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One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Put On ‘Hardcore Fitness Regimes’

One Direction is set to get even fitter because their music exec bosses have put them on a special fitness programme ahead of their world tour.

November 4, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicky Minaj Perfects Her English Accent

Nicki Minaj says her English accent is a mixture of "Scary Spice" and "Hermione from Harry Potter".

November 4, 2012
Lady Gaga aboard her very own plane
Live Nation Gives Lady Gaga A Plane

What do you give a person who has everything? Well touring company Live Nation has given Lady Gaga her very own plane.

November 4, 2012
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kylie Looks Forward To Being ‘Fired Out Of A Cannon’ On Next Tour

Kylie Minogue has joked she could be 'fired out of a cannon' on her next tour.

November 4, 2012
Alice Cooper - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Mistaken For Al Pacino

Alice Cooper once had a four-hour conversation with a man who thought he was Al Pacino.

November 4, 2012
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Relief As Britney Spears Case Is Dismissed

Britney Spears' father Jamie is 'relieved' that the case filed against his family by Sam Lufti was dismissed.

November 4, 2012
Thom Yorke Atoms For Peace Default EP
Thom Yorke Atoms For Peace Default Due Soon

Thom Yorke’s new supergroup Atoms For Peace is closer for release than we thought. Hollywood record store Amoeba has the 12” ‘Default’ now available for preorder.

November 4, 2012
Garbage, music news, The Word From Garbage

When Garbage released ‘Not Your Kind Of People’ this year it was their first album together in seven years.

November 4, 2012
Hoodoo Gurus - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
First Hoodoo Gurus A Day On The Green Kicks Off Today

The Hoodoo Gurus will hit the wineries from today for their first gig in a while.

November 4, 2012
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
PSY Had The Most Read Story On Noise11 Last Week

In Noise11 music news this week the story of PSY’s ARIA dominance generated the most eyeballs and news of the Black Sabbath tour came in a close second.

November 4, 2012
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath Albums By US Gold And Platinum Awards

The biggest touring news in Australia this week was the announcement that Black Sabbath will hit the region late April, 2013.

November 4, 2012
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Red Spends Second Week Atop ARIA Chart

Taylor Swift remains “Red” for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart this week, becoming her longest run at the top of our charts, as her previous No.1 “Speak Now” only lasted one week at the top back in November of 2010. The album also selling enough this week to pick up a Platinum sales certification.

November 4, 2012
PSY Tops ARIA Singles For 6th Week

PSY’s sixth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with “Gangnam Style” elevates the song to equal second longest running chart-topper for 2012, matching the six weeks achieved by “Wild Ones” for Flo Rida and Sia (Jan/Feb) and then “Battle Scars” for Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco (Aug/Sept).

November 4, 2012
RIP Mitch Lucker 1984-2012
Mitch Lucker Remembered As Wife Pleads, “Please Learn From This.”

At a vigil last night for Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker, who died early on November 1st from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident, his wife Jolie Carmadella spoke of his alcohol addiction and pleaded with the crowd that had gathered to farewell him to learn from his tragic passing.

November 3, 2012
ZZ Top with Jimmie Vaughan in Austin photo by Frank Beard from his drum kit
ZZ Top Welcomes Jimmie Vaughan On Stage In Texas

ZZ Top fans had a special treat when Austin legend Jimmie Vaughan joined them on stage.

November 3, 2012
Gary Clarke Jnr: Photo Ros O'Gorman Presents Gary Clark Jr The Word Up From Down Under

Gary Clark Jr is the first featured artist in the interview series The Word Up From Down Under, with Noise11.

November 3, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman,, photos
Springsteen, Joel, Bon Jovi Perform For Sandy Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel were just three of the superstars who performed at the Hurricane Sandy benefit this evening.

November 3, 2012
MusiCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
MusiCares Launches Hurricane Sandy Relief

MusiCares has established a fund to support people in the music community affected by Hurricane Sandy.

November 3, 2012
Roger Waters, The Wall - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters And John Mayer To Perform for Stand Up For Heroes

Roger Waters and John Mayer have joined the line-up for the 6th annual Stand Up For Heroes event at New York’s Beacon Theatre next week.

November 3, 2012
Eminem, Noise11, Photo
Eminem Has Queen-Sized Fun On Skylar Grey’s New Single

Skylar Grey's latest single, 'C'mon Let Me Ride', set for release next month, will feature Eminem singing the famous hook from Queen's 'Bicycle Race'.

November 3, 2012
Kimbra - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra and Six60 Dominate The 2012 New Zealand Music Awards

The 2012 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards were presented on Thursday night, with Six60 staying true to their name by winning six Tuis, including Single of the Year and Best Group, while Kimbra took home five awards, including Best Female Solo Artist and Album of the Year, for her internationally successful Vows.

November 3, 2012
The Ashton Shuffle
Soundscape Adds Aston Shuffle DJs And Twinsy In Second Line Up Announcement

Aston Shuffle DJs, Twinsy, Purple Sneaker DJs, Tyler Touché and triple J fave Lewi McKirdy have just been announced as the second round of artists for the new-look Soundscape Festival.

November 3, 2012
Muse - Follow Me hidden link
Muse Video Reveals Free Download For Those That Follow

After today's earlier story about Muse's new lyric video for their latest single, Follow Me, keen-eyed fans have discovered a juicy little secret that leads the way to a free download of a live version of the song from the O2 Arena in London.

November 3, 2012
Alt-J: “We bloody won the Mercury!!!”

Alternative indie pop quartet, Alt-J, last night won the highly coveted U.K. Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album, An Awesome Wave.

November 2, 2012
Tame Impala, Noise11, Photo
Gotye, Tame Impala Amongst First Round J Award Nominees For 2012

First round nominations for the 2012 J Awards have been announced today, with Tame Impala amongst the nominees for Australian Album of the Year and Goyte nominated for Australian Music Video of the Year.

November 2, 2012
Muse - The 2nd Law
Muse ‘Follow Me’ Lyric Video Released

Muse premiered the video for 'Follow Me', the third single from their new album The 2nd Law, on their website and on YouTube today.

November 2, 2012
LP photo credit Tamzin Brown
LP’s Headline Show at L.A.’s Troubadour Sells Out Instantly

The author of several hit singles for other artists, LP is now emerging as a star in her own right, with her first official headline club show in Los Angeles on November 5th at the famed Troubadour selling out instantly. 

November 2, 2012
Rolling Stones 2nd Paris setlist
The Rolling Stones Play Second Secret Paris Gig

The Rolling Stones have played a second secret gig in Paris, this time at the 1800 seater Theatre Mogador.

November 1, 2012
Skylar Grey Photo Credit- David Roemer
Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey’s Album

13-time Grammy winning producer, songwriter and rapper Eminem has signed on as executive producer of the hotly anticipated debut album from five-time Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Skylar Grey.

November 1, 2012
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Album Makes Chart Record

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar's album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, has had a huge week in the U.S., debuting with more than 241,000 in sales and giving him the highest selling album for a new artist in 2012.

November 1, 2012