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Lou Reed, SXSW 2008, Ros O'Gorman Photo
Lou Reed Dead At Age 71

Lou Reed, one of Rock’s most influential figures, has died in New York just months after having a liver transplant. He was 71-years old.

October 28, 2013
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey To Debut New Song On Facebook

Mariah Carey has admitted releasing music online means she can interact directly with her fans.

October 28, 2013
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Is Composing Wedding Vows

Kanye West's next lyric session will be his wedding vows.

October 28, 2013
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Blink-182 Forgot Their Anniversary

Blink-182 had to be reminded that they were about to hit the 10th anniversary of their landmark album.

October 28, 2013
Ne-Yo, Noise11, Photo
Ne-Yo Writes Song For Celine Dion

R&B star Ne-Yo has written a song for the next Celine Dion album.

October 28, 2013
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Talks Of Drugs And Alcohol

Lady Gaga has openly talked about her substance abuse when she was confined to a wheelchair.

October 27, 2013
Fleetwood Mac, Noise11, Photo
Live Nation Issues Fleetwood Mac Ticket Update

Concert promoter Live Nation has issued the following statement about the cancellation of the Australian and New Zealand Fleetwood Mac tour.

October 27, 2013
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Sir Paul McCartney Treats Crew To Lunch In Kent

Sir Paul McCartney shouted a television crew lunch in a small English café in Kent this week surprising the chef when he stopped by.

October 27, 2013
Fleetwood Mac, Noise11, Photo
Fleetwood Mac Cancel Tour, John McVie Diagnosed With Cancer

Fleetwood Mac have cancelled their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour after founding member John McVie was diagnosed with cancer.

October 27, 2013
Edna Krabappel Marcia Wallace, Noise11, photo
Marcia Wallace, The Simpsons’ Edna Krabappel Dies At Age 70

Marcia Wallace, who played schoolteacher Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons, has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 70.

October 27, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Has A Hit Book

Morrissey's Autobiography was an on again/off again venture right up until the day it finally hit the market but, after all the thrashing about, it has become a huge smash in England.

October 27, 2013
Al Johnson of The Unifics, Photo, Noise11
Al Johnson Of The Unifics Dead At 65

Al Johnson, of 60's R&B group The Unifics, has died at the age of 65.

October 27, 2013
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand To Release Brooklyn CD and DVD

Barbra Streisand's triumphant shows in home town Brooklyn at the new Barclays Center will be chronicled on the November 25 release Back to Brooklyn.

October 27, 2013
The Roots
Falls Festival Set For Laughs With Comedy Line-up

There will be a few laughs at the Falls Festival with comedians announced for all events and extra artists for Lorne and Byron Bay.

October 27, 2013
John Grant, Noise11, Photo
Sexy MF, Mona Foma Reveals 2014 Line-up

Tasmania's Mona Foma has revealed the first line-up of artists for the 2014 event with an event to rival previous years.

October 27, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Tops US Chart

The trend of big starts and big sales for veteran artists on the U.S. Album chart continues this week with three veterans debuting in the top ten and a fourth returning.

October 27, 2013
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Who Have One Tour Left In Them

Pete Townshend has made it clear that The Who will do one last big tour in 2015 and that will be the end of the road for them.

October 27, 2013
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Kinks Reissue Muswell Hillbillies

There is a distinct feel of George Orwell style paranoia on the opening tracks of Muswell Hillbillies - with references to "beady eyes on me" (Acute Schizophrenia Paranoid Blues), while there are "chemical nightmares" on the opening Twentieth Century Man.

October 27, 2013
Jake Bugg at Noise11, Photo
Jake Bugg Is A Q Award Winner

The Q Awards were held in London on Wednesday night with a winners list that split between veterans and newer artists and one of them was Jake Bugg.

October 27, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starr May Be Vegas Bound

Ringo Starr may be in the mood to settle down in one place rather than spending his "retirement" years on the road.

October 27, 2013
Michael Jackson Thriller image noise11.com photos
Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate over unpaid royalties.

October 27, 2013
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart Get Christmasy

The Wilson sister, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, have each recorded a new Christmas song both of which were released this week.

October 27, 2013
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Osbournes May Do Another Series

Jack Osbourne and his family might revisit reality television.

October 26, 2013
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, Photo
John Mayer Visits Oxford University

John Mayer had a "great" time talking at Oxford University on Friday.

October 26, 2013
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Debuts New Song In Berlin

Lady Gaga thrilled fans by debuting new song Gypsy in Berlin on Thursday.

October 26, 2013
Triple J Like A Version 9, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Triple J Like A Version 9 Claims Top Spot

This weeks No.1 debut is the first compilation album in over thirteen years to claim the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, as Triple J’s “Like a Version Volume 9” claims the top spot.

October 26, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: It Is Still About Katy Perry

Katy Perry is at No.1 for a ninth week with her smash song “Roar”, and in doing so she becomes the female artist with the longest run at the top of the Australian charts this decade, plus she is now tied in second place alongside LMFAO’s “Sexy & I Know it” as the second longest run for the decade (so far). Party Rock Anthem by LAMFAO is the longest at ten weeks.

October 26, 2013
Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote Release New EP, Announce USA/EU Tour

Australian soul act Hiatus Kaiyote will release their new EP, ‘Live In Revolt’, before embarking on a tour of the USA and Europe.

October 26, 2013
Inside Llewyn Davis, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Folks Up For Inside Llewyn Davis Soundtrack

If someone told you that the next new music from Justin Timberlake would be folk songs you would immediately check the calendar to see if it was April Fool’s Day.

October 26, 2013
Miami Horror
Miami Horror Release ‘Real Slow’ Remixes

Following the release of their first single in three years, Miami Horror, have shared three remixes of the new track, ‘Real Slow’.

October 26, 2013