Aussie rock legends Cold Chisel have once again proved their status as legends of the game, scoring their first #1 album in over 21 years.

Way back in 1982, Cold Chisel released their fourth album, Circus Animals. The follow-up to the previous year’s East, this new record did one better than its predecessor, giving the group their first-ever #1 album on the Aussie charts.

While Twentieth Century would follow the trend, 1998’s The Last Wave Of Summer would serve as their last studio album in 14 years, and their 2012 and 2015 records would peak at a respectable number two.

However, with the group releasing Blood Moon just over a week ago, they’ve now returned to their rightful spot atop the charts, debuting at #1 with their ninth record.

“We are really excited by Blood Moon hitting # 1 on the ARIA chart – an incredible 21 years after our last one,” explained frontman Jimmy Barnes.

“We never take anything for granted, so huge thanks to our loyal army of fans who have helped make this happen. We love Blood Moon – it’s our best collection of songs since the ‘80s.”

In related news, while Cold Chisel are set to head out on a headline tour kicking off on New Year’s Eve, mysterious outfit The Barking Spiders have also announced a rare headline show for a few days prior.

While rumours have always circulated that the band are in fact Cold Chisel in disguise, neither outfit have confirmed or denied the rumours, meaning that you might just need to turn up to put this mystery to bed.

Check out ‘Getting The Band Back Together’ by Cold Chisel:

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The Barking Spiders

Supported by 100

Saturday, December 28th (Sold Out)
The Factory Theatre, Marrickville, NSW

Cold Chisel – Blood Moon Tour 2020

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Fremantle Park, Fremantle, WA
‘Best Of The West’
(With Birds of Tokyo, Jebediah, Gyroscope, Carla Geneve, and The Southern River Band)
Presented by By The C, Mix 94.5 and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
Barnard Park, Busselton, WA
‘Best Of The West’
(With Birds Of Tokyo, Jebediah, Gyroscope, Carla Geneve, and The Southern River Band)
Presented by By The C, Triple M and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, January 4th 2020
Glenelg Beach, Adelaide, SA
(With Paul Kelly, The Teskey Brothers, The Detonators and Tim Prestwich Band)
Presented by By The C, Triple M and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
All Saints Estate, Rutherglen, VIC
A Day On The Green
(With Birds Of Tokyo and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Friday, January 10th 2020 (Sold Out)
Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC
A Day On The Green
(With Birds Of Tokyo, Magic Dirt and The Detonators)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M and MAX

Saturday, January 11th, 2020 (Sold Out)
Mt Duneed Estate, Geelong, VIC
A Day On The Green
(With Paul Kelly, Birds Of Tokyo and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M, Bay FM and MAX

Saturday, January 18th 2020
Hope Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW
With Birds Of Tokyo and Busby Marou)
Presented by Triple M and MAX
Tickets: Ticketek

Sunday, January 19th 2020
Scully Park, Tamworth, NSW
‘The Biggest Music Event Tamworth Has Ever Seen’
(With Paul Kelly, Kasey Chambers, Troy Cassar-Daley and Charlie Collins)
Presented by Zaccaria Concerts, 92.9 and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Friday, January 24th 2020
Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
(With Hoodoo Gurus, Birds of Tokyo and Busby Marou)
Presented by Triple M and MAX
Tickets: Ticketek

Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Stuart Park, Wollongong, NSW
(With Birds Of Tokyo, Magic Dirt, Busby Marou and 19Twenty)
Presented by By The C, Wave FM and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Stage 88, Canberra, ACT
(With Paul Kelly and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Zaccaria Concerts, Mix 106.3 and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, February 1st, 2020 (Sold Out)
Heifer Station Wines, Orange, NSW
A Day On The Green
(With Birds Of Tokyo and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M and MAX

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
Wharepai Domain Tauranga, NZ
(With special guests The Mutton Birds and The Bads and introducing Sit Down In Front)
Presented by Eccles Entertainment and The Rock (with support from The Sound)
Tickets: Ticketmaster

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 (Sold Out)
Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD
A Day On The Green
(With Birds Of Tokyo and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M, Gold 92.5 and MAX

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 (New Show)
Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD
A Day On The Green
(With Birds Of Tokyo and Magic Dirt)
Presented by Roundhouse Entertainment, Triple M, Gold 92.5 and MAX
Tickets: Ticketmaster