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.
James Reyne is one of Australia's most loved singer-songwriters
. James led the seminal Australian Crawl to the top of the Australian music scene and followed this with a platinum lined solo career, releasing 9 solo albums to date.
Legendary Australian singer/songwriter
, Ian Moss, is out on the road on an intimate acoustic, East Coast solo tour.
Tim Rogers formed the first version of the band with his school friend Nick Tischler and his older brother Jaimme in December 1989. The band's name was derived from late-night sessions under the influence of alcohol.
Some muse that rock icons Dragon grew up with the Australian music scene and others affirm that it was Dragon that helped the scene grow up.
A long time ago… before your grandmother was even born, there arose a band that defied all human decency. Their name… BIGPHALLICA.
The Australian Bruno Mars Show is the world’s premier tribute to the music and dynamic concert performance of the most popular male artist in the world today, Bruno Mars.
Midnight Oil, are certainly a band that has triumphed with its art regardless of current trends or the political or economical state of the world.
For more than a dozen years Mondo Rock dispensed punchy, craftily professional, adult pop-rock.
- Polydor Records
- Warner Music Group
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