I arrive at the ‘new’ ANU venue in time to catch the last few numbers by Sydney’s reformed cowpunk stalwarts The Johnnys. Graham Hood stalks the stage and lays down his distinctive bass groove while Slim Doherty’s appealing guitar twangs and resonates throughout the room. With Billy Pommer keeping time behind the kit, there are … Continue reading Live Review: The Beasts + The Johnnys, ANU, Canberra 7 March 2019
With a new album ‘Still Here’ out February 15, the mighty Beasts (without the Bourbon), are back in a big way, with an album that is on par with the band’s rich musical legacy, and a tour of Australia late this month and into March. Few bands have the rock ‘n’ roll legitimacy to match … Continue reading With a new album and Australian Tour – The Beasts are well and truly back, and sounding better than ever.
It is forty years since super ghoul Alice Cooper first toured Australia and he is back downunder – doing a run of dates with Ace Frehley as support act. On episode 79 of The Australian Rock Show, we celebrate the tour by cranking some covers, performed by local artists. We rock, we rant, we recall … Continue reading Episode 79 – Alice Cooper Ace Frehley 2017 Australian Tour Special