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Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Drake Reveals New Album For January

Drake has confirmed a new album is on the way for January. He made the announcement via a one-minute video, which featured nods to some of his previous records, including 2013 album 'Nothing Was the Same' and his second studio album 'Take Care'.

October 27, 2020
Guy Sebastian, photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Australian Charts: Guy Sebastian Has The Number One Album

The ninth studio album for Guy Sebastian called "T.R.U.T.H." (Sony Australia) debuts in the top spot this week, becoming his third No.1 album in Australia since his first in 2003. 

October 26, 2020
Festival Hall Melbourne
Hillsong Church Buys Festival Hall

Hillsong Church now owns Melbourne’s icon Festival Hall, the venue where Ian Dury sang ‘Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll’, Ozzy Osbourne sang ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ and the Sex Pistols played. So did those evil Beatles who had that sinister band member Lennon who once said they were "bigger than Jesus". Hallelejah!

October 26, 2020
Adele performs at on March 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo credit: Graham Denholm / Getty Images
Adele Confirms She Isn’t Ready For A New Album

Adele updated fans on the status of her long-awaited new album during her hosting gig on Saturday Night Live this weekend.

October 26, 2020
Suzi Quatro, Noise11, Photo
Suzi Quatro Wants Scarlett Johansson To Play Her In A Movie

Suzi Quatro having her life made into a movie after the 2019 documentary, ‘Suzi Q’, received rave reviews.

October 26, 2020
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande Has The Weeknd On New Album

Ariana Grande is set to release her sixth studio album next Friday (30.10.20), and over the weekend, she revealed the full tracklist for the upcoming record, including collaborations with The Weeknd, Doja Cat, and Ty Dolla $ign.

October 26, 2020
Elton John Barbie
Mattel Debuts Elton John Barbie

Meet the Elton John Barbie doll.

October 25, 2020
Jerry Jeff Walker
R.I.P. Jerry Jeff Walker Dies Aged 78

Songwriter Jeff Jeff Walker has died from throat cancer at the age of 78.

October 25, 2020
Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie Retires From Touring

Folk legend Arlo Guthrie has retired from performing after a year that started with a stroke and continued with Covid.

October 25, 2020
Garland Jeffreys and Bruce Springsteen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Recorded Letter To You in Four Days

Bruce Springsteen released his first studio album with his longtime backing band the E Street Band in six years on Friday (23.10.20), and has now revealed the material for the album was recorded in less than a week, with all the vocals featured on the record being “first takes”.

October 25, 2020
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
Damon Albarn On Writing With Elton John

Damon Albarn joins Elton John for this week’s episode of Rocket Hour on Apple Music 1 to coincide with the release of the new Gorillaz album, 'Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez’.

October 25, 2020
Tim McCallum
Classically Trained Tim McCallum To Sing National Anthem At AFL Grand Final

Classically trained quadriplegic Tim McCallum has been selected to sing the National Anthem at the AFL Grand Final in Queensland this weekend.

October 23, 2020
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo
Another Safechuck Michael Jackson Case Thrown Out Of Court

A new lawsuit filed by James Safechuck, who accuses Michael Jackson of child abuse, has been dismissed.

October 23, 2020
Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac performs at ADOTG at Mt Duneed Winery on 7 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Eavis Plans A Covid Safe Glastonbury 2021

Michael Eavis is considering putting "massive testing arrangements" in place for the Glastonbury Festival next year.

October 23, 2020
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Says He Felt Like He Was In A Laboratory For McCartney III

Shaun Keaveny’s BBC Radio 6 Music programme Matt Everitt interviewed Sir Paul McCartney about his new album, McCartney III.

October 23, 2020
The Rolling Stones, Ros OGorman photographer, Rod Laver Arena
Keith Richards Debuts ‘Hate It When You Leave’ VIDEO

Keith Richards has premiered a video for his 1992 track ‘Hate It When You Leave’.

October 22, 2020
Underground Lovers Shadows
Underground Lovers Release ‘Shadows’ Remix Compilation

Underground Lovers have delved into the archives to resurrect old remix versions of their songs for a new album ‘Shadows.

October 22, 2020
Boy & Bear
SummerSalt Is Heading To Canberra

Canberra has scored a SummerSalt date in February.

October 22, 2020
Birds of Tokyo
Birds Of Tokyo Have A Second Prison Show

Birds of Tokyo will play a second show at Fremantle Prison on 8 January.

October 22, 2020
McCartney III
Paul McCartney Confirms McCartney III Album

Paul McCartney has confirmed his new album ‘McCartney III’ is coming in December.

October 22, 2020
Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music
Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music Building Nears Final Framework

Country legend Marty Stuart is ready to give an all-star salute when the final beam of the Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music is lifted into its framework in Philadelphia, Mississippi on 28 October, 2020.

October 22, 2020
Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eddie Van Halen Guitars Go To Auction

Eddie Van Halen axe-slayer's 2004 EVH Charvel Art Series electric guitar with red, white and black stripes on the body and a second EVH, both of which Eddie partly designed, will be sold as part of the upcoming 'Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll' auction in December.

October 22, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Richie Sambora Is Open For A Bon Jovi Reunion

Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has given fans of the band a glimmer of hope for another reunion after revealing he'd consider a get together for "a special situation".

October 22, 2020
Michael Jackson, Noise11, Photo, music news
Leaving Neverland Director Is Working On A Sequel

Director Dan Reed is working on a sequel to his Emmy award-winning documentary Leaving Neverland.

October 22, 2020
Mike McClellan Noise Sessions at Noise11.com
Mike McClellan Tells Noise11 How He Obtained Permission Off Bob Dylan For Lyrics

When Australian singer songwriter Mike McClellan set out to approach Bob Dylan for permission to use a line from Bob’s Not Dark Yet’ in his own ‘Letter To America’ he wasn’t confident of a positive response but it came quickly.

October 21, 2020
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Teases McCartney III

Paul McCartney has been dropping hints of looming release of a third solo album ‘McCartney III’.

October 21, 2020
Tony Lewis of The Outfield
Tony Lewis of The Outfield Dies Aged 62

Tony Lewis, singer for The Outfield, has died at age 62.

October 21, 2020
Spencer Davis Group
Spencer Davis Dies At Age 81

Spencer Davis, founder and guitarist of the Spencer Davis Group, has died in Los Angeles from pneumonia at age 81.

October 21, 2020
Jimmy Barnes at Red Hot Summer Mornington 2019 photo Noise11.com
Bluesfest Plows Forward With All-Australian Line-up Announcement for 2021

Bluesfest 2021 is a sure thing with potentially an all-Australian roster if international borders are not opened.

October 21, 2020
Andrew Farriss of INXS photo by Ros O'Gorman
Andrew Farriss Never Thought ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ Fitted INXS’ ‘Kick’ Album

When INXS recorded ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ songwriter Andrew Farriss didn’t think it was right for their upcoming ‘Kick’ album.

October 20, 2020