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The Grand Rapids
The Grand Rapids To Release Debut Album ‘Great Shakes’

After 5 years of gigging and putting together an amazing live show, Melbourne’s The Grand Rapids will release their debut album on October 18th and embark on an East Coast tour.

September 20, 2013
Jason Singh Humannequin, Noise11, Photo
New Releases For W/C September 20, 2013

Former Taxiride singer/songwriter Jason Singh releases his first solo album 'Hummanequin' this week and the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's 'In Utereo' is also out today.

September 20, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The 27th Annual ARIA Awards Gets A New Home

After a successful 2012, the ARIA Awards are set to take place on Sunday December 1st at a new venue, Sydney's The Star.

September 19, 2013
Slim Dusty, Noise11, Photo
Slim Dusty Died 10 Years Ago Today

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Australia’s greatest country singer and songwriter Slim Dusty.

September 19, 2013
The Beatles in the BBC studio
The Beatles Release Short BBC Promo Video

The second volume of Beatles recordings from their appearances on the BBC, out 19 years after the original set, will be released on November 11 via Apple.

September 19, 2013
Sydney’s Tigertown Release Second Single ‘Back In Time’

Following rave reviews at BIGSOUND, Sydney's Tigertown keep the momentum going with the second single off their 'Wandering Eyes' EP, 'Back In Time'.

September 19, 2013
UB40, Noise11, photo
UB40 To Return To Touring At End Of October

UB40, who were forced to postpone a series of shows due to drummer Jimmy Brown's repetitive strain injuries in his wrists, will return to the road by the end of October.

September 19, 2013
Henry Wagons, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Henry Wagons Avoids Digital For Nashville Recordings

Australian singer songwriter Henry Wagons will release a collection of recordings he made in Nashville earlier this year without the aid of many digital equipment.

September 19, 2013
Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington
Chester Bennington Fronted Stone Temple Pilots Announce EP ‘High Rise’

Ahead of their Soundwave appearance next year, Stone Temple Pilots have announced a new EP that will feature Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington.

September 19, 2013
The Butterfly Effect
New The Butterfly Effect Vocalist Makes His Debut

After searching high and low, The Butterfly Effect has announced a new singer in Paul Galagher and released a new single 'Eyes Down'.

September 19, 2013
Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Eagles To Open Renovated LA Forum

The Eagles will be the first band to perform at the newly renovated Forum when the iconic music venue reopens in January in Los Angeles.

September 19, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Keith Urban Set To Debut With Top Album

Keith Urban should have the number one album this week with 'Fuse' and after X-Factor contestant Dami Im performed “Roar” by Katy Perry this past week, it could help Katy back to the top spot, and give Dami a Top 30 debut with her rendition.

September 18, 2013
Jackie Lomax, Noise11, Photo
R.I.P. Jackie Lomax

English singer Jackie Lomax, who was an early artist on the Beatles' Apple label, died on Sunday while in England for the wedding of one of his children. He was 69.

September 18, 2013
Iggy & The Stooges, Bluesfest 2013, Noise11, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Iggy Pop Goes To Wonderland

Iggy Pop has been cast as the voice of the caterpillar in the new ABC series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

September 18, 2013
Madonna at the GLAAD Media Awards, Noise11, Photo
Madonna Uses BitTorrents For Free Speech Initiative

Madonna will launch her new initiative, Art For Freedom, on September 24 with the 17-minute film a project secretprojectrevolution.

September 18, 2013
Gary Barlow, Noise11, Photo
Gary Barlow Preps First Solo Album In 14 Years

Take That's Gary Barlow has confirmed he will release his first solo studio album in 14 years.

September 18, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ken West Confirms AJ Maddah Has Joined Big Day Out

Big Day Out founder Ken West has confirmed that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah is now part of the Big Day Out team.

September 18, 2013
John Williamson and Warren H Williams Added To Boomerang Festival

Australian country music legends John Williamson and Warren H Williams have been added to the Boomerang Festival in October.

September 18, 2013
Rob Schneider, Noise11, Photo
Rob Schneider Did Top Cat The Movie For His Daughter

Comedian Rob Schneider says he took a voice-over job in ‘Top Cat: The Movie’ so that his daughter could enjoy him in a movie now.

September 17, 2013
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
Deadmau5 and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis To Play Future Music Festival

Deadmau5 and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Future Music Festival in 2014.

September 17, 2013
A$AP Rocky, Noise11, Photo
Rapper A$AP Rocky Pulled From Canadian Music Festival Lineup

Rapper A$AP Rocky has reportedly been removed from the line-up of a Canadian music festival after allegedly slapping a fan.

September 17, 2013
Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles Is Working Night And Day On New Album

Solange Knowles is "working around the clock" to finish her highly anticipated new album.

September 17, 2013
Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus, Mary Boukouvalas, Photo
Superjesus Lead Singer, Sarah McLeod To Release Softer EP

Straying away from the big riffs of her band The Superjesus, Sarah McLeod has announced a new, softer direction for her solo EP.

September 17, 2013
Iron And Wine Announce Australian Tour For April

Already announced in the first round of acts for Bluesfest, Handsome Tours have just announced that Iron and Wine will be playing two special theatre shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

September 17, 2013
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRADIO Is Most Downloaded App For iTunes Australia

Within 48 hours of the Australian Radio Network launching the iHeartRADIO mobile app the app has become the number one free app in Australia.

September 17, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Battles The Weeknd For US Chart Dominance

Keith Urban ‘Fuse’ is in a tight battle against The Weeknd ‘Kiss Land’ for the top spot on the US album chart this week with less than 1000 sales between the top two spots with just under half of the weeks sales counted.

September 17, 2013
Franz Ferdinand photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
AJ Maddah Officially Cancels Harvest

Soundwave Touring boss AJ Maddah has confirmed that the Harvest Festival has been officially cancelled.

September 17, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Adds More Australian Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play additional dates in Perth, Adelaide and Hunter Valley.

September 17, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Has Soundwave’s AJ Bought Ken West Out Of Big Day Out?

The word doing the rounds at close of business today (September 16, 2013) was that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah has bought out Ken West’s share of Big Day Out.

September 16, 2013
The Jesus Lizard, Noise11, photo
The Jesus Lizard Cancel Australian Tour Including Release The Bats

The Jesus Lizard have cancelled their upcoming Australian tour including their appearance for All Tomorrows Parties Release The Bats festival.

September 16, 2013