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SLAYFEST 2020 HEADBANGING LINEUP!

SLAYFEST 2020 HEADBANGING LINEUP!

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

SLAYFEST 2020 HEADBANGING LINEUP! SATURDAY 28 MARCH – CAPITOL & AMPLIFIER – PERTH SLAYFEST is proud to announce it’s returning in 2020 to deliver another massive night of rock’n’roll brutality for heavy music fans in the west. Headlining the 2020 event will be the undeniable legends and forefathers of grindcore, CARCASS With over 30 years […]

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KADAVAR 2020 Australian and NZ Tour

KADAVAR 2020 Australian and NZ Tour

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

KADAVAR 2020 Australian and NZ Tour There are few bands who’ve had more of an effect on the course of classic heavy retro rock this decade than Germany’s and Nuclear Blast’s KADAVAR, having never sounded so much in command of their music. Arguably the hardest working band in European rock, KADAVAR have established themselves quite […]

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JAMES REYNE & MARK SEYMOUR REUNITE FOR ‘NEVER AGAIN 2020’ NATIONAL TOUR

JAMES REYNE & MARK SEYMOUR REUNITE FOR ‘NEVER AGAIN 2020’ NATIONAL TOUR

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

JAMES REYNE & MARK SEYMOUR REUNITE FOR ‘NEVER AGAIN 2020’ NATIONAL TOUR EACH TICKET PURCHASED COMES WITH A COPY OF JAMES AND MARK’S NEW SOLO ALBUMS Two of Australia’s most iconic singer songwriters, James Reyne and Mark Seymour, will join forces once again for the “Never Again 2020” national concert tour. The tour will take […]

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GLOBAL SMASH HIT ARENA ROCK MUSICAL BAT OUT OF HELL AUSTRALIA TOUR 2020

GLOBAL SMASH HIT ARENA ROCK MUSICAL BAT OUT OF HELL AUSTRALIA TOUR 2020

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

GLOBAL SMASH HIT ARENA ROCK MUSICAL BAT OUT OF HELL AUSTRALIA TOUR 2020 The jaw dropping, heart stopping, ARENA ROCK MUSICAL, Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell will tour Australia in June 2020! The AWARD-WINNING stage musical has been transformed into an arena rock musical and will feature iconic songs from the Bat Out Of […]

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ICEHOUSE TO PERFORM AT EXCITING NEW OUTDOOR VENUE IN PERTH!

ICEHOUSE TO PERFORM AT EXCITING NEW OUTDOOR VENUE IN PERTH!

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

ICEHOUSE TO PERFORM AT EXCITING NEW OUTDOOR VENUE IN PERTH! One of Australia’s greatest bands, ICEHOUSE, returns to Perth to play a very special, very massive show at WA’s most exciting new venue – City Beach Reserve. ICEHOUSE has left an indelible mark on Oz music from the band’s pub rock days, to now via […]

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ANI DIFRANCO APRIL 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

ANI DIFRANCO APRIL 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

ANI DIFRANCO APRIL 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR PERTH ASTOR THEATRE MONDAY 6 APRIL MELBOURNE HAMER HALL WEDNESDAY 8 APRIL SYDNEY STATE THEATRE THURSDAY 9 APRIL Acclaimed singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco will return to Australia in April 2020 for the first time in ten years, for a national tour which will include performances at Bluesfest. This tour will […]

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NASHVILLE PUSSY May 2020 Australian Tour

NASHVILLE PUSSY May 2020 Australian Tour

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

NASHVILLE PUSSY May 2020 Australian Tour The band King Lemmy himself dubbed “America’s last great Rock ’n’ Roll band” – NASHVILLE PUSSY!!! Having packed out their shows last time they were here, get ready for some sweaty, rocking nights Australia! Raised on a diet of Marshall stacks, Gibson Guitars, Jack Daniels and weed, NASHVILLE PUSSY […]

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D.R.I. and HIRAX 2020 Australian Tour

D.R.I. and HIRAX 2020 Australian Tour

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

D.R.I. and HIRAX 2020 Australian Tour After selling out shows in Australia the last time they were here, the DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES are set to pack it out down under yet again! Formed in ’82 in Houston, Texas, D.R.I. recorded their first release that year, packing 22 songs into 18 minutes of their cult classic […]

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Margaret River’s Good Day Sunshine Festival coming soon!

Margaret River’s Good Day Sunshine Festival coming soon!

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

Margaret River’s Good Day Sunshine Festival coming soon! Hot on the heels of Here Comes The Sun Festival and Sugarloaf Rock Festival, the Margaret River region continues its run as the live music hot spot of summer with the announcement of Good Day Sunshine Festival. Taking over the beautiful grounds of 3 Oceans Winery on […]

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ROD STEWART’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO AUSTRALIA 2020

ROD STEWART’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO AUSTRALIA 2020

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

ROD STEWART’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO AUSTRALIA 2020 At the very top of his game, ROD STEWART has followed a triumphant stadium tour this UK summer with one of his biggest UK tours ever, with live performances running through November and December of 2019. In addition, he has also toured the USA, with highlights including headlining […]

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SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR With ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR With ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

SIMPLE MINDS – 40 YEARS OF HITS TOUR With ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK Kings Park & Botanic Garden – Thursday November 26, 2020 “It’s been said that SIMPLE MINDS has a love affair with Australia and I think that’s true.” So says SIMPLE MINDS singer Jim Kerr. And the love affair is continuing, with […]

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IRON MAIDEN RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA ON THEIR SPECTACULAR LEGACY OF THE BEAST TOUR

IRON MAIDEN RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA ON THEIR SPECTACULAR LEGACY OF THE BEAST TOUR

| 27 February 2020 | Reply

IRON MAIDEN RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA ON THEIR SPECTACULAR LEGACY OF THE BEAST TOUR GET READY TO SEE MAIDEN DELIVER THEIR BIGGEST PRODUCTION EVER WITH FIVE ARENA SHOWS ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 2020 GLOBAL RAVE REVIEWS HAIL IT AS THE MUST-SEE SHOW OF THE YEAR IRON MAIDEN return to Australia in May 2020 to perform 5 massive […]

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LIVE: QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT – Perth, 23 Feb, 2020

LIVE: QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT – Perth, 23 Feb, 2020

| 24 February 2020 | Reply

LIVE: QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT – Perth, 23 Feb, 2020 Optus Stadium, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Photography by Damian Crocker The Rhapsody Tour In 2018 the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody won massive international critical acclaim – one would have to have lived under a rock to escape this knowledge. Whilst Queen […]

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LIVE: Stiff Little Fingers – Perth, 15 Feb, 2020

LIVE: Stiff Little Fingers – Perth, 15 Feb, 2020

| 20 February 2020 | Reply

LIVE: Stiff Little Fingers – Perth, 15 Feb, 2020 Supported by The Spurts and Stumped Punx Rosemount Hotel, Perth, Western Australia – Saturday, 15th February, 2020 Review & photography by Pete Gardner Saturday night and the Rosemount is jam packed to the rafters with Perth punks, a large majority of whom are well into their […]

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INTERVIEW: TONY HADLEY, ex-SPANDAU BALLET

INTERVIEW: TONY HADLEY, ex-SPANDAU BALLET

| 19 February 2020 | Reply

INTERVIEW: TONY HADLEY, ex-SPANDAU BALLET  By Shane Pinnegar On the late December day designated for our chat about ex-Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley’s forthcoming solo tour of Australia he is staying at a prominent Sydney hotel doing tour promo, but they are making talking to the New Romantic pop legend rather difficult. Multiple calls are […]

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LIVE: ALICE COOPER + AIRBOURNE + MC50 – PERTH ARENA, 8 Feb, 2020

LIVE: ALICE COOPER + AIRBOURNE + MC50 – PERTH ARENA, 8 Feb, 2020

| 9 February 2020 | Reply

LIVE: ALICE COOPER + AIRBOURNE + MC50 – PERTH ARENA, 8 Feb, 2020 Reviewed by Hurb Jephasun Photography by Stuart McKay Saturday night saw Alice Cooper back in Perth to kick off the Australian leg of his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour at the Arena. Still touring like a machine, the shock rock legend […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE KING

MOVIE REVIEW: THE KING

| 30 January 2020 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: THE KING Written by Joel Edgerton, David Michôd Directed by David Michôd Starring Timothée Chalamet, Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Robert Pattinson Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 86% Set in the early fifteenth century, The King draws from a combination of accepted history, Billy Shakespeare’s plays, and modern dramatic licence to concoct a […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: BAD MOJO – I HOPE YOU OD

MUSIC REVIEW: BAD MOJO – I HOPE YOU OD

| 30 January 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: BAD MOJO – I HOPE YOU OD Voodoo Rhythm Records, December 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 75% I Hope You OD is ultra-low-fi, mega-fuzzed dark Swiss mentalist punk that somehow manages to sound like Hüsker Du and The Ramones had a troubled child who was weaned on early Hard-Ons singles. This is some […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: GLENN SHORROCK – SINGS LITTLE RIVER BAND

MUSIC REVIEW: GLENN SHORROCK – SINGS LITTLE RIVER BAND

| 30 January 2020 | Reply

MUSIC REVIEW: GLENN SHORROCK – SINGS LITTLE RIVER BAND Social Family Records, March 2019 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 78% It’s a stone cold travesty that Glenn Shorrock, elder statesman of Aus rock-lite, and his former LRB bandmates Beeb & Birtles aren’t legally allowed to perform under the name Little River Band. No, that privilege has […]

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LIVE: DIESEL, Sunset at The Soundshell, Kalgoorlie – 26 Jan, 2020

LIVE: DIESEL, Sunset at The Soundshell, Kalgoorlie – 26 Jan, 2020

| 29 January 2020 | Reply

LIVE: DIESEL, Sunset at The Soundshell, Kalgoorlie – 26 Jan, 2020 With support from The Joshua David Trio Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar This was no forum for political discussion, in fact, there was little room for talking at all as Mark Lizotte – Diesel, as we know him professionally – and band let the music […]

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