CLINTON WALKER’S ‘STRANDED: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC 1976-1992, REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION’ GETS A REBOOT

AN UPDATED VERSION OF THE CLASSIC 1996 TEXT THAT TELLS THE STORY FROM THE EARLY STIRRINGS OF PUNK THROUGH TO TRIPLE J, THE BIG DAY OUT AND BEYOND, 'STRANDED: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC 1976-1992, REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION'  BY CLINTON WALKER IS PUBLISHED BY THE VISIBLE SPECTRUM FEATURING THE SAINTS, RADIO BIRDMAN, BOYS NEXT DOOR/BIRTHDAY PARTY,  … Continue reading CLINTON WALKER’S ‘STRANDED: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC 1976-1992, REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION’ GETS A REBOOT

Radio Birdman’s Deniz Tek to reissue debut solo album feat. The Stooges’ Scott Asheton and Radio Birdman’s Chris Masuak

Garage rock legend Radio Birdman founder Deniz Tek has announced the reissue of the groundbreaking album 'Take It To The Vertical'. The album will be released for the first time on vinyl, digitally and on DSP's on March 19th via Wild Honey Records. 'Take It To The Vertical', originally released by Redeye/Polydor Records Australia in 1992, was … Continue reading Radio Birdman’s Deniz Tek to reissue debut solo album feat. The Stooges’ Scott Asheton and Radio Birdman’s Chris Masuak

You Am I release new single ‘The Waterboy’ – announce Sydney date

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qE5jya9mEg “Edinburgh, Galway, Nashville, Ulladulla / Breakin’ my heart / In four places” The lines are from The Waterboy, released today via Caroline Australia, the first taste of new music from You Am I’s forthcoming 11th studio album. You Am I fans know how many great songs Tim Rogers has written since the band released … Continue reading You Am I release new single ‘The Waterboy’ – announce Sydney date

Episode 137 – Ricky Warwick Interview

'When Life Was Hard & Fast' - the brand new album from Black Star Riders front man Ricky Warwick hit the stores recently and is already in the running for our album of the year. As a songwriter, Ricky Warwick has a rawness and authenticity about him, which sets him apart from others - he's … Continue reading Episode 137 – Ricky Warwick Interview

30th anniversary of the Trash Brats debut released on vinyl

Detroit’s i-94 recordings are back ! With a reputation for releasing killer guitar fuelled rock/punk, i-94 have now released on vinyl (first time ever on vinyl) the seminal 1990 debut from Detroit’s glam punks, the Trash Brats. The Trash Brats had too much look and rock in them for the punk crowd and too much … Continue reading 30th anniversary of the Trash Brats debut released on vinyl

THE CASANOVAS ANNOUNCE “REPTILIAN OVERLORD“ ALBUM LAUNCH, MARCH 6, 2021

Better late than never, Melbourne’s the Casanovas will get back to doing what they do best – rock’n’rolling under lights, on a stage, in front of an audience – when they launch their much-acclaimed fourth album REPTILIAN OVERLOARD at Richmond’s Corner Hotel on March 6.Released back in August, Reptilian Overlord was the Casanovas’ first album … Continue reading THE CASANOVAS ANNOUNCE “REPTILIAN OVERLORD“ ALBUM LAUNCH, MARCH 6, 2021

EVEN Go Down The Shops – out now

Following the 2018 release of their seventh album Satin Returns, Melbourne’s masters of pop’n’roll, EVEN return with DOWN THE SHOPS, a newly-minted, beautifully presented vinyl collection of covers they’re released along their journey. Ever since working up a rocking version of Badfinger’s “No Matter What” in their early mid-‘90s days playing the pubs around Fitzroy and St Kilda,  … Continue reading EVEN Go Down The Shops – out now

Alice Cooper releases new single Social Debris for FREE from Detroit Stories album

ALICE COOPER has released new single Social Debris, making it free to download for the first day, ahead of the release of his new album Detroit Stories. Today marks Alice Cooper’s 73rd birthday and to celebrate the rock legend has released new single Social Debris from his upcoming album Detroit Stories. But not only that, … Continue reading Alice Cooper releases new single Social Debris for FREE from Detroit Stories album

Head Over Heels band- 1971 – hard rock classic from 50 years ago

Superb debut album from 1971 from this Michigan power trio whose debut album is powerful and inventive - one of the best unknown early 70s hard rock albums out there. Zeppelin-esque, there's also comparisons to early AC/DC and Cactus (although that's probably because they were also a hard rockin power trio). The band showcased a … Continue reading Head Over Heels band- 1971 – hard rock classic from 50 years ago

Episode 136 -Michael Schenker Interview

With the release of his new album 'Immortal' - guitar god Michael Schenker reminds music fans of his class and his freakish ability to create catchy, riff-heavy rock n roll. Schenker recently celebrated fifty years in music - and over time, has influenced generations of musicians. He has built a back-catalogue of musical riches - … Continue reading Episode 136 -Michael Schenker Interview

Episode 135 -Wolf Hoffmann Interview (Accept)

Iconic German outfit Accept, are set to release their new album 'Too Mean To Die' in late January ! For the past decade - with former TT Quick vocalist Mark Tornillo out front - Accept have released several albums that have garnered high praise, and in the process - have reclaimed their title as one … Continue reading Episode 135 -Wolf Hoffmann Interview (Accept)