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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Luis Fonsi and Bieber Song Is Biggest Hit of 2017 In UK So Far

This summer has seen the UK rekindle its love affair with Latin pop music and leading the way is Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s Despacito (Remix), which claims the Official Biggest Song of Summer 2017 in a new list unveiled by today, based on UK sales and streams.

September 5, 2017
Queen News of the World
Queen ‘News of The World’ Expanded For 40th Anniversary

Queen will release an expanded 4-disc box set of the ‘News of the World’ to mark the album’s 40th anniversary.

September 5, 2017
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Watchdog Group Files Complain Over Kid Rock Senate Run

Kid Rock has blasted a complaint filed by a watchdog group over his proposed U.S. Senate run.

September 4, 2017
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel Plays Boston REVIEW

With what is now becoming an annual event in Boston, Billy Joel played his fourth consecutive sold out concert this year at the historic baseball field, Fenway Park, on August 30, 2017. The iconic "piano man," is now arguably second in popularity (as far as actual Top 40 hits go) to only Elton John as the most celebrated “ivory key” wizard of all time. Not to mention, Joel and Johns "Face to Face" scattered dual tours during the 90's and 00's were one of the most successful joint tours of all time.

September 4, 2017
Walter Becker of Steely Dan photo by Ros O'Gorman
Donald Fagen Confirms Steely Dan Will Continue In Touching Tribute To Walter Becker

Donald Fagen has written a tribute to his Steely Dan partner Walter Becker who passed away earlier today (September 3) at the age of 67.

September 4, 2017
Wanda Jackson, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Wanda Jackson To Release Her Autobiography

BMG has announced it will release legendary rockabilly and country music pioneer Wanda Jackson’s autobiography Every Night Is Saturday Night: A Country Girl’s Journey to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on November 14, 2017.

September 4, 2017
Dave Hlubek of Molly Hatchett
R.I.P. Dave Hlubek of Molly Hatchet 1951-2017

Dave Hlubek, who founded the southern rock giants Molly Hatchet in 1971, has died at the age of 66.

September 4, 2017
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie and Chic Australian Tour Postponed

The Lionel Richie and Chic doubleheader Australian tour for October has been postponed until March and April 2018.

September 4, 2017
Tom Jones, Forum theatre Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones Postpones US Tour Because Of Health Issues

Tom Jones has been forced to postpone his upcoming U.S. tour on the advice of his doctors.

September 4, 2017
Paul Kelly Life Is Fine
Life Is Fine As Paul Kelly Continues To Sell In Decent Numbers

Paul Kelly’s first ever number one album ‘Life Is Fine’ is continuing to sell in decent numbers, at least relative to how music sells these days.

September 4, 2017
Liberation Records
Mushroom Group Rebrands Flagship Liberation Records

Michael Gudinski’s Mushroom Group is rebranding its flagship Liberation Music to Liberation Records and introducing a new entity Bloodlines.

September 4, 2017
Harry Sandler
R.I.P. Harry Sandler, A True Gentleman of The Music Industry

Music industry legend Harry Sandler has passed away after a short battle with cancer.

September 4, 2017
QOTSA, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Queens Of The Stone Age Debut At No 1

The seventh studio album for Cali-rock-band QOTSA or as their better known Queens of the Stone Age entitled "Villains", becomes the bands second successive No.1 album in Australia this week.

September 4, 2017
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Australian Charts: Taylor Swift Owns The Singles Chart

The lead single from Taylor Swift's sixth album ('Reputation' due Nov.10th) entitled "Look What You Made Me Do" comes straight in at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week, and continues a T.S. trend that she started in 2008.

September 4, 2017
Walter Becker of Steely Dan photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Walter Becker of Steely Dan 1950-2017

Steely Dan legend Walter Becker has died at the age of 67, his official website ha announced.

September 3, 2017
Society of Beggars
Melbourne’s Society Of Beggars Release A Special Song For Father’s Day

Melbourne’s Society of Beggars have chosen Father’s Day to release ‘Orbs’, a special song for the day.

September 3, 2017
Jack Johnson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jack Johnson To Perform In Australia In December

Jack Johnson will return to Australia for the first time in four years for shows in December.

September 3, 2017
QOTSA, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Queens Of The Stone Top UK Chart For First Time

Queens of the Stone Age have debuted at number 1 in Britain with their seventh studio album, Villains.

September 2, 2017
Nona Hendryx
Nona Hendryx Is Working With Gary Lucas On A Captain Beefheart Project

The World of Captain Beefheart is a comprehensive overview of the man also known as Don Van Vliet whose towering legacy is being reimagined and infused with new blood by vocalist extraordinaire Nona Hendryx and avant-guitar legend Gary Lucas.

September 2, 2017
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mick Fleetwood Assures Fans Next Fleetwood Mac Tour Won’t Be Their Last

Fleetwood Mac leader Mick Fleetwood has assured fans the band's 2018 tour won't be a finale.

September 2, 2017
Neil Finn Out of Silence
New Music Releases For 1 September 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: The Script, LCD Soundsystem, Motorhead, Jake Bugg, Mogwai, Paradise Lost, Joan Osborne, Steve Winwood and Neil Finn.

September 1, 2017
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour.
Gun N’ Roses Salute Glen Campbell In Canada

Over the length of their reunion tour, Guns N' Roses have thrown many covers of other artists' songs into their sets but the majority have been out of the rock genre.

September 1, 2017
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Gillan Shoots Down Chances Of Ritchie Blackmore Returning To Deep Purple

Ian Gillan has shot down a Deep Purple reunion with rocker Ritchie Blackmore because he doesn't think the guitarist is great anymore.

September 1, 2017
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Aussie Rock Legend Richard Clapton Guests At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Australian rock legend Richard Clapton takes us through more than 40 years of his career ahead of his upcoming Australian tour this week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by

September 1, 2017
Robin Williams photo, Ros O'Gorman Melbourne, noise11, rod laver arena 2014
Robbie Williams Australia and New Zealand Dates Revealed

Robbie Williams’ remaining dates for his 2018 Australia and New Zealand tour have been revealed.

September 1, 2017
Macklemore To Share Same Love At NRL Grand Final

Macklemore will visit Australia for a one-off performance at the NRL Grand Final in Sydney on October 1.

September 1, 2017
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 Is Planning A Move To Portugal

Madonna has reportedly made a move towards making Portugal her home after registering with Portuguese tax authorities.

September 1, 2017
Beside Bowie The Mick Ronson Story
Mick Ronson Documentary To Screen In Theatres

Fans of David Bowie rejoice! Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, a new documentary from producer/director Jon Brewer, is coming to the big screen for a limited run in various cities throughout the U.S. A DVD and Blu-ray will be available on October 27.

September 1, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Roy Hay Updates Culture Club’s Long Overdue ‘Tribes’ And Promises A Stones Song On Aussie Tour

Culture Club’s long overdue ‘Tribes’ album still won’t see the light of day this year but guitarist Roy Hay says fans will hear the album “at some stage next year”.

August 31, 2017
Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy To Donate All Proceeds From Nov 7 Houston Concert To Relief Effort

Fall Out Boy will donate their fee from the M A N I A Tour in Houston on November 7 to the Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief Effort.

August 31, 2017