Kevin K / Ricky Rat – new album ‘PARTY STORE’ set for 1 July 2020 release

Kevin K has teamed up with his longtime guitarist Ricky Rat (Trash Brats/Dead Boys) and they have a brand new album called ‘Party Store’ due for world wide release on 1 July. This is EXACTLY what the world needs! We hope to have Kevin on the Australian Rock Show real soon to talk about the … Continue reading Kevin K / Ricky Rat – new album ‘PARTY STORE’ set for 1 July 2020 release

A resurrected Bombers line-up set to rock again

There is much excitement in the Australian rock world with late 80's powerhouse outfit The Bombers announcing reformation plans. The band, to be known as 'Ty Coates’ Bombers' includes vocalist and founding member Ty Coates, acclaimed blues-rock guitarist Christina Crofts, drummer Ryan Mathison and bassist Mick Carter. In a post on their official Facebook page … Continue reading A resurrected Bombers line-up set to rock again

STARS – ONE MORE CIRCLE ROUND THE SUN CD (2020).

Despite the ‘unprecedented’ times in which Australia finds itself, there are still reasons for fans of Australian rock ‘n’ roll to consider themselves fortunate. Here’s one.  In February, 2020, Australia’s finest exponents of country rock, STARS, released a new album ‘One More Circle Round The Sun’, the untimely release of which went unnoticed as the … Continue reading STARS – ONE MORE CIRCLE ROUND THE SUN CD (2020).

Episode 129 – Orianthi Interview

Highly acclaimed guitar goddess Orianthi has long been on our rock n roll radar. On episode 129 of The Australian Rock Show, Ori joins us and we talk about her soon-to-be released fourth solo album and what fans can expect to hear. We discuss her previous releases 'Violet Journey', 'Believe' and 'Heaven in This Hell', … Continue reading Episode 129 – Orianthi Interview

Alex Burns, The Witnesses, Elvis Presley and the early days of Belfast rock ‘n’ roll

Some 30 years I was working at a company in Sydney.  I used to talk regularly with co-workers in the warehouse about rock ‘n’ roll – and as many of my peers were a bit older than me, I soaked in their stories and knowledge. I was always an eager student of rock ‘n’ roll … Continue reading Alex Burns, The Witnesses, Elvis Presley and the early days of Belfast rock ‘n’ roll

Episode 128 – New Australian Releases

Join us on episode 128 of The Australian Rock Show as we blast new rock tunage coming outta down under. Rock, punk, hard rock, heavy metal - if it's amped-up and delivering the goods - you'll hear it here. Crank it up ! Music by: Dave Evans, Molly & The Krells, Black Whiskey, Riff Raiders, … Continue reading Episode 128 – New Australian Releases

Remembering Nikki Sudden Who Passed Away 14 years Ago – 26 March 2006

Today marks 14 years since Nikki Sudden passed away. In those intervening years, Nikki’s musical legacy has continued to grow. New fans have discovered his music, and with the passage of time, older fans have gone back and rediscovered his rich body of work.  There have also been a slew of reissued and also previously … Continue reading Remembering Nikki Sudden Who Passed Away 14 years Ago – 26 March 2006

Linda McDonald Interview – The Iron Maidens | Phantom Blue

Since 2001, drummer Linda McDonald has been the drumming and driving force behind the popular all-female Iron Maiden tribute act - The Iron Maidens. Prior to that Linda was a long time member of hard-hitting Los Angeles outfit Phantom Blue. Join us on episode #127 of The Australian Rock Show as we welcome Linda back … Continue reading Linda McDonald Interview – The Iron Maidens | Phantom Blue

L7 to release new single featuring Joan Jett – for upcoming Australian Tour

To co-incide with their upcoming Australian shows in May, Los Angeles outfit L7 are to release a new single, which will also feature Joan Jett. Speaking recently on the Australian Rock Show podcast, guitarist and band co-founder Donita Sparks stated "we're putting out a single, just for this Australian/New Zealand tour, and side A is … Continue reading L7 to release new single featuring Joan Jett – for upcoming Australian Tour

Episode 126 – Donita Sparks Interview – L7

Iconic rock n roll outfit L7 return to Australia in May, touring in support of last year's 'Scatter The Rats' album. On episode 126 of the Australian Rock Show, we welcome back guitarist/vocalist Donita Sparks to the podcast - and talk in detail about the new album. Tune in, play very loud ! Buy tickets … Continue reading Episode 126 – Donita Sparks Interview – L7

ALBUM REVIEW: The Naked Lunch – The Naked Lunch CD (2019)

The release of the debut album by The Naked Lunch in late 2019 seems to have escaped the attention of most – but I’m here to tell you it’s one hell of a slab of top order garage rock / power pop that you need to hear! What we have here are super upbeat tunes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Naked Lunch – The Naked Lunch CD (2019)

D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

D-A-D were one of the most unique bands to come out of the 1980’s European hard rock scene. Originally called Disneyland After Dark, D-A-D abbreviated their name to forge their own identity away from Walt's watching and litigious eye. A fact that feels like less than a footnote after such a long and prestigious career.  … Continue reading D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour