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MUSIC: LLOYD SPIEGEL – Backroads

MUSIC: LLOYD SPIEGEL – Backroads

| 22 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: LLOYD SPIEGEL – Backroads Only Blues Music April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 Australia’s premiere bluesman is back, and in fine style. In recent years he’s focussed on his incredible acoustic playing, but on Backroads he’s rocking out like the road dog he is. From opener Kick Around, with its Hendrix-styled squealing soloing, […]

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MUSIC: ROYAL HUNT – Cast In Stone

MUSIC: ROYAL HUNT – Cast In Stone

| 22 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: ROYAL HUNT – Cast In Stone Northpoint Productions February 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Cast In Stone is Andre Andersen and Royal Hunt’s fourteenth studio album – quite a feat for any band – and it’s made by the same line-up who released Devil’s Dozen in 2015. This far into their […]

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MUSIC: ROADHOUSE DIET – Won’t Bend Or Break

MUSIC: ROADHOUSE DIET – Won’t Bend Or Break

| 22 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: ROADHOUSE DIET – Won’t Bend Or Break Mojoholic Records February 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Roadhouse Diet’s debut album Original Soundtrack was an inspired slab of Southern-tinged hard rock from the Swedish hinterland, full of ragged glory and faded denim charm. Three years on and the follow-up is finally here, and […]

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DVD REVIEW: L.A.M.F. Live at the Bowery Electric

DVD REVIEW: L.A.M.F. Live at the Bowery Electric

| 22 May 2018 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: L.A.M.F. Live at the Bowery Electric MVD Entertainment December 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 L.A.M.F. stood for Like A Mother Fucker, and was the only studio album by Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers – featuring former New York Dolls Thunders and Jerry Nolan, Billy Rath and Walter Lure – recorded in the […]

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MOVIE: BESIDE BOWIE – THE MICK RONSON STORY

MOVIE: BESIDE BOWIE – THE MICK RONSON STORY

| 22 May 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: BESIDE BOWIE – THE MICK RONSON STORY MVD Visuals, DVD & BluRay, Directed by Jon Brewer Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 A fascinating and in-depth portrayal of the career of Mick Ronson, which paints the guitarist, songwriter, arranger and producer as a lovely, down to earth guy, stellar influential musician not given his credit […]

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LIVE: STEVEN ADLER – Perth, 18 May, 2018

LIVE: STEVEN ADLER – Perth, 18 May, 2018

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: STEVEN ADLER – Perth, 18 May, 2018 Capitol, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Karl Infirri Photography by Damien Crocker When I first heard that the original drummer for Guns N’ Roses, Steven Adler was going to be touring Australia with his Mum – well, I was very intrigued about what that would entail. I […]

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FREMANTLE’S HIDDEN TREASURES 2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

FREMANTLE’S HIDDEN TREASURES 2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

FREMANTLE’S HIDDEN TREASURES 2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Hidden Treasures returns in July to warm Fremantle’s West End with a line-up that celebrates the strength of the WA music scene. In its eighth year, this month-long live music experience is particularly prescient in light of the State Government’s recently announced $3 million Contemporary Music Fund, which saw […]

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LIVE: SEPULTURA with DEATH ANGEL – Perth, 20 May, 2018

LIVE: SEPULTURA with DEATH ANGEL – Perth, 20 May, 2018

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: SEPULTURA with DEATH ANGEL – Perth, 20 May, 2018 Capitol, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Kevin Curran Sepultura were back in Australia in support of their latest record Machine Messiah, bringing along with them San Fran Bay Area thrash legends Death Angel. Apologies to opener Tempest Rising: as I had my own gig and […]

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PSUEDO ECHO PLAYING TWO SPECIAL SHOWS IN PERTH

PSUEDO ECHO PLAYING TWO SPECIAL SHOWS IN PERTH

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

PSUEDO ECHO PLAYING TWO SPECIAL SHOWS IN PERTH Perth is set to become Funky Town on the weekend of 8 and 9 June with Pseudo Echo, performing live! At a time when bands appear and disappear as quickly as twitter hashtags, it is a testament to Pseudo Echo to have created such a legacy which […]

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LIVE: Front End Loader – Perth, 12 May, 2018

LIVE: Front End Loader – Perth, 12 May, 2018

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Front End Loader – Perth, 12 May, 2018 The Boston, Northbridge Review and photo by Brian Dunne The Stanleys played before Front End Loader and it’s getting past the point when I know what irony even is anymore. Dude was wearing a Guns n’ Roses t-shirt and I genuinely couldn’t tell whether this was […]

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FIVE SECONDS OF SUMMER ANNOUNCE MEET YOU THERE NATIONAL TOUR

FIVE SECONDS OF SUMMER ANNOUNCE MEET YOU THERE NATIONAL TOUR

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

FIVE SECONDS OF SUMMER ANNOUNCE MEET YOU THERE NATIONAL TOUR Australia’s own 5SOS (5 SECONDS OF SUMMER), one of the world’s biggest pop/rock bands, is thrilled to announce their return to Australia this August for the Meet You There national tour. After selling out their 5SOS3 tour in less than 5 minutes, these all ages […]

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THE GLORIOUS SONS ANNOUNCE DEBUT AUSTRALIAN TOUR

THE GLORIOUS SONS ANNOUNCE DEBUT AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

THE GLORIOUS SONS ANNOUNCE DEBUT AUSTRALIAN TOUR Canadian band The Glorious Sons have announced details for their first ever Australian tour. The five piece, hailing from Kingston, Ontario will bring their special brand of rock swagger to our shores this month supporting Aussie favourites Dead Letter Circus, plus headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne. The […]

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SOTA set times are here – FREE all-ages showcase of Western Australian talent

SOTA set times are here – FREE all-ages showcase of Western Australian talent

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

SOTA set times are here – FREE all-ages showcase of Western Australian talent Huge all ages area Part of WA Day celebrations on Monday 4 June 2018 The set times for the 2018 SOTA Festival are now here! Plan your day with your mates and get organised for what will be an incredible day of […]

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THE BENNIES ADD WA SHOWS TO THEIR NATURAL BORN CHILLERS TOUR

THE BENNIES ADD WA SHOWS TO THEIR NATURAL BORN CHILLERS TOUR

| 21 May 2018 | Reply

THE BENNIES ADD WA SHOWS TO THEIR NATURAL BORN CHILLERS TOUR Due to popular complaints The Bennies have added a handful of WA shows to their Natural Born Chillers tour. The band have just wrapped up their epic European tour and today, announced the addition of shows in Fremantle, Perth and Dunsborough. After a quick […]

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MUSIC: THE LOCKHEARTS – Americana Doom Fuzz

MUSIC: THE LOCKHEARTS – Americana Doom Fuzz

| 18 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: THE LOCKHEARTS – Americana Doom Fuzz Golden Robot Records April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9.5/10 Don’t let the name fool ya: there is some heavy guitar here, but no ‘doom’ per se. The ‘Americana’ part of the title is the key – this album is far more Black Crowes than Black Sabbath! Want […]

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MUSIC: GHOST VAPORS – The Valley Of Ashes

MUSIC: GHOST VAPORS – The Valley Of Ashes

| 18 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: GHOST VAPORS – The Valley Of Ashes Independent October 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 It doesn’t matter how plugged in you think you are to the musical landscape, you’re always going to miss a few class releases along the road. Maybe it’s the digital age, information overload, or the difficulties in marketing music, […]

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MUSIC: ABSTRACT ARTIMUS – When The Beast Is After Me

MUSIC: ABSTRACT ARTIMUS – When The Beast Is After Me

| 18 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: ABSTRACT ARTIMUS – When The Beast Is After Me Dire Life Records April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Waddaya get when you cross a southern rocker (Alabama native Artimus’s Dad used to play in Jimmie Van Zant’s band) with some heavy as fuck stoner riffs referencing everyone from Sabbath through to Monster Magnet, […]

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LIVE: EUROPE – Perth, 16 May, 2018

LIVE: EUROPE – Perth, 16 May, 2018

| 17 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: EUROPE – Perth, 16 May, 2018 Perth Concert Hall, Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 Reviewed by Karl Infirri Photography by Michael Farnell Ever since I started doing reviews for 100% Rock Magazine I have had the privilege to review acts as diverse as thrash metal legends Overkill and the incomparable John Waite. I gave a […]

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MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2

MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2

| 16 May 2018 | Reply

MOVIE: DEADPOOL 2 Directed by David Leitch Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 Let’s get the big question out of the way, then we can talk about the important stuff: No, Deadpool 2 is not as good as the first film. Ahhh, it feels good […]

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LIVE: ROYAL BLOOD, Perth – 13 May, 2018

LIVE: ROYAL BLOOD, Perth – 13 May, 2018

| 16 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: ROYAL BLOOD, Perth – 13 May, 2018 with Psychedelic Porn Crumpets & Polish Club HBF Stadium, Perth, Western Australia – Sunday, 13 May, 2018 Review & photography by Stuart McKay Support acts reviewed by Karen Lowe Excitement was high as people lined up early at HBF Stadium on Sunday to see Royal Blood – […]

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