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SPACEY JANE AND DRAPHT – BACK ON THE ROAD WA REGIONAL TOUR

SPACEY JANE AND DRAPHT – BACK ON THE ROAD WA REGIONAL TOUR

| 11 August 2020 | Reply

SPACEY JANE AND DRAPHT – BACK ON THE ROAD WA REGIONAL TOUR It feels like forever since your favourite artists rolled into town but now the wait is finally over. The Back On The Road WA tour will see four of the state’s biggest home grown exports hitting key centres right across regional WA throughout […]

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Triple Engine launch debut music video

Triple Engine launch debut music video

| 4 August 2020 | Reply

Triple Engine launch debut music video Love Thing is the hot debut single from newly formed Perth-based power trio Triple Engine. Written and record during the Western Australia’s coronavirus lockdown, Love Thing combines positive lyrics with crunching guitars, bass and drums to deliver an uplifting modern power trio sensation. Guitarist Chris Gibbs and bassist Craig […]

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Western Australian legends Dark Universe and Black Steel to Break The Chains

Western Australian legends Dark Universe and Black Steel to Break The Chains

| 6 July 2020 | Reply

Western Australian legends Dark Universe and Black Steel to Break The Chains When Covid-19 shut down the world, hundreds – thousands – of bands around the world, not to mention all of their support crew, were thrown into limbo. Now, with Western Australia being one of the safest and most enviable places to be Coronavirus-wise, […]

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Nothing But Sunshine releases new single ‘The Dream That Fucks You Up’

Nothing But Sunshine releases new single ‘The Dream That Fucks You Up’

| 25 June 2020 | Reply

Nothing But Sunshine releases new single ‘The Dream That Fucks You Up’ Gearing up for the release of their debut album, Helsinki-based Nothing But Sunshine have just released The Dream That Fucks You Up, a new single from their upcoming album. Nothing But Sunshine is a synth-rock band with roots in Helsinki and Toronto – […]

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WING DEFENCE return with brand new single ‘RELOCATE’ from forthcoming ‘FRIENDS’ EP

WING DEFENCE return with brand new single ‘RELOCATE’ from forthcoming ‘FRIENDS’ EP

| 25 June 2020 | Reply

WING DEFENCE return with brand new single ‘RELOCATE’ from forthcoming ‘FRIENDS’ EP Returning fresh off the back of their latest release ‘Weapons’, Adelaide duo Wing Defence come excited in brandishing their new single, ‘Relocate’. It’s another step forward for the indie act who has been quick to generate buzz around their punchy pop-punk melodies and […]

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INTERVIEW: BRIAN MANNIX, June 2020

INTERVIEW: BRIAN MANNIX, June 2020

| 22 June 2020 | Reply

INTERVIEW: BRIAN MANNIX, June 2020 By Shane Pinnegar He’s Australia’s answer to Dudley Moore, a pint sized, twinkling eyed, rapscallion and larrikin quick to tell a story or crack a joke and act the class clown, taking the piss out of himself as much as anyone else. He is former Uncanny X-Men frontman Brian Mannix, […]

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HAILMARY LAUNCH ISO-VIDEO FOR EQUILIBRIUM

HAILMARY LAUNCH ISO-VIDEO FOR EQUILIBRIUM

| 16 June 2020 | Reply

HAILMARY LAUNCH ISO-VIDEO FOR EQUILIBRIUM Perth, Western Australia’s Hailmary were planning a music video like none other. It involved motorcycles, fight scenes and space ships* (* this may not be true). It was a clip of epic proportions and great grandeur… …and then the dreaded C took over the world and brought everything to a […]

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New video from Canadian rockers DellaRose

New video from Canadian rockers DellaRose

| 27 May 2020 | Reply

New video from Canadian rockers DellaRose Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, hard rock group DellaRose was formed in 2017 by runway model and vocalist, Garrett Christian, drummer, Kris Lamb and guitarist, Kramer White (who we last saw in Reverse Grip) DellaRose brings a new-fashioned sound into the hard rock music scene. Their live performance is adrenaline […]

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Alabama native Abstract Artimus is releasing a cover of Devo’s “Ton O’ Luv” on June 19th.

Alabama native Abstract Artimus is releasing a cover of Devo’s “Ton O’ Luv” on June 19th.

| 27 May 2020 | Reply

Alabama native Abstract Artimus is releasing a cover of Devo’s “Ton O’ Luv” on June 19th. Abstract Artimus strikes with a yacht rock groove, blazing guitars and blisteringly crunchy vocals on his new cover of Devo’s “Ton O’ Luv.” Artimus first learned of Devo back in the 90’s from a redneck cousin who had acquired […]

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FEATURE VIDEO – DATURA4 PREMIERE RULE MY WORLD FROM LATEST ALBUM

FEATURE VIDEO – DATURA4 PREMIERE RULE MY WORLD FROM LATEST ALBUM

| 23 April 2020 | Reply

FEATURE VIDEO – DATURA4 PREMIERE RULE MY WORLD FROM LATEST ALBUM DATURA4 DROPPED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM “WEST COAST HIGHWAY COSMIC” APRIL 17TH, VIA ALIVE NATURALSOUND RECORDS THE AUSTRALIAN ROCK BAND’S LATEST TRACK “RULE MY WORLD” FROM THEIR NEW LP IS HERE FOR YOUR LISTENING AND PSYCH VIEWING PLEASURE HERE’S WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT […]

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FEATURE VIDEO – ARTIFICIAL AGENT ‘EYE FOR AN EYE’

FEATURE VIDEO – ARTIFICIAL AGENT ‘EYE FOR AN EYE’

| 3 April 2020 | Reply

FEATURE VIDEO – ARTIFICIAL AGENT ‘EYE FOR AN EYE’ Detroit neo-glam rockers ARTIFICIAL AGENT have released their fourth album, Death Ray, just in time for our global isolations, and there will be few better listens this year to help us through these quarantined days. Here’s their new single Eye For An Eye, and its rocking […]

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LIVE: Tony Hadley – Perth, 2 March, 2020

LIVE: Tony Hadley – Perth, 2 March, 2020

| 12 March 2020 | Reply

LIVE: Tony Hadley – Perth, 2 March, 2020 The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Photography by Damien Crocker After a well-received opening set by local Tim Nelson, a man with music running through his veins as much as anyone ever had, it was ex-Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley’s turn to tread the historic boards of […]

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LIVE: The Darkness with The Southern River Band – Perth, 11 March, 2020

LIVE: The Darkness with The Southern River Band – Perth, 11 March, 2020

| 12 March 2020 | Reply

LIVE: The Darkness with The Southern River Band – Perth, 11 March, 2020 Metropolis Fremantle, Western Australia Review and photography by Damien Crocker Out on tour in support of their latest release Easter is Cancelled, the Darkness hit Perth to kick off the six date Australia/New Zealand leg of their world tour. Locals The Southern […]

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FEATURE VIDEO: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – AMAZON WOMAN

FEATURE VIDEO: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – AMAZON WOMAN

| 8 March 2020 | Reply

FEATURE VIDEO: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – AMAZON WOMAN By Shane Pinnegar We have a special feature video for International Women’s Day: the latest single from Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion’s sixth studio album, Chameleon. The song, fittingly, is called Amazon Woman and it is all about female empowerment and celebrating gender equality. CLICK HERE to […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – Chameleon

MUSIC REVIEW: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – Chameleon

| 8 March 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION – Chameleon Proper Music March, 2020 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 88% It seems obvious, but it’s worth repeating: The best music is full of joy: artists that work hard and passionately to create a piece of art that evoke an emotional response in their listeners are worth their weight […]

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LIVE EVENT: HIGHWAY TO HELL at The Perth Festival, Sunday 1 March, 2020

LIVE EVENT: HIGHWAY TO HELL at The Perth Festival, Sunday 1 March, 2020

| 5 March 2020 | Reply

LIVE EVENT: HIGHWAY TO HELL at The Perth Festival, Sunday 1 March, 2020 Canning Highway, Perth to Fremantle, Western Australia Review & photos by Shane Pinnegar It was a case of Location, Location, Location for The Highway To Hell extravaganza event celebrating the life of adopted local legend Bon Scott and the band he led […]

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LIVE: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA – Perth Festival, 29 Feb 2020

LIVE: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA – Perth Festival, 29 Feb 2020

| 5 March 2020 | Reply

LIVE: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA – Perth Festival, 29 Feb 2020 Chevron Lighthouse, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photographs kindly provided with permission by Jessica Wyld and Perth Festival Perth Festival’s popup venue Chevron Lighthouse has done a magnificent job staging a takeover of the Concert Hall grounds and surrounds for this […]

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D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

| 5 March 2020 | Reply

D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour Welcome to the wildest R’n’R amusement park! Danish rockers, D-A-D 35th Anniversary World Tour comes to Australia this September! For this special occasion and D-A-D’s first Australian Tour since 1990 they will perform all their Greatest Hits including Sleeping My Day Away, Girl Nation, Jihad, Laugh And […]

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PARKWAY DRIVE ANNOUNCE EPIC AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH HATEBREED AND EVERY TIME I DIE IN 2020

PARKWAY DRIVE ANNOUNCE EPIC AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH HATEBREED AND EVERY TIME I DIE IN 2020

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

PARKWAY DRIVE ANNOUNCE EPIC AUSTRALIAN TOUR WITH HATEBREED AND EVERY TIME I DIE IN 2020 Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have announced a mammoth Australian tour alongside US peers Hatebreed and Every Time I Die in June 2020. Fresh from their stint headlining Good Things Festival last weekend, the Viva The Underdogs Australian Revolution 2020 tour […]

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The Original Gipsy Kings to Return to Australia After a Five-Year Hiatus!

The Original Gipsy Kings to Return to Australia After a Five-Year Hiatus!

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

The Original Gipsy Kings to Return to Australia After a Five-Year Hiatus! World renowned flamenco, rock and pop musicians, The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, the original songwriters and guitarists on hits such as ‘Bamboleo’, ‘Volare’ ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Bem Bem Maria’ are returning to tour Australia this April with dates in […]

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