8 Musos That Prove South Australia Is More Than Wine & Churches

After the success of last year’s partnership with British India, Coopers After Dark has become an annual event bringing together crafted Australian music with crafted Australian beer. It’s a celebration of Australian music and everything it stands for. It’s for the musicians, rhymers, writers, and all the midnight marauders who...

Melbourne Should Have A Rock Walk Of Fame, Says Cherry Bar

It’s widely regarded that Melbourne is the rock n’ roll capital of Australia and now one of the city’s rock hotspots is proposing the creation of an iconic landmark to honour Melbourne’s music heroes. Cherry Bar co-owner and devout rock domo, James Young, has put forward a proposal to the local music community...

The Angels Frontman Doc Neeson Dies, Aged 67

Doc Neeson, the lead singer of iconic Australian rock band, The Angels, has died of brain cancer at the age of 67. The frontman behind some of the band’s biggest singles, such as ‘Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again?’ and ” was originally diagnosed with a brain tumour...

A Day On The Green Announces Jimmy Barnes-Headlined Aussie Rock Shows

A Day On The Green has announced the return of the classic Aussie rock show, with Jimmy Barnes headlining a series of special bills that features the likes of The Angels, Baby Animals, Ian Moss, Daryl Braithwaite, and many more. The concerts held in the past two years have been...

The Angels, Skyhooks Guitarist Diagnosed With Cancer

In rather sad news, Australian guitarist Bob Spencer, best known for his tenures in legendary homegrown bands Skyhooks and The Angels, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The Gold & Platinum recording 56-year old took to his Facebook page to alert friends and family that he had...

One Electric Day Festival 2013 Announced, Jimmy Barnes, The Angels Headline

The lineup for One Electric Day Festival 2013 has been announced, featuring a huge lineup of classic Australian bands that are set to rock Werribee Park this November. Jimmy Barnes, The Angels (with Dave Gleeson), James Reyne, The Black Sorrows, Ross Wilson and Boom Crash Opera will all share the...

The Angels Bassist Chris Bailey Loses Battle With Cancer

The Angels have just reported on their official Facebook that bassist, Chris Bailey, has passed away this morning at 12.30am. Bob Spencer, the group’s guitarist, allegedly broke the news. Bailey was fighting an aggressive form of cancer, and had performed with the illness for a number of months before stepping...

James Morley Of The Angels

Sorry to ask, but what is up with Doc and how’s he doing? Doc is doing well and responding to treatment a little better than we had hoped. Hes generally in good spirits, of course this can take the wind out of your sails So it’s a long bumpy road, but...

Aussie Music Icons Ready To Rock In Support Of The Angels Frontman

The biggest names in Australian rock royalty are coming together for fellow rock great Doc Neeson, who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour resulting in his band, The Angels, delaying a scheduled Australian tour which was originally meant to kick off tomorrow before it was canned. As the Herald...

Angels Frontman Doc Neeson Diagnosed With Brain Tumour, Tour Cancelled

Doc Neeson, frontman of Australian rock veterans The Angels, has been hospitalised witha brain tumour. Though the pub rock icons had tour plans scheduled through February, all of the group’s forthcoming tour commitments have now been canned while the singer – who turned 66 on January 4 – undergoes immediate...

The Angels 100% 2013 Australian Tour Announced

The Angels are set for a 2013 tour that will have punters salivating. The Angels 100% Tour brings together – for the first time – a unique line-up. While all crucial to The Angels’ 38 years of rock’n’roll history, Doc Neeson, Bob Spencer, James Morley, Buzz Bidstrup and Jim Hilbun...

Take It To The Streets

The Angels are back featuring new drummer Nick Norton and – most notably – new lead singer Dave Gleeson from The Screaming Jets, a band that were very much spiritual children to The Angels. Their latest offering, Take It To The Streets marks something of a new beginning for the band....

The Angels Announce New Lineup, Album & Tour. Same Ol’ Rock Spirit

Australian rock Angels have just dropped a bombshell announcement with news of a new singer, a new drummer, a new tour AND a new album. Get your knives and forks out, there’s quite a lot to chew on here… Brothers Rick and John Brewster, who developed the core of what...