What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? RAGS N RICHES – HEAVEN IS ONLY A MOMENT AWAY CD (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)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? GINN – ONE MAN ARMY (2016) & RAGS ‘N’ RICHES – SHIPWRECKED OUT IN THE STREET (2016)

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)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today: Australian Rock Show Episode 58

On episode 58 of The Australian Rock Show we crank hot n heavy new tunage from Airbourne and get blown sky high with some classic AC/DC. Scott Ginn (ex-Boss) has re-mastered and re-issued his 'One Man Army' album from 1986 - which also cops an airing, as does his late 80's outfit Rags n Riches. … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today: Australian Rock Show Episode 58

Rockbrat Chat: MAZZ-XT ‘At The Brink Of Eternity’ album (2016)

In a previous post we conducted an interview with Scott Ginn that comprehensively chronicled Scott’s entire rock n roll history. It’s an interview that drew a lot of attention and rightly so, because Scott was a guy who made an immense contribution to the Australian hard rock scene, particularly during the 1980s, and his story … Continue reading Rockbrat Chat: MAZZ-XT ‘At The Brink Of Eternity’ album (2016)

Rockbrat Chat: The Scott Ginn Interview

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

Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #8 – Sydney’s Metal Years

Tune in for the first episode in a series of shows - where Mr Rockbrat and Cowboy Col remember Sydney’s heavy metal years of the 1980’s. That’s right, we were metalheads who grew up in Sydney, Australia and in this series we will be focusing only on Sydney bands, and bands who predominantly didn’t sign … Continue reading Rockbrat News Flash: Rockbrat Radio #8 – Sydney’s Metal Years

Rockbrat Remembers: Sydney Hard Rock Outfit Rags ‘n’ Riches

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