Rose Tattoo

  1. Slash Helps Launch MTV Classic Down Under

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There was a bit of the old and a lot of the new when Slash led celebrations for the launch of the MTV Classic channel down under. The Guns 'N Roses great and his new band thrilled the Palace Theatre audience with a set which previewed works f ...

  2. Albert Music Revamps International Publishing Network

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Albert Music, the Australian music publisher that represents the catalog of AC/DC, among others, has realigned its international sub-publishing network, including a new deal with Universal. The Sydney-based music firm has established a raft of new ...

  3. Guitarist Mick Cocks Dies

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mick Cocks, rhythm guitarist and founding member of seminal Australian hard rock band Rose Tattoo, has lost his battle with liver cancer. He died Dec. 22 at a Sydney hospital. Cocks becomes the fourth member of a Rose Tattoo line-up to pass away i ...

  4. Aussie Rocker Cocks Dies

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mick Cocks, rhythm guitarist and founding member of seminal Australian hard rock band Rose Tattoo, has lost his battle with liver cancer. He died Dec. 22 at a Sydney hospital. Cocks becomes the fourth member of a Rose Tattoo line-up to pass away i ...

  5. Sony, Albert Re-Up Licensing Arrangement

    December 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Albert Music, the Aussie label home to AC/DC, has renewed its exclusive licensing deal with Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The new long-term arrangement covers all Albert Music catalog, digital content and future CD and DVD releases in Austra ...

  6. Australia Prepares For AC/DC Set

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC fans in Australia seem to be overly impatient about waiting seven weeks for the Australian band's first set in eight years. The 15-track "Black Ice" is out Oct. 18 in Australia through Albert Productions/SonyBMG followed by an ...

  7. Roadrunner Signs Aussie Band Airbourne

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Roadrunner Records has signed Australian hard rock band Airbourne, and will release its debut album "Runnin' Wild" early 2008 in the United State and Europe. The album, released in its home territory through EMI Music Australia, ent ...

  8. Aussie Guitarist Lobby Loyde Dies

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian guitar hero Lobby Loyde died April 21 in a Melbourne hospital after a two-year battle with lung and brain cancer. The 66-year-old is acknowledged as creating the blueprint of the aggressive "pub rock" guitar style that AC/DC a ...

  9. Aussie Rocker Rilen Dies

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ian Rilen, a founding member and bassist of some of Australia's loudest and most uncompromising bands -- Rose Tattoo, X, Sardine V, Hell To Pay, and Love Addicts -- died yesterday (Oct. 30) after a le Ian Rilen, a founding member and bassist ...

  10. Midnight Oil Inducted In Oz Hall of Fame

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala to be held Oct. 29. Midnight Oil will be inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Assn.'s Hall of Fame during the ARIA Awards ceremony in Sydney on Oct. 29. ARIA awards committee chairman Ed St. John described the veteran act as & ...

  11. Aria Inducts Six Acts Into Hall Of Fame

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australian-raised, international success stories Helen Reddy, Icehouse, the Divinyls and Rose Tattoo were inducted Aug. 16 into the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Assn.) Hall of Fame. The ceremon Australian-raised, international success stori ...

  12. Reddy, Rose Tattoo For Aria Hall Of Fame

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Helen Reddy and hard rock band Rose Tattoo are the final two acts to be inducted into the Australasian Recording Industry Assn.'s Hall Of Fame. Singer/songwriter Helen Reddy and hard rock band Rose Tattoo are the final two a ...

  13. ARIA Hall Of Fame Honors For Divinyls, Icehouse

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Aug. 16 in Melbourne. The Divinyls, Icehouse and Daddy Cool will be among the bands inducted this year into the Australian Recording Industry Assn. Hall Of Fame, the trade body said today (June 26). ARIA will announce two more inductees ...

  14. Alberts, Sony BMG Sign Exclusive Deal

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Australia has struck an exclusive license partnership which will see the music major issue Albert Productions' releases in Australia and New Zealand. Sony BMG Australia has struck an exclusive license partnership which will see the m ...

  15. Rose Tattoo Guitarist Dies

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wells was diagnosed with cancer in 2002. Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, died in a Sydney hospital early yesterday morning (March 27). He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 an ...

  16. Albert Productions Restructures Oz, U.K. Arms

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and production firm, has made major executive changes to strengthen its recent A&R activity. Albert Productions, the Sydney-based record label, music publisher and producti ...

  17. Aussie Live 8 Concert Fails

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. Plans for an Australian link to Bob Geldof's Live 8 concert event have fallen through. According to Sydney-based promoter Michael Chugg, managing dire ...