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)
Jimmy Barnes is the heart and the soul of Australian rock & roll. His nickname, “Barnesy”, conjures up thoughts of rock music at an ear-splitting volume, and of soul standards given a unique reading.
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 Australian music artists
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.
Mark Seymour is internationally regarded as one of Australia's best music artists
- ARIA Music Awards 2001: Best Adult Contemporary Album - One Eyed Man
- Hunters & Collectors (Music Group)
- Mushroom Records
- Sony Australia
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.
Pete Murray is just out of the surf, looking the way he always does: fit, lean, up for whatever the day has in store. He exudes energy, all of it positive. Like his new music.
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.
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.