Album Review: Alan Lancaster’s Bombers – LIVE! (2019)

More than 30 years ago now, Sydney hard rock band The Bombers were on the cusp of success. On paper, they had all the makings for success. With a line-up that boasted Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan from Status Quo, John Brewster of The Angels, a powerhouse vocalist in Ty Coates and a legit blues … Continue reading Album Review: Alan Lancaster’s Bombers – LIVE! (2019)

John Coghlan’s Quo – TMG and TASTE announce Feb 2019 Australian Tour

Former Status Quo member John Coghlan is set to bring his band out to Australia in February 2019 for a national tour with TMG. Dubbed the 'Rollin Across Australia - Coast To Coast' Tour, the tour commences February 20 in Mandurah, WA, with shows in all states to follow before winding up in Toowoomba on … Continue reading John Coghlan’s Quo – TMG and TASTE announce Feb 2019 Australian Tour

Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: TYRONE COATES – THE BOMBERS, Hordern Pavillion Sydney, May 11, 1990

Not too many photos of Tyrone (or The Bombers in fact) exist. Shame really, cos back in the day they were a phenomenal live unit, with a rock solid line up of Alan Lancaster (Status Quo) and John Brewster (The Angels), and Tyrone on vocals out front. This photo was taken by Bob King. The … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: TYRONE COATES – THE BOMBERS, Hordern Pavillion Sydney, May 11, 1990

Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Vintage Status Quo Sew-On Patches

What: Status Quo - John Coghlan and Alan Lancaster Sew-On Patches Winning Bids: (Coghlin - 4.99 GBP) (Lancaster - 5.71 GBP) Starting Bids: 4.99 GBP Sale Dates: 26 April 2012 (J.C) and 8 May 2012 (A.L) Descriptions: An unused Status Quo, fabric, sew on patch, featuring drummer John Coghlan. Issued around the late 1970's, early 1980's. … Continue reading Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Vintage Status Quo Sew-On Patches

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: John Coghlan Drum Stick

What: John Coghlan Drum Stick Whilst searching recently for my Bun E. Carlos drum stick, I also unearthed this great find. Obtained at a Bombers at Crows Nest in Sydney on 21 Feb 1989 (it pays to date things my friends), this drumstick was used by former Status Quo skinsman - the great John Coghlan at … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: John Coghlan Drum Stick