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Music Managers Forum To Kick Off In Melbourne In Feb

The Music Managers Forum Australia is returning for the 15th year running with a great selection of panels for managers and artists alike.

January 6, 2012
David Lee Roth with Van Halen image, noise11.com, photos
Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour Dates

The Van Halen tour will begin in Louisville, Kentucky on February 8, 2012.

January 6, 2012
Chad Kroeger, Nickelback. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Nickelback, Ice-T, Converge, The Strokes And More

Nickelback respond to the Black Keys, Ice-T vomits too early, Converge get the “idiot shivers”, The Strokes get an award for selling out, and heaps more.

January 6, 2012
David Lee Roth with Van Halen image, noise11.com, photos
David Lee Roth Reveals Van Halen Album Title

The new Van Halen album will be called …

January 6, 2012
Iva Davies, Icehouse - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates Gear Up For Upcoming Tour With Icehouse

The Hall & Oates return to Australia will be a reunion of sorts for John Oates with Iva Davies of Icehouse.

January 6, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from madonna.com
The Noise11 Guide To New Music In 2012

Your guide to the definitely, probably, and possibly of artists releasing new albums this year.

January 6, 2012
Big Day Out 2012 App
Big Day Out Launches Their 2012 iPhone App

The Big Day Out have launched their free iPhone app for 2012 with some nifty new features.

January 6, 2012
AQUA
Aqua To Tour Australia

Aqua will return to Australia in March.

January 6, 2012
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Maintains Biggest Selling Album Of Past 20 Years

Metallica’s ‘Metallica’ is still the biggest selling album of the past 20 years but The Beatles ‘1’ is moving up the ranks.

January 5, 2012
The Kooks, Luke Pritchard- Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Kooks Settle Their Arctic Monkeys Feud

Luke Pritchard from Britpoppers The Kooks tells Noise11 their ersatz feud with Arctic Monkeys is all sorted.

January 5, 2012
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Dee Snider, Debbie Gibson and Clay Aiken Join Celebrity Apprentice

Dee Snider of Twisted Sister will appear on the 5th season of The Celebrity Apprentice along with Debbie Gibson and Clay Aiken.

January 5, 2012
Patti Smith
Patti Smith Pays Tribute To Amy Winehouse On Upcoming Album

Patti Smith has written a song about the late Amy Winehouse which will appear as a tribute on Smith’s next album.

January 5, 2012
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
Universal Music Was The Biggest Music Label Of 2011

Universal Music maintained its position as the biggest music label of 2011 but it was close.

January 5, 2012
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Was Most Played Artist Of 2011

Katy Perry was the most played artist on radio of 2011, according to Nielsen BDS.

January 5, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Rock Rocked In 2011

Rock was the biggest music genre of 2011 earning 105,685,000 album sales for the music industry.

January 5, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Retail Sold 69% Of All Music Sales In 2011

Despite the doom and gloom written about music retail 69% of all albums sold in America in 2011 were through retail outlets.

January 5, 2012
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos
Rihanna Is Biggest Selling Digital Artist Ever

Rihanna has sold more digital tracks than any other artist.

January 5, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Was Biggest Selling Artist Of 2011 By Far

We knew Adele was going to be the biggest selling artist of 2011 halfway through the year but just how big she was is staggering.

January 5, 2012
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles Abbey Road Tops Vinyl Sales For 2011

The biggest selling album on vinyl in the USA in 2011 was The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’.

January 5, 2012
Phil's 1966 Fender Electric XII
Help Find Phil Gionfriddo’s Guitar

Dynamo/Chrome Nips/Bowers/Jacky Winter/millions of other bands guitarist Phil Gionfriddo is the latest victim of a guitar-jacking after his 1966 Fender Electric XII was stolen.

January 5, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Album Sales Up For First Time Since 2004

Album sales in the USA for 2011 increased for the first time since 2004.

January 5, 2012
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart
Ann And Nancy Wilson To Speak AT SXSW

Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson have been announced as speakers at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin in March.

January 5, 2012
Jason Derulo following neck fracture
Jason Derulo Fractures His Neck While Rehearsing

R&B wunderkind Jason Derulo has fractured his neck while rehearsing moves for his tour.

January 5, 2012
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Kanye, Chad Smith, KISS, The Sword And More

Kanye is back on twitter, Chili Pepper Chad Smith meets Rammstein, KISS actually make music, The Sword unveil epic t-shirt and heaps more.

January 5, 2012
Mary Poppins, Melbourne Australia - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mary Poppins Comes Home To Queensland

77-years after the Mary Poppins book was written by Queenslander P.L. Travers the world famous nanny is coming home.

January 5, 2012
Jim Ward at Noise11.com. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Friend Of Jim Ward Murdered, Cancels Sydney Show

Jim Ward has had to cancel his show in Sydney on Friday because a close friend of his Esme Barrera has been murdered.

January 5, 2012
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
Black Keys Say Nickelback Are Proof That Rock Is Dying

Pat Carney of the Black Keys has said that the popularity of Nickelback proves that rock n’ roll is dying.

January 5, 2012
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Velvet Revolver To Reunite With Scott Weiland

Velvet Revolver have patched up issues with singer Scott Weiland and will reunite for one show only on January 12, 2012.

January 5, 2012
Allman Brothers, Noise11, Photo
Allman Brothers Set Dates For Annual Beacon Theater Run

The Allman Brothers have announced their annual Beacon Theater run for 2012.

January 4, 2012
James Hetfield, Metallica. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Release Beyond Magnetic On CD

Metallica will release the four-track ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP on CD at the end of the month.

January 4, 2012