Rose Tattoo: 5CD box set featuring archive live shows due very soon

5549697d-0e76-4a0b-b5cb-fea066642719.jpgAussie rock legends Rose Tattoo have always been better known for their ferocious live performances.  On October 17th, Cleopatra Records will release ‘Scarred For Live: 1980-1982’, a five disc set featuring the band during their classic years.

Among other things, the set includes their appearance at the Reading Festival in 1981.  The show was recorded by the BBC and got a couple of repeat plays during Alan Freeman’s Radio 1 Rock Show in the early 90s.

A full press release follows.

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THE TERRACES – Extra Time EP

TExtraTime-TheTerraceshis EP from Anglo-Australian punks The Terraces may only be a stop-gap release…but quality is the watchword here.   ‘Extra Time’ should in no way be considered [a] for existing fans only, or [b] purely disposable.  It’s three previously unreleased tunes are as strong as anything found on their full length LP, while the extra material – a couple of re-recordings and a well chosen cover – show a band who’ve improved in the relatively short space of time since that previous release.

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