Episode 110 – Minoru Niihara Interview – Loudness

https://youtu.be/EXsIFWQlxEI Iconic Japanese heavy metal outfit Loudness are touring Australia for the first time in May. On episode 110 of The Australian Rock Show we are joined by vocalist Minoru Niihara and cover everything: from touring with AC/DC, his Nishidera Minoru project, Munetaka Higuchi, the band Earthshaker, and the success of the 1986 single 'Let … Continue reading Episode 110 – Minoru Niihara Interview – Loudness

Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: TIME TO ROCK LP (1987) Various HM artists

Now in today's day and age it may be more convenient to log on to the net and download the album you want, or to buy it on eBay, and sure, agreed, purchasing music has never been easier - BUT, buying records was much more fun and way cooler twenty five to thirty years ago. Let … Continue reading Classic Album From The Rockbrat Collection: TIME TO ROCK LP (1987) Various HM artists

Rockbrat Remembers: Munetaka Higuchi (December 24, 1958 – November 30, 2008)

It's a wet Thursday, the 30th of November, and the Cowboy is sitting in my office amongst a sea of drones overdosing on apathy. My one salvation is that I'm wired to the sounds of Miss Metal, Mari Hamada, one of only a handful of hard rockin' Japanese female artists worth listening to (the others … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Munetaka Higuchi (December 24, 1958 – November 30, 2008)