SLASH, Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, 2012

Live review: SLASH at Thebarton Theatre, August 28 2012 By STEVE MASCORD NEW Year’s Eve in Las Vegas. A Tuesday night in Adelaide. After just three songs, they are neck-and-neck. This reviewer did not set out to compare the Slash show at Thebarton Theatre last night to Guns N’Roses all-bells-and-whistles outing at the Hard Rock Hotel […]

GUNS N’ROSES, Sydney Entertainment Centre, 1988

Live review: GUNS N’ROSES at Sydney Entertainment Centre, December 17 1988 AXL Rose is damn angry. And me, I’m just shocked. Because it’s more than partially my fault.  Guns N’Roses, one of the most publicised, heard, hated, adored and feared groups of 1988 is in full flight at the Sydney Entertainment Centre before about 10,000 […]


Album review: SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS – Apocalyptic Love NO matter the PR spin, this is step back for Slash from his eponymous all-star solo album of 2010. The iconic former GN’R axeman has returned to a band environment, with Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy getting second billing, drummer Brent Fitz and […]

GUNS N’ROSES: In Sydney, Guns Blazing (1988)

By STEVE MASCORD BLINK, and you’ll miss a band being compared to the Rolling Stones. Everyone from the Monkees to Crowded House to your local pub group have probably been likened so the Beatles on different occasions. But it’s a tough job being compared to the Rolling Stones. The Stones don’t just represent a musical […]