Juliette Jade selected as part of Bandcamp’s First Vinyl Pressing Service !

Fans of French guitarist Juliette Jade take note: Bandcamp recently announced a new service for artists - using crowdfunding to produce vinyl pressings - and Juliette's 2018 album Constellation is one of the first releases selected to be put to wax ! Jade was selected as one of Bandcamp's first four vinyl campaigns: alongside Christian … Continue reading Juliette Jade selected as part of Bandcamp’s First Vinyl Pressing Service !

Episode 110 – Minoru Niihara Interview – Loudness

https://youtu.be/EXsIFWQlxEI Iconic Japanese heavy metal outfit Loudness are touring Australia for the first time in May. On episode 110 of The Australian Rock Show we are joined by vocalist Minoru Niihara and cover everything: from touring with AC/DC, his Nishidera Minoru project, Munetaka Higuchi, the band Earthshaker, and the success of the 1986 single 'Let … Continue reading Episode 110 – Minoru Niihara Interview – Loudness

Nuclear Blast launches Australian and New Zealand A&R Division

Nuclear Blast; the powerhouse Record Label with the most prestigious roster of hard rock and metal artists in the world, has announced a new A&R venture into the Australian and New Zealand Market! Home to bands such as Opeth, Machine Head, Slayer, Anthrax, Nightwish, Rob Zombie, Lamb Of God, Accept, Sabaton and many more Nuclear … Continue reading Nuclear Blast launches Australian and New Zealand A&R Division

Japan’s Mustang Jerx return to hit Aussie stages in April !

Tokyo’s premier Blues Punk trio, Mustang Jerx are returning to Australia this April/May to rip up Sydney, Orange and Melbourne for the release of their latest recording “Easter Monday” which was honed in a string of gigs up and down their homeland of Japan. For close to 20 years Mustang Jerx have been slamming their … Continue reading Japan’s Mustang Jerx return to hit Aussie stages in April !

EP Review: Rough Rockers – Smoke and Mirrors (2019)

Over the past few years - Australian guitar whiz Joe Matera has built up a strong European following with his melodic, hard rock style proving popular in places like Scandinavia. So when Matera recently joined forces with Swedish outfit Rough Rockers – the pairing seemed a natural fit. Matera was in fact invited to join … Continue reading EP Review: Rough Rockers – Smoke and Mirrors (2019)

Episode 108 – The Hots Interview

Sydney guitar slinger Ronnie Simmons first earned his rock n roll stripes in local outfit L.U.S.T. - before going on to do time with the Screaming Jets, Rose Tattoo, and Richie Ramone among others. Some time back, he joined forces with powerhouse songstress Foxie Kelly to form The Hots – a fiery rock n roll … Continue reading Episode 108 – The Hots Interview

Chronological Crue book updated and out now !

As the rock world eagerly awaits the release of Mötley Crüe’s movie The Dirt – fans will be interested to learn that a new and fully updated second edition series of the ‘Chronological Crue’ books - has just been released. First published in 2006 and having been out-of-print for many years, fans have been asking for this … Continue reading Chronological Crue book updated and out now !

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 !’