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New Music Releases for 25 October 2019

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: James Blunt, King Princess, Bruce Springsteen soundtrack, Lea Michele, Rachael Leahcar, Pentantonix (Xmas sets all three), Rex Orange County, Conchita Wurst, Walk Off the Earth, Stereophonics; Rick Astley, Toby Keith, Mental as Anything, Editors (all four with a new GH’s), Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Gryffin, Ringo Starr, Van Morrison, Airbourne, Kanye West, Harry Connick Jr., Bad Wolves, Flight Facilities and the 1927 album covers set “…ish Reimagined”.

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Mental As Anything Concert

Mental As Anything Mark 40 Years With A 2-Vinyl Disc Chock Full of Hits

by Paul Cashmere

2019 marks 40 years since Mental As Anything’s first hit ‘The Nips Are Getting Bigger’. They will mark the occasion with the new compilation ‘Surf & Mull & Sex & Fun’.

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Mental As Anything Concert

What Does Mental As Anything Have In Common With Bruce Springsteen?

by Paul Cashmere

Mental As Anything’s classic ‘Live It Up’ gets a run in the new movie ‘Blinded By The Light’, the story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and his love of Bruce Springsteen.

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Jeremy Oxley, Sunnyboys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sunnyboys have maintained one annual tour since 2012

by Paul Cashmere

When Sunnyboys regroup for By The C in January it will mark an annual tradition they have kept since 2012.

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Steve Kilbey: Photo Ros O'Gorman

Steve Kilbey explains why The Church’s ‘Too Fast For You’ seems to have disappeared from their history

by Paul Cashmere

The Church song ‘Too Fast For You’ rarely makes it to the band’s compilation albums, it is not available on streaming services and Steve Kilbey has no idea why.

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Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.

Icehouse have a karaoke Great Southern Land for you to play with

by Paul Cashmere

Icehouse fans can flip across to the official website and download a sing-a-long.

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Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.

Icehouse Sunnyboys Do Re Mi and Mentals Go Beyond The C

by Paul Cashmere

The all-new Beyond The C music festival line-up has just gone on sale with an astonishing 80s Oz Rock mob headlined by Icehouse.

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The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Mental As Anything. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Meredith Music Festival From Mentals To POND – The 2018 Line-up Revealed

by Paul Cashmere

The Meredith Music Festival has once again delivered music diversity with a 2018 line-up boasting 70 and 80s pop greats Mental As Anything, Ed Kuepper’s eclectic The Aints to today’s rock band of choice POND.

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Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Pete and Reg’s Dog Trumpet Has A Song On Super Troopers 2 Soundtrack

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s ‘Penal Colony’ has been included in the movie ‘Super Troopers 2’.

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Malcolm Young, ACDC, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Malcolm Turnbull Names Mentals Hit When Asked For Favourite AC/DC Song

by Paul Cashmere

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull credibility has long been shot with his refugee stance, his environmental views, his parties waste on the SSM survey and his botched NBN. Now its sunk even lower when he named a Mentals track when asked for his favourite AC/DC song.

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The 2017 APIA Good Times tour in Melbourne at Hamer Hall on Friday 26 May 2017 with Deborah Conway, Colin Hay, Mental As Anything, Black Sorrows.

APIA Good Times Tour Has An Historical Line-up for 2017

by Paul Cashmere

You know that old saying “they don’t make ‘em like that anymore”, well with artists like the Black Sorrows, Mental As Anything, Deborah Conway and Colin Hay, they really don’t make ‘em like that anymore.

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The Black Sorrows

Apia Good Times Tour Reveals 2017 Line-up

by Paul Cashmere

The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull, Colin Hay of Men At Work, Mental As Anything and Deborah Conway will lap Australia for the Apia Good Times Tour of 2017.

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Greedy Smith and Martin Plaza, Mental As Anything perform at the Caravan Club on Sunday 9 August 2015

Mental As Anything Deliver Rapid Fire Hits In Sunday Arvo Club Show

by Paul Cashmere

The sheer number of Mental As Anything hits is gobsmacking. How many acts are delivering 17 of their own hits in a show on 2015 and still not do them all? AC/DC and INXS maybe but you are never going to see them in a club in the suburbs on a Sunday afternoon.

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Wendy Matthews, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Campfire Festival Adds Mental As Anything, Wendy Matthews

by Paul Cashmere

The Campfire Festival in the Hunter Valley has added Mental As Anything and Wendy Matthews to the three day festival in March.

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Twilight at Taronga

Ross Wilson, Mental As Anything Line-Up For Twilight At Taronga Zoo

by Paul Cashmere

Ross Wilson and Mental As Anything are just two on the names to headline Twilight At Taronga shows at Sydney’s Taronga in 2015.

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Peter O'Doherty at Gould Gallery photo by Ros O'Gorman

Peter O’Doherty Paints Melbourne For From The Street Exhibition

by Paul Cashmere

The paintings of Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty are being exhibited during August at the Gould Gallery in South Yarra.

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Gippsland Gets Groundswell With Screaming Jets, James Reyne

by Paul Cashmere

The Screaming Jets will headline Australia’s newest music festival, Groundswell, at Lake Tyers Beach in Victoria in January.

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Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Reg Mombassa And Peter O’Doherty To Exhibit Paintings At SXSW

by Paul Cashmere

The art works of Reg Mombassa and Peter O’Doherty from Dog Trumpet will be on display in Austin, Texas during the SXSW music conference in March.

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Reg Mombassa The Australian Jesus collection

Reg Mombassa Creates The Australian Jesus

by Paul Cashmere

Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet has created ‘The Australian Jesus’ for a series of 10 limited edition greeting cards.

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Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dog Trumpet Confirmed For SXSW

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet are heading to SXSW and they could very well be the Aussie act to watch out for.

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Reg Mombassa with his art at Sydney Opera House, Noise11, Photo

Reg Mombassa Designs Sydney’s NYE Fireworks

by Paul Cashmere

Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet and formerly of Mental As Anything is today working with the title Creative Ambassador for tonight’s New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney.

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Dog Trumpet at Noise11, photo

Dog Trumpet Plot Second Leg Of Medicated Spirits Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Reg and Pete’s Dog Trumpet will hit the road for more shows later this month and through November.

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Pete O'Doherty, Neil Finn, Reg Mombassa and Martin Plaza

Art Of Music Dinner Raises $270,000

by Paul Cashmere

The 2012 Art of Music dinner held in Sydney last Saturday raised $270,000 for the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.

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Kim Wilde

Rewind Cancelled – What A Surprise

by Paul Cashmere

The Human League, Kim Wilde, Kool and the Gang need not come to Australia. The disastrous Rewind 80s Festival for Australia has finally been cancelled.

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