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WTF Is That?

by Recko March 29, 2011

I think it was feb’80 when Mad Gorilla went to Adelaide for 2 weeks ( I’m sure someone has a better memory than me & will correct me ) Anyhow we were staying at a pub in a place called Paradise & whoever named it had a bloody good sense of humour. Don’t get me […]

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Mondo Rock

Mondo Rock

by Mark Gibson March 22, 2011

Mondo Rock was formed around 1976/77 by Ross Wilson who had made his name in Daddy Cool. It’s been said that Ross wanted a slightly more commercial sound that would have a better chance of international success & that’s exactly the sound they achieved. Although they didn’t quite receive the international success they wanted, they were certainly […]

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Dead Roo’s & Red Dust

by Recko March 8, 2011

Have a quick look on Google earth and you’ll see that Cobar is a bloody long way from Sydney. So in his infinite wisdom the booking agent organised a gig out west the night before we were supposed to play Cobar golf club. Can’t remember which pub but it was out Windsor way, I think […]

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The Moving Targets

by Marilyn Rock November 23, 2010

My Husband, Bob Rock was in a band called “The Moving Targets” formed about 1965, in Heidelberg Heights in Melbourne. Their average age of band then was 14 years old. They won best new & upcoming band in Hoadleys battle of the bands at Festival Hall in Melbourne. Colin Wells played Lead guitar, Bob Rock […]

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Mirrored Image Update

by Mark Gibson July 22, 2010

One of the things I like best about publishing this site is when I see band members and crew find each other again after many years apart. This is one of those stories. I’ve been meaning to get this post up here for a little while now and I apologise to Rob Manego and Christine […]

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Mirrored Image

by Rob Manego April 21, 2010

Mirrored Image was one of Sydney’s hardest working, un signed bands of the early eighties. These guys were constantly working near seven shows a week Fronted by sisters Christine and Tracy Mullane, the band played a mixture of covers and original material. The girls were influenced by the likes of Pat Benetar and Heart I […]

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More from Jeff White – Cold Chisel, Men At Work, Moving Pictures and Sharon O’Neill

by Jeff White January 10, 2010

Here’s another great set of classic Aussie band images from Jeff White. In this article you’ll find Cold Chisel, Men At Work, Moving pictures and Sharon O’Neill. Enjoy! If you, like Jeff, have some great old snaps of some classic Australian bands then scan them & send them over. We’d love to display them here. […]

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Moving Pictures – Days of Innocence

by Helen Gibson December 9, 2008

Moving Pictures is one of my all time favourite bands. I remember seeing them, probably in 1981/82 at the Sylvania Hotel and I was just blown away. It was one of the most memorable nights of my young life, I was 19/20. Of course after seeing them live I just had to buy their debut […]

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Men At Work

by Mark Gibson September 8, 2008

About Men at Work were an Australian reggae-influenced rock band which achieved international success in the 1980s. They are the only Australian artists to reach the Number 1 position in album and singles charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom with Business as Usual and “Down Under” respectively.[1] The group won the […]

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Mad Gorilla

by Mark Gibson September 2, 2008

About Mad Gorilla ** Updated ** Sydney based Theatrical Rock band of the 1980’s. Well known for their “Graveyard Show”. History 1978-1985. The core of the band still play together as Creedence and Beyond. Update: Here is a live video of Mad Gorilla playing at the Manly Hotel in 1983.

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