Just a reminder that there are currently 22 episodes of Rockbrat Radio available for you to download or stream, all for free! Admittedly, due to other projects, 2012 was a very quiet year as far as episodes of Rockbrat Radio goes, (ie: none) but this year we are going to ramp that up a little … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: ROCKBRAT RADIO!
I was recently contacted by a Rockbrat reader regarding the poster for this gig, Cheap Trick at Jindabyne Hotel in the NSW Snowy Mountains back in August, 1990. So I fished out out the bootleg cassette I made of the show, I honestly havent listend to this tape since that time in Winter 1990..I blew off the … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Cheap Trick Live At Jindabyne Hotel, NSW 18 August 1990
On Wednesday 8th December 2010 - Mr Rockbrat thought he'd call Sydney Radio Announcer and Beatle fan Tim Webster to chat about John Lennon - it being the 30 year anniversary of his death. Listen here.
The Rockbrat called the national Rock Sat radio program back in 1990 when Aerosmith were touring - hitting em with a question about the great (ex-Flame) guitarist Jimmy Crespo - who replaced Perry in the band. Listen here
OK, it's 2010. Everybody's seen The Runaways movie and is now a Joan Jett fan. I'm sure all these new disciples will be out in force when Joanie tours Australia in Summer this year as part of the summer festival circuit. How many of you recall Joan's 1995 Australia tour with the Divinyls? She played … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Joan Jett Interview on Triple J (1995)
The Rockbrat was a big fan of Danish band Disneyland After Dark (D.A.D.) who regrettably, got lost amongst a sea of long haired, garden variety, late 80's metal bands. It's a pity that both radio and the punters could not largely distinguish the cream from the crap back then, but when everbody is sharing the … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: D.A.D. give their first Australian radio interview (1990)
Recently dusted off for your listening pleasure, here is a 10 minute interview with Ian Rilen and Steve Lucas on Double J at the time of the release of X's glorious 'Aspirations' LP. We've cleaned up the sound a little bit for you, enjoy my friends. Dedicated to the memory of the one and only, … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: X Radio Interview on Double J (1980)
On the 17th of December, 1988, Rockbrat saw Guns 'n' Roses play at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. We got to experience the antics of Billy Bailey (aka Axl Rose) in all his glory. On this particular night, the 'bad boys' of the L.A rock scene had two quality Australian bands supporting them, Kings of the … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Axl Rose kicks Kings Of The Sun off the stage in Sydney (1988)
On the 3rd of October, 1990 Angry Anderson appeared on the ‘Rocksat’ programme, a weekly radio show which was broadcast across Australia on the Triple M network. Angry was promoting his ‘Blood From Stone’ album. The brother of Rockbrat called in and asked Angry, “Is there any chance of you working with Pete Wells or … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Angry Anderson tells the Rockbrat that he will never work with Rose Tattoo ever again! (1990)
On the 1st of May, 1989 brother of Rockbrat received a call at work from Triple J's Tony Biggs informing him that he had won first prize in the Metallica Damage Inc. competition, which meant backstage passes to the Sydney show. We got to meet the band backstage, and I have clear memories of opening … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Metallica Damaged Justice Contest Winner (1989)
Sunday May 20th 1990 was the night the great Suzi Quatro appeared in Canberra. The Rockbrat just unearthed a gig ad off an aging audio cassette. View the actual set-list from this gig here. Listen to this ad here.
I just found an audio ad for Skid Row's 1990 Sydney Concert. Can you believe this was 20 years back already ! Only a small file but an interesting time piece nontheless. Listen here.