Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Billion Dollar Babies – Battle Axe

BILLION DOLLAR BABIES Battle Axe (Polydor) This group of musicians were essentially the core of the Alice Cooper band and with the Coop, cut some of his most memorable recordings. Their last album with him was 1973’s ‘Muscle Of Love’ before Alice and the band parted company - let’s be blunt in saying that once … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Billion Dollar Babies – Battle Axe

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Jale – Dreamcake

JALE DREAMCAKE  (Sub Pop) Canadian outfit Jale first came to my attention back in mid-1994, when I saw ’em in London supporting L7. It was an all-girl raid that left many punters in a fixed state of astonishment. Bassist Laura confessed to me some time later that they weren’t entirely happy with their set that … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Jale – Dreamcake

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Girl Monstar – Monstereo Delicio

GIRL MONSTAR MONSTEREO DELICIO  (Timberyard) The now defunct Girl Monstar, were not just another all-girl group. Anyone close to me will know how much I loved this band, and anyone who ever witnessed them live will attest to the warmth and magic that made them what they were. A very special act who achieved a … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Girl Monstar – Monstereo Delicio

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Heaven – Where Angels Fear To Tread

HEAVEN WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD (Deluxe) Heaven - one of the toughest bands to ever come out of Australia. Forming in Adelaide in the late 70’s, lead vocalist Allan Fryer had served time in several S.A bands (Soldier, Fat Lip) before forming Heaven and eventually relocating with the band to Sydney. Signed to the … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Heaven – Where Angels Fear To Tread

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Bombers – Aim High

THE BOMBERS AIM HIGH (A & M) Another obvious candidate for this column is ‘Aim High’ from The Bombers. Regardless of the fact that at one point they had an Angel and two Quo members in their ranks - this hard hitting band should’ve gone places. I witnessed The Bombers live experience many times and … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Bombers – Aim High

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Twisted Sister – Under The Blade

TWISTED SISTER UNDER THE BLADE (Secret) This loud bunch of dirt bags achieved major chart success in the mid-eighties and are best remembered for the hits from that period - ‘We’re not Gonna Take It’ and ‘I Wanna Rock’. But it’s a long way from the gutters of New York to arena’s around the world … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Twisted Sister – Under The Blade

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Runaways – Waitin’ For The Night

THE RUNAWAYS WAITIN’ FOR THE NIGHT (Mercury) Where do I start, when reviewing possibly my all-time favourite record ? Let’s drift back in time shall we. The year 1977. Hollywood all-girl band The Runaways had already shaken the rock world, conquering Europe and Japan in the process, but after a turbulent summer which had seen … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Runaways – Waitin’ For The Night