Melbourne hard rockers THE VENDETTASare back with a brand-spanking new albumTHE VENDETTAS III! It's out now via Golden Robot Records, available as digital download and limited edition 180g vinyl. The band recently released their cracking new single Guardians, and to celebrate the release of THE VENDETTAS III, they have revealed an official music video. There's nothing better than guitar-driven,..
Cousin Betty is the brainchild of Damian Stofka and there doesn't appear to be any mention of nationality on the publicity but I'm going with Australian as it is in the Petersham Bowling Club that the launch party for this debut EP took place. However, if I have mixed up my bowling club's then apologies..
Melbourne Hard Rockers STONETRIP recently signed to powerhouse label Golden Robot Records and will release their new single Runaway on the 3rd of May through all digital music platforms. STONETRIP produce a groove-laden modern rock sound mixed with classic rock sensibilities. The band have an arena-ready sound and are set to reinvigorate the local rock scene. Runaway. The single describes the most compelling..
Born from the embers of the vibrant Toronto punk scene, SMASHED GLADYS formed in 1984 and then headed to New York City. SMASHED GLADYS were headed by vocalist Sally Cato and were snapped up by Elektra Records, becoming part of the legendary glam / hair metal scene. Cato sadly passed away in 2020 and Golden Robot Records wants to honour her by bringing you new..
Cicadastone is a Melbourne based alternative rock band that was formed in 2013 by the brothers Mat and Mark Robins with their debut, Chance Collide, being released in 2016. Cold Chamber is now the band's crucial second album release so it has been 5-years in the making and will be eagerly anticipated by those who..
Chesterfield band and five-piece, The Crooks have released their brand new single ‘Frankie’ via Golden Robot Records. The group, consisting of Jack, Chris, Duncan, Conor, and Tom formed in 2019 in which, since then, they have released a plethora of sounds and tunes including one of their most popular songs Nevermind, a song that easily climbed over 100,000..
Messiahvore is a new hard rock band from Denver, Colorado with this being their self-titled debut release. The band came together in 2018 when several veterans of the Colorado rock scene decided to combine their various talents and influences with them all coming from a variety of backgrounds including punk, garage, doom and goth. Put..
The Mercy Kills is a fast and furious garage/punk/sleaze rock band from Melbourne, Australia with a number of interesting, high energy rock albums behind them. Velvet Thunder recently reviewed their X EP which was a sort of 'best of' with seven tracks remastered from their five albums to date from the last ten years and..
This is the debut EP by American outfit Ghosts Of Sunset and they have set their stall out by unleashing what they describe as a concept EP based on the '80s rock/hair metal scene. It's an ambitious target to pull this by only using six tracks and a total of twenty six minutes to play..
David Minasian is an American keyboard player, vocalist, songwriter and producer and seems to be one of those very special people who excel at everything they attempt. I have to admit that I was previously unaware of him and I simply cannot understand how his quite brilliant work has passed me by so far. He..