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Five Man Electric Band
R.I.P. Brian Rading of Five Man Electrical Band Aged 69

Brian Rading, the bassist for the 70's group the Five Man Electrical Band, died on June 8 in Hull, Ontario at the age of 69.

June 20, 2016
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Releases ‘I’m Amazing’ About Muhammad Ali #LISTEN

It has been a long time since we have had any significant new music from Peter Gabriel.

June 20, 2016
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Led Zeppelin Turned Down $14m A Show To Play Desert Trip Festival

Showbiz 411 owner Roger Friedman is reporting that Led Zeppelin was offered $14 million to play at this October's Desert Trip Festival in Indio, CA but turned it down.

June 20, 2016
Jimmy Barnes Soul Searchin
Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Searchin’ Still The No 1 CD

Jimmy Barnes ‘Soul Searchin’ is still the no 1 CD in Australia despite slipping to no 3 on the ARIA album chart.

June 20, 2016
Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Bernard Fanning Brand New Music ‘Wasting Time’ #LISTEN

Bernard Fanning will release his third solo album ‘Civil Dusk’ in August and has dropped a taster of the album with the track ‘Wasting Time’.

June 20, 2016
ZZ Top Live Greatest Hits
ZZ Top To Release Live Greatest Hits Album

With seven Billboard Top 10 albums to their name, multiple Platinum album certifications all over the world and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the legendary ZZ Top are officially the world’s longest running rock band with its original line-up intact.

June 20, 2016
Alejandro Feuntes
R.I.P. Mexico The Voice Singer Alejandro Fuentes Dies After Chicago Shooting

Alejandro Fuentes, a Top 10 finalist on La Vox (The Voice) in Mexico in 2011, has died after being shot in the head in Chicago in Thursday night. He died on Saturday.

June 19, 2016
Death Valley Girls
LA Punk Rockers Death Valley Girls Cover Skyhooks Classic ‘Horror Movie’

Punk band Death Valley Girls from the streets of Echo Park, Los Angeles, have sourced the far reaches of Australia to cover the Oz Rock Classic ‘Horror Movie’ by Skyhooks.

June 19, 2016
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ARIA Albums: The Temper Trap ‘Thick As Thieves’ Is No 1

The third album for local rock act The Temper Trap entitled "Thick as Thieves" becomes the bands second consecutive No.1 album and third Top 10 set, entering at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

June 18, 2016
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
ARIA Singles: Drake Returns To No 1

For the first time this year a song has climbed back up to the top of the ARIA Singles chart, and with the last such occurrence being back in September 2014, it's been awhile since we've seen a returning track; as this week "One Dance" by Drake notches up his fifth week at the top of the Australian singles chart.

June 18, 2016
PM Dawn
R.I.P. Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes of P.M. Dawn

Attrell ‘Prince Be’ Cordes of P.M. Dawn has died from kidney disease at the age of 46.

June 18, 2016
Rick Astley, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Rick Astley Scores First UK No 1 In 29 Years

Singer Rick Astley has made up the ground and officially scored his first number 1 album since 1987.

June 18, 2016
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Meat Loaf Recovering After Collapse, Now Explain The Ghost Vocal

Meat Loaf is recovering in a Canadian hospital after collapsing during a show in Edmonton on Thursday night.

June 18, 2016
Ian Paice Deep Purple
Deep Purple Drummer Ian Paice Suffers Mini-Stroke

Deep Purple founder and drummer Ian Paice has revealed that the band cancelled show earlier this week after he suffered a mini-stroke.

June 18, 2016
The Beatles Love
The Beatles ‘Love’ Now On iTunes With Bonus Tracks

On June 17 at 12:01 AM local time, The Beatles' award-winning Love album will become available for streaming worldwide.

June 17, 2016
Steven Machat
US Senate Candidate Steven Machat Calls For Tougher Gun Control

US Senate candidate and music producer Steven Machat has called for tighter gun control in the lead-up to the US elections.

June 17, 2016
Ben Harper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ben Harper and Peter Garrett In Queenscliff Music Festival First Announcement

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos are in the first artist announcement for the Queenscliff Music Festival for 2016.

June 17, 2016
Meat Loaf. Photo by Ros O'Gorman., music news, noise11
Meat Loaf Collapses During Canadian Show

Meat Loaf was rushed to hospital today after collapsing on stage in Canada during a show in Edmonton.

June 17, 2016
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Cheap Greatest Hits Albums Flood Australia’s iTunes Chart

New music is struggling to grab a presence on the iTunes album chart in Australia today with a flood of cheap best of’s taking up one-third of the Top 30.

June 17, 2016
Richard Marx played Melbourne on Saturday 11 June 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Marx Puts Ignorant Gun Tooting Fan Back In His Place

Richard Marx has exchanged words with an ignorant, gun tooting fan who accused the singer of being “holier than thou about my rights to own a gun”.

June 17, 2016
A Day On The Green Brings Aussie All-Stars To Armidale and Mudgee

A Day On The Green is expanding its line-up and heading to Armidale and Mudgee in October with 12 acts on each show.

June 17, 2016
Tears For Fears
Tears For Fears To Release First Album In 13 Years In 2017

Tears For Fears have been working on a new album for release in 2017.

June 17, 2016
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Finally On CD

Radiohead’s ninth album ‘A Man Shaped Pool’ was released on CD and vinyl today.

June 17, 2016
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Neko Case Tells All About case/lang/veirs At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Neko Case is the special guest at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week as ‘case/lang/veirs’, her album with kd lang and Laura Veirs is released worldwide.

June 17, 2016
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway
Red Hot Chili Peppers Debut ‘Dark Necessities’ #VIDEO

Red Hot Chili Peppers release their eleventh studio album, The Getaway today as well as the video to go along with 'Dark Necessities'.

June 17, 2016
Rick Parfitt Status Quo performing at Deni Bluesfest in Deniliquin on Sunday 31 March 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt Suffers Heart Attack In Turkey

Status Quo's Rick Parfitt has suffered a suspected heart attack after a show in Turkey.

June 17, 2016
Melissa Etheridge, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Melissa Etheridge Releases Tribute Song For Orlando Shooting Victims

Singer Melissa Etheridge has paid tribute to the victims of last weekend's nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida by writing a new song about the tragedy.

June 17, 2016
Elvis Presley Way Down In The Jungle Room
Elvis Presley Final Recordings Compiled For ‘Way Down In The Jungle Room’

RCA Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Way Down In The Jungle Room, a definitive new 2-CD collection of Elvis Presley's last studio recordings, on Friday, August 5.

June 17, 2016
case lang veirs
New Music Releases For 17 June 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers, case/lang/veirs, Bob Evans, Jake Bugg, Mumford & Sons (EP), and the new So Fresh comp and Finding Dory soundtrack lead the week's new music releases.

June 17, 2016
Darren Hayes photo by Ros O'Gorman
Darren Hayes Articulates For Malcolm Turnbull Average Australian’s Attitude To Plebiscite

Australian singer songwriter Darren Hayes has written a pointed, articulate letter to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about the taxpayer wasting plebiscite ahead of the Federal election.

June 16, 2016