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One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Cling On To Number One In This Week’s ARIA Chart

One Direction hold on following a strong debut from Kate Miller-Heidke in this week’s ARIA chart wrap.

April 23, 2012
Greg Ham, The Push
Statement About Greg Ham From The Push

Men At Work's Greg Ham served as Chairman of The Push through-out most of the 90s, working volontarily to help young people become involved in the music industry.

April 22, 2012
The Beatles Record Store Day limited editions
Happy Record Store Day From Noise11

Music retailers around Australia are today celebrating Record Store Day.

April 21, 2012
Dick Clark
Dick Clark 1928-2012

The music world lost one of its greatest ambassadors today with the passing of Dick Clark. America's Oldest Teenager died at 82 from a massive heart attack. He had gone into St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica last night for what was reported to be an outpatient procedure.

April 19, 2012
Gotye image noise11.com photos
Gotye Is Number One In America

Gotye feat. Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has hit the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA.

April 19, 2012
Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Sydney Entertainment Centre To Be Demolished

The Sydney Entertainment Centre is going to be knocked down.

April 17, 2012
Cold Chisel No Plans
One Direction Keeps Cold Chisel From Number One

Boy band One Direction has kept bloke band Cold Chisel from the number one spot on the Australian chart this week.

April 15, 2012
The Beatles Record Store Day limited editions
Lou Reed, Deep Purple, Beatles On Vinyl For Record Store Day

Record store’s across Australia will be selling brand new and limited edition vinyl featuring artists like The Beatles, Deep Purple and Lou Reed next Saturday for Record Store Day.

April 15, 2012
The Audreys. photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Audreys To Appear In-store In Adelaide for Record Store Day

ARIA Award winners The Audreys will play a showcase set at Blackwood Sound in Adelaide next Saturday (April 21) for Record Store Day.

April 14, 2012
Red Bull Bedroom Jam entrants Masketta Fall
Masketta Fall Feature In Latest Red Bull Bedroom Jam Show

Ella Hooper has once again ventured the heartland to showcase Masketta Fall from Melbourne’s western suburbs.

April 14, 2012
Gotye image noise11.com photos
Gotye To Host Masterclass At APRA Song Summit

Gotye and Adalita have been announced as guests for the APRA Song Summit 2012 in Sydney.

April 13, 2012
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Axl Rose Chucks Tantrum And Withdraws From Hall Of Fame Induction

Axl Rose has thrown another one of his famous tantrums and withdrawn from the Guns N’ Roses Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction just days before the event.

April 12, 2012
Jazz Bell Awards namesake Graham Bell. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jazz Bell Awards Nominees Announced

The 2012 Australian Jazz Bell Awards will take place in Melbourne on May 3.

April 11, 2012
The Sports
Sports Keyboard Player Jim Niven Passes Away

Jimmy Niven, keyboard player for a number of Australian bands including The Sports, The Pink Finks and Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, passed away in Melbourne on Monday (April 9, 2012).

April 10, 2012
One Direction
One Direction Top ARIA Chart

One Direction’s debut album ‘Up All Night’ has moved to number one of the ARIA chart in Australia but Madonna ‘MDNA’ has gone in the other direction.

April 9, 2012
Slightly Left of Centre
Slightly Left Of Centre Top Red Bull Bedroom Jam Buzz Chart

Victoria’s Slightly Left Of Centre have topped the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Buzz Chart this week with their song ‘Glorious Way’.

April 7, 2012
Jim Marshall
Marshall Amps Founded Jim Marshall Dies At 88

Jim Marshall, the man who is most likely responsible for that ringing in your ears, has died at the age of 88.

April 6, 2012
Zoran Romich - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zoran Romic Farewelled

The Melbourne music community gathered at St Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church in South Melbourne yesterday to farewell Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic.

April 5, 2012
Live Nation
Live Nation Buys Michael Coppel Presents

US touring giant Live Nation has acquired Australian promoter Michael Coppel Presents and Michael Coppel will take over as the company President and CEO.

April 5, 2012
Megan Washington. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Megan Washington Named Ambassador For Record Store Day Australia

Melbourne singer/songwriter Megan Washington has become an Ambassador for Record Store Day Australia.

April 5, 2012
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young To Trademark High-Quality Audio Format

Canadian rock icon Neil Young has filed trademark applications for a “studio quality” audio format to challenge mp3s.

April 4, 2012
Zoran Romich - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
A Tribute To Zoran Romic Goes Live

A tribute video from Zoran Romic’s last performance with Chocolate Starfish is now live at zoranromic.com.

April 2, 2012
Jacob Butler
Jacob Butler Signs To South African Label And Debuts New Single

Melbourne rocker Jacob Butler to debut 'Come My Way' on the South African home of Temper Trap, Bush, Placebo and Nickelback.

April 2, 2012
Madonna MDNA image
Madonna Triumphs On This Week’s ARIA Chart

Madonna has the top album, and Carly Rae Jepsen has the top single, on a refreshed ARIA chart.

April 2, 2012
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Vs Lionel Richie For Top Spot In USA

Madonna ‘MDNA’ is taking on Lionel Richie ‘Tuskegee’ for the top spot on the US album chart this week and Madonna will win.

April 1, 2012
Zoran Romich - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rest In Peace Zoran Romic Of Chocolate Starfish

Today the Australian music industry lost one of the nicest guys in the business. Chocolate Starfish guitarist Zoran Romic is now at peace after a one-year battle with cancer. He passed away this morning at 10:30am (March 31, 2012) in Melbourne.

March 31, 2012
Hilltop Hoods - Drinking From The Sun
Hilltop Hoods Hold Number One On This Week’s ARIA Chart

Oz hip-hop gods Hilltop Hoods spend a second week at the top of a busy week for new releases on the ARIA Chart.

March 26, 2012
Vince Lovegrove
Vince Lovegrove Family Releases Statement

The family of Vince Lovegrove has released the following statement following Vince’s tragic death in the early hours of Saturday morning.

March 26, 2012
In younger times Bon Scott (left) and Vince Lovegrove (right)
Vince Lovegrove, Australian Music Pioneer, Dies In Car Accident

Australian music pioneer Vince Lovegrove has lost his life in a car accident near Byron Bay in New South Wales on Saturday.

March 25, 2012
Henry Wagons and Melanie Crawford marry in Las Vegas, Noise11, photo
Henry Wagons and Melanie Crawford Marry In Las Vegas

Henry Wagons has decided to make an honest woman of Melanie Crawford (or is that the other way around).

March 24, 2012