Despite the ‘unprecedented’ times in which Australia finds itself, there are still reasons for fans of Australian rock ‘n’ roll to consider themselves fortunate. Here’s one. In February, 2020, Australia’s finest exponents of country rock, STARS, released a new album ‘One More Circle Round The Sun’, the untimely release of which went unnoticed as the … Continue reading STARS – ONE MORE CIRCLE ROUND THE SUN CD (2020).
Stars have been back for a couple of years now, yet unlike other Australian bands from the 1970s that have reformed, to call Stars a ‘heritage act’, would miss the point completely. What separates Stars from their peers is that although they honour their past, they continue to release new music that is both first-rate … Continue reading STARS Live Review – Canberra, November 28, 2019. In one word – compelling.
Having released two landmark country-rock albums in the late 70s, albums that have aged incredibly well over time, the pressure on the recently reformed STARS to come up with the goods on their comeback album must have been significant. That they have released an album that in many ways surpasses those landmark records in terms … Continue reading After 40 years STARS return with the 2018 Australian album of the year
For several years now the Harmonie German Club has built a reputation as Canberra’s premier live music venue for country and blues – and tonight’s show is no exception, with 70’s Oz country rock greats Stars returning to the national Capital after a hiatus of many many years. In a two hour set of compelling … Continue reading STARS return to Canberra with a red hot performance and one of THE Australian albums of 2018 in ‘Boundary Rider’