Tag: Dave Gleeson

Rick Brewster of The Angels

Rick Brewster of The Angels

“Well we used to say to our mother when she asked how long can you keep doing this? We always just said five years we reckon and then we’ll do something else, forty years later *laughs* what else are we gonna do?” From Release: It has been a huge start to 2018 for The Angels. They kicked off the year […]

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THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

THE SCREAMING JETS to release new album GOTCHA COVERED on July 27

As they approach their 30th anniversary, one of Australia’s most loved and respected rock bands, The Screaming Jets, is gearing up for the release of a very special record – GOTCHA COVERED. Pre-order HERE Available from July 27, GOTCHA COVERED , the eighth full-length album from The Jets, was largely inspired by the band’s favourite radio hits of the last 50+ years, and songs that evoke […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“We were very lucky to come along when there was loyalty for bands and it was also the end of the pub rock era and yeah our live shows were probably second to none and we always put a lot into our live shows, the songs obviously play a huge part in that…” From Release: 2017 was a huge year […]

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DAVE GLEESON – THE SCREAMING JETS: Intimate Portrait Photos By Scott Kingman Limited Edition Auction Release

Sometimes, the creative partnership between two band members can crossover from music to other visual mediums. The Screaming Jets and Scott Kingman Photography have become synonymous with high quality live capture of the phenomenal Screaming Jets live shows for many years. If it’s a great photo of the Jets… it’s been taken by Scott Kingman! Only a small portion of […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“…we’ve got so much history and the ego thing’s kind of been left behind we just want to get out there and showcase the fact that great Australian pub rock didn’t end in the mid to late ‘80’s, we came along and kicked it in the butt in the early 90’s and hopefully we were able to fly the flag […]

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John Brewster of The Angels

John Brewster of The Angels

“…it’s a rock band and it’s a great rock band, we rock out and it’s quite an experience you know? I mean it blows me away *laughs* listening to the band, I play the rhythm guitar and I’m part of it but just listening to what everyone’s doing it’s just an absolute high, it’s a fantastic high without the drugs […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“We signed our first record deal in 1990 and that was for seven albums and we thought we’d have seven albums out by the end of the decade but twenty six years on we’re just doing our seventh one *laughs* but we did spend a couple of years re-establishing ourselves live, and it just felt the right time now to […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets

“…it’s unreal, we kind of pin it on the fact that we spent probably the first at least ten years of the band constantly on the road and releasing stuff and building up a loyal legion of fans that have come to gigs and supported the band come hell or high water.” The upcoming national tour for The Screaming Jets […]

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The Angels – Take It To The Streets tour 2013

The Angels – Take It To The Streets tour 2013

THE ANGELS – TAKE IT TO THE STREETS TOUR 2013 “I thought it’d take a lot longer for our new songs to get as big a reaction live as some of our classics,” says The Angels rhythm guitarist John Brewster. “But we’ve got young fans at our shows now who only know The Angels from hearing new songs like Waiting […]

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Colin MacDonald of The Trews

Colin MacDonald of The Trews

“It’s funny, you can’t fly further away from Canada than coming here, but it just doesn’t feel like we’re far away, there is a certain kinship between Canadians and Australians I find.” From Tour Press Release: Since October 2011 The Trews have managed to build a solid fan base with 150 shows across the U.S, the U.K and Australia. They […]

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Dave Gleeson of The Angels

Dave Gleeson of The Angels

“I just love The Angels songs, I love the power of them, I love going and rocking out to them and I kind of had faith in the fact the people would feel the same way.  There’s a bit of negative reaction obviously, but on the main it’s been pretty well received.” When you put together the A list of […]

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THE ANGELS – new singer, new drummer, new songs, but undeniably The Angels + tour dates

THE ANGELS – new singer, new drummer, new songs, but undeniably The Angels + tour dates

THE ANGELS – NEW ALBUM ‘TAKE IT TO THE STREETS’ OUT 31 AUGUST FEATURING NEW SINGLE ‘WAITING FOR THE SUN’ OUT AUGUST 13 What do we do now? That was the hard question Rick and John Brewster of The Angels had been chewing over in early 2011. Their singer Doc Neeson had set off to pursue a solo career a […]

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John Brewster of The Angels

John Brewster of The Angels

Dave’s come in at a hundred miles an hour and he’s strong within himself and we’ve only done three gigs but it’s sounding absolutely amazing.  We’ve had people coming up to us and saying, that’s the best Angels gig I’ve seen in twenty years! The Angels (or Angel City for those in the USA) really don’t need any introduction other […]

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The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

The Angels with Dave Gleeson – Waiting For The Sun tour

August 18th, 2011 (Sydney, Australia).  Mid 2011 saw Rick Brewster’s Angels fronted by Dave Gleeson of The Screaming Jets perform two mind-blowing sell out shows in Sydney and Adelaide. They showcased the band’s new single “Waiting For The Sun” as well as performing all the classics, leaving fans screaming for more and excited at the prospect of a new revitalized […]

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