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ARIA Reports Music Sales Down Slightly For 2011

The Australian Music Industry was still hammered by piracy in 2011 but the good news is that sales are starting to stabilize.

February 28, 2012
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Final Bluesfest Announcement John Fogerty To Play Second Show

Peter Noble has unveiled the final announcement for Bluesfest 2012 with John Fogerty added in for a second performance at the festival on Monday April 9.

February 28, 2012
Limp Bizkit, Noise11, Photo
Fred Durst Calls Big Day Out Promoter A Fucking Asshole

Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit has used the stage at Soundwave to mouth off at the promoters for the Big Day Out, calling them “fucking assholes”.

February 27, 2012
Muse in the studio Feb 2012
Muse Get Horny For New Album

Muse are using a horn section on their next album.

February 27, 2012
My Disco
My Disco Announce April Shows And Offer New Video

Beloved post-punk trio My Disco book four shows in April and reveal their first video.

February 27, 2012
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Keith Richards And Eric Clapton Perform For Hubert Sumlin

Keith Richards joined Eric Clapton onstage at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem for a benefit concert in the name of the late Hubert Sumlin to raise money for the Jazz Foundation.

February 27, 2012
Robin Gibb. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robin Gibb Undergoes More Cancer Treatment

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is back in a London hospital undergoing more treatment for liver and colon cancer.

February 27, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Add Sole US Date

What sounded like a one-off reunion of the original (or mostly original) Black Sabbath at this year's Download Festival has expanded, to one additional show.

February 27, 2012
Gotye image noise11.com photos
Watch New Gotye Video Easy Way Out

Wally De Backer, a.k.a. Gotye, finally has a new song after ‘Something That I Used To Know’. ‘Easy Way Out’ is his latest single and video from ‘Making Mirrors’.

February 27, 2012
Sergio Mendes
Muppets Beats Sergio Mendes For Oscar

‘Man or Muppet’ for The Muppets movie has won the best Original Song music award at the Oscars.

February 27, 2012
Troy Cassar-Daley at Noise11.com, Noise11, Photo
Troy Cassar-Daley Readies Eighth Album Home

Troy Cassar-Daley will release this eighth studio album his Friday.

February 27, 2012
Colour Coding
Operator Please Meet Colour Coding

Tim Commandeur and Chris Holland of Operator Please have a new project called Colour Coding.

February 27, 2012
Paul Williams and Stephen Kessler. photo from SXSW.com
Paul Williams To Speak At SXSW

Legendary songwriter Paul Williams has been a last minute addition as a speaker for SXSW.

February 27, 2012
Taylor Swift. image by Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Asks Leukemia Patient To Be Awards Date

Taylor Swift knocked back a teen leukemia patient who asked her to be his prom date… but returned with a far better counter-offer.

February 27, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Retains Top Spot On This Week’s ARIA Chart

Adele equals Delta Goodrem’s record, and not much else happens, in this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

February 27, 2012
Bon Iver
Golden Plains Playing Times

Golden Plains playing times have been announced.

February 27, 2012
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image noise11.com
Radiohead Australian Dates Announced

Radiohead will mount an East Coast tour of Australia in November.

February 27, 2012
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen Plays Surprise Gig In New Jersey

Bruce Springsteen performed in a small New Jersey club on Saturday night for a fund-raiser for his former trainer Tony Strollo.

February 26, 2012
Johnny Cash Bootleg IV
Johnny Cash Would Be 80 Today

February 26 marks the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash.

February 26, 2012
Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball
Bruce Springsteen To Release Studio Version Of Land Of Hope And Dreams

The new Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band album ‘Wrecking Ball’ will include a studio version of ‘Land Of Hope And Dreams’, a song Springsteen has been performing live for more than a decade.

February 26, 2012
George Harrison
Happy Birthday To George Harrison

George Harrison, the youngest Beatle, would have been 69-years old this weekend.

February 26, 2012
Roy Estrada
Little Feat and Frank Zappa Bass Player Jailed For 25 Years

Roy Estrada, an original member of both Little Feat and Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention, has been jailed for 25 years for child molestation.

February 26, 2012
Nile Rodgers of Chic
Nile Rodgers Rehearses INXS Original Sin For Playground Weekender

Nile Rodgers will be performing the INXS classic ‘Original Sin’ during Chic’s Playground Weekender set in Australia next weekend.

February 26, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Robert Plant To Debut New Band At Womad

Robert Plant will debut his new band the Sensational Space Shifters at Womad in the UK in July.

February 25, 2012
Chris Brown photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com images
Chris Brown and Missy Elliot Added To Supafest

Celebrity thug Chris Brown has been added to Supafest 2012. So has Missy Elliot, Big Sean and Naughty By Nature.

February 25, 2012
Whitney Houston, music news, noise11.com
Whitney Houston Death Cocktail Revealed

Whitney Houston died from a mixture of Valium, Xanax and alcohol, the coroner’s report will reveal.

February 25, 2012
Roxette - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Roxette Put Respect Back Into Pop

Roxette have been setting the benchmark for pop performers during their Australian tour. This is how pop should be done, a real band playing real music.

February 24, 2012
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton’s Bizarre New Song ‘Drunk Text’ Hits YouTube

Paris Hilton first new song ‘Drunk Text’ has hit YouTube and it’s, uh, weird.

February 24, 2012
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Says Playboy Shoot Is On Her Bucket List

Sinead O’Connor has said that a shoot for men’s magazine Playboy is on her bucket list.

February 24, 2012
John Peel
John Peel’s Record Collection To Be Archived Online

The legendary late BBC DJ John Peel’s giant record collection is to be turned into an online museum.

February 24, 2012