If not THE album of 2019, then David Newbould’s Sin & Redemption was certainly in the top 10. Newbould has just dropped another video single from the album, ‘Long Road To Barstow’, a tale about a guy beaten down by his dreams who can’t seem to find a way out. Check it out below. If … Continue reading David Newbould – Sin & Redemption – one of THE albums of 2019 and one you need to hear!
Wednesday the 19th of February 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of Bon Scott, and it sees the release of yet another book on Bon. “A Rockin' Rollin' Man: Bon Scott Remembered” is comprised of new interviews with a variety of well-known rock musicians reflecting on what made the hard-rocking, hard-living singer so … Continue reading New Bon Scott Book released “A Rockin’ Rollin’ Man”.
Brisbane’s sleaze rock merchants Snake Bite Whisky have released a new video single ‘ Last Man Standing’, a tune lifted off their current album, This Side Of Hell’. Since forming in December 2014, the self proclaimed “bastard child of Motorhead, Guns n' Roses and Faster Pussycat” have established themselves as one Australia's top sleaze bands … Continue reading Brisbane sleaze rockers Snake Bite Whisky release new single ‘Last Man Standing’
Melbourne’s Riff Raiders are hitting 2020 with a bang, with their Rock n Roll Daydream tour from February to April in support of their digital and vinyl Double A-Side single (Loaded Gun / Best Day Ever) that landed on February 18th through Rue Morgue Records and then release their brand new album Rock ‘N’ Roll … Continue reading Melbourne’s Riff Raiders drop new single ‘Loaded Gun’ ahead of Oz Tour
Destroy All Lines are bringing two thrash icons to Australia for a run of dates in May 2020. The tour is called ‘More Live With Deth’ and will feature sets from both musicians and their full bands separately, before joining forces for an epic finale just like it was in 1985. TOUR DATES Friday, May … Continue reading David Ellefson of Megadeth teams up with ex-Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland for Australian Tour in May 2020
Aussie pop rock legends of the 60s and 70s, Zoot, have announced a reunion tour that’ll see the band play their first Australian shows in almost 50 years. The band’s reunion is almost wholly in tribute to the band’s former lead singer, Daryl Cotton, who sadly passed away after losing his battle with liver cancer … Continue reading Think Pink – Zoot reform for 2020 Australian Tour
Melbourne’s Echo Del Tusker have released a new video single ‘What Am I To You’, another super catchy tune that is sure to entice new ears to the band. Over the past couple of years the band have developed a highly original sound that mixes blue-eyed soul with hard rock guitars and a blues edge. … Continue reading Echo Del Tusker again come up trumps with new single ‘What Am I To You’
After a hiatus of more than a year, TMG return to the stage next month as part of the line-up assembled for the Wanstock Festival in Doncaster, Melbourne. Also on the bill will be a 2020 incarnation of Hush known as Get Rocked, featuring Rick Lum and Les Gock, with Mark Gable from the Choirboys … Continue reading TMG return to Melbourne in March to headline the Wanstock Festival
Veteran Sydney hard rockers Tough Luxury make a return to gigging with a show at The Bridge Hotel in Rozelle on March 8 with Love Child. Tough Luxury were stalwarts of the Oz hard rock scene of the 1980s and released a highly regarded album on Possum Records in 1986 called 'Streetwise', before morphing into … Continue reading Sydney 1980s hard rockers TOUGH LUXURY return to the Bridge Hotel in March 2020
Ron Keel 'The Metal Cowboy' arrives in Australia soon for his first ever Australian tour as part of 'Melodic Rock Fest' as well as some other sideshows. Keel is touring on the back of his highly acclaimed album from 2019 'Fight Like A Band'. This follows on from 2014's 'Metal Cowboy' album that featured Frank … Continue reading Ron Keel – Australian Tour February 2020
Stars have been back for a couple of years now, yet unlike other Australian bands from the 1970s that have reformed, to call Stars a ‘heritage act’, would miss the point completely. What separates Stars from their peers is that although they honour their past, they continue to release new music that is both first-rate … Continue reading STARS Live Review – Canberra, November 28, 2019. In one word – compelling.
The kings of mighty rock STARS are out and about and back on the road with a few shows in November and into December. Stars will be in Canberra at the Harmonie German Club on November 28, The Brass Monkey in Cronulla (Sydney) on the 29th, Marrickville's Camelot Lounge on Saturday the 29th (also in … Continue reading STARS on tour November/December 2019