Rockbrat Introduces You To: The Rick Nielsen Signature Hamer

To escape the continuning aftershocks and radiation worries, Mr Rockbrat was recently gazing over some nice axes recently in a recycle store here in Japan. From a distance, the guitar which first caught my eye was an orange hamer. 'Looks similar to one which Cheap Trick's legendary Rick Nielsen uses' I thought and lo and … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: The Rick Nielsen Signature Hamer

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Cheap Trick ‘Busted’ comic book (1990)

I picked this item up in a record store in the Czech Republic back in the early 90s. I was a massive Cheap Trick fan and this was indeed a find. A promotional only, record company issue comic book about Rockford's finest! Intended as a promo gimic for the band's 1990 'Busted' album, I've had it stored away … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Cheap Trick ‘Busted’ comic book (1990)

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Rick Nielsen Guitar Picks

What: Rick Nielsen Guitar Picks At a guess, Rick Nielsen from Cheap Trick tosses 50+ of his signature plectrums into the crowd at each show. If you multiply the amount of shows Cheap Trick have performed since the early 70's - it would be a fair assumption to say he has chucked THOUSANDS of his picks … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Rick Nielsen Guitar Picks

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Cheap Trick Set-List

What: Cheap Trick Set-List - Rick Nielsen 1988 From the previous posts related to Cheap Trick, you can assume correct in saying the Rockbrat is a massive fan. Today, whilst rummaging through the Treasure Chest I locate gold ! Gold made out of paper at least. This is guitarist Rick Nielsen's original set-list obtained on the … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Cheap Trick Set-List

Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Rick Nielsen (1988)

Rick Nielsen  Who: Rick Nielsen When: 26 April, 1988 - Tivoli, Sydney Australia This photo of the great Rick Nielsen from Cheap Trick was taken at a venue in Sydney, Australia called The Tivoli. Don't bother looking for it, cause that venue has long since been demolished to make way for a car park. Cheap … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Rick Nielsen (1988)