What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? KEVIN K – Manhattan Project

If I have written one word about Kevin K over the years, then I have written a thousand. I can wax lyrical about the music of Kevin K forever and a day, and to anyone who cares to listen. Kevin K deserves every success. He has paid his dues time and time again. And again. … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? KEVIN K – Manhattan Project

What’s the Rockbrat Listening To Today? KEVIN K – TRAMP STAMP (the album of the year!)

If I have written one word about Kevin K’s music over the years – I’ve written a thousand. Yet I still struggle to find the right words that do justice to his music. What I do know is that in 2012, you should all be damn thankful that Kevin is still around and creating top … Continue reading What’s the Rockbrat Listening To Today? KEVIN K – TRAMP STAMP (the album of the year!)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? NEW TOYS – MADE IN BUFFALO CD (2011)

For the uninitiated, a short history lesson. New Toys were the premier melodic punk band from upstate New York in the late 70’s – from Buffalo to be precise. Heavily influenced by the burgeoning NYC punk scene, both in look and sound, the New Toys gigged for three years throughout Western NY and Southern Canada, … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? NEW TOYS – MADE IN BUFFALO CD (2011)

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Kevin K – How To Become A Successful Loser

So who is Kevin K, and why would you buy this book? Kevin K is a Florida based rock 'n' roller who for 30 + years has been playing street punk, NYC style rock 'n' roll. He counted Johnny Thunders, Jerry Nolan and Syl Sylvain from the New York Dolls as his peers and friends, … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Kevin K – How To Become A Successful Loser

Rockbrat Introduces You To: KEVIN K – ‘Joey And Me’ CD

In recent years, Florida based singer/songwriter Kevin K has penned albums that have largely reflected his experiences of touring throughout Europe, and Germany in particular. 2009’s ‘Deutschland’ and last year’s ‘Firestorm’ CD gave the listener strong thematic images of cold war Europe and post war Germany. With consistently strong, original and evocative material, these albums … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: KEVIN K – ‘Joey And Me’ CD

Rockbrat Remembers: Alan K (1955 – 1996)

Alan K - Gone But Never Forgotten by Ted Alan Sterns As the old saying goes, ‘Gone but not forgotten,’ is definitely how I feel about Alan K, close friend and former lead singer and founding co-member of Lone Cowboys, and later Circumstantial Recording Artists Road Vultures.  I won’t go into all the details of … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Alan K (1955 – 1996)

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Kevin K Band – Nightlife

KEVIN K BAND   NIGHTLIFE  (Circumstantial) Strong yet reflective, smooth around the edges and definitely durable. This effectively sums up the classic rock n roll songs on Kevin K’s first solo outing from 1995 - ‘Nightlife’. A very solid collection of melodic, mid tempo rock n roll tunes with enormous appeal to any cat who digs … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Kevin K Band – Nightlife

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Road Vultures – Ride

THE ROAD VULTURES RIDE (Circumstantial) To the untuned ear of the collective majority, the Road Vultures were just another glam looking rock band who rode on the tails of the pretentious late 80’s/early 90’s heavy metal movement. They were in fact, one of the most criminally ignored rock n roll bands of the 90’s. The … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: The Road Vultures – Ride