Tag: Mr. Big

Hardcore Superstar – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – June 14, 2018

Hardcore Superstar – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – June 14, 2018

It’s been ten years since Hardcore Superstar have been on Australian soil, and tonight at the first of their shows here the eager crowd are ready and as their forthcoming album says ‘You Can’t Kill My Rock N Roll’ and tonight there’s no chance of that. Dept. of Gloom opened the show to a moderate crowd but delivered a set […]

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Extreme / Mr Big – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – June 3, 2018

Extreme / Mr Big – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – June 3, 2018

Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018 Venue: The Enmore Theatre, Sydney Presented by: Zaccaria Concerts Photos by:  Mick Goddard – Mick G Photography Images should not be reproduced without consent of photographer and MTRBWY   Check out our review of the show HERE    

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Extreme / Mr Big – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – June 3, 2018

Extreme / Mr Big – The Enmore Theatre, Sydney – June 3, 2018

Tonight is set to be a musical masterclass of the greatest proportions, two bands that amazingly have never toured together, one in Australia for the first time and one for the first time in twenty five years, both absolute masters of their craft, so take a deep breath, strap in, and get ready for this ride. Here we go! For […]

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Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme

Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme

“We’ve always done our live shows very big and we take a lot of pride in how much energy and how much performance and passion we have there, so I think that’s the best way to describe it is you won’t be disappointed whether you hate the band or love the band either way.” From Release: Extreme have sold over […]

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EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian tour! IT’S GONNA BE EXTREME. IT’S GONNA BE BIG.

EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian tour! IT’S GONNA BE EXTREME. IT’S GONNA BE BIG.

A stellar double header that has two legendary guitar virtuosos between them, is heading to our shores in June 2018.   Grammy-nominated Extreme, one of the most successful rock acts of the late 80s & 90s, and hard rock’s original supergroup Mr. Big will be touring capital cities mid-year to showcase their exceptional musical prowess. Extreme became one of the most prosperous bands of the early […]

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Derek Sherinian of Sons of Apollo

Derek Sherinian of Sons of Apollo

“We knew once the record came out that people would really hear that we’re a rock band, that this record is primarily based in hard rock and classic rock but we have these progressive rock moments and you can hear the virtuosity throughout…” From Release: The new supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey. […]

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SONS OF APOLLO (Featuring Members & Ex-Members of Dream Theater, Guns N´ Roses, Mr Big & Journey) Release Video For ‘Coming Home’.

SONS OF APOLLO (Featuring Members & Ex-Members of Dream Theater, Guns N´ Roses, Mr Big & Journey) Release Video For ‘Coming Home’.

SONS OF APOLLO–former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force)—have just released the video for Coming Home from their highly anticipated debut album, PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY. PSYCHOTIC SYMPHONY is available to pre-order HERE “’Coming Home’ immediately felt like the SONS OF APOLLO ‘grand entrance’ as soon as we wrote […]

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Richie Kotzen

Richie Kotzen

“…if you look at putting out music as literally output at some point if all you’re doing is output you’re gonna run out, you’re gonna run dry so you need input, so for me I get the input on taking long breaks and doing other things with my time and then coming back to music or even not coming back […]

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RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

RICHIE KOTZEN ‘Salting Earth’ – Australian Tour – August 2017

Guitar virtuoso, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Richie Kotzen will tour Australia’s east coast for the first time this August. The current Winery Dogs axeman and former member of Poison and Mr Big has just released his 22nd solo album, Salting Earth via his own label, Headroom-Inc. From deep bluesy grooves to balls-out hard rock; burning sky harmonic glory to funk-jazz and […]

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Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

In March the new Avantasia album “The Mystery Of Time” will be released.  The list of featured artists who have been confirmed for the album reads like a who-is-who in Rock and Metal: Biff Byford (Saxon), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ex-Helloween), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance), Bruce Kulick (GFR, ex-Meat Loaf, ex-Kiss) have been confirmed so far, others […]

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Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Paul Gilbert Masterclass tour – Australia

Thump Music is proud to present our next Master Class tour in October 2012. Paul Gilbert is here to carryout for the first time a full Master Class tour in 6 states around Australia. Paul is known in the trade as being a high profile guitarist and clinician. Paul is currently recording his latest CD which will be released on […]

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Mr. Big – Live From The Living Room

Mr. Big – Live From The Living Room

25 words or less: A nice addition to the hardcore Mr. Big fan’s collection and yet another display of one the most prodigiously talented hard rock bands to ever walk this earth. Look, let’s cut straight to the chase as I know time is of the essence these days and most of you can probably only hold your attention span […]

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Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Monsters of Rock Cruise – February 2012

Metal Blade Recording Artists DC4 have been invited to participate in the first annual Monsters Of Rock cruise from February 25 – 28, 2012. Named after the legendary hard rock festival held at Donington Raceway near Birmingham, England, this time the Monsters Of Rock will wreak havoc on the high seas from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and (hopefully!) […]

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