Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: BUN E CARLOS (Cheap Trick) Drumstick (1988)

If you have ever seen Cheap Trick over the years and not caught a Rick Nielson guitar pick, you can probably count yourself as pretty unlucky. He must have thrown thousands of the things out to the crowd over the years, probably more so than any other guitar player ever, and it was a marketing … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: BUN E CARLOS (Cheap Trick) Drumstick (1988)

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Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: DIO CONCERT T-SHIRT, SYDNEY, 13/9/86

Whilst rummaging through the vaults today, I came across this concert t shirt I purchased at Dio's Sydney concert at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Saturday the 13th of September, 1986.  This was the Sacred Heart tour, and as visits to the antipodes by international metal bands in the mid 80's were rare (save for Maiden, … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: DIO CONCERT T-SHIRT, SYDNEY, 13/9/86

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Voodoo Queens Tee-Shirt (1994)

Being a girl band geek lifer, it was only a matter of time before I cast my attention on London's Voodoo Queens. I recall - upon landing in the UK around that time, asking a mate to clue me in on any decent she-powered outfits. Cross-referencing his recommendation list with the NME gig guide - … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Voodoo Queens Tee-Shirt (1994)

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kardomah Cafe Pass Out

Some time back, we penned an article on the long forgotten Kardomah Cafe at Kings Cross - Sydney's coolest post-gig venue to hang out at, as the sun was beginning to appear on the horizon. The article itself receives a lot of traffic, not just from rock fans who remember attending the place - but … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kardomah Cafe Pass Out

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Killing Time – 1991 Gig Flier

This flier for the long forgotten - but fondly remembered 'Killing Time' looks to be circa 1991. Jed, Tubby and Co did a short residency at the Royal Derby on Brunswick Street. Great band, great days....check out the old Killing Time poster we had here and Cowboy Col's great post on Jed Starr as well.

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kings Of The Sun Set List 1989

My rock n roll blood brother and I have long been Kings Of The Sun admirers. Check out some of our previous posts we've penned related to this iconic Queensland outfit ! I was rummaging through some of my rock merch this afternoon and discovered this gem ! According to my scrawl on the back … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Kings Of The Sun Set List 1989

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: TMG Charm Advert

TMG - gone but never forgotten, and always remembered fondly around here ! Ted Mulry wrote some amazing rock tunes over the years, and if you are on a discovery of Australian Music, be sure to research him. Here is an advert for a TMG charm bracelet, which from memory was included in the album … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: TMG Charm Advert

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Ace Frehley Signed 1995 Tour Poster

Back in 1994/5 when KI$$ where heading around the world on their convention tour, Space Ace Frehley was hitting the club circuit around the US and Canada, including a leg called the 'Kick Ass Tour'.  Many of these dates included his buddy Peter Criss on drums. Ace and Peter in a club ? or Kiss … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Ace Frehley Signed 1995 Tour Poster

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Frehley’s Comet Fan Club 1986-88

Back in 1986 I joined the Frehley's Comet Fan Club. From memory it ran for a couple of years and was ran by a guy called Erik Cram from Modesto, CA. It was always a highlight when a new issue of 'Comet Watch' landed in Mr Rockbrat's letterbox ! Remember that back then, info in … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Frehley’s Comet Fan Club 1986-88

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Vinnie Vincent 1986 Guitar Picks

Signing up to join the Vinnie Vincent Invasion International Fan Club - now there's a tongue-twister - was a no-brainer for this here Kiss nut. Of course, back in the mid-80's, fan clubs etc worked a little differently to nowadays. Vinnie's been in the news in recent times for all the wrong reasons, but back … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Vinnie Vincent 1986 Guitar Picks