L7 to release new single featuring Joan Jett – for upcoming Australian Tour

To co-incide with their upcoming Australian shows in May, Los Angeles outfit L7 are to release a new single, which will also feature Joan Jett. Speaking recently on the Australian Rock Show podcast, guitarist and band co-founder Donita Sparks stated "we're putting out a single, just for this Australian/New Zealand tour, and side A is … Continue reading L7 to release new single featuring Joan Jett – for upcoming Australian Tour

Episode 126 – Donita Sparks Interview – L7

Iconic rock n roll outfit L7 return to Australia in May, touring in support of last year's 'Scatter The Rats' album. On episode 126 of the Australian Rock Show, we welcome back guitarist/vocalist Donita Sparks to the podcast - and talk in detail about the new album. Tune in, play very loud ! Buy tickets … Continue reading Episode 126 – Donita Sparks Interview – L7

ALBUM REVIEW: The Naked Lunch – The Naked Lunch CD (2019)

The release of the debut album by The Naked Lunch in late 2019 seems to have escaped the attention of most – but I’m here to tell you it’s one hell of a slab of top order garage rock / power pop that you need to hear! What we have here are super upbeat tunes … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Naked Lunch – The Naked Lunch CD (2019)

D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

D-A-D were one of the most unique bands to come out of the 1980’s European hard rock scene. Originally called Disneyland After Dark, D-A-D abbreviated their name to forge their own identity away from Walt's watching and litigious eye. A fact that feels like less than a footnote after such a long and prestigious career.  … Continue reading D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

Scorpions, Whitesnake, Enuff Z’ Nuff, Ron Keel, Janet Gardner (Vixen) live in Sydney 2020

The Gray Brothers caught a couple of these shows last week. After a prolonged delay and cancellations, Scorpions finally finally tin Sydney. Nice to cross those guys off the list. Coverdale was also great, despite his vocal limitations. Highlight though was the Metal Cowboy - the great Ron Keel. I've been a Keeloholic since 1984. … Continue reading Scorpions, Whitesnake, Enuff Z’ Nuff, Ron Keel, Janet Gardner (Vixen) live in Sydney 2020

US Punk great JEFF DAHL returns with killer new album ‘Electric Junk’.

I will always have a place in my rock ‘n’ roll heart for Jeff Dahl. He was/is a torch bearer for true rock ‘n’ roll and for more than 30 years, his music has resonated with me like few others. He wore his heart on his sleeve. Uncompromising, loud ‘n’ fast punk ‘n’ roll that … Continue reading US Punk great JEFF DAHL returns with killer new album ‘Electric Junk’.

Laura Guldemond (Burning Witches) Interview – 2020

Swiss all-girl HM outfit Burning Witches crank out loud, pure, modern day heavy metal - awash with a traditional 1980's feel. Their new album ‘Dance With the Devil’ is out 6 March 2020 via Nuclear Blast. This interview with vocalist Laura was conducted 19 February 2020. ___________________ »Dance With The Devil« Release Date: March 6th, … Continue reading Laura Guldemond (Burning Witches) Interview – 2020

Ron Keel Interview – 2020 Australian Tour

Ron Keel’s 35-year career in rock n roll has taken him from the concrete jungles of arena rock to the dirt roads of country music. In the 1980s, Keel sold a lot of albums and toured the world with Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Motley Crue and Dio. Keel hits Australia next week for his … Continue reading Ron Keel Interview – 2020 Australian Tour

Jesse Dayton announces 2020 Australian Tour

Texas guitar-slinger/songwriter Jesse Dayton is heading down under for his 1st tour of Australia. Dayton has recorded and played guitar with everyone from Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson to The Supersuckers, Duff McKagan and the iconic LA punk rock band, X. Dayton has always wanted to tour Oz, “Some of my fav rock … Continue reading Jesse Dayton announces 2020 Australian Tour