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Epic Brass @ Spotted Mallard, 23 February

Jack Howard’s Epic Brass goes Northside – at last! Epic Brass play the great horn hits and hidden gems of Australian rock – from The Saints to H & C, from The Oils to Laughing Clowns and X. Jack played trumpet with The Hunnas and he’s put together an all-star band and horn section with more »

25th Anniversary of Cut on iTunes

The magnificent 34 track expanded edition of the Cut album, released in celebration of the 25th anniversary of release in late 2017, can now be purchased in digital form at iTunes. Click here to check it out.

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Cut 25th Anniversary

Featuring a massive six top 100 singles, the double platinum certified Cut continues to reward listeners 25 years after release. Hits include Where Do You Go?, True Tears of Joy and Holy Grail. On the 24th of November, two new versions of Cut will surface: Vinyl – 180 gram yellow vinyl of the original album; more »

Horns of Contempt Join Midnight Oil

It’s true! The full H&C brass section – Jack Howard, Jeremy Smith and Michael Waters – are joining Midnight Oil for the Sydney and Melbourne shows! Fans have enjoyed Jack’s memorable contribution the world over, but three Hunna’s are only for a select few gigs…!  

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Hit The Road, Jack

Breaking News: For the final 2017 Sydney and Melbourne shows, the entire Hunters and Collectors brass section – The Horns of Contempt – will be joining Midnight Oil! The magnificent Jack Howard – best known here for the Hunters brass we know and love – has been touring the world with Midnight Oil throughout this more »

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Jack Howard & Epic Brass @ Memo

Fresh from an incredible year of touring the world with Midnight Oil, JACK HOWARD returns to MEMO (St Kilda) with his mighty EPIC BRASS show on Friday the 8th of December 2017. Together with his epic band (Ash Davies, Steve Hadley, Nicky Del Rey and Jason Kain), five piece horn section and a stellar cast more »

Extensive Music Chart Data

Data fans will love the new data we have got our hands on, courtesy of the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA)! We now know the peak chart positions of anything you can imagine that reached the top 250 from the ARIA era – 1989 forward. This includes top 100 peak positions within individual states. For more »

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Harem Scarem Reform for One Off Show

Before Hunters and Collectors, Barry Palmer was guitarist for the hard rocking Melbourne outfit Harem Scarem. The good news this week is that Harem Scarem are reforming for one night only at The Gasometer Hotel on the 9th of November 2017! Charlie Marshall reports: The four front men of the classic 80s blues punk lineup more »

Human Frailty on Vinyl Out Today!

After decades out of print, today Human Frailty is once again available new on vinyl! Buy at JB’s Hi-Fi. Buy at Sanity.

New Tab – Follow Me No More

We have a new John Archer full musical tab in midi format of the Jaws/Frailty era b-side, Follow Me No More! Click here to go to the tabs page.