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Jake Sheers and Queens of the Stone Age
Jake Shears To Guest On Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Queens Of The Stone Age have been working on their first album in five years and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters has revealed he has been in the studio with the band.

December 24, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Has A Christmas Sing-A-Long With Australia

Michael Buble ‘Christmas; has been the biggest selling album of the Christmas season with 123,384 taking home ‘Christmas’ this Christmas. And that is just the December figures so far.

December 24, 2012
Chas Foote outside Foote's Music Store
Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason Saves Foote’s Music Store

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has invested in the London music shop where he bought his first drum-kit.

December 24, 2012
Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Revolting Cocks
Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Collapses And Dies While Performing In Texas

Mike Scaccia, guitarist for metal bands Ministry, Rigor Mortis and the Revolting Cocks, collapsed while playing on stage Saturday night in Fort Worth, TX. He was 47.

December 24, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Spends Christmas At Number One In Australia

Michael Buble holds at No.1 for a third straight week on the ARIA Albums chart, becoming the eighth non-consecutive week that his “Christmas” album has spent at the top (five weeks last Xmas, three {so far} this year).

December 23, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend 4th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles Chart

Thrift Shop for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis holds for a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming the fourth longest running number one song for the year, but if it stays atop for a fifth week it will tie for third longest of the year. 

December 23, 2012
Psy
PSY Gangnam Style Passes One Billion YouTube Views

PSY ‘Gangnam Style’ has been viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube.

December 22, 2012
Iron Butterfly
Iron Butterfly Bass Player Lee Dorham Found Dead At 70

Lee Dorman, bass player for Iron Butterfly from 1967-1969, has been found dead in his car in California, aged 70.

December 22, 2012
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue And Jason Donovan Reunite Especially For You

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan have performed their number one duet together again for the first time since the 80s.

December 22, 2012
Elton John and David Furnish at the Starkey Foundation in Manila
Sir Elton John And David Furnish Give Hearing To 400

Sir Elton John and David Furnish visited the Philippines last week to give the gift of hearing to more than 400 children and adults in need.

December 22, 2012
Ronnie Wood by Ros O'Gorman
Ronnie Wood Marries Sally Humphreys With Rod Stewart As Best Man

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has married his 34-year old girlfriend Sally Humphreys with Rod Stewart as his best man.

December 22, 2012
Lester Chambers - "I Am The 99%"
The Chambers Brothers’ Lester Chambers Gets Kickstarer For New Record

Kickstarter has done great things for the music industry, and the latest artist to crowd-source the funds for their latest album is Lester Chambers who had success in the 60s as part of The Chambers Brothers.

December 21, 2012
The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs Cancel Shows Due To Singer Surgery

The Psychedelic Furs have been forced to cancel their December and January shows after Richard Butler had spinal surgery.

December 21, 2012
Ted Nugent, Noise11.com. music news
Ted Nugent Gun Show Cancelled

Two months ago, Ted Nugent hosted the special Ted Nugent Gun Country on the Discovery Channel, leading the singer to say that there would be at least twelve editions per year.

December 21, 2012
Andy Allo - Superconductor
Produced By Prince, Andy Allo’s Superconductor Gets Reviewed

With Prince as executive producer and featuring artists like Maceo Parker and Trombone Shorty, Andy Allo's new album, Superconductor, immediately topped Amazon's Soul and R&B charts following its release last month. Noise11 had a listen to see what all the fuss was about. 

December 21, 2012
Scott Gorham Thin Lizzy
EXCLUSIVE: Thin Lizzy To End, Black Star Riders To Begin

Thin Lizzy will officially be no more after their upcoming Australian tour with Kiss and Motley Crue. In an interview with Noise11.com, Scott Gorham has revealed his new band will be called Black Star Riders.

December 21, 2012
LostProphets
LostProphets Members In State Of Shock Over Child Sex Allegations

The members of LostProphet say they in shocked at the Child Sex allegations brought against their singer Ian Watkins.

December 20, 2012
First Blood
First Blood Replace For The Fallen Dreams On Boys Of Summer Tour

For The Fallen Dreams can no longer make it to Australia next month for the Boys of Summer tour but San Francisco’s First Blood have jumped in to replace them.

December 20, 2012
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Mayer Wants You To Make His Next Video

John Mayer wants you to make the music video for his new song ‘Something Like Olivia’.

December 20, 2012
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
Federation Square Melbourne Goes Live With Music In January

Federation Square Melbourne will once again become a live music venue with free music acts throughout January.

December 20, 2012
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman noise11.com images
Australian Radio Lets Down Australian Music Yet Again

Australia's radio industry has once again showed its lack of support for Australian music in 2012 with figures released today showing that just one Australian song made the Top 10 airplay figures this year.

December 20, 2012
Scene from The Great Gatsby, Noise11, Photo
The Great Gatsby Trailer Features Filter Happy Together

The second trailer for The Great Gatsy was uploaded in the past few hours and towards the end Filter’s version of The Turtles 60s pop classic ‘Happy Together’ is featured.

December 20, 2012
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Depp Contributes To Nick Cave West Of Memphis Soundtrack

Johnny Depp makes a couple of appearances on the Nick Cave soundtrack for ‘West of Memphis: Voices of Justice”.

December 20, 2012
Spiderbait
Along Came A Spider To Support The Living End

The Living End’s Friday and Saturday night shows at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne this week both feature a special guest support band called Ivy and the Big Apples. Who are they?

December 20, 2012
Les Miserables Anne Hathaway I Dreamed A Dream
Anne Hathaway Covers Susan Boyle

Anne Hathaway gets to sing ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ for the new Cameron Mackintosh Hollywood blockbuster version of ‘Les Miserables’.

December 20, 2012
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Meat Loaf To Swing The Bat For The Last Time

Meat Loaf has been threatening to retire from touring for some time but, like Cher, we had stopped taking him seriously. On Tuesday, he announced his supposed final tour of the U.K. (and, supposedly, other parts of the world at a later date) with the Last At Bat Tour.

December 20, 2012
Yothu Yindi
Yothu Yindi Release Career Spanning Retrospective and Full Length Documentary

To celebrate their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Yothu Yindi have released a career-spanning retrospective entitled Healing Stone which includes the full-length doco Tribal Voice.

December 19, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Tipped To Replace Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore

Queen guitarist Dr. Brian May isn't just known for his unique way of manipulating six strings with high tension floating above some magnets, he also knows his way around a quasar and this knowledge could see him hosting the BBC's long-running program The Sky At Night.

December 19, 2012
12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief album
12-12-12 The Album To Be Released In January

Columbia Records has released a highlights album from last week's 121212 concert for relief of victims of Hurricane Sandy.

December 19, 2012
Kate Ceberano - Photo by Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Kate Ceberano To Release First Album Of Original Songs In A Decade In 2013

Kate Ceberano will ring in the New Year with her first album of original material in 2013.

December 19, 2012