From the Rockbrat Archives: Girl Monstar – Esplanade Hotel St Kilda (1992)

Girl Monstar - Esplanade Hotel St Kilda 11 July 1992 After a wretched '91 which saw many a guileless critic write them off for dead, 1992 promises to be the year of Girl Monstar, when their unique semi tough addictive brand of rock "n" roll is at last made communicable to the hungry world at … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Girl Monstar – Esplanade Hotel St Kilda (1992)

Rockbrat Remembers: 25 Years of Girl Monstar-induced rock n roll !

Melbourne's Girl Monstar first walked onto a stage at a club called 'Heroes' in Carlton, North Melbourne - 25 years ago. 'Heroes' - probably better well-known as 'Hearts' was a busy Nicolson Street live venue in the 70's and 80's - but today provides residential apartment living. Another iconic live venue bites the dust....wonder if … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: 25 Years of Girl Monstar-induced rock n roll !

Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Girl Monstar (1992)

Who: Girl Monstar Where: Esplanade Hotel, St Kilda, Melbourne - 11 July, 1992 Looking back I would've shot more rolls of film on Girl Monstar than any other artist. They were an amazing rock n roll band who should've made the big time. Alas. This photograph of guitarist Anne McCue and drummer Susie World was … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Girl Monstar (1992)

Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #7 – Anne McCue Interview

Anne McCue is one of the most influential guitarists of our time. Tune in to hear an exclusive interview that was recorded on September 21, 2010. Mr Rockbrat covers many aspects of Anne's career - from her days with Melbourne outfit Girl Monstar to her most recent album 'Broken Promise Land'.  When ? 9PM AEST … Continue reading Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #7 – Anne McCue Interview

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Anne McCue – Broken Promise Land

ANNE McCUE BROKEN PROMISE LAND (Flying Machine Records) 'Broken Promise Land' is the most recent release from Australian guitarist Anne McCue. It's been lodged in my car stereo for some time now and I thought a review by the Rockbrat was long overdue. Firstly, the CD packaging is great - a digipak release with some … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Anne McCue – Broken Promise Land

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Girl Monstar Tribute Podcast

Just over 20 years ago - in November of 1988 - an all-female rock n roll band from Melbourne Australia (featuring Sherry Rich and Anne McCue) stepped onto the tiny stage at a pub in North Melbourne and performed their debut show. They were called Girl Monstar - and for nearly two decades, the band … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Girl Monstar Tribute Podcast

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Girl Monstar – Monstereo Delicio

GIRL MONSTAR MONSTEREO DELICIO  (Timberyard) The now defunct Girl Monstar, were not just another all-girl group. Anyone close to me will know how much I loved this band, and anyone who ever witnessed them live will attest to the warmth and magic that made them what they were. A very special act who achieved a … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: Girl Monstar – Monstereo Delicio

Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Anne McCue – Laughing

Anne McCue,Laughing,6 track CD, 1st Solo CD from 1996 item #400116077785 Winning Bid AU $10.50 Date: April 2010 This has got to be one of the bargains of the year ! Anne McCue's debut (self-released) album from 1996 - back when she was still relatively unknown (apart from a select few Monstar Maniacs) and playing … Continue reading Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Anne McCue – Laughing