Exciting news for Aussie rock and ‘60s fans! The ABC’s Easybeats mini-series is now in production!
Sad and sudden news just in – John Clarke, of ABC’s political satirists Clarke & Dawe, and of course, the genius behind character Fred Dagg - has passed away. Clarke, who was born in NZ, but spent much of his life in Oz, died on Sunday.
Dragon breathed musical fire across Australasia at their peak in the late 1970s. But before that, the band was playing in Sydney for payment in mince. Todd Hunter remembers the night the boys got themselves a record deal.
How much of the band’s sound was influenced by the glory days of Aussie pub rock? Here are five (and a half?) Aussie pub rock acts who, it could be argued, had some sort of influence on Guns N’ Roses’ early days.
Dave Warner is closely aligned with the pub rock sounds that infiltrated the suburbs in the late 70s & 80s, yet his influences are anything but mainstream and his songs anything but straight ahead rock songs.
We caught up with author Michael Lawrence on his new book ‘Midnight Oil: The Power & The Passion’, and his previous tome ‘Cold Chisel: Wild Colonial Boys’.
This weekend sees the start of the latest run of gigs by Sydney’s legendary Sunnyboys... and some very special guests!
Sad news in regarding the passing of legendary indigenous country singer Auriel Andrew.
Australia loved Leonard Cohen, so it’s kind of surprising that more Aussie artists haven’t covered his songs. There have been a few of course - Nick Cave, Jimmy Barnes... So let’s pay tribute with some of the best.
The band will be appearing on the Nine Network’s iconic Carols By Candlelight on Christmas Eve, and interviewed on Today Extra tomorrow - don't miss 'em!
Most of you have already heard the sad news, but Wayne Duncan, Daddy Cool’s wonderful bass player has passed away at the age of 72. His death follows that of DC guitarist Ross Hannaford in March.