News - Noise11.com
Toni Braxton, music news, noise11.com
Toni Braxton Back In Hospital, More Shows Postponed

Toni Braxton has postponed a concert after being hospitalized due to complications related to her battle with lupus.

October 17, 2016
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Brings On Rihanna At Second Desert Trip Concert

Paul McCartney pretty much stuck to script for his second Desert Trip concert, with one exception … an appearance by Rihanna.

October 16, 2016
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Gives Desert Trip 2 At Taste of New And A Whole Lot of Old

Neil Young + Promise of the Real has played his second ‘Oldchella’ Desert Trip concert with equal parts country Neil, grunge Neil and new Neil taking up equal space in the set.

October 16, 2016
Green Day Revolution Road
ARIA Albums: Triple J Like A Version Beats Green Day To No 1

It wouldn't be October if we didn't see a Triple J "Like a Version" album go to No.1, as this year's Volume 12 of the unique covers album lands first week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

October 16, 2016
James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go
ARIA Singles: James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ Catches Up With iTunes Chart

Australia has a new No.1 single this week, the first new chart-topper since mid-August, and the crown this week goes to James Arthur and his ballad "Say You Won't Let Go", matching its current peak in England (3rd week at the top this week over there).

October 16, 2016
John Lydon, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Lydon Says He Never Sold His Soul

John Lydon chose to walk away from pop star fame and fortune as it was too boring.

October 16, 2016
Sydney Symphony Orchestra: David Bowie Nothing Has Changed
David Bowie Nothing Has Changed Is A Work of Genius About A Work of Genius

With ‘David Bowie Nothing Has Changed’ producer Amanda Pelman has created a timeless and tasteful tribute to the genius of David Bowie.

October 16, 2016
Josh Ritter
Josh Ritter Pulls Out An Old W Song For The Trump Lunacy

Josh Ritter has resurrected his song 'The Temptation of Adam' as the lunacy of Donald Trump continues.

October 16, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Donates $1m To Louisiana Charities

Taylor Swift has used the remainder of her $1 million (£820,000) pledge to help four charities in flood-hit Louisiana.

October 16, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Debut Just Your Fool Live At Desert Trip 2

The Rolling Stones debuted their new song ‘Just Your Fool’ live for the first time at their second Desert Trip show in the California desert.

October 16, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Plays It Safe At Second Desert Trip Show

Bob Dylan has performed the second of his Desert Trip concerts at Indio, California and apart from the encore, he stuck to the script.

October 16, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Streaming: The Chainsmokers and Halsey Still Have Most Streamed Song

The Chainsmokers and Halsey ‘Closer’ is not budging as the most streamed song in Australia.

October 15, 2016
James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go
Australian Singles : James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ Remains Most Downloaded Song

James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ is once again topping the iTunes chart as most downloaded song in Australia this week.

October 15, 2016
Sydney Symphony Orchestra: David Bowie Nothing Has Changed
Amanda Pelman’s Extraordinary David Bowie Nothing Has Changed In Residence At Hamer Hall

The death of David Bowie in January has promoted one of the most remarkable tribute shows in Australia.

October 15, 2016
Tex Perkins
Tex Perkins Is Doing More Gaol Time This Year Than Ever Before

Tex Perkins is spending record time in gaols this year with thanks to the Far From Folsom shows.

October 15, 2016
Franz Ferdinand photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Franz Ferdinand Slam American Idiot Trump With ‘Demagogue’

Frank Ferdinand is the latest act to contribute to anti-Trump website 30days30songs.com with 'Demagogue'.

October 15, 2016
Tori Amos photo, Ros O'Gorman photographer, noise11
Tori Amos Says America Needs To Discuss Sexual Assault

Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has urged U.S. lawmakers to take a closer look at sexual assault because attacks are on the rise.

October 15, 2016
Grace Sewell at Noise11.com, music news, video
Grace Sewell Guests On NCIS New Orleans

Brisbane singer Grace Sewell as scored a prime showcase role in the second episode of the new season of NCIS: New Orleans.

October 15, 2016
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 Named Billboard Woman of the Year

Madonna has been named Billboard's 2016 Woman of the Year.

October 15, 2016
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Cohen Corrects His ‘I’m Ready To Die’ Comments

The big news in Leonard Cohen circles last week, besides the impending release of his new album You Want It Darker, was the fact that he said he was "ready to die".

October 15, 2016
Richie Sambora: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jon Bon Jovi Denies Feud With Richie Sambora

Jon Bon Jovi insists a fight didn't lead to Richie Sambora's departure from their group Bon Jovi, explaining he simply didn't show up for work.

October 15, 2016
Chaka Khan, Noise11, Photo
Prince Tribute Concert Setlist

Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan led the stars at the long-awaited tribute concert to Prince on Thursday night.

October 15, 2016
Whitney Houston, music news, noise11.com
Clive Davis Shares Touching Letter To Whitney Houston

Music mogul Clive Davis has shared a touching letter he wrote to Whitney Houston in 2001 in a new documentary.

October 15, 2016
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Performs At Prince Tribute Concert

Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan led the stars at the long-awaited tribute concert to Prince on Thursday night.

October 14, 2016
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, photo
Paul McCartney Downsizes To Play Iconic Pappy and Harriets

Paul McCartney played for 300 at an ex-biker bar in the California desert on Thursday night.

October 14, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Beth Hart and Tiger Army Are At iHeartRadio This Week

San Fran Bay Area band Tiger Army will tour Australia in February. Nick 13 from the band is at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week. So is Beth Hart who will be in Australia exclusive to Bluesfest next year.

October 14, 2016
Roger Waters, The Wall - image by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Prepares For New Us and Them Tour For 2017

While it seems Roger Waters just finished his three-year tour of Pink Floyd's The Wall, he says he is ready to get back out on the road.

October 14, 2016
Bob Dylan image
Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize For Literature

Legendary singer Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature making him the first songwriter to be honoured with the award.

October 14, 2016
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ozzy Osbourne Leads Tributes To Dylan Rieder

Ozzy Osbourne has led tributes to pro skateboarder Dylan Rieder, who died on Wednesday (12Oct16) aged 28.

October 14, 2016
Robert Bateman
R.I.P. Robert Bateman Composer of Please Mr Postman

Robert Bateman, one of the first employees at Motown and writer of Please Mr. Postman, died on Wednesday morning after suffering a massive heart attack at the age of 80.

October 14, 2016