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Storytellin’: Singer-Songwriter Jeff Powers Makes Chicago Debut At The Elbo Room – Saturday, October 20

Storytellin’: Singer-Songwriter Jeff Powers Makes Chicago Debut At The Elbo Room – Saturday, October 20

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

“(Powers is a) poet, troubadour, emigre’ returning home with tall tales and hard-lived insights… from his Hendrix-like blues-based guitar riffs and sixties references  in “13 Seconds 67 Shots (Kent State Massacre)” to the Buffalo  Springfield-like “Gypsy Girl (Ode To Ani DeFranco)” to the folk  simplicity of “Standing In The Rain,” the journey is well worth  […]

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KILMARA Begins Recording New Album

KILMARA Begins Recording New Album

| 3 October 2012 | Reply

Spanish heavy metallers KILMARA have entered the ROLAND GRAPOW (Masterplan and Ex-Helloween) studios in Slovakia to begin recording their third album “LOVE SONGS AND OTHER NIGHTMARES” for an early 2013 release. The band has to say: “After looking into some alternatives with Rising Records to record the new CD we decided for Roland as he […]

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Female-Fronted Goth Rock Metal Band Le Reverie Release Long-Awaited Debut Album!

Female-Fronted Goth Rock Metal Band Le Reverie Release Long-Awaited Debut Album!

| 2 October 2012 | Reply

New female-fronted Goth Rock Metal band Le Reverie release their long awaited debut album, “Dark Symphony.” This 12-Song record is an amazing combination of Symphony, Goth Rock, Metal and Progressive Rock. The first pressing of the album will also include a free DVD of their Gothic Video Single of the song “Hold Me Down” and […]

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My Bloody Valentine Australia 2013

My Bloody Valentine Australia 2013

| 2 October 2012 | Reply

Principal Entertainment is honoured to announce the return of My Bloody Valentine for their first Australian tour in 21 years. When My Bloody Valentine was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1983 the course of modern rock music was about to be altered by a considerable seismic shift.  Led by the visionary Kevin Shields and with […]

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P!NK – THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE TOUR – AUSTRALIA 2013

P!NK – THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE TOUR – AUSTRALIA 2013

| 2 October 2012 | Reply

MONDAY OCTOBER 1, 2012 – Live Nation has announced that P!NK will make her hugely anticipated return to this country for what will be the hottest tour of the year – The Truth About Love Tour 2013. Renowned around the world as one of the most dynamic live performers of her generation – and by […]

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TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS ANNOUNCE SUMMER HEADLINE SHOWS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS CITY CALM DOWN

TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS ANNOUNCE SUMMER HEADLINE SHOWS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS CITY CALM DOWN

| 2 October 2012 | Reply

Having already been announced on the thrilling line up for Falls Festival and Southbound in 2012 and 2013 respectively and selling out his one-off Sydney show at Oxford Art Factory in no longer than four minutes, I Oh You & Illusive are pleased and extremely excited to announce Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ headline sideshows for […]

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Funny and cool rock pics

Funny and cool rock pics

| 1 October 2012 | Reply

  Got a cool or funny rock pic we should put up here? Email it to editor [at] magazine.100percentrock.com    

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KISSTake – Mustang Bar, Perth, 27 September 2012

KISSTake – Mustang Bar, Perth, 27 September 2012

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

  Gags n’ giggles abounded as four middle-aged men in ever-so-slightly bulging spandex and wigs pranced about in super-high heels playing a bunch of 30-40 year old songs… …but wait – the KISS tour isn’t until NEXT year, is it? No, this is something similar, but very different indeed!  From the other side of the […]

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ZZ TOP – Texicali EP

ZZ TOP – Texicali EP

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Universal Records Released: 5 June 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 ZZ’s first new release in nine years, a teaser for forthcoming album LA FUTURA, is a dirty, stomping blues lesson in what made them huge in the first place – rock solid, full of space in all the right places, and with the […]

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG – Ambush

TYGERS OF PAN TANG – Ambush

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Rocksector Records Released: 24 September 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Whilst the A listers of the British New Wave Of British Heavy Metal have gone out of their way to distance themselves from the label (Iron Maiden, Def Leppard), it lies to the second level of those pioneers to continue to fly the […]

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GHOST – Opus Eponymous

GHOST – Opus Eponymous

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Metal Blade Released: January 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 This group of Swedish bogeymen dress in evil Cardinal’s robes and boast skullface makeup whilst proudly intoning the name of their dark master Satan. Scary shit, right there, but as soon as atmospheric album opener Deus Culpa’s organ fades away, GHOST reveal themselves to […]

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Julian Angel’s BEAUTIFUL BEAST – California Suntan

Julian Angel’s BEAUTIFUL BEAST – California Suntan

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

Label: G.T.O. Entertainment Released: September 2012 Review by Shane Pinnegar 8.5/10 JULIAN ANGEL isn’t going to let something as silly as being born twenty years too late get in the way of living his Sunset Strip hair metal dreams – no way!  Here’s a man who will just go out and make it happen all […]

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Exclusive PUMP Song Premiered – “Death Of Me”

Exclusive PUMP Song Premiered – “Death Of Me”

| 28 September 2012 | Reply

“Death Of Me“, a brand new song from German heavy rockers PUMP featuring ex-BRAINSTORM singer Marcus Jürgens, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band’s new album, “Waiting for The Rapture“, which will be released later this year. Pump – Death Of Me: http://soundcloud.com/rockngrowl/pump-death-of-me The band is currently in […]

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DESTROY SHE SAID – Down To Dirty

DESTROY SHE SAID – Down To Dirty

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Rawkuss Records Date: September 2012 By Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Like a Mad Max Interceptor bursting out of the horizon and bearing down on you with the glare of the outback sun melting your eyeballs as you know you’re about to die in a horrible, twisted metal carnage, so DESTROY SHE SAID’s debut album Down […]

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BOOK REVIEW – THE STORY OF ENGLISH IN 100 WORDS by David Crystal

BOOK REVIEW – THE STORY OF ENGLISH IN 100 WORDS by David Crystal

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

Published by: Profile Books (through Allen & Unwin), rrp $22.99 Released:  1 September 2012 Review by Shane Pinnegar The very learned David Crystal tells the story of our mixed up, multicultural, ever-evolving, living language by citing no less than one hundred examples – all different – of how words entered our language. From Roe – […]

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THE OUTLAWS – Anthology (Live & Rare) 1973-1981

THE OUTLAWS – Anthology (Live & Rare) 1973-1981

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Purple Pyramid (Cleopatra Records) Released: August 2012 Review by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Billed as one of Southern Rock’s leading lights, it may come as a surprise to casual listeners to find that The Outlaws had their origins in New York, and boasted a sound with as much country and soulful rock influences as Skynyrd […]

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SOPHIA MARIE – Twisted

SOPHIA MARIE – Twisted

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

Label: Self released Released: 2010 Review by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Classy and mature hard/heavy rock with loads of riffs and plenty of great songs, Sophia Marie – now playing under the moniker WICKED WENCH – possesses a fantastic, rich voice and a songwriting knack which makes her relative unknown status quite inexplicable. Post-intro opener Voodoo […]

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CANNIBAL CORPSE “AUSTRALIAN TORTURE” OCTOBER 2012 – TOUR BEGINS NEXT WEEK!

CANNIBAL CORPSE “AUSTRALIAN TORTURE” OCTOBER 2012 – TOUR BEGINS NEXT WEEK!

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

After three long torturous years, death metals titanic kings, CANNIBAL CORPSE, return to Australia for a sarcophagic frenzy of sordid and demented proportions! Initial sales have been huge for this tour, so make sure you get yours from the below outlets as soon as possible: CANNIBAL CORPSE with DISENTOMB & ENTRAILS ERADICATED performing at: Oct […]

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Live – Rival Sons Head Down Tour 2012, The Corporation, Sheffield UK – Monday 24th September 2012

Live – Rival Sons Head Down Tour 2012, The Corporation, Sheffield UK – Monday 24th September 2012

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

By Wavey Dave Howarth After seeing Rival Sons supporting Black Stone Cherry in town earlier in the year we were first in the queue when they announced a headline show at The Corporation in Sheffield. The Corporation rock venue is like an underground car park (only not as posh) but continues to book way better […]

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MORRISSEY – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE & ENMORE THEATRE SELL OUT!

MORRISSEY – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE & ENMORE THEATRE SELL OUT!

| 27 September 2012 | Reply

In just over 24 hours, eager Sydneysiders have snapped up all tickets available to Morrissey’s two shows in their city this December. Anticipation is high to see the man Morrissey and his band; limited tickets are available to the remaining shows on Morrissey’s tour, but these will not last long. Those fortunate enough to attend […]

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