Address To The Nation is the new album from former Radio Birdman / Hitmen / Screaming Tribesmen guitar slinger Chris Masuak and his Spanish combo, the Viveiro Wave Riders, and his first since 2016’s excellent Brujita album. For those that didn’t pay attention the first time, top to bottom, Brujita was a comprehensive outing, and … Continue reading Album Review: Chris Masuak & the Viveiro Wave Riders – Address to the Nation (2019)
A stalwart of the LA hard rock/metal scene throughout the late 70s and 1980s, Lizzie Grey of London and Spiders & Snakes has passed away. Probably best known for co-penning the MÖTLEY CRUE song "Public Enemy #1", Grey passed away in his sleep at a Las Vegas hospital surrounded by his wife Jennifer and daughters … Continue reading Vale Lizzie Grey 1958-2019
After a couple of well received singles, including last year’s ‘Poppin' Eyes and Flashing Feet’ single, Chicago’s Poison Boys have just released their debut album, ‘Out Of My Head’ on Dead Beat Records. WOW! These guys draw inspiration from all the greats, Thunders, New York Dolls, Ramones etc. They also wear these influences proudly on … Continue reading Album Review: Poison Boys – Out Of My Head (Dead Beat Records)
https://youtu.be/isOo3KRVH18 Following on from Stryper's 2018 tour, frontman Michael Sweet returns to Australia in November - performing some intimate East Coast acoustic shows. On episode 118 of The Australian Rock Show, Michael joins us for a detailed interview and we look over everything - from his forthcoming solo album 'Ten' to Stryper's 1987 Australian tour. … Continue reading ARS118: Michael Sweet Interview – Stryper
https://youtu.be/z1JZS93IUpc Black Star Riders are set to unleash their fourth and eagerly anticipated album 'Another State Of Grace' in September. On episode 117 of The Australian Rock Show – renowned guitarist Scott Gorham joins us to look over the album. We talk about the band’s recent line-up changes, the new single 'Ain’t The End of … Continue reading ARS117: Scott Gorham Interview – Black Star Riders | Thin Lizzy
There's been a whole lot of recording activity in the Black Whiskey camp of late - the results of which are a new single titled 'Wild & Free'. They've just announced some East Coast dates as well. We are supporters of this loud Brisbane outfit - they crank out no bullshit rock n roll and … Continue reading Black Whiskey: wild, free and hittin’ the road !
‘Narration’ is the new album from hard rockin’ boogie stalwarts Railroad, and if no frills denim clad rock be your penchant, then make an effort to check these guys out. On display is a likeable mix of hard rockin’ blues, balls ‘n’ boogie and that’s a good thing in our books. These guys have been … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: RAILROAD – NARRATION (2019)
https://youtu.be/32Wp4oToSz0 Roddy Ray'da joins us on episode 116 of The Australian Rock Show as we ignite the dynamite and look over his 1989 album 'Lost Lonely and Vicious'. From The Scientists to the Dubrovniks, the Johnnys, the Hoodoo Gurus and a prolific solo career - Roddy's influence upon, and input into 1980’s Australian rock n … Continue reading ARS116: ‘Lost Wax’ Roddy Ray’da Interview – Lost Lonely and Vicious
There’s a mountain of podcasts out there, some good, some not so. There are also a ton of celebrities out there doing the podcast thing – again, some are better than others. One of the better ones is The Roth Show – by one of rock’s best ever frontmen, David Lee Roth. Far too much … Continue reading David Lee Roth – The Roth Show podcast
The Factory Theatre in Sydney looks like the place to be on Saturday 22nd June - with the announcement that Wollongong outfit The Dark Clouds, have been added to the bill for Radio Birdman’s gig. Radio Birdman recently announced two special shows – hitting Newcastle’s Cambridge Hotel on Friday 21st June, before storming Marrickville’s Factory … Continue reading The Dark Clouds added for Radio Birdman’s Sydney show (22 June)
Join us on episode 115 of The Australian Rock Show as we highlight new releases coming out of Australia. Known or unknown, if it's got loud guitars and delivers the goods - you'll hear it here. We remember Adelaide musician Tony 'Grudge' Hayward and talk all things rock n roll. Crank it up ! LISTEN … Continue reading Episode 115: Black Whiskey, Ablaze, Wysper, Rollerball, Legs Electric + more
CJ RAMONE, fresh from headlining this years’ annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash, takes the baseball bat to Australian venues this September. One of the last few surviving punk rockers blessed with famous Ramones sobriquet (and the only who wasn’t behind the drumkit), CJ is bringing his killer band of cretins for a guitar crushing session of … Continue reading CJ Ramone 2019 Australian tour announced !