You guys are talking about the known 'pothole explosion' issue. Cured it by keeping tires inflated to 100mph rating (38-41 on stock 16s). Only reason I drive the 16s is the idiotic Michigan roads. I have hit some major potholes and at worst alignment got messed up. No bubbles, bent suspension parts etc.
For noise reduction, keep high air pressure. It is counterintuitive but it works.