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Gang Of Four
Gang Of Four To Tour Australia In 2014

Post-punk legends Gang Of Four will tour Australia to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their album ‘Entertainment!’

January 9, 2014
Sean Diddy Combs, music news, noise11.com
Sean Diddy Combs To Speak At SXSW

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs will be a keynote speaker at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin in March.

January 9, 2014
Abba from ABBA The Official Photo Book, Noise11, Photo
Abba To Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Eurovision Win

On April 6, 1974 it will be exactly 40 years since Abba won the Eurovision Song Contest and became a part of music history.

January 9, 2014
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Playing Times, Full Sets From Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire

Big Day Out playing and set times for the 2014 have been released. Pearl Jam and Arcade Fire fans are in for full sets from each band.

January 9, 2014
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
Streaming Becomes The New Airplay, 118.1 Billion Songs Streamed In 2013

Streaming has taken over from radio listening as the way people casually consume music in the USA. American’s streamed 118.1 billion songs in 2013.

January 8, 2014
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
The Vinyl Sales Illusion, LPs Really Don’t Sell

“Vinyl sales are the saving the music business. Hallelujah!” How many times have we heard that in the past year?

January 8, 2014
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Has Biggest Album Of 2013 In USA

Justin Timberlake ‘The 20/20 Experience’ was the biggest selling album in the USA for 2013.

January 8, 2014
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
Midweek Chart: Beyoncé Holds Top Spot On Album Chart

Beyonce looks set to hold onto top ARIA album spot in Australia while Pharrell looks equally comfortable to maintain the top of the ARIA singles chart, reports Gavin Ryan.

January 8, 2014
Lilly Wood & The Prick
Lou Doillon Ill But So Frenchy So Chic Goes On

Lou Doillon has had to cancel her So Frenchy So Chic appearances in Australia this weekend but the So Frenchy So Chic festival will go ahead as planned.

January 8, 2014
The Original Wailers
Billboard The Venue Comes 170 Russell

Melbourne’s Billboard The Venue has a new name. After being known as Billboard for about 40 years the venue has been renamed 170 Russell (after its address).

January 8, 2014
Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria, Noise11, Photo
Music Victoria And Victorian Government Working Together For Live Music Reforms

Music Victoria and the Victorian Government have been making positive progress to reform regulations and licensing for live music venues in the state of Victoria.

January 8, 2014
Melissa Etheridge, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
SXSW Adds Melissa Etheridge, Ian McLagan In Round 3

SXSW has now announced over 1200 for the music conference and festival in Austin, Texas in March.

January 8, 2014
Greenwich Village in the 60s
Warner Music Pays Tribute To Greenwich Village In The 60s

Warner Music will release a 2-disc compilation documenting the music of Greenwich Village in the 60s.

January 8, 2014
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motörhead’s Lemmy Get His Own Statue

Rock icon Lemmy of rock-band Motörhead gets immortalised as a statue. Well, a 9 inch tall one.

January 8, 2014
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
SXSW Confirms 41 Australian Acts For 2014

SXSW has confirmed 41 Australian acts has signed to perform at the 2014 music conference and festival in Austin, Texas in March.

January 8, 2014
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hamer Hall, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Engelbert Humperdinck Records Duet With Olivia Newton-John

Engelbert Humperdinck has recorded a cover of the Shirley Bassey classic ‘Never Never Never’ with Olivia Newton-John for his forthcoming duets album ‘Engelbert Calling’.

January 8, 2014
N.W.A.
Ice Cube Working On N.W.A Biopic

The world's most dangerous group N.W.A are to have their story immortalised in new film 'Straight Outta Compton'.

January 8, 2014
Fender Stratocaster
The Fender Stratocaster Celebrates Its 60th Birthday

The world's most iconic guitar, the Fender Stratocaster,  celebrates 60 years in music.

January 8, 2014
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Disney Bumps Beyonce For US No 1 Album With Frozen

Disney has ‘Frozen’ out Beyoncé from the number one album in the USA.

January 8, 2014
Beth Hart
Beth Hart To Play Bluesfest Sideshows

Beth Hart will perform Bluesfest sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne in April.

January 8, 2014
The Wailers
The Wailers Add Melbourne Bluesfest Sideshow

The Wailers, the original backing band of Bob Marley, have added a Melbourne Bluesfest sideshow to their upcoming Australian dates.

January 8, 2014
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Guns N Roses Set South American Dates

Guns N' Roses will tour South America in March after The Dead Daisies finish their round of shows in Australia.

January 8, 2014
Marc Bolan
T. Rex Catalogue To Be Expanded And Reissued

T. Rex fans will have access to Marc Bolan rarities for the first time when the band's catalogue is reissued.

January 8, 2014
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers To Perform At Grammy Awards

Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Nile Rodgers will be paired with recent artists for the 56th Grammy Awards in LA later this month.

January 8, 2014
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Tops ARIA 2013 Singles Chart

Katy Perry 'Roar' was the biggest selling song in Australia in 2013.

January 7, 2014
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pink Tops 2013 ARIA Album Chart

Pink 'The Truth About Love' was the second biggest selling album in Australia for the second year running.

January 7, 2014
Crimson ProjeKCt
The Crimson ProjeKCt Dates Rescheduled

The Crimson ProjeKCt, featuring members of King Crimson, have announced rescheduled dates for Australia and New Zealand.

January 7, 2014
We Are Scientists, Noise11, Photo
We Are Scientists Reschedule Australian Tour

We Are Scientists have postponed their Australian tour to May.

January 7, 2014
Ringo Starr Powerpuff Girl
Ringo Starr Becomes A Powerpuff Girl

Ringo Starr will become a Powerpuff Girl for the cartoon superhero comeback on January 20.

January 7, 2014
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kinks Reunion Could Be Close

Kinks founders Ray and Dave Davies are getting on better than ever and even spent New Year's Eve together.

January 7, 2014