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AC/DC have commenced their epic worldwide Rock or Bust Tour recently, kicking things off in Germany before making their way down under for stadium gigs this November and the rumour mill is awhirl on who will support their Aussie dates, with an anonymous Triple M source dropping a fairly epic claim. Talking on the Grill
Brisbane has got a brand new live music venue, The Triffid, located in the inner-city suburb of Newstead, and the fresh venue is set to open its doors for the very first time later this month. Delighting eager patrons even more, the venue has today announced its killer inaugural live music program, naming the acts
Remember the good times
Though England may have the Barmy Army, renowned for their blind devotion to the Queen’s cricketing best, they never flew out their nation’s finest rockers for a one-off show. But that’s exactly what the Socceroos fan contingent, who proudly call themselves Fanatics, recently went and did. In addition to hosting the 2014 World Cup, Brazil
It seems the old expression “the bigger they are, the harder they fall” can also be applied to bands. Powderfinger frontman turned solo artist Bernard Fanning has explained that, in the final moments of the band’s glory days, things turned very tense and musical compromise was the final nail in the coffin. Things began to
Just when you thought the Aussie alt-rock coast was clear, ex-Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning has dropped a short and sweet teaser video to promote his new solo single and album, the first new music we’ve heard from Fanning since Powderfinger disbanded in 2010. Brisbane’s favourite son doesn’t give much away in the 20-second video, but
It looks like 2013 will be the year where several of the new projects from ex-Powderfinger members come to life. Following on from news earlier this month that frontman Bernard Fanning is currently in LA prepping his second solo album, guitarist Darren Middleton has revealed that he’s “halfway through” a record of his own. Middleton
Bernard Fanning, the former frontman of the disbanded Powderfinger, is currently toiling away on a new solo album. The upcoming album is just the second solo effort from Fanning and will be the follow-up to 2005’s Tea & Sympathy. As reported by News.com.au, Fanning’s second solo album will touch on some very personal subjects. Soon
We’re hoping that all of you Coldplay fans out there made the most of their recent run of Australian tour dates as it was announced last night on the final leg of the tour that this would be the band’s “last Aussie gig for 3 years” The news broke in front of a massive 50,000-strong
As they’ve emphasised several times, Powderfinger have no intensions of performing together ever again.
Powderfinger are all set to release their biography Footprints on November 8th and details of why the band broke up are starting to emerge. The success of Bernard Fanning’s solo album Tea And Sympathy in 2005 caused major tension in the band. Drummer Jon Coghill even called Fanning at the time saying:
Powderfinger have announced more details on their upcoming biography Footprints and there will be no reunion shows. The book is due out November 8th and will include 2 previously unreleased tracks, Empty Space one of the new tracks will hit the radio airwaves on Monday morning. There will also be an official video released for
It seems that just 2 years after ending the band, Powderfinger might be getting back together for one last show?
This year’s annual Helpmann Awards took place in Sydney this week, with Powderfinger and Leonard Cohen among the major winners.
A new biography promising to tell the ‘inside story’ of now-defunct Australian rock monoliths Powderfinger is in the works. Mess and Noise reports that this first authorised biography was written by the band with journalist Dino Scatena. The book is called Footprints, and will be published through Hachette on November 8, in time for Christmas.
Previously sold out shows in Newcastle, Brisbane, Adelaide, Wollongong, Melbourne, Hobart (please see below), Sydney and Townsville will have additional tickets put on sale. These tickets are ON SALE NOW but numbers are strictly limited so get in fast!
Due to overwhelming demand Powderfinger have announced additional shows on their ‘Sunsets’ Farewell Tour in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Cairns.
First, and newly released second Powderfinger shows, in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, as well as shows in Newcastle, Gold Coast and Wollongong all sold out by 9:27am this morning.
After several months of premature speculation in the media, Powderfinger have announced they will be splitting up after their coming ‘Sunsets’ tour.