Fanzines, Books And Mailing lists



The Barking Spider

The fanzine is always packed with the latest information regarding the band and their solo careers.
The Barking Spider is also the place to obtain rare Chisel material. One of the great strength's of TBS is the involvement of its readers who provide gig reviews, letters and photos. These contributions play a large part in the magazine and have created many friendships within the Cold Chisel community.

TBS 26 The Barking Spider issue #27 is now available. Released December 2013!
Issue # 27 includes - full details on the launch of Cold Chisel Music and their first release The Live Tapes Volume # 1, Hordern Pavillon, Sydney. Chisel plans for 2014! Reviews of Jimmy Barnes & Bruce Springsteen, Jim & Ian Moss on Rock The Boat 2013, Adelaide Salutes Chris Bailey + Don Walker's Hully Gully. Chisel's first rehearsal room off Currie Street, Adelaide.

TBS 26 The Barking Spider issue #26 is now available. Released December 2012!
Issue # 26 includes - More coverage of the Light The Nitro Tour, including David Blight & The Flyers in Adelaide! Fan photos and reviews from several Chisel shows from around Australia and the UK. A recap of everything Chisel in 2012 including Reviews of No Plans CD and gigs, Wild Colonial Boys by Michael Lawrence,Sophisto Punk by Mark Opitz, Boogie, Mossy @ Long Way To The Top. Tour Dates for 2013 and upcoming releases. Plus,an interview with Don Walker and review of his Adelaide Cabaret Show.

TBS 24 The Barking Spider issue #25 SOLD OUT IN HARD COPY. Released December 2011!
Issue # 25 includes - Massive coverage of the Light The Nitro Tour! Fan photos and reviews from several Chisel shows from around the country! Reviews of all the new iTunes albums and Don Walker's Live in Queenscliffe 2006 digital album (only available at

TBS 24 The Barking Spider issue #24 AVAILABLE. Released July 2011!
Issue # 24 includes -All the news on the massive Cold Chisel catalogue roll out on July 22, 2011. CD & DVD Set Lists. Solo Tour Dates July to November for Ian Moss, Don Walker, Jim Barnes, David Blight & John Swan. Reviews of Unlimied Address and Ruby by Catfish.
TBS 23 Issue # 23 - April 2011. SOLD OUT IN HARD COPY. Includes Tribute to Steve Prestwich. Don Walker gig review. Rage and Ruin review. Chisel in Deni Review.
TBS 22 Issue # 22 - December 2009 - Tribute to Les Kazmareck. AVAILABLE. Reviews of Cold Chisel at Port Augusta and Telstra 500. Barnes in USA. Reviews of Don Walker's Shots. Reviews of Rythym & Blues, Soul on West 53rd, We're All Gunna Die. Mossy @ The Gov. Don @ Freo.
To buy an issue, follow the paypal links below. Hard copy $5 inc postage (AUD), PDF issues $3 (AUD).Please note, that I am out of some issues in hard copy. There are more available in PDF than listed (I can only list 10). Issues 1 to 10 are yet to be scanned in. 1 to 9 were published by Michael Lawrence. Should you have any further queries please email
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