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Daryl Braithwaite - 74% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 January 1949, Melbourne, Australia. Braithwaite came to national attention as lead singer with the Australian teen phenomenon of the 70s, Sherbet. His talent as a vocalist was often overlooked by older music buyers, put off by his adoring teenage fans. He managed to have substantial success both as a member of the band and on solo vocal outings. His early solo albums and Read more

Dragon - 72% match to 1927

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Jimmy Barnes - 62% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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James Swan, 28 April 1956, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, Scotland. With the disintegration of the Australian band Cold Chisel in 1983, lead singer Jimmy Barnes embarked on a solo career with Mushroom Records. He teamed up with Jonathan Cain (ex-Babys) and produced two albums in quick succession. These were characterized by Barnes’ rough and raunchy vocal delivery, and included e Read more

Cold Chisel - 55% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed as Orange in 1973 in Adelaide, Australia, the newly named Cold Chisel were viewed by many to be Australia’s greatest rock band. Comprising Ian Moss (guitar/vocals), Jimmy Barnes (James Swan, 28 April 1956, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, Scotland; lead vocals), Phil Small (bass), Steve Prestwich (drums) and Don Walker (piano/vocals), they boasted a songwriting team of Moss, Read more

Mondo Rock - 52% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Icehouse - 46% match to 1927

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Australian rock band was formed as Flowers in the late 70s by classically trained songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Iva Davies (Ivor Davies, 22 May 1955). Influenced by Roxy Music and David Bowie, Flowers’ other members included Keith Welsh (bass), John Lloyd (drums), and Michael Hoste (keyboards). The first single, ‘Can’t Help Myself’ was a Top 1 Read more

Pseudo Echo - 37% match to 1927

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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The Angels - 36% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Mi-Sex - 34% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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Formed in New Zealand in 1977, Mi-Sex originally comprised Steve Gilpin (New Zealand, d. 6 January 1992, Australia; vocals), Don Martin (bass), Murray Burns (keyboards), Kevin Stanton (guitar) and Richard Hodgkinson (drums). Mi-Sex started off playing cover versions of UK new wave material, and during their history borrowed heavily from Elvis Costello, Mink DeVille and Grah Read more

Hunters & Collectors - 29% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981, Hunters And Collectors experimented with a punk/funk style, drawing comparisons in some quarters to Talking Heads, something that earned them a strong following on the Australian alternative music scene. The core members of the group have over the years comprised Mark Seymour (guitar, lead vocals), Jeremy Smith (keyboards, saxophone), Do Read more

Daddy Cool - 26% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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At a time when Australian audiences were non-participatory, preferring to sit cross-legged and stoned, Daddy Cool was a fresh, startling, danceable pop band. Led by Ross Wilson (18 November 1947, Australia; vocals/guitar), the band comprised Ross Hannaford (guitar), Gary Young (drums), Wayne Duncan (bass), Jeremy Noone (saxophone/piano), and Ian Winter (guitar). Daddy Cool w Read more

Redgum - 26% match to 1927

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in Adelaide, Australia in 1975, the success of Redgum’s brand of folk/rock political satire has since been regarded as an anomaly, albeit thoroughly deserved. The core members comprised university students John Schumann (vocals/guitar), Verity Truman (vocals/tin whistle/saxophone), Michael Atkinson (vocals/guitar/mandolin), and have in the past included 15 other mus Read more

Paul Kelly - 25% match to 1927

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Richard Clapton - 23% match to 1927

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Unfortunately, Clapton remains one of Australian rock’s hidden secrets. A perceptive lyricist and a talented songwriter, Clapton returned from travelling in Europe in 1972, where he had played in a couple of bands and recorded a remarkable debut album, which displayed his laconic, wailing vocal style, strong lyrics and ear for melody. The sparse production assisted the alb Read more

Human Nature - 22% match to 1927

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Australian pop group, packaged and marketed in a manner reminiscent of England’s Take That, has enjoyed huge success since forming in the mid-90s. However, much of that success has come not from Antipodean markets, but from Japan, where the group have been feted by the teenage press. The group was formed by brothers Andrew and Mike Tierney when they met Toby Allen and Read more


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