An interview with GRAHAM GREENE

Australian guitarist Graham Greene’s latest release “The Guitar Vinci Code” is a true tour-de-force. It was one of Rock And Roll’s favourite releases in 2016, and if you haven’t listened to it yet, you should definitely check it out. Greene has had a long and successful career in the music business, and is now getting…

Track of the Day: Exit – Porshyne

My track of the day is the excellent new single from Porshyne, “Exit”.   Porshyne are scheduled to release their new EP “Environmental Music”, which includes “Exit”, on the 10th of March. Back in 2013, I interviewed Fergal Lyden (vocals and guitar) when I was blogging at the UK Arts Directory. Here’s the interview, which…

Interview with Stags

I’m thrilled to be introducing you to London rock band Stags today. I’ve been wanting to interview this band since I first heard their music last year. I love their sound. They were hard to track down, but I recently managed to get hold of them and send over some questions. Stags recently released an…

A post-tour interview with LEON TODD of RAGDOLL

It’s always a thrill to see a band you like and believe in get some well-deserved and well-earned opportunities. That’s one of the reasons I was so happy when Australian rockers Ragdoll recently embarked on their first European tour. I interviewed guitarist Leon Todd before the band headed to Europe (read that interview), decided to check in with him again, post-tour.…

An interview with GRAHAM GREENE, the Guitar Shaman from Oz

Graham Greene is one of my favourite musicians: his music is in constant rotation in my house (it makes for perfect writing-music, for starters), and he’s also a genuinely hilarious and friendly guy. He has released several solo albums and EPs in his career, and has been part of bands like Ice Tiger, Flash Harry, Jac Dalton, and…

Interview with Hekz

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to catch up-and-coming UK metal band Hekz playing live at the Cambridge Rock Festival. It was a great gig! I invited them here for a chat to find out a bit more about them and their music. INTERVIEW WITH HEKZ   Welcome to Real Rock and…

An interview with LEON TODD of RAGDOLL

Ragdoll is an Australian band based in Perth, and I’ve been a huge fan since I first heard their music in 2012. Guitarist Leon Todd, bass-player and vocalist Ryan Rafferty (those pipes!), and drummer Cam Barrett play rock with passion and skill, crafting songs that you can listen to over and over again and always…