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MUSIC REVIEW: GRAHAM GREENE – A Ripple In Time

MUSIC REVIEW: GRAHAM GREENE – A Ripple In Time

| 4 October 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: GRAHAM GREENE – A Ripple In Time Self released September 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 96% No-one gets to choose where they’re brought into this world, and all too often the tyranny of geography dictates many of the twists and turns our lives take. In Graham Greene’s case, an upbringing in remote rural […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: LULU* – Some Motherfuckers

MUSIC REVIEW: LULU* – Some Motherfuckers

| 4 October 2019 | 1 Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: LULU* – Some Motherfuckers NUB Music September 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 85% Note that asterix – this isn’t British ‘60s pop starlet Lulu, this is low fi, very now, quirky and aggressively individualistic West Australian DIY electrofolkn’roller Lulu*. She’s been around for a while, rocking out with her old outfit Wiked Fury, […]

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NICK LOWE RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS

NICK LOWE RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS

| 30 September 2019 | Reply

NICK LOWE RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS Nick Lowe’s Quality Rock & Roll Revue, starring Los Straitjackets touring nationally in February 2020 Some people know how to have fun. Nick Lowe, producer, songwriter, author and pop culture icon, will return to Australia in 2020 for his first tour in seven […]

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UNIFY GATHERING 2020 | LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIFY GATHERING 2020 | LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

| 30 September 2019 | Reply

UNIFY GATHERING 2020 | LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT Tarwin Lower is set to dial it up once again with the sixth instalment of Australia’s only heavy music camping festival, UNIFY Gathering 2020 and the stacked lineup is finally here! Take a team of international talent, two hugely anticipated returns, a bunch of home-grown heroes, a host of […]

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REGURGITATOR – AUSTRALIA! 25 years of still being consumed!

REGURGITATOR – AUSTRALIA! 25 years of still being consumed!

| 30 September 2019 | Reply

REGURGITATOR – AUSTRALIA! 25 years of still being consumed! And that we were… and that we are. A little over a month before the Quarter Pounder is over cooked and served hot for your divertissement – the factory is fully tilted with processing the small goods – a veritable scoff of tunes covering our respective […]

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DANKO JONES Premieres Video For ‘Fists Up High’

DANKO JONES Premieres Video For ‘Fists Up High’

| 28 September 2019 | Reply

DANKO JONES Premieres Video For ‘Fists Up High’ With a European/UK arena tour with Volbeat just days away, acclaimed Canadian hard rockers DANKO JONES have unveiled a music video for their anthemic new single, “Fists Up High.” Check it out HERE. The “Fists Up High” video was shot in Gothenburg, Sweden last month with noted […]

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RICK PRICE ‘HEAVEN KNOWS’ ALBUM AND COVER-TO-COVER TOUR RETURNS

RICK PRICE ‘HEAVEN KNOWS’ ALBUM AND COVER-TO-COVER TOUR RETURNS

| 28 September 2019 | Reply

RICK PRICE ‘HEAVEN KNOWS’ ALBUM AND COVER-TO-COVER TOUR RETURNS Rick resides in Nashville, and returns to his roots on the ‘Heaven Knows’ Album cover-to-cover tour in solo acoustic mode. Rick tours Australia twice a year and in 2018 his ‘Heaven Knows’ cover-to-cover’ shows were so successful he returns to some venues by popular demand and […]

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Airbourne Reveal Official Music Video For New Single ‘Boneshaker’ 

Airbourne Reveal Official Music Video For New Single ‘Boneshaker’ 

| 28 September 2019 | Reply

Airbourne Reveal Official Music Video For New Single ‘Boneshaker’  Airbourne have released an official music video for their new album’s title track, ‘Boneshaker’; shot during both the band’s mainstage performance at this year’s Wacken festival, Germany, and headline set at Skogsrojet festival, Sweden, the video for ‘Boneshaker’, which was both filmed and edited by Tom […]

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Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time!

Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time!

| 28 September 2019 | Reply

Legendary UK band QUIREBOYS set to tour Australia for the first time! Dates confirmed for February 2020 Lovers of fine rock are in for a rare treat come February 2020, when renowned UK band QUIREBOYS tours Australia for the very first time. Quireboys will hit the road with special guests Palace Of The King for […]

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LIAM GALLAGHER – AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2019

LIAM GALLAGHER – AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2019

| 28 September 2019 | Reply

LIAM GALLAGHER – AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2019 WITH SPECIAL GUEST GERRY CINNAMON* Once voted by the readers of Q Magazine as the “greatest front man of all time”, living legend Liam Gallagher will return to Australia and New Zealand in December as he celebrates the release of his massively anticipated second solo record, […]

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UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS – LIVE, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS – LIVE, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

| 27 September 2019 | Reply

UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS – LIVE, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Under the Southern Stars, now in its third year and proudly presented by One World Entertainment are thrilled to announce they’re bringing #UTSS2020 to the West Coast for the first time ever! Playing together for the first time in Australia will be LIVE, BUSH […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER

MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: SPENCER MACKENZIE – COLD NOVEMBER Fontana North, April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% Former teen prodigy Spencer MacKenzie is growing up. Now a young man aged 18 (at the time of recording this album) his relentless touring has helped his vocals and playing develop a maturity well beyond his years. Back in […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE

MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: J W JONES – LIVE Solid Blues Records, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 76% JW Jones recorded this live album over two nights in Quebec and in a novel approach, it features nothing but covers which he’s never previously recorded. Think of it as a celebration of his influences – something special for […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK

MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: MURRAY KINSLEY & WICKED GRIN – MURDER CREEK Phoenix Records, October 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 78% Murray Kinsley is another lauded Canadian blues artist – winner of prestigious Maple Blues Awards – who whilst having the blood of the blues flowing through his veins, is also well in touch with rock n’ […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA

MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: AD ASTRA Written by James Gray, Ethan Gross Directed by James Gray Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% If ever a film was desperately crying out for future cult status, it’s Ad Astra. My apologies, but there are a few minor spoilers ahead. Director […]

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INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019

INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

INTERVIEW: ROSS “THE BOSS” FRIEDMAN – September 2019 By Shane Pinnegar New Yorker Ross Friedman formed garage punk rock n’ roll hybrid The Dictators with Andy Shernoff in 1973 before playing in Shakin’ Street for a year in Europe. But it was with another band he founded – Manowar – that he is perhaps most […]

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ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety

ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety

| 19 September 2019 | Reply

ROSS THE BOSS – 35th anniversary of MANOWAR’S ‘HAIL TO ENGLAND’ album played around Australia in its entirety “With 1984’s Hail to England, Manowar delivered one of the quintessential power metal albums of all time” Allmusic Ross The Boss, Manowar’s co-founder and definitive guitar god, takes no prisoners when he and his earth shattering band […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER

MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: HAT FITZ & CARA – HAND IT OVER Rhythm Section, January 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 85% The fifth album from Queensland-based Aussie/Irish husband and wife duo Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson continues their rootsy blues journey with the former playing a myriad of guitars in a myriad of styles, and his missus […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE

MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: DATURA4 – BLESSED IS THE BOOGIE Alive Natural Sound Records, April 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 98% It starts with a riff. A riff which is pure heavy boogie metal, but rest assured Datura4 – Dom Mariani’s four-piece outfit from the edge of the world, Fremantle, Western Australia – has none of the […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART

MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: RUSSELL MORRIS – BLACK AND BLUE HEART Liberation Records, April 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 87% Hot off the heels of his unexpected career rebirth with a trilogy of modern Oz blues classics – of which no-one was more surprised than Russell Morris himself – the Aussie legend returns to his rock n’ […]

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