Noise is a tempest of “sound and fury, signifying nothing.” It can only be thought of as pointless, arythmic, antirythmic, unrelenting, and infuriating. There are many pleasant sounds like music or the cooing of doves as well.
Ring the bell. Sound the alarm. Make some noise. These are exhortations to which we respond with resounding enthusiasm or with trepediation. Depending on our perspective.
Sound about right to you?