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)
With an absolute plethora of internet radio stations out there, one could say that the choice of stations open to the listener are infinite. Plenty of options yes, but more often than not the options presented are not offering anything new in terms of playlists. How does one differentiate the cream from the crap? Listen … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? From The Underworld – weekly radio show on Phoenix FM
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 ?
When it comes to new rock n roll, separating the cream from the crap is often the hardest part. There are so many artists out there, all using the same media platforms to try to reach an audience. So many artists have great websites and are versed at self-promotion. Which is all well and good, … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: CARLY JAMISON
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
Welcome to 2014. Hopefully you all had a pleasant holiday season and are a ready for a rockin’ 2014. New Years Resolutions? Well apart from aiming to watch as many Randolph Scott and Audie Murphy westerns as possible(who would have thought Cowboy Col dug western movies?), Mr Rockbrat and I want to get the Australian … Continue reading Rockbrat News Flash: New albums from Carolyne Mas, Dan Baird, & a new Glam Bone podcast
I knew this album was released some weeks back, but I just haven’t had a chance to listen to it. I heard Michael Butler play the tune “Train Wreck” on a recent episode of his ‘Rock n Roll Geek Show” and my interest was sky high enough to buy the thing and I got to … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today? THE BLUEFIELDS – PURE (2012)