As a musician, songwriter and producer, George Young was an innovator who shaped Australian music and his legacy will always loom large over the Australian musical landscape. Prolific rock writer Jeff Apter has recently published a fascinating and detailed biography on George Young titled 'Friday On My Mind'. On episode 130 of the Australian Rock … Continue reading Episode 130 – Jeff Apter Interview
To say the year 2020 has been 'challenging' would be putting it mild. More like the understatement of all time. Planet earth has been rocked by a deadly pandemic that has impacted all countries. Politics and riots have also filled the TV screen. Then there is the sad, long list of musicians who've left us: … Continue reading New music from AC/DC – it’s what the world needs right now
Wednesday the 19th of February 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of Bon Scott, and it sees the release of yet another book on Bon. “A Rockin' Rollin' Man: Bon Scott Remembered” is comprised of new interviews with a variety of well-known rock musicians reflecting on what made the hard-rocking, hard-living singer so … Continue reading New Bon Scott Book released “A Rockin’ Rollin’ Man”.
Over the past few years, Dave Evans (original frontman and founding member of AC/DC) has built up a large fan base across South America and when he tours, rock n roll mayhem ensues. One way to capture that chaos and energy is via a live album, a project which Argentine label Chrystal Records have recently … Continue reading Former AC/DC frontman Dave Evans set to release live album !
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