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Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana Reformation Album Santana IV Is Finished

Santana will release their highly anticipated album Santana IV with the return of the band's original lineup.

January 22, 2016
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Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist 22-28 January 2016

After last week’s David Bowie news, the music world was stunned by the death of Eagles founder Glenn Frey this week as well as Mott The Hoople’s Dale Griffin.

January 22, 2016
Peter Hook and the Light photo by Ros O'Gorman
Peter Hook To Tour Joy Division Albums

In 1987, Factory Records released the album Substance by New Order. Officially titled Substance 1987, the album compiled all of the band's hits in their 12-inch versions plus each single's b-side on a two-CD set. The album went to number 3 in the U.K. and 36 in the U.S., eventually gaining platinum status in both countries.

January 22, 2016
Iggy Azalea, music news, Photo, Noise11
Iggy Azalea Feuds With Record Label Over Song

Rapper Iggy Azalea is blasting bosses at her record label for not allowing her to make a video for her new tune Azillion.

January 22, 2016
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets To Release Second Album In April

The Last Shadow Puppets return with their new album ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’ on Friday 1st April 2016.

January 22, 2016
PJ Harvey. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
PJ Harvey Sets Date For New Album

The new PJ Harvey album 'The Hope Six Demolition Project' draws from several journeys undertaken by Harvey, who spent time in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C. over a four-year period.

January 22, 2016
Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Don McLean Talks After Domestic Assault Charge

Don McLean was arrested early Monday at his home in Bangor, Maine and charged with domestic assault.

January 22, 2016
Celine Dion Greets Mourners At Husband’s Wake
Celine Dion Greets Mourners At Husband’s Wake

Celine Dion greeted hundreds of mourners who paid their respects to her late husband Rene Angelil in Montreal, Canada on Thursday.

January 22, 2016
Rufus Bloom
New Music Releases For 22 January 2016

RuFuS, Suede, Megadeth, John Cale and the 2016 Grammy Nominees compilation lead the week's new music releases.

January 22, 2016
Ellie Goulding Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ellie Goulding Becomes Her Own Paparazzi

Ellie Goulding has sparked rumours she's planning her nuptials after sharing footage of herself twirling around in a wedding dress online.

January 21, 2016
Darius Rucker
Darius Rucker Sets US Dates

Darius Rucker will take his Good For a Good Time tour across the U.S. this summer.

January 21, 2016
Pearl Jam at Big Day Out
Pearl Jam Tame Impala To Play Bonnaroo

The lineup for this year's Bonnaroo Festival was announced late Tuesday night.

January 21, 2016
Conrad Sewell photo by Ros O'Gorman
Conrad Sewell Is Doing Lines For Coke

Australian singer songwriter Conrad Sewell has been caught doing a few lines for Coke … song lines that is, and of course I mean for Coca-Cola.

January 21, 2016
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend And Juanes Perform At Immigration Detention Centre

R&B star John Legend and Colombian rocker Juanes hoped to shine a light on America's immigration and incarceration reform by performing outside the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona on Wednesday (20Jan16).

January 21, 2016
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, music news,
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Release New Album In Feb

Seattle’s Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will release their next album ‘This Unruly Mess I’ve Made’ in February.

January 21, 2016
Birdy: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Birdy To Release Third Album Beautiful Lies

Birdy will release her “coming of age” third album ‘Beautiful Lies’ in March .

January 21, 2016
Albare- Image By Ros O'Gorman
Albert Dadon To Open New Music Venue Bird’s Basement In Melbourne

Melbourne jazz musician and entrepreneur Albert Dadon will launch his new venue Bird’s Basement named after Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker.

January 21, 2016
Glenn Frey, Eagles performs at Rod Laver Arena on 18 December 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jack Tempchin Shares Thoughts About Glenn Frey

Jack Tempchin wrote Eagles hit ‘Peaceful Easy Feeling’. He also wrote ‘Already Gone’ with Glenn Frey.

January 21, 2016
Adele, music news,
Adele To Perform At The Grammy Awards

Adele will be performing at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

January 21, 2016
Jade Alice Melbourne Music Bank
Melbourne Music Bank Winner Jade Alice To Release ‘Kick Drum’

Jade Alice, the winner of the Melbourne Music Bank prize, will officially release her winning song ‘Kick Drum’ in February.

January 21, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Kanye West Bowie Covers Story Was Tabloid Bullshit

Kanye West has apparently insisted he has "no plans" to record a David Bowie tribute album.

January 21, 2016
Abba regroup in 2016
Abba Regroup For Bjorn’s New Mamma Mia Venue

The four members of Abba, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Fältskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus were together again on Wednesday for the opening of Bjorn’s new business venture.

January 21, 2016
Colin Vearncombe aka Black
Colin Vearncombe aka Black In Coma Following Car Crash

Liverpool singer Colin Vearncombe aka Black is listed as critical and in a coma following a car crash on Sunday.

January 21, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lemmy Died From Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Motorhead star Lemmy died from prostate cancer and congestive heart failure.

January 21, 2016
Tyrese Gibson
Tyrese Wants All Actors To Boycott Oscars

Singer/actor Tyrese is stepping up his call to boycott the Oscars next month (Feb16) over a lack of diversity among the top nominees, insisting "enough is enough".

January 21, 2016
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Is Working With Elton John

Lady Gaga is teaming up with Sir Elton John to work on new music together this week.

January 21, 2016
James Taylor
James Taylor Sets First US Dates For 2016

James Taylor is coming off one of the best years of his career with his album Before This World hitting the top of the Albums chart for the first time in his career.

January 21, 2016
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion To Return To The Stage Day After Husband’s Funeral

Singer Celine Dion will reportedly return to the Las Vegas stage on Saturday (23Jan16), just one day after the funeral of her husband Rene Angelil.

January 21, 2016
Blur at Rod Laver Arena photo by Ros O'Gorman. music news,
Splendour In The Grass 2016 Dates Announced

Splendour In The Grass will happen again in July and the dates have been finalised.

January 21, 2016
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
David Bowie Albums Saturate Australian Chart

David Bowie albums accounted for 26.1% of all sales in the Top 500 in Australia last week.

January 20, 2016