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18th November 2014

Veteran Australian rockers The Church have recruited Powderfinger guitarist Ian Haug ahead of plans for the band's 35th anniversary next year (15). Haug replaces longtime band member Marty Willson-Piper in the line-up. The Church will...

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Bernard Fanning Refuses To Feature Powderfinger Songs On Solo Tour

11th July 2013

Rocker Bernard Fanning has warned fans not to expect to hear Powderfinger songs on his solo tour as he has given up playing the band's anthems since their split.The Australian musicians played their last ever...

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Powderfinger Reunite For Book

8th June 2011

Retired rockers Powderfinger are set to reunite to put together a book detailing the band's 20-year career.The Australian group, which formed in 1989, played its last ever show in November (10) and stepped away from...

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Powderfinger Refuse To Reform For Flood Concert

17th January 2011

Australian rockers POWDERFINGER have turned down an invitation to reform to help raise money for the victims of the country's devastating floods, insisting the band's recent retirement is permanent.The musicians played their last-ever show in...

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Powderfinger Urged To Reform For Flood Victims

7th January 2011

A politician in Australia is urging recently-retired rockers POWDERFINGER to reform for a charity show to help the victims of the country's devastating floods.The musicians played their last-ever show in their hometown of Brisbane in...

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Powderfinger Perform Last Ever Show

15th November 2010

Australian rockers POWDERFINGER have taken their final bow - the band performed its last ever concert on Saturday (13Nov10).The group, who formed in 1989, announced earlier this year (10) their Sunsets tour Down Under would...

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Powderfinger's Skyhigh Gig

28th October 2010

Australian rockers POWDERFINGER took to the skies for their latest gig - they performed a set on a flight Down Under on Thursday (28Oct10).The band, who will split when their farewell tour ends next month...

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Powderfinger Adds Extra Farewell Tour Dates

5th May 2010

Australian rockers POWDERFINGER have announced a string of extra dates on their final tour Down Under, following a surge in demand for tickets.The band announced last month (Apr10) that they are set to part ways,...

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Powderfinger's Final European Tour Faces Axe

19th April 2010

POWDERFINGER's last ever European tour is facing cancellation as a result of the volcanic eruption in Iceland - the Australian rockers fear they won't be able to fly to the continent to begin the trek...

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Powderfinger To Split

9th April 2010

Australian rockers POWDERFINGER will go their separate ways after completing one last tour.The award-winning band will kick off a series of gigs Down Under in September (10) and their time together will come to an...

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Wolfmother Dominates Australia's Aria Awards

30th October 2006

Progressive rock band WOLFMOTHER picked up three top awards for their self-titled debut album at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards on Sunday night (29OCT06) in Sydney. Former POWDERFINGER frontman BERNARD FANNING also celebrated...

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Mtv AVMA Organisers Come Under Fire For 'Shambolic' Ceremony

14th April 2006

Organisers of the MTV Australian Video Music Awards (AVMAs) have come under fire from irate stars and fans over their "shambolic" treatment on Wednesday night (13APR06). Guests claim they were left waiting for hours without...

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Bana Promotes His Favourite Australian Bands

20th December 2005

Actor ERIC BANA is helping to spread the popularity of bands from his native Australia, by taking their music to his movie sets. The 37-year-old TROY star is convinced his efforts have started to...

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Beasties, System + Chemical Brothers Head For Oz

6th October 2004

BEASTIE BOYS, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and the CHEMICAL BROTHERS are heading for a summer Down Under after signing up to headline next year's (05) BIG DAY OUT festival tour. The three acts will...

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