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Sir Douglas Quintet's Johnny Perez
Johnny Perez Of Sir Douglas Quintet Dies At 69

Johnny Perez, the longtime drummer for the Sir Douglas Quintet, passed away on September 11 in a Los Angeles hospital from complications of cirrhosis of the liver. He was 69.

September 25, 2012
The Beach Boys, Al Jardine 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beach Boys In Shambles, Al Jardine Petitions Mike Love

There are two dates left in the Beach Boys reunion tour with all five members, a couple days of rest, and then the Boys will hit the road again. Unfortunately, for fans, any further concerts will only include Mike Love and Bruce Johnston.

September 25, 2012
Billy Thorpe. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Long Way To The Top Is Ready To Roll

The 10th Anniversary of Long Way To The Top will finally be unveiled at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena next week.

September 25, 2012
Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Pink On Track To Top 200k US Sales

Pink ‘The Truth About Love’ is a certain for number one later this week in the USA with early sales indicating that the title should sell more than 200,000 copies this week.

September 25, 2012
Strange Talk
Strange Talk Drop New Clip For ‘Cast Away’, Add Tour Dates

Australian synth-pop sensation Strange Talk deliver a new single and announce US and Australian tour dates.

September 24, 2012
The Civil Wars
The Civil Wars Book Australian And NZ Church Tour

Grammy-winning Nashville folk/country duo The Civil Wars announce a tour of Australian churches and cathedrals.

September 24, 2012
Tommy Lee photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Lee Announces Motley Crue And Kiss Australian Tour

Tommy Lee has blabbed of a joint Motley Crue and Kiss tour for Australia in January 2013.

September 24, 2012
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Iron Maiden To Headline UK Download Festival

Iron Maiden will headline Download Festival on Saturday 15 June 2013, bringing their triumphant 'Maiden England' tour to Donington Park on the 25th Anniversary of their first headline performance at the legendary home of rock in 1988 when an astounding 107,000 fans turned out to see their spectacular 'Seventh Son' show, still the highest ever attendance there.

September 24, 2012
Dinosaur Jr.
New Dinosaur Jr. Track Set For Release

Dinosaur Jr will be releasing the second single to be taken from their new album 'I Bet On Sky' on November 5th.

September 24, 2012
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
New Live In Australia Meat Loaf DVD To Be Released

The Australian leg of Meat Loaf's Guilty Pleasure Tour will be chronicled on the new DVD of the same name, coming October 16 from Concert One, Ltd.

September 24, 2012
Michael Jackson Thriller image noise11.com photos
Publishers Not Interested In Michael Jackson Doctor ‘Tell-All’ Book

Dr. Conrad Murray is writing a "tell-all" book about Michael Jackson but publishers have so far told him they are not interested in the tome.

September 24, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Is ‘Furious’ With Chris Brown Over Tattoo

Rihanna reportedly finds Chris Brown's tattoo a "painful reminder" of the heartache he put her through.

September 24, 2012
Peter Hook, Noise11, photo
Peter Hook To Perform First Two New Order Albums Live

Peter Hook And The Light are to debut their performances of the first two albums released by New Order, 'Movement' (1981) and 'Power Corruption And Lies' (1983) with two unique, inaugural London and Manchester concerts in January 2013, the first at the legendary Koko in London and the second a distinctive and special event, taking place at Manchester Cathedral.

September 24, 2012
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
KISS Inspiration For Spectacular deadmau5 Shows

deadmau5 learned his sense of showmanship for his live sets by watching 70s rockers KISS.

September 24, 2012
Carly Rae Jepsen - Image By Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos
Carly Rae Jepsen Misses Going To The Movies

Carly Rae Jepsen misses the "overpriced popcorn" at cinemas.

September 24, 2012
Tracy Morgan, Noise11, Photo
OMG Tracy Morgan Stunt Trends On Twitter

The Emmy Award stunt to trick people into turning on their TV certainly worked. The term ‘OMG Tracy Morgan’ was trending on Twitter.

September 24, 2012
Linkin Park. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Linkin Park Pass One Billion YouTube Views

Linkin Park's YouTube channel 'linkinparktv' has hit the 1 billion view landmark, with their most popular video 'New Divide' currently on over 131 million views.

September 24, 2012
Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Pink The Truth About Love Is Fastest Seller Of 2012

The new Pink album ‘The Truth About Love’ is officially the fastest selling album of 2012 in Australia with 74,293 units being sold in the first week on sale.

September 24, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Billie Joe Armstrong Being Treated For Substance Abuse After Rant

Green Day's management has posted a statement on the band's official site and Facebook page setting the record straight on Billie Joe Armstrong's tirade at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

September 24, 2012
EMI images photo noise11.com
Historic EMI To Universal Sale Approved In USA And Europe

The sale of EMI Records to Universal Music has been approved in the USA and Europe.

September 23, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Watch Led Zeppelin’s Complete Press Conference VIDEO

The surviving members of Led Zeppelin held a press conference this week in London to talk about their new concert movie 'Celebration Day'.

September 23, 2012
The Angels Chris Bailey backstage with Dave Gleeson
Chris Bailey Joins The Angels On Stage

The Angels bass player Chris Bailey was back in the band for one song last night in Sydney.

September 23, 2012
George Harrison, The Beatles, Martin Scorsese
George Harrison Living In The Material World Wins Two Emmy Awards

The late George Harrison has become an Emmy Award winner.

September 23, 2012
Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb To Premiere Mythology Tour In Australia

Bee Gees legend Barry Gibb will launch his Mythology world tour in Australia in February.

September 23, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong Chuck A Rock Star Tantrum VIDEO

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong threw a rock star sized tantrum when the Green Day set was cut short at iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas this weekend.

September 23, 2012
Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Pink The Truth About Love Debuts At Top Of ARIA Chart

The sixth studio album for P!nk entitled “The Truth About Love” lands at No.1 this week becoming her fourth No.1 album in Australia and her third consecutive No.1 debut.

September 23, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Now Equals 2nd Longest No 1 Of 2012

Six weeks now at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for Guy Sebastian and his “Battle Scars”, making it the equal second longest running chart-topper for 2012 alongside Flo Rida’s “Wild Ones” featuring Sia (Jan/Feb 2012).

September 23, 2012
Henry Wagons Expecting Company
Henry Wagons Goes Solo With Duos

Henry Wagons has spent a whole lot of time in the studio with friends for his first solo offering.

September 22, 2012
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Soundwave Doesn’t Have The Big Four Yet

The third Soundwave announcement fell short of featuring Megadeth leaving the Big Four possibility still up in the air.

September 22, 2012
Lemmy of Motorhead. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Motorhead To Release Second Volume Of The World Is Ours

Motorhead will release a second volume of their live album ‘The World Is Ours’ next month.

September 22, 2012