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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
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Backs The Age Music Victoria Awards With $10000 Cash Prize

The Victorian government is once again leading the Arts community with support for The Age Music Victoria Awards. Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a $10,000 cash prize for Best Victorian Album.

October 12, 2018
Bryan Ferry, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Names Shortlist Nominees For 2019

Def Leppard, Radiohead and Roxy Music have made The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 shortlist.

October 10, 2018
David Gray, Palais Theatre Melbourne 2015, photo by Ros OGorman, noise11
Bluesfest Adds Paul Kelly, David Gray, Gary Clark Jr for 2019 Festival

Bluesfest has revealed its second major announcement for 2018 with Paul Kelly, David Gray and Gary Clark Jr leading the line-up.

October 10, 2018
The Chaser Sydney Opera House
The Chaser Projected Alan Jones Phone Number Onto Sydney Opera House

Comedy crew The Chaser have out-Jonesed Alan Jones by projecting his phone number onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

October 9, 2018
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
Rod Stewart Claims No 1 Album For UK

When it comes to the Official Albums Chart Number 1, Rod Stewart certainly wears it well. The legendary singer has scored his ninth chart-topper with Blood Red Roses, beating fellow icon Cher into second place.

October 8, 2018
John Butler Trio Home
Australian Charts : John Butler Trio ‘Home’ Debuts At No 1

The seventh studio album for local group The John Butler Trio entitled "Home" becomes the acts fourth No.1 album in Australia this week.

October 7, 2018
George Ezra
Australian Charts : George Ezra ‘Shotgun’ Spends Third Week At No 1

George Ezra keeps his "Shotgun" loaded at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a third straight week, plus the song is now at the top in New Zealand (1st week) and is also 2x▲Platinum in sales here.

October 7, 2018
Broderick Smith Man Out Of Time
New Music Releases 4 October 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: twenty one pilots, Coheed & Cambria, Echo & The Bunnymen, Monuments, High Cornwell, You Me at Six, T.I., Katie Melua (GH), Judah Kelly, Broderick Smith, Cat Power, Bob Evans, Steve Perry, John Lennon's Imagine re-issue, Triple J's Like a Version Vol.14 and the soundtracks for 'Venom' and the new 'A Star is Born' with Lady Gaga.

October 5, 2018
Ian James and Linda Bosidis
Ian James To Hand Over Mushroom Publishing To Linda Bosidis

After 32 years as Managing Director of Mushroom Publishing, respected Australian music industry icon Ian James is standing down.

October 3, 2018
Eminem Kamikaze
Australian Charts : Eminem ‘Kamikaze’ Spends Sixth Week At No 1

It's a fourth week at No.1 for the Eminem set "Kamikaze" becoming the third longest run at No.1 during 2018 on the albums chart.

September 30, 2018
George Ezra
Australian Charts : George Ezra ‘Shotgun’ Spends Second Week At No 1

George Ezra hits the No.1 target for a second week with his song "Shotgun", with Australia now the fifth country to make it a chart-topping hit, previously it hit No.1 in England (4 wks), Ireland (9 wks), The Netherlands (2 wks) and currently sits at the top in Belgium (3rd wk).

September 30, 2018
Live Nation
Live Nation Releases Details From Their The Power of Live Study

Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company released findings today from The Power of Live, a global study that captured trends and behaviours of 22,500 live music fans, from 11 countries, ranging ages 13 to 65. Conducted in partnership with research agency Culture Co-op, the findings revealed that in today’s digital age, live music is more necessary than ever and creates the ultimate human connection.

September 28, 2018
Cher Dancing Queen
New Music Releases For 28 September 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: John Butler Trio, Kodaline, Loretta Lynn, Sigala, Cher, Against the Current, Tom Petty (GH), Phil Collins (GH), The Living End, Mudhoney, Cypress Hill, Seasick Steve, Rod Stewart, Logic, alt-J, Anti-Flag, Chic, Lupe Fiasco, Ben Browning and Eddi Reader.

September 28, 2018
APRA AMCOS
Australian Music Industry Takes Over Parliament House In Sydney

The second NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM) event rocked Macquarie Street last night, with a delegation of New South Wales songwriters, musicians, recording artists and key industry leaders highlighting the contribution the contemporary music industry makes to our economy, our community and our culture.

September 28, 2018
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban To Host ARIA Awards

Keith Urban will serve as host of the 2018 ARIA Awards in Australia in November (18).

September 26, 2018
A Swayze and the Ghosts
A. Swayze and the Ghosts Sign with Ivy League

A. Swayze and the Ghosts have joined the Ivy League roster.

September 24, 2018
Sounds Australia
Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival Commits To Australia For 2019

Australia has been announced as the focus country at Reeperbahn Festival 2019 (Hamburg, 18th – 21st September 2019). With Germany overtaking the UK as the largest music market in Europe, and the third largest globally (behind the USA and Japan), the opportunity for Australian artists and industry to make inroads in the territory is ripe.

September 24, 2018
Michelle Guthrie
The ABC Sacks CEO Michelle Guthrie

ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie has been fired.

September 24, 2018
Toto, Noise11, Photo
Secret Sounds Unveil A Stack of Falls Festival Sideshows

Secret Sounds have announced enough Falls Festival sideshows to keep you gigging all across New Years.

September 24, 2018
George Ezra
Australian Charts : George Ezra ‘Shotgun’ Lands At No 1

The former UK and Irish No.1 song for George Ezra entitled "Shotgun" blasts its way into the top spot in Australia for its first week at the summit of the ARIA Singles Chart.

September 22, 2018
The Pretty Things, Phil May: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Pretty Things and Teenage Fanclub At Noise11 iHeartRadio for 21 September 2018

In a brand new iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com Raymond McGinley of Teenage Fanclub explains why co-founder Gerard Love is leaving the band.

September 21, 2018
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes Calls Into Triple J

Jimmy Barnes called into Triple J’s breakfast show with Ben Harvey and Liam Stapleton and took Liam by surprise.

September 20, 2018
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mona Foma Announce Dates For New Home In Launceston

Mona Foma has revealed first dates for its new location of Launceston with a money-back guarantee for Southern Tasmanians.

September 20, 2018
Renee Geyer image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Renee Geyer and You Am I To Perform During Melbourne Music Week

Renee Geyer will celebrate the disco era with Kylie Auldist and Chelsea Wilson while You Am I will wrap themselves around The Grand Organ during Melbourne Music Week in November.

September 20, 2018
Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits
Herman’s Hermits Legend Peter Noone To Headline Charity Gig For SAVE In NYC

Peter Noone of legendary UK pop group Herman’s Hermits, will perform in New York for the charity event for SAVE presented by MD25 Entertainment.

September 19, 2018
iHeartRadio 5th birthday
iHeartRadio Turns 5 in Australia

iHeartRadio is 5 years old in Australia.

September 19, 2018
Billy Pinnell
Radio Legend Billy Pinnell Has A Music Podcast You Should Listen To

Melbourne radio legend Billy Pinnell has a Podcast you can download or stream.

September 19, 2018
Roger Knox
Roger Knox To Spend A Lunchtime Telling Stories At The Australian Music Vault

Roger Knox, an inductee of the National Indigenous Music Awards Hall of Fame, will perform and speak about his life at MPavilion for the Australian Music Vault.

September 19, 2018
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Download Australia Loads Up With Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Judas Priest, Alice In Chains

To Download Festival 2019 … in the words of that great philosopher ‘AY CARUMBA’.

September 19, 2018
Drought Breakers Supergroup Brings Drought Relief To Australian Farmers

The Australian supergroup known as Drought Breakers came to fruition via indigenous musician Scott Darlow and an impressive line-up of mates.

September 17, 2018