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Mark Knopfler’s Supergroup Version of ‘Going Home’ Heading for UK No 1

Mark Knopfler’s Guitar Heroes – a super-group containing everyone from Nile Rodgers and Sting to Joan Jett and Ringo Starr – and their cover of Going Home (Theme From Local Hero) is right now challenging Beyoncé for the UK’s Number 1 single.

March 16, 2024
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Neil Young Returns to Spotify

Neil Young is bringing his music back to Spotify.

March 14, 2024
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The Dirty Three To Play First Hometown Melbourne Show Since 2016 For RISING

RISING returns for 2024 with Melbourne’s The Dirty Three set to close the festival with their first hometown show since they last appeared at Sugar Mountain in 2016.

March 12, 2024
RISING image by Damien Raggatt
ANNOUNCEMENT: RISING 1-16 June 2024, the Complete Program

Here is the official announcement of events for RISING 2024 in Victoria.

March 12, 2024
Pitch Music Festival
Pitch Music & Arts Festival Cancelled Due To Heat, One Dead From Overdose

The troubled Pitch Music & Arts Festival has been shut down as Victoria’s heatwave continues and Police have confirmed one death from the festival, due to an overdose.

March 11, 2024
Legends on the Lawn
Icehouse and Jet Introduce Legend of the Lawn 2024

After a huge 2023, Legends on the Lawn will return to Mackay for 2024 with Icehouse and Jet headlining at line-up with Jon Stevens, Pete Murray, Baby Animals, 1927 and Bachelor Girl.

March 10, 2024
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Pitch Music & Arts Festival UPDATE

Organisers for Pitch Music & Arts Festival have issued an update on fire danger in the region and the current expectations for the event.

March 9, 2024
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Red Hot Summer Wins Ticketmaster Australia Festival of the Year Award

Red Hot Summer, the music festival founded by Duane McDonald in 2011, has won the Festival of the Year Award at Ticketmaster Australia’s annual award event.

March 8, 2024
John Fogerty photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty Blasts Australian Country Festival For Dumping Him

Creedence Clearwater Revival legend John Fogerty has blasted Country Fest Queensland for dumping him from the line-up and calling it “unforeseen circumstances”.

February 28, 2024
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus Has Biggest Song Globally of 2023

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced that Flowers by Miley Cyrus is the winner of the IFPI Global Single Award for 2023.

February 27, 2024
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Rod Stewart and Jools Holland On Track For No 1 In UK

Rod Stewart and Jools Holland are set to top the Official Albums Chart for the first time as a duo this week with their brand-new album, Swing Fever.

February 27, 2024
Josh Teskey of The Teskey Brothers photo by Winston Robinson
APRA Reveals Song of the Year Shortlist

APRA have revealed the Top 25 Song of the Year short list.

February 23, 2024
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner, photo by Ros OGorman
Hoodoo Gurus Manager Michael McMartin Leaves Band After 41 Years in the Job

Hoodoo Gurus manager Michael McMartin has stepped down from his role after 41 years, citing health issues as the reason for his sudden retirement.

February 22, 2024
Hoodoo Gurus photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hoodoo Gurus, GANGgajang and Spys To Tour Brazil

Hoodoo Gurus will tour Brazil in August and take GANGgajang and Craig Bloxom's Spys along for the tour.

February 20, 2024
The Kooks
Groovin The Moo 2024 Festival Cancelled

Groovin' The Moo has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. The Kooks, Jet and The Beaches were some of the acts on the bill.

February 14, 2024
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Final Taylor Swift Tickets To Go On Sale Today

Final tickets to the seven Taylor Swift shows starting this Friday in Melbourne will go on sale this afternoon.

February 13, 2024
Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman
Simple Minds Play Two Shows In One Night At Sydney Opera House

Simple Minds have started their Australian tour with two shows back to back at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday (8 February 2023).

February 9, 2024
Paul Woseen of The Screaming Jets
The AHA Newcastle Hunter – Paul Woseen Memorial Music Grant Announced

The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) has announced the first of a kind music grant in the name of the late Paul Woseen of The Screaming Jets.

February 8, 2024
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pandemonium Sydney Venue Moves To Homebush

The Pandemonium Festival in Sydney has been moved to Cathy Freeman Park in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct, to avoid conflict with ANZAC Day ceremonies.

February 6, 2024
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Tommy Emmanuel Wins a Grammy Award

Australia’s Tommy Emmanuel has won a Grammy Award for his part of the recording of the Johnny Cash classic ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ with Johnny’s son John Carter Cash.

February 5, 2024
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Grammy Awards 2024 – The Complete Winners List FINAL

With the Grammy Awards live from Los Angeles today, Noise11 will update you with the winners as they happen. The show is now over with Taylor Swift winning her fourth Album of the Year making her the artist who has now won the most Grammy Album of the Year awards ever.

February 5, 2024
Taylor Swift photo by Ros O'Gorman
Only Taylor Swift, Paul Simon, Frank Sinatra and Stevie Wonder Have Won Grammy Album of the Year Three Times

Paul Simon, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Taylor Swift are the only four artists to win Album of the Year three times. If Taylor wins today, she will own the record all to herself.

February 5, 2024
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Statement About The Pandemonium Festival Sydney Event on ANZAC Day

Following is a statement from Apex Entertainment following the New South Wales Government actions regarding the Sydney event scheduled for April 25, 2024 (ANZAC Day).

January 31, 2024
Lime Cordiale
Lime Cordiale, The Black Keys, Bootsy Collins Added to SXSW

Sydney’s Lime Cordiale will showcase at the SXSW music festival in Texas in March as well as The Black Keys and Bootsy Collins.

January 25, 2024
Killers of the Flower Moon
Grammy Awards Best Original Song Nominations Include Mark Ronson, Jon Batiste and Billie Eilish

The Best Original Song category at the 2024 Academy Awards includes some heavy weight artists for a tight race.

January 24, 2024
Alice Cooper and Blondie To Headline Australia’s Newest Music Festival Pandemonium

Alice Cooper will return to Australia to headline the all-new Pandemonium Festival with Blondie, Placebo and Blondie joining the all-star line-up.

January 18, 2024
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Elton John Earns A Rare EGOT

Sir Elton John has become only the 19th person to win an Academy Award (Oscar), Grammy Award, Tony Award and now an Emmy Award (collectively called EGOT).

January 17, 2024
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Not One Australian Song of 2023 Made The ARIA End of Year Top 100

Once again, ARIA has proven itself a disgrace with a complete lack of attention to Australian artists in 2023. Not one Australian song released in 2023 made the ARIA End of Year Top 100 Singles and only one Australian album released in 2023 made the ARIA End of Year Top 100 Albums.

January 12, 2024
Hollie Cook photo by Jasmine Da Silva
WOMADelaide Reveals Final Four Artists for 2024

WOMADelaide has announced the addition of four artists –Afrobeat luminary Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Nigeria); tropical pop-reggae artist Hollie Cook (UK); the Mauskovic Dance Band (The Netherlands) and DJ-producer Saliah (Lebanon/UK) – expanding the line-up to an impressive 71 groups appearing at the festival in Adelaide’s Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla from 8-11 March 2024.

January 11, 2024
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Taylor Swift Has The UK’s Biggest Selling Vinyl Album of 2024

The UK's 2023 Vinyl Album Chart for the year has been published giving a clearer indication of what actually sells when you take away streaming figures.

January 10, 2024