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Chuck D of Public Enemy. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Rush, Randy Newman, Albert King Head To Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Donna Summer, Rush, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Albert King form a list of two long overlooked bands, an Academy Award winning songwriter, a rap supergroup, a disco diva, a blues great and two great producers/executives comprise the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

December 12, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photos
Australian Radio Network To Broadcast 12-12-12 Concert Live

UPDATE: This is NOT being broadcast on ARN stations. Instead its online only.

December 12, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Prank Jocks Confirm Decision To Air Call Were “Far Above” Them

Tracy Grimshaw’s interview with 2DAY FM’s Mel Greig and Michael Christian has raised more questions than answers and the main question people now want the answer to is who authorised the broadcast of the prank call that was tied to the death of Jacintha Saldanha?

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
First Interview With Mel Greig and Michael Christian VIDEO

In the first video released by the Nine Network featuring 2DAY FM pranksters Mel Greig and Michael Christian for A Current Affair, the disgraced radio duo talk about the shock of hearing of the death of Jacintha Saldanha from the King Henry VII hospital in London.

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Tracy Grimshaw To Interview 2DAY FM Prank Jocks For A Current Affair

2DAY FM prank jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will make their first public statement since the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha on A Current Affair tonight.

December 10, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Back On Top Of ARIA Albums Chart

This time last year the ARIA Albums chart saw their biggest seasonal album in Michael Buble’s “Christmas” spending five weeks at the top (all of December 2011 and the first week of January 2012), and now this week the album leaps back to the No.1 spot in Australia.

December 9, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Stay Number One On ARIA Singles Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a second week with their first hit here “Thrift Shop”, but another Mac song enters the Top 100, his previous overseas hit “Same Sex” debuting at 65, and the album they both hail from “The Heist” enters the ARIA Albums Chart at No.30 this week.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Jocks To Be Questioned By Police Over Nurse’s Death

2DAY FM jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will now face questioning by New South Wales Police following a formal request from Scotland Yard.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Austereo Suspends 2DAY FM Advertising As Clients Start To Walk

Austereo has stopped all advertising on 2DAY FM following a decision by major clients Telstra and Coles to withdraw for the station today following the prank that lead to the death of a British nurse.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
ACMA To Investigate Austereo Following Death of Nurse Following 2DAYFM Prank

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will investigate the prank call by two 2DAY FM jocks that lead to the death of a London nurse.

December 8, 2012
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Spotify Signs Metallica

Spotify and Metallica have announced that all music spanning the band's 30-year history is now available on Spotify.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Southern Cross Austereo In Disgrace Following Royal Nurse Suicide

Australian radio network Southern Cross Austereo has reached a new level of shame following the suicide of Jacintha Saldanha, the English nurse who took the prank call for the Duchess of Cambridge in a London hospital from Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

December 8, 2012
Mark Evans at Noise11.com
Mark Evans and Dave Tice To Play Their Last Sando Show Ever Saturday

AC/DC’s Mark Evans and Buffalo’s Mark Tice, as the dynamic duo Tice & Evans, will perform their last ever show at the Sandringham Hotel in Sydney on Saturday afternoon.

December 6, 2012
Pure Pop Records
Pure Pop Kicks Off Summer Of Classic Albums Series Of Gigs

Now this is an in-store! Pure Pop in Melbourne’s St Kilda is showcasing classic albums live by Aussie artists over this summer.

December 6, 2012
The Home Studio Series
The CD Is Far From Dead According To Disc Makers

Disc Makers, America’ largest independent CD and DVD manufacturer, has firm evidence that the physical disc is far from dead.

December 5, 2012
The Home Studio Series
Disc Makers Offer Building A Professional Home Studio Free PDF Download

If you are ready to build a home studio, Disc Makers have a free PDF download of their guide ‘Building a Professional Home Studio’.

December 4, 2012
Fun, Nate Ruess: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Grammy.com Has Some fun With Noise11

The latest Word Up From Down Under feature at Grammy.com is with New York band fun.

December 3, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
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