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LIVE: BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – January 9, 2019

LIVE: BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – January 9, 2019

| 17 January 2019 | Reply

Venue: Huntington Center City: Toledo, OH Date: January 9, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Bob Seger is a Michigan legend – and that legendary status spilled over across the border and into Ohio when Seger brought The Silver Bullet Band to Toledo’s Huntington Center on when is being billed as his […]

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LIVE: RED HOT SUMMER TOUR (Barnes, Jett, Living End, Diesel & more), Perth – 13 Jan, 2019

LIVE: RED HOT SUMMER TOUR (Barnes, Jett, Living End, Diesel & more), Perth – 13 Jan, 2019

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

LIVE: RED HOT SUMMER TOUR, Perth – 13 Jan, 2019 Featuring Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton & Chocolate Starfish Sandalford Winery, Perth – Sunday, 13 January, 2019 Reviewed by Karl Infirri Photography by Isabelle Haubrich On Sunday I had the opportunity to check out the Red Hot […]

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LIVE: Falls Festival Fremantle – 5 and 6 Jan, 2019

LIVE: Falls Festival Fremantle – 5 and 6 Jan, 2019

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

LIVE: Falls Festival Fremantle – 5 and 6 Jan, 2019 Parry Street Oval, Fremantle Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Photography Day One by Stuart McKay Photography Day Two by Adrian Thomson This year’s event, boasting two main stages, two marquee stages and an indoor DJ stage was SOLD OUT and HOT! Some of the festival punters […]

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Music

MUSIC: PAUL McCARTNEY – EGYPT STATION

MUSIC: PAUL McCARTNEY – EGYPT STATION

| 20 December 2018 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: PAUL McCARTNEY – EGYPT STATION Capitol September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9 /10 Paul McCartney seems in a very happy place at the moment, and it shows in his music. Egypt Station is his second album of original material since he met third wife Nancy Shevell in 2007 (they married in 2011), […]

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EP REVIEW: SCARLET DRIVE – ECHOES OF APPREHENSION

EP REVIEW: SCARLET DRIVE – ECHOES OF APPREHENSION

| 20 December 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: SCARLET DRIVE – ECHOES OF APPREHENSION Independent September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Any band who defy convention and deliberately straddle multiple genres, boldly going where few have gone before, are a joy to listen to – though a nightmare to write about. Scarlet Drive are different. This isn’t four-on-the-floor […]

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EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES

EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES Independent July 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 /10 The riff for Dark Paradise opens this second EP for Perth rockers Legs Electric, rolling in like a tidal wave to spell out their mission statement: to rock, which they do with retro style and modern power. Drummer Kylie […]

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Books

BOOK REVIEW: THANKS A LOT MR KIBBLEWHITE by Roger Daltrey

BOOK REVIEW: THANKS A LOT MR KIBBLEWHITE by Roger Daltrey

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: THANKS A LOT MR KIBBLEWHITE by Roger Daltrey Allen & Unwin November 2018 Paperback, rrp $24.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Autobiography 90% Legendary frontman of The Who, Roger Daltrey, delivers a hugely entertaining autobiography, named as a middle finger raised to his dismissive old school teacher, Mr Kibblewhite. Kibblewhite wasn’t the only one […]

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BOOK REVIEW: KILLER T by Robert Muchamore

BOOK REVIEW: KILLER T by Robert Muchamore

| 20 December 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: KILLER T by Robert Muchamore Bonnier August 2018 Paperback, $19.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Speculative scientific thriller 7/10   Robert Muchamore’s futuristic thriller Killer T has a love story at its heart, one that spans ten years and ample tragedy. Along the way he deftly raises serious practical and philosophical questions about genetic […]

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BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink

BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink

| 9 December 2018 | 5 Replies

BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink Ebury Australia $34.99 Paperback, biography November 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 4/10 Jesse Fink has written about AC/DC before, with his book The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC being published in twenty countries across ten languages, and it seems to have been successful enough for […]

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Movies

DVD REVIEW: FUN WITH DICK & JANE

DVD REVIEW: FUN WITH DICK & JANE

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: FUN WITH DICK & JANE Shock Entertainment, October 2018 Written by David Giler, Jerry Belson, Mordecai Richler, Gerald Gaiser Directed by Ted Kotcheff Starring George Segal, Jane Fonda, Ed McMahon Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 You may be surprised to know that this 1977 comedy isn’t the bedroom farce it looks like at […]

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DVD REVIEW: THE INTERNATIONAL

DVD REVIEW: THE INTERNATIONAL

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: THE INTERNATIONAL Shock Entertainment, October 2018 Written by Eric Warren Singer Directed by Tom Tykwer Starring Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thomsen Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6 ½ /10 An impressive international cast gets involved in a chase around the world in this fictional expose of a bank on the cutting […]

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DVD REVIEW: THE GREAT OUTDOORS

DVD REVIEW: THE GREAT OUTDOORS

| 15 January 2019 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: THE GREAT OUTDOORS Shock Entertainment, October 2018 Written by John Hughes Directed by Howard Deutch Starring Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Annette Bening, Stephanie Faracy Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 5/10 Written by John Hughes, writer of many classics from the ‘80s and ‘90s (Breakfast Club, the Vacation series, Pretty In Pink, Uncle Buck, Planes […]

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News

GARY CLARK JR. Announces 2019 Headlining tour dates

GARY CLARK JR. Announces 2019 Headlining tour dates

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

GARY CLARK JR. Announces 2019 Headlining tour dates GARY CLARK JR., Texas’s sensational multi-genre, Grammy Award-winning artist is bringing his signature sounds to Australia this coming April. Highlighting his forthcoming new album “This Land”, out March 1 on Warner Music, Gary Clark Jr. and his band will be appearing at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday […]

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Greek Rockers 1000Mods Announce First Ever Australian Tour

Greek Rockers 1000Mods Announce First Ever Australian Tour

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

Greek Rockers 1000Mods Announce First Ever Australian Tour Tagged by International music mag The Obelisk as being “at the head of the pack of European heavy Rock and Roll”, Greece’s 1000mods bring their psychedelic onslaught to Australia this April, touring nationally on the back of a Mojo Burning festival appearance. Having risen from smokey basements […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

FLEETWOOD MAC ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning FLEETWOOD MAC today announce their Australian tour, set to kick off on August 9 in Perth and taking in Brisbane on August 20, Sydney on August 27 and 29, and concluding with two shows in Melbourne on September 2 and 4. Produced by Live Nation, the tour […]

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Interviews

A Dirty Dozen with MADAME MAYHEM – January 2019

A Dirty Dozen with MADAME MAYHEM – January 2019

| 17 January 2019 | Reply

  According to a recent press release: “MADAME MAYHEM released her new single “BROKEN”! The single was co-written with Keith Wallen of Breaking Benjamin and features Ray Luzier of Korn on drums, as well as Billy Sheehan of David Lee Roth, Mr. Big and others on bass. Those who yearn for the electric catharsis of loud guitars, driving rhythms, hypnotic hooks, and the strength of shared experience have a new muse in Madame Mayhem. The […]

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A Dirty Dozen with GUNNY of O.D.D. – January 2019

A Dirty Dozen with GUNNY of O.D.D. – January 2019

| 16 January 2019 | Reply

  According to a recent press release: “O.D.D. partners with Pavement Entertainment to bring you the worldwide release of their EP, The Disorder, available now. The band has carved a niche that lurks somewhere between hard rock and metal. Melodic vocals paired with heavy guitar riffs, pulsating bass, and thunderous drums complete the experience. Born from the […]

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INTERVIEW: NICK PERRI of THE UNDERGROUND THIEVES – December 2018

INTERVIEW: NICK PERRI of THE UNDERGROUND THIEVES – December 2018

| 9 January 2019 | Reply

  According to a recent press release: “Following a series of social media teasers, The Underground Thieves — Nick Perri’s new, eclectic band — released its sixth single, “Fall,” today, with accompanying music video. This release follows Perri and The Underground Thieves’ heavy summer and fall touring schedule that saw them supporting acts like Slash, Greta Van Fleet, and Black Stone […]

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SASS THE PATRIARCHY – CELEBRATING AND EMPOWERING GENDER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

SASS THE PATRIARCHY – CELEBRATING AND EMPOWERING GENDER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

SASS THE PATRIARCHY – CELEBRATING AND EMPOWERING GENDER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FRIDAY 8TH MARCH, THE AARDVARK FREMANTLE On March 8th 2019 at the Aardvark, Fremantle, Leisha Jungalwalla and Cat Leahy (This Way North) return to WA with their event Sass the Patriarchy, a night of music and empowering discussion that focuses on strategies to […]

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Download Festival Australia announce Food and Market Stalls

Download Festival Australia announce Food and Market Stalls

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

Download Festival Australia announce Food and Market Stalls Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse Eat Till You Pop… Shop Till You Drop! Here Are The Food & Market Stalls Joining Download 2019! OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus Shows) | SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus […]

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Bluesfest 2019 adds Four More Artists to the 30th Anniversary Celebration

Bluesfest 2019 adds Four More Artists to the 30th Anniversary Celebration

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

Bluesfest 2019 adds Four More Artists to the 30th Anniversary Celebration With just over 90 days to go until the gates of Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm swing open for Bluesfest 2019, we are proud to announce the following artists will be joining the 30th Anniversary Celebration: TASH SULTANA SIX60 OCEAN ALLEY AMARU TRIBE With more […]

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AMY SHARK ANNOUNCES NEW SHOWS IN PERTH & BRISBANE

AMY SHARK ANNOUNCES NEW SHOWS IN PERTH & BRISBANE

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

AMY SHARK ANNOUNCES NEW SHOWS IN PERTH & BRISBANE SELLS OUT MARGARET COURT ARENA IN MELBOURNE JOINED BY SPECIAL GUESTS SLOWLY SLOWLY & ERTHLINGS After taking over the airways, charts and our hearts for almost all of 2018, Australia’s reigning queen of pop AMY SHARK has confirmed additional shows in Western Australia on Saturday May […]

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DZ DEATHRAYS ANNOUNCE REGIONAL TOUR ‘WITH THE LOT’

DZ DEATHRAYS ANNOUNCE REGIONAL TOUR ‘WITH THE LOT’

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

DZ DEATHRAYS ANNOUNCE REGIONAL TOUR ‘WITH THE LOT’ DZ Deathrays will be hitting the road again, this time covering areas of Australia that have been thirsty for their thrash-rock for years. The tour announcement comes off the back of an epic 2018 for the band, who released their third LP Bloody Lovely, got their third […]

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ROSE TATTOO / HARD-ONS – ‘STILL NEVER TOO LOUD’ TOUR 2019

ROSE TATTOO / HARD-ONS – ‘STILL NEVER TOO LOUD’ TOUR 2019

| 18 January 2019 | Reply

ROSE TATTOO / HARD-ONS – ‘STILL NEVER TOO LOUD’ TOUR 2019 Rose Tattoo’s – ‘Never Too Loud’, released in 1997 through Repertoire Records Germany, was a ‘Popumentary’ Series, spanning the band’s career at the time. This 37-track collection contained smash hits, from ‘Rock’n’Roll Outlaw’, ‘Nice Boys (Don’t Play Rock’n’Roll)’, ‘The Butcher & Fast Eddie’ to […]

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