1, 2021
Sooshi Mango at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena
Sooshi Mango Add Nine More Shows

Sooshi Mango will play an additional nine dates on their upcoming Australian tour.

March 1, 2021
Ella Hooper photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ella Hooper To Perform Her Lockdown Songs Out Of Lockdown

During lockdown Ella Hooper created a new album ‘Small Town Temple’. Now she’ll have the chance to perform her lockdown album out of lockdown.

March 1, 2021
The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Signal Recording Days May Be Over

The Who may not make another album because they won’t make any money from it.

March 1, 2021
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Cancels Lover Fest Shows

Taylor Swift has officially cancelled her Lover Fest shows.

March 1, 2021
Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen photo by John McMurtrie
Watch Smith/Kotzen ‘Scars’ Video

Smith/Kotzen is Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and The Winery Gods Richie Kotzen. Their debut album is coming March 26.

February 26, 2021
AFI
2021 Marks 30 Years of AFI

California’s AFI have been around 30 years this year. Davey Havok formed AFI in November 1991 with a couple of mates at school. Adam Carson joined shortly after and current members Hunter Burgan and Jade Puget joined in 1997 and 1998.

February 26, 2021
Myles Kennedy
Myles Kennedy Debuts ‘In Stride’ Video

Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy has released a video for ‘In Stride’ ahead of the release of his second solo album ‘The Ides of March’.

February 26, 2021
Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil photo by Ros OGorman
Midnight Oil Play Warm-up Show In Sydney

Midnight Oil have played their warm-up show a week after their secret show for the Makarrata Live’ tour of Australia.

February 26, 2021
Paul Weller photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller To Pop Out 16th Solo Album

Paul Weller’s 16th solo album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ has been announced.

February 26, 2021
Rob Zombie. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Zombie Interviews Zombie In New Animated Series

Rob Zombie is interviewed by his wife Sheri Moon Zombie for a new animated series ahead of Rob’s new album.

February 26, 2021
James Reyne at Red Hot Summer Bendigo 2020 photo Noise11
James Reyne Reactivates The Boys Light Up 41 Tour

James Reyne will get his The Boys Light Up tour back on the road with 41st anniversary shows to make up with the 2020 shut down (to coin a Reyne songtitle).

February 26, 2021
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Australian Dates Rescheduled For November

Kiss will be back on track with the End of the Road world tour in Australia in November.

February 26, 2021
Dave Grohl Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl and His Mother Are Making A Show

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and his mum are developing a new series based on her book From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars for new streaming site Paramount+.

February 26, 2021
Kelly Clarkson by Ros O'Gorman 210
Jill Biden Has A Chat With Kelly Clarkson

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden gave Kelly Clarkson advice on how to get through a divorce during a new appearance on the singer's talk show.

February 26, 2021
Karnivool Sound Awake
Karnivool Cancel All Shows Outside Western Australia

Karnivool have been forced to cancel their ‘The Decade of Sound Awake’ tour but will work on a live stream to make up for it.

February 25, 2021
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney To Publish New Book ‘The Lyrics 1956 to the Present’

Paul McCartney will publish a hard cover book of his lyrics in November. ‘The Lyrics 1956 to Present’ is two volumes and 154 McCartney song lyrics from all stages of his career.

February 25, 2021