What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

From memory, I purchased this around 85 and it rules. Double LP, gate-fold sleeve, pressed locally via Concept Records. Around this time period, heavy metal was all I knew. Money earnt from my menial factory job was spent on metal records....and I've never regretted it. Actually this compilation really is a sneak peek at the … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

Rockbrat Wonders: When Will The Osbournes Go Away?

Is it just me - or are there other people in the world who also wish that Ozzy Osbourne and his family would just go away. In 2011 - he is so overexposed - it's reached saturation point. I am so tired of seeing his mug, or his publicity hungry wife, or one of their … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: When Will The Osbournes Go Away?

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Iron Maiden Fan Club Letter (1984)

2010 and Ozzy Osborne and Metallica are household names, and everybody's a freakin' Maiden fan. Well let me tell you friends, 25 years ago the landscape looked a little but different to what it does today. Growing up a metal head in Sydney's early to mid 80's - metal was underground, which you might find hard to believe, but … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Iron Maiden Fan Club Letter (1984)