Flamin' Groovies movie promo live

Plans are underfoot to make a movie about the Flamin' Groovies with a Kickstarter campaign raising more than $US10,000 of its $70,000 target with a month to go. Watch the promo below, then make a donation here.

Ken Stringfellow gets intimate Down Under

ken-stringfellowAfter flooring all who attended the Big Star’s Third tribute show for Sydney Festival in January and his subsequent solo shows with Chris Stamey and Skylar Gudasz, Ken Stringfellow is returning to Australia for intimate sideshows in Sydney, Hobart and Melbourne.

Dirty Rotten Imbeciles hit Oz and NZ

For the past 30 years, Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (aka D.R.I.) have built themselves a legacy as the epitome of the original aggressive, hardcore-punk thrash sound. The original pioneers of 'crossover thrash' are not only returning to Australia for the first time in 20 years but are making their long awaited debut on New Zealand shores.

Birdman box set just a shot away

rb-logoThe planned Radio Birdman CD box set of previously released albums paid with bonus material from the vaults is now tracking for a late July release, it has been announced. 

Cheetah Chrome takes to the streets

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It’s an entirely name-worthy pairing: Los Angeles’ best punk rock and roll band, The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, are teaming with Dead Boys guitar legend Cheetah Chrome to hit the road in the USA.

Rolling Stones not On Fire for now

The Human Riff is on hold. The Rolling Stones have postponed the Australian and New Zealand leg of their 14 ON FIRE tour following the tragic death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L’Wren Scott.