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Adele, music news, noise11
Adele Wins Academy Award For Best Original Song

Adele has picked up the Academy Awards for Best Original Song for her theme from ‘Skyfall’.

February 25, 2013
George Harrison, photo by Paul Cashmere
George Harrison The Youngest Beatle Would Have Turned 70 Today

George Harrison, 'The Quiet Beatle', would have turned 70 today, the 25th February (although it is said he was actually born 10 minutes to midnight on the 24th, something he discovered much later).

February 25, 2013
Trombone Shorty
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue To Play Two Sydney Shows At Easter

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue have added a second Sydney show over the Easter long weekend.

February 25, 2013
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
360 Preps A Week Of SXSW Showcases Plus Canadian Music Week

Australian rapper 360 is one of the artists to watch at SXSW this year and then it is off to Canada for more showcases.

February 25, 2013
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Changes His Surname To Jacksun

Jermaine Jackson's official request to alter his surname has been sanctioned.

February 25, 2013
Tenacious D
Tenacious D Sell Out Sydney And Melbourne

The Tenacious D shows that went on sale in Sydney and Melbourne this morning sold out in minutes and new shows have been added.

February 25, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Is Growing Up With Help From Mayer

Katy Perry is transforming from a "bubblegum pop star" to a "grown-up" singer.

February 25, 2013
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift On The Lookout For A British Male

Taylor Swift is rumoured to be looking for a "British boyfriend".

February 25, 2013
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Oxfam Asks Coldplay Fans For Help With Project

Oxfam is looking for Coldplay fans to take part in a ground breaking global music project to campaign against one of the world's greatest human injustices.

February 25, 2013
Damon Harris
Damon Harris Of The Temptations Loses His Cancer Battle

Damon Harris, who had a short but very fruitful tenure with The Temptations in the early 70's, died last Monday (February 18) after a fourteen-year fight with prostate cancer. He was 62.

February 25, 2013
Led Zeppelin, music news, noise11.com
Led Zeppelin Tops Most Influential Rock Band List

Listeners of the award winning radio station Planet Rock have named Led Zeppelin as the most influential rock band of all time.

February 25, 2013
Muse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Image: noise11.com
Kate Hudson And Matt Bellamy Too Busy To Wed

Kate Hudson has 'no time' to plan her wedding at the moment.

February 25, 2013
Olly Murs
Olly Murs To Perform At Logie Awards

British pop act Olly Murs will head to Australia to perform at the Logie Awards in April.

February 25, 2013
Garbage, music news, noise11.com
Garbage Truck Stops Soundwave Performance

Garbage did not play the Soundwave Festival in Sydney yesterday because the truck carrying their equipment did not arrive from Brisbane on time.

February 25, 2013
Bring Me The Horizon
Punter Injured By Flare At Soundwave

A woman at yesterday’s Soundwave Festival in Sydney was taken to hospital with serious burns after someone let off a flare during the Bring Me The Horizon performance.

February 25, 2013
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra The Jazz Age
Bryan Ferry Reinvents Bryan Ferry With Jazz Record

Bryan Ferry has reinvented the music of Bryan Ferry on ‘The Jazz Age’ by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.

February 25, 2013
Vika Bull at Noise11.com
At Last – The Etta James Story Reviewed

The challenge in telling the story of Etta James is conveying the passion of the performance. The producers at Room 8 Productions knew an actor wasn’t going to achieve. Picking Vika Bull to tell the Etta James story was the perfect choice.

February 25, 2013
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Bonnie Raitt Looks Forward To Reconnecting With Australian Fans

Bonnie Raitt will return to Australia next month for her first ever appearance in Denilquin, NSW.

February 24, 2013
Scene from Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh To Bring Les Misérables Back To Australia

Les Misérables will return to Australia next year with Melbourne scoring the premiere for June 2014.

February 24, 2013
Baauer
Australia Generates Its 1000th Number One Song

It’s only taken us just over 73 years to do it, but this week Australia has placed its 1000th number one song on the top of our charts, albeit with a song that most people would screw their nose up at and say “what the hell is that noise doing at No.1?” I’m talking about “Harlem Shake” by US DJ who goes by the name Baauer.

February 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Push The Sky Away Debuts At Number One On ARIA

The fifteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds becomes the group’s first No.1 album in Australia, as they debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with “Push the Sky Away”, their first new material in almost five years (March 2008 was the last one).

February 24, 2013
Faker - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Aussie BBQ Los Angeles Date Set For March 10

Australian acts heading to SXSW will stop-over in Los Angeles for The Aussie BBQ on March 10.

February 24, 2013
Baauer
Baauer Harlem Shake Is Australia’s 1000th Number One Song

73 years after music charts started in Australia the viral smash 'Harlem Shake' by Baauer has become the 1000th number one song.

February 24, 2013
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Play First Show Of 2013 In Brisbane

Metallica has reactivated for 2013 after having played their first show of 2013 in Brisbane for Soundwave on Saturday night.

February 24, 2013
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Photo
Aerosmith To Tour Australia April And May

Aerosmith will appear on 60 Minutes tomorrow night (February 24) to announce their first Australian tour since 1990 but why wait when you can have the dates right now.

February 23, 2013
Blink 182, photo, Noise11
Travis Barker And AJ Make Peace After Twitter War

Soundwave promoter and Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker have made peace with each other after a Twitter war flare-up that saw AJ accuse Barker of extorting $1.5 million.

February 23, 2013
Mick Taylor, Noise11, photo
Mick Taylor Aussie Tour Changed From Postponed To Cancelled

The upcoming Australian dates for former Rolling Stone Mike Taylor have been upgraded from ‘postponed’ to cancelled’.

February 23, 2013
Staples Singers
Cleotha Staples Of The Staple Singers Dies Aged 78

Cleotha Staples, the oldest Staples sibling, has passed away at the age of 78.

February 23, 2013
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Adds Husky, The Drones and Shane Howard To Aussie Tour

Neil Young & Crazy Horse supports have been announced for the Australian tour.

February 22, 2013
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
EXCLUSIVE: Santana Reforms Santana

Carlos Santana has confirmed he is putting the original Santana band together for his next album.

February 22, 2013