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BOOK REVIEW: FACE IT by Debbie Harry

BOOK REVIEW: FACE IT by Debbie Harry

| 31 August 2020 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: FACE IT by Debbie Harry Harper Collins Australia October 2019 Hardback, $45 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Autobiography 79% Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry delivers a fascinating memoir with Face It, but somehow, in all the retelling of her life and times, she still manages to retain her privacy and mystique. She’s an enigmatic figure, […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MALCOLM MCLAREN by Paul Gorman

BOOK REVIEW: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MALCOLM MCLAREN by Paul Gorman

| 31 August 2020 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MALCOLM MCLAREN by Paul Gorman Hachette Australia May 2020 Paperback, $34.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Non fiction, movie, comedy 82% Most fans of the Sex Pistols and their one-and-only album – the explosive soundtrack to an entire movement detonating a hole in England’s social fabric – Never Mind […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: NICOLE – Forever And A Day

MUSIC REVIEW: NICOLE – Forever And A Day

| 29 August 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: NICOLE – Forever And A Day Independent 2020 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 70% Long gestating, Nicole Warner’s debut solo album is, if I had to sum it up in one simple word, nice. She’s long been singing backing vocals for Aussie legend (and husband) Dave Warner, not to mention raising a family, but […]

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LIVE: BREAKING THE CHAINS – Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Black Steel & Triple Engine 22 Aug ‘20

LIVE: BREAKING THE CHAINS – Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Black Steel & Triple Engine 22 Aug ‘20

| 26 August 2020 | Reply

LIVE: BREAKING THE CHAINS – Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Black Steel & Triple Engine 22 Aug ‘20 The Civic Hotel, Perth, Western Australia – Saturday, 22nd August, 2020 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Pete Gardner For many of the 100 present tonight this was our first live music since the world shut down due […]

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THE NADIR OF HEART’S CAREER – ALL I WANNA DO IS MAKE LOVE TO YOU

THE NADIR OF HEART’S CAREER – ALL I WANNA DO IS MAKE LOVE TO YOU

| 20 August 2020 | 1 Reply

THE NADIR OF HEART’S CAREER – ALL I WANNA DO IS MAKE LOVE TO YOU By Shane Pinnegar No matter which era or style of Heart’s incredible career is your favourite, you’re well catered for. The 70’s gave us such mega rock anthems as Crazy On You, Magic Man and Barracuda, not to mention more […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: YOMI SHIP – Pyramids of Yonaguni EP

MUSIC REVIEW: YOMI SHIP – Pyramids of Yonaguni EP

| 20 August 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: YOMI SHIP – Pyramids of Yonaguni EP Nala Music August 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% A prog rock instrumental EP themed around the mystical sunken pyramid of Yona-guni off Taiwan may not be everyone’s idea of easy listening, but Yomi Ship’s third release is not your average prog rock instrumental EP. It […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: BETH HART – War In My Mind

MUSIC REVIEW: BETH HART – War In My Mind

| 20 August 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: BETH HART – War In My Mind Mascot/Provogue September 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 84% War In My Mind, Beth Hart’s ninth solo album, sees her even more than usually emotionally raw and open and honest about the demons which trouble her. Those demons writhe and flex throughout her career and inhabit her […]

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New video from Mike Elrington – Don’t Give Me A Dime

New video from Mike Elrington – Don’t Give Me A Dime

| 14 August 2020 | Reply

New video from Mike Elrington – Don’t Give Me A Dime ‘Don’t Give Me A Dime’ is the 2nd single from Mike Elrington’s new album ‘Aftershock’ due out in September this year. The song, like the lead single ‘She’s On My Mind’ is another curveball from Elrington – who is most often described as a […]

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HOODOO GURUS RELEASE NEW TRUMP-DERIDING VIDEO CLIP FOR “HUNG OUT TO DRY”

HOODOO GURUS RELEASE NEW TRUMP-DERIDING VIDEO CLIP FOR “HUNG OUT TO DRY”

| 14 August 2020 | Reply

HOODOO GURUS RELEASE NEW TRUMP-DERIDING VIDEO CLIP FOR “HUNG OUT TO DRY” “He’s offended us for years and now we’re giving some back. If he’s looking for songs to play at his rallies he’s welcome to this one!” – Dave Faulkner, Hoodoo Gurus With a new song and video, Aussie rock legends Hoodoo Gurus take […]

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100% ROCK MAGAZINE IS EIGHT YEARS OLD TODAY!

100% ROCK MAGAZINE IS EIGHT YEARS OLD TODAY!

| 14 August 2020 | Reply

100% ROCK MAGAZINE IS EIGHT YEARS OLD TODAY! And we have a few people we want to thank for helping us to get this far. Most importantly, thankyou to all of our readers, especially those who revisit regularly to catch up on interviews, news and reviews. You are appreciated! To all of our contributors, who […]

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Wave Rock Weekender #15 line up announced

Wave Rock Weekender #15 line up announced

| 11 August 2020 | Reply

Wave Rock Weekender #15 line up announced Featuring POND | SPACEY JANE | SAN CISCO STELLA DONNELLY | PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS and heaps more MUSIC, CAMPING, FILM, FREEDOM, NATURE, DANCING, BOOZE, FOOD, BFF’s AND BEST F’ING TIMES Friday 25 – Monday 28 September It’s fair to say that the vast majority would be keen to […]

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MATT GRESHAM presents ‘The Gift 999’ at Perth Concert Hall August 21st

MATT GRESHAM presents ‘The Gift 999’ at Perth Concert Hall August 21st

| 11 August 2020 | Reply

MATT GRESHAM presents ‘The Gift 999’ at Perth Concert Hall August 21st After having a taste of international success, Matt Gresham, Western Australian singer-songwriter is now ready to bring his latest album ‘The Gift 999’ to his home town! Having scored a record deal with Warner Music Germany, this WAMI, ARIA award-winning and seven-time nominee […]

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PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS return with WA Tour Dates and blazing new single, MR. PRISM!

PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS return with WA Tour Dates and blazing new single, MR. PRISM!

| 11 August 2020 | Reply

PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS return with WA Tour Dates and blazing new single, MR. PRISM! Photo Credit: Captura Obscura / Matt Puccinelli As their first move for 2020, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have made another strong impact with the release of their new single, ‘Mr. Prism’. Bounding along with energy from the onset, ‘Mr. Prism’ is relentless […]

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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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