Posts tagged "Hard Rock"
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SKID ROW REWINDS THE CLOCK AS THE YOUTH GOES WILD AT THE GOV

The prospect of seeing a Sebastian Bach-less Skid Row has been a difficult one for fans to come to grips with ever since his departure from the band in 1996. Skid Row’s constant lineup changes have become infamous, but with their current incarnation featuring original members Dave ‘The Snake’ Sabo (guitar), Scotti Hill (guitar) and...
[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

[NEWS] TRAPT ANNOUNCE AUSSIE 2019 TOUR

Californian active hard rock favourites Trapt return Down Under to play highlights from their self-titled classic album Trapt, plus a selection of other favourites. Trapt was the band’s major-label debut; a perfect mix of hard rock with catchy hooks, dynamic choruses, and memorable lyrics. Fusing together propulsive guitars and unforgettable upbeat refrains, the guys are adept at producing empowering arena-worthy anthems. In...
[NEWS] ROSE TATTOO BRINGS ROCK N’ ROLL OUTLAW 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR TO AUSTRALIA

[NEWS] ROSE TATTOO BRINGS ROCK N’ ROLL OUTLAW 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR TO AUSTRALIA

40 years from the release of Rose Tattoo’s legendary Rock N’ Roll Outlaw, the band will be heading out on an anniversary tour around Australia from September-November. The debut album was recorded at the famed rock ‘n’ roll Alberts studios, produced by the legendary team, Vanda & Young; released through Albert, Repertoire Records in late...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] L.A. GUNS MAKE GLAM METAL MAGIC AT SYDNEY’S MAX WATT’S

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] L.A. GUNS MAKE GLAM METAL MAGIC AT SYDNEY’S MAX WATT’S

’80s glam rock legends L.A. Guns played their hotly anticipated Sydney show last night. Marking the first time classic members Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns have played in Australia together, the band has pulled no punches and taken nothing for granted. The band made sure the occasion was a memorable one for more than just...
[NEWS] '80S HEAVY METAL HEROES SKID ROW GEAR UP FOR 2018 AUSSIE TOUR

[NEWS] ’80S HEAVY METAL HEROES SKID ROW GEAR UP FOR 2018 AUSSIE TOUR

Multi-platinum selling band Skid Row will embark on a full Australian tour this October whilst also hitting Auckland, New Zealand. It will be the first time Australian fans get to see former Dragonforce singer ZP Theart up front and he will be joined by guitarists Snake Sabo and Scotti Hill, bassist Rachel Bolan and drummer...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] PINEWOOD SMILE BY THE DARKNESS

Pinewood Smile is the fifth album from The Darkness and they just keep smashing out hit after hit! Justin Hawkins (vocals, guitar), Dan Hawkins (guitar), Frankie Poullain (bass) and Rufus Taylor (drums) have really put their heads together to create an album that is imaginative, complex and funny. Opening with the single ‘All The Pretty...
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING ALBUM AND SHARE 'ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS' ACROSS ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING ALBUM AND SHARE ‘ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS’ ACROSS ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS

High-energy hard rockers, The Darkness, have just completed a string of shows supporting Guns ‘N Roses and are now preparing to release their fifth studio album Pinewood Smile. Ahead of the album’s October release, the band has unveiled the opener ‘All The Pretty Girls,’ which addresses the attention that comes with fame and discusses the...
[NEWS] ALICE COOPER PREMIERES LYRIC VIDEO FOR BRAND NEW SONG ‘PARANORMAL’

[NEWS] ALICE COOPER PREMIERES LYRIC VIDEO FOR BRAND NEW SONG ‘PARANORMAL’

Legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper is just over a week away from releasing his next studio album, and he’s just revealed the album’s title track. ‘Paranormal’ is a signature Cooper song with all of the suspense, awesome riffage and eerie lyrics Cooper fans crave—and an epic guitar solo, of course. You can check out the lyric video...
[NEWS] SEBASTIAN BACH ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[NEWS] SEBASTIAN BACH ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

The original voice of Skid Row, Sebastian Bach returns to Australia this October. Hailed as one of the finest front men to come out of the late ’80s/early ’90s with one hell of a voice, he is the personification of pure rock ‘n’ roll at its finest! Having joined Skid Row at the young age...
[ALBUM REVIEW] LOWER THE BAR BY STEEL PANTHER

[ALBUM REVIEW] LOWER THE BAR BY STEEL PANTHER

Can you feel the steel? It’s hard to miss. Scandalous metal glam rockers Steel Panther are back with another album titled Lower The Bar, and yet they’ve set it higher than before. Screaming guitar riffs and a throaty grunt open up the album with ‘Going In The Back Door’. It’s funk layered over the top...
ALTER BRIDGE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT BAND FOR AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND TOUR

ALTER BRIDGE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT BAND FOR AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND TOUR

Following the release of The Last Hero, the guys from Alter Bridge will be returning to Aussie shores in April and have just announced that Like A Storm will be joining them! Like A Storm has a reputation for being one of the hardest working bands in the heavy rock world. These guys have fought...
ALBUM REVIEW: BEASTO BLANCO BY BEASTO BLANCO

ALBUM REVIEW: BEASTO BLANCO BY BEASTO BLANCO

After a full on year, Beasto Blanco topped it off with the release of their second full length album in November. Self-titled, it follows up from the band’s critically acclaimed 2013 release, Live Fast, Die Loud and you can hear how the band has evolved clear as day. Fronted by Chuck Garric—Alice Cooper’s bassist—he’s joined...