https://youtu.be/O-xmbWVltcA From seminal NYC punk pioneers The Dictators - to heavy metal giants Manowar – Ross 'The Boss' Friedman is a guitar player without peer. Ross The Boss and his band are set to torch Australian stages in November and on episode 120 of The Australian Rock Show we dig deep into Ross' history - … Continue reading ARS120: Ross The Boss Interview – Manowar / Dictators
It's the opening lick which hooks you in - how can it not ? The song buzzing around my ears is 'Wild & Free', and it's the new single from Brisbane's Black Whiskey. Songs which start with memorable fretwork like this are instantly likeable and it's refreshing to hear. However after three or four plays … Continue reading Single Review: Black Whiskey – Wild & Free (2019)
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https://youtu.be/Lo6knJNw8GY The author of more than twenty five books, Jeff Apter has just released the first in-depth biography on the life of Malcolm Young. On episode 119 of the Australian Rock Show - Jeff joins us to talk in detail about the book, as well as the life and legacy of Malcolm. Tune in, play … Continue reading ARS119: Jeff Apter Interview – Author (Malcolm Young Book)
https://youtu.be/isOo3KRVH18 Following on from Stryper's 2018 tour, frontman Michael Sweet returns to Australia in November - performing some intimate East Coast acoustic shows. On episode 118 of The Australian Rock Show, Michael joins us for a detailed interview and we look over everything - from his forthcoming solo album 'Ten' to Stryper's 1987 Australian tour. … Continue reading ARS118: Michael Sweet Interview – Stryper
https://youtu.be/z1JZS93IUpc Black Star Riders are set to unleash their fourth and eagerly anticipated album 'Another State Of Grace' in September. On episode 117 of The Australian Rock Show – renowned guitarist Scott Gorham joins us to look over the album. We talk about the band’s recent line-up changes, the new single 'Ain’t The End of … Continue reading ARS117: Scott Gorham Interview – Black Star Riders | Thin Lizzy
There's been a whole lot of recording activity in the Black Whiskey camp of late - the results of which are a new single titled 'Wild & Free'. They've just announced some East Coast dates as well. We are supporters of this loud Brisbane outfit - they crank out no bullshit rock n roll and … Continue reading Black Whiskey: wild, free and hittin’ the road !
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