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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
Soundwave 2016
The Soundwave Mess Is About To Get A Lot Worse

Soundwave’s failed mogul AJ Maddah has blamed “the haters” for the downfall of his beloved festival. Well he is about to get 18000 more.

December 18, 2015
Star Wars The Force Awakens
New Music Releases For December 18 2015

Jess & Matt (XF), Pnatera box-set, Baroness and the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight soundtrack lead the pre-Christmas new releases.

December 18, 2015
Coldplay Adventures of a Lifetime, music news, noise11.com
Coldplay ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ Is Fourth Fastest Seller of 2015

Coldplay ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ sold 20,124 copies in its first week on sale in Australia making it the fourth fastest selling album of 2015.

December 14, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
Adele Clocks Up Another 57393 Australian Sales

Adele has clocked up around 250,000 sales in Australia for her ‘25’ album making it the fastest selling album of 2016 by far.

December 14, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums : Adele Blocks Coldplay From A Number One Debut

Adele holds for a third week atop the ARIA Albums Chart with her third album “25”, which initially debuted at the top three weeks ago on 3xPlatinum in sales, then last week rose to 4xP, and this week is newly certified 6x▲Platinum.

December 12, 2015
Justin Bieber in Sydney
ARIA Singles : Justin Bieber Takes Top Spot With ‘Love Yourself’

For the first time in 2015 an act has scored their second No.1 during the year, and that honour goes to Justin Bieber, as one of his current high flying singles “Love Yourself” climbs to the top of the ARIA Singles chart this week and also lands a ▲Platinum sales certification too.

December 12, 2015
Dion DiMucci
Dion To Speak and Perform At SXSW

Dion DiMucci, the legendary New York rock ’n’ roller, will appear at SXSW for the very first time in a program set for Thursday, March 17 at 3:30 PM titled "A Conversation With Dion: Rock’s Enduring Voice".

December 12, 2015
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Photo, Noise11
NWA, Lynyrd Skynyrd Receive Platinum Awards

The film Straight Outta Compton boosted the sales of the original N.W.A. album to such an extent that it has reached new sales heights.

December 12, 2015
Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Todd Rundgren, Russell Morris, Alex Smith Guest This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Todd Rundgren, Russell Morris and Alex Smith of Moving Pictures are Noise11's special guests this week at iHeartRadio.

December 11, 2015
Fleetwood Mac photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases For December 11 2015

R. Kelly, Louise Adams (XF 2015), Fleetwood Mac’s 1979 album remastered, Cass McCombs, Hardwell, Dan Sultan and the new Alvin & Hunger Games’ soundtrack’s lead this week's new music releases.

December 11, 2015
Coldplay Adventures of a Lifetime, music news, noise11.com
Adele Will Block Coldplay From A Number 1 Debut

Adele’s ‘25’ is continue to sell at record figures guaranteeing Coldplay’s latest ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ will not debut at number one.

December 9, 2015
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Was Highest Paid Act of 2015 in USA

Here is the latest list by Forbes detailing the World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2015.

December 9, 2015
Russell Morris, Sharkmouth, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris ‘Sharkmouth’ Clocks Up 3 Years On ARIA Chart

The Russell Morris ‘Sharkmouth’ album has clocked up three years on the ARIA chart this week. That is 156 weeks in total.

December 8, 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
Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote and Tame Impala Nominated For Grammy Awards

Australia-based artists Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote and Tame Impala have been nominated for Grammy Awards for 2016.

December 8, 2015
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news, noise11.com
Can Soundwave Survive And Make It To 2016?

Soundwave still may or may not return for 2016. The business is struggling to survive.

December 7, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
Adele Clocks Up Another 65719 Sales In Australia

Adele ‘25’ has sold a further 65,719 albums in Australia in the second week on sale bringing its tally to 191,782 sales.

December 7, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Clocks Up Quadruple Platinum In Second Week

“25” for Adele holds the top spot on the ARIA Albums chart for a second week, and her third album also moves from three to 4x▲Platinum in sales meaning it has shipped almost 300,000 copies in its first two weeks of release.

December 5, 2015
Adele 25, music news, noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Adele ‘Hello’ Spends Sixth Week At No 1

Adele holds the top spot on both ARIA Charts again this week with her third album “25” and its lead single “Hello”, which now racks up its sixth week at the top of the Australian Singles chart.

December 5, 2015