Christmas came early for the lucky few who nabbed a ticket to Orianthi's hometown gig last Sunday 21st December, cos they witnessed some Australian rock n roll history (nope, I ain't referring to beau Richie Sambora guesting with her either). See, Ori rarely does solo shows downunder, and this performance was by an artist at … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: Orianthi – The Gov, Adelaide, 21 December 2014
As a self-confessed girl-band geek, I often scour YouTube to see who is out there making waves. It is often like trying to locate your lost white cat in a snow storm - there are so many videos of shitty guitar players who feel it necesary to upload bad sounding recordings of their horrendous offerings.Some … Continue reading Rockbrat’s YouTube Hit Pick: Juliette Valduriez
What is there left to say about Orianthi ? Every superlative to describe her ability and talent has been written. I watch some of her performances online and they often leave me speechless. Last year, Australian Guitar Magazine offered up their 'Definitive Top Ten Australian Guitarists of All Time' list. Having been a rock fanatic … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Is Orianthi the greatest guitarist alive today ?
Girl bands, or rather - female musicians have long been on my rock n roll radar. Punk, riot grrl, pop, metal, folk - you name it, Mr Rockbrat digs it and my taste for she-powered pop/rock is wide and varied. L7, Bikini Kill, Joan Jett, Anne McCue, Girl Monstar, Sherry Rich, Pandoras, Girlschool, Joni Mitchell, … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Stonefield and Orianthi