News -
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Falls Festival Lorne Moved To Mt Duneed Winery Geelong

The Falls Festival for Lorne has been relocated to the Mt Duneed Winery in Geelong as a result of the Victorian bush fires raging out of control along the Great Ocean Road.

December 26, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ No 1 For Fifth Week

Adele remains at the top of the ARIA Albums chart for a fifth straight week with “25”, but the first week without a new certification, although with it being Christmas week, not everything is back on track and I’m sure we will see a new certification in the new year.

December 26, 2015
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Stays No 1

Justin Bieber remains at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a third week with “Love Yourself”, but he also moves back up to No.2 with “Sorry” which has already notched up four weeks at that position, after which it spent four more weeks at No.3, and now this week it racks up a fifth week in the second position.

December 26, 2015
Lauryn Hill, Noise11, photo
Lauryn Hill Releases Christmas Song ‘ A Cradle In Bethlehem’

Lauryn Hill has joined Green Day in quietly slipping out a Christmas song.

December 26, 2015
Kylie with Coldplay photo by Daniel Boud
Kylie Minogue Wants To Perform With Coldplay Again

Kylie Minogue’s Christmas wish is to get on stage with Coldplay in 2016.

December 26, 2015
Kendrick Lamar
BBC Names Kendrick Lamar ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Best Album of 2015

Rapper Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly has been named critics' best album of the year in a new BBC poll.

December 26, 2015
Tove Lo, music news,
Tove Lo Added To Golden Globe Nominations After Being Left Out

Swedish musician Tove Lo has scored a late nomination for the Golden Globes' Best Original Song category after she was recognised as a co-writer on Ellie Goulding's Love Me Like You Do.

December 26, 2015
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Are Having A Girl

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are expecting a little girl.

December 26, 2015
Ministry live, Noise11, Photo
Al Jourgensen Of Ministry Rips AJ Maddah A New Arse-Hole

Ministry's Al Jourgensen has made a scathing appraisal of Soundwave boss AJ Maddah calling the failed Australian promoter a "douchebag" and a 'lying Scumbag" after Soundwave crashed and burned one week before Christmas.

December 26, 2015
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Claims Joshua Sasse Is ‘The One’

Singer Kylie Minogue reportedly believes she’s found ‘The One’ in boyfriend Joshua Sasse.

December 26, 2015
Janet Jackson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Postpones Tour For Surgery

Janet Jackson has issued a statement saying that she must post the upcoming Unbreakable World Tour dates while she has surgery.

December 26, 2015
David Coverdale
David Coverdale Almost Retired Before Deep Purple Album

David Coverdale almost called it quits earlier this year.

December 26, 2015
Peter Cetera
Peter Cetera Teases “Shock The World” Statement Coming Soon

First Chicago's Robert Lamm said that Peter Cetera would be joining the band for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Then, a day later, Robert says he has received a message saying that Peter would definitely not be in attendance.

December 26, 2015
The Beatles
Beatles For Sale Outside iTunes

The Beatles not only moved into the world of streaming as of midnight Christmas Eve, but their albums are now available from all download services.

December 26, 2015
Kanye West
Kanye West Turns Down $2.5m Photograph Deal For Kid

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly plan to reject an offer of $2.5 million for the first photographs of their son Saint.

December 26, 2015
Green Day, Soundwave 2014, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Green Day Release A Brand New Christmas Song LISTEN

Happy Holidays from Green Day. The band has released a brand new song for Christmas called 'Xmas Time of the Year'.

December 25, 2015
David Bowie Blackstar
New Music Releases December 25 2015

There are no major releases until the second week of January 2016 for now, but a few digital compilations and a few tracks for this and next weeks releases.

December 25, 2015
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Noise11 iHeartRadio Counts Down The 20 Fastest Selling Albums Of 2015

2015 was by far the year of Adele but it was also a great year for Australian acts Cold Chisel, Parkway Drive, Tame Impala, 5 Seconds of Summer and Hermitude.

December 24, 2015
Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motley Crue Biopic Based On The Dirt Coming 2016

Motley Crue has a brand new script for their biopic The Dirt and it looks like filming is a go.

December 24, 2015
The Beatles, music news,
The Beatles Now Playing On Streaming Services

The Beatles catalogue is now streaming.

December 24, 2015
Robbie Williams noise11 Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Robbie Williams In Talks To Rejoin Take That For 25th Anniversary

Take That, one of the biggest groups in British music history, is currently touring and recording as a trio minus original members Robbie Williams and Jason Orange.

December 24, 2015
Madonna does stand-up on Fallon show, music news,
Madonna Takes Guy Ritchie To Court Over Christmas Lunch

A New York judge has ordered Madonna's teenage son with Guy Ritchie to return home to New York to spend Christmas with the pop superstar.

December 24, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Sued For Hitting Photographer

Chris Martin has been served with a lawsuit by a paparazzo who accuses the rocker of purposefully hitting him with his car.

December 24, 2015
Chris Brown, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Thug Chris Brown Demands Respect In Latest Rant

Chris Brown has argued he works “three times harder” than his peers in a new Twitter rant.

December 24, 2015
Shirley Bassey, music news,
Shirley Bassey To Have Christmas In Monte Carlo

Dame Shirley Bassey doesn't spend Christmas with her extended family as there's not enough room and she won't sleep on the sofa.

December 23, 2015
Jackie Wilson, music news,
Jackie Wilson To Tour As A Hologram

Get ready for the late, great Jackie Wilson to once again grace the stage.

December 23, 2015
The Seekers with Pippa Grandison at the World Premiere of Georgy Girl The Musical at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
‘Georgy Girl The Seekers Musical’ Is A Story Every Australian Needs To Hear REVIEW

To understand the story of The Seekers climb to success you have to put the era into context.

December 23, 2015
Limp Bizkit, Noise11, Photo
Fred Durst Laughs Off Ukraine Ban

Fred Durst has taken to to mock reports suggesting he has been banned from entering Ukraine.

December 23, 2015
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Gets A Pony For Christmas

Lady Gaga was given an early Christmas present from her music label bosses, who gifted the pop star a pet pony.

December 23, 2015
Sam Phillips, music news,
Country Music Hall of Fame To Honour Sam Phillips

A tribute concert to the great Sam Phillips, the owner of Sun Records, is being organized by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Music City Roots.

December 22, 2015