What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Slade – ‘Sladest’

Today I am giving Slade's 1973 record 'Sladest' a thorough inspection - and damn it's good. Actually it’s extraordinary ! What you are in fact all looking at folks - is the very first record I ever bought. See, me and the Cowboy used to spend many Saturday mornings as kids - perusing local school … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Slade – ‘Sladest’

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Rockbrat Live Review: Beady Eye: Tokyo, Japan – Mon 12 September 2011

Who: Beady Eye Where: Zepp Tokyo, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan When: Mon 12 September 2011 The Gallagher's have been a part of the Rockbrat world for so long, they're like family. The last time I'd seen Liam and Co live was in the snowy setting of Sapporo in early 2009. But here I am a … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: Beady Eye: Tokyo, Japan – Mon 12 September 2011

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? BEADY EYE – DIFFERENT GEAR, STILL SPEEDING

UK rock outfit Beady Eye. Essentially Oasis minus Noel right ? Well the guys in Beady Eye might very well be standing in in the shadow of a giant but they sure as hell ain't looking back, rather - if this album is anything to go by - they're surging ahead on their own terms. … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? BEADY EYE – DIFFERENT GEAR, STILL SPEEDING

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Oasis – 2nd Night In a Shithole – Wembley 22.7.2000

For those not aware of Oasis history - this show at Wembley has achieved legendary status, chiefly because Liam is as pissed as a parrot. Things were not going all that great for the boys on the 'Standing On The Shoulder of Giants' Tour - with Noel walking out mid-tour after a brotherly fight - and … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Oasis – 2nd Night In a Shithole – Wembley 22.7.2000

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Oasis ‘What’s The Story’ CD with Noel’s Head

This album went to number one in many countries and sold millions. It's a freakin classic filled with anthems. Hard to believe it's now 15 years old. Most of the albums came with a standard silver disc. However some of the discs themselves feature a photograph of the back of Noel Gallagher's head. Story goes … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Oasis ‘What’s The Story’ CD with Noel’s Head

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Beady Eye: ‘Bring The Light’

Not sure I can answer Cowboy Col’s question to his ‘Who Will Save Australian Rock n Roll‘ ? post, but with the debut release yesterday from new outfit Beady Eye – I know who can save the sorry situation in the UK. Beady Eye are essentially Oasis minus Noel – and their first single ‘Bring … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Beady Eye: ‘Bring The Light’

Rockbrat Wonders: Why Noel and Liam Gallagher Cannot Resolve Their Differences ?

Oasis are a giant beast - bigger than maybe the Gallagher brothers themselves, or so I thought. I was sure that they would carry on in some form much like the Stones. But when big brother Noel walked out on the band for what seems like the final time one year ago - he effectively … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Why Noel and Liam Gallagher Cannot Resolve Their Differences ?

Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Oasis – Sapporo, Japan (2009)

  Who: Oasis When: Makomanai Ice Arena – Sapporo, Japan - 22 March 2009  With Noel and Liam gone their separate ways - it would appear unlikely that Oasis will ever re-unite.  It would now appear then, that a snowy and wintry Sunday evening - in Sapporo, Japan of all places - will be the final … Continue reading Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Oasis – Sapporo, Japan (2009)