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TV REVIEW: DOCTOR WHO – THE WOMAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

TV REVIEW: DOCTOR WHO – THE WOMAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

| 8 October 2018 | Reply

TV REVIEW: DOCTOR WHO – THE WOMAN WHO FELL TO EARTH Written by Chris Chibnall Directed by Jamie Childs Starring Jodie Whittaker, Philip Abiodun, Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill, Tosin Cole, Sharon D Clarke Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 The BBC have edged towards a more open-minded, modern world view in recent years, peppering […]

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MOVIE: THE FLIP SIDE

MOVIE: THE FLIP SIDE

| 30 August 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: THE FLIP SIDE Directed & Co-written by Marion Pilowsky Starring Eddie Izzard, Emily Taheny, Vanessa Guide, Luke McKenzie Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 5/10 You don’t see a lot of movies set in Adelaide, and you don’t see an abundance of great Aussie rom-coms either. The Flip Side is the former, and although it tries […]

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BLURAY: FRANK ZAPPA SUMMER ’82 – When Zappa Came To Sicily

BLURAY: FRANK ZAPPA SUMMER ’82 – When Zappa Came To Sicily

| 29 August 2018 | Reply

BLURAY: FRANK ZAPPA SUMMER ’82 – When Zappa Came To Sicily MVD Visual December, 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Fans of the late, great Frank Zappa will know that in 1982 a concert in a soccer stadium in Palermo, Sicily was disrupted by fans rioting against heavy handed armed police present, and the concert […]

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Music

MUSIC: THE SCREAMING JETS – Gotcha Covered

MUSIC: THE SCREAMING JETS – Gotcha Covered

| 18 September 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: THE SCREAMING JETS – Gotcha Covered Dinner For Wolves July 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Australia – and, let’s be fair, New Zealand – have produced an astonishing amount of world class music since rock n’ roll was a bubba, and The Screaming Jets are well aware of that, hence their eighth studio […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: KEVIN CURRAN – Wake The Living Dead

SINGLE REVIEW: KEVIN CURRAN – Wake The Living Dead

| 18 September 2018 | Reply

SINGLE REVIEW: KEVIN CURRAN – Wake The Living Dead Independent September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 100% ROCK contributor and frontman of West Australian rockers Hailmary, Kevin Curran, this week released his debut solo single, Wake The Living Dead. The song is a mid-paced burner with an acoustic undercurrent and a catchy AF melody, […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: PEARL – Heartbreak And Canyon Revelry

MUSIC REVIEW: PEARL – Heartbreak And Canyon Revelry

| 15 September 2018 | Reply

Label: Station House Recordings Release Date: June 15, 2018 Rating: 10/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur Having fallen in love with Pearl Aday’s voice when she released her debut disc in 2010, I couldn’t wait to grab her latest disc (wish I had known sooner there WAS a latest disc) and check it out.  While […]

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Books

BOOK REVIEW: Beast – A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen

BOOK REVIEW: Beast – A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen

| 10 October 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Beast – A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen Candlewick Press September 2018 Hardcover, $22.99 Reviewed by Steph O’Connell Retelling / Fantasy / Young Adult 2/10 Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen’s multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do by Daniel M. Cable

BOOK REVIEW: Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do by Daniel M. Cable

| 9 October 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do by Daniel M. Cable Harvard Business Review Press June 2018 Hardcover, $44.99 Reviewed by Natalie Salvo Non-Fiction / Business & Management 7/10 A lot of people proudly proclaim that they work to live and not live to work. Daniel M. […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

BOOK REVIEW: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

| 7 October 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Pan Macmillan Australia September 2018 Paperback, $32.99 Reviewed by Natalie Salvo Fiction / Modern & Contemporary Fiction 7.5/10 A wellness retreat may instil images of green smoothies, yoga, some crystals, and a massage. But what if this setting was hiding something more sinister? This idea is covered […]

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Interviews

10 Quick Ones with RICK LAMBERT of EMPTY TRAIL – October 2018

10 Quick Ones with RICK LAMBERT of EMPTY TRAIL – October 2018

| 16 October 2018 | Reply

According to the bands bio: “Austin, Texas has spawned a variety of world-renowned bands over the years that covered a wide variety of styles – Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, the Sword, Scratch Acid, Dangerous Toys – and a band that one day may very well be mentioned in the same breath is the […]

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10 Quick Ones with AFTER THE CALM – October 2018

10 Quick Ones with AFTER THE CALM – October 2018

| 16 October 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Phoenix based Rock Band AFTER THE CALM has released the official music video for “Stuck on Repeat.” Directed by Jacob Reynolds(SLAVES, Dead Rabbitts), “Stuck on Repeat” is the band’s 3rd single released in 2018 produced by Matt Good (Asking Alexandria, The Word Alive).” We get the band to discuss new music, influences, and much more in our 10 Quick […]

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10 Quick Ones with MAGNUS BØRMARK of 22 – October 2018

10 Quick Ones with MAGNUS BØRMARK of 22 – October 2018

| 13 October 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Just after completing their European tour with Leprous and Agent Fresco Norwegian Progressive Rock Band 22 is back with a new single titled “Call Me Trimtab”. It’s the first new song taken from the double album You Are Creating, which will be released on November 23rd via Long Branch Records and Indie Recordings (Nordics). 22 have defined their own […]

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Live

LIVE: GODSMACK / SHINEDOWN – September 28, 2018

LIVE: GODSMACK / SHINEDOWN – September 28, 2018

| 9 October 2018 | Reply

Venue: Huntington Center City: Toledo, OH Date: September 28, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Having caught this tour earlier in the year on the opening date in Detroit, I was excited to catch the excitement of this show once again at an indoor venue when Godsmack and Shinedown rolled through Toledo, […]

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LIVE REVIEW: WILLIAM SHATNER: SHATNER’S WORLD – Perth, 8 Oct, 2018

LIVE REVIEW: WILLIAM SHATNER: SHATNER’S WORLD – Perth, 8 Oct, 2018

| 9 October 2018 | Reply

LIVE REVIEW: WILLIAM SHATNER: SHATNER’S WORLD – Perth, 8 Oct, 2018 Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Good natured Kiwi acoustic classical guitarist duo Pablo Vasquez opened the evening with a suitably quirky short set of material whose interpretation brought to mind a less Latino flavoured Rodrigo y Gabriella, in that […]

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LIVE: MICHIGAN BURLESQUE FESTIVAL 2018 – September 21 & 22, 2018

LIVE: MICHIGAN BURLESQUE FESTIVAL 2018 – September 21 & 22, 2018

| 6 October 2018 | Reply

Venue: Tangent Gallery & Hastings Street Ballroom City: Detroit, MI Date: September 21 && 22, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are things you appreciate in life that some understand and approve, others don’t understand and are appalled, and then there is that other group that dig great music, beauty, talent, […]

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News

THE BREEDERS release new video for ‘Spacewoman’ directed by Richard Ayoade

THE BREEDERS release new video for ‘Spacewoman’ directed by Richard Ayoade

| 11 October 2018 | Reply

THE BREEDERS release new video for ‘Spacewoman’ directed by Richard Ayoade Richard Ayoade, the BAFTA-nominated film director (Submarine, The Double), actor (IT Crowd, Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace), TV presenter (Travel Man, The Crystal Maze) and comedian, has been a long-time fan of The Breeders. As a young teen in 1990, Ayoade recalls travelling from his Ipswich […]

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PAUL KELLY RELEASES VIDEO FOR ‘A BASTARD LIKE ME’ FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM ‘NATURE’

PAUL KELLY RELEASES VIDEO FOR ‘A BASTARD LIKE ME’ FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM ‘NATURE’

| 11 October 2018 | Reply

PAUL KELLY RELEASES VIDEO FOR ‘A BASTARD LIKE ME’ FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM ‘NATURE’ Paul Kelly unveils the moving video for his new track, ‘A Bastard Like Me’, from celebrated Director Rachel Perkins (Mystery Road, Bran Nue Dae, Redfern Now, The First Australians and many more). Kelly explains, “’A Bastard Like Me’ is the title […]

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MADAM X reveal new video for MONSTROCITY

MADAM X reveal new video for MONSTROCITY

| 11 October 2018 | Reply

MADAM X reveal new video for MONSTROCITY Legendary Detroit Hard Rockers MADAM X have released a video for the title track of their studio album Monstrocity released back in October 2017. Madam X featuring Bret Kaiser on vocals, Maxine Petrucci on guitar, Roxy Petrucci on drums and Chris ‘Godzilla’ Doliber on bass. The video can […]

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INTERVIEW: BRIAN VANDER ARK of THE VERVE PIPE – October 2018

INTERVIEW: BRIAN VANDER ARK of THE VERVE PIPE – October 2018

| 13 October 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Last year (February 2017), THE VERVE PIPE—Brian Vander Ark (vocals, guitar), Lou Musa (lead guitar), Randy Sly (keyboards, backing vocals), Joel Ferguson (bass, backing vocals), Sam Briggs (drums, percussion), Channing Lee (backing vocals), Craig Griffith (harmonica, backing vocals)—released their latest studio album, Parachute, along with their first-ever live album, Villains – Live & Acoustic (featuring acoustic reimagining of their platinum-selling major label debut album Villains), recorded at The Ark in […]

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9 Nasty Ones with ZARDONIC – October 2018

9 Nasty Ones with ZARDONIC – October 2018

| 12 October 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Internationally renown Electronic Music Producer ZARDONIC has released the official music video for “Revelation,” the third reveal from his newest LP, Become, out 9/28/2018 on Entertainment One. The Venezuelan born producer once again showcases his unique mastery of bass heavy electronic production infused with heavy rock and metal, and brings the experience to […]

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THE JACKSONS, KOOL & THE GANG, THE POINTER SISTERS, VILLAGE PEOPLE, SISTER SLEDGE + MORE TAKE THE CELEBRATION AROUND AUSTRALIA

THE JACKSONS, KOOL & THE GANG, THE POINTER SISTERS, VILLAGE PEOPLE, SISTER SLEDGE + MORE TAKE THE CELEBRATION AROUND AUSTRALIA

| 10 October 2018 | Reply

THE JACKSONS, KOOL & THE GANG, THE POINTER SISTERS, VILLAGE PEOPLE, SISTER SLEDGE + MORE TAKE THE CELEBRATION AROUND AUSTRALIA Australia’s biggest ever Motown party hits the road, with The Jacksons, Kool & the Gang, The Pointer Sisters, Village People and more, ready to shake their groove things across the nation. Rock n Roll Hall […]

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MUMFORD & SONS – DELTA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

MUMFORD & SONS – DELTA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

| 10 October 2018 | Reply

MUMFORD & SONS – DELTA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019 WITH SPECIAL GUEST MICHAEL KIWANUKA Making stops in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, the comprehensive run will see the wildly popular quartet reconnect with a fanbase hungry for new material nearly four years after the release of their previous ARIA #1 album Wilder Mind. With new […]

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EDDIE IZZARD RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS BRAND-NEW COMEDY SHOW

EDDIE IZZARD RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS BRAND-NEW COMEDY SHOW

| 10 October 2018 | Reply

EDDIE IZZARD RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH HIS BRAND-NEW COMEDY SHOW CANBERRA CANBERRA THEATRE SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY MELBOURNE HAMER HALL SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY SYDNEY STATE THEATRE THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY PERTH PERTH CONCERT HALL MONDAY 4 MARCH BRISBANE CONVENTION CENTRE THURSDAY 7 MARCH NEWCASTLE CIVIC THEATRE FRIDAY 8 MARCH ADELAIDE THEBARTON THEATRE SUNDAY 10 MARCH EDDIE IZZARD […]

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Massive Bluesfest second announcement – 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Massive Bluesfest second announcement – 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

| 10 October 2018 | Reply

Massive Bluesfest second announcement – 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration With 189 days to go until we swing open the gates to the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay, we have our second artist announcement for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th […]

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