What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? ELLEN FOLEY – ABOUT TIME (2013)

‘About Time’ was released late last year, and it is Foley’s first album in 30 years. That’s right – the smouldering blonde with the piercing eyes and dulcet tones is back in a BIG way – with ‘About Time’ being the best thing she has done to date. Her voice still sounds as strong and … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? ELLEN FOLEY – ABOUT TIME (2013)

Rockbrat’s YouTube Hit Pick: Juliette Valduriez

As a self-confessed girl-band geek, I often scour YouTube to see who is out there making waves. It is often like trying to locate your lost white cat in a snow storm - there are so many videos of shitty guitar players who feel it necesary to upload bad sounding recordings of their horrendous offerings.Some … Continue reading Rockbrat’s YouTube Hit Pick: Juliette Valduriez

Rockbrat Wonders: What are Cowboy Col’s Desert Island Discs?

Howdy Rockbrat disciples. You know Mr. Rockbrat and Cowboy Col began collecting records in 1979/80. I remember Mr. Rockbrat buying Slade's –‘Sladest’ LP, I remember catching buses all over Sydney in search of  second hand book and record stores in that eternal search for those early KISS albums. I remember buying 45’s of KISS’ Talk … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: What are Cowboy Col’s Desert Island Discs?

Rockbrat Wonders: Why Noel and Liam Gallagher Cannot Resolve Their Differences ?

Oasis are a giant beast - bigger than maybe the Gallagher brothers themselves, or so I thought. I was sure that they would carry on in some form much like the Stones. But when big brother Noel walked out on the band for what seems like the final time one year ago - he effectively … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Why Noel and Liam Gallagher Cannot Resolve Their Differences ?

Rockbrat Wonders: About The Oasis-Japan Relationship

Note: This is a re-published post - written in 2009 when the great Oasis were still active ! British Rock kings Oasis have always been held in high regard with the Japanese fans – it’s a relationship which has never really been analysed – until now. I am a fan of both subjects, so thought … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: About The Oasis-Japan Relationship

Worst Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Mick Taylor Band (1994)

Who: Mick Taylor Band When: Covent Garden, London UK 6 April 1994 Here's another trip to snoresville. Scene 1: Reading over gig guide whilst sipping a Guinness in local pub - noticing former Stone Mick Taylor coming up at a local venue ! Note: Must go to venue the next day to secure ticket. Scene … Continue reading Worst Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Mick Taylor Band (1994)