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Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
SXSW 2014 Artist Applications Now Open

Artists wishing to attend the SXSW Music Conference and Festival in 2014 may now apply.

July 9, 2013
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Has Something To Bragg About : An Outstanding Contribution To Music Award

The Association of Independent Music in the U.K. has announced that they will be giving their Outstanding Contribution to Music Award for 2013 to Billy Bragg.

July 9, 2013
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica To Perform At San Diego Comic-Con

Metallica has a new "first" for their career, their first appearance at San Diego's Comic-Con.  

July 9, 2013
Randy Travis
Randy Travis In Critical Condition In Dallas Hospital

Country superstar Randy Travis is in a Texas hospital in a serious condition with viral heart infection.

July 9, 2013
Adalita, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adalita Releases All Day Venus FIRST LISTEN

Adalita has released the first taste of her second solo album with the song ‘All Day Venus’.

July 8, 2013
Wicked Returns To Melbourne, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Wicked Turns 10 With A 2014 Reprise

The hit theatre production ‘Wicked’ will return to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in May, 2014 to mark the 10th anniversary of the show.

July 8, 2013
The Dead Daisies, Marco Mendoza, David Lowy, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Dead Daisies Announce Additional American Dates

The Dead Daisies, the David Lowy and Jon Stevens Australian supergroup also featuring members of Guns N Roses and Thin Lizzy, has added more shows for the upcoming US tour.

July 8, 2013
Jackie Onassis, Noise11, photo
Hip-Hop Duo Jackie Onassis Set Smoke Trails Dates

Triple J favs Jackie Onassis will spend August travelling Australia.

July 8, 2013
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Truth About Pink In Melbourne

Pink resonates with a certain demographic of fan. Her audience is made up of mostly women aged 25-35. They love Pink and Pink sings for them.

July 7, 2013
Baby Animals photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Baby Animals To Film Live DVD On Next Tour

Baby Animals will be filming shows on their next Australian tour for their first-ever live DVD.

July 7, 2013
Eagles at Rod Laver Arena. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Eagles History Of The Eagles Tour Opens In Louisville, Kentucky

Eagles opened their History of The Eagles show Saturday night in Louisville, Kentucky with former member Bernie Leadon back performing live and with a setlist featuring old songs rarely performed by the legendary band.

July 7, 2013
Wantok SING SING, Noise11, Photo
Wantok SING SING Added To Boomerang Festival

The Boomerang Festival will feature a special performance from Wantok SING SING performing Wan Solwara Pipel.

July 7, 2013
Yothu Yindi
Yothu Yindi Tribute Planned For National Indigenous Music Awards

The National Indigenous Music Awards will pay respect to the late Dr Yunupingu with a Yothu Yindi Tribute at the ceremony in Darwin in August.

July 7, 2013
Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones (photo by Ros O'Gorman)
The Rolling Stones Play Hyde Park London For First Time In 44 Years

The Rolling Stones have returned to play Hyde Park, London for the first time since 1969 with Gary Clark Jr as their special guest.

July 7, 2013
Don Henley and Joe Walsh of the Eagles. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bernie Leadon Rejoins Eagles For History Tour

The Eagles will open their History of the Eagles Tour on Saturday night in Louisville, KY and former member Bernie Leadon will be included on the trek.

July 7, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce The Mrs Carter World Tour Australian Dates Announced

Beyonce will tour Australia in October for Live Nation.

July 6, 2013
Bliss N Eso at Noise11, Noise11, Photo
Bliss N Eso Debuts At No 1 On ARIA Chart

Local hip-hop act Bliss N’ Eso debut at No.1 with their fifth album entitled “Circus in the Sky”, also becoming their second consecutive chart-topping album, as their fourth set “Running on Air” debuted at the top back on 9-Aug-2010.

July 6, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii Ends Robin Thicke Long Run On ARIA Chart

Avicii moves up to No.1 in Australia this week with his first chart-topping single here “Wake Me Up” featuring Aloe Blacc as guest vocalist, the track also achieves Gold (●) sales status this week too.

July 6, 2013
Rohan Leppart with Charley Drayton and Little Patti photo by Kate Griffin, Photo, Noise11
Chrissy Amphlett Petition Presented To City of Melbourne Council

Melbourne City councillor Rohan Leppert has been presented with a petition to name a Melbourne lane after the late Divinyls singer by her husband Charley Drayton and cousin, 60s pop legend Little Patti.

July 6, 2013
Boogie Present Silver Roads, Noise11, Photo
Warner Music Compiles Rare Australian Recordings For Boogie Silver Roads

Author Clinton Walker Warner archivist Dave Laing have dug deep to uncover some rare Australian recordings from the 70s for the new Warner compilation ‘Boogie Presents Silver Roads: Australian Country-Rock and Singer Songwriters of the 70s’.

July 6, 2013
Herb Alpert
Allen Toussaint And Herb Alpert To Be Honored At White House

Herb Alpert and Allen Toussaint are among the luminaries to be awarded the 2012 National Medal of the Arts during a ceremony that will be held on Wednesday (July 10) at the White House.

July 6, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Reveals Illness Nearly Killed Him

Morrissey was warned by doctors last year that he would die if he kept going with his tour.

July 6, 2013
Daniel Merriweather - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Daniel Merriweather Explains His Celine Dion Rant

Melbourne singer songwriter Daniel Merriweather has posted an explanation of his rant accusing Celine Dion of stealing his song earlier this week.

July 5, 2013
Gossling, Alexander Gow, 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Megan Washington, Kate Noonan Sing For Melodie Francaise

Megan Washington, Katie Noonan and Lisa Mitchell will feature on the ‘Melodie Francaise’ project with the already announced Gossling and Alexander Gow.

July 5, 2013
Bernie Nolan
Bernie Nolan Loses Her Cancer Battle At 52

Tributes are flooding in after Bernie Nolan succumbed to cancer aged 52. She had suffered from the disease for three years.

July 5, 2013
Dogs In Space house, Noise11, photo
Bruce Milne To Host A Magical Mystery Tour Of Melbourne Music Landmarks

Melbourne musicologist Bruce Milne, founder of Augogo Records, manager of the Blackeyed Susans, licensee of the Tote, has put together a bus tour of Melbourne’s music landmarks.

July 4, 2013
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
50 Cent Faces Up To Five Years For Domestic Violence

50 Cent has been charged with assaulting the mother of his child.

July 4, 2013
Tom Scholz
Boston’s Tom Scholz Loses Defamation Case

Tom Scholz of the band Boston has found himself $132,000 poorer after losing a lawsuit for defamation.

July 4, 2013
Bob Dylan image
Infamous Bob Dylan Electric Guitar Goes Up For Auction

The guitar that broke the hearts of many of Bob Dylan's fans and ushered him into the electric phase of his career will be put up for auction.

July 4, 2013
Wale The Gifted, Noise11, Photo
Wale Debuts At Top Of US Chart

Wale ‘The Gifted’ will easily top the US chart this week.

July 4, 2013