The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Australian rock royalty, today releasing high voltage AC/DC coins. In the spirit of AC/DC and their hit single ‘Thunderstruck’, the Mint partnered with Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre to strike its AC/DC coins with a bolt of man-made lightning. The … Continue reading Royal Australian Mint strikes new AC/DC coins with lightning !
We at the Australian Rock Show are big supporters of the Rose Carleo Band. Their 'Battle Scars' EP gets high rotation round these parts and kicks major arse. Rose Carleo Band’s EP ‘Battle Scars’ shot straight to the Top 20 charts and described as, “The best rock and roll release of the year thus far, … Continue reading Rose Carleo Band – new single ‘Faded Tattoo’ out October 19 !
What do George Michael, L7, Michael Caine and Radio Birdman have in common? They’re all Official Selections at the worlds largest and most prestigious Music Documentary Film Festival “In-edit Barcelona & Madrid Spain 2018 The first time ever, Jonathan Sequeira’s critically acclaimed and uncompromising documentary ‘Descent Into The Maelstrom’– The Radio Birdman Story is available … Continue reading ‘Descent Into the Maelstrom – the Radio Birdman Story’ out now on DVD | Worldwide Theatrical Screenings !
Brisbane rockers Smoking Martha have just announced a must-see send off show to celebrate their First UK tour and European distribution deal for their debut album “In Deep”. Staying true to their signature hooky riffs and alluring vocals, Smoking Martha have signed a European exclusive deal with Bad Reputation Records for their Debut Album “In … Continue reading Brisbane’s Smoking Martha announce European deal + UK tour in November !
Melbourne rockers Palace Of The King have been confirmed as very special guests on the upcoming national run from Australia’s rock n roll outlaws, Rose Tattoo. POTK have had a huge 2018, releasing their third album Get Right With Your Maker in April which saw them undertake a huge 8 country European tour before heading back to Australia for sold out … Continue reading PALACE OF THE KING Announced As Special Guests On Rose Tattoo Australian Tour
For more than 40 years Deniz Tek has been at the vanguard of Australian rock n roll – from Radio Birdman, New Race, the Visitors and a prolific solo career that continues to this day – on episode 101 of The Australian Rock Show we take it to the vertical and talk to Deniz … Continue reading ARS101: Deniz Tek Interview (Radio Birdman)
Listen up folks cos there's some exciting rock n roll news coming outta Melbourne... some ex-members of Tequila Mockingbyrd, Massive and Dead City Ruins have joined forces and formed Echo Del Tusker - and if their debut single is anything to go by - the buzz around this outfit is more than justified... When you've … Continue reading Echo Del Tusker (ex-Tequila Mockingbyrd, Massive and Dead City Ruins) release debut single ‘Can’t Keep Your Man’ !
Some rock n roll history went down at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre a couple of nights back - on Friday the 31st August – where two of the founding members of one of the world’s most iconic rock n roll outfits – KISS - graced the very same stage . I am of course referring to … Continue reading Gene Simmons / Ace Frehley – Enmore Theatre Sydney 31 Aug 2018
The Deadvikings - Japan's kings of high-energy rock n roll are about to embark on another run of Sydney dates, following on from their successful tour in November of last year. Formed in 2007, The Deadvikings have evolved into a loud, tight-sounding outfit, with their recent album 'Libertania' earning them solid reviews and high praise. … Continue reading Japan’s Deadvikings set to hit Australia again in September !
Two Aussie brothers went to the other side of the world and started a rock n roll band… Originally hailing from Sydney, Axel and Jay McDonald, the former a shit hot guitar player with the voice of a rock god, the later a tub thumping maniac, landed in Dublin, Ireland a few years back and … Continue reading Irish Rockers JAILBIRD Sign Global Deal With Golden Robot Records !
As Gene Simmons prepares to kick of his Australian tour in Adelaide tonight, comes news that School Of Rock The Musical star Amy Lehpamer will join Gene on stage at Melbourne’s Festival Hall on August 30, to smash out a special Aussie version of “I Was Made For Loving You”. One of Australia's most respected vocalists, Lehpamer is set to play … Continue reading GENE SIMMONS to be joined on stage in Melbourne by School Of Rock’s AMY LEHPAMER