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LIVE: Sheryl Crow + Melissa Etheridge, Perth – 3 April, 2018

LIVE: Sheryl Crow + Melissa Etheridge, Perth – 3 April, 2018

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Sheryl Crow + Melissa Etheridge, Perth – 3 April, 2018 Riverside Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Review & photography by Peter Gardner Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge, two of America’s finest singer songwriters gave stellar performances at Perth’s Riverside Theatre on Tuesday night with their “Make Rock Great Again” tour. Taking the spotlight first, Melissa […]

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INTERVIEW: DAVE HARRISON, BLACK STEEL – March 2018

INTERVIEW: DAVE HARRISON, BLACK STEEL – March 2018

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: DAVE HARRISON, BLACK STEEL – March 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Any conversation about the Western Australian heavy music scene will always include bands like Allegiance and Black Steel: both pioneers in their field and hugely popular around town and far beyond. Dave Harrison played bass in both bands, and is reforming Black Steel for […]

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I GET UP AGAIN: Brian Hooper Benefit – Perth

I GET UP AGAIN: Brian Hooper Benefit – Perth

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

I GET UP AGAIN: Brian Hooper Benefit – Perth 20 April 2018 will see Gate One at the Claremont Showgrounds, Perth, host a star-studded benefit for iconic muso Brian Hooper. An internationally renowned artist who has produced some of the finest blues and punk-based rock music in the last 25 years, Brian Hooper has, most […]

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Mark Seymour & The Undertow Returning In Spring For Encore Tour

Mark Seymour & The Undertow Returning In Spring For Encore Tour

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

Mark Seymour & The Undertow Returning In Spring For Encore Tour After sold out shows around the country last winter, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce Mark Seymour & The Undertow will return to capital cities in October and November for a hotly-anticipated and requested encore tour. Mark and his ‘tight as a fist’ band […]

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LIVE: JOHN WAITE – Perth, 3 April, 2018

LIVE: JOHN WAITE – Perth, 3 April, 2018

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

LIVE: JOHN WAITE – Perth, 3 April, 2018 The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia By Karl Infirri Tonight at the Astor Theatre in Mt Lawley I had the privilege of witnessing former Bad English, and The Babys frontman John Waite perform live. I haven’t been a fan of Bad English for very long, only really […]

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LIVE: Suicidal Tendencies – Perth, 27 March, 2018

LIVE: Suicidal Tendencies – Perth, 27 March, 2018

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Suicidal Tendencies – Perth, 27 March, 2018 Capitol, Perth, Western Australia – Tuesday, 27 March, 2018 Reviewed by Kevin Curran Photos by Clayton Mitchell Suicidal Tendencies were back in Perth for another visit for their “Get your fight on” tour, a band that has made the trip more than most in recent years – […]

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JAMES REYNE ANNOUNCES MASSIVE NATIONAL TOUR TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF HIS ICONIC SONG, RECKLESS

JAMES REYNE ANNOUNCES MASSIVE NATIONAL TOUR TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF HIS ICONIC SONG, RECKLESS

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

JAMES REYNE ANNOUNCES MASSIVE NATIONAL TOUR TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF HIS ICONIC SONG, RECKLESS RECKLESS “As haunted and impervious an Australian classic as you will ever hear” – Craig Mathieson, Playlisted James Reyne has announced today he’ll undertake a national tour from October to December this year, marking 35 years since he wrote his […]

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IN THE PINES 2018 2ND LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT ADDS 7 NEW BANDS

IN THE PINES 2018 2ND LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT ADDS 7 NEW BANDS

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

IN THE PINES 2018 2ND LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT ADDS 7 NEW BANDS RTRFM’s In the Pines 25 years, just got a whole lot bigger. After releasing one of the records of the year in 2017, not just locally but worldwide, NERVE QUAKES bring their post punk offerings to In The Pines 2018. Other worldly at times […]

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STRUNG OUT Announce Australian Tour – Performing “Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues” in full

STRUNG OUT Announce Australian Tour – Performing “Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues” in full

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

STRUNG OUT Announce Australian Tour – Performing “Suburban Teenage Wasteland Blues” in full “I’ll never bow to your expectations, I never have, I never will I’m not a puppet, pawn, or figurehead I’m a man of my own free will” Strung Out – “Firecracker” Exploding onto the southern California punk scene, STRUNG OUT were one […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with DARREN SKEWES, JUNIOR DANGER

A QUICK DOZEN with DARREN SKEWES, JUNIOR DANGER

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with DARREN SKEWES, JUNIOR DANGER By Shane Pinnegar Junior Danger’s debut album is out now, so we got sonorous frontman Darren Skewes to share a Quick Dozen with us. 1. Tell us a little about your latest release. Are there any hidden nuggets the band put in the material that only diehard […]

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PUNK ROCKERS, THE KIDS, SUPPORTING L A GUNS AROUND AUSTRALIA

PUNK ROCKERS, THE KIDS, SUPPORTING L A GUNS AROUND AUSTRALIA

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

PUNK ROCKERS, THE KIDS, SUPPORTING L A GUNS AROUND AUSTRALIA PLUS – RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR SCHOOL, AND DEBUT ALBUM, “I JUST WANNA BE HAPPY” Sydney teenage punks, The Kids, have come crashing into 2018 like their lives depended on it. Last month the band released their first single, School, to the praise of Australia’s […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with LEIGH BAINES, SHIVA & the HAZARDS

A QUICK DOZEN with LEIGH BAINES, SHIVA & the HAZARDS

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with LEIGH BAINES, SHIVA & the HAZARDS By Shane Pinnegar Shiva & the Hazards recently released their exotic video clip for East India Empress, featuring old movie footage from the subcontinent, so we got drummer Leigh Baines to throw down a Quick Dozen. 1. Tell us a little about your latest release. […]

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We’ve moved!

We’ve moved!

| 15 April 2018 | Reply

We’ve moved! 100% ROCK MAGAZINE has moved to a new hosting service online, and we’ve changed our internet location as well. You can now find us at www.100percentrock.com This means you may need to update your links to our old reviews and interviews, though anyone going to www.magazine.100percentrock.com should automatically be redirected to the new […]

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INTERVIEW: BIFF BYFORD, SAXON – March 2018

INTERVIEW: BIFF BYFORD, SAXON – March 2018

| 4 April 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: BIFF BYFORD, SAXON – March 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Saxon’s twenty-second album is the thunderous roar of classic melodic metal, played loud, by demigods of the genre: perfectly fitting considering its title track, Thunderbolt, references the Greek Gods themselves. Founding father of the band – and one of the chief architects of the New […]

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EP REVIEW: DIRTWATER BLOOM – Dirtwater Bloom

EP REVIEW: DIRTWATER BLOOM – Dirtwater Bloom

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: DIRTWATER BLOOM – Dirtwater Bloom Independent 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 “Train wreck blues” they call it in their press release, and it’s a fitting summary of their raucous mix of slave chants, bad-ass harp-driven blues, frenetic boogie and ragged charm, all tempered by a dark, hungover edge as if ole skullface […]

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EP REVIEW: BUZZ & THE PICKUPS – Buzz & the Pickups

EP REVIEW: BUZZ & THE PICKUPS – Buzz & the Pickups

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: BUZZ & THE PICKUPS – Buzz & the Pickups Black Garage Records 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Grab your board and hit the half-pipe for this quiet-loud-quiet ‘90s-reminiscent EP from Melbourne trio Buzz & the Pickups. It’s a fun ride, dude – tubular, even, with a strong whiff of Dinosaur Jr (surely […]

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CD REVIEW: JOE SATRIANI – What Happens Next

CD REVIEW: JOE SATRIANI – What Happens Next

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

CD REVIEW: JOE SATRIANI – What Happens Next Legacy/Sony January 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 At times shred heaven, at others delicate and exquisitely beautiful (Forever and Ever has the power to draw tears), Joe Satriani’s 16th solo album again achieves the rare goal of featuring instrumental tracks with such melody and style that […]

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DVD REVIEW: THE FAN

DVD REVIEW: THE FAN

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: THE FAN Shock Entertainment, December 2017 Directed by Tony Scott Starring Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6/10 This 1996 film sadly suffers from a disappointing case of being less than the sum of its impressive parts. Following De Niro’s struggling knife salesman Gil Renard as he obsesses […]

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DVD REVIEW: SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE

DVD REVIEW: SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE Shock Entertainment, July 2017 Directed by George Roy Hill Starring Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Valerie Perrine Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 I can’t say I much enjoyed watching this 1972 darkly comic sci fi film based on Kurt Vonnegut Jr’s classic novel, but it is undeniably thought provoking and challenging. […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with LIAM WHELAN, FLICKERTAIL

A QUICK DOZEN with LIAM WHELAN, FLICKERTAIL

| 29 March 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with LIAM WHELAN, FLICKERTAIL By Shane Pinnegar   A four-headed Irish-Australian rock Hydra from Sydney’s Inner West, Flickertail play guitar-fuelled rock and roll exactly the way it’s supposed to be played. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Thin Lizzy, The Darkness, and Oasis, the band honed their sound in the garages and […]

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