Capping off a year that saw Dept. of Gloom continue to build their reputation as an unmissable live act, the band will see 2018 out with a bang at Sydney’s infamous Frankie’s Pizza on Sunday 30th December. Following their shows with both Skid Row and Hardcore Superstar, the night promises to be huge with special … Continue reading Dept. of Gloom to rock Frankie’s (Sydney) last show for 2018!
A couple of years ago, Sydney’s Scott Ginn re-emerged after 20 odd years out of the rock ‘n’ roll game. As fans of 1980s Sydney and Australian heavy rock, we here at Rockbrat were very familiar with Scott’s work , prominently with bands such as BOSS, The Breakers, Cheetah and Rags N Riches (Scott’s 1986 … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? RAGS N RICHES – HEAVEN IS ONLY A MOMENT AWAY CD (2018)
Many albums by Australian hard rock/heavy metal bands of the early to mid-1980s are long out of print, and often fetch high prices on eBay and the collectors market. When these records were originally released, they were more often than not released on independent labels and in limited numbers, hence the reason why many titles … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? GINN – ONE MAN ARMY (2016) & RAGS ‘N’ RICHES – SHIPWRECKED OUT IN THE STREET (2016)
As fans of Australian hard rock in the 1980s, Scott Ginn was a guy who was always on our rock n roll radar. From his time fronting The Breakers, to Boss, and onto Rags ‘n’ Riches – Scott was a multi-talented musician who wore many hats –including songwriter, guitar player, vocalist, producer and engineer. He … Continue reading Rockbrat Chat: The Scott Ginn Interview
The Rockbrat has some fond memories of seeing a band around Sydney in 1989 called Rags ‘n’ Riches. I saw this band on several occasions and different Sydney venues, but particularly remember band supporting Gold Zeppelin. Kiss covers band Dynissty, as well as the Candy Harlots. They were a good band too, who played an entertaining, … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Sydney Hard Rock Outfit Rags ‘n’ Riches