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Old 07-15-2010, 12:51 PM
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I'm already a fan of The Living End, Roll On is my favorite punk rock album of all time. Are there any other popular Australian rock bands right now. (In the 80's you had some of the best, INXS, Crowded House, Men at Work, Midnight Oil, etc..)
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Old 07-15-2010, 02:31 PM
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They arent really too new but COG is worth checking out...

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Old 07-15-2010, 02:32 PM
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I'm a big fan of the AC/DC-esque Airbourne, but Aussie rock seems to be in abit of a slump at the moment?

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Old 07-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Location: Sunshine Coast, BC
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Eskimo Joe, Hoodoo Gurus, Jet, Powderfinger, Silverchair

Empire of the Sun - electronic, but interesting

John Butler Trio - blues, roots - worth a listen to

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Old 07-15-2010, 06:50 PM
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check out Calling All Cars
they supported Acca Dacca on their Aussie leg of world tour

also You & Am I - Tim Rogers is awesome

Airbourne rock too - remind me of AC/DC

Little Red are ok, I believe they have just released a new album which is meant to be alright- although they're more old style Rockn'Roll...

Or there is Gyroscope & Grinspoon- although I haven't listened to much of their stuff

I don't mind Empire of the Sun & am seeing Temper Trap soon in Sydney - they are apparently very good live
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:47 PM
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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The Autumn Isles and the Bank Holidays, been a couple of years since I saw them but they are great emerging Perth bands. Super-engine, too. I like EOTS, as well as Sleepy Jackson (pretty much most of EOTS).
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