STARS return to Canberra with a red hot performance and one of THE Australian albums of 2018 in ‘Boundary Rider’

For several years now the Harmonie German Club has built a reputation as Canberra’s premier live music venue for country and blues – and tonight’s show is no exception, with 70’s Oz country rock greats Stars returning to the national Capital after a hiatus of many many years. In a two hour set of compelling … Continue reading STARS return to Canberra with a red hot performance and one of THE Australian albums of 2018 in ‘Boundary Rider’

STARS play Canberra 1 November 2018 in support of new LP ‘Boundary Rider’.

Adelaide's Stars return to the nation's capital after many years this Thursday the 1st November at The Harmonie German Club in support of their highly rated new album, 'Boundary Rider'. Stars got together in Adelaide around '74 '75 , we were all from around the same neighbourhood and basically fell together through a love of … Continue reading STARS play Canberra 1 November 2018 in support of new LP ‘Boundary Rider’.

Former DANZIG, WARZONE And MURPHY’S LAW Guitarist TODD YOUTH Dies At 47

Todd "Youth" Schofield (born 1971), the American guitarist best known for his work with WARZONE, MURPHY'S LAW and DANZIG, has died at the age of 47.   Schofield's passing was confirmed by his FIREBURN bandmate Israel Joseph I, whom many may remember as the vocalist on the 1993 BAD BRAINS album "Rise". In a post … Continue reading Former DANZIG, WARZONE And MURPHY’S LAW Guitarist TODD YOUTH Dies At 47

The Living End announce first ever live album on limited edition vinyl !

One of the greatest live bands this country has ever produced has today announced details for their very first live album release. As a special treat for their legion of fans (both local and overseas) The Living End will release a limited edition double LP on November 30. The LP set will feature the band’s … Continue reading The Living End announce first ever live album on limited edition vinyl !

Cheap Trick: Enmore Theatre, Sydney 17 Oct 2018: Phoning it in with a nostalgic celebration of 45 years of rock.

I love Cheap Trick. Have done since 1980. I saw Cheap Trick live on Wednesday night in Sydney for the umpteenth time. The music was good. Its power pop perfection with a tenure of forty something years. How can it not be good?  Zander was, as always, great. Yet I’m left with a few unanswered … Continue reading Cheap Trick: Enmore Theatre, Sydney 17 Oct 2018: Phoning it in with a nostalgic celebration of 45 years of rock.

DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN – SCREAMER LP – THE 2018 ALBUM OF THE YEAR.

‘Screamer’ is the new album from Dan Baird & Homemade Sin (DB&HMS), and follows on from last year’s exceptional ‘Rollercoaster’ album.  After a bout of ill health, Baird may have been excused if he had of released an album that was a little below par. Yet the reverse has occurred. ‘Screamer’ reeks of re-invigoration, with Baird returning … Continue reading DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN – SCREAMER LP – THE 2018 ALBUM OF THE YEAR.

Royal Australian Mint strikes new AC/DC coins with lightning !

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 !

Rose Carleo Band – new single ‘Faded Tattoo’ out October 19 !

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 !

‘Descent Into the Maelstrom – the Radio Birdman Story’ out now on DVD | Worldwide Theatrical Screenings !

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’s Smoking Martha announce European deal + UK tour in November !

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 !

John Coghlan’s Quo – TMG and TASTE announce Feb 2019 Australian Tour

Former Status Quo member John Coghlan is set to bring his band out to Australia in February 2019 for a national tour with TMG. Dubbed the 'Rollin Across Australia - Coast To Coast' Tour, the tour commences February 20 in Mandurah, WA, with shows in all states to follow before winding up in Toowoomba on … Continue reading John Coghlan’s Quo – TMG and TASTE announce Feb 2019 Australian Tour