2 Chainz
2 Chainz Wants A Piece Of The Hawks

Rapper 2 Chainz is eager to join the ranks of celebrity sports team owners with a stake in his beloved Atlanta Hawks basketball franchise.

December 19, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran ‘X’ Is Double Platinum For Christmas

Ed Sheeran is bowing out of 2015 with a bang after his album X was certified double platinum by officials at the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

December 19, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay And Justin Bieber To Perform At The BRITS

The BRIT Awards have announced that Coldplay and Justin Bieber join Adele as the three acts confirmed so far to perform at the UK’s biggest night in music in February at The O2.

December 19, 2015
Kelis, music news, noise11.com
Kelis Has Her Second Child

R&B star-turned-chef Kelis quietly gave birth to her second son last month (Nov15), according to a U.S. report.

December 19, 2015
Eluveitie
Eluveitie Send Australian Fans A Video Message

Eluveitie have sent fans in Australia a video message ahead of their 2016 tour.

December 19, 2015
Florence And The Machine perform at The Palais Theatre. Photo Zo Damage.
Florence + The Machine Join Play It Forward Campaign

In the aftermath of the horrific and senseless terrorist attacks on Paris on November 13, 2015—in which so many innocent lives were taken at that evening's Eagles Of Death Metal show at Le Bataclan—it was none other than Duran Duran who reached out with an immediate and sincere act of musical solidarity: In response to a fan-led campaign to push Eagles Of Death Metal’s cover of Duran Duran’s classic “Save A Prayer” to #1 in the UK, Simon LeBon tweeted that the new romantic icons would donate their share of royalties from the track to charity.

December 19, 2015
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears Fronts Rape Crisis Campaign

Britney Spears has partnered with Rape Crisis Center bosses to warn young women about predators over the holidays.

December 19, 2015
The Beatles, music news, noise11.com
The Beatles To Stream Before Christmas

Billboard has a bit of a blockbuster rumor circulating this afternoon. According to the magazine, the Beatles catalog will begin to roll out on at least one, and most likely many, streaming services starting Christmas Eve.

December 19, 2015
Scott Weiland - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Scott Weiland Died From ‘Accidental Overdose’

Tragic rocker Scott Weiland died from an accidental overdose of cocaine, methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) and alcohol, according to the official coroner's report.

December 19, 2015
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Photo, Noise11
Ian Paice Says Deep Purple Hall of Fame Induction Will Be ‘Interesting’

It's a very happy day for the members of Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A. and Cheap Trick along with Steve Miller. All will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April.

December 19, 2015
Violent Femmes We Can Do Anything
Violent Femmes To Release First Album In 16 Years

It has been fifteen years since the Violent Femmes last released an album, Freak Magnet.

December 19, 2015
T Rex Unchained
T. Rex Rarities Released

This is yet another Edsel re-issue (the third, in fact) of the 8 CDs featuring Marc Bolan’s home demos, alternate takes, unused and abandoned songs, as well as unfinished recordings. This time we are presented with a limited edition 12” x 12” bound book set. Sounds great – but is it worth the hype?

December 19, 2015
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from madonna.com
Madonna Issues Declaration In Support Of Sean Penn

Madonna has given her ex-husband Sean Penn her support in his ongoing $10 million defamation case, insisting the Oscar winner never assaulted her.

December 19, 2015
Donny Osmond, music news, noise11.com
Donny And Marie Osmond Rent Entire Theatre To Watch New Star Wars Flick

The force will be with Donny & Marie Osmond in Texas on Friday. They've rented out an entire cinema in Gainesville so they can watch the new Star Wars movie with fans.

December 19, 2015
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Releases New Song ‘Lazarus’

David Bowie has released the second track from his upcoming album, Blackstar.

December 19, 2015
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their inductees for 2016. Let the complaining begin.

December 18, 2015
Soundwave 2016
The Soundwave Mess Is About To Get A Lot Worse

Soundwave’s failed mogul AJ Maddah has blamed “the haters” for the downfall of his beloved festival. Well he is about to get 18000 more.

December 18, 2015
Star Wars The Force Awakens
New Music Releases For December 18 2015

Jess & Matt (XF), Pnatera box-set, Baroness and the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight soundtrack lead the pre-Christmas new releases.

December 18, 2015
Cherie Currie
Cherie Currie Is Coming To Australia And New Zealand

Cherie Curry, the original leader singer for The Runaways, is coming to Australia and New Zealand in May.

December 18, 2015
Cold-Chisel-photo-by-Ros-OGorman
Cold Chisel Perform ‘Ita’ For The First Time In 32 Years

Sydney was treated to a Cold Chisel live rarity last night when the band performed ‘Ita’ for the first time in more than 30 years at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

December 18, 2015
The Cranberries, Noise11, Photo
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riorden Pleads Guilty To Assault

Dolores O'Riorden, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has pleaded guilty in an Irish court to assaulting a flight attendant on a flight from New York to Ireland in November 2014. She also admitted to assaulting three police officers, including headbutting one, after the plane had landed.

December 18, 2015
Burt Bacharach performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Wednesday 28 October 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Burt Bacharach To Write Score For ‘Po’ Movie

Burt Bacharach is going strong at 87. Not only is the classic songwriter still touring, but he has now agreed to write the score for the upcoming motion picture Po.

December 18, 2015
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news, noise11.com
R.I.P. Soundwave 2007-2015

Soundwave is officially over. There will be no 2016 event.

December 17, 2015
Grease, Noise11, Phtotos
Live ‘Grease’ Production Set For TV Special

Grease will be the word on the Fox network Sunday, January 31 with a brand new, live, production of the show.

December 17, 2015
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