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MUSIC: FULL THROTTLE BABY – Rock ‘n’ Brawl

MUSIC: FULL THROTTLE BABY – Rock ‘n’ Brawl

| 7 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: FULL THROTTLE BABY – Rock ‘n’ Brawl Independent 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Fast, frenetic French punk that reaches borderline thrash levels at times, Full Throttle Baby are the epitome of the ‘short fast loud’ punk ethos. Riffs and screams vie for attention over machine gun drum bursts and lyrics that range from […]

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LIVE: Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Perth – 28 Apr 2018

LIVE: Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Perth – 28 Apr 2018

| 7 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Jaime Page’s Dark Universe, Perth – 28 Apr 2018 with Darkyra and Jackson Koke Badlands Bar, Perth – Saturday, 28th April, 2018 Review & Photography by Peter Gardner Jaime Page is a phenomenon: a brilliant rock guitarist with skills as good, if not greater than, most of her contemporaries. Her CV includes recording with […]

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LIVE: STORMRIDER FESTIVAL – Perth, 7 April, 2018

LIVE: STORMRIDER FESTIVAL – Perth, 7 April, 2018

| 7 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: STORMRIDER FESTIVAL – Perth, 7 April, 2018 Badlands, Northbridge, Perth Reviewed by Clayton Mitchell Photography by Pete Gardner SENSIMILLIA www.facebook.com/Sensimillia.Perth Life Spell is upon U Afraid to Die The Trooper (Iron Maiden Cover) Straight out the gate, Sensimillia hit the early crowd with Life, a solid heavy grunge vibe reminiscent of the early nineties […]

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MUSIC: ROSE CARLEO BAND – Battle Scars EP

MUSIC: ROSE CARLEO BAND – Battle Scars EP

| 3 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: ROSE CARLEO BAND – Battle Scars EP Independent April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 The cherry high of a first listen to Rose Carleo Band’s debut EP (Rose has three studio albums under her belt as a solo artist) imparts the same tingles and chills as that first excited listen to Baby Animals’ […]

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INTERVIEW: Ben Johnston of Biffy Clyro – May 2018

INTERVIEW: Ben Johnston of Biffy Clyro – May 2018

| 3 May 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: Ben Johnston of Biffy Clyro – May 2018 By Stuart McKay Scottish alt-rock heroes Biffy Clyro were back in Australia for a brief run of shows in the eastern states. Returning for their third time on the back of their most successful album to date; Ellipsis – the band have been touring endlessly for […]

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MUSIC: MATTERHORN – Crimes Of Man

MUSIC: MATTERHORN – Crimes Of Man

| 3 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: MATTERHORN – Crimes Of Man Independent April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 When we first heard Matterhorn’s debut they were an Adelaide cover band touting an EP featuring their take on classics including Ozzy’s Over The Mountain, Dio’s Don’t Talk To Strangers, Diamondhead’s Am I Evil and even Maiden’s epic Rime […]

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MUSIC: MASTIN – Suitcase Of Stories EP

MUSIC: MASTIN – Suitcase Of Stories EP

| 3 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: MASTIN – Suitcase Of Stories EP Independent April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Winning 2011’s Australian X-Factor reality TV singing contest was a dream for teen pinup Reece Mastin, and he lapped up the screaming girls and shallow pop industry attention… until he realised that he had no control over his […]

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MUSIC: BAND OF MISSFITS – Higher Passage EP

MUSIC: BAND OF MISSFITS – Higher Passage EP

| 3 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: BAND OF MISSFITS – Higher Passage EP Independent April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 A sombre drum pattern opens Higher Passage before a breakout guitar and frontwoman/primary songwriter/guitarist Kym Redmond’s vocals take us on a journey into gritty betrayal. It’s a raw and honest opening song which points at the grungey bedrock of […]

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MUSIC: JAIME PAGE’S DARK UNIVERSE – Into The Black

MUSIC: JAIME PAGE’S DARK UNIVERSE – Into The Black

| 2 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: JAIME PAGE’S DARK UNIVERSE – Into The Black Independent April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 Few and far between are albums which give one tingles upon repeated listens; which stimulate all the senses on a physical level; and which move us emotionally to turn our gaze deep within and assess our own worth. […]

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LIVE: ABBE MAY – Perth, 14 April 2018

LIVE: ABBE MAY – Perth, 14 April 2018

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

LIVE: ABBE MAY – Perth, 14 April 2018 Jack Rabbit Slims, 14th April 2018, with Tashi Hall, J.F.K., Jamilla Review & photography by Pete Gardner Abbe May never fails to disappoint. Bringing her Fruit tour back to Perth following her brilliant album launch at the Chevron Gardens as part of the Perth Festival, Abbe May […]

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INTERVIEW: WALLY PALMAR, THE ROMANTICS – April 2018

INTERVIEW: WALLY PALMAR, THE ROMANTICS – April 2018

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: WALLY PALMAR, THE ROMANTICS – April 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Wally Palmar and The Romantics – featuring fellow original members Mike Skill and Rich Cole, alongside Brad Elvis, who has been on board since 2004 – return to Australia for the ROCK THE BOAT Cruise this October. Best known for their mega hits What […]

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THE CHARLATANS Touring Australia this August

THE CHARLATANS Touring Australia this August

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

THE CHARLATANS Touring Australia this August One of the most widely-loved British bands, THE CHARLATANS are returning to Australia this August. Tim Burgess “We love playing in Australia” The group found initial success in 1990 with their debut record ‘Some Friendly’. The album charted at #1 in the UK and featured the indie anthem The […]

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SOUTHERN RIVER BAND BACK ON THE ROAD IN MAY

SOUTHERN RIVER BAND BACK ON THE ROAD IN MAY

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

SOUTHERN RIVER BAND BACK ON THE ROAD IN MAY After their hugely successful debut tour of packed rooms, smashing the closing night of Boogie Festival in Victoria in March promoting the new single Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) and a run of shows through WA with Cosmic Psychos, The Southern River Band return to Melbourne […]

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DEF LEPPARD AND SCORPIONS AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

DEF LEPPARD AND SCORPIONS AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

DEF LEPPARD AND SCORPIONS AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED DEF LEPPARD will perform in entirety their landmark recording Hysteria LIVE! Joined by rock legends SCORPIONS on their first full Australian tour! Rock icons, DEF LEPPARD, have extended their 70-plus US and UK tour to run riot Down Under, finally playing their landmark, longest recording in full – […]

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Queens Of The Stone Age | Villains World Tour – Australia & New Zealand | This August & September

Queens Of The Stone Age | Villains World Tour – Australia & New Zealand | This August & September

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

Queens Of The Stone Age | Villains World Tour – Australia & New Zealand | This August & September With Special Guest C.W. Stoneking Queens Of The Stone Age will return to Australia and New Zealand on their Villains World Tour, performing nine huge headline shows for Frontier Touring throughout August and September. They will […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Greater Good by Tim Ayliffe

BOOK REVIEW: The Greater Good by Tim Ayliffe

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: The Greater Good by Tim Ayliffe Simon & Schuster May 2018 Paperback, $29.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Political Thriller 8.5 /10 Introducing John Bailey, a man who drinks to deal with his past – which includes the trauma of a ten-month stint being tortured in Iraq after being kidnapped while there reporting on […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Grip Of Film by Richard Ayoade

BOOK REVIEW: The Grip Of Film by Richard Ayoade

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: The Grip Of Film by Richard Ayoade Faber October 2017 Paperback, $29.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Comedy 8.5 /10 There are only two kinds of readers – those who will appreciate funny-without-trying-man Richard Ayoade’s dry-as-a-cracker delivery of this tongue in cheek A-Z of film making, delivered under the guise of Gordy LaSure, a […]

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MUSIC: DIZZY REED – Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy

MUSIC: DIZZY REED – Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy

| 26 April 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: DIZZY REED – Rock ‘n Roll Ain’t Easy Golden Robot Records April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Longtime Guns n’ Roses also-ran Dizzy Reed makes his play for a little bit of spotlight of his own after his 28-year tenure working for Axl Rose, delivering this unexpectedly solid collection of sleazy rock n’ […]

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MUSIC: SCORPIONS – Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best of Rock Ballads

MUSIC: SCORPIONS – Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best of Rock Ballads

| 25 April 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: SCORPIONS – Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best of Rock Ballads Sony November 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Not to be confused with 1995 compilation album of the same name, this Born to Touch Your Feelings is a new compilation of ballads spanning Scorpions’ career and including a few alternate and new […]

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MUSIC: THUNGUR – No Going Back

MUSIC: THUNGUR – No Going Back

| 25 April 2018 | 1 Reply

MUSIC: THUNGUR – No Going Back Independent November, 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Armed with this year’s best press release (“We are Thunger… and we rock”) and a modern rock sound that is both referential and individual, Finland’s Thungur made a late 2017 splash with this debut, and if you can imagine elements of […]

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