https://youtu.be/32Wp4oToSz0 Roddy Ray'da joins us on episode 116 of The Australian Rock Show as we ignite the dynamite and look over his 1989 album 'Lost Lonely and Vicious'. From The Scientists to the Dubrovniks, the Johnnys, the Hoodoo Gurus and a prolific solo career - Roddy's influence upon, and input into 1980’s Australian rock n … Continue reading ARS116: ‘Lost Wax’ Roddy Ray’da Interview – Lost Lonely and Vicious
The Factory Theatre in Sydney looks like the place to be on Saturday 22nd June - with the announcement that Wollongong outfit The Dark Clouds, have been added to the bill for Radio Birdman’s gig. Radio Birdman recently announced two special shows – hitting Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel on Friday 21st June, before storming Marrickville’s Factory … Continue reading The Dark Clouds added for Radio Birdman’s Sydney show (22 June)
Join us on episode 115 of The Australian Rock Show as we highlight new releases coming out of Australia. Known or unknown, if it's got loud guitars and delivers the goods - you'll hear it here. We remember Adelaide musician Tony 'Grudge' Hayward and talk all things rock n roll. Crank it up ! LISTEN … Continue reading Episode 115: Black Whiskey, Ablaze, Wysper, Rollerball, Legs Electric + more
CJ RAMONE, fresh from headlining this years’ annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash, takes the baseball bat to Australian venues this September. One of the last few surviving punk rockers blessed with famous Ramones sobriquet (and the only who wasn’t behind the drumkit), CJ is bringing his killer band of cretins for a guitar crushing session of … Continue reading CJ Ramone 2019 Australian tour announced !
https://youtu.be/qI66P_HDiG0 If you dig loud hard rock with punk trimmings, pop sensibilities and lots of hooks, then the Black Heart Breakers are an outfit who should be on your rock n roll radar. Since forming six years ago, this hardworking Sydney outfit have built up a solid fan base - both locally and interstate. On … Continue reading Black Heart Breakers Interview
https://youtu.be/wYY8dEjmyZA Rock n roll aficionados are in for a treat when Graham Bonnet and Alcatrazz jet Down Under in June. In the 1970's, Bonnet climbed high on the local charts via two big hits which have stood the test of time. On show #113 of The Australian Rock Show we are joined by Graham and … Continue reading Graham Bonnet Interview – 2019 Australian Tour
It’s all too convenient for artists from the 1980s to trade off on their established reputations and recorded output. Too few bother with new material and leave the creative cue permanently in the rack. Thank your lucky stars that Mick Medew doesn’t subscribe to such a theory, for Open Season stands as one of the … Continue reading Mick Medew & The Mesmerisers – Open Season (2019)
https://youtu.be/neyc2WI6_fw Powerhouse British HM legends Raven perform their very first shows on Australian stages in June and on episode 112 of The Australian Rock Show we are joined by vocalist and founding member, John Gallagher. This is a solid interview and we look over everything – from Raven's seminal album 'All For One', to touring … Continue reading John Gallagher Interview – Raven
Seminal Shoegaze legends RIDE return to Australia and New Zealand for their first headline tour in over 25 years thanks to SBM Presents! Forming in Oxford, England in 1988, RIDE set the blueprint for the shoegaze scene with the release of their landmark debut album ‘Nowhere’- a timeless classic which spurred the emergence of a … Continue reading RIDE Announces 2019 Australian and New Zealand Tour
On May 31, Concord Records Via Caroline Australia will release The Traveler, an album of experience and profound resonance by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The album was recorded in Los Angeles, while on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The Traveler showcases some world-class musicians: … Continue reading KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND To Release New Album ‘The Traveler’ on May 31st via Concord Records
Don't miss this legendary songwriter & performer on our shores! Hugh Cornwell- ex frontman of The Stranglers wrote the hits, sang the hits and played guitar on the hits. "Peaches", "Golden Brown", "Hanging Around", "(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)", "Tank", "Always The Sun", "5 Minutes", "Duchess", "Strange Little Girl", "Goodbye Toulouse", "Nice ‘N’ Sleazy", "Skin … Continue reading Hugh Cornwell in NZ, OZ tour begins THIS Saturday night!
Former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate returns to Australia soon – performing as part of the supergroup metal opera project 'Avantasia'. Geoff joins us on episode 111 of The Australian Rock Show and we discuss everything: from his involvement with Avantasia, Queensryche’s 2006 Australian tour, his new project Sweet Oblivion, being a part of the mid-80's … Continue reading Episode 111 – Geoff Tate Interview Avantasia/Queensryche)