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John Lydon, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Lydon Announces The Passing of his Wife Nora Foster

John Lydon's Twitter account shared the sad news on Thursday that the star's wife Nora Foster has died at the age of 80.

April 7, 2023
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds of Summer Announce Live Album

5 Seconds of Summer have announced a new live album and tour. 5SOS will release 'The Feeling of Falling Upwards – Live from The Royal Albert Hall' digitally on April 14.

April 7, 2023
Travis Barker, music news,
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian Celebrate First Wedding Anniversary

Kourtney Kardashian posted a gushing tribute to her rocker husband Travis Barker to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their unofficial Las Vegas nuptials on Tuesday.

April 7, 2023
Sean Diddy Combs, music news,
Diddy Ordered To Pay Sting $5000 a Day For Unauthorised Sample

Diddy now pays Sting $5,000 ($AUD7,484) daily for the unauthorised sampling of The Police's 1983 hit Every Breath You Take on his 1997 Biggie Smalls tribute, I'll Be Missing You.

April 7, 2023
Victor Daze
Victor Daze and Jackie Jiang Target China With The Release of Collaboration ‘Sky’

After introducing singers, actor, dancer Victor Daze to an international audience in January 2023, The Noise Network’s Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas is proud to announce more international activity for Victor, this time in China. “Since working with my friend Joe Barnes and making the introduction of Victor to music fans all over the world through, Victor has been progressing his work with Chinese singer songwriter and producer Jackie Jiang. That collaboration is about to become very active in the Chinese market”.

April 7, 2023
Stephen Cummings photo by Kathleen O'Brien
Stephen Cummings Premieres Heartwrenching ‘Carry Your Heart’ Video Following His Stroke

In March 2020, Melbourne singer songwriter and one-time frontman for The Sports suffered a stroke.

April 6, 2023
Smashing Pumpkins by Ros O'Gorman
Billy Corgan Has A Formula For Creating A Smashing Pumpkins Setlist

Billy Corgan says the art of putting together a setlist for The Smashing Pumpkins has a lot to do with balance.

April 6, 2023
Jack Jones Noise11 interview
Jack Jones Was Honoured To Be Picked To Play Guitar For Noiseworks

Irwin Thomas (aka Jack Jones) says it was an honour to perform in place of Stuart ‘Chet’ Fraser as the guitarist for Noiseworks on their recent shows.

April 6, 2023
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel Premieres The Title Track From ‘i/o’

Peter Gabriel has delivered another full moon premiere of the title track of the ‘i/o’ album.

April 6, 2023
Russell Crowe as Father Gabriele Amorth The Popes Exorcist
Violent Femmes and The Saints Accompany Russell Crowe In ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’

Violent Femmes ‘Gone Daddy Gone’ and The Saints ‘I’m Stranded” are just two great songs in Russell Crowe’s pretty awful movie ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’.

April 6, 2023
Elvis Costello photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello Australian Tour Cancelled Due To Covid

Elvis Costello has cancelled his upcoming Australian shows due to “a key member” of the band contracting Covid.

April 6, 2023
Lewis Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi May Pack In Tour If Condition Worsens

Lewis Capaldi has discussed the possibility of quitting music due to his Tourette syndrome.

April 6, 2023
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell To Receive Grammy On the Hill Award

Pharrell Williams will be honoured at the 2023 Grammys on the Hill Awards later this month.

April 6, 2023
The Beatles rooftop performance Photo from Apple Records
Beatles ‘Get Back’ Microphone Up For Auction

The AKG D25 microphone, used by The Beatles in January 1969, is currently up for auction. This microphone was during the "Get Back" recording sessions at Twickenham Studios and Apple Corps Headquarters, London.

April 6, 2023
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Lil Wayne Opens First Tour In For Years

Award-winning, multi-platinum rap icon Lil Wayne kicked off his sold-out Welcome to Tha Carter Tour Presented by Young Money, Rolling Loud, and Live Nation at The Fillmore in Minneapolis. The legendary rapper played major hits like “A Milli”, “Fireman”, and “I’m Me” in addition to newer songs like “God Did.”

April 6, 2023
Counting Crows at The Palais photo by Bron Robinson
Counting Crows Play Melbourne After Eight Year Absence #REVIEW

Adam Duritz gave thanks to being around for so long at the Counting Crows Melbourne show on Tuesday (4 April 2023). Most bands, he said, have a very limited life. Counting Crows have survived for over 30 years.

April 5, 2023
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Jackson Browne Set To Arrive In Australia for First Tour Since 2018

Jackson Browne will start his first Australian tour since 2018 at Byron Bay this weekend before shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney then New Zealand for Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.

April 4, 2023
The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Doobie Brothers To Play First Sydney Show Tonight With Michael McDonald Since 1981

The Doobie Brothers are touring Australia with Michael McDonald for the first timedespite being here six times before.

April 4, 2023
The Smashing Pumpkins photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Smashing Pumpkins ‘The World Is A Vampire’ Australian Tour Set Times Announced

The Smashing Pumpkins have revealed the full schedule and set times for the upcoming The World Is A Vampire Australian tour.

April 4, 2023
Dexys Midnight Runners (photo supplied by BMG)
Dexy’s Midnight Runners Premiere New Song ‘I Am Going To Get Free’

Dexy’s Midnight Runners a new song ‘I Am Going To Get Free’ ahead of the band’s first album of original material in 11 years ‘The Feminine Divine’ due 28 July.

April 4, 2023
Andy White and Tim Finn
Andy White And Tim Finn Are Where Its At

Andy White and Tim Finn were still working out the pronunciation of their latest project AT right up to the day the album was released.

April 4, 2023
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour.
Madonna Pays Tribute To Seymour Stein

Madonna has paid tribute to late Sire Records founder Seymour Stein.

April 4, 2023
Naomi Judd photo credit: Derrek Kupish
Wynonna Judd Pays Tribute To Her Mother At CMT Awards

Wynonna Judd paid tribute to her late mother Naomi Judd at the 2023 CMT Music Awards on Sunday night.

April 4, 2023
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette And Shania Twain Could Be Planning Collaboration

Alanis Morissette is keen to collaborate with Shania Twain.

April 4, 2023
Peter Shelley Gee Baby
Pete Shelley Dies At Age 80

British 70s pop singer Peter Shelley has died at the age of 80.

April 3, 2023
Richard Clapton at Bakehouse photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton Prepares For The 50th Anniversary of His Debut Album ‘Prussian Blue’

Richard Clapton is marking the 50th anniversary of the release of his first album ‘Prussian Blue’ with two shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

April 3, 2023
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Ryuichi Sakamoto Dies At Age 71

Award winning Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto had died at age 71.

April 3, 2023
Seymour Stein photo by Ros O'Gorman
Legendary Record Company Man Seymour Stein Dead At 80

Legendary record company man Seymour Stein has died at age 80.

April 3, 2023
Lily Allen - image by Ros O'Gorman
Lily Allen Reveals ADHD Diagnosis

Lily Allen was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) after she moved to the United States.

April 3, 2023
The Cure frontman Robert Smith performs at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Thursday 28 July 2016.
The Cure Cancel 7000 Resale Tickets In The USA

The Cure have cancelled over 7,000 tickets to their US tour in a bid to tackle touts.

April 3, 2023