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Book Review – “Lola Bensky” by Lily Brett

Book Review – “Lola Bensky” by Lily Brett

| 12 November 2012 | Reply

Published by Penguin Books rrp AUD$29.99 Reviewed by Dani DeVille 7/10 In 1967, Lola Bensky is a nineteen year-old, overweight, Jewish journalist, working for Australia’s biggest music magazine, “Rock Out”.  When Lola isn’t interviewing famous rock stars, she spends her time planning increasingly bizarre diets, ironing her hair, wondering whether Cher will ever give back […]

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Live – WARBRINGER, Perth  WA – 11 October 2012

Live – WARBRINGER, Perth WA – 11 October 2012

| 12 November 2012 | Reply

Amplifier Bar, Perth Reviewed by Metal Billy Supports incl Malignant Monster / Devour The Martyr / Gates of Perdition First of all a huge decision needed to be made – Steel Panther had changed the date of their Perth show which now clashed with Warbringer – what to do ? Was I to don the […]

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LIVE – THE LIVING END, Perth WA – 5th November 2012

LIVE – THE LIVING END, Perth WA – 5th November 2012

| 12 November 2012 | Reply

THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL Reviewed by Kevin Curran A sold out crowd gathered at the Rosemount Hotel on a unusually wet and cold Spring Monday night to watch the Living End play their debut album “The Living End” in its entirety. Looking around the room, there were a wide variety of punters including many who would […]

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THE SAINTS COMPETITION!!!

THE SAINTS COMPETITION!!!

| 12 November 2012 | Reply

It’s competition time again at 100% ROCK MAGAZINE!! Up for grabs this week is a double pass to see ex-punk veterans THE SAINTS at Fremantle’s Fly By Night Club on November 30th AND a copy of their great new CD “King Of The Sun”!!   Email Rockon[at]100percentrock.com before Thursday 5pm AWST with your name and […]

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INTERVIEW – Chris Bailey – The Saints, October 2012

INTERVIEW – Chris Bailey – The Saints, October 2012

| 12 November 2012 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar   The Saints burst out of Brisbane and onto the International punk scene in 1976 with the classic I’m Stranded (from the album of the same name), and that seminal line-up (Chris Bailey, Ed Kuepper, Ivor Hay and a revolving door policy of bassists) produced three must-have albums. Since then, Chris Bailey […]

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ELLA HOOPER ANNOUNCES DEBUT SOLO SINGLE, LOW HIGH, ALONGSIDE CINEMATIC FILMCLIP BY WILK

ELLA HOOPER ANNOUNCES DEBUT SOLO SINGLE, LOW HIGH, ALONGSIDE CINEMATIC FILMCLIP BY WILK

| 8 November 2012 | Reply

Industrious Melbourne songstress Ella Hooper has announced the release of her first-ever solo project, releasing her new single, Low High on November 9, alongside an austere yet playful clip, produced by notable photographer, Wilk. Low High was produced and recorded by Jan Skubizewski (Owl Eyes, Illy, Way Of The Eagle) in his Collingwood studio and […]

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West Coast Blues & Roots Fest announces incredible lineup!

West Coast Blues & Roots Fest announces incredible lineup!

| 8 November 2012 | Reply

Get ready for the very VERY special 10 year anniversary edition of West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots! Over the past 9 years, West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots has proudly brought to Fremantle some truly legendary artists such as Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, James Brown, The Pogues, John Fogerty, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Crowded House, John […]

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LIVE – Rock It! – Joondalup, WA, 28th October 2012

LIVE – Rock It! – Joondalup, WA, 28th October 2012

| 8 November 2012 | Reply

Joondalup Arena, Western Australia, Sunday 28th October 2012 By Dani DeVille | Photography by Sarah Bahbah & Graham Clark I have been a passionate lover of music all my life.  One of my earliest memories is lying in my bed hearing my Dad playing Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst on the stereo in […]

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Live Industry proudly presents: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Australian tour

Live Industry proudly presents: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Australian tour

| 5 November 2012 | Reply

The Galactic Space Circus Tour (22 piece live spectacular) The Godfather of Funk and his 22 piece psychedelic circus extravaganza touch down in Australia this summer, delivering the complete 22 piece P Funk Space Circus to Australian fans for the first time since Clinton’s last full scale tour of Australia back in 2002. George Clinton […]

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AT THE GATES lay waste to Perth Saturday –>

AT THE GATES lay waste to Perth Saturday –>

| 2 November 2012 | Reply

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HARD-ONS – Dickcheese [2012 reissue]

HARD-ONS – Dickcheese [2012 reissue]

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Citadel Records Released: Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9.5/10 Were Sydney’s HARD-ONS ever JUST a punk band?  From their raucous early singles and EPs through a host of albums they never stopped evolving, always imbuing their frenzied glue sniffing punk energy and mayhem with elements of 60’s garage and girl bands, poppy melodies and later, […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Treasures of AC/DC by Jerry Ewing

BOOK REVIEW: Treasures of AC/DC by Jerry Ewing

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Treasures of AC/DC by Jerry Ewing Allen & Unwin November 2012 $49.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Jerry Ewing has assembled a potted history of Australia’s favourite rock band, complete with a miscellany of inserts and enclosures replicating tour and album posters, festival programmes, ticket stubs and press releases – even an AC/DC […]

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Interview – filmaker, writer & director PAUL FENECH

Interview – filmaker, writer & director PAUL FENECH

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar   In conversation with PAUL FENECH: 30 October 2012 Over our 15 minute chat we talked about his history making the SBS TV shows Pizza, Swift & Shift Couriers and Housos, and his latest film HOUSOS VS AUTHORITY (In cinemas in Australia TODAY).  We also talked at length about the political correctness […]

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THE JET 65 – Dirty Water [single] and Brother [single]

THE JET 65 – Dirty Water [single] and Brother [single]

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Label: self-released Released: Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 Hailing from Jacksonville, Florida, you can hear the swamp in The Jet 65’s debut  singles Dirty Water and Brother. There’s no bassist in the band, just drums, guitar and voice, giving proceedings a gloriously lo-fi swampy and bluesy feel – though with very little similarity to the […]

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WHO ARE YOU – An All-star Tribute To The Who

WHO ARE YOU – An All-star Tribute To The Who

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Cleopatra Records Released: Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7.5/10 Tribute albums can be a mixed bag – it’s like walking on a razor’s edge when you want to put your stamp on a track, but don’t want to affront the legions of fans of the classic original. Cleopatra Records out of L.A. have compiled this […]

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BOOK – MICK – The Wild Life & Mad Genius Of Mick Jagger – by Christopher Anderson

BOOK – MICK – The Wild Life & Mad Genius Of Mick Jagger – by Christopher Anderson

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

The Robson Press through NewSouth Books Released: August 2012 Rrp: AUD$34.99  NZ$44.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Christopher Anderson starts his treatise on the life and times of rock n’ roll’s greatest living frontman with the tale of the day Jagger was made a knight of the realm by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.  Painting […]

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MAGIC BONES – Once You Forget [single]

MAGIC BONES – Once You Forget [single]

| 1 November 2012 | 1 Reply

Label:  Self-released Released: 29 October 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Where Melbournites MAGIC BONES debut EP was Americana influenced psych-rock at it’s core over the course of it’s five eclectic tracks, this double A side single taps into a garage/80’s new wave aesthetic. It’s no less adorable than its older sibling though – lead […]

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LERA LYNN – Have You Met Lera Lynn?

LERA LYNN – Have You Met Lera Lynn?

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Label: Slow Records Released: 2011 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 “Have You Met Lera Lynn?” features ten bright and breezy tunes that waft from straight to alt country, as seen through the quirky and poppy shades and poetic soul of Ms Lera Lynn. With all the tracks written by Lynn with the exception of Leonard […]

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RECORD LABEL IVY LEAGUE’S 15 YEAR REIGN OF TERROR! + CHRISTMAS SHINDIG @ ANNANDALE HOTEL

RECORD LABEL IVY LEAGUE’S 15 YEAR REIGN OF TERROR! + CHRISTMAS SHINDIG @ ANNANDALE HOTEL

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 15 years since three friends from Canberra set up shop in a tiny office in Sydney’s inner west and declared Ivy League records open for business. 1997 was a shaky time for the Australian music industry. Venues were closing their doors and record labels were bowing out more […]

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The Mark Of Cain – Australian Tour Announcement

The Mark Of Cain – Australian Tour Announcement

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

The Mark Of Cain – Songs Of The Third and Fifth National Album Tour Tickets On Sale Nov 12th “Six years in the making and worth every bit of the wait. A career high point” – Rolling Stone “A testament to bands everywhere- fly the flag straight and true, or get outta town” – Stack […]

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