What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Slade – ‘Sladest’

Today I am giving Slade's 1973 record 'Sladest' a thorough inspection - and damn it's good. Actually it’s extraordinary ! What you are in fact all looking at folks - is the very first record I ever bought. See, me and the Cowboy used to spend many Saturday mornings as kids - perusing local school … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Slade – ‘Sladest’

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

From memory, I purchased this around 85 and it rules. Double LP, gate-fold sleeve, pressed locally via Concept Records. Around this time period, heavy metal was all I knew. Money earnt from my menial factory job was spent on metal records....and I've never regretted it. Actually this compilation really is a sneak peek at the … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Metal Madness – Various Artists (1985)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? – Velvet Tinmine 20 Junk Shop Glam Ravers CD

Glam rock and glitter rock of the early 70’s was largely a British phenomenon – no one did it better. From Marc Bolan to Ziggy, Sweet, Slade and Gary Glitter. You can also include Mott The Hoople and early Queen. That’s right – the limeys invented the genre and played it better than anyone. I … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? – Velvet Tinmine 20 Junk Shop Glam Ravers CD