In honour of the Cherry Bar’s 18th Birthday we went back into our archives and dug up the photos of the opening of ACDC Lane, back in 2004. This was before the Cherry Bar existed, but we feel that it’s a fitting occasion to reflect on its origins. […]
American rock musician Gilby Clarke played Cherry bar in Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane on Friday 1 December 2017, as part of his Australian Tour. Along with his 3-year tenure in Guns N’ Roses when he replaced Izzy Stradlin in 1991 during the Use Your Illusion Tour, Gilby has also played in Heart, MC5, Slash’s Snakepit, Rockstar Supernova, and Kill for Thrills. Gilby and his band of Sydney musicians played a solid set of songs selected from his seven solo releases, some of the bands he’s been in, a couple of Rolling Stones covers, and AC/DC’s Dirty Deeds. […]
From the “ninch” (Mornington Peninsula) comes the band on everyone’s lips Stiff Richards. We managed to track down the boys a couple of hours after their Cherry Rock debut, slightly the worse for wear. Find […]
Blag Dahlia’s scene is similar to his music – shameless and satisfying. The Dwarves’ singer bluntly states: “My scene is: sex with gorgeous people … and a joint.” The Dwarves emerged into the garage rock […]
Ruyters Suys’ scene is “In Lust We Trust”. The Nashville Pussy guitarist follows the band’s motto on and off the stage, playing “dirty rock n roll” in the genre of “sleaze rock”. Suys’ future always […]
Being passionate about music, and also being extremely indecisive, choosing and rating a Top Ten Gigs of 2016 list was extremely difficult for me to compile. I had the same problem with my Top Ten Gigs of […]
Cherry Rock 016 Cherry Bar, Melbourne 1st May 2016. Photos by Mary Boukouvalas & Mandy Hall.