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Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay To Play Global Showcase Dates

Coldplay have announced that they will mark the release of their new album, Ghost Stories, by playing six intimate shows in six cities around the world.

April 18, 2014
Ted Nugent, music news
Ted Nugent Is Even Starting To Scare Texans

Ted Nugent has gotten his fair share of criticism for political statements he has made, but this time he lost an appearance because of it.

April 18, 2014
Steely Dan - image By Ros O'Gorman
Steely Dan Expands Tour To 55 Dates

After a couple of weeks of "a few dates here, a few dates there", Steely Dan finally got down to business on Monday and released their whole tour itinerary for this summer's Jamalot Ever After Tour.

April 18, 2014
Thirty Seconds To Mars, Jared Leto, Video, Music Interview, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jared Leto Calls For Music Industry Transparency

Jared Leto thinks the music industry needs to have a 'more transparent system'.

April 18, 2014
Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Doobie Brothers Set To Rock Deni Blues & Roots Festival

Tom Johnston formed The Doobie Brothers with Patrick Simmons in San Jose, California in 1970.

April 18, 2014
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello Pays Tribute To Jesse Winchester In Concert

Elvis Costello performed a two-song tribute to the late Jesse Winchester at his concert at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Thursday night (April 17, 2014).

April 18, 2014
Veruca Salt
Veruca Salt Set Their First 15 Shows Since Reforming

Veruca Salt surprised fans last year when they announced that the original lineup of the band (Nina Gordon, Louise Post, Jim Shapiro and Steve Lack) had reunited.

April 18, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, photo
Paul McCartney Fronts Easter Appeal For Peta

In the days leading up to Easter, former Beatle Paul McCartney will appear in an online PETA blitz wearing an "Eat No Fish" T-shirt and urging fans to "make it a Good Friday for animals ' try vegetarian".

April 18, 2014
BB King, Noise11, music news
BB King Rep Defends Bad Show

The representatives for artist B.B. King has sent a statement to St. Louis' Post-Dispatch in response to a review written by critic Daniel Durchholz of the singer/guitarist's recent show.

April 18, 2014
Soul Train
Soul Train Musical Coming To Broadway

The man who brought the music of Journey, Def Leppard, Foreigner and more to the Broadway stage with Rock of Ages has his eyes on the music that made Soul Train great.

April 18, 2014
4 Non Blondes
Linda Perry To Reform 4 Non Blondes For One Show Only

Linda Perry has pulled off the often thought impossible for her annual An Evening With Women Charity Event to benefit the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center.

April 18, 2014
Glenn Campbell images photo
Glen Campbell Moved To Alzheimer’s Care Facility

Music icon Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's care facility.

April 18, 2014
Engelbert Calling
Paolo Nutini, Engelbert Humperdinck Lead The Weeks New Releases For April 18, 2014

Engelbert Humperdinck's two year duets project 'Engelbert Calling' and the new Paolo Nutini album lead the new releases for this week.

April 17, 2014
Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae Inspired By Lauryn Hill

Janelle Monáe was inspired to create her own path by Lauryn Hill.

April 17, 2014
Eels photo by Ros OGorman
Eels Stream New Album LISTEN

Eels, 'The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett' is streaming ahead if its release next week.

April 17, 2014
Paul Weller: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller Preps More Modern Classics

Paul Weller has today announced details of new album More Modern Classics - a collection of tracks taken from Paul's albums of the last 15 years of his solo career.

April 17, 2014
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Tony Iommi Talks About The Future Of Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi spoke to Absolute Radio ahead of the band playing British Summertime @ Hyde Park later this year.

April 17, 2014
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ian Anderson To Tour Homo Erraticus In USA

Gerald Bostock returned today for the third time through Ian Anderson's new album Homo Erraticus. The fictional character first saw the light of day in Thick as a Brick and 2012's Thick as a Brick 2.

April 17, 2014
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Prep Quadrophenia Live Release

The Who will chronicle their last tour around the world on June 10 with Quadrophenia: Live in London on a number of different formats.

April 17, 2014
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Slash Stays Committed To Music Video

Slash thinks music videos are a "necessary evil".

April 17, 2014
UB40, Noise11, photo
UB40 Makes Fans Ears Bleed

UB40 played at the Corn Exchange in Cambridge, England on Monday night and the sound from the show forced a number of fans to flee and one to claim much more.

April 17, 2014
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Aretha Franklin Sues Website Over Fake Patti LaBelle Story

Aretha Franklin is filing at $10m suit after a satire website published a fake story claiming she had a fight with Patti LaBelle.

April 17, 2014
Graeme Bell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jazz Bell Awards Nominees Announced

The 2014 Australian Jazz Bell Awards will be announced in Melbourne on May 1 and the nominees have now been officially announced.

April 17, 2014
Harry Hookey
Harry Hookey Kicks Off 5 Month Tour At Deni Blues & Roots

Gippsland singer songwriter Harry Hookey will kick off five months of touring around Australia with a performance at the Deni Blues & Roots Festival in Deniliquin this weekend.

April 17, 2014
Imagine Dragons, Palace Theatre, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Imagine Dragons Start Work On Album Two

Imagine Dragons regrouped in the studio today to begin work on their second album.

April 17, 2014
Malcolm Young, ACDC, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Retirement Gossip Shot Down In Flames, Malcolm Young Takes Break From Band

AC/DC have officially confirmed they are not breaking up but founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to illness.

April 17, 2014
Baby Animals photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Social Family Records Joins Ambition Music Group

Social Family Records, the label behind Baby Animals and Steve Balbi, has signed at distribution deal with Robert Rigby’s Ambition Music Group.

April 16, 2014
The Audreys. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan, Ed Keupper, The Audreys To Play For Record Store Day

With Record Store Day this Saturday in music stores all across Australia music fans will have the chance to see live entertainment from some of Australia’s great musicians.

April 16, 2014
Russell Morris Van Diemans Land
Chet Faker And Russell Morris Have Two Big Sellers For The Week MIDWEEK SALES

Russell Morris 'Van Dieman's Land' and Chet Faker 'Built On Glass' are the week's two fastest selling albums so far while Sheppard are certain to hold onto the top of the singles chart with 'Geronimo'.

April 16, 2014
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Rolling Stones Adds Jimmy Barnes In Adelaide

The Rolling Stones have added Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes for their Adelaide gigs.

April 16, 2014