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Cheap Trick might be older, but they're wiser and still holding the flame

Josh Leeson
Updated March 8 2024 - 4:17pm, first published 5:00am
From left, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen. Picture by Jeremy Harris
From left, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen. Picture by Jeremy Harris

Cheap Trick singer Robin Zander will never forget the prank he and his bandmates fell for - hook, line and sinker - on their maiden Australian tour in 1979.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson

Journalist

Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.

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