Bon Scott had Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Leon Wilkeson ‘in mind’ for his solo album – recalls former AC/DC member Mark Evans

Former AC/DC member Mark Evans recently recalled that vocalist Bon Scott had wanted to do a 'Lynyrd Skynyrd - type' solo album and had even picked out musicians, such as friend (and Lynyrd Skynyrd member) Leon Wilkeson for the project. In his 2011 biography 'Dirty Deeds', Evans wrote that Bon had wanted to do a … Continue reading Bon Scott had Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Leon Wilkeson ‘in mind’ for his solo album – recalls former AC/DC member Mark Evans

What’s The Rockbrat Listening to Today ? SMOKEY FINGERS – Columbus Way (2011)

This album has been on pretty heavy rotation with me over the past 2 or 3 years. It’s’ a phenomenal rock record, made by an Italian band who are heavily influenced by Southern rock giants such as Skynyrd, Allmans, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot and the like. Columbus Way stacks up close to records by many of … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening to Today ? SMOKEY FINGERS – Columbus Way (2011)

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sydney, 13 February 2014 – (Live Review)

Lynyrd Skynyrd are just as important as the Rolling Stones. That is a rock n roll fact. This was indeed Skynyrd's first ever tour downunder, and a welcome one at that. The guy in the seat in front has brought along his teenage daughters - both decked out in Skynyrd tees. I should really nominate … Continue reading Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sydney, 13 February 2014 – (Live Review)

Rockbrat Introduces You To: DOC HOLLIDAY

When asked who are the best exponents of the genre that is now known as ‘Southern Rock’, most pundits will come out with Skynyrd, Allman Brothers, and also equally siginifcant bands like Blackfoot, Molly Hatchet and The Outlaws. Yet one band who deserves to also be up there is Doc Holliday. As Michael B. Smith for … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: DOC HOLLIDAY