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Fuse Festival
Brett Cottle Of APRA/AMCOS To Keynote At Fuse

APRA/AMCOS CEO Brett Cottle has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Fuse Festival in Adelaide in February.

December 14, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Explain Their Aversion To Music Streaming Services

The Black Keys are the latest in a long list of artists who are refusing to supply their music to streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora, but drummer Patrick Carney explained their reasoning in a way that is difficult to argue with.

December 14, 2011
Lanie Lane, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
52 Australian Artists Invited To SXSW

Australia is gearing up for one of its biggest years ever at the SXSW music conference in Austin, Texas.

December 14, 2011
Blood Orange
Blood Orange (Formerly Lightspeed Champion) Heads To Australia

Remember Dev Hynes? He was in the lol-aliciously titled Test Icicles and then released a couple of albums as Lightspeed Champion, but now he has reinvented himself again as Blood Orange and is planning on bringing his new incarnation to Australia to show us what he’s all about.

December 14, 2011
Watch Rock Of Ages Movie Trailer With Tom Cruise

The trailer for Rock Of Ages has hit the web, featuring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

December 14, 2011
Marilyn Manson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Marilyn Manson Announce Their Soundwave Sideshows

Soundwave headliners Marilyn Manson book three Soundwave sideshows with spooky supports.

December 14, 2011
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Foo Fighters Start Planning Their Next Album

Dave Grohl thanks his fans on the Foo Fighters site and mentions that they’re planning their eighth album.

December 14, 2011
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna’s Facebook Stats Make Her Queen Of The Universe

R&B superstar Rihanna will take the honour of being the most “liked” artist on Facebook for 2011.

December 14, 2011
Lionel Richie. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
TwitBits: Lionel Richie, Sigur Ros, Glee, Jessie J And More

Lionel Richie’s mystery CMT induction, Jonsi from Sigur Ros talks soundtracks, Glee join Bono and Sting, Jessie J works too hard, and heaps more.

December 14, 2011
Morning Of The Earth
Morning Of The Earth Goes Back On The Road

The Morning Of The Earth concert is going back on the road in January.

December 14, 2011
Absolutely Fabulous
Elly Jackson Of La Roux To Appear On Absolutely Fabulous Special

La Roux’s Elly Jackson has tweeted that she will be starring in the New Year’s Absolutely Fabulous special.

December 14, 2011
Kanye West
Watch Kanye West Visit His Childhood Home

In the second episode of the VOYR doco series behind Watch The Throne, Kanye and Jay-Z head back to West’s childhood home.

December 14, 2011
JB Hi-Fi Now
JB Hi-Fi Now Launches in Beta Mode

JB Hi-Fi have launched their unique method of selling music, at least in beta form, to customers willing to take the plunge into the world of cloud computing.

December 13, 2011
Georgia Fair - Photo By Ros OGorman
Georgia Fair And Busby Marou Hit The East Coast In January

Rising folk roots duos Georgia Fair and Busby Marou join forces up the East Coast.

December 13, 2011
Earth Wind & Fire
Earth Wind & Fire Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets to see Earth, Wind & Fire, presented by, is now on sale.

December 13, 2011
Dweezil Zappa
Dweezil Brings Zappa Plays Zappa Back To Australia

Dweezil Zappa is set to bring his father Frank’s insane rock operas to stages around Australia.

December 13, 2011
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna and M.I.A. Sing Happy Birthday To Nicki Minaj

Nicki Mimaj got a superstar birthday greeting for her 29th this week when Madonna and M.I.A. sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to her.

December 13, 2011
Duran Duran, SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
TwitBits: RHCP, Duran Duran, Bon Iver, OFF! And More

Chad from RHCP has some ideas for Rammstein, Duran Duran offer a banned clip, Bon Iver take crappy photos, OFF! cheat the system, and heaps more.

December 13, 2011
Engelbert Humperdinck Ten Guitars stamp
Engelbert Humperdinck Get Stamp Of Approval In New Zealand

New Zealand has honoured Engelbert Humperdinck by releasing a stamp based on his song ‘Ten Guitars’.

December 13, 2011
Metallica reunited with Dave Mustaine
Metallica Celebrate 30 Years With New EP

Metallica celebrated their 30th anniversary on the weekend with some shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco and the celebration continues with the release of Beyond Magnetic – a four song EP of songs you probably haven’t heard.

December 13, 2011
Roger Daltrey performs Tommy
Roger Daltrey Pre Sale On Tickets Available Tomorrow

Roger Daltrey will perform Tommy in Australia, presented by, and pre-sale tickets will go on sale tomorrow for 24 hours.

December 13, 2011
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor To Release Ninth Studio Album In 2012

Sinead O’Connor is gearing up for the release of her ninth studio album.

December 13, 2011
Amy Winehouse
Mitch Winehouse Will Never Release Amy’s Music For Biopic

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has quashed plans for a biopic by refusing to authorise her music.  

December 13, 2011
Sunset and Vine
Music Executive John Atterberry Dies After Gunshot

Music executive John Atterberry has died after being shot in the face during a Hollywood rampage last Friday.

December 13, 2011
Wynter Gordon. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Wynter Gordon Gets Vocal Tips From Skrillex

Leading up to her New Year’s Eve shows at Luna Park, pop diva Wynter Gordon tells us that Skrillex has been giving her vocal advice.

December 13, 2011
The Exploited
The Exploited Announce Down Under Tour

The UK’s angriest punks, The Exploited, return to Australia and New Zealand.

December 13, 2011
Supposed Coachella 2012 Poster
Has Coachella’s 2012 Line-Up Been Leaked?

A picture of the Coachella poster for 2012 has appeared online, featuring Radiohead, No Doubt, Foo Fighters and more.

December 13, 2011
Radiohead The Daily Mail Staircase
Radiohead To Release Two New Songs Next Week

Radiohead fans will score a couple of new songs next week. The band have two new songs ‘The Daily Mail’ and ‘Staircase’ next week.

December 13, 2011
Dinner in the Sunset (Photo by Tim Cashmere)
Happy 21st Birthday, Meredith. Thanks For Inviting Me

The Meredith Music Festival has turned 21 years old with another dusty year of killer music and hazy memories and Noise11 were there to soak it all in.

December 12, 2011
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell And Hans Zimmer Hired For Academy Awards

Pharrell Williams and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer will work on the 2012 Academy Awards.

December 12, 2011