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Unda Dwella

Brisbane favourite Unda Dwella is a solo rapper who's been a watcher and then active part of the Brisbane movement for over 10 years. A lover of rap since the moment he saw 'Beat Street' for the first time in grade 2 he's been obsessed ever since. Unda Dwella's stage presence and live performances have won him many supporters as well as being a strong supporter himself off the mic. Just gaining momentum and spreading beyond the river city look out for releases following the well received "Everyone Loves U.D." mixtape before year's end.

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Models

Three bands share this page: an Australian rock group, a 70s punk rock band, and a Serbian pop band. 1. Models were an alternative rock group from Melbourne, Australia, active from 1978-1987. Various versions of Models have reformed for short tours. 1) They formed from two earlier punk/New Wave bands, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Teenage+Radio+Stars" class="bbcode_artist">Teenage Radio Stars</a> (singer and guitarist Sean Kelly) and JAB (<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Ash+Wednesday" class="bbcode_artist">Ash Wednesday</a>, <span title="Unknown artist" class="bbcode_unknown">Pierre Voltaire</span> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Johnny+Crash" class="bbcode_artist">Johnny Crash</a>, keyboards, bass and drums respectively).

Cold Chisel

Cold Chisel produced the canonical example of Australian pub rock, with a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and they are acknowledged as one of the most popular and successful Australian groups of the period, although this success and acclaim was almost completely restricted to Australia. The band formed in Adelaide in 1973 as a heavy metal band called Orange around keyboard player Don Walker and original bassist Les Kascmarek and while hard rock remained at the core of their sound Cold Chisel displayed a remarkable versatility.

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Frenzal Rhomb

Frenzal Rhomb is an Australian punk rock band that formed in 1992, in Sydney, Australia. A long-standing institution in Sydney music scene but with a national and international base of fans, Frenzal have consistently nurtured new generations of young fans through endless touring, festival appearances and all ages shows. With a sound that is most often characterized as 'California pop/punk', the band is overtly left-wing political and known for their humorous, savage and insightful lyrics.

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Eskimo Joe

Eskimo Joe is alt-rock band from Fremantle, Western Australia comprising Kavyen Temperley (bass/vocals), Joel Quartermain (guitar/drums) and Stuart MacLeod (guitar)
The group initally formed to compete in the National Campus Band Competition in 1997. Temperley and Quartermain were already in a band at the time, Freud's Pillow, but had met with little success and asked Temperley's childhood friend MacLeod to form a new band, which became Eskimo Joe. The band ended up winning the competition prize: a slot at the 1997 Livid Festival and a session in a studio to record their first EP, Sweater.

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Tina Arena

Tina Arena (born Filippina Lydia Arena on 1 November 1967, in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian singer and songwriter. Her career began at the age of seven when she was selected as a regular performer for the music television program Young Talent Time. As a child Arena attracted attention for the power of her voice, which was considered remarkable for such a young child. She was born to Italian parents and has a sister, Nancy (born 1961). Often billed as "Tiny Tina Arena", she was seen on weekly television singing and dancing the current pop hits.

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Nancy Vandal

Nancy Vandal is a punk band from Sydney, Australia that performed from 1993 to 2001 and had a reunion performance in 2003 and have, as of December 2008, planned a reunion and new EP for 2009. The band was initially called Hard Axe To Follow, then Nancy Vandal and the Popgun Assassins, but the last part of the name was later dropped. Nancy Vandal was formed by Warrane College students Foxtrotsky/Fox Trotsky and JJ LaMoore as a strictly pretend band as neither of them could play an instrument. Eventually the pair formed a real band called Meataxe that played on campus.

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Thirsty Merc

Thirsty Merc are an Australian rock band. The band's chemistry and musical potency quickly attracted the attention of Warner Music Australia and a deal was signed and their self-titled debut album was released August 2004. “Someday Someday”, a soulful ballad about a guy separated from his girl by the demands of touring, broke the ARIA Top 20.

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