Sleater Kinney, noise11, music news
Sleater-Kinney Perform For Stephen Colbert

When Sleater-Kinney decided to return after nine years on hiatus, anticipation was high for new music. Janet Weiss had gone off to become a member of Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Corin Tucker embarked on a solo career and Carrie Brownstein formed the band Wild Flag while branching out into acting with the IFC series Portlandia.

December 17, 2015
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons Issue Touts Statement

Mumford & Sons have issued a statement to try and stop scalpers and ticketing companies profiting from their tours.

December 17, 2015
LL Cool J, music news, noise11.com
LL Cool J To Host Grammy Awards For 5th Time

Rapper and actor LL Cool J has been tapped to host the Grammy Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

December 17, 2015
Michael Jackson Thriller image noise11.com photos
Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ Becomes First Album To Be Certified 30x Platinum

Halloween this year was very, very good to Michael Jackson.

December 17, 2015
Wu-Tang Clan, music news, noise11.com
Wu-Tang Clan To Tour Australia In 2016

Wu-Tang Clan will tour Australia in 2016.

December 17, 2015
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
James Corden Takes One Direction On A Drive

James Corden has Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Harry Styles join him for a carpool through Los Angeles -singing some of their biggest songs and introducing a little choreography.

December 17, 2015
Rikki Rockett
Poison’s Rikki Rockett Is Battling Cancer

Poison drummer Rikki Rockett has made a public admission that he is currently battling oral cancer.

December 17, 2015
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
iHeart Lines Up Rick Springfield, Culture Club For 80s Party

iHeartMedia is continuing to expand their list of festivals with the inaugural iHeart80's Party, to be held on February 20, 2016 at the L.A. Forum.

December 17, 2015
Ross Hannaford, Caravan Club. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Hannaford Makes A Room Smile For Christmas

Ross Hannaford of the legendary Daddy Cool (and a list of associated acts far too long to mention) was back on stage last night in Melbourne has a delay due to illness last week.

December 16, 2015
Eric Idle and John Cleese
John Cleese and Eric Idle To Tour Australia

Australia is to be treated to a Half Monty (if that is the correct term for half of the full Monty Python.

December 16, 2015
Emma Donovan and Dan Sultan join Archie Roach in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Golden Plains Names Final Act For 2016 Emma Donovan

Emma Donovan & The Putbacks are the lucky last act to be announced for Gold Plains 2016.

December 16, 2015
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news, noise11.com
Soundwave To Fold After 2016

After 2016 Soundwave will be no more.

December 16, 2015
Luka Bloom
Luka Bloom Australian Dates

Irish singer songwriter Luka Bloom will return to Australia in 2016.

December 16, 2015
Buckcherry
Buckcherry To Tour Australia and New Zealand in 2016

90s metal band Buckcherry will return to Australia and New Zealand in 2016.

December 16, 2015
Madonna Rebel Heart tour
Madonna Cuts Short Her Australian Tour, Reschedules Brisbane

Madonna has sliced six days of her Australian tour, moving her Brisbane dates to what was originally planned to be extra Sydney or Melbourne dates.

December 16, 2015
Graham Nash - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Graham Nash To Play Bluesfest

Graham Nash has been added to Bluesfest 2016.

December 16, 2015
AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Add More UK Dates For 2016

European tour dates for the next leg of AC/DC's “Rock or Bust” World Tour were announced today.

December 16, 2015
Nelly, music news, noise11.com
Nelly Cancels UK Tour Over Terrorism Fears

Rapper Nelly has cancelled his mini-tour in the U.K. due to reported terrorism concerns in London.

December 16, 2015
The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Doobie Brothers Partner For Blood Drive

The Doobie Brothers are celebrating possibly saving the life of a fan.

December 16, 2015
ZZ Top, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ZZ Top Set 2016 Tour Dates

ZZ Top may be 46 years into their career as one of the great rock-blues bands, but they are still going strong with a new set of dates for 2016.

December 16, 2015
Madonna Rebel Heart tour
Madonna Hard-Drive Crash Delays Manchester Show

Madonna went on a bit of a foul mouthed rant at fans in Manchester on Monday night after she hit the stage an hour late, but there was a very legitimate reason for the situation.

December 15, 2015
Nicki Minaj photo by Gerry Nicholls
Nicki Minaj ‘The Pinkprint’ Turns One

Nicki Minaj has thanked her fans for their "unwavering love" as she celebrates the first anniversary of her album The Pinkprint.

December 15, 2015
Eluveitie
Celtic Folk Metal Act Eluveitie To Tour Australia

Swiss folk-metal band Eluveite will tour Australia in May.

December 15, 2015
Steve Perry
Steve Perry Has A Solo Album On The Way

Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry would like to get a new solo album out. He just can't seem to get it finished.

December 15, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Accused Of Using Artist Images Without Permission

Singer Taylor Swift has been accused of using an artist's image without permission to promote her 1989 album.

December 15, 2015
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson Announces World Tour

R&B legend Wilko Johnson has announced his first UK headline shows since his sensational appearance with Roger Daltrey at Shepherds Bush Empire last year.

December 15, 2015
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Releases Another New Song ‘Lazarus’

David Bowie’s new single Lazarus taken from the album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) will be released digitally on December 18 and will receive its world premiere on BBC 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq show on the 17.

December 15, 2015
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Set 2016 Rock Or Bust Dates

AC/DC are not ready to hang it up for the current Rock or Bust Tour.

December 15, 2015
Jimmy Page
Jimmy Page To Make 2016 A Touring Year

Jimmy Page has confirmed that he plans on touring in 2016.

December 15, 2015
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Sets First European Dates In 12 Years

Live Nation has announced that Mariah Carey will be returning to the European stage this spring with her ‘Sweet Sweet Fantasy” tour.

December 15, 2015