What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? MASS – NEW BIRTH LP (1985)

One of my ‘hobbies’, nowadays, whenever time permits, (and sadly, that is not often enough) is to pore over the pages of an old rock magazine from the early to mid-1980s, and re discover albums or bands that I’d either long forgotten, or those whom I missed the first time around. I often flick through … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? MASS – NEW BIRTH LP (1985)

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? MICHAEL SWEET – HONESTLY: MY LIFE AND STRYPER REVEALED (2014)

Michael Sweet, known prominently as the front man for the most feted of all Christian rock bands, Stryper tells the story of his life with a candid honesty that makes this a compelling read, and not just for rock fans. Rock fans will no doubt relish the tell-all account of Stryper’s rise and fall and … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? MICHAEL SWEET – HONESTLY: MY LIFE AND STRYPER REVEALED (2014)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? STRYPER – THE COVERING (2011)

In 1991, Stryper were lampooned by all and sundry for releasing the ‘Against The Law’ LP – a non yellow/black album. Leather jackets and songs about women too. Shame shame shame said Derryn. Clearly the boys had sinned. So what am I to make of this? 20 years later and heavy metal’s favourite Christian crusaders … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? STRYPER – THE COVERING (2011)

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Stryper set-list (1989)

What: Stryper set-list (1989) Nabbing concert set-lists from other zealous rock geeks could be hazardous to your health ! However, on March 31st 1989, at Sydney’s Homebush Stadium (does that place still exist or was it re-named ?) the good lord was indeed - smiling down on Mr Rockbrat !! I walked away with vocalist/guitarist … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Stryper set-list (1989)

Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Michael Sweet (1989)

Stryper's Michael SweetWho: Michael Sweet - Stryper When: 30 March, 1989 – Canberra, Australia  I love this shot. The hand in front of him kinda looks like it is forming the 'pointed index finger sign', which a lot of fans attending Christian Rock Bands would do. Hear the soundcheck we nabbed from outside the venue … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Michael Sweet (1989)