Cherri Bird

Is Trent Reznor Really That Important?

September 21, 2017 Cherri Bird

Recently I read where TRENT REZNOR of NINE INCH NAILS stated that “90’s Grunge was more dangerous than today’s shitty music”.  And in going back to look for that article, I ran across two other […]

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell: We Fall On A Black Day

May 18, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Soundgarden wasn’t just any ordinary rock band, aside from being part of the revolutionary grunge era of the 90’s they were also hugely inspirational in both creative musical aspects as well as lyrically and […]

Halfwait - Forever

EP PREMIERE: Halfwait – Forever

February 13, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Sydney Grunge-Pop rockers Halfwait are about to release their new EP ‘Forever’ on February 17th but you can hear the entire EP today exclusively at The Rockpit. Listen to ‘Forever’ below:   Originally formed […]

The Rockpit best of 2016

The Best Of 2016 – Hard Rock

December 23, 2016 Mark Rockpit

THE BEST OF 2016 THE HARD ROCK RELEASES THAT PROOVE THAT ROCK IS FAR FROM DEAD After a great 2015 especially for those inclined towards Melodic Rock, 2016 seemingly had it all: more of the […]

The Rockpit best of 2016

Best Of 2016 – Metal

December 19, 2016 Andrew Massie

  It’s that time of the year again when we round up the very best of rock and metal for the year and 2016 had some great releases and some fantastic highlights. From the biggest […]


Halfwait Fly Away

December 8, 2016 Andrew Massie

The Rockpit presents the premiere of the new single for “Fly Away” from Halfwait.   Halfwait is a grunge/rock band based in Sydney, originally formed in 2010 by high school friends Jon Barca and Chris […]


Magnus Tour Diary

November 18, 2016 Andrew Massie

  After blasting onto the scene earlier this year with their critically acclaimed debut album, Magnus are certainly not showing signs of slowing down with a new single and national tour recently completed. The bands […]


Heavylove – I Got to Know

June 9, 2016 Andrew Massie

Heavylove are a 3 piece rock outfit from Perth who’s bluesy undertone mixed with the guitar driven influences of classic 70’s rock like Led Zeppelin caught my attention earlier in the year when they opened […]


Taste Return To Music

April 13, 2016 Mark Rockpit

  Reformed ’70s rock legends TASTE will launch the lead single and video, I Am God to their forthcoming album, Life On Earth, at Melbourne’s Ding Dong Lounge on Good Friday, March 25.  This exclusive […]

Monsters Of Rock Cruise 2015

Monsters Of Rock Cruise 2015

May 16, 2015 Mark Rockpit

  The Rockpit took in the annual rock cruise featuring a roster of great bands as we report on all that happened at sea.   Pre-party – April 16th 2015 Queensryche / Lillian Axe The […]

Orion Music Festival and More

Orion Music And More Festival

May 14, 2013 The Rockpit

  The RockPit is beyond excited to announce that we will be attending the 2013 Orion Music & More Festival in Detroit. Belle Isle has been officially named as the new home for the event […]

Slam Day 2013

Slam Day 2013

February 20, 2013 Mark Rockpit

Saturday February 23rd is the day to put your money where your mouth is and get behind Local Live Music. SLAM DAY was born out of the SLAM RALLY where 20,000 people marched in Melbourne […]

Kiss Destroyer Beer

Kiss Destroyer beer hits Australia

July 29, 2012 The Rockpit

  Touted as “The Hottest Drink In The World”, KISS DESTROYER BEER hit Australian shores this month, with plenty more to come. Brewed in Sweden in partnership with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, the beer […]

Jani Lane - Warrant

Justice For Jani

May 26, 2012 The Rockpit

On August 11, 2011, we lost one of rock n roll’s great singer/songwriters, Jani Lane. While on Facebook the days following Jani’s death, on one of the tribute pages, a fan said the white leather […]