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LIVE: WASO PLAYS HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

LIVE: WASO PLAYS HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

| 14 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: WASO PLAYS HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN Riverside Theatre, Perth, Western Australia – 4 May, 2018 Reviewed by Trulie & Tia Pinnegar The concept of watching a movie with a world class orchestra playing the soundtrack proved to be very interesting at The Riverside Theatre tonight, and we spent some time thinking, […]

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BOB DYLAN REVEALS AUSTRALIAN ARENA DATES THIS AUGUST

BOB DYLAN REVEALS AUSTRALIAN ARENA DATES THIS AUGUST

| 14 May 2018 | Reply

BOB DYLAN REVEALS AUSTRALIAN ARENA DATES THIS AUGUST MUSIC LEGEND RETURNS WITH SONGBOOK SPANNING SIX DECADES  “Dylan took to the stage for what was billed as a ‘once in a lifetime concert’… the hyperbole reflected reality” — Sydney Morning Herald “The veteran artist is in superb form – 5 Stars” – WA Today “Dylan still […]

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INTERVIEW: JOEY TEMPEST, EUROPE – March 2018

INTERVIEW: JOEY TEMPEST, EUROPE – March 2018

| 12 May 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: JOEY TEMPEST, EUROPE – March 2018 By Shane Pinnegar With over 25 million records sold around the world in the nearly forty years since their formation, Swedes Europe – most famous for their global smash hit The Final Countdown, which topped the Australian charts for two weeks in October, 1986 – finally visit Australia […]

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INTERVIEW: JOHN ‘MAD MACKA’ McKEERING, COSMIC PSYCHOS – April 2018

INTERVIEW: JOHN ‘MAD MACKA’ McKEERING, COSMIC PSYCHOS – April 2018

| 12 May 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: JOHN ‘MAD MACKA’ McKEERING, COSMIC PSYCHOS – April 2018 By Shane Pinnegar John ‘Mad Macka’ McKeering has been touring the world with Australia’s favourite punk rock ‘blokes you can trust,’ The Cosmic Psychos, for the past decade, and they’re off again on a huge bog lap of Australia in support of new album, Loudmouth […]

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INTERVIEW: BILLY HOWARDEL, A PERFECT CIRCLE – April 2018

INTERVIEW: BILLY HOWARDEL, A PERFECT CIRCLE – April 2018

| 12 May 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: BILLY HOWARDEL, A PERFECT CIRCLE – April 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Deep in the indie 90s, Billy Howerdel – then working as a guitar tech for Tool – played some of his esoteric demos for their frontman Maynard James Keenan. Howardel wanted to form a band with a female singer and delve into the […]

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MUSIC: SHONEN KNIFE – Alive In Osaka [and a competition!!]

MUSIC: SHONEN KNIFE – Alive In Osaka [and a competition!!]

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: SHONEN KNIFE – Alive In Osaka Valve Records April 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 The legendary Japanese punk trio are captured live here in all their bouncy, J-pop/Ramones glory in their hometown of Osaka, recorded in December 2017. It’s hard to believe they released their first cassette way back in 1982, […]

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REGURGITATOR just another life support… tour and new tunes!

REGURGITATOR just another life support… tour and new tunes!

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

REGURGITATOR just another life support… tour and new tunes! WARNING: THIS IS AN ACTUAL STIMULATION! Upcoming tour may feature real life actors resembling living people. Please note assault & batteries are not included. Any resulting harm or damage is the responsibility of the abuser. Offenders of the universe beware. Time is now to care. Viewer […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with MICHAEL PAVER, BATS

A QUICK DOZEN with MICHAEL PAVER, BATS

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with MICHAEL PAVER, BATS By Shane Pinnegar Michael Paver, singer & guitarist of Perth indie rockers BATS, tackled a Quick Dozen for us. Their album Truthless Faithless is out now. 1. Tell us a little about Truthless Faithless. Are there any hidden nuggets the band put in there that only diehard fans […]

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POWER TRIP ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

POWER TRIP ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

POWER TRIP ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR Power Trip executes music with raw energy. They’ve trimmed the fat on every reference they pull from – whether that’s Hardcore, Metal or Punk – to make music that actually cuts in 2018. Hailing from Dallas, the band have toured the world relentlessly for years. Their musical proficiency, perfect song […]

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DVD: SERPICO

DVD: SERPICO

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

DVD: SERPICO Directed by Sidney Lumet Starring Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe Shock Entertainment Dec 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Based on Paul Maas’s biography of NYPD cop Frank Serpico, who went from uniformed beat cop to undercover detective and regaled against the deeply ingrained corruption in the force, Serpico was a breakout […]

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LIVE: In The Pines: 25th Anniversary, Perth – 29 Apr 2018

LIVE: In The Pines: 25th Anniversary, Perth – 29 Apr 2018

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: In The Pines: 25th Anniversary, Perth – 29 Apr 2018 Sunday, 29 April, 2018 Review by Brian Dunne and Tim Gallagher In The Pines, RTR FM’s annual fundraising gig, is the biggest day of the year for the local music community. This year’s event was the 25th such gig and it may well have […]

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Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May!

Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May!

| 10 May 2018 | Reply

Former GUNS N’ ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER brings ADLER’S APPETITE to Australia in May! AUSTRALIA!! PREPARE YOUR APPETITE FOR ADLER! Former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer & co-writer STEVEN ADLER ignites his ADLER’S APPETITE band and has today announced that he is to embark on a tour of AUSTRALIA this May. Steven and his esteemed guests […]

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SYDNEY GUITAR FESTIVAL Announces Second Round Of Artists & Special Events August 9-19, 2018

SYDNEY GUITAR FESTIVAL Announces Second Round Of Artists & Special Events August 9-19, 2018

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

SYDNEY GUITAR FESTIVAL Announces Second Round Of Artists & Special Events August 9-19, 2018 The Sydney Guitar Festival announces its 2nd round of artists and events as it brings the best in guitar players of all styles to Sydney in August 2018. Announced today is another round of incredible performers coming to Sydney – and […]

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LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018 SYDNEY CITY RECITAL HALL MONDAY 9 JULY MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE TUESDAY 10 JULY HOBART FESTIVAL OF VOICES THURSDAY 12 JULY BRISBANE THE TIVOLI SATURDAY 14 JULY PERTH ASTOR THEATRE MONDAY 16 JULY TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 30 APRIL 10am South Africa’s world famous singing group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, return […]

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THE SWORD ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR SPRING 2018

THE SWORD ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR SPRING 2018

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

THE SWORD ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR SPRING 2018 We sail through endless skies, stars shine like eyes… as we travel the universe. The Sword know no boundaries. JD Cronise [vocals, guitar], Kyle Shutt [guitar], Bryan Richie [bass], and Santiago Vela III [drums] take their own conception of heavy psychedelic rock beyond the realms of perception. You […]

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MAMMAL Announce new single, Australian tour

MAMMAL Announce new single, Australian tour

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

MAMMAL Announce new single, Australian tour In August 2017, Mammal stepped out of the wilderness after 8 long years to announce a reunion show and tribal gathering in their home town of Melbourne. The show sold out within hours of tickets being released and needless to say went on to be one of the most […]

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KAKI KING RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS

KAKI KING RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

KAKI KING RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS TOURING HER INNOVATIVE MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE WORK THE NECK IS A BRIDGE TO THE BODY IN AN AUSTRALIAN FIRST It’s been five long years since the brilliant American composer and guitarist KAKI KING has graced Australian shores. Now she is returning – in August […]

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Revelation Film Festival receives new status

Revelation Film Festival receives new status

| 9 May 2018 | Reply

Revelation Film Festival receives new status Revelation Perth International Film Festival has received accreditation as a Qualifying AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts) Film Festival. The accreditation means that Australian films selected to screen at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival will be eligible for the annual AACTA Awards. Revelation Festival Director Richard […]

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LIVE: SQUEEZE, Perth – 1 May, 2018

LIVE: SQUEEZE, Perth – 1 May, 2018

| 8 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: SQUEEZE, Perth – 1 May, 2018 With Dr John Cooper Clark The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia; Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 Review & photography by Peter Gardner Over the last half a century there have been some iconic song writing partnerships – several roll off the tongue easily, like Lennon/McCartney, Jagger/Richards, Strummer/Jones, Andersson/Ulvaeus. Included […]

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LIVE: STEREOPHONICS, Fremantle – 5 May, 2018

LIVE: STEREOPHONICS, Fremantle – 5 May, 2018

| 8 May 2018 | Reply

LIVE: STEREOPHONICS, Fremantle – 5 May, 2018 Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia – Saturday, 5 May, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Damien Crocker A sellout crowd at The glorious Freo Arts Centre was knee deep in Welsh flags when the Taffy lads came to town celebrating twenty years of The Stereophonics’ recording career […]

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