Ozzy Osbourne cancels Download in Australia with Airbourne to fill his place

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming visit to Australia to headline the Download Festival. The Osbourne show was was meant to be part of his final world tour but a few weeks again he came down with a severe upper respiratory infection had had to cancel European dates. Ozzy came close to death last year … Continue reading Ozzy Osbourne cancels Download in Australia with Airbourne to fill his place

Australian hard rock veteran Scott Ginn releases his magnum opus with MAZZ-XT ‘Only The Quick And The Dead’ – THE Australian Hard Rock album of the year

When Mazz-XT main man Scott Ginn told me that this new record was the best thing he’d ever done, I was a little sceptical. After all, Ginn’s body of work extends back to the late 70s (Class, The Breakers, Montreaux, Richard Wilde Band etc.) and then with Boss, including their 1984 Oz hard-rock classic ‘Step … Continue reading Australian hard rock veteran Scott Ginn releases his magnum opus with MAZZ-XT ‘Only The Quick And The Dead’ – THE Australian Hard Rock album of the year

Rags N Riches frontman Scott Ginn to release new solo album in March 2019

Rags N Riches frontman Scott Ginn will release his third solo album in March 2019. 'Only the quick and the dead' is the follow-up to his 2015 release 'At the brink of eternity' and the 30th anniversary CD release of his 1986 'One Man Army' LP. Ginn's solo work is released under the Mazz-XT moniker … Continue reading Rags N Riches frontman Scott Ginn to release new solo album in March 2019

Choirboys to embark on the ‘6 Pack of Creedence Clearwater Revival Tour !’

Authentic pub rock icons, Choirboys, have given us a swag of enduring Australian pub rock anthems such as Run To Paradise, Boys Will Be Boys, Never Gonna Die and more. The lads have embarked on a new venture to bring Australia the 6 pack of classic hits - Creedence Clearwater Revival recorded and performed in … Continue reading Choirboys to embark on the ‘6 Pack of Creedence Clearwater Revival Tour !’

Died Pretty’s Ron Peno diagnosed with oesophageal cancer

Died Pretty have had to cancel their upcoming A Day On The Green dates with Bryan Ferry after singer Ron Reno was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer this week. Roundhouse Entertainment Director Michael Newton added: “Every member of the a day on the green team was very sorry to hear this news. We all love Ronnie. … Continue reading Died Pretty’s Ron Peno diagnosed with oesophageal cancer

The benefit of hindsight – Many of Australia’s 1980s metal bands may have had more success had they relocated overseas

Hindsight, reflection, retrospect. It’s very easy, and all too human, to look back at certain points in one’s life and to consider, ‘if I had that time again, I may have done things differently’. This certainly applies to rock n roll, and I’ve said on many occasions, in the mid to late 80s, there were … Continue reading The benefit of hindsight – Many of Australia’s 1980s metal bands may have had more success had they relocated overseas

Suzi Quatro set to release new album ‘No Control’ in March !

Even in the highly adrenaline-fuelled music business, it’s rare to find a bundle of energy on a par with Suzi Quatro. The American rock vocalist has successfully worked as a musician for more than fifty years, delivering with unbridled energy her greatest hits such as ‘Can The Can’, ‘48 Crash’, ‘Devil Gate Drive’, ‘If You … Continue reading Suzi Quatro set to release new album ‘No Control’ in March !

With a new album and Australian Tour – The Beasts are well and truly back, and sounding better than ever.

With a new album ‘Still Here’ out February 15, the mighty Beasts (without the Bourbon), are back in a big way, with an album that is on par with the band’s rich musical legacy, and a tour of Australia late this month and into March. Few bands have the rock ‘n’ roll legitimacy to match … Continue reading With a new album and Australian Tour – The Beasts are well and truly back, and sounding better than ever.

THE SCREAMING JETS announce the ‘Dirty Thirty tour’ – 30TH ANNIVERSARY 2019

‘DIRTY THIRTY’ TOUR 30TH ANNIVERSARY 2019 THE SCREAMING JETS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL SHOWS TO CELEBRATE THE LAST 30 YEARS OF THEIR ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER   Celebrating 30 years, The Screaming Jets are taking a step back in time and revisiting their musical history.  Songs like ‘Sister Tease’, ‘Stop The World’, ‘Blue Sashes’, ‘Think’, and many more gems are … Continue reading THE SCREAMING JETS announce the ‘Dirty Thirty tour’ – 30TH ANNIVERSARY 2019

GILBY CLARKE Signs Global Deal with Golden Robot Records

The world’s fastest growing independent record label, Golden Robot Records, continues it’s upward trajectory into 2019.  Starting the year off with a bang, the label is honored to welcome to the family, the guitar icon Gilby Clarke! Gilby recently signed a GLOBAL deal with Golden Robot Records which will see a brand new solo album - The Gospel Truth - released … Continue reading GILBY CLARKE Signs Global Deal with Golden Robot Records