The Def Leppard/Scorpions Australian tour debacle

Have received some feedback from angry readers about the recent cancelled Scorpions shows in Melbourne and Sydney - and it's an issue worth highlighting. Here's the deal: Back in April, I noted on the Scorpions website that a trip to Australia was locked in for November - as special guests of Def Leppard. I was … Continue reading The Def Leppard/Scorpions Australian tour debacle

BB Steal set to rock Sydney in August !

Keep your rock n roll diary free for the 11th August, when one of Australia’s premier hard rock outfits – BB Steal return to Sydney. If their memorable Christmas gig last December, and the recent sweaty show at Frankie’s  are an indication, this upcoming date at Rozelle’s Bridge Hotel is one you won’t wanna miss. … Continue reading BB Steal set to rock Sydney in August !

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Samson: Thankyou and Goodnight

Man I used to play this album to death back in the mid-80's. The covert art tells you what you are gonna get - a great live rock record with the mighty Samson firing on all cylinders on a classic live offering. Vocalist Nicky Moore had a great range and filled the big shoes of … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Samson: Thankyou and Goodnight

Rockbrat Remembers: When Vivian Campbell Was A Genuine Rock n Roll Star

Make no mistake kids - back in 83/84 Belfast boy Vivian Campbell was a genuine, bonafide guitar shredding rock star ! Countless hours were spent in the mid-80's watching Dio's 'Special From The Spectrum' live VHS cassette, and I STILL get a thrill when I view it. The band are on fire and kick major … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: When Vivian Campbell Was A Genuine Rock n Roll Star