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

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!

30th anniversary of the Trash Brats debut released on vinyl

Detroit’s i-94 recordings are back ! With a reputation for releasing killer guitar fuelled rock/punk, i-94 have now released on vinyl (first time ever on vinyl) the seminal 1990 debut from Detroit’s glam punks, the Trash Brats. The Trash Brats had too much look and rock in them for the punk crowd and too much … Continue reading 30th anniversary of the Trash Brats debut released on vinyl

THE CASANOVAS ANNOUNCE “REPTILIAN OVERLORD“ ALBUM LAUNCH, MARCH 6, 2021

Better late than never, Melbourne’s the Casanovas will get back to doing what they do best – rock’n’rolling under lights, on a stage, in front of an audience – when they launch their much-acclaimed fourth album REPTILIAN OVERLOARD at Richmond’s Corner Hotel on March 6.Released back in August, Reptilian Overlord was the Casanovas’ first album … Continue reading THE CASANOVAS ANNOUNCE “REPTILIAN OVERLORD“ ALBUM LAUNCH, MARCH 6, 2021

EVEN Go Down The Shops – out now

Following the 2018 release of their seventh album Satin Returns, Melbourne’s masters of pop’n’roll, EVEN return with DOWN THE SHOPS, a newly-minted, beautifully presented vinyl collection of covers they’re released along their journey. Ever since working up a rocking version of Badfinger’s “No Matter What” in their early mid-‘90s days playing the pubs around Fitzroy and St Kilda,  … Continue reading EVEN Go Down The Shops – out now

Alice Cooper releases new single Social Debris for FREE from Detroit Stories album

ALICE COOPER has released new single Social Debris, making it free to download for the first day, ahead of the release of his new album Detroit Stories. Today marks Alice Cooper’s 73rd birthday and to celebrate the rock legend has released new single Social Debris from his upcoming album Detroit Stories. But not only that, … Continue reading Alice Cooper releases new single Social Debris for FREE from Detroit Stories album

Head Over Heels band- 1971 – hard rock classic from 50 years ago

Superb debut album from 1971 from this Michigan power trio whose debut album is powerful and inventive - one of the best unknown early 70s hard rock albums out there. Zeppelin-esque, there's also comparisons to early AC/DC and Cactus (although that's probably because they were also a hard rockin power trio). The band showcased a … Continue reading Head Over Heels band- 1971 – hard rock classic from 50 years ago

Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all …. the year in review

Another year draws to a close – a year filled with significantly far too gigs and far too few new music releases. The Covid pandemic has created a heightened awareness of mortality and the fragility of life – and 2020 has seen the passing of many more musicians that had a significant impact in the … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all …. the year in review

Guns N’ Roses announce 2021 Australian stadium tour

Guns N’ Roses have announced they’re touring Australia next year. In the first stadium tour announcement since the pandemic began, it was revealed today the rockers will perform around the country next November. The tour will kick off in the Gold Coast on November 6 at Metricon Stadium. Guns N’ Roses will then tour to … Continue reading Guns N’ Roses announce 2021 Australian stadium tour