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Def Leppard ‘Hysteria’ By The Stats

Def Leppard will perform their iconic ‘Hysteria’ from start to finish on their upcoming Australian tour. They last did a complete performance of the entire album for fans in Spain in 2013.

May 6, 2018
Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jon Stevens Pieces Together His Music Life Over One Setlist

Jon Stevens latest shows piece together over 30 years of music successes covering his early days with Noiseworks, his recent years with The Dead Daises and his time with INXS and as part of Jesus Christ Superstar.

May 6, 2018
Nile Rodgers and Chic Rod Laver Arena on Sunday 8 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nile Rodgers Is Working With Jean Paul Gaultier

Fashion designer John Paul Gaultier has recruited dance maestro Nile Rodgers to create original music for his fashion show in Paris in October.

May 6, 2018
Neil Finn and Liam Finn
Mike Campbell Joins Neil Finn For A Pre-Fleetwood Jam In LA

Neil Finn fans in Los Angeles this week were treated to the new boys of Fleetwood Mac performing together when Mike Campbell got up to play with the band.

May 6, 2018
Dead Or Alive Pete Burns and Steve Coy
R.I.P. Steve Coy of Dead Or Alive At Age 56

Steve Coy of 80s new wave dance band Dead Or Alive has died at the age of 56.

May 6, 2018
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Gives Crazy Horse A California Workout

Neil Young gave his old band Crazy Horse a three-night workout in Fresno, California this week.

May 6, 2018
Post Malone
Australian Charts: Post Malone has the No 1 Album

The second studio album for American rapper Post Malone entitled "Beerbongs & Bentleys" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, plus it also entered at the top in England, Ireland, New Zealand, The Netherlands and Norway (so far).

May 5, 2018
Post Malone
Australian Charts: Post Malone ‘Psycho’ Is The No 1 Song

After nine weeks of waiting for a No.1 berth the Post Malone track with Ty Dolla $ign and "Psycho" climbs back up two places to land its first week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week, plus it is now 2x▲Platinum in sales.

May 5, 2018
Jesus Christ Superstar original Australian cast recording
Historic Australian Cast Jesus Christ Superstar 70s Live Performance Issued In Full For First Time

Aztec Recorders founder Gil Matthews has issued rare live performance of of Australian cast recording of Jesus Chris Superstar for the first time ever.

May 4, 2018
Guns N Roses Appetite For Destruction box
Guns N’ Roses Re-Issue A $US1450 Expanded Appetite For Destruction

Guns N’ Roses have been teasing something new for the past week with billboards popping up all over the world including in Melbourne and Sydney. This is what has been about.

May 4, 2018
The Romantics
The Romantics Are Planning A Sydney and Melbourne

For a brief moment at the start of the 80s The Romantics were basking in their 15 minutes of fame. Australia was good to the band. Unlike America, they weren’t a one hit wonder here. They had two hits.

May 4, 2018
Noise11 iHeartRadio
Touring Artists, New Music and The Week’s Music News In Songs Noise11 | Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist 4 May 18

With upcoming tours for Def Leppard with Scorpions, Foreigner with an orchestra and Suzanne Vega without one there is a stack of artists to play this week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

May 4, 2018
Parkway Drive Reverence
New Music Releases For 4 May 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Parkway Drive, Reef, Leon Bridges, Tove Stryke, The Lulu Raes, Plan B, Shinedown, Lake Street Dive, Frank Turner, Belly and Live TV version of Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack.

May 4, 2018
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Has Recorded A Song For Next Deadpool Movie

Superstar Celine Dion has formed an unlikely duo with Ryan Reynolds' movie alter ego Deadpool for her new music video.

May 4, 2018
Meek Mill
Meek Mill Talks Up Criminal Justice Reform With Pennsylvania Governor

Rapper Meek Mill joined forces with the Governor of Pennsylvania on Thursday to lead a Call-to-Action event demanding criminal justice reform.

May 4, 2018
Christina Aguilera photo by Ros O'Gorman
Christina Aguilera Has Been Out of Touch With Kanye West For Two Years

Christina Aguilera hasn't had any contact with Kanye West since 2016, when he helped to produce a pair of songs for her upcoming album.

May 4, 2018
Apple Store proposed Melbourne eye-sore
Anti-Apple Posters Pop Up In AC/DC Lane

Melbourne is starting to fight back at multinational corporation Apple after it was announced the company has been granted permission to build an Apple Store monstrosity in the heart of the city.

May 3, 2018
Jimmy Barnes Title Fight
Jimmy Barnes Portrait Wins The Archibald Prize

Artist Jamie Preisz has been congratulated by his subject Jimmy Barnes for his Archibald Prize winning portrait.

May 3, 2018
The Tea Party Jeff Martin at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne on Saturday 4 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australia To Honor America’s R.E.M.

R.E.M. will be honored in Australia with an all-star tribute band performing the catalogue of R.E.M. across the nation.

May 3, 2018
Ravi Shankar and George Harrison
George Harrison Estate Unveils New Label HariSongs

The estate of George Harrison has created the new record label HariSongs to issue George’s archive of Indian Classical and World Music.

May 3, 2018
Mark Evans, Beasts Of Bourbon, Reclink Community Cup, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Reclink Community Cup 2018 Set For June 24

The annual Reclink Community cup will return to Collingswood’s Victoria Park on Sunday June 24.

May 3, 2018
Todd McKenney presenting the nominations for the Helpmann Awards 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Helpmann Awards To Expand To A Two Night Event

Australia’s performance awards the Helpmann Awards will be held over two nights for the first time this year.

May 3, 2018
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Tries To Explain His Moronic Slavery Comment

Kanye West took to Twitter on Tuesday night in an attempt to explain his controversial suggestion that 400 years of slavery in America was "a choice" for many.

May 3, 2018
Jon Anderson, Photo Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Tony Kaye To Join Yes Tour

As Yes gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention.

May 3, 2018
Donna Summer On The Radio
Donna Summer On The Radio Gets A Coloured Vinyl Reissue

On June 22, the day after the first day of Summer, Island Def Jam/UMe is set to celebrate the very best of the 1970s chart-topping output of Donna Summer, the undisputed Queen of Disco and The First Lady of Love, with her classic, No. 1 album, On The Radio: Greatest Hits I And II.

May 2, 2018
Guns N Roses perform at the MCG in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Guns N Roses are touring Australia on their Not In This Lifetime tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Are Steven Adler and Izzy Stradlin Rejoining Guns N Roses?

There are not so subtle signs that there may, finally, be a complete reunion of the original lineup of Guns N' Roses.

May 2, 2018
Brian Wilson performs Pet Sounds at the Palais in St Kilda on Sunday 3 April 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Brian Wilson Postpones Upcoming Shows For Back Surgery

Brian Wilson has announced that, because of ongoing back pain, his doctor has advised him to have immediate surgery which he hopes to relieve the problem.

May 2, 2018
Dame Vera Lynn
101 Year Old Dame Vera Lynn Nominated For Classic BRIT Award

The Classic BRIT Awards 2018 announces nominations for this year, with a new category and recognition for a phenomenally diverse range of incredible artists. 101 year old Dame Vera Lynn leads the accolades with two nominations to add to her Lifetime Achievement Award.

May 2, 2018
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
T.I. Surprised His Experimental Rap With Kanye West Was Released As A Single

Rapper T.I. was surprised after discovering Kanye West had released an "experimental freestyle" they had recorded while debating their differing political views.

May 2, 2018
Kanye West by Scott Marsh
Kanye West Mouths Off Over Slavery

Kanye West has angered fans yet again after suggesting 400 years of slavery in America was "a choice" for many.

May 2, 2018