Anita’s Theatre in Thirroul is an elaborate, 93 year old venue with ornate fittings and superb acoustics. For most if its existence, it existed as King’s Theatre. It hasn’t hosted a king of rock ‘n’ roll for some time – until tonight. In the midst of his very first, long awaited Australian tour, John … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: JOHN WAITE – ANITA’S THEATRE, THIRROUL, NSW 31/3/18
John Waite is in the midst of his first Australian tour, and by all reports the shows thus far have been electrifying. At 65, and after 40 years in the music biz, Australian fans have often scratched their heads as to why Waite has never toured Australia before. Although The Babys disbanded in 1981, they … Continue reading ROCKBRAT NEWS FLASH! John Waite 2018 Australian Tour – DON’T MISS IT!
Back in 1988, I’m sure that the terms ‘power ballad’ or even ‘hair metal’, were not part of the vocabulary. These terms only came into use in the early 2000s when used to describe late 80’s hard rock bands who had big hair. Back then, EVERY band had record company pressure to come up with … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: What were the best three power ballads of the late 80s / early 90s?