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MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER

MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER Fontana North, April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% Former teen prodigy Spencer MacKenzie is growing up. Now a young man aged 18 (at the time of recording this album) his relentless touring has helped his vocals and playing develop a maturity well beyond his years. Back in […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE

MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE Solid Blues Records, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 76% JW Jones recorded this live album over two nights in Quebec and in a novel approach, it features nothing but covers which he’s never previously recorded. Think of it as a celebration of his influences – something special for […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK

MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK Phoenix Records, October 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 78% Murray Kinsley is another lauded Canadian blues artist – winner of prestigious Maple Blues Awards – who whilst having the blood of the blues flowing through his veins, is also well in touch with rock n’ […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA

MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA Written by James Gray, Ethan Gross Directed by James Gray Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% If ever a film was desperately crying out for future cult status, it’s Ad Astra. My apologies, but there are a few minor spoilers ahead. Director […]

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INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019

INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019 By Shane Pinnegar New Yorker Ross Friedman formed garage punk rock n’ roll hybrid The Dictators with Andy Shernoff in 1973 before playing in Shakin’ Street for a year in Europe. But it was with another band he founded – Manowar – that he is perhaps most […]

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ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety

ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety “With 1984’s Hail to England, Manowar delivered one of the quintessential power metal albums of all time” Allmusic Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER

MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER Rhythm Section, January 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 85% The fifth album from Queensland-based Aussie/Irish husband and wife duo Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson continues their rootsy blues journey with the former playing a myriad of guitars in a myriad of styles, and his missus […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE

MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE Alive Natural Sound Records, April 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 98% It starts with a riff. A riff which is pure heavy boogie metal, but rest assured Datura4 – Dom Mariani’s four-piece outfit from the edge of the world, Fremantle, Western Australia – has none of the […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART

MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART Liberation Records, April 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 87% Hot off the heels of his unexpected career rebirth with a trilogy of modern Oz blues classics – of which no-one was more surprised than Russell Morris himself – the Aussie legend returns to his rock n’ […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: MEMORY – THE ORGINS OF ALIEN (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

MOVIE REVIEW: MEMORY – THE ORGINS OF ALIEN (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: MEMORY – THE ORGINS OF ALIEN (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival) Directed by Alexandre O Philippe Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 77% If ever a film deserved a deep analysis of its roots, it is Ridley Scott’s Alien, released in 1979. Written by Dan O’Bannon, the story of a relentless alien creature […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE GREAT BUSTER (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

MOVIE REVIEW: THE GREAT BUSTER (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: THE GREAT BUSTER (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival) Written & directed by Peter Bogdanovich Starring Peter Bogdanovich, Buster Keaton Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 100% I have to admit that I cannot recall ever watching a full Buster Keaton movie. For the record, yes, I am suitably ashamed and will endeavour to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: TUMBBAD (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

MOVIE REVIEW: TUMBBAD (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival)

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: TUMBBAD (Screening as part of Revelation Film Festival) Directed by Rahi Anil Barve with Creative Director Anand Gandhi & co-director Adesh Prasad Written by Mitesh Shah, Adesh Prasad, Rahi Anil Barve & Anand Gandhi Starring Sohum Shah, Jyoti Malshe, Anita Date, Ronjini Chakraborty, Deepak Damle Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 84% Imagine a God […]

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BLURAY: THE INVISIBLE MAN’S REVENGE

BLURAY: THE INVISIBLE MAN’S REVENGE

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

BLURAY: THE INVISIBLE MAN’S REVENGE Shock Entertainment, September 2018 Written by Bertram Millhauser & H G Wells Directed by Ford Beebe Starring Jon Hall, John Carradine, Leon Errol Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 52% Filmed eleven years after Claude Raines’ excellent 1933 turn on The Invisible Man, this one fails dismally to live up to the […]

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BLURAY: LIFE

BLURAY: LIFE

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

BLURAY: LIFE Shock Entertainment, September 2018 Written by Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone Directed by Ted Demme Starring Eddie Murphy & Martin Lawrence Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 67% Eddie Murphy’s main problem is self-indulgence – as evidenced by the likes of Norbit and the Dr Doolittle and Nutty Professor films, which never came close to […]

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BLURAY: THE GUARDIAN

BLURAY: THE GUARDIAN

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

BLURAY: THE GUARDIAN Shock Entertainment, June 2018 Written by Dan Greenburg, Stephen Volk & William Friedkin Directed by William Friedkin Starring Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 57% William Friedkin made his mark with The Exorcist, Cruising and To Live & Die In L.A., all gritty, highly original and striking films. […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with DEVYN JUPP & JACKSON MACLEOD of SHANGRILA

A QUICK DOZEN with DEVYN JUPP & JACKSON MACLEOD of SHANGRILA

| 10 September 2019 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with DEVYN JUPP & JACKSON MACLEOD of SHANGRILA By Shane Pinnegar According to a recent press release, Perth’s WAM song of the year nominees Shangrila have made an impassioned return for 2019. Bursting forth from the melodic alt-rock territory they’ve been making themselves more than comfortable and renowned within since the release […]

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WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

| 9 September 2019 | Reply

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019 The Black Metal of WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM is the sound of roaring Heathen fires on Beltane and cold rivers rushing down from the mountains. They are considered one of the most potent and highly regarded bands in heavy metal today. Thrice Woven, […]

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THEATRE REVIEW: THE BOOK OF MORMON

THEATRE REVIEW: THE BOOK OF MORMON

| 6 September 2019 | Reply

THEATRE REVIEW: THE BOOK OF MORMON Crown Theatre, Perth – 5 September, 2019 Starring Blake Bowden, Nyk Bielak, Tigist Strode, Tyson Jennette, Joel Granger Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 100% The Book Of Mormon has been wowing – and I mean WOWING – crowds around the world for the better part of a decade now, with […]

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Thirsty Merc release first ever Live! album and announce National tour

Thirsty Merc release first ever Live! album and announce National tour

| 3 September 2019 | Reply

Thirsty Merc release first ever Live! album and announce National tour With Spring in the air and summer(time) just around the corner, Thirsty Merc are heralding in the warm weather with a live album release and run of shows commencing on 5 October in Albury. Thirsty Merc Live! is the band’s first ever live album […]

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JAMES REYNE TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOYS LIGHT UP WITH NATIONAL TOUR

JAMES REYNE TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOYS LIGHT UP WITH NATIONAL TOUR

| 3 September 2019 | Reply

JAMES REYNE TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOYS LIGHT UP WITH NATIONAL TOUR NATIONAL TOUR DATES CONFIRMED FOR OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 THE BOYS LIGHT UP, one of Australian Crawl’s most loved songs, will turn the big 4-0 in 2020 and to celebrate, James Reyne will tour the nation paying homage to this enduring tune. […]

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