banner ad
banner ad
banner ad

Author Archive: Shane

Editor, 100% ROCK MAGAZINE

rss feed

Author's Website

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

SYDNEY BAND MONKS OF MELLONWAH HEAD OVERSEAS FOR USA MINI-TOUR AND THE LA MUSIC AWARDS!

SYDNEY BAND MONKS OF MELLONWAH HEAD OVERSEAS FOR USA MINI-TOUR AND THE LA MUSIC AWARDS!

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Band to play iconic venues such as The Whiskey A Go-Go, Los Angeles and New York’s Mercury Lounge. Tour takes in San Francisco, Venice Beach, Phiadelphia, Sacramento and more! Band nominated for THREE LA MUSIC AWARDS – 15th November 2012! Australian alternative rock group Monks of Mellonwah have announced that they will be travelling to […]

Read More

THE DEMON PARADE ‘CHAMELEON’ EP RELEASE AND TOUR DATES!

THE DEMON PARADE ‘CHAMELEON’ EP RELEASE AND TOUR DATES!

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

Forming in Melbourne in 2009, The Demon Parade have since firmly cemented their place at the forefront of Australia’s psychedelic rock explosion. Based around the songwriting of frontman Michael Badger, the four piece have racked up the accolades since the release of their debut 7” in 2009. Earning significant airplay on Triple J, Rage and […]

Read More

TÝR Announced For 70000TONS OF METAL 2013

TÝR Announced For 70000TONS OF METAL 2013

| 1 November 2012 | Reply

After crossing the North Atlantic 70000TONS OF METAL stopped at the Faroe Islands to pick up some of their good old friends. Please welcome TÝR on board The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise! Now they continue their journey into the Norwegian Sea, course East South-East. And what are their Scouts on the European mainland doing… […]

Read More

BLACK SABBATH announce Australian tour for April/May 2013

BLACK SABBATH announce Australian tour for April/May 2013

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

It’s official – as reported by Faster Louder (http://www.fasterlouder.com.au/news/local/34107/Black-Sabbath-2013-Australian-tour), the mighty Black Sabbath have announced dates for their first visit to our shores since the mid Seventies. Sabbath, currently in the studio completing an album under the watchful eye of Rick Rubin, will journey Down Under for at least four shows, and join classic rockers […]

Read More

ROCK LEGENDS DEEP PURPLE AND JOURNEY ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF THEIR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR!

ROCK LEGENDS DEEP PURPLE AND JOURNEY ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF THEIR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR!

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

They remain the quintessential vintage rock band — playing the songs the people love … pushing the boundaries as individual instrumentalists, soloists without reservation, yet seamlessly integrated into the overall sound and texture of a unified group. This is the foundation on which Deep Purple has always thrived – VintageRock.com.au They put on a show […]

Read More

FnA Records drops debut solo album by Gypsy Rose singer MICHAEL ROSS

FnA Records drops debut solo album by Gypsy Rose singer MICHAEL ROSS

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Closing out the list of Halloween releases on FnA Records is the solo CD by Michael Ross, lead singer of Gypsy Rose.  While probably most recognized by his songs “Poisoned By Love” and “Don’t Turn Your Back On Me Now” that he recorded with his Gene Simmons (KISS) signed band, Gypsy Rose, Michael definitely stands […]

Read More

Live & studio tracks feature on NO SYMPATHY’s debut for FnA Records

Live & studio tracks feature on NO SYMPATHY’s debut for FnA Records

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Formed in the late 80’s, No Sympathy was one of those bands on the strip who didnt play by the rules, they set them!  A mix of hardcore glam, sleaze and cock-rock, with a tinge of European Goth and punk, the band strutted up and down the strip making Hollywood take notice.  A bombastic, over-the-top […]

Read More

STIKKY SUITE’s debut released this Halloween by FnA Records

STIKKY SUITE’s debut released this Halloween by FnA Records

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Yep!  FnA Records has taken Chicago by storm!  The third Chicago band seeing their first ever release on FnA Records on October 31, is Stikky Suite – once one of Chicago’s youngest and most heartfelt bands.  Often the go-to band when national acts came through town, Stikky Suite opened for bands like Dangerous Toys, Enuff […]

Read More

NO ROMEO release “Lost Angel In Paradise” on FnA Records

NO ROMEO release “Lost Angel In Paradise” on FnA Records

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Another Chicago band joins forces with FnA Records to release their first full length album ever.  No Romeo, splashed onto the Chicago hard rock scene out of nowhere and quickly created a buzz as one of the midwests most energetic and melodic hard rock bands.  The band toured relentlessly around Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana, and […]

Read More

FnA Records’ Halloween releases continue with GYPSY BLUE

FnA Records’ Halloween releases continue with GYPSY BLUE

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Everyone recalls the hard rock scenes on the west coast and east coast, but the Midwest is often overlooked…until now.  FnA Records is pleased to announce the release of one of Chicago’s finest glam rock pop bands, Gypsy Blue.  With a glossy look and pretty boy image, Gypsy Blue tore up the stages of the […]

Read More

KIDD BLUE gets the FnA re-release treatment this Halloween with Expanded edition of “Big Trouble”

KIDD BLUE gets the FnA re-release treatment this Halloween with Expanded edition of “Big Trouble”

| 31 October 2012 | Reply

Monsterous catchy hooks, crunchy guitar riffs, and sing-along melodies fits Kidd Blue to a “T” – and this along with a stellar live show led to the band becoming one of the most successful bands on the west coast.  Often compared to bands like Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Warrant and countless others, Kidd […]

Read More

banner ad
banner ad

Hit Counter provided by Acrylic Display