Quite possibly the most contrived record to ever be released in Oz rock history. Rank with artificiality, this lot couldn’t pull the wool over my eyes when they first burst on to the scene back in the late 80's with their try-hard antics and wanna-be rock star shenanigans – and all these years later this … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? ROXUS – Nightstreet (1991)
I’d like to think that I’ve always been into cool rock n roll. Yet its admission time. There was a slight blip on the radar there in the late 80s where I slipped up and was buying LP’s by (gulp) Poison, Warrant, White Lion, and others of the so called ‘big haired variety’. There, I’ve … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Being a fan of hair metal in the late 1980s – guilty as charged!
Who: Warrant - Part TwoWhen: Sydney 27 April 1992 Growing up a heavy metal obsessed teen in the mid 80's meant that in my opinion, all metal bands were great, and metal was a salvation from the drudgery of school that spoke to my brother and me. We knew something that our peers didn’t. Metal … Continue reading Worst Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Warrant (1992) – Part 2
Who: Warrant - Part One When :Sydney 27 April 1992 Here's another total waste of an evening. What was I thinking ? I'm pretty sure I didn't get free tickets, which would've made the pain of sitting through this shit more bearable. From memory I was at a loose end and thought 'this'd be good … Continue reading Worst Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Warrant (1992) Part 1