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Interviews

INTERVIEW: BEN WELLS, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2018

INTERVIEW: BEN WELLS, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2018

| 20 April 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: BEN WELLS, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Black Stone Cherry are the real deal: childhood friends who worked their arses off building their band and honing their craft over seventeen years. They’re bloody nice guys as well, always giving friendly, polite and interesting interviews. With the release today of sixth […]

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10 Quick Ones with BRANDON GARRETT of 45 TO ARGOS – April 2018

10 Quick Ones with BRANDON GARRETT of 45 TO ARGOS – April 2018

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Southwest Michigan based, Alternative Rock trio 45 To Argos has released the Official Music Video for their uplifting single, “Dreamcatcher.” Directed by front-man Brandon Garrett and filmed by Chase Krueger, the video was shot in the garage of bassist Brandon Cromer, in Watervliet, MI over the course of about 7 hrs.”  We get Brandon Garrett to […]

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10 Quick Ones with KRSY FOX of KNEE HIGH FOX – April 2018

10 Quick Ones with KRSY FOX of KNEE HIGH FOX – April 2018

| 17 April 2018 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Knee High Fox is an Alt insanity band out of Los Angeles CA.  Singer Krsy Fox is a front woman with the kind of energy that takes you on a rollercoaster both in the bands recordings and at their live shows.  From singing soft gentle emotional moments, to rapping, to belting […]

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Music

MUSIC: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Family Tree

MUSIC: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Family Tree

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Family Tree Mascot Label Group April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Black Stone Cherry are the truest type of grass-roots band: childhood friends who’ve honed their craft meticulously over seventeen years and six albums, slowly building up and nurturing an audience territory by territory, and getting better […]

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MUSIC: DAVE HOLE – Goin’ Back Down

MUSIC: DAVE HOLE – Goin’ Back Down

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: DAVE HOLE – Goin’ Back Down Only Blues Music April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Dave Hole’s guitar tone on Goin’ Back Down is to die for: ringing clear and pure, it’s a clarion call for the precision of his iconic blues slide playing, but rest assured he’s got plenty more […]

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MUSIC: MOTHER MISERY – Megalodon

MUSIC: MOTHER MISERY – Megalodon

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: MOTHER MISERY – Megalodon Transsbstans Records January 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Mother Misery are a big deal in Sweden, where they regularly play with some of the biggest names in rock and metal, but this fourth album is the first to reach our turntable. Combining classic rock and metal with […]

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Live

LIVE: BETTYE LAVETTE – April 15, 2018

LIVE: BETTYE LAVETTE – April 15, 2018

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

Venue: Jazz Cafe at Music Hall City: Detroit, MI Date: April 15, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Legend.  The term is thrown around by music fans regarding their love of a certain band, super group, genre, etc.  When I think of musical legends quite a few names come to mind, and […]

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LIVE: CRADLE OF FILTH wsg JINJER– April 12, 2018

LIVE: CRADLE OF FILTH wsg JINJER– April 12, 2018

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

Venue: Saint Andrews Hall City: Detroit, MI Date: April 12, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Cradle of Filth is a band that may not set the world on fire with record sales, but their fans are loyal and fill the venue, especially when they come through Detroit.  This years tour rolled […]

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LIVE: POP EVIL – April 6, 2018

LIVE: POP EVIL – April 6, 2018

| 17 April 2018 | Reply

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Date: April 6, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Michigan-based Pop Evil is out promoting a new album and the current tour brought them “home” to Detroit’s Fillmore on a Friday night.  As the venue filled up during the course of the two opening bands sets, […]

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Books

BOOK REVIEW: ANIMAL – A Beastly Compendium by Rémi Mathis and Valérie Sueur-Hermel

BOOK REVIEW: ANIMAL – A Beastly Compendium by Rémi Mathis and Valérie Sueur-Hermel

| 23 April 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: ANIMAL – A Beastly Compendium by Rémi Mathis and Valérie Sueur-Hermel Bloomsbury November 2017 Hardcover, $54 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Art history 9/10 A fascinating collection of artistic renderings of animals real and mythical taken from the treasure trove of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France archives, it is debatable whether the true treasures […]

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BOOK REVIEW – The 50 Greatest Musical Places of the World by Sarah Woods

BOOK REVIEW – The 50 Greatest Musical Places of the World by Sarah Woods

| 23 April 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW – The 50 Greatest Musical Places of the World by Sarah Woods Icon Books September 2017 Paperback, $25 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Music history 5/10 Sarah Woods is “the author of over a dozen travel books, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers.” […]

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COOKBOOK REVIEW: The BBQ Cookbook by Tim Ayliffe

COOKBOOK REVIEW: The BBQ Cookbook by Tim Ayliffe

| 23 April 2018 | Reply

COOKBOOK REVIEW: The BBQ Cookbook ABC Books November 2017 Paperback, $35 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Cookbook 6 ½ /10 Assembled to accompany the Australian family film The BBQ, the first thing to notice about this compilation of recipes and hints is how anonymous it is. Sure, it has Shane Jacobson on the cover, in his […]

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Movies

MOVIE: I FEEL PRETTY

MOVIE: I FEEL PRETTY

| 19 April 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: I FEEL PRETTY Written & directed by Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein Starring Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Lauren Hutton, Emily Ratajkowski, Rory Scovel Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 3/10 There’s a really positive, empowering message about being beautiful on the inside at the heart of I Feel Pretty, but just like the patronising title, it’s been […]

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MOVIE: RED SPARROW

MOVIE: RED SPARROW

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: RED SPARROW Directed by Francis Lawrence Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence, has more than a few echoes of Nikita, and enough difference to allow it to stand on its own two feet. Dominique is the star of the […]

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MOVIE: ISLE OF DOGS

MOVIE: ISLE OF DOGS

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: ISLE OF DOGS Screenplay by Wes Anderson Directed by Wes Anderson Starring Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Koyu Rankin, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Frances McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Wes Anderson’s latest stop motion film, Isle Of Dogs, is a visual and comedic delight, with the added bonus […]

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News

100% ROCK MAGAZINE NEEDS YOU!

100% ROCK MAGAZINE NEEDS YOU!

| 17 April 2018 | Reply

100% ROCK MAGAZINE is run by volunteer writers and photographers with a passion for music, books and pop culture, and it ain’t cheap! In addition to the web hosting and domain name fees, we have phone bills and transcription services to pay to deliver a steady stream of interviews, postage when we send out competition […]

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THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour

THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

THEORY (Of A Deadman) Announce Australian Tour “Complacency is such a disease when you’re in a band,” says Tyler Connolly, singer and guitarist for Vancouver, Canada’s THEORY (Of A Deadman). “People are so afraid to progress, but you have to change—you can’t just write the same song over and over. So when I saw where […]

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EUROPE announce Australian tour to be ‘An Evening With Europe’

EUROPE announce Australian tour to be ‘An Evening With Europe’

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

EUROPE announce Australian tour to be ‘An Evening With Europe’ Sweden’s legendary hard rock band EUROPE, best known for their worldwide 1986 Smash Hit The Final Countdown, will arrive on Australian shores in just over one month! This will be the first time the band has toured Australia in their 35 year career! The excitement […]

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MOVIE: SUPER TROOPERS 2

MOVIE: SUPER TROOPERS 2

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: SUPER TROOPERS 2 Written by Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Hefferman, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stohlhanske Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar Starring Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Hefferman, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stohlhanske, Brian Cox Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6 ½ /10 Super Troopers became a smash cult stoner/slacker hit way back in 2001, and finally the […]

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EP REVIEW: THE IVORY LIES – Road To Seduction

EP REVIEW: THE IVORY LIES – Road To Seduction

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: THE IVORY LIES – Road To Seduction Independent March 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 The Ivory Lies burst out of the speakers with Limousine Cuisine to open debut EP Road To Seduction with hard driving rock n’ roll, the DNA of Guns n’ Roses and more running through the foursome’s collective bloodstream. […]

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CD REVIEW: IAN MOSS – Ian Moss

CD REVIEW: IAN MOSS – Ian Moss

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: IAN MOSS – Ian Moss Bloodlines March 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Never one to rush into anything – this self-titled record is Cold Chisel guitarist Ian Moss’s seventh solo effort, and his first since 2009’s Soul On West 53rd (his last album of all original songs dates way back to 1996’s […]

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CD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES – Burn It Down

CD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES – Burn It Down

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: THE DEAD DAISIES – Burn It Down Spitfire Music/SPV 6 April, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Credit where it’s due – after two good-not-great (plus one live outing) albums that sounded like what they were – a group of veteran sidemen bankrolled by a rich kid with rockstar ambitions – […]

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CD REVIEW: LITTLE CAESAR – Eight

CD REVIEW: LITTLE CAESAR – Eight

| 18 April 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: LITTLE CAESAR – Eight Golden Robot Records March 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 There was always more to Little Caesar than the cavalcade of late ‘80s/early ‘90s big-haired Gn’R and AC/DC copyists. Sure, you don’t need CSI to dust for trace DNA of either band’s sound, but singer Ron Young’s […]

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LIVE: BRIT FLOYD – March 24, 2018

LIVE: BRIT FLOYD – March 24, 2018

| 17 April 2018 | Reply

Venue: Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts City: Detroit, MI Date: March 24, 2018 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) An annual show that seems to land on American soil each year is Brit Floyd’s vision of Pink Floyd and their legacy.  This year, the show popped up in Detroit at Music […]

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