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The Rubens Chucka Buckas
The Rubens Introduce New Music Live Initiative Chucka Buckas

The Rubens will take over The Botany View Hotel in Sydney to present a new live music initiative they called Chucka Buckas.

November 1, 2018
Vinyl Records
Public Hearing Inquiry into the Music Industry Set for Sydney November 2

ANNOUNCEMENT: The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will hold a public hearing in Sydney on Friday, 2 November 2018 for its inquiry into the Australian music industry.

November 1, 2018
Wagons
Wagons to Play The Rise and Fall of Goodtown from Start to Finish

Wagons will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their ‘The Rise and Fall of Goodtown’ with complete album performances in February 2019.

November 1, 2018
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds Of Summer Cover Queen To Honor Freddie Mercury

5 Seconds of Summer have covered Queen’s ‘Killer Queen’ to honor Freddie Mercury and raise funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust fighting AIDS worldwide.

November 1, 2018
Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Birds of Tokyo To Open For Bon Jovi’s Australian Tour

Birds of Tokyo will open for Bon Jovi in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney in December.

November 1, 2018
Slipknot, Soundwave Melbourne 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Slipknot Slip Out ‘All Out Life’

Slipknot have released the new song ‘All Out Life’ with a video directed by the band’s M. Shawn Crahan.

November 1, 2018
Neil Young Songs for Judy
Neil Young To Follow-Up ‘Songs For Judy’ With Electric Counterpart

Cameron Crowe and Joel Bernstein have let slip that they are working on an electric counterpoint of the upcoming ‘Songs For Judy’ compilation of 1975 performances.

November 1, 2018
Annie Lennox 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Annie Lennox Releases First Original Song Since 2010

Annie Lennox has recorded a new song ‘Requiem for a Private War’ as the theme song for the movie ‘A Private War’.

November 1, 2018
Sampa The Great 13th AMP showcase Pop up at the Arts Centre Foyer Melbourne on a Flatbed Truck. Photo Ros O'Gorman
triple j Awards for 2018 Nominees are here

The triple j Awards nominees for 2018 are in and its a big year. Amy Shark, Courtney Barnett, Tash Sultana lead a strong female contingency for Album of the Year while the diversity of Sampa the Great to John Butler Trio makes for a wide Artist of the Year list.

November 1, 2018
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Red Hot Chili Peppers Play a Halloween Show at Chad Smith’s Kids School

The kids of Viewpoint School in Calabasas were treated to a surprise Red Hot Chili Peppers Halloween show today.

November 1, 2018
Christine and The Queens
Christine and the Queens To Play First Australian Headline Shows

Christine and the Queens will tour Australia for the first time as headliners.

November 1, 2018
Steve Hackett
Steve Hackett To Release ‘At The Edge of Light’

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett will release his new album ‘At the Edge of Light’ in January.

November 1, 2018
Guy Sebastian
Guy Sebastian Joins Kram and Jen Boyce for Zany Simpsons Tribute

Guy Sebastian, Kram from Spiderbait and Jen Boyce of Ball Park Music are just some of the artists who Dan Cribb has gathered for a rollicking Simpsons tribute ‘The Worst Tribute Ever’.

October 31, 2018
Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jon Stevens is Glad Artists Motivated the Government to Act for Farmers

Jon Stevens says that all of the work being down by Australia’s musicians to help drought-stricken farmers is finally leading to some action by the government.

October 31, 2018
The Ocean Party
The Ocean Party Drummer Zac Denton Dies Aged 24

Zac Denton of Melbourne band The Ocean Party has died from a brain cyst at age 24.

October 31, 2018
Baker Boy
Baker Boy to Receive the Corner Award for 2018

Melbourne’s iconic venue The Corner Hotel has named indigenous hip-hop artist Baker Boy the recipient of its 2018 Corner Award.

October 31, 2018
PP Arnold
PP Arnold Joins the RocKwiz Revue

Soul legend PP Arnold has been added to the RocKwiz Revue in November and December.

October 31, 2018
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand to Appear on Carpool Karaoke

Cultural icon Barbra Streisand will take a drive with James Corden in an episode of Carpool Karaoke to air this week.

October 31, 2018
Jackson Hunter
Jackson Hunter, Son of Marc Hunter, to DJ at Melbourne Cup

Marc Hunter’s son Jackson Hunter has been announced to perform at the Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse next week.

October 31, 2018
Bigger Than Jesus
Sons of Chris Wilson to join Bigger Than Jesus at Espy Gig

George and Fenn Wilson, the sons of Melbourne bluesman Chris Wilson, will join the Bigger Than Jesus line-up at The Espy in December to honour their father with their band Pollyman.

October 31, 2018
The Beatles Glass Onion video George Harrison
The Beatles Create a Video for Glass Onion

The Beatles have a new music video for ‘Glass Onion’, John Lennon’s rocker from The White Album.

October 31, 2018
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West tries to Distance Himself from Politics after his Trump Stunt Backfires

Kanye West appears to be backtracking in his support for U.S. President Donald Trump after realising he has been "used" to push an agenda he does not support.

October 31, 2018
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
KISS to Tour Australia One Last Time In 2019

KISS will bring their End of the Road world tour to Australia in November 2019.

October 31, 2018
Have/Hold
Have/Hold To Launch ‘We Are A Ghost Now, You and I’ in Melbourne

Melbourne’s Have/Hold have chosen Brunswick Mechanics Institute to launch their second album ‘We Are a Ghost Now, You & I’.

October 30, 2018
Shane Howard, Goanna Band. Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Goanna ‘Solid Rock’ Added to National Film & Sound Archive

Goanna’s classic ‘Solid Rock’ is to become a museum piece. The National Film & Sound Archive in Canberra has announced that the 1982 ‘Spirit of Place’ track will be added to its Sounds of Australia.

October 30, 2018
Nancy and Ann Wilson, Heart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Heart VH1 Live Show Featuring an All-Star to be Released

Heart’s 2006 live concert from VH1’s ‘Decades Rock Live’ has been remastered for reissue and it comes with an all-star cast.

October 30, 2018
Mike Noga
Mike Noga to Tour Songs from All Three Solo Albums

The Drones’ Mike Noga is going on tour to play songs from all of his three solo albums for the first time.

October 30, 2018
Todd Rundgren celebrates his 70th (photo by Karen Freedman)
Todd Rundgren Celebrates 70 In Australia With ToddARoo

Todd Rundgren had a simple idea for his 70th year. The difficulty was in implementing it. Take one international rock god and his wonderful wife, blend in a few dozen devotees, garnish with some Australian rays of sun, and you have the perfect recipe for one helluva shindig to celebrate a 70th birthday (his fourth, this year).

October 30, 2018
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo Cancels Prague Concert Cancelled for Safety Fears

Jason Derulo performed on the balcony of a concert venue in the Czech Republic on Thursday after having to cancel his show due to safety concerns.

October 30, 2018
Jon Bon Jovi, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Jon Bon Jovi Slams Kim Kardashian

Jon Bon Jovi has attacked Kim Kardashian, insisting the reality TV star only became famous for starring in a 2007 sex tape.

October 30, 2018