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Beginning in Adelaide in 1973, it wasn’t until 1975 that Cold Chisel consolidated into its definitive line-up. The first two albums, Cold Chisel and Breakfast at Sweethearts presented the live classics “Khe Sanh”, “Home and Broken Hearted”, “One Long Day”, “Merry-Go-Round”, “Shipping Steel”, “Breakfast at Sweethearts” and “Goodbye (Astrid Goodbye)”.

The 1980 Top 10 single, “Cheap Wine”, previewed the album East, where all band members contributed songs. East peaked at #2 then stayed in the Top 10 for 26 weeks and in the chart for a record 63 weeks.

The most recent chapter in Cold Chisel’s compelling story began in 2010 when the band secretly started recording new material. Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Don Walker, Steve Prestwich and Phil Small got together and wrote and recorded a handful of songs and realised that the magic was there. With plans to continue performing and recording as Australian music artists, the band was gutted in January 2011 when drummer Steve Prestwich passed away suddenly as a result of complications from a brain tumour. With Steve’s performances and some of his songs captured on tape, the band ultimately felt compelled to continue with the plans they had begun. Recording continued through May and June with drummer Charley Drayton.

Cold Chisel then announced their most extensive tour in 30 years and when tickets for the Light The Nitro tour were released in early August, the band was overwhelmed by the massive public reaction, selling over 160,000 tickets in the first day and ultimately going on to sell over 285,000 tickets across Australia and New Zealand.

But the stats are just the background… when the band stepped onstage for the first of the shows of the Light The Nitro tour the music did the talking. Across the country, the tour was met with unanimous raves reviews from the critics and the public alike. Meanwhile their compilation album, “The Best of Cold Chisel – All For You”, which features 2 of their new recordings, debuted at #2 on the national ARIA Albums chart and is officially double platinum.


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Cold Chisel

  Travels from:
Sydney, Australia

  Contact:
1300 884 485+61295183944

  Specialty Areas:
Oz Rock Artists, Recording Artists

  Genre:
Rock

  Founded in
1973

  Group Members:

  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Ian Moss
  • Don Walker
  • Steve Prestwich
  • Phil Small


  Albums:

  • Cold Chisel
  • Breakfast at Sweethearts
  • East
  • Swingshift
  • Circus Animals
  • Twentieth Century
  • Barking Spiders Live: 1983
  • The Last Stand
  • The Last Wave of Summer
  • Ringside
  • No Plans
  • The Perfect Crime


  Events:

  • One Night Stand National Tour (2015)



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