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Kitty Kallen, music news,
R.I.P. Kitty Kallen 1921-2016

1940's and 50's vocalist Kitty Kallen died on Thursday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico at the age of 94. Kallen had been a full time resident of the country after having lived much of her life in New Jersey.

January 8, 2016
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Watch Billy Joel Sing The Stones With Fallon

Billy Joel was a guest on the Jimmy Fallon show this week and gave the audience his version of The Rolling Stones ‘Beast of Burden’ with Fallon.

January 8, 2016
Natalie Cole, music news,
Natalie Cole Died Of Heart Failure

Natalie Cole battled a lot of demons during her life and they caused health problems that eventually ended in her death on December 31 at the age of 65.

January 8, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist For 8–14 Jan 2016

iHeartRadio Music News powered by returns this week with tributes to Stevie Wright and Lemmy, new music from Bowie and an interview with Mak from Brothers 3.

January 8, 2016
Mavis Staples photo by Ros OGorman
Mavis Staples Sings Nick Cave On Next Album

Mavis Staples has recorded Nick Cave's 'Jesus Lay Down Beside Me' for her next album 'Livin' On A High Note'.

January 8, 2016
Gary Numan photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Gary Numan Says Are Friends Electric Is About A Robot Prostitute

Gary Numan says that his Tubeway Army classic ‘Are Friends Electric’ is about a robot prostitute and had the BBC known at the time the song would never have been played.

January 8, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Petition Started To Rename Jack Daniels And Coke ‘A Lemmy’

A worldwide petition has started to rename a Jack Daniels and Coke ‘a Lemmy’.

January 8, 2016
Michael Jackson Off the Wall, music news,
Michael Jackson ‘Off The Wall’ Reissue Coming With Added Spike Lee Doco

On February 26, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Legacy Recordings will release exclusive CD/DVD and CD/Blu Ray editions of Michael Jackson's revolutionary 1979 recording, Off The Wall.

January 8, 2016
Phil Collins, music news,
Phil Collins Second Phase Of Reissues Scheduled

Less than a month after the release of the first two Phil Collins reissues on January 29 comes the second wave of two albums on February 26.

January 8, 2016
Lana Del Rey, music news,
Lana Del Rey Testifies Against Suicidal Fans

Singer Lana Del Rey officially scored a big victory in court on Wednesday (06Jan16) in a bid to extend a restraining order against two fans.

January 8, 2016
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Story To Feature On PBS Masters

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.

January 8, 2016
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Denies Cancer Rumours

Janet Jackson has dismissed rumours she is battling throat cancer.

January 8, 2016
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Southbound Cancelled Due To Fire

Western Australia's Southbound Festival has now been officially cancelled after a bushfire alert and alternate measures were taken on Thursday.

January 8, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
New Music Releases For January 8 2015

David Bowie 'Blackstar' leads the weeks new music releases.

January 8, 2016
Elvis Presley,, Photo
62-Disc Elvis Presley Complete Collection To Be Released

As we approach the sixtieth anniversary of the release of Elvis Presley's debut album on March 23, 1956, RCA/Legacy has announced a new monster 62-CD box set comprised of the music released by Elvis Presley during his lifetime.

January 7, 2016
David Bowie Lazarus
David Bowie Launches Blackstar With Lazarus VIDEO

David Bowie has released his 25th studio album ‘Blackstar’ and launched the album with a video for ‘Lazarus’.

January 7, 2016
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zayn Malik Now Completely Cut Off From One Direction

Zayn Malik is unsure if he will have "friends for life" in One Direction as the remaining members have not got in touch with him in recent months.

January 7, 2016
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul To Debut New Electronica Music At St Kilda Festival

Gurrumul will perform music from his upcoming electronica album ‘TRIBE2tribe’ for the very first time at the St Kilda Festival in February.

January 7, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cherry Bar Melbourne To Stream Lemmy Funeral Live

Melbourne’s Cherry Bar in AC/DC Lane Melbourne will stream the funeral of Lemmy Kilmister live this Sunday.

January 7, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyoncé Not Involved In Baartman Movie

Billboard is reporting that after rumors swirling that Beyonce would be writing and starring in a film about Saartjie (Sarah) Baartman, the South African woman who appeared in freak shows because of her physical features during the 1800s, the multi-hyphenate is denying her involvement.

January 7, 2016
Adele 25, music news,
Nielsen Music The State Of Music In 2015

It's time to once again look back at the state of the music industry in the year just passed.

January 7, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lemmy Funeral To Be Streamed Live

Motorhead has announced that the funeral of Lemmy Kilmister, scheduled for Saturday at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood, will be streamed over the internet.

January 7, 2016
Motley Crue play their first show of the Australian Final Tour
Watch The Motley Crue Final Show Teaser VIDEO

Just six short days after their final show, Motley Crue has released the trailer for the documentary of the performance.

January 7, 2016
Peter Cetera
Peter Cetera Will Perform One Song At Chicago’s Hall of Fame Induction

Peter Cetera's big breaking news is that he is willing to come on stage to perform just one song, 25 or 6 to 4, at Chicago's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction.

January 7, 2016
The Whispers Nicholas Caldwell, music news,
R.I.P. Nicholas Caldwell of The Whispers 1944-2016

Nicholas Caldwell, a founding member of The Whispers, has died from complications of heart disease at the age of 71.

January 7, 2016
Ted Nugent, music news
Psychopath Ted Nugent Calls The President a Psychopath

On Tuesday morning, President Obama issued a number of executive actions to try and shore up some of the holes in gun legislation in the U.S. Of course, that did not sit well with America's number one gun supporter, rocker Ted Nugent.

January 7, 2016
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young, music news,
Iggy Azalea Fiancé Drops Fake Wedding Plans

Iggy Azalea insists her fiancé Nick Young's comments that wedding planning is a "nightmare" are bogus.

January 6, 2016
Fiddler on the Roof, music news,
Fiddler On The Roof Has A Timely Return For Australia

The premise for the story of ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ is set in late 19th Century Russia but the story could very well be applied to the refugees of today.

January 6, 2016
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zayn Malik’s Grandmother Dies

Pop star Zayn Malik is mourning the loss of his "beautiful" grandmother.

January 6, 2016
Jason Mackenroth
R.I.P. Jason Mackenroth of Rollins Band 1969-2016

Jason Mackenroth, the drummer for the Rollins Band from 1998 to 2004 who went on to release two solo albums and enjoy an eight-year run with Blue Man Group, passed away at home in Henderson, NV on Sunday, January 3, 2016 after a nearly four-year battle with prostate cancer.

January 6, 2016