News - Noise11.com
Alex The Astronaut
BigSound Announces First Round of Showcase Artists

Brisbane's BigSound music conference has announced over 60 showcase acts in the round one announcement of performers.

June 22, 2017
Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Queenscliff Music Festival First Line-up Is Here

Bernard Fanning, The Temper Trap and Xavier Rudd are just a few of the acts leading the first line-up announcement for the Queenscliff Music Festival for 2017.

June 22, 2017
Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.
Qantas Name Plane After Icehouse Classic Great Southern Land

Qantas will name one of the planes from its new Dreamliner fleet the Great Southern Land, after the classic Icehouse song.

June 22, 2017
MusiCares
Adam Clayton Of U2 To Receive Stevie Ray Vaughan Award

The MusiCares Foundation will honor U2’s Adam Clayton, awarded the bass player the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedication and support of the MusicCares Map Fund.

June 22, 2017
The Weeknd
The Weeknd To Tour Australia And New Zealand

The Weeknd will bring his ‘Starboy The Legend of the Fall’ world tour to Australia and New Zealand from November.

June 22, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George Covers Village People

The song YMCA is a novelty, a crowd pleaser and a great piece of nostalgia, but nobody ever said it was a great ballad until now.

June 22, 2017
T.I., music news, noise11.com
T.I. To Star In New Police Drama

Rapper T.I. is heading back to TV as the star of a new police drama.

June 22, 2017
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
James Hetfield Reveals How Delicate Metallica Is

Metallica's James Hetfield has conceded that the band could "fall apart" at any moment.

June 22, 2017
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Axed From Movie

Will Ferrell has hinted that Mariah Carey's diva demands caused her cameo to be cut from The House.

June 22, 2017
Paul McCartney Japan 2017 photo by Karen Freedman
Paul McCartney Australian Tour Dates Revealed

Paul McCartney will tour Australia and New Zealand in December.

June 21, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George To Kick Off Ministry Of Sound July Club Dates

Ministry of Sound will kick off its month long club dates in Sydney with Boy George on July 1.

June 21, 2017
Music Wars CD
Central Station’s ‘Music Wars’ Book Now Has A Companion Album

Central Station Records will release a 3CD companion to founders Giuseppe (Jo) Palumbo and Morgan Williams’ book ‘Music Wars’.

June 21, 2017
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
Red Hot Summer Tour Adds Second Show For Bribie Island

The Red Hot Summer tour 2018, featuring Suzi Quatro, The Angels and The Baby Animals, has sold out at Sandstone Point Hotel at Bribie Island and a second show has now gone on sale.

June 21, 2017
Georgia State Line
Georgia State Line Debut ‘Heaven Knows’ Video

Melbourne’s Georgia State Line will release their ‘Heaven Knows’ EP is July and have dropped the title track ahead of the launch.

June 21, 2017
The Dream Syndicate
The Dream Syndicate To Release First Album In 29 Years

Los Angeles band The Dream Syndicate will release their fifth studio album and first album since 1988 ‘How Did I Find Myself Here?’ in September.

June 21, 2017
Gold Class
Gold Class Debut ‘Twist In The Dark’ Video

Melbourne’s Gold Class have revealed a release date for their new album ‘Drum’ and teased fans with the video for ‘Twist In The Dark’.

June 21, 2017
Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Final Chris Cornell Video ‘The Promise’ Premieres

The video for Chris Cornell’s final song ‘The Promise’ has premiered worldwide.

June 21, 2017
Billy Gibbons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Watch Billy Gibbons Busking In Helsinki And No-One Seems To Care

ZZ Top legend Billy Gibbons treated Helsinki to a free concert in the streets this week and no-one seemed to care.

June 21, 2017
Paul McCartney Japan 2017 photo by Karen Freedman
REMINDER: Tim Minchin To Host Paul McCartney Australian Tour Q&A TONIGHT

Paul McCartney will go will go ‘One On One’ with comedian Tim Minchin in a special Q&A on Facebook Live tonight to announce dates for McCartney’s Australian tour.

June 21, 2017
Prodigy of Mobb Deep
R.I.P. Prodigy of Mobb Deep 1974-2017

Prodigy, half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep, has died from complications of sickle cell anemia at the age of 42.

June 21, 2017
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Brian May Considers Releases Queen and David Bowie Recordings

Lost recordings from the awkward sessions that resulted in Queen and David Bowie's 1981 hit Under Pressure may get a release.

June 21, 2017
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde Apologises For Insensitive Taylor Swift Comment

Lorde has apologised after comparing her friendship with other famous people to being pals with someone suffering from an autoimmune disease.

June 20, 2017
Soundgarden, ChrisCornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Daughter Of Chris Cornell Pens Father’s Day Letter

Chris Cornell's daughter paid tribute to the late rocker by writing an emotional message on Facebook following her first Father's Day without him.

June 20, 2017
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend Cancels More Shows Due To Illness

John Legend has been forced to postpone shows to give his voice time to recover after falling ill.

June 20, 2017
Monica
R&B Singer Monica Undergoes Surgery

Singer Monica is endometriosis free after undergoing surgery last month (May17).

June 20, 2017
Chuck Berry
Glenn Campbell and Chuck Berry Albums Fizz On US Chart

Last week, Britain paid their respects to three major veteran artists who had new albums on the market, placing Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie, Glen Campbell and Chuck Berry all in the top ten.

June 20, 2017
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Australian Stars Pay Tribute To Carole King With ‘Beautiful’ Album

Australia’s cream of pop will pay tribute to the genius of Carole King with the upcoming tribute album ‘Beautiful – A Tribute To Carole King’.

June 20, 2017
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens Of The Stone Age Says New Song Is All About Screwing

Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age says the band’s new song ‘The Way You Used To’ is about “screwing”.

June 20, 2017
Tim McGee
Ministry of Sound Australia Changes Name To TMRW Music

Australia’s arm of Ministry of Sound has been rebranded TMRW Music.

June 20, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
Will The Tea Party Perform The Hidden Transmission Tracks On Australian Tour

The Tea Party will return to Australia in October to mark the 20th anniversary of their fourth album ‘Transmission’ with a complete performance of the album but will that include the hidden tracks?

June 20, 2017