Classic Rock Pic From The Past: KRAMER GUITARS ADVERTISEMENT – Circus Magazine (1984)

This ad for Kramer guitars appeared in an old issue of Circus magazine from 1984 and it certainly takes me back. As a teenager I used to stare at this ad though green eyes thinking that the dudes in the photo had it all. Two metalheads both sporting shag haircuts, wearing muscle shirts and posing … Continue reading Classic Rock Pic From The Past: KRAMER GUITARS ADVERTISEMENT – Circus Magazine (1984)

Classic Rock Pic From The Past: Ace Frehley and Laney Amps – Unmasked in 1985

After a couple of years hibernation,  by 1985, Ace Frehley  was starting to make himself visible again in the public domain. Musically, there was a bootleg that came out with his band that was recorded at NYC’s L’amour, with speculation rife amongst the KISS fanzines at that time about Ace’s actual appearance – what did … Continue reading Classic Rock Pic From The Past: Ace Frehley and Laney Amps – Unmasked in 1985

Rockbrat remembers: When Blackie Lawless came to Sydney (1985)

Late 1985 and WASP had a buzz about them that made them the hottest property in international heavy metal. Cowboy Col and Mr. Rockbrat played the first WASP album and 1985’s Last Command til death on the Rockbrat stereo. Man those songs were anthems for teen rebellion in a way that modern bands just don’t … Continue reading Rockbrat remembers: When Blackie Lawless came to Sydney (1985)