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Cold Chisel Are Getting ‘The Barking Spiders’ Back Together For Their First Show In 35 Years

Written by Tom Williams on February 5, 2018

Aussie rockers Cold Chisel have announced they’re getting their incognito side-project The Barking Spiders back together, for their first public performance in 35 years.

The five-piece band, who have been notoriously secret about their identities despite the fact they look a hell of a lot like Cold Chisel, will perform a one-off show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre later this month, where they’ll be supported by Sydney three-piece The Dead Love.

While The Barking Spiders haven’t released a studio album, the band were known to play warm-up shows shortly before Cold Chisel tours in the ’80s. In 1984, Cold Chisel also released the live album The Barking Spiders Live: 1983, which isn’t just a coincidence.

Oh, and a ‘barking spider’ is slang for a fart, if you didn’t know…

Catch all the date and ticket details for The Barking Spiders’ upcoming headline show, below.

The Barking Spiders 2018 Headline Show

Supported by The Dead Love

Tickets on sale 10am Thursday, 8th February

Wednesday, 28th February
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Ticketek

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