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The Hollies 50th Anniversary
The Hollies Prepare For Their 50th Anniversary

The next rock and roll 50th anniversary coming up will be The Hollies. Founding member Bobby Elliott tells Noise11 that he counts the 50th from the first date The Hollies stepped foot in Abbey Road Studios.

January 20, 2013
Jimmy Cliff
Jimmy Cliff Says He Is A Better Actor Than Singer

Reggae great Jimmy Cliff sees himself as an actor more so than the Jamaican singing star he became.

January 20, 2013
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
Paul Weller And Bruce Foxton Jam Without Rick Buckler

A reunion for The Jam is still not a possibility because of drummer Rick Buckler. Founding members Paul Weller and Bruce Foxton are great mates these days but Rick is now the one missing in action.

January 20, 2013
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Watch Dave Grohl Sound City Players With Rick Springfield and John Fogerty

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players supergroup performed at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on January 19 to launch Grohl’s ‘Sound City: Real To Reel’ documentary.

January 20, 2013
Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars Maintains Top Of ARIA Album Chart

Bruno Mars holds for a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart with “Unorthodox Jukebox”, but making a bid for the top spot is the “Les Miserables” soundtrack, which rises a place to No.2 this week, whilst the current (and last week) No.1 singles holder Macklemore and Ryan Lewis jump up five places to No.3 with “The Heist” album (now Gold ● in sales).

January 20, 2013
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Replaces Macklemore & Ryan Lewis On ARIA Chart

For only the second time this century, an artist has replaced themselves at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart, as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leap up to the No.1 spot (from last weeks No.9) with the song “Same Love” (now Gold ● in sales) and it replaces the seven week running No.1 track “Thrift Shop” which drops to No.3 this week.

January 20, 2013
Taylor Swift, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift And Michael J. Fox Are Friends Again

Michael J. Fox has called up Taylor Swift after a Tina Fey Golden Globes jokes took on a life of its own.

January 19, 2013
Elvis Costello. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elvis Costello Would Quit Music To Do Comedy

Elvis Costello says he would happily quit music to go into radio comedy.

January 19, 2013
Eels Deleted From This Is 40

Eels didn’t make the movie ‘This Is 40’ because the scene ended up on “the cutting room floor”. (Does that term even apply now that everything is digital?)

January 19, 2013
Janis Joplin
Happy 70th Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin would have turned 70 year old today had she not died at in 1970 at the age of 27.

January 19, 2013
The Angels - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Angels Lock In Dates For First Half Of 2013

The Angels, Brewster Gleeson Brewster Bailey Norton, have already locked away dates for the first half of 2013.

January 19, 2013
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince to be honoured as Billboard Icon in 2013

Billboard have announced today that music legend Prince will be honoured at their music awards this year, receiving the Billboard Icon Award and performing at the ceremony.

January 19, 2013
Oprah Winfrey Lance Armstong interview
Oprah Winfrey Lance Armstrong Interview Rated Less Than Whitney Houston Family

According to US television ratings, more people were interested in what the family of Whitney Houston had to say after her death over Lance Armstrong’s Oprah Winfrey confession.

January 19, 2013
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal Gave Ben Harper His First Job

Blues legend Taj Mahal can lay credit to putting Ben Harper on the road to success.

January 19, 2013
10000 Maniacs
10,000 Maniacs Cancel US Tour

10,000 Maniacs have been forced to cancel their US tour because guitarist Jeff Erickson is in need of urgent back surgery.

January 19, 2013
Paul Simon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Paul Simon And Rufus Wainwright Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

Paul Simon will perform Bluesfest sideshows around Australia with Rufus Wainwright in March.

January 19, 2013
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Big Day Out Sydney Setlist

Red Hot Chili Peppers mixed it up a little but basically played the same show as New Zealand for their first Australian show at the Big Day Out in Sydney this evening (January 18, 2013).

January 18, 2013
Wilko Johnson photo by David Coombes, Noise11, Photo
Wilko Johnson To Play Last Shows Before He Dies

Wilko Johnson, founding member of Dr Feelgood and one-time member of Ian Dury & The Blockheads, has announced four final dates before he dies.

January 18, 2013
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Peats Ridge Festival Is No More

The Peats Ridge Festival north of Sydney has come to an end. Revenues from the recent event did not cover the costs of the event and the Festival’s accountants have advised that the company be wound up.

January 18, 2013
Tim Rogers
Tim Rogers And Friends To Recreate Rolling Stones Kooyong Set

Sunday February 17 will mark the 40th anniversary of The Rolling Stones concert in Melbourne, Australia at the Kooyong Tennis Centre.

January 18, 2013
Dave Stewart and band in the South Pacific
Dave Stewart Gets Musical In The South Pacific

Dave Stewart has been recording his next album at a secret location in Tahiti.

January 18, 2013
Collarts, Noise11, Photo
Collarts Opens Doors For Open Day Saturday

Collarts, the Australian College of the Arts, will have its next Open Day tomorrow (Saturday, January 18).

January 18, 2013
New Orleans Jazz Festival
Fleetwood Mac And Billy Joel To Headline 2013 New Orleans Jazz Festival

Thursday was lineup announcement day for the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and it is full of veteran artists.

January 18, 2013
James Brown
Eddie Murphy Still Under Consideration For James Brown Biopic

The biopic of singer James Brown is moving forward with producers starting the casting process.

January 18, 2013
Blue Sky Riders
Kenny Loggins’ Blue Sky Riders Release Debut Album

For the last two years, Kenny Loggins has been doing double duty, touring his own hits along with working on his new group, Blue Sky Riders.

January 18, 2013
Michael J Fox
Michael J. Fox Muses About His Son Dating Taylor Swift

Michael J. Fox imagines that his son would be the subject of a hit ballad if he ever dated Taylor Swift.

January 18, 2013
Michelle Williams
Destiny’s Child Michelle Williams Admits To Suffering From Depression

Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams has suffered from depression.

January 18, 2013
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears At Centre Of Vegas Bidding War

Britney Spears is reportedly at the centre of a bidding war over her planned Las Vegas residency.

January 18, 2013
Sigur Ros
Sigur Rós To Headline Eden Sessions

Acclaimed Icelandic post-rocker band Sigur Rós will headline an Eden Session on Sunday June 30, one of just a few shows they will play in the UK this summer.

January 18, 2013
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Trains Her Dog To Be An Artist

Lady Gaga is teaching her dog to draw.

January 18, 2013