Episode 108 – The Hots Interview

Sydney guitar slinger Ronnie Simmons first earned his rock n roll stripes in local outfit L.U.S.T. - before going on to do time with the Screaming Jets, Rose Tattoo, and Richie Ramone among others. Some time back, he joined forces with powerhouse songstress Foxie Kelly to form The Hots – a fiery rock n roll … Continue reading Episode 108 – The Hots Interview

Album Review: Steve Mulry – Rock Rebel CD

It’s time to re-focus the spotlight on Steve Mulry’s Rock Rebel album as too few people know about it. Rock Rebel was released five years back now, and if you are a fan of Oz rock of The Angels-Rose Tattoo-AC/DC-TMG variety, then Rock Rebel is an album for you and worthy of your attention. The … Continue reading Album Review: Steve Mulry – Rock Rebel CD

Episode 106 -Angry Anderson Interview

As front man for the iconic Rose Tattoo, Angry Anderson needs no introduction. Angry joins us on episode 106 of the Australian Rock Show for a lengthy interview where we take a deep dive into his rock n roll history and ask the questions you won’t hear in other interviews. In this comprehensive chat we … Continue reading Episode 106 -Angry Anderson Interview

Rose Tattoo and Hard-Ons announce ‘Still Never Too Loud’ Tour 2019

Rose Tattoo’s - ‘Never Too Loud’, released in 1997 through Repertoire Records Germany, was a ‘Popumentary’ Series, spanning the band's career at the time. Now, 22 years on, the Hard-Ons, join Rose Tattoo on their ‘Still Never To Loud’ tour heading out nationally in March, April and May. Thirty-five years since their formation, the Hard-Ons have … Continue reading Rose Tattoo and Hard-Ons announce ‘Still Never Too Loud’ Tour 2019

PALACE OF THE KING Announced As Special Guests On Rose Tattoo Australian Tour

Melbourne rockers Palace Of The King have been confirmed as very special guests on the upcoming national run from Australia’s rock n roll outlaws, Rose Tattoo. POTK have had a huge 2018, releasing their third album Get Right With Your Maker in April which saw them undertake a huge 8 country European tour before heading back to Australia for sold out … Continue reading PALACE OF THE KING Announced As Special Guests On Rose Tattoo Australian Tour

ARS100: Mark Evans Interview (AC/DC – Rose Tattoo)

We celebrate the 100th episode of the Australian Rock Show in style by chatting to Oz hard rock great Mark Evans. We talk in detail about Mark’s life in rock ‘n’ roll – covering everything from his earliest days with AC/DC to his time in Heaven, his memories of Malcolm Young, his recent stint in … Continue reading ARS100: Mark Evans Interview (AC/DC – Rose Tattoo)

Ex-Angels and Skyhooks guitarist Bob Spencer releases new single !

Bob Spencer is best known for his guitar exploits in bands such as, Finch, The Angels, Skyhooks and currently Rose Tattoo.  He is an ARIA Hall Of Fame member, has had multi gold and platinum records in his career including, The Angels only No.1 album ‘Beyond Salvation’.  Bob is a mentor, music coach and all … Continue reading Ex-Angels and Skyhooks guitarist Bob Spencer releases new single !

From The Archives: Desoto: Take This Veil Album Review (2000)

Lucy De Soto – the woman with the likeable golden voice. I’ve long been a fan of Lucy. Her boogie woogie rollicking piano playing and strong rich vocals are an integral part of the Pete Wells sound. ‘Take This Veil’ is her first solo album (proper) in 13 years. (She released two LP’s in the … Continue reading From The Archives: Desoto: Take This Veil Album Review (2000)

Whats The Rockbrat Listening to today? WHEN SHARPIES RULED: A VICIOUS SELECTION (Festival Records)

Festival Records thankfully continue to reissue/repackage and reinvigorate great Australian rock ‘n’ roll that would otherwise be lost to time. ‘When Sharpies Ruled’ is a 23 track compilation CD with exhaustive liners notes, a superb photo book and a wealth of first hand insight - not just into the music – but the whole Sharpie … Continue reading Whats The Rockbrat Listening to today? WHEN SHARPIES RULED: A VICIOUS SELECTION (Festival Records)

From the Rockbrat Archives: Pete Wells Band – It’s All Fun and Games Till Somebody Gets Hurt (PACK O’ 20)

Wells has worked tirelessly to earn the position he now holds as one of Australia’s premier bluesman, with minimal industry and public support. Yet for overseas readers, you don’t land support slots with Dylan, Marianne Faithfull, Robert Cray or The Stray Cats (to name a few) if you ain’t the genuine article, and Wells is … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Pete Wells Band – It’s All Fun and Games Till Somebody Gets Hurt (PACK O’ 20)

From the Rockbrat Archives: Ian Rilen – Love Is Murder (Phantom)

Damn this is good….real good. If this isn't the best Australian release of the year then I'd like to know what is. Is it necessary to introduce the man ? OK, for the benefit of the few who weren't listening the first time around. Rilen formed the seminal Australian rock 'n' roll beast that be … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Ian Rilen – Love Is Murder (Phantom)