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JEBEDIAH-SCALING KOSCIUSZKO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

JEBEDIAH March 2011. By Greg Phillips. Pics Ken Leanfore For fans of singer-songwriter Kevin Mitchell, the upside of the last half a dozen years has been the success of his alter-ego Bob Evans and more recently, the sweet sounds produced by Kev and his high profile mates in the Basement…

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HARVEY JAMES: An Industry remembers

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

HARVEY JAMES: An Industry remembers March 2011. By Greg Phillips Everyone remembers Harvey James as lead guitarist with iconic Australian band Sherbet. The girls loved Harvey for his looks and charm. The guys respected his Stratocaster skills. Sadly, Harvey passed away at the age of 58 in January this year…

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FRANK GAMBALE-RETURN TO FOREVER IV

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 1, 2011

March 2011. by Greg Phillips At the risk of requiring a witness protection scheme or having to dedicate my life to charity work as penance, I can no longer hide. I need to come clean … I was into fusion music in the late 70s. There … it’s done!  My…

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MICK BOX-URIAH HEEP

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

URIAH HEEP December 2010. By Greg Phillips Uriah Heep’s only remaining original member Mick Box could be forgiven for feeling short changed. His band shared the same stages and fans as Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, sold over 30 million albums, were the first band to play the Soviet Union,…

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PETER STROUD: SARAH McLACHLAN BAND SOUNDCHECK

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

Peter was Sheryl Crow’s guitarist for a decade. He loves that 70s Brit rock tone and now features in Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan’s band. He’s also one of the guys behind the 65 brand amps. He recently offered AM’s Greg Phillips access-all-areas to Sarah’s Melbourne soundcheck. Pics by Marty Williams There’s a commonality…

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POWDERFINGER FINAL WEEK DIARY By drummer Jon (Cogs) Coghill

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

They formed way back in 1989 and proceeded to become one of Australia’s all time favourite bands, selling out shows, selling millions of records and winning awards by the bucket load. Hell, they even guest edited Australian Musician. On Saturday November 13th, it all came to an end. In this…

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KIRK HAMMETT-METALLICA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

DECEMBER 2010 Ranked 11th in Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, Kirk Hammett has achieved legendary status. As guitarist for the world’s biggest metal band Metallica, Hammett is an unassuming and humble individual as Joe Matera found out when he sat down with Kirk for…

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THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

It was a cold, rainy September evening when Australian Musician’s Reza Nasseri caught up with half of The John Steel Singers (we warned him to take an umbrella – ed), who were  supporting Tame Impala later that night at their sold out show at the Palace, Melbourne. First, let’s clear…

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THE JEZABELS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

In October 2010,  The Jezabels delivered an EP called ‘Dark Storm’, the third and final release in a trilogy of EPs that began with 2009’s ‘The Man Is Dead’. Jesse Shrock caught up with drummer Nik Kaloper to chat about all things Jezabellian. In music, it is often (if not…

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BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD’S BRIDGE SCHOOL REUNION

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD’S BRIDGE SCHOOL REUNION Exclusive photos provided to Australian Musician by Neil Young’s bass player Rick Rosas and Stephen Stills’ daughter Eleanor December 2010 Gather ’round kids while I give you a little history lesson. For many music fans, Neil Young has always been viewed as an iconic singer-songwriter and…

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