Introducing the 2012 inductees into the THE AGE EG Hall Of Fame.

Australian folk rock band formed in 1984, it is Weddings Parties Anything!

Performing a song from their critically acclaimed fifth studio album, King Tide released in 1993. It's a lovely little ditty from The Weddos called "The Rain In My Heart".

Here is Mick Thomas, Jen Anderson & Mark 'Squeezebox Wally' Wallace! ㋡

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Nominees for this year’s seven reader-voted awards are:

BEST NEW TALENT

Bombay Royale, Bushwalking, Cactus Channel, Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, Jackson Firebird, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, The Murlocs, Oscar + Martin, Saskwatch, Smith Street Band & Woollen Kits

BEST FEMALE

Butterfly Boucher, Catcall, Clare Bowditch, Courtney Barnett, Emma Russack, Julia Stone, Kate Miller-Heidke, Lanie Lane, Linda Johnston, Liz Stringer, Mia Dyson & Sherry Rich

BEST MALE

360, Charles Jenkins, Chet Faker, Dave Graney, Galapagoose, Geoffrey O’Connor, Henry Wagons, Jordie Lane, Mikelangelo, Ron S Peno, Spencer P Jones & Tim Rogers

BEST ALBUM

Alpine - A is For Alpine, Clare Bowditch - The Winter I Chose Happiness, Collarbones - Die Young, Dirty Three – Toward the Low Sun, Gruntbucket – Songs From An Empty Room, Jim Keays - Dirty, Dirty, Liz Stringer – Warm in the Darkness, Oh Mercy - Deep Heat, Pond - Beard Wives, Denim, Ponyface - Hypnotised, Sherry Rich – Dakota Avenue & Twerps – Twerps

BEST BAND

Alpine, Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes, Dirty Three, Even, Graveyard Train, Husky, New War, Oh Mercy, Pond, Something For Kate, Temper Trap & TheTwerps

BEST SONG

Alpine - Villages, Charles Jenkins – Pray My Dear Daughter, Chet Faker - No Diggity, Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes - Love Letter, Graveyard Train – Get The Gold, Mia Dyson - When the Moment Comes, Oh Mercy - Drums, Saskwatch - Your Love, Something For Kate - Survival Expert, Tame Impala - Elephant, The Bamboos featuring Tim Rogers - I Got Burned & The Twerps - Dreamin’

BEST TOUR

Dig It Up! - The Palace, The Pogues – Festival Hall, Dolly Parton - Rod Laver, Fu Manchu - CherryRock / HiFi, Jack White - Festival Hall, Lil Band O’ Gold – Regal Theatre / Gershwin Room, Mark Lanegan – Forum, Kanye West – Sidney Myer Music Bowl / Big Day Out, Prince - Rod Laver, The Beach Boys - Rod Laver, The Darkness – The Palace & The Wedding Present - Northcote Social Club

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT BY A VICTORIAN ARTIST (PRESENTED BY MELBOURNE MUSIC WEEK)

Ainslie Wills, Ben Browning, Boomgates, Chet Faker, Francolin, Galapagoose, Husky, Lower Plenty, Oh Mercy, New War, Teeth & Tongue & The Twerps

Tickets for The Age EG Awards are on sale from Friday October 5 for $35 plus b/f from Oztix, Moshtix and billboardthevenue.com.au

Voting in the EG Awards is open from October 5 until midday November 16 at The Age website, theage.com.au/egawards

The Age EG Awards is sponsored by Coopers Brewery, Triple R, Crumpler and new sponsor Wine To The Stars..

All profits from the night go to Support Act Limited, the charity supporting musicians enduring financial hardship/loss of income due to illness.

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