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Midnight Oil
Midnight Oil at a benefit concert for Clayoquot Sound, 1993.
Background information
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres Rock, Alternative rock
Years active 1976 - 2002
Past members
  • Rob Hirst - Drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie - Guitars, keyboards
  • Peter Garrett - Lead Vocals, harmonica
  • Martin Rotsey - Guitars
  • Andrew 'Bear' James (1975 - 1980) - Bass
  • Peter Gifford (1980 - 1989) - Bass, vocals
  • Bones Hillman (1989 onwards) - Bass, vocals
  • Gary Morris - Manager

Midnight Oil is an Australian rock band. They formed in Sydney in 1976. The band became famous for its hard-rock sound and intense live performances. The band was politically active supporting environmentalist and indigenous causes.

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