In mid-2018, Kevin K released a new studio album with his Florida based band The Krazy Kats called ‘Too Much Too Sun’, and let me tell you, overall, this is one solid outing of melodic power pop/punk infused with equal parts NYC grime and glam. Kevin K is the one cat (or kat if you … Continue reading Kevin K and the Krazy Kats – In Too Much Too Sun (Rankoutsider Records)
The sun may be setting on 2018, but there’s still time to sneak in a couple of reviews of new titles for Kevin K, records that were issued in recent months and are worthy of your attention. The year started out with me listening to Kevin K - and ending with Kevin K – so … Continue reading Kevin K – and the CBGB Years CD – (Circumstantial Records)
Not many kids can claim to have their own record label – yet eight year old Charles Ziarnik can. Significantly, Florida’s Red Hawk Records also has the principled MO of releasing records only by Tampa Bay artists. The first release on Red Hawk is by US punk great Kevin K and his Florida based band … Continue reading Kevin K – Dry Drunk 7” Review (Red Hawk Records) 2018
Rock ‘n’ roll journeyman, JOHN CORABI, is no stranger to hard rock fans as vocalist of THE SCREAM, ESP (the Eric Singer project), UNION (with ex-Kiss guitarist, Bruce Kulick), RATT and his current role as the front man of the DEAD DAISIES. Widely acclaimed as one of the great rock voices ever, Corabi’s hypnotic and charismatic live swagger also make him the consummate frontman. For many … Continue reading JOHN CORABI Announces 2019 Australian Tour Playing MOTLEY CRUE ’94 In Its Entirety !
Principal Entertainment and Wheels & Dollbaby present the DIVINYLS AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019 Long is the time since billboards across the country have lit up with the name Divinyls. A brand synonymous with raw, exciting, and above all uncompromising rock ‘n’ roll. A band that won the heart of a nation and then eventually the world. … Continue reading Divinyls announce 2019 Australian tour
After decades on the Australian music stage Broderick Smith has a long list of credits to his name most notably as chief dog for Australian legends, “The Dingoes”. He is considered to be a legend by his legion of fans, a consummate performer by many of his contemporaries and an elder statesman by the new guard … Continue reading Broderick Smith – Man Out of Time – new album and memoir out now
On episode 103 of the Australian Rock Show we are joined by Mick Pealing of Stars to talk in detail about the songs on ‘Boundary Rider’, the band’s first album in almost 40 years! Listen in and discover why The Australian Rock Review website named Boundary Rider as best Australian Album of 2018! Listen here … Continue reading Mick Pealing from STARS talks about the new album Boundary Rider
David Roy Williams, TEG Dainty and Nice Events are proud to announce a very special event when Air Supply, one of Australia’s most loved and successful music exports return to Australia and New Zealand in 2019. AIR SUPPLY will perform all their great hits accompanied by their top-notch band and a twenty-piece orchestra. All-time classics such as “Lost In Love”, … Continue reading Air Supply Announce 2019 Australia & New Zealand Tour !
April 2019 is shaping up as a big month for Australian fans of blues, roots, Americana and all genres in between. The sideshows from the Bluesfest are always much anticipated and next years is no exception, and here's another three acts worthy of your attention. All with sideshows in April. These include I'm With Her, … Continue reading More Bluefest sideshows for April 2019 – Larkin Poe, Ray LaMontagne and I’m With Her
Five more Bluesfest 2019 acts have announced sideshows for next year to coincide with the Byron Bay Festival in March, 2019. This includes Lukas Nelson and his band Promise Of The Real who have announced three headline shows. Nelson recently worked on the soundtrack for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s new movie A Star Is … Continue reading 2019 Bluesfest Sideshows announced for Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
Have received some feedback from angry readers about the recent cancelled Scorpions shows in Melbourne and Sydney - and it's an issue worth highlighting. Here's the deal: Back in April, I noted on the Scorpions website that a trip to Australia was locked in for November - as special guests of Def Leppard. I was … Continue reading The Def Leppard/Scorpions Australian tour debacle
Joe Blanton may not be a name that you are familiar with – yet that should all change with the release of his long awaited debut solo album, ‘Good, Bad, Right or Wrong’. This cat oozes rock ‘n’ roll legitimacy and needs to be on your rock radar. Here’s why. Blanton invokes the spirit of … Continue reading Joe Blanton – Good, Bad, Right or Wrong CD (2018) – Smoking hot rock ‘n’ roll that hits the mark!