Australian Rock Show

Australian Rock Show

Australia's loudest and proudest rock n roll podcast !

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May 13, 2022 127 min

Since first plugging his bass into an amp as a Brisbane teenager, Tony ‘The Kid’ Robertson's loud, rock n roll journey spans 40-plus years. It's a journey that has seen him play with some of Australia's most iconic rock outfits. On show #158 of the Australian Rock Show, The Kid joins us for a lengthy interview, and we talk about everything...from the relentless gigging with Wasted Daze, his time in red-hot Brisbane ban...

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On show #157 of the Australian Rock Show, we chat with Mr Udo Dirkschneider - original frontman for loud German outfit Accept, whose iconic voice helped to define the heavy metal genre. Udo has just released 'My Way' - a seventeen song collection of cover versions that have influenced him throughout his life. From Motörhead, Judas Priest and AC/DC to Frankie Miller, Billy Squier, The Sweet, Frank Sinatra and more, Udo stam...

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April 17, 2022 115 min

As a founding member of the Celibate Rifles, guitarist Kent Steedman needs no introduction. On episode #156 of The Australian Rock Show, Kent joins us for a detailed chat, where we look over parts of his rich rock n roll history. We talk about everything - from playing CBGB's and Denmark's Roskilde Festival to opening for INXS....the Blind Ear and Heaven On A Stick albums, gigging with the New Christs and Italian outfit Ya...

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The Rogue Sharks are soon to release their brand new album 'In For The Kill' and this riff-heavy, twelve song outing scores very high marks. On episode #155 of the Australian Rock Show, lead guitarist Mick Adkins joins us to talk over the upcoming new album and we dig into some band history as well. Mick also gives us an update on his other musical activities - including the Rose Carleo Band - who, we are excited to learn ...

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'Eyes Of Oblivion' is album number eight for The Hellacopters - their first release since the 2016 reunion - and sees them back at the top of their game. On episode #154 of the Australian Rock Show, lead vocalist/guitarist Nicke Andersson joins us to look over the new album in detail. We also dig into his rock n roll history, his passion for art, recall the Hellacopters 1998 Australian tour - and chat about some of his fav...

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On episode #153 of the Australian Rock Show, we crank more hot new tunage from around the planet. We also chat with Harriet and Graham from Melbourne outfit Rot TV - about their fiery debut album and check in with Charlotte Jenkins from Canberra outfit Charlotte and the Harlots. If it's rock n roll you came for, it's rock n roll you're gonna get. Crank it up !

Music by: Leadfinger, Charlotte & The Harlots, Sons of ...

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On episode #152 of the Australian Rock Show, we crank hot new tunage from around the planet. We talk with Luke from Heavy Roller about their killer debut album and also check in with Will from hard rock outfit Black Whiskey. Whether it be rock, punk, heavy metal, alternative, pop, hard rock, blues or whatever - if it's amped up and delivering the goods - you'll hear it here. Tune in and play loud.

Music by: The Poor, Heavy...

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January 5, 2022 36 min

Black Label Society recently released their eleventh studio album - the riff-heavy masterpiece 'Doom Crew Inc.' - and many fans are already hailing it their best release yet ! On show #151 of The Australian Rock Show – Black Label Society main man and guitar icon Zakk Wylde joins us to look over the new album. We talk over some of the songs on the record and also what the band have planned for the coming months. We also ex...

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On episode #150 of the Australian Rock Show, we see out 2021 by cranking hot new tunage - and also spin songs released in recent months, that may've passed you by. Whether it be rock, heavy metal, punk, alternative, pop, hard rock, blues or whatever - if it's amped up and delivering the goods - you'll hear it here.

Music by: Hellacopters, Gwyn Ashton, Wicked Smile, Even, Swedish Magazines, Jupiter 5, Undermines, Hoodoo...

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December 15, 2021 82 min

Since the late 1970's, guitarist Phil Bowley and his lightning fast fingers have been a key ingredient of many cool outfits....from the leather and studs of Shy Thunder, to the crunching riffs of White Widow, the melodic raunch of Rags n Riches to the street-level sleaze of the Candy Harlots - and most recently, the loud and brooding tunage of Melody Black and Dept. of Gloom. The one constant for this six string king is volume...

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Over the past few years, there's been a stack of great new music coming out of Australia, which has in turn - helped to make the local scene stronger than it's been for some time. One of the reasons why the music scene is thriving is due in part to a label called Golden Robot Records - who are consistently releasing new product and in the space of a few short years - have grown from a relatively small label - to one of the...

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November 16, 2021 56 min

If you're a music fan who digs hooks and melodies, then 'Deal Breaker' - the new album from Poor Little Things is right up your alley ! Guitarist Dave Talon first crashed the scene in the late 90's with Rollerball - a riff-heavy Gold Coast outfit who (much like the 1975 film which inspired their name) have gone on to achieve cult-status. On episode #147 of the Australian Rock Show, Dave joins us to talk over some R...

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October 28, 2021 91 min

For more than thirty years Detroit’s Ricky Rat has been creating killer rock ‘n’ roll – from the legendary Trash Brats to the Kevin K Band, the re-united Dead Boys and his own solo material with the Ricky Rat Pack, he is the genuine embodiment of motor city rock 'n' roll with a story to tell and songs you need to hear! On episode #146 of the Australian Rock Show, Ricky joins us to look over his life in rock ‘n’ roll, his r...

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October 11, 2021 201 min

Alan Lancaster passed away recently - leaving behind a back catalogue of loud, rock n roll riches. As a member of Status Quo, Alan became a rock n roll giant and was loved by fans the world over. For more than half his life, Al called Australia home and after leaving Quo - was a member of popular outfits The Party Boys and then The Bombers. On episode #145 of The Australian Rock Show, we honor Alan's memory by cranking some of...

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September 17, 2021 49 min

The incredible rock n roll created by Bon Scott and AC/DC, will forever be loved by millions. However before joining AC/DC in 1974, Bon had done a ten year apprenticeship in bands such as The Spektors,The Valentines and Fraternity. His life and musical legacy is celebrated in a new publication by Jeff Apter titled 'Bad Boy Boogie: The true story of AC/DC legend Bon Scott'. On episode 144 of the Australian Rock Show, Jeff j...

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September 12, 2021 41 min

The label 'rock n roll royalty' is reserved for a certain few and our guest on this episode, the iconic and influential drummer Carmine Appice falls into that category. If you're a lifelong and devoted fan of rock n roll, it's a fair bet that Carmine's name will be littered throughout your record collection - via Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, King Kobra, Beck, Bogert and Appice, Rod Stewart, Blue Murder and many many ...

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August 28, 2021 91 min

In the late 1980's, the Candy Harlots were undisputed kings of Sydney's underground music scene and for a time, were dubbed 'Sydney's biggest live secret'. One of the key ingredients to the band's pulsating, hard rock sound was the lightning lead guitar - provided by teenage guitar wizard, Marc De Hugar. Combining catchy rock n roll, with a well-choreographed stage show - the Mark Easton-fronted Candy Harlo...

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August 19, 2021 52 min

Since the early 1980's, Sherry Rich and her guitar case have travelled many miles. From gigging at local dances in Bribie Island, playing to large rock crowds with Girl Monstar - or performing with Courtesy Move in Nashville....it's a musical journey that has resulted in some enduring, highly acclaimed albums. She has recently released a new album 'The Divine Crimson V' and on episode 141 of the Australian Rock Sho...

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With the release of his stunning new album 'Wooden Heart - Acoustic Anthology' - John Waite reminds music fans of his class and talent, weaving his beautiful voice through a stripped-back collection of songs. Waite possesses one of the most recognizable voices in rock n roll and in a career spanning over four decades, has written, recorded and amassed a back-catalogue of musical riches. On episode #140 of The Australian Ro...

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On show #139 of the Australian Rock Show, we crank more hot new tunage from around the planet. We pay tribute to Swedish guitarist Michael Thimren, blast through some song requests and talk all things rock. If it's amped-up and delivering the goods, you'll hear it here. Tune in, play very loud !

Music by: Raising Ravens, Cheap Trick, Temtris, Michael Thimren, Hot Breath, Pat Todd & The Rank Outsiders, Chris Brockbank&#...

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