Punk greats Kevin K and Ricky Rat team up to release new single ‘Identity Crisis’

When two American punk rock greats book some studio time together - it's something to get excited about.NYC punk legend Kevin K has released more than 40 albums since 1977. He is the last of the original CBGB’s rockers still out there, and has played with everyone from The Ramones and The Romantics to Johnny … Continue reading Punk greats Kevin K and Ricky Rat team up to release new single ‘Identity Crisis’

Episode 140 – John Waite Interview

With the release of his stunning new album 'Wooden Heart - Acoustic Anthology' - John Waite reminds music fans of his class and talent, weaving his beautiful voice through a stripped-back collection of songs. Waite possesses one of the most recognizable voices in rock n roll and in a career spanning over four decades, has … Continue reading Episode 140 – John Waite Interview

Vicious Kitten Records relaunched

After a hiatus of 18 years, Canberra’s Vicious Kitten Records has been relaunched. The first release is a 7” single by NYC punk legend Kevin K - who has teamed up with Ricky Rat (Trash Brats / Dead Boys) on a hard hitting Ramones-like anthem called ‘Identity Crisis’. The first 100 singles comes with a … Continue reading Vicious Kitten Records relaunched

Australian Rock Show podcast #139 out now: Raising Ravens, Cheap Trick, Michael Thimren, Temtris + more

On show #139 of the Australian Rock Show, we crank more hot new tunage from around the planet. We pay tribute to Swedish guitarist Michael Thimren, blast through some song requests and talk all things rock. If it's amped-up and delivering the goods, you'll hear it here. Tune in, play very loud ! Music by: … Continue reading Australian Rock Show podcast #139 out now: Raising Ravens, Cheap Trick, Michael Thimren, Temtris + more

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