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LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

| 7 March 2018 | 3 Replies

LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018 Perth Arena, Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay A couple of oppressively stinking hot and sweaty days did nothing to dampen Perth’s enthusiasm for the return of the mighty Queen – now, effectively, Brian May and Roger Taylor – […]

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LIVE: VENOM INC., Perth – 3 Mar, 2018

LIVE: VENOM INC., Perth – 3 Mar, 2018

| 7 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: VENOM INC., Perth – 3 Mar, 2018 VENOM INC. with Desecrator and Psychonaut Amplifier Bar, Perth; Saturday, 3 March, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Outback Bob While 60+ thousand people inexplicably battle travel woes and sound problems across town to see one bloke sing a bunch of soundalike songs, our journey to […]

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LIVE: OVERKILL, Perth – 4 Mar, 2018

LIVE: OVERKILL, Perth – 4 Mar, 2018

| 6 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: OVERKILL, Perth – 4 Mar, 2018 The Rosemount, North Perth – Sunday, 4 March, 2018 Reviewed by Karl Infirri Overkill are a thrash metal band from the east coast of the United States, and many of their fans consider them one of the forefathers of Thrash Metal. A lot of metalheads out there always […]

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REEF, TERRORVISION, THE WILDHEARTS HEAD DOWNUNDER FOR THE INAUGURAL ‘BRITROCK MUST BE DESTROYED’ TOUR

REEF, TERRORVISION, THE WILDHEARTS HEAD DOWNUNDER FOR THE INAUGURAL ‘BRITROCK MUST BE DESTROYED’ TOUR

| 6 March 2018 | Reply

REEF, TERRORVISION, THE WILDHEARTS HEAD DOWNUNDER FOR THE INAUGURAL ‘BRITROCK MUST BE DESTROYED’ TOUR 90s Britrock icons Reef, The Wildhearts and Terrorvision are joining forces for an attack on Australia this August/September for the first ‘Britrock Must Be Destroyed’ tour. Best known for their Hottest 100 banger ‘Place Your Hands’, Reef were never far from […]

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LIVE: Soul’ Good Man!, Perth @ Fringe World

LIVE: Soul’ Good Man!, Perth @ Fringe World

| 6 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Soul’ Good Man!, Perth @ Fringe World 459 Bar, North Perth Reviewed by Karen Lowe For a Tuesday night at Fringe, it usually takes something special to get people out – especially when it’s outside the usual hub so it was a pleasant surprise to see so many people at the 459 Bar to […]

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LIVE: Tropical Fuck Storm, Perth – 23 Feb 2018

LIVE: Tropical Fuck Storm, Perth – 23 Feb 2018

| 6 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Tropical Fuck Storm, Perth – 23 Feb 2018 With FingerFingerr & The Wind And The Trees Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth Festival – Friday, 23 February, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne Photos by Rachael Barrett Chevron Gardens, for those unfamiliar with the place, is a remarkably cool pop up venue for Perth International Arts Festival. […]

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MASTIN surprises with new rock single, EP & tour

MASTIN surprises with new rock single, EP & tour

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

MASTIN surprises with new rock single, EP & tour The teenage bad-boy Reece Mastin, who stole hearts across the country back in 2011, is no longer. In his place stands Mastin, a full-grown man; someone contemplative, and earnest – a man who has already lived a lifetime of peaks and pitfalls, caused in part by […]

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JOHN WAITE – WOODEN HEART AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

JOHN WAITE – WOODEN HEART AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

JOHN WAITE – WOODEN HEART AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018 English singer-songwriter JOHN WAITE has announced his first Australian tour. John will be performing his catalogue of hits from his 40year career as a solo artist, with The Baby’s and Bad English and presented in a unique electric-acoustic format with his band. John Waite’s catalogue of hits […]

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STEEL PANTHER GET BACK TO THEIR SUNSET STRIP ROOTS, WITH CLASSIC METAL COVERS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOUR

STEEL PANTHER GET BACK TO THEIR SUNSET STRIP ROOTS, WITH CLASSIC METAL COVERS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

STEEL PANTHER GET BACK TO THEIR SUNSET STRIP ROOTS, WITH CLASSIC METAL COVERS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOUR The Sunset Strip’s favourite sons, Steel Panther, are returning to Australia in May 2018 for a WORLD FIRST run of shows! They are returning to Australian shores with their Sunset Strip Live! Tour, which is ALL PANTHER, ALL NIGHT. […]

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FRONT END LOADER ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘NEUTRAL EVIL’ AND NATIONAL TOUR

FRONT END LOADER ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘NEUTRAL EVIL’ AND NATIONAL TOUR

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

FRONT END LOADER ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘NEUTRAL EVIL’ AND NATIONAL TOUR Front End Loader; according to the internet, “is an Australian rock band…formed in early 1991 in the Sydney suburb of Darlington”. This is true. Front End Loader has never had a change of line-up, has never announced an “indefinite hiatus” and, unbeknownst to almost […]

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EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian double-header tour

EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian double-header tour

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

EXTREME and MR BIG announce Australian double-header tour A stellar double header that has two legendary guitar virtuosos between them is heading to our shores in June 2018. Grammy-nominated Extreme, one of the most successful rock acts of the late 80s & 90s, and hard rock’s original supergroup Mr. Big will be touring capital cities […]

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Cosmic Psychos Announce ‘Loudmouth Soup’ Album and Tour

Cosmic Psychos Announce ‘Loudmouth Soup’ Album and Tour

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

Cosmic Psychos Announce ‘Loudmouth Soup’ Album and Tour The Psychos are back, mate! Australia’s most legit export since Crocodile Dundee have announced the release of their eleventh studio album, ‘Loudmouth Soup’ on April 6, 2018. They’ve also got a ripper new vid for your eyes to devour in the form of ‘Feeling Average’. And frankly, […]

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STEREOPHONICS Return to Australia April – May 2018

STEREOPHONICS Return to Australia April – May 2018

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

STEREOPHONICS Return to Australia April – May 2018 Cymru’s rock ambassadors, STEREOPHONICS, will make a welcome return to Australia for a run of much anticipated shows this April, marking their first Australian tour since 2013. Stereophonics are heading out in support of their latest album, Scream Above The Sounds, launching with a show at the […]

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Groovin the Moo announces 2018 line up

Groovin the Moo announces 2018 line up

| 2 March 2018 | Reply

Groovin the Moo announces 2018 line up Weaving its way into six regions around Australia over three consecutive weekends, Groovin the Moo (GTM) throws open the gates for a huge day of country hospitality, incredible music and seriously fun times. GTM is about the journey, the destination and the experience. There’s plenty to discover on […]

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LIVE: DWEEZIL ZAPPA, Perth – 27 Feb 2018

LIVE: DWEEZIL ZAPPA, Perth – 27 Feb 2018

| 1 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: DWEEZIL ZAPPA, Perth – 27 Feb 2018 The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia; Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay “We’re gonna be playing a lot of my Dad’s music tonight,” says a nonchalant Dweezil Zappa, and it’s exactly what the nearly-full Astor Theatre crowd want to hear. Not […]

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DARK UNIVERSE announce Into The Black album launch

DARK UNIVERSE announce Into The Black album launch

| 28 February 2018 | Reply

DARK UNIVERSE announce Into The Black album launch Dark Universe is proud to announce the official Into The Black album launch at Perth’s Badlands Bar on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Special guests include Darkyra and Jackson Koke. Following on from Jaime Page’s Dark Universe album, the brand new and hugely anticipated Into The Black opus […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Space Is Cool As Fuck by Kate Howells & Friends

BOOK REVIEW: Space Is Cool As Fuck by Kate Howells & Friends

| 27 February 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Space Is Cool As Fuck by Kate Howells & Friends Lost The Plot December 2017 Hardcover, $75.00 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Science & Space 10/10   Space has never been more interesting, nor more beautifully rendered than in the heavy as fuck coffee table-sized Space Is Cool As Fuck. Space fanatic Kate Howells […]

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INTERVIEW: ROB GARZA, THIEVERY CORPORATION – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ROB GARZA, THIEVERY CORPORATION – February 2018

| 27 February 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: ROB GARZA, THIEVERY CORPORATION – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Through 10 remarkable studio albums spanning over the past 22 years Washington D.C. duo Thievery Corporation have created a unique (though much-copied) electronic chillout sound peppered with influences ranging from bossa nova to dub reggae, acid jazz to hip hop, and Middle Eastern and […]

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INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox

INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox

| 27 February 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: Mike Foxall, Neptune Power Federation/The Art Of Fox By Shane Pinnegar Mike Foxall – aka Fox – is living the dream. As guitarist – for which he assumes another aka, Inverted Crucifox – and artist-in-residence with gonzo psych horror metal band The Neptune Power Federation he’s released three albums of mind-melting this-is-it-folks-over-the-top everything-but-the-kitchen-sink heavy […]

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CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II

CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: RAZORBATS – II Rob Mules Records February 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Norway’s Razorbats are adamant that their second album is not a concept album, yet every song resonates with similar themes of outsider cool and alienated angst. Proudly sporting misfit influences from the glam of Slade and KISS to the shock […]

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