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Charley Drayton opening Amphlett Lane, Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman

Charley Drayton Is Bob Dylan’s New Drummer

by Paul Cashmere

Former Divinyls member Charley Drayton will be heading out on tour as the drummer for the Bob Dylan band for Bob’s upcoming ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways World Wide Tour 2021-2024’.

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Warren McLean

Ex-Divinyls Drummer Warren McLean Dies

by Paul Cashmere

Warren McLean, a one-time drummer for Divinyls and I’m Talking, has died in Bali.

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Divinyls Australian Tour Cancelled

by Paul Cashmere

Divinyls Australian tour has been cancelled.

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Joan Jett at Red Hot Summer, Mornington, 19 January 2019 photo by Karen Freedman

There’s Divinyls, The Beasts, Do Re Mi and the Red Hot Summer Series 2 acts at Noise11 iHeartRadio

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Australia has kicked off the 2019 live music season with a vibrant series of acts with the Red Hot Summer series bringing local and international acts across Australia and a number of bands back together including Do Re Mi, Divinyls and The Beasts.

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Air Supply

How Jesus Christ Superstar gave birth to Air Supply and Divinyls

by Paul Cashmere

Divinyls came out of Air Supply and Air Supply came out of Jesus Christ Superstar. It is incredible that that one theatre production of 1975 generated two of Australia’s biggest international acts of the 70s and 80s.

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New Divinyls tour has Charley Drayton riled

by Paul Cashmere

On Monday Divinyls co-founder Mark McEntee announced he will tour a new line-up of his legendary band in 2019. While the announcement was met with scorn from Charley Drayton, the husband of his late co-founder Chrissy Amphlett, the fact remains that Divinyls is very much a part of McEntee’s legacy and he is well within his rights to honor that legacy any way he sees fit.

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Mark McEntee to take Divinyls on the road in celebration of Chrissy Amphlett

by Paul Cashmere

Divinyls co-founder Mark Entee has put together a new Divinyls line-up to tour in 2019 in celebration of the life of Chrissy Amphlett.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Chrissy Amphlett To Be Inducted Into The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame

by Paul Cashmere

Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett will be included into the Hall of Fame at the next The Age Music Victoria Awards.

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The Ferrets Dont Fall In Love

Ken Firth, Bass Player For The Ferrets, Has Passed Away

by Paul Cashmere

Ken Firth, bass player for Melbourne’s 70s pop band The Ferrets, has passed away.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Divinyls To Reform With The Preatures’ Isabella Manfredi

by Paul Cashmere

Isabella Manfredi of The Preatures will front an all-new lineup of Divinyls.

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Amphlett Lane Funded For Walking Tour Podcast

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne’s Amphlett Lane, named after Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett, will soon have a podcast and walking tour after funding approval by the Victorian Government.

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Australian Made

Historic ‘Australian Made’ Concert To Receive Upgrade Release After 30 Years

by Paul Cashmere

30 years ago, in the summer of 87, Jimmy Barnes, INXS, Models, Divinyls, I’m Talking, The Saints and The Triffids toured with the Australian Made festival.

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The Amphlett Lane Stirrers To Break In Amphlett Lane As Live Music Space

by Paul Cashmere

Amphlett Lane will become a music venue for one night only as part of Melbourne Music Week in November.

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Divinyls Reworked To Honour Chrissy Amphlett

by Paul Cashmere

Australian artists have been working on a Chrissy Amphlett tribute in recent months and now ‘Divinyls Reworked’ has been released.

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Syria Lamonte

Sounds of Australia Adds First Australian Recording From 1898

by Paul Cashmere

Syria Lamonte may have been Australia’s first-ever pop star. Syria was the first known Australian to make a commercial recording and her song ‘They Always Follow Me’ has been added to the Sounds of Australia archives.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

City Of Melbourne Approves Amphlett Lane

by Paul Cashmere

It’s official. Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett will have a Melbourne lane named in her honour.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Amphlett Lane Chosen For City Of Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne will soon have an Amphlett Lane honouring the late Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls.

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Tanya Plibersek Named Ambassador For I Touch Myself Project

by Paul Cashmere

Tanya Plibersek, the Federal Member for Sydney, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament, has been named Ambassador for the #itouchmyselfproject.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Chrissy Amphlett Divinyls Song Used For Breast Cancer Awareness

by Paul Cashmere

Divinyls classic ‘I Touch Myself’ is being used to create Breast Cancer awareness on the first anniversary of the death of Chissy Amphlett.

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Dead In A Second Release Chrissy Amphlett Tribute

by Paul Cashmere

Sydney band Dead In A Second have recorded a male vocal version of Chrissy Amphlett’s Divinyls classic ‘Boys In Town’ as a charity single.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Chrissy Amphlett Lane Wins City Of Melbourne Support

by Paul Cashmere

The petition to have a Melbourne laneway named after Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett has been officially presented to Melbourne City Council. Melbourne City Council has voted unanimously to seek a city laneway to name after the late singer.

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Rohan Leppart with Charley Drayton and Little Patti photo by Kate Griffin, Photo, Noise11

Chrissy Amphlett Petition Presented To City of Melbourne Council

by Paul Cashmere

Melbourne City councillor Rohan Leppert has been presented with a petition to name a Melbourne lane after the late Divinyls singer by her husband Charley Drayton and cousin, 60s pop legend Little Patti.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Female Artists To Perform For Chrissy Amphlett Tribute This Weekend

by Paul Cashmere

Some of Australia’s most respected female artists will gather to pay tribute to the late Chrissy Amphlett in Melbourne on Saturday night.

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Daft Punk photo by Tim Cashmere, Noise11, photo

Daft Punk Become First French Act To Top Australian Chart

by Gavin Ryan

Daft Punk climbs a place from their No.2 debut last week to claim the ARIA Singles Chart crown with the track “Get Lucky”, making them the first French Group to take the honor, plus the track is now Gold (●) in sales.

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Michael Buble Goes Platinum And Stays At Top Of ARIA Chart

by Gavin Ryan

Michael Buble ‘To Be Loved’ remains at number 1 on the ARIA chart and has been certified Platinum this week in Australia after two weeks.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Divinyls Essential Still Top 10 In iTunes

by Paul Cashmere

The death of Divinyl’s singer Chrissy Amphlett on Monday has sent Divinyl’s ‘Essential’ album back into the iTunes Top 10 in Australia.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner Pays Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

by Paul Cashmere

Hoodoo Gurus frontman Dave Faulkner has paid tribute to Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls who passed away today after a battle with breast cancer.

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Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Iva Davies Pays Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

by Paul Cashmere

Iva Davies from Icehouse has paid tribute to the late Chrissy Amphlett, who lost her battle with breast cancer today at the age of 53.

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