https://youtu.be/Lo6knJNw8GY The author of more than twenty five books, Jeff Apter has just released the first in-depth biography on the life of Malcolm Young. On episode 119 of the Australian Rock Show - Jeff joins us to talk in detail about the book, as well as the life and legacy of Malcolm. Tune in, play … Continue reading ARS119: Jeff Apter Interview – Author (Malcolm Young Book)
It’s time to re-focus the spotlight on Steve Mulry’s Rock Rebel album as too few people know about it. Rock Rebel was released five years back now, and if you are a fan of Oz rock of The Angels-Rose Tattoo-AC/DC-TMG variety, then Rock Rebel is an album for you and worthy of your attention. The … Continue reading Album Review: Steve Mulry – Rock Rebel CD
With shows in Australia, Europe and a hugely successful tour of South America, the past year has been one of the busiest in the career of Dave Evans – founding member and original vocalist for AC/DC. From sweaty club gigs and concert halls to large outdoor festivals, Evans has performed to thousands of rock disciples. … Continue reading Episode 104 – Dave Evans interview
We celebrate the 100th episode of the Australian Rock Show in style by chatting to Oz hard rock great Mark Evans. We talk in detail about Mark’s life in rock ‘n’ roll – covering everything from his earliest days with AC/DC to his time in Heaven, his memories of Malcolm Young, his recent stint in … Continue reading ARS100: Mark Evans Interview (AC/DC – Rose Tattoo)
AC/DC are back in the news again, and for all the right reasons. Unconfirmed reports of Phil Rudd and Stevie Young being sighted in Vancouver gained momentum yesterday, when a photograph of Rudd and longtime vocalist Brian Johnson surfaced, sending the rock n roll world in a spin. The band are apparently bunkered down at … Continue reading Is Phil Rudd back on the AC/DC drum stool ?
Dave Evans' run of dates through Eastern Europe continues, with the original AC/DC frontman set to rock Romania's Stonebird Festival on the 10th August ! Evans was interviewed by local media outlet Proarges News, and expressed his excitement at performing on the three day festival. "I went to the site of the Stonebird Festival and … Continue reading Dave Evans set to rock Romania’s Stonebird Festival !
Y'know five years back we reviewed the EP by Bitzer titled Oz Rock Six pack…you can hunt down that review on our blog – but I do wish to highlight a comment which my brother ended that review with - which stated ‘If you wanna taste of the glory days of Oz rock in 2013 … Continue reading Bitzer – Pedigree Mongrel (Album Review)
There is a lot to like about Dave Evans' brand of rock n roll. It's loud, it's fiery and it's in-your-face. And when Evans is on form - like this evening, there's no other place I'd rather be. As their original frontman, Dave Evans will forever be tied to AC/DC. Yet if it was nostalgia … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: Dave Evans – Redcliffe Leagues Club 26 January 2018
Malcolm Young - a rock n roll hero to so many, passed away yesterday and his loss is immense. Yet his monster riffs - the core of AC/DC's music can never be silenced. His Gretsch guitar and Marshall amp may be switched off, yet the loud rock n roll they helped to create will live … Continue reading Episode 83: Remembering Malcolm Young
Sydney author Jesse Fink has recently released one of the most important publications on AC/DC: the eagerly awaited ‘Bon: The Last Highway’. Fink has become something of an AC/DC detective and shines light on parts of the AC/DC story which have always been dimly lit. Music fans around the world have been waiting for this … Continue reading Episode 81: Jesse Fink Interview
George Young passed away recently, leaving behind a rich and wonderful musical legacy. As a musician, songwriter and producer, George was an innovator who shaped Australian music. His influence on Australian rock n roll is immense and on episode 80 of The Australian Rock Show, we pay tribute to George Young by airing some of … Continue reading Episode 80 – Remembering George Young
If you need a reminder of why Australian rock n roll of the 1970 and 80s was the best in the world – then ‘The Glory Days Of Aussie Pub Rock’ is for you. Festival Records have done a superb job in capturing the best bands of that period, with a whopping 4 CD, 90 … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? The Glory Days of Aussie Pub Rock, Vol. 2 (Festival Records)