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Royal Variety Performance
Kylie One Direction Neil Diamond To Appear On Royal Variety Performance

The first acts have been announced for the annual Royal Variety Performance, set for November 19 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

November 4, 2012
Elvis Hawaii 40
Honolulu To Host 40th Anniversary Screening Of Elvis Presley Aloha From Hawaii

Hawaiian Elvis fans are in for a treat with a special 40th anniversary screening of Elvis Presley Aloha From Hawaii. The show will be January 14 at Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Tickets are on sale now.

November 4, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John And Bernie Taupin Song Theft Lawsuit Thrown Out

U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve has tossed a lawsuit brought by a photojournalist against Elton John over the song Nikita.

November 4, 2012
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart To Be One Of Ronnie Wood’s Best Men

Ronnie Wood has started planning his wedding after getting engaged last month and has asked fellow musician Rod Stewart to be his best man.

November 4, 2012
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams : Having A Baby Sorts Stuff Out

Robbie Williams admits there were times he wanted to 'run off' when his wife got pregnant.

November 4, 2012
R.Kelly, music news,
R. Kelly Insists His Fans Love His Reputation As A Ladies’ Man

R. Kelly says his new album Black Panties marks a return to the "old R. Kelly".

November 4, 2012
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Steven Tyler Says ‘Special Things Happen’ When Aerosmith Get Together

Steven Tyler says Aerosmith are like "modern-day sorcerers".

November 4, 2012
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder’s Surprise Duet with Eddie Murphy

Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler and Samuel L. Jackson were just some of the names that had already been announced as part of the line-up for Spike TV's gala, Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, but everyone got a surprise near the end of the night when Stevie Wonder came out to perform, including doing a playful duet with Eddie himself.

November 4, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Put On ‘Hardcore Fitness Regimes’

One Direction is set to get even fitter because their music exec bosses have put them on a special fitness programme ahead of their world tour.

November 4, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicky Minaj Perfects Her English Accent

Nicki Minaj says her English accent is a mixture of "Scary Spice" and "Hermione from Harry Potter".

November 4, 2012
Lady Gaga aboard her very own plane
Live Nation Gives Lady Gaga A Plane

What do you give a person who has everything? Well touring company Live Nation has given Lady Gaga her very own plane.

November 4, 2012
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kylie Looks Forward To Being ‘Fired Out Of A Cannon’ On Next Tour

Kylie Minogue has joked she could be 'fired out of a cannon' on her next tour.

November 4, 2012
Alice Cooper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Mistaken For Al Pacino

Alice Cooper once had a four-hour conversation with a man who thought he was Al Pacino.

November 4, 2012
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Relief As Britney Spears Case Is Dismissed

Britney Spears' father Jamie is 'relieved' that the case filed against his family by Sam Lufti was dismissed.

November 4, 2012
Thom Yorke Atoms For Peace Default EP
Thom Yorke Atoms For Peace Default Due Soon

Thom Yorke’s new supergroup Atoms For Peace is closer for release than we thought. Hollywood record store Amoeba has the 12” ‘Default’ now available for preorder.

November 4, 2012
Garbage, music news, The Word From Garbage

When Garbage released ‘Not Your Kind Of People’ this year it was their first album together in seven years.

November 4, 2012
Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
First Hoodoo Gurus A Day On The Green Kicks Off Today

The Hoodoo Gurus will hit the wineries from today for their first gig in a while.

November 4, 2012
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
PSY Had The Most Read Story On Noise11 Last Week

In Noise11 music news this week the story of PSY’s ARIA dominance generated the most eyeballs and news of the Black Sabbath tour came in a close second.

November 4, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Albums By US Gold And Platinum Awards

The biggest touring news in Australia this week was the announcement that Black Sabbath will hit the region late April, 2013.

November 4, 2012
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Red Spends Second Week Atop ARIA Chart

Taylor Swift remains “Red” for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart this week, becoming her longest run at the top of our charts, as her previous No.1 “Speak Now” only lasted one week at the top back in November of 2010. The album also selling enough this week to pick up a Platinum sales certification.

November 4, 2012
PSY Tops ARIA Singles For 6th Week

PSY’s sixth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with “Gangnam Style” elevates the song to equal second longest running chart-topper for 2012, matching the six weeks achieved by “Wild Ones” for Flo Rida and Sia (Jan/Feb) and then “Battle Scars” for Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco (Aug/Sept).

November 4, 2012
RIP Mitch Lucker 1984-2012
Mitch Lucker Remembered As Wife Pleads, “Please Learn From This.”

At a vigil last night for Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker, who died early on November 1st from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident, his wife Jolie Carmadella spoke of his alcohol addiction and pleaded with the crowd that had gathered to farewell him to learn from his tragic passing.

November 3, 2012
ZZ Top with Jimmie Vaughan in Austin photo by Frank Beard from his drum kit
ZZ Top Welcomes Jimmie Vaughan On Stage In Texas

ZZ Top fans had a special treat when Austin legend Jimmie Vaughan joined them on stage.

November 3, 2012
Gary Clarke Jnr: Photo Ros O'Gorman Presents Gary Clark Jr The Word Up From Down Under

Gary Clark Jr is the first featured artist in the interview series The Word Up From Down Under, with Noise11.

November 3, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman,, photos
Springsteen, Joel, Bon Jovi Perform For Sandy Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel were just three of the superstars who performed at the Hurricane Sandy benefit this evening.

November 3, 2012
MusiCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
MusiCares Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief

MusiCares has established a fund to support people in the music community affected by Hurricane Sandy.

November 3, 2012
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters And John Mayer To Perform for Stand Up For Heroes

Roger Waters and John Mayer have joined the line-up for the 6th annual Stand Up For Heroes event at New York’s Beacon Theatre next week.

November 3, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Has Queen-Sized Fun On Skylar Grey’s New Single

Skylar Grey's latest single, 'C'mon Let Me Ride', set for release next month, will feature Eminem singing the famous hook from Queen's 'Bicycle Race'.

November 3, 2012
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra and Six60 Dominate The 2012 New Zealand Music Awards

The 2012 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards were presented on Thursday night, with Six60 staying true to their name by winning six Tuis, including Single of the Year and Best Group, while Kimbra took home five awards, including Best Female Solo Artist and Album of the Year, for her internationally successful Vows.

November 3, 2012
The Ashton Shuffle
Soundscape Adds Aston Shuffle DJs And Twinsy In Second Line Up Announcement

Aston Shuffle DJs, Twinsy, Purple Sneaker DJs, Tyler Touché and triple J fave Lewi McKirdy have just been announced as the second round of artists for the new-look Soundscape Festival.

November 3, 2012