Rockbrat Remembers: Skid Row shaking Wembley Stadium 1991

Blog cohort Cowboy Col ain't a fan of Skid Row - so I'd better sneak this post up without him looking. Mr Rockbrat was bunkered down in Europe in 1991 on yet another rock n roll expedition. The biggest tour to hit the UK that summer was no doubt Guns n Roses at Wembley Stadium on … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Skid Row shaking Wembley Stadium 1991

Rockbrat Wonders: What were the best three power ballads of the late 80s / early 90s?

Back in 1988, I’m sure that the terms ‘power ballad’ or even ‘hair metal’, were not part of the vocabulary. These terms only came into use in the early 2000s when used to describe late 80’s hard rock bands who had big hair. Back then, EVERY band had record company pressure to come up with … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: What were the best three power ballads of the late 80s / early 90s?