Posts tagged "Rock ‘N’ Roll"
[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

Those joyous and—at times—pompous warriors of musical excellence are back: The Darkness have come to save us from the tyranny of the world with their excellent forthcoming album Easter Is Cancelled, and an Australian tour in March. We caught up with drummer Rufus Tiger Taylor to discuss the upcoming mayhem. TEO: The new album is...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ROCKERS THE BABES END AUSSIE ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR WITH ELECTRIC SHOW IN HOMETOWN

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] ADELAIDE ROCKERS THE BABES END AUSSIE ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR WITH ELECTRIC SHOW IN HOMETOWN

We can think of at least one reason to brave Adelaide’s West End on a chilly Saturday night: The Babes’ Dive Bars & Muscle Cars album launch. The Babes gave patrons the kind of gritty, head-banging rock ‘n’ roll that makes you forget your troubles. The kind that has every glass in the house raised....
[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

[NEWS] THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE ‘EASTER IS CANCELLED’ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 2020 TOUR AND RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEART EXPLODES’

After what will be a three-year gap between visits, UK rock favourites The Darkness will be back on Aussie and New Zealand shores to spread their Easter Is Cancelled message with a headline tour in March 2020. On a mission to lead us to the sunlit uplands of inclusivity, togetherness and rock ‘n’ roll fellowship, The Darkness will...
[INTERVIEW] ROCK ‘N’ ROLL VETERAN TAIME DOWNE OF FASTER PUSSYCAT TALKS NEW MUSIC AND TOURING WITH AUSSIES

[INTERVIEW] ROCK ‘N’ ROLL VETERAN TAIME DOWNE OF FASTER PUSSYCAT TALKS NEW MUSIC AND TOURING WITH AUSSIES

Cast your mind back to the 1980s when rock ‘n’ roll met glam metal and sleaze rock to break every rule in the book. Hollywood gave birth to a hybrid breed called Faster Pussycat in 1985 with their worldwide hit single ‘House of Pain’ that touched us all—appropriately! These guys are now returning to Australia,...
[NEWS] TIKI SAFARI TO ROCK MARRICKVILLE FACTORY THEATRE

[NEWS] TIKI SAFARI TO ROCK MARRICKVILLE FACTORY THEATRE

A supersonic eruption is about to rock Marrickville, raising more heat than Kilauea lava, as Factory Theatre goes troppo all over again in the rum-infused rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza—Tiki Safari! The Tiki Beach Fashion Parade is back to raise the temperature to hazardous heights, and off-stage, you’ll find all things exotic and tiki with: collectables, clothing, merch and...
[ALBUM REVIEW] GET RIGHT WITH YOUR MAKER BY PALACE OF THE KING

[ALBUM REVIEW] GET RIGHT WITH YOUR MAKER BY PALACE OF THE KING

Palace Of The King is a Melbourne four-piece rock ‘n’ roll band. Their new album, Get Right With Your Maker, is a pure genius slab of old school rock, soul, rhythm and blues. This is their third full-length player, which will be released shortly before an impending European tour. A little dash of Led Zeppelin,...
[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] CUT AGAINST THE GRAIN BY AARON KEYLOCK

[ALBUM REVIEW] CUT AGAINST THE GRAIN BY AARON KEYLOCK

Blues rock may not be prominent on mainstream radio, nor heard at nearly enough Aussie venues; it’s almost like there’s a thick weighty curtain of hip hop and pop hung all around—it’s hard to find the opening but when you do there’s a whole ’nother dimension of music out there. UK’s Aaron Keylock released his...
THEY’RE KILLING IT

THEY’RE KILLING IT

After years of playing in different bands on the same circuit, five men have come together to form the band, KilliT—it’s one of those ‘just right’ moments. You’ve got Gaz Twist (vocals), Niro Knox (lead guitar), Byron Marr (rhythm guitar), Geos Letona (bass) and Pete Jean (drums), and they released their debut album earlier this...
BROTHER LATHAM ON ALL THINGS NEW FOR BEASTO BLANCO

BROTHER LATHAM ON ALL THINGS NEW FOR BEASTO BLANCO

With a new album release and a US tour set for November, it’s only onwards and upwards for rock band, Beasto Blanco. Fronted by Chuck Garric (vocals and guitar) of Alice Cooper, and featuring Jan LeGrow on bass; Cooper’s daughter, Calico, on vocals; Brother Latham on guitar and Tim Husung on drums. TEO caught up...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: RSO/RICHIE SAMBORA AND ORIANTHI AT THE ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: RSO/RICHIE SAMBORA AND ORIANTHI AT THE ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

A long line around the Adelaide Entertainment Centre and a cold night was what Richie Sambora and Orianthi (RSO) fans were in for last night, but that didn’t stop the anticipation among every single soul waiting for the duo to finish up a final sound check. Dressed accordingly to relive the days of the wild...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PALACE OF THE KING AT THE CROWN AND ANCHOR

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PALACE OF THE KING AT THE CROWN AND ANCHOR

A night at the Crown and Anchor means cold beer and live music, and last night was Palace of the King’s turn, launching their new album, Valles Marineris. The Melbourne fellas were joined by two Adelaide bands, playing to a mixed crowd—all connected by a mutual love of good live music. Adelaide band, Somnium warmed...