News - Noise11.com
James Brown photo by Tim Cashmere
James Brown Estate Sells Music Catalogue for $90 Million

James Brown's music assets have been sold for $90 million (£68 million).

December 15, 2021
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn, Bastille Set For BRIT Events

Damon Albarn, Bastille and Anne-Marie have announced shows as part of BRITs Week for War Child.

December 15, 2021
Badfinger Straight Up
Badfinger ‘Straight Up’ Turns 50

‘Straight Up’, the fourth and most successful album for Badfinger, has turned 50 years old.

December 14, 2021
Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sixx:AM Have No Plans To Tour

Sixx:A.M. have no current plans to tour or release new music.

December 14, 2021
Foo Fighters Scrap Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Plans

Foo Fighters had to scrap their Abu Dhabi Grand Prix gig, due to "unforeseen medical circumstances".

December 14, 2021
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
Early Bowie Recording Could Fetch The Big Bucks

An unheard early David Bowie and The Lower Third record is expected to sell for up to £12,000 at auction.

December 14, 2021
Mike Skinner - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Streets Axe More Dates

The Streets have cancelled all gigs next year following the "worst week" of Mike Skinner's life.

December 14, 2021
Bored!
John Nolan of Powder Monkeys and Bored! Has Passed Away

The Powder Monkey’s and Bored! guitarist John Nolan has died.

December 13, 2021
Alex The Astronaut by Jamie Heath
10 Australia and Two More New Zealand Acts Added To SXSW

With a expected near normal 2022 on the way, SXSW has revealed its second round of artists with 10 Australian acts an a couple of Kiwis added for the 2022 Music Festival in Austin, Texas next March.

December 13, 2021
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Joe Camilleri, Black Sorrows. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The 2021 Australian Music Prize Has Been Revealed

The list of Australian artists and albums vying for Australian Music Prize has been announced with 110 of the 450 entries making the longlist.

December 13, 2021
Megan Thee Stallion
Megan The Stallion Is Finally A College Graduate

Megan Thee Stallion is a college graduate. On Saturday, Megan (The Stallion) Pete took to Instagram to share a slideshow of photos showing herself in the lead-up to the ceremony at Texas Southern University.

December 13, 2021
Garth Dennis
Black Uhuru Co-founder Garth Dennis Dead at 72

Garth Dennis, a co-founding member of Jamaican reggae act Black Uhuru, has died at the age of 72.

December 12, 2021
Joseph Wooten
Joseph Wooten To Bring Young In A Million To His Funky Birthday/Christmas Jam In Nashville This Sunday

Nashville bass player Joseph Wooten turns 60 this weekend and is celebrating with a special event with friends at the Analog Room of the Hutton Hotel in Nashville Sunday (12 December). Some of those friends are Nashville’s Young in a Million.

December 12, 2021
Mike Nesmith
Michael Nesmith of The Monkees Dies At Age 78

Michael Nesmith, one of The Monkees, has died at the age of 78, his family have announced.

December 11, 2021
Faith No More by Jimmy Hubbard
Faith No More Cancel Australian Tour

Faith No More will no more be coming to Australia and New Zealand in 2022.

December 10, 2021
A Day In The Gardens in the Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017. Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham each performed a set for the first A Day In The Gardens held over the March 2017 Moomba long weekend in Melbourne. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bellarine Music Festival Adjusts Its Line-up Due To A Quarantined Artist

The Bellarine Music Festival this weekend featuring Brian Mannix & The Androids, The Chantoozies and Taxiride and had to be cancelled due to a Covid quarantine.

December 10, 2021
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Police Share Christmas Version of ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’

A previously unseen music video for The Police’s 1980 UK Number One hit ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’ has been unearthed from the band’s archives after 41 years. The video has now been released for Christmas 2021.

December 10, 2021
Stereophonics photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Stereophonics Postpone Shows Due To Covid

Stereophonics have postponed their homecoming shows due to COVID.

December 10, 2021
Bronski Beat photo from Bronski Beat Facebook page
Steve Bronksi of Bronksi Beat Dead at 61

Steve Bronski, a co-founder of Bronski Beat with Jimmy Sommerville, has died at the age of 61.

December 10, 2021
Emma Donovan and Dan Sultan join Archie Roach in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Music Victoria Awards Complete Winners List

The Music Victoria Awards have been handed out for 2021.

December 9, 2021
Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley To Headline Deni Ute Muster 2022

US country legend Brad Paisley will headline the Deni Ute Muster for 2022.

December 9, 2021
Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute To Charlie Watts In London

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood have finally had their chance to farewell Charlie Watts in a memorial gathering in London.

December 9, 2021
Monty Python Life of Brian
Denis O’Brien, Former Manager of George Harrison, Dead At 80

Denis O’Brien, George Harrison’s long-time manager for most of his solo career, has died at age 80.

December 9, 2021
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Kelly To Stream Making Gravy Concert

Paul Kelly will stream is ‘Making Gravy’ concert from the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne on 21 December.

December 9, 2021
Sly and Robbie
Robbie Shakespeare of Sly & Robbie Fame Dead At 68

Bass player and producer Robbie Shakespeare has died at the age of 68 following kidney surgery in Florida.

December 9, 2021
Paul Weller photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Weller To Play Show For Chelsea Hospital

Paul Weller is set to play a special show at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea.

December 9, 2021
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Thanks Music Therapy Students

The first students to graduate from a North East music therapy centre have received a special message from the superstar who launched them on their journey.

December 9, 2021
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue Is Working On Next Album Before Returning Home To Melbourne

Kylie Minogue is reportedly back in the studio working on new material.

December 9, 2021
A Day In The Gardens in the Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017. Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite and John Farnham each performed a set for the first A Day In The Gardens held over the March 2017 Moomba long weekend in Melbourne.
New South Wales’ Great Southern Nights Puts 50 Acts Back On Stage

Courtney Barnett, Daryl Braithwaite, James Reyne, Julia Stone, The Veronicas and The Whitlams are some of the artists performing for Great Southern Nights in early 2022 in New South Wales.

December 8, 2021
Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ross Wilson Reschedules Eagle Rock 50th Anniversary Tour

Ross Wilson has a stack of new dates for the Eagle Rock 50th anniversary tour, postponed because of Covid.

December 8, 2021