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CLASSIC BANDS #12 – AC/DC

Line-up Bon Scott – lead vocals (1974-80) Brian Johnson – lead vocals (1980-2016) Angus Young – lead guitar (1973- ) Malcolm Young – rhythm guitar (1973-2014) Mark Evans – bass (1975-77) Cliff Will...



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CLASSIC BANDS # 11 – KISS

Iconic hard rock band Kiss was formed in New York in late 1972 by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley from the ashes of their former band Wicked Lester, firstly recruiting Peter Criss on drums, then lead guitarist Ace Frehley in Janu...



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Classic Bands # 9 – LED ZEPPELIN

Classic Bands # 9 LED ZEPPELIN and the birth of Heavy Metal The sounds described as heavy metal have changed dramatically over the years, with what is called Metal now bearing little resemblance to 80s acts like Van Halen, Whit...



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Classic Bands # 10 AEROSMITH

Formed in Boston in 1970, with original guitarist Ray Tabano being replaced by Whitford the following year, Aerosmith developed a strong local following with their swaggering blues-based hard rock.



 
 
 
 
 
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THE NIGHT PARTY – “Get To You”

Stripped-bare, uncluttered, and passionate retro sounds from a talented duo capturing the rich tones of less hi-tech times.



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TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014

  Raw Roots Rock visited the 42nd Tamworth Country Music Festival in January, and witnessed some extraordinary performances from some of Australia’s greatest country acts. The festival runs over ten days, climaxing on Au...



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A WHO’s WHO OF MODERN AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY MUSIC (Part One)

Some of the best Rock music today is being made by Country artists. Many recent Country hits are so close to being classic Rock songs that one often has to ask themselves “Why isn’t this just Rock?!”. It’s usually just ...



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Classic Bands # 8 – THE DOORS

Formed in 1965 in Los Angeles when like-minded fellow UCLA students Morrison and Manzarek met on Venice beach, eventually adding Densmore and Krieger to a line-up that initially included a bass guitarist, Patty Sullivan, The Do...



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GEORGE HARRISON – Vocalist / Songwriter

George Harrison could play the guitar – and play it very well, with a distinctive style influenced by the rockabilly pickers of the 50s, and later incorporating a searing mastery of wailing slide-drenched solos. Most people k...



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AMBER LAWRENCE – The Raw Roots Rock Interview

Now recognised as one of Australia’s top country stars, an award-winning recording artist, accomplished songwriter, and popular performer, the lovely Amber Lawrence is set to further establish herself as one of the country’...