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Robert Plant Says The Damned ‘Rightly Kicked Juggernauts Pink Floyd’

Led Zeppelin legend says The Damned was one of his favourite bands in the 70s.

November 5, 2017
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Pretenders and Stevie Nicks Open Australian Tour In Perth

Pretenders and Stevie Nicks are touring Australia together for the very first time and kicked off the first show on Thursday night (Nov 2) in Perth.

November 4, 2017
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real To Release Second Album ‘The Visitor’

Neil Young + Promise Of The Real have revealed details of their second studio album ‘The Visitor’.

November 4, 2017
Patti Smith performs her last Australian show at Festival Hall in Melbourne on Thursday 20 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patti Smith Speaks Up For Planet Earth

Patti Smith is heartbroken by the environmental damage humans have wreaked on Earth's beauty.

November 4, 2017
John Mellencamp Covers Band Scarecrow To Play Cup Eve In Melbourne

John Mellencamp covers band Scarecrow will be at the Union Club in Richmond on Melbourne Cup Eve.

November 4, 2017
Europe To Tour Australia For First Time

Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ album reached no 3 on the Australian chart in 1986. The title track reached no 2. 32 years on, the band will tour Australia fir the very first time.

November 3, 2017
Nic Cester at Memo in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nic Cester Transitions To Solo Artist With Sugar Rush

Nic Cester was pissed off when Jet broke up. After fronting the most successful international Australian rock act of the 21st century Jet went down in a ball of falls, disintegrating in a sea of politics.

November 3, 2017
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The Beatles To Officially Release Christmas Singles

Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe are wrapping up new, global Beatles releases for the holiday season.

November 3, 2017
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Stone Temple Pilots To Continue With New Lead Singer TBA November 14

Rockers Stone Temple Pilots will unveil their new frontman at an invitation-only event in Hollywood on November 14.

November 3, 2017
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Joe Camilleri, Black Sorrows. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Sorrows To Perform At SXSW 2018

Australian icons The Black Sorrows will perform at SXSW 2018.

November 3, 2017
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton and Kid Rock Leave Webster PR Following Founder’s Sex Abuse Allegations

High profile Nashville based PR firm Webster PR is in tatters following sex abuse allegations against founder Kirt Webster.

November 3, 2017
John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Temptations, John Paul Young and Steve Romer Are At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

New Bluesfest boss Steve Romer talks up 2018 with a couple of great artists for the upcoming music festival at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week. Also John Paul Young recalls the great songs Vanda and Young wrote for him and Motown legend Otis Williams of The Temptations talks about a classic they didn’t want to record.

November 3, 2017
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith Has Planned His Wedding Day And Its Bizarre

Sam Smith wants a funeral for his "single self" to take place immediately before he gets married.

November 3, 2017
The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
Kendrick Lamar Is On The New U2 Song

U2 have joined forces once again with rapper Kendrick Lamar to collaborate on the rockers' new single Get Out of Your Own Way.

November 3, 2017
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Michael Jackson’s Son In Motorcycle Accident

Michael Jackson's son Prince was briefly hospitalized on Thursday morning (November 2) after he was involved in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles.

November 3, 2017
One Direction, Niall Horan, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Niall Horan Plays Show For NYC Terror Victims

Niall Horan dedicated a song to those who lost their lives in a terror attack in New York on Tuesday (31Oct17) during a Halloween night gig in the city.

November 3, 2017
Bob Dylan Trouble No More
New Music Releases 3 November 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Guy Sebastian, Chris Brown, Grace Vanderwaal, Bob Dylan (Bootleg), Roy Orbison & Royal Philharmonic Orch., Josh Groban (repack), Blake Shelton, Deep Purple (GH), Kid Rock, Maroon 5, Sam Smith and Shawn Mendes (live).

November 3, 2017
Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man
Jimmy Barnes Scores His Second Best Seller Book

Jimmy Barnes ‘Working Class Man’ is the biggest selling book in Australia this week making the rock icon a two time best selling author.

November 2, 2017
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The Tea Party Celebrate 20 Years Of Transmission On Australian Tour

The Tea Party have kicked off their Australian tour to mark the 20th anniversary of their 1997 ‘Transmission’ album but there are also a few tributes through the show.

November 2, 2017
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Roy Orbison To Tour Australia 30 Years After His Death

Roy Orbison will make his after-life return to Australia in 2018 as a hologram.

November 2, 2017
Tex Perkins
Tex Perkins Man In Black Is Back And Its 100% Educational and Entertaining

Johnny Cash was a rock star. Yes, I know he played country music but his attitude was 100% rock.

November 2, 2017
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Morrissey Opens US Tour And Covers The Pretenders

Morrissey opened his U.S. tour on Tuesday (October 31) night at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland with a 22-song set that included music from his new album, a Smiths song that has never been performed live and a Pretenders cover.

November 2, 2017
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Snoop Dogg Doubles Down On Toe-Tagged Trump Cover

Earlier this year, Snoop Dogg released the video for his track "BadBadNotGood" which included the rapper pointing a gun at an actor with a mask of Donald Trump in clown face.

November 2, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Family Stops Tribute Concert

George Michael's family have reportedly blocked plans for a tribute concert in the late singer's memory.

November 2, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Culture Club Don’t Have A New Album But They Do Have A DVD

As Culture Club’s crowd-funded ‘Tribes’ album continued to get kicked down the years, the band has announced plans for a live DVD.

November 2, 2017
N.E.R.D. Returns With Rihanna And New Song Lemon

Pharrell Williams and his N.E.R.D. bandmates have recruited Rihanna to show off her rap skills on the hip-hop group's first single in seven years.

November 2, 2017
Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix
Andre 3000 Says He Has Lost The Pulse For Hip-Hop

Hip-hop star Andre 3000 has actively taken a step back from recording new material because he is convinced he has lost "the pulse" for contemporary music.

November 2, 2017
Dr Luke Slammed For Releasing Private Kesha Information

Kesha's lawyers have slammed her former producer Dr. Luke's legal team for using private personal notes as evidence in their long-running legal battle.

November 2, 2017
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Reveals Album Details and Tour Dates

Songs of Experience, the 14th studio album from U2, will be released December 1st, 2017 by Interscope Records in the U.S. and via Universal Canada on CD, vinyl, digital download and across streaming platforms.

November 1, 2017
Anita Baker
Anita Baker Comes Out Of Retirement For Cruise

In January, Anita Baker made a number of social media posts that made it look as if she had retired from the music business.

November 1, 2017