Another year draws to a close – a year filled with significantly far too gigs and far too few new music releases. The Covid pandemic has created a heightened awareness of mortality and the fragility of life – and 2020 has seen the passing of many more musicians that had a significant impact in the … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all …. the year in review
Guns N’ Roses have announced they’re touring Australia next year. In the first stadium tour announcement since the pandemic began, it was revealed today the rockers will perform around the country next November. The tour will kick off in the Gold Coast on November 6 at Metricon Stadium. Guns N’ Roses will then tour to … Continue reading Guns N’ Roses announce 2021 Australian stadium tour
Melbourne's Casanovas have released their latest single and video, "Reptilian Overlord", taken from their recent album of the same name. The album was produced by legendary Australian producer Mark Opitz (AC/DC, ANGELS, DIVINYLS, COLD CHISEL etc) and is getting the best press of the band's career. As Casanovas founder Tommy Boyce explains, the song reaches … Continue reading Melbourne’s Casanovas release their latest single and video, “Reptilian Overlord”
The Hoodoo Gurus have a new single that was released in October called ‘Get Out of Dodge’. Written by Dave Faulkner the song also features Vicki Peterson of The Bangles on backing vocals. Vicki has appeared on a few other Gurus’ songs in the past most notably ‘1000 Miles’. John Cowsill from The Cowsills is … Continue reading Hoodoo Gurus release new single ‘Get Out Of Dodge’ – featuring Vicki Peterson of The Bangles.
Out now in limited edition 7" is Automatic Love, the 4 track debut release from the group all of Melbourne was raving about pre-lockdown. Mr. Teenage features members of Tyrannamen and Killer Birds, recorded by Billy Gardner of Anti Fade / Ausmuteants. https://mrteenage.bandcamp.com/album/automatic-love https://youtu.be/HW5H5imslRc
The wait is over. After the great comeback success of their 2018 album Psychedelic Country Soul and subsequent lengthy tours there is finally, as promised, a NEW Long Ryders single. "Down To The Well" was cut in Richmond, Virginia near guitarist Stephen McCarthy's bohemian love pad with a few overdubs added down the phone line … Continue reading Americana founding fathers The Long Ryders return with new single!
Melbourne outfit Zenith Moon have released a music video for their new single ‘Illuminate’. Highlighted by the soulful vocals of frontwoman Kahli, Zenith Moon continue to impress. The band recently signed to Sydney’s Golden Robot Records. https://youtu.be/O8Rh0wePOrY
Rising folk singer /songwriter Kim Yang has released a new video to accompany the release of her single 'Dominoes'. Yang, a Taiwanese-Australian singer-songwriter, has impressed critics in the last year with her ethereal voice and use of instrumentation. Inspired by female vocalists such as Sarah McLachlan, Kina Grannis, First Aid Kit, and Eva Cassidy, Yang's music is an eclectic blend of … Continue reading Kim Yang releases new video for Dominoes single
Australian Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Chris ‘Klondike’ Masuak rose to prominence as a teenage guitar prodigy with Australian punk pioneers Radio Birdman, his razor-sharp riffs also integral to the sound of the Hitmen, the New Christs and the Screaming Tribesmen. On episode 134 of The Australian Rock Show, Chris joins us to put … Continue reading Episode 134 – Chris ‘Klondike’ Masuak Interview
With the release of their second album ‘We’re the Bastards’ due soon, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons look set to close out 2020 in the loudest way possible. Since their emergence some time back – this powerful line-up - which features Neil Starr on vocals, along with Phil’s sons Todd (guitar), Tyla (bass) and … Continue reading Episode 133 – Phil Campbell Interview (Bastard Sons – Motörhead)
Los Angeles outfit L.A Guns have a new album titled 'Renegades' which hits the streets Friday 13th November. This line-up features the rock-heavy rhythm section of Steve Riley and Kelly Nickels and if the couple of singles which have been released so far are any indication - this is gonna be one hellava great album. … Continue reading Episode 132 – Steve Riley Interview (L.A Guns)
The Lime Spiders have just released a new wonderful album titled 'Delirium' (LSD). This limited edition, ten track vinyl release contains many Lime Spiders rarities and is a must for any fan of the band. Front man Mick Blood joined us on the podcast to look over look over some of the band's rarest cuts … Continue reading Mick Blood talks about the new Lime Spiders album ‘Delirium’ (LSD)