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George Benson photo by Tim Cashmere
George Benson’s First Album Came Out 55 Years Ago

Guitar legend George Benson released his first album ‘The New Boss Guitar of George Benson’ in 1964. He had just turned 21 years old.

October 1, 2019
The Angels play Palms Crown Casino on Friday 27 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Angels Cover Baby Animals and Baby Animals Cover The Angels

Baby Animals have released a cover of The Angels’ ‘Marseilles’ and The Angels have released a cover of Baby Animals ‘One Word’ ahead of their joint ‘They Who Rock 2019’ Australian tour.

October 1, 2019
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West is Lacing His Next Album With Religious Text

Kanye West borrows from "religious texts" for the lyrics on his long-awaited album 'Jesus Is King'.

October 1, 2019
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Pops Up At Exhibit Opening In New Jersey

Bruce Springsteen surprised fans at the launch of his own exhibition in New Jersey over the weekend by making an appearance and performing.

October 1, 2019
Jessye Norman
R.I.P. Jessye Norman at 74

International opera star Jessye Norman has died, aged 74.

October 1, 2019
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
R. Kelly Lawyers Fight For Release On Medical Grounds

Lawyers for jailed singer R. Kelly have filed new documents in an effort to get their client the medical help he needs behind bars.

October 1, 2019
Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Tedder Backtracks on Poorly Delivered Collaboration Joke

One Republic frontman Ryan Tedder was only joking when he teased there was a Beyonce, Adele and Chris Martin collaboration on the way.

October 1, 2019
Slipknot, Soundwave Melbourne 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Slipknot Send Metallica Best Wishes After Shows Pulled In Australia

Slipknot have sent their best wishes to Metallica and their frontman James Hetfield after he pulled their tour of Australia and New Zealand to head to rehab.

October 1, 2019
Hunters and Collectors, AAMI stadium, Melbourne 2014
Hunters & Collectors By The Charts

In today’s music world a band like Hunters & Collectors would not have survived. After debuting with their self-titled album in 1982 and peaking at number 21 Hunter & Collectors started to go backwards fast. Album two ‘The Fireman’s Curse’ peaked at number 77 and the third ‘The Jaws of Life’ went unnoticed at number 89.

September 30, 2019
Noel Gallagher of Oasis, Noise11, Photo
Noel Gallagher Releases His Second EP for 2019 ‘This Is The Place’

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have a second EP for 2019 with ‘This Is The Place’.

September 30, 2019
busbee
Hit Songwriter Michael James Ryan aka Busbee passes away at age 43

Michael James Ryan, the songwriter better known as Busbee has died at the age of 43 after a battle with brain cancer.

September 30, 2019
Pennywise
Pennywise To Play Feb 2020 Australian Dates

Pennywise will return to Australia in 2020. The tour marks the 20th anniversary of the fifth Pennywise album ‘Straight Ahead’ and to mark the occasion Pennywise will perform the album.

September 30, 2019
A Day In The Gardens in the Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017. Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham each performed a set for the first A Day In The Gardens held over the March 2017 Moomba long weekend in Melbourne.
Queenscliff Music festival 2019 is Sold-Out

The Queenscliff Music Festival for 2019 is a complete sell-out.

September 30, 2019
The Beatles Abbey Road 50th Anniversary edition
The Beatles Premiere Brand New ‘Here Comes The Sun’ Video

With the release of the 50th anniversary ‘Abbey Road’ deluxe box, The Beatles have created a brand new video for ‘Here Comes The Sun’.

September 29, 2019
Judith Durham photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Judith Durham To Be Inducted Into the Australian Women In Music Awards Honour Role

Australian music legend and singer for The Seekers for 50 years Judith Durham will be added to the Australian Women In Music Awards Honour Roll at the 2019 awards in Brisbane in 9 October.

September 29, 2019
Post Malone Hollywoods Bleeding
Australian Charts: Post Malone ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ Spends 3rd Week at no 1

It's a third week at No.1 for the third Post Malone studio album "Hollywood's Bleeding", becoming now his longest running chart-topping album in Australia.

September 28, 2019
Tones and I
Australian Charts: Tones and I ‘Dance Monkey’ Spends 9th Week at No 1

Tones and I remains at No.1 in Australia with "Dance Monkey" for a ninth consecutive week, the equal longest running song at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for an Australian Artist (1983 to 2019).

September 28, 2019
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Australia and New Zealand Tour Postponed As James Hetfield Enters Rehab

Metallica will no longer be touring Australia and New Zealand in October.

September 28, 2019
The Beatles Abbey Road 50th Anniversary edition
New Music Releases for 27 September 2019

Major new titles coming this week from: Boy & Bear, Steel Panther, Hellyeah, Scouting for Girls, Pitbull, Beth Hart, Busby Marou, Tegan & Sara, Of Mice & Men, Drax Project, Lucky Oceans, DaBaby, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (EP), The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’50th Anniversary, Opeth, Marc E. Bassy and Hermitude.

September 27, 2019
Justine Clarke
Justine Clarke To Host Screen Music Awards In Melbourne

Queen of children’s entertainment Justine Clarke has been announced as the host of the Screen Music Awards when it returns to Melbourne in November.

September 26, 2019
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
Suzi Quatro To Attend Three Australian Screenings of ‘SUZiQ’ Documentary

Suzi Quatro will take part in the Q&A sessions for three Australian screenings of the SUZiQ documentary by Australian filmmaker’s Liam Firmager and Tait Brady.

September 26, 2019
Smokey Robinson Joins Human Nature To Celebrate 2000th Vegas Show

Motown legend Smokey Robinson joined Australia’s Human Nature on stage in Las Vegas this week to celebrate their 2000th show.

September 26, 2019
Nilsson Losst and Founnd
Never Before Released Nilsson Songs Compiled For ‘Losst and Founnd’ Album

An album of never before released songs by Harry Nilsson has been compiled for a brand new Nilsson album ‘Lost and Founnd’.

September 26, 2019
One Direction, Louis Tomlinson, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Louis Tomlinson Speaks For First Time Since His Sister’s Death

Louis Tomlinson has opened up about his grief following the deaths of his mother and sister.

September 26, 2019
Ginger Baker, music news, noise11.com
Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Is Critically Ill

Cream drummer Ginger Baker is fighting for his life in hospital, according to his family.

September 26, 2019
Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme
Sheryl Crow Teams With Gibson For the Country Western Supreme

Sheryl Crow and Gibson Guitars have teamed up to produce the Sheryl Crow signature guitar the Country Western Supreme.

September 25, 2019
Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Archie Roach Has A Companion Album For His New Book

Archie Roach will publish his memoir ‘Tell Me Why’ on 1 November and on the same day release a companion album.

September 25, 2019
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
‘Live From The Astroturf Alice Cooper’ Set for UK and USA Premieres

The Alice Cooper movie ‘Live From The Astroturf, Alice Cooper’ will screen in the USA and UK in October.

September 25, 2019
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant Has A Whole Stack Of US Dates for 2020

Adam Ant has christened his 2020 US tour ‘Friend of Foe’ which is kind of bizarre considering the song wasn’t a hit in America.

September 25, 2019
Squeeze with Dave Grohl
Squeeze Score A Surprise Visit From Dave Grohl In Kentucky

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl joined Squeeze on stage at the Bourbon & Beyond Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday evening.

September 25, 2019