The sun has almost set on 2016, and one of the highlights of the year has been the reformation of the Ted Mulry Gang (TMG). The fact that TMG are playing out live, 40 years after their halcyon days is quite incredible – and something we should all be thankful for. Not just playing out … Continue reading Rockbrat Recommends: That You See The Ted Mulry Gang Live in 2017 – THE Best live band in Oz Rock by far!
On episode 58 of The Australian Rock Show we crank hot n heavy new tunage from Airbourne and get blown sky high with some classic AC/DC. Scott Ginn (ex-Boss) has re-mastered and re-issued his 'One Man Army' album from 1986 - which also cops an airing, as does his late 80's outfit Rags n Riches. … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today: Australian Rock Show Episode 58
Almost 12 years since the passing of the late, great Ted Mulry, the campaign to have TMG included in the ARIA Hall Of Fame continues. Here's a clip conrtaining various footage of Ted to remind you of how great Ted was (and still is). If you would to read more about how you can help … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Viewing Today ? The Campaign – Ted Mulry Gang for the ARIA Hall of Fame video
Fans of genuine Aussie rock (Angels, Tatts, AC/DC) take note. BITZER are for you. Forget about Airbourne for one second and the carbon copied style of oz rock they play. They are good at what they do, they nod approvingly to the past, but they lack the legitimacy, the authenticity, that a band like BITZER … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? BITZER – Oz Rock Six Pack (2013)
In 1990 (in Sydney at least), there was a revival of sorts, of some of Australia’s seventies bands, including JPY, TMG, William Shakespeare etc. Looking back, I think this in part was due to a couple of things. One was the prevalence of cover bands like Bjorn Again and the start of the whole Abba … Continue reading Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? TMG – Selinas, Sydney, 7 April, 1990
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
The TMG Book. 1976 was certainly a golden year for the Ted Mulry Gang (TMG) with records in the Top 10, national tours and albums moving out the door faster than a Jeff Thomson bouncer. Their record label Albert Records went so far as to capitalise on their success with publication of this, the TMG … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: The TMG Book (1976)
As I wrote in a recent post, I think the best days of Australian rock 'n' roll are gone. Those halcyon days of the 60', 70's and to a degree, the 80's are finished. The best of the best are now in rock heaven - including Ted. I was fortunate to have seen Ted a bunch … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Ted Mulry Autographed Photo (TMG)