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Beastie Boys - image by Ros O'Gorman.
Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Scores Off-Broadway Play

Ad-Rock from the Beastie Boys has written the soundtrack to an off-Broadway play written by his father.

November 2, 2011
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images noise11.com photo
TwitBits: Nicki Minaj, The Bronx, 50 Cent, A-Trak And More

Nicki Minaj is on a replying spree, The Bronx go arena-wide with Foo Fighters, 50 Cent has a new novel, A-Trak proposes to Kim Kardashian and heaps more.

November 2, 2011
Roger Waters. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters To Bring The Wall Back To America

When Roger Waters took The Wall out on tour, it's doubtful that he saw it as being a multi-year trek. He's now 120 shows in and has played for 1.6 million people and he isn't done yet.

November 2, 2011
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson Resumes Australian Tour

Janet Jackson flew into Brisbane last night after cutting short her Australian tour two weeks ago to be with her family during the Dr. Conrad Murray trial in Los Angeles.

November 2, 2011
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Big Scary, Avalanche City In SXSW 2012 First Round

Melbourne’s Big Scary, Sydney’s The Black Ryder and Auckland’s Avalanche City are three of the first bands named to play SXSW 2012.

November 2, 2011
Amy Winehouse
New Amy Winehouse Album To Be Released

Island Records has scheduled what it is calling the third Amy Winehouse album ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’.

November 1, 2011
Chris Cornell - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Lees and West Split

The Lennon & McCartney of Australian music festivals Vivian Lees and Ken West have split.

November 1, 2011
Rancid, Tim Armstrong
Tim Armstrong Debuts Rock and Roll Theater Webisodes

Rancid’s Tim Armstrong is releasing his new music via a webisode series called ‘Tim Timebomb’s RockNRoll Theater’.

November 1, 2011
Michael Jackson Immortal
LISTEN: Michael Jackson Immortal Megamix Released

The first track from the upcoming Michael Jackson album, Immortal, was released at 11:00 AM today.

November 1, 2011
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Brian Eno Announces New EP ‘Panic Of Looking’

Following his work on the new, chart-topping Coldplay album, super-producer Brian Eno delivers a new EP.

October 31, 2011
Rolling Stones Some Girls
The Rolling Stones To Release New Single On Vinyl

The Rolling Stones ‘No Spare Parts’ will be released as a limited edition 7” vinyl single.

October 31, 2011
Vampire Weekend - photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: Bieber, Vampire Weekend, Bruno Mars, Tommy Lee And More

Bieber retweets Aziz Ansari, Vampire Weekend become a Halloween costume, Bruno Mars is in a strip club, Tommy Lee’s in Vegas, and heaps more.

October 31, 2011
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Adele Throat Cancer Rumours Hit Twitter

News sites have been reporting online rumours that Adele’s throat surgery may be due to cancer.

October 31, 2011
Kylie Minogue. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue and The Wiggles To Be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

ARIA will induct Kylie Minogue and The Wiggles into the ARIA Hall of Fame at the 2011 ARIA Awards on November 27.

October 31, 2011
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Kings Of Leon Slam Qantas Before Australian Tour

Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill has ripped into Qantas over the shutdown just before their Oz tour.

October 31, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay Trumps Adele On This Week’s Chart

Joy of joys, Coldplay’s new album knocks Adele off the top in this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

October 31, 2011
Queen, Noise11, Photo
Is The New Queen Singer Freddie Mercury?

20 years after his death Freddie Mercury may be returning to his old job as lead singer of Queen.

October 30, 2011
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel Hints At Genesis Reunion

Peter Gabriel says that all it would take to put Genesis back together is a “large brown envelope”.

October 30, 2011
Mike Judge's Beavis and Butthead
Beavis and Butthead Are Back

Beavis and Butthead have returned to the television screen after 13 years and the new audience loves it.

October 29, 2011
Rolling Stones Some Girls
More Info On Rolling Stones Some Girls Reissue

The Rolling Stones will release Some Girls: Deluxe Edition on November 21 via Universal Republic. Included is a remastered version of the original album on the first disc and twelve vintage unreleased tracks.

October 29, 2011
REM, R.E.M.
After R.E.M. Michael Stipe Won’t Go Solo

It is unlikely Michael Stipe will ever start a solo career despite the recent break-up of R.E.M..

October 29, 2011
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie Reinvents Past Hits As Country

Lionel Richie has re-recorded his old hits as country songs.

October 29, 2011
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Meat Loaf Falls Ill, Postpones New Zealand Show

Meat Loaf fans in New Zealand were left without a Meat Loaf show minutes before doors were due to open last night when the singer fell ill.

October 29, 2011
T.I., music news, noise11.com
T.I. Pairs With Pharrell, Cee-Lo, Akon And More

Atlanta rapper T.I. talks collaborations with Pharrell, Cee-Lo, Akon and plenty more.

October 28, 2011
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Damon Albarn, Flea, Tony Allen Offer Rocketjuice And The Moon

Damon Albarn, Flea and Tony Allen have a name for their new collaborative album: Rocketjuice And The Moon.

October 28, 2011
Georgia Fair - Photo By Ros OGorman
Sydney Folk Duo Georgia Fair Book Melbourne Launch

Hyped Sydney neo-folk act Georgia Fair have organised an intimate Melbourne album launch.

October 28, 2011
One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
Aussie Fans Go Nuts For UK Boyband One Direction

Brit boyband One Direction released their debut single in Australia today, and the kids are already going bananas.

October 28, 2011
Steve Winwood - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Steve Winwood, Melbourne, October 29, 2011

Steve Winwood must have been absent from Australia for about 16 years. He would have been in his late 40s last time he was here. Now he is in his early 60s.

October 28, 2011
Steely Dan - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Steely Dan, Melbourne, October 27, 2011

When Steely Dan last toured Australia in 2007 the show was technically perfect but musical dull. They played like high paid session musicians, a great sound but no passion. Last night when they played Melbourne again on their second Australia tour they were brilliant.

October 28, 2011
Tool - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Maynard James Keenan Discusses Next Tool Album

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has spoken about the process for a new album.

October 28, 2011