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1993

ImageRose Tattoo began as a dark, brooding vision conjured up by Peter Wells, the imposing figure who had played bass with Sydney street punks, Buffalo. What he wanted to create was the loudest, most aggressive rock 'n' roll outfit the planet had ever seen. Inspired by Ry Cooder's work with Frank Zappa associate, Captain Beefhart, Peter switched to slide guitar and set about forging a brutal, slashing style.

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1982

Image"Imagine if the Dirty Dozen or The Wild bunch ever traded in their artillery for guitars and you'll have some idea of the rock dream we're being hauled into. Swaggeringuntamed rock'n'roll desperadoes with hearts of gold, brawling barbarians putting the frighteners on rock's Artypretenders but never hurting nobodywho don't deserve it."
Garry Bushell - Sounds (UK)

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1981

Image On stage, Rose Tattoo look like nothing on earth but Rose Tattoo.

They stand out from the mass of bands in satin pants like a raw steak in a vegetarian restaurant. All those words like raw, uncompromising, savage - they all apply, but they´re not enough. Rose Tattoo have something more than that.

 

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1977

ImageOn stage, Rose Tattoo look like nothing on earth but Rose Tattoo. They stand out from the mass of bands in satin pants like a raw steak in a vegetarian restaurant. All those words like raw, uncompromising, savage - they all apply, but they´re not enough. Rose Tattoo have something more than that.
It´s not only the way they look, although that´s damn riventing. Four tall, gaunt men with unnaturally spikey red hair and the fifth out front stocky and furiously shaven headed aren´t an average sight, even in the realm of Rock´n´Roll excesses. Kohled eyes smeared with sweat, black t-shirts chewed off at the shoulder sticking to their wet torsos, pants that were probably once jeans now so worn-in they´re only hanging onto their wearers out of mutual admiration .

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