https://youtu.be/fYb32j5OyPI The incredible rock n roll created by Bon Scott and AC/DC, will forever be loved by millions. However before joining AC/DC in 1974, Bon had done a ten year apprenticeship in bands such as The Spektors, The Valentines and Fraternity. His life and musical legacy is celebrated in a new publication by Jeff Apter … Continue reading Episode 144 – Jeff Apter Interview (author: Bon Scott | Bad Boy Boogie)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_bfQ4fvK_A&t=5s To coincide with the release of his new solo album ‘Wooden Heart – Acoustic Anthology’ - John Waite, former vocalist from The Babys was recently interviewed by the Australian Rock Show podcast (complete interview here). Waite was asked about playing on the same festival line-ups as AC/DC, which occurred in 1979.
The label 'rock n roll royalty' is reserved for a certain few and our guest on this episode, the iconic and influential drummer Carmine Appice falls into that category. If you're a lifelong and devoted fan of rock n roll, it's a fair bet that Carmine's name will be littered throughout your record collection - … Continue reading Episode 143 – Carmine Appice Interview
In the late 1980's, the Candy Harlots were undisputed kings of Sydney's underground music scene and for a time, were dubbed 'Sydney's biggest live secret'. One of the key ingredients to the band's pulsating, hard rock sound was the lightning lead guitar - provided by teenage guitar wizard, Marc De Hugar. Combining catchy rock n … Continue reading Episode 142 – Marc De Hugar Interview (Candy Harlots | Dragonfly)
When two American punk rock greats book some studio time together - it's something to get excited about.NYC punk legend Kevin K has released more than 40 albums since 1977. He is the last of the original CBGB’s rockers still out there, and has played with everyone from The Ramones and The Romantics to Johnny … Continue reading Punk greats Kevin K and Ricky Rat team up to release new single ‘Identity Crisis’
With the release of his stunning new album 'Wooden Heart - Acoustic Anthology' - John Waite reminds music fans of his class and talent, weaving his beautiful voice through a stripped-back collection of songs. Waite possesses one of the most recognizable voices in rock n roll and in a career spanning over four decades, has … Continue reading Episode 140 – John Waite Interview
After a hiatus of 18 years, Canberra’s Vicious Kitten Records has been relaunched. The first release is a 7” single by NYC punk legend Kevin K - who has teamed up with Ricky Rat (Trash Brats / Dead Boys) on a hard hitting Ramones-like anthem called ‘Identity Crisis’. The first 100 singles comes with a … Continue reading Vicious Kitten Records relaunched
ELLEN FOLEY ANNOUNCES FIGHTING WORDS, HER FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN EIGHT YEARS AND AN UPLIFTING CALL FOR LIFE TO GET BACK ON TRACK First single “I’m Just Happy to Be Here” released today! The song finds Foley duetting with Karla DeVito, a fellow vocalist with direct ties to Meat Loaf’s 50-million-selling Bat Out of Hell. Fighting … Continue reading New album and new single from Ellen Foley
On show #139 of the Australian Rock Show, we crank more hot new tunage from around the planet. We pay tribute to Swedish guitarist Michael Thimren, blast through some song requests and talk all things rock. If it's amped-up and delivering the goods, you'll hear it here. Tune in, play very loud ! Music by: … Continue reading Australian Rock Show podcast #139 out now: Raising Ravens, Cheap Trick, Michael Thimren, Temtris + more
If it's rock n roll you came for, it's rock n roll you're gonna get - because on show #138 of the Australian Rock Show – we crank new tunage that has recently grabbed our attention - and is worthy of yours. Music by Cosmic Psychos, Amyl and the Sniffers, The Datsuns, Wicked Smile, Casanovas, … Continue reading Australian Rock Show podcast #138 out now: Cosmic Psychos, The Datsuns, Dictators, Deniz Tek + more
To promote the recently released Michael Schenker Group album ‘Immortal', Michael Schenker was recently interviewed by the Australian Rock Show podcast. Whilst discussing some of his recent album covers, Schenker was also asked how the cover art for M.S.G's 1983 album 'Built to Destroy' came about (the photograph on the album cover depicts Schenker smashing … Continue reading Michael Schenker recalls how the cover art for M.S.G’s 1983 album ‘Built to Destroy’ came about
If loud, thumping, blues-based rock be your thing, then be at The Bridge Hotel in Sydney on the 18th April - as Ty Coates’ Bombers and The Rose Carleo Band deliver a double-barrelled blast of roaring, first-rate rock n roll. Coates was front man and vocalist for late 80’s outfit The Bombers – a super-charged, … Continue reading Ty Coates’ Bombers and Rose Carleo Band: set to deliver a double shot of rock!