The Warner E. Hodges Band have released a live album that was recorded at Bootleggers, Kendal in the UK last year. As well as Hodges, the band consists of Jason Knight on bass & background vocals, John Powney on drums and Ben Marsden on guitar & background vocals. ‘Live at Bootleggers’ is available now via … Continue reading Warner E. Hodges releases ‘Live At Bootleggers’ album. Currently in studio recording new album.
Joe Blanton may not be a name that you are familiar with – yet that should all change with the release of his long awaited debut solo album, ‘Good, Bad, Right or Wrong’. This cat oozes rock ‘n’ roll legitimacy and needs to be on your rock radar. Here’s why. Blanton invokes the spirit of … Continue reading Joe Blanton – Good, Bad, Right or Wrong CD (2018) – Smoking hot rock ‘n’ roll that hits the mark!
‘Screamer’ is the new album from Dan Baird & Homemade Sin (DB&HMS), and follows on from last year’s exceptional ‘Rollercoaster’ album. After a bout of ill health, Baird may have been excused if he had of released an album that was a little below par. Yet the reverse has occurred. ‘Screamer’ reeks of re-invigoration, with Baird returning … Continue reading DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN – SCREAMER LP – THE 2018 ALBUM OF THE YEAR.
In an age when rock ‘n’ roll ain’t at the top of the heap no more – its only right and just that you get down on your knees and give thanks that artists of the calibre of Warner E. Hodges are still out their making bona fide rock ‘n’ roll - and truly great, … Continue reading What’s the Rockbrat Listening To Today? WARNER E. HODGES – RIGHT BACK WHERE I STARTED (2017)
There’s a ton of live albums out there, yet when the best rock ‘n’ roll band in the world releases a new live record, it’s time to pay attention. This live album is a little bit special, and without going into the whole story, here’s the reason why. This live album is pulled from Dan … Continue reading What’s the Rockbrat Listening To Today? Dan Baird & Homemade Sin – The Red Wristband Special CD (2017)
Up on the stage, it’s as hot as Hades. Homemade Sin are working hard - and sweating buckets. ‘Can we turn on the Night Ranger?’ asks Dan Baird, referring to the big fan in the corner that if turned on will give the band the big hair look of Jack Blades & co. “I’ll end … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: Dan Baird & Homemade Sin – The Bridge Hotel, Sydney, 22 April, 2017.
Well, I'm gonna go out on a limb here – but I’m confident. We are only a quarter into the year – and already, the albums of the year have arrived. Makes little difference what comes out in the next 8 months, I’m here to tell you that nothing released this year will surpass the … Continue reading What’s the Rockbrat Listening To Today? Dan Baird & Homemade Sin – Rollercoaster AND Dan Baird – SoLow (2017) – BEST ALBUMS OF 2017.
The answer to this question is - arguably, yes - yet I need to qualify the response. If you ask a dozen people the same question, you will no doubt end up with twelve different answers - for the word 'best' is of course subjective. Yet in order to be somewhat objective - lets ensure … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Is Dan Baird & Homemade Sin the Best Rock ‘n’ Roll Band In The World ?
I’ve been listening exclusively to Stacie Collins of late, and her new album ‘Roll The Dice’. Man, is she good, and to coin an often overused term, is the ‘real deal’. Anyone who has the great Dan Baird and Warner Hodges in her corner has to be top shelf, as they don’t pin their hard … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: Stacie Collins