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Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with DEREK JENDZA, singer with Artificial Agent

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with DEREK JENDZA, singer with Artificial Agent

| 8 July 2021 | Reply

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with DEREK JENDZA, singer with Artificial Agent By Shane Pinnegar Detroit rocker Derek Jendza and his brother Brad released Artificial Agent’s third full length album, Death Ray, last year, and have more recently rebooted their first band T.H.E.M. for a one-off single. Jendza explains, “[Artificial Agent] […]

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Q+A: BENNY MAYHEM – ‘SAVE THE KOALAS’ TOUR

Q+A: BENNY MAYHEM – ‘SAVE THE KOALAS’ TOUR

| 18 June 2021 | Reply

Q+A: BENNY MAYHEM – ‘SAVE THE KOALAS’ TOUR By Shane Pinnegar Regional Western Australian towns are in for a treat as folk-punk troubadour Benny Mayhem and his eponymous band hit the wide open road with Benny’s Koala Fundraising Bucket, collecting donations for Wildlife Victoria to help the koalas whose habitats were devastated in the 2019-20 […]

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LIVE: SOTA 2021, Burswood Park, Perth, Western Australia – 7 June 2021

LIVE: SOTA 2021, Burswood Park, Perth, Western Australia – 7 June 2021

| 14 June 2021 | Reply

LIVE: SOTA 2021, Burswood Park, Perth, Western Australia – 7 June 2021 Review & Photography by Pete Gardner There are not many places in the world right now where 6000 people can gather together for a day of free music (albeit with one or two restrictions in place), but here in Perth, our annual State […]

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Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Tim Steward of Screamfeeder

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Tim Steward of Screamfeeder

| 14 June 2021 | Reply

THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Tim Steward of Screamfeeder The must-see Australian 90’s indie festival SPRING LOADED is currently travelling around Australia with a colossal lineup including Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall. Screamfeeder’s […]

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ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: Lord Zion – Spit Like This, 2010

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: Lord Zion – Spit Like This, 2010

| 6 June 2021 | Reply

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: Lord Zion – Spit Like This, 2010 By Shane Pinnegar In memory of the wildly talented and unique individual Lord Zion, we share this 2010 interview discussing his (and partner Vikki Spit’s) band Spit Like This and their then-t-shirt business Smell Your Mum. Zion passed away on 19th May, 2021 after complications following […]

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Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Richie Lewis of Tumbleweed

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Richie Lewis of Tumbleweed

| 4 June 2021 | Reply

THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Richie Lewis of Tumbleweed The must-see Australian 90’s indie festival SPRING LOADED is currently travelling around Australia with a colossal lineup including Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall. Tumbleweed […]

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SILENT KNIGHT RELEASE POWER METAL COVER OF DREAMS, DEDICATED TO EDDIE VAN HALEN

SILENT KNIGHT RELEASE POWER METAL COVER OF DREAMS, DEDICATED TO EDDIE VAN HALEN

| 4 June 2021 | Reply

SILENT KNIGHT RELEASE POWER METAL COVER OF DREAMS, DEDICATED TO EDDIE VAN HALEN Perth, Western Australia power metall legends Silent Knight have released a supercharged, high-octane cover version of the Sammy Hagar-era Van Halen classic Dreams. Their version of Dreams is instantly recognisable, yet a unique take on the ‘Van Hagar’ favourite, with savage riffs, […]

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AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLUESFEST ALL AUSSIE EDITION, BILL BAILEY, HOODOO GURUS with THE DANDY WARHOLS, JOHN PAUL YOUNG, CUSTARD, POSTMODERN JUKEBOX

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLUESFEST ALL AUSSIE EDITION, BILL BAILEY, HOODOO GURUS with THE DANDY WARHOLS, JOHN PAUL YOUNG, CUSTARD, POSTMODERN JUKEBOX

| 1 June 2021 | Reply

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLUESFEST ALL AUSSIE EDITION, BILL BAILEY, HOODOO GURUS with THE DANDY WARHOLS, JOHN PAUL YOUNG, CUSTARD, POSTMODERN JUKEBOX BLUESFEST RISES AFTER EASTER CANCELLATION WITH ALL-AUSSIE EDITION MIDNIGHT OIL TO HEADLINE OPENING NIGHT – FRI 1st OCT PAUL KELLY TO HEADLINE SAT 2ND OCT TASH SULTANA & JIMMY BARNES RETURN AS […]

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AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLISS & ESSO, KINGS OF LEON, JIMMY BARNES, SIX60, RICHARD CLAPTON & PLINI

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLISS & ESSO, KINGS OF LEON, JIMMY BARNES, SIX60, RICHARD CLAPTON & PLINI

| 1 June 2021 | Reply

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – BLISS & ESSO, KINGS OF LEON, JIMMY BARNES, SIX60, RICHARD CLAPTON & PLINI BLISS N ESO ‘SEND IT TOUR’ AUSTRALIA JUNE & JULY 2021 Bliss and Esso embark on a national Australian tour during June & July, bringing their infectious energy and unmatchable flow to audiences in Sydney, Adelaide, Fremantle, […]

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Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Raúl Sánchez of Magic Dirt

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Raúl Sánchez of Magic Dirt

| 26 May 2021 | Reply

THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Raúl Sánchez of Magic Dirt The must-see Australian 90’s indie festival SPRING LOADED is currently travelling around Australia with a colossal lineup including Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall. […]

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Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Ash Rothschild of Caligula

Q+A – THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Ash Rothschild of Caligula

| 21 May 2021 | Reply

THE FIVE RECORDS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT with Ash Rothschild of Caligula The must-see Australian 90’s indie festival SPRING LOADED is currently travelling around Australia with a colossal lineup including Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula and MC Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall. Caligula […]

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INTERVIEW: MAT FERGUSON (GRAPHIC FICTION HEROES, THE DATE and many more)

INTERVIEW: MAT FERGUSON (GRAPHIC FICTION HEROES, THE DATE and many more)

| 28 April 2021 | Reply

INTERVIEW: MAT FERGUSON (GRAPHIC FICTION HEROES, THE DATE and many more) By Shane Pinnegar Mat Ferguson needs little introduction in the Perth music scene. He’s played with a dizzying array of acts and remains a full time professional musician, a drummer and percussionist adept in rock, reggae, pop, jazz and just about any other style […]

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AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KEITH URBAN with BIRDS OF TOKYO, TINA ARENA, BAT OUT OF HELL, GUNS N’ ROSES, STEVE HACKETT, BOB EVANS and THE SCREAMING JETS

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KEITH URBAN with BIRDS OF TOKYO, TINA ARENA, BAT OUT OF HELL, GUNS N’ ROSES, STEVE HACKETT, BOB EVANS and THE SCREAMING JETS

| 23 April 2021 | Reply

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KEITH URBAN with BIRDS OF TOKYO, TINA ARENA, BAT OUT OF HELL, GUNS N’ ROSES, STEVE HACKETT, BOB EVANS and THE SCREAMING JETS KEITH URBAN ANNOUNCES BIRDS OF TOKYO AS SPECIAL GUEST ON ‘THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR 2021’ Four time Grammy and ARIA award winning global superstar, Keith […]

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THE TREWS RELEASE YOUR NEW FAVOURITE SONG – I WANNA PLAY

THE TREWS RELEASE YOUR NEW FAVOURITE SONG – I WANNA PLAY

| 23 April 2021 | Reply

THE TREWS RELEASE YOUR NEW FAVOURITE SONG – I WANNA PLAY By Shane Pinnegar If there’s one thing that every single music fan and musician knows after a year of rolling lockdowns and restrictions and cancelled tours, it’s that we need a bloody good rock and roll show, no matter where we are in the […]

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AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KISS, BRIAN MANNIX’S I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT COUNTDOWN, SPRING LOADED (featuring Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula), BLACKEN OPEN AIR, and COSENTINO – THE GRAND ILLUSIONIST

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KISS, BRIAN MANNIX’S I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT COUNTDOWN, SPRING LOADED (featuring Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula), BLACKEN OPEN AIR, and COSENTINO – THE GRAND ILLUSIONIST

| 20 April 2021 | Reply

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – KISS, BRIAN MANNIX’S I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S NOT COUNTDOWN, SPRING LOADED (featuring Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator, Jebediah, Magic Dirt, Frenzal Rhomb, Custard, The Fauves, The Meanies, Tumbleweed, Screamfeeder, Caligula), BLACKEN OPEN AIR, and COSENTINO – THE GRAND ILLUSIONIST KISS – FINAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR SET FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2021! Rock n […]

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PARALLAX RELEASE FASCINATING VIDEO CLIP FOR FOCUS

PARALLAX RELEASE FASCINATING VIDEO CLIP FOR FOCUS

| 20 April 2021 | Reply

PARALLAX RELEASE FASCINATING VIDEO CLIP FOR FOCUS Parallax are a new music & visuals duo out of Perth , comprised of Peter Renzullo & Jamie Seinemeier. The project is a blend of electronic and live instrument productions, with influences ranging from Jeff Buckley, Radiohead, Deftones and a general 90s indie sound. A big part of […]

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NORWAY’S RAZORBATS SHARE VIDEO FOR LITTLE MS CRAZY

NORWAY’S RAZORBATS SHARE VIDEO FOR LITTLE MS CRAZY

| 20 April 2021 | Reply

NORWAY’S RAZORBATS SHARE VIDEO FOR LITTLE MS CRAZY Razorbats have released the new single «Little Ms. Crazy» and the accompanying music video. The track is a driving mid-tempo rocker with a cinematic feel to it. «Little Ms. Crazy» is the first new single from the upcoming album «Mainline Rock ’N’ Roll», out April 9 through […]

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INTERVIEW: RICK NIELSEN, CHEAP TRICK – March 2021

INTERVIEW: RICK NIELSEN, CHEAP TRICK – March 2021

| 20 April 2021 | Reply

INTERVIEW: RICK NIELSEN, CHEAP TRICK – March 2021 By Shane Pinnegar   Almost fifty years into their stellar career, Cheap Trick have released the long-awaited In Another World, their twentieth studio album. It’s another near-perfect slice of Cheap Trick awesomeness – like all their records. Effortlessly combining Beatles and Beach Boys harmonies and melodies with […]

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AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – THE ANIMALS, ANDREW FARRISS, ESKIMO JOE, JAMES REYNE, AMY SHARK

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – THE ANIMALS, ANDREW FARRISS, ESKIMO JOE, JAMES REYNE, AMY SHARK

| 20 April 2021 | Reply

AUSTRALIAN TOUR NEWS ROUNDUP – THE ANIMALS, ANDREW FARRISS, ESKIMO JOE, JAMES REYNE, AMY SHARK Sixties British Legends THE ANIMALS bring their greatest hits – ‘We Gotta Get Out Of This Place’, ‘Boom Boom’, ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’, ‘Baby, Let Me Take You Home’, ‘I Put A Spell On You’ and the bands’ multi-million […]

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INTERVIEW SUZI QUATRO – MARCH 2021

INTERVIEW SUZI QUATRO – MARCH 2021

| 8 April 2021 | Reply

INTERVIEW SUZI QUATRO – MARCH 2021 By Shane Pinnegar Suzi Quatro needs no introduction. The original leather-clad rock and roll star, she hailed from the seedy quagmire of Detroit (rock city) – during one of rock’s most fertile evolutionary periods. After shining in The Pleasure Seekers – where she honed her craft alongside her sisters, […]

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