The Thompson Twins had huge hits on both sides of the Atlantic. Songs such as ‘Hold Me Now’, ‘Doctor Doctor’, ‘You Take Me Up’ and ‘Love On Your Side’ provided the soundtrack for so many people’s lives worldwide in the mid-eighties. In 1985 The Thompson Twins played ‘Hold Me Now’ at Live Aid in Philadelphia and also performed the Beatles ‘Revolution’ with Madonna. […]
Eurogliders are an indie pop band who formed in 1980 in Perth, Western Australia, which featured Grace Knight on vocals and Bernie Lynch on guitar and vocals. In 1984, Eurogliders released an Australian top ten album, This Island, which spawned their No. 2 hit single, “Heaven (Must Be There)”. “Heaven” also peaked at No. 21 on the United States, Billboard Mainstream Rock charts and appeared on the Hot 100. […]
Workshy is the highly anticipated follow up to Dave Graney’s popular 2011 autobiography, 1001 Australian Nights. Australia’s legendary showman will captivate readers anew with stories of all the varied day gigs he had on the way to his nightlife artistic ambitions, along with decades of gigging around the country and the extraordinary 40-year partnership with his wife and drummer Clare Moore. […]
American rock musician Gilby Clarke played Cherry bar in Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane on Friday 1 December 2017, as part of his Australian Tour. Along with his 3-year tenure in Guns N’ Roses when he replaced Izzy Stradlin in 1991 during the Use Your Illusion Tour, Gilby has also played in Heart, MC5, Slash’s Snakepit, Rockstar Supernova, and Kill for Thrills. Gilby and his band of Sydney musicians played a solid set of songs selected from his seven solo releases, some of the bands he’s been in, a couple of Rolling Stones covers, and AC/DC’s Dirty Deeds. […]
The Corner Hotel put on a 21st Birthday bash with DJs and a secret performance of Even with Talia on vocals.
The Corner is a landmark locale for local and international music acts, with a rooftop bar and a pub grub menu. […]
The ASA’s National Songwriting Awards were held on Wed 22 November 2017, at the Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club, Sydney.
This is an important gathering of songwriters, music industry professionals and music lovers! The Special Guest Artist was Christine Anu, and Hall of Fame inductees – The Waifs. […]
Legendary punk drummer Marky Ramone played The Croxton in Melbourne, Australia on Friday 24 November 2017, as part of his Blitzkrieg Tour. Joining Marky on drums were energetic front man
Iñaki Dorronsoro (Sumisión City Blues) on vocals, Aurélien Budynek (DareDevil Squadron) on guitar, and Alejandro Viejo Lewezuk on bass. […]
Conceived over many nights of shared musings, quaffing of wine, and listening to old vinyl records, the Rum Reverie is the brainchild of life-long friends and former Steve Boyd & The Preachers band mates Paul Fiddes on drums, and Steve Boyd on lead vocals and guitar – augmented by upright bass, brass, and Hammond organ. […]
CHRIS JAGGER obviously comes from rock royalty. Watching his old brother Mick ascend with his band The Rolling Stones, Chris was soon turned onto music as well. He and CHARLIE HART first met when Charlie was playing with psychedelic band 117 in Cambridge in the 1960’s and have remained friends ever since. […]