Colin Hay returns to Australia for a series of sensational shows across the country backed by his full band direct from the US.
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)".
Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Don Walker, Steve Prestwich, Phil Small
- APRA Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music (2016)
- ARIA Hall of Fame Award (1993)
William Singe has rapidly taken the game by storm, breaking out and rising from 100 to 2 million Facebook followers in a matter of months.
- The Collective (2012-2014)
When Rolling Stone's Tim Duggan proclaimed The Potbelleez to be the fastest rising stars of the dance scene in 2007 he could not have foreseen how quickly this Sydney-based, dancefloor-devastating live act would explode across the country. Jump forward 350 shows and 250,000 singles later.
Dave Goode (aka David Greene),
Jonny Sonic (Jon Murphy),
Ilan Kidron (iKid)
- 2009 APRA Award Dance Work of the Year (Don't Hold Back)
- 2012 APRA Award Dance Work of the Year (From the Music)
A popular urban myth concerns a group of art students who passed themselves off as a band in order to con the local publican into giving them a gig in exchange for free beer. The deception worked better than intended, and the group came to be known as Mental as Anything. Nearly three decades later, they are still irritating the public with their highly listenable, idiosyncratic brand of garage pop.
The Hoodoo Gurus got together in Sydney on January 1st 1981 to play their first "show" in an inner city lounge room. Core members are Dave Faulkner and Brad Shepherd who are joined by Kimble Rendall, Rod Radalj and James Baker. No bass player. When the band sign with Big Time Records they consist of Dave, Brad, James and bassist Clyde Bramley.