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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

COOKBOOK: BAKELAND by Marit Hovland

COOKBOOK: BAKELAND by Marit Hovland

| 20 October 2018 | Reply

COOKBOOK: BAKELAND by Marit Hovland Greystone Books July 2018 Hardcover, $44.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Cookbook 10/10 At the risk of sounding over-privileged, when one gets a lot of cookbooks come through for review, most of them tend to blur into a bland, generic mid-range where inspiration and innovation rarely visits.       So […]

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COOKBOOK: MAZI – Modern Greek Food by Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carré

COOKBOOK: MAZI – Modern Greek Food by Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carré

| 20 October 2018 | Reply

COOKBOOK: MAZI – Modern Greek Food by Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carré Octopus Publishing Group March 2018 Hardcover, $39.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Cookbook 7 ½ /10 When Mazi restaurant opened in London in 2012 there were precious few Greek restaurants offering any kind of innovative take on Greek cuisine, but they soon enticed a […]

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COOKBOOK: SOUK by Nadia Zerouali & Merijn Tol

COOKBOOK: SOUK by Nadia Zerouali & Merijn Tol

| 20 October 2018 | Reply

COOKBOOK: SOUK by Nadia Zerouali & Merijn Tol Simon & Schuster Australia April 2018 Hardcover, $49.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Cookbook 8/10 Reviewing cookbooks when you’re on a diet is a horrible idea – but here we are. Subtitled Feasting At The Mezze Table, Souk is a celebration of the Middle Eastern equivalent of tapas […]

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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

ROSE CARLEO BAND new single & video for Faded Tattoo

ROSE CARLEO BAND new single & video for Faded Tattoo

| 10 November 2018 | Reply

ROSE CARLEO BAND new single & video for Faded Tattoo If there’s another candidate for Oz Rock Queen than Rose Carleo, we don’t know who she is. With vocals as strident as Suze DeMarchi and as punchy as Sarah MacLeod, Rose Carleo brings blues, country and hard rockin’ history to her music. New single Faded […]

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DEAFHEAVEN ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

DEAFHEAVEN ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

DEAFHEAVEN ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR Deafheaven will once again grace Australian shores next year, off the back of their latest album ‘Ordinary Corrupt Human Love’. The tour follows Deafheaven’s famed 2016 visit, which saw the Californian outfit become the first black metal band ever to perform at the Sydney Opera House as part a stacked […]

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REGURGITATOR access INTERNET optics with new video by Spod!

REGURGITATOR access INTERNET optics with new video by Spod!

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

REGURGITATOR access INTERNET optics with new video by Spod! REGURGITATOR have access to the net… Get with the packet switching on this latest hypertexture from Regurgitator – the simpler, shorter, self-ordered, diverse, collaborative, confessional soundtrack for the disruptive adaptive message blocker. You will dance like a multiplex! And speaking of dancing… the fast approaching AC/DC […]

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KYLIE TO BRING HER ACCLAIMED GOLDEN TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019!

KYLIE TO BRING HER ACCLAIMED GOLDEN TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019!

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

KYLIE TO BRING HER ACCLAIMED GOLDEN TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2019 Iconic Australian pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE will bring her Golden Tour to Australia, performing a string of headline shows at arenas and outdoor venues across the country next March. The tour will include playing a day on the green concerts for the very […]

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TURNSTILE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH CITIZEN

TURNSTILE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH CITIZEN

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

TURNSTILE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH CITIZEN Always more appeal than demand, more liberation than limitation, Turnstile extend their hand in 2018 with Time & Space. Recorded with producer Will Yip at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, PA, Time & Space marks Turnstile’s Roadrunner Records debut and sees the band exploding the most outsized tropes of hardcore […]

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RED CITY RADIO AND NO TRIGGER ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH SYDNEY LOCALS IDLE THREAT

RED CITY RADIO AND NO TRIGGER ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH SYDNEY LOCALS IDLE THREAT

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

RED CITY RADIO AND NO TRIGGER ANNOUNCE 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH SYDNEY LOCALS IDLE THREAT Oklahoma City punk underdogs are bringing their latest and potentially greatest release ‘SkyTigers’ down under in 2019, accompanied by the ever-dedicated melodic hardcore outfit No Trigger. If the name doesn’t instantly ring a bell, fear not – you probably know […]

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PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS announce 2019 UK tour dates and unveil DR. NOGGIN-FLOGGIN & THE LIQUID FRIENDS FESTIVAL

PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS announce 2019 UK tour dates and unveil DR. NOGGIN-FLOGGIN & THE LIQUID FRIENDS FESTIVAL

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS announce 2019 UK tour dates and unveil DR. NOGGIN-FLOGGIN & THE LIQUID FRIENDS FESTIVAL Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets aren’t a band to do things by halves. Having enjoyed a sold out tour through Europe and the UK in September, the four piece have returned home triumphant as we enter the final months […]

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JULIEN BAKER ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

JULIEN BAKER ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

JULIEN BAKER ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR “A voice that’s richly melodic and disarmingly natural. Her songs have the power to draw audiences into silent communion.” – The New York Times Internationally acclaimed singer songwriter Julien Baker has a special treat for her Australian fans today. The Memphis native has just announced a run of dates that […]

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ALESTORM TO RAID AUSTRALIAN & NZ BARS IN FEB 2019!

ALESTORM TO RAID AUSTRALIAN & NZ BARS IN FEB 2019!

| 9 November 2018 | Reply

ALESTORM TO RAID AUSTRALIAN & NZ BARS IN FEB 2019! Oh wow! From humble beginnings playing shows to farm animals in a field somewhere in Eastern Scotland, ALESTORM have evolved into an international party machine hellbent on conquering album charts and festival stages throughout the world, with their infectious brand of ‘Pirate Metal’ and their […]

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