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The Magnetic Fields To Tour 50 Song Memoir

The Magnetic Fields will release a five-disc chronicle to 50 years of Stephen Merritt and tour the project next year.

November 22, 2016
Matt and Alex J Awards. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Matt & Alex Quit Triple J

Triple J’s breakfast team Matt & Alex will not return to the network in 2017.

November 22, 2016
Snoop Dogg, photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Snoop Dogg Says Kanye West Is Crazy

Snoop Dogg has called his fellow rapper Kanye West "crazy" following his rant during a concert in Sacramento, California on Saturday.

November 22, 2016
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A Festival Called Panama Reveals Second Round Of Act

Tasmania's A Festival Called Panama has added a second line-up of acts for the 2017 event.

November 22, 2016
Brian Cadd and the Bootleg Family Band perform at Palms Melbourne on Friday 18 November 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Cadd Reactivates The Bootleg Family For Melbourne Show

The magic of Brian Cadd has and always will be about the songs. Generations of Australians have treasured the music of Brian Cadd over the past 50 years.

November 21, 2016
R.I.P. Mick Fettes of Madder Lake 1951-2016

Mick Fettes, the original singer for Melbourne band Madder Lake, has died at the age of 65.

November 21, 2016
Adele Adds Second Melbourne And Brisbane Stadium Shows

Adele will play a second show for Melbourne and Brisbane on her first Australia tour next year.

November 21, 2016
Leon Russell performs at the Palais in St Kilda on 25 April 2011. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Leon Russell Memorial Streamed For Fans Globally

The Leon Russell memorial has been uploaded to YouTube for streaming globally.

November 21, 2016
Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman
Beastie Boys’ Adam Horowitz Talks At Rally After Trump Supporters Racist Vandalism

Over 500 people came to Brooklyn Heights on Sunday morning for a peace rally brought on by the vandalizing of Adam Yauch Park.

November 21, 2016
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana and The Doobie Brothers Australian Tour Dates

Santana and The Doobie Brothers will tour Australia together while in the country for Bluesfest in April.

November 21, 2016
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Trump Chucks Tanty After SNL Sketch And Alec Baldwin Slaps Him Back Down

Donald Trump, the man who will be the next president of the Divided States of America, went into tantrum mode after a Saturday Night Live sketch on the weekend.

November 21, 2016
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sharon Jones Had A Stroke On Election Night

Sharon Jones was surrounded by loved ones at a Cooperstown, NY hospital for most of the last week of her life.

November 21, 2016
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Speaks Out On Social Media

Pregnant Janet Jackson has taken to Twitter for the first time in several months to assure fans she's doing well.

November 21, 2016
ARIA Albums: Illy ‘Two Degrees’ Debuts At No 1

The fifth studio album for local rapper Illy (Alasdair Murray) entitled "Two Degrees" becomes his first ever ARIA Albums Chart No.1, plus only his second Top 10 entry.

November 21, 2016
James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go
ARIA Singles: James Arthur No 1 For 6th Week

Retaining his No.1 position on the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth straight week is James Arthur and his ballad "Say You Won't Let Go", which is now 2x▲Platinum in sales.

November 21, 2016
Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman
Trump Supporters Deface Adam Yauch Park In Brooklyn

Trump’s Divided States of America is happening fast and ugly. Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn was defaced by racist Trump supporters on Friday.

November 20, 2016
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Steven Tyler To Receive Humanitarian Award

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler has been selected to receive the 2016 Humanitarian Award from the Hospitality Committee for United Nations Delegations.

November 19, 2016
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Lawsuit Dismissed

The sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Elton John by a former security guard has been dismissed.

November 19, 2016
Garbage photo by Joseph Cultice
Butch Vig Pulls Out Of Garbage Australian Tour

Garbage founder Butch Vig will not be with the band when they tour Australia next week.

November 19, 2016
R.I.P. Hugh McDonald of Redgum 1954-2016

Hugh McDonald, a member of Australian band Redgum, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 62.

November 19, 2016
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Sharon Jones 1956-2016

Sharon Jones of soul and funk band The Dap Kings, has lost her battle with cancer at age 60.

November 19, 2016
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Twisted Sister Play Last Show Ever

Twisted Sister is no more. The band played their final show last Saturday night at Parque Fundidora in Monterrey, Mexico, ending their "Forty and Fuck It Tour" which began on June 10 at the Sweden Rock Festival.

November 18, 2016
Ed Kowalczyk photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Ed Kowalczyk Hints At Live Return

While there has not been an official announcement, all signs point towards lead vocalist Ed Kowalczyk returning to the band Live.

November 18, 2016
Sounds Australia
Tony Burke Gets Sounds Australia Funded For Next Four Years

Music industry support organization Sounds Australia has been given a last-minute lifeline with the Federal Government reversing its decision to discontinue funding.

November 18, 2016
Metallica Hardwired To Self Destruct
Metallica Releases A Video For Every Hardwired Album Track

Metallica have not only made a video for every song on their new ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’ album, they have made them free for you to watch on YouTube.

November 18, 2016
Bruce Springsteen Chapter and Verse
Bruce Springsteen To Record Audiobook Version of Autobiography

Bruce Springsteen will narrate the audio edition of his critically acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Born to Run. Simon & Schuster Audio will publish the 18-hour-long audiobook on December 6.

November 18, 2016
Nile Rodgers
SXSW Adds Nile Rodgers and More Aussie Acts

Nile Rodgers has signed on as a keynote speaker at SXSW.

November 18, 2016
D D Dumbo wins JJJ Album of the Year. Photo by Ros O'Gorman The J Awards at Howler on Thursday 17 November 2016.
D. D Dumbo Wins Triple J Album of the Year

Oliver Perry (aka D.D Dumbo) has won the award for Triple J Album of the Year for 2016.

November 18, 2016
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen To Receive Presidential Medal of Honor

Bruce Springsteen and Diana Ross were among the 21 people named today to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

November 18, 2016
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David Draiman Of Disturbed Speaks This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Disturbed frontman and founder David Draiman is at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week from The X Studio.

November 18, 2016