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Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Blows Pono Launch After Embarrassing CEO Gaff

Neil Young’s investor pitch SXSW presentation came to an embarrassing halt when CEO John Hamm failed to answer a simple question … “what’s your cut?”.

March 12, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Sued By Eric Carr Estate UPDATE

The estate of the late Eric Carr is taking legal action against Kiss for unpaid royalties but Paul Stanley says the lawsuit is a scam.

March 12, 2014
The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire, Noise11, Photo
The Rolling Stones Add Festival Shows In Belgium And Holland

The Rolling Stones have confirmed more shows, announcing they will perform at the Pinkpop Festival in Holland and TW Classic Festival in Belgium in June.

March 12, 2014
Cherry Bar buys Yah Yahs
Cherry Bar Buys Yah Yah’s

Melbourne’s iconic Yah Yah’s music venue has been bought by Melbourne’s icon music venue Cherry Bar.

March 12, 2014
Russell Morris Van Diemans Land
Rick Springfield, Rob Hirst, Scott Owen Play For Russell Morris On Van Dieman’s Land

Russell Morris has gathered an impressive list of famous friends to play on his new album ‘Van Dieman’s Land’.

March 12, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Preview New Songs At SXSW

Coldplay launched their new album ‘Ghost Stories’ with a one-hour showcase performance at SXSW in Austin, Tx on Tuesday night.

March 12, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Vs INXS On Next Chart MIDWEEK SALES

Pharrell Williams’ shows last week at Future Music Festival and his many media interviews around the country seem to have cemented him at the top of the Australian charts for a possible tenth week with his infectious track “Happy”.

March 12, 2014
Katy Perry Prism cover, Noise11, Photo
Katy Perry Adds 8th Melbourne, 6th Sydney Show

Katy Perry has added more shows around Australia with an 8th Melbourne show and a 6th Sydney show on sale today.

March 12, 2014
Yusuf Islam - Image By Ros O'Gorman
Cat Stevens To Skip Hall of Fame Induction

Cat Stevens is the latest artist to withdraw from his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

March 12, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Adds 10 US Dates

Beck has added ten new tour dates to the five festival appearances he has scheduled in 2014.

March 12, 2014
Neil Young Addresses SXSW and Launches Pono

Neil Young says venture-capital companies didn’t get his new music device Pono because they couldn’t “own it” so he has taken it to the people.

March 12, 2014
Keith Richards Gus and Me
Keith Richards To Release A Children’s Book

Keith Richards will publish his second book later this year. ‘Gus & Me: The Story Of My Granddad And My First Guitar’ will be a children’s book.

March 12, 2014
Jason Singh, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Singh Sparks Up For Speakers VIDEO PREMIERE

Jason Singh has premiered his brand new video ‘Speakers’, which features an appearance by model Emma Sparks.

March 11, 2014
Katy Perry Prism cover, Noise11, Photo
Katy Perry Adds 7th Melbourne Show

Katy Perry tickets are the hottest tickets in Australia right now with a 7th Melbourne show going on sale.

March 11, 2014
KIIS Is Sydney’s No 1 FM, 2DAYFM Beheaded In Survey

Austereo’s crown jewel 2DAYFM has been rendered a headless corpse following the first radio survey of 2014, which has placed KIIS 1065 Sydney’s number one FM station.

March 11, 2014
Jerry Corbitt
The Youngbloods Jerry Corbitt Dies

Jerry Corbitt, a founding member of the Youngbloods and record producer, died on Saturday at his home in Smiley, Texas of an undisclosed cause.

March 11, 2014
Neil Young at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young To Unveil Pono At SXSW

Neil Young will unveil his PonoPlayer on Tuesday at SXSW in Austin, TX but, if you want one, you'll have to go through Kickstarter.

March 11, 2014
Willie Nelson
Johnny Depp Joins Willie Nelson At Austin Rodeo

Willie Nelson has a special guest bass player at this Austin Rodeo show on Sunday. Johnny Depp played bass.

March 11, 2014
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Drops Into SXSW

Justin Bieber has made a surprise appearance and performance at the last place on Earth you would expect to find him – SXSW, Austin, Tx.

March 11, 2014
Boy George, Noise11, Photo
Boy George Gives Yoko Ono A Nod In New Song Bigger Than War

Boy George has given a huge nod to Yoko Ono on his song ‘Bigger Than War’ from his new album ‘This Is What I Do’.

March 10, 2014
Shirley Manson of Garbage with Brody Dalle
Garbage To Release Brody Dalle Duet For Record Store Day

Garbage have two brand new songs coming for Record Store Day and one is a duet with Brody Dalle.

March 10, 2014
Boston Life Love and Hope, Noise11, Photo
Boston To Play 18 US Dates

Boston are going out on the road behind their new album, Life, Love and Hope.

March 10, 2014
John Denver
John Denver Country Roads Made State Song Of West Virginia

John Denver's classic 'Take Me Home Country Roads' has been named the State Song of West Virginia.

March 10, 2014
Crimson ProjeKCt
The Crimson ProjeKCt To Play One-Off London Show

Robert Fripp approved King Crimson's offshoot The Crimson ProjeKCt will perform an exclusive one-off UK show at London's Shepherds Bush Empire on 12th March.

March 10, 2014
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Rolling Stones Play Formerly Banned Songs In China SETLIST

The Rolling Stones have performed ‘Brown Sugar’ and ‘Honky Tonk Women’ for the first time in China. The two songs previously banned by the Chinese Government.

March 10, 2014
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde To Tour Australia In April, May

Lorde will perform her biggest headline shows across Australia in April and May, upgrading from pubs and clubs to theatres and concert halls.

March 10, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney To Play Chile In April

Paul McCartney has announced his first show for 2014 will be in Chile in April.

March 10, 2014
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Plays Surprise Four Hour Show In Hollywood

Prince took to the stage in Hollywood on Friday for one of his longest shows ever featuring encores that lasted longer than a complete Pharrell Williams performance.

March 10, 2014
Jimmy Buffett in QLD from photo credit Greg and Cyndy
Jimmy Buffett Plays A Surprise Free Show On Australia’s Gold Coast

Music legend Jimmy Buffett snuck into Australia and performed a free concert on the Gold Coast on Friday. Next to no-one even knew he was in the country.

March 9, 2014
Record Store Day Australia
Record Store Day Australia Set For Easter Saturday

Record Store Day Australia will return for 2014 on the Saturday of the Easter weekend, April 19.

March 9, 2014