News - Noise11.com
John McLaughlin
John McLaughlin Awarded Honorary Degree At Berklee

Berklee President Roger H. Brown presented an honorary doctor of music degree to legendary guitarist, composer, and pioneering bandleader John McLaughlin on July 10, during the commencement ceremony for the graduate programs at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain. McLaughlin also performed as a special guest at the commencement concert at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia.

August 8, 2017
Dan Sultan at the Age Music Victoria Awards photo by Ros O'Gorman
What If Music Sales Used The Box Office Format?

Imagine if the music chart was compiled the way it is done with movies titles … by box-office takings.

August 7, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Continues Its Reign

Ed Sheeran returns for a fifth run at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with his third album "÷ (Divide)" now racking up an eighteenth overall week at the top of the Australian charts.

August 7, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Stays At No 1

"Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber logs a twelfth week at No.1 in Australia this week, becoming the second longest running No.1 for the century (so far).

August 7, 2017
The Melbourne Guitar Show at the Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday 5 August 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Guitar Show Has Fans Lined Up For 2017 Event

Melbourne Guitar Show opened to its biggest ever attendance in 2017 with fans, industry and bedroom guitarist lining up ahead of doors opening on Saturday.

August 6, 2017
Phil Oakey of Human League photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The Human League Cancel Festival Show Moments Before Starting Because of Member’s Illness

The Human League were a no-show at the Lytham Green festival in the UK on Friday after an unnamed member, believed to be Phil Oakey, took “seriously ill”.

August 6, 2017
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Sir Elton John To Perform Winery Show For Victoria

Sir Elton John will perform his only show in Victoria on his ‘Once In A Lifetime’ tour at Rochford Winery outside Melbourne.

August 6, 2017
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Walks Of Stage At Lollapalooza After Four Songs

Liam Gallagher has apologised for abruptly walking off stage after playing only four songs at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago on Thursday (03Aug17).

August 5, 2017
Dan Wilson, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dan Wilson Reclaims His Classics On Re-covered

Dan Wilson has been one of the most successful songwriters of the 21st century. While you may not know his name, you will know his songs. On his new album ‘Re-covered’, he takes them back.

August 5, 2017
Matchbox Twenty - image By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty Show Delayed Because Of Bee Swarm

Matchbox Twenty fans in Tucson had to wait a little longer than usual for their band this week. A swarm of bees decided to take to the arena before the show.

August 5, 2017
Action Skulls Vicki Peterson Bill Mumy John Cowsill Rick Rosas
Danger Will Robinson Supergroup Action Skulls To Release An Album

Former Lost In Space child-astronaut Will Robinson (aka Bill Mumy) along with The Bangles’ Vicki Peterson, her husband John Cowsill from the group The Partridge Family was based on The Cowsills and Neil Young’s former bass player, the late Rick Rosas became supergroup Action Skulls in 2013.

August 5, 2017
Paris Jackson large image
Paris Jackson Gobsmacked By Bizarre Interview Intro

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris has been left "so disappointed" by her introduction in a new magazine cover interview after the writer described her upbringing as "a little strange".

August 5, 2017
LL Cool J, music news, noise11.com
LL Cool J Receives Kennedy Honor

Hip-hop legend LL Cool J and Gloria Estefan have made history after they were named among the 2017 Kennedy Center honourees.

August 5, 2017
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
Georgia Officials Seek To Cancel R. Kelly Show

Officials in Georgia have reportedly asked bosses at Live Nation to cancel R. Kelly's concert later this month (Aug17) as he continues to battle sex "cult" allegations.

August 5, 2017
Kidd Creole
Furious Five’s Kidd Creole Convicted Of Murder

Kidd Creole, the hip hop pioneer who was a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five has been charged with murder of a homeless man in New York.

August 5, 2017
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Lorde’s Lollapalooza Set Cut Short Because Of Weather

Lorde has sent her sincere apologies to fans after severe weather led to her set at the Lollapalooza festival being cancelled.

August 5, 2017
Kevin Godley
Kevin Godley Is Preparing For His First Ever Solo Album

10CC/Godley & Creme legend Kevin Godley is starting a PledgeMusic campaign for his highly anticipated new solo album Muscle Memory.

August 5, 2017
The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Live
The Rolling Stones To Release 2015 Sticky Fingers Live Show

The Rolling Stones live from the Forum Theatre LA where the band performed the entire Sticky Fingers album for the only time ever will be released in September.

August 4, 2017
BUB Best Unsigned Bands
Scott Dorsey and Geoff Wright Announce B.U.B. (Best Unsigned Bands) Competition

International manager and producer Scott Dorsey and Australian producer and musician Geoff Wright have announced a new and organic music contest B.U.B. (Best Unsigned Bands) for real and raw musicians.

August 4, 2017
Hitchhiker Neil Young
Neil Young Releases First Taste Of Lost Album ‘Hitchhiker’

Neil Young’s lost album of the 70s ‘Hitchhiker’ has found a release date for 8 September.

August 4, 2017
The Angels Brothers Angels Demons
John Brewster Talks Up Guests Of The Angels For Brothers Angels & Demons Tour

The Angels will head out nationwide again in October celebrating the release of their book Brothers, Angels & Demons.

August 4, 2017
Craig David, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
RNB Fridays Sources Incredible Line-up for 2017 Event

RNB Fridays has put together a line-up of global proportions for its 2017 event.

August 4, 2017
Squeeze
Squeeze Are Heading Back To Australia For First Time Since 1980

Squeeze will tour Australia for the first time since 1980 in May 2018.

August 4, 2017
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Chris Cheney Talks Easybeats John Brewster Talks Angels This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

With the upcoming EasyFever shows across Australia The Living End’s Chris Cheney joins Noise11 to talk about the influence The Easybeats had on his band.

August 4, 2017
Coldplay Kaleidoscope
New Music Releases for 4 August 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: George Thorogood, Lance Ferguson, Coldplay (phys), The Nights, A$AP, Twelvyy, Slim Dusty, Black Grape, Don Walker and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.

August 4, 2017
Robbie Williams, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014
Robbie Williams To Perform At The Adelaide 500

Robbie Williams Adelaide 500 show has been announced ahead of his Australian tour dates.

August 4, 2017
Steppenwolf Goldy McJohn
R.I.P. Goldy McJohn of Steppenwolf 1945-2017

Just two days before Steppenwolf will play their 50th Anniversary show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, word has come that the band's original keyboard player, Goldy McJohn, has died at the age of 72.

August 4, 2017
Paul Oakenfold
Paul Oakenfold To Release Graphic Novel About His Life

Paul Oakenfold is one of the progenitors of electronic music, a platinum selling artist and of one the greatest DJ’s of all time, and this fall he’ll tell the “not quite true” story of his life with his first ever book, a graphic novel.

August 4, 2017
Shannon Bourne at Deni Blues Fest 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Shannon Bourne To Showcase At Melbourne Guitar Show

One of Australia’s great guitarists Shannon Bourne will perform at the Melbourne Guitar Show this week.

August 3, 2017
Tempus Sun
Tempus Sun Debut ‘Gold’ Video

Tempus Sun have released a video for their song ‘Gold’.

August 3, 2017