Cherie Currie – Blvds of Splendor LP out now

Released on Record Store Day 2019, Blvds of Splendor has finally seen the light of day after being withheld for release by Blackheart Records after being recorded back in 2009. The album was produced by Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver) and features a number of notable guests including Billy Corgan, Slash, Sorum on … Continue reading Cherie Currie – Blvds of Splendor LP out now

Cherie Currie & Brie Darling Release new album ‘The Motivator’

Cherie Currie and Brie Darling have joined together to record their debut album, The Motivator.  The album was produced by the six-time Grammy nominated Dave Darling (Brian Setzer, Stray Cats, Janiva Magness, Tom Waits) and features nine classic covers by bands including T. Rex, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, and John Lennon, plus three originals, “Too Bruised,” “I’m Too Good, That’s Just Too … Continue reading Cherie Currie & Brie Darling Release new album ‘The Motivator’

Warner E. Hodges releases ‘Live At Bootleggers’ album. Currently in studio recording new album.

The Warner E. Hodges Band have released a live album that was recorded at Bootleggers, Kendal in the UK last year. As well as Hodges, the band consists of Jason Knight on bass & background vocals, John Powney on drums and Ben Marsden on guitar & background vocals. ‘Live at Bootleggers’ is available now via … Continue reading Warner E. Hodges releases ‘Live At Bootleggers’ album. Currently in studio recording new album.

New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain Launches GoFundMe for Cancer Fight

New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain revealed last month that he has been battling cancer for the past year and has launched a GoFundMe to help pay for surgery and recovery. Sylvain didn’t offer many details about the cancer, but said he hoped his upcoming surgery would “do the trick.” As of 30 May, 2019,  Sylvain’s … Continue reading New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain Launches GoFundMe for Cancer Fight

Adelaide underground rock veteran Tony Grudge passes away

The Adelaide rock scene is mourning the loss of respected singer Tony 'Grudge' Hayward who passed away today after a battle with cancer. Grudge was a member of many Adelaide outfits including the C Bombs, Grudge, Roadkill 66 and REPO to name a few. As a front man, Tony always gave 100% on stage and readers are … Continue reading Adelaide underground rock veteran Tony Grudge passes away

Kanako Nakayama to release new solo album ‘Rolling Life’ in June 2019

Kanako Nakayama releases her new solo album ‘Rolling Life’ on Lip Mark Records (Japan) on 18 June 2019. After rising to prominence in the 1980s as part of the celebrated Princess Princess, for the past 15 years of more Nakayama has fronted VooDoo Hawaiians, a band who have continued to release a succession of original … Continue reading Kanako Nakayama to release new solo album ‘Rolling Life’ in June 2019

Guns’ N Roses – The last of the rock stars?

The current Motley Crue movie ‘The Dirt’ shows a time when excess was the expected norm for bands of this stature. For those who didn’t live through that period when bands like Motley Crue were elevated to superstar status, (and excess was part of the MO), it can be challenging at best to comprehend how … Continue reading Guns’ N Roses – The last of the rock stars?

STARS release new video single ‘Driving Hungry’

Following on from the release of 2018's highly regarded 'Boundary Rider' LP, Stars have released a new single on YouTube called 'Driving Hungry'.  Boundary Rider was given the gong of Australian Rock Album of 2018 by the Australian Rock Review as it successfully managed to bring back the beautiful harmonies, infectious choruses, and driving riffs from their classic … Continue reading STARS release new video single ‘Driving Hungry’

Former Ozzy Osbourne and Gillan Guitarist Bernie Torme Dies at 66

Bernie Tormé, the veteran hard rock guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan and his own solo bands, died Sunday at the age of 66, according to a statement from his family. “Bernie Tormé passed away peacefully on the 17th March 2019, one day short of his 67th birthday, surrounded by his … Continue reading Former Ozzy Osbourne and Gillan Guitarist Bernie Torme Dies at 66

EP Review: Echo Del Tusker – Words To Live By (2019)

Words To Live By is the debut EP by Melbourne three-piece Echo Del Tusker, and follows the release of two well received singles, ‘Can't Keep Your Man’ and ‘Fix Your Face’, both of which are included here. Echo Del Tusker play a brand of blue-eyed soul with hard rock guitars and a blues edge. Yet … Continue reading EP Review: Echo Del Tusker – Words To Live By (2019)