Oz rock guitarist Marc Welsh releases new album ‘Superior Firepower’

Marc Welsh has doggedly forged a career in both rock ‘n’ roll and graphic art – and for that he must be admired, for few of his peers from the mid-80s onwards are still out and about pursuing rock ‘n’ roll in earnest  – and those that are do so for the sheer love of … Continue reading Oz rock guitarist Marc Welsh releases new album ‘Superior Firepower’

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kardomah Cafe Pass Out

Some time back, we penned an article on the long forgotten Kardomah Cafe at Kings Cross - Sydney's coolest post-gig venue to hang out at, as the sun was beginning to appear on the horizon. The article itself receives a lot of traffic, not just from rock fans who remember attending the place - but … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kardomah Cafe Pass Out

Rockbrat Wonders: Whatever Happened To Jed Starr ?

As a gig goer and hard rock/ heavy rock fan in Sydney in the 1980s, I saw guitarist Jed Starr on dozens of occasions in different bands. All great. I haven’t seen (or heard about) Jed Starr since 2002, and I’d be interested to know of his current musical activities if any.  Jed certainly had … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Whatever Happened To Jed Starr ?

Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #8 – Sydney’s Metal Years

Tune in for the first episode in a series of shows - where Mr Rockbrat and Cowboy Col remember Sydney’s heavy metal years of the 1980’s. That’s right, we were metalheads who grew up in Sydney, Australia and in this series we will be focusing only on Sydney bands, and bands who predominantly didn’t sign … Continue reading Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #8 – Sydney’s Metal Years