Australian Rock Show podcast #138 out now: Cosmic Psychos, The Datsuns, Dictators, Deniz Tek + more

If it's rock n roll you came for, it's rock n roll you're gonna get - because on show #138 of the Australian Rock Show – we crank new tunage that has recently grabbed our attention - and is worthy of yours. Music by Cosmic Psychos, Amyl and the Sniffers, The Datsuns, Wicked Smile, Casanovas, … Continue reading Australian Rock Show podcast #138 out now: Cosmic Psychos, The Datsuns, Dictators, Deniz Tek + more

Michael Schenker recalls how the cover art for M.S.G’s 1983 album ‘Built to Destroy’ came about

To promote the recently released Michael Schenker Group album ‘Immortal', Michael Schenker was recently interviewed by the Australian Rock Show podcast. Whilst discussing some of his recent album covers, Schenker was also asked how the cover art for M.S.G's 1983 album 'Built to Destroy' came about (the photograph on the album cover depicts Schenker smashing … Continue reading Michael Schenker recalls how the cover art for M.S.G’s 1983 album ‘Built to Destroy’ came about

Ty Coates’ Bombers and Rose Carleo Band: set to deliver a double shot of rock!

If loud, thumping, blues-based rock be your thing, then be at The Bridge Hotel in Sydney on the 18th April - as Ty Coates’ Bombers and The Rose Carleo Band deliver a double-barrelled blast of roaring, first-rate rock n roll. Coates was front man and vocalist for late 80’s outfit The Bombers – a super-charged, … Continue reading Ty Coates’ Bombers and Rose Carleo Band: set to deliver a double shot of rock!

X’s Steve Lucas to open for Hugo Race’s L.A. Woman 50th Anniversary Show

STEVE LUCAS PLAYS 1971 ADDED TO THE BILL AS HUGO RACE AND THE TRUE SPIRIT PLAY THE DOORS’ "L.A. WOMAN" ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS RELEASE. The ghosts of '80s St Kilda will meet the spirit of '71 when Hugo Race and Steve Lucas join forces in April. Wreckery mainman & foundation Nick Cave & The … Continue reading X’s Steve Lucas to open for Hugo Race’s L.A. Woman 50th Anniversary Show

Dictators release new single ‘God Damn New York’ – and new Andy Shernoff interview!

The Dictators have a new single out called 'God Damn New York' and its total killer. THE best song of 2021 thus far, songsmith Andy Shernoff shows all and sundry that he still has the chops, and without Dick Manitoba out front, the Dictators still sound amazing as ever. It's 3/4 of the classic line … Continue reading Dictators release new single ‘God Damn New York’ – and new Andy Shernoff interview!

‘Australian Rock Show’ podcast host releases debut novel

For Denis Gray, host of The Australian Rock Show podcast, last year's stay-at-home lock down meant one thing: to finally publish that book he'd written over twenty-five years ago. He originally wrote the manuscript for the teen-fiction 'Movin On' in 1993 and it remained in a box ever since. The project was finally completed with … Continue reading ‘Australian Rock Show’ podcast host releases debut novel

Johnny Thunders To Release New Single ‘Chinese Rocks’ Live

Johnny Thunders is a true punk rock legend. He shot to stardom as a founding member of the iconic NEW YORK DOLLS. After a stint with the Dolls he then went on to for his own band Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers. Thunders sadly lost his life in 1991 aged just 38, but his legacy lives on to this day. … Continue reading Johnny Thunders To Release New Single ‘Chinese Rocks’ Live

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