Brother Brick – A Portable Altamont

‘A Portable Altamont’ has finally been released, and as expected it’s a fist shakin' slice of guitar ramalama which will rightfully have the Swedish rock brethren looking over their shoulder. Stewart ‘Leadfinger’ Cunningham creates catchy, raw and hard rockin' tuneage with hooks galore ! This cat plays ‘the riff’ better than an army full of … Continue reading Brother Brick – A Portable Altamont

From The Archives: John Spittles Interview (2000)

John, how's it going ? What's been happening with the Asteroids of late ? Well most things are workin' out ok for me at the moment thanks Col, and the things that aren't workin' out, I'll get 'em in the end. The band has been pretty quiet because I've been away for the best part … Continue reading From The Archives: John Spittles Interview (2000)

Episode 79 – Alice Cooper Ace Frehley 2017 Australian Tour Special

It is forty years since super ghoul Alice Cooper first toured Australia and he is back downunder – doing a run of dates with Ace Frehley as support act. On episode 79 of The Australian Rock Show, we celebrate the tour by cranking some covers, performed by local artists. We rock, we rant, we recall … Continue reading Episode 79 – Alice Cooper Ace Frehley 2017 Australian Tour Special

From the Rockbrat Archives: Stewart Cunningham (Brother Brick/Yes Men) Interview (2000)

1) Stew, what's been happening with the Brother Brick of late ?  We've been touring to Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and a lot of other places, played about 20 plus shows in the last 4 months so that's taken up a lot of time. Been trying to finish up the writing of an EP now and … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Stewart Cunningham (Brother Brick/Yes Men) Interview (2000)

From the Rockbrat Archives: Asteroid B-612 – ‘Readin’ Between The Lines’ (2000)

ASTEROID B-612 Readin' Between The Lines (Full Toss) Eight years after their inception, Asteroid B-612 have delivered the album that sees their potential finally realised. Asteroid B-612 are Australia's premier rock 'n' roll band. (Fact) They have consistently delivered full flavoured motor-city rock action that the majority assume was pipelined from Detroit to Stockholm.(Fiction). With … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Asteroid B-612 – ‘Readin’ Between The Lines’ (2000)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? LEADFINGER – FRIDAY NIGHT HEROES (2016)

Despite what the naysayers may have you believe, there are still bands out there making truly great, original rock ‘n’ roll. Leadfinger is one of those bands, and with Friday Night Heroes, they have released an album of timeless, durable rock ‘n’ roll that’s a much needed tonic for a current day rock ‘n’ roll … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? LEADFINGER – FRIDAY NIGHT HEROES (2016)

Rockbrat Remembers: The Manly Vale Hotel

 The Manly Vale Hotel at 250 Condamine Street, Manly Vale on Sydney's northern beaches was one of Sydney's premier suburban rock venues in the 70's, 80's and continued to host live bands up until the pubs demise in the mid 90s. Back in the 1980's, you didn't need to travel to a big Entertainment Centre … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: The Manly Vale Hotel

Rockbrat Wonders: Why Asteroid B-612 did not conquer the world ?

Make no mistake folks, the Rockbrat knows cool rock n roll when he sees it, and in the early 90’s there was no band in Australia - cranking out loud, melodious tunage like Sydney’s Asteroid B-612. According to the Rockbrat, the line-up consisting of Grant McGyver on vox and Stewie ‘Leadfinger’ Cunningham on guitar (along … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Why Asteroid B-612 did not conquer the world ?

Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Rock n Roll War – A Vicious Kitten Compilation

22.95 US...GREAT Price for a GREAT ALBUM! VARIOUS: Rock 'n' Roll War (MINT/OOP/OZ/24 TRACKS) Issued in Australia by Vicious Kitten Records in 2000. Prefix and catalog number are VK008. Complete title as follows, VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Rock 'n' Roll War - A Compilation of International Rock Action'. Track listing: THE DICTATORS - "Who Will Save Rock … Continue reading Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Rock n Roll War – A Vicious Kitten Compilation