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Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Calls For Starbucks Boycott

Neil Young has not had a very good week. He started with his lowest charting album in a quarter century and now he's up in arms over Starbucks and Monsanto.

November 18, 2014
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian Wilson To Record SoundStage Special

Brian Wilson will take the stage at the Venetian in Las Vegas on December 12 to tape a special for Soundstage.

November 18, 2014
Nile Rodgers, melbourne, noise11, music portrait, Ros O'Gorman photography
Nile Rodgers Says Do It Like Madonna

Nile Rodgers advises to always do as Madonna says.

November 18, 2014
Gary Numan, music news,
Gary Numan Talks Sci-Fi Films That Inspired Him

Since Gary Numan exploded into the post-punk and new wave landscape with chart-topping singles Are 'Friends' Electric? and Cars, much has been made of his obvious links to science fiction.

November 17, 2014
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
Bono Injured In Bike Accident, Cancelled Week Of TV

There will be no U2 residency this week on NBC's Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon as Bono has had an accident on his bike and requires surgery on his arm.

November 17, 2014
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler To Play First UK Shows In 35 Years

Bette Midler can't wait to play her first shows in the UK in 35 years.

November 17, 2014
Pink Floyd The Endless River
Pink Floyd Debut At 1 In UK

A host of veteran artists are sitting in the upper reaches of the Official Chart Company's Albums chart in Britain, taking nine of the top twenty positions.

November 17, 2014
Solange Knowles
Solange Weds

Solange Knowles has married her longtime love.

November 17, 2014
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Talks Metallica and Sinatra

Lionel Richie has been talking about his friendship with Frank Sinatra and thoughts on Metallica and Foo Fighters.

November 17, 2014
Band Aid 30
Adele Turned Down Bob Geldof For Band Aid 30

Adele turned down Sir Bob Geldof's offer to record a track for Band Aid 30, he says.

November 17, 2014
Peter Criss
Peter Criss To Be Inducted Into Cancer Survivors Hall of Fame

Former KISS member Peter Criss will be this year's inductee into the Cancer Research and Treatment Fund's Cancer Survivor Hall of Fame.

November 17, 2014
Anthrax Scott Ian
Scott Ian Of Anthrax Joins The Walking Dead

Anthrax member Scott Ian is a huge fan of the AMC series The Walking Dead so its natural that he would be excited about getting to play a walker on the show.

November 17, 2014
Mary J Blige, Noise11, Photo
Mary J. Blige Raves About Sam Smith

Mary J. Blige declares Sam Smith is a "gift to all generations".

November 17, 2014
Mike Malinin
Former Goo Goo Dolls Member Sues Band

Michael Malinin was the drummer from the Goo Goo Dolls from 1995 until 2013 when his wife had a baby. At least that is the reason he is now alleging for his dismissal from the band.

November 17, 2014
The Dead Daisies
Marco Mendoza Takes You On The Kiss Kruise VIDEO part 3

The Dead Daisies have have completed the Kiss Kruise with Kiss in the Caribbean and The Dead Daisies bass player and former Thin Lizzy member Marci Mendoza was the Noise11 onboard reporter.

November 17, 2014
Bob Geldof SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Do They Know It’s Christmas 30 VIDEO First Listen

The video for Bob Geldof's new 30th Anniversary edition of 'Do They Know It's Christmas' Ebola benefit edition has been unveiled.

November 17, 2014
Mick Jagger, photo by Ros O'Gorman, the rolling stones, melbourne 2014
The Rolling Stones Break Australian Ticket Sales Records

The Rolling Stones Australian tour is setting new records for ticket sales across the country.

November 17, 2014
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Countdown Special Registers 965,000 Viewers

‘Countdown: Do Yourself A Favour’ was the fourth most watched program in Australia on Sunday, registered 965,000 viewers nationwide.

November 17, 2014
Julian Casablanca and the Voidz
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Set Falls Sideshows

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz will perform Sydney and Melbourne sideshows during their New Year’s Australia visit for the Falls Festival.

November 17, 2014
Anastacia To Tour Australia in 2015

Anastacia will return to Australia in April and May for national concert dates.

November 17, 2014
Tori Amos, palais Melbourne 2014, ros ogorman photo
Tori Amos Performs Divinyls And Stuns Melbourne REVIEW

Tori Amos is not a man-made product of the music industry. She is simple pure talent and it is stunning.

November 17, 2014
Macy Gray, music news,
Macy Gray Switches Melbourne Venue

Macy Gray has reduced her first Australian show back to intimate mode with a venue switch from the Palais Theatre to the Athenaeum.

November 17, 2014
The Dead Daisies
The Dead Daisies On The Kiss Kruise, Marco Mendoza Reports

Marco Mendoza of The Dead Daisies was the onboard online reporter for on the recent Kiss Kruise.

November 16, 2014
Jane Hall
Matt Tilley And Jane Hall Join New KIIS 101.1 Melbourne

The Australian Radio Network has pouched Matt Tilley away from Austereo to join Jane Hall on an all-new breakfast show on an all-new station KIIS 101.1 in Melbourne in January.

November 16, 2014
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Tick Off The Hunter, Brisbane You’re Next

The Rolling Stones are nearing the end of their Australian tour after playing in the Hunter Valley this weekend. The final Stones show will be next Tuesday in Brisbane.

November 15, 2014
AC/DC Rock or Bust
AC/DC Fan Flew From Argentina To England To Spend 3 Hours With AC/DC

AC/DC have released a video documenting the making of the ‘Play Ball’ and ‘Rock Or Bust’ videos in London recently.

November 15, 2014
Foo Fighters Sonic Highway
Foo Fighters Debut At 1, Pink Floyd At 3 on ARIA Albums

The eighth studio album for The Foo Fighters “Sonic Highways” becomes their sixth No.1 (five studios and one best of) on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, plus the album debuts with a Gold (●) sales certification.

November 15, 2014
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Spends 5th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles

It’s now five weeks and counting as Ed Sheeran is atop the ARIA Singles chart again this week with “Thinking Out Loud”, and he is holding off two Taylor Swift songs this week.

November 15, 2014
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry, The Superhero Of 12 Year Olds REVIEW

Katy Perry is a superhero to young kids. She is like their SuperMom.

November 15, 2014
Daniel Andrews and Martin Foley with Michael Gudinski and Molly Meldrum
Music Becomes Hot Election Issue For Victoria

Political candidates for the upcoming election in Victoria are falling over themselves to be associated with the music industry following Labor’s lead in pledging $22.2m in funding and a further $2m for music education.

November 15, 2014