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David Bowie ‘Toy’ Is A Ghost Album Says Tony Visconti

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Tony Visconti has described David Bowie’s ‘Toy’ as a “ghost album”.

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Rolling Stones Tattoo You

The Rolling Stones Complete 1982 Wembley Concert Available for the First Time

by Paul Cashmere

The Rolling Stones complete Wembley, London concert from 25 and 26 June 1982 has become available for the very first time as part of the new ‘Tattoo You’ box set.

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Abba Just A Notion

Björn From ABBA Had To Google Himself To Find Out About The New ABBA Song Just A Notion

by Paul Cashmere

Björn from ABBA went Googling through Wikipedia to find out when he first recorded the new ABBA song ‘Just A Notion’.

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Bob Dylan Shot of Love

Benmont Tench of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Opens Up About Working With Bob Dylan

by Paul Cashmere

Benmont Tench, a co-founding member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, first met Bob Dylan in 1981 when he was invited to play keyboards on Dylan’s ‘Shot of Love’ album.

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Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman

Duran Duran Debut ‘Anniversary’ Video Shot At Belvoir Castle

by Paul Cashmere

The new Duran Duran ‘Anniversary’ video has premiered with stunning footage filmed from Belvoir Castle. The video even features a ‘dancing queen’.

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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. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Madonna Biopic Almost Ready For Production

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Madonna has almost finished penning the script for her biopic.

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Rod Stewart photo by Ros O'Gorman

Rod Stewart To Play His 11th Year of Vegas

by Paul Cashmere

Rod Stewart will take up his 11th residency in Las Vegas in 2022.

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INXS Underneath the Colours

INXS Underneath The Colours Turns 40

by Paul Cashmere

INXS’ second album ‘Underneath The Colours’ was released 40 years ago this week.

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Bruce and Ian Hearn of Strange Tenants

Strange Tenants Clock Up 40 Years

by Paul Cashmere

Strange Tenants were one of Australia’s first Ska bands. In November 1981 Strange Tenants played their first gig at the Lygon Street Festival. That was just two years after the first acknowledged Australian Ska band The Jumpers formed in Adelaide in 1979.

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Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman

Slash Debuts ‘The River Is Rising’

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Slash is releasing new single ‘The River Is Rising’ this week.

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Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Motörhead’s Mikkey Dee On Steve Jordan Joining The Rolling Stones

by Paul Cashmere

Motörhead have covered The Rolling Stones a number of times over the years. Their ‘Uncövered’ album featured ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ and ‘Jumping Jack Flash’ so Mötörhead drummer Mikkey Dee has an insightful thoughts on Steve Jordan’s newfound role replacing Charlie Watts.

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Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Back Home After Fall

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Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is “back home and resting” after breaking his ribs during a concert fall on Friday.

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Abba Just A Notion

Abba To Release New Song ‘Just A Notion’ This Friday

by Paul Cashmere

ABBA will release more new music on Friday (22 October). ‘Just A Notion’ will be the second single of the first ABBA album in 40 years ‘Voyage’.

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Tom Petty Somewhere You Feel Free

Benmont Tench Explains Why Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Never Returned To Australia After the Dylan Tour of the 80s

by Paul Cashmere

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers only tour Australia twice, once in 1980 and then again in 1986 with Bob Dylan.

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Hall and Oates Live At The Troubadour

Hall & Oates ‘Live At The Troubadour’ To Be Released As Triple Live Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

Hall & Oates ‘Live At The Troubadour’ is getting a vinyl release for the first time.

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The Human League Dare

The Human League ‘Dare’ Turns 40

by Paul Cashmere

The Human League’ Dare’ album turned 40 this week.

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Mick Jagger The Rolling Stones Los Angeles 14 October 2021 photo by Richard Gilkerson

Mick Jagger Shoots a Pretty Funny Pisstake At Paul McCartney At Stones LA Gig

by Paul Cashmere

Mick Jagger paused at the Rolling Stones concert in Los Angeles on Thursday night for a funny jab at Paul McCartney’s comment about the Rolling Stones being a blues cover band.

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Rob Halford, Judas Priest - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Rob Halford Says His Cancer Is In Remission

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Rob Halford’s cancer is in remission. The Judas Priest frontman was diagnosed with prostate cancer amid the COVID-19 pandemic last year, and he is grateful to still be here and doing what he “loves the most”.

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Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Elton John Scores His First UK No 1 in 16 Years

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Elton John and Dua Lipa climb to Number 1 on this week’s Official Singles Chart with Cold Heart (Pnau Remix) after three consecutive weeks at Number 2.

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Prince Controversy

Prince ‘Controversy’ Turns 40

by Paul Cashmere

Prince ‘Controversy’ has clocked up its 40th anniversary. The fourth Prince album was released 14 October 1981.

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David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

David Bowie Pop-Up Stores Are Popping Up In London and New York

by Paul Cashmere

London and New York will host pop-up stores to mark David Bowie’s 75th birthday.

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Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Paul Kelly Gathers His Friendly Elves For A Christmas Album

by Paul Cashmere

Paul Kelly has gathered by is friendly elves including Vika and Linda, Kate Miller-Heidke and Waleed Aly for his Christmas album ‘Christmas Train’ coming 19 November.

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Trading 4s with KSPRZK on the bongos in Fresno. Photo: Dr. Varuni Kulasekera

Violent Femmes Tour Diary #6 By Brian Ritchie

by Brian Ritchie

Violent Femmes North American tour has left Texas and crossed the United States into Nevada, Arizona and onto California. Violent Femmes co-founder and bass player Brian Ritchie is keeping you personally informed about the tour at Noise11.com.

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Roger Waters talking at an event for Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) at the Atheneum Theatre Melbourne on Friday 9 February 2018. Photo Ros O'Gorman

Roger Waters Marries His Fifth Wife “A Keeper”

by Paul Cashmere

Roger Waters has married for the fifth time calling Mrs W. V “a keeper”.

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Bob Geldof SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

The Boomtown Rats Release Outtakes EP

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The Boomtown Rats have released an EP of outtakes from their acclaimed album ‘Citizens of Boomtown’.

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Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman Debuts Xiu Xiu Remix of ‘Serious Ground’

by Paul Cashmere

Danny Elfman has debuted yet another reinterpretation of one of his ‘Big Mess’ tracks with a Xiu Xiu remix of ‘Serious Ground’.

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Paddy Maloney of The Chieftains

Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains Dies At Age 83

by Paul Cashmere

Paddy Moloney, the founder of Irish legendary folk group The Chieftains, has died at age 83.

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Asia Bootleg series

Asia To Release 10CD Bootleg Box

by Paul Cashmere

Supergroup Asia will have a 10CD live box set released in November. ‘The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1’ is 5 x 2CD concerts from 1982 (Buffalo, NY, USA), 1983 (Worcester, MA, USA), 2007 (São Paulo, Brazil), 2008 (Tokyo, Japan) and 2010 (London, UK).

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George Michael photo by Ros OGorman

George Michael and Wham Bass Player Deon Estus Dead At 65

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George Michael and Wham!’s longtime bassist, Deon Estus, has died.

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KISS photo by Ros O'Gorman

Gene Simmons Avoids Stage Fall At Kiss Show In Tampa

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Gene Simmons narrowly avoided a nasty fall at KISS’ recent Tampa gig.

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