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Bob Ellis, music news,
Bob Ellis Reveals He Has Weeks To Live

Bob Ellis, one of Australia’s most articulate political writers and staunch critic of the Abbott government, has revealed that he maybe has just weeks left to live.

July 20, 2015
Josh Groban, Noise11, Photo
Josh Groban To Tour Australia April 2016

Josh Groban will tour Australia in April 2016 for Live Nation.

July 20, 2015
Jamie Lawson portrait taken for noise11 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jamie Lawson Self-Titled Debut Album Coming October

Jamie Lawson will release his self-titled debut album through Warner Music in October.

July 20, 2015
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin Plays Syracuse #SETLIST

Aretha Franklin proved on Saturday night that, at the age of 73, there still may be no one greater.

July 20, 2015
May 8 and 9 had Pure Gold Live deliver 12 acts and 39 classic Australian songs at the Palais in St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sydney Set For Another Dose Of Pure Gold Live

Pure Gold Love will return to Sydney with 12 acts performing 30 hits over one night in October.

July 20, 2015
Augie March, music news,
Queenscliff Music Festival Adds Augie March and Nine More Acts

The Queenscliff Music Festival has expanded with Augie March leading the second line-up announcement.

July 20, 2015
Phil Rudd, acdc, ros ogorman music portrait, noise11 Phil Rudd music news
Phil Rudd Released On Bail After Party With Prostitutes

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested on Saturday night for getting a 'whole lotta Rosie' after having a party in his house while on home detention with prostitutes.

July 20, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
Jimmy Barnes Goes To Whole New Level With Flesh and Wood Tour

Jimmy Barnes ‘Flesh and Wood’ tour was indeed special.

July 19, 2015
Oprah Winfrey photo by George Burns
Oprah Winfrey To Tour Australia And New Zealand

Oprah Winfrey will make a round of appearances in Australian and New Zealand arenas in December.

July 19, 2015
Eminem photo by Jeremy Deputat
Eminem Avoids The Internet At All Costs

Eminem ends up wanting to fight someone if he reads comments about himself online.

July 19, 2015
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
50 Cent Cred Questioned After Filing For Bankruptcy

50 Cent has been accused of "stretching credulity" with his bankruptcy filing.

July 19, 2015
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young, music news,
Iggy Azalea Is Her Own Wedding Planner

Iggy Azalea is planning most of her upcoming wedding herself.

July 19, 2015
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant To Headline Music Festival

Post punk pop legend is to perform at Create Music festival 20th anniversary with a special solo electris show.

July 19, 2015
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Becomes A Grandmother

Sinéad O'Connor has become a grandmother for the first time.

July 19, 2015
Duran Duran and Nile Rodgers photo: Nile Rodgers Twitter
Nile Rodgers Prepares To Freakout With Duran Duran And Beck

Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger, and guitarist Nile Rodgers will produce, perform, and host the FreakOut! Festival.

July 19, 2015
Pitbull: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pitbull Considers Himself The American Dream

Pitbull is the epitome of the American dream.

July 18, 2015
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John
ARIA Albums: John Farnham & Olivia Newton-John No 1 For Third Week

Both ARIA Charts maintain their No.1’s this week, as John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John are at the top for a third straight week with their album “Two Strong Hearts”, the album picking up a Gold (●) in sales too.

July 18, 2015
Meghan Trainor and John Legend, music news,
ARIA Singles: Meghan Trainor and John Legend Spend 4th Week On Top

Meghan Trainor and John Legend are at No.1 for a fourth week in Australia, as their ballad “Like I’m Gonna Love You” maintains its lead over yet another onslaught of songs vying for the top spot.

July 18, 2015
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert And James Corden Parody Queen

Adam Lambert helped James Corden celebrate his 50th edition of The Late Late Show last night, performing a hilarious parody of We Are The Champions in honour of the new host.

July 18, 2015
Hester Fraser, music news,
Hester Fraser, Granddaughter of Malcolm Fraser, Records Song For Asylum Seekers

Hester Fraser, the granddaughter of former Australian Prime Minister, the late Malcolm Fraser, has recorded ‘The Camellia Tree’, a song for asylum seekers with all proceeds going to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

July 18, 2015
Robin Williams photo, Ros O'Gorman Melbourne
CeeLo Green To Celebrate Robin Williams On New Record

CeeLo Green new song is a homage to the late legendary comic Robin Williams.

July 18, 2015
Diddy, music news,
Billboard Names Biggest Summer Songs 1959-2014

For the last several years, Billboard has been charting the top songs of the summer, with 2015 currently being led by the monster hit See You Then by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth which has spent the last twelve weeks at number 1.

July 18, 2015
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Splendour In The Grass Concerts To Be Streamed Live

Splendour In The Grass will stream full sets from Blur, Royal Blood, Of Monsters and Men, Peking Duk and Jarryd James this year.

July 18, 2015
Los Lobos, music news,
Los Lobos To Release ‘Gates Of Gold’, Their 20something Album

Los Lobos, the Grammy winning East L.A. legends comprised of David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin, are back with an all new full length studio album, Gates of Gold, which will be released September 25 on 429 Records.

July 18, 2015
The Faces You Can Make Me Dance
New Faces Box Set Coming In August

The Faces are about to be given a make-over with a new box set ‘You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything’ coming in August.

July 18, 2015
Rosanne Cash, music news,
Rosanne Cash Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced their class of 2015 on Thursday with the induction of Rosanne Cash, Craig Wiseman, Mark James and Even Stevens.

July 18, 2015
Kaya Nicole, music news,
Rick Springfield’s Niece Kaya Nicole Releases Debut ‘Morning’

Kaya Nicole is about to release her debut album ‘Morning’. Who you say?

July 18, 2015
Toby Keith 35 MPH Town
Toby Keith Preps 36mph Town Album

Toby Keith will release his eighteenth studio album, 35 MPH Town, on October 9 via Show Dog Nashville.

July 18, 2015
The Who Live At Shea Stadium, music news,
The Who Release Classic 1982 Shea Stadium DVD

1982 was supposed to be it for The Who’s touring career. They had made it clear that year that the tour to support their then new album, It’s Hard, was going to be their last one. Of course, that was not to be the case, and the bands 1982 trek of North American really just turned out to be their final tour with drummer Kenny Jones.

July 18, 2015
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Greatest Hits Take Over British Charts

The British are suddenly very interested in Greatest Hits sets from veteran artists.

July 18, 2015