Witness The Ultimate Stage Dive Fail At A Sydney Gig

Believe it or not, stage diving is something of a contentious issue in the music world. Some are of the opinion that you shouldn’t do it under any circumstances, some think that if the band and venue are cool with it then all good, and others sit on the fence....

The Hard-Ons 30th Anniversary Australian Tour Announced

The Hard-Ons 30th Anniversary Australian Tour has been announced. The legendary pop-punk, psych-metal hybrid hailing from Sydney turns 30 this year. On the 21st July, 1984 a multiracial band of topless teenagers took to the stage of a pub for their first public gig and the rest, as they say,...

The Hard-Ons

Since their formation over 30 years ago in 1981, Sydney punk band The Hard-Ons have become one of the most influential and successful independent groups to emerge from Australian soil. From their auspicious 1986 debut Smell My Finger to the outrageously tongue-in-cheek Dickcheese and Dateless Dudes Club, their dynamic mix...

Aussie Music Legend Attacked In Vicious Taxi Bashing

Peter ‘ Blackie’ Black, the guitarist/vocalist of the legendary Sydney punk act The Hard-Ons, was the victim of a vicious attack late last week while he was driving his taxi. According to Zombie Dog Entertainment, ‘Blackie’ suffered from a skull fracture, 16 stitiches, and swelling on the brain after he...