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The Big Day Out bites back

The Big Day Out bites back

| 24 October 2012 | Reply

As Australia’s premier contemporary music festival, Big Day Out has always championed great artists from the musical world. For 2013 we are embracing the art of creating great festival food as part of the expanding BDO experience. The concept is called ‘Chow Town’ and is named after the tasty town created by Graham Elliot, Michelin […]

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MOTORHEAD – THE WORLD IS OURS Vol 2 (Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else)

MOTORHEAD – THE WORLD IS OURS Vol 2 (Anyplace Crazy As Anywhere Else)

| 24 October 2012 | Reply

Label: EMI Released: October 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 From the moment the Wacken curtain drops and the crowd, shot from behind the drum riser, roar, you can feel the electricity crackle in this enormous Motorhead show from the famous Open Air Festival from August 2011. Growling the by-now-standard “We are Motorhead – and […]

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ROCK IT FESTIVAL PLAYING TIMES ANNOUNCED

ROCK IT FESTIVAL PLAYING TIMES ANNOUNCED

| 24 October 2012 | Reply

Only FOUR days until Rock It 2012! THIS Sunday October 28, 2012  |  Arena Joondalup The 11th Rock It festival will hit Arena Joondalup on Sunday October 28, from 11.30am – 10.00pm, with the weather forecast set for 32 degrees and the rock set to blow you away! Playing times have now been announced to […]

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THE DOMNICKS – Super Real

THE DOMNICKS – Super Real

| 24 October 2012 | Reply

Label:  Citadel Records Released: September 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10   Shane’s latest review of The Domnicks album “Super Real”, written for Xpress Magazine:   http://www.xpressmag.com.au/index.php/reviews/cd-reviews/5091-the-domnicks    

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BLINK 182 MELBOURNE AND BRISBANE SHOWS SOLD OUT IN MINUTES!

BLINK 182 MELBOURNE AND BRISBANE SHOWS SOLD OUT IN MINUTES!

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

The Pop Punk army has spoken! It took Melbourne just minutes to completely sell out their huge Myer Music Bowl show and Brisbane followed suit not long after. So be warned Sydney as you only have limited tickets remaining! ————————————————————————————————————— It has been 8 long years but pop punk titans BLINK 182 have finally announced […]

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URBAN COWBOY BAND SUPPORTING DEF REPPLICA IN PERTH THIS WEEK

URBAN COWBOY BAND SUPPORTING DEF REPPLICA IN PERTH THIS WEEK

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

URBAN COWBOY BAND WILL SUPPORT MELBOURNE’S PREMIERE DEF LEPPARD TRIBUTE BAND – DEF REPPLICA – IN 3 ACTION PACKED SHOWS WHEN THEY HIT THE WEST COAST OF AUSTRALIA THIS MONTH, PRESENTED BY 100% ROCK. TICKETS ON SALE AT THE VENUES AND ON LINE AT OZTIK AND HEATSEEKER. UCB WILL PREVIEW THE SOUTHERN ROCK BAND’S NEW […]

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VOODOO HIGHWAY – “Showdown” New Album Preview Available

VOODOO HIGHWAY – “Showdown” New Album Preview Available

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

Audio samples of the tracks that will appear on “Showdown“, the forthcoming second album from Italian hard rockers VOODOO HIGHWAY, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. After the lucky outset of their first album “Broken Uncle’s Inn” back in 2011, the band is ready to strike the world with a massive amount of […]

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Metropolis Touring, Tombowler and A Thousand Hills Present MxPx AUSTRALIA 2013

Metropolis Touring, Tombowler and A Thousand Hills Present MxPx AUSTRALIA 2013

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

2012 has been as big a year as any for ageless Bremerton, Washington trio MxPx. They served up their first full-length in five years in the form of ‘Plans Within Plans’, which punknews.org described as “a 35-minute blast from the past,” and “their most energetic, exciting, cohesive and effortless sounding album the band has released […]

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UK’S DEPARTURES SIGNS WITH NO SLEEP RECORDS; NEW ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 27

UK’S DEPARTURES SIGNS WITH NO SLEEP RECORDS; NEW ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 27

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

October 16, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Orange County based No Sleep Records has announced the addition of UK rock band Departures to it’s burgeoning roster with plans to release their sophomore album, Teenage Haze, on November 27 in conjunction with In At The Deep End Records who will release the album to the […]

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ELECTRIC  SISTER RECORDS “DROP DEAD LEGS” FOR ALL-STAR VAN HALEN TRIBUTE

ELECTRIC SISTER RECORDS “DROP DEAD LEGS” FOR ALL-STAR VAN HALEN TRIBUTE

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

Oakland, CA-based heavy rock band Electric Sister has  released a streaming version of “Drop Dead Legs,” the band’s contribution to  TAKE YOUR WHISKEY HOME: A MILLENIUM TRIBUTE TO VAN HALEN 1978-1984 (Versailles  Records, October 2012). Electric Sister’s take on one of Van Halen’s sexiest  songs demonstrates not only a reverence to the source material, but […]

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Scream Arena opening for Wolfsbane in York this week

Scream Arena opening for Wolfsbane in York this week

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

Fresh from unveiling the new Scream Arena lineup with quicker cleaner action at Snooty Fox in Wakefield this last weekend, Scream Arena return to the live stage on Wednesday 24th October, opening for Wolfsbane at Fibbers in York….

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BASTARDFEST is on NOW!!!

BASTARDFEST is on NOW!!!

| 23 October 2012 | Reply

BASTARDFEST is back to brand your souls! 2011 gave every bastard in this country a chance to embrace each other to observe and relish the cream of Australian heavy music talent. Droves of bastards attended the 2011 festivals with almost every event selling out! Based on the huge success of last year, BASTARDFEST is once […]

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BUFFALO SUMMER – self titled

BUFFALO SUMMER – self titled

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

Label: Retrobution Records Date: February 2012 Reviewed by Shane & Trulie Pinnegar 8/10 More summery than Black Stone Cherry, less American than Lynyrd Skynyrd and almost as beardy as The Black Crowes, Buffalo Summer make rock n’ roll look easy, swaggering louchely through a set of riff-laden monsters that owe as much to Southern Rock […]

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Mystery news!

Mystery news!

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

MYSTERY have been hitting the headlines in the mainstream press all across the globe by boldly going where no band at their age has ever gone. MYSTERY is announcing the posting of a special new video covering the first leg of the bands world tour. The bands album ‘2013’ is also complete and a teaser […]

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BOB EVANS BACK WITH ‘DON’T WANNA GROW UP ANYMORE’ NEW SINGLE OUT NOW; ‘THE DOUBLE LIFE’ EP RELEASED NOVEMBER 9 AND TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

BOB EVANS BACK WITH ‘DON’T WANNA GROW UP ANYMORE’ NEW SINGLE OUT NOW; ‘THE DOUBLE LIFE’ EP RELEASED NOVEMBER 9 AND TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

Bob Evans – the charming alter-ego and solo project of Australian recording artist Kevin Mitchell, who also fronts alternative rock band Jebediah, today releases his first new material in close to four years.  Titled ‘Don’t Wanna Grow Up Anymore’, the rather delicious and upbeat slice of Spring pop is now at Australian radio and available […]

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YANNI – LEGENDARY COMPOSER AND PERFORMER – WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS TOUR VISITS AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

YANNI – LEGENDARY COMPOSER AND PERFORMER – WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS TOUR VISITS AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

Chugg Entertainment are pleased to confirm that legendary composer and performer, Yanni, is set to continue his World Tour throughout into early 2013 with dates in Australia.  The tour will begin in New Zealand on Saturday 12th January  at Vector Arena, before travelling to Australia to begin at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 15th […]

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Jean Beauvoir launches Pledge campaign for new Crown Of Thorns EP

Jean Beauvoir launches Pledge campaign for new Crown Of Thorns EP

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

From Jean Beauvoir:   Dear friends and fans! Thank you very much to those who have come on-board and joined my Pledge campaign!!! We hope you’re enjoying the exclusive updates, more great stuff to come!!! For those who are not aware, I have partnered with Pledge Music, the “direct to fan platform” for the making of […]

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RAVEN LORD – Cover Artwork Revealed, New Song Available For Streaming

RAVEN LORD – Cover Artwork Revealed, New Song Available For Streaming

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

Multinational heavy metal band RAVEN LORD have revealed the cover art for their debut album, “Descent to the Underworld“. A brand new song “Black Friar“, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band’s new album, “Descent to the Underworld“, which will be released due in December 2012. RAVEN LORD “Black Friar”: http://soundcloud.com/rockngrowl/raven-lord-black-friar The […]

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Rainy Day Women Win WAM Song of the Year 2012’s Grand Prize!

Rainy Day Women Win WAM Song of the Year 2012’s Grand Prize!

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

Indie popsters Rainy Day Women last night were awarded the Grand Prize for their cracking song Sleigh Bed at the annual WAM Song Of The Year Awards Night. Earlier in the evening they took out the award for the Pop category, though got beaten in the Love category for their track Aimee by Sugarpuss for […]

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SWEDES CONFIDENCE REVEALS DETAILS NEW ALBUM !

SWEDES CONFIDENCE REVEALS DETAILS NEW ALBUM !

| 20 October 2012 | Reply

The Swedish rockers from CONFIDENCE have presented the details for their 2nd release today. After the great success of their debut album “Prelude”, the band is ready for the next step and follows a tight schedule of 2 releases a year. CONFIDENCE will release their 2nd digital release “SEEDS” on November 23, 2012 through all […]

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