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JEFF POWERS – Self titled

JEFF POWERS – Self titled

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Whiskey Island Records Released: Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 Jeff Powers is a classically trained guitarist who moved to Mexico to teach his instrument, before quickly dropping out and spending 7 years to “live and play in the down and dirty clubs, jails and places at the end of dirt roads.” His experiences as […]

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THE JAC – Faux Pas

THE JAC – Faux Pas

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Egomaniac Music Released: August 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Joe Algeri has two decades of music behind him, from folk rock to power pop and beyond, including two solo albums in recent years, but this is the first time he has bestowed upon himself the luxury and hardship of recording an album entirely […]

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MOVIE – The Decoy Bride

MOVIE – The Decoy Bride

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Directed by Sheree Folkson Starring David Tennant, Kelly MacDonald, Alice Eve Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 David Tennant (Dr Who, Casanova, Blackpool) turns on the charm as the author fiancé of Alice Eve’s mega movie star, who lands in a heap of you-know-what when the missus decides to stage their wedding at the UK island […]

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MOVIE – THAT’S MY BOY

MOVIE – THAT’S MY BOY

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Directed by Sean Anders Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Leighton Meester Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6.5/10 Ugh – not another goddam Adam Sandler movie?!??! Look – he always plays the same character, and you know it!  Only the flimsy premise and the level of obnoxiousness varies (it’s pretty high here!), but he makes millions […]

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MOVIE – IRON SKY

MOVIE – IRON SKY

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Directed by Timo Vuorensola Starring Julia Dietze, Udo Kier, Peta Sergeant Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar NAZI’S ON THE MOON!!!!  I kid you not!!!! In this Australian/German/Finnish co-production, it’s 2018, and a Sarah Palin-like president has sent a rocket to the moon, where Christopher Kirby’s astronaut James Washington discovers a Nazi base on the dark side […]

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MOVIE – SAVAGES

MOVIE – SAVAGES

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Directed by Oliver Stone, Starring Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Blake Lively, Salma Hayak, Benecio Del Toro, John Travolta Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6.5/10 Oliver Stone bounces back onto the big screen with an interesting – though fairly one dimensional – story about a lovable threesome (in every sense of the word – Kitsch, Taylor-Johnson and […]

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HAT FITZ and CARA – Wiley Ways

HAT FITZ and CARA – Wiley Ways

| 22 November 2012 | Reply

Self released Released Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 He’s a wiley old dog, Hat Fitz… a Queenslander and through and through Aussie, he’s a veteran of 18 straight appearances at the Byron Bay Blues & Roots (a record unlikely to be bested), yet sounds for all the world like he was born and bred in […]

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Nickelback Live in Perth, Australia – 17 November 2012

Nickelback Live in Perth, Australia – 17 November 2012

| 21 November 2012 | Reply

Perth Arena, Western Australia By Rob Walker | Photography by Jess June Having seen Nickelback on their last tour for their album Dark Horse I was somewhat anxious to see if they could improve on perfection or adhere to the same level that had impressed me last time. The lights dimmed, the crowd roared as […]

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CHAINSAW HOOKERS release MY REVENGE video clip

CHAINSAW HOOKERS release MY REVENGE video clip

| 20 November 2012 | Reply

     

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KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment Present: Presidents Of The United States Of AmericaAustralia 2013

KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment Present: Presidents Of The United States Of AmericaAustralia 2013

| 18 November 2012 | Reply

** TICKETS ON SALE 9AM, THURSDAY 15th NOVEMBER THROUGH www.oztix.com.au and www.moshtix.com.au ** *** All tickets purchased include a *FREE* digital download of the exclusive Presidents Of The United States Of America 2013 Australian Tour EP *** RSVP to KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment on Facebook and let everyone know you’re going to The Presidents of […]

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NEIL FINN & PAUL KELLY Australian Tour 2013

NEIL FINN & PAUL KELLY Australian Tour 2013

| 18 November 2012 | Reply

Two of our most influential songwriters and performers to tour together for the very first time Two of Australasia’s greatest singer songwriters Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, will bring their iconic songs on tour in February and March 2013. Finn and Kelly will share the stage throughout as members of the one band, singing and […]

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“Metal Down Under”: documenting the history of heavy metal music in Australia !

“Metal Down Under”: documenting the history of heavy metal music in Australia !

| 17 November 2012 | Reply

Nick Calpakdjian from Animus Industries has announced the start of the fundraising campaign for the first film to fully document the history of heavy metal music in Australia : “METAL DOWN UNDER” ! Animus Industries is producing a feature length documentary about the history of Heavy Metal music in Australia. The film will trace the […]

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NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR

NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR

| 17 November 2012 | Reply

There have been a few whispers lately…the words ‘Neil Young’ and ‘Crazy Horse’, have been coupled tantalisingly with the word ‘tour’.  In the know fans have seen news about shows overseas and waited with growing anticipation for the official word. So it is with no small amount of delight that The Frontier Touring Company and […]

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Metropolis Touring and Tombowler Presents DARK FUNERAL Australian Tour

Metropolis Touring and Tombowler Presents DARK FUNERAL Australian Tour

| 17 November 2012 | Reply

Swedish Black Metallers Dark Funeral return to Australia once again to terrorise our stages with “vast walls of sound” and their “classic black metal, with clouds of red dry ice and an ominous electronic drone announcing the songs” (Metal Hammer) Forming in 1993 in Sweden, Dark Funeral are a force to be reckoned with, due […]

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LIVE – Elton John, Perth WA – 12 November 2012

LIVE – Elton John, Perth WA – 12 November 2012

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

Perth Arena Reviewed by Kevin Curran | Photgraphy by J-F Foto Seas of people packed in to Western Australia’s new home of big name acts – Perth Arena, to witness Sir Elton John play the 40 year anniversary of Rocket Man tour. The show kicked off with Elton’s two young Cello players warming the crowd […]

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BLACK SPACE RIDERS – Light Is The New Black

BLACK SPACE RIDERS – Light Is The New Black

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Rough Trade Distribution Released: March 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, the ride is about to commence.  You’ll need to get comfortable and prepare yourself for an aural raping – drugs are optional and at your own discretion, though we feel they may help some of you… Here […]

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Perth Arena is ready to ROCK!!

Perth Arena is ready to ROCK!!

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

We were lucky enough to get a guided tour of the brand spanking new PERTH ARENA last weekend, and can report that on first appearances it certainly looks like the venue West Australian music fans have been deprived of for many years. When the Perth Entertainment Centre was given an honourable discharge a decade ago, […]

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BLANCA WHITE – RESURGENCE OF ROCK

BLANCA WHITE – RESURGENCE OF ROCK

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

Label:  Chat Qui Peche Music Released: 2011 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 Ken Savage and Austin Schell have an impressive enough phone book that they can call in Paul Shortino (Rough Cutt, King Kobra, Quiet Riot), Lorraine Lewis (Femme Fatale), Jeff Paris (writer for Vixen, Mr Big and many more) and Terry Ilous (XYZ, Great […]

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PETER BLACK – No Dangerous Gods In Tunnel

PETER BLACK – No Dangerous Gods In Tunnel

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Citadel Released: September 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 Blackie from Wollongong punk metal combo Hard-Ons has delivered his latest solo album, his first release since his taxi driving day job resulted in a beating by a couple of losers and a skull fracture for his trouble. As you can tell from the album […]

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THIN LIZZY ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA TOUR!! …with KISS & MOTLEY CRUE!

THIN LIZZY ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIA TOUR!! …with KISS & MOTLEY CRUE!

| 13 November 2012 | Reply

THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ROCK BANDS ON ONE STAGE Rock’n’roll doesn’t get any bigger than this! KISS and Mötley Crüe. On the same stage. On the same night. It‘s the news Australian fans have been waiting for with the spectacle of all spectacles announced today, KISS with very special guests Mötley Crüe will tour Australia in […]

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