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Face The Music
Face The Music Release Program Details

Melbourne's Face The Music music conference has released more information about panels and artists for 2016.

October 19, 2016
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Gwen Stefani To Return To The Voice

Gwen Stefani is returning as a coach on The Voice after a two-season break.

October 19, 2016
Frank Ocean Blonde
Frank Ocean Albums Miss Deadline For Grammy Nomination

Frank Ocean's latest albums won't be winning any Grammy Awards next year (17) after the deadline to be considered for a nomination was missed.

October 19, 2016
Mary J Blige, Noise11, Photo
Mary J Blige’s Husband Wants $170k A Month In Alimony

Mary J. Blige's estranged husband has filed for temporary spousal support as the couple thrashes out its divorce.

October 19, 2016
Pearl Jam, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Nominees Announced

It looks like it was a year for reflection by the nomination committee at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

October 19, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn, Teenage Fanclub, The Specials To Play Golden Plains Festival

The line-up for Golden Plains 2017 has been revealed with a line-up featuring Teenage Fanclub, The Specials and Neil Finn.

October 18, 2016
Wednesday 13
Wednesday 13 To Play Australian Acoustic Shows

Wednesday 13 will tour Australia unplugged in 2017.

October 18, 2016
Boom Crash Opera
Boom Crash Opera Set Dates For 2017

Boom Crash Opera has set their first dates for 2017 with two more shows for Melbourne before year’s end.

October 18, 2016
Tempus Sun
Melbourne Music Bank Shortlist To Four Finalists

Anna Oliphant Wright, Birdhouse, Bloom and Tempus Sun are the four acts competing for the 2016 Melbourne Music Bank prize.

October 18, 2016
RUFUS, music news, noise11.com
Rüfüs Set First Dates For 2017

Rüfüs will head on their first dates of 2017 with a regional tour starting on the Gold Coast and ending in Airlie Beach across January and February.

October 18, 2016
Phil Collins
Phil Collins To Tour Again

A number of times over the last couple of years, it looked like Phil Collins was returning to the concert stage with a full-fledged show, only to disappoint with three or four songs.

October 18, 2016
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Yet To Respond To Nobel Prize Committee

Nobel Prize committee officials remain confident Bob Dylan will attend their annual ceremony to accept his Literature honour, even though he has yet to respond to their invitation.

October 18, 2016
Katy Steele
Katy Steele Has A New Song ‘It Ain’t Me’

Katy Steele is giving fans a sneak preview of another song from her next album with 'It Ain't Me'.

October 18, 2016
The Last Shadow Puppets
The Last Shadow Puppets Cover Leonard Cohen

The Last Shadow Puppets will an EP featuring covers of Leonard Cohen and The Fall in December.

October 18, 2016
Bic Runga Covers Classic Artists On First Album Since 2011

Bic Runga has covered Neil Young, Roberta Flack, Nick Drake and the Beach Boys on ‘Close Your Eyes’, her first album in five years.

October 18, 2016
The Who Roger Daltry. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who and Roger Waters Press Play Repeat For Final Desert Trip Show

The first Desert Trip Festival came to a close on Sunday night with performances by The Who and Roger Waters.

October 18, 2016
Gregory Page, Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Gregory Page To Return To Australia After Three Year Gap

British-born American based singer-songwriter Gregory Page will return to Australia in December for his first shows since 2013.

October 18, 2016
Azealia Banks, Future Music, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Azealia Banks Files Police Report Against Russell Crowe

Rapper Azealia Banks has reportedly filed a battery report against actor Russell Crowe following a Beverly Hills hotel spat over the weekend.

October 18, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John To Release Christmas Album

John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John have teamed up again, this time for a Christmas album.

October 17, 2016
Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd and The Cat Empire Team For Tour

The Cat Empire and Xavier Rudd will be heading out together on tour in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Mike Love, The Beach Boys Rod Laver Arena 2012. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Beach Boys and The Temptations Team For Australian Dates

Mike Love’s The Beach Boys and Otis Williams’ The Temptations will perform Australian dates in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Jessica Mauboy, Noise11, Photo
Jessica Mauboy To Perform At Birdsville Big Red Bash

Jessica Mauboy will headline the Birdsville Big Bash in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Dixie Chicks photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Dixie Chicks Australian Dates For 2017

Dixie Chicks will tour the MMXVII tour is cities around Australia and New Zealand in 2017.

October 17, 2016
Big Scary, music news, noise11.com
Sugar Mountain Reveals 2017 Line-up

Sugar Mountain has announced its 2017 line-up. The festival features a program of Music and Art.

October 17, 2016
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty and Joan Osbourne Added To Bluesfest

Bluesfest has announced another five acts with Trombone Shorty and Joan Osbourne leading the third line-up list.

October 17, 2016
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson Will Perform Pet Sounds Again In 2017

Brian Wilson has said that this will be his last time performing the Beach Boys' classic album Pet Sounds, but he keeps putting that end off.

October 17, 2016
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