California Honeydrops
California Honeydrops To Spread The Sounds Of New Orleans Throughout Australia

California Honeydrops have been around for about eight years now and spread the sounds of New Orleans (along with some San Fran funk) up and down the west coast of the USA.

September 25, 2015
Steve Poltz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Port Fairy Festival 2016 Line-up Revealed

The Port Fairy Festival has announced its 2016 line-up with a return visit from Steve Poltz and Irish legend Mary Black.

September 25, 2015
Michael Keenan
Australian Government Minister Launches Report That Alternative Music Can Lead To “Violent Extremism”

Just one week after Australia’s Liberal Party government knifed their right-winged leader for just a jump to there is still lunacy running the asylum.

September 25, 2015
Bob Dylan The Cutting Edge 1965-1966
Bob Dylan To Release An Entire Disc Of ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ Outtakes

Bob Dylan fans who love to dissect every word, every breath and every note of every song will soon be able to saviour in the multiple sessions of 'Like A Rolling Stone'.

September 25, 2015
Parkway Drive photo by Tim Cashmere
Unify A Heavy Music Gathering 2016 Line-Up Announcement

The headbangers ball, 'Unify A Heavy Music Gathering' has announced its 2016 line-up with Parkway Drive headlining the bill.

September 25, 2015
Sia Alive, music news, noise11.com
Sia Releases Brand New Song ‘Alive’ Co-Written By Adele #LISTEN

Sia has released the first taste of her upcoming album ‘This Is Acting’ with the song ‘Alive’.

September 25, 2015
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Intends To Grow Up Before He Becomes President

Kanye West has 'a lot of growing up to do before he runs for President.

September 25, 2015
Blake Shelton, music news, noise11.com
Blake Shelton Shocked By Speedy Split

Country singer Blake Shelton can understand why people were surprised by his speedy divorce from Miranda Lambert as it shocked him too.

September 25, 2015
RATT
RATT Drummer Wins Rights To Band Name

After a five year legal battle, Bobby Blotzer has won the rights to use the name Ratt.

September 25, 2015
Gladys Knight
Gladys Knight Has A New Dance Song ‘Just A Little’

When Gladys Knight decides to get back down to recording, she certainly does it with purpose.

September 25, 2015
Mac Davis, music news, noise11.com
Mac Davis Named BMI Country Icon 2015

Mac Davis will be the recipient of the 2015 BMI Icon Award at their annual Country Music Awards on Tuesday, November 3. The award is given to "songwriters who have had a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers."

September 25, 2015
Village People 2012
Victor Willis Of Village People Sends Cease and Desist To Macy’s

Victor Willis, the original lead singer and composer of most of the hits of the Village People, has sent a cease and desist order to the E! Network over tonight's showing of Macy's Presents Fashions Front Row.

September 25, 2015
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases 25 September 2015

Ryan Adams, Maroon 5 (GH), Disclosure, Don Henley, Parkway Drive, Chvrches, Pierce Brothers, Silversun Pickups, Julio Iglesias and Tony Bennett lead the week's new releases.

September 25, 2015
ELO - Alone In The Universe
Listen To The First New ELO Music In 15 Years

Jeff Lynne's ELO is set to deliver a new album which will be the first new ELO music in 15 years.

September 24, 2015
Lou Doillon
So Frenchy So Chic Announces Four Acts For 2016

The unique music festival So Frenchy So Chic will return to Sydney and Melbourne in 2016.

September 24, 2015
Anathema Australian tour 2015
Anathema To Release Concert Film ‘A Sort of Homecoming’

British band Anathema will be releasing a concert film ‘Anathema - A Sort of Homecoming’ around the same time they will be touring Australia and New Zealand.

September 24, 2015
Chris Brown, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Chris Brown Is Not Welcome In Australia

Australia is sending American Urban thug Chris Brown a very strong message that he is not welcome to tour the country.

September 24, 2015
Usher, Noise11.com, photo
Usher Weds Longtime Partner In Secret

R&B singer Usher reportedly tied the knot in secret with Grace Miguel.

September 24, 2015
The Libertines, music news, noise11.com
Check Out The Libertines Heart Of The Matter #VIDEO

The Libertines' new single, Heart Of The Matter, comes with a hard hitting and poignant video which portrays the voyeuristic celeb-obsessed, self destructive culture we live in.

September 24, 2015
Bay City Rollers, music news, noise11.com
Bay City Rollers Reunite, Hell Freezes Over

Three members of the classic lineup of the Bay City Rollers, Les McKeown, Stuart Wood and Alan Longmuir, have announced that they are reforming the band.

September 24, 2015
Blur at Rod Laver Arena photo by Ros O'Gorman. music news, noise11.com
Q Awards Nominees, The Complete List

Britain's Q magazine has unveiled the nominations for the audience voted categories for The Q Awards 2015, in association with Absolute Radio.

September 24, 2015
Disclosure, music news, nosie11.com
Disclosure Record With Lorde

Disclosure release their new album Caracal this coming Friday and are now ready to announce their UK tour.

September 24, 2015
iHeartRadio LIVE with Lily Allen
Lily Allen Lunged At Guest In Party Upset

Lily Allen reportedly 'lunged' at fellow musician Skepta while they both attended a London Fashion Week party.

September 23, 2015
Jimmy Barnes performs at the Palais in St Kilda Melbourne on Saturday 18 July 2015 as part of the Flesh and Wood Tour 2015.
How To Get Your Red Hot Summer Tour Ticket From 9am Thursday

Tickets for the 2016 Red Hot Summer tour will be available from 9am Thursday.

September 23, 2015
Thirsty Merc, music news, noise11.com
Thirsty Merc Road Stage Manager Killed In Car Crash, Drummer Mick Skelton Injured

Thirsty Merc’s stage manager Shane Cooper has died in a car crash in Streatham in western Victoria while drummer Mick Skelton has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

September 23, 2015
RIAA Gold and Platinum
It’s Official, Streaming Slaughters Music Sales

The day of the physical consumption of music may be ending sooner than we thought.

September 23, 2015
Mike Gibson
R.I.P. Mike Gibson 1940-2015

Australian broadcaster and journalist Mike Gibson has died at age 75.

September 23, 2015
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
SETLIST: Farm Aid 2015 Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young

Farm Aid celebrated their 30th show on Saturday at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion in Chicago with their original lineup of the four main artists in the organization and a smattering of veteran and new musicians and bands, all for the benefit of the family farmer.

September 23, 2015
Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert Revives The Tijuana Brass

Over the years, Herb Alpert has experimented with a number of different sounds but it is the arrangements he used with the Tijuana Brass that have been the hallmark of his career.

September 23, 2015
Buffy St Marie Power In The Blood
Buffy St Marie Wins Canada’s Polaris Prize

Buffy Sainte-Marie has won Canada's Polaris Prize for the best album of the year by a Canadian artist, beating out such artists as Drake, the New Pornographers and Caribou.

September 23, 2015