Rockbrat Wonders: About the ‘other’ Young brother, Grapefruit & Accept.

Amongst four Young brothers (and one sister Margaret), its well-known that three of those brothers went on to phenomenal music careers. Easybeat George, Malcolm and Angus to AC/DC (obviously) – but what do you know about the other brother, the one that stayed behind in Scotland, Alexander Young ?  The Young’s parents, William (1911–85) and … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: About the ‘other’ Young brother, Grapefruit & Accept.

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

From memory, I purchased this around 85 and it rules. Double LP, gate-fold sleeve, pressed locally via Concept Records. Around this time period, heavy metal was all I knew. Money earnt from my menial factory job was spent on metal records....and I've never regretted it. Actually this compilation really is a sneak peek at the … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

Rockbrat Wonders: What Is The Best ACCEPT song of all time ?

So whilst much of the world is learning how to dance Gangnam Style (the Korean PSY’s video has become the most watched video in YouTube history with 434 million as well as going to Number 1 in 40 odd countries – and yes, although it features the highly rootable Hyuna, on this day, Cowboy Col … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: What Is The Best ACCEPT song of all time ?

Rockbrat Remembers: Classic Heavy Metal Bands – Bullet

Cowboy Col knows that heavy metal was best before Bon Jovi broke worldwide and made it low cal, sanitised, and popular.  So I prefer the classic metal period up until about 1985. In this new post, I’m going to introduce you (or re introduce you to) some of the best HM bands from all over … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Classic Heavy Metal Bands – Bullet