About Martin Cilia
Martin is an Australian guitarist and vintage guitar collector. Apart from his solo work he is a member of The Atlantics, Dave Warner’s From the Suburbs and is currently guitarist in Mental As Anything.

Performer Scene: Dom Turner

October 12, 2020 Martin Cilia

Dom Turner is best known as guitarist/ vocalist, founding member and key songwriter of the iconic Australian blues group, Backsliders. He has toured the Australian festival circuit since the 1980s and regularly appears at most major blues related music festivals including Bluesfest, Woodford Folk Festival and Blues on Broadbeach to name but a few. […]

Performer Scene: Dom Mariani

October 9, 2020 Martin Cilia

Emerging from the port city of Fremantle in Western Australia, Dom Mariani is a rock and roll stylist whose career has been an impressive one in achievement and creatively.

Recorded 17 albums over a 30+ year career to date with various bands and projects – he has travelled a songwriting road that has taken many twists and turns and has never wavered from excellence. He is also a West Australian Hall of Fame inductee. […]

Performer Scene: Jeff Lang

September 16, 2020 Martin Cilia

Australian guitarist-songwriter-vocalist-producer, Jeff Lang has built a reputation for making startling music that is accomplished, intricate, gutsy, melodic and loaded with soul. Often taking unexpected turns, he has consistently inspired his audiences by creating a stylistically diverse catalogue of over 30 albums. […]

Performer Scene: Stu Thomas

September 11, 2020 Martin Cilia

Stu Thomas is a multi-instrumentalist, sinner-songwriter, vocalist, performer, producer, and has worked with some of Australia’s greatest bands. He plays solo or with band as THE STU THOMAS PARADOX, and plays baritone guitar/bass for Dave Graney & The Lurid Yellow Mist and for Kim Salmon & The Surrealists. […]

Performer Scene: Ben Rogers

August 31, 2020 Martin Cilia

How did you get into playing the guitar? I spent my childhood on a vineyard in south-west New South Wales, and in 1962 one of the itinerant grape pickers bought a guitar and instruction book […]

Performer Scene: Brent Dehn – The Radiators

August 28, 2020 Martin Cilia

The rock ‘n’ roll road to stardom is a dangerous road indeed littered with the corpses of starry eyed hopefuls, wannabes, one hit wonders and jaded “if onlys”…while many bands self-implode before they even leave the garage, victims of classic clashing egos and personalities. Few survive.

One of these survivors is Australian band the RADIATORS who in 2013 celebrated 35 years together since their very first show. […]

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