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Dog Trumpet Release A Powerful Protest Song for Today ‘Fucking Idiots’

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet have addressed the madness of society today in one of the most powerful protest songs you’ll hear in a long time called ‘Fucking Idiots’.

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Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

All Seven Dog Trumpet Albums Available On Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s next four albums are released on Vinyl this week making all seven now available to purchase.

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Martin Cilia and Greedy Smith in Mental As Anything photo by Ros O'Gorman

Mental As Anything’s Martin Cilia Pays Tribute To Greedy With ‘Farewell (Mr Smith)’

by Paul Cashmere

Martin Cilia, the guitarist for Mental As Anything for the band’s final six years, has released his tribute to Mental’s singer and co-founder Greedy Smith, who passed away two years ago today (2 December 2019).

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Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dog Trumpet’s Entire Catalogue Goes To Vinyl For The First Time

by Paul Cashmere

Everything you ever wanted from Dog Trumpet is now (or soon will be) on Vinyl.

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Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dog Trumpet Catalogue Goes Global Via Demon Records

by Paul Cashmere

ARIA Hall of Famers Reg Mombassa and Peter O’Doherty will go global with their Dog Trumpet catalogue on vinyl via the UK’s Demon Records.

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Mental As Anything ‘Live It Up’ Just Went To No 1 On The UK’s iTunes Chart

by Paul Cashmere

Mental As Anything have the number one song in England on the UK’s iTunes chart.

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Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Peter O’Doherty’s Dog Trumpet Song ‘Stay For Too Long’ Harks Back To Childhood

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty reached back into his past when he was a kid to create ‘Stay For Too Long’ on Dog Trumpet’s new ‘Great South Road’ album.

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Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Why Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet Is A “Gloomy Catastrophist”

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s Reg Mombassa has a simply description of himself, with thanks to his wife.

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Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Peter O’Doherty On His Dog Trumpet Song ‘You’ve Heard It All Before’

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s ‘Great South Road’ is the first album in seven years for ex-Mental As Anything co-founders Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa.

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Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Peter O’Doherty Explains His Dog Trumpet Song ‘At Anytime’

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty says his song ‘At Anytime’ is part fact, part fiction.

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Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet Discusses His Macabre ‘Lonely Death Cleaning Company’

by Paul Cashmere

‘Lonely Death Cleaning Company from the new Dog Trumpet album ‘Great South Road’ would have to be one of the most macabre songs Reg Mombassa has even written.

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Reg Mombassa of Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman

Reg Mombassa Discusses ‘Gravity’ from Dog Trumpet’s ‘Great South Road’ Album

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s first album in seven years is equal parts Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa. Each have six songs on the new record.

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Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet

Dog Trumpet Great South Road – Peter O’Doherty Talks About ‘Wallpaper’

by Paul Cashmere

Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa have released ‘Great South Road’, the first Dog Trumpet album since 2013.

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Peter O'Doherty of Dog Trumpet

Dog Trumpet Reversed ‘Led Zeppelin’ To Come Up With ‘Great South Road’ Album Title

by Paul Cashmere

Dog Trumpet’s Peter O’Doherty says he decided to “reverse Led Zeppelin” to come up with the title for ‘Great South Road’.

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Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Dog Trumpet Perform Live From Home To Launch Great South Road Album

by Paul Cashmere

Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa’s Dog Trumpet spent one hour from home on Saturday night launching the new album ‘Great South Road’.

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Dog Trumpet To Stream The Launch Of ‘Great South Road’ On Facebook Saturday

by Paul Cashmere

Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa, aka Dog Trumpet, will perform live on Facebook this Saturday night for the launch of their new album ‘Great South Road’.

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Dog Trumpet, Photo by Ros O'Gorman

‘Wallpaper’ Is New Music for Dog Trumpet

by Paul Cashmere

Pete O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa’s Dog Trumpet have new music. The song is ‘Wallpaper’.

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Watch ‘The Tribute To Greedy Smith’ Video From Greedy’s Farewell

by Paul Cashmere

The video ‘The Tribute To Greedy Smith’ by Dara Donnelly played during Greedy’s memorial on Tuesday has been uploaded to YouTube.

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Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith (1956-2019 ) Watch The Funeral Service

by Paul Cashmere

The farewell service for Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith is now streaming on YouTube.

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Greedy Smith Funeral Will Be Streamed Live TODAY at 2.30pm

by Paul Cashmere

The Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith farewell will be live streamed from 2:30pm today.

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

Family, Friends and Fans Are Invited To A Very Colourful Greedy Smith Farewell

by Paul Cashmere

The send-off for Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith will be colourful with family, friends and fans all invited to turn-up and dress in their brightest and loudest clothes to farewell the Mental As Anything legend.

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R.I.P. Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith of Mental As Anything (1956-2019)

by Paul Cashmere

Mental As Anything co-founder Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith has passed away after suffering a heart attack yesterday (2 December) aged 63.

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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 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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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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