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Nominations Open For National Indigenous Music Awards

Nominations have opened for the NIMA’s, the National Indigenous Music Awards.

April 15, 2013
Graeme Bell - Image By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
2013 Jazz Bell Award Nominees Announced

The 2013 Jazz Bell Awards will be handed out in Melbourne on May 2. Nominees for the 11th Jazz Bell Awards have been announced.

April 15, 2013
The Wizard of Oz, Photos, Noise11
BBC Refuses To Play Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead In Countdown

The BBC has confirmed that it will not play ‘Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead’ in its weekly countdown this week because it finds the motive behind the sales “distasteful”.

April 14, 2013
Russell Morris, Sharkmouth, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris Sharkmouth Is The Biggest Australian Album Again

Aussie rock veteran Russell Morris has the number one Australian artist album on the ARIA chart for the second week in a row.

April 14, 2013
Bleecker Bob's Records, Noise11, Photo
New York’s Iconic Bleecker Bob’s Records To Shut

New York’s iconic music store Bleecker Bob’s Records will close in May.

April 14, 2013
Paramore by Paramore, Noise11, Photo
Paramore Tops ARIA Album Chart

Paramore land their second consecutive No.1 album in Australia, as their fourth, self-titled album debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart becoming the eighth consecutive No.1 debut at the top.

April 14, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Let Her Go Australia’s No 1 Song For Third Week

The top three singles in Australia this week hold steady from last week, with Passenger spending a third week at No.1 with “Let Her Go”.

April 14, 2013
Tim Carr, Noise11, Photo
Capitol Records A&R Executive Tim Carr Murdered In Thailand

Record company executive Tim Carr has been murdered in Thailand.

April 13, 2013
The Wizard of Oz, Photos, Noise11
Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead Is Now No 3 Overall In England

The 1939 Wizard Of Oz classic ‘Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead’ could end up being the biggest selling song in England this week.

April 13, 2013
Russell Morris, Sharkmouth, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris Sharkmouth Leaps To 6 On ARIA Chart

‘Sharkmouth’, the “labour of love” Aussie rock legend Russell Morris, will be the number 6 album when the ARIA chart is updated tomorrow.

April 13, 2013
The Wizard of Oz, Photos, Noise11
Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead Now No 2 In UK

Margaret Thatcher is proving good for music sales in the UK. The ‘Wizard of Oz’ classic ‘Ding Dong The Witch is Dead’ by Judy Garland has now leapt to number 2 on the iTunes chart. It also went to number 1 on Amazon.

April 10, 2013
Andy Johns, Noise11, photo
BREAKING: Andy Johns, Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones Engineer and Producer Dies

Producer/engineer Andy Johns, who worked on classic albums like Led Zeppelin IV and the Rolling Stones ‘Exile On Main Street’, has died. He was 61.

April 8, 2013
Joel Madden, Noise11, Photo
The Logie Awards Are An Embarrassment And A Joke

The Logie Awards, what a complete waste of time that was.

April 7, 2013
Neil Smith, AC/DC, Rose Tattoo, Noise11, Photo
One-Time AC/DC And Rose Tattoo Member Neil Smith Loses Battle With Cancer

Aussie bass player Neil Smith, a one-time member of AC/DC and Rose Tattoo, has lost his battle with cancer.

April 7, 2013
40 Years of Music Change, Noise11, Photo
Digitalmusicnews.com Show 40 Years Of Industry Change In 40 Seconds

Research into 40 years of changes in the music industry by digitalmusicnews.com shows that the music industry has been in a constant state of change.

April 7, 2013
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal, Noise11, photo
Bring Me The Horizon Have Number One Album In Australia

English metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon take their fourth album “Sempiternal” into the No.1 spot in Australia, their second such occurrence, as their October 2010 set “There is a Hell, Believe Me I’ve Seen it…” debuted at the top, with Australia being the only country in the world so far to give the band ANY No.1 albums.

April 7, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Let Her Go Is ARIA Number One Single

Passenger spends a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his track “Let Her Go”.

April 7, 2013
SLAM Crazy Horse signed guitar photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Auction Signed Guitar For SLAM

The four members of Crazy Horse, Neil Young, Frank Sampedro, Ralph Molina and Billy Talbot, have signed a guitar for SLAM to auction.

April 6, 2013
Russell Morris, Sharkmouth, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris Scores His First Ever Top 10 Album With Sharkmouth

After 45 years in the music business Russell Morris has scored his first ever Top 10 album with ‘Sharkmouth’. The album will land at number 10 on the ARIA chart on Sunday.

April 6, 2013
Chris Bailey, Noise11, 2011, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Angels John Brewster Talks About The Passing of Chris Bailey

Australian music fans are mourning the death of The Angels’ bass player Chris Bailey, who passed away this morning (April 4) at 12:30am after a battle with cancer.

April 4, 2013
Georgi Kay, Noise11, Photo
Perth Singer Georgi Kay Signs With Parlophone

Perth singer songwriter Georgi Kay has signed with Parlophone Records, the label that launched The Beatles.

April 3, 2013
Phil Ramone, producer, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Noise11, photo
Phil Ramone Died From Aneurysm

Phil Ramone, the producer to the superstars like Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Paul Simon and Billy Joel, died in a Manhattan hospital while being treated for an Aortic Aneurysm.

April 2, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Peter Noble Announces The Boomerang Festival

Bluesfest director Peter Noble has announced the inaugural Boomerang Festival for October on the Bluesfest site.

April 1, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Noble, Chugg And Potts Make Australia The Centre Of The Music Universe

Never before have so many major music names been in Australia at one time. Without question, Australia is the music centre of the universe right now and that is with thanks to three people … Peter Noble, Michael Chugg and Rob Potts.

April 1, 2013
Phil Ramone, Noise11, Photo
Producer Phil Ramone Dead At Age 72

Phil Ramone, the producer of some of the greatest albums of the 20th Century, has died in New York after being admitted to a Manhattan hospital for surgery.

March 31, 2013
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Stays On Top Of ARIA Albums

Breaking the eight week running one-week-at-the-top for number one albums by staying at the top for a second week is Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience”, beating the one week his previous album stayed at the top back in 2006.

March 31, 2013
Passenger, Noise11, Photo
Passenger Knocks Macklemore And Ryan Lewis From Top Of ARIA Chart

Current tourist Passenger scores his eighth international number one placement by moving up one spot to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with his hit “Let Her Go”.

March 31, 2013
The Bluesfest Sunflower with inventor Dr Barry Hill (left) and student Dylan Blackman, Noise11, photo
Bluesfest Unveils Solar Powered Performance Stage

The Bluesfest music festival at Byron Bay has unveiled its new Lotus Palace solar powered performance stage.

March 29, 2013
Robert Zildjian, Noise11, Photo
Sabian Cymbals Founder Robert Zildjian Dies At Age 89

Robert Zildjian, founder of Sabian Cymbals, has died at the age of 89.

March 29, 2013
Aaron Chugg, Noise11, Photo
Aaron Chugg Farewell Planned For Sydney On Tuesday

The Australian music industry is planning a Sydney-sized farewell for Aaron Chugg, who died on March 18 from complications from a stroke he had while tour managing The Stone Roses.

March 27, 2013