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Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Duran Duran Interview From Archives

2003, Melbourne, Australia and Duran Duran are about to tour the country in their original line-up for the first time in 20 years. Getting the original line-up back together seemed near impossible after 1996 when founding member John Taylor walked out of the band he started two decades earlier.

April 24, 2016
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Interview From Archives

The Black Keys are Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney. They hail from Okron, Ohio, the home of Devo but we can honestly say they sound nothing like Devo.

April 23, 2016
Prince on Sesame Street
That Time Prince Was On The Muppets

In 1997 Prince appeared on The Muppets.

April 23, 2016
Mirusia This Time Tomorrow
Mirusia Debuts At 21 On ARIA Chart And No 2 Classical

Queensland born Soprano, Mirusia debuts her first studio album “This Time Tomorrow” on the ARIA Pop charts at number 21 and the Classical Crossover Chart at number 2 this week.

April 23, 2016
Disturbed Immortalized, music news.
ARIA Albums: Disturbed Immortalized Back At No 1

For the previous eight weeks the ARIA Albums Chart have had an album debuting at the top of the charts (we’ve had eleven in total this year so far), but this week something unique occurs, a former No.1 album climbs back to the top spot in the country.

April 23, 2016
ARIA Singles: Gnash ‘I Hate U I Love U’ Spends Second Week At No 1

Gnash and Olivia O’Brien barely hold onto the top spot on the ARIA Singles chart for a second week with the now Gold (●) selling track “I Hate U, I Love U”.

April 23, 2016
Martika image photos
Martika Explains How She And Prince Created ‘Love Thy Will Be Done’

Martika’s big hit ‘Love Thy Will Be Done’ started out as a prayer and then was given a make-over by Prince to become the song you know today.

April 23, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney
Inane Bieber Prince Comment Was Fake Rep Claims

An comment Justin Bieber reportedly posted online criticising Prince is completely fake, according to the singer's representative.

April 23, 2016
Iron Maiden New Zealand tshirts
Iron Maiden Release Special Edition All Blacks T-Shirt For New Zealand

Iron Maiden fans in New Zealand will be able to buy a special edition All-Blacks t-shirt around the Kiwi tour.

April 23, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince’s Ex-Wife To Build School In His Memory

Prince's second wife will be dedicating a new school to the late legend after building it in his honour.

April 23, 2016
Prince Purple Rain
Prince Sold 200000 Albums Hours After His Death

The announcement that Prince had died was made late on Thursday morning in the U.S. The Billboard charts for the week closed at midnight Thursday night.

April 23, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Autopsy Results Could Take Weeks

A post-mortem examination into the sudden death of music icon Prince is under way in Minnesota.

April 23, 2016
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Iron Maiden Interview From The Archives

It is questionable if there has ever been a metal band as influential as Iron Maiden. They are now legendary.

April 23, 2016
Debbie Harry, Blondie
The Blondie Interview From The Archives

After 15 years, sure, there are a few grey hairs and a few extra pounds but the band that were around at the conception of new wave sound like they have just picked up where they left off.

April 23, 2016
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
The White Stripes Interview From The Archives

For White Stripes fame came suddenly on the heels of their third album 'White Blood Cells". No-one really paid that much attention until then.

April 23, 2016
George Benson
George Benson Interview From The Archives

Few artists have earned the term legend next to their name. George Benson has. Over a forty year career Benson has succeeded as one of the world's greatest guitarist and traveled across the jazz, R&B and AC music genres.

April 23, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Death Details Discussed At Carver County Press Conference

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has spoken with media about the death of Prince and has confirmed that there are “no suspicious circumstances”.

April 23, 2016
George Harrison, photo by Paul Cashmere
George Harrison Interview From The Archives

George Harrison 1943 - 2001

April 23, 2016
Joe Satriani - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Joe Satriani Interview From Archives

In 1988, we were introduced to Joe Satriani with the summer surf instrumental of the year "Always With Me, Always With You". Satriani, a accomplished San Francisco guitar teacher had worked with a steady stream of students including Steve Vai, Kirk Hammit and Counting Crows Dave Bryson.

April 23, 2016
Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth Talking Heads Interview From Archives

The term New Wave was created in 1977 for a little band from New York City. The name of that band is Talking Heads.

April 23, 2016
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson Interview 2002 From Archives

In 2002 Brian Wilson spoke with Paul Cashmere of Noise11. Here is the interview from the Noise11 archives.

April 23, 2016
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Flaming Lips Interview From Archives

Flaming Lips formed in Oklahoma in 1983. In a career that has spanned more than 20 years, frontman and founder Wayne Coyne has become an expert in musical experimentation.

April 23, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Bieber Backlash Over Stupid Prince Comment

Justin Bieber is once again the laughing stock of the world after making an inane and egotistical comment after the death of Prince.

April 23, 2016
Lily Allen at music news
Lily Allen Blasted Over Response To Rita Ora Comment

Lily Allen demanded "pics or it didn't happen" after Rita Ora posted a tribute to late singer Prince.

April 23, 2016
New Edition Movie Cast Revealed

BET Networks has announced the cast for their New Edition biopic: New Edition: The Movie.

April 23, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Pays Tribute To Prince At Paris Concert

Mariah Carey paid an emotional tribute to her friend Prince during her concert in Paris on Thursday night.

April 23, 2016
Paul McCartney and Timo Maas Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
Paul McCartney And Timo Maas Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five Is An eBay Collectible

7 inch vinyl copies of Paul McCartney & Wings Vs Timo Maas & James Teej 'Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five' were released for Record Store Day and they are now going for over $200 on eBay.

April 22, 2016
Lonnie Mack
R.I.P. Lonnie Mack 1941-2016

The Blues world is mourning the death of Lonnie Mack who has died in Nashville at age 74.

April 22, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Purple Rain Was The Last Song Prince Ever Played Live

The Prince classic ‘Purple Rain’ was his very last song in front of an audience.

April 22, 2016
Prince: Photo By NPG Records Noise11 photo
Paul McCartney, Sean Lennon Mick Jagger and Ron Wood Pay Tribute To Prince

Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Prince calling him a “creative giant”.

April 22, 2016