Diesel Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary Of 'Hepfidelity' With Reissue + Releases New Single 'Ride'

24 June 2022 | 10:29 am | Parry Tritsiniotis

Diesel's transformed the original 11-track record into a double album, which will be pressed in full on vinyl for the first time ever.

(Image via Jess Lizotte)

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of Diesel's first solo record Hepfidelity, which featured his singles Tip Of My Tongue, Man Alive and more.

It reached number #1 on the ARIA Charts, staying there for four weeks and won the ARIA Award for album of the year.

To celebrate the momentous anniversary, Diesel has uncovered 10 unreleased tracks from that era, transforming the original 11-track record into a double album, which will be pressed in full on vinyl for the first time ever.

The first track released from that era has today been released and is titled Ride. You can pre-order the full double album on vinyl now, which releases on the 5th of August. 


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Diesel recently has curated and hosted Days Like These...With Diesel on ABC TV Plus and ABC iView. The 12 episodes feature a mix of archival footage and interviews to revisit Australia's most iconic concerts and tell the stories behind them.

In the early episodes, we see Jet play to a hometown audience following an overseas tour, the farewell concert from Hunters & Collectors, the 25th anniversary of Baby Animals, as well as a peak performance from The Angels in Narara.

Also showcased is a show by Diesel on stage with his family, a high energy performance from Rose Tatoo and Jimmy Barnes, who conquered a heart attack and heart surgery, putting on a remarkable show at the Sydney Opera House.

The series truly is a roll call of who's who in Australian music, with interviews from the likes of Rose Tattoo’s Angry Anderson, Icehouse’s Iva DaviesEurogliders’ Grace KnightTroy Cassar-Daley and Baby Animals’ Suze DeMarchi.

“Days Like These…with Diesel has been an absolute delight and honour to host. The series brings together some of the most quintessential Australian bands from the past few decades, that help define our nation’s recent music past, and celebrates important, moments in their concert history," he said.