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MOVIE – ROCK OF AGES

MOVIE – ROCK OF AGES

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Released June 14, 2012 Starring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Diego Boneta, Julianne Hough, Catherine Zeta Jones, Paul Giamatti – Directed by Adam Shankman Reviewed by Shane & Trulie Pinnegar The ROCK OF AGES people pulled out the stops for the premiere of what is either – depending on who you listen to – […]

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MOVIE – EL MONSTRO DEL MAR!

MOVIE – EL MONSTRO DEL MAR!

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Monster Pictures, 2011 Starring Nelli Scarlet, Kyrie Capri, Karli Madden, Kate Watts and Norman Yemm Written, Directed & Edited by Stuart Simpson Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar EL MONSTRO DEL MAR is an unashamedly retro B-movie piece of schlock made on a shoestring budget which is altogether more charming and enjoyable because of it. In truth, […]

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LIVE – TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS, Perth WA, 23 May 2012

LIVE – TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS, Perth WA, 23 May 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

  With Diamond Eye & Emerald City Amplifier Bar, Perth By Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Maree Richards It’s a sultry Autumn Monday night in Perth, not a raincloud in sight, and we are privileged to be in the presence of a Heavy Metal Legend – ex-Judas Priest frontman Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, a man who […]

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LIVE – THE POOR with Emerald City, Rogue Sharks & Smooth Intentions, Fremantle WA, 20 May 2012

LIVE – THE POOR with Emerald City, Rogue Sharks & Smooth Intentions, Fremantle WA, 20 May 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

  The Newport Hotel, Fremantle WA By Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Awakening Vixen Photography We caught the tail end of SMOOTH INTENTIONS’ Sunday evening set, which was easily enough to know that these young fellas have an exceedingly strong future ahead of them. Guitarist/vocalist Luke Gallagher can play like a man twice his age […]

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LIVE – THE TEA PARTY: THE REFORMATION TOUR, Perth WA, 26 July 2012

LIVE – THE TEA PARTY: THE REFORMATION TOUR, Perth WA, 26 July 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Metro City, Perth, Western Australia By Shane Pinnegar  |  Photography by Maree King There are many who thought it would be a cold day in hell before Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows would share a stage again, much less tour their native Canada and Australia, release a live album (due soon) and enter […]

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LIVE – STONE CIRCLE with Graphic Fiction Heroes & Nymph Honey, Perth WA, 1 June 2012

LIVE – STONE CIRCLE with Graphic Fiction Heroes & Nymph Honey, Perth WA, 1 June 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Amplifier Bar, Perth WA By Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Awakening Vixen Photography Local favourites STONE CIRCLE took their melodic radio friendly rock all the way to South America in April & May, playing 13 gigs through Venezuela, Colombia and Cuba to hundreds and sometimes thousands of cheering new fans. Coming home on a […]

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SPiT LiKE THiS tour dates, merch and Vikki Spit has a new Marshall endorsement!

SPiT LiKE THiS tour dates, merch and Vikki Spit has a new Marshall endorsement!

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Our “Something For The Weekend” tour kicks off later this week with the first dates in Doncaster, Yorkshire and Stoke-On-Trent.  We’re really looking forward to seeing a whole bunch of you there and, as well as playing nearly the whole of our “Normalityville Horror” album, we have stuck some golden oldies back in the set, […]

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Live – State of the Art, A Celebration of Western Australian Music, Perth WA, 3 June 2012

Live – State of the Art, A Celebration of Western Australian Music, Perth WA, 3 June 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Perth Concert Hall, WA By Gazman Campbell | Photography by Awakening Vixen Photography Additional editorial commentary by Shane Pinnegar An ambitious event, State Of The Art chose to celebrate Western Australian music across three indoor concerts staggered throughout the day, whilst an outdoors concert raged non stop. As with the annual WAMi awards, the […]

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Live – The Deep End/Destroy She Said, Melbourne, 25 February 2012

Live – The Deep End/Destroy She Said, Melbourne, 25 February 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Cherry Bar, Melbourne By Shayne McGowan In the weeks leading up to this gig, I had predicted that it would be the best of the year so far. Not only did it live up to my expectations completely, but I would also have to say that it may be an early contender for local […]

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Live – PJ Harvey, Perth WA, 13 January 2012

Live – PJ Harvey, Perth WA, 13 January 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Perth Concert Hall By Piney Black Friday; unlucky for some but not so much for Perth because this was the night that English songbird; Ms Polly Jean Harvey chose to kick off her much anticipated, Mercury Prize winning Let England Shake tour. Musically speaking, Polly Jean doesn’t like to repeat herself and Let England Shake, […]

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Live – Jeff Martin, Fremantle WA, 21 January 2012

Live – Jeff Martin, Fremantle WA, 21 January 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Flytrap, Fremantle WA By Michelle Hamer Sitting in a cramped intimate room full to the brim waiting for Jeff to come on the heat inside the room was incredible thinking I would not be able to last long for lack of air. Jeff casually enters the room along with his percussionist Malcolm Clark from […]

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Live – Hoodoo Gurus presents The Dig It Up Invitational, Perth WA, 28 April 2012

Live – Hoodoo Gurus presents The Dig It Up Invitational, Perth WA, 28 April 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

With Redd Kross and The Fleshtones, The Astor Theatre, Perth WA By Shane Pinnegar Whilst not boasting the spontaneous nocturnal emission line-ups of the Sydney or Melbourne legs of the Dig It Up Invitational (Hard-Ons, The Sonics, Tek & Younger, Celibate Rifles, The 5,6,7,8’s and more!), The Hoodoos have treated Perth with a stellarly raucous […]

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GUITAR GODS V – 3 KINGS and 1 QUEEN, Live Fremantle, WA, 29 June 2012

GUITAR GODS V – 3 KINGS and 1 QUEEN, Live Fremantle, WA, 29 June 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Graham Greene Band, The Jac Dalton Band, Black Steel, The John Meyer Band Fly By Night Club, Fremantle WA By Paula Da Horta It’s an honour to be asked to review Guitar Gods V – 3 Kings and A Queen. I hope to do it some justice. What can be said about this majestic […]

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LIVE – GASOLINE INC – Perth WA, 15 June 2012

LIVE – GASOLINE INC – Perth WA, 15 June 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Rocket Room, Perth, Western Australia By Shane Pinnegar  |  Photography by Maree King Gasoline Inc made a triumphant return to their hometown this week to showcase their latest EP – The Wanted One – and took the opportunity to introduce new guitarist Mick Haggerty, as well as invite an old friend on stage to join […]

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Live – Fuckface, XXX & Bunny Monroe – Melbourne, 21 March 2012

Live – Fuckface, XXX & Bunny Monroe – Melbourne, 21 March 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Bunny Monroe Cherry Bar, Melbourne By Shane Pinnegar With a deep breath of the hallowed air in Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane, we finally walked into Cherry Bar for the first time on a very quiet Wednesday night, tread gingerly across the carpet that has gallantly soaked up a million beer spills, and order a round of […]

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LIVE – EMPRA with Hailmary, Mantl, Bad Shannon – Perth, 3rd August 2012

LIVE – EMPRA with Hailmary, Mantl, Bad Shannon – Perth, 3rd August 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Rocket Room, Perth By Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Maree King Some nights, you just HAD to be there – even if not everyone else was. You know how it is. A band is road-hardened and energetic, and determined to deliver the best goddamn show they can, no matter whether there are 5 or 500 […]

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John Lee Hooker and Howlin’s Wolf special continues Perth Blues Club 20th year celebrations: Tuesday, October 9

John Lee Hooker and Howlin’s Wolf special continues Perth Blues Club 20th year celebrations: Tuesday, October 9

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

*The classic hooks and howls of two defining Blues icons will grace the stage in the Perth Blues Club’s John Lee Hooker and Howlin’ Wolf Special. Performed by leading local Blues artists, classic Hooker guitar-stomp numbers, together with the Wolf’s distinctive harmonica refrains, continue the Club’s 20th birthday celebrations.* Indigenous Blues guitarist, Patrick Woodley, and […]

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Live – Fear Factory, Perth WA, 30 September 2012

Live – Fear Factory, Perth WA, 30 September 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

The Capitol, Perth WA Review by Kevin Curran | Photo by Luke Baker Having seen this band several times over the last ten years with various lineups, one thing that has not changed over the course of time is the loyalty of their Australian fan base, this was evident by the huge line of folks […]

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LIVE – Roger Hodgson, Breakfast in America Tour, Saratoga, CA, USA, 12 August 2012

LIVE – Roger Hodgson, Breakfast in America Tour, Saratoga, CA, USA, 12 August 2012

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

  The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California By Robert Kitay I’ve been waiting for this show for almost 30 years.  Even though I’m more of a hard rocker and metal head, I’ve always been a big fan of both Supertramp and Roger Hodgson’s solo material.  The interesting thing is that Roger Hodgson lives just over 2 […]

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BIRDS OF TOKYO ANNOUNCE ‘THIS FIRE’ EP OCTOBER 5

BIRDS OF TOKYO ANNOUNCE ‘THIS FIRE’ EP OCTOBER 5

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

EMI – Essential Artist <http://email.thinkmail.com.au/t/r-l-kyuiliy-oirthhuhk-j/> What do you do if your band spends five years growing from acclaimed indie artists into having its name up in lights? Well if you’re Birds Of Tokyo you burn it all down and you start all over again. It’s therefore apt that the group’s first new music in over […]

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