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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, Scott Gorham has revealed his new band will be called Black Star Riders.

December 21, 2012
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 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
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
My Disco
MY DISCO Celebrate 10th Anniversary With One-Off Show

MY DISCO have had a great decade, with three albums, shows all over the world and general adulation from anyone who has seen them live and still has their hearing in tact. So what better way to celebrate than with a hometown gig?

December 19, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Parkway Drive Stream Their Entire Home Is For The Heartless DVD

Byron Bay’s own Parkway Drive is streaming their entire ‘Home Is For The Heartless’ DVD on YouTube.

December 19, 2012
Still from King Parrot's 'Shit On The Liver' Clip
King Parrot Unveil Disturbing Music Video

Melbourne band King Parrot might be a little screamy for your dainty ears, but if I have my way every Australian will see this video and cringe a little bit at bassist Wayne "Slattz" Slattery's freakish portrayal of "the boss".

December 19, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Tops Tours Of 2012

Mediocre critics reviews and less than stellar sales be damned. Madonna did it best this year on the concert state.

December 19, 2012
The Killers, Photo, Noise11
Wynona Ryder Stars In New Tim Burton Directed The Killers Video

The new video by the Killers for the song Here With Me has quite a good pedigree.

December 19, 2012
Stevie Wonder image by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wonder Donates $100,000 To Sick Girl

Stevie Wonder has given $100,000 to a little girl battling cancer, the same child to whom Charile Sheen had also recently donated.

December 19, 2012
Alexander Gow of Oh Mercy at
Oh Mercy Join The Waterboys Australian Tour

Melbourne’s Oh Mercy have been announced as special guests of the very first Australian tour for The Waterboys for the Melbourne and Sydney shows.

December 19, 2012
Status Quo Coles ad
Status Quo Drummer Matt Letley Quits The Band

Status Quo has announced that their drummer for the last twelve years, Matt Letley, has left the group.

December 19, 2012
Big Boi of Outkast, Noise11, Photo
VIDEO: Big Boi Reads The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas has never sounded as cool as it does when a rapper like Big Boi reads it through.

December 18, 2012
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Wants A Gig On Glee

Bette Midler is "waiting for the call" to appear on Glee.

December 18, 2012
Koko, Red Dog with Paul Cashmere
R.I.P. Koko, Red Dog Dies At Age Seven

Koko, the Red Cloud Kelpie who starred in the hit Australian movie ‘Red Dog’, has died in Perth at the age of seven.

December 18, 2012
Bernard Sumner of New Order. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Order To Release Songs From Their Time Capsule

In 2006 while New Order were recording ‘Waiting For The Sirens Call’, the UK band decided to place a few songs in a time capsule, for release eventually.

December 18, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartNirvana Reveals Studio Version of ‘Cut Me Some Slack’

Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana divided music fans last week with their performance of the new song Cut Me Some Slack at the Hurricane Sandy benefit gig in New York. Well now the argument can continue with the studio version.

December 18, 2012