Midnight Oil (known informally as "The Oils") are an Australian rock band composed of Peter Garrett (vocals, harmonica), Rob Hirst (drums), Jim Moginie (guitar, keyboard), Martin Rotsey (guitar) and Bones Hillman (bass guitar). The group was formed by Hirst, Moginie and original bassist Andrew James as Farm in 1972: they enlisted Garrett the following year, changed their name in 1976, and hired Rotsey a year later (the rotating cast of bass players also included Peter Gifford).
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Australian rock legends Midnight Oil's "The Great Circle" world tour made a second trip to NYC, hitting Terminal 5 on Monday night (8/21)... Continue reading…
via Brooklyn Vegan at August 22, 2017
I last saw Midnight Oil in 1993 unplugged at Ronnie Scott's having been lucky in a radio phone-in. I never thought it would take me 24 years to see them again but here I am with the excitement of youth flowing yet again.
via Music-News at July 5, 2017
Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil have unveiled plans to release archival box sets
via Music-News at June 22, 2017
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