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Comparing Guy Sebastian With Other Number One Gaps

Guy Sebastian has just landed his second No.1 album in Australia with his seventh album “Armageddon”, two weeks shy of nine years since he first hit the top of the ARIA Albums chart with his Australian Idol packed debut album “Just as I Am”. 

December 3, 2012
ARIA, music news, noise11.com
Counter Productive: Frog Dissects The ARIAs

I’ll be honest straight up-I didn’t watch the ARIA’s this week. Furthermore it wasn’t until I saw some mention of it somewhere that I even knew they were on. I feel bad saying that, but from the reports and comments I’ve seen since then I’m not alone.

December 3, 2012
Dylan By Ken Regan
Music Photographer Ken Regan Loses Battle With Cancer

Photographer Ken Regan, who earned the trust and respect of people like Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones, has lost his battle with cancer.

December 2, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Earns His Second ARIA No 1 Album

Guy Sebastian earns his second No.1 album in Australia with his seventh studio album “Armageddon”, which climbs three places to the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week. It’s exactly nine years since he first topped the ARIA Charts with his debut single “Angels Brought Me Here” landing at the top this week in 2003 (1-Dec-2003).

December 2, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore Tops ARIA Singles Chart

Macklemore moves up to the No.1 spot in Australia with his first track to chart here, “Thrift Shop”, replacing X-Factor winner Samantha Jade after just one week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart, she’s down to No.2 this week.

December 2, 2012
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Start Their Own Record Label Blackened

After 28 years Metallica have taken ownership of their original masters and have launched their own label Blackened Recordings.

December 1, 2012
Yothu Yindi
2012 ARIA Awards Winners Complete Winners List

Noise11.com brings you the 2012 Aria Award Winners as they are announced and here is the complete winners list.

November 29, 2012
Gallins
Gallins Buys Allans Billy Hyde

Gallin’s Musician’s Pro Shop has thrown Allans Billy Hyde a lifeline.

November 28, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele 21 Sells 10 Million

Adele’s ‘21’ album has sold over 10 million units, meaning it now qualifies for a Diamond certification.

November 28, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Led Zeppelin Has Highest ARIA Debut Of The Week

Led Zeppelin has claimed the highest debut album of the week this week on Australia’s ARIA chart.

November 25, 2012
Liam Payne One Direction Photo By Ros O' Gorman
One Direction Spend Second Week Topping ARIA Album Chart

One Direction stay atop the ARIA Albums Chart this week with their second album “Take Me Home”, achieving 2xPlatinum, doubling itself from last weeks debut. But with her 42nd (and counting) show for her 2013 Australian tour announced last week, Pink rises back up to No.2 with “The Truth About Love”, racking up its tenth week inside the Top 4 (and Top 10).

November 25, 2012
Samantha Jade
Samantha Jade Tops ARIA Singles Chart

X-Factor 2012 winner Samantha Jade debuts at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart this week with the pop-dance track “What You’ve Done to Me”, selling/downloading gold in its first three days of release (released 9:30pm Tuesday 20th November).

November 25, 2012
Collarts, Noise11, Photo
Collarts Presents At Worlds End Free Music Showcase

If you are in Melbourne, Collarts, The Australian College of the Arts, will present its At World’s End showcase on Monday and Tuesday in Collingwood.

November 23, 2012
Eskimo Joe photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eskimo Joe To Throw BBQ For Investors

Eskimo Joe will put on a BBQ for investors of their next studio album.

November 22, 2012
Cold Chisel - Photo By Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog On The Day The Music Got Pulled Over

There's a really weird anniversary about to happen next month, on December 17. A 30 year anniversary. It was designed to save lives which it obviously, and thankfully has done, and that's a great, great thing. There was a side effect though. One which wouldn't have been part of the calculation, but in effect killed the Aussie pub scene.

November 22, 2012
Weddings Parties Anything, EG Awards Launch: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Temper Trap, Oh Mercy Win EG Awards

The Temper Trap and Oh Mercy were just two of the winners at the 7th annual EG Awards held in Melbourne last night (November 20).

November 21, 2012
Jack Thompson, Screen Music Awards, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Antony Partos, Lisa Gerrard Win 2012 Screen Music Awards

Composer Antony Partos was the big winner at the 2012 Screen Music Awards in Melbourne last night and Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard also took home an award.

November 20, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra And AJ Maddah Face The Music For 2012

With the likes of AJ Maddah, Kimbra, Dom Alessio, Clare Bowditch, Chet Faker, Johann Ponniah, Weddings Parties Anything, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and key note speaker Martin Atkins gracing the stages of Face The Music it is not surprising that Melbourne’s premier music conference is now completely sold out, with over 800 delegates in attendance.

November 18, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Join The List Of Multiple No. 1 Album Artists

With One Direction debuting at No.1 with their second album “Take Me Home”, following on from their first No.1 set “Up All Night”, let’s take a look at other artists who have scored a No.1 album with their first two (or even more) albums.

November 18, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Take Me Home Debuts At 1 On ARIA

One Direction’s second album “Take Me Home” debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart to give them two No.1 albums in the same year, plus the new set enters the chart with a Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Swedish House Mafia
Swedish House Mafia Maintains Top Of ARIA Chart

The Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin and their track “Don’t You Worry Child” hold onto the ARIA No.1 Singles position for a second week, whilst PSY is still knocking at the door of the top spot with his “Gangnam Style”, which holds at No.2 for another week and picks up a sixth Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Seun Kuti, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 To Play AWME Final Night

Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Breabach and Yasmin Levy are just some of the acts scheduled to perform live tonight in Melbourne for the final night of Australasian Worldwide Music Expo showcases.

November 18, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) Finishes Today

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) has had its most successful year ever with organisers declaring this year's event a sell-out.

November 18, 2012
Little Hurricane
Little Hurricane Grammy.com Showcase The World Up From Down Under

Little Hurricane were the buzz band of 2012 and the one to watch in 2013. At Grammy.com, Little Hurricane is The Word Up From Down Under feature from Noise11.

November 17, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie Is Keynote Speaker At AWME Conference Today

Brian Ritchie, Violent Femmes and The Break bass player, will address the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo in Melbourne today about "his other job"m the curator of MONA FOMA in Hobart.

November 17, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Dave Grohl Is SXSW 2013 Keynote Speaker

Dave Grohl has been announced as the keynote speaker for the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas next March.

November 17, 2012
Face The Music 2012
AJ Maddah On Harvest, Twitter And His Quest For The Perfect Festival

Soundwave boss and self-confessed Twitter addict, AJ Maddah, made a rare appearance on stage at Melbourne's Face The Music conference on Friday, offering his thoughts on his festivals, his love-hate relationship with social media and how he's driven by a need to create the perfect festival.

November 17, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo Starts Today In Melbourne

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) starts in Melbourne this morning with an opening seminar on social networking, smart phones and digital music platforms.

November 16, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog Talk Led Zeppelin Live

So, the new Zeppelin cd/dvd arrived instore today. It’s called “Celebration Day” and is the recording made of Led Zeppelin’s last (at this time) gig at London’s O2 Arena from 2007. It’s a great show and one where they nailed it live. The few previous attempts went down like a..…well, you know what I mean.

November 15, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Parkway Drive And The Presets Among Full Nominee List for J Awards

Triple J has released the full list of nominees for next week's J Awards, with Parkway Drive and The Presets among seven additional nominees for Australian Album of the Year.

November 15, 2012