David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Reigns Supreme On UK Chart

There was really little doubt that David Bowie would have the number 1 album this week in Britain. Interest in the album Blackstar was already strong even before his passing last Sunday.

January 16, 2016
Panic At The Disco, Noise11.com music news
New Music Releases Jan 15 2016

Panic! At the Disco, Brothers3, Celtic Woman, Mystery Jets, Hank Williams Jr., Tim Hicks and The Wiz TV Soundtrack lead the week's new releases.

January 15, 2016
Harts, 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Adds 21 More Australian Acts

Harts, 8 Ball Aitken, Stonefield and Andy Clockwise will showcase at SXSW in March.

January 13, 2016
Sam-Smith-Photo-by-Ros-OGorman
Sam Smith Wins Golden Globe For Spectre Song

Sam Smith has beat Brian Wilson, Ellie Goulding, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth and David Lang to take home the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

January 11, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
Adele Is Still No 1 And Sold 10% Of Albums In Top 500 Last Week

Adele ‘25’ is still selling in outstanding numbers with the title last week alone counting for 10% of all album sales in the Top 100.

January 11, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Still No 1 Seven Weeks In

Seven weeks and running for Adele as her third set “25” remains at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart again this week.

January 9, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Stays At No 1

Justin Bieber scores his longest running No.1 single in Australia this week, as “Love Yourself” is atop the ARIA Singles chart for a fifth consecutive week.

January 9, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist For 8–14 Jan 2016

iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com returns this week with tributes to Stevie Wright and Lemmy, new music from Bowie and an interview with Mak from Brothers 3.

January 8, 2016
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Southbound Cancelled Due To Fire

Western Australia's Southbound Festival has now been officially cancelled after a bushfire alert and alternate measures were taken on Thursday.

January 8, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
New Music Releases For January 8 2015

David Bowie 'Blackstar' leads the weeks new music releases.

January 8, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
Nielsen Music The State Of Music In 2015

It's time to once again look back at the state of the music industry in the year just passed.

January 7, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums 2015 – Adele ’25’ Was Australia’s Biggest Selling Album

Not since Pink has an act scored the ARIA No.1 Album of the Year twice, but for 2015 Adele and her third set “25”, it took out the top honors, matching the top spot her previous album “21” achieved for 2011.

January 6, 2016
Mark Ronson photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles 2015 – Mark Ronson ‘Uptown Funk’ Tops Top 100 of 2015

The first No.1 single for last year becomes the highest selling track for the past year, as “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars claims the top spot on the ARIA Top 100 Singles of 2015.

January 6, 2016
Jarryd James, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles Chart Shows Complete Lack Of Support For Australian Acts In 2015

The lack of Australian acts in the ARIA end of year Top 100 Singles chart proves Australian support for Australian artists is at an all-time low.

January 6, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
Adele Still Pulls In Huge Numbers For First Chart of 2016

Adele ‘25’ is not showing any signs of slowing down as we hit the first week of 2016.

January 4, 2016
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Takes Honours As First No 1 Of 2016

Adele and her mega third album “25” stay atop the ARIA Albums Chart for a sixth straight week, also becoming the first No.1 album for 2016.

January 2, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Is Australia’s First No 1 Of 2016

The first ARIA Chart for 2016 has Justin Bieber holding for a fourth straight week with “Love Yourself”, which matches the four week’s his previous No.1 “What Do You Mean” (TW-9) achieved back in September of 2015.

January 2, 2016
Stevie Wright performs at the Moser Room South Yarra on 5 August 2004. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Stevie Wright Funeral Details, Fans Are Welcome To Attend

The Stevie Wright farewell will take place at Sydney’s St Andrews Cathedral on January 8.

January 1, 2016
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart
Russell Morris Red Dirt Red Heart Continues Blues Chart Dominance

‘Red Dirt Red Heart’, the third part of the Russell Morris blues trilogy, has spent seven of the last nine weeks at the top of ARIA Blues and Jazz Chart and ends the year as Australia’s no 1 blues album of 2015.

December 27, 2015
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Falls Festival Lorne Moved To Mt Duneed Winery Geelong

The Falls Festival for Lorne has been relocated to the Mt Duneed Winery in Geelong as a result of the Victorian bush fires raging out of control along the Great Ocean Road.

December 26, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ No 1 For Fifth Week

Adele remains at the top of the ARIA Albums chart for a fifth straight week with “25”, but the first week without a new certification, although with it being Christmas week, not everything is back on track and I’m sure we will see a new certification in the new year.

December 26, 2015
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Stays No 1

Justin Bieber remains at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a third week with “Love Yourself”, but he also moves back up to No.2 with “Sorry” which has already notched up four weeks at that position, after which it spent four more weeks at No.3, and now this week it racks up a fifth week in the second position.

December 26, 2015
Ministry live, Noise11, Photo
Al Jourgensen Of Ministry Rips AJ Maddah A New Arse-Hole

Ministry's Al Jourgensen has made a scathing appraisal of Soundwave boss AJ Maddah calling the failed Australian promoter a "douchebag" and a 'lying Scumbag" after Soundwave crashed and burned one week before Christmas.

December 26, 2015
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Noise11 iHeartRadio Counts Down The 20 Fastest Selling Albums Of 2015

2015 was by far the year of Adele but it was also a great year for Australian acts Cold Chisel, Parkway Drive, Tame Impala, 5 Seconds of Summer and Hermitude.

December 24, 2015
The Beatles, music news, noise11.com
The Beatles Now Playing On Streaming Services

The Beatles catalogue is now streaming.

December 24, 2015
Soundwave 2016
Eventopia Backs Down On Soundwave Refunds

Soundwave ticketing agency Eventopia has backed down on their initial refusal to refund punters following the spectacular collapse of the Soundwave music festival.

December 22, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele Stays At No 1 For Christmas

Racking up her fourth week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart is Adele with her “25” set, which each week has seen a new sales certification, and this week is no different, as the album is now 7x▲Platinum in sales.

December 19, 2015
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Racks Up Second Week At No 1

Justin Bieber continues to fulfil his chart comeback by remaining at the top of the ARIA Singles chart for a second week, as his track “Love Yourself” racks up another week at No.1.

December 19, 2015
Nine Inch Nails Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Trent Reznor Says New Nine Inch Nails Is Almost Ready

Trent Reznor announced on Twitter Friday he and his bandmates are planning on releasing a new Nine Inch Nails album.

December 19, 2015
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their inductees for 2016. Let the complaining begin.

December 18, 2015