The Hard-Ons kicked off their I’m Sorry Sir, That Riff’s Been Taken tour – their first tour with new singer Tim Rogers – in March, only to hit a hurdle after the first three shows. Covid hit the band, and while they were able to go on and play later dates, their entire NSW run had to be postponed. Those shows […] …Continue Reading

The Hard-Ons are possibly more Australian than vegemite. Since 1982 the band of miscreants has been an integral part of the Australian music scene, with their high energy live shows, apathetic attitude, sense of humour and catchy as fuck punk rock songs that resonate on all levels providing the perfect platform for a career bordering […] …Continue Reading

The Hard-Ons are almost more Australian than Vegemite. Almost. For just shy of 40 years guitarist Blackie and bass player Ray Ahn have punked and rolled themselves into Australian music folklore with their blending of punk tempos, hardcore attitude, heavy metal riffs and surf-pop melodies, coupled with a dry and laconic sense of humour, catapulting […] …Continue Reading

If Tim Rogers joining the Hard-Ons wasn’t mind-boggling enough – plenty of fans of both parties thought it was a prank when initially announced – the group’s new video for the rousing Lite As A Feather will no doubt cause more confusion. Featuring footage of the four band members playing along to the song in […] …Continue Reading

In case you missed it – Sydney group the Hard-Ons, who have been cranking out their own brand of punk rock for nearly 40 years now (yes, they started young), last week announced the addition of a new frontman/singer, one Tim Rogers.
They have followed that up with the release of first single and video with Tim on board, a tearaway punk-pop number called Hold Tight.
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Headlines in Australian music do not come much more unexpected than this one! 
Sydney group the Hard-Ons, who have been cranking out their own brand of punk rock for nearly 40 years now (yes, they started young), have announced the addition of a new member, one Tim Rogers. 
Rogers, who recently celebrated his best chart debut in 20 years when You Am I‘s new album The Lives of Others landed at #2, is not only a long-time friend of the band, but a long-time fan, having caught them numerous times in his teenage years and bought their records from the start.
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Unlike anything else in this world, music has that rare and innate ability to transfer your whole being to an era or moment in life where nothing else mattered.
 
A moment of pure bliss that, although often forgotten, lays dormant in our subconscious until one familiar note or lyric awakens it from its slumber and allows the memories to flow forth from within.
 
This is why concerts such as Spring Loaded are such a vital part of our existence.
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