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The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo

Stream Violent Femmes Live At The Sydney Opera House Full Concert

by Paul Cashmere

In December 2014 Violent Femmes performed at Sydney’s iconic Sydney Opera House for the very first time.

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Violent Femmes Debut To Be Given The Deluxe Edition Treatment

by Paul Cashmere

‘Violent Femmes’, the debut album by Violent Femmes, will be reissued in February as an expanded expanded deluxe edition.

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April 13 Declared Violent Femmes Day In Milwaukee

by Paul Cashmere

April 13 has been marked as Violent Femmes Day in Milwaukee to mark the 40th anniversary of Milwaukee’s own Violent Femmes.

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Russell Crowe as Father Gabriele Amorth The Popes Exorcist

Violent Femmes and The Saints Accompany Russell Crowe In ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes ‘Gone Daddy Gone’ and The Saints ‘I’m Stranded” are just two great songs in Russell Crowe’s pretty awful movie ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’.

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Violent Femmes Tour Diary The Final Edition by Brian Ritchie

by Paul Cashmere

In this final Violent Femmes 40th Anniversary Tour Diary all will be revealed. Did the tour reach a peaceful conclusion or was it derailed by pestilence and plague? Have the band members maintained (relative) sanity or plummeted into an abyss of despair and self-doubt? What do they eat? The last episode of the VF blog had us finishing up the California swing. But first we take a break in Redding Ca. which has the most amazing bridge imaginable designed by Calatrava. It looks like a giant harp.

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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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Culinary image. Funny Face Bakery honoured VF with this limited edition cookie. Photo: Brian Ritchie

Violent Femmes Tour Diary #5 from Brian Ritchie

by Brian Ritchie

As Violent Femmes are touring the USA, Femmes co-founder and bass player has been checking into Noise11.com with updates along the way.

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The Violent Femmes onstage in St. Louis. (L-R Gordon Gano, Blaise Garza, BR, John Sparrow) Photo: KSPRZK

Brian Ritchie’s Violent Femmes Tour Diary No 4

by Brian Ritchie

The Violent Femmes will travel through New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and then Washington DC this week on their two month North American tour with Flogging Molly.

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Violent Femmes play The Stone Pony outdoor stage

Violent Femmes 40th Anniversary Tour Diary by Brian Ritchie #3 – Life Is An Adventure

by Brian Ritchie

Violent Femmes are touring North America. This week the show winds through Chicago, Pittsburgh, Boston, Rochester and Saratoga Springs.

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Brian Ritchie of The Violent Femmes Recording for Kevin Hearn’s Sun Ra Tribute at DVs Perversion Room 2

Brian Ritchie’s Noise11 Violent Femmes 40th Anniversary Tour Diary #2

by Brian Ritchie

The Violent Femmes are on tour across America.

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Violent Femmes 40th Anniversary Tour Diary #1 by Brian Ritchie

by Brian Ritchie

Violent Femmes North American tour kicks off today in St Louis. As the Femmes tour America’s Violent Femmes’ bass player and co-founder Brian Ritchie has kindly agreed to post his tour diary to Noise11.com for you all to read.

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Violent Femmes ‘Why Do Birds Sing’ Gets A 30th Anniversary Make-Over

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes fifth album ‘Why Do Birds Sing’ has been expanded with a chunk of previously unreleased material to mark the 30th anniversary of its release.

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Violent Femmes Reschedule Australian Tour To November

by Paul Cashmere

The Violent Femmes Australian tour, due to start in Tasmania this weekend, has been moved to November.

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The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo

Violent Femmes Announce Australian Tour Dates for 2020

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes, the former 100% American band, now two-parts USA and one-part Australian, will tour Australia in 2020.

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New Music Releases for 29 August 2019

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Tones and I (EP), Tool, Montaigne, The S.L.P., Ian Gillan (Live), Lloyd Cole, P.P. Arnold, Rodney Crowell, Sons of Apollo (Live), H.E.R., Eskimo Joe (Live), Marc Cohn, Lana Del Rey, Sheryl Crow, Astrid S., Common, Paul Kelly & James Ledger, DZ Deathrays, Bon Iver (phys), Whitney (the Band), Violent Femmes, G Flip and Sunny Cowgirls.

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Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Brian Ritchie receives Art Award for Excellence for his work in Tasmania

by Paul Cashmere

Mona Foma curator and bass player for Violent Femmes Brian Ritchie has been honored with an APRA AMCOS Art Award recognizing his contribution to the Australian music sector as a performer, curator and mentor.

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New Music Releases for 26 July 2019

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Of Monsters and Men, Kaiser Chiefs, DJ Snake, Andy Grammer, NF, Thy Art is Murder, The Flaming Lips, Kevin Bloody Wilson (GH), Ziggy Alberts (EP), Violent Femmes, New Order (live), Lloyd Cole and Chance the Rapper.

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Brian Ritchie, Photo: Ros O'Gorman

2019 Art Music Awards Finalists Revealed And Brian Ritchie is one of them

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie has been nominated for the Excellence by an Individual Award at the 2019 APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards.

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Violent Femmes reveal details of Hotel Last Resort album

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes have a new album on the way and its only their third album of the 21st Century.

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Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie Recognised As a Major Force In Australian Culture

by Paul Cashmere

When Violent Femmes bass player Brian Ritchie migrated to Australia in 2008 he immediately began rebooting Australian culture. Those 10 years of contributions to the Australian entertainment industry have paid off with Brian receiving two nominations in the prestigious upcoming Helpmann Awards.

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The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo

New Music Releases For 7 July 2017

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: HAIM, Violent Femmes (live), Jay-Z and the Spider-Man: Homecoming and War for The Planet of the Apes soundtracks.

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Brian Ritchie, Photo: Ros O'Gorman

Violent Femmes 2017 Australian Dates

by Paul Cashmere

Violent Femmes will play Australian dates starting in Melbourne on March 16.

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Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Hoodoo Gurus and Violent Femmes Pair For A Day On The Green

by Paul Cashmere

Hoodoo Gurus will partner up with Violent Femmes and add The Whitlams, Tim Rogers and Models for two A Day On The Green shows in March.

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Elvis Costello, ADOTG, Photo By Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo

Newport Folk Festival Line-Up Includes Graham Nash Violent Femmes Elvis Costello

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Just as most major jazz festivals have expanded to all forms of music, so has the iconic Newport Folk Festival.

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The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo

Violent Femmes Interview From Noise11.com Archives

by Tim Cashmere

Violent Femmes may just be the ultimate cult band. After 21 years and one slight line-up diversion the band have maintained a cult status with a core audience who never seem to get much older.

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The new Violent Femmes lineup with Brian Viglione, Noise11, Photo

New Music Releases For 4 March 2016

by Gavin Ryan

Tonight Alive, Ray LaMontagne, Loretta Lynn, Miike Snow, Hacktivist, Violent Femmes and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down lead this weeks new music releases.

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Twilight At Taronga 2016 Summer Concert Series Line-Up Revealed

by Paul Cashmere

The Twilight At Taronga 2016 Summer Concert Series has surpassed expectations with a blend of the best Australian music and the occasional international act.

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Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman

A Day On The Green Lines Up Hoodoo Gurus, Violent Femmes, Sunnyboys, Died Pretty and Ratcat

by Paul Cashmere

A Day On The Green has outdone itself with the ultimate 90s alt-rock experience set to invade wineries in March with Hoodoo Gurus, Violent Femmes, Sunnyboys, Died Pretty and Ratcat.

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