These Boots Were Made For Rockin’ 2013

In regards to live music, 2013 was a great year for me. The year started out with some gigs in Australia then when I came back to America I saw shows all over the country and even popped up to Toronto in Canada to catch some shows. The following are the major acts I saw…

Airbourne – Rocked Baltimore Hard, Aussie Style

A little while back I got to see Aussie hard rockers Airbourne shred up the stage during a brilliant set in Baltimore, Maryland. The band made up of Joel O’Keeffe guitars/vocals, his brother Ryan O’Keeffe on drums, guitarist David Roads and Justin Street on bass, formed in 2003 and hail from the country town of Warrnambool in my home state…

Rose Tattoo – Young As You Wanna Be

Growing up in Australia in the 1970’s and 1980’s there were two main Aussie hard rock bands you would hear on the radio and see on music TV shows – AC/DC and Rose Tattoo. Many of their songs were the signature rock tunes of that time and are still as popular as ever. Although Rose Tattoo has stopped…

Download Festival 2012 – The Saturday (Metallica & Co)

In June 2012 I attended the 10th anniversary Download Festival in Donington, UK (at the foot of Donington Castle and right near the Donington Raceway). This is the ultimate Heavy Metal and Hard Rock festival in the UK! It runs for 3 days and headlining acts included Metallica and Black Sabbath. Even with all those people it never felt too crowded…