After an extremely emotional final performance with the Beasts of Bourbon, Tex Perkins hit upon the idea of getting all of the band’s members, past and present into a recording studio with no particular agenda other than to do just that. It was more of a celebratory thing he had in mind than anything. Sadly, … Continue reading The Beasts new album ‘Still Here’ out 15th February
Rose Tattoo’s - ‘Never Too Loud’, released in 1997 through Repertoire Records Germany, was a ‘Popumentary’ Series, spanning the band's career at the time. Now, 22 years on, the Hard-Ons, join Rose Tattoo on their ‘Still Never To Loud’ tour heading out nationally in March, April and May. Thirty-five years since their formation, the Hard-Ons have … Continue reading Rose Tattoo and Hard-Ons announce ‘Still Never Too Loud’ Tour 2019
Pegi Young, the former wife of Neil Young, musician and founder of the Bridge School, has died at age 66 after battling cancer for a year. Pegi is the mother of Neil’s children Ben and Amber and step-mother to Zeke. Her music career began by accident when she toured as a backing singer for Neil’s … Continue reading Neil Young’s ex wife Pegi Young passes away at 66 years of age
Clive Palmer has hit back at US metal band Twisted Sister after accusations the Australian politician ripped off one of their hit songs, threatening legal action unless he stopped. New York's finest outfit took to twitter on Monday to declare the controversial Australian business magnate-turn-politician had ripped off their 1980s hit ‘We're not gonna take … Continue reading Clive Palmer says he’ll counter sue Twisted Sister
We would like to thank all of the Australian Rock Show podcast (listeners) and Australian Rock Review (readers) for your support over the past year. Who were our rock n roll standouts for 2018? Read on and find out..... A reminder that the whole aim of the podcast is composed of many things: spreading the … Continue reading Happy New Year from The Gray Brothers – 2018 in review
Capping off a year that saw Dept. of Gloom continue to build their reputation as an unmissable live act, the band will see 2018 out with a bang at Sydney’s infamous Frankie’s Pizza on Sunday 30th December. Following their shows with both Skid Row and Hardcore Superstar, the night promises to be huge with special … Continue reading Dept. of Gloom to rock Frankie’s (Sydney) last show for 2018!
With shows in Australia, Europe and a hugely successful tour of South America, the past year has been one of the busiest in the career of Dave Evans – founding member and original vocalist for AC/DC. From sweaty club gigs and concert halls to large outdoor festivals, Evans has performed to thousands of rock disciples. … Continue reading Episode 104 – Dave Evans interview
20 years ago, December 1998, the Kevin K Band toured Japan. It was a great tour. Lots of cool people, lot of fun times, and a lot of great music. Attached are some memories from that tour, including a tour report which was originally published in Vicious Kitten Fanzine. There’s a video clip below from … Continue reading 20 years ago – the Kevin K Band in Japan on the ‘Scene Of The Crime’ Tour
In mid-2018, Kevin K released a new studio album with his Florida based band The Krazy Kats called ‘Too Much Too Sun’, and let me tell you, overall, this is one solid outing of melodic power pop/punk infused with equal parts NYC grime and glam. Kevin K is the one cat (or kat if you … Continue reading Kevin K and the Krazy Kats – In Too Much Too Sun (Rankoutsider Records)
The sun may be setting on 2018, but there’s still time to sneak in a couple of reviews of new titles for Kevin K, records that were issued in recent months and are worthy of your attention. The year started out with me listening to Kevin K - and ending with Kevin K – so … Continue reading Kevin K – and the CBGB Years CD – (Circumstantial Records)
Not many kids can claim to have their own record label – yet eight year old Charles Ziarnik can. Significantly, Florida’s Red Hawk Records also has the principled MO of releasing records only by Tampa Bay artists. The first release on Red Hawk is by US punk great Kevin K and his Florida based band … Continue reading Kevin K – Dry Drunk 7” Review (Red Hawk Records) 2018
Rock ‘n’ roll journeyman, JOHN CORABI, is no stranger to hard rock fans as vocalist of THE SCREAM, ESP (the Eric Singer project), UNION (with ex-Kiss guitarist, Bruce Kulick), RATT and his current role as the front man of the DEAD DAISIES. Widely acclaimed as one of the great rock voices ever, Corabi’s hypnotic and charismatic live swagger also make him the consummate frontman. For many … Continue reading JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety !