Episode 2 of season 4 aired on 14 January 2021. I really enjoyed this show, it was a breeze, maybe because for the first time ever we didn’t start with a bang. The chilled sounds of Cold Chisel’s ‘Way Down‘ off The Last wave of Summer was long a long pull of a cold beer after a hard day. After that, it was all guns blazing for a while. We checked out Texas Hippie Coalition, then some Thundermother, my current favorite all-girl rockers, and then it was off to the classics with deep purple and ‘Highway Star‘.
It felt like a really good mix of lesser-known bands with the megastars, we had big names like Rammstein, Megadeth, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, and ZZ Top along with Newsted, Massive Wagons, Adrenaline Mob, Hatebreed, Phil Campbell, and The Hitchers. Highlights for me were the bit of reminiscence with Rose Tattoo and Guns ‘n’ Roses as well as celebrating my current love affair with Parkway drive. Check out Viva The Underdogs it is a spectacular documentary.
For some reason it was a very Aussie heavy show, we hit 6 Aussie bands, Cold Chisel, Rose Tattoo, The Screaming Jets (that was fun, I played F.R.C. which I doubt gets a lot of radio play 🙂 ) The Lazys, Parkway Drive, and of course ACDC. SA was represented by The Diamond Dogs and the amazing Johnathan Martin off his The Infinite Highway album. All in all a great show.
Artists Featured: Cold Chisel, Texas Hippie Coalition, Thundermother, Deep Purple, Mötley Crüe, Halford, Newsted, Massive Wagons, Phil Campbell, Mötorhead, Rammstein, Alter Bridge, Badlands, The Hitchers, Sex Pistols, Rose Tattoo, Guns ‘n’ Roses, The Screaming Jets, the Lazys, Ramones, Hatebreed, Led Zeppelin, Joe Bonamassa, Dan Patlansky, The Diamond Dogs, Johnathan Martin, Parkway Drive, ACDC, ZZ Top, Thin Lizzy, Adrenaline Mob, Saxon, Megadeth, Mercyful fate, Billy Squier, Chickenfoot & The Uninvited.