Icehouse – A Great Australian Rock Band

Icehouse is a great Australian rock band which was initially formed as The Flowers in 1977 in Sydney. Their music had a pub rock style. Subsequently, they achieved national and international acclaim and commercial success with a new wave and synth-pop sound. Consequently, they became very well known overseas in… Read more“Icehouse – A Great Australian Rock Band”

Crowded House – A Great Rock Band From Australia

Crowded House are one of the most finest and greatest alternative rock bands from Australia. The band was formed in 1985 as ‘The Mullanes’ in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and performed until 1996. They reunited in 2006 and performed for five more years until 2011. Then another break followed until 2016,… Read more“Crowded House – A Great Rock Band From Australia”

Midnight Oil – One Of The Finest Australian Rock Bands Ever

Midnight Oil (also known informally as ‘The Oils‘) is one of the finest Australian rock bands ever! The band is rooted in the genres of alternative rock, hard rock, post-punk, and new wave and has been active from 1972 until 2002 and then once more from 2016 onwards. Midnight Oil… Read more“Midnight Oil – One Of The Finest Australian Rock Bands Ever”

Goanna – One Of The Finest Australian Rock Bands Ever

Goanna is one of the finest Australian rock bands ever! The band formed in 1977 in the port city of Geelong, Victoria and had been active until 1985 (disbanding subsequently in 1987), before marking a hiatus which lasted until 1998, the year in which they briefly re-united, and subsequently since… Read more“Goanna – One Of The Finest Australian Rock Bands Ever”

The Shadows At Sixty – A Great BBC Four Documentary (2020)

The Shadows were one of the greatest (if not the greatest) English instrumental rock band of the 1950s and 1960s. They managed to make a significant name for themselves in the music business in England at an early age and thereby solidify their status as rock stars for the rest… Read more“The Shadows At Sixty – A Great BBC Four Documentary (2020)”

Men at Work – One Of Australia’s Finest Rock Bands Ever

Men at Work were one of the finest Australian rock bands of the 1980s. Formed initially in Melbourne in 1978, the band would later know national and international success with their debut studio album entitled ‘Business as Usual‘ which was released in 1981. Their debut studio album was a very… Read more“Men at Work – One Of Australia’s Finest Rock Bands Ever”

Temple of the Dog – One Of Grunge’s Finest Bands

Temple of the Dog was a great grunge and alternative rock musical project which was founded in 1990 in the grunge capital of Seattle, Washington, on the West Coast of the United States of America. Temple of the Dog was, actually, a musical supergroup formed of members of Pearl Jam… Read more“Temple of the Dog – One Of Grunge’s Finest Bands”

Pearl Jam – One Of The Finest Grunge Bands Ever

Pearl Jam was doubtlessly one of the finest grunge bands of the 1990s and of all times. With a long standing history as one of the band’s most prolific and leading musical acts, the group was formed on the West Coast, in the grunge-imbued Seattle, Washington, in 1990, centered around… Read more“Pearl Jam – One Of The Finest Grunge Bands Ever”

Hatfield and the North – A Great English Progressive Rock Band

Hatfield and the North were a great English progressive rock and experimental rock band from the Canterbury scene. The band was initially active between 1972 and 1975 before disbanding and then briefly re-united many years after, once in 1990, and then the second and final time between 2005 and 2006…. Read more“Hatfield and the North – A Great English Progressive Rock Band”

Steve Vai – Flex-Able Leftovers (1984), Instrumental Rock EP

‘Flex-Able Leftovers‘ is the title of a limited edition vinyl EP (i.e. extended play) released by American virtuoso guitarist Steve Siro Vai in 1984, as a supplement to ‘Flex-Able‘ which was previously issued earlier during the same year. As the main LP towards which this EP bears reference in its… Read more“Steve Vai – Flex-Able Leftovers (1984), Instrumental Rock EP”