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Rose Tattoo

Rose Tattoo to be kings of rock’s monsters, says LA Guns frontman

August 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

LA Guns singer Phil Lewis has predicted veteran Australian band Rose Tattoo will go “gangbusters” when they play a Caribbean cruise on a rare trip to the US in February. The Angry Anderson-fronted originators of biker rock are taking part in the Monsters Of Rock Cruise out of Miami on February 24 as part of a bill made up largely of eighties hair metal bands. The Tatts have just announced their new drummer is Jackie Barnes, son of another Australian rock legend, singer Jimmy Barnes LA Guns are one of the most storied of all Sunset Strip acts and Lewis tells the White Line Fever podcast the Tatts are “not that well known at all but the [read on]

Rose Tattoo, Electric Mary For Sweden Rock

January 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

AUSSIE giants Rose Tattoo and Electric Mary have been booked for this year’s Sweden Rock Festival. The profoundly influential Tatts will use the appearance at Solvesborg on June 7 to kick off a tour which takes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands. Melbourne’s Electric Mary do not appear on any gig posters yet but recently announced on Facebook they had been added to Sweden Rock and Hellfest, staged in Clisson, France, between June 22 and 24. The Tatts have welcomed former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans and ex-The Angels guitarist Bob Spencer into the fold for a run of Australian dates. They resume at [read on]

Slash “Would Play Guitar For Rose Tattoo”

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

SLASH would play guitar for Rose Tattoo if the Aussie icons embarked on a farewell tour, according to singer Angry Anderson. Speaking in the latest edition of British magazine Vive Le Rock, Anderson says touring and recording would be difficult for the Tatts because drummer Paul Demarco is in jail for selling guns and guitarist Rob Riley is battling cancer. He says a new band would have to be built around himself and guitarist Dai Pritchard but added: “I remember saying to Slash a while ago that if we got a band together and we did another tour, a farewell tour, would he come and play some shows with us. “He said ‘man, it would be a [read on]