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Great White hope: Sobriety classes on a booze cruise

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

GREAT White guitarist Mark Kendall has spoken about running sobriety meetings on the notoriously raucous Monsters Of Rock Cruise. Eighties bands take to the high seas once or twice a year under the MOR banner for multi-day events that are not known for their restraint. That makes it a challenging environment for the likes of 60-year-old Kendall, who has been sober for nine years. “They actually have meetings on the cruise – I led a couple of meetings,” Kendall told the latest episode of White Line Fever. “You’d be surprised. One time I had about 15 people. “But, yeah. I guess I wouldn’t suggest it to someone who is in the early [read on]

Rhino Bucket frontman: AC/DC did the right thing not hiring me

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

RHINO Bucket frontman Georg Dolivo says AC/DC did the right thing by ignoring calls for him to replace Brian Johnson instead of eventual appointee Axl Rose. Since 1988, Dolivo has been widely described as the man who sounds most like Bon Scott and when Brian Johnson departed the Australian behemoths in 2016 there was much support for the Rhino Bucket founder being employed by sole surviving original member Angus Young. But Dolivo tells the latest episode of White Line Fever: “If you really want to get serious about it, the thing is: these guys are playing stadiums. People are spending a lot of money that they’ve saved up for this big [read on]

Jeff Hoad: Why I Fell Out With My Brother

September 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

FORMER Kings Of The Sun frontman Jeffrey Hoad has finally answered the question that has been hovering over the Australian band for almost a decade – why he fell out with his brother, drummer Clifford. The Gold Coast siblings who formed Kings Of The Sun in 1986 are now professionally estranged with Jeff fronting The Rich & Famous and Cliff leading a new version of KOTS in which he performs lead vocal duties. When Clifford relaunched Kings Of The Sun in 2010, he said his brother was no longer interested in music – something Jeffrey immediately disputed. “We were never conjoined twins,” Jeff Hoad tells the latest episode of podcast [read on]