It depends where you live but electrified Deniz Tek shows are more or less annual affairs these days, with the good Doctor spending half his time tending to A&E patients in Sydney, Australia, or Billings, Montana, with rock tours squeezed in during down-time. Unplugged gigs, on the other hand, are fewer and further between.
The Barman's Drunk & Disorderly podcast is back. Episode 29 is ready for your listening pleasure. A full tracklist appears after the fold.
Directed by Danny Garcia ("The Rise and Fall of The Clash"), "Looking For Johnny" is promised to be the definitive documentary on New York City's legendary guitar player Johnny Thunders.
Bob presents a special podcast to mark Record Store Day and Easter while saluting the ladies. Click the More link to see the tracklist.
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It was 35 years ago - May/June 1978 - when the two greats of high energy Detroit rock ‘n roll, Fred Smith and Iggy Pop, got together to bring a roadshow to Europe.
The Golden Age of Iggy and The Stooges continues unabated. With the band on indefinite hiatus, “Raw Power” era guitarist James Williamson is shining new light on a batch of mostly unreleased or never-properly-recorded gems from the band’s back-pages.
Photographer, chronicler of New York City's punk scene and onetime minder for Iggy & the Stooges and manager of Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers, Leee Black Childers, has died.
Radio Birdman mainman Deniz Tek will play a rare acoustic set on Sunday in Sydney with Visitors singer Mark Sisto on guest vocals for part of the night.
Without resorting to hyperbole, the definitive version of the debut album for Sydney’s esteemed Sunnyboys sounds fresher than the day it came out. The original 12 songs are coupled with seven early B-sides and live cuts but the revelation is in the bonus disc of 17 sparkling demo tracks, many of them previously unissued.
If there's one recent (i.e. it came out in late 2009 and is still being spun) Australian album that merits robbing a bank, mugging your neighbour or running down to Cash Converters and pawning your partner so you can purchase a copy, it's "Living With You Is Killing Me" by Brisbane band HITS.
With successful tours of Japan, Australia, London and the U.S. last year under their belt and a new studio album pending, the Flamin’ Groovies have announced extensive runs of shows in the U.S., Spain and France.
Pierced Arrows and Dead Moon frontman Fred Cole is on the mend after undergoing major heart surgery, he and his wife Toody report.
Much-loved garage-cum-country rockers The Supersuckers are revisiting Australia with a new album in tow and a bunch of hardcore fans to play to.
- Bob Short's back
- Flamin' Groovies movie promo live
- Stillpoint + Butterfly Farm - Madder Lake (Sandman)
- Ken Stringfellow gets intimate Down Under
- Looking back on the Ron Asheton Benefit in Sydney
- Dirty Rotten Imbeciles hit Oz and NZ
- The Sunnyboys live in Sydney
- Hard-Ons re-recruit Keish for 30th birthday bashes
- New single: Jesus F Christ by HITS
- Steel Panther release new single
- The Scientists at The Factory Theatre, Marrickville
- The Scientists with Pro Tools at The Governor Hindmarsh in Adelaide