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Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Let There Be Rock Some In New Zealand

Foo Fighters have started their current leg of ‘Sonic Highways’ world tour in Christchurch, New Zealand overnight with that set that included a classic rock cluster.

February 19, 2015
Nicki Minaj photo by Gerry Nicholls
Nicki Minaj Tour Manager Murdered

Nicki Minaj is 'so sad' after two of her crew members were stabbed during an altercation in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

February 19, 2015
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Foo Fighters To Headline Glastonbury Friday Night

Foo Fighters have been officially announced at the Friday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015.

February 19, 2015
Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper Australian Dates Announced

Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper will tour Australia in May.

February 19, 2015
Vanilla Ice, music news, noise11
Vanilla Ice Arrested For Burglary

Vanilla Ice, aka Robert Matthew Van Winkle, has been arrested in Lantana, FL and charged with grand theft and burglary.

February 19, 2015
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton, Little Richard To Be Inducted Into Blues Hall Of Fame

The Blues Hall of Fame has named Eric Clapton, Little Richard and Tommy Brown to be the newest inductees in their hall.

February 19, 2015
Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Amphlett Lane Is Declared Open In Melbourne

Amphlett Lane, named in honour of the late Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett, has been officially declared one of the streets of Melbourne.

February 18, 2015
Lou Reed at SXSW photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Animated Lou Reed Talks Beatles, Guns And Velvet Underground

Lou Reed was never one for conversation but when Joe Smith sat down Reed in 1987 he found the grumpy rock star in a talkative and articulate mood.

February 18, 2015
Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Van Morrison Duets With Michael Bublé LISTEN

Van Morrison has re-recorded his classics for the duets album 'Duets: Re-Working' and one of the songs features Michael Buble.

February 18, 2015
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Kid Rock And Foreigner To Tour US On $20 Ticket

Kid Rock will continue his cheap ticket concert with a US tour for $20 including support from Foreigner.

February 18, 2015
AC:DC High Voltage, music news,
First AC/DC Album High Voltage Turns 40

‘High Voltage’, the debut album for AC/DC, turned 40 this week.

February 18, 2015
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey To Tour UK With Buffy Sainte-Marie

Morrissey made a personal request for folk singer Buffy Sainte-Marie to join him on tour and Buffy has accepted.

February 18, 2015
Ampuni Mercy
Ampuni Mercy Vigils For Sukumaran And Chan Planned For Wednesday

Vigils for Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan will take place in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth this Wednesday February 18 to plea for mercy for the lives of these two Australian citizen facing execution on death row in Indonesia.

February 17, 2015
Passport Approved
Triple M Picks Up Sat Bisla’s Passport Approved Program

Influential syndicated music program Passport Approved will air in Australia on Triple M Perth and Adelaide.

February 17, 2015
Soundwave 2015
Public Transport Victoria Rip Into Soundwave Organisers

Public Transport Victoria CEO Mark Wild has torn into Soundwave boss AJ Maddah for his lack of planning of the event and failure to give punters advance warning of the transport debacle.

February 17, 2015
Lesley Gore, music news,
Stars Remember Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore touched a lot of lives, whether it be through the teen angst of It's My Party or the empowerment of You Don't Own Me.

February 17, 2015
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga To Marry Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga has revealed she 'said YES!' to her partner Taylor Kinney's marriage proposal.

February 17, 2015
Michael Franti 2014 Deni Blues
Michael Franti Soulshine Concert Downgraded For Melbourne

Michael Franti’s Soulshine concert has been dramatically downgraded from the 5445 capacity Festival Hall to the 950 capacity Prince Bandroom.

February 17, 2015
White Shadows, music news, Noise11
Craig Nichols and Nick Littlemore Are White Shadows

The Vines’ Craig Nichols and Empire of the Sun/PNAU founder Nick Littlemore have teamed to become White Shadows.

February 17, 2015
Lesley Gore, music news,
R.I.P. Lesley Gore 1946-2015

Lesley Gore, a major force in pop music of the early and mid-60's, died on Monday morning at New York-Presbyterian Hospital after battling cancer. She was 68.

February 17, 2015
Roky Erickson at SXSW 2008 photo bt Ros O'Gorman
13th Floor Elevators To Reunite For First Time In 45 Years

13th Floor Elevators will reunite in May for their first show in 45 years.

February 16, 2015
Holland Dozier Holland Star
Holland Dozier Holland Receive Hollywood Star

The songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland (Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland) received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony on Friday.

February 16, 2015
Neil Young at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Sells 4000 Albums After Jimmy Fallon Appearance

Neil Young’s Jimmy Fallon appearance last week has driven sales of his ‘Greatest Hits’ by 4000 units and moved the album up to the no 84 spot on the Billboard chart.

February 16, 2015
Ross Wilson, Daddy Cool
Pure Gold Live Adds Second Melbourne Date

The Pure Gold Live show featuring 12 acts from the 70s, 80s and 90s is a complete sell-out and a second show has now been added.

February 16, 2015
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller Signs To Parlophone For 12th Album Saturns Pattern

Paul Weller will release his 12th album ‘Saturns Pattern’ through iconic UK label Parlophone.

February 16, 2015
TISM, music news,
Australia Chooses TISM Over Kylie For Eurovision

Australians would rather see TISM represent their country at Eurovision is the two polls at last week are anything to go by.

February 16, 2015
Craig McLachlan, Rocky Horror show, Frank N furter
Rocky Horror Show Full Australian Cast 2015 Revealed

The cast of the Rocky Horror Show has been unveiled with Craig McLachlan back in the fishnets as Frank N Furter and Bert Newton, well back in the fishnets as well, as the Narrator.

February 15, 2015
Russell Morris, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Russell Morris Wins Album Of The Year Blues Award

Russell Morris has won the Album of the Year award at the Blues Awards, the Chain Awards, for ‘Van Diemen’s Land’.

February 15, 2015
Paul McCartney photo by MaryMcCartney, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Plays Valentine’s Show For 1100 In NYC

Paul McCartney performed a one-off show for 1100 people at New York’s Irving Plaza on Saturday night.

February 15, 2015
The Manfreds
The Manfreds To Play 50th Anniversary Dates In Australia

The Manfreds, the group formerly known as Manfred Mann, will tour Australia to mark their 50th anniversary.

February 15, 2015