Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs – Long Live Rock And Roll (Long May It Move Me So)

Previously unheard Aztecs in their prime In the 1970’s, The Sidney Myer Music Bowl was to Melbourne what Madison Square Garden is to New York.  Nowhere near as vast of course, but an important locale for live music nevertheless. In those days, one could sit on the grass with their esky, sipping beer in the… Read More Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs – Long Live Rock And Roll (Long May It Move Me So)

Aztecs – Steaming At The Opera House

As the 1970’s rolled on Billy Thorpe was beginning to mellow. Well, just a tad at least. As lead singer and guitarist of “multi-decibel rockers” the Aztecs, Thorpe was one of the earliest pioneers of Australian heavy rock, performing gigs so ear shattering that they soon became the stuff of legend (he purportedly killed off… Read More Aztecs – Steaming At The Opera House