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MUSIC: CRYSTAL SHAWANDA – Voodoo Woman

MUSIC: CRYSTAL SHAWANDA – Voodoo Woman

| 15 June 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: CRYSTAL SHAWANDA – Voodoo Woman New Sun Records November 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 With the perfect balance of warm syrup, raw grit, life & love experience and blues power, Crystal Shawanda has what it takes to take her blues from Canada to the world. It sure doesn’t hurt that her […]

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MUSIC: BITZER – Pedigree Mongrel

MUSIC: BITZER – Pedigree Mongrel

| 15 June 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: BITZER – Pedigree Mongrel Independent June 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 There is arguably no better rhythm section in Oz Rock – scratch that: worldwide Rock – than Steve King and Mick O’Shea. They’ve already released the best damned original rock EP of the year with The Rose Carleo Band (Battle Scars – […]

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LIVE: EXTREME & MR BIG – Perth, 8 June 2018

LIVE: EXTREME & MR BIG – Perth, 8 June 2018

| 12 June 2018 | Reply

LIVE: EXTREME & MR BIG – Perth, 8 June 2018 Metropolis City, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Isabelle Haubrich Extreme and Mr Big share a lot in common: ‘80s hit makers with both hair metal and acoustic mega-ballads, both boast a virtuoso guitarist and neither have toured the whole of Australia […]

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LIVE: JET – Perth, 7 June, 2018

LIVE: JET – Perth, 7 June, 2018

| 12 June 2018 | Reply

LIVE: JET – Perth, 7 June, 2018 Metropolis City, Perth, Western Australia Review & photography by Damien Crocker Hailing from Hobart, A. Swayze & the Ghosts opened on this cold and wintry Perth night. No slow build, this energetic four piece flew straight into their garage rock/punk for the steadily increasing crowd. Andrew Swayze takes […]

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LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION WEST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS

LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION WEST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION WEST AUSTRALIAN SHOWS “A deeply felt reflection of the man. Savour every minute” – NEW YORK TIMES “Lennon’s spirit shines through……” – NEW YORK POST It’s been 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D’Arrietta first performed LENNON – LOOKING THROUGH A GLASS ONION on the small stage at Sydney’s […]

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Black Stone from the Sun ‘Dreamalysis’ album launch

Black Stone from the Sun ‘Dreamalysis’ album launch

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

Black Stone from the Sun ‘Dreamalysis’ album launch “ooofft! this one hits you right where it hurts and then makes you come back for more. I’m a big fan of this.” Nick Findlay, triple j After storming stages this month in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, grunge-punk duo Black Stone from the Sun will be […]

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Sydney Punkers SPEEDBALL Announce Speedball-Slamming Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia Tour

Sydney Punkers SPEEDBALL Announce Speedball-Slamming Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia Tour

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

Sydney Punkers SPEEDBALL Announce Speedball-Slamming Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia Tour Sydney punkers SPEEDBALL are soon to embark on their most ambitious tour yet in support of their 3rd release, 2017’s How Will I Slam Tomorrow When I Can’t Even Mosh Today. The EP has all their crowd favourites finally committed to tape. Tracks like […]

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Regurgitator & Seja & Mindy Weng Wang on Guzheng Perform Velvet Underground & Nico

Regurgitator & Seja & Mindy Weng Wang on Guzheng Perform Velvet Underground & Nico

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

Regurgitator & Seja & Mindy Weng Wang on Guzheng Perform Velvet Underground & Nico Two shows only Saturday 30 June with all-star tributes to David Bowie and Iggy Pop Sunday 1 July with original music from New Talk and Peter Bibby’s Dog Act Maxine’s Claremont City – Gate One Theatre Claremont Showgrounds Tickets from $65 […]

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BILL BAILEY ANNOUNCES THE EARL OF WHIMSY AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

BILL BAILEY ANNOUNCES THE EARL OF WHIMSY AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

BILL BAILEY ANNOUNCES THE EARL OF WHIMSY AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018 The UK’s best loved comedian brings his brand new live show to Australia “Virtuoso… Comedy’s Mozart” The Sunday Times After the 2016 sell-out tour, Larks in Transit, the UK’s very own straggle-haired polymath, Bill Bailey, returns to Australia with his new comedy and music extravaganza, […]

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LUCA BRASI REVEAL NEW SINGLE, ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR DATES

LUCA BRASI REVEAL NEW SINGLE, ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR DATES

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

LUCA BRASI REVEAL NEW SINGLE, ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR DATES Photo credit Kane Hibberd With the release of their eagerly awaited fourth album Stay just weeks away, one of Australia’s favourite young rock bands, Luca Brasi, share their new single ‘Clothes I Slept In’, as premiered on Triple j Good Nights earlier this week, and announce […]

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LEZ ZEPPELIN ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST AUSTRALIAN TOUR – ALL GIRL – ALL ZEPPELIN

LEZ ZEPPELIN ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST AUSTRALIAN TOUR – ALL GIRL – ALL ZEPPELIN

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

LEZ ZEPPELIN ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST AUSTRALIAN TOUR – ALL GIRL – ALL ZEPPELIN New York girl rockers Lez Zeppelin – the all-girl band earning the reputation as one of the most exciting live acts on the scene – are bringing their version of the rock-laden classics penned by the legendary Led Zeppelin to Australia for […]

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THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE – Touring Australia and New Zealand September 2018

THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE – Touring Australia and New Zealand September 2018

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE – Touring Australia and New Zealand September 2018 Due to popular demand from Australian fans and following a hugely successful concert tour of UK & Europe the world’s greatest Dire Straits show returns to Australia and New Zealand in September 2018 to perform the incredible catalogue of hit songs. Friday 21st […]

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THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW – LIVE IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME

THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW – LIVE IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW – LIVE IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor, CATHERINE TATE, is bringing The Catherine Tate Show – Live to Australia for the first time, with a six city Australian tour starting in Perth on Saturday November 10, 2018. In never before seen sketches, the […]

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MUSIC: JAMES WILLIAMSON & THE PINK HEARTS – Behind The Shade

MUSIC: JAMES WILLIAMSON & THE PINK HEARTS – Behind The Shade

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: JAMES WILLIAMSON & THE PINK HEARTS – Behind The Shade Leopard Lady Records June 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Former Stooges guitarist James Williamson gets, well, Stoogey on this latest album, notably with the help of Frank Meyer, who also sings with an outfit called The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs. Yep – an obvious homage […]

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MUSIC: RIFF RAIDERS – Live Like You Mean It

MUSIC: RIFF RAIDERS – Live Like You Mean It

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: RIFF RAIDERS – Live Like You Mean It Silver Sky Records November 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Yeah baby, the debut album from Melbourne’s Riff Raiders finally landed on our desk and it’s a slinky, catchy, classy serve of gotta-have-it rock AND roll. Proudly fronted by the awesome vocals of Jenni […]

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MUSIC: SHIT THE COW – Cavelord

MUSIC: SHIT THE COW – Cavelord

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: SHIT THE COW – Cavelord Independent December 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 The little village of Rissna in Sweden is so far north that it is practically in the Arctic Circle – a place where the concepts of day and night blur far beyond the shade of what the rest of the world […]

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REV FILM FEST REVIEW: OUR NEW PRESIDENT

REV FILM FEST REVIEW: OUR NEW PRESIDENT

| 7 June 2018 | Reply

REV FILM FEST REVIEW: OUR NEW PRESIDENT Directed by Maxim Pozdorovkin Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Bizarre, hilarious and jaw-droppingly WTF in turns, Our New president is a challenging new documentary from Maxim Pozdorovkin which cobbles together Russian State Television footage and YouTube/home movie-sourced snippets and songs from Russian people to tell the story of […]

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LIVE: The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Fremantle, 2 June 2018

LIVE: The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Fremantle, 2 June 2018

| 6 June 2018 | Reply

LIVE: The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Fremantle, 2 June 2018 Metropolis Fremantle, Western Australia Saturday, 2 June, 2018 Review by Brian Dunne Photos by Damien Crocker It’s to a packed and excited crowd at Metropolis Fremantle that Michael Savage and his band kicked off proceedings and everything about this opening act rocked. Well, that’s according […]

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LIVE: THE IRON MAIDENS – Perth, 3 June, 2018

LIVE: THE IRON MAIDENS – Perth, 3 June, 2018

| 6 June 2018 | Reply

LIVE: THE IRON MAIDENS – Perth, 3 June, 2018 With Legs Electric, Badlands Bar, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Karl Infirri The Iron Maidens were formed in Los Angeles, California in 2001 and it’s great to see a tribute band be able to do international tours, and to be able to pack the Badlands Bar […]

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Revelation Film Festival announces 2018 program

Revelation Film Festival announces 2018 program

| 31 May 2018 | Reply

Revelation Film Festival announces 2018 program Revelation Perth International Film Festival has announced its 2018 program. Curated once again by Jack Sargeant, the Revelation Perth International Film Festival sees a diverse selection of films drawn from across the world. Boasting Revelation’s commitment to signature works, independent cinema, genre film, world cinema, and unique breathtaking movies, […]

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