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Interviews

Almost A Dirty Dozen with JOE SETTINERI – November 2018

Almost A Dirty Dozen with JOE SETTINERI – November 2018

| 10 November 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “American Singer/Song-writer JOE SETTINERI has released the official music video for his deeply moving new single, “Batman Cries.” Originally premiered on CELEBMIX, “Batman Cries” was directed by Jared Cordes. Joe’s newest singles, “HELLO GOODBYE,” “BATMAN CRIES,” and “OXYGEN,” all collaborations with multi-platinum Nashville-based producer Mike Krompass (Smash Mouth, Nellie Furtado), are slated for release […]

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A Dirty Dozen with JOEY CHICAGO from DEVOUR THE DAY – November 2018

A Dirty Dozen with JOEY CHICAGO from DEVOUR THE DAY – November 2018

| 2 November 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Devour the Day have released a new single and accompanying music video for “The Censor”, taken from the band’s recently released studio album, Signals, which dropped October 26 via Razor & Tie. Devour the Day are also creating a 6-part documentary series telling the story of their #soundtracktoYOURstory tour, and all the amazing people […]

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A Dirty Dozen with ARLINGTON – October 2018

A Dirty Dozen with ARLINGTON – October 2018

| 30 October 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “New Rise Records signees Arlington have shared the new single from their upcoming debut album A Walk Through Jackson County. The record release date is October 26. “It’s the only track on our record that was completely written before we officially became a band. So, technically, it is the very first Arlington song,” the band said. “Also, it has a cowbell […]

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Live

LIVE: PARKWAY DRIVE with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Perth, 6 Nov, 2018

LIVE: PARKWAY DRIVE with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Perth, 6 Nov, 2018

| 7 November 2018 | Reply

LIVE: PARKWAY DRIVE with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Perth, 6 Nov, 2018 Parkway Drive with Killswitch Engage and Thy Art Is Murder Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Photography by Damian Crocker Parkway Drive, the five-piece metalcore band from Byron Bay which formed in 2003, ended their Australian Reverence Tour in Perth on Tuesday, 6th November at HBF […]

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LIVE: DEF LEPPARD with SCORPIONS – Perth, 2 Nov, 2018

LIVE: DEF LEPPARD with SCORPIONS – Perth, 2 Nov, 2018

| 3 November 2018 | 2 Replies

LIVE: DEF LEPPARD with SCORPIONS – Perth, 2 Nov, 2018 RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Damien Crocker Def Leppard’s first visit to Perth was in July 1992, off the back of their recently released Adrenalize album, but it was previous album Hysteria – one of the biggest selling records […]

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LIVE: BOWL FOR RONNIE – October 25, 2018

LIVE: BOWL FOR RONNIE – October 25, 2018

| 2 November 2018 | Reply

Venue: Pinz Bowling Center City: Studio City, CA Date: October 25, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Karen Lowe For the last four years, Wendy Dio has organised a celebrity bowling party at Pinz Bowling Centre in the name of her late husband, Ronnie James Dio, to raise funds to help find a cure for cancer. […]

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Music

MUSIC: THE FLAMING LIPS – GREATEST HITS VOL 1 [Deluxe Edition]

MUSIC: THE FLAMING LIPS – GREATEST HITS VOL 1 [Deluxe Edition]

| 5 November 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: THE FLAMING LIPS – GREATEST HITS VOL 1 [Deluxe Edition] Warner Bros June 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Oklahoma natives The Flaming Lips formed – staggeringly – in 1983, and have been releasing trippy, often experimental, indie music for most of that thirty-five years, and this isn’t their first compilation album […]

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CD REVIEW: BOB EVANS – Full Circle

CD REVIEW: BOB EVANS – Full Circle

| 5 November 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: BOB EVANS – Full Circle EMI October 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 Bob Evans is the nom de plume of Freo boy Kevin Mitchell, perhaps better known as lead singer of indie darlings Jebediah, and with his alter-ego he’s endeared himself to arguably more fans around the world. The reasons are all […]

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CD REVIEW: THE AINTS! – The Church Of Simultaneous Existence

CD REVIEW: THE AINTS! – The Church Of Simultaneous Existence

| 5 November 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: THE AINTS! – The Church Of Simultaneous Existence ABC Records September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Ever wondered what might have happened if the original line-up of The Saints had continued long enough to make a fourth album together? We’ll never know, of course, but founding guitarist Ed Kuepper, who played on […]

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Books

BOOK REVIEW: THE LEGO BOOK [New Edition]

BOOK REVIEW: THE LEGO BOOK [New Edition]

| 17 November 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: THE LEGO BOOK [New Edition] DK Books October 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Updated for the first time since 2012, The Lego Book has been re-released to coincide with the sixtieth birthday of Lego itself, and the fortieth birthday of the much-loved Lego mini-figures. Containing a wealth of fascinating information The Lego […]

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BOOK REVIEW: MICHAEL. MY BROTHER, LOST BOY OF INXS by Tina Hutchence with Jen Jewel Brown

BOOK REVIEW: MICHAEL. MY BROTHER, LOST BOY OF INXS by Tina Hutchence with Jen Jewel Brown

| 17 November 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: MICHAEL. MY BROTHER, LOST BOY OF INXS by Tina Hutchence with Jen Jewel Brown Allen & Unwin September 2018 Paperback, $32.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Biography 8 ½ /10 up to the end… 5/10 for the end As sister to Michael Hutchence, Tina Hutchence’s memoir of her brother’s life is exactly the peek […]

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BOOK REVIEW: JIMMY PAGE: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY by Chris Salewicz

BOOK REVIEW: JIMMY PAGE: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY by Chris Salewicz

| 17 November 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: JIMMY PAGE: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY by Chris Salewicz Harper Collins July 2018 $32.99 Paperback, biography Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Veteran scribe Chris Salewicz draws from his own meetings and interviews with the enigmatic Led Zeppelin guitarist, as well as many others who circled the force of nature that was Zeppelin, to assemble […]

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Movies

MOVIE REVIEW: YARDIE (as part of the Mini British Film Festival)

MOVIE REVIEW: YARDIE (as part of the Mini British Film Festival)

| 3 November 2018 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: YARDIE (as part of the Mini British Film Festival) Directed by Idris Elba Starring Aml Ameen, Stephen Graham, Shantol Jackson Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Idris Elba’s directorial debut tracks D (for Dennis, played by Aml Ameen)’s trajectory from happy-go-lucky thirteen year old in Kingston, Jamaica to the cusp of igniting a gang […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE CHILDREN ACT (as part of the Mini British Film Festival)

MOVIE REVIEW: THE CHILDREN ACT (as part of the Mini British Film Festival)

| 2 November 2018 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: THE CHILDREN ACT (as part of the Mini British Film Festival) Written by Ian McEwan Directed by Richard Eyre Starring Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ffion Whitehead, Ben Chaplin Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional marriage coming off the rails, The Children Act is a film of […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: MY GENERATION [as part of the Mini British Film Festival]

MOVIE REVIEW: MY GENERATION [as part of the Mini British Film Festival]

| 2 November 2018 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: MY GENERATION [as part of the Mini British Film Festival] Directed by David Batty Starring Michael Caine, David Bailey, Paul McCartney, Twiggy, Roger Daltrey Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Co-produced and presented & narrated by British icon Sir Michael Caine, My Generation looks at the cultural revolution that emanated from 1960’s England and […]

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News

ICEHOUSE announce second show at Fremantle Prison

ICEHOUSE announce second show at Fremantle Prison

| 16 November 2018 | Reply

ICEHOUSE announce second show at Fremantle Prison Due to popular demand, a second Icehouse show with Bachelor Girl as special guests, has just been announced at Fremantle Prison on Friday 25th January. Icehouse are one of Australia’s greatest bands and they’ve left an indelible mark on Oz music from their pub rock days, to a […]

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700 SHOWS AND GOOD TIMES FOR ALL REVEALED IN 2019 PERTH FRINGE WORLD PROGRAM

700 SHOWS AND GOOD TIMES FOR ALL REVEALED IN 2019 PERTH FRINGE WORLD PROGRAM

| 16 November 2018 | Reply

700 SHOWS AND GOOD TIMES FOR ALL REVEALED IN 2019 PERTH FRINGE WORLD PROGRAM FRINGE WORLD is the best time of the year in Western Australia and the 2019 Festival program has been revealed today with tickets for 700 shows on sale offering four spectacular weeks of amazing entertainment and summer good times for all. […]

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VAST album project released, featuring many of Australia’s finest musos

VAST album project released, featuring many of Australia’s finest musos

| 16 November 2018 | Reply

VAST album project released, featuring many of Australia’s finest musos In a ghost town, 1500 kilometres from Perth, some of Australia’s finest songwriters come together to collaborate; writing and recording songs that emerged from a unique collective experience in an ancient and wondrous landscape. Bernard Fanning, Sally Seltmann, Paul Dempsey, Glenn Richards (Augie March), Oh […]

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AUSTRALIA’S DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2nd Line Up Announcement

AUSTRALIA’S DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2nd Line Up Announcement

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

AUSTRALIA’S DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2nd Line Up Announcement Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse SUM 41 (Only Aus Shows) | PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) | THY ART IS MURDER | POLARIS | TWELVE FOOT NINJA | SLAVES | VOYAGER Are set to join OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus […]

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BRYAN ADAMS TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019

BRYAN ADAMS TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

BRYAN ADAMS TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019 Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams will perform two very special a day on the green events at Bimbadgen, Hunter Valley NSW on Saturday March 23 and at Kings Park & Botanic Gardens in Perth, WA on Wednesday March 27, plus shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Wollongong. Bryan will […]

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WAM Opens Applications for Inaugural Girls Rock! WA Camp

WAM Opens Applications for Inaugural Girls Rock! WA Camp

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

WAM Opens Applications for Inaugural Girls Rock! WA Camp CAMP: 14 – 18 JANUARY 2019 @ LEEDERVILLE TAFE SHOWCASE: 19 JANUARY 2019 @ MOJOS BAR MORE INFO: HTTPS://WWW.GIRLSROCKWA.ORG.AU/ West Australian Music (WAM) is pleased to announce that applications for the inaugural Girls Rock! WA camp in January 2019 are now open. Originating in the US, […]

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Perth Comedy Festival First Program Announcement

Perth Comedy Festival First Program Announcement

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

Perth Comedy Festival First Program Announcement 22 April – 19 May, 2019 The month-long Perth Comedy Festival brings a line-up of the world’s biggest comedy stars and next-big-things to WA and 2019 sees the return of Englishman Stephen K Amos and Scottish lad Daniel Sloss who are set to perform alongside Aussie’s Nazeem Hussain and […]

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PROGFEST 2019 10th Anniversary 2nd Line Up Announce PLUS National Sideshows for The Ocean & Monuments!

PROGFEST 2019 10th Anniversary 2nd Line Up Announce PLUS National Sideshows for The Ocean & Monuments!

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

PROGFEST 2019 10th Anniversary 2nd Line Up Announce PLUS National Sideshows for The Ocean & Monuments! Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Progfest is the ultimate annual gathering for progressive music fans, and prog as a genre is one of the nation’s fastest growing. The 2019 line up of Progfest is definitely their biggest yet with three […]

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Friday is Ausmusic T-Shirt Day

Friday is Ausmusic T-Shirt Day

| 15 November 2018 | Reply

Friday is Ausmusic T-Shirt Day Music industry charity, Support Act, is thrilled with the response to this week’s Ausmusic T-Shirt Day with over 60 companies pledging support to raise funds for artists and music workers who are doing it tough. Industry heavyweights such as ARIA PPCA, APRA AMCOS, Sony/ATV Music publishing, Universal Music Australia, Chugg […]

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